Kinetic Enthusiasts Group • The Historic Depot Hotel • Minneapolis, MN • May 15 - 20, 2016

Get direct access to the teams that build, implement and support Kinetic Data products every day.

At KEG 2016, you will learn to build Kinetic solutions faster. What you will find is a better understanding of the underlying architecture & development philosophy. Its a chance to network, learn something new, and communicate with Kinetic Data.

2016 Kinetic Enthusiasts Group

The Historic Depot Hotel • Minneapolis, MN • May 15 - 20, 2016

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Agenda

  • May 15th

    Sunday

    • 3:00pm - Registration
    • 6:00pm - Welcome Party
  • May 16th

    Monday

    • 7:30am - Registration
    • 7:45am - Breakfast
    • 9:00am - Keynote – State of the State
    • 9:45am - Break
    • 10:00am - Kinetic Request CE - Full Steam Ahead
    • 10:45am - Break
    • 11:00am - Cloud Provisioning with Request and Task
    • 11:30am - Fulfillment - Employee Onboarding Example
    • 12:00pm - Lunch
    • 1:00pm - Attribute Everything in Request CE
    • 1:15pm - Web Analytics - Tracking
    • 1:30pm - Common Browser Issues
    • 1:45pm - Kinetic Pi Vending Machine
    • 2:00pm - Customer Poster Stories
    • 3:30pm - You Released - Now What?
    • 4:15pm - Break
    • 4:30pm - Migrating from Request RE to Request CE
    • 6:00pm - Dinner
    • 7:30pm - Evening with Tech and Pi
  • May 17th

    Tuesday

    • 6:30am - Fun Run/Walk
    • 7:30am - Registration
    • 7:45am - Breakfast
    • 9:00am - Open Source and Kinetic Data
    • 9:45am - Break
    • 10:00am - Integrating Request CE In Your Environment with Bridges
    • 10:45am - Break
    • 11:00am - Identity Access Management
    • 11:30am - Kinetic Response Case Study
    • 12:00pm - Lunch
    • 1:00pm - Customer Stories
    • 2:00pm - Break
    • 2:15pm - Supporting Request CE
    • 2:30pm - Using Kinetic Security Language For Authorization
    • 3:00pm - All Aboard - Sources for Kinetic Task
    • 3:15pm - Break
    • 4:30pm - 2016 Wally Awards / Happy Hour
    • 6:00pm - Dinner
    • 7:30pm - Closing Party: Team Trivia
  • May 18th

    Wednesday

    • 7:30am - Breakfast
    • 8:30am - Morning Session
      • Track 1: Request Manager Basic 1
      • Track 2: Request CE Basic 1
      • Track 3: Task Handler Basics
    • 11:30am - Lunch
    • 1:30pm - Afternoon Sessions
      • Track 1: Request Manager Basic 2
      • Track 2: Request CE Basic 2
      • Track 3: Task Handler Advanced
  • May 19th

    Thursday

    • 7:30am - Breakfast
    • 8:30am - Morning Session
      • Track 1: Request Manager Basic 3
      • Track 2: Request CE Basic 3
      • Track 3: Kinetic Bundles and Themes
    • 11:30am - Lunch
    • 1:30pm - Afternoon Sessions
      • Track 1: Request Manager Basic 4
      • Track 2: Kinetic Bundles and Themes
      • Track 3: Request CE Basic 1
    • 7:30pm - Twins Game
  • May 20th

    Friday

    • 7:30am - Breakfast
    • 8:30am - Morning Session
      • Track 1: Kinetic Task Introduction Part 1
      • Track 2: Task Handler Basic
      • Track 3: Request CE Basic 2
    • 11:30am - Lunch
    • 1:30pm - Afternoon Sessions
      • Track 1: Kinetic Task Introduction Part 2
      • Track 2: Task Handler Advanced
      • Track 3: Request CE Basic 3

Manager Basic - Current Remedy based Kinetic Request training.
Kinetic Task Introduction - Current Task v4 Introduction
Request CE - Core based Request Training - guessing at the amount of time needed right now.
Task Handler Basics - Basic handler structure and how to create your own
Task Handler Advanced - Learn about handlers for other applications
Kinetic Bundles and Themes - Learn how to use the new bundles and themes with Request CE

*Note that the current agenda may change based on demand and customer suggestions.

Why Attend

Business Managers

  • Connect with other organizations creating innovative solutions for their customers
  • Learn best practices to create adaptable, maintainable solutions
  • See what's new in cloud management, security, low-code platforms and and how Kinetic Data products help
  • See what is coming next from Kinetic Data

Developers

  • Learn to build Kinetic solutions faster
  • Get a better understanding of the underlying architecture & development philosophy
  • Connect with other developers and how they use the products
  • See what is coming next from Kinetic Data

Wally Awards

We love our customers and are constantly surprised and excited to see creative solutions they come up with to solve problems in their world. Each year at KEG we give out Wally Awards to people and organizations making a difference in new and innovative ways.

The 2015 Wally awards

2015 Winners

CareTech Solutions
Innovator of the Year
Baxter International
Evolutionary of the Year

FAQ

Registration

Do you offer bulk pricing?

No, but register early for the early-bird discounts. 25% off ends March 31, 2016.

Do you have a cancellation/refund policy?

Yes, you will receive a full refund one month before, 50% refund up to two weeks before and no refund after that.

Can I gift/transfer my ticket to a friend? (Substitution Policy?)

Yes, just let us know at keg@kineticdata.com.

Hotel

Do I have to stay at the conference hotel?

No. There are other hotels nearby, in walking distance.

How do I get to KEG 2016? Are there transportation options?

The hotel is eight miles north of the Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport - MSP. This hotel does not provide shuttle service. Light Rail, bus and taxis are available from the Airport.

Transport Estimated Fare USD (one way)
Taxi $35.00
Express Bus $3.00
Light Rail $2.25

Light Rail Directions from the Airport or Mall of America: Exit at the Government Plaza Station on 5th Street and go right on 3rd Avenue South three blocks north to Washington Avenue. The Depot is on 3rd and Washington Avenues South.

What is the last day for for hotel registration?

The hotel registration for a reserved room at the conference must be booked by April 18th, 2016.

Does the hotel have a government travelers rate?

Yes, they do have a government per diem rate for individual government travelers of $140. The rate is not always available, as it is dependent on the hotel’s availability, please call in advance. Anyone booking that rate would have to show government identification at check-in. If you do not have a government identification at the time of check-in this rate would increase to the prevailing rate .

What if I have special dietary needs?

If you have any special dietary requirements, don’t hesitate to contact us at keg@kineticdata.com.

Are you wheelchair accessible?

All our venues are wheelchair accessible. We’ll reserve you some extra space in front of the stage upon request (please let us know at keg@kineticdata.com ).

What is the typical weather like for Minneapolis in May?

Spring is a time of major transition in Minnesota. By late-spring, temperatures begin to moderate and the winter coats are stored until another season. The average high is 71ºF and low is 52ºF/

Training

Training Tracks information?

We offer three tracks of training, Track 1. Request RE Manager and Basic Task Track 2 and 3. Request CE, Advanced Task, and Bridges. The two tracks offer the courses opposite each other so you can make sure to take them all or retake if you want.

Can I move between tracks?

Absolutely. There may be some catchup for moving into Track 1. Also, we may have a restriction on Room size, but otherwise it is certainly possible.

Do I need to bring a laptop for training?

Yes. Our training is interactive and we have plenty of hands on examples. A few weeks before KEG we will send out a test link for our training environments.

What’s the difference between Request CE and Request RE?

The CE and RE refer to the editions of Request. RE is Remedy Edition and CE is Core Edition.

Wallys

What is a Wally?

Each year at KEG we give out Wally Awards to people and organizations making a difference in new and innovative ways. Last years categories include Innovator of the Year, Evolutionary of the Year and Spirit of KEG.

How do I win a Wally?

Your best work from the past year are reviewed and scrutinized to determine the best of Kinetic customers. You need to wow us!

Misc.

What’s the fun run/walk?

Minneapolis provides ample opportunities for running/walking along its lakes and river. We have chosen a path the highlights the great places along the Mississippi river for a lighthearted morning run/walk. Participants will receive a Kinetic Data water bottle.

Photography & video:

Our goal is to capture the excitement of our conference, and you may see photographers or videographers (including ones we’ve hired) documenting this event. It’s possible that you would appear in some of these shots.

2016 Kinetic Enthusiasts Group

The Historic Depot Hotel • Minneapolis, MN • May 15 - 20, 2016

Register Today