[Announce-NYCBUG] NYCBSDCon Details Finalized: Sept 17th

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Tue Sep 6 09:11:05 EDT 2005

(REMINDER: There is no monthly September meeting at the Apple Store this 
month due to NYCBSDCon.)

Speakers and topics are now set for NYCBSDCon 2005 to be held at 
Columbia University in Manhattan on September 17th 2005.

The speaker list is impressive.  Scheduled speakers and topics includes:

Jason Dixon will speak on "Failover Firewalls with OpenBSD and CARP"

Jeffrey Hsu of DragonFlyBSD will cover the "History, Goals, Objectives, 
and Structure of DragonFlyBSD"

Dru Lavigne will provide an update on BSD Certification.org

Michael Lucas will speak on "Network Management Tools to Make your Boss 
your Willing Slave"

Marshall Kirk McKusick will address "Enhancements to the Fast Filesystem 
to Support Multi-Terabyte Storage Systems"

Bruce Momjian will enchant attendees with "PostgreSQL in BSD Land"

Phillip Moore will cover "Practical Enterprise Scalability: Case Studies 
of Infrastructure Software Deployed in Production"

Already registered attendees include dozens of developers, systems 
administrators and end-users of the BSD operating systems.  Besides the 
well-known speakers at the event, NYCBSDCon 2005 will also be an 
excellent opporunity for networking with others in the BSD community.

NYCBSDCon registration is open online until September 10th at 

Registration by September 10th is only $20, payable during the morning 
of the conference.  Onsite registration is $40.  As the conference fee 
is quite low, only cash will be accepted.

A light continental breakfast will be provided throughout the morning, 
while snacks and beverages will be available during the afternoon.

After the conference concludes at around 5:30 pm, attendees will meet at 
the West End bar, in a back room reserved for the conference, just 
across Broadway from Columbia University.  The after-party is sponsored 
by OrgCom, the entity that held last year's New York Technical Community 
Holiday Party.

Sponsors, besides the hosting technical user group NYC*BUG, include 
USENIX and New York Internet.

We look forward to having a successful event.  Join us in making it a 

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