[ILUG] LISA '08 is "Real World System Administration."
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Fri Feb 8 19:47:00 GMT 2008
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interesting presentation (or whatever) — this is,
after all, the admining linux systems (in ireland
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Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 10:13:13 +0000
Subject: [UKUUG] LISA '08 is "Real World System Administration."
The LISA '08 organizers invite you to contribute proposals
for refereed papers, invited talks, and workshops, plus
any ideas you have for Guru Is In sessions, the Hit the
Ground Running track, Work-in-Progress Reports, posters,
and training sessions.
The theme for LISA '08 is "Real World System Administration."
The Call for Participation with submission guidelines
and sample topics can be found on the USENIX Web site at
Since 1987, the annual LISA conference has become the
premier meeting place for professional system and network
administrators. System administrators of all ranks, from
novice to veteran, and of all specialties meet to exchange
ideas, sharpen skills, learn new techniques, debate current
issues, and mingle with colleagues and friends.
The conference's diverse group of participants is matched
by an equally broad spectrum of activities:
* A training program for both beginners and experienced
attendees covers many administrative topics, ranging
from basic administrative procedures to using
* Refereed papers present the latest developments and
ideas related to system and network administration.
* Workshops, invited talks, and panels discuss important
and timely topics in depth and typically include lively
and/or controversial debates and audience interaction.
* Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs) and poster sessions
provide brief looks ahead to next year's innovations.
* Submit a draft paper or extended abstract proposal
for a refereed paper.
* Propose a tutorial topic.
* Suggest an invited talk or panel discussion.
* Share your experience by leading a Guru Is In session.
* Create and lead a workshop.
* Propose a short Hit the Ground Running presentation.
* Present a Work-in-Progress Report (WiP) or submit a poster.
* Organize a Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) session.
* Email an idea to the program chair: lisa08ideas at usenix.org
We look forward to hearing from you!
On behalf of the LISA '08 Organizers,
Mario Obejas, Raytheon
LISA '08 Program Chair
lisa08chair at usenix.org
Extended abstract and paper submissions due: May 8, 2008
Invited talk and workshop proposals due: May 20, 2008
Guru Is In & Hit the Ground Running proposals due: May 31, 2008
Notification to authors: Mid-June 2008
Poster proposals due, first round: July 16, 2008
Notification to poster presenters, first round: July 23, 2008
Final papers due: August 20, 2008
Poster proposals due, second round: Oct. 22, 2008
Notification to poster presenters, second round: Oct. 29, 2008
Submission guidelines and more information can be found at
If you wish to send email to Mario Obejas, please use
lisa08chair at usenix.org. Mario_Obejas at usenix.org is for automated
list management only.
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