Top 5 Reasons to Attend LISA '07

LISA '07 is coming up in November. New activities are still being added.
Take a look at a few of the reasons to attend:

# 1. Top-Notch Training
Highly respected experts provide you with new information and skills you
can take back to work to tomorrow. This year's program includes:

* David N. Blank-Edelman on Over the Edge System Administration

* Gerald Carter on Implementing [Open]LDAP Directories

* Jacob Farmer on Disk-to-Disk Backup and Eliminating Backup System
Bottlenecks

* Æleen Frisch & Kyrre Begnum on Virtualization: VMs! What Are They
Good For?

* Rudi van Drunen on Hardware for the (Software-Oriented) Sysadmin

* And more . . .

The full training program can be found at:

http://www.usenix.org/lisa07/training/

# 2. Invited Talks
Industry luminaries discuss timely and important topics such as:
* Keynote address by John Strassner, Motorola Fellow and Vice President,
Autonomic Networking and Communications, Motorola Research Labs, on
"Autonomic Administration: HAL 9000 Meets Gene Roddenberry"

* Bruce Moxon, Network Appliance, Inc., "A Service-Oriented Data Grid:
Beyond Storage Virtualization"

* Erik Nygren, Akamai Technologies, "Experiences with Scalable Network
Operations at Akamai"

* Kenneth G. Brill, Uptime Institute, "The Economic Meltdown of Moore's
Law"

* And more . . .

# 3. You'll See It Here First
Cutting-edge practices and new or developing work are presented in the
Refereed Papers Track, the Work-in-Progress Reports, and our new Poster
Session

Note: Poster submissions are open until October 14, 2007. Submitting a
poster is a great way to let other people know about your work and to
meet other people who are interested in the same issues. Find out more
at: http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa07/...es.html#poster


# 4. Get Answers to Your Toughest Questions in Guru Is In and Hit the
Ground Running Sessions

Check out the full technical program at:

http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa07/tech/

# 5. Mingle with Industry Leaders
The "hallway track," evening events, and the Vendor Exhibition offer
additional opportunities to network with peers to gain that
all-important insider IT knowledge.

Take a look at the entire list of activities at:

http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa07/activities.html

Don't miss this opportunity to benefit from peer interaction on the
topics that mean the most to you.

For complete program information and to register, see:

http://www.usenix.org/lisa07/progb

The Early Bird Registration Discount Deadline is coming:
Register by Friday, October 19, and save up to $300!

Bringing 5 or more people from the same organization? Take advantage of
the Multiple Employee Discount. For more details, see:

http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa07/registration/

We're pleased to bring LISA to Dallas, TX, and we look forward to
seeing you there.

Paul Anderson, University of Edinburgh
LISA '07 Program Chair
lisa07chair@usenix.org


P.S.: Please note the Special Attendee Room Rate: $175 single/double
plus 15% tax at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.

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LISA '07:
21st Large Installation System Administration Conference
http://www.usenix.org/lisa07/progb
November 11-16, 2007, Dallas, TX
Early Bird Registration Deadline: October 19, 2007
Sponsored by USENIX and SAGE
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