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TRUSTED BY INDUSTRY LEADERS

TAUGHT BY INDUSTRY LEADERS

Laura Chappell     Mike Pennacchi     Tony Fortunato

CORE-IT PROS CONFERENCE

ONLINE CONFERENCE

AUGUST 22-26, 2022
PLUS ONE WEEK ACCESS ON-DEMAND

 
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LAURA CHAPPELL

Founder/CEO,
Chappell University, Creator of WCNA Program

www.chappellU.com

​Laura Chappell researches, documents, and presents information on network protocols, analysis, troubleshooting, Wireshark, network forensics, and interplanetary Internet communications. Ms. Chappell created the WCNA Certification program (formerly referred to as the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Certification program). Ms. Chappell is often called in to analyze more complex network problems that require visibility into the communications system. Laura has been living at packet level since 1989.

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MIKE PENNACCHI

TONY FORTUNATO

Founder
Network Performance Specialists, LLC

www.nps-llc.com
 

​Mike Pennacchi has been troubleshooting networks for the last 25 years.  He started out as an application developer and network administrator.  When attending an Interop session in 1995, Mike discovered his love for capturing/analyzing network traffic with open source and commercial tools.  Since then, Mike has traveled the world resolving network problems and teaching others how to solve their networking issues. Since 1997, Mike has been an Interop instructor, volunteer, sponsor, and lead network engineer.

Sr. Network
Performance Specialist
The Technology Firm
www.thetechfirm.com

 

​Tony Fortunato is a network performance expert who has been designing, implementing, and troubleshooting networks since 1989. The Technology Firm provides clients of all sizes with services ranging from project management, network design, consulting, troubleshooting,
custom-designed training courses, and installation.
Tony started his career building and supporting financial trading floor networks and ISPs, where he learned to integrate and support equipment from a variety of vendors.

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EVENT OVERVIEW

Three Full-Day Workshops

Cross-Over Keynotes

Open Virtual Offices

General Sessions

DIY Labs

Tech Tip Series

Case Studies

WCNA Certification Center

Open Badge Center

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Three no-nonsense, concentrated workshops focused on core network protocols, tools, and skills to manage today's complex networks. Each workshop will be recorded and available online until the end of the event (September 2nd at 6:00 pm Pacific Time).

 

Join Laura, Mike, and Tony as they share their experiences in the industry, favorite tools and techniques learned over the years, and recommendations for keeping up with technology.

Bring your questions to talk live with Laura, Mike, and Tony in their virtual offices.

On-demand general sessions enable you to take training on your schedule 24 hours a day throughout the event.

Ready to get your hands dirty? Tactile learners will love the step-by-step hands-on labs that walk you through key tasks and tools covered during the workshops, keynotes, and general sessions.

Short and sweet. The Tech Tip Series offers rapid training on key topics. Got a minute? Learn a skill!

Real-world case studies take you behind the scenes from the initial call for help to the final resolution of various network issues.

Laura answers questions on the WCNA Certification program and advises you on how to prepare for the WCNA Exam.

Three Open Badges will be awarded for successfully completing the quizzes related to the three event workshops.

Full Event Access: $995 (Workshops, Labs, Keynotes, Case Studies, Resources, and more)

Free Area Access: $0 (Tech Tips, Partner Showcase, Certification Lounges, Packet Pub)

 

Full Event Access: $995 (Workshops, Labs, Keynotes, Case Studies, Resources, and more)

Free Area Access: $0 (Tech Tips, Partner Showcase, Certification Lounges, Packet Pub)

EVENT AGENDA

LIVE and ON-DEMAND CONTENT

August 22

DAY 1
Chappell Workshop

CORE Packets and Protocols

Focus on Wireshark and network analysis techniques for troubleshooting, optimizing, and securing your network.

August 25

DAY 4
Keynote and
Open Virtual Offices

During this keynote, Laura, Mike, and Tony cross over into each other's workshop topics to share insider tips.

After the keynote, join Laura, Mike, and Tony in their Virtual Offices.
Bring your questions or just lurk.

August 23

DAY 2
Pennacchi Workshop

CORE Tools and Tips

Focus on a variety of commercial and open source tools every IT professional MUST HAVE in their toolbox.

August 26

DAY 5
Keynote and
Open Virtual Offices

During this keynote, Laura, Mike, and Tony share insider tips on their favorite tools and techniques.

After the keynote, join Laura, Mike, and Tony in their Virtual Offices.
Bring your questions or just lurk.

August 24

DAY 3
Fortunato Workshop

CORE Skills for Success

Focus on problem assessment, workflows, documentation, and a planned, logical methodology to get faster results.

August 22 -September 2


ON-DEMAND CONTENT
 

On-Demand content available throughout the event:

Recorded Workshops/Keynotes

General Sessions

Tech Tip Series

Case Studies

DIY Labs

Open Badge Center

WCNA Certification Center

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND CORE-IT PROS?

  • Join a powerhouse trio of industry leaders for accelerated troubleshooting, optimization, and network forensics training.

  • Learn insider tips and tricks to get to the root of network issues FAST.

  • Quickly get up to speed on the most effective commercial and open source tools and techniques.

  • Meet up and talk with Laura, Mike, and Tony LIVE in their virtual offices.

  • Launch General Sessions to enhance your knowledge or troubleshooting, optimization, and network forensics skill sets.

  • Your time is precious. Jump into the Tech Tip Series to learn new skills or technology in just a few minutes.

  • Get insights into how Laura, Mike, and Tony approached problems in a series of real-world case studies.

  • Acquire hands-on experience using the tools and techniques discussed in the workshops and General Sessions.

  • Achieve Open Badges for each of the three workshops.

  • Learn how to efficiently prepare for the WCNA Certification exam.

Full Event Access: $995 (Workshops, Labs, Keynotes, Case Studies, Resources, and more)

Free Area Access: $0 (Tech Tips, Partner Showcase, Certification Lounges, Packet Pub)

 
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REGISTRATION FAQ

How Do I Purchase Multiple Seats?

The registration system enables you to purchase up to 10 seats at one time. You will be prompted for your buyer information first (which you can copy to the attendee area if you are an attendee as well). Fill out separate attendee information to complete registration for multiple seats. If you need assistance, please contact us at info@coreitpros.com.  

Do You Offer Group Discounts?

 

Purchasing 10 or more seats for your team? Contact us at info@coreitpros.com for discount information and the ability to "fast register" your team.

 

Can I Get a Substitute if I Can't Attend?

If you are registered but unable to attend, another attendee within your organization may be designated to take your place at no additional charge. All substitution requests must be submitted by the original attendee via e-mail to info@coreitpros.com.

 

What is the Cancellation Policy?

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to info@coreitpros.com. Cancellations fourteen (14) days or more before the event start date will receive a full refund minus $100 administrative fee. Cancellations less than fourteen (14) days before the event start date will not be refunded. Please refer to the Substitutions section.

How will this Appear on my Credit Card Statement?

Tickets to this event are processed through Chappell University and will appear on your credit card statement as "ChappellU-CORE-IT."

I Have More Questions. How do I Reach You?

Please send questions to info@coreitpros.com.