October 28–30, 2019
Portland, OR, USA

Thanks to those of you who joined us in Portland for LISA19! As part of our commitment to open access, presentation slides are posted on the program page as we receive them from our speakers. Video recordings of the talks are also posted on the program page within a few weeks of the end of the event.

Interested in sponsoring a future LISA conference? Email the Sponsorship Department for more information.


LISA is the premier conference for operations professionals, where sysadmins, systems engineers, IT operations professionals, SRE practitioners, developers, IT managers, and academic researchers share real-world knowledge about designing, building, securing, and maintaining the critical systems of our interconnected world.

Badge Pickup Hours

You may pick up your badge at the registration desk near the Ballroom Foyer at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront at the following dates and times:

  • Sunday, October 27, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Monday, October 28, 7:30 am–5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, October 29, 8:00 am–5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 30, 8:00 am–12:00 pm

Registration Information

Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019 Wednesday, October 9, 2019—deadline extended!

Registration Fees

Early Bird
(through October 9)
(from October 10)
US$1055 US$1205

Discounts Are Available

To facilitate your ability to attend LISA19, USENIX offers several ways for you to save. Conference discounts are available for groups of five or more, government and non-profit employees, and more!


The USENIX Conference Department will contact you with registration instructions.

To prepare for the conference, please see the Information for Presenters page. Please email conference@usenix.org if you have any questions.

USENIX Conference Policies

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

Conference Accessibility

For information about childcare, mothers' rooms, and ADA access, please see the USENIX Conference Accessibility Services page.

Press Registration and Information

If you are an accredited journalist, please contact Wendy Grubow (wendy@usenix.org, +1 831.917.0980), River Meadow Communications, for a complimentary registration code.

Refunds and Cancellations

The cancellation deadline is Thursday, October 17, 2019. Please review the USENIX Registration Substitution and Cancellation Policy for more information.


Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201
+1 503.226.7600
+1 877.901.6632

Hotel Discount Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019 Wednesday, October 9—Deadline Extended!

USENIX has negotiated a special room rate for conference attendees of $205 per night plus tax for single/double occupancy.

Book your room online or call the hotel reservation line and mention USENIX or LISA19. The group rate will be available until Wednesday, October 9, 2019, or until the block sells out, whichever occurs first. After the hotel discount deadline has passed, contact the hotel directly to inquire whether rooms are still available.

Portland Marriott Downtown Portland


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Become a Sponsor: Sponsorship exposes your brand to highly qualified attendees, funds our diversity and student grants, supports open access to our conference content, and keeps USENIX conferences affordable. USENIX is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that relies on sponsor support to fulfill its mission. To learn more, please contact the Sponsorship Department with the conference name in your subject line.

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.