SharkFest'18 Retrospective

SharkFest’18 US, back at the Computer History Museum, was populated by 300 Wireshark enthusiasts from over 19 countries and succeeded in its overall mission to educate and inspire the assembled Wireshark community thanks to the core developers, instructors, sponsors, volunteers, staff, and generous knowledge-sharing by attendees.

SharkFest'17 Retrospective

SharkFest’17 was the first on the east coast of the United States and was a huge success! Hundreds of IT Professionals from many countries found their way to Carnegie Mellon University to share their Wireshark wisdom and experience, and to enjoy one another's company over the course of the conference days. To view keynotes, session presentations and more, please read on.

SharkFest'16 Retrospective

SharkFest’16 has been said to be the best SharkFest ever! Many IT Pros from 18 countries came to the Computer History Museum to share Wireshark wisdom, and to enjoy one another's company during the conference.

SharkFest'15 Retrospective

SharkFest’15, at the Computer History Museum, had 300+ IT Professionals from 25 countries attending. It succeeded thanks to the SharkFest coordinating crew, sponsors, instructors, and Wireshark core developers.

SharkFest'14 Retrospective

SharkFest '14 was held at the Dominican University in San Rafael, CA, and had keynote speakers Vinton Cerf, one of the "fathers of the Internet", and Tim O'Neill, Chief Contributing and Technology Editor for LoveMyTool.

SharkFest'13 Retrospective

SharkFest'13 was at UC Berkeley in California and featured keynotes by Gerald Combs, Wireshark founder; Rich Seifert, President of Networks and Comm.; and Charles Kaplan, Senior Technical Director at Riverbed.

SharkFest'12 Retrospective

SharkFest'12 was held at UC Berkeley in California and had keynote addresses by astronomer/author Clifford Stoll and Steve Riley, Technical Leader for the CTO at Riverbed.

SharkFest'11 Retrospective

SharkFest '11 was held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California and featured a keynote address by Steve McCanne, co-founder and CTO of Riverbed Technology.

SharkFest'10 Retrospective

SharkFest '10 was held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California and featured a keynote address by Van Jacobson, Creator of tcpdump and a research fellow at PARC.

SharkFest'09 Retrospective

SharkFest’09 was held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California and featured keynotes by Harry Saal, Founder, CEO and President of Network General Corporation, and Dr. Lawrence Roberts, Creator of the ARPANET and CEO and Founder of Anagram.

SharkFest'08 Retrospective

SharkFest '08 was held at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California and featured a keynote address by Vint Cerf, an American computer scientist, who is recognized as one of the "fathers of the Internet".