Dear System Admins and Computer Fellows!
It is with
grat pleasure I greet you, but also with sadness for the current events in the
world. I think that all of us agree to that the word is not the same after September
11. We started the year in the era of new understanding and humanity between
people. The new millennium crisis was over and we could look forward to a millennium
of god development in the human area.
Then we were all baffled about what we could witness on TV. And the felling of insecurity startet to affecting all parts of our life. But i think that we have to continue to show that life goes on and that we dont´t let anyone rule it.
So i am VERY GLAD to be able to introduce you to the conference in Helsinki, Finland. As this is the 4th year we are running the NordU conference it seems that it is generating more and more interest, and as a REAL USENIX conference in the Nordic area it is a very unique event.
The conference has its normal mixture of invited talks, tutorials and refereed papers. Good, solid and high quality tutorials give you the possible to learn from very high and international well-known speakers. We have of course some very good keynote speakers and invited talks, and also some very nice refereed papers.
You will find all that tou expert from a Usenix conference, a social program with nice events, where you can meet and socialize with you colleagues. We have the famous Bird-of-a- Feather sessions where you can meet and discuss with friends and foes, colleagues and vendors. As urual we have a vendor exhibition that helps us to see what is new in the market.
So helps us all to make this a really memorable event and hurry up and register, and I´ll see you in Helsinki.
And Remember - no ties!
Jan Säll, Chairman, Europen.se and Conference Chair.
A Conference organised by
EurOpen SE the Swedish Association of Unix Users (an affiliate of Association)
DKUUG The Danish Unix Users group
NUUG Norwegian Unix Users Group
FUUG Finnish Unix Users Group