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"There are lots of places to go to get talked at by smart people. USENIX is the one place to go to talk with them."
—Dan Geer, Chief Scientist, Verdasys Inc.

Tuesday, June 22

Wednesday, June 23

Thursday, June 24

Friday, June 25


We know that keeping up with technology can be costly and time-consuming in this unforgiving economy. USENIX ConfWeek '10 makes it easier than ever to stay ahead of the game.

By attending USENIX ConfWeek '10, you'll get:

  • Cost-Effective Learning
    USENIX ConfWeek '10 offers the unique opportunity to meet and learn from the top researchers, practitioners, and authors all in one place, at one time. It's the most cost-effective and timely way to gain inisight into the latest trends, rather than spending months reading books and articles, or browsing websites.
  • Information and Connections to Keep Your Career on Track
    Maintaing your career path is especially challenging when facing today's IT realities. Attending USENIX Confweek '10 can make this daunting task easier by offering an in-depth look into many of the hottest topics comprising the industry today. Your access to leading researchers and industry experts will not only provide answers to your most difficult questions, but will also help you build lasting connections across multiple disciplines.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to create the conference experience that meets your unique needs.

USENIX Federated Conference Week includes:

  • WOSN 2010: 3rd Workshop on Online Social Networks
    Tuesday, June 22, 2010

    WOSN 2010 will explore all aspects of online social networks, from their embedding in measurable physical devices (fixed and mobile) to the complex interpersonal interactions that take place at the application layer.
  • HotCloud '10: 2nd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing
    Tuesday, June 22, 2010

    HotCloud '10 will discuss challenges in the cloud computing paradigm, including the design, implementation, and deployment of virtualized clouds. The workshop provides a forum for academics as well as practitioners in the field to share their experiences, leverage each other's perspectives, and identify new and emerging "hot" trends in this area.
  • HotStorage '10: 2nd Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems
    Tuesday, June 22, 2010

    HotStorage '10 brings together researchers interested in presenting their thoughts and discussing with their colleagues the new opportunities presented by the rapid increase in the volume and variety of digital data, the trend toward using commodity components rather than custom-built hardware, the availability of persistent storage memory technologies, and the proliferation of consumer-electronics storage devices.
  • FAST-OS Workshop
    Tuesday, June 22, 2010

    FAST-OS focuses on discussion of projects relating to the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding of research in Operating and Runtime Systems for Extreme Scale Scientific Computation (FASTOS). These projects are focused on research and development of operating and runtime systems that enable the effective management and use of extreme-scale systems (petascale and beyond) for scientific computation.
  • USENIX ATC '10: 2010 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    Wednesday–Friday, June 23–June 25, 2010

    USENIX ATC '10 offers cutting-edge systems research and unlimited opportunities to gain insight into a variety of must-know topics, including virtualization, system administration, cloud computing, security, networking, and open source.
  • WebApps '10: USENIX Conference on Web Application Development
    Wednesday–Thursday, June 23–24, 2010

    WebApps '10 is a new technical conference designed to bring together experts in all aspects of developing and deploying Web applications. The program includes refereed papers, posters, WiPs, and invited talks.
  • Tutorial: Google's Go: A Systems Programming Language
    Wednesday, June 23, 2010

    Go is an experimental, concurrent, garbage-collected programming language developed at Google over the past two years. The full-day tutorial, taught by Russ Cox of Google, will build up from "hello, world" to a networked client and server and then a room-wide distributed system.
  • 1st USENIX Cloud Virtualization Summit
    Thursday, June 24, 2010

    The summit will connect end-users from diverse domains with technologists from across the industry for discussion of the opportunities and challenges of the cloud. It will include panels on using the cloud in finance and in healthcare/life sciences, plus an API debate.
  • Configuration Management Summit
    Thursday, June 24, 2010

    The summit brings together developers, power users, and new adopters of of configuration management tools for system administration to discuss their respective efforts, experiences, and options. At the end of the day, there will be a BarCamp Session, in which anyone can propose to talk about a relevant subject and attendees will vote on which talk to hear.
  • Tutorial: Configuration Management Solutions with Cfengine 3
    Friday, June 25, 2010

    Following a complete rewrite of Cfengine with its popular new syntax and powerful pattern matching capabilities, this full-day tutorial presents an introduction suitable for new users as well as for users of Cfengine 2. Taught by Mark Burgess of Cfengine, Inc., the tutorial is peppered with configuration examples, which can now be self-contained and modularized to an unprecedented degree in the new language.

Whether you are interested in the latest systems computing breakthroughs or want to get the low-down on Web application development, this week in June will have everything you need to stay ahead of the curve.

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