SPUG: Cascadia IT 2012 Call for Proposals
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Tue Sep 13 17:51:57 PDT 2011
The organizers of the Cascadia IT Conference 2012 invite you to submit
proposals for presentations, tutorials, talks, poster sessions, and panel
discussions on any aspect of IT and System Administration. CasITconf’12 (
http://casitconf.org) is a gathering of 100 – 150 professionals from the
diverse IT system administration (computer, network, SAN, database)
community in the U.S. Pacific NorthWest/Canadian Pacific SouthWest to learn,
share ideas, and network.
Dates and Deadlines
To encourage early submissions, priority (both for inclusion and scheduling)
will be given to porposals submittedbefore the 31st of December 2011.
1-15-2012 – Deadline for submissions
2-5-2012 – Final program confirmation
3-23-2012 – Start of conference
Please send your submissions and questions to:
casitconf-submissions at casitconf.org
Possible topics are:
Web and Email Mgmt
Spam and Virus Filtering
Wikis & Documentation
Tutorials: 1/2 or Full day with a stipend. Proposal needs to include
detailed course outline, a 1 paragraph tutorial description for the program
listing, and presenter’s biography.
Lightning talks: 5 minutes including Q&A. These will be arranged on site.
Please come ready to share your ideas on system administration
Presentations: 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions. Proposal needs to
include a short draft paper and/or slides in PDF form and a short author
Talks: 75 minutes with 15 minutes for questions. Proposal needs to include a
presentation summary (3-6 paragraphs or an outline), a 1 paragraph
presentation description for the program listing, and the presenter’s
Panels: 3-7 panelists, 90 minutes with Q&A included in their format.
Proposal needs to include a 1 – 3 paragraph panel description, faciltator
biography, name affiliation of the panelists
Please note that in order to give a presentation or attend CasITConf’12, you
must be registered for the conference. Presenting at the CasITConf’12 does
not entitle you to discounted or free registration for the conference
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