[Seattle-SAGE] LISA'05 San Diego Dec 4-9

Peter Mui pmui at usenix.org
Wed Nov 9 17:50:15 PST 2005

(Hi, is the following an appropriate posting to this list?  We don't  
want to be perceived as spamming.  Thanks! -Peter)

Join us in San Diego for the 19th Large Installation System
Administration Conference (LISA'05) at http://www.usenix.org/lisa05/ 

The one conference to attend! For close to two decades LISA
has been the annual convergence point for the global system and network
administration community. This year's LISA continues that tradition of
innovation with tools and techniques essential to your professional and
technical development.

NEW! 30 new tutorials, part of a full week's worth of great training
NEW! "Solve My Problem" boards get your questions answered
NEW! Hit the Ground Running tracks: 15-minute talks on how to
                   get started on a particular topic

TRAINING: Learn from the pros: 6 days and close to 60 tutorials,  
     * Curtis Preston: Backup on a Budget
     * Dan Bailey: 802.11 Wireless Network Penetration Testing
     * Richard Bejtlich: Network Security Monitoring with Open Source  
     * Jacob Farmer: Disk-to-Disk Backup
     * Evan Marcus: Disaster Planning and Recovery
     * Mike Ciaverella and Lee Damon The Seven Habits of the Highly  
Effective Sys Admin

KEYNOTE: Qi Lu, Yahoo!'s Vice President of Engineering: "Scaling Search
          Beyond the Public Web"

TECH SESSIONS: 3 days of technical sessions with top-notch refereed
papers, informative invited talks and panels:
     * Matt Blaze: "Picking Locks with Cryptology"
     * Kevin Bankston: "How Sysadmins Can Protect Free Speech and
       Privacy on the Electronic Frontier"
     * Dan Kaminsky: "Network Black Ops: Extracting Unexpected
       Functionality from Existing Networks"
     * Andrew Cowie: "Modern Trends in UNIX and Linux Infrastructure
     * Terry Slattery: "Silly Network Management Tricks"

GURU SESSIONS: Bring your perplexing technical questions to experts at
LISA's unique Guru Is In sessions.

EXHIBITS: Explore the latest commercial innovations at the Vendor  

LISA is the premier forum for presenting new research in system
administration. We selected papers showcasing state-of-the-art work on
topics including spam/email, intrusion and vulnerability detection,
security, system integrity, and more.  Sign up now for early  

WHAT:   LISA '05: the 19th(!) Large Installation System  
Administration Conference
WHEN:   December 4-9, 2005
WHERE:  San Diego, CA, Town & Country Resort Hotel
WHO:    System Administrators, Network Administrators, CIOs, CTOs,
         Researchers, Tool Providers, Support and Help Desk  
personnel, etc.
WHY:    To get to and stay on the cutting edge of system administration
HOW:    Sign up NOW at http://www.usenix.org/lisa05/progm

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