The Edge of Tomorrow


A DATA ECONOMY FORUM
HAM YARD HOTEL, SOHO, LONDON
15 NOVEMBER 2017

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OUR FIRST FORUM


As part of our drive to bring coverage of the IT infrastructure sector to a new level Data Economy is proud to announce a series of forums covering major topics of strategic business value.


Attracting expert speakers the evening meetings will also provide an outstanding opportunity to network with the leadership of data centre and cloud innovation.


The first Data Economy Forum: The Edge of Tomorrow will cover the unassailable march of edge computing and will be held in November 2017 in the heart of central London.



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Year Anniversary

Celebrating Data Economy’s disruptive coverage of the sector by launching the inaugural Forum and Networking event.

200+

Attendees

Over 200 people are expected to attend Data Economy’s first ever Forum.

24,000+

Followers

Will be able to also join via live broadcasting through Data Economy’s social media outlets.

Programme


The Forum begins at 18:30 and finishes at 20:00 followed by a networking reception to celebrate the first year of Data Economy.

November 15, 2017
18:00h
Registration
Edge Theatre
Information to follow.
18:30h
Chair’s opening remarks
Edge Theatre
Chair: João Marques Lima, Editor, Data Economy
18:35h
State of the edge: The revolution has begun
Edge Theatre
Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Innovation Officer, EdgeConneX will deliver a presentation focused on the state of the edge as a market, trend and hype. An exclusive and inspirational keynote that will go beyond the edge and relate the technology to the lives of everyone.
Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Innovation Officer, EdgeConneX
Live Interview: João Marques Lima, Editor, Data Economy
18:50h
Leadership Panel: Driving business at the Edge
Edge Theatre
Driven by an ongoing booming demand for IT services, data centres have seen substantial growth, and that is set to gain a new boost as the Edge becomes a reality. In this panel, industry executives will discuss how leaders can drive their business at the Edge, the barriers yet to overcome and what the edge can do for you. There will also be an audience Q&A at the end.
Chair: João Marques Lima, Editor, Data Economy
Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Innovation Officer, EdgeConneX
Conrad Mallon, Chief Network Architect, SSE Enterprise Telecoms
Brent Owens, Unified Infrastructure Manager, Vertiv
Marcin Zmaczynski, Senior Marketing Executive CEE, Aruba SpA
Martin Thunman, CEO & Co-Founder, Crosser Technologies
19:15h
Industry Leader Presentation and Live Interview
Edge Theatre
The massive transformation cloud has brought upon businesses has only been the beginning of a much bigger journey we are all in together called Edge. That Edge journey is being conducted through the adoption of innovative solutions such as micro data centres and open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architectures and platforms. In this presentation, Arun Shenoy, Vice President IT Business, Schneider Electric, will discuss how to go from cloud to Edge using micro data centres and the company’s flagship EcoStruxure.

Arun Shenoy, Vice President IT Business, Schneider Electric
Live Interview: João Marques Lima, Editor, Data Economy
19:30h
Leadership Panel: Life at the Edge
Edge Theatre
The Edge will change every sector in every industry. From speed of light data transactions to the latest artificial intelligence technology, life at the Edge will certainly be a whole new world to all of us. In this panel, industry executives will discuss use cases for the Edge, from driverless cars to financial services and beyond. Panellists will also dive into the up and coming technologies such as AI, robotics and even nanotechnology and how they will shape Edge architectures.
Chair: João Marques Lima, Editor, Data Economy
Dr. Alex Bazin, VP - Advanced Technology Division, Global Delivery, Fujitsu
Joseph Dignan, Founder, Kintechi
Amit Mallick, Financial Services – Sales and Consulting Lead (Open Banking and APIs), Accenture
Sharon Moore, Industry Technical Leader for Travel & Transportation, IBM UK
19:55h
Industry leader presentation and live interview
Edge Theatre
Marcin Zmaczynski, Senior Marketing Executive CEE, Aruba SpA
Live Interview: João Marques Lima, Editor, Data Economy
20:10h
Chair’s Closing Remarks
Edge Theatre
Chair: João Marques Lima, Editor, Data Economy
20:15h
Networking Reception Data Economy 1st Anniversary
Edge Theatre
The Data Economy team, together with Broadmedia Communication’s executives, will briefly address the audience on first 12 months of Data Economy and what lies ahead.

Kindly sponsored by EdgeConneX

Speakers


Data Economy: Edge of Tomorrow

    • Alex Bazin

      Dr. Alex Bazin

      VP - Advanced Technology Division, Global Delivery, Fujitsu
       

    • Joseph Dignan

      Joseph Dignan

      Founder, Kintechi
       
       

    • Phill Lawson-Shanks

      Phill Lawson-Shanks

      Chief Innovation Officer, EdgeConneX
       
       

    • João Marques Lima

      João Marques Lima

      Founding Editor, Data Economy
       
       

    • Amit Mallick

      Amit Mallick

      Financial Services – Sales and Consulting Lead (Open Banking and APIs), Accenture
       

    • Conrad Mallon

      Conrad Mallon

      Chief Network Architect, SSE Enterprise Telecoms
       
       

    • Sharon Moore

      Sharon Moore

      Industry Technical Leader for Travel & Transportation, IBM UK
       

    • Brent Owens

      Brent Owens

      Unified Infrastructure Manager, Vertiv
       
       

    • Arun Shenoy

      Arun Shenoy

      Vice President IT Business, Schneider Electric
       
       

    • Martin Thunman

      Martin Thunman

      CEO & Co-Founder, Crosser Technologies

    • Marcin Zmaczynski

      Marcin Zmaczynski

      Senior Marketing Executive CEE, Aruba SpA

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Our Sponsors


For more information on the event and how to become a partner please contact our head of business development Matheu Spence (matt.spence@broad-group.com)
 

PATRON

EdgeConnex

 

GOLD SPONSORS

  • Schneider Electric
  • Aruba.it
  • Data Center People

 

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

  • SSE Enterprise Telecoms
  • Vertiv
  • Crosser
  • IBM
  • Fujitsu
  • Kintechi
  • Accenture
  • Bicsi
  • EUCDA
  • CNet Training
  • techUK
  • EU CoC for Energy Efficiency
  • eco
  • WiredRE
  • Globeron
  • Colocation Markets Quarterly

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