[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG 71!

NANOG Support nanog-support at nanog.org
Thu Sep 28 15:16:17 CST 2017

Dear NANOG 71 Attendees:

Welcome to NANOG 71, sponsored by EQUINIX, at the Fairmont San Jose hotel.  We are expecting strong attendance, with 1,159 individuals registered for the meeting as of this email.  Based on our registration data, 316 people have indicated they are attending a NANOG meeting for the first time.  Of those attending, 296 are also NANOG Members.

The NANOG 71 Agenda <http://www.cvent.com/events/nanog-71/custom-116-4f71b2f3181e49c1ab199f5d5d405bb8.aspx> is available on the NANOG website, along with the NANOG Meeting Space <https://custom.cvent.com/8E1A463F10054EB1977EF1F15266238E/pix/add56a16a7f248149179d51268fee4d7.png>.

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 71”.  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:  https://pc.nanog.org/static/published/meetings/NANOG71/agenda.ics <https://pc.nanog.org/static/published/meetings/NANOG71/agenda.ics>
Meeting Check-in
Meeting registration is in the Market Street Foyer, Second Floor - Main Building of the hotel. When you arrive at the meeting, please check-in at the NANOG Registration Desk to pick up your name badge, NANOG 71 T-shirt, and additional important handouts.  You are required to wear your badge during the meeting at ALL times for security purposes.  Badges are non-transferrable.  

The registration desk will be open during the following hours:
• Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
• Monday - Wednesday 7:30 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 - Wednesday, 8:30am - 4:30pm in the Market Street Foyer.

Membership and Sponsorship Information
NANOG Membership <https://www.nanog.org/membership> is optional, however we encourage you to consider joining your colleagues <https://profile.nanog.org/public/members>.  As a member, you will receive:
Discounted Meeting Registration
Special Considerations at each NANOG meeting
Recognition on NANOG website
Workshops and Photo Sessions
Most important, the ability to vote and set the direction of NANOG during the Elections taking place October 2, 8:00AM - October 4, 12:00PM Pacific

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 71 sponsorship, please contact sponsor-support at nanog.org <mailto:sponsor-support at nanog.org>.  We extend a special thank you to the NANOG 71 Sponsors <http://www.cvent.com/events/nanog-71/custom-19-4f71b2f3181e49c1ab199f5d5d405bb8.aspx>.

Daily Survey Giveaways will be drawn each day.  Complete the daily survey to enter the drawing for a TUMI backpack containing a YETI rambler, phone charger, NIKE golf hat & other goodies, donated by: Infomart

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 Breakfast will be served in the Regency 1 Ballroom (2nd Level - Main Building)  from 7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Attendees Lunch
Monday & Tuesday: Lunch will be served in the Regency 1 Ballroom (2nd Level - Main Building) open to all attendees, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday Lunch Option: Join us in Regency 2 Ballroom (2nd Level - Main Building) for the Women in Technology Discussion.
Wednesday: Lunch will be on your own.

PM Breaks
Monday-Wednesday, 3:00-3:30pm in the Market Street Foyer

Evening Socials for NANOG 71 Attendees <http://www.cvent.com/events/nanog-71/custom-114-4f71b2f3181e49c1ab199f5d5d405bb8.aspx>
Please bring your NANOG 71 name badge to enter the Evening Socials.

Monday Evening, October 2, 2017

Monday, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
“A Night in the Market”
Sponsored by: EQUINIX, Facebook, & Netflix
Location: San Pedro Square Market
Address: 87 N. San Pedro St. San Jose, CA 95113

Tuesday Evening, October 3, 2017

Sponsors Reception 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
All Attendees 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
NANOG Beer 'n Gear
Where: Regency Ballroom (2nd Level - Main Building)
Open to NANOG 71 attendees, please join us for the ever famous Beer n’ Gear

Tuesday, 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Socializing Under the Palms
Sponsored by: NANOG
Location: Circle of Palms (Next door to hotel)
Address: 127 S. Market Street San Jose, CA 95113

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-ARIN > 802.1X secured (2.4Ghz & 5Ghz)
User: nanog
Pass: nanog
NANOG-ARIN-legacy > Open, unencrypted network (2.4Ghz & 5Ghz) Send email to nanog-eng at nanog.org should you need assistance.

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 Terrace Room (2nd Level - Main Building), 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 71, 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 71 webpage <http://www.cvent.com/events/nanog-71/custom-38-4f71b2f3181e49c1ab199f5d5d405bb8.aspx>, 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 71 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 71. See you in San Jose!



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