This is an incomplete list of NetBSD-related events. If you know about some public event that fits and would like it to be listed here, contact us.

For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our presentation pages.

Conference Attendance and Organizations

Future Events

Jul 2014 - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya

Jul. 4-5, 2014, Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya , there will be a OpenBSD and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group (NBUG). There will be a gadget demonstration BSD booth and NBUG BOF.

Sep 2014 - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria

Sep. 25-28, 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria

EuroBSDcon is the premier European conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers, computer science students and professors, and users from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.

Nov 2014 - Kansai OpenSource 2014

Nov. 7-8, 2014, Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM Building, Osaka, Japan

At the Kansai OpenSource 2014, there will be BSD booths staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group. with many gadget demonstrations { hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh } and BSDBOF.

Past Events

Jun 2014 - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England

Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England

pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.

Jun 2014 - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido

Jun. 13-14, 2014, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and NoBUG with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh).

Mar 2014 - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako

Mar. 22, 2014, Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center , Shizuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh).

Mar 2014 - AsiaBSDCon 2014

Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon will be a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

Feb 2014 - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring

Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, MEISEI UNIVERSITY, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring, there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, zaurus, evbarm). 2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi image). more reports on togetter. Japan NetBSD Users' Group got an award called "Open Source Confernce Award".

Feb 2014 - NYC*BSD Con 2014

Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant

NYC*BSD Con 2014 NYCBSDCon is on as a day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."

Nov 2013 - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013

Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius

Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius will feature some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks

Nov 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita

Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Oita , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh).

Nov 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka

Nov. 16, 2013, Fukuoka Soft Research Park , Fukuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh)

Nov 2013 - Kansai OpenSource 2013

Nov. 8-9, 2013, Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM Building, Osaka, Japan

At the Kansai OpenSource 2013, there will be BSD booths staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group. with many gadget demonstrations { hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh } and BSDBOF.

Oct 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall

Oct. 19-20, 2013, MEISEI UNIVERSITY, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall, there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh) and BSDBOF.

Oct 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima

Oct. 6, 2013, Satellite Campus Hiroshima , Hiroshima, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh).

Sep 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido

Sep. 14, 2013, Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and NoBUG with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh).

Aug 2013 - FrOSCon 2013

Aug. 24–25, 2013, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Campus Sankt-Augustin, Germany

At FrOSCon 8 (Free and Open Source Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and answering users' questions.

Aug 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane

Aug. 24, 2013, MATSUE TERRSA, Shimane, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadget demonstrations ( SONY NEWS NetBSD/newsmips, Java Station NetBSD/sparc, OMRON LUNAII NetBSD/luna68k, XM6i NetBSD/x68k, Raspberry PI hardfloat NetBSD/evbarmv6hf ). more reports on togetter.

Aug 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto

Aug. 2-3, 2013, KYOTO RESEARCH PARK, Kyoto, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group . There was a gadgets demonstration ( sparc64 Genial 737s, OMRON LUNA and LUNAII, LUNAII and mikutter, RaspberryPI ) and presentation ( all about OMRON LUNA, Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter Sheep?, ). more report on togetter.

Jul 2013 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Jul 13, 2013, VLSI Design and Education Center University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

See Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF 2013 for meeting information.more detail on togetter.

Jul 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa

Jul. 6, 2013, Okinawa Convention Center , Okinawa, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, Raspberry-pi image for NetBSD, XM6i).more detail on togetter.

Jun 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya

Jun. 21-22, 2013, Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya , there was a OpenBSD andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group (NBUG). There was a gadget demonstration BSD booth ( OpenBSD/luna88k and NetBSD/luna68k, NetBSD6.1 vs NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030 emulator, RaspberryPI NetBSD Image ) and NBUG BOF(OpenBSD/luna88k,6.1 vs 6.0.2 animation on NetBSD/x68k,NetBSD/RPI ),CLU lang and NetBSD 2038. more detail on togetter.

May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin

May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.

LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer cases or notebooks.

See the Linuxtag homepage for more information.

May 2013 - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada

May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.

BSDCan 2013 is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013 at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for the most part) on the day before and after the conference.

See the call for papers for details.

Apr 2013 - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy

Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy

The Central European BSD-Day took place at he Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday, April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of these.

Mar 2013 - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany

Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany

The pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.

Mar 2013 - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany

Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany

The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike. There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and BSD related talks.

See the website for more information.

Mar 2013 - AsiaBSDCon 2013

Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon will be a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

Time table. Keynote: 64bit SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru Nishimura More reports on Togetter and AsiaBSDCon Guide by Japan NetBSD Users Group.

Mar 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima

Mar. 9, 2013, TOKUGIN TOMONY PLAZA , Tokushima, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima , there was be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, evbarm (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI), luna68k) and "NetBSD 20 years" presentation by tsutsui@. More reports on Togetter.

Feb 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring

Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring, there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with NetBSD gadget demonstrations( NetBSD/Raspberry Pi, NetBSD/KOBO and NetBSD/netwalker, mikutter on WZERO3, ) and more details on togetter.

Feb 2013 - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu

Feb. 9, 2013, Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center , Shizuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh). More reports on Togetter.

Feb 2013 - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium

Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium

FOSDEM (Free and Open source Software Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and sponsorships. No registration necessary.

There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to developers or get NetBSD goodies.

Please see this announcement for details.

Dec 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka

Dec. 8, 2012, Fukuoka Jyouhou Senmon-gakkou , Fukuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh)

Nov 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu

Nov. 3, 2012, The University of Aizu , Aizu, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh)

Oct 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall

Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh).

Oct 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima

Oct. 20, 2012, Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University , Hiroshima, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with four NetBSD/x68k machines including X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000, X68030+Nereid, X68060 (X68030+060turbo), X68000 PRO with Xellent30 accellerator booted via recently added netboot, and XM6i X68030 Emulator on Mac OS X with a real X68000 keyboard via USB converter. There were also presentations "Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by isaki@ and "NetBSD 6.0 New features found at OSC booth" by tsutsui@. The event summary is available on Togetter.

Oct 2012 - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland

Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland

EuroBSDcon is the European annual technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.

EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.

The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this regular meeting.

Sep 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa

Sep. 22, 2012, Okinawa Convention Center , Okinawa, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh).

Sep 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring

Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring, there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with NetBSD gadget demonstrations( NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by kiyohara@, NetBSD/Openblocks 266,600 by kiyohara@, NetBSD/Raspberry Pi, NetBSD/KOBO and NetBSD/netwalker, mikutter on WZERO3, linkstation and USL-5P, KAME Project ) and BSD BOF. more details on togetter.

Nov 2012 - Kansai OpenSource 2012

Nov. 9-10, 2012, Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM Building, Osaka, Japan

At the Kansai OpenSource 2012, there were two BSD booths staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group. with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3 NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, XM6i NetBSD/X68k } and BSDBOF (). More reports on Togetter.

Sep 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane

Sep. 1, 2012, MATSUE TERRSA, Shimane, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadget demonstrations ( NetBSD/hpcarm,i386, ). more details on togetter.

Aug 2012 - XenSummit North America 2012

Aug. 27-28, 2012, Sheraton Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California, USA

XenSummit is the leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap on day one of the conference.

Aug 2012 - FrOSCon 2012

Aug. 25-26, 2012, Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Sankt Augustin, Germany

The FrOSCon (Free And Open Source Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.

Aug 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto

Aug. 3-4, 2012, KYOTO RESEARCH PARK, Kyoto, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group . There was a gadgets demonstration ( OMRON LUNA, OMRON LUNA II, NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP WZERO3), Gainer with squeak, Making plans for SHARP,X68K on XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker, ZAURUS cluster, the mikutter Chronicles, NetBSD install service center, RetroBSD on PIC32 ) and NetBSD luna68k updates presetation by tsutsuii more details on togetter.

Jul 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai

Jul 14, 2012, Tohoku Computer College, Sendai, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm and Netwalker } gadgets demonstration.

Jul 2012 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Jul 7, 2012, VLSI Design and Education Center University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

See Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF 2012 for meeting information.

Jun 2012 - 17th NetBSD Hackathon

June 14 - 17, 2012, 17th NetBSD Hackathon

The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0 release branch.

Jun 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido

Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and NoBUG with Building NetBSD on Win7+Cygwin, NetBSD/Armadillo-9, Processing on NetBSD, NetBSD/IBM PalmTop110, NetBSD/X68k on XM6i, mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3 and NetBSD/Zaurus, NetBSD and mikutter goods, Geiger counter, Making install-image Presentation by tsutsui@. more detail on togetter.

May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin

May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.

LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.

See the Linuxtag homepage for more information.

May 2012 - BSDCan 2012

May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.

BSDCan 2012 was a BSD conference held in Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the most part) on the day before and after the conference.

May 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya

May. 12, 2012, Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group (NBUG). There was a gadget demonstration BSD booth ( Twitter time line on NetBSD/dreamcast visual memory (slide and paper), Zaurus, W-ZERO3, Enjoy NetBSD on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and Mikutter, mikutter mug and seal ) and NBUG BOF. more detail on togetter.

May 2012 - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna

The Central European BSD-Day took place at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.

Apr 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate

Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many { XM6i, hpcarm, hpcmips, zaurus, hpcsh } gadget demonstrations.

Mar 2012 - AsiaBSDCon 2012

Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon was a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

Mar 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime

Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with NetBSD/x68k by isaki@, XM6i by isaki@, NetBSD port history by tsutsui@, zaurus and WZERO3, evbarm and shark, XM6i, XM6i on mac, gadget demonstrations [ustream live archive].

Mar 2012 - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012

Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany

The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related talks.

See the website for more information.

Mar 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring

Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring, there was be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with teokure live image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter), WZero3 live image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm), Zaurus live image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus), Translate NetBSD man with po4a, Jornada680, Jornada720, Zaurus 760,860, WZero3 with pkgsrc/net/mikutter, OpenBlocks, ZBOXNANO-VD01, Lemote yeeloong 8089b evbmips64, mikutter seal, NetBSD gadget demonstrations.

Feb 2012 - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita

Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2012 Oita, there was a NetBSD booth, staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with hpcsh { Persona 30, Jornada 680, Jornada 690}, hpcarm { Jornada 720, WS007SH, WS011SH}, hpcmips { MCR520, Z50}, zaurus { SLC-860+mikutter}, i386 { aspire one}, x68k { XM6i, XM6i}, amd64 {pen tablet with NetBSD, teokure live image }, Xnp2, NetBSD/mikutter seal gadget demonstrations and brand new NetBSD 5.1.2 presentation.

Feb 2012 - FOSDEM 2012

Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium

FOSDEM is the biggest free and non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration necessary.

There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see the announcement for details.

Dec 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka

Dec. 3, 2011, CHIKUSHI JOGAKUEN, Fukuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh(Jornada 680), arm(WZERO3) } gadgets demonstration and Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory.

Nov 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall

Nov. 19-20, 2011, MEISEI UNIVERSITY, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadget demonstrations { Teokure-Live Image amd64 (Thinkpad X201, X61), acorn26 (BBC A3000), hpcarm (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada 710), hpcmips (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) , hpcsh (Persona HPW30PA), i386 (Acer Aspire One with pkgsrc/net/mikutter), X68k (XM6i), zaurus (SL-C700[NEW], SL-C750, SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF (Ustream Recorded ).

Nov 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane

Nov. 12, 2011, MATSUE TERRSA, Shimane, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ).

Nov 2011 - Kansai OpenSource 2011

Nov. 11-12, 2011, Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM Building, Osaka, Japan

At the Kansai OpenSource 2011, there were two BSD booths staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group. with many gadget demonstrations { dreamcast with fishing contoller, Hewlett-Packard 9000/700, Luna-II, hpcarm and WZero3, hpcmips, hpcsh, pf firewall demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF (Why enigmatic machines by tsutsui, pkgsrc by obache, [Ustream Recorded]). More reports on Togetter.

Nov 2011 - bsd_day(2011)

Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia

The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work, and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee, however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate university students to work with BSD systems.

There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.

For more information please visit the website .

Nov 2011 - BSDday Argentina 2011

Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina

BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD and others *BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

For more information please visit the website .

Oct 2011 - EuroBSDCon 2011

Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands

EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of) The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The Netherlands.

For more information please visit the website .

Oct 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima

Oct. 1, 2011, Prefectual University of Hiroshima , Hiroshima, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( NetBSD/x68k ( X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000, X68030+Nereid, X68060(X68030+060turbo)), XM6i X68030 Emulator on (NetBSD/i386, Mac OS X), WZero 3 (WS011SH), Zaurus (SL-C1000)) and XM6i presentation by isaki@, "Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by tsutsui, event summary.

Sep 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa

Sep. 10, 2011, Okinawa Convention Center , Okinawa, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ) and PCBSD9.0 presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.

Sep 2011 - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu

Sep. 3, 2011, University of Aizu , Fukushima, Japan

At the Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ).

Aug 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya

Aug. 20, 2011, Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group. There was a gadget demonstration ( Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing Controller, hpcmips, hpcsh, hpcarm, Amiga 1200, SONY NEWS 3460, Geiger counter ).

Aug 2011 - 15th NetBSD Hackathon

Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, 15th NetBSD Hackathon

The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.

Jul 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto

Jul. 15-16, 2011, KYOTO RESEARCH PARK, Kyoto, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group . There was a gadgets demonstration ( Sun3/80, SONY NEWS NWS-1750, OMRON LUNA SX-9100/DT, Workstation book colab., SHARP WZERO3, 4 BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on NetBSD/xen, Wsdisplay Presentation tool on NetBSD/hpcmips, USL5P+OpenBSD4.9, Compiling process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain Nadeshiko, Some like a BSD Statue Joystick driven by Gainer+Squeak ) and NetBSD/m68k will never die! presentation and commit by tsutsui.

Jul 2011 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Jul 9, 2011, VLSI Design and Education Center University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

See Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF 2011 for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by mef,NetBSD/Psion netBook by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users' Group, 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP keysign party by soda.

Jun 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido

Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and NoBUG with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad, JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } .

May 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai

May 21, 2011, Tohoku Computer College, Sendai, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm and WZero3(WS011SH) } gadgets demonstration.

May 2011 - BSDCan 2011

May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.

BSDCan 2011 was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12 May 2011.

Apr 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe

Apr. 16, 2011, Kobe Industrial Promotion Center, Kobe, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with ATARI TT030 + EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus_space API presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and ATARI TT030, SHARP X68030, cobalt, hpcmips, hpcsh, hpcarm, zaurus gadgets demonstration.

Mar 2011 - AsiaBSDCon 2011

Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

Mar 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita

Mar. 19, 2011, i-ness, Oita, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Oita , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstrations.

Mar 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring

Mar. 4-5, 2011, Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda Campus, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Feb 2011 - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium

Feb. 5-6, 2011, FOSDEM, Brussels, Belgium

At the FOSDEM 2011 Conference, there was a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.

Marc Balmer (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD" in the BSD devroom

Feb 2011 - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa

Feb. 5, 2011, Sunport Hall Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa, there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hp{ hp300, hpcmips, hpcsh, hpcarm } gadgets demonstration and NetBSD/hp300 and wscons presentation by tsutsui (Event driven Commit Log).

Dec 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka

Dec. 11, 2010, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Nov 2010 - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.

November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.

NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre. Friday afternoon was generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users focused.

Nov 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane

Nov 27, 2010, MATSUE TERRSA, Shimane, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group. There was gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ).

Nov 2010 - NYCBSDCon 2010

November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA

The New York City BSD Conference (NYCBSDCon) is the main technical conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City *BSD Users Group (NYC*BUG).

Nov 2010 - Kansai OpenSource 2010

Nov. 5-6, 2010, Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC Building, Osaka, Japan

At the Kansai OpenSource 2010, there were three BSD booths staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group , Kansai *BSD Users Group and NAKAMURA Kazushi with NEC Express5800(arc) , 64bit 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP ML115(amd64)}, Xen Dom0 on NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD), OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync), OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), hpcmips, hpcsh, hpcarm, NetBSD straps gadgets demonstration and BSDBOF (soda-san got Japanese OSS Contributor Award, so let me introduce raiders of the lost ARC tech and talkin' bout a revolution with soda-san by tsutsui)

Oct 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata

Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata , there was a BSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Echigo BSD Users Group . There was a gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh and FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg tuner. ).

Oct 2010 - EuroBSDCon 2010

Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany

EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).

For more information please visit the website .

Oct 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa

Oct. 2, 2010, Okinawa Convention Center , Okinawa, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ).

Sep 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall

Sep. 10-11, 2010, MEISEI UNIVERSITY, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration and NetBSD/x68k on XM6i X68000 emulator.

Aug 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya

Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group. There were gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ).

Jul 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai

Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group . There were gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh, ).

Jul 2010 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Jul 3, 2010, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

See this page for meeting information.

NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by kiyohara, STAR81xx/91xx by Ryo SHIMIZU, NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and C1X by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos, AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.

Jun 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido

Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and NoBUG with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 + VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box, NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ mips, sh, arm,WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }

Jun 2010 - LinuxTag 2010

June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany

LinuxTag 2010, one of Europe's largest Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers in a shared BSD booth.

If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast_1(at)gmx.net).

May 2010 - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland

May. 28 -30, 2010, Departement Informatik, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

May 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai

May. 22, 2010, Tohoku Computer College, Sendai, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm and WZero3(WS011SH) } gadgets demonstration.

May 2010 - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes

May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.

NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre

May 2010 - BSDCan 2010

May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.

BSDCan 2010 was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12 May 2010.

Mar 2010 - AsiaBSDCon 2010

Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30

Mar 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe

Mar. 13, 2010, Kobe Industrial Promotion Center, Kobe, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with ATARI TT030 + SMC_TT (Demonstration animation GIF for TT030) , cobalt, many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Feb 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring

Feb. 26-27, 2010, MEISEI UNIVERSITY, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with tadpole(sparc) and many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Feb 2010 - Hackathon, February 2010

Feb. 19-22, 2010, Hackathon

The February 2010 Hackathon was focusing on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.

Feb 2010 - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium

Feb. 6-7, 2010, FOSDEM, Brussels, Belgium

At the FOSDEM 2010 Conference , there was a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.

Marc Balmer (mbalmer@) gave a talk Because the License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale Applications in the BSD devroom.

Jan 2010 - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita

Jan. 23, 2010, i-ness, Oita, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2010 Oita , there was be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstrations.

Dec 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka

Dec. 5, 2009, Kyushu Sangyo University, Fukuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Nov 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi

Nov. 14, 2009, Kochi City Culture-Plaze Cul-Port., Kochi, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with hpcmips, hpcsh, gadgets demonstration.

Nov 2009 - OpenRheinRuhr 2009

Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany

A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other major BSDs.

For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website .

Nov 2009 - Kansai OpenSource 2009

Nov. 6-7, 2009, Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC Building, Osaka, Japan

At the Kansai OpenSource 2009, there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k), hpcmips, hpcsh, hpcarm, BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).

Oct 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall

Oct. 30-31, 2009, Nihon Kogakuin College 12th build., Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with USB-LCD driver for NetBSD on USL-5P and LS-S250L, hpcmips, hpcsh, hpcarm, tadpole GX3:sparc gadgets demonstration and BSD BOF.

Sep 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa

Sep. 26, 2009, Okinawa Convention Center , Okinawa, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group . There was gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ).

Sep 2009 - EuroBSDCon 2009

Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..

EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009 at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded the conference on Sept 18th.

For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website .

Aug 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya

Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group. There were gadget demonstrations ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ).

Aug 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata

Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information Studies, Niigata, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Echigo BSD Users Group . There was gadgets demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh and FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg tuner. ).

Jul 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai

Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group . There was gadgets power consumption demonstration ( Atari TT030, BeBox (stop at bootloader:need S3 Video Card), MSI Wind Notebook and VAIO Type P, cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with Zope, gumstix music player sings OpenBSD song, hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh, Linkstation:sandpoint, OpenBSD/zaurus, DragonFlyBSD with hammer, SGI O2, IBM PReP, CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).

Jul 2009 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Jul 4, 2009, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

See this page for meeting information.

BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P, AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug, USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.

Jul 2009 - Open Source World 2009

Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source World 2009 , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group . There was gadgets power consumption demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ) and tadpole GX3:sparc.

Jun 2009 - LinuxTag 2009

June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany

The annual LinuxTag conference took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD systems at the exhibition.

Jun 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido

Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Northern land BSD Users Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } , NetBSD/evbmips on BBR-4MG, Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via USB Serial, NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 with VT-220J, NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic, NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot yet).

May 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane

May 16, 2009, MATSUE TERRSA, Shimane, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group. There were gadget demonstrations ( SONY VAIO type P, RaQ2:cobalt, Armadillo9:evbarm, hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh ).

May 2009 - BSDCan 2009

May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.

BSDCan 2009 was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7 May 2009.

Mar 2009 - CeBIT 2009

March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany

The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at CeBIT, the large b2b trade fair held in Hannover, Germany.

Mar 2009 - AsiaBSDCon 2009

Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience. Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in Userspace (Report), and NetBSD BoF was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. AsiaBSDCon 2009 papers and presentations are available.

Feb 2009 - Southern California Linux Expo

Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA

The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at SCALE 7x, the 7th annual Southern California Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.

Feb 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring

Feb. 20-21, 2009, Japan Electronics College, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with VAIO type P with NetBSD, tadpole GX3:sparc and many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Feb 2009 - FOSDEM 2009

NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for the community.

Feb 2009 - DCBSDCon 2009

Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.

For information, visit .

Jan 2009 - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai

Jan. 24, 2009, Tohoku Computer College, Sendai, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Dec 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka

Dec. 13, 2008, Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.

Nov 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa

Nov. 29, 2008, Okinawa Industory Support Center, Okinawa, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Nov 2008 - meetBSD California '08

Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California

For information, visit .

Nov 2008 - Kansai OpenSource 2008

Nov. 7-8, 2008, Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC Building, Osaka, Japan

At the Kansai OpenSource 2008, there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Kansai *BSD Users Group with tadpole GX3:sparc, Linkstation:sandpoint, PCBSD on Xen, hpcmips, hpcsh, hpcarm, LC475, OpenBSD/zaurus, DragonFlyBSD, Servo motor realtime control via USB audio gadgets demonstration and BSDBOF.

Oct 2008 - EuroBSDCon 2008

Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France

EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.

For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website .

Oct 2008 - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008

Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA

A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York City, NY, USA. The event was open to the public.

Oct 2008 - NYCBSDCon 2008

Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA

The third BSD Conference organized by the NYC BSD User Group took place in New York City on October 11th and 12th, 2008.

More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at .

Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.

Oct 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall

Oct. 3-4, 2008, Ota City Industrial Plaza, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with tadpole GX3:sparc, LinkStation:sandpoint, PCBSD on Xen, hpcmips, hpcsh, hpcarm gadgets demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, 76th IETF Hiroshima, Itojun Service Award ).

Sep 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane

Sep. 12-13, 2008, MATSUE TERRSA, Shimane, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Shimane , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group. There were gadget demonstrations ( dynabook/SS:amd64, Armadillo9:evbarm, HP712/80:hp700, hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh, SL-C3200:zaurus, LaVie/G:OpenSolaris, and chumby ).

Aug 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya

Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Nagoya , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group. There were gadget demonstrations ( RaQ2:cobalt, hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh, HP712/80:hp700, OpenBSD/zaurus, Speecys Robot: NetBSD/sh3, samtk ).

Jul 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai

Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Kansai , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group . There were gadgets power consumption demonstration ( hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh, alpha, SGI O2 ), Miku Hatsune paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with all BSD machines.

Jul 2008 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Jul 5, 2008, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads - Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.

Jun 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido

Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Hokkaido , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3 one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .

Jun 2008 - pkgsrcCon 2008

Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin

The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15, 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.

More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at .

May 2008 - BSDCan 2008

May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada

BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.

For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit .

Apr 2008 - BSDCon Barcelona 2008

Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit .

Apr 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka

Apr. 12, 2008, Nagaoka University of Technology., Niigata, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3, USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).

Mar 2008 - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group

March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany

The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking technologies and IT security.

For more information about FFG 2008 visit

Mar 2008 - AsiaBSDCon 2008

Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience. AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [Paper/Slide List, photographs]

NetBSD Discussion: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: npppd and pipex, Toshiaki Nozawa Speecys Corp. :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32 ABI support and OCTEON on SEIL/X.

Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: Gaols: Implementing Jails Under the kauth Framework, Antti Kantee: Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With puffs, Kristaps Džonsons: Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD Kernel [detail: mult] , Alistair Crooks: A Portable iSCSI Initiator, Jörg Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern Laptops [Presentation] .

Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage, networking and virtualisation.

Feb 2008 - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring

Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, Japan Electronics College., Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm arm NetBSD/i386 on Asus EeePC } gadgets demonstration and Speecys Robots.

Feb 2008 - FOSDEM 2008

Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium

NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels, Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas Reisky doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de.

Feb 2008 - SCALE 6x

Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA

The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at SCALE 6x, the 6th annual Southern California Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.

Dec 2007 - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka

Dec. 8, 2007, ASC BUILD., Fukuoka, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Nov 2007 - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa

Nov. 17, 2007, Okiden Fureai Hall, Okinawa, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007

November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

NetBSD was present at come2linux, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.

Nov 2007 - Kansai OpenSource 2007

Nov. 9-10, 2007, Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC Building, Osaka, Japan

At the Kansai OpenSource 2007, there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with Mac LCIII+475 upgrade, iBook with Servo motor realtime control via USB audio, Zaurus C3200, many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Oct 2007 - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata

Oct. 27, 2007, NIIGATA TERRSA, Niigata, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Oct 2007 - Systems Munich

NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at the Systems Computer Fair in Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized by Computer- und Literaturverlag.

Oct 2007 - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems

Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.

More information on BSDConTR at

Oct 2007 - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag

The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more information, see the event's homepage.

Oct 2007 - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall

Oct. 5-6, 2007, Ota City Industrial Plaza, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with X68030 with Nereid, many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration and IPv6 and Security Presentation by itojun.

Sep 2007 - EuroBSDCon 2007

Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark

The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark. Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.

For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website .

Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007

The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's homepage for more information.

Jul 2007 - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai

Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2007 Kansai , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group. There were gadgets power consumption demonstration ( amd64, alpha, evbarm, hpcarm, hpcmips, hpcsh, news68k, newsmips, sandpoint, sgimips, xen, OpenBSD/zaurus ) and BSD BOF ( Servo motor realtime control via USB audio, Apache Geronimo, NetBSD and Java ).

A report with some photos is available.

Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007

Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland

The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center of Bremgarten (KuZeB) in the canton of Aargau, Switzerland.

There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A report was posted to the regional-de mailing list.

Jul 2007 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Jul 7, 2007, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

See this page for meeting information. Talking about ColdFire, MobileIPv6, Type 0 Routing Header issue, update net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc, NetBSD/playstation3, build status, automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.

Jun 2007 - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido

Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2007 Hokkaido , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.

May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin

LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a full BSD-track at the BSD-Day this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth. BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.

See the Linuxtag homepage for more information.

May 2007 - BSDCan 2007

May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada

In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.

That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.

For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit .

Apr 2007 - pkgsrcCon 2007

Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain

The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27 to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend.

More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at .

Mar 2007 - Linux-Infotag Augsburg

Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany

There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg, including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the other one for advanced users. See the event's homepage for more information.

P.S.: A report is available in this mail.

Mar 2007 - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring

Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring, there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration and Speecys Robots.

Mar 2007 - AsiaBSDCon 2007

Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at .

Mar 2007 - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage

Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz

NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See for more information. If you want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer hubertf@NetBSD.org for further details.

Feb 2007 - GUUG spring talk

Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany

The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.

More information can be found at and . The German language article can be found at: .

Ignatios also posted his slides (german language!).

Feb 2007 - FOSDEM 2007

Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium

on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers' European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium.

There will be a joint *BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD 4.0_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More information is available on .

Feb 2007 - SCALE 5x

Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA

SCALE 5x, the 5th annual Southern California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a booth at this event; see the reports by A.KML and A.JSCHAUMA.

Dec 2006 - BSDCon Chile 2006

December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.

This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America). Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences, knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to expand knowledge of BSD systems.

The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X and Solaris.

For more information, please visit the website.

Dec 2006 - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa

December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan

At the OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Nov 2006 - Hackathon

NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the Hackathon page for details.

Nov 2006 - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria

NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the LinuxDay in Dornbirn, Austria, on November 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst raphael@raphael.g-system.at if you have any questions or want to help out.

Nov 2006 - EuroBSDCon Milan

EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The schedule is up now, and it has quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:

Registration is open now. Please see the website for more details!

Oct 2006 - NYCBSDCon 2006

Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA

Building on last year's success, the New York City *BSD User Group is organizing NYCBSDCon 2006. The schedule shows some speakers talking about NetBSD-related topics.

Oct 2006 - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall

Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall, there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Oct 2006 - Systems Munich

NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth A3.542) at the Systems Computer Fair in Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and organized by Computer- und Literaturverlag - if you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer hubertf@NetBSD.org.

A report on the event is available here.

Sep 2006 - Ohio Linuxfest

Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA

There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 Ohio Linuxfest Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF jrf@NetBSD.org if you have any questions or want to help out at the booth.

A report of the event can be found here.

Sep 2006 - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux

NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux". There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by Menuhin Saitov menuhin@web.de, feel free to contact him about helping out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs, NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.

The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See http://www.come2linux.org/ for more information.

A report on the event was posted to the regional-de mailing list.

Sep 2006 - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006

There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See http://www.linux-kongress.org/ for more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer hubertf@NetBSD.org if you have any questions or want to help out at the booth.

A.HUBERTF wrote a short report about the event.

Jul 2006 - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido

Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2006 DO , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Jun 2006 - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata

Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2006 Niigata , there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.

Jun 2006 - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF

Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST

Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF was held in Interop 2006 Tokyo with 129 attendances. BOF03. Room 201.

> See program for details.

The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients), xcast (6 clients) , IRC (49 clients).

May 2006 - BSDCan 2006

May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada

In just two years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.

This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed during May 10-14th.

Watch out for the NetBSD people on BSDCan 2006!

May 2006 - pkgsrcCon 2006

May 5-7, Paris, France

The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris, France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the conference on their campus.

pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.

For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a presentation proposal, please visit http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/.

May 2006 - LinuxTag 2006

May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany

NetBSD will have a booth at LinuxTag 2006, visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and tutorials.

If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any questions, please contact Dennis Wecker dennis@eperm.net.

Apr 2006 - Vintage Computer Festival Europe

Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany

The Vintage Computer Festival Europe is taking place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the URL above.

Apr 2006 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Apr 16, 2006, National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Tokyo, Japan

See this page for meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs, NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo, Codeblog.

Apr 2006 - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006

April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA

This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at gmail.com).

For more information about this event see .

Mar 2006 - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006

March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany

NetBSD will have a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, one of the largest Linux Cons in Germany.

Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:

For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \.

Mar 2006 - CeBIT 2006

March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany

The NetBSD project will have a booth at CeBIT, the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.

Mar 2006 - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring

Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring, there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Mar 2006 - GUUG spring talk

March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany

German Unix User Group “Frühjahrsfachgespräch” (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the University of Osnabrück.

There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on backup strategies. Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth activities with Stefan Schumacher, see his posting on regional-de.

Feb 2006 - FOSDEM 2006

February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium

The sixth Free and Open source Software Developers' European Meeting is a 2 days event, organized by volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in Europe.

A.PETER () and A.GHEN () will advocate the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!

Update: A.GHEN posted a review of the event.

Feb 2006 - SCALE 4x

February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California

SCALE 4x, the 4th annual Southern California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (kml@NetBSD.org) if you would like to help.

A report from Kevin Lahey is available.

Dec 2005 - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)

December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany

The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3) is a four-day conference on technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to) information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.

Nov 2005 - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa

November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan

At the OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Nov 2005 - EuroBSDCon 2005

November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland

EuroBSDCon 2005 will be held at the University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check the website for official program, conference venue and registration. present.

Oct 2005 - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005

October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany

The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005, in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore, there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe Lockhoff.

For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) and see the website of the event at .

Oct 2005 - Systems 2005

October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany

There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich, Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among others) will be presented.

People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!

For more Information see

Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth, especially showing NetBSD!

Oct 2005 - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005

October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan

At the KANSAI OpenSource 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration, and DreamCast with ISA BUS Expander, NEC EWS4800 with NetBSD, IO-DATA USL-5P (NetBSD/landisk).

At the *BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about BSD, driven by Kansai *BSD Users Group.

Sep 2005 - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall

Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2005 Fall there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group with many hpc{ mips, sh, arm } gadgets demonstration.

Sep 2005 - NYC BSD Con 2005

September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA

The NYC BSD User Group organized the first NYC BSD Conference, a one day technical conference for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the conference website for details.

Sep 2005 - Computer-Bank-Office 2005

September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine

The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international exhibition of information technologies, Computer-Bank-Office 2005, which will take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M. Volokhov mishka@NetBSD.org. See also his post on netbsd-advocacy.

Sep 2005 - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting

September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal

The Portuguese NetBSD User Group second meeting will be held at Parque das Nações (Vasco da Gama). Please see the group page for more information.

Aug 2005 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Aug 27, 2005, National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Tokyo, Japan

See this page for meeting information.

A presentation about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.

Aug 2005 - BSDDAY São Paulo

August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil

The first BSDDAY in São Paulo, Brazil took place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental organization.

Aug 2005 - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005

August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA

LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005 was held in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ riz@NetBSD.org. One of the main attractions here was the NetBSD Toaster, engineered by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's report for more details.

Jul 2005 - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference

July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands

What The Hack is an outdoor hacker conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For more details about the *BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's message to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.

Jul 2005 - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005

July 23, 2005, NADYA Park Nagoya, Japan

http://www.bsdcon.jp/ with 80 attendances. There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the Nagoya *BSD Users' Group. See more Reports.

Jul 2005 - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido

Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group. with 250 attendances and 17 user groups.

Jun 2005 - MeetBSD 2005

June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland

MeetBSD 2005 will be held in Kraków, Poland, from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the website for the official program conference venue and registration.

Jun 2005 - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF

Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST

Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF was held in Interop 2005 Tokyo with 130 attendances. BOF01. Room 302.

See program for details.

The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277 clients)/xcast (4 clients include Univ. of Science Malaysia, Nagoya University, and Nagoya *BSD Users' Group)/ IRC (55 clients,BSD-BOF-LOG,BSD-BOF-QA).

May 2005 - BSDCan2005

May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada

BSDCan 2005 was held on May 13-14 2005 at University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th (of a social nature, for the most part).

May 2005 - pkgsrcCon 2005

May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic

pkgsrcCon 2005 was held in Prague, Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the slides for this event here.

See for details.

Apr 2005 - Linux Fest Northwest 2005

LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year. Around 1000 people attended the past two years.

More information is at http://linuxnorthwest.org/. (If you can volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see this email.)

Apr 2005 - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference

April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA

USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005 program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing solutions and fresh ideas.

See for details.

Mar 2005 - Open Source Conference 2005

Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group. For more details see .

Mar 2005 - CeBIT 2005

March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany

The NetBSD Project was presented at the CeBIT 2005 trade show. A few pictures are available at this URL.

Mar 2005 - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005

NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:

Feb 2005 - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group

Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:

Feb 2005 - Southern California Linux Expo

Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California

NetBSD had a booth at the Southern California Linux Expo at the LA Convention Center. NetBSD's presence in booth #34 was organized by A.KML (kml@NetBSD.org). You can find an account of his experience here and here; a picture of the NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed .

Feb 2005 - Solutions Linux 2005

Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France

NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact Quentin Garnier (cube@cubidou.net).

Dec 2004 - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)

Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany

There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's 21st Chaos Communications Congress, and you're welcome to drop by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're interested in helping out. There are some notes on the event available.

Oct 2004 - EuroBSDCon 2004

Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany

EuroBSDCon 2004 took place in Karlsruhe, Germany. Check the website for official program, conference venue and registration. A schedule of the talks shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.

A brief report from the conference is available here. A longer review was published in the USENIX ;login: magazine.

Oct 2004 - Systems 2004

Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany

There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich, Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See for more information on the exhibition.

Oct 2004 - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004

October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan

Oct 2004 - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004

October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan

Sep 2004 - Open Source Conference 2004

Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan

At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group.

Sep 2004 - Swiss Unix Conference 2004

Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland

SUCON '04, the 2nd Swiss Unix Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave a presentation at this conference.

Aug 2004 - NetBSD System Administration training

August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA

Puget Sound Technology is teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system administration. Visit http://www.pugetsoun dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/ for details.

Aug 2004 - LinuxWorld 2004

Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA

LinuxWorld Conference and Expo is going to take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are interested in helping out, please contact regional-sfba@NetBSD.org.

Jul 2004 - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)

Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan

At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the Japan NetBSD Users' Group and NoBUG with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO GT, and many hpc{ mips, sh, arm }

Jun 2004 - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF

Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST

BOF information

Contact Jun Ebihara jun@NetBSD.org for more information.

Jun 2004 - USENIX 2004

June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA

USENIX '04, the USENIX Annual Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks, who gives a talk on The NetBSD Update System, as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during The State of the BSD Projects, and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the conference.

Jun 2004 - Linuxtag 2004

June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany

Linuxtag 2004 is going to take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented with a booth - please contact hubertf@NetBSD.org if you are interested in helping out.

May 2004 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

May 22, 2004, National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Tokyo, Japan

See this page for meeting information.

May 2004 - BSDCan 2004

May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada

The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See also the BSDCan Website, and some photos from Daemonnews.

May 2004 - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting

May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil

At the LinuxChix-Br National Meeting there will be a presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of NetBSD-BR.

Apr 2004 - pkgsrcCon 2004

April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria

pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For more information, including slides of the talks, please visit http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/, and see Hubert Feyrer's report in the DaemonNews Ezine.

Apr 2004 - Linuxfest Northwest 2004

April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA

LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc. There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/ and this message to the netbsd-news mailinglist for more information.

Mar 2004 - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch

March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany

The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräche, a yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and System Administration organized by the German Unix User Group.

Mar 2004 - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004

March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany

NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:

Please see the website for details. Photos are available at this website, more photos can be found on the Linux-Tag website.

Feb 2004 - Solutions Linux 2004

February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France

NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Solutions Linux 2004 conference and expo in Paris, France.

Jan 2004 - LinuxWorld 2004

January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York

The LinuxWorld Conference and Expo 2004 took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few shirts through the BSDMall booth. See the report from the local user group (NYCBUG) for details.

Dec 2003 - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)

December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany

The NetBSD Project was represented at the 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3) in Berlin, Germany, from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's report for Details. If you're interested in the Blinkenlights project, one of 20c3's main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's post to the netbsd-advocacy MailingList useful.

Dec 2003 - BSDCon Brasil 2003

December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

See http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br for details.

Dec 2003 - BSD-Linux-Day 2003

December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan

http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/

Nov 2003 - NetBSD System Administration training

November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area

Puget Sound Technology is teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system administration. See http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/ for details.

Oct 2003 - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003

October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan

Oct 2003 - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003

October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan

Oct 2003 - Linux-Kongress 2003

October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany

NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia. See this page for more information.

Sep 2003 - BSDCon 2003

September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA

Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/. Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department, 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A report is available online.

Aug 2003 - Chaos Communication Camp 2003

August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).

A lot of photos are available online, as well as some slides.

Jul 2003 - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany

July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany

The NetBSD Project was present at the Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003, Germany from July 10ths to 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.

The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir Dolecek. See the full report for details and pictures.

Jul 2003 - Libre Software Meeting in Metz

July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/

The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus and Gilbert Fernandes. A report of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.

Jul 2003 - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF

July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST

http://www.interop.jp/

Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara jun@NetBSD.org.

Jun 2003 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF

Jun 28, 2003, National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Tokyo, Japan

Jun 2003 - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University

June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan

http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/

Jun 2003 - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference

June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA

A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a Super BSD BOF Session. For details, see http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/. Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department, 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org

Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are available here.

May 2003 - BSDay 2003

May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland

AVET Information and Network Security are holding the BSDay 2003 conference on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site for more information.

May 2003 - BSDCon.it

May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy

As part of Webbit '03, BSDCon.it will be held from May 9th to may 11th in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should contact ed@bsdcon.it.

Apr 2003 - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003

April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany (updated)

There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic voting, using the procedure for the election of the NetBSD Board of Directors as an in-depth example.

Apr 2003 - Magdeburg Linuxtag

April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany

There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg, Germany. See http://www.mdlug.de/ for more information. Contact Bernd Sieker bsieker@freenet.de for information regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.

Mar 2003 - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!

Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the Events Gallery for more information.

Mar 2003 - CeBIT 2003

March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany

The CeBIT 2003, the most widely known ICT trade fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003. The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th, and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their report.

Mar 2003 - NetBSD System Administration training

March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area

Puget Sound Technology is teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system administration. See http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/ for details.

Mar 2003 - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag

March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany

NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag (CLT5). A summary of the events including several pictures is available online at http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html. Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available from:

Feb 2003 - Solutions Linux

February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.

The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the GCU-Squad and the French NetBSD Users Group. A report is available online.

Jan 2003 - Ottawa Open Source Weekend

January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada

On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals, students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa, Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major activities will be the:

For details, please see http://www.osw.ca/.

Jan 2003 - LinuxWorld 2003

January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York

The LinuxWorld Conference and Expo 2003 takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City from January 21-24, 2003. See the website for more details and a free registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld, a short review and a handful of pictures are available online.

Dec 2002 - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)

December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany

The NetBSD Project will be present at the 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3) in Berlin, Germany, from December 27th to 29th.

Dec 2002 - NetBSD System Administration training

December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area

Puget Sound Technology is teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system administration.

Dec 2002 - Internet Week 2002

December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan

Japan NetBSD Users' Group will organize a BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/xcast (3 clients)/IRC. See http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm for details.

Nov 2002 - KNF Congress 2002

November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany

This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD, so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.

The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg, Germany. See http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html for more information.

Nov 2002 - BSD Conference Japan

November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan

with 172 attendances.

Nov 2002 - BSDCon Europe 2002

November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands

http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/. ``Rumors, Gossips and Facts'' are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.

Nov 2002 - LISA '02

November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA

http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/

Nov 2002 - RISC OS S.E. Show

November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK

The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group RISC OS South-East Show, held in Guildford Technical College.

Oct 2002 - Linuxdays 2002

October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg

The NetBSD Project was present at the Luxembourgh Linuxdays, an Open Source and Free Software Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks on NetBSD and a video rendering cluster done with NetBSD. A report was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are available from Hubert's website.

Sep 2002 - Linux-Kongress 2002

September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany

The NetBSD Project will be present at Linux-Kongress 2002, the 9th International Linux System Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available online.

Aug 2002 - 11th USENIX Security Symposium

August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA

http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/

Jul 2002 - NetBSD 1.5.3 release

July 22, 2002

NetBSD 1.5.3, a patch release improving stability, fixing bugs in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to NetBSD 1.5.2, has been released with support for 20 architectures. More information is available in the 1.5.3 release announcement.

Jul 2002 - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF

July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan

http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html

http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/ , BSD security update - BIND, OpenSSH.

Jun 2002 - USENIX Annual Technical Conference

June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA

http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/. Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are available here.

Jun 2002 - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University

June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan

Jun 2002 - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe

June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany

Linuxtag had a BSD booth. A report is available.

May 2002 - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show

May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK

http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/

May 2002 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting

May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html

The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60 attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.

May 2002 - Annual International Free Software Forum

May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil

The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a chance to prove their value.

The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD) and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads, technical characteristics and philosophy.

Mar 2002 - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002

March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany

www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/

Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example, "*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A detailed report is available.

Feb 2002 - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002

February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany

http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html

Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).

Feb 2002 - BSDCon 2002

February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA

http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/

Dec 2001 - Internet Week 2001

December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan

http://internetweek.jp/

At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th. Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.

There was a BSD BoF session on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via RealVideo G2 broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E. Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD current,talking about free software community, BSD users group meeting via IPv6 XCAST.

On Dec 8, there was a BSD/Linux Day session talking about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite, Emulation.

Nov 2001 - BSDCon Europe 2001

November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK

http://www.bsdconeurope.org/

Oct 2001 - RISC OS 2001 Show

October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England

http://www.riscos2001.com/

NetBSD had a stand at the RISC OS 2001 Show. There was various NetBSD boxes on display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.

Sep 2001 - NetBSD 1.5.2 release

September 13, 2001

NetBSD 1.5.2, a patch release improving stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to NetBSD 1.5.1, was released with support for 21 architectures. More information is available in the 1.5.2 release announcement.

Aug 2001 - LinuxWorld Expo

August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA

http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/

The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short summary about the NetBSD booth at LinuxWorld. Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2 from Japan.

Jul 2001 - NetBSD 1.5.1 release

July 11, 2001

NetBSD 1.5.1, a patch release improving stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to NetBSD 1.5, was released with support for 21 architectures. More information is available in the 1.5.1 release announcement.

Jun 2001 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting

June 30, 2001, ASCII Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html

The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52 attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via RealVideo G2 broadcasting.

Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG, Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.

Jun 2001 - USENIX Annual Technical Conference

June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA

http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/

NetBSD was well represented at Usenix 2001, and we would like to thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.

The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by NetBSD Core Group members Christos Zoulas and Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's "Greetings from the BSD Super BoF" article. The slides from this talk are available at events/usenix2001/.

Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "Usenix Technical Session Wrap-Up" article, she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found at the Usenix 2001 web site, in both HTML and PDF formats, under FREENIX Track Refereed Papers (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in PDF format at Luke's own web site.

Again, a thank you to all involved.

Jun 2001 - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University

June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan

On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan were held.100+150 persons attended in person.

Jun 2001 - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF

June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan

http://www.interop.jp/

On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at NetWorld+Interop Tokyo. Over 300 people attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote up a summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop Tokyo.

May 2001 - Wakefield 2001

May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK

There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a NetBSD/arm26 and NetBSD/arm32 slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD, and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.

Apr 2001 - Comdex Spring 2001

April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL

http://www.comdex.com/

NetBSD had a booth at Comdex Spring 2001. A short summary of NetBSD at Comdex Spring is available.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.

Feb 2001 - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara

February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan

Japan NetBSD Users' Group had a booth with SONY NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII, PEACE and umidi/utoro demo with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [Reports on jp.NetBSD.org]

Jan 2001 - LinuxWorld Expo 2001

January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA

http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/

The NetBSD Project shared a stand with Wasabi Systems at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and other swag.

Dec 2000 - Internet Week 2000

December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan

http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/

There was a BSD BoF session on Dec 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via RealVideo G2 broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across the BSD magazine editorial room, announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in JP[NoBUG, OFUG, S*BUG, K*bug, NBUG, JNUG, L*BUG], little red Daemon-kun from The Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about BSD activity in Japan.

Dec 2000 - NetBSD 1.5 release

December 6, 2000

NetBSD 1.5, the eighth major release of NetBSD, was announced to the public.

Dec 2000 - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)

December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA

http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/

Nov 2000 - NetBSD 1.4.3 release

November 25, 2000

NetBSD 1.4.3, a patch release improving stability and fixing bugs in NetBSD-1.4, was announced to the public.

Nov 2000 - Comdex Fall 2000

November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV

http://www.comdex.com/

The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD Mission.

Oct 2000 - Linux Expo Toronto 2000

October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/

The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k - T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and David Maxwell.

Oct 2000 - RISC OS 2000

October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England

http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/

A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the NetBSD stand at RISC OS 2000.

Oct 2000 - BSDCon 2000

October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA

http://www.bsdcon.org/

NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks spotlighting NetBSD.

Erik Berls cyber@NetBSD.org and Luke Mewburn lukem@NetBSD.org gave a talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at .

Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript is available at .

Oct 2000 - Atlanta Linux Showcase

October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA

http://www.linuxshowcase.org/

The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were fixed onsite.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.

Aug 2000 - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo

August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA

http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/

There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September 2000 issue, Daemon News published an article on the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.

Jul 2000 - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000

July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA

http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/

NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000. Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.

Jul 2000 - Comdex Canada 2000

July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of the screen, showing the bktr display, NetBSD developers David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain (right), and helpers Carol Cain, and Robert Waters. We also have pictures of another User Friendly visitor.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD Mission and David Maxwell.

Jul 2000 - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting

July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan

http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html

The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF followed.

Jun 2000 - LinuxTag 2000

June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany

http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/

A group of *BSD enthusiasts organized a *BSD booth at LinuxTag 2000, which, among many other things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian Weisgerber has written a summary about his experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the *BSD booth and giving a talk.

Jun 2000 - Usenix Annual Technical Conference

June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA

http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/

NetBSD had a presence at the Usenix Annual Technical Conference in 2000. Most notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund gave a technical session on DMFS (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a technical session on UBC (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a technical session on mbuf changes in KAME/*BSD IPv6 support. There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in reference to the launch of Wasabi Systems.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and The NetBSD Mission.

Jun 2000 - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting

June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany

http://www.guug.de/

NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the German Unix User Group. Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.

Jun 2000 - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo

June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan

http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/admin-ja/200005/msg00015.html

A joint *BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various *BSD followed.

Apr 2000 - Comdex Spring 2000

April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL

http://www.comdex.com/

Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD Mission.

Apr 2000 - Linux Expo

April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/

The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and snapshot CDs were available.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.

Mar 2000 - DECUS Munich

March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany

http://www.decus.de/

Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.

Mar 2000 - NetBSD 1.4.2 release

March 19, 2000

NetBSD 1.4.2, a patch release improving stability and fixing bugs in NetBSD-1.4, was announced to the public.

Feb 2000 - Linux Expo

February 1-3 2000, Paris, France

http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/

There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February 3rd.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.

Dec 1999 - Internet Week 1999

December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan

http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/

There was a BSD BoF session on Dec 18.

Dec 1999 - The Bazaar

December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY

The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and provided live video from the show floor via a Brains, Inc. mmEye video server.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.

Nov 1999 - Comdex Fall 1999

November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV

http://www.comdex.com/

The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD Mission.

Nov 1999 - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara

November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo

Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.

Oct 1999 - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999

October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA

http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/

The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD sets and T-shirts were on sale.

Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.

Oct 1999 - BSD Social Event in Berlin

October 9-10, 1999

Aug 1999 - NetBSD 1.4.1 release

August 26, 1999

NetBSD 1.4.1, a patch release improving stability and fixing bugs in NetBSD-1.4, was announced to the public.

Jul 1999 - Wizards of OS #1

July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany

Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.

Jun 1999 - LinuxTag '99

June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany

http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/

The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the package system.

Jun 1999 - Usenix '99

June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA

http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/

The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm - 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There is also a full report available.

Mar 1999 - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting

March 16-19, 1999, Germany

http://www.guug.de/

During the spring meeting of the German Unix User Group (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks held by Dr. Alexandre Wennmacher. The first described security through file flags and the second was about checkpointing in userspace.

At the *BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura answered general NetBSD questions.

May 1999 - NetBSD 1.4 release

May 12, 1999

NetBSD 1.4, the seventh major release of NetBSD, was announced to the public.

Dec 1998 - NetBSD 1.3.3 release

December 23, 1998

NetBSD 1.3.3, a patch release improving stability and fixing bugs in NetBSD-1.3, was announced to the public.

Aug 1998 - Open Source Developer Day

August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA

The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA.

Jun 1998 - Usenix freenix track

June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA

FREENIX, the freely redistributable software track, was held at Usenix. FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and interesting applications in freely redistributable software including NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.

May 1998 - NetBSD 1.3.2 release

May 29, 1998

NetBSD 1.3.2, a patch release improving stability and fixing bugs in NetBSD-1.3, was announced to the public.

Apr 1998 - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"

April 25-26, 1998, Germany

The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.

Mar 1998 - NetBSD 1.3.1 release

March 9, 1998

NetBSD 1.3.1, a patch release improving stability and fixing bugs in NetBSD-1.3, was released.

Jan 1998 - NetBSD 1.3 release

January 4, 1998

NetBSD-1.3, the sixth major release of NetBSD, was announced to the public.

May 1997 - NetBSD 1.2.1 release

May 20, 1997

NetBSD 1.2.1, a patch release improving stability and fixing bugs in NetBSD-1.2, was announced to the public.

Apr 1997 - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"

April 19-20, 1997, Germany

A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.

Apr 1997 - DECUS Munich

April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany

Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about NetBSD on Digital Hardware at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.

Jan 1997 - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather

January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA

NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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