[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG49

NANOG Registration nanog-registration at nanog.org
Thu Jun 10 15:59:42 UTC 2010

Dear NANOG49 Attendee,

We look forward to seeing you at NANOG49, hosted by Netflix, June 13-16
at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. We expect excellent
attendance, with over 500 registered attendees to date. This message has
some brief reminders to help you prepare for the meeting.

The agenda is complete and available at:

An abbreviated paper copy will be provided with your name badge.

When you arrive at the meeting, please check in at the NANOG
registration desk to pick up your name badge, t-shirt and important
handouts. The registration desk will be located on the Mezzanine Level
and open during the following hours:

  Sunday:  Noon to 6 p.m.
  Monday:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  Tuesday:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  Wednesday:  8 a.m. to noon

Community Meeting
An important part of every NANOG meeting is the opportunity to hear
updates from, and communicate with, the committees that support and
guide the meetings and the NANOG community. We invite you to attend and
participate in the NANOG Community Meeting on Sunday, June 13, from
5:45-6:45 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom on the Mezzanine Level.

Newcomers' Breakfast
If this is your first NANOG meeting, you are invited to attend a special
breakfast where committee members, Merit staff and long-time NANOGers
will talk about the organization, the meetings, and how to make best use
of both. Please attend to learn more about NANOG and how to get the most
out of your first meeting. The Newcomers' Continental Breakfast will be
held on Monday, June 14, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the California Room on
the Second Floor.

Social Gatherings
Please join us in thanking the NANOG49 meeting host and sponsors for
their generosity in support of the NANOG community:

The sponsors contribute to the meeting's breakfasts, breaks, and other
features, and are noted in the agenda. We are pleased also to remind you
of the following special opportunities to gather outside the formal meeting:

  Sunday, June 13, 8:00-10:00 p.m.
    Social event sponsored by Silent Partner and Dyn at Harry
     Denton's Starlight Room in the Sir Francis Drake Hotel

  Monday, June 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    NANOG Beer 'n Gear in the California Room (Floor 2), sponsored
     by Alcatel-Lucent, Arbor Networks, Brocade, Cariden Technologies,
     Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Mu Dynamics, NTT America, OSI
     Hardware, and XKL

  Monday, June 14, 8:15-midnight
    Social event sponsored by Netflix, Equinix and Google at Ruby Skye

  Tuesday, June 15, 8:00-11:00 p.m.
    Social event sponsored by CORESITE and Hurricane Electric at the
      Clift Hotel

NANOG wireless network
Wireless Internet service is available in all meeting rooms and many
public areas within the meeting space. New at this meeting, the SSID
"nanog-wpa2" provides encrypted wireless access. Please see the
following link or the handout at the registration desk for more
information about this service.

In-room Internet access
If you are staying at The Westin St. Francis under the $209 NANOG group
rate, in-room Internet access is complimentary and the hotel should
provide the following instructions at check-in: "Your in-room high speed
Internet access is complimentary. However, you will still need to select
the service from the menu page, agree to the terms and conditions, and
click through until connected. While it will appear that you are being
charged for Internet service, the accounting system will automatically
remove the charge from your room account."

Travel links


The Westin St. Francis parking garage offers a $25 flat rate for "day
parking" only. You must get a voucher each day from the NANOG
registration desk to present to the valet when leaving.

Meeting Email Lists
You may use the list nanog-attendee at nanog.org to communicate with other
attendees about meeting activities. Messages sent to that list will go
to all other attendees who agreed to join the list during registration.
If you did not subscribe to the list when you registered, you can
subscribe now at:

attendee at nanog.org is an email list used solely by Merit to communicate
important meeting information directly to all attendees.

If you need help or have a comment or suggestion for the Merit staff
operating the meeting, you may send email to nanog-support at nanog.org.

We hope this information is helpful in your preparations. Best wishes
for good travel to San Francisco.

--Merit Network, NANOG Registration & Support Staff

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