[SASAG] LISA '06 Call for Papers

Lionel Garth Jones lgj at usenix.org
Tue Apr 11 10:55:15 PDT 2006

Call for Papers
LISA '06: 20th Large Installation System Administration Conference
December 3-8, 2006, Washington, D.C., USA
Extended Abstract and Paper Submissions Deadline: May 23, 2006
Sponsored by USENIX and SAGE

Dear Colleague

The LISA '06 organizers invite you to contribute proposals for  
refereed papers, invited talks, and workshops, plus any ideas you  
have for Guru Is In sessions, Work-in-Progress reports, and training  

The Call for Participation with submission guidelines and sample
topics can be found on the USENIX Web site at http://www.usenix.org/ 

The annual LISA conference is the meeting place of choice for system,
network, security, and other computing administrators.
Administrators of all specialties and levels of expertise meet at
LISA to exchange ideas, sharpen skills, learn new techniques,
debate current issues, and meet colleagues and friends.

People representing every work assignment from the full-time position
at a large site to the part-time one at a small shop come to LISA
from over 30 countries, bringing a variety of backgrounds and experience
levels to the conference dedicated to them. System and network
administrators from environments as diverse as academia, large
corporations, small businesses, government organizations, and
research sites find LISA to be the place to go for training,
education, networking, and interacting with their peers.

The conference's diverse group of participants is matched by an
equally broad spectrum of activities:

* Training sessions for both beginners and experienced attendees
cover many administrative topics ranging from basic administrative
procedures to using cutting-edge technologies.

* Refereed papers present the latest developments and ideas related
to system and network administration.

* Invited talks and panels discuss important and timely topics and
often spark lively debates and conversation.

* Work-in-progress reports (WiPs) provide brief peeks at next year's

* Submit a draft paper or extended abstract proposal for a refereed  
* Suggest an invited talk speaker.
* Share your experience by leading a Guru Is In session.
* Propose a training session topic.
* Organize or suggest a Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) session.
* Email an idea to the chair: lisa06ideas at usenix.org

Extended Abstract and Paper Submissions Deadline: May 23, 2006
Invited Talks proposals due: June 1, 2006
Notification to authors: July 12 2006
Final papers due: September 12, 2006
Submission guidelines and more information can be found at
Sponsored by USENIX and SAGE

We look forward to hearing from you!

On behalf of the LISA '06 Program Committee,

William LeFebvre
lisa06chair at usenix.org

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