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Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)
Monday, Dec. 9, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Lead or attend a BoF! Meet with your peers! Present new work! Don't miss these special activities designed to maximize the value of your time at the conference. The always popular evening Birds-of-a-Feather sessions are very informal gatherings of persons interested in a particular topic. BoFs may be scheduled during the conference at the registration desk or in advance by contacting the USENIX Conference Dept. by email ( BoFs are open to all attendees. Topics are announced at the conference.
Work-in-Progress Reports
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Work-in-Progress Schedule

Short, pithy, and fun, Work-in-Progress Reports introduce interesting new or ongoing work. If you have work you would like to share or a cool idea that's not quite ready for publication, send a one- or two-paragraph summary to We are particularly interested in presenting students' work. A schedule of presentations will be posted at the conference, and the speakers will be notified in advance. Work-in-Progress reports are five-minute presentations; the time limit will be strictly enforced.

Work-in-Progress Reports submissions deadline: Monday, Dec 2nd, 12 Noon PST.

Social Activities
Meet the Symposium speakers and connect with your peers in the community.

Sunday, Dec. 8
12:30 p.m.
- 2:00 p.m.
WIESS Workshop Luncheon
5:00 p.m.
- 6:30 p.m.
WIESS & OSDI Joint Happy Hour & Panel Session
6:30 p.m.
- 8:30 p.m.
OSDI '02 Welcome "Meet and Greet"
(open to all OSDI and WIESS attendees)

Monday, Dec. 9
12:30 p.m.
- 2:00 p.m.
OSDI Symposium Luncheon

Tuesday, Dec. 10
6:00 p.m.
- 7:30 p.m.
OSDI Symposium Reception, Co-sponsored by Google

Google Hospitality Suite
Monday, Dec. 9, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Learn more about Google's Technology.
Hear about jobs at Google.
Chat with Google's engineers.

The Google reception will be located in the Georgian Room on the Mezzanine Level of the hotel.

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