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 open infrastructure solutions and the business benefits they are receiving from the technology. Industry leaders and early adopters share best practices to consider when contemplating the move to cloud-based software-defined infrastructure.

Time Day 1 – Tuesday, October 17
8:00 AM Breakfast and Technology Showcase
8:10 AM
8:20 AM
Welcome to ONUG Google Self-Guided QwikLabs
8:30 AM The State of ONUG
Nick Lippis, ONUG
8:40 AM
8:50 AM
9:00 AM Digital Transformation Video Arista Tutorial
CTO/CIO Panel

Moderator: Rhett Dillingham, Moor Insights & Strategy
Panelists: Chris Drumgoole, GE
Tsvi Gal, Morgan Stanley
J Ram, Independent (ex-Goldman Sachs)

9:10 AM
9:20 AM
9:30 AM
9:40 AM How Will IT Infrastructure Spending Shift in the Cloud Era

Panelists: Cliff Grossner, IHS Markit Technology
Paul Silverstein, Cowen

9:50 AM
10:00 AM
10:10 AM
Networking Break in Technology Showcase
10:20 AM
10:30 AM
10:40 AM
Security & Compliance in the Age of Cloud-Based, Software-Defined Infrastructure

Moderator: Fred Lima, eBay
Panelists: Andrew Turner, Vantiv

10:50 AM
11:00 AM
11:10 AM
11:20 AM
11:30 AM Putting Cloud-Based Transformation to Work
Jim Fowler, GE
11:40 AM
11:50 AM
12:00 PM Lunch and Technology Showcase
12:10 PM
12:20 PM
12:30 PM
12:40 PM
12:50 PM
1:00 PM Luncheon Partnership Session: Viptela Arista Tutorial (continued) Google Self-Guided QwikLAbs
1:10 PM
1:20 PM Luncheon Partnership Session: Riverbed
1:30 PM
1:40 PM Luncheon Partnership Session: Versa
1:50 PM
2:00 PM Networking Break in Technology Showcase
2:10 PM
Great Discussion: Build or Buy Enterprise IT Infrastructure?

Moderator: Ernest Lefner, Bank of America
Panelists: Chris Drumgoole, GE
Tsvi Gal, Morgan Stanley
Swamy Kocherlakota, S&P Global
Suneet Nandwani, eBay

2:20 PM
2:30 PM
2:40 PM
2:50 PM
3:00 PM
3:10 PM
INTERACTIVE SESSIONS
3:20 PM Open SD-WAN Exchange Meetup Discussion

Chairmen: Conrad Menezes, Bank of America
Steve Wood, Cisco

FIRESIDE CHAT: Practical Infrastructure Automation Approaches PoC Google Self-Guided QwikLabs
3:30 PM
PoC
3:40 PM
3:50 PM PoC
4:00 PM
DevOps for Software-Defined Infrastructure
Robert McCarthy, Ernst & Young
PoC
4:10 PM
4:20 PM PoC
4:30 PM
Software-Defined Security Services Meetup Discussion

Chairmen: Fred Lima, eBay
Rakesh Kumar, Juniper

FIRESIDE CHAT: SRE Roundtable Discussion PoC
4:40 PM
4:50 PM PoC
5:00 PM
PoC
5:10 PM
Networking Break in Technology Showcase
5:20 PM PoC
5:30 PM
5:40 PM
Cocktail Reception
5:50 PM
6:00 PM
6:10 PM
6:20 PM
6:30 PM
6:40 PM
6:50 PM
7:00 PM
Time Day 2 – Wednesday, October 18
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:10 AM
8:20 AM
8:30 AM Digital Transformation Video Google Self-Guided QwikLabs
How Automation & Software-Defined Infrastructure is Shaping IT at Fidelity
Maria Azúa, Fidelity
8:40 AM
8:50 AM
9:00 AM
Automated Container Orchestration & Infrastructure Implications in Hybrid Cloud Environments
Moderator: Rhett Dillingham, Moor Insights & Strategy
Panelists: Carlos Matos, Bank of America
Bruce Pinsky, Intuit
Adam Raymer, GE
Harmen Van der Linde, Citigroup
9:10 AM PoC
9:20 AM
PoC
9:30 AM
Red Hat
Speaker TBD
9:40 AM PoC
9:50 AM
PoC
10:00 AM Google
Kelsey Hightower, Google
Allan Naim, Google
10:10 AM PoC
10:20 AM Networking Break in Technology Showcase
10:30 AM
10:40 AM
10:50 AM Mesosphere
Tobi Knaup, Mesosphere
PoC
11:00 AM
PoC
11:10 AM
Rancher Labs
Speaker TBD
11:20 AM PoC
11:30 AM
PoC
11:40 AM Automated Container Orchestration & Infrastructure Implications in Hybrid Cloud Environments: Lessons Learned

Moderator: Rhett Dillingham, Moor Insights & Strategy
Panelists: Carlos Matos, Bank of America
Bruce Pinsky, Intuit
Adam Raymer, GE
Harmen Van der Linde, Citigroup

11:50 AM PoC
12:00 PM Lunch and Technology Showcase Break
12:10 PM
12:20 PM
12:30 PM
12:40 PM
12:50 PM
1:00 PM Luncheon Partnership Series Session Google Self-Guided QwikLabs
1:10 PM
1:20 PM From the Trenches: Hybrid Multi-Cloud at GE

Adam Raymer, GE
Shafeeq Shaikh, GE
Shane Stakem, GE

PoC
1:30 PM
PoC
1:40 PM
1:50 PM PoC
2:00 PM Networking Break in Technology Showcase
2:10 PM
Town Hall Meeting: How Fast Will Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Disrupt IT Jobs?

Moderator: Neal Secher, State Street
Panelists TBD

PoC
2:20 PM
2:30 PM PoC
2:40 PM
PoC
2:50 PM
3:00 PM PoC
3:10 PM
INTERACTIVE SESSIONS
Software-Defined Application, Infrastructure, and Network Monitoring
Stephen Collins, ACG Research
FIRESIDE CHAT: SD-WAN Google Self-Guided QwikLabs
3:20 PM
3:30 PM
3:40 PM
3:50 PM
Monitoring & Analytics Meetup

Chairmen: Aryo Kresnadi, FedEx
Neal Secher, State Street

4:00 PM
4:10 PM
4:20 PM
4:30 PM Hybrid Multi-Cloud Meetup
Speakers TBD
FIRESIDE CHAT: Containers or Serverless Architecture
4:40 PM
4:50 PM
5:00 PM
5:10 PM
Networking Break in Technology Showcase
5:20 PM
5:30 PM
5:40 PM
Cocktail Reception
5:50 PM
6:00 PM
6:10 PM
6:20 PM
6:30 PM
6:40 PM
6:50 PM
7:00 PM

Agenda is subject to change.

Agenda Key

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

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

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.