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Uniforum '96

February 14-16, 1996
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

UniForum occurs twice a year concurrent with USELINUX, and is the largest UNIX-specific show in the world. Sponsored by Softbank Comdex, Inc., Uniforum '96 is an event for everyone from UNIX experts to professionals who are about to take their organization or department into an open environment for the first time. Features over 300 exhibitors with applications for training and implementation strategies for the Internet and WWW. Speaker include IBM's Lou Gerstner, Hewlett Packard's Lew Platt, and Jim Clark from Netscape. Dennis Ritchie and Dave Presotto from AT&T Bell Labs will give a presentation on Plan 9.

Belinda Frasier and Jonathon Gross, respectively Publisher and Editor of WEBsmith, will be at the SSC/LJ/WEBsmith booth to answer questions. Jon will give a presentation on “Linux and the Web- A Construction Project”, and Michael Johnson, Editor of LJ will give a talk. SSC products, catalogs, and copies of LJ and WEBsmith will be available.

Further, up-to-the-minute information and registration information is available at http://www.uniforum.org/. Registration can be completed on-line or over the phone by calling 617-449-5554. If you enter code 91 at the prompt and have a fax number ready, registration forms will be faxed to you.

DECUS (Digital Equipment Computer Users Society) Canada Symposium

February 26-March 1, 1996
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Vancouver, BC, Canada

One of the premier educational events in Canada, The 29th Annual DECUS Canada Symposium is sponsored by DECUS Partners Digital Corporation, Fonorola, Onyx Computers Inc., and Pioneer. Wes Melling, DEC Vice President-OpenVMS, is the keynote speaker. Phil Hughes will present a session on Monday, February 26 entitled “Linux: The Open System for Everyone”. The conference will include 15 full-day seminars in all; topics include “Making RAID Work”, Internet Security, TCP/IP Fundamentals and Internetworking Concepts, Shell Programming in Unix, and an Introduction to OSF DCE. “Topic Areas” for DECUS Canada are The Internet, Operating Systems, Client Server Technologies, Application Development, On the Horizon, Networking, and Hardware Technologies.

The Information Technology Exposition (I.T.EX '96) will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 27th and 28th. This exhibition will feature Digital and its Business Partners showcasing the latest, most advanced business solutions for information technology professions. I.T.EX '96 will be open to the general business public from 10am to 4:30pm on the above dates.

A special feature of the Vancouver DECUS Symposium is Cafe Internet. The cafe will be reminiscent of classic Parisian venues, with red and white checked tablecloths, French waiters, candle light, espresso-and full Internet access. Coffee and access to terminals and workstations will be complimentary. Local dial-out access will be available. Evening events include the traditional “Magic” session, a banquet evening and LUG night.

Information and Registration materials are available by calling 416-218-2181, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm Eastern Time. The fax number is 416-218-2111. DECUS Canada's headquarters are located at 4110 Yonge Street, Willowdale, Ontario, Canada, M2P 2C7. Materials may also be requested by sending e-mail to rulag@decus.ca or information@decus.ca. DECUS Canada's URL is http://www.decus.ca.

University of Washington Twenty-Second Annual Computer Fair

March 13-14, 1996
University of Washington, Seattle WA
Husky Union Building (HUB)

Sponsored by: Computing and Communications Departments, UW

The UW Computer Fair is the oldest and largest computer show in the Pacific Northwest. It brings together professionals from the University and the community for presentations and demonstrations of state-of-the-art computer equipment, software, and support materials. There will be 60 presentations, including one by Phil Hughes on “Linux: The Unix for PCs”, and 160 displays of computer and communications technology for business, administrative, scientific, personal and educational applications. All Fair activities are free of charge to attendees.

Exhibitors at last year's fair included Digital Equipment Corporation, DTP Micro Systems, Groupware, Greendisk, Netmanage, NW Nexus, Novell, Sun Microsystems, Washington Software Association, Sun Microsystems, and Zipperware/Maland Communications, as well as SSC, IBM, and Microsoft Corporation.

For more information contact: University of Washington, Computer Fair, Box 354842, Seattle, WA 98195-4842. Phone: 206-543-3630. Fax: 206-685-4045. E-mail: compfair@u.washington.edu.

Second Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI '96)

October 28-31, 1996
Seattle, Washington
Sponsored by the USENIX Association
Co-sponsored by ACM SIGOPS and IEEE TCOS

Cynthia Deno, the Exhibition and Publicity Coordinator for USENIX at The UNIX and Advanced Computing Systems Technical and Professional Association, writes us that there has been a change in the dates of the symposium from those given in the September 1995 issue of LJ.

The Program Committee is currently seeking papers describing original work concerning the design, implementation and use of modern operating systems. Besides mature work, we encourage submissions describing exceptionally promising, well-grounded speculative work, or enlightening negative results. For submission guidelines, please contact the program chairs at osdi@cs.rice.edu.

For more information about the above USENIX events contact USENIX Conference Office, 22672 Lambert Street, Suite 613, Lake Forest, CA USA 92630; phone 714-588-8649; fax 714-588-9706; e-mail conference@usenix.org. WWW http://www.usenix.org. E-mail mailserver info@usenix.org. In your message include the line “send conferences catalog”.

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