Lancope's 2nd Annual User Conference



Lancope is hosting our second annual user conference, VISION, in Atlanta, GA from Tuesday, Oct. 14 to Thursday, Oct. 16 and we would love for you to join us. Come learn more about how network visibility can dramatically improve your security and performance efforts, while also hearing about Lancope’s vision for the future.

  • Obtain an update on the security threat landscape
  • Hear the latest findings from Forrester Research and IT Harvest
  • Learn StealthWatch best practices
  • Influence Lancope’s product roadmap
  • Network with Lancope experts, your peers, and others in the industry
  • Gain insight on emerging technologies
  • Hear various customer use cases and panel discussions
  • Receive FREE training / One-on-One Support
  • NEW - Partner Track with partner-specific sessions and participation in Lancope's Partner Roundtable
  • NEW - Two executive/management -specific sessions

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This year we are proud to be sponsored by Cisco.

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Thank you to those who attended Lancope’s Inaugural User Conference in 2013, and for making it a huge success.


Agenda at a Glance

Below is a high-level agenda for VISION 2014 and is subject to change. Session titles and presenters will be added as they are confirmed.

Tuesday, October 14

3 – 8 p.m.

Registration / Info Desk

6 – 8:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception at Rooftop 866 ( Hotel Rooftop Terrace )

Wednesday, October 15

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration / Info Desk

8 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast / Networking





8:30 – 9 a.m

Mike Potts – CEO/President, Lancope

9 – 9:45 a.m.

Opening Keynote: How The Surveillance State
is Changing IT Security Forever

Richard Stiennon, IT Harvest  


9:45 – 10:30 a.m.

How Lancope Is Significantly Raising the Cost to Adversaries
TK Keanini – CTO, Lancope


10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Break / Networking / Get questions answered

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Product Roadmap
Kerry Armistead – VP Product Management, Lancope


11:45 – 12:15 p.m.

Customer Success
Ken O'Reilly – VP Customer Success, Lancope


12:15 – 1 p.m.

Lunch / Networking (Birds of a Feather Industry Tables)

1 – 1:45 p.m.

StealthWatch on Steroids
Charles Herring – Senior Systems Engineer, Lancope


1:45 – 2:30 p.m.

Customer Use Case 1: StealthWatch and OpenStack


2:30 – 2:45 p.m.

Break / Networking / Get your questions answered

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Focus Group A: Threat Intelligence

Focus Group B: Hybrid Cloud, managed services

Focus Group C: Support

Partner Session - Holistic Approach for Prospecting for StealthWatch

Executive /Mgmt Sesssion 1 Sesssion 1 - Selling StealthWatch to Executives

3:15– 3:45 p.m.

Focus Group A: Forensics

Focus Group B: Network Security Monitoring

Focus Group C: Learning & Development

(partner session continued)

/Mgmt Sesssion 1 continued)

3:45 – 4:15 p.m.

Focus Group A: DDoS

Focus Group B: Product Integrations

Focus Group C: Professional Services

Partner Session - Partner Success Story

Executive /Mgmt Sesssion 1 Sesssion 2 - Executive Roundtable

4:15 – 5 p.m.

Customer Use Case 2:
Augmenting Network Security Strategies with StealthWatch


5 – 5:15 p.m.


5:15 p.m.

Meet in Hotel Lobby for Transport to Evening Networking Event

5:30 – 7 p.m.

Networking Reception - Yard House in Atlantic Station

7 p.m.

Transportation back to hotel for those not going to the Show

7 – 9:30 p.m.

Cirque du Soleil's  "Amaluna" show - in Atlantic Station

9:45 / 10:30 / 11:30 p.m

Scheduled Transportation from Atlantic Station back to Hotel

Thursday, October 16

8 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast / Networking





8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Day 2 Welcome & Cisco Presentation
Mike Potts – CEO/President, Lancope, Cisco TBD

9 – 9:45 a.m.

Keynote: Forrester's Targeted-Attack Hierarchy Of Needs
Rick Holland, Forrester Research


9:45 – 10:00 a.m.


10 - 10:45 a.m.

Evolving Threat Landscape with StealthWatch Labs
Tom Cross–Director of Security Research, Lancope


10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

Customer Use Case 3: Network Enclaving with StealthWatch


11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lunch / Networking

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

Technical User Session: Detecting Heart Bleed and Crypto-Locker type attacks

Partner Roundtable
Program review, Expanded Roadmap, Group discussion


12:45 – 1:30 p.m.

Advanced Use Cases with StealthWatch: Web Proxy, SIEM, PAN integrations
Joe Buchanan – VP Systems Engineering, Lancope

Partner Roundtable


1:30 - 1:45 p.m.


1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Customer Panel: Security and PCI Compliance for Retail POS


2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

Customer Use Case 4: How StealthWatch Helped Build Us a Security Intelligence Center


3:15 - 3:30 p.m.


3:30 - 4 p.m.

Emerging Technologies: IoT, SDN
TK Keanini – CTO, Lancope


4 - 4:15 p.m.

Closing Comments
Mike Potts – CEO/President, Lancope

4:15 - 5:45 p.m.

Departures OR Optional Training / 1:1 Support (Must pre-register to attend)


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We are currently accepting online registrations to attend the user conference. Register early for the best deal!

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Registration Fee

  • Early Registration $399 through 8/20/2014
  • Regular Registration $499 8/21/2014 – 10/08/2014
  • On-site Registration $599 October 9 – October 16, 2014

What attendees of VISION 2013 are saying:

"A great mix of speakers, subjects and sessions"

"Fantastic networking opportunities with other customers using StealthWatch"

"Very nicely ran!"

"Great event! We will definitely see you next year!"

"Nice assortment of topics"

"Great sessions!"

"Awesome event!"

"Interacting with Lancope staff and getting questions answered was the most valuable aspect of VISION"

Hotel & Travel


Lancope’s 2nd annual user conference, VISION, will be held at The Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel located at 866 W. Peachtree Street, NW Atlanta, Georgia 30308.

photo montage of the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel

About the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel

Welcome to a world of modern sophistication in the epicenter of Atlanta's music and artistic scene at Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel, featuring spacious rooms, Aveda amenities and inspiring views. Discover a sense of arrival as you mingle with friends or co-workers in our inviting Atlanta luxury hotel lobby, showcasing an alluring fireplace, a floating 442-gallon salt water aquarium and dramatic back-lit onyx ceiling and wall. The trendy boutique Atlanta, GA, Midtown hotel is home to one of midtown's great dining experiences, Briza Restaurant, and local hotspot Rooftop 866. With an idyllic location, this luxury hotel in Atlanta, GA, is steps from Georgia Tech, Piedmont Park, restaurants and nightlife. This Atlanta, GA, luxury hotel is among the premier hotels in Midtown Atlanta, offering charming ballrooms and outdoor terraces, accented by seating areas, cabanas and striking views. Discover the finest among midtown Atlanta hotels at Renaissance Atlanta Midtown.

Hotel Reservations

Lancope’s VISION 2014 attendees will receive a special group discount rate of U.S. $149.00 plus tax per night if reservations are made on or before Monday, September 22, 2014.

To reserve online please click here
Or, please call (678)412-2400 (toll free 1-800-716-6009) and reference VISION - Lancope's user conference to get the discounted rate.

Conference Attire:

Attire for all conference functions is business casual.

Weather in Atlanta:

Typical weather in Atlanta this time of year is a high of 73F and a low of 54F. You may view the current weather forecast here.

Directions & Transportation

Driving Directions from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL):

Hotel Location: 866 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-1123 US
Total Estimated Time: 19 minutes | Distance: 13.78 miles

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  1. Start out going southwest on Airport Blvd toward Airport Cir. (go 0.81 miles)
  2. Turn right onto Riverdale Rd/GA-139.
    - If you are on Airport View Rd and reach Sullivan Rd you've gone about 0.2 miles too far (go 0.22 miles)
  3. Merge onto I-85 N toward Atlanta.
    - If you reach T Owen Smith Blvd you've gone about 0.2 miles too far (go 11.87 miles)
  4. Take the Spring St exit, EXIT 249D, toward US-19/US-29/W Peachtree St. (go 0.16 miles)
  5. Keep left to take the ramp toward US-29 N/US-19/W Peachtree St/US-78. (go 0.04 miles)
  6. Turn slight right onto Linden Ave NW. (go 0.08 miles)
  7. Take the 1st left onto W Peachtree St NW.
    - Melia Atlanta is on the corner
    - If you are on Linden Ave NE and reach Peachtree St NE you've gone about 0.1 miles too far (go 0.6 miles)
  8. 866 W PEACHTREE ST NW is on the left.
    - Your destination is just past Abercrombie Pl NW
    - If you reach 7th St NE you've gone a little too far (go 0 miles)

General Transportation Information

  • Average cab fare from airport: $35 plus gratuity
  • Renaissance Parking is Valet only and charged by the hour.
  • Parking at the hotel: Please just pull up to unloading area in the front of the hotel on West Peachtree Street.
    • 0-2 hours $10.00
    • 2-4 hours $15.00
    • 4-8 hours $20.00
    • Anything over 8 hours or Overnight $32.00
  • Hotel discount: Lancope VISION attendees will receive a 20% discount to the rates above.
  • Anything over 8 hours or Overnight will be $25

Other Local Parking Options:

Please view or download pdf Atlanta Midtown self parking options

Atlanta’s Public Transportation / Train System - MARTA information

From the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport to hotel: Take Marta directly from the Airport to the Midtown Station, $2.50 one way and it will drop you off 1 block from our hotel. Upon arrival at the Midtown Station follow directions to West Peachtree street heading south towards 6th street.

Networking Events

Welcome Reception

Lancope is kicking off VISION with a welcome reception on the Rooftop Terrace of the hotel (Rooftop 866) on Tuesday, October 15th from 6:00 – 8:30 pm. We want to welcome everyone to Atlanta and to start the networking immediately.

Please join us at Rooftop 866 to get VISION off to a great start.

Experience this one-of-a-kind lounge in Atlanta. Enjoy refreshing cocktails and seasonal bites as you sit in your private Atlanta rooftop lounge cabana surrounded by lush landscaping, herb garden, lemon trees, and dramatic fire pits.

This gorgeous outdoor space, reminiscent of a rooftop garden, combines the vibrant energy of the neighborhood with the serene and calming feel of sitting under the stars, Rooftop 866 provides the ideal location for the ultimate night out.

rooftop 866 - top image taken by featured on hotel facebook page

Wednesday Evening Networking Reception/Event

Join us for a reception at Yard House from 5:30 – 7:00 pm, followed by Cirque du Soleil’s “Amaluna” show from 7:30- 9:30 pm.

Yard House, located in Atlantic Station (a couple miles from the hotel), is an award-winning, American restaurant and sports bar with more than 100 taps of draft beer, flat screens everywhere, classic rock music, an art gallery, and American -fusion cuisine. We will have exclusive use of the covered patio. (At 7:00 pm, everyone will walk from the reception to the show).

Lancope’s VISION attendees will have a block of great seats at Amaluna on the lower level. And, for anyone that has never attended a Cirque show, it is an amazing event that you will never forget! This entire evening will be a great opportunity to network with your peers, as well as Lancope folks; and promises to be an exciting and entertaining evening.

Transportation is provided from the hotel to Yard House at 5:15 pm, and a bus will return to the hotel at 7:00 pm – for those that choose not to go to the show. After the show, buses will run back to the hotel at 9:45 pm. And, for those that want to stay in Atlantic Station, we’ll have buses scheduled at both 10:30 pm and 11:30 pm.

Yard House / Amaluna will definitely be a night to remember!

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rooftop 866 - top image taken by featured on hotel facebook page



Partner Track

New to VISION 2014 is the Partner Track. Lancope’s Secure Partners will attend all general sessions, participate in partner-specific breakout sessions and take part in the Partner Roundtable session. Below is the Agenda for Secure Partner Program Partners only:

Tuesday, Oct. 14
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Welcome Reception

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Partners will attend all General Sessions and two partner-specific sessions, as well as the evening networking event (see Agenda for details)

Thursday, Oct. 16

Partners will attend all General Sessions, as well as the Partner Roundtable. (see Agenda for details)

Please be sure to register as Attendee Type – Partner. Please contact Mimi Marquino for any partner-specific questions at


The Lancope 2014 VISION User Conference Team

404.760.8174 | Toll Free Number: 866.853.0999

The Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel






Lancope would like to thank Cisco for being
the Premier Sponsor of VISION 2014.

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