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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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