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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 evt08panels@usenix.org.

WOOT '08 Submission Deadline: June 1, 2008

Submit your work to the 2nd USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT '08). Taking 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. Submissions are due June 1, 2008.

USENIX Security '08 Registration Now Open

Join us in San Jose, CA, July 28-August 1, 2008, for the 17th USENIX Security Symposium. USENIX Security '08 offers in-depth training by experts such as Bruce Potter and Simson Garfinkel. The comprehensive technical program includes a keynote address by Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State; 27 refereed papers; a poster session; and invited talks by Hugh Thompson, Niels Provos, and more.

Tribute to Honor Jim Gray

Please join us May 31, 2008, at U.C. Berkeley for a Tribute to Honor Jim Gray. Gray is known for his groundbreaking work as a programmer, database expert, and Microsoft engineer. The tribute will include a general session followed by a technical sessions program. Speakers include Joe Hellerstein, Mike Olson, and Ed Lazowska. The event is sponsored by the Family of Jim Gray, ACM, USENIX, and EECS, UCB.

The registration deadline for technical sessions is Tuesday, April 15.

Find out more and register here.