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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 with "OSDI '06 BoF" in the subject line and the following information in the body of the email:

  1. BoF title
  2. Organizer name and affiliation
  3. Date and time preference
  4. Brief description of BoF (optional)

BoF Schedule (Current as of November 1, 2006)

Monday, November 6, 2006
ROOM # of Seats 5:30 p.m.–
6:00 p.m.
8:30 p.m.–
9:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m.–
10:30 p.m.
10:30 p.m.–
11:30 p.m.
Bainbridge 100 NSF Program Update
Brett Fleisch and Dr. Helen Gill, National Science Foundation
Systems Research in Europe
Marc Shapiro, chair of EuroSys, researcher at INRIA and LIP6
Lopez Room
(5th Floor)
San Juan/

Tuesday, November 7, 2006
ROOM # of Seats 10:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m.
Lopez Room
(5th Floor)
San Juan/

BoF Descriptions

Systems Research in Europe
Organizer: Marc Shapiro, chair of EuroSys, researcher at INRIA and LIP6
Monday, November 6, 2006, 8:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m., San Juan/Whidbey

We will discuss the situation of systems research in Europe, discuss what has been done since EuroSys was created at OSDI 2004, and what needs to be done in the future. (Both terms, "Systems" and "Europe" should be interpreted broadly.)

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