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Other Events of Interest: LinuxWorld Conference and Expo

USENIX is pleased to be a Media Sponsor of the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo, taking place August 4-7, 2008, in San Francisco, CA.

Join us as over 10,000 IT professionals come together for a full week of in-depth technical training, strategic insight, and the peer-to-peer networking needed to put the full power of Linux and open source to work for your business.

USENIX Other Events of Interest: SNIA's 2008 Storage Developer Conference

Storage Developer Conference is Coming! Save the Date...

USENIX is pleased to offer its members a discount for the SNIA 2008 Storage Developer Conference (SDC) . SDC 2008 will take place September 22-25 in Santa Clara, CA, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Now in its fourth year, SDC is designed to give you the latest technical perspectives from the industry's foremost team of storage professionals.

USENIX Security '08 Poster Submission Deadline Extended

The poster submission deadline for the 17th USENIX Security Symposium has been extended. Please submit all work by July 7, 2008.

To submit a poster, please send a 1-5 page proposal, in PDF or PostScript, to

Decisions will be made by Monday, July 14, 2008.

Find out more here.

USENIX '08 Early Bird Discount Deadline: Friday, June 6

The Early Bird Discount Deadline to register for the 2008 USENIX Annual Technical Conference is almost here.

Register by Friday, June 6, 2008, and save up to $300.

Find out more here.

WOOT '08 Submission Deadline Extended: June 8, 2008

The submission deadline for the 2nd USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT ‘08) has been extended.

Please submit your work by June 8, 2008.

WOOT '08 will take place July 28, 2008, in San Jose, CA. The workshop aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in system security to present research advancing the understanding of attacks on operating systems, networks, and applications.

See the Call for Papers for information on how to participate.

HotSec '08 Submission Deadline: May 28, 2008

The HotSec submission deadline is tomorrow, May 28, 2008. Please submit all work by 11:59 p.m. PDT.

The 3rd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Security is intended as a forum for lively discussion of aggressively innovative and potentially disruptive ideas in all aspects of systems security. Surprising results and thought-provoking ideas will be strongly favored; complete papers with polished results in well-explored research areas are discouraged. Papers will be selected for their potential to stimulate discussion in the workshop.

USENIX '08 Blog is Here!

Check out the USENIX '08 blog for the latest updates and behind-the-scenes information about the 2008 USENIX Annual Technical Conference.

OSDI '08 Submission Deadline: May 8, 2008

The submission deadline for the 8th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI '08) is approaching.

Please submit your full papers by 9:00 p.m. PDT on May 8, 2008.

Submission guidelines are available here.

LISA '08 Submission Deadline: May 8, 2008

The submission deadline for the LISA '08 Call for Papers is approaching. Please submit extended abstract and paper submissions by Thursday, May 8, 2008, 11:59 p.m. PDT.

The Call for Participation with submission guidelines and sample topics can be found here.

2008 USENIX/ACCURATE E-Voting Workshop Panel Proposals Due: May 2, 2008

The program committee for the 2008 USENIX/ACCURATE Electronic Voting Technology Workshop (EVT '08) is seeking proposals for panel sessions addressing topics of interest to the voting community. Proposals for panels should include a brief abstract, a list of possible panelists and their affiliations, and an indication of which of those panelists have confirmed participation.

Panel proposals are due May 2, 2008. Please submit proposals to