[RndTbl] USENIX'05 Conference, Apr 10-15, Anaheim, CA (fwd)

Gilbert E. Detillieux gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Thu Feb 3 14:45:42 CST 2005

The following was sent to my attention, and I thought it might be of
interest to some of you...

I'm not affiliated with the conference, and neither is MUUG, so refer to the
USENIX web site and contact addresses for more information.

Gilbert E. Detillieux		E-mail:	<gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca>
Dept. of Computer Science	Web:	http://www.cs.umanitoba.ca/~gedetil/
University of Manitoba		Phone:	(204)474-8161
Winnipeg, MB, CANADA  R3T 2N2	Fax:	(204)474-7609


Register NOW for USENIX'05: the Annual Technical Conference of the
Usenix Association at http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/progm.

Come to Anaheim this April 10-15 for top-notch tutorials and technical
sessions: this is the USENIX Association's 30th Anniversary, and we're
celebrating with the strongest lineup of training and technical sessions

*** Nearly 40 tutorials, 20 of which are new, featuring:
o  Rik Farrow leading a hands-on Linux Security Class
o  Geoff Halprin on the Basic Skill of Troubleshooting
o  Mark-Jason Dominus conducting a Perl Program Repair Shop
o  Heison Chak discoursing on VoIP Principles and Practice
o  Jacob Farmer on Next-Generation Storage Networking
         (See details at http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix05/training/)

*** Four concurrent tracks of Technical Sessions including Invited  
a Freenix (BSD/Linux) track, and a Guru track with your favorite  
and industry researchers on such timely topics as:
o  Spencer Shepler: NFSv4
o  Running Virtualized Native Drivers in User Mode Linux
o  John Ousterhout: Faster Software Builds
o  IP Network extensions for accessing USB devices
o  Configuring hardware in a data center based on temperature
o  Eddie Kohler: DDoS Defense in Practice and Theory
o  A PC-based Open Source Voting Machine (and paper ballot!)
o  Surviving Internet Catastrophies
         (See details at http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix05/tech/)

*** Keynote by George Dyson, historian and author of Darwin Among the  

*** Works-In-Progress Reports (WIPs) and Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions
(BoFs) round out a rich week overflowing with presentations,  
and collaboration.

*** Conference Reception celebrating the 30th Anniversary of USENIX!

WHAT:   USENIX '05 - Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the USENIX  
WHEN:   April 10-15, 2005
WHERE:  Anaheim, CA: Marriott Hotel
WHO:    Anyone interested in state-of-the-art computing issues
WHY:    To get to and stay on the leading edge of practical and  
actionable research and tools
HOW:    http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/progm

Five or more people registering together get $100 off per person!

Early-Bird Registration discounts end March 21, 2005 -- register NOW  
for the best pricing at:


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