A thrilling international networking event.

Network with colleagues and be entertained in the exhibition area which features all the actors in the industry!

Future Data Summit -events

First year (2018) we had all together over 200 visitors and the atmosphere was excited. Next event in 2019 had almost 300 visitors and people really enjoyed the event. According to our feedback questionnaire 35 % of the visitors thought that the event was excellent. Over 98 % thought it was good or excellent!

Next Future Data Summit will take place in Dipoli on 16 September 2020!

Enjoy the feelings form Future Data Summit 2019!

Pictures from 2019 event

THEME 2019



Aleksi Kopponen

Senior Specialist, Ministry of Finance, Finland

Timo Haanpää

CMO, Co-Founder at Curious AI

Derek Webster

CEO, Andget Limited, UK

Joonas Terhivuo

CEO, Hetzner Finland Oy

Jarno Limnéll

Professor, Aalto University, Cybersecurity

Sami Holopainen

Managing Director, Equinix Finland

James Rix

Associate Director. Project Manager, Arcadis, UK

Isabelle Kemlin

Business Unit Director, CBRE Data Centre Solutions Nordics

Peter Vesterbacka

Founder, FinEst Bay Area

Simon Allen

Executive Director, Infrastructure Masons, UK

Reidar Wasenius

Executive Director at Soprano Plc

Antti Laine

Chairman of the board, FDCF
Working to write a pH.D. about Data Center sustainability

Eero Lindqvist

Senior Manager of Datacenter Business at Telia Finland




Registration and coffee, networking


Opening, Antti Laine, Chairman of the Board, FDCF and Master of Ceremony, Reidar Wasenius, Executive Director at Soprano Plc


9.00 - 9.30

"Welcome to the Finest Bay Area - tunneling your way between Asia and Europe", Peter Vesterbacka, Founder,  FinEst Bay Area


9.30 - 10.00
"The public sector takes the AI lead - Aurora", Aleksi Kopponen, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Finance, Finland


10.00 – 10.30
Networking break


10.30 - 10.45

"With remote monitoring attaining cost efficiences and improved visibility on local and EDGE data centers", Petri Teittinen, Solution Sales Manager, Schneider Electric

10.45 - 11.15
"FINtech: What new AI automation solutions you can run for your and your customers' business", Timo Haanpää, DCMO, Co-Founder at Curious AI


11.15 - 11.45
“IoT, 5G + other technologies could affect Data Center futures”, Derek Webster, CEO, Andget Limited, UK


11.45 – 13.00
Networking lunch

13.00 - 13.15

"Energy Aware UPS can transform stored energy into a green asset", Jussi Vihersalo, Business Development Manager, Eaton


13.15 - 13.45
"How to develop, build and maintain the digital infrastructure for a sustainable future", Isabelle Kemlin
, Business Unit Director, CBRE Sweden


13.45 - 14.15
"Engaging the Millennials - The critical path to growth" ,Simon Allen, Executive Director, iMasons, UK


14.15 – 14.45
Networking break

14.45 – 15.30
Panel discussion: Why Finland? Global competition in data centers – how Finland can better respond to new trends?
Moderator: Reidar Wasenius, Executive Director at Soprano Plc
Joonas Terhivuo, CEO, Hetzner Finland Oy
Sami Holopainen, Managing Director, Equinix Finland
Eero Lindqvist, Senior Manager, Telia Finland
Derek Webster, CEO, Andget Limited, UK


15.30 – 15.45
Networking break


15.45 – 16.00

"Using new technology to improve data center electrical energy efficiency",Stefan Lidström, Product Manager, Comsys AB 

16.00 - 16.30 
"Keep the lights on, keep it cold – Data Centre's energy usage", James Rix, Associate Director, Project Manager, Arcadis, UK


16.30 – 17.00 
"Should Finland be No. 1 in cybersecurity?", Jarno Limnéll, Dr., Professor, Aalto University, Cybersecurity


17.00 - 19.00
Cocktails by RZ-Products GmbH 



Standard 345 €

FDCF members 100 €


* Includes: breakfast, lunch , coffee and cocktail reception!

We have already registered!

Dr., Professor, Cybersecurity.Aalto University
Product Marketing DirectorABB Oy
Service Business DevelopmentABB Oy
Sales ManagerABB Oy
Sales EngineerABB Oy
Sector Development Manager, Datacenter NordicsAggreko AB
ToimitusjohtajaAgis Fire & Security
 Agis Fire & Security
Fire Business Project ManagerAgis Fire & Security
CEOAndget Limited, UK
Channel SalesAPC by Schneider Electric
Associate Director. Project ManagerArcadis
CEOAuronic Oy
Managing DirectorAurora DC
Area Sales ManagerBergvik Sweden AB
Program DirectorBusiness Finland
Business Development ManagerCBRE
Business Development ManagerCBRE
Business Unit Director,CBRE Data Centre Solutions Nordics
Project ManagerCentre for Distance-spanning Technology at Luleå University of Technology
Business Development DirectorCinia
Mayor, PartnerCity of Hanko, Hanko Data Parks
Head of DC power systemsComsys
Director, Data CentersCTS Engtec Oy
CMO, Co-FounderCurious AI
 Cursor Oy
Sales director / Invest inCursor Oy
Associate DirectorData Centres  tech UK
CTODataCenter Finland Oy
Project ManagerDC Works
Project SupervisorDC Works
CEODCI-Ratkaisut Oy
Product ManagerDCI-Ratkaisut Oy
MDDutch Data Center Association
Policy Maker Education & EmploymentDutch Data Center Association
Marketing ManagerEaton
Manager, Business Development, EMEAEaton
Head of R&DEaton
Technical Managerebm-papst Oy
Managing Directorebm-papst Oy
Managing DirectorEnkom Active Oy
Key Account ManagerEnkom Active Oy
Public Policy DirectorEquinix
Managing DirectorEquinix Finland
Project and Program ManagerEquinix Finland Oy
BMS & Operations Control ManagerEquinix Oy
MyyntijohtajaETD Finland Oy
TeknologiajohtajaETD Finland Oy
Chairman of the boardFDCF
Member of the boardFDCF
IT Development ManagerFennovoima Oy
CEOFiber Highway Finland Oy
DirectorFicolo Oy
FounderFinEst Bay Area
Managing DirectorFinnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN)
Member of the boardFinnish data center forum ry
Technical AdviserFinnish Standards Association SFS
Communications SpecialistFinnish Standards Association SFS
Head of Strategy and R&DFortum
Manager, DHC developmentFortum Power and Heat Oy
Wind and datacenter developmentFortum Power and Heat Oy
Director of Design & ArchitectingFujitsu Finland
PartnerGearshift Group
Senior AdvisorGearshift Group Oy
Senior PartnerGoodform Oy
data analystGranlund
Director, Mission CriticalGranlund Oy
Group ManagerGranlund Oy
PartnerHanko Data Parks
PartnerHanko Data Parks
Operations ManagerHerman IT
Sales ManagerHerman IT
Managing DirectorHewlett Packard Enterprise
Business DeveloperHilti (Suomi) Oy
CEOHPC Consulting
Head of Sales & Channel Account ManagementInCoax
Executive DirectorInfrastructure Masons Inc.
Service managerInto Seinäjoki Oy
YrityskehityspäällikköInto Seinäjoki Oy
Head of Sales and MarketingIWA Oy
TJKaita Finland Oy
Project ManagerKorotuslattiamestarit Oy
Managing DirectorkW-set Oy
 kW-set Oy
 kW-set Oy
Tekninen myyjäkW-set Oy
Junior researcherLappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology
Business Development ManagerLegrand - Minkels
Project ManagerLuleå University of Technology
ProfessorLUT University
Business DevelopmentMCF Group Estonia
Head Of Services, Service Center & DCI FacilitiesMPY Palvelut Oyj
Global Technical Solutions ManagerNokia
CEO / FounderNordiczone
CEONorth Shore Datacenter
 Orbis Oy
toimitusjohtajaOy Corima Finland Ltd
Head of DepartmentRamboll CM Oy
Special Advisor fo Data CentersRamboll Finland Oy
StadsplaneringsarkitektRaseborgs stad
Senior ResearcherRISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB
Sales EngineerRittal
Sales DirectorRittal Oy
Solution Sales ManagerRittal Oy
MyyntipäällikköRoxtec Finland Oy
MyyntipäällikköRoxtec Finland Oy
Head of Global SalesRZ-PRoducts GmbH
ToimittajaSanoma Tekniikkajulkaisut / Rakennuslehti
Sales Director, Schneider ElectricSchneider Electric
Sales and Business DevelopmentSchneider Electric
Sales ManagerSchneider Electric
Marketing Communication ManagerSchneider Electric Finland Oy
Associate DirectorScottish Futures Trust
Regional Account ManagerSiemens AS
Key Account SalesSLO Oy
TuotepäällikköSLO Oy
Sales Manager Northern EuropeStarline
AsiakaspäällikköStera Technologies Oy
KiinteistöpäällikköSuomen Erillisverkot
ToimitusjohtajaSuomen Huoltovarmuusdata Oy
MyyntipäällikköSuomen Huoltovarmuusdata Oy
managing DirectorSuomen Sähkönkäyttäjät ry
Partner ExecutiveSUSE
Regional Sales Leader NordicsSUSE
Partner ExecutiveSUSE
Datacenter SpecialistSystemair
Senior Operations ManagerTelia Finland Oyj
KiinteistöpäällikköTelia Finland Oyj
Technical ArchitectTieto Finland Oy
Director Business Development, NordicUptime Institute
Director of ArchitecturesVimana Oy / FDCF ry
Financial AnalystWärtsilä
Marketing Manager, Data CentersWärtsilä
Director, Marketing & CommunicationsWärtsilä
General manager, Data CentersWärtsilä Finland Oy
Data Center managerYandex Oy
Electric leadYandex Oy