The Green Grid hosts events and forums to further the dialog on data center resource efficiency, and actively participates in key industry events.

Participate in The Green Grid Events:

May 18-19

Global Technical Committee Summit

Date/Time: May 18-19, 2016

Are you interested in playing an instrumental role in driving effective and accountable resource efficiency across the entire ICT ecosystem? Have you been looking for a way to get involved in The Green Grid and participate in influential regional and global technical projects? We welcome and encourage you to attend the Global Technical Committee Summit on May 18-19, 2016 at George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus (just outside of Washington, DC).

By participating in the Global Technical Committee, you will play an instrumental role in improving IT resource efficiency in the industry. At the GTC Summit, you will be able to build key business relationships, learn ways your company can improve efficiency, and further position your company as a thought leader. We would appreciate your involvement in key projects!

June 6

Roundtable: Key Challenges Impacting Data Center Energy and Resource Efficiency

Date: June 6, 2016
Time: 10:00 CET / 09:00 BST

Join The Green Grid EMEA leadership team in a virtual roundtable discussing its latest research into European data center usage.

Data centers do not operate in a bubble, siloed away from the rest of the organization. As such, data center operators who fail to recognize the wider business impacts of improving their resource efficiency could face significant challenges when embarking on their plan. Our research found that these difficulties range from perceptions of data center operations to managerial concerns, with apprehensions about cost proving to be a common concern.

We are keen to understand your perspective on these findings and their relevance on the IT sector.

June 24

Data Center Technical Study Meeting in Japan

Date: June 24, 2016
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: MAGZY Coffee & Wine

July 27

TGG Japan Forum (the 8th)

Date: July 27, 2016
Time: 13:00 - 20:00 p.m.
Location: Happo-en, Tokyo

The Green Grid Japan Forum will be held on July 27, 2016 at Happo-en in Tokyo. The event is open to both members of The Green Grid and non-members who were interested in The Green Grid activities and issues around sustainability and resource efficiency for data centers. Members-only registration will open beginning of June.

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Datacloud Europe 2016

June 08, 2016


Session: Datacloud Europe 2016

Speaker: Simon Brady and Lex Coors

Join The Green Grid’s Simon Brady and Lex Coors as they speak about data center energy efficiency at Datacloud Europe 2016.

Simon will speak about on how ICT data center infrastructure can keep up with the growth and demand for digital innovation. With IoT and other technological advances driving the need for greater energy resources, The Green Grid’s latest research has found that nearly half of IT decision-makers do not define energy efficiency resources for their organizations. This presentation will discuss this tension and potential solutions for the data center industry.

Lex will address The Green Grid's development of the new Open Standard for Data Center Availability (OSDA), a dynamic availability model that will allow the ICT industry to continue embracing data center innovation while driving toward new levels of sustainability and energy efficiency.

See the agenda and register today!


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