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  Author sightings, partner events, and other notable happenings.  

We often want to call your attention to a particular event, and this month a couple have caught our eye.

  • Nov 10–12, clojure-conj, Raleigh, NC
    Stuart Halloway and Aaron Bedra, co-authors of Programming Clojure, 2nd Edition (among others)
  • Dec 3, ErlangDC, Dulles, VA
    An Epic One-Day Erlang Conference in Washington, DC
    organized by the local DC Erlang Meetup Group

Author Appearances

Who’s where, and what for.

O’Reilly Events

Upcoming events from our friends at O’Reilly.

  • Nov 8–9, Velocity Europe, Berlin, Germany
    Velocity Europe: “Velocity Europe is the convergence of performance and site reliability experts and rock stars who share the unique experience that can only be gained by operating at scale. At Velocity, leading experts share their knowledge about how you can make your site scalable, reliable, and fast.”
  • Dec 6–7, Velocity China, Beijing, China
    Velocity China: “Network performance, operation, and maintenance, once the secret weapon of the elite of the Internet companies, is now an important part of the online strategy of all Internet companies.”


What’s coming from our USENIX friends.

  • Dec 4–5, CHIMIT 2011, Boston, MA
    ACM Symposium on Computer Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology: “At CHIMIT, researchers and practitioners share issues, solutions, and research drawing upon fields such as human-computer interaction, human factors, computer systems, and management and service sciences to address cognitive, social, and technical issues in managing the increasing complexity of modern IT systems.”
  • Dec 4–9, LISA '11, Boston, MA
    25th Large Installation System Administration Conference: “LISA ’11 will break out the time machine and take you on a journey of system administration through the years via top-notch training, innovative research, Practice and Experience Reports, and that all-important face time with others confronting the same challenges you battle everyday.”
  • Dec 12–16, Middleware 2011, Lisbon, Portugal
    ACM/IFIP/USENIX 12th International Middleware Conference: “The scope of the conference is the design, implementation, deployment, and evaluation of distributed system platforms and architectures for future computing and communication environments.”