[OpenAFS] Announcing the 2012 European AFS and Kerberos Conference & Call for Papers

Stephen Quinney stephen@jadevine.org.uk
Mon, 23 Apr 2012 13:35:10 +0100

This is to announce that the 2012 European AFS and Kerberos Conference
will take place in the University of Edinburgh School of Informatics
from Tuesday 16th to Thursday 18th October 2012.

Full details are available at: http://openafs2012.inf.ed.ac.uk/

The call for abstracts is open and so please feel free to submit your
presentation proposals. As always the conference will examine the
development outlook for AFS and Kerberos implementations, it will
highlight current projects and will offer space to proposals and new
ideas. Also, sites will be able to present their AFS and Kerberos
activities in site reports. Please submit proposals by email to

Come talk to your peers in general about:

    * Completed projects
    * Work in progress
    * Case studies
    * Best practices
    * Related research
    * Theories, new ideas
    * Updates on previous talks

or anything else of note involving AFS and/or Kerberos. The conference
will address themes such as:

    * Performance tuning and benchmarking
    * Diagnostic, service monitoring and troubleshooting
    * Scalability and high availability issues
    * Unique methods of AFS/Kerberos environment Backups
    * Web integration
    * Delegated administration and user management
    * Access control and related authorization services
    * Related tools for end-users, admins and programmers
    * Single Sign-On strategies
    * Cross cell/realm trust in real world
    * PKI and alternate security mechanism integration
    * Interoperability: supplements and competitors
    * Work on new features

Poster Session

There will also be an opportunity to display posters on any topic
related to AFS or Kerberos.