David Keener at Balticon

I was invited to participate in the Programming track at Balticon 2017. I may even be conducting one of my workshops there, although details are still up in the air.

Note: I did end up running a workshop called: “Is Your Setting Strong Enough to Support a Series?”

A/V for Event at Verizon

I was the Technical Chair in charge of A/V and technical operations for the Toastmasters District 29 Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) on July 23, 2016. Held at the Verizon headquarters in Ashburn, VA.

It’s basically a half-day, five-track training session for about a hundred people, with an A/V setup for all of the rooms.

A/V for Event at Fairfax County Government Center

I was Technical Chair in charge of A/V and technical operations for the Toastmasters District 29 Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) on June 25, 2016. Held at the Fairfax County Government Center in Fairfax, VA.

It amounts to a half-day, five-track training event for about a hundred and twenty people, with an A/V setup for all of the rooms.

RSA Conference 2014

I’ve put in a proposal to give an advanced talk on Apache SOLR, indexing strategies, and enforcement of complex security policies. The conference will be held February 24 – 28 in San Francisco, CA. My partner for this talk will be Jonathan Quigg from Data Tactics.

GFIRST 2013 Canceled!

Citing sequestration and the need for financial tightening, the Department of Homeland Security just canceled GFIRST 2013, a major cyber security conference that I was scheduled to speak at. They may also have had some concerns about the scrutiny to which the IRS is currently being subjected.