[UKUUG-Announce] UKUUG - FLOSS UK - Call For Papers - Spring Event 2015 - YORK

Jane Morrison office at ukuug.org
Wed Oct 15 11:58:39 BST 2014

FLOSS UK 'DEVOPS' - Spring 2015 - Workshop & Conference
York – 24th, 25th & 26th March 2015

FLOSS UK's 'DEVOPS' event will take place in York from the 24th - 26th March 2015.

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.

Workshop: The conference will be preceded by a workshop. If you would like to offer a 
workshop that might interest our target audience, please submit a proposal. 

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

*backup and restore 
*data de-duplication 
*security and audit 
*authentication and authorisation 
*operating systems 
*network/cluster file systems 
*ethics and legislative compliance 
*storage solutions 
*databases and directory services 
*nomadic and wireless computing 
*cluster management
 *configuration management 
*scripting and task automation 
*benchmarking and performance tuning 
*networks & systems monitoring 
*virtualisation and system deployment using 'cloud' technology 
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. There will be a prize for the best talk.

Bursaries may be made available for accepted speakers who are unable to afford travel 
costs. (Note: A budget limit has been set by Council and all amounts are to be 
confirmed in advance).

All accepted speakers receive a complimentary conference place and a ticket for the 
Conference dinner.

We are also seeking lightning talks for the afternoon of Wednesday 25th March – 
please contact us if you have something you want to schedule in the programme.

Significant Dates: 

Initial closing date for abstracts:* 14th November 2014*

Speakers notified by: *21st November 2014*

*/To offer a talk please email spring2015 at flossuk.org /*

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