[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG 64!

Betty Burke <[email protected]> betty at nanog.org
Sun May 31 01:33:29 UTC 2015

Dear NANOG 64 Attendees:

Welcome to NANOG 64, <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog64/home> hosted
by Netflix, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California.
We are expecting strong attendance with 1120 individuals registered for the
meeting.  Based on our registration data, 373 people have indicated they
are attending a NANOG meeting for the first time.  Of those attending, 223
are also NANOG Members.

The complete NANOG 64 agenda <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog64/agenda>is
available on the NANOG website, along with the NANOG meeting hotel space
You can download the agenda to your local electronic calendar via an .ics
file, or subscribe to the URL:

We are once again happy to provide a mobile app for the conference via
Guidebook. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and
Android devices.  Once the app is installed, select “Download Guides” at
the bottom and search for “NANOG 64”.  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!

*Meeting Check-in*
Meeting registration is in the Mezzanine Registration Area of the hotel.
When you arrive at the meeting, please check-in at the NANOG Registration
Desk to pick up your name badge, NANOG 64 T-shirt, giveaways and important
handouts.  Near Registration there is also an Attendee raffle sponsored by
XIRRUS for a Wireless Access Point device (WAP).  VERISIGN is sponsoring
the famous, NANOG Espresso Bar, where we have ample premium Espresso bar
baristas to service you near the General Session Space.

The registration desk will be open during the following hours:

• Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
• Monday - Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*Membership and Sponsorship Information*
Beginning on Monday afternoon, the Sponsorship Sales Director will be
available during breaks in the Italian Room or near the Registration area
to answer your Membership and Sponsorship questions.

*Attendees Breakfast and Lunch*

Monday: Welcome Breakfast will be served in the Georgian Room (Mezzanine
Level) and Alexandra’s (32nd floor) from 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Tuesday & Wednesday: Power Breakfast will be served in the Georgian Room
(Mezzanine Level) and Alexandra’s (32nd floor) from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Attendees Lunch
Welcome Lunch– in the Georgian Room (Mezzanine Level) and Victor’s &
Alexandra’s (32nd floor), 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
Tuesday lunch for our attendees will be served in the Georgian Room
(Mezzanine Level) and Victor’s & Alexandra’s (32nd floor) at 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday lunch will be on your own.

*Sponsors <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog64/sponsors>*
Please join us in thanking the NANOG 64 meeting host, contributors, and
sponsors for their generosity in support of the NANOG community.

*Evening Socials for NANOG 64 Attendees

Sunday Evening, May 31

Sponsored by: RagingWire Data Centers and NTT Communications
Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm
Where:  PianoFight, 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco
Join RagingWire Data Centers and NTT Communications  for the pre-NANOG 64
social. Featured entertainment includes  "The Funkery"  – local band of
NANOG’s very own, Steve Ginsberg, CIO of Pandora. And of course,
traditional San Francisco Clam Chowder, gourmet sliders, plus other
delectable cuisine and refreshments. Please bring your ID and NANOG 64 name
badge to enter.

Monday Evening, June 1

Sponsored by: NANOG 64 Host Netflix
Time: 8:00pm-12:00am
Where: Ruby Skye - 420 Mason St, San Francisco
Join Netflix for the NANOG 64 Welcome Social at Ruby Skye. The Cheeseballs
and DJ Josh Dukes will bring the funk with all of your dancing favorites
and Trapeze World will bring you gravity-free entertainment that will
mystify and excite you.  Please join us in kicking off this historic NANOG
meeting from 8pm-midnight

Tuesday Evening:

6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. - The ever famous NANOG Beer 'n Gear will be held in
the California and Elizabethan Ballrooms (2nd floor)

Tuesday Evening:

Sponsored by: Facebook
Time: 8:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Jones - 620 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Food and beverage will be available!

*Wireless Network(s) <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog64/internet>*
Hotel Guest Room Internet access utilizing hotel wireless infrastructure is
offered free of charge.  Access instructions will be provided upon check-in
at the hotel.

The following SSIDs are available for all attendees in conference rooms and
common areas:
NANOG – 802.1X, User: nanog Pass: nanog
NANOG-legacy – Open, unencrypted network, 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz

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

The Network Operations Office is located in the Essex Room (2nd Floor),
should you have any questions for our network them please feel free to
contact them at network-support at nanog.org.

Identifying Ribbons on Badges & Stickers
While at NANOG 64 you can easily identify the following individuals by
colored ribbons or stickers on their badges:

• Board of Directors Member– Red Ribbon
• Program Committee Member– White Ribbon
• BCOP, Communications, and Education Committee Member – Blue Ribbon
• Staff – Black Ribbon
• Newcomer – Green Sticker
• NANOG College Immersion - Orange Sticker
• Premium Sponsor – Violet Ribbon
• Meeting Sponsor  - Yellow Ribbon
• Press - Pink Ribbon

*Travel Links <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog64/inandaround>*
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 Westin St. Francis is just 15 miles from San Francisco International
Hotel Parking: Regular compact vehicles $58 (plus 14% tax) per day, and
oversized vehicles/SUVs $65 (plus 14% tax) per day.
Transportation: Taxi service will be about $55 one-way.

*Meeting Email List*
You may use the list attendee at nanog.org to communicate with other attendees
about meeting activities. Messages sent to that list will go to all other
attendees who are subscribed during registration. If you oversubscribed
from the list, you can re-subscribe subscribe now at:
This list is not to be used for marketing activities.

If you need help or have a comment or suggestion about the meeting
operations please send us an email at nanog-support at nanog.org.

Best wishes for good travel to NANOG 64. 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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