[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG 52

NANOG Registration nanog-registration at nanog.org
Sun Jun 12 13:41:45 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 510 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.

Community Meeting
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.

Social Gatherings
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 
formal meeting:

    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 
Plaza Building,
      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,
      and Virtela.

    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 
complimentary usage.

Travel links
Atlanta Information from Alcatel-Lucent:

NANOG Hotel Page (lower section):

Ground Transportation:
    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 

Hotel Parking:
    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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