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OSDI '08 and Workshops Welcome Get-Together

Sunday, December 7, 2008, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Mission Bay Room

Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs)

Monday, December 8, 2008, 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m., Paradise Ballroom

The Work-in-Progress reports (WiPs) session offers short presentations about research in progress, new results, or timely topics. Check out the list of accepted WiPs. Send any questions about the Work-in-Progress session to

Tribute for Jay Lepreau and Presentation of the Jay Lepreau Award for the Best Paper

Monday, December 8, 2008, 5:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m., Paradise Ballroom
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Symposium Reception at Dave & Buster's

Sponsored by Microsoft Research
Monday, December 8, 2008, 6:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.,
Dave & Buster's, 2931 Camino del Rio North, San Diego, CA 92108

Join fellow attendees in a rousing game of skeeball, test your motor skills in the many driving games, or just sit back and enjoy dinner and conversation with colleagues. Dave & Buster's offers a wide array of fun activities.

Please note: Attendees must present their reception admission ticket in order to board the bus. Buses will depart from the Paradise Ballroom beginning at 6:30 p.m. The reception will end at 10:00 p.m. If you would like to leave earlier, one bus will depart from Dave & Buster's every half hour beginning at 8:00 p.m.

Presentation of Mark Weiser Award

Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 12:30 p.m., Paradise Lawn

Poster Session & Happy Hour

Sponsored by Google
Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m., Sunset Ballroom & Deck

The OSDI Poster Session will be held in conjunction with a happy hour at the Symposium. Check out the list of accepted posters. Send any questions about the poster session to

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)

Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 7:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m., Dockside Room, Bay View Room & Deck, Garden Room

Lead or attend a BoF! Meet with your peers! Present new work! Don't miss these special activities designed to maximize the value of your time at the conference. The always popular evening Birds-of-a-Feather sessions are very informal gatherings of persons interested in a particular topic. BoFs may be scheduled during the conference at the registration desk or in advance by sending email to

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