KINBERCON 2017

Mon, April 03 2017, 7:30 AM - Wed, April 05 2017, 5:00 PM [EST]

530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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Quilt Member Full Conference Partial Approval -$200.00

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Registration includes admission to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception.

Full Conference - Non-Member Partial Approval - $250.00

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Registration includes admission to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception.

Government Employee Partial Approval -$89.00

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Registration includes admission to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception.

Firewall Ultimate Test Drive Partial Approval - $300.00

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Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 5 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch.

Threat On Your Doorstep: Cybersecurity for Executives Partial Approval -$250.00

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The Threat On Your Doorstep: Cybersecurity for Executives half day workshop will focus on areas such as the current threat landscape, social engineering, critical controls, common attack vectors, and more. Presented by Michigan Cyber Range and Merit Network. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to full-day April 5 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch.

Virtual Reality Augmented Reality and 360 Video Workshop Partial Approval - $250.00

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This workshop will guide participants through an overview of how augmented reality, virtual reality, and 360 video are being used for education and workforce development and how to get started using these applications in your organization. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 5 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch.

Preparing A Successful NSF Grant Workshop Partial Approval -$250.00

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KINBER brings you an in-depth look at the NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure solicitation, the program that enables you to build your campus infrastructure or develop tools and support for robust research projects that required advanced networks like PennREN. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 5 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch.

IPv6 Training Workshop Partial Approval - $300.00

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This customized workshop will provide attendees with the foundation for the silver IPv6 certification exam at the end of the course. IPv6 instruction topics include, but are not limited to the following: Addressing, Architecture, Capabilities, Configuration, Features, Header Translation, Integration, Migration Planning, Packet Generation, QoS, Routing, Security, Specification, Transition Mechanisms, Troubleshooting, and Tunneling. This coursework is approved and certified by the IPv6 Forum. This customized workshop will provide attendees with the foundation for the silver IPv6 certification exam at the end of the course. IPv6 instruction topics include, but are not limited to the following: Addressing, Architecture, Capabilities, Configuration, Features, Header Translation, Integration, Migration Planning, Packet Generation, QoS, Routing, Security, Specification, Transition Mechanisms, Troubleshooting, and Tunneling. This coursework is approved and certified by the IPv6

Full Conference - Member Partial Approval -$200.00

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Registration includes admission to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception.

BRONZE Sponsor Partial Approval - $2,500.00

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Bronze level sponsorship includes all basic sponsorship benefits of a 6’ skirted table, two (2) chairs and one (1) complimentary conference registration plus: • Two (2) additional attendees at all meeting events, meal, and evening receptions • Priority space assignment, as possible

SILVER Sponsor Partial Approval -$5,000.00

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Silver sponsorship includes all benefits of basic sponsorship plus: • Up to three (3) Attendees at all meeting events, meals, and evening receptions • Opportunity to sponsor a 45-minute breakout session • Exhibitor Booth (priority space assignment, as possible) • Sponsorship of Snack Break

Add on Workshop Partial Approval - $50.00

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Workshop Only Registration

Platinum Sponsorship Partial Approval -$10,000.00

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Security Incident Response Planning Workshop (Hands-On) Partial Approval - $250.00

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This half-day hands-on workshop is based on the NIST 800 framework for managing computer security incidents. Attendees will learn the format of an incident response plan, how to determine a reportable incident, how to articulate the roles of a response team and more. The workshop is presented by the Michigan Cyber Range and Merit Networks. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to full-day April 5 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch.

BGP 101 Partial Approval -$250.00

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Introduction to Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and hands-on exercises using Cisco and Juniper. BGP 101 can be taken individually or combined with BGP 201 for a full day workshop. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 5 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch.

BGP 201 Partial Approval - $250.00

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Part 2 of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) workshop builds on the introductory training provided in BGP 101 workshop and features a deeper dive into advanced configuration with hands on exercises and additional instructor led training. Can be taken individually or combined with BGP 101 for a full day workshop. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 5 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch.

Campus Network Performance Optimization and Monitoring Workshop Partial Approval -$250.00

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This workshop will introduce participants to the key components of network performance optimization toward the goal of a friction-free network environment critical to supporting innovative network use. Topics will include perfSONAR and the KINBER perfSONAR pilot, designing, deploying and operating SDN networks, and creation of a Science DMZ. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to full-day April 5 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch.

Reception Only Partial Approval - $50.00

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Registration includes admission to Evening Reception on Tuesday, April 4.

Staff, Invited Speaker or Invited Guest Partial Approval -Free

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Full Conference Registration including Meals and Reception. Prior Approval Required.

Student Partial Approval - $89.00

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Registration includes admission to all April 4 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception.

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Event Information

Mon, April 03 2017, 7:30 AM - Wed, April 05 2017, 5:00 PM [EST]

About the Events

Register today for KINBERCON 2017!

April 3 – 5, 2017 at the Omni William Penn Hotel

 

Join hundreds of Pennsylvania's technology leaders at KINBERCON 2017, KINBER’s annual conference, a two-day event that brings together leaders in education, healthcare, economic development, libraries, public media, government and technology to share ideas and success stories about using next generation networks and technology. 

 

Back by popular demand in 2017 is the condensed schedule format featuring a day of breakout sessions in four tracks – General, Cloud, IoT, and Security – followed by a day of training opportunities.  The conference will host dozens of panels and technical workshops as well as keynote speakers and a Tuesday evening networking reception.

 

View the conference information including general schedule here. Note: Schedule is tentative and may change. 

Click here to make reservations at the Omni William Penn Hotel, located at 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh or call 412-281-7100 and ask for the KINBER rate to make reservations. The discounted room rate of $179/night is available only through March 13th so make your reservations early. 

 

 We look forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh this April 3-5! 

 

Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance in writing to pcampbell@kinber.org. A $50 cancellation fee will be charged to any cancellations after 48 hours. 

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About the Organizer

The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) is Pennsylvania’s statewide research, education and community network. The non-profit membership organization is comprised of education, research, healthcare, economic development, libraries, public media, government and other non-profit organizations devoted to fostering collaboration through technology. KINBER is lighting the way for new and innovative partnerships for its anchor institutions and members through its next generation broadband network, PennREN, in the realms of digital resources, regional peering, telemedicine, high performance computing and network-centric information technology applications.

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