[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG 62!

Betty Burke <[email protected]> betty at newnog.org
Thu Oct 2 19:13:31 UTC 2014

Dear NANOG 62 Attendees:

Welcome to NANOG 62 <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog62/home>!  Hosted
by EdgeConneX, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland.  We
are expecting strong attendance at the meeting; with over 675 individuals
registered, 193 have indicated they are attending a NANOG meeting for the
first time.  Of those attending, 149 are also NANOG Members.

This message will provide you with information and brief reminders to help
you prepare for the NANOG meeting.

Agenda <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog62/agenda>
The complete NANOG 62 agenda is available on the NANOG website, along with
the NANOG meeting hotel space layout.

The NANOG Agenda is also available to download to your local electronic
calendar via Guidebook. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod
Touches and Android devices.  To use Guidebook go to
Once the app is installed, select “Download Guides” at the bottom and
search for “NANOG 62”.  There are a number of features in guidebook this
meeting.  You can download all or only some of the agenda items that you
want, find a map of the hotel meeting venue, search nearby restaurants,
connect to social media sites, and you can even take the General and Daily
Presentation survey right from your mobile device!

In addition you can download the .ics file and import it into your
calendar, or subscribe to the URL:

*Meeting Check-in*
Meeting registration & check-in will be held at the Constellation Foyer,
located on the 2nd floor of the hotel. 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 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
• Monday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

NANOG 2014 Elections <https://www.nanog.org/governance/elections/2014>
The NANOG 2014 Elections are underway.   NANOG Members will receive an
email on Monday October 6th announcing the voting process is open and a
link to cast your vote will be included.

*In order to vote in this election your membership
<https://www.nanog.org/membership> must be up to date and active by Friday
October 3rd at noon Eastern Time. *

Election results will be announced  3:30 PM EST, on Wednesday, Oct. 8,  at
the end of the NANOG General Session program.

*Membership and Sponsorship Table*
Beginning on Sunday afternoon, the Sponsorship Sales Director will be
available during posted hours in Constellation Foyer to answer your
Membership and Sponsorship questions. The Membership and Sponsorship table
is located near the registration area.

*Attendees Breakfast*
Served on the Constellation Foyer/Atrium (2nd Floor)
Welcome Breakfast Refreshments will be served on Monday from 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Power Breakfast will be served Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

*Attendees Lunch*
Welcome Lunch– Atrium (2nd Floor) The Welcome Lunch, open to all attendees,
will be on Monday at 12:00 p.m. This is a great time to begin the ever
famous, NANOG hallway conversations.

Tuesday and Wednesday lunches are on your own.

Sponsors <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog62/sponsors>
Please join us in thanking the NANOG 62 meeting host, contributors, and
sponsors for their generosity in support of the NANOG community.

Evening Socials for NANOG 62 Attendees

*Sunday Evening Events:*
Sponsored by: Netflix
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: USS Constellation Pier 1, 301 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202
Special Activities Available:  Tours of the ship, Buffet Dinner, D.J.

*Monday Evening Events:*
Sponsored by: EdgeConneX
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Where: Maryland Science Center 601 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21230
Special Activities Available: Planetarium shows (3); show times & topics
TBA, each show is 20 minutes
Food and beverage will be available!

*Tuesday Evening Events:*
6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. - The ever famous NANOG Beer n’ Gear will be held in
the Atrium (2nd Floor)

Sponsored by: DE-CIX
Time: 8:15 p.m. - 11:15 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Baltimore 300 Light Street Baltimore, MD 21202 (15th
Food and Beverages will be served.

*Wednesday Evening Events:*

Sponsored by: ARIN and Comcast
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: American Visionary Art Museum 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230

*Wireless Network(s)*
Hotel Guest Room Internet access is also offered free of charge.  Access
instructions will be provided upon check-in at the hotel.

Meeting wireless will be available beginning on Sunday, October 5th using
following Meeting Network SSIDs:

• nanog-arin-psk – WPA2-personal network utilizing a pre-shared key
• nanog-arin-5ghz-psk – WPA2-personal network utilizing a pre-shared key
(5GHz only)
• nanog-arin-1x– WPA2-Enterprise network utilizing 802.1x certificate-based
• nanog-arin-5ghz-1x– WPA2-Enterprise network utilizing 802.1x
certificate-based authentication (5GHz only)

When connecting to the 802.1x network, a username and password must be used
(you may also be asked to accept NANOG’s certificate).  When connecting to
the PSK network, only the password is required.

Username: nanog62
Password: nanognanog

The NANOG conference network is geared for high availability and
demonstrating industry best practices. The encryption offered by 802.1x and
WPA2-PSK is no replacement for the end-to-end security offered by IPsec,
SSL, SSH or similar VPN technology.

The Network Operations HelpDesk we be available during the posted
registration hours, should you have any questions for our network them
please feel free to contact them at NANOG-Eng at nanog.org.

*Identifying Ribbons on Badges*
While at NANOG 62 you can easily identify the following individuals by
colored ribbons on their badges:

• Board of Directors Member– Red Ribbon
• Program Committee Member– White Ribbon
• Development, Communications, BCOP, and Education Committee Member – Blue
• Staff – Special name badges
• Newcomer – Teal Ribbon
• Premium Sponsor – Violet Ribbon
• Meeting Sponsor  - Yellow Ribbon
• Press - Pink Ribbon

*Travel Links*
Via the NANOG webpage, we have provided a few highlights to make your stay
more enjoyable.  However should you have further questions regarding the
sites of the area always feel free to stop by the hotel Concierge Desk for
further recommendations.

*Ground Transportation and Parking:*
The Hyatt Regency Baltimore is just 10 miles from Baltimore/Washington
International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Hotel Parking: Self-parking - $28/night; Valet- $40/night; Hourly Parking -
0-1 hour $10, 1-2 hours $15, 2-3 hours $20, 3+ $28
Transportation: Taxi service will range from $35 - $40 one-way. Super
Shuttle will cost approximately $16.00. Click here to make a Super Shuttle

*Meeting Email Lists*
You may use the list nanog-attendee at nanog.org to communicate with
otherattendees about meeting activities. Messages sent to that list will go
to all other attendees who were registered to the list during registration.
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If you need help or have a comment or suggestion about the meeting
operations please send us an email to nanog-support at nanog.org.

Best wishes for good travel to NANOG 62. See you there!


NANOG Board of Directors and Staff

Betty Burke
NANOG Executive Director
48377 Fremont Boulevard, Suite 117
Fremont, CA 94538
Tel: +1 510 492 4030
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