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12TH SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION CONFERENCE (LISA '98) - Dec 6-11, 1998 - Marriott Copley Place Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
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Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)
Do you have a topic that you'd like to discuss with others? Birds-of-a-Feather sessions may be perfect for you. BoFs are interactive, informal gatherings for attendees interested in a particular topic. Schedule your BoF in advance. Call the Conference Office at 949.588.8649 or send email to BoFs may also be scheduled on-site and will be announced at the conference.

Birds-of-a-Feather sessions are available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings on the following schedule:

Tuesday,  December 8   7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday,  December 9 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday,  December 10 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

It is not too late to schedule a BoF session. Contact the USENIX Conference Office at or telephone 949.588.8649 to make arrangements.

Schedule as of November 30, 1998

Tuesday, December 8, 1998

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Next Generation Server Architecture for Network Attached Storage
Greg Govatos, Auspex

Workplace Issues for Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgendered SysAdmins
Robert Gill,Ascend Communications

GNU cfengine
Mark Burgess,Oslo College

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Latest on BSDI/B
Doug Urner, BSDI

PC Hardware for UNIX - Recommendations and Problems
Patrick Powell, Astart Technologies

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Forming a Corporate Local System Administrators' Guild
Marilyn Khanna, Boeing

Administering Legato NetWorker
W. Curtis Preston, Collective Technologies

9:00pm - 10:00pm
Esther Filderman, PSC

Wednesday, December 9, 1998   

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Imagine a World Without Microsoft
Dennis Gerasimov and Dimitry Shcherban, MTI

Ethics for System Administrators
Hal Miller, author of SAGE Code of Ethics

Jumbo Frames and your Network
Ted Schroeder, Alteon

8:00pm - 9:00pm
SAGE Local Groups
Scott Swenson, University of Washington

Automated System Backups
Dave Hiechel, EAGLE Software, Inc.

Managing Printing and Printers
Patrick Powell, Astart Technologies

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Trey Harris, University of North Carolina

9:00pm - 10:00pm
Steve VanDevender, Scary Devil Monastery

9:00pm - 11:00pm
State of the Backup & Recovery Industry
W. Curtis Preston, Collective Technologies

Thursday, December 10, 1998

5:30pm - 6:30pm
SAGE Community Meeting & Candidates Forum
SAGE Executive Committee

8:000pm - 9:00pm
A Demonstration and Discussion of ARL:UT's Ganymede
Jonathan Abbey, Applied Research Laboratories

CERT/CC Update - Current Intruder Trends
Jed Pickel, Cert Coordination Center

9:00pm - 10:00pm
Christine Hogan, GNAC INC


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