KINBERCON 2020

Mon, April 27 2020, 3:00 PM - Wed, April 29 2020, 4:00 PM [EST]

112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, United States

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Full Conference - Member PARTIAL APPROVAL - $225.00

Registration closes on 04/28/2020

Registration includes admission to all April 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch, Tuesday Evening Reception and all access pass to the 2020 Esports eXchange. Registration also includes data center tours on Wednesday April 29 and breakfast and lunch.

Full Conference PARTIAL APPROVAL - $275.00

Registration closes on 04/28/2020

Registration includes admission to all April 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch, Tuesday Evening Reception, and all access pass to 2020 Esports eXchange. Registration also includes data center tours on Wednesday April 29 and breakfast and lunch.

Network Automation Building Blocks PARTIAL APPROVAL - $255.00

Registration closes on 04/29/2020

This workshop will target networking professionals getting started with network automation. Areas covered will be the use of Ansible as the tool for automation and Jinja2 for configuration templating. Registration includes full conference access to all Tues. April 28 sessions and breakfast, lunch and evening reception as well as breakfast and two hour workshop on Wed. April 29. Registration also includes access to KINBER Esports eXchange.

Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity TTX Workshop (Hands-On) PARTIAL APPROVAL - $275.00

Registration closes on 04/29/2020

Building on the concepts of the popular tabletop game Dungeons and Dragons, this workshop will showcase the realistic and frequently unpredictable natures of cybersecurity incidents and teach participants how to be dynamic and address a multitude of organizational challenges which present themselves during an incident. This half-day hands-on table top exercise (TTX) workshop is presented by the Michigan Cyber Range and Merit Networks. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 29 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch. Registration also includes access to the KINBER E-sports eXchange.

Centers for Internet Security 20 Critical Security Controls PARTIAL APPROVAL - $275.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Organizations will learn to prioritize actions to improve enterprise security posture using a threat-focused approach, rather than regulatory compliance. This workshop offers a lens for focusing activity on improving areas which will have the largest impact on security by concentrating on specific threats and how they can be used to exploit security weaknesses. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to Half-Day April 29 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch. Registration also includes Esports eXchange.

BGP 101 PARTIAL APPROVAL - $275.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

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 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 29 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch. Registration also includes access to the Esports eXchange.

BGP 201 PARTIAL APPROVAL - $275.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

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 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 29 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch. Registration also includes access to the Esports eXchange.

BGP 101 & 201 PARTIAL APPROVAL - $300.00

Registration closes on 04/29/2020

An introduction to Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and hands-on BGP exercises using Cisco and Juniper followed by a deeper dive featuring hands-on instructor-led BGP exercises. Full-day workshop registration includes full conference registration and all sessions and meals on Tues. April 28 as well as breakfast and lunch on Wed. April 29. Registration also includes access to the Esports eXchange.

Advanced Topics in Networking: Minding Your MANRS PARTIAL APPROVAL - $255.00

Registration closes on 04/29/2020

This workshop will provide an overview of the four areas for MANRS participation with discussion regarding methods to accommodate them. Prevent propagation of incorrect routing information – Routing Policies Facilitate global operational communication and coordination - RIR Facilitate routing information on a global scale – IRR & RPKI Prevent traffic with spoofed source IP addresses – Filtering. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to two hour April 29 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch. Registration also includes access to KINBER Esports eXchange.

Toward Gigabit Libraries in Pennsylvania PARTIAL APPROVAL

Registration closes on 04/29/2020

The Toward Gigabit Libraries in Pennsylvania Workshop will offer libraries and library systems the opportunity to learn about the Broadband Toolkit and broadband resources from KINBER and other library service providers available to support libraries in their ever increasing role as "digital hubs" in their communities through the use of broadband networks and advanced services. Registration includes complimentary conference registration to all April 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception and admission to half-day April 29 Training Workshop, Breakfast and Lunch. Registration also includes access to the KINBER Esports eXchange.

Board, Staff, Invited Speaker or Invited Guest PARTIAL APPROVAL

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

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

Government Employee PARTIAL APPROVAL - $100.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Registration includes admission to all April 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception.

PA Public Library PARTIAL APPROVAL - $50.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Registration includes all conference sessions on Tues. April 28 including breakfast, lunch, breaks and the Tues. evening general networking reception.

Student PARTIAL APPROVAL - $100.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Registration includes admission to all April 28 Sessions, Breakfast, Lunch and the Tuesday Evening Reception.

Titanium Sponsor PARTIAL APPROVAL - $15,000.00

Registration closes on 04/29/2020

Titanium Sponsorship includes all basic sponsorship benefits PLUS: • Up to eight (8) Attendees at all meeting events, meals, and evening reception. Can be used for company representatives or VIP guests. • Opportunity to provide a 45-minute breakout session • Sponsor of Workshop on Wednesday 4/28 • Priority space assignment • Sponsorship of Breakfast or Lunch • Sponsorship of VIP Reception on Monday • Opportunity to provide brief remarks to all attendees

Platinum Sponsor PARTIAL APPROVAL - $10,000.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Platinum Sponsorship includes all basic sponsorship benefits PLUS: • Up to six (6) Attendees at all meeting events, meals, and evening reception • Opportunity to provide a 45-minute breakout session • Sponsor of Workshop on Wednesday 4/29 • Priority space assignment • Sponsorship of Breakfast or Lunch

GOLD Sponsor PARTIAL APPROVAL - $7,500.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Gold Sponsorship includes all basic sponsorship benefits PLUS: • Up to four (4) Attendees at all meeting events, meals, and evening reception • Opportunity to provide a 45-minute breakout session • Sponsorship of Workshop on Wednesday April 29 • Priority space assignment • Sponsorship of Breakfast or Lunch

SILVER Sponsor PARTIAL APPROVAL - $5,000.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

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

BRONZE Sponsor PARTIAL APPROVAL - $2,500.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

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

Sponsor Add-on PARTIAL APPROVAL

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Sponsor Registration (only available to select sponsors)

Exhibitor PARTIAL APPROVAL - $1,500.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Exhibitors receive a 6’ skirted table, two (2) chairs and one (1) complimentary conference registration.

Reception Only PARTIAL APPROVAL - $50.00

Registration closes on 04/27/2020

Registration includes admission to Evening Reception on Tuesday, April 28.

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Mon, April 27 2020, 3:00 PM - Wed, April 29 2020, 4:00 PM [EST]

Register today for KINBERCON 2020!

  

Join hundreds of Pennsylvania's technology leaders at KINBERCON 2020, KINBER’s annual conference, a three-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 2020 is the condensed schedule format featuring a day of breakout sessions across four tracks – General, Connectivity, Collaboration, and Cybersecurity – 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.

 

Click here to make reservations at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, located at 112 Washington Place. The discounted room rate of $154/night is available only through April 6, 2020 so make your reservations early. 

 

 We look forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh this April 27-29! 

 

Cancellation policy

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

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 provides network connectivity and services to more than 100 organizations in Pennsylvania. KINBER is committed to delivering equitable, reliable, and affordable digital infrastructure and tools to inspire tomorrow’s scientific discoveries, enable the exchange of ideas and culture among diverse populations, educate the next generation of citizens and revitalize Pennsylvania’s economy. For more information, visit http://KINBER.org.

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