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Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) Agenda

The final agenda for Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) hosted by Fujitsu is almost complete and ready for promotion on the website; however, I wanted to give the community a sneak peak in case you were still considering attending:  Xen Summit Agenda

There are still some changes being made but the basic agenda is pretty much complete.

Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) – Sample Topics & Confirmed Companies/Universities

The following companies and universities are now confirmed for speaking at Xen Summit Tokyo:

  • Fujitsu, Citrix, VALinux, Samsung, Neterion, Google, NEC, NTT, Marathon, Oracle, & ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corp.
  • National Research Center of Intelligent Computer Institute of Computing Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of British Columbia, Keio Univ., The University of Tokyo, & University of Tsukuba

Here are some sample topics being presented next month at Xen Summit in Tokyo:

  • Rainbow: Capacity Oriented Virtualized Computing Framework for Virtualized Data Center
  • Services in the Virtualization Plane
  • Network Bandwidth Isolation
  • VMM-based Approach to Detecting Stealthy Keyloggers
  • Controlling System Calls and Protecting Application Data in Virtual Machines
  • Modernization of Kemari using HVM with PV Drivers
  • Practical application of Xen management API with Light Weight Language (Jruby)
  • Evaluation and consideration of the Credit Scheduler for client virtualization

If you have any questions on this event and need more information, please contact me soon as the event is next month.

Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) Only $50 – Will you be there?

Xen Community:

Did you know that Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) sponsored and hosted by Fujitsu is only $50 to attend? At that price, we should easily have a record crowd; unless you are also including airfare to Tokyo which might make it a tad more expensive :).  So, to help everyone out, I am going to list some airfares to Tokyo so you can get an idea that coming to this event is really not as expensive as you think – unless you are a college student in which case everything is expensive:

(November 18, 2008 – November 22, 2008 – does not include tax in price)

New York to Tokyo – American Airlines $623; Japan Airlines $745; United Airlines $755
London to Tokyo – Air France $437; Virgin Atlantic $622; Japan Airlines $587
San Francisco to Tokyo – Air Canada $603; Air China $620; Japan Airlines $655
Boston to Tokyo – Japan Airlines $705; American Airlines $719; All Nipon $745
Frankfurt, Germany to Tokyo – British Airways $291; Air France $507; Aeroflat $676

My hope is that many of you who are thinking of coming to Tokyo will see that the cost is not as high as you probably assumed.

Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) Promotion

To help drive attendance and awareness of the Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) event at Fujitsu we are doing a 2 month advertisement on the well read virtualization.info Japanese site to drive prospects to an information page at http://www.xen.org/xensummit_japan.html.  If you are thinking about coming to the Xen Summit in Japan then be sure to get the latest information at http://www.xen.org/community/xensummit.html. 

If you are aware of anyone that might be interested, please send them a link to the Xen Summit information page as we start our final 2 month push for attendee registration.

Xen Summit North America 2009: Hold the Date

For those of you with calendars reaching into 2009, please reserve February 24 – 25 for the first Xen Summit 0f 2009 hosted by Oracle in Redwood Shores, CA. We are actively putting the schedule together for this event and will be calling for volunteers to work on the Program Committee later this month. Please make sure to update your calendar.

Also, Xen Summit Tokyo is currently open for registration at https://www.regonline.com/xsasia08 and we continue looking for speakers for this event.

Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) Registration LIVE!

The Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) registration system is now active at https://www.regonline.com/xsasia08. For people who speak Japanese, please visit this site to assist with registration: http://xen.org/xensummit/How_to_register_Japanese.html. If you have any problems with the registration system, please contact me.

The event fee is $50 and a listing of nearby hotels is at http://xen.org/files/xensummit_tokyo/XenSummitTokyoHotels.pdf.