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ENGAGE 19

Annual Technology & User Summit

April 14-18, 2019
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Nashville, Tennessee USA

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EARLY BIRD OFFER!

Register for ENGAGE 19 in the month of December and gain priority access to enroll in the most popular (and free!) boot camps and sessions when the agenda launches in early 2019. Classes fill-up fast so this is a great opportunity to save your seat now!

Join us at ENGAGE 19 for exclusive, first-hand exposure to our most advanced solutions in service assurance, cyber security, business intelligence and more.

Digital business strategies require rock-solid operational excellence. But if you want to plot a successful course to digital transformation and next-gen networks, you need intelligent solutions for today and the future. ENGAGE 19 is our annual technology and user summit provided for our Enterprise, Carrier and Security customers and partners. This exclusive event provides hands-on learning sessions to help you build a high-performing, secure network environment that drives vital digital business models.

Why Attend ENGAGE 19?

Based on your feedback we brought back some favorites and doubled the number of labs. Check out the video below to learn about what you can expect during your time at ENGAGE 19.

Top Reasons to Attend

Professional certifications, guaranteed four boot camps or labs per attendee, and networking with your peers are just some of the top reasons to come to Engage. Watch this 2-minute video from Tracy Steele, VP of Global Services and NETSCOUT University, to learn more.

War Games

Join us in the ultimate gaming experience, where you will learn not only critical DDoS defense skills and countermeasures, but will put them to work in a war game. In this real-time simulation of a DDoS attack, you’ll man both attack and defense positions for several rounds and earn the ultimate reward: knowledge. Walk away with critical insights on how attackers make their moves and how you can leverage current DDoS defense tactics in response.
WATCH this video to learn more.

Situation Rooms

Take hands-on learning to the next level in a situation room, where attendees attack and solve real-life problems within a set timeframe, with prizes awarded to the first to come up with the answer. As the session progresses, the situations grow more challenging. Situation Room labs were the hot sessions of ENGAGE 18, and they’ll be bigger and better than ever this year. Don’t miss out!

Bootcamps and Labs

Dive into hands-on learning with boot camps and training on a wide array of topics including: cloud, security, packet flow switch, unified communications & collaboration and customized nGeniusONE boot camps.

Peer-to-Peer Networking Events

Welcome Reception

  • Date: Sunday, April 14th
  • Time: 7pm-10pm
  • Location: Gaylord Event Center

Come help us kick off ENGAGE 19 at the Welcome Reception located at the Gaylord Event Center at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. You will have a chance to catch up with old friends, chat with peers, and connect with NETSCOUT engineers and executives, and enjoy great food and drink.

Customer Appreciation Evening

  • Date: Monday, April 15th
  • Time: 7pm-10pm
  • Location: Luke’s 32 Bridge - Nashville, Tennessee

Join us for an evening at country music star, Luke Bryant’s brand-new restaurant bar. Enjoy the exciting “vibe” of Nashville. The exclusive event will include local music talent, games, delicious food and drinks right in the heart of the downtown entertainment district. This is a must-attend event and a great opportunity to network with your peers and the NETSCOUT team.

THE TAP ENGAGE SPEAKEASY

  • Date: Wednesday, April 17th
  • Time: 5pm-8pm
  • Location: The District area at the Gaylord Opryland

An annual tradition and always popular – The TAP! Enjoy a casual evening with traditional pub food and craft beers. Come, share your stories with your friends and NETSCOUT family at The TAP!

2018 Highlights

ENGAGE 2018 Highlights

From boot camps to networking sessions, ENGAGE 18 helped more than 700 attendees from around the world learn how to protect and support our increasingly connected world.

ENGAGE Schedule

Sun, April 14th

1 PM (CT)

Kicks off with Enterprise and Service Provider Boot Camps

7 PM (CT) - 10 PM (CT)

Welcome Reception: An evening of networking with your peers, industry experts, and NETSCOUT executive leaders

Mon, April 15th

9 AM (CT) – Noon (CT)

Welcome and Executive Keynotes

1 PM (CT) – 5 PM (CT)

Technology roadmaps and general sessions for each track

7 PM (CT) – 10 PM (CT)

Customer Appreciation Evening

Tue, April 16th

8 AM (CT) – 5PM (CT)

Solutions sessions and Boot Camps

Wed, April 17th

9 AM (CT) – Noon (CT)

Technical Training and Boot Camps

5 PM (CT) – 8 PM (CT)

The TAP Annual Networking Event

Thur, April 18th

8 AM (CT) – Noon (CT)

Technical Training and Boot Camps

ENGAGE 19 Conference Certification

Enterprise Conference Certification

Led by NETSCOUT University experts, our conference certification training offers in-depth technical training via fast-paced boot camps that focus on new features, incident triage, and instructor-led find-and-fix use cases. By completing the conference certification, you can return to the office with indispensable new skills that will add immediate value to your company and help maximize the investment in NETSCOUT solutions.

ENGAGE 19 offers stellar professional development opportunities that enhance your skill sets via hands-on learning and knowledge sharing. This year, NETSCOUT University will offer a conference certification that encompasses enterprise, service provider, and security disciplines.

Interested? Here’s how to qualify for certification:

  • Complete seven credit hours of training, which must include a minimum of one core boot camp. Attendees may choose technical training and boot camps from any of the hands-on sessions to fulfill this core certification requirement.
  • Take and submit the associated exam for each core boot camp attended.
  • Fulfill the remaining credit-hour requirements by attending elective technical training sessions.

Example: Attend one four-hour boot camp, submit exam, and attend three one-hour elective sessions.

Here’s what YOU need to do:

Space is limited, so register today. Then once available in February, begin building out your conference agenda to earn a conference certification at ENGAGE 19.

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JUSTIFY YOUR ATTENDANCE: Download templates and customize your request to attend.

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Venue and Travel

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA +1 615-889-1000
ENGAGE 19 is being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in the heart of Nashville. This luxury hotel allows you to hit all the high notes of Music City both in the area and under one roof. This world-class conference space combined with spacious accommodations are the perfect backdrop for this premier user conference.

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FAQ

We are excited to offer registration for ENGAGE 19 for Free.

Customers and partners of NETSCOUT and Arbor in Enterprise and Carrier Service Provider markets: Operators, engineers, architects, analysts, managers, and directors in the areas of IT, Network or Security functions.

While ENGAGE 19 is a free event to the NETSCOUT family of customers, we appreciate notice of cancellation as we plan meals, room set-ups and transportation around registered attendees. Please inform us if you are unable to attend.

Business casual attire is recommended. You may want to bring a sweater or jacket in case of cool temperatures in session rooms.

Looking for more information? Download ENGAGE 19 FAQs

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