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Data Center World 2021

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World 2021 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies like edge computing, co-location, hyperscale, and predictive analytics – all within a rapidly changing global business climate -- in order to give attendees a leg up on their competitors to become the new trailblazers of the data center.

Data Center Responsibility and Sustainability

Kevin Kent  (Founder & CEO, Critical Facilities Efficiency Solutions)

Location: S310

Date: Thursday, August 19

Time: 8:10am - 9:10am

Pass Type: All Access, Standard, Expo Only, Digital - Get your pass now!

Session Type: Keynote

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

In our first-ever multipart keynote presentation, Data Center World and AFCOM unveil a series of initiatives aimed at improving the data center industry and giving back to the community. You'll learn how you and your data center can get involved in these important projects. First, AFCOM unveils -- in a partnership with Infrastructure Masons and the Inclusive Engineering Consortium -- a capstone educational program for college seniors interested in careers in the data center to help promote the next generation of industry professionals. You'll learn how you can be a part of this important project and potentially have access to dozens of skilled new workers. Then, Kevin Kent of the Data Center Institute takes the stage to unveil AFCOM's own groundbreaking "DEEP Green" certification program during a presentation titled "Data Center Sustainability – Here’s Why It’s the Top Business Priority for 2022." Kent will discuss how consumers have become more aware and interested in environmental issues, but he'll demonstrate how sustainability has finally emerged as a top business priority for next year. Then he'll unveil the "DEEP Green" energy efficiency certification program and explain how your company can benefit from it.