LISA16 Speaker Information

Welcome to all LISA16 speakers! We're so glad that you'll be joining us at this year's conference. We look forward to seeing you in December.


If you have questions, please contact or your Program Co-Chairs, John Arrasjid and Matt Simmons,

To-do List

  • Sign your Consent-to-Publish Form. USENIX requires a signed consent form from all presenters, which allows us to publish the audio and/or video of your talk. USENIX has an open access policy, and makes these freely available. To review and e-sign the form, follow this link.
  • Register for the conference! The USENIX Conference Department will contact you with instructions for registering online.
  • Read the USENIX Code of Conduct and Guidelines for Speakers and follow the recommendations.
  • Prepare your slide deck. If you wish, you can use one of these LISA16 slide templates:
    LISA16 Template Black: black background with white text
    LISA16 Template White: white background with black text
    LISA16 Template Black: black background with white text
    LISA16 Template White: white background with black text
    If you prefer not to use one of these templates, please keep the following tips in mind:
    Slides should set up for a 16:9 aspect ratio. In order to make your talk available on the USENIX Web site immediately after the conference, please email your electronic files to as soon as possible after your presentation.
  • Get your visa if you live abroad. If you need an invitation letter to apply for a visa to attend the conference, please contact as soon as possible. Visa applications can take at least 30 working days to process. Please identify yourself as a presenter and include your mailing address in your email.
  • Promote yourself and the event on social media! See below for hashtag, graphics, and suggested tweets.

Technical Setup

We will provide the following equipment:

  • 1 LCD projector
  • 1 screen
  • 1 wired Lavalier microphone
  • Cables and extension cords: HDMI, Mini-Displayport, and VGA are provided for connecting your laptop to the projector. Please check your device ahead of time and bring any special adapters you might need.

Laptops are not provided. If you will be unable to bring a laptop and need to arrange to borrow one, or if you wish to discuss any special A/V needs, please contact the Conference Department via email at or via phone at 510-528-8649.

Promote Yourself and the Event on Social Media!

Please help us promote the conference on social media with the #lisa16 hashtag. Our attendees come from around the world to learn from you, so here's your chance to get people excited about your session. We've posted some graphics below which you're welcome to use.

Suggested Tweets

I'm speaking at LISA16 in Boston, MA, Dec. 4–9, 2016. #lisa16

I'm teaching at LISA16 in Boston, MA, Dec. 4–9, 2016. #lisa16

LISA16 Graphics

Feel free to use the following banners to promote your session at LISA16. Contact if you need a different size.

I'm Speaking

LISA16 I'm Speaking button

Size: 125x125 pixels

I'm Teaching

LISA16 I'm Teaching button

Size: 125x125 pixels