[Nrg-l] USENIX '06 May 30-June 3, Boston

Mark Crovella crovella at cs.bu.edu
Fri May 5 16:51:11 EDT 2006

Register NOW for USENIX '06: the Annual Technical Conference of the
USENIX Association at http://www.usenix.org/usenix06/progm

USENIX is back in Boston this May 30 through June 3 with the latest
research, security breakthroughs, and practical approaches to the
questions and problems you wrestle with. You'll also have many
opportunities to chat with peers who share your concerns and interests.

*** Over 30 tutorials, featuring:
o  Dan Geer on Measuring Security
o  Alex Russell on Ajax and Advanced Responsive WebApp Development o
AEleen Frisch on Administering Linux in Production Environments o  Abe
Singer on Building a Logging Infrastructure and Log Analysis
      for Security
o  Bill Cheswick on Defense Against the Dark Arts: Repelling
      the Wily Hacker
         (See details at http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix06/

*** Three concurrent tracks of Technical Sessions including Invited
Talks, a Systems Practice and Experience track, and a Guru track with
your favorite academics and industry researchers on such timely topics
o  Greg Brandeau of Pixar on "Why Mr. Incredible and Buzz Lightyear
      Need Better Tools" (Plenary)
o  Trevor Blackwell of Anybots on "Real Operating Systems for Real-time
      Motion Control"
o  Peiter "Mudge" Zatko of BBN on "Success, Failure, and Alternative
      Solutions for Network Security"
o  Matt Welsh of Harvard on "Deploying a Sensor Network on an Active
         (See details at http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix06/tech/ )

*** Keynote by Larry Peterson of Princeton on "Planetlab: Evolution vs.
Intelligent Design in Planetary-Scale Infrastructure"

*** Works-In-Progress Reports (WIPs) round out a rich week overflowing
with presentations, information, and collaboration.

Also: don't miss the opportunity to pose your toughest questions to the
experts in the Guru Is In Sessions. Mingle with colleagues and leading
experts at the Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs) and at the various
evening social events, including a Poster Session & Happy Hour, vendor
sessions, and an off-site conference reception.

USENIX '06 promises to be an exciting showcase for the latest in
innovative research and cutting-edge practices in technology. We look
forward to seeing you in Boston in May.

WHEN:   May 30 - June 3, 2006
WHERE:  Boston, MA: Marriott Hotel Copley Place
WHO:    Anyone interested in state-of-the-art computing issues
WHY:    To get to and stay on the leading edge of practical
             and actionable research and tools
HOW:    http://www.usenix.org/usenix06/progm

Five or more people registering together get $100 off per person!

Early-Bird Registration discounts end May 12 -- register NOW for the
best pricing at: http://www.usenix.org/usenix06/progm

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