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NYCBSDCon 2008

We are proud to announce the release of the speaker's presentations and that registration is now open for NYCBSDCon 2008 at

NYCBSDCon 2008 will be held at Manhattan's Columbia University on October 11 and 12 in New York City.

The speaker line-up is an impressive list of developers and systems administrators from all the BSD projects.

We strongly encourage everyone to register as soon as possible at:

Early registration is $95, and includes not just the meetings, but also breakfast and lunch for both Saturday and Sunday. Walk-ins will be charged $145.

With valid current identification, the Columbia University staff, students and faculty rate is $50. Other full-time students can also receive this discounted rate with valid identification.

On Friday, October 10th, there will be a NetBSD developers summit. Please contact JSchauma@ that project for additional details.

FreeBSD developers will also be gathering outside of the conference. Please contact GNN@ that project for more details.

Friday evening, attendees will be gathering at Havanna Central at 2911 Broadway between 113th and 114th streets beginning at 7 pm. That will also be the location for the Saturday night social.

The BSD Certification Group will be holding BSDA exams. There will be general Unix review cram sessions over the course of Saturday.

There will also be a social gathering on Saturday evening at Havanna Central at 7 pm.

Live on-site reporting of the conference happenings will be provided by BSDTalk's Will Blackman.

Huge thanks are due to our sponsors for keeping the conference inexpensive and accessible. Current sponsors include New York Internet, DataPipe, Everest Broadband, Datagram, USENIX, iXSystems, Pearson Education and our small business sponsors Loftmail and PC Engines.

And finally, thanks to our many media sponsors, who have provided support and publicity for the conference, including Columbia University's Network Security Lab, the BSD Certification Group, BSD Magazine, New York PHP, the Industrial Technology and Assistance Corporation and Gruppo Udenti FreeBSD Italia. Without the assistance of Columbia University's Angelos Keromytis and Matthew Burnside, the conference would not be possible.

Any conference profits will be donated to the BSD projects, as done in years past.

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