The health and safety of the Wireshark and SharkFest communities is of the utmost importance to us and will continue to be our top priority. Due to recent evolving circumstances regarding COVID-19, as well as the current and continuing travel restrictions, the SharkFest'20 US conference has been cancelled.

Conference Agenda PDF

8:00am - 9:00am

Check-in & Badge Pick up

(Registration Table, Baise Ballroom Foyer)

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast (Basie C/C1)

9:00am - 12:00pm

Class in session (with morning breaks)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

LUNCH (Basie C/C1)

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Class in session (with afternoon breaks)

8:00am - 9:00am

Check-in & Badge Pick up

(Registration Table, Baise Ballroom Foyer)

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast (Basie C/C1)

9:00am - 12:00pm

Class in session (with morning breaks)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

LUNCH (Basie C/C1)

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Class in session (with afternoon breaks)

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast (Basie C/C1)

9:00am - 12:00pm

Class in session (with morning breaks)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

LUNCH (Basie C/C1)

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Class in session (with afternoon breaks)

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast (Basie C/C1)

9:00am - 12:00pm

Class in session (with morning breaks)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

LUNCH (Basie C/C1)

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Class in session (with afternoon breaks)

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast (Basie C/C1)

9:00am - 12:00pm

Class in session (with morning breaks)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

LUNCH (Basie C/C1)

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Class in session (with afternoon breaks)

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast (Basie C/C1)

9:00am - 12:00pm

Class in session (with morning breaks)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

LUNCH (Basie C/C1)

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Class in session (with afternoon breaks)

12:00pm - 8:00pm

SharkFest’20 US Check-In & Badge Pick-Up

(Registration Table, Baise Ballroom Foyer)

9:00am - 5:00pm

SharkFest Shoal Mentoring Lab OPEN

(Yardbird A)

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Developer Den Drop-in

(Yardbird B)

6:00pm - 8:30pm

SharkFest’20 US Welcome Dinner & Sponsor Showcase

SharkFest’20 US Attendees Only
(Basie BB1/CC1)

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast – Basie BB1/CC1

7:00am - 12:00pm

SharkFest Check-in & Badge Pick-up (Registration Table, Baise Ballroom Foyer)

8:00am - 9:00am

Keynote: Latest Wireshark Developments & Road Map

Instructors: Gerald Combs & Friends

9:15am - 10:45am

01: Back to the Basics

Instructor: Hansang Bae

11:00am - 12:30pm

04: Back to the Packet Trenches

Instructor: Hansang Bae

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

07: Trace File Case Files - How to analyze network issues 101

Instructor: Jasper Bongertz

3:15pm - 4:45pm

10: TBA

Instructor: Sake Blok

5:00pm - 6:00pm

13: Kismet & wireless security 101

Instructor: Mike Kershaw

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Sponsor Technology Showcase Reception, Treasure Hunt & Dinner

(Basie A/A1)

9:15am - 10:45am

02: TLS encryption & decryption: What every IT engineer should know about TLS

Instructor: Ross Bagurdes

11:00am - 12:30pm

05: How long is a packet? And does it really matter?

Instructor: Dr. Stephen Donnelly

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

08: When Hardware Goes Bad

Instructor: Andrew Brown

3:15pm - 4:45pm

11: Why an Enterprise Visibility Platform is critical for effective Packet Analysis?

Instructor: Keval Shah

5:00pm - 6:00pm

14: Troubleshooting Cloud Network Outages

Instructor: Chris Hull

9:15am - 10:45am

03: IPv6 troubleshooting with Wireshark

Instructor: Jeff Carrell

11:00am - 12:30pm

06: Analyzing 802.11 Powersave Mechanisms with Wireshark

Instructor: George Cragg

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

09: TLS debugging

Instructor: Peter Wu

3:15pm - 4:45pm

12: Jumbo frames & how to catch them

Instructor: Patrick Kinnison

5:00pm - 6:00pm

VISIT THE SHARKFEST SHOAL - Yardbird A

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast – Basie BB1/CC1

8:00am - 9:00am

Keynote

Speaker: Chris Sanders

9:15am - 10:45am

15: TBA

Instructor: Simon Lindermann

11:00am - 12:30pm

18: Analyzing Honeypot Traffic

Instructor: Tom Peterson

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

21: Troubleshooting slow networks

Instructor: Chris Greer

3:15pm - 4:45pm

24: The Packet Doctors are in! Packet trace examinations with the experts

Instructors: Drs. Hansang Bae, Sake Blok, Jasper Bongertz,Christian Landström with Kary Rogers

5:00pm - 6:00pm

27: TCP SACK overview & impact on performance

Instructor: John Pittle

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Sponsor Reception, Dinner & Group Packet Competition

9:15am - 10:45am

16: USB Anaylsis 101

Instructor: Tomasz Moń

11:00am - 12:30pm

19: Practical Signature Development for Open Source IDS

Instructors: Jack Mott & Jason Williams/

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

22: Troubleshooting Cisco Software Defined Access Architectures with Wireshark

Instructor: Josh Halley

3:15pm - 4:45pm

25: Enterprise packet capture using a distributed Wireshark environment

Instructor: Erick Powell

5:00pm - 6:00pm

28: Automation TIPS & tricks Using Wireshark/tshark in Windows

Instructor: Megumi Takeshita

9:15am - 10:45am

17: Dealing with difficult protocols and captures

Instructor: Richard Sharpe

11:00am - 12:30pm

20: IPv6 security assessment tools (aka IPv6 hacking tools)

Instructor: Jeff Carrell

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

23: Give Your Bytes a name, Part II

Instructor: Roland Knall

3:15pm - 4:45pm

26: Give Your Bytes a name, Part II

Instructor: Roland Knall

5:00pm - 6:00pm

29: TLS encryption & decryption: what every IT engineer should know about TLS

Instructor: Ross Bagurdes

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast (Basie BB1/CC1)

8:00am - 9:00am

SharkBytes - The SharkFest Signature Lightning Talks Keynote

9:15am - 10:45am

30: Intrusion Analysis and Threat Hunting with Suricata

Instructors: Josh Stroschein and Jack Mott

11:00am - 12:30pm

33: Trace File Case Files - How to analyze network issues 101

Instructor: Jasper Bongertz

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

36: Packet Command Line Foo

Instructor: Christian Landström

3:15pm - 4:45pm

39: A walkthrough of the SharkFest Group & Individual Packet Challenges

Instructors: Sake Blok, Christian Landström, and Jasper Bongertz

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Closing Remarks & Packet Challenge Awards

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Farewell Reception

9:15am - 10:45am

31: Introduction to WAN Optimization (Part 1)

Instructor: John Pittle

11:15am - 12:30pm

34: Introduction to WAN Optimization (Part 2)

Instructor: John Pittle

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

37: Improving packet capture in the DPDK

Instructor: Stephen Hemminger

3:15pm - 4:45pm

40: The other protocols (used in LTE)

Instructor: Mark Stout

9:15am - 10:45am

32: Will it Packet? Capturing non-traditional packets when you don’t have a NIC

Instructor: Mike Kershaw

11:00am - 12:30pm

35: IPv6: Build Your Own Lab Workshop, Part I

Instructor: Jeff Carrell

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - Basie BB1/CC1

1:30pm - 3:00pm

38: Pv6: Build Your Own Lab Workshop, Part II

Instructor: Jeff Carrell

3:15pm - 4:45pm

41: BACNet and Wireshark for Beginners

Instructor: Werner Fischer