Wed, 1st Dec 2021, 2:30pm – 3:40pm (GMT +8), Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre
Singapore has set the gold standard for digital infrastructure in Southeast Asia. It has retained its position as the premiere datacenter hub in the region. The country also boasts the fastest internet and mobile connection speeds (Interpol), empowering exponential growth across industries such as fintech, e-commerce, gaming and more.
With this growth, and an increasingly online population, comes a huge demand for data storage. Because of this, the datacenter industry expects to see a CAGR of 13% between 2019 and 2024 in the APAC region, with Singapore leading the way (Cushman and Wakefield).
Singapore in particular already can contribute 7% of its total energy consumption to datacenter output, a figure that is expected to rise to 12% by 2030 (Data Center News). The increased awareness and urgency around sustainability invites certain business considerations: who bears the cost of ownership when it comes to sustainability? How can businesses take steps to “Green their Cloud”
This session, “Sustainability Snapshot 2022: The Future of Singapore’s Green Digital Infrastructure” will aim to answer questions about how the datacenter market in Singapore is driving cross-industry growth, with a special focus on new environmentally friendly technologies and regulations. Over the course of 1 hour, we will hear from industry experts, engage in take a deeper look into how you can select the correct digital infrastructure solutions for your company.
Our Conference Agenda:
|02:30||Welcome Address: About Schneider Electric|
|02:40||Keynote: Sustainability Roadmap to Decarbonization
Sustainability reporting relates to the most important ESG risks and opportunities that will act as barriers or enablers to achieving business goals in the short, medium and long term. Climate action or decarbonization often being the key action in sustainability reporting environmental section. During this session, the presenter will provide step-by-step approach and various options to reach decarbonization commitment.
Jackson Seng, Sustainability Business Development Director, Schneider Electric
|02:55||Keynote: The Journey to a Sustainable Data Centre
The data centre uses practically 100% of its energy input to sustain its function to process and store information. A typical data centre for a large company uses at least 1.5 MW of electrical power consumption to run the IT equipment and the supporting infrastructure like cooling and plant rooms. To achieve an environmentally sustainable data centre, the journey does not just include the stakeholders in the company but also the entire ecosystem of partners, vendors or suppliers of services and equipment in its total lifecycle. This presentation will take you through some of the approaches that can be taken to achieve this objective.
Robert M Pe, Head of Regional Application Center (SG, PH, TW), Schneider Electric
|03:10||Panel Discussion: Benefits and Challenges to Deploying Green Data Solutions
Robert Pe, Head of Regional Application Center (SG, PH, TW), Schneider Electric
Simon Zhang, Chief Operating Officer, NaviX Solutions
Kavin Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Data Center First Pte Ltd
Moderator: Tamas Balogh, Director, H1 System
|03:40||Session Adjourn for Networking Drinks in Expo Hall|