Monday | 9:00 am

AI Summit - Day 1

Speaker: Sam Charrington (Founder, CloudPulse Strategies)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: Data & Analytics

Build an IoT Solution with Predictive Analytics

Speaker: Yung Chou (Principal Cloud Architect, BlueMetal, an Insight company)

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Format: Workshop

Track: Data & Analytics

Cybersecurity Crash Course - Day 1

Speakers: Tim Wilson (Editor in Chief, Dark Reading), Sara Peters (Senior Editor, Dark Reading)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: Security

DevOps Foundation Certification Course - Day 1

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: DevOps

IT Leadership Summit - Day 1

Speakers: Katy Tynan (Chief Talent Strategist, CoreAxis Consulting), Maureen Berkner Boyt (Founder, The Moxie Exchange Movement), Ester Frey (Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, Amazon)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Infrastructure as Code for Beginners

Speaker: Scott Lowe (Engineering Architect, VMware, Inc.)

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Format: Workshop

Track: Infrastructure

Introduction to Incident Response and Threat Hunting (Hands-On)

Speaker: John Sawyer (Associate Director of Services, IOActive, Inc.)

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Format: Workshop

Track: Security

Navigating the Process of Innovation

Speaker: Robert Cordova (Owner, Rob Cordova Consulting, LLC.)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Workshop

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Network Transformation Summit Day 1 - Presented in Partnership with IDC

Speakers: Brandon Butler (Senior Research Analyst, Enterprise Networks, IDC), Arpit Joshipura (General Manager, Networking & Orchestration, Linux Foundation)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: Infrastructure

Monday | 1:00 pm

Benchmarking Business Alignment & the New Goals of IT

Speaker: Kathryn Brett Goldman (Director, KBG Solutions Ltd)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Workshop

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Introduction to Machine Learning for Mere Mortals: Solving Common Business Problems with Data Science

Speaker: Jen Underwood (Founder & Principal Consultant, Impact Analytix, LLC)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Workshop

Track: Data & Analytics

Offensive Operations: Penetration Testing and Red Team Ops (Hands-On)

Speaker: John Sawyer (Associate Director of Services, IOActive, Inc.)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Workshop

Track: Security

What's New in Wireless: Emerging Technology and Services

Speaker: Drew Lentz (Solutions Architect, Frontera Consulting)

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Format: Workshop

Track: Infrastructure

Monday | 5:00 pm

Welcome Drinks

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Format: Special Event

Tuesday | 7:00 am

5k Fit Run

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Format: Special Event

Tuesday | 9:00 am

AI Summit - Day 2

Speaker: Sam Charrington (Founder, CloudPulse Strategies)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: Data & Analytics

Choosing a Cloud Architecture

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Workshop

Track: Cloud

Cybersecurity Crash Course - Day 2

Speakers: Tim Wilson (Editor in Chief, Dark Reading), Sara Peters (Senior Editor, Dark Reading)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: Security

Deep Dive Packet Analysis with Wireshark

Speaker: Mike Pennacchi (Owner, Network Protocol Specialists, LLC)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Workshop

Track: Infrastructure

DevOps Foundation Certification Course - Day 2

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: DevOps

IT Leadership Summit - Day 2

Speakers: Katy Tynan (Chief Talent Strategist, CoreAxis Consulting), Jill Hinson (President, ChangeFusion), Claritza Abreu (Founder and CEO, LatInc)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Intro to Design Thinking

Speaker: Tania Anaissie (Lecturer and Experience Designer, Stanford d.school)

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Format: Workshop

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Network Transformation Summit Day 2 - Presented in Partnership with IDC

Speakers: Brandon Butler (Senior Research Analyst, Enterprise Networks, IDC), Peyton Maynard-Koran (Senior Director - Worldwide Infrastructure, Whole Foods/Amazon)

Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops

Format: Summit

Track: Infrastructure

The Security Pro Summit

Speaker: Sara Peters (Senior Editor, Dark Reading)

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Format: Summit

Track: Security

Tuesday | 1:00 pm

Getting Started with Serverless

Speaker: Kassandra Perch (Developer Relations Engineer, IOpipe)

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Format: Workshop

Track: Cloud

Tuesday | 5:00 pm

Interop ITX Block Party

Location: Business Hall

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Format: Special Event

Wednesday | 7:00 am

5k Fit Run

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Format: Special Event

Morning Yoga

Speaker: Jennifer Huber (Yoga Instructor)

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Format: Special Event

Wednesday | 7:15 am

IDC Analyst Briefing and Breakfast

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Format: Special Event

Wednesday | 8:30 am

Demystifying Deep Learning: Building Your First Artificial Neural Network

Speaker: Janakiram MSV (Analyst, Advisor, Architect, Janakiram & Associates)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Hands-On Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Wednesday | 9:00 am

5 Components of IT Security Hygiene

Speaker: John Pironti (President, IP Architects)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Container Concepts Explained in Plain Language

Speaker: Scott Lowe (Engineering Architect, VMware, Inc.)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

DevOps Today: What Does It Mean to You

Speaker: Rosalind Radcliffe (Distinguished Engineer, IBM)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Harmonizing Business and IT: Data as the Driver

Speaker: Romi Mahajan (Director, Blueprint)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Technology Complexity & High Stakes

Speaker: John O'Duinn (Founder, Release Mechanix, LLC)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Government

Wednesday | 10:00 am

Wednesday Keynotes

Pass Type: All Access, Business Hall, Conference, Summits & Workshops

Format: Keynote

Wednesday | 11:30 am

Business Hall Open

Location: Business Hall

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Format: General Event

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

DevOps vs SRE vs Cloud Native

Speaker: Rob Hirschfeld (CEO, rackn.com)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Finding Actionable Insights in Enterprise Data

Speaker: Andi Mann (Chief Technology Advocate, Splunk)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

How I Learned to Love Polyglot Systems (and Stopped Rebuilding Things from Scratch)

Speaker: Joseph Emison (CTO, BuildFax)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

How to Safely Integrate Connected Devices into Your Network

Speaker: Ofer Amitai (CEO and Founder, Portnox)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Hands-On Session

Track: Security

Hybrid Cloud Success & Failure: Use Cases & Technology Options

Speaker: Camberley Bates (Managing Director and Analyst, Evaluator Group)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

Pro Tips: Solving Critical Application Issues in Seconds (Presented by Accedian)

Sponsor Speaker: Boris Rogier (VP Product Management, Accedian)

Pass Type: All Access, Business Hall, Conference, Summits & Workshops

Format: Vendor Tech Session

Track: Cloud

Understanding Kubernetes

Speaker: Brian Gracely (Director Product Strategy - OpenShift, Red Hat)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

Another Day, Another Data Breach: How the Collection of Data and Metadata Present Cybersecurity Risks

Speaker: Amelia Estwick (Program Manager, National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Bringing Intelligence to Edge Computing Through Machine Learning

Speaker: Janakiram MSV (Analyst, Advisor, Architect, Janakiram & Associates)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

Take the Chance on Me: A Story of Mentorship, Resiliency and Diversity

Speaker: Claritza Abreu (Founder and CEO, LatInc)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

The Role of DevOps in Application Security

Speaker: Rob Whiteley (Chief Marketing Officer, NGINX)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Tips and Tricks for Easier Enterprise Encryption

Speaker: Ali Pabrai (CEO, ecfirst)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Wednesday | 3:00 pm

Drive-Thru Analytics: Dangers of the Smart Cloud

Speaker: Scott Robinson (Director of Business Intelligence, Lucina Health)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Immutable Deployments: Taking Physical Infrastructure from Automation to Autonomy

Speaker: Greg Althaus (CTO, RackN)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Hands-On Session

Track: Infrastructure

Swinging the Pendulum: Balancing the Packaged Software Portfolio with Custom Development

Speaker: Jeff Stovall (CIO, City of Charlotte, NC)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Government

The Next Wave of Reliability Engineering

Speaker: Michael Kehoe (Staff Site Reliability Engineer, LinkedIn)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

The Procrastinator’s Guide to GDPR Compliance

Speaker: Lorne Joseph (Managing Consultant, eGRC.COM)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Wednesday | 4:00 pm

Bringing Alexa & Waze to Government Digital Transformation

Speakers: Lori Bush (Mayor Pro Tem at Town of Cary; Technical Lead at Learning@Cisco), Nicole Raimundo (CIO, Town of Cary)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Government

Design Patterns for Efficient DevOps Processes

Speakers: Rebecca Fitzhugh (Technical Marketing Engineer, Rubrik), Byron Schaller (Principal Architect, RoundTower Technologies)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Easy as Pie (Charts): Embedding User-Centered Data Visualizations

Speaker: Rachel Porter (Web Development Specialist, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH))

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

How Linden Lab Built a Virtual World in AWS

Speaker: Tara Hernandez (Senior Director, Linden Lab)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

Look Before You Leap to Maximize Your Impact as a New Manager

Speaker: Dwayne Price (AVP & Technical Solutions Manager, T. Rowe Price)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Navigating Key Challenges Across IT and InfoSec Silos

Speaker: Juliet Okafor (VP, Global Business Development, Fortress Information Security)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Wednesday | 4:50 pm

Business Hall Booth Crawl

Location: Business Hall

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Format: Special Event

Wednesday | 8:30 pm

Official Interop ITX Party

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Format: Special Event

Thursday | 7:00 am

Morning Yoga

Speaker: Jennifer Huber (Yoga Instructor)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Special Event

Thursday | 8:30 am

Turn Your Raspberry Pis into Remote WiFi and Wired Monitoring Sensors

Speaker: Stefano Gridelli (CEO, NetBeez, Inc.)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Hands-On Session

Track: Infrastructure

Thursday | 9:00 am

Applications at Scale: How to Email, Text, and Push the World

Speaker: Greg Foster (Software Engineer, Airbnb)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

Cloud Migration 101: Ten Steps for Secure, Successful IT Transition

Speaker: Greg Hoffer (Vice President of Engineering, Globalscape)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

Modern Skills for IT Professionals

Speaker: Jayne Groll (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Need to Change? Harness Your Culture!

Speaker: Kathryn Brett Goldman (Director, KBG Solutions Ltd)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Providing Enterprise Data Dictionaries and Business Glossaries: Clearing the Roadblocks to Efficiency

Speaker: Dirk Garner (Principal Consultant, Garner Consulting)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

The 6 Core Components of IoT -- And How to Secure It All

Speaker: Bill Kleyman (CTO, MTM Technologies)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Thursday | 10:00 am

Thursday Keynotes

Pass Type: All Access, Business Hall, Conference, Summits & Workshops

Format: Keynote

Thursday | 11:30 am

Business Hall Open

Location: Business Hall

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Format: General Event

Thursday | 1:00 pm

Can't Touch This: Managing Invisible Composable Infrastructure

Speaker: Andi Mann (Chief Technology Advocate, Splunk)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

Composable Infrastructure - What It Means for Your Data Center

Speaker: Tom Lyon (Chief Scientist, DriveScale, Inc.)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

Five Reasons You Want More Women Working in Government IT

Speaker: Lisa Abeyta (Founder & CEO, APPCityLife)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Government

The Full Stack Journey: A Career Perspective

Speaker: Scott Lowe (Engineering Architect, VMware, Inc.)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Understanding Deep Neural Networks

Speaker: James McCaffrey (Research, Microsoft)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Using IoT and Cognitive Services to Provide a Personalized Experience

Speaker: Cesar Cervantes (Software Developer, HCL Technologies)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Hands-On Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Thursday | 2:00 pm

AI for DevOps – Using Metrics, KPIs, and Analytics to Drive Continuous Improvement

Speaker: Andi Mann (Chief Technology Advocate, Splunk)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Beware! Data Center Limits Fast Approaching

Speaker: Tim Dixon (CEO, InterOptic)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

Cloud Price War: Metrics for Comparing Public and Private Cloud

Speaker: Grant Kirkwood (Co-Founder and CTO, Unitas Global)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

Resilient Leadership

Speaker: Eduardo Ruiz (Senior Director of Information Technology, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health)

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Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

There is No "Breach" Until Your Lawyer Says There Is

Speaker: Nolan Goldberg (Senior Counsel, Proskauer)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Thursday | 3:00 pm

An Anatomy of UEBA for Practical Insider Threat Detection

Speaker: Derek Lin (Chief Data Scientist, Exabeam)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Breaking Out of the Cloud Providers' Walled Gardens

Speaker: Brian Redbeard (Chief Architect, CoreOS)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

Everyone Should be a Scientist

Speaker: Tami Reiss (Product Leader, Justworks)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Location, Location, Location: Why It Matters Where Your Workload Lives

Speakers: Jason Carolan (Chief Cloud Officer, Peak 10 + ViaWest), Seth Patterson (Executive Director, Client Architecture, Peak 10 + ViaWest)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

The Impassable Last Mile of Continuous Delivery

Speakers: Mandy Hubbard (Software Engineer/QA Architect, CS Disco), Patrick Hubbard (Head Geek, SolarWinds)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Tracking Ransomware: Using Behavior to Find New Threats

Speaker: Jessica Bair (Senior Manager, Advanced Threat Solutions, Cisco)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Hands-On Session

Track: Security

Thursday | 4:00 pm

Cloud Security & Budget Constraints

Speaker: Robert LaMagna-Reiter (Sr. Director, Information Security, First National Technology Solutions)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

DevOps and ChatOps in the Enterprise

Speaker: Anders Wallgren (CTO, Electric Cloud)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Developing an Infrastructure for the Modern Enterprise

Speaker: Will Hughs (Head of Fixed & Unified Communications, Vodafone Americas)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

Saving Your Bacon with the Cloud When Your Data Center is On Fire

Speaker: Kenneth Hui (Technical Marketing Engineer, Rubrik)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

The Government Concierge: How AI Chatbots Make Governments More Accessible and Efficient

Speaker: Bratton Riley (CEO, Citibot, LLC)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Government

Friday | 9:00 am

Building a Kubernetes Cluster and Pipeline in the Amazon Cloud

Speaker: Oleg Chunikhin (CTO, Kublr)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Hands-On Session

Track: Cloud

Cyberattacks and Cybertheft: Legal Obligations and Mitigation Strategies

Speaker: Stewart D. Roll (Principal, Climaco, Lefkowitz, Peca, Wilcox & Garofoli Co., LPA)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Government

Native Parallel Graphs: The Next Stage in Graph Database Evolution

Speaker: Yu Xu (Co-founder and CEO , TigerGraph)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Quantum Computing for Machine Learning

Speaker: Ajay Malik (CTO, Lunera)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Cloud

Surviving Address Exhaustion: How to Navigate the IPv4 Market Successfully

Speakers: Janine Goodman (Vice President, Avenue4 LLC), Marc Lindsey (President, Avenue4 LLC)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

Those APTs You're So Worried About Are Mobile, Too

Speaker: Mike Murray (Vice President, Security Intelligence, Lookout)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Why Are Soft Skills So Hard?

Speaker: Dawn Parzych (Director, Catchpoint)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Friday | 10:00 am

Distributed Teams as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: John O'Duinn (Founder, Release Mechanix, LLC)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Leadership & Professional Development

Future Technologies for Physical Security

Speaker: John Carter (Founder, President, and CTO, ReconaSense)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Metrics Are Not Enough: Monitoring Apache Kafka

Speaker: Gwen Shapira (System Architect, Confluent)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Using the Public Cloud as Your Global Enterprise WAN

Speaker: Dane Jackson (Network Team Lead, Hyatt Hotels Corporation)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

What Talent Management Could Have in Common with Personalized Healthcare

Speaker: Genetha Gray (Data Scientist, Intel)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Friday | 11:00 am

Achieving Rapid Product Innovation with Lean Techniques and DevOps

Speaker: Greg Newton (Vice President, Technology, Asurion)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: DevOps

Drowning in IoT Data: Why Adaptive Diagnostics is the Difference Between Sinking and Swimming

Speaker: Dave McCarthy (Senior Director, Products, Bsquare)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Data & Analytics

Patterns for Improving Network Automation

Speaker: Jere Julian (Extensibility Engineer, Arista Networks)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Infrastructure

The Security Skills Shortage Fallacy

Speaker: Jennifer Sunshine Steffens (Chief Executive Officer, IOActive)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security