19th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies

February 23–25, 2021
Sponsored by USENIX in cooperation with ACM SIGOPS
WiP abstracts deadline extended to Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The 19th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '21) will take place as a virtual event on February 23–25, 2021. FAST will bring together storage-system researchers and practitioners to explore new directions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems.

View the preliminary conference program and register today.

Submit a Work-in-Progress Report! View the Call for WiPs. Abstracts are due Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

Apply for a grant! The grant application deadline for Student Grants, Diversity Grants, and Grants for Black Computer Science Students is Tuesday, February 16, 2021. See the USENIX Grant Overview page for details.

Registration Information

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Refunds and Cancellations

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Conference Organizers

Conference Sponsorship

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The acceptance of any organization as a sponsor does not imply explicit or implicit approval by USENIX of the donor organization’s values or actions. In addition, sponsorship does not provide any control over conference program content. Questions? Contact the Sponsorship Department.