FAST '19 Activities

To enhance your conference experience, several attendee events are planned throughout the week. They are open to all FAST '19 attendees. Check back here for the latest additions to the activities schedule.

FAST '19 Happy Hour

Monday, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Kick off the conference by meeting with your colleagues over snacks and drinks.

Poster Session and Reception

Tuesday, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Check out the cool new ideas and the latest preliminary research on display at the Poster Session and Reception. Enjoy dinner, drinks, and the chance to connect with other attendees, speakers, and conference organizers. See the Call for Posters and WiPs for information on how to submit your poster. The submission deadline is Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

USENIX Women in Advanced Computing (WiAC) BoF

Tuesday, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm

Let's talk about women in advanced computing. All registered attendees of FAST, NSDI, and Vault—of all genders—are welcome to attend this BoF.

Students and Young Professionals Meetup

Tuesday, 8:30 pm–9:30 pm

Come for the refreshments, stay for the opportunity to meet and network with other students and young professionals attending FAST, NSDI, and Vault.

Board Game Night

Tuesday, 9:30 pm–10:30 pm

Join FAST, NSDI, and Vault attendees for some good old-fashioned board games. We'll have some on hand, but bring your own games, too!

Conference Luncheon and Test of Time Award Presentation

Wednesday, 12:30 pm–2:00 pm
Sponsored by NetApp

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)

Monday, 7:00 pm–11:00 pm
Tuesday, 7:30 pm–10:30 pm
Wednesday, 8:00 pm–11:00 pm

View the current schedule and scheduling instructions on the FAST '19 BoFs page.