SharkFest'17 Registration

Full registration is open. Attendance is limited to 300, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn with the best and meet hundreds of your peers!

SharkFest Only Wireshark U Pre-Conference
Troubleshooting Course
Standard Registration
$1295 $1095 $2390
Conference Keynotes by Industry Luminaries
3 Days of Instructional Sessions delivered by Wireshark Experts
Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced/Developer Tracks
“The Reef” Drop-in Hands-on Lab and Mentoring Area
Welcome Dinner, Packet Challenges & Socializing
Sponsor Technology Showcase
The Packet Doctor is In! Packet Trace Analysis with the Experts
Shark Bytes!!
What is SharkFest? SharkFest is a highly-interactive educational conference focused on sharing knowledge, experience and best practices among members of the Wireshark global developer and user communities.
Why Should I Attend? • To benefit from an Immersive Wireshark Educational Experience
• To Interact with Veteran Packet Analysts
• To Test your Wireshark Chops
• To Network, Socialize, and Share Knowledge with Like-Minded Wireshark Enthusiasts
• To Enhance your Wireshark User Experience
• To Entertain Attendees with your Shark Byte Presentation!
What's the Schedule? June 19th: Badge Pick-Up/Registration, Welcome Dinner
June 20th: Keynote, Sessions, The Reef, Developer Den, Sponsor Technology Showcase, Packet Challenge
June 21st: Sessions, The Reef, Developer Den, “I Know Gerald” Challenge Dinner
June 22nd: Sessions, The Reef, Developer Den, Packet Challenge Awards, Closing Keynote, Farewell Reception/Dinner
Location Carnegie Mellon University
Jared L. Cohon University Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Dates June 19 - 22, 2017
Where Should I Stay? Click HERE to go to the Lodging page.
SharkFest Registration Fee $1,295 ($1,095 if registration is completed before February 16th, 2017)
Payment Methods Payment for SharkFest is by credit card. POs are accepted for commercial businesses registering multiple attendees and government agencies only.
Available SharkFest Discounts*

• Full-time CS students, CS faculty and IT staff of accredited educational institutions
• Active-duty military personnel
• Veterans
• Returning SharkFester

*Please contact [email protected] for discounts and how to have them applied to your SharkFest registration fees.

14 days or more before the SharkFest’17 US Conference start date Full Refund minus $100 Administration Fee
Less than 14 days before the SharkFest’17 US Conference start date No Refund

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to [email protected] If registered but unable to attend, another attendee within your organization may be designated to take your place at no additional charge. All substitution requests must be submitted by the original attendee via e-mail to [email protected] On-site substitutions may be allowed if the substituting attendee provides a written request from the original attendee.

Dates June 17-19, 2017
Location Carnegie Mellon University
Jared L. Cohon University Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Price $1,095 (includes a 1-year All Access Pass subscription)
Bundle w/ SharkFest $2,090 (ends Feb. 15th, 2017)
$2,390 (after Feb. 15th, 2017)
More Information

Join Laura Chappell, Founder of Wireshark University, for a 3-day, Hands-On “Troubleshooting with Wireshark” course that precedes the start of SharkFest. This course will teach you how to:

  • • Find the cause of slow file transfers
  • • Identify problematic infrastructure devices
  • • Optimize the network
  • • Measure the bandwidth use for an application or user
  • • Find that needle in the haystack

For more information, visit or email [email protected]

*All Discounts and a Chappell University All-Access Pass are baked into the “Troubleshooting with Wireshark” $1,095 course fees. No further discounts are available.

14 days or more before the “Troubleshooting with Wireshark” start date Full Refund minus $100 administrative fee
Less than 14 days before the “Troubleshooting with Wireshark” start date No Refund

If unable to attend the scheduled training class, please call Wireshark University at (408)378-7841 to cancel your registration. If you do not show up for a scheduled course without prior notification (“no show”), no refund will be given. Student substitutions are allowed, but notification must be made to [email protected] no less than five (5) full business days before the start of the class (not including the class start date).