March 21, 2010
(Registration price goes up $75 on Monday night. Sign up now!)
What is LOPSA PICC? http://www.picconf.org
Professional IT Community Conference:
Presentations, education, and fun.
IT and syadmin (Linux/Unix, Windows, Networking & storage).
2 days, 1 night, conference.
Low price/high value. Community-based, non-profit.
May 7-8, 2010 @ Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, New Jersey.
* David Blank-Edelman, "How SysAdmins Are Portrayed in Pop
* Thomas A. Limoncelli, "Smooth Operations: Stopping the
spiral of Emergency System Administration"
* Eben Haber, IBM, "System Administrators in the Wild: What
we've learned from watching you!"
HALF-DAY TRAINING SESSIONS:
* "Automating System Administration with Perl",
David N. Blank-Edelman
* "Essential IPv6 for Linux Administrators",
* "Help! Everyone hates our IT department",
Thomas A. Limoncelli
* "IT Policies: Why IT Policies are needed and how to develop them",
* "In Search of "Senior"",
* "Intro to Powershell: Automate like a Wizard",
* "Introduction to Virtualized Storage Management",
* "Next Generation Storage Networking: Beyond Conventional SAN and NAS",
* "Time Management for System Administrators: A New Approach",
Thomas A. Limoncelli
* "What's New in IIS 7.0/7.5?",
45-MINUTE TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS:
* An overview of Google's technologies: GFS, MapReduce, etc.
* Budgeting for System Administrators
* Drupal On-Demand
* High Performance Computing across the WAN at NOAA
* How to stop hating MySQL: Fixing common MySQL myths
* Job-Hunting Skills for System Administrators
* Keeping Nagios Sane
* Mentoring: It's for everyone!
* Panel: Tech Women Rule! Creative Solutions for being
a (or working with a) female technologist
* Technical Community Response for the Haitian Earthquake
* Using Hierarchical Protection Domains for Network Security
* 12 timeslots where YOU pick the topic! ("unconference")
PLUS all attendees receive:
* a 12-month LOPSA membership/renewal
* a licence for Admin Arsenal (a $1000 value)
* the awesome conference bag
FUN STUFF TOO:
* Friday night banquet and movie festival!
* All meals! (Friday lunch only for people attending training classes)
$249 without half-day tutorials (all meals except Friday lunch)
$475 with half-day tutorials and all meals ($399 until March 22! Register now!)
Where else can you find a regional conference with national speakers,
hot topics that will help you advance your career, all meals included,
and not have to travel 3,000 miles to get there?
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