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Professional IT Community Conference Overview

All events held at the Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, NJ

Friday May 7th, 2010

Participants not registered for training are asked to arrive to register at 5pm

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration and Symantec Welcome Coffee
  Room A Room B Room C Room D
9:00 am – 10:30 am Time Management for System Administrators: A New Approach Seeking Senior and Beyond: The Tech Skills That Get You Promoted Introduction to Virtualized Storage Management Automating System Administration with Perl
10:30 am – 11:00 am Morning Break – for training students only
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Time Management for System Administrators: A New Approach Seeking Senior and Beyond: The Tech Skills That Get You Promoted Introduction to Virtualized Storage Management Automating System Administration with Perl
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch – for training students only
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm "Help! Everyone hates our IT department" What’s New in IIS 7.0/7.5? Intro to Powershell: Automate like a Wizard Essential IPv6 for Linux Administrators
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Break – for training students only
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm "Help! Everyone hates our IT department” What’s New in IIS 7.0/7.5? Intro to Powershell: Automate like a Wizard Essential IPv6 for Linux Administrators
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration for Conference Participants
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner – all attendees
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Evening Keynote
David N. Blank-Edelman –
Through the Lens Geekly: How SysAdmins Are Portrayed in Pop Culture
9:00 pm – ? Movie – TBA
 
 

Saturday May 8th, 2010

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration and Welcome Coffee
  Room C Room A Room B Room D
9:00 am – 10:30 am  Next Generation Storage Networking: Beyond Conventional SAN and NAS Opening Remarks:
William Bilancio
Keynote:
Thomas A. Limoncelli –
Smooth Operations: Improving the profession of system administration.
10:30 am –11:00 am Morning Break
11:00 am -11:45 am Next Generation Storage Networking: Beyond Conventional SAN and NAS  Pushing Boulders Uphill:
NOAA Updates – High Performance Computing across the WAN
Panel: Tech Women Rule! Creative Solutions for being a (or working with a) female technologist Unconference
11:45 am – 12:30pm Keeping Nagios Sane Unconference
12:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm  IT Policies: Why IT Policies are needed and how to develop them Technical Community Response for the Haitian Earthquake Budgeting for System Administrators
Unconference
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Drupal On-Demand Job-Hunting Skills for System Administrators
Unconference
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:30 pm – 4:15pm  IT Policies: Why IT Policies are needed and how to develop them An overview of Google’s technologies: GFS, MapReduce, and many more
Mentoring: It’s for everyone! Unconference
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Using Hierarchical Protection Domains for Network Security How to stop hating MySQL: Fixing common MySQL myths and mistakes Unconference
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Afternoon Keynote:
Eben M. Haber
System Administrators in the Wild: What we’ve learned from watching you!