AREON 2020 Annual Conference

Breakout Session Presentations Downloads

Each presenter at the AREON 2020 Annual Conference is asked to submit his or her presentation and make it available for download to conference attendees and other interested parties.  Click on a presentation title below to download it to your computer.  Check back at a later date for links to any additional presentations that were submitted late.

Morning Keynote Speaker

James Deaton, Great Plains Network
Embracing the Research Cyberinfrastructure Ecosystem


Technology Track

Session Presenter Title of Presentation
1 George Loftus, Internet2 Leveraging Regional And National Resources To Spark Innovation
2 Skip Bayro, Mist (Juniper) How AI and Machine Learning is Solving the Unique Challenges of WiFi Networks in Education
3 Bud Klink, Extreme Networks The Explosive Growth of Collegiate eSports
4 Zak Chalupka, Next Step Innovation Got IoT? Utilizing Clearpass to Identify and Secure a Campus Full of IoT
5 Scott Ramoly & Bobby Clark, AREON AREON Engineering Update & Roundtable


Innovation Track

Session Presenter Title of Presentation
2 Robert Nordmark, AREON Panel Discussion: Panel Discussion: University IT Response to a COVID-19 Outbreak
3 Rajiv Shenoy, Apogee Dual Transformation in Higher Education
4 JJ Jamison, Juniper Networks Speeding Up Research Data Transfers: Four Ways to Fast, Compare and Contrast
5 James Deaton, Great Plains Network Researcher Roundtable


Cybersecurity Track

Session Presenter Title of Presentation
2 Todd Thelen, Pure Storage Mitigating Against a Ransomware Attack
3 Frank Leyva, Radware Why Going for High Score is a Good Thing
4 Randy Watkins, CRITICALSTART SOAR vs MDR- How to Determine Best Fit for Your Organization
5 Steve Cochran, UAMS CISO Roundtable 


Management Track

Session Presenter Title of Presentation
1 Ari Winkleman, Involvio (Cisco) Digital/Virtual Student Involvement: the Cornerstone of Student Retention
2 Dr. Veysel Erdag, UA Little Rock Strategic Leadership and Strategic Alignment: Tools to Overcome Security Management Problems Effectively
3 Brian McDow, Collaborative Solutions, & Jeff Rapp, Workday Enhancing Student Success through Modern Technology
4 Grant Olsen & Brett Bailey, UAMS Transitioning from Ad-Hoc Requests to a Self-Service Reporting Solution
5 Steven Fulkerson, UA System CIO Roundtable