[RndTbl] Fwd: Top 5 Reasons to Attend USENIX '07

Gilbert E. Detillieux gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Fri May 18 23:00:47 CDT 2007

Just FYI, in case any of you are planning a trip to California in 

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Subject: Top 5 Reasons to Attend USENIX '07
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 15:43:59 -0700
From: Lionel Garth Jones <lgj at usenix.org>
To: info at muug.mb.ca, gedetil at muug.mb.ca

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the 2007 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
June 17-22, 2007, Santa Clara, CA

USENIX '07 offers a cost-effective, one-stop shop for the latest in IT
training, break-throughs, and systems research. Check out the top 5
reasons to join us in Santa Clara, CA, June 17-22, 2007:

1. Top-notch training: Highly respected experts provide you with new
information and skills you can take back to work tomorrow. Topics

-- Richard Bejtlich on TCP/IP Weapons School, Layers 2-3

-- Peter Baer Galvin on Solaris 10 Security Features

-- AEleen Frisch on Administering Linux in Production Environments

-- Steve VanDevender on High-Capacity Email System Design

To view the entire training program, see:

2. Invited Talks that feature industry luminaries discussing timely
and important topics, such as:

-- Keynote Address by Mendel Rosenblum of Stanford University,
"The Impact of Virtualization on Computing Systems,"

-- Plenary Closing by Mary Lou Jepsen, One Laptop per Child, "Crossing
the Digital Divide: The Latest Efforts from One Laptop per Child"

-- Rob Lanphier, Linden Lab, "Second Life"

-- And more!


3. You'll see it here first:

-- The latest developments in cutting-edge systems research in the
Refereed Papers track.


-- An introduction to interesting new or ongoing work at the Poster


4. Answers to your toughest questions:

-- Guru Is In sessions feature experts who come prepared to respond to
your most burning technical questions on hot topics. The full list of
topics will be announced soon!


5. The chance to mingle with industry leaders:

-- Evening events such as the Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) sessions offer
additional opportunities to network with peers to gain that
all-important "insider" IT knowledge.


And that's just the beginning. Visit
to see the full list of offerings.

Don't forget:

-- Register at the headquarters hotel by May 29, 2007, to receive the
discounted hotel room rate:


-- Register by June 1 and save up to $300!


-- Take advantage of the multiple employee discount for groups sending 5
or more:


2007 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
June 17-22, 2007, Santa Clara, CA
Early Bird Registration Deadline: June 1, 2007

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