[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG 70!

NANOG Support nanog-support at nanog.org
Fri May 26 20:14:21 UTC 2017

Dear NANOG 70 Attendees:

Welcome to NANOG 70, sponsored by NTT Communications, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue Hotel.  We are expecting strong attendance, with 897 individuals registered for the meeting as of this email.  Based on our registration data, 247 people have indicated they are attending a NANOG meeting for the first time.  Of those attending, 232 are also NANOG Members.

We are excited to announce the NANOG Network Operators Scholarship program, which was launched in April.  The first round of applications will be completed by June 2, with awards to be made in September 2017.  Learn more about the program here:  NANOG Network Operators Scholarship <https://nanog.org/resources/scholarships> and pass the information along or consider applying yourself.

The NANOG 70 agenda <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog70/agenda> is available on the NANOG website, along with the NANOG meeting space, Hotel Floor Plans:  Lobby Level <https://nanog.org/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/lobby-levelv2.jpg>, Second Floor <https://nanog.org/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/second-floorv2.jpg>, Third Floor <https://nanog.org/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/third-floorv2.jpg>.   

If you are arriving in Bellevue early, consider joining the NANOG 70 Hackathon <https://nanog.org/meetings/nanog70/hackathon> with host sponsor Facebook, taking place on Sunday, June 4, 2017.  Registration <https://www.cvent.com/events/hackathon-at-nanog-70/registration-6d6bb25840ea46b7aa62781ee46672d1.aspx?fqp=true> is free, but required.  The full Hackathon agenda <https://nanog.org/meetings/nanog70/hackathonagenda> is also available on the NANOG website.

We provide a mobile app for the conference via Guidebook <https://guidebook.com/getit/>. The app is compatible with iOS and Android devices.  Once the app is installed, select “Download Guides” at the bottom and search for “NANOG 70”.  There are a number of features in Guidebook you may like to use.  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!

You can also download the agenda to your local electronic calendar via an .ics file, or subscribe to the URL:  http://www.nanog.org/sites/default/files/ical/nanog.ics <http://www.nanog.org/sites/default/files/ical/nanog.ics>
Meeting Check-in
Meeting registration is in the Grand North Foyer, Second Floor of the hotel. When you arrive at the meeting, please check-in at the NANOG Registration Desk to pick up your name badge, NANOG 70 T-shirt, and additional important handouts.  

The registration desk will be open during the following hours:
• Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Monday - Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Be sure to stop by and visit the crowd pleasing sponsored Espresso Bar.  The bar will be open Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm in the Grand North Foyer.

Membership and Sponsorship Information
Staff are available to help answer any and all Membership and Sponsorship questions.  

If you have questions regarding NANOG Membership <https://nanog.org/membership> or need assistance with your Membership, please contact member-support at nanog.org <mailto:member-support at nanog.org>. If you become a NANOG Member during the conference, be sure to stop by Registration and pick up your premium drink tickets for the Tuesday night Beer n’ Gear.  Also as NANOG Members, be sure to sign-up for an Individual Photo Session <https://www.timetosignup.com/nanog/sheet/62659> with the NANOG Photographer.

If you have questions regarding Sponsorship Opportunities <https://nanog.org/sponsors/opportunities> or need assistance with your NANOG 70 sponsorship, please contact sponsor-support at nanog.org <mailto:sponsor-support at nanog.org>.  We extend a special thank you to the NANOG 70 Sponsors <https://nanog.org/meetings/nanog70/sponsors>.

Daily Events
NANOG conferences are full of days with many events.  Below is a list of activities taking place outside of the Agenda Programming.

Attendees Breakfast
Monday - Wednesday: Extended Welcome Breakfast will be served in the Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)  from 7:30 a.m. to 9:35 a.m.

Attendees Lunch
Monday & Tuesday: Lunch will be served in the Evergreen Ballroom E-I (Lobby Level) open to all attendees, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
NEW for NANOG 70 - Tuesday Lunch option, join us in Evergreen Ballroom A-D (Lobby Level) for a Women in Technology Discussion.
Wednesday: Lunch will be on your own.

PM Breaks
Monday-Wednesday, 3:30-4:00pm in the Grand Foyer

Evening Socials for NANOG 70 Attendees <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog70/socials>
Please bring your NANOG 70 name badge to enter the Evening Socials.

Sunday Evening, June 4, 2017

Sunday, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: NANOG
Location: Lucky Strike
700 Bellevue Way NE Suite #250
Bellevue, WA 98004

Monday Evening, June 5, 2017

Monday, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
NANOG Peering Coordination Forum
Sponsored by: Equinix and Netflix
Where: Cedar Ballroom (Second Floor - Cascade Tower)
Open to NANOG 70 attendees
Peering Representatives who have not requested a table can do so here <https://nanog.org/meetings/nanog70/pcf>.

Monday, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: NTT Communications
Location: Parlor Bellevue
700 Bellevue Way NE Suite #300
Bellevue, WA  98004

Tuesday Evening, February 7

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
NANOG Beer 'n Gear
Where: Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)
Open to NANOG 70 attendees, please join us for the ever famous Beer n’ Gear

Tuesday, 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Facebook
Location: Lucky Strike
700 Bellevue Way NE Suite #250
Bellevue, WA 98004

Wireless Network(s)
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 2 SSIDs are available for all attendees in conference rooms and common areas:
Wireless SSIDs:
NANOG - This is 802.1X secured using the login information below (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz)
User: nanog
Pass: nanog
NANOG-legacy - This is an open, unencrypted network (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz)

The NANOG conference network is geared for high availability and demonstrating industry best practices. Please note while there is encryption offered by 802.1x, it 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 Maple room (Third Floor - Olympic Tower), should you have any questions for our network team, please feel free to contact them at nanog-eng at nanog.org. <mailto:NANOG-Eng at nanog.org>
Identifying Badge Colors, Ribbons & Stickers
While at NANOG 70, you can easily identify the following individuals by colored badges, ribbons or stickers on their badges:
• Board of Directors Member – Red Badge
• Program & Communication Committee Members – Blue Badge
• Staff – Teal Badge
• Newcomer – Dark Green Sticker
• NANOG College Immersion – Orange Badge
• Premium Sponsor – Violet Sticker
• Meeting Sponsor – Yellow Sticker
• Speaker – Blue Ribbon
• Press – Pink Ribbon

Travel Links
Via the NANOG 70 webpage <https://www.nanog.org/meeting/nanog70/travelinfo>, 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.

Meeting Email Lists
NANOG 70 attendees are subscribed to attendee at nanog.org <mailto:attendee at nanog.org>, a moderated list, used to support communication with other attendees about meeting activities.  If you unsubscribed from the list, you can re-subscribe at:http://mailman.nanog.org/mailman/listinfo/attendee <http://mailman.nanog.org/mailman/listinfo/attendee>
If you need help or have a comment or suggestion regarding meeting operations please send us an email at nanog-support at nanog.org <mailto:nanog-support at nanog.org>.

Best wishes for good travel to NANOG 70. See you in Bellevue!



Betty Burke
NANOG Executive Director
2864 Carpenter Rd. Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Tel: +1 866 902 1336
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