LISA '11 Call for Participation
Workshops, Training Program, and BoFs
Workshops are half-day or full-day sessions for small groups (typically no more than 30 people) to share ideas and knowledge. Workshops are intended to be participatory, not instructional, and familiarity with the specific topic/area is expected of the attendees.
Proposals are in the form of a 1-page description. A workshop proposal should include the following information:
Workshop proposals are due June 9, 2011. Please email your proposal to email@example.com.
- Organizer name(s) and contact information
- Potential attendee profile
- Outline of potential topics
LISA offers state-of-the-art tutorials from top experts in their
fields. Topics cover every level from introductory to highly advanced.
You can choose from over 50 full- and half-day tutorials on such
diverse technical topics as:
Linux administration and high availability;
topics in Solaris administration and performance tuning;
virtualization; Perl; Python; Samba; system and network services, monitoring,
and troubleshooting; security; filesystems; backups; server
configuration; spam prevention and monitoring; legal issues; and
professional development topics such as management, communication,
To provide the best possible tutorial offerings, USENIX continually
solicits proposals and ideas for new tutorials, especially on
subjects not yet covered. If you are interested in presenting a
tutorial or have an idea for a tutorial you would like to see
offered, please submit. Multiple proposals are
always welcome (we would rather you let us choose which of your tutorials we
need, rather than your submitting only your one "best" tutorial), as are
unbiased vendor tutorials.
Occasionally, USENIX offers multi-day tutorials; while less common, if you have a 2-day class idea, don't hesitate to let us know about it!
Each tutorial proposal should consist of:
Tutorial proposals are due June 9, 2011. Please email your proposal to Education Director, Daniel V. Klein,
- Length (half-day or full-day)
- Instructor name(s) and contact information
- Abstract or outline of topic
Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)
Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs) are informal gatherings organized by attendees interested in a particular topic. BoFs will be held in the evening. BoFs may be scheduled in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. BoFs may also be scheduled at the conference.