Layer One Conference 11 October 2013, ΑΤΕxcelixi Conference Center

Kastri Athens
Conference center Εxcelixi



Ο Greg Sherry keynote speaker at Layer One Conference 2013

Greg has been working in the computer industry for over 33 years, starting as an apprentice QA engineer with ICL in 1976. He then moved into field service with Data Point, Case and then NBI where he was the UK service Manager. He spent a short time in Technical Recruitment before starting his first cable installation company in 1985.
He has been involved in many different aspects of the industry over the years and has been responsible for the running of companies developing PC based software packages, network product sales and cable infrastructure design and installation. In recent years Greg has focused on design and build or refurbishment of Data Centres and Computer Rooms for clients throughout the UK, Channel Islands and Europe.
The design and build projects cover all aspects of the data centre including architectural, electrical, mechanical and technology. Two of Greg's recent projects have been put forward for National awards recognition.
He has been actively involved in BICSI for over 10 years and was originally elected at the start of 2006 to serve on the board of Directors of BICSI as the European Regional Director and served for four years in this capacity.
He also serves on several BICSI committees, both in Europe and in the United States, and these include the UK Steering Committee, the Ethics Committee, the Registration and Speciality Supervisory Committee, and the Data Centre Design Standards Committee.
Greg has recently joined DatacenterDynamics to head up the training division.



Mike Gilmore, Managing Director of e-Ready Building Limited
keynote speaker at Layer One Conference 2013

In his voluntary role as Technical and Standards Director of the UK Fibreoptic Industry Association, Mike is heavily involved in the development of standards for the optical fibre installation industry and sets down policy in this area. In addition he chairs the audit and arbitration committees for the FIA.
Mike is past-Chairman of TCT/7, the BSI Technical Committee responsible for the three UK BSI Experts Panels on telecommunications cabling and is an officer of each of its Expert Panels. At the European level Mike is primarily involved in CENELEC TC215 - as Convenor of Working Group 1 and Secretary of Working Group 2. These groups are responsible for the development of an integrated series of standards for the design and installation of telecommunications cabling in a range of premises including, but not restricted to, offices, industrial, homes and data centres. He is also a key member of the equivalent internal bodies in ISO/IEC working on bonding networks and automated infrastructure management.
Mike is also directly involved in the work of CLC TC215 WG3 on the EN 50600 series - addressing energy efficiency enablement within data centre facilities and infrastructures and is Secretary of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC39 WG1 that is working on standards for resource efficient data centres.
Mike is a regular speaker at seminars and his seminars, providing regular updates on the progression of cabling standards are particularly well attended.


Schneider Electric will be the Platinum Sponsor of Layer One 2013
I2QS Gold Sponsor
I2QS will participate as Gold Sponsor to Layer One 2013
CISCO Gold Sponsor
CISCO will participate to Layer One 2013 as a Gold Sponsor
HP Gold Sponsor
Hewlett Packard will participate as a Gold Sponsor to Layer One 013
Rolaware Hellas Silver Sponsor
Rolaware will participate to Layer One 2013 as Silver Sponsor

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