[San-Diego-pm] Fwd: USENIX LISA '12 Submission Deadline Approaching

Bob Kleemann rkleeman at energoncube.net
Fri May 4 13:35:41 PDT 2012

Some of you might be interested:

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From: Lionel Garth Jones <lgj at usenix.org>
Date: Fri, May 4, 2012 at 10:51 AM
Subject: USENIX LISA '12 Submission Deadline Approaching

It's almost here! The submission deadline for the 26th Large
Installation System Administration Conference (LISA '12) is less than a
month away. Please submit your abstracts and proposals by May 17, 2012.

The Call for Participation (CFP), with submission guidelines and sample
topics, can be found on the USENIX Web site at:


The annual LISA conference is the meeting place of choice for system
administrators, IT architects, and IT engineers. The conference provides
a rich mix of technical training by industry experts, dynamic talks that
inspire attendees to think beyond today, panel discussions for debate
of current issues, ask-the-expert guru sessions, and presentations by
people like you who introduce the next generation of methods and

The conference's diverse participants are matched by an equally
broad spectrum of activities:

* Refereed papers

* Practice and experience reports

* New this year! We include a review and response period for authors of
papers and practice and experience reports (PERs) to provide better
transparency in the review process and to increase authors' chances of
acceptance into the conference.

* Talks

* Guru sessions

* Lightning talks

* Poster session:

In addition, LISA welcomes proposals for the following:

* Workshops

* The training program

* Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs)

LISA '12 takes place December 9-14, 2012, in San Diego, CA.

Still not sure if you should submit? Check out my blog, "Why Sysadmins
Should Write"

We look forward to hearing from you!

On behalf of the LISA '12 Organizers,

Carolyn Rowland, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
LISA '12 Program Chair
lisa12chair at usenix.org


Extended abstracts, papers, experience reports, and proposals for talks,
workshops, and tutorials due: May 17, 2012
Paper and experience report authors' review and response period: June
7-13, 2012
Notification to all submitters: June 21, 2012
Final papers and reports due: September 19, 2012
Poster proposals due: October 29, 2012
Submission guidelines and more information can be found at


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