Message-ID: < anews.Aucbvax.4156>
Date: Thu Oct 1 17:12:53 1981
Subject: Official USENIX Conference Announcement
>From obrien@RAND-UNIX Thu Oct 1 17:06:52 1981
It's been suggested that the Announcement and Call for Papers be
circulated to this mailing list, which seems reasonable.
1982 WINTER USENIX MEETINGS
The 1982 Winter USENIX Meetings will be held in Santa Monica, California,
January 26 through January 29, at the Miramar Sheraton Hotel. This
announcement provides early information about the dates of events, as
well as persons to contact for further information. A Pre-registration
Packet will be mailed before Thanksgiving. It will include both
registration and hotel information and forms.
...USENIX TECHNICAL SESSIONS - January 27-29, 1982
Session topics include Conversion, Networks, Graphics, Applications,
Languages, Hardware, Word Processing, etc. A session is planned for
vendor presentations. Copies of the Call for Papers may be obtained
from the USENIX Association at the address given below.
...SOFTWARE TOOLS USERS GROUP MEETING - January 26, 1982
The emphasis at this meeting will be standardization and consolidation
of all the various implementations into a compatible system.
...UNIX* TUTORIALS -- January 26, 1982
Two all day tutorials will be offered:
1) OVERVIEW OF UNIX, intended for programmers with prior UNIX
2) TEXT PROCESSING AND DOCUMENT PREPARATION, intended for clerical
staff users of UNIX.
For further information, please contact:
John L. Donnelly
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, Colorado 80307
...VENDOR EXHIBITION - January 26 (afternoon) - January 29, 1982
An exhibit by vendors will be held at the Miramar.
Vendors wishing to exhibit should contact:
Mr. Harry Kerman, President
Conventions West, Inc.
9301 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, California 90210
[ If you did not receive this Announcement directly and wish to be
on the mailing list for receipt of the Pre-registration Packet,
1230 York Avenue
New York, New York 10021
Note: The above number will be changed shortly after
10/30/81 to (212) 570-8934 ]
*UNIX is a trademark of Bell Laboratories
1982 Winter USENIX Conference
Call for Papers
The 1982 Winter USENIX Conference will be held in Santa Monica,
California, January 27 through January 29, at the Miramar Sheraton
Hotel. Abstracts are now being accepted from individuals wishing
to make presentations at the conference. Potential speakers must
submit a 250-word abstract to Mike O'Brien (address below) by
October 29, 1981. Abstracts may be sent by any available means;
electronic mail is preferred.
It is planned that one session be available for vendor presentations.
Presentations at this session should consist of factual descriptions
of currently available products. More technical presentations should
be reserved for the other, more technical sessions, at which vendors
are also welcome.
Possible session topics include:
VAX Further developments, 750 experiences, system
V7 Rumor is that it's slow. Why? Tuning, extensions,
and major and minor customization efforts.
V6 Is there a case for retaining it? Do some people
CONVERSION How to ease the pain of version conversion.
NETWORKS Local nets and long-haul nets. Distributed systems.
UUCP installation and modifications. Building the
USENET. Gateways. RJE.
GRAPHICS Core standards. Necessary system extensions.
Exchange of available packages.
APPLICATIONS Mail systems, editors, database systems, games, etc.
LANGUAGES New language systems and debussers. Changes, fixes,
and extensions to C.
HARDWARE Portability to new processors. News and rumors about
WORD PROCESSING Newer and better tools and applications package.
Abstracts must contain the following information:
Full name of author
Installation name and U.S. mailing address
Electronic address, if available (Arpanet, or UUCP net
relative to a "well-known" host such as ucbvax or decvax)
Telephone number and hours available
Authors will be notified of accepted presentations in advance of the
conference. Talks already presented at previous conferences are
discouraged unless the previous conference was one not likely to
attract the USENIX community, or unless SIGNIFICANT new developments
Abstracts should be mailed to:
Michael T. O'Brien
The Rand Corporation
1700 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90406