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ITAC and Natural Resources Canada to Hold Executive Roundtable on Energy Efficient Data Centres

January 24, 2008

Event to showcase best practices for reducing power consumption, reducing environmental impacts, and advancing effective public policies.
The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), with the participation of Natural Resources Canada, will host an executive roundtable on Thursday, January 24, 2008 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, Ontario to highlight the issue of energy efficient data centres.

The event is open to IT executives from public and private organizations who are interested in learning about opportunities to improve data centre energy efficiency.

Trends regarding the energy consumption of Canadian data centres will be presented as well as international efforts to reduce data centre power consumption. Experts from AMD, HP, Nortel, and VMware will highlight new technologies and best practice case studies for improving data centre energy efficiency. High level officials from Natural Resources Canada will provide the Canadian government perspective on this important issue.

Note: French simultaneous translation will be available. Please indicate need on the registration form by January 11th if you will require this service.