Subject: NYCBSDCon 2005 Speaker List
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From: Brad Schonhorst <>
List: regional-nyc
Date: 09/08/2005 12:30:04
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

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  

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