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Metropolitan Pavilion 125 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011

ONUG Agenda

ONUG Fall will include keynotes and panels designed to provide a diversity of opinions on open infrastructure deployment from IT business leaders. IT architects and designers will take the stage to discuss their motivations for deploying SDN and the business benefits they are receiving from the technology. Industry leaders and early adopters will share best practices to consider when contemplating the move to an SDN strategy.

Below is a sample agenda and is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.

Agenda Key

RED – Indicates a Fireside Chat, open only to IT business leaders.

YELLOW – Indicates a Closed Door Session, closed to press, bloggers, vendors, and service providers. 

GREEN – Indicates an Open Door Session, open to everyone. 

ONUG Conference Day 1 – October 24th
8:00-9:00 Breakfast and Technology Showcase
9:00-9:30 IT Leader Keynote
9:30-10:00 IT Leader Keynote
10:00-10:30 Technology Showcase Break
10:30-11:15 IT in 2020: View for the Future the Industry from IT Executives Panel
11:15-12:00 Working Group Update Working Group Update Working Group Update
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Technology Showcase
1:00-1:20 Luncheon Partnership Series
1:20-1:40 Luncheon Partnership Series
1:40-2:00 Luncheon Partnership Series
2:00-2:45 Working Group Update Working Group Update Working Group Update
2:45-3:15 Technology Showcase Break
3:15-4:00 IT Leader Panel
4:00-5:00 The ONUG Great Debate
5:00-7:00 Cocktail Reception
ONUG Conference Day 2 – Tuesday, October 25th
8:00-9:30 Breakfast and Technology Showcase
8:00-9:30 Fireside Chat  Fireside Chat Fireside Chat Fireside Chat
9:45-10:15 Closed Door IT Leader Keynote
10:15-10:45 Closed Door IT Leader Keynote
10:45-11:30 IT Business Leader Panel Discussion
11:30-12:00 IT Leader Panel
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Technology Showcase 
1:00-1:20 Luncheon Partnership Series
1:20-1:40  Luncheon Partnership Series
1:40-2:00  Luncheon Partnership Series
2:00-2:45  Working Group Update
2:45-3:30 Analyst Panel
3:30-4:00 Technology Showcase Break
5:00-5:15 ONUG Town Hall Meeting
5:00-5:15 Closing Remarks
5:15-8:30 ONUG After Party

Agenda is subject to change.

Attendance Policies

Fireside Chat Policy

ONUG Fireside Chats are open exclusively to IT business leaders from enterprise, education, and government agency sectors. Note that IT executives employed by high tech companies that sell equipment and software plus services are not allowed access to Fireside Chat sessions. IT executives employed by service providers are also excluded from Fireside Chat session access. In addition, financial and industry analysts, consultants, distributors, and integrators are not allowed access.
This policy will be strictly enforced without exception at ONUG. In addition, recording, blogging, tweeting, or posting by all Fireside Chat attendees is strictly prohibited. ONUG Fireside Chat sessions are color coded red in the ONUG Conference schedule.

Closed Door ONUG Conference Session Policy

Select ONUG Conference sessions are CLOSED to press, bloggers, vendors, and service providers. In addition, these sessions are not audio or video recorded. Summary tweets and social media posts are allowed without attribution to presenters or their affiliated firms; however, presentation photos are strictly prohibited and may not be posted to social media. Closed Door ONUG Conference sessions are color coded yellow in the ONUG Conference schedule.

Open Door Conference Session Policy

Select ONUG Conference sessions are OPEN to all attendees including press, analysts, vendors, service providers, and IT executives. These sessions are color coded green in the ONUG Conference schedule.