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, Edge Pool/Terrace
Mingle with other symposium attendees while enjoying beverages and snacks.
Sunday, 7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Monday, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Tuesday, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Costa Del Sol Salon D–H
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.
Session 1: Sunday
- OS: Yiying Zhang, Purdue University
- Scheduling: Siddhartha Sen, Microsoft Research
- Reliability: Haonan Lu, Princeton University
Session 2: Monday
- Verification: Jay Lorch, Microsoft Research
- File Systems: Steve Swanson, University of California, San Diego
- Debugging: Xu Zhao, University of Toronto
Session 3: Tuesday
- ML: Shivaram Venkataraman, University of Wisconsin—Madison
- Networking: Simon Peter, The University of Texas at Austin
- Security: David Lazar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
USENIX Women in Advanced Computing (WiAC) BoF
Sunday, 7:00 pm–8:00 pm, Las Palmas Room II
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, Las Palmas Room II
Come for the refreshments, stay for the opportunity to meet and network with other students and young professionals.
Board Game Night
Sunday, 9:00 pm–10:00 pm, Las Palmas Room II
Join us for some good old-fashioned board games. We’ll have some on hand, but bring your own games, too!
Monday, 12:10 pm–2:00 pm, Costa Del Sol Patios
Sponsored by Google
Poster Sessions and Receptions
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.
Tuesday, 12:25 pm–2:00 pm, Costa Del Sol Patios
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.