Workshops

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September 29 - 30, 2014

Full or half-day workshops give a nuts and bolts view into key IT topics. Workshop topics include IT Management & Career Development, Software-Defined Networking and Data Centers, Enterprise Mobility, DevOps, Packet Analysis and Infrastructure for Private Clouds.

Monday Workshops

FULL DAY
9:30 AM-4:30 PM

BYOD: Why and How IT Should Embrace Mobility
Speaker: Michael Finneran, Principal, dBrn Associates

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FULL DAY
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Hands-On Web Application Penetration Testing
Speakers: David Rhoades, Senior Consultant, Maven Security Consulting, Inc.
Steven Pinkham, Security Consultant, Maven Security Consulting, Inc.

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HALF DAY
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Building the Physical Network for the Software-Defined Data Center
Speaker: Greg Ferro, Freelance, Network Architect and Engineer/Packet Pushers Podcast

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HALF DAY
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Designing Infrastructure for Private Clouds
*Top Rated Speaker from Interop Las Vegas: Ivan Pepelnjak, Chief Technology Advisor, NIL Data Communications

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HALF DAY
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Internet of Things Summit
Speaker: Chris Taylor, Author, Successful Workplace

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HALF DAY
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Making Cloud Storage Work For Your Organization
Speaker: Howard Marks, Contributing Editor, Network Computing

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HALF DAY
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Creative Leadership
*Top Rated Keynote Speaker from Interop Las Vegas: Rob Cordova, Leadership Trainer

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HALF DAY
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Designing the Virtual Network for the Software-Defined Data Center
*Top Rated Speaker from Interop Las Vegas: Ivan Pepelnjak, Chief Technology Advisor, NIL Data Communications

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HALF DAY
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Managing Applications in a Hybrid Cloud World
Speaker: Michael Biddick, Chief Executive Officer, Fusion PPT LLC

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HALF DAY
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Practical Ethernet & Switched Network Troubleshooting
Speaker: Mike Pennacchi, Owner, Network Protocol Specialists

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Tuesday Workshops

FULL DAY
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Acknowledge the Inevitable: How to Prepare For, Respond to, and Recover from a Security Incident
Speaker: John Pironti, President, IP Architects, LLC

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FULL DAY
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

InformationWeek IT Leadership Summit
Speakers: Rob Preston, VP & Editor In Chief, InformationWeek
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek

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FULL DAY
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Software-Defined Networking and Network Virtualization
*Top Rated Speakers from Interop Las Vegas: Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst, 451 Research
Ivan Pepelnjak, Chief Technology Advisor, NIL Data Communications

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HALF DAY
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Achieving Operational Excellence Through DevOps
Speaker: Lori MacVittie, Senior Product Manager - Emerging Technologies, F5 Technologies

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HALF DAY
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cloud Applications: The Next Generation
Speaker: Bernard Golden, Author, Amazon Web Services for Dummies & Vice President Strategy, ActiveState Software

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HALF DAY
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Faster, Cheaper, More Flexible: The Next-Generation WAN
Speaker: Greg Ferro, Freelance, Network Architect and Engineer/Packet Pushers Podcast

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HALF DAY
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Deep Packet Inspection with Wireshark
Speaker: Mike Pennacchi, Owner, Network Protocol Specialists

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HALF DAY
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Humans Aren't Computers: Effective Management Strategies for IT Leaders
Speaker: Michele Chubirka, aka Mrs. Y, Senior Security Architect/Packet Pushers Podcast

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HALF DAY
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

OpenStack Forum

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How to Register

The following Interop passes will give you access to either one or two days of workshops: