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, Network Architect, ipSpace.net AG

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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, Network Architect, ipSpace.net AG

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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, Network Architect, ipSpace.net AG

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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
Speakers: Michele Chubirka, aka Mrs. Y, Senior Security Architect/Packet Pushers Podcast
Joe Weston, Facilitator, Consultant, Lecturer, Author, Heartwalker Peace Project

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HALF DAY
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Introduction to OpenStack: Enterprise Boot Camp
Speakers:
Seth Fox, VP, Operations, Solinea
David Cope, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, CliQr Technologies
Francesco Paola, CEO, Solinea, Inc.
Justin Erenkrantz, Head of Compute Architecture, Bloomberg
Ken Hui, Business Development Manager, Cloud Solutions, EMC

Ken Pepple, CTO, Solinea, Inc.

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How to Register

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