Schedule

MacDevOpsYVR 2021

Here is the schedule for our 2021 conference. All times listed in PDT (Pacific Daylight Time) aka UTC -7. The schedule is subject to change and correction. Please join the Discord server (attendees will get an invite) for more news and updates.

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MacDevOpsYVR 2021

June 9 Demo Days
All times in PDT (UTC -7)
7:00 – 7:55 MunkiReport v6 beta – “The Next Gen”
8:00 – 8:55 Tim Perfitt (Two Canoes Software)MDS on M1 Macs
9:00 – 9:30 Zentral open source
9:35 – 10:00 Fleet DM (osquery)
10:05 – 10:30 Flow Swiss Ag Demo of Mac Bare Metal Service
10:35 – 11:00 Tailscale MESH VPN Demo on MacStadium Macs for Hack Night
June 10 Talks
All times in PDT (UTC -7)
8:00 – 8:55 Social hang out. (Discord attendees)
9:00 – 9:05 Mat XDay 1 Welcome
9:10 – 9:15 PLATINUM SPONSOR (MacStadium)
9:20 – 9:25 GOLD SPONSOR (Flow Swiss AG – Mac Bare Metal)
9:30 – 10:00 Keynote – Emily Freeman (Amazon)Drafting Success
10:15 – 10:30 Piero MambertiKanBan is your friend
10:40 – 10:55 Armin BriegelThe Encyclopedia of Packages
11:05 – 11:35 Hannes Juutilainen (University of Jyväskylä)Munki Admin – Tips and Tricks
11:50 – 12:20 Lucas J. Hall (Slack)Making SimpleMDM Complicated
12:35 – 12:55 Ben Toms (dataJAR)Digging for download URLs for AutoPkg recipes
13:05 – 13:35 Rich Trouton (SAP)Ride on the Release Train
13:45 – 14:15 Ben Greisler (Kadimac)What I Should Have Thought About Before Archiving 263TB to the Cloud
14:25 – 14:40 James Smith (ANZ)Speeding up PreStage Packages
14:50 – 15:00 End of Day 1 – Wrap-Up- Hack Night and Discord
June 11 Talks
All times in PDT (UTC -7)
8:00 – 8:55 Social hang out. (Discord attendees)
9:00 – 9:05 Mat X – Day 2 Welcome
9:10 – 9:15 SILVER SPONSOR (SimpleMDM)
9:20 – 9:25 Hack Teams / Projects – Updates
9:30 – 10:00 Joel Rennich (Jamf)You, me and FIDO
10:15 – 10:45 Csaba Fitzl (Offensive Security)Mitigating exploits using Apple’s Endpoint Security
11:00 – 11:30 Aspen Lindblom (Crowdstrike)Shlaying the beast: A playbook for the most pervasive adware
11:45 – 12:00 Henry Stamerjohann (Zentral Pro Services)Useful techniques for a successful Santa deployment
12:10 – 12:25 Chad Calease (Ntiva)Resume Hacking: Making the Jump to InfoSec
12:35 – 13:05 John Sharpe (Snapchat) A (Li|U)nix Syseng Experience Running MacOS at Scale
13:15 – 13:35 Quick Talks – 1) Estela Baca (Crowdstrike) MacOS: A Quests to Find Vulnerability Land , 2) Alex Narvey (Precursor)BlueSky in Docker, 3) Chad Swarthout (Alectrona)Managing data in disconnected systems, 4) Jon Crain (Unity) – GitHub Actions for the Mac Admin
13:45 – 14:15 PANEL – Sponsor – Addigy MDM and beyond
14:25 – 14:30 End of Day 2 – Wrap-Up- Hack Night and Everything Else