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MacADUK Plus: What you need to know about Wi-Fi

In the beginning, there was the Airport Base Station, the Airport Card, and a wide-open spectrum…20 years later, one still rarely hears “The Wi-Fi at this conference is GREAT!” Why? This MacADUK Plus session is a half-day workshop for any Apple admin that needs to set up or administer Wifi networks.

What’s on the agenda?

In this workshop, Tom Bridge and Chris Dawe use their growing experience in the world of Wi-Fi to build on their 2015 and 2017 workshops, attempting to provide an understanding of network technology that has simultaneously manages to be ubiquitous, critical, and misunderstood.

This workshop will provide a basic introduction to Wi-Fi technology, describe basic Wi-Fi operations, provide an overview of Wi-Fi network design an troubleshooting, and discuss Apple-specific device behaviors that will make Wi-Fi network management more interesting than it was before.

In the course of the workshop, attendees will encounter the tools required for designing, building, and troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks, and receive a list of resources to continue their Wi-Fi education.

Topics covered in this workshop will include:

1. Radio Frequency and Wi-Fi Technology Basics
2. Basic Wi-Fi Client and Network Operations
3. Introduction to Wi-Fi Network Design
4. The Wi-Fi Engineering and Troubleshooting Toolkit
5. Introduction to Network Security
6. Apple Devices in the Wi-Fi World

Date, time and Location

The Wifi Workshop starts on Thursday 28th March at 09:00 and finishes at 13:00 and takes place at Amsys’s state-of-the-art training facilities at 71-73 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5EQ.

Who should attend

  • IT administrators who need to work with Wi-Fi
  • Curious professionals who want to add new skills
  • Techs who want to break into event organising

Open to non-delegates too

While this course is designed for MacaDUK delegates, anyone can attend.

Cost

The workshop costs £200 (+VAT) with a £100 discount for registered MacADUK attendees