Lionel Garth Jones on 21 Jan 2010 15:24:57 -0800

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[PLUG] USENIX SustainIT '10 Registration Now Open

We are writing to invite you to attend the First USENIX Workshop on
Sustainable Information Technology (SustainIT '10), February 22, in San
Jose, California.

Increasingly, designers of computer systems ranging from small mobile
devices to massive datacenters are concerned with sustainable design,
including both power and life-cycle costs; these costs should include
manufacturing, operation, and disposal of IT systems.

SustainIT '10 brings together researchers as well as industry
practitioners in a forum that presents the latest research and
practices. The scope of this workshop is broad, covering research,
theory, hardware, software, applications, techniques, etc.-all related
to making computing systems greener.

SustainIT '10 features:

*The latest research including papers on:
--Improving the data center environment
--Pure energy
--Designing for sustainability

*Invited talks by industry experts such as:
-- Anne Holler, VMware on "The Green Cloud: How Cloud Computing Can
Reduce DataCenter Power Consumption
-- James Hughes, Huawei Technologies on "Reduced and Alternative Energy
for Cloud and Telephony Applications
-- and more

* Panel Discussion : "The Present and Future of Sustainability R&D"
-- Panelists include Kirk Cameron, Virginia Institute of Technology;
Douglas H. Fisher, National Science Foundation; Dushyanth
Narayanan, Microsoft; Amip Shah, HP Labs; Matt E. Tolentino, Intel

Check out the full program at:

Attention Students: A number of Student Grants are available to attend
the workshop. Applications are due Friday, January 22, 2010.

SustainIT '10 promises to be an exciting conference presenting leading
examples of current research and the future of Sustainable IT.

We hope you will join us in San Jose. Please visit the conference Web
site at: to register today.

On behalf of the SustainIT '10 Program Committee,

Ethan L. Miller, University of California, Santa Cruz
Erez Zadok, Stony Brook University
SustainIT '10 Program Co-Chairs

First USENIX Workshop on Sustainable Information Technology
(SustainIT '10)
February 22, 2010
San Jose, CA
Register Online by Tuesday, February 16, 2010, noon PST.

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