[Attendee] Welcome to NANOG 83!

Nanog Marketing marketing at nanog.org
Wed Oct 27 18:48:30 UTC 2021

Hello NANOG 83 Attendees,

Welcome to NANOG 83! The conference host sponsor is Kentik, and will take
place online + in person November 1-3 in Minneapolis, MN.  Below is what
you’ll need to know to participate.



   Arrivals + Check-in

   Name Badge Information

   Wireless Network Information

   NANOG 83 Surveys

   Meeting only email lists


The NANOG 83 Agenda <https://www.nanog.org/events/nanog-83/agenda/> is now
available on the NANOG website. You can also download the agenda to your
local electronic calendar via an .ics file when you are signed in with your
NANOG Profile, and click the heart on the talks you want to add to your

Arrivals + check-in

There will be a vaccination checkpoint outside the Great Lakes ballroom
(4th floor) where we will verify your vaccination status and conduct
temperature checks. You may provide either the Clear App QR code, your
individual US state issued QR code, or your Covid-19 vaccination card +ID.
Once inside the NANOG event space, you may pick up your conference badge
and meeting t-shirt. Please be advised that we will check temperatures upon
re-entry of the NANOG event space. The most recent travel and safety
guidelines <https://www.nanog.org/events/nanog-83/safety-travel/> can be
found on the NANOG website.

Meeting registration will be located in the Grand Lakes Foyer of the Hyatt,
and will be open during the following hours:


   Sunday    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

   Monday    10:00 am - 6:30 pm

   Tuesday    8:00 am - 6:30 pm

   Wednesday    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Name Badge Information

Please be advised, wearing your name badge during the meeting is a
requirement at all times for security purposes. Name badges are

Identifying Badge Colors

While at NANOG 83, you can easily identify the following individuals by
colored badges:

• Staff – Purple Badge

• Member  – Blue Badge

• Non-Member  – Green Badge

• Premium Sponsor – Red Badge

• Meeting Sponsor – Orange Badge

Wireless network(s)

Hotel guest room Internet access utilizing the 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 Lake Bemidji. Please feel free
to contact our network team with questions at nanog-eng at nanog.org.

NANOG 83 surveys

Daily survey giveaways will be drawn each day. Complete the daily survey
each day to enter the drawing for a $100 gift card.

Meeting email lists

NANOG 83 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 safe travel to NANOG 83. We look forward to seeing you in
person or online!


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