Conference Agenda

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Join the industry's top manufacturers at HiPoCON

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Check In & Breakfast

Breakfast will be available for in-person attendees and exhibitor booths will be open during this time.

8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Surviving the Storm: Strategies for Effective Cyber Incident Response Readiness

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Duane Schell Shawn Mendel Dean Sheley
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
(A-1) Aruba Networks Data Center Fabric Demo

Increase visibility and control with Aruba Fabric Composer. Join us for a live demo that shows you end-to-end network visibility. With automated detection, you can solve connectivity and performance issues before your users or business is impacted.

(A-2) Finding New Ways for the Network to Drive Your Organization Forward

Extreme Networks® makes networking simple, flexible, and scalable. We focus on making your network a strategic asset to power new services, ensure business continuity, and accelerate innovation.

Whether it’s powering the classroom of the future, improving patient care across hospitals, or powering citizen services across Smart Cities – the network has never been more critical to success and we help customers find new ways to leverage the network to drive better outcomes.

(A-3) Maximizing Your Endpoint Protection

Enhance your capabilities while reducing complexity and resource requirements while simultaneously strengthening endpoint protection for optimal security. Explore the capabilities of SMART Endpoint Protection, powered by High Point Networks™ and SentinelOne®.

This innovative solution saves you time and provides comprehensive visibility across multiple surfaces and features enterprise-grade prevention, detection, response, and hunting capabilities to ensure robust security across endpoints, cloud, and identity.

(A-4) Explore What's Possible with Microsoft Intune

With Microsoft Intune, IT administrators can easily manage a diverse range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, and PCs, from a single console. It streamlines device enrollment, configuration, and updates, simplifying the overall device management process and reducing IT overhead.

Join us for an immersive session, digging into vital tips you can implement within your organization.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Exhibitor Showcase

Meet and network with exhibitors at their physical or virtual booths.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sponsor Presentations

Presentations by Mitel®, Palo Alto Networks®, and Arctic Wolf®.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Leading the Tech Revolution to Feed & Build a Growing World

Lee Johnson is an engineering manager of technology development at John Deere. He and his team lead the advanced engineering and machine architecture projects for planting, small grains seeding, spraying, and nutrient application. Together, they develop new solutions and design initial concepts for machines.

In his 28 years with John Deere, Lee has been awarded more than a dozen patents along with multiple Deere Innovation, Collaboration, and Community Service awards. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from North Dakota State University. Lee also earned a systems design and management graduate certification from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lee Johnson
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(B-1) Enhance Your Organization's Security with Zero Trust Endpoint Protection

Level up your endpoint protection with SMART Endpoint Zero Trust powered by High Point Networks™ and Threatlocker®.

This added layer of endpoint security is a revolutionary product that combines application whitelisting, ringfencing technology, and data storage control to protect your business from malicious and misused software. This Zero Trust security solution offers a unified approach to protecting users, and endpoints against the exploitation of zero-day vulnerabilities.

Learn how this solution has prevented endpoints from being compromised during a real ransomware attack.

(B-2) Safe Security Culture

You have a company-wide security culture. Is it a positive one? A safe security culture includes practices, policies, and attitudes that prioritize the protection of sensitive information and the well-being of team members. It involves creating a positive environment where everyone feels empowered to ask questions and report potential security incidents.

Using real-world situations, let’s look at how you can actively participate in and grow a safe security culture at work and at home.

(B-3) Unlock More Value From Your Data with HPE

Align your strategy to modernization needs and maximize your IT investments. See how HPE can help you accelerate your edge-to-cloud transformation.

(B-4) Value and Proposition of Cloud Telephony

Join High Point Networks™ and Intermedia® as we discuss current telephony platforms, collaboration solutions, our available offerings, and ways you can enhance how you communicate and collaborate with your customers, vendors, and teams.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
(C-1) Cool Microsoft Features You Should Be Using

M365 comes with a full list of tools that empower your teams to work efficiently, discover new features that help optimize your work, increase productivity, and keep pushing collaboration to another level.

(C-2) Smart, Simple, Seamless

SMART, SIMPLE, SEAMLESS. With business needs driving the network, your IT infrastructure needs flexibility, security, and scalability to keep up. Deliver business outcomes faster with Aginel NaaS from HPE Aruba Networking. Join the Aruba team, as they showcase their innovative solutions.

(C-3) A New Generation of Access Control

A New Generation of Access Control - What happens when you take two industry leaders in physical security and put them together?

(C-4) The Journey of the Platform Approach

The foundation of any good security strategy starts at the perimeter. SMART Firewall, powered by High Point Networks™ and Fortinet®, provides superior edge protection coupled with highly certified engineers who will proactively monitor and manage all aspects of your firewall, giving you time to focus on the things that fuel your organization.

Join us for an immersive session and learn how you we can come alongside you and integrate with your existing IT staff to lessen the burden of deploying, maintaining, and operating critical IT assets.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ask-An-Expert Panel & Prize Drawing

An interactive opportunity to ask any question to our panel full of industry experts.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Exhibitor Showcase & Social Hour

Meet and network with exhibitors at their physical or virtual booths.