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  1. Top 5 Reasons to Attend USENIX '08

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    Top 5 Reasons to Attend the 2008 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    June 22-27, 2008, Boston, MA
    http://www.usenix.org/usenix08/progb
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    USENIX '08 offers a cost-effective, one-stop shop for the latest in IT
    training, breakthroughs, and systems research. Check out the top 5
    reasons to join us in Boston, MA, June 22-27, 2008:

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

    -- Bruce Potter on Botnets: Understanding and Defense
    -- Peter Baer Galvin on Solaris 10 Administration
    -- Phil Cox on Securing Virtual Environments
    -- Alan Robertson on Configuring and Deploying Linux-HA

    To view the entire training program, see:
    http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix08/training

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

    -- Keynote Address by David Patterson, Director of the U.C. Berkeley
    Parallel Computing Laboratory, on "The Parallel Revolution Has Started:
    Are You Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?"

    -- Plenary Closing Session by Matthew Melis of the NASA Glenn Research
    Center on "The Columbia Accident Investigation and Returning NASA's
    Space Shuttle to Flight"

    -- Drew Endy, Cabot Assistant Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT
    and a co-founder of the BioBricks Foundation (BBF), on "Programming DNA:
    A 2-bit Language for Engineering Biology"

    -- And more!

    http://www.usenix.org/usenix08/ITs

    3. You'll see it here first:

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

    http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix08/tech

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

    http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix0...es.html#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!

    http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix08/tech

    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.

    http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix08/bofs.html

    And that's just the beginning. Visit http://www.usenix.org/usenix08/progb
    to see the full list of offerings.

    Don't forget:

    -- Register by June 6 and save up to $300!

    http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix08/registration

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

    http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix0...tration/#multi

    -- Chat with other attendees on the USENIX '08 Facebook page:
    http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=12521903959

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    2008 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    June 22-27, 2008, Boston, MA
    http://www.usenix.org/usenix08/progb
    Early Bird Registration Deadline: June 6, 2008
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  2. Re: Top 5 Reasons to Attend USENIX '08

    On 2008-05-19, Lionel Garth Jones wrote:

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    > Top 5 Reasons to Attend the 2008 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    > June 22-27, 2008, Boston, MA
    > http://www.usenix.org/usenix08/progb
    > ----------------------------------------------


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