Diversity '08 Workshop
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San Diego's weather is dreamy, and if that's not enough reason to pack up and head to California, here's another reason:
You can attend the December 7, 2008 Workshop on Supporting Diversity in Systems Research (aka Diversity '08).
According to the USENIX site:
The first Workshop on Supporting Diversity in Systems Research is a community-building event, serving both to educate women and under-represented minorities about the opportunities in systems research and to support researchers who are already working in the field.
Check out the program at:
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