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Monday | 9:00 am

Choosing Your SD-WAN Provider

Speaker: Dr. Jim Metzler  (VP, Ashton, Metzler & Associates)

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Cybersecurity Crash Course by Dark Reading - Day 1

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

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Security

DevOps Foundation® Certification - Day 1

Moderator: Jayne Groll  (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Certification Only

Event Type: Certification

Track/Topic: DevOps

Migrating From IaaS to Containers

Speaker: Eric Wright  (Technology Evangelist, Turbonomic)

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Network Automation Summit by Network to Code - Day 1

Moderator: Jason Edelman  (Founder/CPO, Network to Code)

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Offensive Security Operations: Introduction to Red and Purple Teams

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

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Security

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Foundation℠ Certification - Day 1

Speaker: Jayne Groll  (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Certification Only

Event Type: Certification

Track/Topic: DevOps

The Technical Leader’s Guide to Rapid Cloud Adoption

Speaker: Ed Horley  (Co-founder and CEO, Hexabuild)

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Tuesday | 9:00 am

Computing from Cloud to Edge

Speakers: Cliff Grossner, Ph.D.  (Senior Director Research & Technology Fellow, Omdia | Informa Tech), Lucas Beran  (Principal Analyst, Cloud and Data Center, Omdia | Informa Tech), Julian Watson  (Principal Analyst, IoT, Omdia | Informa Tech)

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Couch to Cloud-Native: How to Successfully Evolve from IaaS to Cloud-Native Architectures

Speaker: Eric Wright  (Technology Evangelist, Turbonomic)

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Cybersecurity Crash Course by Dark Reading - Day 2

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

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Security

Deep Dive Packet Analysis Using Wireshark

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

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

DevOps Foundation® Certification - Day 2

Moderator: Jayne Groll  (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Certification Only

Event Type: Certification

Track/Topic: DevOps

Incident Response: Preparing Your Team and Organization

Speaker: Don Weber  (Principal Consultant, Founder, Cutaway Security, LLC.)

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Security

Network Automation Summit by Network to Code - Day 2

Moderator: Jason Edelman  (Founder/CPO, Network to Code)

Pass Type: Trainings + Conference, Trainings Only

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Foundation℠ Certification - Day 2

Speaker: Jayne Groll  (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Certification Only

Event Type: Certification

Track/Topic: DevOps

Wednesday | 9:00 am

Opening Keynote

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings Only, Conference Only, Business Hall

Event Type: Keynote

Thursday | 9:00 am

Keynote

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings Only, Conference Only, Business Hall

Event Type: Keynote

To Be Scheduled Conference Sessions Wed/Thurs

AI, Automation, and the Future of IT

Moderator: Romi Mahajan  (President and Founder, The KKM Group)

Speakers: Samir Saluja  (CEO, Deriveone), Cal Escue  (Director, Akvelon)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

Are You Really Ready for Serverless?

Speaker: Micah Adams  (Lead Consultant for SRE and Ops, Test Double)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Back to the Future With 10Mb/s Ethernet Again

Speaker: Peter Jones  (Distinguished Engineer, Cisco Systems)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Bridging the IT Talent Gap

Speakers: Leslie Deutsch  (Practice Director, Learning Solutions, TEKsystems), Damien Howard  (Executive Vice President, Social Ventures, Per Scholas)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Leadership

Building the Case for an SRE

Speaker: Eric Zielinski  (Director, Cloud Solutions, Nationwide)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

Cloud Optimization Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Amélie Koran  (Senior Technology Advocate, Splunk)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Considerations and Best Practices When Building Your Hybrid Multicloud Strategy

Speakers: Joe Cropper  (Senior Technical Staff Member, Power Systems, IBM), Marcel Mitran  (CTO, IBM LinuxONE)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Destination Colocation: Off-Premises & Cloud Compatible

Speaker: Kirk Killian  (President, Partners National Mission Critical Facilities)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Digital Transformation Through GitOps and Infrastructure as Code

Speaker: Autumn Rudolph  (Manager GTM Solutions, Cisco)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Ditch Your Physical Desktops! Transform Your Business With Public Cloud Desktops.

Speakers: Brad Peterson  (VP of Marketing, Workspot), Andy Knauf  (CIO, Mead & Hunt), Israel Sumano  (Senior Director of IT Infrastructure, Southland Industries)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Extending Zero Trust to the Cloud: Real World Challenges and Benefits

Speaker: Robert LaMagna-Reiter  (Chief Information Security Officer, FNTS)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

How IT Delivers Business Value From Machine Data Analytics

Speaker: Andi Mann  (Chief Technology Advocate, Splunk)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

How to Immunize Your Organization From Ransomware Without an Army

Speaker: Srinivas Mukkamala  (CEO, RiskSense)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

IT Automation - Getting Started and Best Practices

Speaker: Vicky Rose  (Executive IT Architect, IBM)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Automation/IT Management

IT Excellence and Digital Transformation

Speaker: Roy Atkinson  (Group Principal Analyst, HDI and ICMI, Informa Tech)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Leadership

Keeping Up with Security – Secure Software Development Life-cycle

Speaker: Priyanka Pant  (Vice President Software Engineering, Mastercard)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Linking Data Silos to Fuel Context-Driven Productivity

Speaker: Kevin Harbauer  (Chief Technology Officer, Ephesoft)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

Our Cloud Journey Migrating a Legacy Reporting Application to AWS

Speaker: Bill Schneider  (Sr. Principal Engineer, Optum)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Reaching the AI Summit: The Definitive Playbook for Setting Up Your AI Organization

Speaker: Justin Nguyen  (Practice Leader - Data Science, Sense Corp)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

Ready, Set, Go: Assessing Your Cloud Maturity Level

Speaker: Elysia Lock  (Solutions Architect, Flux7, an NTT Data Company)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

SecureTheVillage.org: Turning People and Organizations into Cyber Guardians

Speakers: George Usi  (CEO, Omnistruct Inc), Stan Stahl, Phd  (President, Citadel Information Group Inc), Carmen Marsh  (CEO, Inteligenca), Jordan Fisher  (Co-founder and Managing Partner, XPAN Law Group)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Simulating Real-Time Cloud Misconfiguration Attacks to Improve Cloud Security

Speaker: Josh Stella  (Co-Founder & CTO, Fugue)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Solving the Last Mile Challenges of Operations Noise With AIOps

Speaker: Guy Fighel  (General Manager of AIOps & GVP of Product Engineering, New Relic)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Leadership

Team Collaboration: The Pivotal Platform for Productivity

Speaker: Tim Banting  (Senior Principal Analyst, Workspace Services)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Workplace Experience

The Day Big Data Died

Speaker: Jennifer Prendki  (CEO, Alectio)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

The Hybrid DevOps Product Team: A New Approach for a New Normal

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

The New Enterprise Compute Eco-system

Speaker: Cliff Grossner, Ph.D.  (Senior Director Research & Technology Fellow, Omdia | Informa Tech)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

The New Metrics of Automation

Speaker: JP Morgenthal  (VP & CTO for the Americas, Automation Anywhere)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Automation/IT Management

The Release Night is an Anti-Pattern

Speaker: Dave Karow  (Continuous Delivery Evangelist, Split Software)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

The Rise of SaaSOps

Speaker: David Politis  (Founder, BetterCloud)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Leadership

The True Cost of Automation: What to Expect in Your Journey

Speaker: Elliott Castillo  (Solutions Architect, Apstra)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Automation/IT Management

Using Neuroscience For DevOps

Speaker: Helen Beal  (Chief Ambassador, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

What Does Networking Circa 2022 Look Like?

Moderator: Jim Metzler  (VP, Ashton, Metzler & Associates)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

What Goes Where? Cloud, On-Premises and Colocation Paths

Speaker: Kirk Killian  (President, Partners National Mission Critical Facilities)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

When Remote Work is the Only Work

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Workplace Experience

Wireless: Where are We Now? Where are We Going?

Speaker: Drew Lentz  (Solutions Architect, Frontera Consulting)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Wrangling and Defending Against the Risks of Unmanaged IoT Devices

Speakers: David Pearson  (Principal Threat Researcher, Awake Security), Eric Poynton  (Lead Network Threat Hunter, Awake Security)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Zero-Trust Networking - Security Driven Network Architecture

Speaker: Gert Vanderstraeten  (Principal Service Engineer, Microsoft)

Pass Type: Certification + Conference, Trainings + Conference, Conference Only

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure