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The 10th Anniversary

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High Point Networks is excited to be your host for our 10th Annual HiPoCON Technology Show & Conference. HiPoCON is an event for High Point Networks to say "thank you" to our customers for their loyalty and commitment to doing business, solving challenges, and working together. We hope you can attend so we can show you just what happens when we team up with our valued partners.
High Point Networks has put together a line-up of amazing, creditable speakers and topics for technology solutions to improve your business. Not only will there be a mix of technology topics that benefit you regardless of company size or industry, but also an array of presentations that take on the challenges we all face day-to-day.
Great Customers
Thank you to our customers! This day is all about YOU!


Vendor Showcase
This is your time to get to know our partners and their latest technologies.


Educational Breakout Sessions
When you register, you will get a chance to select sessions that are right for you!


Your Host
This event is proudly hosted by High Point Networks.








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The Breakdown

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


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8:00 AM

Check-in

Breakfast / Vendor Showcase
8:35am

Welcome

Tom McDougall
High Point Networks | President & CEO
8:40 am

Morning Keynote

Daniel Dulac | VP of Solutions Strategy, Extreme Networks

"Digital Transformation: Innovation or Extinction?"
9:25 am

Vendor Showcase

Get to know us and our partners.
9:50 am

Breakout Session A

A1: Evolving Security Challenges: Protecting Your Enterprise in the New Paradigm (HPE)
Location: TBD

A2: $100 Says We Can Break Into Your Network In Under 10 Hours (Infogressive)
Location: TBD

A3: How Mitel is Leading in Today's Contact Center Ecosystem (Mitel)
Location:TBD

A4: Online Password Cracking (High Point Networks)
Location: TBD

A5: Customer Panel - A Discussion with Your Peers (High Point Networks)
Location: TBD
10:20 am

High Point Networks Expert Panel

It's time to head back to the main stage and ask our experts.
11:30 am

Lunch / Vendor Showcase

Door Prize Teaser

11:30 am | A-L (Last Name) Lunch, M-Z (Last Name) Vendor Showcase

12:05 pm | M-Z (Last Name) Lunch, A-L (Last Name) Vendor Showcase
1:00 pm

Main Stage Commercials

(2) 5 minute commercials on the latest. We will hear from Extreme Networks and Mitel.

Mike Claypool | Senior Account Executive, Extreme Networks

Lou Gallagher | Contact Center Specialist, Mitel
1:15 pm

Afternoon Keynote

Jon Hauser | Founder, Prairie Heights

"What Am I Doing Here?"
2:00 pm

Vendor Showcase

Get to know us and our partners.
2:25 pm

Breakout Session B

B1: HPE Makes Hybrid IT Simple (HPE)
Location: TBD

B2: Decrypting Zero Day Threats In An Encrypted World (SonicWall)
Location:TBD

B3: Management, Analysis,and Deployment of Flexible Pools for Your Load Balancing Environment (A10 Networks)
Location: TBD

B4: Getting Your Microsoft House In Order (High Point Networks)
Location: TBD

B5: Social Engineering - What to Look for and How to Safeguard Against It! (High Point Networks)
Location:TBD
2:55 pm

High Point Networks & Datto Present: Your Secret Weapon In Your War Against Cybercrime

Brandon Conkins | Manager of Managed Services & NOC, High Point Networks

Eric Torres | Channel Development Manager, Datto
3:20 pm

Breakout Session C

C1: Security via Extreme Fabric and Extreme Control (Extreme Networks)
Location: TBD

C2: Cybersecurity: Partners in Protection (Axis Communications)
Location: TBD

C3: A Deeper Dive into DRaaS: Continued from the Main Stage Talk (High Point Networks)
Location: TBD

C4: Advanced SOCs & MSSPs & MDRs, Oh My! (RSA)
Location: TBD

C5: The Essential Element to Security (Gigamon)
Location: TBD
3:50 pm

Vendor Showcase

Get to know us and our partners.
4:10 pm

Door Prizes

Time to give out some prizes.

4:15 pm

Message from our President & CEO

Please welcome Tom McDougall. Then, enjoy a little HiPoCON v.10 video recap.
4:30 pm

Social

It's time for some great brews and even greater conversation.

Main Stage Talks

meet our speakers

Jon Hauser
Founder | Prairie Heights
Jon grew up in Williston, ND, in the home of a great leader, his mother! In 1989 he graduated from North Dakota State University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and in 1994 from Nazarene Theological Seminary with a MA in religious education.He worked as a high voltage substation engineer for 20 years for Burns and McDonnell and Ulteig Engineers. In 2000, he transitioned from an engineering career to a pastor, as he and his wife started a new church called Prairie Heights in Fargo, ND. Prairie Heights has grown from a few friends in a living room to a dynamic family of over 4,500 people and 16 full-time staff members. His passion is to help every person maximize their life impact. The formula he uses is “Character” times “Competence” times “Leadership Level” equals your “Life Impact”. His primary leadership textbooks are “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” by John C. Maxwell and the Bible.
Dan Dulac
Vice President of Solutions Strategy | Extreme Networks
Dan is responsible for go-to-market solution definition and execution at Extreme. His passion is exploring, designing and presenting solution strategies addressing today’s challenges while preparing for the needs of tomorrow. Dan has devoted his 20+ year career in the IP networking industry after receiving his BS Degree in Mathematics from the University of New Hampshire. In his keynote talk, Dan distills the core requirements every business must consider as they embark on their digital transformation journey.

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High Point Networks Expert Panel
That's right. You'll get the chance to ask our Experts.
THE MODERATOR:
Shawn Mendel | Director of Professional Services

THE PANEL OF SOLUTION ARCHITECTS:
Chris Watson | Data Center, Infrastructure; 8+ years
Mike Brekke | Data Center, Infrastructure; 20+ years
Patrick Fowler | Infrastructure, Networking; 15+ years
Kyle Bishop | Security; 15+ years
Scott Schneider | Networking, Unified Communications; 20+ years
Brandon Conkins
Manager of Managed Services & NOC | High Point Networks
Brandon will hit the Main Stage with Eric Torres of Datto and together they will discuss how business downtime is much more common than you may think. Every business faces risk of business interruption every day, from an employee clicking on something that they shouldn't have, hardware failure, the list just goes on and on. There are ways to protect your business from this loss of production time and data. They will explore real-world examples of downtime, and how you can protect yourself with a true business continuity solution – High Point Networks’ DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service). Included in their session will be the infamous Datto Disaster Demo, where they will demonstrate a complete recovery from a simulated network disaster using the Datto Siris technology. You will learn how to safeguard your organization with DRaaS and Datto, the leader in Total Data Protection.
Eric Torres
Channel Development Manager | Datto
Eric will hit the Main Stage with Brandon Conkins of High Point Networks and together they will discuss how business downtime is much more common than you may think. Every business faces risk of business interruption every day, from an employee clicking on something that they shouldn't have, hardware failure, the list just goes on and on. There are ways to protect your business from this loss of production time and data. They will explore real-world examples of downtime, and how you can protect yourself with a true business continuity solution – High Point Networks’ DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service). Included in their session will be the infamous Datto Disaster Demo, where they will demonstrate a complete recovery from a simulated network disaster using the Datto Siris technology. You will learn how to safeguard your organization with DRaaS and Datto, the leader in Total Data Protection.

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HiPoCON

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Watch to see how HiPoCON is becoming a growing tradition for High Point Networks.

Customer Testimonials

They Said It

"Great event, even for someone like myself who is not a 'techie'."
"This is my second time coming to this event. It is one of the most informative and non-sales orientated conference I have been to. Thank you High point and all vendors for your attendance - it was a great day."
"As always HiPoCON is a great and informative convention. We look forward to it every year. Thank you again!"
"Many good leadership and collaboration topics discussed not to mention the importance of understanding the evolving workforce."
"Enjoyed the day at HiPoCON, very informative information that was presented and always nice to be able to talk to vendors face to face."

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