[nycbug-talk] NYCBSDCon 2008 Starts at the End of the Week!

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Mon Oct 6 01:04:00 EDT 2008

NYCBSDCon is an annual BSD Unix technical conference organized by the 
New York City *BSD User Group (NYC*BUG at www.nycbug.org).

Don't miss this great opportunity to expand your network amid the 
tumultuous economic environment.

The conference schedule is packed with some of the best and brightest of 
the *BSD projects, with topics ranging from file systems to the portable 
C compiler, not to mention an array of developer and systems 
administrator related meetings.

Registration is only $95 and is available at 
http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/register.html.  Full-time students and 
Columbia University affiliates receive the discounted rate of $50 with 
proper identification.

Please note that early registration now ends on Thursday at noon, when 
the conference price jumps to $145.  Registering at the conference on 
Saturday will cost $195.

The conference kicks off Friday night, October 10th at 6 pm with an 
informal social at Havanna Central at 2911 Broadway between 113th and 
114th Streets across from Columbia University.  We encourage all 
attendees, speakers and sponsors to join us that evening.

The Havanna Central will also host our social on Saturday evening, which 
will feature an open bar.  The event requires your conference badge for 

Attendees will have an opportunity to take the BSD Certification exam by 
registering at:


Two exams will take place over the course of the weekend, and several 
Unix cram sessions will be conducted on Saturday.

We have also received the just released BSD Magazine for free 
distribution at the conference.

The conference registration table opens at 8 am on Saturday.  Breakfast 
and lunch will be provided to attendees on both Saturday and Sunday.

A special thanks for all of our sponsors, particularly the premier 
sponsors New York Internet, DataPipe and Sun Microsystems.

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