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 # This page is currently a placeholder for an upcoming listing of events  [[!meta title="Events"]]
   
 For questions, ask [mbalmer](mailto:mbalmer@netbsd.org), as he's one reserving this space...  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.](//www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi)
   
   For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our
   [presentation pages](//www.NetBSD.org/gallery/presentations/).
   
   See also the NetBSD [[developer summits|summits]].
   
   
   Future Events
   -------------
   
   ### `May 2019` - BSDCan 2019, Ottawa, Canada
   
   *May 15 - 18, 2019, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   
   [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2019/), a BSD conference held in
   Ottawa, Canada, 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.
   
   
   ### `Sep 2019` - EuroBSDcon 2019, Lillehammer, Norway
   
   *September 19 - 22, 2019, Scandic Lillehammer Hotel, Lillehammer, Norway*
   
   [EuroBSDcon](https://2019.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   about 300 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.
   
   
   Past Events
   -----------
   
   ### `Mar 2019` - AsiaBSDCon 2019, Tokyo, Japan
   
   *March 21 - 24, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) 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.
   
   
   
   ### `Feb 2019` - FOSDEM 2019 Brussels, Belgium
   
   *February 2 - 3, 2019, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
   
   [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2019/) is a
   free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
   and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   free and open source software from all over the world gather
   at the event in Brussels.
   
   There is a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
   operating systems and their talks.
   
   Please see
   [this announcement](https://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/10/24/msg000787.html)
   for details.
   
   
   ### `Oct 2018` - MeetBSDCA 2018, Santa Clara, US
   
   *October 19 - 20, 2018, Intel Santa Clara Campus, California, US*
   
   [MeetBSD California](https://www.meetbsd.com/) is a biennial BSD
   Unix conference that takes place in Silicon Valley. The first
   MeetBSD California took place in 2008 and in 2018 it will take
   place at the Intel Santa Clara Campus.
   
   
   ### `Sep 2018` - EuroBSDCon 2018, Bucharest, Romania
   
   *September 20 - 23, 2018, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania*
   
   [EuroBSDCon](https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   about 300 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.
   
   
   ### `Jul 2018` - Japan NetBSD Users Group annual Meeting and BoF, Tokyo, Japan
   
   *July 14, 2018, Takeda Building, The University of Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [Japan NetBSD User Group annual Meeting and BoF](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting20.html.en)
   is the 20th annual meeting organized by the
   [Japan NetBSD Users Group](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
   The meeting consists of the 20th Annual Meeting opened to all
   members of JNUG and the NetBSD BoF (Birds of a Feather), the casual
   meeting for individuals who have interests to the NetBSD operating
   system opened to everybody interested.
   
   For more information please see the report on
   [netbsd-advocacy@](//mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/07/17/msg000778.html)
   mailing list.
   
   
   ### `Jul 2018` - pkgsrcCon 2018, Berlin, Germany
   
   *July 7 - 8, 2018, Berlin, Germany*
   
   [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2018/) is the annual technical
   conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   over 19,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   
   
   ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
   
   *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   
   [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
   Ottawa, Canada, 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.
   
   
   ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
   
   *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) 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 were shared with the widest
   possible audience.
   
   
   ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
   
   *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
   
   [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
   meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
   Brussels.
   
   
   ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
   
   *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
   
   [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
   single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
   minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
   attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
   software developers, computer science professors, users and
   students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
   world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
   BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
   among users and developers and to promote business friendly
   BSD licensed open source software.
   
   
   ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
   
   *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
   
   [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was 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 was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   
   
   ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
   
   *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
   
   [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
   conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   
   
   ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
   
   *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
   
   BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
   around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
   four day period at the University of Ottawa.
   
   Please see
   [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
   for details.
   
   
   ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
   
   *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) 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 were shared with the widest
   possible audience.
   
   
   ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
   
   *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
   
   [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
   free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
   and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   free and open source software from all over the world gather
   at the event in Brussels.
   
   There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
   operating systems and their talks.
   
   Please see
   [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
   for details.
   
   
   ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
   
   *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
   
   [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) 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.
   
   
   ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
   
   *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   demonstrations.
   
   
   ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
   
   *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
   PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
   [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
   
   
   ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
   
   *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
   Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
   Japan*
   
   See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
   2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
   for meeting information and 
   [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
   
   ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
   
   *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
   
   [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
   conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   
   ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
   
   *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
   Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
   
   ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
   
   *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
   
   ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
   
   *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
   
   
   ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
   
   *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
   
   ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
   
   *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
   and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
   in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
   developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
   OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, 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.
   [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
   
   ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
   
   *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
   UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
   
   
   ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
   
   *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
   
   
   ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
   
   *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
   
   ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
   
   *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
   and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
   
   ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
   
   *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
   UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
   and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
   
   
   ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
   
   *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
   
   A primeira edição da [BSDCon Brasil](http://2015.bsdcon.com.br/) ocorreu em 2003. Durante todos esses anos que se passaram, o Brasil ainda não tinha reunido sua comunidade com tanta força como agora. Todos os envolvidos na conferência terão contato direto com o mundo dos usuários, entusiastas e desenvolvedores, o que lhes permitirá melhor compreender sistemas FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonflyBSD e outros sistemas de linhagem BSD UNIX.
   
   
   ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
   
   *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
   
   ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
   
   *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
   
   [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) 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.
   
   ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
   
   *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
   demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
   
   ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
   
   *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
   
   On September 11-13, 2015 at the Sheraton in Reston, Virginia for the second biennial [vBSDCon](http://vbsdcon.com) event. This exciting weekend will bring together members of the BSD community for a series of roundtable discussions, educational sessions, best practice conversations, and exclusive networking opportunities.
   
   ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
   
   *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
   
   ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
   
   *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
   
   ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
   
   *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
   PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
   
   
   ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
   
   *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
   Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
   [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
   
   
   ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
   
   *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
   
   
   ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
   
   *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
   and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
   in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
   developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
   OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, 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.
   
   ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
   
   *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
   UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
   
   ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
   
   *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
   Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
   booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
   
   ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
   
   *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
   
   [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) 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.
   
   ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
   
   *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
   PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2014
   Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
   [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
   
   
   ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
   
   *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
   Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
   Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2014
   Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
   and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
   (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
   demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
   
   ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
   
   *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
   
   [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) 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](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2014
   Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
   with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
   
   
   ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
   
   *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
   Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2014
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
   [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
   
   
   ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
   
   *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
   Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2014
   Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
   
   ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
   
   *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) 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](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2014
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
   [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
   image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
   more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
   Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
   Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
   
   ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
   
   *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
   
   [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/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](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
   
   ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
   
   *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
   Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
   
   ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
   
   *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
   Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
   booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
   
   ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
   
   *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
   UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
   
   ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
   
   *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
   Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
   , Hiroshima, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
   NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
   
   ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
   
   *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
   Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
   with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
   
   ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
   
   *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
   Campus
   Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
   Germany*
   
   At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (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](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
   NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
   NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
   NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
   NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
   hardfloat
   NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
   ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
   
   ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
   
   *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
   PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
   [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
   LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
   mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
   [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
   ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
   [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
   Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
   ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
   
   ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
   
   *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
   Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
   Japan*
   
   See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
   2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
   for meeting information.[more detail on
   togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
   
   ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
   
   *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
   Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
   NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
   [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
   togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
   
   ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
   
   *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
   Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
   Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
   andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
   (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
   [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
   NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
   NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
   emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
   Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
   BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
   vs 6.0.2 animation on
   NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
   ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
   2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
   detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
   
   ### 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](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
   more information.
   
   ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
   
   *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
   
   [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
   for details.
   
   ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
   
   *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
   
   The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) 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](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) 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](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
   information.
   
   ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
   
   *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) 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](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
   SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
   Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
   on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
   Japan NetBSD Users
   Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
   
   ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
   
   *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
   PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
   NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
   (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
   and ["NetBSD 20 years"
   presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
   by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
   
   ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
   
   *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
   [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
   [NetBSD/KOBO and
   NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
   WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
   togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
   
   ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
   
   *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
   Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2013
   Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
   Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
   
   ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
   
   *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
   
   [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (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](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
   for details.
   
   ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
   
   *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
   Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
   
   ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
   
   *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
   Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
   
   ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
   
   *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
   
   ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
   
   *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
   University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
   Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
   machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
   [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
   [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
   [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
   ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
   PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
   accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
   [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
   [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
   keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
   presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
   isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
   found at OSC booth" by
   tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
   summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
   
   ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
   
   *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
   
   [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) 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](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
   
   ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
   
   *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
   [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
   kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
   266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
   [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
   [NetBSD/KOBO and
   NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
   WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
   USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
   Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
   details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
   
   ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
   
   *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
   Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
   booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
   NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
   NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
   on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
   
   ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
   
   *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
   TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   demonstrations (
   [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
   details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
   
   ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
   
   *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
   Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
   San Diego, California, USA*
   
   [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) 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](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
   Augustin, Germany*
   
   The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (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](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
   [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
   II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
   WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
   with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
   SHARP,X68K on
   XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
   cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
   Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
   service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
   PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
   updates presetation by
   tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
   [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
   
   ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
   
   *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
   College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
   Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
   
   *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
   Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
   Japan*
   
   See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
   2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
   for meeting information.
   
   ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
   
   *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
   Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
   with [Building NetBSD on
   Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
   [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
   on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
   PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
   XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
   and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
   mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
   counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
   Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
   by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
   
   ### 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](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
   more information.
   
   ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
   
   *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
   
   [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) 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](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
   Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
   (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
   [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
   on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
   memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
   paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
   [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
   on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
   Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
   [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
   NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
   
   ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
   
   The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
   booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
   [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
   [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
   demonstrations.
   
   ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
   
   *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
   isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
   [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
   port history by
   tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
   [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
   shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
   [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
   mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
   [[ustream live
   archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
   
   ### `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](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
   image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
   [WZero3 live
   image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
   [Zaurus live
   image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
   [Translate NetBSD man with
   po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
   [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
   [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
   760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
   pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
   [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
   [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
   8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
   seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
   demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
   
   ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
   
   *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2012
   Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
   booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
   members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
   with hpcsh { [Persona
   30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
   680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
   690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
   [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
   [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
   [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
   { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
   [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
   [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
   i386 { [aspire
   one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
   [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
   [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
   tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
   [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
   [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
   [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
   and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
   presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
   
   ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
   
   *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
   
   [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
   for details.
   
   ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
   
   *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
   JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
   Fukuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
   [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
   [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
   
   ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
   
   *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
   UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
   amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
   X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
   A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
   710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
   Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
   [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
   [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
   ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
   SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
   Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
   
   ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
   
   *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
   TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
   
   ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
   
   *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
   Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
   booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
   [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
   [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
   [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
   demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
   enigmatic machines by
   tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
   pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
   Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
   Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
   
   ### `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
   [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
   
   ### `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
   [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
   
   ### `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
   [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
   
   ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
   
   *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
   Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
   , Hiroshima, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
   demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
   [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
   [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
   [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
   Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
   ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
   OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
   3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
   [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
   [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
   ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
   tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
   [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
   
   ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
   
   *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
   Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
   demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
   presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
   
   ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
   
   *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
   Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
   Fukushima, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
   Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
   by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
   demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
   
   ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
   
   *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
   Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
   Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
   Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
   [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
   Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
   1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
   3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
   counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
   
   ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
   
   *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
   Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/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](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
   booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
   [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
   NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
   SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
   colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
   BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
   NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
   NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
   [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
   process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
   Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
   Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
   [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
   will never die!
   presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
   and
   [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
   by tsutsui.
   
   ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
   
   *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
   Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
   Japan*
   
   See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
   2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
   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](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
   [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
   JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
   
   ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
   
   *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
   College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
   WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
   
   *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
   
   [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) 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](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
   EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
   API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
   presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
   TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
   [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
   
   *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) 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](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
   Oita, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
   
   ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
   
   *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
   Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
   
   *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
   Belgium*
   
   At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
   a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
   
   [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
   in the BSD devroom
   
   ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
   
   *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
   Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
   Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2011
   Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
   hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
   wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
   presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
   Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
   
   ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
   
   *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
   Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). 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](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
   demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
   
   ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
   
   *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
   
   [The New York City BSD Conference
   (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) 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](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
   BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
   Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
   Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
   20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
   Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
   ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
   NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
   OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
   OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
   straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
   BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
   Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
   introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
   tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
   revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
   tsutsui)
   
   ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
   
   *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
   Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
   tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
   
   ### `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
   [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
   
   ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
   
   *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
   Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
   demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
   
   ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
   
   *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
   UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
   [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
   emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
   
   ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
   
   *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
   Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
   
   ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
   
   *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
   
   ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
   
   *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
   Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
   Japan*
   
   See [this
   page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
   for meeting information.
   
   NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
   kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
   Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
   C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
   [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) 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](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
   
   ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
   
   *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
   
   [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/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](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
   
   ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
   
   *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
   College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
   WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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](http://www.rbll.info)
   
   ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
   
   *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
   
   [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) 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](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) 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](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
   SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
   TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
   , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
   
   *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
   UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
   many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
   
   *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
   [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
   
   The [February 2010
   Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
   on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
   
   ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
   
   *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
   Belgium*
   
   At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
   a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
   
   [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
   License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
   Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
   the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
   
   ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
   
   *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
   Oita, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2010
   Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
   
   ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
   
   *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
   University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
   
   *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
   Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/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
   [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
   
   ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
   
   *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
   Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) 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](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [hpcarm](../ports/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.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
   NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
   [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
   [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
   demonstration and BSD BOF.
   
   ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
   
   *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
   Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
   demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/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
   [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
   
   ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
   
   *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
   Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
   Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
   tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
   
   ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
   
   *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
   demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
   bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
   VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
   Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
   song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
   [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
   hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
   PReP](../ports/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](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
   Japan*
   
   See [this
   page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
   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](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
   there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
   consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
   GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
   
   ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
   
   *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
   
   The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
   Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
   BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
   USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
   VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
   [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
   yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
   
   ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
   
   *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
   TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
   demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
   [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
   
   ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
   
   *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
   
   [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) 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](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
   Hannover, Germany.
   
   ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
   
   *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) 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](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
   ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
   and [NetBSD
   BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
   was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
   papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
   [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) 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](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), 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](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
   P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
   GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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 [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
   
   ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
   
   *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
   College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2009
   Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
   
   *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
   University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
   Fukuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2008
   Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
   
   ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
   
   *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
   Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2008
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
   
   *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
   
   For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
   
   ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
   
   *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
   Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
   GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
   [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
   [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
   [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
   control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) 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
   [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
   
   ### `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](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
   11th and 12th, 2008.
   
   More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
   [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
   
   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](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2008
   Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
   GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
   [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
   demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
   Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
   [Itojun Service
   Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
   
   ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
   
   *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
   TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2008
   Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
   demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
   [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
   [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
   [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
   [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
   
   ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
   
   *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2008
   Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
   Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
   [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
   [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
   NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
   
   ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
   
   *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2008
   Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
   consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
   [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), 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](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
   on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
   pkgsrc infrastructure.
   
   More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
   [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
   
   ### `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
   [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
   
   ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
   
   *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
   Spain*
   
   For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
   [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
   
   ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
   
   *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
   Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2008
   Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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
   [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
   
   ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
   
   *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) 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](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
   [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
   
   [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
   Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
   and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
   Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
   ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
   
   Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
   Implementing Jails Under the kauth
   Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
   [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
   puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
   Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
   Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
   [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
   Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
   Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
   Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
   [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
   
   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.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2008
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
   EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
   [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) 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](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), 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.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2007
   Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
   
   *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
   Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
   Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2007
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   
   At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
   upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
   realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
   [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
   
   *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
   Niigata, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2007
   Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
   
   NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
   the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
   Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
   by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
   
   ### `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 [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
   
   ### `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](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
   
   ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
   
   *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
   Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2007
   Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
   [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
   Presentation by
   itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
   
   ### `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
   [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
   
   ### 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](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
   Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
   consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
   [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
   [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
   [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
   [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
   [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
   BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
   ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
   audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
   Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
   Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
   ).
   
   [A report with some
   photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) 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](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
   mailing list.
   
   ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
   
   *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
   Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
   Japan*
   
   See [this
   page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
   meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
   [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
   issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
   net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
   [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
   [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
   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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
   at the
   [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
   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](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) 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
   [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
   
   ### `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)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), 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
   [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
   
   ### `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](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
   
   P.S.: A report is available in [this
   mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
   
   ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
   
   *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2007
   Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
   NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
   [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) 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
   [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
   
   ### `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
   [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) 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
   [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
   [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
   German language article can be found at:
   [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
   
   Ignatios also
   [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
   his [slides (german
   language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
   
   ### `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 [](http://www.fosdem.org).
   
   ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
   
   *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
   
   [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
   and
   [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
   
   ### `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](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
   
   ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
   
   *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
   
   At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
   Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
   
   ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
   
   NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
   [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), 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](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
   quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
   
   -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
   -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
   -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
   -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
   -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
   -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
       NetBSD Network Appliances
   -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
       for BSD TCP/IP
   
   Registration is open now. Please [see the
   website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) 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](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
   2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
   [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
   
   NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
   A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
   Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
   organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
   
   ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
   
   *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
   
   There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
   Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
   
   ### `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/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
   information.
   
   A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
   list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
   
   ### `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/](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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
   about the event.
   
   ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
   
   *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
   , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
   Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
   
   *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2006
   Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } 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](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
   in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
   attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
   
   -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
       FreeBSD Project
   -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
       CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
       Ensure Technology Ltd
       .
   -   BSD Usergroup activity:
       Echigo BSD Users Group
       , T.Tamura@EBUG
   -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
   
   \> See [program for
   details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
   
   The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
   [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
   [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
   
   ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
   
   *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
   
   In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), 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](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
   [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) 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/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
   
   ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
   
   *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
   
   NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
   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](http://www.vcfe.org/) 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](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   See [this
   page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) 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
   [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
   
   ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
   
   *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
   
   NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
   Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
   Cons in Germany.
   
   Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
   
   -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
   -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
   -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
   -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
   -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
   
   For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
   net-tex.de\>.
   
   ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
   
   *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
   
   The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
   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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
   staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
   
   *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
   
   [German Unix User Group
   “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
   (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
   Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
   
   There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
   strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
   Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
   activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
   regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
   
   ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
   
   *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
   
   The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
   Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) 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 (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
   advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
   the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
   
   Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
   event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
   
   ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
   
   *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
   
   [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
   
   ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
   
   *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
   
   [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
   (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) 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](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
   booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
   
   *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
   
   [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
   University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
   the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) 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
   [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
   
   ### `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 [](http://www.systems.de/)
   
   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](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
   a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
   BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
   NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
   [IO-DATA USL-5P
   (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
   
   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](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
   
   ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
   
   *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
   
   At the [Open Source Conference 2005
   Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
   by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
   [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
   
   ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
   
   *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
   
   The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
   BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), 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](http://nycbsdcon.org/) 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](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
   on netbsd-advocacy.
   
   ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
   
   *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
   
   The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
   meeting will be held at [Parque das
   Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (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](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   See [this
   page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
   meeting information.
   
   A
   [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
   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](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) 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](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) 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](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
   by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
   [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
   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](http://www.whatthehack.org/) 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
   to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
   
   ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
   
   *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
   Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
   
   [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
   There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
   Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
   [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
   
   ### `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](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
   [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
   groups.
   
   ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
   
   *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
   
   [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
   from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
   [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) 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](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
   was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
   attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
   
   -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
   -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
       Live performance
   -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
   -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
   
   See [program for
   details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
   
   The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
   clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
   Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
   University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
   Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
   clients,[BSD-BOF-LOG](http://motoyuki.bsdclub.org/boflog/NI2005-BSD-BOF-LOG.txt),[BSD-BOF-QA](http://motoyuki.bsdclub.org/boflog/NI2005-BSD-BOF-QA.txt)).
   
   ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
   
   *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
   
   [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/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](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/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)](../docs/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](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
   
   See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) 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/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
   volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
   email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
   
   ### `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 [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) 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](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
   [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
   
   ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
   
   *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
   
   The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
   2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
   [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
   
   ### `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:
   
   -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
   -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
   
   ### `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:
   
   -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
   -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
   -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
   
   ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
   
   *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
   
   NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
   Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
   and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
   NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
   [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
   
   ### `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](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
   available.
   
   ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
   
   *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
   
   [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
   Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
   program, conference venue and registration. A
   [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
   shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
   
   A brief report from the conference is available
   [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
   A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
   magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
   
   ### `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
   [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
   
   ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
   
   *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
   
   [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
   
   ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
   
   *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
   
   [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
   
   ### `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](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
   
   ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
   
   *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
   
   [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/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](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
   conference.
   
   ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
   
   *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
   
   [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
   teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
   administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
   dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
   for details.
   
   ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
   
   *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
   
   [LinuxWorld Conference and
   Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) 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](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
   [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
   GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
   [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
   
   ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
   
   *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
   
   [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
   
   [BOF
   information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
   
   Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
   
   ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
   
   *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
   
   [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), 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](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
   as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
   of the BSD
   Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#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](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) 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](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   See [this
   page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) 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](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
   Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
   
   ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
   
   *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
   
   At the [LinuxChix-Br National
   Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) 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/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
   see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
   Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
   
   ### `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/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
   [this message to the netbsd-news
   mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
   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](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
   yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
   System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
   Group](http://www.guug.de/).
   
   ### `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:
   
   -   \`\`
       Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
       '' by Stefan Schumacher
   -   \`\`
       Introduction to NetBSD
       '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
   -   \`\`
       Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
       '' by Hubert Feyrer
   
   Please see the
   [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
   details. Photos are available at [this
   website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
   found on the [Linux-Tag
   website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
   
   ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
   
   *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
   
   NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
   2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
   France.
   
   ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
   
   *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
   
   The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 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](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
   [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
   the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) 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](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
   from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
   [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
   for Details. If you're interested in the
   [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
   main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
   netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
   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](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/](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](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
   teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
   administration. See
   [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
   for details.
   
   ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
   
   *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
   
   [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
   
   ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
   
   *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
   
   [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
   
   ### `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](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) 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/](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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
   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](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
   as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
   
   ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
   
   *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
   
   The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
   Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
   for details and pictures.
   
   ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
   
   *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
   [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
   
   The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
   and Gilbert Fernandes. A
   [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
   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/](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](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
   
   ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
   
   *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
   
   [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](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](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
   see
   [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](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](events/usenix2003/).
   
   ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
   
   *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
   
   [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
   holding the [BSDay
   2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) 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](http://www.webb.it/),
   [BSDCon.it](http://www.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](../changes/#board-elections2002) 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/](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](events/) for more information.
   
   ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
   
   *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
   
   The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), 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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
   
   ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
   
   *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
   
   [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
   teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
   administration. See
   [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](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)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
   events including several pictures is available online at
   [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
   Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
   from:
   
   -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
       [
       mp3
       ]
   -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
       [
       mp3
       ]
   -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
       mit NetBSD
       [
       mp3
       ]
   
   ### `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](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
   Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
   online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
   
   ### `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:
   
   -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
   -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
   -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
   
   For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
   
   ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
   
   *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
   
   The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
   takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
   from January 21-24, 2003. See the
   [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
   registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
   a [short
   review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
   and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) 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](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (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](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) 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](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) 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)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
   [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](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](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
   for more information.
   
   ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
   
   *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
   
   ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
   
   *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
   
   [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
   Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
   are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
   
   ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
   
   *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
   
   [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](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](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
   College.
   
   ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
   
   *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
   
   The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
   Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
   Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
   on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
   rendering cluster done with
   NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
   [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
   was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
   available from [Hubert's
   website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
   
   ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
   
   *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
   
   The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
   2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), 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/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
   
   ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
   
   *July 22, 2002*
   
   [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
   release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
   in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
   1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
   architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
   announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
   
   ### `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/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
   , [BSD security update - BIND,
   OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
   
   ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
   
   *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
   
   [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
   Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
   here](events/usenix2002/).
   
   ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
   
   *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
   
   [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
   
   ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
   
   *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
   
   [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
   [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
   available.
   
   ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
   
   *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
   
   [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](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](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/](http://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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
   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](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/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
   
   ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
   
   *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
   
   [http://internetweek.jp/](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](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
   on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
   G2](http://www.real.com) 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](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
   
   On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
   Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) 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/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
   
   ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
   
   *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
   
   [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
   
   NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
   Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). 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](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
   1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
   architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
   announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
   
   ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
   
   *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
   
   [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](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](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
   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](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
   1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
   architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
   announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
   
   ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
   
   *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
   Tokyo, Japan*
   
   [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](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/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
   
   NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
   2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), 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](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
   Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
   "[Greetings from the BSD Super
   BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
   slides from this talk are available at
   [events/usenix2001/](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](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
   she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
   at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
   in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
   Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
   (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
   [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.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*
   
   [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
   
   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/](http://www.interop.jp/)
   
   On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
   [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). 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](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
   
   ### `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](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/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/](http://www.comdex.com/)
   
   NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
   [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) 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](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
   [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
   NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
   X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
   [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
   demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
   & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
   jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
   
   ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
   
   *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
   
   [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
   
   The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
   Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) 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/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
   
   There was a [BSD BoF
   session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
   19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
   G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
   clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
   the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
   announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
   JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
   [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
   [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
   [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
   little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) 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](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
   release](../releases/release-map.html) 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/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
   
   ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
   
   *November 25, 2000*
   
   NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
   announced to the public.
   
   ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
   
   *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
   
   [http://www.comdex.com/](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/](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/](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](events/riscos-2000.html).
   
   ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
   
   *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
   
   [http://www.bsdcon.org/](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
   [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
   
   Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
   is available at
   [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
   
   ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
   
   *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
   
   [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](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/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
   
   There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
   2000 issue, Daemon News published an
   [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) 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](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
   developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
   (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
   Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
   of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
   
   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](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](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
   things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
   Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) 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/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
   
   NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
   Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
   notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
   gave a [technical session on
   DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
   (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
   session on
   UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
   (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](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
   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](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
   
   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/](http://www.guug.de/)
   
   NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
   Group](http://www.guug.de/). 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](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/](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/](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/](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](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
   announced to the public.
   
   ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
   
   *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
   
   [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](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/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
   
   There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) 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](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
   
   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/](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/](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](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-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/](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/](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](events/usenix1999.html) available.
   
   ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
   
   *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
   
   [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
   
   During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
   Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
   held by [Dr. Alexandre
   Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
   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](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
   release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
   public.
   
   ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
   
   *December 23, 1998*
   
   NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-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](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
   the freely redistributable software track, was held at
   [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
   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](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-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](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
   released.
   
   ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
   
   *January 4, 1998*
   
   [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
   release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
   public.
   
   ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
   
   *May 20, 1997*
   
   NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
   stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-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](http://www.decus.de/) 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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