LUG 2018

Save the Date! The 2018 Lustre User Group (LUG) conference will be held April 23-26, 2018 at Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois.

LUG 2017 successfully moved to a user-governed model and we intend for future events to be hosted at or near member sites. LUG 2018 will be hosted at Argonne National Laboratory, sponsored by Globus.

Why you should attend: As always, LUG provides technical sessions on the latest Lustre developments and best practices, while providing opportunities to share information, network, and collaborate with your peers. The OpenSFS Board election results will also be announced. Download the LUG 2017 presentations.

How you can help: We want to ensure your time at LUG is 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 LUG 2018: Is your company interested in sponsorship? LUG 2018 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: LUG 2018, the industry’s premier venue on Lustre and other open source file systems
  • When: April 23-26, 2018
  • Where: Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S. Cass Avenue, Argonne, Il 60439 – TCS Building 240 (Google Maps)

We hope to see you there! If you have questions or would like to support LUG 2018, please feel free to email us at admin@opensfs.org.

Hotel Information

The Chicago Marriott Southwest @ Burr Ridge is the designated host hotel for 2018 LUG. Developer Day, the Hackathon and the Welcome Reception will be held here while the main meeting will be held at Argonne National Laboratory.

Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge
1200 Burr Ridge Parkway, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Hotel Direct Line 630-986-4100

Please join us at the host hotel by clicking here to make your reservation no later than April 1, 2018.

Both Aloft and Marriott Southwest Chicago at Burr Ridge offer shuttle service within a 5 mile radius.

Transportation

Argonne is easily accessible by car or public transportation from downtown Chicago, as well as from Chicago’s two airports. Rental Cars are available at both major airports. If you prefer using a car service, a1limousine, Lyft, and Uber are a few options.

To reach Argonne from O’Hare International Airport, take I-294 south to I-55. Exit west on I-55 (toward St. Louis) and continue for about four miles to Cass Avenue. Exit south on Cass and turn right at the Argonne sign on Northgate Road, immediately south of I-55. Follow Northgate Road to the Argonne Information Center.

To reach Argonne from Midway Airport, take Cicero Avenue north to I-55. Enter I-55 south and continue for about 14 miles to Cass Avenue. Exit south on Cass and turn right at the Argonne sign on Northgate Road, immediately south of I-55. Follow Northgate Road to the Argonne Information Center.