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.

ONUG Conference Day 1 – Tuesday, October 17th
Time Session
8:00-8:30 Breakfast and Technology Showcase
8:30-9:00 The ONUG Journey

  • Nick Lippis, ONUG
9:00-9:05 Digital Transformation – Executive Interview Video
9:05-9:35 Putting Cloud-Based Digital Transformation to Work 

  • GE
9:35-10:05 Securing Cloud-Based Software-Defined Infrastructure at Scale: Learnings from a Practitioner

  • Vantiv
10:10-10:45 Networking Break
10:45-11:30 Investment Panel

  • TBD
11:30-12:00 The Road to 2020 and Beyond: How Automation & Software-Defined Infrastructure is Shaping the IT Industry

  • Fidelity Investments
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Networking Break
1:00-2:00 Luncheon Partnership Series
2:00-3:00 ONUG Great Discussion: Build or Buy Enterprise IT Infrastructure?

  • GE
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Morgan Stanley
3:00-5:30 Interactive Time

  • Proof of Concept Presentations
  • Technology Showcase Demonstrations
  • Working Group Initiative Meetups
  • Fireside Chats
5:30-6:30 Cocktail Reception
7:00 Sponsor Customer Dinners

 

ONUG Conference Day 2 – Wednesday, October 18th
Time Session
8:00-9:00 Breakfast and Technology Showcase
9:00-9:50 Automation Container Orchestration & Infrastructure Implications in Hybrid Cloud Environments

  • Bank of America
  • Citigroup
  • GE
9:50-10:10 Red Hat Addresses Container Orchestration Implications Presentation

  • Red Hat
10:10-10:30 Google Addresses Container Orchestration Implications Presentation  

  • Google
10:30-11:00 Networking Break
11:00-11:20 Mesosphere Addresses Container Orchestration Implications Presentation

  • Mesosphere
11:20-11:40 Rancher Labs Addresses Container Orchestration Implications Presentation

  • Rancher Labs
11:40-12:20 Automation Container Orchestration & Infrastructure Implications in Hybrid Cloud Environments: Lessons Learned & Community Discussion

  • Bank of America
  • Citigroup
  • GE
12:20-1:20 Lunch and Networking Break
1:20-2:20 Luncheon Partnership Series
2:20-3:15 Town Hall Meeting: How Fast Will Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Disrupt IT Jobs? 
3:15-5:00 Interactive Time

  • Proof of Concept Presentations
  • Technology Showcase Demonstrations
  • Working Group Initiative Meetups
  • Fireside Chats
5:00-5:30 Closing Remarks 
5:30-7:00 After Party 

Agenda is subject to change.

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.

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.