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2004 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 27-July 2, 2004, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA
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Just Added to USENIX '04: Open Sessions!
Free and open to the public, the sessions include the Cambridge Computer Partner Showcase, the Partner Publishers Suite, the Addison-Wesley/Prentice Hall PTR Meet the Authors Session, the Dan Geer/Scott Charney Debate, and the Evening BoF sessions. Please register onsite at the dates and times listed here. NOTE: If you have already registered for the conference, you do not need to register for the open sessions.

Cambridge Computer Partner Showcase
University of Massachusetts Hall
Tuesday, June 29, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 30,10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

USENIX would like to thank Cambridge Computer Services, Inc., a longtime supporter of the USENIX Association and our programs, for organizing the Cambridge Computer Partner Showcase at Annual Tech '04. The showcase will feature the following vendors:

Cambridge Computer

Partners Publishers Suite
Falmouth, Fourth Floor
Monday, June 28, 2:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 29, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 30, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Visit the Partner Publishers Suite and check out the latest offerings from our exchange partners Addison-Wesley/Prentice Hall PTR, Daemon News/BSDMall, Gnu Press/Free Software Foundation, No Starch Press, and O'Reilly & Associates.

Addison-Wesley/Prentice Hall PTR Meet the Authors Session
Partners Publishers Suite, Falmouth, Fourth Floor
Wednesday, June 30, 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Stop by the Publishers Suite to meet authors, ask questions, or say hello. Authors in attendance include: Bill Cheswick, Gary McGraw, Marshall Kirk McKusick, Rob Pike, Arnold Robbins, Aviel Rubin, and Peter H. Salus.

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)
Monday, June 27, 7:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.
Tuesday, June 28, 7:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.
Wednesday, June 30, 7:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.
Thursday, July 1, 7:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs) are informal gatherings organized by attendees interested in a particular topic. Check the BoF Board in the registration area for the latest schedule and room locations, or stop by the registration area to reserve a space for your BoF session.

Dan Geer vs. Microsoft
Salon F
Wednesday, June 30, 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Dan Geer of Verdasys, Inc., and Scott Charney of Microsoft go head-to-head in a debate over one of today's most controversial technical topics: Is an Operating System Monoculture a Threat to Security?
Moderated by Avi Rubin, Johns Hopkins University.


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