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CC '08: USENIX Education on the Road

Join us in Salt Lake City on March 13 for the next installment of USENIX Education on the Road. Jacob Farmer of Cambridge Computer Services will bring you the tutorial "Latest Trends in Storage Virtualization and Data Protection." Registration is free. Find out more and register here.

Calling All SF Bay Area Residents! Upcoming Installfest for Schools

Don't Miss the Installfest for Schools
March 1, 2008
Donating F/OSS computers to NorCal schools on recycled hardware from the Alameda County Computer Resource Center

4 Installfest locations: San Francisco, Berkeley, San Mateo, and Novato

What you can do:

-- Sign up and join the installfest on March 1st!-

- Recycle your electronic waste (computers, TVs, and more) with the ACCRC

WOWCS ‘08 Call For Papers Submissions Deadline: Friday, February 15

The submissions deadline for the Workshop on Organizing Workshops, Conferences, and Symposia for Computer Systems (WOWCS ‘08) is approaching. Please submit all work by February 15, 2008.

LEET ‘08 Call For Papers Submissions Deadline Extended: February 13

The submissions deadline for the First USENIX Workshop on Large-scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET ‘08) has been extended.

Please submit all work by February 13, 2008.

Click here for more information.

LEET '08 Call For Papers Submissions Deadline: Monday, February 11

The submissions deadline for the First USENIX Workshop on Large-scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET '08) is approaching. Please submit all work by February 11, 2008.

FAST '08 Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, February 8

Don't miss the 6th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, taking place in San Jose February 26-29, 2008.

The program begins with 4 half-day tutorials:
-- Brent Welch and Marc Unangst on Clustered and Parallel Storage System Technologies
-- Richard Freitas, Winfried Wilcke, and Bulent Kurdi on Storage Class Memory, Technology, and Use
-- Rob Ross and Rob Latham on Parallel I/O for High-Performance Computing
-- Christian Cachin on Cryptographic Methods for Protecting Storage Systems

WOWCS '08 Call for Papers Now Available

Taking place April 15, 2008, the Workshop on Organizing Workshops, Conferences, and Symposia for Computer Systems (WOWCS '08) will bring together organizers of conferences focused on computer systems and other interested people to discuss the issues they confront. The workshop has several goals: to discuss certain contentious policy issues, to preserve folklore and experience in written form, and to evaluate tools and techniques for conference organizers.

The paper submission deadline is February 15, 2008.

Don't Miss USENIX and SAGE at SCALE 6x

USENIX and SAGE will be exhibiting at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 6x). The expo will take place February 8-10, 2008, at the Westin Los Angeles Airport.

SCALE 6x has over 50 tutorial sessions; over 75 expo booths; BoFs; and special Friday sessions on healthcare, education, and women in open source.

Find out more here

Attending SCALE? Use USNX for 40% off registration, and please stop by booth #78 to say hello!

LISA '08 Call for Participation Now Available

The Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA) has been the premier system administration conference for over 20 years. The LISA '08 Call for Participation is now available.

The theme for LISA '08 is "Real World System Administration."

UPSEC '08 Call for Papers Submissions Deadline: January 25, 2008

Co-located with NSDI '08, the Usability, Psychology, and Security 2008 workshop will bring together an interdisciplinary group of researchers, systems designers, and developers to discuss how the fields of human computer interaction, applied psychology, and computer security can be brought together to inform innovations in secure systems design.

UPSEC '08 will take place April 14, 2008, in San Francisco, CA.

Find out more here