UKUUG Spring 2010 Conference & Tutorials – Manchester 23-25/03/10

UKUUG Spring 2010 Conference & Tutorials

23-25 March in Manchester

Call for Papers

UKUUG’s annual Large Installation Systems Administration (LISA) conference
will take place in Manchester from 23-25 March 2009.

This is the UK’s only conference aimed specifically at systems and network
administrators. It attracts a large number of professionals from sites of all
shapes and sizes. As well as the technical talks, the conference provides a
friendly environment for delegates to meet, learn, and enjoy lively debate on
a host of subjects.


The conference will be preceded by a tutorial or extended workshop. Recent
past conferences have included sessions on: Perl for Systems Administrators;
IPv6; Linux HA; Perl 6; Samba and Kerberos.

If you would like to offer a tutorial that might interest our target audience,
please submit a proposal by email to


We are currently accepting proposals for talks; so if you are a systems
administrator or developer, we want to hear from you. We are seeking papers
covering all aspects of systems and network administration, including:

security and audit
authentication and authorisation
operating systems
ethics and legislative compliance
storage solutions
network file systems
databases and directory services
nomadic and wireless computing
benchmarking and performance tuning
configuration management
scripting and task automation
cluster management

If you have a novel solution to a problem, experience of a particular
application or hardware platform, tips and tricks for fellow systems
administrators, or a favourite tool you could talk about, please submit a
paper for consideration by the programme committee.

Talks should include a high level of technical content and not involve sales

Significant Dates

Initial closing date for abstracts: 15th November 2009
Accepted speakers notified by: 22nd November 2009
Final date for all talk materials to be submitted: 28th February 2010

To offer a talk, or make enquiries about a partially formed idea, email

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