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Invited Talks, Tutorials, WIPs, and BOFs

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Invited Talks
These presentations and discussions by industry leaders and technical luminaries highlight the hottest new products, the busy sites running on Linux, and personal experiences. These survey-style talks given by experts range over many interesting and timely topics. We welcome your suggestions for topics and requests proposals for particular talks. In your proposal state the main focus, including a brief outline, and be sure to emphasize why your topic is of general interest to our community. Please submit via email to

Tutorials (November 5 -7, 2001)
Gain mastery of complex techniques and technologies and you'll get immediate payoff within your organization. ALS offers state-of-the-art, full and half day tutorials from top experts in their fields. Topics range from introductory skills to advanced topics, updates on developments and news including administering Linux, TCP/IP networking, programming, and configuring Internet services.

To provide the best possible tutorial offerings, we continually solicit proposals for new tutorials. If you are interested in presenting a tutorial, please send email to:

Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs)
Are you just beginning a project you'd like to share or are doing some interesting work that isn't ready for publication yet? Then WiPs, are for you. The ALS audience provides valuable feedback and is always willing to discuss new advancements. Presentations of student works are particularly welcome. WiPs may be scheduled in advance by sending email to or at the conference.

Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs) are informal gatherings organized by attendees for attendees interested in a particular topic. BoFs are held in the evenings and may be scheduled in advance via email to or at the conference.

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