OSDI '18 Activities

To enhance your symposium experience, several attendee events are planned throughout the week. They are open to all OSDI '18 attendees. Check back here for the latest additions to the activities schedule.

Welcome Happy Hour

Sunday, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Mingle with other symposium attendees while ­enjoying beverages and snacks.

Preview Sessions

Sunday, October 7, 7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Monday, October 8, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Tuesday, October 9, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm

Are you new to OSDI? Are you a networks expert but feel bewildered when talk turns to security? Are you interested in engaging more deeply with paper presentations outside your research area? Join us for the OSDI preview sessions, where area experts will give short introductions to the symposium's major technical sessions.

USENIX Women in Advanced Computing (WiAC) BoF

Sunday, 7:00 pm–8:00 pm

Let’s talk about women in advanced computing. All registered attendees—of all genders—are welcome to attend this Birds-of-a-Feather session.

Students and Young Professionals Meetup

Sunday, 8:00 pm–9:00 pm

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

Symposium Luncheon

Monday, 12:10 pm–2:00 pm
Sponsored by Google

Poster Sessions and Receptions

Poster Session and Reception I: Monday, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Poster Session and Reception II: Tuesday, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Check out the cool new ideas and the latest preliminary research on display at the Poster Sessions and Receptions. Take part in discussions with your colleagues over complimentary food and drinks. View the list of accepted posters.

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)

Sunday, 7:00 pm–10:00 pm
Monday, 7:30 pm–10:30 pm
Tuesday, 7:30 pm–10:30 pm

View the current schedule and scheduling instructions on the OSDI '18 BoFs page.