Programme

  • 7th December - Edge Forum - Theatre 1
    Incorporating Edge Congress

  • 09:00
  • Registration
  • 09:30
  • Opening remarks – The Decade of Edge Computing
  • 09:50
  • Panel discussion: Architects of the Edge
  • 10:20
  • Connectivity and Edge in today’s Gig Economy

    Rahul Vijay, Global Head of Connectivity, Uber

  • 10:40
  • Refreshment break
  • 11:00
  • Content war - The race for OTT content & delivery at the edge
  • 11:30
  • The connected car - an imminent explosion of gigabytes
  • 12:00
  • Automation - A new era for the manufacturing industry
  • 12:30
  • Smart cities – integrated computing for urban infrastructure
  • 13:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:15
  • Economic drivers of Edge Computing

    Christian Koch, Head of Special Projects, PacketFabric

  • 13:45
  • Panel discussion: Edge in Europe under the Lens

    Eddie Kilbane, Chief Executive Officer, Dataplex

    Duncan Clubb, Senior Director, IT Consulting, CBRE

  • 8th December - Datacloud Global Congress - Theatre 1

  • 09:00
  • Opening Address: data and growth - becoming a tier 1 industry
  • 09:20
  • CEOs Roundtable
  • 10:10
  • Schneider Electric – keynote
  • 10:30
  • Morning Coffee Break
  • 11:00
  • Hyperscalers re-shaping the technology stack, how are they being defined and is this changing?
  • 11:45
  • Vertiv - keynote
  • 12:05
  • Colocation leaders panel
  • 12:50
  • Huawei - keynote
  • 13:15
  • Lunch
  • 14:15
  • Evolving Cloud - trends on HybridCloud, MultiCloud, Orchestration and Security
  • 15:00
  • Siemens – keynote
  • 15:20
  • Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 15:45
  • Super Cloud – a regional Nordics project
  • 16:30
  • Entreprise DC improvement through High Performance Computing (HPC)
  • 17:00
  • End of Day One
  • 8th December - Energy and Sustainable Infrastructure - Theatre 2

  • 11:00
  • Keynote
  • 11:20
  • Strategic developments in reducing and mitigating energy consumption in datacentres
  • 12:10
  • Immersion cooling in practice
  • 12:30
  • Blue datacentres and Liquid/immersion cooling - alternative models for reliability and efficiency
  • 13:15
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
  • Keynote address: Artificial Intelligence in the data center
  • 14:30
  • The implications for energy consumption: will Artificial Intelligence enable a whole new frontier in energy optimisation?

    How will AI and the smart infrastructure it creates, optimizing configuration and enabling better workload execution, help to mitigate the use of energy consumption in the data center? If so by how much?

  • 15:00
  • Accelerating performance: the growth of Machine Learning and the scalability challenge for digital infrastructure

    Rapid growth in machine learning across new and existing services is expected by cloud service providers. However growth will also bring scalability challenges for infrastructure deployment. Although opportunities will exist to optimize infrastructure on existing platforms, what hardware solutions are emerging or anticipated that could deliver game changing performance?

  • 15:30
  • Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 15:45
  • How will GPU-accelerated HPC data centers create new customer opportunities?
  • 16:15
  • Digital infrastructure Roundtable

    Will datacenters not deploying AI and machine learning be operationally and economically feasible even in the next 12 months? How far away are we from “Lights Out” data centers?

  • 16:45
  • Closing Keynote and comments
  • 17:15
  • Close of Theatre
  • 8th December - Finvest Monaco Summit - Theatre 3

  • Finvest
  • 10:30
  • Finvest Leaders Roundtable
  • 11:15
  • DCs Expert Outlook
  • 11:45
  • Morning Break
  • 12:15
  • USD 1B+ Funds Management
  • 13:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
  • Datacentre Site and Location Selection
  • 15:00
  • India Datacenter Growth and Outlook
  • 15:45
  • Afternoon Break
  • 16:00
  • Understanding the Edge ecosystem – investing in appropriate assets
  • 16:30
  • Africa infrastructure investment

    Market requirements, growth and opportunity

  • 17:00
  • China’s DC Market Insight
  • 17:30
  • Close of Finvest @Monaco
  • 9th December - France DC Markets - Theatre 1

  • 10:30
  • Country spotlight – France Top3 DC Market in Europe
    Accent pays - France Top3 européen du marché DC en Europe
  • 11:30
  • Connecting the nation – Update on the deployment of € 20 billion in high speed technology
    Connecter la nation - Mise à jour sur le déploiement de 20 milliards d'euros de technologie
  • 12:00
  • Market leaders roundtable
    Table ronde des leaders du marché –
  • 12:45
  • Afternoon brunch break
    Brunch l'après-midi
  • 14:00
  • Update on colocation servicing HUBs
    Nouvelles sur les HUB de colocation
  • 14:45
  • Gaia-X – France in the building of Europe’s Cloud Service
    Gaia-X - La France dans la construction du service cloud européen
  • 15:15
  • After coffee break
    After coffee break
  • 15:45
  • Next wave of DC investment – Market growth across French Tier 2 cities
    Prochaine vague d'investissements en DC - Croissance du marché dans les villes françaises de niveau 2
  • 16:30
  • Close of Conference
    Close of Conference
  • 9th December - Global Women in Telco & Tech - Theatre 2

  • GWTT
  • 9th December - Ideas & Capital - Theatre 3

  • 11:00
  • How did I become a DC-Entrepreneur
  • 11:15
  • 30 under 30
  • 11:30
  • Diversity works for us!
  • 11:45
  • Networking coffee break
  • 12:15
  • The road ahead: the climate vs tech-infrastructure
  • 12:30
  • Close of Conference
  • 9th December - Women in Tech Breakfast Briefing - Le Genois Theatre

  • This exclusive morning session will provide an opportunity for those passionate about the representation and achievements of women in the data center, cloud and Edge sector to discuss ideas and network in Le Genois conference suite within the Grimaldi Forum. With presentations and panel discussions that will feature C-Level and senior IT infrastructure executives from across the sector, followed by a series of Roundtables giving the opportunity for an open yet intimate discussion amongst peers, the Women in Tech Breakfast Briefing is a session designed for anyone interested in gender balance, representation and advancing the career interests of women in the sector.

  • 10:00
  • Panel discussion: How can the data centre sector achieve a 50/50 gender balance?
  • 11:00
  • Panel discussion: A successful career in data centers – learnings from industry veterans
  • 12:00
  • Roundtable discussions: breaking barriers and exchanging insights

Please note the programme is subject to further updates. Thank you.