Agenda of
German Datacenter
Conference 2022

GDC Agenda 2022 as PDF


Agenda of the German Datacenter Conference 2022

The digital agenda provides an overview of all speakers and topics as well as further information on the framework of the German Datacenter Conference 2022.


Morning programme

Datacenter Investment Destination Germany

The morning programme of the German Datacenter Conference gives the audience a brief overview of the developments, challenges and opportunities of the near future. 


9:00 Doors Open

10:00 Welcome by Chairwoman

Anna Klaft

Anna Klaft

German Datacenter Association e.V.

10:10 Keynote

Outlook German Data Center Market

Germany is regardless growing concern on power supply and limited land availability still the most demanded market for data centre investments on the continent. Michael Dada will give a summary on the recent growth of the DC market from a real estate perspective and try to do an outlook on the things laying before us.

Michael Dada

Director Advisory & Transaction Services Data Center
CBRE Group, Inc.

10:30 C-level data center panel

Investment in Germany vs. War of Talents

Matt Pullen

EVP & Managing Director Europe

Neil Johnson

Global President DCS

Eric Boonstra

Vice President & GM Europe
Iron Mountain Data Centers

Peter Pohlschröder

Managing Director
NDC Garbe Data Centers Europe

Moderated by

Maxi Sarwas

Moderator & Journalist

11:10 Panel discussion

Enterprise meets colocation

How to move into colocation, using the (public) cloud with data sovereignty, and the challenges of sustainability 

Stefanie Kemp

Sana Group

Jürgen Otto

Executive VP
Deutsche Börse

Najat Messaoud

Azure Business Lead Snr. Director, Germany

Benedikt Ernst

Head of Strategy & IT Transformation Consulting

Erik Thorwirth

Head of global Infrastructure

Moderated by

Jens-Peter Feidner

Managing Director
Equinix Germany

11:50 - 12:45 Lunch