A single-day dual-track user conference to discuss industry challenges around Access, DevSecOps, and deploying secure systems at scale.

San Francisco, CA
November 9, 2022

PAM the robot waving

The Teleport Connect Experience

Teleport Connect is a single-day dual-track user conference. This event is a chance for the Teleport community to get together and discuss the industry challenges surrounding Access, DevSecOps, and deploying secure systems at scale.

Hosted at the historic San Francisco Mint, this is a unique opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate with others through a plethora of presentations, panels, office hours, demos and more!

After a day of presentations, we'll retreat to the historic Vaults for a speakeasy happy hour.

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Why Attend?

Teleport Connect gathers leading technologists to further the education and advancement of infrastructure access and deploying secure systems at scale.

Teleport Connect 2022 attendees and speakers will get a unique chance to:

  • Attend 15+ brand new sessions on infrastructure access management at a historic venue in the heart of San Francisco
  • Speak on the main stage to spotlight your team's innovation in cybersecurity and access management to the entire Teleport Community and industry
  • Network with like-minded innovators in cybersecurity and infrastructure access during this inaugural user event hosted by an industry leader
  • Hone your technical expertise to stay on top of the competition, fast-track your team's evaluation of PAM solutions
  • Tap into a unique opportunity to meet Teleport's executives via meet-and-greets, CTO office hours, and more

Schedule at a Glance

8:00 - 9:00 AM PST

Registration, Networking with Breakfast & Coffee

9:00 - 9:10 AM PST

Opening Remarks

9:10 - 9:50 AM PST

Keynote - Building The Department of Yes by Kevin Hanaford, Head Of Security Engineering @ Discord.

9:50 - 10:15 AM PST

Scaling Infrastructure Access by Ev Kontsevoy, Teleport CEO

10:15 - 10:30 AM PST

Networking & Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 AM PST

Connecting Self-Driving Semi Trucks

Kote Mushegiani, Developer Experience Team Lead @ Embark Trucks

Panel: Empowering the next generation

Moderated by Mary D'Onofrio, Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, Panelists: Ada Lin, Security Engineer @ Teleport, Gina Rosenthal, Founder @ Digital Sunshine Solutions

11:00 - 11:30 AM PST

Continuous Same Day Teleport Delivery

Sako M, Sr. DevOps @ Gladly

Modernizing DoorDash's internal access story with Teleport

Luke Christopherson, Software Engineer @ DoorDash

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Managing Dropwizard with Teleport

Hunter Madison, Cloud Architect @ IBM Instana

HA Teleport in Multi-Account AWS

Josh Wieder, Senior Systems Administrator @ BuyersEdgePlatform

12:00 - 12:30 PM PST

"Huh, I didn't know Teleport could do that!"

Gus Luxton, Solutions Engineer @ Teleport

Extend Teleport by using Rundeck and Slack API's

Tomer Tcherniak, Senior SRE @ Qwilt

12:30 - 1:30 PM PST

Networking & Lunch

1:30 - 2:15 PM PST

Panel: Access at Scale

Moderated by Ben Arent, DevRel Manager @ Teleport. Panelists: Joseph Conti, Production Engineer @ Jump Trading Group. Chris, Production Engineer @ Jump Trading Group

CISO Panel

Moderated by Reed Loden, VP of Security @ Teleport. Panelists: Donnie Hasseltine, CISO @ Xenon Partners, Annalea Ilg, CISO @ Figment

2:15 - 2:45 PM PST

Deploying Teleport at Scale with Custom Infrastructure

Jussi Lundstedt, Senior Site Reliability Engineer @ Dropbox

Eliminating Security Overhead

Annalea Ilg, CISO @ Figment

2:45 - 3:00 PM PST

Networking & Coffee Break

3:00 - 3:30 PM PST

(mis)Using Teleport as a Fleet Management Tool

Ethan Wright, Embedded Security @ Worldcoin

Ephemeral Kubernetes Environments

John Baird, Senior Cloud Architect @ JasperAI

3:30 - 4:00 PM PST

How We Extended Teleport Seamlessly to Our 100's of Clusters

Eddie Wassef, Chief Architect @ Vonage

Deploying in the Fray

Matthew Davis, Director, Senior Systems Architect @ Moody's

4:00 - 4:15 PM PST

Networking & Coffee Break

4:15 - 4:45 PM PST

What's coming in 2023? Policies as a code and device trust by Sasha Klizhentas, CTO @ Teleport

4:45 - 5:00 PM PST

Closing Remarks by Ev Kontsevoy

5:00 - 7:00 PM PST

Speakeasy Happy Hour & Heavy Hors D'oeuvres @ the Vaults

Our Speakers

Ada Lin (she/her)

Panel: Empowering the next generation

Ada Lin (she/her)

Teleport

Panel: Empowering the next generation. This panel will discuss how to build teams to solve modern infrastructure and security challenges. We will also discuss how to build a team that is empowered to solve problems and make decisions. Regardless of Title. DevOps, DevSecOps, SecOps, SRE, etc, we will discuss how to build a team that is empowered to solve problems and make decisions. How can modern teams best solve modern infrastructure and security challenges?...

Annalea Ilg (she/her)

Eliminating Security Overhead

Annalea Ilg (she/her)

Figment

Talk: Balancing security and operational efficiencies within the blockchain ecosystem utilizing Teleport. The Discussion will include threats, weaknesses, risks, and the associated preventative controls and assurance that Teleport provides....

Ben Arent (he/him)

Panel: Access at Scale

Ben Arent (he/him)

Teleport

Panel: Access at Scale. This panel will be a discussion about how teams have scaled Teleport to support thousands of users and hundreds of servers....

Chris Spann (he/him)

Panel: Access at Scale

Chris Spann (he/him)

Jump Trading Group

Panel: Access at Scale. This panel will be a discussion about how teams have scaled Teleport to support thousands of users and hundreds of servers....

Donnie Hasseltine (he/him)

CISO Panel: Panelist

Donnie Hasseltine (he/him)

Xenon Partners

Panel: CISOs discuss how they are using Teleport to secure their organizations....

Eddie Wassef (he/him)

How We Extended Teleport Seamlessly to Our 100's of Clusters

Eddie Wassef (he/him)

Vonage

Talk: Integrating Teleport with our CI/CD and K8s operators to enforce security standards across the entire stack but do so transparently....

Ethan Wright (he/him)

(mis)Using Teleport as a Fleet Management Tool

Ethan Wright (he/him)

Worldcoin

Talk: How Worldcoin uses Teleport to do basic fleet management tasks like inventory tracking, patching, and deployment....

Ev Kontsevoy (he/him)

Scaling Infrastructure Access

Ev Kontsevoy (he/him)

Teleport

Keynote: Scaling Infrastructure Access from Teleport CEO....

Gina Rosenthal (she/her)

Panel: Empowering the next generation

Gina Rosenthal (she/her)

Digital Sunshine Solution

Panel: Empowering the next generation. This panel will discuss how to build teams to solve modern infrastructure and security challenges. We will also discuss how to build a team that is empowered to solve problems and make decisions. Regardless of Title. DevOps, DevSecOps, SecOps, SRE, etc, we will discuss how to build a team that is empowered to solve problems and make decisions. How can modern teams best solve modern infrastructure and security challenges?...

Gus Luxton (he/him)

Huh, I Didn't Know Teleport Could Do That!

Gus Luxton (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: Highlighting some different ways that Teleport could be used to make your life easier and your home lab cooler....

Hunter Madison (he/him)

Managing Dropwizard with Teleport

Hunter Madison (he/him)

Instana

Talk: Instana makes heavy use of Dropwizard, including its wonderful administrative endpoints exposed over HTTP. The one negative to this is that it's been traditionally difficult to secure and audit their use at scale. While VPNs and shared credentials can cover you, it's not the best setup. With Teleport though, we've been able to get secure and audited access to these internal services hassle-free. To show how, lets break down the setup and configuration process across both Dropwizard and Teleport....

John Baird (he/him)

Ephemeral Kubernetes Environments

John Baird (he/him)

Jasper.ai

Talk: Dynamically provisioning environments, backed by teleport and using Dynamic Application Registration, to support collaboration at scale....

Joseph Conti (he/him)

Access at Scale: Panelist

Joseph Conti (he/him)

Jump Trading Group

Panel: Access at Scale. This panel will be a discussion about how teams have scaled Teleport to support thousands of users and hundreds of servers....

Josh Wieder (he/him)

HA Teleport in Multi-Account AWS

Josh Wieder (he/him)

buyersedgeplatform.com

Talk: A quick overview of some of the obstacles to a successful IAC deployment of Teleport in an enterprise AWS environment (and how to overcome them)....

Jussi Lundstedt (he/him)

Deploying Teleport at Scale with Custom Infrastructure

Jussi Lundstedt (he/him)

Dropbox

Talk: Telling the story of how Dropbox is deploying Teleport on tens of thousands of nodes while adapting it to the hybrid cloud, an entirely custom IAM solution, monitoring stack, build system and other quirks of our infrastructure....

Kevin Hanaford (he/him)

Keynote: Building The Department of Yes

Kevin Hanaford (he/him)

Discord

Keynote: Building The Department of Yes...

Kote Mushegiani (he/him)

Connecting Self-Driving Semi Trucks

Kote Mushegiani (he/him)

Embark Trucks

Talk: Connecting AV trucks for development at rest and live support on the road....

Luke Christopherson (he/him)

Modernizing DoorDash's internal access story with Teleport

Luke Christopherson (he/him)

DoorDash

Talk: Highlighting some different ways that Teleport could be used to make your life easier and your home lab cooler....

Mary D'Onofrio (she/her)

Panel: Empowering the next generation

Mary D'Onofrio (she/her)

Bessemer

Panel: Empowering the next generation. This panel will discuss how to build teams to solve modern infrastructure and security challenges. We will also discuss how to build a team that is empowered to solve problems and make decisions. Regardless of Title. DevOps, DevSecOps, SecOps, SRE, etc, we will discuss how to build a team that is empowered to solve problems and make decisions. How can modern teams best solve modern infrastructure and security challenges?...

Matthew Davis (he/him)

Talk: Deploying in the Fray

Matthew Davis (he/him)

Moody's

Talk: Overcoming and appreciating the challenges of deploying an access control plane in the fray...

Reed Loden (he/him)

CISO Panel: Moderator

Reed Loden (he/him)

Teleport

Panel: Access at Scale. This panel will be a discussion about how teams have scaled Teleport to support thousands of users and hundreds of servers....

Sako M (he/him)

Continuous Same Day Teleport Delivery

Sako M (he/him)

Gladly

Talk: How to start with deploying Teleport open source version in Kubernetes environment and setup using best practices and continuously update it to the latest version while doing testing, debugging using playbooks and rollback if required using CD workflow. Additionally, setting up monitoring and alerting, disaster recovery strategy for backing up and restoring if required, and metrics to keep eye on including infrastructure cost. ...

Sasha Klizhentas (he/him)

What's coming in 2023? Policies as a code and device trust.

Sasha Klizhentas (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: Sasha will present two futuristic projects currently in works by Teleport Engineering that are coming in 2023. Sasha will demo and explore Predicate project, access policies as a code with dev-friendly workflows and formal verification. He'll continue with the demo of Device Trust, using the latest advancements in security enclaves by Apple and TPMs on PCs. We will then open the floor to Q&A and conversation about the future of access....

Tomer Tcherniak (he/him)

Extend Teleport by using Rundeck and Slack API's

Tomer Tcherniak (he/him)

Qwilt

Talk: How to extend Teleport with Teleport Slack and run-deck integrations. Qwilt allows you to build and operate a new delivery layer at the true edge of your network, enabling service providers to create radical content and application delivery solutions ready for whatever your subscribers think of next....

About the Venue

The San Francisco Mint is a branch of the United States Mint. Opened in 1854 to serve the gold mines of the California Gold Rush, in twenty years its operations exceeded the capacity of the first building. It moved into a new one in 1874, now known as the Old San Francisco Mint.

The San Francisco Mint
88 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Code of Conduct

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter, and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately.

Conference staff can be identified by distinct staff badges. Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.

We expect participants to follow these rules at conference and conference-related social events.

Covid Safety

Teleport Connect is organized in accordance with the latest health and safety regulations, guidelines, and recommendations, and as directed by the health officers in the city and county of San Francisco, CA.

At this time, there are no requirements for vaccinations, masks, or other health measures in place. Attendees are advised to consider their personal health needs.

Teleport will continue to monitor the health situation. Changes to health and safety measures may be made by Teleport show management at any time as events warrant.