[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG 52
nanog-registration at nanog.org
Thu Jun 9 16:30:03 UTC 2011
Dear NANOG52 Attendee,
We look forward to seeing you at NANOG52, hosted by Alcatel-Lucent, June
12-15, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. We are expecting excellent
attendance, with over 480 registered attendees to date. This message
contains information and brief reminders to help you prepare for the
Agenda and highlights
The agenda is complete and available at:
An abbreviated paper copy will be provided with your name badge.
Highlights of the meeting agenda and other activities are summarized at:
Meeting registration is in the South Convention Lobby on the second
floor of the Sheraton's Tower Building. 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
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 12:15 p.m.
Most of NANOG's activities will take place in the Sheraton's Tower
Building. Exceptions are Monday's Newcomers' Continental Breakfast,
Monday's Beer 'n Gear, and Wednesday's Newcomers' Continental Breakfast
Debrief, which will take place in the Plaza Building.
We invite you to attend and participate in the NANOG Community Meeting
on Sunday, June 12, from 5:45-7:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom, Second
Floor, Tower Building. The Community Meeting, hosted by the NANOG Board,
is an important opportunity to hear updates from and communicate with
the Board and other NANOG committees.
Newcomers' Tutorial, Breakfast and Debrief
If this is your first NANOG meeting, you are invited to attend Sunday's
1 p.m. Newcomers (first-time attendee) tutorial in the Windows Room for
an overview of the meeting. You will also want to attend the Newcomers'
Continental Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Monday in Director's Row H on the lobby
level of the Plaza Building, where Board and committee members and other
long-time NANOGers will talk about the organization, the meetings, and
how to make best use of both. Please plan to attend to learn more about
NANOG and how to get the most out of your first meeting. On Wednesday at
8 a.m. there will also be a Newcomers' debrief and continental breakfast
in Director's Row H on the lobby level of the Plaza Building.
Continental breakfast for all attendees is available on Monday and
Tuesday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and on Wednesday from 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the
South Convention Lobby on the second floor of the Tower Building.
Please join us in thanking the NANOG52 meeting host, contributors and
sponsors for their generosity in support of the NANOG community:
The sponsors contribute to the meeting's breakfasts, breaks and other
features; their contributions are noted in the agenda. We are pleased to
remind you of the following special opportunities to gather outside the
Sunday, June 12, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Social event sponsored by the meeting host, Alcatel-Lucent, and
at Katie Mullen's Irish Pub beside the Sheraton on the 16th Street
Monday, June 13, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
NANOG Beer 'n Gear in Plaza A&B on the concourse level of the
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent, Arbor Networks, Ciena, Cisco, Fortinet,
FriendFinder Networks, Infinera, Network Hardware Resale, NTT America,
OSI Hardware, PCCW Global, Subspace Communications and Torrey Point,
Monday, June 13, 9:00 p.m.-midnight
Social event sponsored by Telx and Brocade at Lucky Strike Lanes,
500 16th Street (approximately 2 blocks from the Sheraton).
NANOG wireless network
Wireless Internet service is available in all meeting rooms and many
public areas within the meeting space. An SSID that provides encrypted
wireless access is available. 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 Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel under the $179
NANOG group rate, in-room Internet access is complimentary. When you
check in, the hotel should provide you with instructions for
Atlanta Information from Alcatel-Lucent:
NANOG Hotel Page (lower section):
Denver International Airport (DEN) is approximately 23 miles
from the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.
* Taxi: $51, plus $3.50 airport gate fee
* Super Shuttle: $19 one way or $36 round trip
(round trip must be prepaid with reservation 800-258-3826 or
Self and Valet Parking Facilities ($24 - $28 per day)
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:
If you need help or have a comment or suggestion for the staff helping
to operate the meeting, please send email to nanog-support at nanog.org.
We hope this information is helpful in your preparations. Best wishes
for good travel to Denver.
See you there!
Merit Network Registration & Support Staff
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