USENIX WASL '08 CFP Submission Deadline: September 8, 2008

The submission deadline for the First USENIX Workshop on the Analysis of System Logs (WASL '08) is approaching. Please submit all work by September 8, 2008.

WASL '08 will focus on novel techniques for extracting more information from existing logs and on methods to improve the information content of future logs.

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

LISA '08 Registration Now Open

Join us November 9–14, 2008 in San Diego, CA for the 22nd Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA '08).

LISA '08 offers in-depth training by experts such as Mark Burgess on Cfengine and David N. Blank-Edelman on Over the Edge System Administration. NEW! LISA includes training tracks on Solaris and Virtualization taught by industry leaders such as James Mauro and Richard McDougall.

The SAGE Blog is Back!

Yes, it's true. The SAGE Blog is back. We'll be bringing you announcements of sysadmin events as well as guest bloggers, tips and tricks, and a few sneak peaks of upcoming booklets.

Now up on the blog, the first in a 3-part series on monitoring tools by guest blogger and ;login: author, Matthew Sacks.

Check it out today!

USENIX Security '08 Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 14, 2008

The Early Bird Registration Deadline for the 17th USENIX Security Symposium is Monday, July 14, 2008. Register today to save!

LISA '08 Poster Submission Deadline: July 16, 2008

This year's LISA '08 conference will include a poster session. This is an opportunity to display a poster describing recent work. The posters will be on display during the conference, and fixed times will be advertised when authors should be present to discuss their work with anyone who is interested. This provides a very good opportunity to make contact with other people who may be interested in the same area. Student posters, practitioners sharing their experiences, and submissions from open source communities are particularly welcome.

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.


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