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Security East 2018

New Orleans, LA | Mon, Jan 8 - Sat, Jan 13, 2018
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

Program Guide Course Location Change

MGT512 will take place in Cambridge, located on the 2nd Floor of the hotel.

DEV540 will take place in Marlborough B, located on the 2nd Floor of the hotel.

Location Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA  70130 US
Phone: (504)-561-0500

It's all about location in New Orleans and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside places you at the center of it all. Nestled against the banks of the Mississippi, guests can watch the ships come sailing in or dive into the city life just steps away. Grab a beignet, listen to live jazz, ride a streetcar, or hop into a parade, you never know what you’ll experience in the vibrant culture and excitement of New Orleans just outside the front door.

Hotel Special Rates and Reservations
A special discounted rate of $204.00 Single/Double Occupancy will be honored based on space availability. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID. These rates include high speed Internet in your guest room and are only available through December 16, 2017.

To make a group or government reservation, please call 504-561-0500 and mention you are requesting the SANS Security East 2018 group or government rate. You can also use the link below.

Top 3 reasons to stay at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside

  1. No need to factor in daily cab fees, parking expense, and the time associated with travel to alternate hotels. Everything is in one convenient location!
  2. By staying at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, you gain the opportunity to further network with your industry peers and remain in the center of the activity surrounding the conference.
  3. SANS schedules morning and evening events at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside that you won't want to miss!

Experience New Orleans

3 Quick Facts about New Orleans

  1. New Orleans is known as the Crawfish Capital of the World.
  2. The first opera in the U.S. was performed in New Orleans in 1796.
  3. There are almost half as many alligators as there are people in Louisiana.

Lunch—utilize your hour-plus to fuel up for the rest of the day! Here’s what’s close:

  1. Lucy's Retired Surfers
    From nachos to salads, there’s something for everyone at this casual café. An 8-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.
  2. Green to Go
    Signature rotating muffins daily and seasonal flavors find it’s way into this friendly neighborhood spot open for breakfast and lunch. A 7-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.
  3. Mulate's
    Cajun fare in a rustic space. A 7-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.

Dinner—whether you go sit-down or fast-casual, have fun exploring the city offerings.

  1. Grand Isle Restaurant & Oyster Bar
    Fresh catches from the coast of Grand Isle, Creole fare in a laid-back space. A 3-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.
  2. Manning's
    Comfy sports bar and more than 30 flat-screen TVs. Find directions here.
  3. Cochon Butcher
    Stylish renovated warehouse serving elevated, pork-focused Cajun fare in a group-friendly setting. A 14-minute car walk from the hotel. Find directions here.

Travel Arrangements

Please note that SANS negotiated a discounted parking rate at $19.00 per day.


From New Orleans International (MSY): Approximately 13 miles

  • Take Interstate-10 Downtown/East/Slidell, exiting at Poydras Street
  • Turn right onto Poydras Street
  • Follow Poydras south to its end at our hotel's front circle drive entrance

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