Annotation of wikisrc/events.mdwn, revision 1.13

1.2       wiki        1: This is an incomplete list of NetBSD-related events. If you know about
                      2: some public event that fits and would like it to be listed here,
                      3: [contact us.](http://www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi)
                      4: 
                      5: For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our
1.11      wiki        6: [presentation pages](http://www.netbsd.org/gallery/presentations/).
1.2       wiki        7: 
1.8       wiki        8: Future Events
                      9: -------------
1.2       wiki       10: 
1.12      riastrad   11: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
1.2       wiki       12: 
1.12      riastrad   13: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
1.10      schmonz    14: 
1.12      riastrad   15: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
1.10      schmonz    16: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
                     17: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
                     18: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
                     19: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
                     20: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
                     21: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
                     22: 
1.12      riastrad   23: Past Events
                     24: -----------
                     25: 
                     26: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
                     27: 
                     28: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
                     29: 
                     30: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
                     31: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
                     32: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
                     33: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
                     34: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
                     35: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
                     36: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                     37: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                     38: 
1.8       wiki       39: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
1.2       wiki       40: 
                     41: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
                     42: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
                     43: 
                     44: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
                     45: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                     46: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                     47: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
                     48: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                     49: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
                     50: 
1.12      riastrad   51: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
                     52: 
                     53: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
                     54: 
                     55: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
                     56: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
                     57: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
                     58: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
                     59: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
                     60: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
                     61: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
                     62: 
                     63: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
                     64: 
                     65: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
                     66: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
                     67: Japan*
                     68: 
                     69: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
                     70: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
                     71: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                     72: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
                     73: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
                     74: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
1.2       wiki       75: 
1.10      schmonz    76: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
                     77: 
                     78: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
                     79: 
                     80: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
                     81: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
                     82: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
                     83: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
                     84: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
                     85: 
                     86: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
                     87: 
                     88: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
                     89: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
                     90: 
                     91: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
                     92: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
                     93: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                     94: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
                     95: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                     96: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
                     97: 
                     98: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
                     99: 
                    100: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
                    101: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
                    102: 
                    103: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
                    104: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
                    105: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    106: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    107: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    108: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
                    109: 
                    110: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
                    111: 
                    112: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
                    113: 
                    114: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
                    115: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
                    116: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
                    117: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
                    118: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
                    119: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                    120: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                    121: 
1.8       wiki      122: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
1.3       wiki      123: 
                    124: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
                    125: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
                    126: 
                    127: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
                    128: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
                    129: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    130: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
                    131: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
                    132: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
                    133: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
                    134: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
                    135: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
                    136: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
                    137: 
1.8       wiki      138: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
1.2       wiki      139: 
                    140: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
                    141: 
                    142: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
                    143: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
                    144: 
1.8       wiki      145: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
1.2       wiki      146: 
                    147: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
                    148: 
                    149: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
                    150: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
                    151: 
1.8       wiki      152: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
1.2       wiki      153: 
                    154: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
                    155: 
                    156: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    157: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
                    158: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    159: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    160: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    161: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
                    162: 
1.8       wiki      163: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
1.2       wiki      164: 
                    165: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
                    166: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
                    167: 
                    168: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    169: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
                    170: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    171: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    172: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    173: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
                    174: 
1.8       wiki      175: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
1.2       wiki      176: 
                    177: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
                    178: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
                    179: 
                    180: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
                    181: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    182: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                    183: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
                    184: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    185: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
                    186: 
1.8       wiki      187: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
1.2       wiki      188: 
                    189: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
                    190: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
                    191: 
                    192: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    193: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
                    194: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    195: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
                    196: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    197: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
                    198: 
1.8       wiki      199: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
1.2       wiki      200: 
                    201: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
                    202: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
                    203: , Hiroshima, Japan*
                    204: 
                    205: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    206: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
                    207: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    208: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
                    209: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    210: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
                    211: 
1.8       wiki      212: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
1.2       wiki      213: 
                    214: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
                    215: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
                    216: 
                    217: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    218: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
                    219: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    220: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
                    221: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                    222: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
                    223: 
1.8       wiki      224: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
1.2       wiki      225: 
                    226: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
                    227: Campus
                    228: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
                    229: Germany*
                    230: 
                    231: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
                    232: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
                    233: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
                    234: answering users' questions.
                    235: 
1.8       wiki      236: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
1.2       wiki      237: 
                    238: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
                    239: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
                    240: 
                    241: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    242: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    243: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    244: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
                    245: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
                    246: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
                    247: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
                    248: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
                    249: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
                    250: hardfloat
                    251: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
                    252: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
                    253: 
1.8       wiki      254: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
1.2       wiki      255: 
                    256: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
                    257: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
                    258: 
                    259: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    260: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
                    261: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    262: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                    263: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
                    264: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
                    265: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
                    266: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
                    267: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
                    268: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
                    269: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
                    270: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
                    271: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
                    272: 
1.8       wiki      273: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki      274: 
                    275: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
                    276: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
                    277: Japan*
                    278: 
                    279: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
                    280: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
                    281: for meeting information.[more detail on
                    282: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
                    283: 
1.8       wiki      284: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
1.2       wiki      285: 
                    286: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
                    287: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
                    288: Okinawa, Japan*
                    289: 
                    290: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    291: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
                    292: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    293: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    294: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
                    295: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
                    296: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
                    297: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
                    298: 
1.8       wiki      299: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
1.2       wiki      300: 
                    301: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
                    302: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
                    303: Japan*
                    304: 
                    305: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    306: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
                    307: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    308: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
                    309: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
                    310: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
                    311: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
                    312: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
                    313: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
                    314: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
                    315: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
                    316: vs 6.0.2 animation on
                    317: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
                    318: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
                    319: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
                    320: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
                    321: 
1.8       wiki      322: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
1.2       wiki      323: 
                    324: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
                    325: 
                    326: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
                    327: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
                    328: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
                    329: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
                    330: cases or notebooks.
                    331: 
                    332: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
                    333: more information.
                    334: 
1.8       wiki      335: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
1.2       wiki      336: 
                    337: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
                    338: 
                    339: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
                    340: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
                    341: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
                    342: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
                    343: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
                    344: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
                    345: 
                    346: See [the call for
                    347: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
                    348: for details.
                    349: 
1.8       wiki      350: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
1.2       wiki      351: 
                    352: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
                    353: 
                    354: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
                    355: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
                    356: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
                    357: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
                    358: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
                    359: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
                    360: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
                    361: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
                    362: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
                    363: these.
                    364: 
1.8       wiki      365: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
1.2       wiki      366: 
                    367: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
                    368: 
                    369: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
                    370: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
                    371: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
                    372: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
                    373: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
                    374: 
1.8       wiki      375: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
1.2       wiki      376: 
                    377: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
                    378: 
                    379: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
                    380: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
                    381: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
                    382: BSD related talks.
                    383: 
                    384: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
                    385: information.
                    386: 
1.8       wiki      387: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
1.2       wiki      388: 
                    389: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
                    390: 
                    391: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
                    392: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
                    393: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
                    394: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
                    395: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
                    396: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                    397: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                    398: 
                    399: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
                    400: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
                    401: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
                    402: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
                    403: Japan NetBSD Users
                    404: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
                    405: 
1.8       wiki      406: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
1.2       wiki      407: 
                    408: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
                    409: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
                    410: 
                    411: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    412: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
                    413: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    414: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    415: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
                    416: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
                    417: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
                    418: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
                    419: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
                    420: 
1.8       wiki      421: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki      422: 
                    423: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
                    424: 
                    425: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    426: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
                    427: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    428: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
                    429: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
                    430: [NetBSD/KOBO and
                    431: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
                    432: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
                    433: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
                    434: 
1.8       wiki      435: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
1.2       wiki      436: 
                    437: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
                    438: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
                    439: 
                    440: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
                    441: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
                    442: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    443: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    444: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    445: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
                    446: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
                    447: 
1.8       wiki      448: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
1.2       wiki      449: 
                    450: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
                    451: 
                    452: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
                    453: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
                    454: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
                    455: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
                    456: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
                    457: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
                    458: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
                    459: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
                    460: 
                    461: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
                    462: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
                    463: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
                    464: 
                    465: Please see [this
                    466: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
                    467: for details.
                    468: 
1.8       wiki      469: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
1.2       wiki      470: 
                    471: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
                    472: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
                    473: 
                    474: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    475: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    476: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    477: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    478: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    479: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
                    480: 
1.8       wiki      481: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
1.2       wiki      482: 
                    483: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
                    484: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
                    485: 
                    486: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    487: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    488: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    489: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    490: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    491: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
                    492: 
1.8       wiki      493: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
1.2       wiki      494: 
                    495: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
                    496: 
                    497: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    498: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
                    499: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    500: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    501: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    502: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
                    503: 
1.8       wiki      504: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
1.2       wiki      505: 
                    506: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
                    507: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
                    508: Japan*
                    509: 
                    510: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    511: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
                    512: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    513: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
                    514: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
                    515: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
                    516: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
                    517: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
                    518: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
                    519: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
                    520: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
                    521: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
                    522: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
                    523: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
                    524: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
                    525: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
                    526: found at OSC booth" by
                    527: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
                    528: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
                    529: 
1.8       wiki      530: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
1.2       wiki      531: 
                    532: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
                    533: 
                    534: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
                    535: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
                    536: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
                    537: 
                    538: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
                    539: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
                    540: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
                    541: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
                    542: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
                    543: 
                    544: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
                    545: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
                    546: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
                    547: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
                    548: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
                    549: regular meeting.
                    550: 
1.8       wiki      551: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
1.2       wiki      552: 
                    553: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
                    554: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
                    555: Okinawa, Japan*
                    556: 
                    557: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    558: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    559: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    560: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
                    561: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    562: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
                    563: 
1.8       wiki      564: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki      565: 
                    566: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
                    567: 
                    568: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    569: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
                    570: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    571: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
                    572: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
                    573: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
                    574: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
                    575: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
                    576: [NetBSD/KOBO and
                    577: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
                    578: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
                    579: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
                    580: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
                    581: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
                    582: 
1.8       wiki      583: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
1.2       wiki      584: 
                    585: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
                    586: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
                    587: 
                    588: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
                    589: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    590: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                    591: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
                    592: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
                    593: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
                    594: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
                    595: 
1.8       wiki      596: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
1.2       wiki      597: 
                    598: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
                    599: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
                    600: 
                    601: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    602: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    603: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    604: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
                    605: demonstrations (
                    606: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
                    607: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
                    608: 
1.8       wiki      609: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
1.2       wiki      610: 
                    611: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
                    612: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
                    613: San Diego, California, USA*
                    614: 
                    615: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
                    616: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
                    617: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
                    618: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
                    619: on day one of the conference.
                    620: 
1.8       wiki      621: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
1.2       wiki      622: 
                    623: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
                    624: Augustin, Germany*
                    625: 
                    626: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
                    627: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
                    628: 
1.8       wiki      629: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
1.2       wiki      630: 
                    631: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
                    632: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
                    633: 
                    634: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    635: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
                    636: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    637: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                    638: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
                    639: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
                    640: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
                    641: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
                    642: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
                    643: SHARP,X68K on
                    644: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
                    645: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
                    646: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
                    647: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
                    648: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
                    649: updates presetation by
                    650: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
                    651: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
                    652: 
1.8       wiki      653: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
1.2       wiki      654: 
                    655: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
                    656: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
                    657: 
                    658: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    659: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    660: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    661: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                    662: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
                    663: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                    664: 
1.8       wiki      665: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki      666: 
                    667: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
                    668: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
                    669: Japan*
                    670: 
                    671: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
                    672: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
                    673: for meeting information.
                    674: 
1.8       wiki      675: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
1.2       wiki      676: 
                    677: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
                    678: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
                    679: 
                    680: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
                    681: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
                    682: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
                    683: release branch.
                    684: 
1.8       wiki      685: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
1.2       wiki      686: 
                    687: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
                    688: 
                    689: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    690: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    691: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    692: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
                    693: with [Building NetBSD on
                    694: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
                    695: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
                    696: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
                    697: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
                    698: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
                    699: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
                    700: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
                    701: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
                    702: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
                    703: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
                    704: 
1.8       wiki      705: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
1.2       wiki      706: 
                    707: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
                    708: 
                    709: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
                    710: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
                    711: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
                    712: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
                    713: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
                    714: 
                    715: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
                    716: more information.
                    717: 
1.8       wiki      718: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
1.2       wiki      719: 
                    720: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
                    721: 
                    722: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
                    723: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
                    724: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
                    725: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
                    726: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
                    727: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
                    728: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
                    729: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
                    730: 
1.8       wiki      731: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
1.2       wiki      732: 
                    733: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
                    734: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
                    735: Japan*
                    736: 
                    737: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    738: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    739: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    740: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
                    741: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
                    742: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
                    743: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
                    744: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
                    745: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
                    746: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
                    747: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
                    748: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
                    749: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
                    750: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
                    751: 
1.8       wiki      752: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
1.2       wiki      753: 
                    754: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
                    755: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
                    756: 
1.8       wiki      757: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
1.2       wiki      758: 
                    759: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
                    760: 
                    761: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    762: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
                    763: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
                    764: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
                    765: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
                    766: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                    767: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
                    768: demonstrations.
                    769: 
1.8       wiki      770: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
1.2       wiki      771: 
                    772: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
                    773: 
                    774: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
                    775: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
                    776: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
                    777: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
                    778: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
                    779: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                    780: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                    781: 
1.8       wiki      782: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
1.2       wiki      783: 
                    784: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
                    785: 
                    786: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    787: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    788: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    789: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
                    790: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
                    791: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
                    792: port history by
                    793: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
                    794: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
                    795: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
                    796: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
                    797: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
                    798: [[ustream live
                    799: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
                    800: 
1.8       wiki      801: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
1.2       wiki      802: 
                    803: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
                    804: 
                    805: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
                    806: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
                    807: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
                    808: talks.
                    809: 
                    810: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
                    811: information.
                    812: 
1.8       wiki      813: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki      814: 
                    815: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
                    816: 
                    817: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    818: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
                    819: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    820: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
                    821: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
                    822: [WZero3 live
                    823: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
                    824: [Zaurus live
                    825: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
                    826: [Translate NetBSD man with
                    827: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
                    828: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
                    829: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
                    830: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
                    831: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
                    832: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
                    833: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
                    834: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
                    835: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
                    836: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
                    837: 
1.8       wiki      838: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
1.2       wiki      839: 
                    840: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
                    841: 
                    842: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
                    843: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
                    844: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
                    845: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
                    846: with hpcsh { [Persona
                    847: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
                    848: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
                    849: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
                    850: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
                    851: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
                    852: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
                    853: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
                    854: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
                    855: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
                    856: i386 { [aspire
                    857: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
                    858: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
                    859: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
                    860: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
                    861: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
                    862: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
                    863: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
                    864: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
                    865: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
                    866: 
1.8       wiki      867: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
1.2       wiki      868: 
                    869: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
                    870: 
                    871: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
                    872: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
                    873: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
                    874: necessary.
                    875: 
                    876: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
                    877: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
                    878: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
                    879: for details.
                    880: 
1.8       wiki      881: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
1.2       wiki      882: 
                    883: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
                    884: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
                    885: Fukuoka, Japan*
                    886: 
                    887: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                    888: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    889: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    890: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                    891: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
                    892: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
                    893: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
                    894: 
1.8       wiki      895: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
1.2       wiki      896: 
                    897: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
                    898: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
                    899: 
                    900: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                    901: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    902: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    903: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
                    904: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
                    905: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
                    906: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
                    907: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
                    908: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
                    909: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
                    910: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
                    911: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
                    912: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
                    913: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
                    914: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
                    915: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
                    916: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
                    917: 
1.8       wiki      918: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
1.2       wiki      919: 
                    920: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
                    921: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
                    922: 
                    923: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                    924: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                    925: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    926: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
                    927: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                    928: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
                    929: 
1.8       wiki      930: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
1.2       wiki      931: 
                    932: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
                    933: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
                    934: 
                    935: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
                    936: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                    937: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                    938: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
                    939: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
                    940: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
                    941: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
                    942: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
                    943: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
                    944: enigmatic machines by
                    945: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
                    946: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
                    947: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
                    948: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
                    949: 
1.8       wiki      950: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
1.2       wiki      951: 
                    952: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
                    953: 
                    954: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
                    955: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
                    956: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
                    957: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
                    958: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
                    959: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
                    960: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
                    961: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
                    962: university students to work with BSD systems.
                    963: 
                    964: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
                    965: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
                    966: 
                    967: For more information please visit the website
1.8       wiki      968: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
1.2       wiki      969: 
1.8       wiki      970: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
1.2       wiki      971: 
                    972: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
                    973: 
                    974: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
                    975: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
                    976: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
                    977: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
                    978: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
                    979: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                    980: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                    981: 
                    982: For more information please visit the website
1.8       wiki      983: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
1.2       wiki      984: 
1.8       wiki      985: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
1.2       wiki      986: 
                    987: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
                    988: 
                    989: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
                    990: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
                    991: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
                    992: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
                    993: Netherlands.
                    994: 
                    995: For more information please visit the website
1.8       wiki      996: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
1.2       wiki      997: 
1.8       wiki      998: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
1.2       wiki      999: 
                   1000: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
                   1001: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
                   1002: , Hiroshima, Japan*
                   1003: 
                   1004: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1005: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
                   1006: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1007: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
                   1008: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
                   1009: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
                   1010: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
                   1011: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
                   1012: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
                   1013: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
                   1014: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
                   1015: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
                   1016: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
                   1017: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
                   1018: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
                   1019: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
                   1020: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
                   1021: 
1.8       wiki     1022: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
1.2       wiki     1023: 
                   1024: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
                   1025: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
                   1026: Okinawa, Japan*
                   1027: 
                   1028: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1029: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1030: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1031: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
                   1032: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1033: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
                   1034: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
                   1035: 
1.8       wiki     1036: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
1.2       wiki     1037: 
                   1038: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
                   1039: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
                   1040: Fukushima, Japan*
                   1041: 
                   1042: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
                   1043: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
                   1044: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1045: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
                   1046: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1047: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
                   1048: 
1.8       wiki     1049: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
1.2       wiki     1050: 
                   1051: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
                   1052: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
                   1053: Japan*
                   1054: 
                   1055: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1056: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1057: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1058: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
                   1059: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
                   1060: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
                   1061: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
                   1062: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1063: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
                   1064: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
                   1065: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
                   1066: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
                   1067: 
1.8       wiki     1068: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
1.2       wiki     1069: 
                   1070: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
                   1071: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
                   1072: 
                   1073: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
                   1074: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
                   1075: 
1.8       wiki     1076: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
1.2       wiki     1077: 
                   1078: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
                   1079: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
                   1080: 
                   1081: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1082: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
                   1083: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
                   1084: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1085: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                   1086: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
                   1087: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
                   1088: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
                   1089: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
                   1090: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
                   1091: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
                   1092: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
                   1093: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
                   1094: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
                   1095: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
                   1096: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
                   1097: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
                   1098: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
                   1099: will never die!
                   1100: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
                   1101: and
                   1102: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
                   1103: by tsutsui.
                   1104: 
1.8       wiki     1105: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     1106: 
                   1107: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
                   1108: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
                   1109: Japan*
                   1110: 
                   1111: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
                   1112: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
                   1113: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
                   1114: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
                   1115: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
                   1116: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
                   1117: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
                   1118: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1119: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
                   1120: keysign party by soda.
                   1121: 
1.8       wiki     1122: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
1.2       wiki     1123: 
                   1124: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
                   1125: 
                   1126: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1127: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1128: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1129: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
                   1130: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
                   1131: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
                   1132: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1133: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
                   1134: 
1.8       wiki     1135: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
1.2       wiki     1136: 
                   1137: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
                   1138: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
                   1139: 
                   1140: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1141: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1142: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1143: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1144: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
                   1145: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1146: 
1.8       wiki     1147: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
1.2       wiki     1148: 
                   1149: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
                   1150: 
                   1151: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
                   1152: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
                   1153: May 2011.
                   1154: 
1.8       wiki     1155: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
1.2       wiki     1156: 
                   1157: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
                   1158: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
                   1159: 
                   1160: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1161: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
                   1162: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1163: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
                   1164: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
                   1165: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
                   1166: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
                   1167: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
                   1168: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1169: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1170: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
                   1171: 
1.8       wiki     1172: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
1.2       wiki     1173: 
                   1174: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
                   1175: 
                   1176: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
                   1177: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
                   1178: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
                   1179: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
                   1180: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
                   1181: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                   1182: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                   1183: 
1.8       wiki     1184: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
1.2       wiki     1185: 
                   1186: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
                   1187: Oita, Japan*
                   1188: 
                   1189: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1190: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1191: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1192: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1193: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1194: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
                   1195: 
1.8       wiki     1196: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki     1197: 
                   1198: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
                   1199: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
                   1200: 
                   1201: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1202: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
                   1203: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1204: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1205: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1206: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1207: 
1.8       wiki     1208: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
1.2       wiki     1209: 
                   1210: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
                   1211: Belgium*
                   1212: 
                   1213: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
                   1214: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
                   1215: 
                   1216: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
                   1217: in the BSD devroom
                   1218: 
1.8       wiki     1219: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
1.2       wiki     1220: 
                   1221: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
                   1222: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
                   1223: Japan*
                   1224: 
                   1225: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
                   1226: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
                   1227: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1228: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
                   1229: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
                   1230: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1231: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
                   1232: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
                   1233: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
                   1234: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
                   1235: 
1.8       wiki     1236: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
1.2       wiki     1237: 
                   1238: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
                   1239: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
                   1240: 
                   1241: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1242: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1243: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1244: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1245: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1246: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1247: 
1.8       wiki     1248: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
1.2       wiki     1249: 
                   1250: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
                   1251: 
1.8       wiki     1252: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
1.2       wiki     1253: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
                   1254: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
                   1255: focused.
                   1256: 
1.8       wiki     1257: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
1.2       wiki     1258: 
                   1259: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
                   1260: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
                   1261: 
                   1262: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1263: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1264: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1265: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
                   1266: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1267: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
                   1268: 
1.8       wiki     1269: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
1.2       wiki     1270: 
                   1271: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
                   1272: 
                   1273: [The New York City BSD Conference
                   1274: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
                   1275: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
                   1276: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
                   1277: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
                   1278: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
                   1279: 
1.8       wiki     1280: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
1.2       wiki     1281: 
                   1282: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
                   1283: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
                   1284: 
                   1285: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
                   1286: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1287: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
                   1288: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
                   1289: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
                   1290: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
                   1291: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
                   1292: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
                   1293: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
                   1294: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
                   1295: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
                   1296: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1297: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
                   1298: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
                   1299: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
                   1300: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
                   1301: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
                   1302: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
                   1303: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
                   1304: tsutsui)
                   1305: 
1.8       wiki     1306: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
1.2       wiki     1307: 
                   1308: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
                   1309: 
                   1310: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1311: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
                   1312: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1313: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
                   1314: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
                   1315: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1316: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
                   1317: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
                   1318: 
1.8       wiki     1319: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
1.2       wiki     1320: 
                   1321: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
                   1322: 
                   1323: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
                   1324: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
                   1325: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
                   1326: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
                   1327: 
                   1328: For more information please visit the website
1.8       wiki     1329: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
1.2       wiki     1330: 
1.8       wiki     1331: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
1.2       wiki     1332: 
                   1333: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
                   1334: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
                   1335: Okinawa, Japan*
                   1336: 
                   1337: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1338: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1339: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1340: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
                   1341: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1342: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
                   1343: 
1.8       wiki     1344: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
1.2       wiki     1345: 
                   1346: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
                   1347: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
                   1348: 
                   1349: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1350: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1351: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1352: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1353: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1354: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
                   1355: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
                   1356: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
                   1357: 
1.8       wiki     1358: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
1.2       wiki     1359: 
                   1360: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
                   1361: 
                   1362: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1363: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1364: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1365: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
                   1366: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
                   1367: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1368: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
                   1369: 
1.8       wiki     1370: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
1.2       wiki     1371: 
                   1372: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
                   1373: 
                   1374: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1375: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1376: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1377: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                   1378: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
                   1379: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1380: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
                   1381: 
1.8       wiki     1382: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     1383: 
                   1384: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
                   1385: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
                   1386: Japan*
                   1387: 
                   1388: See [this
                   1389: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
                   1390: for meeting information.
                   1391: 
                   1392: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
                   1393: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
                   1394: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
                   1395: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
                   1396: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
                   1397: 
1.8       wiki     1398: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
1.2       wiki     1399: 
                   1400: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
                   1401: 
                   1402: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1403: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1404: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1405: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
                   1406: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
                   1407: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
                   1408: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
                   1409: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
                   1410: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1411: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
                   1412: 
1.8       wiki     1413: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
1.2       wiki     1414: 
                   1415: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
                   1416: 
                   1417: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
                   1418: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
                   1419: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
                   1420: in a shared BSD booth.
                   1421: 
                   1422: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
                   1423: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
                   1424: 
1.8       wiki     1425: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
1.2       wiki     1426: 
                   1427: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
                   1428: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
                   1429: 
1.8       wiki     1430: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
1.2       wiki     1431: 
                   1432: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
                   1433: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
                   1434: 
                   1435: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1436: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1437: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1438: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1439: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
                   1440: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1441: 
1.8       wiki     1442: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
1.2       wiki     1443: 
                   1444: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
                   1445: 
                   1446: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
                   1447: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
                   1448: 
1.8       wiki     1449: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
1.2       wiki     1450: 
                   1451: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
                   1452: 
                   1453: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
                   1454: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
                   1455: May 2010.
                   1456: 
1.8       wiki     1457: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
1.2       wiki     1458: 
                   1459: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
                   1460: 
                   1461: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
                   1462: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
                   1463: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
                   1464: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
                   1465: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
                   1466: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                   1467: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                   1468: 
                   1469: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
                   1470: 
1.8       wiki     1471: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
1.2       wiki     1472: 
                   1473: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
                   1474: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
                   1475: 
                   1476: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1477: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
                   1478: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1479: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
                   1480: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
                   1481: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
                   1482: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1483: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1484: 
1.8       wiki     1485: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki     1486: 
                   1487: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
                   1488: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
                   1489: 
                   1490: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1491: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
                   1492: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1493: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
                   1494: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1495: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1496: 
1.8       wiki     1497: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
1.2       wiki     1498: 
                   1499: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
                   1500: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
                   1501: 
                   1502: The [February 2010
                   1503: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
                   1504: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
                   1505: 
1.8       wiki     1506: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
1.2       wiki     1507: 
                   1508: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
                   1509: Belgium*
                   1510: 
                   1511: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
                   1512: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
                   1513: 
                   1514: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
                   1515: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
                   1516: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
                   1517: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
                   1518: 
1.8       wiki     1519: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
1.2       wiki     1520: 
                   1521: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
                   1522: Oita, Japan*
                   1523: 
                   1524: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
                   1525: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
                   1526: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1527: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1528: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1529: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
                   1530: 
1.8       wiki     1531: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
1.2       wiki     1532: 
                   1533: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
                   1534: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
                   1535: 
                   1536: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1537: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1538: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1539: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1540: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1541: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1542: 
1.8       wiki     1543: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
1.2       wiki     1544: 
                   1545: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
                   1546: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
                   1547: 
                   1548: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1549: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1550: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1551: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
                   1552: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
                   1553: demonstration.
                   1554: 
1.8       wiki     1555: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
1.2       wiki     1556: 
                   1557: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
                   1558: 
                   1559: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
                   1560: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
                   1561: major BSDs.
                   1562: 
                   1563: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
1.8       wiki     1564: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
1.2       wiki     1565: 
1.8       wiki     1566: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
1.2       wiki     1567: 
                   1568: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
                   1569: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
                   1570: 
                   1571: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
                   1572: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1573: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                   1574: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
                   1575: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
                   1576: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
                   1577: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
                   1578: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1579: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
                   1580: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
                   1581: 
1.8       wiki     1582: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
1.2       wiki     1583: 
                   1584: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
                   1585: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
                   1586: 
                   1587: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1588: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1589: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1590: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
                   1591: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
                   1592: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
                   1593: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
                   1594: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1595: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
                   1596: demonstration and BSD BOF.
                   1597: 
1.8       wiki     1598: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
1.2       wiki     1599: 
                   1600: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
                   1601: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
                   1602: Okinawa, Japan*
                   1603: 
                   1604: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1605: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1606: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1607: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
                   1608: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1609: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
                   1610: 
1.8       wiki     1611: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
1.2       wiki     1612: 
                   1613: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
                   1614: 
                   1615: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
                   1616: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
                   1617: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
                   1618: the conference on Sept 18th.
                   1619: 
                   1620: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
1.8       wiki     1621: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
1.2       wiki     1622: 
1.8       wiki     1623: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
1.2       wiki     1624: 
                   1625: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
                   1626: 
                   1627: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1628: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1629: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1630: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
                   1631: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
                   1632: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1633: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
                   1634: 
1.8       wiki     1635: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
1.2       wiki     1636: 
                   1637: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
                   1638: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
                   1639: 
                   1640: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1641: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1642: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1643: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
                   1644: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
                   1645: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1646: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
                   1647: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
                   1648: 
1.8       wiki     1649: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
1.2       wiki     1650: 
                   1651: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
                   1652: 
                   1653: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1654: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1655: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1656: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                   1657: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
                   1658: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
                   1659: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
                   1660: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
                   1661: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
                   1662: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1663: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1664: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
                   1665: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
                   1666: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
                   1667: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
                   1668: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
                   1669: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
                   1670: 
1.8       wiki     1671: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     1672: 
                   1673: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
                   1674: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
                   1675: Japan*
                   1676: 
                   1677: See [this
                   1678: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
                   1679: for meeting information.
                   1680: 
                   1681: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
                   1682: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
                   1683: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
                   1684: party.
                   1685: 
1.8       wiki     1686: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
1.2       wiki     1687: 
                   1688: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
                   1689: 
                   1690: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
                   1691: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1692: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
                   1693: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1694: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
                   1695: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
                   1696: 
1.8       wiki     1697: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
1.2       wiki     1698: 
                   1699: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
                   1700: 
                   1701: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
                   1702: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
                   1703: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
                   1704: systems at the exhibition.
                   1705: 
1.8       wiki     1706: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
1.2       wiki     1707: 
                   1708: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
                   1709: 
                   1710: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1711: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1712: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1713: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
                   1714: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
                   1715: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1716: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
                   1717: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
                   1718: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
                   1719: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
                   1720: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
                   1721: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
                   1722: 
1.8       wiki     1723: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
1.2       wiki     1724: 
                   1725: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
                   1726: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
                   1727: 
                   1728: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1729: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1730: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1731: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
                   1732: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
                   1733: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
                   1734: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1735: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
                   1736: 
1.8       wiki     1737: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
1.2       wiki     1738: 
                   1739: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
                   1740: 
                   1741: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
                   1742: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
                   1743: May 2009.
                   1744: 
1.8       wiki     1745: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
1.2       wiki     1746: 
                   1747: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
                   1748: 
                   1749: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
                   1750: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
                   1751: Hannover, Germany.
                   1752: 
1.8       wiki     1753: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
1.2       wiki     1754: 
                   1755: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
                   1756: 
                   1757: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
                   1758: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
                   1759: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
                   1760: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
                   1761: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
                   1762: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                   1763: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                   1764: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
                   1765: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
                   1766: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
                   1767: and [NetBSD
                   1768: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
                   1769: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
                   1770: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
                   1771: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
                   1772: 
1.8       wiki     1773: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
1.2       wiki     1774: 
                   1775: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
                   1776: 
1.8       wiki     1777: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
                   1778: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
                   1779: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
                   1780: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
1.2       wiki     1781: 
1.8       wiki     1782: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki     1783: 
                   1784: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
                   1785: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
                   1786: 
                   1787: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1788: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
                   1789: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1790: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
                   1791: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
                   1792: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1793: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1794: 
1.8       wiki     1795: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
1.2       wiki     1796: 
                   1797: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
                   1798: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
                   1799: the community.
                   1800: 
1.8       wiki     1801: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
1.2       wiki     1802: 
                   1803: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
                   1804: 
1.8       wiki     1805: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
1.2       wiki     1806: 
1.8       wiki     1807: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
1.2       wiki     1808: 
                   1809: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
                   1810: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
                   1811: 
                   1812: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
                   1813: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1814: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1815: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1816: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1817: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1818: 
1.8       wiki     1819: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
1.2       wiki     1820: 
                   1821: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
                   1822: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
                   1823: Fukuoka, Japan*
                   1824: 
                   1825: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   1826: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1827: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1828: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1829: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1830: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
                   1831: 
1.8       wiki     1832: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
1.2       wiki     1833: 
                   1834: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
                   1835: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
                   1836: 
                   1837: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   1838: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1839: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1840: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1841: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1842: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   1843: 
1.8       wiki     1844: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
1.2       wiki     1845: 
                   1846: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
                   1847: 
1.8       wiki     1848: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
1.2       wiki     1849: 
1.8       wiki     1850: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
1.2       wiki     1851: 
                   1852: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
                   1853: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
                   1854: 
                   1855: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
                   1856: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1857: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
                   1858: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
                   1859: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
                   1860: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1861: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1862: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
                   1863: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
                   1864: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
                   1865: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
                   1866: demonstration and BSDBOF.
                   1867: 
1.8       wiki     1868: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
1.2       wiki     1869: 
                   1870: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
                   1871: 
                   1872: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
                   1873: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
                   1874: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
                   1875: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
                   1876: 
                   1877: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
1.8       wiki     1878: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
1.2       wiki     1879: 
1.8       wiki     1880: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
1.2       wiki     1881: 
                   1882: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
                   1883: 
                   1884: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
                   1885: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
                   1886: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
                   1887: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
                   1888: 
1.8       wiki     1889: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
1.2       wiki     1890: 
                   1891: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
                   1892: 
                   1893: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
                   1894: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
                   1895: 11th and 12th, 2008.
                   1896: 
                   1897: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
1.8       wiki     1898: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
1.2       wiki     1899: 
                   1900: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
                   1901: 
1.8       wiki     1902: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
1.2       wiki     1903: 
                   1904: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
                   1905: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
                   1906: 
                   1907: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   1908: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1909: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1910: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
                   1911: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
                   1912: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   1913: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
                   1914: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
                   1915: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
                   1916: [Itojun Service
                   1917: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
                   1918: 
1.8       wiki     1919: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
1.2       wiki     1920: 
                   1921: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
                   1922: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
                   1923: 
                   1924: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   1925: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1926: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1927: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
                   1928: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
                   1929: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
                   1930: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1931: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1932: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
                   1933: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
                   1934: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
                   1935: 
1.8       wiki     1936: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
1.2       wiki     1937: 
                   1938: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
                   1939: 
                   1940: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   1941: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1942: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1943: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
                   1944: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
                   1945: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1946: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1947: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
                   1948: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
                   1949: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
                   1950: 
1.8       wiki     1951: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
1.2       wiki     1952: 
                   1953: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
                   1954: 
                   1955: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   1956: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1957: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1958: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
                   1959: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
                   1960: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1961: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
                   1962: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
                   1963: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
                   1964: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
                   1965: all BSD machines.
                   1966: 
1.8       wiki     1967: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     1968: 
                   1969: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
                   1970: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
                   1971: Japan*
                   1972: 
                   1973: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
                   1974: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
                   1975: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
                   1976: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
                   1977: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
                   1978: 
1.8       wiki     1979: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
1.2       wiki     1980: 
                   1981: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
                   1982: 
                   1983: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   1984: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   1985: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   1986: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   1987: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   1988: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
                   1989: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
                   1990: 
1.8       wiki     1991: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
1.2       wiki     1992: 
                   1993: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
                   1994: 
                   1995: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
                   1996: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
                   1997: [NetBSD Packages Collection
                   1998: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
                   1999: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
                   2000: pkgsrc infrastructure.
                   2001: 
                   2002: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
1.8       wiki     2003: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
1.2       wiki     2004: 
1.8       wiki     2005: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
1.2       wiki     2006: 
                   2007: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
                   2008: 
                   2009: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
                   2010: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
                   2011: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
                   2012: novices to advanced developers.
                   2013: 
                   2014: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
1.8       wiki     2015: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
1.2       wiki     2016: 
1.8       wiki     2017: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
1.2       wiki     2018: 
1.8       wiki     2019: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
1.2       wiki     2020: Spain*
                   2021: 
                   2022: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
1.8       wiki     2023: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
1.2       wiki     2024: 
1.8       wiki     2025: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
1.2       wiki     2026: 
                   2027: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
                   2028: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
                   2029: 
                   2030: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   2031: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   2032: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2033: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2034: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2035: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
                   2036: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
                   2037: 
1.8       wiki     2038: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
1.2       wiki     2039: 
                   2040: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
                   2041: 
                   2042: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
                   2043: technologies and IT security.
                   2044: 
                   2045: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
1.8       wiki     2046: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
1.2       wiki     2047: 
1.8       wiki     2048: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
1.2       wiki     2049: 
                   2050: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
                   2051: 
                   2052: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
                   2053: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
                   2054: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
                   2055: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
                   2056: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
                   2057: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
                   2058: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
                   2059: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
                   2060: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
                   2061: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
                   2062: 
                   2063: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
                   2064: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
                   2065: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
                   2066: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
                   2067: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
                   2068: 
                   2069: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
                   2070: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
                   2071: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
                   2072: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
                   2073: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
                   2074: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
                   2075: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
                   2076: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
1.8       wiki     2077: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
1.2       wiki     2078: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
                   2079: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
                   2080: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
                   2081: 
                   2082: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
                   2083: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
                   2084: networking and virtualisation.
1.8       wiki     2085: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki     2086: 
                   2087: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
                   2088: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
                   2089: 
                   2090: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
                   2091: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
                   2092: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2093: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2094: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2095: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
                   2096: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
                   2097: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
                   2098: 
1.8       wiki     2099: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
1.2       wiki     2100: 
                   2101: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
                   2102: 
                   2103: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
                   2104: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
                   2105: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
1.8       wiki     2106: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
1.2       wiki     2107: 
1.8       wiki     2108: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
1.2       wiki     2109: 
                   2110: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
                   2111: 
1.8       wiki     2112: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
                   2113: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
                   2114: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
                   2115: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
1.2       wiki     2116: 
1.8       wiki     2117: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
1.2       wiki     2118: 
                   2119: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
                   2120: 
                   2121: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
                   2122: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   2123: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2124: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2125: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2126: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2127: 
1.8       wiki     2128: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
1.2       wiki     2129: 
                   2130: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
                   2131: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
                   2132: Japan*
                   2133: 
                   2134: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
                   2135: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   2136: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2137: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2138: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2139: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2140: 
1.8       wiki     2141: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
1.2       wiki     2142: 
                   2143: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
                   2144: 
                   2145: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
                   2146: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
                   2147: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
                   2148: 
1.8       wiki     2149: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
1.2       wiki     2150: 
                   2151: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
                   2152: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
                   2153: 
                   2154: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
                   2155: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2156: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
                   2157: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
                   2158: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
                   2159: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   2160: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2161: 
1.8       wiki     2162: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
1.2       wiki     2163: 
                   2164: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
                   2165: Niigata, Japan*
                   2166: 
                   2167: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
                   2168: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   2169: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2170: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2171: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2172: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2173: 
1.8       wiki     2174: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
1.2       wiki     2175: 
                   2176: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
                   2177: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
                   2178: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
                   2179: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
                   2180: 
1.8       wiki     2181: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
1.2       wiki     2182: 
                   2183: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
                   2184: Turkey*
                   2185: 
                   2186: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
                   2187: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
                   2188: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
                   2189: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
                   2190: 
1.8       wiki     2191: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
1.2       wiki     2192: 
1.8       wiki     2193: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
1.2       wiki     2194: 
                   2195: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
                   2196: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
                   2197: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
                   2198: information, see the [event's
                   2199: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
                   2200: 
1.8       wiki     2201: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
1.2       wiki     2202: 
                   2203: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
                   2204: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
                   2205: 
                   2206: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
                   2207: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   2208: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2209: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
                   2210: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
                   2211: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2212: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
                   2213: Presentation by
                   2214: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
                   2215: 
1.8       wiki     2216: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
1.2       wiki     2217: 
                   2218: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
                   2219: 
                   2220: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
                   2221: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
                   2222: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
                   2223: 
                   2224: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
1.8       wiki     2225: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
1.2       wiki     2226: 
1.8       wiki     2227: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
1.2       wiki     2228: 
                   2229: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
                   2230: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
                   2231: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
                   2232: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
                   2233: 
1.8       wiki     2234: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
1.2       wiki     2235: 
                   2236: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
                   2237: 
                   2238: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
                   2239: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   2240: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2241: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
                   2242: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
                   2243: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
                   2244: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
                   2245: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
                   2246: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
                   2247: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
                   2248: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
                   2249: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
                   2250: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
                   2251: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
                   2252: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
                   2253: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
                   2254: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
                   2255: ).
                   2256: 
                   2257: [A report with some
                   2258: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
                   2259: available.
                   2260: 
1.8       wiki     2261: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
1.2       wiki     2262: 
                   2263: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
                   2264: 
                   2265: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
                   2266: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
                   2267: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
                   2268: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
                   2269: Switzerland.
                   2270: 
                   2271: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
                   2272: report was posted to the
                   2273: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
                   2274: mailing list.
                   2275: 
1.8       wiki     2276: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     2277: 
                   2278: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
                   2279: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
                   2280: Japan*
                   2281: 
                   2282: See [this
                   2283: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
                   2284: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
                   2285: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
                   2286: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
                   2287: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
                   2288: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
                   2289: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
                   2290: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
                   2291: sign party.
                   2292: 
1.8       wiki     2293: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
1.2       wiki     2294: 
                   2295: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
                   2296: 
                   2297: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
                   2298: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   2299: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2300: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2301: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2302: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
                   2303: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
                   2304: 
1.8       wiki     2305: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
1.2       wiki     2306: 
                   2307: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
                   2308: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
                   2309: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
                   2310: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
                   2311: at the
                   2312: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
                   2313: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
                   2314: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
                   2315: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
                   2316: 
                   2317: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
                   2318: information.
                   2319: 
1.8       wiki     2320: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
1.2       wiki     2321: 
                   2322: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
                   2323: 
                   2324: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
                   2325: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
                   2326: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
                   2327: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
                   2328: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
                   2329: 
                   2330: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
                   2331: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
                   2332: 
                   2333: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
1.8       wiki     2334: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
1.2       wiki     2335: 
1.8       wiki     2336: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
1.2       wiki     2337: 
                   2338: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
                   2339: 
                   2340: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
                   2341: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
                   2342: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
                   2343: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
                   2344: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
                   2345: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
                   2346: welcome to attend.
                   2347: 
                   2348: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
1.8       wiki     2349: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
1.2       wiki     2350: 
1.8       wiki     2351: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
1.2       wiki     2352: 
                   2353: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
                   2354: 
                   2355: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
                   2356: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
                   2357: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
                   2358: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
                   2359: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
                   2360: 
                   2361: P.S.: A report is available in [this
                   2362: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
                   2363: 
1.8       wiki     2364: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki     2365: 
                   2366: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
                   2367: 
                   2368: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
                   2369: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
                   2370: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2371: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2372: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2373: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
                   2374: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
                   2375: 
1.8       wiki     2376: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
1.2       wiki     2377: 
                   2378: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
                   2379: 
                   2380: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
                   2381: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
                   2382: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
                   2383: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
                   2384: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
                   2385: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
                   2386: widest possible audience.
                   2387: 
                   2388: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
                   2389: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
1.8       wiki     2390: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
1.2       wiki     2391: 
1.8       wiki     2392: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
1.2       wiki     2393: 
                   2394: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
                   2395: 
                   2396: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
                   2397: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
1.8       wiki     2398: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
                   2399: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
                   2400: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
1.2       wiki     2401: 
1.8       wiki     2402: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
1.2       wiki     2403: 
                   2404: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
                   2405: 
                   2406: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
1.8       wiki     2407: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
                   2408: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
1.2       wiki     2409: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
                   2410: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
                   2411: 
                   2412: More information can be found at
1.8       wiki     2413: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
                   2414: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
                   2415: German language article can be found at:
                   2416: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
1.2       wiki     2417: 
                   2418: Ignatios also
                   2419: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
                   2420: his [slides (german
                   2421: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
                   2422: 
1.8       wiki     2423: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
1.2       wiki     2424: 
                   2425: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
                   2426: 
                   2427: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
                   2428: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
                   2429: Brussels, Belgium.
                   2430: 
                   2431: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
                   2432: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
                   2433: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
                   2434: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
1.8       wiki     2435: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
1.2       wiki     2436: 
1.8       wiki     2437: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
1.2       wiki     2438: 
                   2439: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
                   2440: 
                   2441: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
                   2442: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
                   2443: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
1.8       wiki     2444: booth at this event; see the reports by
                   2445: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
                   2446: and
                   2447: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
1.2       wiki     2448: 
1.8       wiki     2449: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
1.2       wiki     2450: 
                   2451: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
                   2452: 
                   2453: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
                   2454: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
                   2455: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
                   2456: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
                   2457: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
                   2458: 
                   2459: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
                   2460: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
                   2461: and Solaris.
                   2462: 
                   2463: For more information, please [visit the
                   2464: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
                   2465: 
1.8       wiki     2466: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
1.2       wiki     2467: 
                   2468: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
                   2469: 
                   2470: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
                   2471: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
                   2472: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2473: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2474: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2475: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2476: 
1.8       wiki     2477: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
1.2       wiki     2478: 
                   2479: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
                   2480: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
                   2481: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
                   2482: 
1.8       wiki     2483: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
1.2       wiki     2484: 
                   2485: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
                   2486: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
1.8       wiki     2487: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
                   2488: if you have any questions or want to help out.
1.2       wiki     2489: 
1.8       wiki     2490: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
1.2       wiki     2491: 
                   2492: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
                   2493: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
                   2494: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
                   2495: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
                   2496: 
                   2497: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
1.8       wiki     2498: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
1.2       wiki     2499: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
                   2500: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
                   2501: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
                   2502: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
                   2503:     NetBSD Network Appliances
                   2504: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
                   2505:     for BSD TCP/IP
                   2506: 
                   2507: Registration is open now. Please [see the
                   2508: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
                   2509: 
1.8       wiki     2510: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
1.2       wiki     2511: 
                   2512: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
                   2513: 
                   2514: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
                   2515: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
                   2516: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
                   2517: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
                   2518: about NetBSD-related topics.
                   2519: 
1.8       wiki     2520: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
1.2       wiki     2521: 
                   2522: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
                   2523: 
                   2524: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
                   2525: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
                   2526: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2527: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2528: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2529: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2530: 
1.8       wiki     2531: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
1.2       wiki     2532: 
                   2533: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
                   2534: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
                   2535: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
                   2536: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
                   2537: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
1.8       wiki     2538: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
1.2       wiki     2539: 
                   2540: A report on the event is available
                   2541: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
                   2542: 
1.8       wiki     2543: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
1.2       wiki     2544: 
                   2545: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
                   2546: 
                   2547: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
1.8       wiki     2548: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
                   2549: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
                   2550: booth.
1.2       wiki     2551: 
                   2552: A report of the event can be found
                   2553: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
                   2554: 
1.8       wiki     2555: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
1.2       wiki     2556: 
                   2557: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
                   2558: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
1.8       wiki     2559: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
                   2560: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
                   2561: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
1.2       wiki     2562: 
                   2563: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
                   2564: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
                   2565: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
                   2566: information.
                   2567: 
                   2568: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
                   2569: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
                   2570: 
1.8       wiki     2571: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
1.2       wiki     2572: 
                   2573: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
                   2574: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
                   2575: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
                   2576: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
                   2577: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
1.8       wiki     2578: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
                   2579: the booth.
1.2       wiki     2580: 
1.8       wiki     2581: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
1.2       wiki     2582: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
                   2583: about the event.
                   2584: 
1.8       wiki     2585: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
1.2       wiki     2586: 
                   2587: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
                   2588: 
                   2589: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
                   2590: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
                   2591: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2592: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2593: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2594: 
1.8       wiki     2595: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
1.2       wiki     2596: 
                   2597: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
                   2598: 
                   2599: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
                   2600: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
                   2601: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2602: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2603: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2604: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
                   2605: 
1.8       wiki     2606: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
1.2       wiki     2607: 
                   2608: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
                   2609: 
                   2610: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
                   2611: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
                   2612: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
                   2613: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
                   2614: 
                   2615: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
                   2616:     FreeBSD Project
                   2617: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
1.8       wiki     2618:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
                   2619:     Ensure Technology Ltd
                   2620:     .
                   2621: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
                   2622:     Echigo BSD Users Group
                   2623:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
                   2624: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
1.2       wiki     2625: 
1.8       wiki     2626: \> See [program for
1.2       wiki     2627: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
                   2628: 
                   2629: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
                   2630: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
                   2631: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
                   2632: 
1.8       wiki     2633: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
1.2       wiki     2634: 
                   2635: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
                   2636: 
                   2637: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
                   2638: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
                   2639: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
                   2640: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
                   2641: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
                   2642: developers.
                   2643: 
                   2644: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
                   2645: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
                   2646: during May 10-14th.
                   2647: 
                   2648: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
                   2649: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
                   2650: 
1.8       wiki     2651: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
1.2       wiki     2652: 
                   2653: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
                   2654: 
                   2655: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
                   2656: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
                   2657: conference on their campus.
                   2658: 
                   2659: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
                   2660: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
                   2661: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
                   2662: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
                   2663: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
                   2664: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
                   2665: 
                   2666: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
                   2667: presentation proposal, please visit
                   2668: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
                   2669: 
1.8       wiki     2670: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
1.2       wiki     2671: 
                   2672: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
                   2673: 
                   2674: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
                   2675: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
                   2676: tutorials.
                   2677: 
                   2678: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
1.8       wiki     2679: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
1.2       wiki     2680: 
1.8       wiki     2681: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
1.2       wiki     2682: 
                   2683: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
                   2684: 
                   2685: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
1.8       wiki     2686: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
                   2687: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
                   2688: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
                   2689: URL above.
1.2       wiki     2690: 
1.8       wiki     2691: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     2692: 
                   2693: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
                   2694: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
                   2695: 
                   2696: See [this
                   2697: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
                   2698: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
                   2699: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
                   2700: Codeblog.
                   2701: 
1.8       wiki     2702: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
1.2       wiki     2703: 
                   2704: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
                   2705: 
                   2706: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
                   2707: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
                   2708: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
                   2709: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
                   2710: gmail.com).
                   2711: 
                   2712: For more information about this event see
1.8       wiki     2713: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
1.2       wiki     2714: 
1.8       wiki     2715: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
1.2       wiki     2716: 
                   2717: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
                   2718: 
                   2719: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
                   2720: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
                   2721: Cons in Germany.
                   2722: 
                   2723: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
                   2724: 
                   2725: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
                   2726: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
                   2727: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
                   2728: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
                   2729: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
                   2730: 
                   2731: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
                   2732: net-tex.de\>.
                   2733: 
1.8       wiki     2734: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
1.2       wiki     2735: 
                   2736: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
                   2737: 
                   2738: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
                   2739: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
                   2740: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
                   2741: 
1.8       wiki     2742: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
1.2       wiki     2743: 
                   2744: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
                   2745: 
                   2746: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
                   2747: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
                   2748: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2749: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2750: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2751: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2752: 
1.8       wiki     2753: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
1.2       wiki     2754: 
1.8       wiki     2755: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
1.2       wiki     2756: 
                   2757: [German Unix User Group
1.8       wiki     2758: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
1.2       wiki     2759: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
1.8       wiki     2760: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
1.2       wiki     2761: 
                   2762: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
                   2763: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
                   2764: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
                   2765: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
                   2766: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
                   2767: 
1.8       wiki     2768: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
1.2       wiki     2769: 
                   2770: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
                   2771: 
                   2772: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
                   2773: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
                   2774: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
                   2775: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
                   2776: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
                   2777: Europe.
                   2778: 
1.8       wiki     2779: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
1.2       wiki     2780: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
                   2781: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
                   2782: 
1.8       wiki     2783: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
1.2       wiki     2784: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
                   2785: 
1.8       wiki     2786: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
1.2       wiki     2787: 
                   2788: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
                   2789: 
                   2790: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
                   2791: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
                   2792: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
1.8       wiki     2793: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
                   2794: if you would like to help.
1.2       wiki     2795: 
                   2796: A report from Kevin Lahey is
                   2797: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
                   2798: 
1.8       wiki     2799: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
1.2       wiki     2800: 
                   2801: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
                   2802: 
                   2803: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
                   2804: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
                   2805: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
                   2806: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
                   2807: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
                   2808: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
                   2809: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
                   2810: 
1.8       wiki     2811: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
1.2       wiki     2812: 
                   2813: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
                   2814: 
                   2815: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
                   2816: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
                   2817: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2818: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2819: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2820: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2821: 
1.8       wiki     2822: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
1.2       wiki     2823: 
                   2824: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
                   2825: 
                   2826: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
                   2827: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
                   2828: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
                   2829: conference venue and registration. present.
                   2830: 
1.8       wiki     2831: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
1.2       wiki     2832: 
                   2833: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
                   2834: 
                   2835: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
                   2836: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
                   2837: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
                   2838: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
                   2839: Lockhoff.
                   2840: 
                   2841: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
                   2842: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
1.8       wiki     2843: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
1.2       wiki     2844: 
1.8       wiki     2845: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
1.2       wiki     2846: 
                   2847: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
                   2848: 
                   2849: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
                   2850: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
                   2851: others) will be presented.
                   2852: 
                   2853: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
                   2854: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
                   2855: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
                   2856: 
1.8       wiki     2857: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
1.2       wiki     2858: 
                   2859: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
                   2860: especially showing NetBSD!
                   2861: 
1.8       wiki     2862: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
1.2       wiki     2863: 
                   2864: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
                   2865: 
                   2866: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
                   2867: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2868: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2869: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2870: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
                   2871: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
                   2872: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
                   2873: [IO-DATA USL-5P
                   2874: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
                   2875: 
                   2876: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
                   2877: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
                   2878: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
                   2879: 
1.8       wiki     2880: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
1.2       wiki     2881: 
                   2882: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
                   2883: 
                   2884: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
                   2885: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
                   2886: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2887: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
                   2888: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   2889: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
                   2890: 
1.8       wiki     2891: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
1.2       wiki     2892: 
                   2893: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
                   2894: 
                   2895: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
                   2896: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
                   2897: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
                   2898: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
                   2899: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
                   2900: 
1.8       wiki     2901: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
1.2       wiki     2902: 
                   2903: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
                   2904: 
                   2905: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
                   2906: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
                   2907: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
                   2908: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
                   2909: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
                   2910: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
1.8       wiki     2911: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
1.2       wiki     2912: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
                   2913: on netbsd-advocacy.
                   2914: 
1.8       wiki     2915: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
1.2       wiki     2916: 
                   2917: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
                   2918: 
                   2919: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
                   2920: meeting will be held at [Parque das
1.8       wiki     2921: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
1.2       wiki     2922: group page for more information.
                   2923: 
1.8       wiki     2924: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     2925: 
                   2926: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
                   2927: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
                   2928: 
                   2929: See [this
                   2930: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
                   2931: meeting information.
                   2932: 
                   2933: A
                   2934: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
                   2935: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
                   2936: 
1.8       wiki     2937: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
1.2       wiki     2938: 
1.8       wiki     2939: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
1.2       wiki     2940: 
1.8       wiki     2941: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
1.2       wiki     2942: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
                   2943: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
                   2944: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
                   2945: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
                   2946: organization.
                   2947: 
1.8       wiki     2948: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
1.2       wiki     2949: 
                   2950: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
                   2951: 
                   2952: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
                   2953: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
                   2954: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
1.8       wiki     2955: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
                   2956: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
                   2957: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
                   2958: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
1.2       wiki     2959: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
                   2960: for more details.
                   2961: 
1.8       wiki     2962: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
1.2       wiki     2963: 
                   2964: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
                   2965: 
                   2966: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
                   2967: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
                   2968: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
                   2969: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
                   2970: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
                   2971: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
                   2972: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
                   2973: 
1.8       wiki     2974: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
1.2       wiki     2975: 
                   2976: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
                   2977: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
                   2978: 
                   2979: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
                   2980: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
                   2981: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
                   2982: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
                   2983: 
1.8       wiki     2984: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
1.2       wiki     2985: 
                   2986: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
                   2987: 
                   2988: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
                   2989: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   2990: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
1.8       wiki     2991: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
                   2992: groups.
1.2       wiki     2993: 
1.8       wiki     2994: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
1.2       wiki     2995: 
1.8       wiki     2996: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
1.2       wiki     2997: 
1.8       wiki     2998: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
1.2       wiki     2999: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
                   3000: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
                   3001: venue and registration.
                   3002: 
1.8       wiki     3003: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
1.2       wiki     3004: 
                   3005: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
                   3006: 
                   3007: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
                   3008: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
                   3009: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
                   3010: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
                   3011: 
1.8       wiki     3012: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
                   3013: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
                   3014:     Live performance
                   3015: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
                   3016: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
1.2       wiki     3017: 
                   3018: See [program for
                   3019: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
                   3020: 
                   3021: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
                   3022: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
                   3023: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
                   3024: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
                   3025: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
                   3026: 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)).
                   3027: 
1.8       wiki     3028: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
1.2       wiki     3029: 
                   3030: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
                   3031: 
                   3032: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
                   3033: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
                   3034: (of a social nature, for the most part).
                   3035: 
1.8       wiki     3036: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
1.2       wiki     3037: 
                   3038: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
                   3039: 
                   3040: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
                   3041: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
                   3042: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
                   3043: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
                   3044: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
                   3045: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
                   3046: [slides for this
                   3047: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
                   3048: 
1.8       wiki     3049: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
1.2       wiki     3050: 
1.8       wiki     3051: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
1.2       wiki     3052: 
                   3053: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
                   3054: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
                   3055: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
                   3056: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
                   3057: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
                   3058: 
                   3059: More information is at
                   3060: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
                   3061: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
                   3062: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
                   3063: 
1.8       wiki     3064: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
1.2       wiki     3065: 
                   3066: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
                   3067: 
                   3068: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
                   3069: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
                   3070: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
                   3071: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
                   3072: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
                   3073: solutions and fresh ideas.
                   3074: 
1.8       wiki     3075: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
1.2       wiki     3076: 
1.8       wiki     3077: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
1.2       wiki     3078: 
                   3079: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
                   3080: 
                   3081: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
                   3082: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   3083: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
1.8       wiki     3084: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
1.2       wiki     3085: 
1.8       wiki     3086: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
1.2       wiki     3087: 
                   3088: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
                   3089: 
                   3090: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
                   3091: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
                   3092: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
                   3093: 
1.8       wiki     3094: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
1.2       wiki     3095: 
                   3096: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
                   3097: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
                   3098: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
                   3099: 
1.8       wiki     3100: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
                   3101: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
1.2       wiki     3102: 
1.8       wiki     3103: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
1.2       wiki     3104: 
                   3105: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
                   3106: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
                   3107: 
1.8       wiki     3108: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
                   3109: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
                   3110: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
1.2       wiki     3111: 
1.8       wiki     3112: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
1.2       wiki     3113: 
                   3114: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
                   3115: 
                   3116: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
                   3117: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
1.8       wiki     3118: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
                   3119: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
1.2       wiki     3120: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
                   3121: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
                   3122: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
1.8       wiki     3123: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
1.2       wiki     3124: 
1.8       wiki     3125: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
1.2       wiki     3126: 
                   3127: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
                   3128: 
                   3129: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
                   3130: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
                   3131: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
1.8       wiki     3132: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
1.2       wiki     3133: 
1.8       wiki     3134: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
1.2       wiki     3135: 
                   3136: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
                   3137: 
                   3138: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
                   3139: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
                   3140: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
                   3141: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
                   3142: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
                   3143: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
                   3144: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
                   3145: available.
                   3146: 
1.8       wiki     3147: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
1.2       wiki     3148: 
                   3149: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
                   3150: 
                   3151: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
                   3152: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
                   3153: program, conference venue and registration. A
                   3154: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
                   3155: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
                   3156: 
                   3157: A brief report from the conference is available
                   3158: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
                   3159: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
                   3160: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
                   3161: 
1.8       wiki     3162: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
1.2       wiki     3163: 
                   3164: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
                   3165: 
1.8       wiki     3166: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
1.2       wiki     3167: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
                   3168: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
                   3169: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
1.8       wiki     3170: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
1.2       wiki     3171: 
1.8       wiki     3172: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
1.2       wiki     3173: 
                   3174: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
                   3175: 
1.8       wiki     3176: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
1.2       wiki     3177: 
1.8       wiki     3178: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
1.2       wiki     3179: 
                   3180: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
                   3181: 
1.8       wiki     3182: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
1.2       wiki     3183: 
1.8       wiki     3184: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
1.2       wiki     3185: 
                   3186: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
                   3187: 
                   3188: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
                   3189: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   3190: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
                   3191: 
1.8       wiki     3192: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
1.2       wiki     3193: 
                   3194: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
                   3195: 
                   3196: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
                   3197: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
                   3198: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
                   3199: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
                   3200: conference.
                   3201: 
1.8       wiki     3202: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
1.2       wiki     3203: 
                   3204: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
                   3205: 
                   3206: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
                   3207: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
                   3208: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
                   3209: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
                   3210: for details.
                   3211: 
1.8       wiki     3212: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
1.2       wiki     3213: 
                   3214: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
                   3215: 
                   3216: [LinuxWorld Conference and
                   3217: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
                   3218: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
                   3219: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
1.8       wiki     3220: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
1.2       wiki     3221: 
1.8       wiki     3222: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
1.2       wiki     3223: 
                   3224: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
                   3225: 
                   3226: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
                   3227: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
                   3228: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
                   3229: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
                   3230: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
                   3231: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
                   3232: 
1.8       wiki     3233: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
1.2       wiki     3234: 
                   3235: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
                   3236: 
1.8       wiki     3237: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
1.2       wiki     3238: 
                   3239: [BOF
                   3240: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
                   3241: 
1.8       wiki     3242: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
1.2       wiki     3243: 
1.8       wiki     3244: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
1.2       wiki     3245: 
                   3246: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
                   3247: 
                   3248: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
                   3249: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
                   3250: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
                   3251: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
                   3252: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
                   3253: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
                   3254: of the BSD
                   3255: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
                   3256: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
                   3257: conference.
                   3258: 
1.8       wiki     3259: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
1.2       wiki     3260: 
                   3261: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
                   3262: 
                   3263: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
                   3264: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
1.8       wiki     3265: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
                   3266: in helping out.
1.2       wiki     3267: 
1.8       wiki     3268: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     3269: 
                   3270: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
                   3271: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
                   3272: 
                   3273: See [this
                   3274: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
                   3275: meeting information.
                   3276: 
1.8       wiki     3277: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
1.2       wiki     3278: 
                   3279: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
                   3280: 
                   3281: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
                   3282: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
                   3283: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
                   3284: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
                   3285: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
                   3286: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
                   3287: 
1.8       wiki     3288: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
1.2       wiki     3289: 
                   3290: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
                   3291: 
                   3292: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
                   3293: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
                   3294: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
                   3295: NetBSD-BR.
                   3296: 
1.8       wiki     3297: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
1.2       wiki     3298: 
                   3299: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
                   3300: 
                   3301: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
                   3302: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
                   3303: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
                   3304: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
                   3305: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
                   3306: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
                   3307: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
                   3308: 
1.8       wiki     3309: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
1.2       wiki     3310: 
                   3311: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
                   3312: 
                   3313: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
                   3314: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
                   3315: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
                   3316: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
                   3317: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
                   3318: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
                   3319: [this message to the netbsd-news
                   3320: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
                   3321: for more information.
                   3322: 
1.8       wiki     3323: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
1.2       wiki     3324: 
                   3325: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
                   3326: 
                   3327: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
                   3328: [GUUG
1.8       wiki     3329: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
1.2       wiki     3330: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
                   3331: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
                   3332: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
                   3333: 
1.8       wiki     3334: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
1.2       wiki     3335: 
                   3336: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
                   3337: 
                   3338: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
                   3339: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
                   3340: 
1.8       wiki     3341: -   \`\`
                   3342:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
                   3343:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
                   3344: -   \`\`
                   3345:     Introduction to NetBSD
                   3346:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
                   3347: -   \`\`
                   3348:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
                   3349:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
1.2       wiki     3350: 
                   3351: Please see the
                   3352: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
                   3353: details. Photos are available at [this
                   3354: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
                   3355: found on the [Linux-Tag
                   3356: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
                   3357: 
1.8       wiki     3358: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
1.2       wiki     3359: 
                   3360: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
                   3361: 
                   3362: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
                   3363: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
                   3364: France.
                   3365: 
1.8       wiki     3366: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
1.2       wiki     3367: 
                   3368: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
                   3369: 
                   3370: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
                   3371: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
                   3372: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
                   3373: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
                   3374: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
                   3375: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
                   3376: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
                   3377: 
1.8       wiki     3378: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
1.2       wiki     3379: 
                   3380: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
                   3381: 
                   3382: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
                   3383: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
                   3384: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
                   3385: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
                   3386: for Details. If you're interested in the
                   3387: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
                   3388: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
                   3389: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
                   3390: MailingList useful.
                   3391: 
1.8       wiki     3392: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
1.2       wiki     3393: 
                   3394: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
                   3395: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
                   3396: 
                   3397: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
                   3398: details.
                   3399: 
1.8       wiki     3400: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
1.2       wiki     3401: 
                   3402: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
                   3403: 
                   3404: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
                   3405: 
1.8       wiki     3406: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
1.2       wiki     3407: 
                   3408: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
                   3409: 
                   3410: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
                   3411: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
                   3412: administration. See
                   3413: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
                   3414: for details.
                   3415: 
1.8       wiki     3416: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
1.2       wiki     3417: 
                   3418: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
                   3419: 
1.8       wiki     3420: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
1.2       wiki     3421: 
1.8       wiki     3422: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
1.2       wiki     3423: 
                   3424: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
                   3425: 
1.8       wiki     3426: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
1.2       wiki     3427: 
1.8       wiki     3428: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
1.2       wiki     3429: 
1.8       wiki     3430: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
1.2       wiki     3431: 
1.8       wiki     3432: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
1.2       wiki     3433: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
                   3434: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
                   3435: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
                   3436: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
                   3437: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
                   3438: information.
                   3439: 
1.8       wiki     3440: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
1.2       wiki     3441: 
                   3442: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
                   3443: 
                   3444: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
                   3445: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
                   3446: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
                   3447: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
                   3448: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
                   3449: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
                   3450: is available online.
                   3451: 
1.8       wiki     3452: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
1.2       wiki     3453: 
                   3454: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
                   3455: 
                   3456: A lot of photos are available
                   3457: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
                   3458: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
                   3459: 
1.8       wiki     3460: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
1.2       wiki     3461: 
                   3462: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
                   3463: 
                   3464: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
                   3465: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
                   3466: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
                   3467: 
                   3468: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
                   3469: Dolecek. See the [full
                   3470: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
                   3471: for details and pictures.
                   3472: 
1.8       wiki     3473: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
1.2       wiki     3474: 
                   3475: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
                   3476: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
                   3477: 
                   3478: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
                   3479: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
                   3480: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
                   3481: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
                   3482: 
1.8       wiki     3483: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
1.2       wiki     3484: 
                   3485: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
                   3486: 
                   3487: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
                   3488: 
1.8       wiki     3489: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
1.2       wiki     3490: 
1.8       wiki     3491: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
1.2       wiki     3492: 
                   3493: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
                   3494: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
                   3495: 
1.8       wiki     3496: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
1.2       wiki     3497: 
                   3498: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
                   3499: 
                   3500: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
                   3501: 
1.8       wiki     3502: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
1.2       wiki     3503: 
                   3504: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
                   3505: 
                   3506: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
                   3507: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
                   3508: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
                   3509: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
                   3510: see
                   3511: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
                   3512: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
                   3513: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
                   3514: 
                   3515: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
                   3516: here](events/usenix2003/).
                   3517: 
1.8       wiki     3518: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
1.2       wiki     3519: 
                   3520: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
                   3521: 
                   3522: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
                   3523: holding the [BSDay
                   3524: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
                   3525: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
                   3526: for more information.
                   3527: 
1.8       wiki     3528: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
1.2       wiki     3529: 
                   3530: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
                   3531: 
                   3532: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
                   3533: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
                   3534: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
1.8       wiki     3535: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
1.2       wiki     3536: 
1.8       wiki     3537: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
1.2       wiki     3538: 
                   3539: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
                   3540: 
                   3541: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
                   3542: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
                   3543: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
                   3544: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
                   3545: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
                   3546: 
1.8       wiki     3547: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
1.2       wiki     3548: 
                   3549: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
                   3550: 
                   3551: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
                   3552: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
                   3553: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
1.8       wiki     3554: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
                   3555: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
1.2       wiki     3556: 
1.8       wiki     3557: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
1.2       wiki     3558: 
                   3559: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
                   3560: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
                   3561: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
                   3562: 
1.8       wiki     3563: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
1.2       wiki     3564: 
                   3565: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
                   3566: 
                   3567: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
                   3568: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
                   3569: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
                   3570: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
                   3571: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
                   3572: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
                   3573: 
1.8       wiki     3574: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
1.2       wiki     3575: 
                   3576: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
                   3577: 
                   3578: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
                   3579: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
                   3580: administration. See
                   3581: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
                   3582: for details.
                   3583: 
1.8       wiki     3584: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
1.2       wiki     3585: 
                   3586: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
                   3587: 
                   3588: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
                   3589: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
                   3590: events including several pictures is available online at
                   3591: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
                   3592: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
                   3593: from:
                   3594: 
1.8       wiki     3595: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
                   3596:     [
                   3597:     mp3
                   3598:     ]
                   3599: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
                   3600:     [
                   3601:     mp3
                   3602:     ]
                   3603: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
                   3604:     mit NetBSD
                   3605:     [
                   3606:     mp3
                   3607:     ]
1.2       wiki     3608: 
1.8       wiki     3609: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
1.2       wiki     3610: 
                   3611: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
                   3612: 
                   3613: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
                   3614: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
                   3615: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
                   3616: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
                   3617: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
                   3618: 
1.8       wiki     3619: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
1.2       wiki     3620: 
                   3621: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
                   3622: 
                   3623: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
                   3624: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
                   3625: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
                   3626: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
                   3627: activities will be the:
                   3628: 
                   3629: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
                   3630: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
                   3631: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
                   3632: 
                   3633: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
                   3634: 
1.8       wiki     3635: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
1.2       wiki     3636: 
                   3637: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
                   3638: 
                   3639: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
                   3640: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
                   3641: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
                   3642: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
                   3643: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
                   3644: a [short
                   3645: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
                   3646: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
                   3647: available online.
                   3648: 
1.8       wiki     3649: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
1.2       wiki     3650: 
                   3651: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
                   3652: 
                   3653: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
                   3654: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
                   3655: from December 27th to 29th.
                   3656: 
1.8       wiki     3657: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
1.2       wiki     3658: 
                   3659: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
                   3660: 
                   3661: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
                   3662: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
                   3663: administration.
                   3664: 
1.8       wiki     3665: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
1.2       wiki     3666: 
                   3667: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
                   3668: 
                   3669: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
                   3670: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
                   3671: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
                   3672: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
                   3673: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
                   3674: for details.
                   3675: 
1.8       wiki     3676: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
1.2       wiki     3677: 
                   3678: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
                   3679: 
                   3680: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
                   3681: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
                   3682: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
                   3683: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
                   3684: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
                   3685: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
                   3686: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
                   3687: 
                   3688: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
                   3689: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
                   3690: Germany. See
                   3691: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
                   3692: for more information.
                   3693: 
1.8       wiki     3694: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
1.2       wiki     3695: 
                   3696: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
                   3697: 
1.8       wiki     3698: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
1.2       wiki     3699: 
1.8       wiki     3700: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
1.2       wiki     3701: 
                   3702: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
                   3703: 
                   3704: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
                   3705: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
                   3706: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
                   3707: 
1.8       wiki     3708: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
1.2       wiki     3709: 
                   3710: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
                   3711: 
                   3712: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
                   3713: 
1.8       wiki     3714: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
1.2       wiki     3715: 
                   3716: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
                   3717: 
                   3718: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
                   3719: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
                   3720: College.
                   3721: 
1.8       wiki     3722: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
1.2       wiki     3723: 
                   3724: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
                   3725: 
                   3726: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
                   3727: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
                   3728: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
                   3729: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
                   3730: rendering cluster done with
                   3731: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
                   3732: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
                   3733: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
                   3734: available from [Hubert's
                   3735: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
                   3736: 
1.8       wiki     3737: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
1.2       wiki     3738: 
                   3739: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
                   3740: 
                   3741: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
                   3742: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
                   3743: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
                   3744: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
                   3745: online.
                   3746: 
1.8       wiki     3747: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
1.2       wiki     3748: 
                   3749: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
                   3750: 
                   3751: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
                   3752: 
1.8       wiki     3753: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
1.2       wiki     3754: 
                   3755: *July 22, 2002*
                   3756: 
                   3757: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
                   3758: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
                   3759: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
                   3760: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
                   3761: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
                   3762: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
                   3763: 
1.8       wiki     3764: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
1.2       wiki     3765: 
                   3766: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
                   3767: 
                   3768: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
                   3769: 
                   3770: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
                   3771: , [BSD security update - BIND,
                   3772: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
                   3773: 
1.8       wiki     3774: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
1.2       wiki     3775: 
                   3776: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
                   3777: 
                   3778: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
                   3779: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
                   3780: here](events/usenix2002/).
                   3781: 
1.8       wiki     3782: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
1.2       wiki     3783: 
                   3784: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
                   3785: 
1.8       wiki     3786: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
1.2       wiki     3787: 
1.8       wiki     3788: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
1.2       wiki     3789: 
                   3790: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
                   3791: 
                   3792: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
                   3793: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
                   3794: available.
                   3795: 
1.8       wiki     3796: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
1.2       wiki     3797: 
                   3798: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
                   3799: 
                   3800: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
                   3801: 
1.8       wiki     3802: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
1.2       wiki     3803: 
                   3804: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
                   3805: 
                   3806: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
                   3807: 
                   3808: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
                   3809: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
                   3810: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
                   3811: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
                   3812: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
                   3813: 
1.8       wiki     3814: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
1.2       wiki     3815: 
                   3816: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
                   3817: 
                   3818: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
                   3819: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
                   3820: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
                   3821: chance to prove their value.
                   3822: 
                   3823: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
                   3824: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
                   3825: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
                   3826: technical characteristics and philosophy.
                   3827: 
1.8       wiki     3828: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
1.2       wiki     3829: 
                   3830: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
                   3831: 
                   3832: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
                   3833: 
                   3834: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
                   3835: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
                   3836: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
                   3837: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
                   3838: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
                   3839: is available.
                   3840: 
1.8       wiki     3841: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
1.2       wiki     3842: 
                   3843: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
                   3844: 
                   3845: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
                   3846: 
                   3847: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
                   3848: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
                   3849: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
                   3850: 
1.8       wiki     3851: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
1.2       wiki     3852: 
                   3853: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
                   3854: USA*
                   3855: 
                   3856: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
                   3857: 
1.8       wiki     3858: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
1.2       wiki     3859: 
                   3860: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
                   3861: 
                   3862: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
                   3863: 
                   3864: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
                   3865: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
                   3866: 
                   3867: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
                   3868: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
                   3869: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
                   3870: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
                   3871: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
                   3872: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
                   3873: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
                   3874: 
                   3875: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
                   3876: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
                   3877: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
                   3878: Emulation.
                   3879: 
1.8       wiki     3880: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
1.2       wiki     3881: 
                   3882: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
                   3883: 
                   3884: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
                   3885: 
1.8       wiki     3886: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
1.2       wiki     3887: 
                   3888: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
                   3889: 
                   3890: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
                   3891: 
                   3892: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
                   3893: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
                   3894: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
                   3895: 
1.8       wiki     3896: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
1.2       wiki     3897: 
                   3898: *September 13, 2001*
                   3899: 
                   3900: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   3901: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
                   3902: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
                   3903: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
                   3904: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
                   3905: 
1.8       wiki     3906: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
1.2       wiki     3907: 
                   3908: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
                   3909: 
                   3910: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
                   3911: 
                   3912: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
                   3913: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
                   3914: NetBSD booth at
                   3915: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
                   3916: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
                   3917: from Japan.
                   3918: 
1.8       wiki     3919: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
1.2       wiki     3920: 
                   3921: *July 11, 2001*
                   3922: 
                   3923: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   3924: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
                   3925: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
                   3926: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
                   3927: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
                   3928: 
1.8       wiki     3929: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
1.2       wiki     3930: 
                   3931: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
                   3932: Tokyo, Japan*
                   3933: 
                   3934: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
                   3935: 
                   3936: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
                   3937: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
                   3938: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
                   3939: 
                   3940: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
                   3941: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
                   3942: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
                   3943: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
                   3944: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
                   3945: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
                   3946: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
                   3947: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
                   3948: 
1.8       wiki     3949: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
1.2       wiki     3950: 
                   3951: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
                   3952: 
                   3953: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
                   3954: 
                   3955: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
                   3956: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
                   3957: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
                   3958: 
                   3959: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
                   3960: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
                   3961: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
                   3962: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
                   3963: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
                   3964: slides from this talk are available at
                   3965: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
                   3966: 
                   3967: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
                   3968: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
                   3969: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
                   3970: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
                   3971: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
                   3972: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
                   3973: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
                   3974: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
                   3975: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
                   3976: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
                   3977: web site.
                   3978: 
                   3979: Again, a thank you to all involved.
                   3980: 
1.8       wiki     3981: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
1.2       wiki     3982: 
                   3983: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
                   3984: 
1.8       wiki     3985: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
1.2       wiki     3986: 
                   3987: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
                   3988: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
                   3989: 
1.8       wiki     3990: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
1.2       wiki     3991: 
                   3992: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
                   3993: 
                   3994: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
                   3995: 
                   3996: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
                   3997: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
                   3998: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
                   3999: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
                   4000: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
                   4001: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
                   4002: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
                   4003: 
1.8       wiki     4004: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
1.2       wiki     4005: 
                   4006: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
                   4007: 
                   4008: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
                   4009: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
                   4010: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
                   4011: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
                   4012: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
                   4013: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
                   4014: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
                   4015: 
1.8       wiki     4016: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
1.2       wiki     4017: 
                   4018: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
                   4019: 
                   4020: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
                   4021: 
                   4022: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
                   4023: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
                   4024: Spring is available.
                   4025: 
                   4026: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
                   4027: 
1.8       wiki     4028: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
1.2       wiki     4029: 
                   4030: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
                   4031: 
                   4032: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
                   4033: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
                   4034: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
                   4035: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
                   4036: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
                   4037: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
                   4038: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
                   4039: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
                   4040: 
1.8       wiki     4041: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
1.2       wiki     4042: 
                   4043: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
                   4044: 
                   4045: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
                   4046: 
                   4047: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
                   4048: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
                   4049: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
                   4050: other swag.
                   4051: 
1.8       wiki     4052: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
1.2       wiki     4053: 
                   4054: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
                   4055: 
                   4056: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
                   4057: 
                   4058: There was a [BSD BoF
                   4059: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
                   4060: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
                   4061: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
                   4062: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
                   4063: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
                   4064: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
                   4065: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
                   4066: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
                   4067: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
                   4068: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
                   4069: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
                   4070: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
                   4071: BSD activity in Japan.
                   4072: 
1.8       wiki     4073: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
1.2       wiki     4074: 
                   4075: *December 6, 2000*
                   4076: 
                   4077: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
                   4078: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
                   4079: public.
                   4080: 
1.8       wiki     4081: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
1.2       wiki     4082: 
                   4083: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
                   4084: 
                   4085: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
                   4086: 
1.8       wiki     4087: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
1.2       wiki     4088: 
                   4089: *November 25, 2000*
                   4090: 
                   4091: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   4092: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
                   4093: announced to the public.
                   4094: 
1.8       wiki     4095: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
1.2       wiki     4096: 
                   4097: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
                   4098: 
                   4099: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
                   4100: 
                   4101: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
                   4102: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
                   4103: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
                   4104: 
                   4105: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
                   4106: Mission.
                   4107: 
1.8       wiki     4108: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
1.2       wiki     4109: 
                   4110: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
                   4111: 
                   4112: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
                   4113: 
                   4114: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
                   4115: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
                   4116: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
                   4117: 
                   4118: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
                   4119: David Maxwell.
                   4120: 
1.8       wiki     4121: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
1.2       wiki     4122: 
                   4123: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
                   4124: 
                   4125: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
                   4126: 
                   4127: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
                   4128: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
                   4129: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
                   4130: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
                   4131: 
1.8       wiki     4132: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
1.2       wiki     4133: 
                   4134: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
                   4135: 
                   4136: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
                   4137: 
                   4138: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
                   4139: spotlighting NetBSD.
                   4140: 
1.8       wiki     4141: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
                   4142: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
                   4143: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
1.2       wiki     4144: 
                   4145: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
                   4146: is available at
1.8       wiki     4147: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
1.2       wiki     4148: 
1.8       wiki     4149: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
1.2       wiki     4150: 
                   4151: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
                   4152: 
                   4153: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
                   4154: 
                   4155: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
                   4156: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
                   4157: fixed onsite.
                   4158: 
                   4159: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
                   4160: 
1.8       wiki     4161: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
1.2       wiki     4162: 
                   4163: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
                   4164: 
                   4165: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
                   4166: 
                   4167: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
                   4168: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
                   4169: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
                   4170: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
                   4171: 
1.8       wiki     4172: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
1.2       wiki     4173: 
                   4174: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
                   4175: 
                   4176: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
                   4177: 
                   4178: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
                   4179: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
                   4180: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
                   4181: 
                   4182: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
                   4183: 
1.8       wiki     4184: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
1.2       wiki     4185: 
                   4186: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
                   4187: 
                   4188: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
                   4189: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
                   4190: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
                   4191: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
                   4192: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
                   4193: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
                   4194: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
                   4195: 
                   4196: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
                   4197: Mission and David Maxwell.
                   4198: 
1.8       wiki     4199: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
1.2       wiki     4200: 
                   4201: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
                   4202: 
                   4203: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
                   4204: 
                   4205: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
                   4206: followed.
                   4207: 
1.8       wiki     4208: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
1.2       wiki     4209: 
                   4210: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
                   4211: 
                   4212: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
                   4213: 
                   4214: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
                   4215: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
                   4216: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
                   4217: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
                   4218: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
                   4219: giving a talk.
                   4220: 
1.8       wiki     4221: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
1.2       wiki     4222: 
                   4223: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
                   4224: 
                   4225: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
                   4226: 
                   4227: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
                   4228: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
                   4229: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
                   4230: gave a [technical session on
                   4231: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
                   4232: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
                   4233: session on
                   4234: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
                   4235: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
                   4236: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
                   4237: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
                   4238: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
                   4239: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
                   4240: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
                   4241: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
                   4242: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
                   4243: 
                   4244: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
                   4245: The NetBSD Mission.
                   4246: 
1.8       wiki     4247: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
1.2       wiki     4248: 
                   4249: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
                   4250: 
                   4251: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
                   4252: 
                   4253: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
                   4254: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
                   4255: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
                   4256: 
1.8       wiki     4257: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
1.2       wiki     4258: 
                   4259: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
                   4260: 
                   4261: [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)
                   4262: 
                   4263: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
                   4264: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
                   4265: \*BSD followed.
                   4266: 
1.8       wiki     4267: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
1.2       wiki     4268: 
                   4269: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
                   4270: 
                   4271: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
                   4272: 
                   4273: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
                   4274: Mission.
                   4275: 
1.8       wiki     4276: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
1.2       wiki     4277: 
                   4278: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
                   4279: 
                   4280: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
                   4281: 
                   4282: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
                   4283: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
                   4284: snapshot CDs were available.
                   4285: 
                   4286: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
                   4287: 
1.8       wiki     4288: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
1.2       wiki     4289: 
                   4290: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
                   4291: 
                   4292: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
                   4293: 
                   4294: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
                   4295: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
                   4296: 
1.8       wiki     4297: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
1.2       wiki     4298: 
                   4299: *March 19, 2000*
                   4300: 
                   4301: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   4302: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
                   4303: announced to the public.
                   4304: 
1.8       wiki     4305: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
1.2       wiki     4306: 
                   4307: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
                   4308: 
                   4309: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
                   4310: 
                   4311: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
                   4312: 3rd.
                   4313: 
                   4314: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
                   4315: 
1.8       wiki     4316: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
1.2       wiki     4317: 
                   4318: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
                   4319: 
                   4320: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
                   4321: 
                   4322: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
                   4323: Dec 18.
                   4324: 
1.8       wiki     4325: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
1.2       wiki     4326: 
                   4327: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
                   4328: 
                   4329: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
                   4330: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
                   4331: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
                   4332: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
                   4333: 
                   4334: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
                   4335: 
1.8       wiki     4336: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
1.2       wiki     4337: 
                   4338: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
                   4339: 
                   4340: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
                   4341: 
                   4342: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
                   4343: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
                   4344: 
                   4345: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
                   4346: Mission.
                   4347: 
1.8       wiki     4348: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
1.2       wiki     4349: 
                   4350: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
                   4351: 
                   4352: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
                   4353: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
                   4354: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
                   4355: 
1.8       wiki     4356: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
1.2       wiki     4357: 
                   4358: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
                   4359: 
                   4360: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
                   4361: 
                   4362: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
                   4363: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
                   4364: 
                   4365: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
                   4366: 
1.8       wiki     4367: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
1.2       wiki     4368: 
                   4369: *October 9-10, 1999*
                   4370: 
1.8       wiki     4371: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
1.2       wiki     4372: 
                   4373: *August 26, 1999*
                   4374: 
                   4375: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   4376: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
                   4377: announced to the public.
                   4378: 
1.8       wiki     4379: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
1.2       wiki     4380: 
                   4381: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
                   4382: 
                   4383: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
                   4384: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
                   4385: 
1.8       wiki     4386: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
1.2       wiki     4387: 
                   4388: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
                   4389: 
                   4390: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
                   4391: 
                   4392: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
                   4393: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
                   4394: package system.
                   4395: 
1.8       wiki     4396: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
1.2       wiki     4397: 
                   4398: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
                   4399: 
                   4400: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
                   4401: 
                   4402: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
                   4403: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
                   4404: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
                   4405: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
                   4406: 
1.8       wiki     4407: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
1.2       wiki     4408: 
                   4409: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
                   4410: 
                   4411: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
                   4412: 
                   4413: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
                   4414: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
                   4415: held by [Dr. Alexandre
                   4416: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
                   4417: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
                   4418: checkpointing in userspace.
                   4419: 
                   4420: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
                   4421: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
                   4422: answered general NetBSD questions.
                   4423: 
1.8       wiki     4424: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
1.2       wiki     4425: 
                   4426: *May 12, 1999*
                   4427: 
                   4428: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
                   4429: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
                   4430: public.
                   4431: 
1.8       wiki     4432: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
1.2       wiki     4433: 
                   4434: *December 23, 1998*
                   4435: 
                   4436: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   4437: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
                   4438: announced to the public.
                   4439: 
1.8       wiki     4440: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
1.2       wiki     4441: 
                   4442: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
                   4443: 
                   4444: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
                   4445: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
                   4446: in San Jose, CA.
                   4447: 
1.8       wiki     4448: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
1.2       wiki     4449: 
                   4450: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
                   4451: 
                   4452: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
                   4453: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
                   4454: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
                   4455: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
                   4456: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
                   4457: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
                   4458: 
1.8       wiki     4459: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
1.2       wiki     4460: 
                   4461: *May 29, 1998*
                   4462: 
                   4463: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   4464: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
                   4465: announced to the public.
                   4466: 
1.8       wiki     4467: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
1.2       wiki     4468: 
                   4469: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
                   4470: 
                   4471: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
                   4472: 
1.8       wiki     4473: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
1.2       wiki     4474: 
                   4475: *March 9, 1998*
                   4476: 
                   4477: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   4478: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
                   4479: released.
                   4480: 
1.8       wiki     4481: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
1.2       wiki     4482: 
                   4483: *January 4, 1998*
                   4484: 
                   4485: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
                   4486: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
                   4487: public.
                   4488: 
1.8       wiki     4489: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
1.2       wiki     4490: 
                   4491: *May 20, 1997*
                   4492: 
                   4493: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
                   4494: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
                   4495: announced to the public.
                   4496: 
1.8       wiki     4497: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
1.2       wiki     4498: 
                   4499: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
                   4500: 
                   4501: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
1.8       wiki     4502: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
1.2       wiki     4503: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
                   4504: 
1.8       wiki     4505: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
1.2       wiki     4506: 
                   4507: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
                   4508: 
                   4509: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
                   4510: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
                   4511: 
1.8       wiki     4512: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
1.2       wiki     4513: 
                   4514: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
                   4515: 
                   4516: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
                   4517: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
                   4518: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
                   4519: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
                   4520: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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