[SASAG] Top 5 Reasons to Attend LISA '06

Lionel Garth Jones lgj at usenix.org
Wed Nov 1 16:45:50 PST 2006

Top 5 Reasons to Attend LISA '06

LISA '06 is just around the corner. New programs 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:

* Gerald Carter on Ethereal and the Art of Debugging Networks

* Richard Bejtlich on TCP/IP Weapons

* Theodore Ts'o on Bzr, Hg, and Git, Oh My! Distributed Source Code
Management Systems

* Rik Farrow on Firewalls and Internet Security for Mac OS X

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

* And more . . .

The full training program can be found at:


# 2. Invited Talks
Industry luminaries discuss timely and important topics such as:

* Keynote: "Hollywood's Secret War on Your NOC," by Cory Doctorow,
co-editor of Boing Boing and former Director of European Affairs for the

* "Corporate Security: A Hacker Perspective," by Mark "Simple Nomad"
Loveless, Vernier Networks, Inc.

* "Everything You Know About Monitoring is Wrong" by Mazda Marvasti,

* And more . . .

# 3. You'll See It Here First
Cutting-edge practices and new or developing work are presented in the
refereed papers track and Work-in Progress Reports (WiPs).

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

Check out the full technical program at:


# 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:


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:


For a behind-the-scenes look at the conference and a sneak preview of
some of the cool new things happening this year, visit the LISA '06 blog


The Early Bird Registration Discount Deadline is almost upon us:
Register by Friday, November 10, 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:


We're pleased to bring LISA to Washington, D.C., and look forward to
seeing you there.

William LeFebvre
LISA '06 Program Chair
lisa06chair at usenix.org

LISA '06:
20th Large Installation System Administration Conference
December 3-8, 2006, Washington, D.C.
Early Bird Registration Deadline: November 10, 2006
Sponsored by USENIX and SAGE

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