The 2009 BICSI European Conference celebrated the 10th anniversary of the BICSI European Region, and the 25th anniversary of the Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) program.

Highlighting the growing technology trends, both locally and globally, was the objective of the European BICSI conference. Throughout the three-day conference there was 22 educational sessions covering a number of important topics affecting the information communications technology (ICT) and Information Transport Systems (ITS) sectors. Emphasis was placed on the Global Data Centre standards, Green ICT and Fibre Cabling Systems, Next Generation Fibres and Standards, Setting the Standard for Next-Generation Enterprise Networks and Ensuring Fibre Optic System Performance.

More than 340 delegates, visitors and exhibitors attended the BICSI Exhibition and Reception where they learned of the latest cutting-edge products and services, while networking to create new business opportunities for their companies. Exhibitors at the conference were: ADC KRONE, Anixter International Ltd., Brand-Rex, Cablines Pro Net Ltd., Chatsworth Products Inc., Corning, CNet, Fineline, Fluke Networks, MaxCell, Mayflex, and Panasonic. The event was sponsored by Corning and Excel.

Minister of State Conor Lenihan, TD (Dublin South West Constituency), opens the 2009 BICSI European Conference & Exhibition in Dublin, Ireland.

Pictured left to right: BICSI European Region Director Greg Sherry, RCDD, NTS, WD; Minister Conor Lenihan, TD; BICSI President Edward J. Donelan RCDD, NTS, TLT; and BICSI Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer John D. Clark Jr., CAE.