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  • Save the Date for Next Year DataCentres North 2019 will be held on the 30 April & 1 May #DCNorth_Expo
  • The Data Centres North exhibition has depth and quality of delegates - Alex Marshall, Group Marketing & Compliance Director, Clarke Energy
  1. What do we need as a sector
  2. Government requirements
  3. Barrier of apprenticeships
  4. Buy-in from More Companies
  5. The deeper outline of approach and KPIs
  6. Action plan to develop deeper more formulated plan?
  • Thoughts to be presented back to the other tables and discussed
  • Notes taken for final hand out
  1. What are the perceived barriers of entry at gaining skills at all levels – Example subjects: Establishing pipeline, internal career pathing, JIT delivery and capability building
  2. How does your organisation retain staff – Example subjects: Stemming turnover, building your own to diminish wage inflation
  3. How to recognise career paths inside organisations – Example subjects: Competency frameworks, own development plans
  4. What are the barriers to non-traditional learning – Example subjects: Budgets, understanding how effective they will be (risk)
  5. The best ways to promote the sector as an employer of choice – Example subjects: spread awareness, work with schools

The EU has recently announced a budget of €1bn over the next 5 years to fund two @60MW ExaScale supercomputers. ExaScale is a supercomputer of 10^18 operations per second (a billion, billion), 100x as powerful as any in Europe today and it needs to be 10x as energy efficient. This energy efficiency is hard to come by due to laws of physics and it requires electronics to get closer together – for any data centre designer this causes a problem in cooling, powering and connecting the equipment – a problem that equates to 200kW in a 1 sqm rack. Peter Hopton, from the EuroEXA project shares the problem and the solutions that are being developed in the EuroEXA co-design project

DataCentres North will once again hold a social networking dinner on the first evening of the event. All tickets include a drink on arrival, 3 course meal and half a bottle of wine. Click here to view the menu

Tickets are priced at £55 + VAT per person.

Table of 10 priced at £495 + VAT (which includes a 10% discount)

If you are interested in attending please click here for the booking form. If you wish to get involved with sponsorship of the dinner please contact:

lizgrimes-graeme@stepex.com

Tel: +44(0)18 9251 8877

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