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Data Center World 2023

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 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

"Fear and Loathing in Austin": US/European Data Center Sustainability & Regulation

John Booth  (MBCS, CDCAP, CDCSP, Carbon3IT Ltd)

Location: Room 8ABC

Date: Wednesday, May 10

Time: 3:40 pm - 4:30 pm

Pass Type: Industry Conference, Standard, AFCOM Vendor Member, All Access- BUILD, All Access- Omdia, All Access- Workshop

Track: Sustainability & Mission Critical Facilities Management

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

This session will cover the recent legislation enacted by the European Commission — namely the EU Taxonomy, Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), and the impending Energy Efficiency Directive —as they pertain to data centers and also cover impending US federal and state legislation.

The session will also cover other data center sustainability projects, such as the iMasons "Climate Accord and Sustainability Framework,”as well as the EU Horizon 2020 funded “Catalyst Green Data Centre Roadmap.”


The audience will receive:

  • Visibility on the forthcoming Sustainability Regulations from the EU/US
  • Insights on the use of the ISO22237, ISO30134 and EN 50600 standards
  • An overview of The Infrastructure Masons Climate Accord & Sustainability Framework
  • Advanced visibility of the Catalyst Green Data Center Roadmap