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Sustainable Places 2020 recordings

Did you miss the Sustainable Places 2020 conference? No problem, presentation slides and videos are available below. 


Introduction to the SDIA Roadmap
Mohan Gandhi & Max Schulze Welcome and Roadmap Teaser Presentation Slides  

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Finance Session
Young-jin Choi "What will it take to win the #racetozero? How impact investing and the built environment can contribute.” Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Pierre Alexandre Hughes-Daly Digital Infrastructure - Market Update and Debt Financing Themes Presentation Slides Presentation Video

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Technology Progressor Session
Anna Lyubina Why do we need a sustainable digitalization – smart green infrastructure Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Trevor Hinkle Bringing the Climate Impact of Electricity Back to Reality Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Chris Adams Sustainability in the Software Layer Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Gunnar Schomaker Gamechanger Virtualization - an innovation thriller on the data center playing field   Presentation Video

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Heat Recovery Session
Karl Rabe Integrated energy the future of HPC Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Dr. Jens Struckmeier Sustainable and secure data centers with heat recovery Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Dr Birger Ober Heat Recovery in Practice - The Journey to a Carbon Neutral Future Presentation Slides  

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SDIA Initiatives Session 
Mohan Gandhi Roadmap to Sustainable Digital Infrastructure by 2030 Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Max Schulze A Sustainable Digital Economy: Decoupling Growth from Energy & Resource Consumption. Presentation Slides Presentation Video
John Laban Call to action: Measuring Data Centre Carbon footprints and how to decarbonise through innovations in the open collaborative commons. Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Lasse Schneppenheim Why we need to think about Sustainability in Digital Infrastructure now. And how the Alliance facilitates the journey towards it. Presentation Slides Presentation Video

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Hardware Session
Deborah Andrews & Beth Whitehead Curving the Line - Circularity in the Data Centre Presentation Slides Presentation Video
Ali Fenn & Bruno Fouquet Clouds are not Linear: Unlock the full power of sustainable IT infrastructure with circular economic models


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Sophia Flucker Total data centre environmental impact

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About the Alliance

Listen to Max Schulze, the Executive Chairman of the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance introduce the Alliance and its mission.




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Mohan Gandhi
Mohan Gandhi
Mohan leads the Innovation Lab Team and its project groups in their attempts to solve major technical barriers to a truly sustainable digital infrastructure. He Authored the Report "The Utility of the Future: Where Digital and Electrical infrastructure combine".

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