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NYCBSDCon 2008

We are proud to announce further details on NYCBSDCon 2008, to be held at Columbia University on October 11-12 in New York City. been updated with the Call for Papers and information for interested sponsors.

NYCBSDCon 2008 Call For Presentations

Continuing on the success of 2005 and 2006, New York City BSD Conference (NYCBSDCon) is the main technical conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to have fun. This event is organized by members of the New York City *BSD Users Group (NYC*BUG).

The NYCBSDCon program committee is accepting submissions for imaginative, embryonic and energizing presentations surrounding the BSD operating systems. We are looking to attract a wide range of speakers and attendees; therefore, topics of interest range from the esoteric to development to practical, everyday sysadmin life. Of course, original topics are preferred in most cases.

Each talk is expected to be 45-50 minutes, including a few minutes for questions and answers if the speaker wishes - potentially recorded. Presenters will have audio/visual and network connectivity.

Abstracts for presentations are due July 15, 2008.

Authors of accepted submissions should be able to provide the full presentation for publication on NYCBSDCon sponsored mediums. Further instructions will follow notification of acceptance. Submissions accompanied by a non-disclosure agreement or a product advertisement will be rejected.

Abstract submissions should be emailed to cfp at nycbsdcon dot org in text, ps or pdf format.

Conference Location: Columbia University, New York, NY

Conference Dates: October 11-12, 2008

Important Milestones:

Mar 01          CFP Released
Jul 15          CFP Deadliner
Aug 01          Notification of Accepted and Rejected Presentations

Do not let travel and accommodation concerns get in the way of your submissions; we may have some opportunities to subsidize speakers, but it is too early to guarantee anything at this point.

For questions, concerns or comments, please contact us here: info at nycbsdcon dot org.

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