2014 Tech Summit

Marist College
Student Center
Nelly Goletti Theatre
Poughkeepsie, NY

[ Agenda | Travel | Shuttle | Accommodations | Sponsors | Register ]

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 8:45am - 4:45pm
$75 Registration fee
Registration and Breakfast will be available at 8:00am
Breakfast and Lunch menus support Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-free options

NYSERNet is presenting the Network Security and Engineering Technical Summit (Tech Summit) this year at the Marist College Student Center. The Tech Summit will feature presentations of interest to Network Engineers, Security Engineers, and Systems Administrators that represent innovations in technology and efforts to stay abreast of emerging technologies affecting Higher Education and K-12 institutions. The Tech Summit will convene at 8:45am on June 12th, 2014 with breakfast and registration to start at 8:00am.

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2014 Tech Summit Agenda:

[ Detailed PDF Agenda ]



2014 Tech Summit Travel Information:

[ Marist College Campus PDF Parking Map ]

On campus parking for the Tech Summit will be in the McCann / Sheahan Lot. This lot is highlighted on the Marist Parking Map. We strongly recommend that attendees use the South Entrance to the campus as it is the closest to the McCann/Sheahan parking lot. Signs and Marist staff will guide those that park in this lot to the Student Center entrance to the Summit.

Marist College Campus Map
[ www.marist.edu/about/map.html ]

Marist College Online Visitor’s Center
[ www.marist.edu/about/visit.html ]

Directions to Marist College Campus
[ www.marist.edu/about/directions.html ]

Traveling By Car
From Long Island
From the Whitestone and Throggs Neck Bridges, take the Hutchinson River Parkway North to I-684; continue onto I-84 West to exit 13 (Route 9 North). Marist College is located approximately 15 miles north on the left side of Route 9.

From New York City
Take the Hutchinson River Parkway to 684 North to I-84. Take I-84 West to exit 13 (Route 9). Marist College is located approximately 15 miles north on the left side of Route 9.

From Northern New York
Take the New York State Thruway South to Exit 18 (New Paltz). Take Route 299 East to Route 9W South; continue on 9W to Route 44-55 (Mid-Hudson Bridge) Poughkeepsie. Make the first right off the bridge and immediately follow signs for Route 9 North, Hyde Park. Marist College is located approximately 1-1.5 miles north on the left side of Route 9.

From New Jersey
Take the New Jersey Turnpike to the Garden State Parkway North to the New York State Thruway. Take the Thruway North to Exit 17 (Newburgh). Take I-84 East to exit 13 (Route 9 North). Marist College is located approximately 15 miles north on the left side of Route 9.

By Train
Metro-North Commuter Railroad connects New York City’s Grand Central Terminal with Poughkeepsie. For timetables, call 800-METRO-INFO or visit their website. (Approximately $22) Poughkeepsie is also served by Amtrak. For schedules, call 1-800-872-7245. (Approximately $31)

By Taxi
Taxi service is available from the Poughkeepsie train station to campus (approximately $5).
AAA Taxicab Service 845-473-7600
Anthony’s Taxi 845-485-8580
Del-Roy Taxi 845-452-1222
Yellow Cab 845-471-1100

By Bus
Service is available from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City via Short Line Bus 1-800-631-8405.

By Airplane
Stewart International Airport (28 miles to Marist College)
John F. Kennedy International Airport (96 miles to Marist College)
LaGuardia Airport (89 miles to Marist College)
Newark International Airport (95 miles to Marist College)
Albany International Airport (90 miles to Marist College)
Westchester County Airport (63 miles to Marist College)

There are three major airports in the New York City area: John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) is located on Long Island about 12 miles (20km) from Manhattan. LaGuardia Airport is located on Long Island, about 8 miles (15km) from New York City, and Newark International is in New Jersey about 12 miles (20 km) across the Hudson River to the west of New York City. In addition, Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, Westchester County Airport in White Plains, and Albany Airport in Albany are all within a two-hour drive of Marist College.

By Airport Shuttle
New York Airport Shuttle Service - The shuttle arrives and departs in front of Grand Central Train Station, where Metro-North trains depart for and arrive from Poughkeepsie. New York Airport Shuttles run to Grand Central Train Station from JFK and LaGuardia Airports between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. approximately every 15-30 minutes. Shuttles run seven days per week, 365 days per year. The bus stops are located directly outside the baggage claim area at both airports. The fee is $15.00 from JFK and $12.00 from LaGuardia. The trip to Manhattan is approximately 50 - 70 minutes long. You may call 1-212-875-8200 for additional information.

Coach USA Airport Express - Attendees arriving at Newark Liberty Airport (New Jersey) can also travel to Grand Central Railway Station via Coach USA Olympia Bus Service. It provides transportation every 15-30 minutes between Newark Liberty Airport and Manhattan -365 days a year. Buses run from 4:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. The fare is $14.00 from Newark Liberty Airport to Grand Central Station. Note: When checking the website, Newark Liberty Airport is listed as being in New York State. Call them toll free at 1-877-863-9275 for additional information.

By Limousine

Visconti
17-23 Dickson Street
Newburgh, New York 12550
845-562-5671
www.viscontirides.com

All Transportation Network
5450 Rt. 9W
Newburgh, NY 12550
845-258-9879
www.alltrans.net

Classic Coach
79 Haviland Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-6615
845-229-1000
www.classiccoachlimousines.com

Mahogany Ridge
LaGrangeville, NY 12540
845-724-4403
www.mahridge.com

Area Restaurants

Christos
155 Wilbur Boulevard
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845-471-3400
www.christoscatering.com

Cosimo’s Trattoria
120 Delafield Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-485-7172
www.cosimospoughkeepsie.com

Coyote Grill
2629 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
845-471-0600
www.coyotegrillny.com

Shadows on the Hudson
176 Rinaldi Blvd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-486-9500‎
www.shadowsonthehudson.com

Bonefish Grill
2185 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-432-7507‎
www.bonefishgrill.com



2014 Tech Summit Hotel and Train Shuttle:

NYSERNet has partnered with Marist College to provide hotel and train shuttle services for Tech Summit participants on the day of the event, June 12th. Shuttle services will be provided from the hotels in the morning to the Marist Campus and to and from the Metro North Railroad Station. A Metro North train currently arrives in Poughkeepsie from NYC in the morning at 8:08 am. A JTR shuttle bus will be waiting for you at the Poughkeepsie Train Station's bus-stop stand. If the train is late, the shuttle will wait for you. A train will depart from Poughkeepsie to NYC at 5:39 pm and 5:54 pm and will be served by a shuttle from the Summit site as well. You can view schedules and information about the train at: http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/planning/schedules/ Be sure to Click for lines East of Hudson when checking the schedule on the site. We will be sure to pick you up if you arrive on the first train of the morning. Also, Taxi service is available from the Poughkeepsie Train Stain to Marist. Taxi options are available at: http://www.marist.edu/studentlife/dccc/taxinumbers.html

A shuttle bus will also be picking up participants from the three Summit hotels. The shuttle will depart the Residence Inn at 7:20 am, the Poughkeepsie Courtyard at 7:30 am, and the Holiday Inn at 7:40 am. The shuttle will arrive at the Marist Student Center at 7:55 am. Please indicate on your registration form if you require a shuttle ride back to your hotel.

Those seeking to make special travel arrangements (ie. travel from an airport) please contact us at techsummit@nysernet.org for assistance.



2014 Tech Summit Accommodations:

[ Poughkeepsie Residence Inn | Poughkeepsie Courtyard | Poughkeepsie Holiday Inn Express ]

Poughkeepsie Residence Inn
Address: 2525 South Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
Web Site: Poughkeepsie Residence Inn
Distance from Marist: 4.9 miles
Phone Number: 1-800-321.2211
Group Code: NYSERNet 2014 Tech Summit
Cutoff date: May 21, 2014
Discounted Rate: $149.00

Room Blocks for June 11

In order to book with the room block, please reference NYSERNet 2014 Tech Summit while making reservations to be eligible for the group rate. The cutoff date for the group rate is Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Online Room Reservations: Single King Bed Room.

Poughkeepsie Courtyard
Address: 2641 South Road/Route 9, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
Web Site: Poughkeepsie Courtyard
Distance from Marist: 4.3 miles
Phone Number: 1-800-321.2211
Group Code: NYSERNet 2014 Tech Summit
Cutoff date: May 21, 2014
Discounted Rate: $129.00 for King Bed Room
Discounted Rate: $139.00 for Double Bed Room

Room Blocks for June 11

In order to book with the room block, please reference NYSERNet 2014 Tech Summit while making reservations to be eligible for the group rate. The cutoff date for the group rate is Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Online Room Reservations: Single King Bed Room or Two Double Bed Room.

Poughkeepsie Holiday Inn Express
Address: 2750 South Road, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
Web Site: Poughkeepsie Holiday Inn Express
Distance from Marist: 4 miles
Phone: 1-845-473-1151
Group Code: NYS
Cutoff date: May 11, 2014
Rate: $119.00 per room/per night plus tax (tax 12.125%)

In order to book with NYSERNet’s 2014 Tech Summit Room Block, please reference the Group Code, NYS, while making reservations to be eligible for the group rate. The cutoff date for the group rate is May 11, 2014.



2014 Tech Summit Sponsors:

The following leaders are participating as sponsors at this year’s Conference. We would like to thank each one for their generous sponsorship commitment. As we all know, without sponsorship, events like this just would not be possible. The networking opportunities are very valuable to us all and we appreciate the dedication and commitment of each sponsor.


SMP logo


cisco logo


Dell logo


Lightower logo


VMware logo


RGTS logo


Cogent logo


Gigamon logo


We are continuing to search for leaders willing to sponsor this event. If you would like more information regarding becoming a sponsor this year or in future events, please contact us.