[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG 76!

NANOG Support nanog-support at nanog.org
Wed Jun 5 15:41:39 UTC 2019

Dear NANOG 76 Attendees:

Welcome to NANOG 76, sponsored by EdgeMicro, at the Renaissance Washington,
DC Downtown Hotel. We’re expecting strong attendance, with 798 individuals
registered for the meeting as of this email. Based on our registration
data, 214 people have indicated they’re attending a NANOG meeting for the
first time. Of those attending, 228 are also NANOG Members.


The NANOG 76 Agenda <http://www.cvent.com/d/s6qzk4/16K> is now available
and we also 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 76”. There are a number of features in Guidebook you
may like to use. You can download all, or only, the agenda items you wish.
You may search nearby restaurants, connect to social media sites, and you
can take the General and Daily Presentation survey directly from your
mobile device!

You can also download the agenda to your local electronic calendar via an
.ics file, or subscribe to the URL:

Meeting check-in

Meeting registration is in the Grand Foyer of the Renaissance. You will be
able to pick up your name badge and NANOG 76 t-shirt starting on Sunday
evening at 4pm. Wearing your name badge during the meeting is a requirement
at all times for security purposes. Please be advised that name badges are

The registration desk will be open during the following hours:

• Sunday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

• Monday - Wednesday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Be sure to stop by and visit the crowd-pleasing Espresso Bar, sponsored by
QTS Richmond NAP. The bar will be open Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 am. - 4:30
pm in the Congressional Registration Foyer.

Membership and sponsorship information

NANOG Membership <https://www.nanog.org/membership> is optional, however we
encourage you to consider joining. As a member, you will receive:


   Discounted meeting registration

   Special considerations at each NANOG meeting

   Recognition on NANOG’s website

   Workshops and photo sessions

   The ability to vote and set the direction of NANOG during elections

If you have questions regarding NANOG membership
<https://nanog.org/membership> or need assistance with your membership,
please contact 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.

If you have questions regarding Sponsorship opportunities
<https://nanog.org/sponsors/opportunities> or need assistance with your
NANOG 76 sponsorship, please contact sponsor-support at nanog.org. We extend a
special thank you to the NANOG 76 Sponsors


Daily Survey Giveaways will be drawn each day. Complete the daily survey
each day to enter the drawing for a PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch or Bose
wireless headphones.

Daily Events

NANOG conferences are 3 full 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 Grand Ballroom
   North/Central from 7:30 am to 9:45 am.

Attendees Lunch


   Monday & Tuesday: Lunch will be served in Grand Ballroom North/Central
   and open to all attendees from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm.

   Tuesday Lunch Option: Join us in Grand Ballroom South for the Women in
   Technology Discussion.

   Wednesday: Lunch will be on your own.

PM Breaks


   Monday-Wednesday, 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm in the Grand & Renaissance

Social Events & Networking Opportunities for NANOG 76 Attendees

Monday, June 10, 2019, Peering Coordination Forum

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: Grand Ballroom South

Sponsored by: Sparkle

Time: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm, NANOG Evening Social

Location: Buffalo Billiards

Address: Pier 1330 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Co-Sponsor: Iron Mountain

**Transportation will be provided **

Tuesday Evening, June 11, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Sponsors Reception

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, NANOG Beer 'n Gear

Location: Grand Ballroom

Sponsors: ADVA  Optical Networking, Ciena, Corero, Extreme Networks/NYIIX
Fujitsu, Infinera, IPv4 Global, Juniper Networks, Netscout, Nokia,
Precision Optical Transceivers, Windstream Wholesale

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 > 802.1X secured (2.4Ghz & 5Ghz)

      User: nanog

      Pass: nanog

   NANOG-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 Penn Quarter, should you have
any questions for our network team, please feel free to contact them at
nanog-eng at nanog.org. <NANOG-Eng at nanog.org>

Identifying Badge Colors, Ribbons & Stickers

While at NANOG 76, you can easily identify the following individuals by
colored badges, ribbons or stickers on their badges:

• Board of Directors Member – Red Badge

• Program 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 76 webpage <http://www.cvent.com/d/s6qzk4>, 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 76 attendees are subscribed to 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:

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

Best wishes for good travel to NANOG 76. See you in Washington, DC!


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