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Thank you for your interest in FAST '09. We are sorry but pre-registration is now closed. We invite you to register on-site at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, Ballroom Foyer, at the following dates and times:

Monday, February 23 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 24 7:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 25 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 26 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday, February 27 8:00 a.m.–noon

Tutorial Registration
Every tutorial registration includes:

  • Admission to the tutorials you select
  • Lunch on the day of your tutorial
  • Printed tutorial materials for your courses
  • Admission to the Conference Reception
  • Wireless connectivity in conference session area

Technical Sessions Registration
Every technical sessions registration includes:

  • Admission to all technical sessions
  • Copy of Conference Proceedings (on CD-ROM or in print)
  • Admission to the Conference Luncheon
  • Admission to the Conference Reception
  • Wireless connectivity in conference session area

Multiple Employee Discount
We offer discounts for organizations sending 5 or more employees to FAST '09. Please contact the Conference Dept. for more details.

The group discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts, and it cannot be applied retroactively—that is, refunds will not be issued to those meeting the discount requirement after they have already registered.

Press Registration and Information
If you are an accredited journalist, please contact Wendy Grubow for a complimentary registration code: Wendy Grubow, River Meadow Communications, 831-626-7503,

Speakers and Program Committee Members
Please contact the Conference Dept. for registration information.

Going to the TaPP '09 Workshop? Registration Is Separate

Registration for the co-located TaPP '09 Workshop is separate from registration for FAST '09. Please see the workshop's Web site for information about how to participate.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, February 9, 2009

USENIX is pleased to offer Early Bird Registration Discounts of up to $200 to those who register for FAST '09 by February 9, 2009. After February 9, registration fees increase. Attention, students! Your registration fees will not increase at any time. Find out more about student offers here.

Registration Fees

February 9

February 9
1 Half-Day Tutorial $265 $315
2 Half-Day Tutorials
Buy one half-day tutorial and get the second for free!
$265 $315
Technical Sessions $740 $890
Student Technical Sessions $285 $285

If you are not a member of USENIX, EurOpen.SE, NUUG, ACM SIGOPS, IEEE MSSTC, or IEEE TCOS, $125 will be added to your registration fees.

Students who are not members of USENIX: $50 will be added to your registration fees.

If you would like to receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for your tutorials, add $15 to your tutorial fees.

Refund/cancellation date:
Tuesday, February 17, 2009

All refund requests must be emailed to by Tuesday, February 17, 2009, noon PST. You may substitute another in your place.
USENIX Conference Department

2560 Ninth Street, Suite 215
Berkeley, CA 94710 USA
Phone: 1.510.528.8649
Fax: 1.510.548.5738
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