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Poster Session and Reception
Thursday, August 3, 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m., Pacific Ballroom

Check out the cool new ideas and the latest preliminary research on display at the Poster Session. Take part in discussions with your colleagues over complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the Reception. Click here to view a list of accepted posters.

Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs)
Friday, August 4, 2:00 pm–3:30 p.m., British Room

The last session of the Symposium will consist of Work-in-Progress reports (WiPs). This session offers short presentations on work in progress, new results, or timely topics. The accepted abstracts and session schedule is available here. The time available will be distributed among the presenters, with each speaker allocated between 5 and 10 minutes. The time limit will be strictly enforced.

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)
Tuesday, August 1, 7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 2, 7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 3, 7:30 p.m.–11:00 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. Click here to view the current BoF schedule and for scheduling instructions.

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

Welcome Get-Together
Monday, July 31, 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m., BC Foyer
Start the conference out right: mingle with your fellow attendees over drinks and snacks at the Welcome Get-Together.

Conference Happy Hour
Wednesday, August 2, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Columbia Room

Don't miss this added opportunity to enjoy beer, wine, and snacks while networking with your colleagues, getting your questions answered, and chatting about the conference.

Celebration of Light
The largest fireworks competition in the world will take place in Vancouver during the USENIX Security Symposium. Click here for the complete schedule and directions. Don't miss the Czech Republic show on Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. The best viewing spot is just a 20-minute walk from the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver!

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