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LUG 2017 at Indiana University

Save the date for the Lustre User Group annual conference.

This year’s Lustre User Group (LUG) conference is moving to late May/early June – arrive on May 30 in time for a grand opening reception and plan to depart June 2 in late afternoon. Please note the new, later dates. As OpenSFS moves to a user-governed model, we intend to host this and future conferences at or near member sites.  Toward that end, OpenSFS will host LUG 2017 at Indiana University in Bloomington. As a bonus for those inclined, the conference falls just after the Indy 500 and is less than 60 miles from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. You could arrive a few days early, witness the greatest spectacle in motor racing on the weekend, and attend LUG17 afterward.

Why you should attend: As always, LUG17 will have technical sessions on the latest Lustre developments and best practices, and provide opportunities to share information, network, and collaborate with your peers.

Given the recent changes in OpenSFS’s organizational and membership structure, OpenSFS members will hold their first annual meeting to elect board members and officers.

This year’s event will be held in Bloomington, Indiana, home to Indiana University’s flagship campus. IU is a major public research university, situated on a campus identified as one of the five most beautiful in the US. June is a wonderful month to visit and explore Bloomington’s many restaurants and theatre, comedy, concert, and other entertainment venues. We’re currently looking into adding events like a hack-a-thon, an evening reception, and local activities for additional networking and collaboration.

How you can help: All told, we want to make sure your 2.5 days at LUG17 are full and fruitful. Please let us know if there are specific topics you’d like to see covered, if you’d like to participate in agenda development, or if you have an idea for an activity or event.

Support LUG17: Is your company interested in sponsorship? LUG17 brings together over 200 Lustre attendees. Sponsorship options include onsite presence, social events, meals, and speaking opportunities. Contact us to learn more.

To recap:

  • Who: Over 200 Lustre users and industry peers
  • What: LUG17, the industry’s premier venue on Lustre and other open source file systems
  • When: May 30 to June 2, 2017
  • Where: Bloomington, Indiana

We hope to see you there! If you have questions or would like to support LUG17, please contact us using the LUG17 website.