is a wrap!

October 29–31, 2018
Nashville, TN, USA

Thanks for joining us in Nashville for LISA18. Video, audio, and presentation slides are posted on the conference program page.

LISA is the premier conference for operations professionals, where we share real-world knowledge about designing, building, securing, and maintaining the critical systems of our interconnected world.


Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, October 8, 2018

Register for LISA18 today! See the Registration Information page for details.

Speakers and Program Committee Members

Please contact the Conference Department for registration information.


USENIX offers several discounts to help you to attend LISA18.

USENIX Conference Policies

We encourage you to learn more about USENIX’s values and how we put them into practice at our conferences.

Conference Services

Find out what services are available at the conference.

Refunds and Cancellations

The cancellation deadline is Thursday, October 18, 2018. Please review the USENIX Registration Substitution and Cancellation Policy for more information.

"LISA does systems with rigor, is vendor neutral, and teaches applicable skills. No fluff. I don't want startup founders telling me they've solved everything if you buy their product. I want experienced people teaching me how to make complex computers work, and not glossing over details."

Brendan Gregg


Omni Nashville Hotel
250 Fifth Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203
+1 800.843.6664

Hotel Discount Deadline: Monday, October 8, 2018

USENIX has negotiated a special room rate for conference attendees of $254 per night plus tax for single occupancy and $267 per night plus tax for double occupancy. This rate includes wireless Internet access.

Book your room online or call the hotel reservation line and mention USENIX or LISA18. The group rate will be available until Monday, October 8, 2018, or until the block sells out, whichever occurs first.


The USENIX guest room block at the Omni Nashville Hotel is sold out. Please contact the hotel directly to inquire whether rooms are available at the Best Available Rate.

For more information, see the Venue, Hotel, and Travel page.


Omni Nashville Hotel


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Student Grants: or +1 510.528.8649

Conference Organizers


USENIX welcomes corporate sponsorship of our events. Your sponsorship exposes your brand to highly qualified attendees, funds our grant award program, supports the USENIX open access policy, and keeps USENIX conferences affordable.

For more information, please contact the Sponsorship Department with the conference name in your subject line, or call +1 510.528.8649.