About conference accounts

A Wi-Fi conference account can be requested by Griffith staff to provide internet access for Griffith hosted conferences or events with multiple attendees. Wired internet can also be provided if required.

Duration: Available up to ten working days.

Turnaround time: five working days.

Approval process: Approval is required by the IT Security Specialist and IT Security Manager. Account can be reactivated, but approval is required each time and the password will be reset on reactivation.

Alternative: The alternative option is to have all guests to Griffith University use the Public Wi-Fi.

Complete the Conference Internet Account Request form

How to connect to Griffith Conference Wi-Fi

Important information for conference convener

As a result of changes to the Australian Data Retention legislation, you are now required to supply a list of all conference attendees who will be using the Griffith Wi-Fi and internet service. This list must include attendees first and last name, organisation and email / phone number.

Access to the Griffith Wi-Fi and internet service will not be granted until a complete and accurate list of attendees has been provided.

To comply with Australian Data Retention Legislation, Griffith staff or students cannot use this conference account.  University staff and students must log in using their own Griffith credentials.

How to connect to Griffith Conference Wi-Fi

If you are visiting Griffith University to attend a conference, you can connect your device to the Griffith Conference Wi-Fi network by following the instructions below.

The Griffith conference convener will advise the Griffith username and password to connect.

Visiting Griffith from another educational institution? You may be able to use the eduroam network if you are visiting from an institution subscribed to the Eduroam federation.

Connect your device:

Android

Follow these steps to connect your Android device to the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap WiFi
  3. Tap Griffith Conferences Wi-Fi network in the Wi-Fi networks list
  4. Change EAP method to PEAP if not already set by default
  5. Change Phase 2 authentication to MSCHAPV2
  6. Change CA Certificate to Do not validate
  7. Under Identity, type your Griffith Username (as provided by conference convener)
  8. Leave the Anonymous Identity field blank
  9. Under Password enter password (as provided by conference convener)
  10. Touch Connect
  11. If prompted to login to the internet access system, enter the username ONLY (leave off @guest.griffith.edu.au) and password.

This completes the process of setting up your device to access Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

Pixel

Follow these steps to connect an Android device to the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap Wireless & Networks > Wi-Fi settings
  3. Tap Griffith Conferences Wi-Fi network in the Wi-Fi networks list
  4. Change EAP method to PEAP if not already set by default
  5. Change Phase 2 authentication to MSCHAPV2
  6. Change CA Certificate to Do not validate
  7. Under Identity, type your username (as provided by conference convener)
  8. Leave the Anonymous Identity field blank
  9. Under Password enter your Griffith portal password (as provided by conference convener)
  10. Touch Connect
  11. If prompted to login to the internet access system, enter the username ONLY (leave off @guest.griffith.edu.au) and password.

This completes the process of setting up your device to access the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

iOS

These instructions have been provided as a guide to help you configure your iPhone or iPad to connect to the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap Wi-Fi
  3. Tap Griffith Conferences Wi-Fi network in the Wi-Fi networks list
  4. Enter your Username and password (as provided by conference convener) > tap Join
  5. Tap Trust when prompted to trust wireless.griffith.edu.au certificate
  6. You will now be connected.

This completes the process of setting up your device to access to the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

Windows 10

Follow these steps to connect a Windows 10 device to the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

  1. Click on the Wi-Fi icon or go to your Wi-Fi setting
  2. Select Griffith Conferences Wi-Fi network and click connect
  3. Enter your Username and password (as provided by conference convener). Click OK
  4. Click Connect when prompted to continue connecting
  5. You are now connected

This completes the process of setting up your device to access the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

Windows 8

Follow these steps to connect a Windows 8 device to the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

  1. Select Griffith Conferences Wi-Fi Network and click Connect
  2. Enter your Username and password (as provided by conference convener) for Network Authentication. Click OK
  3. Click Connect when prompted to continue connecting
  4. You are now connected
  5. If prompted to login to the internet access system, enter the username ONLY (leave off @guest.griffith.edu.au) and password.

This completes the process of setting up your device to access the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

Mac OS X version 10.6 and newer

Please note: the following instructions have been written for Mac OS X Version 10.6 and newer. Instructions may differ between versions.

  1. Select Griffith Conferences Wi-Fi Network
  2. Enter your Username and password (as provided by conference convener). Ensure 802.1X is set to Automatic and TLS Certificate is None. Click OK
  3. Click Continue when prompted to Verify Certificate
  4. You are now connected
  5. If prompted to login to the internet access system, enter the username ONLY (leave off @guest.griffith.edu.au) and password.

This completes the process of setting up your device to access the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

All other devices

If your devices does not appear in the list of Getting Connected guides, for your convenience, here are the generic settings of the Griffith University Conference Wi-Fi network.

The network name is Griffith Conferences. This network uses WPA2 Enterprise model. You must use WPA2 option in conjunction with the CCMP(AES) encryption method. The following Authentication Methods are supported:

  • Protected EAP (PEAP) with MSCHAPv2
  • EAP-FAST
  • EAP-TTLS-PAP

Use the username/password that was provided by your conference convener.

If prompted to login to the internet access system, enter the username ONLY (leave off @guest.griffith.edu.au) and password.

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