USENIX Workshops UPSEC '08 and LEET '08 Registration Open

Don't miss the new security-related workshops (UPSEC '08 and LEET '08) taking place on April 14 and 15 in San Francisco, CA.

NSDI '08 Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 24

Join us in San Francisco, CA, April 16-18, for NSDI '08. The 5th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation focuses on the design and implementation principles of large-scale networks and distributed systems.

This year's outstanding program includes 30 technical papers carefully selected from a pool of 175 submissions. These high-quality papers represent a diverse range of hot research areas including energy, scale, security, and fault tolerance.

USENIX Announces Open Access to Conference Proceedings

USENIX is pleased to announce open public access to all its conference proceedings.

This significant decision will allow universal access to some of the most important technical research in advanced computing. In making this move USENIX is setting the standard for open access to information, an essential part of its mission.

USENIX conference proceedings can be found here.

Find out more at the USENIX Web site.

NSDI '08 Poster Session Submission Deadline: March 10, 2008

NSDI '08 will feature a poster session during which attendees can discuss emerging ideas in networked systems design by talking with leading researchers who are introducing their ongoing work. To submit a poster, please send a proposal, one page or less, by March 10, 2008, to The poster session co-chairs will send back decisions by March 23, 2008.

Find out more and register here.

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


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