What is Green or Sustainable IT? And how does it affect me?

Date:
Tuesday 11 October 2011, 7.00pm for 7.30pm (Light refreshments available from 7.00pm)

Venue:
Room TC103, Training Centre, Elwes Building, University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, GL50 2QF

Cost:
Free and open to all. No booking required.

Speaker:
John Booth, Consultant, Carbon3IT Ltd

Description:

An overview of the four main Green IT topic areas (Manufacturing, In Use, Disposal and IT Governance) including some science, some elephants and why the cloud may not be as Green as it purports to be. We'll be going on a journey from Cradle to Grave from John's 'Damascus' moment at Eden to the present day.

Information will be provided on the work that the BCS specialist Groups for Green IT and Data Centres having been doing in the field, including the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres and the CEEDA award and the work they will be doing in the future.