SharkFest is an annual educational conference focused on sharing knowledge, experience and best practices among members of the Wireshark global developer and user communities. Participants come together to hone their skills in the art of packet analysis by attending a rich and varied schedule of sessions taught by the most seasoned experts in the industry.
A venerable research institution, Carnegie Mellon University was established in 1900 by steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Originally founded as the Carnegie Institute of Technology, the school is highly regarded for its STEM (over one-third of students study engineering and computer science) and visual and performing arts curriculum. CMU’s School of Computer Science is world-renowned – this year a team of students took first place in Microsoft’s programming contest Build the Shield.
The Jared L. Cohon University Center opened in 1996 and quickly become a 24/7 hub for the campus community. Meetings and conferences, special events and traditions, dining, recreational and fitness activities, studying, and socializing all take place at the Cohon Center on a daily basis.
The center is named in honor of Carnegie Mellon President Emeritus Jared L. Cohon for his many extraordinary contributions to the university, including global expansion efforts and diversity, technology, international education, and economic development initiatives. Cohon served as Carnegie Mellon's president from 1997 to 2013. To learn more about the Cohon Center, click HERE.