2016 Events

The Green Grid hosts a variety of online and in-person events to further the dialog on data center resource efficiency and actively participates in key industry events as a thought leader and advocate for best practices.

Members: Visit the collaborative workspace for a schedule of your upcoming Work Group and Committee meetings.

  • 08 March, 2016 to 09 March, 2016
    | Forum

    The Green Grid Forum 2016 brings data center practitioners, C-level executives, and government policymakers from across the ICT ecosystem together for industry-leading conversations that shape effective, accountable resource efficiency.

  • 15 March, 2016 | Webcast

    The Green Grid’s EMEA leadership team hosts the first in a series of virtual roundtables to discuss its latest research in Europe into key trends impacting data center energy efficiency, monitoring tools, and the pressures placed upon IT leaders to increase energy efficiency.

  • 15 April, 2016 | Event

    For more information on the Japan Data Center Technical Study meeting, please visit the Japan event page.

  • 28 April, 2016 | Webcast

    The Green Grid’s EMEA leadership team hosts the second in a series of virtual roundtables to discuss its latest research in Europe into key trends impacting data center energy efficiency, monitoring tools, and the pressures placed upon IT leaders to increase energy efficiency.

  • 18 May, 2016 to 19 May, 2016
    | Event

    The Green Grid’s Global Technical Committee Summit brings together those interested in playing an instrumental role in driving effective and accountable resource efficiency across the entire ICT ecosystem.

  • 24 May, 2016 | Webcast

    The Green Grid’s upcoming Open Standard for Data Center Availability (OSDA) is a new metric that promises to modernize data center level classification, similar to how PUE modernized data center power usage. Lex Coors and Rob Bunger explain how the metric will drive key availability requirements for existing and future data centers.

  • 08 June, 2016 to 09 June, 2016
    | Industry Event

    The Green Grid’s Simon Brady and Lex Coors speak about data center energy efficiency at Datacloud Europe 2016. Specifically, they address how ICT data center infrastructure can keep up with the growth and demand for digital innovation and the Open Standard for Data Center Availability.

  • 22 June, 2016 | Webcast

    The Green Grid introduces a way to holistically assess and visualize data center cooling performance. By simultaneously addressing availability, capacity, and sustainability, the Performance Indicator helps maintain safe and suitable thermal IT operations without losing sight of efficiency.

  • 24 June, 2016 | Event

    For more information on the Japan Data Center Technical Study meeting, please visit the Japan event page.

  • 27 July, 2016 | Forum

    The Green Grid Japan welcomes those who are interested in The Green Grid activities and issues around sustainability and resource efficiency for data centers. This 8th annual Forum will focus on "Connecting to Green and Forward-Looking New World Data Centers: Sharing the Same Values in ICT and Facilities."

  • 19 August, 2016 | Event

    For more information on the Japan Data Center Technical Study meeting, please visit the Japan event page.

  • 12 September, 2016 to 15 September, 2016
    | Industry Event

    The Green Grid’s Mark Seymour presents an in-depth analysis of the metrics behind the Performance Indicator. He provides attendees with greater insight into its development and the crucial role it plays in data center operations by simultaneously addressing sustainability, availability, and capacity.

  • 30 September, 2016 | Event

    For more information on the Japan Data Center Technical Study meeting, please visit the Japan event page.

  • 18 October, 2016 | Event

    For more information on the Japan Data Center Technical Study meeting, please visit the Japan event page.

  • 20 October, 2016 | Webcast

    The Green Grid addresses frequently asked questions about the Performance Indicator and explains the business benefits of its visualization and calculation method for continued cooling performance improvement.

  • 01 November, 2016 to 02 November, 2016
    | Industry Event

    The Green Grid experts lead a workshop that investigates the application of existing data center metrics/KPIs within a reference model that has the potential to become a management instrument.

  • 15 December, 2016 | Event

    The Japan Annual Members Meeting was held on December 15th from 13:30-20:00. For more information, please view the Japan event page.