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    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
    6: [presentation pages](http://www.netbsd.org/gallery/presentations/).
    7: 
    8: Future Events
    9: -------------
   10: 
   11: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
   12: 
   13: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
   14: 
   15: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
   16: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
   17: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
   18: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
   19: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
   20: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
   21: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
   22: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
   23: 
   24: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
   25: 
   26: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
   27: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   28: 
   29: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   30: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there will be a NetBSD
   31: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   32: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   33: 
   34: Past Events
   35: -----------
   36: 
   37: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
   38: 
   39: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
   40: 
   41: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   42: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
   43: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   44: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   45: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
   46: 
   47: 
   48: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
   49: 
   50: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
   51: 
   52: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   53: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
   54: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   55: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   56: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
   57: 
   58: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
   59: 
   60: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
   61: 
   62: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
   63: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   64: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
   65: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
   66: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
   67: 
   68: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
   69: 
   70: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
   71: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   72: 
   73: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   74: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
   75: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   76: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
   77: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
   78: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
   79: 
   80: 
   81: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
   82: 
   83: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
   84: 
   85: A primeira edição da [BSDCon Brasil](http://2015.bsdcon.com.br/) ocorreu em 2003. Durante todos esses anos que se passaram, o Brasil ainda não tinha reunido sua comunidade com tanta força como agora. Todos os envolvidos na conferência terão contato direto com o mundo dos usuários, entusiastas e desenvolvedores, o que lhes permitirá melhor compreender sistemas FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonflyBSD e outros sistemas de linhagem BSD UNIX.
   86: 
   87: 
   88: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
   89: 
   90: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
   91: 
   92: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   93: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   94: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   95: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   96: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
   97: 
   98: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
   99: 
  100: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  101: 
  102: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  103: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  104: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  105: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  106: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  107: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  108: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  109: 
  110: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  111: 
  112: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  113: 
  114: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  115: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  116: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  117: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  118: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  119: 
  120: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  121: 
  122: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  123: 
  124: On September 11-13, 2015 at the Sheraton in Reston, Virginia for the second biennial [vBSDCon](http://vbsdcon.com) event. This exciting weekend will bring together members of the BSD community for a series of roundtable discussions, educational sessions, best practice conversations, and exclusive networking opportunities.
  125: 
  126: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  127: 
  128: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  129: 
  130: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  131: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  132: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  133: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  134: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  135: 
  136: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  137: 
  138: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  139: 
  140: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  141: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  142: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  143: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  144: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  145: 
  146: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  147: 
  148: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  149: 
  150: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  151: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  152: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  153: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  154: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  155: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  156: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  157: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  158: 
  159: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  160: 
  161: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  162: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  163: 
  164: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  165: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  166: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  167: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  168: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  169: 
  170: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  171: 
  172: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  173: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  174: 
  175: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  176: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  177: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  178: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  179: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  180: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  181: 
  182: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  183: 
  184: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  185: 
  186: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  187: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  188: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  189: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  190: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  191: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  192: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  193: 
  194: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  195: 
  196: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  197: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  198: Japan*
  199: 
  200: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  201: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  202: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  203: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  204: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  205: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  206: 
  207: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  208: 
  209: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  210: 
  211: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  212: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  213: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  214: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  215: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  216: 
  217: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  218: 
  219: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  220: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  221: 
  222: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  223: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  224: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  225: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  226: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  227: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  228: 
  229: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  230: 
  231: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  232: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  233: 
  234: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  235: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  236: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  237: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  238: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  239: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  240: 
  241: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  242: 
  243: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  244: 
  245: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  246: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  247: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  248: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  249: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  250: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  251: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  252: 
  253: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  254: 
  255: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  256: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  257: 
  258: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  259: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  260: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  261: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  262: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  263: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  264: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  265: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  266: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  267: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  268: 
  269: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  270: 
  271: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  272: 
  273: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  274: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  275: 
  276: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  277: 
  278: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  279: 
  280: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  281: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  282: 
  283: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  284: 
  285: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  286: 
  287: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  288: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  289: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  291: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  292: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  293: 
  294: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  295: 
  296: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  297: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  298: 
  299: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  300: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  301: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  302: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  303: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  304: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  305: 
  306: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  307: 
  308: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  309: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  310: 
  311: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  312: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  313: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  314: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  315: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  316: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  317: 
  318: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  319: 
  320: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  321: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  322: 
  323: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  324: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  325: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  326: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  327: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  328: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  329: 
  330: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  331: 
  332: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  333: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  334: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  335: 
  336: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  337: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  338: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  339: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  340: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  341: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  342: 
  343: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  344: 
  345: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  346: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  347: 
  348: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  349: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  350: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  351: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  352: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  353: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  354: 
  355: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  356: 
  357: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  358: Campus
  359: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  360: Germany*
  361: 
  362: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  363: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  364: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  365: answering users' questions.
  366: 
  367: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  368: 
  369: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  370: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  371: 
  372: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  373: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  374: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  375: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  376: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  377: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  378: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  379: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  380: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  381: hardfloat
  382: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  383: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  384: 
  385: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  386: 
  387: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  388: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  389: 
  390: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  391: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  392: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  393: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  394: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  395: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  396: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  397: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  398: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  399: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  400: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  401: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  402: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  403: 
  404: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  405: 
  406: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  407: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  408: Japan*
  409: 
  410: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  411: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  412: for meeting information.[more detail on
  413: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  414: 
  415: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  416: 
  417: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  418: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  419: Okinawa, Japan*
  420: 
  421: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  422: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  423: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  424: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  425: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  426: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  427: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  428: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  429: 
  430: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  431: 
  432: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  433: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  434: Japan*
  435: 
  436: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  437: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  438: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  439: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  440: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  441: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  442: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  443: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  444: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  445: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  446: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  447: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  448: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  449: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  450: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  451: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  452: 
  453: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  454: 
  455: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  456: 
  457: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  458: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  459: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  460: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  461: cases or notebooks.
  462: 
  463: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  464: more information.
  465: 
  466: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  467: 
  468: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  469: 
  470: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  471: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  472: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  473: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  474: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  475: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  476: 
  477: See [the call for
  478: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  479: for details.
  480: 
  481: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  482: 
  483: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  484: 
  485: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  486: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  487: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  488: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  489: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  490: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  491: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  492: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  493: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  494: these.
  495: 
  496: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  497: 
  498: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  499: 
  500: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  501: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  502: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  503: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  504: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  505: 
  506: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  507: 
  508: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  509: 
  510: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  511: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  512: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  513: BSD related talks.
  514: 
  515: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  516: information.
  517: 
  518: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  519: 
  520: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  521: 
  522: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  523: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  524: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  525: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  526: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  527: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  528: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  529: 
  530: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  531: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  532: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  533: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  534: Japan NetBSD Users
  535: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  536: 
  537: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  538: 
  539: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  540: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  541: 
  542: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  543: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  544: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  545: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  546: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  547: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  548: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  549: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  550: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  551: 
  552: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  553: 
  554: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  555: 
  556: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  557: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  558: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  559: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  560: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  561: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  562: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  563: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  564: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  565: 
  566: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  567: 
  568: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  569: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  570: 
  571: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  572: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  573: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  574: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  575: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  576: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  577: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  578: 
  579: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  580: 
  581: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  582: 
  583: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  584: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  585: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  586: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  587: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  588: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  589: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  590: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  591: 
  592: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  593: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  594: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  595: 
  596: Please see [this
  597: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  598: for details.
  599: 
  600: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  601: 
  602: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  603: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  604: 
  605: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  606: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  607: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  608: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  609: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  610: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  611: 
  612: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  613: 
  614: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  615: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  616: 
  617: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  618: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  619: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  620: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  621: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  622: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  623: 
  624: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  625: 
  626: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  627: 
  628: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  629: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  630: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  631: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  632: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  633: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  634: 
  635: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  636: 
  637: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  638: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  639: Japan*
  640: 
  641: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  642: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  643: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  644: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  645: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  646: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  647: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  648: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  649: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  650: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  651: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  652: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  653: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  654: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  655: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  656: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  657: found at OSC booth" by
  658: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  659: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  660: 
  661: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  662: 
  663: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  664: 
  665: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  666: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  667: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  668: 
  669: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  670: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  671: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  672: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  673: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  674: 
  675: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  676: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  677: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  678: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  679: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  680: regular meeting.
  681: 
  682: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  683: 
  684: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  685: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  686: Okinawa, Japan*
  687: 
  688: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  689: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  690: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  691: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  692: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  693: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  694: 
  695: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  696: 
  697: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  698: 
  699: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  700: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  701: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  702: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  703: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  704: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  705: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  706: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  707: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  708: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  709: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  710: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  711: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  712: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  713: 
  714: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  715: 
  716: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  717: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  718: 
  719: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  720: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  721: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  722: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  723: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  724: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  725: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  726: 
  727: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  728: 
  729: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  730: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  731: 
  732: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  733: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  734: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  735: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  736: demonstrations (
  737: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  738: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  739: 
  740: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  741: 
  742: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  743: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  744: San Diego, California, USA*
  745: 
  746: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  747: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  748: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  749: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  750: on day one of the conference.
  751: 
  752: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  753: 
  754: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  755: Augustin, Germany*
  756: 
  757: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  758: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  759: 
  760: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  761: 
  762: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  763: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  764: 
  765: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  766: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  767: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  768: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  769: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  770: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
  771: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
  772: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
  773: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
  774: SHARP,X68K on
  775: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
  776: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
  777: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
  778: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
  779: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
  780: updates presetation by
  781: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
  782: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
  783: 
  784: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
  785: 
  786: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
  787: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
  788: 
  789: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  790: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  791: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  792: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  793: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
  794: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
  795: 
  796: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  797: 
  798: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  799: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  800: Japan*
  801: 
  802: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
  803: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
  804: for meeting information.
  805: 
  806: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
  807: 
  808: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
  809: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
  810: 
  811: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
  812: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
  813: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
  814: release branch.
  815: 
  816: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
  817: 
  818: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
  819: 
  820: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  821: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  822: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  823: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  824: with [Building NetBSD on
  825: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
  826: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
  827: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
  828: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
  829: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
  830: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
  831: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
  832: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
  833: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
  834: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
  835: 
  836: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
  837: 
  838: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
  839: 
  840: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
  841: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
  842: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
  843: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
  844: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
  845: 
  846: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
  847: more information.
  848: 
  849: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
  850: 
  851: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
  852: 
  853: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
  854: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  855: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
  856: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  857: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
  858: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
  859: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
  860: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  861: 
  862: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
  863: 
  864: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
  865: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  866: Japan*
  867: 
  868: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  869: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  870: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  871: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  872: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  873: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
  874: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
  875: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
  876: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
  877: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
  878: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
  879: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
  880: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
  881: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
  882: 
  883: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
  884: 
  885: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
  886: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
  887: 
  888: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
  889: 
  890: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
  891: 
  892: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  893: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
  894: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
  895: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
  896: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
  897: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  898: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
  899: demonstrations.
  900: 
  901: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
  902: 
  903: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  904: 
  905: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
  906: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  907: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  908: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  909: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  910: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  911: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  912: 
  913: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
  914: 
  915: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
  916: 
  917: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  918: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  919: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  920: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
  921: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
  922: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
  923: port history by
  924: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
  925: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
  926: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
  927: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
  928: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
  929: [[ustream live
  930: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
  931: 
  932: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
  933: 
  934: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
  935: 
  936: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
  937: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
  938: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
  939: talks.
  940: 
  941: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
  942: information.
  943: 
  944: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  945: 
  946: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  947: 
  948: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  949: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
  950: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  951: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
  952: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
  953: [WZero3 live
  954: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
  955: [Zaurus live
  956: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
  957: [Translate NetBSD man with
  958: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
  959: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
  960: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
  961: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
  962: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
  963: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
  964: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
  965: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
  966: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
  967: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
  968: 
  969: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
  970: 
  971: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
  972: 
  973: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  974: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
  975: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
  976: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
  977: with hpcsh { [Persona
  978: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
  979: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
  980: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
  981: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
  982: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
  983: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
  984: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
  985: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
  986: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
  987: i386 { [aspire
  988: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
  989: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
  990: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
  991: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
  992: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
  993: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
  994: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
  995: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
  996: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
  997: 
  998: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
  999: 
 1000: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1001: 
 1002: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1003: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1004: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1005: necessary.
 1006: 
 1007: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1008: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1009: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1010: for details.
 1011: 
 1012: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1013: 
 1014: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1015: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1016: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1017: 
 1018: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1019: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1020: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1021: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1022: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1023: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1024: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1025: 
 1026: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1027: 
 1028: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1029: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1030: 
 1031: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1032: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1033: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1034: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1035: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1036: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1037: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1038: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1039: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1040: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1041: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1042: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1043: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1044: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1045: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1046: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1047: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1048: 
 1049: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1050: 
 1051: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1052: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1053: 
 1054: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1055: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1056: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1057: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1058: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1059: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1060: 
 1061: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1062: 
 1063: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1064: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1065: 
 1066: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1067: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1068: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1069: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1070: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1071: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1072: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1073: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1074: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1075: enigmatic machines by
 1076: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1077: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1078: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1079: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1080: 
 1081: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1082: 
 1083: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1084: 
 1085: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1086: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1087: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1088: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1089: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1090: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1091: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1092: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1093: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1094: 
 1095: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1096: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1097: 
 1098: For more information please visit the website
 1099: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1100: 
 1101: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1102: 
 1103: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1104: 
 1105: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1106: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1107: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1108: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1109: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1110: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1111: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1112: 
 1113: For more information please visit the website
 1114: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1115: 
 1116: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1117: 
 1118: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1119: 
 1120: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1121: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1122: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1123: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1124: Netherlands.
 1125: 
 1126: For more information please visit the website
 1127: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1128: 
 1129: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1130: 
 1131: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1132: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1133: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1134: 
 1135: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1136: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1137: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1138: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1139: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1140: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1141: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1142: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1143: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1144: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1145: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1146: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1147: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1148: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1149: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1150: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1151: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1152: 
 1153: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1154: 
 1155: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1156: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1157: Okinawa, Japan*
 1158: 
 1159: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1160: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1161: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1162: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1163: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1164: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1165: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1166: 
 1167: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1168: 
 1169: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1170: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1171: Fukushima, Japan*
 1172: 
 1173: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1174: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1175: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1176: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1177: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1178: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1179: 
 1180: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1181: 
 1182: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1183: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1184: Japan*
 1185: 
 1186: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1187: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1188: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1189: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1190: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1191: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1192: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1193: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1194: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1195: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1196: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1197: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1198: 
 1199: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1200: 
 1201: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1202: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1203: 
 1204: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1205: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1206: 
 1207: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1208: 
 1209: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1210: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1211: 
 1212: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1213: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1214: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1215: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1216: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1217: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1218: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1219: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1220: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1221: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1222: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1223: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1224: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1225: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1226: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1227: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1228: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1229: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1230: will never die!
 1231: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1232: and
 1233: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1234: by tsutsui.
 1235: 
 1236: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1237: 
 1238: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1239: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1240: Japan*
 1241: 
 1242: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1243: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1244: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1245: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1246: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1247: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1248: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1249: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1250: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1251: keysign party by soda.
 1252: 
 1253: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1254: 
 1255: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1256: 
 1257: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1258: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1259: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1260: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1261: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1262: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1263: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1264: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1265: 
 1266: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1267: 
 1268: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1269: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1270: 
 1271: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1272: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1273: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1274: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1275: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1276: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1277: 
 1278: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1279: 
 1280: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1281: 
 1282: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1283: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1284: May 2011.
 1285: 
 1286: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1287: 
 1288: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1289: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1290: 
 1291: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1292: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1293: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1294: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1295: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1296: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1297: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1298: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1299: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1300: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1301: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1302: 
 1303: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1304: 
 1305: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1306: 
 1307: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1308: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1309: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1310: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1311: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1312: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1313: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1314: 
 1315: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1316: 
 1317: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1318: Oita, Japan*
 1319: 
 1320: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1321: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1322: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1323: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1324: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1325: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1326: 
 1327: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1328: 
 1329: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1330: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1331: 
 1332: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1333: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1334: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1335: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1336: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1337: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1338: 
 1339: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1340: 
 1341: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1342: Belgium*
 1343: 
 1344: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1345: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1346: 
 1347: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1348: in the BSD devroom
 1349: 
 1350: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1351: 
 1352: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1353: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1354: Japan*
 1355: 
 1356: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1357: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1358: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1359: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1360: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1361: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1362: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1363: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1364: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1365: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1366: 
 1367: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1368: 
 1369: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1370: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1371: 
 1372: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1373: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1374: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1375: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1376: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1377: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1378: 
 1379: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1380: 
 1381: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1382: 
 1383: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1384: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1385: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1386: focused.
 1387: 
 1388: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1389: 
 1390: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1391: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1392: 
 1393: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1394: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1395: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1396: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1397: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1398: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1399: 
 1400: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1401: 
 1402: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1403: 
 1404: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1405: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1406: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1407: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1408: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1409: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1410: 
 1411: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1412: 
 1413: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1414: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1415: 
 1416: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1417: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1418: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1419: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1420: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1421: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1422: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1423: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1424: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1425: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1426: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1427: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1428: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1429: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1430: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1431: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1432: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1433: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1434: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1435: tsutsui)
 1436: 
 1437: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1438: 
 1439: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1440: 
 1441: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1442: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1443: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1444: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1445: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1446: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1447: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1448: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1449: 
 1450: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1451: 
 1452: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1453: 
 1454: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1455: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1456: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1457: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1458: 
 1459: For more information please visit the website
 1460: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1461: 
 1462: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1463: 
 1464: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1465: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1466: Okinawa, Japan*
 1467: 
 1468: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1469: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1470: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1471: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1472: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1473: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1474: 
 1475: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1476: 
 1477: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1478: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1479: 
 1480: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1481: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1482: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1483: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1484: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1485: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1486: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1487: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1488: 
 1489: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1490: 
 1491: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1492: 
 1493: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1494: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1495: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1496: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1497: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1498: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1499: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1500: 
 1501: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1502: 
 1503: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1504: 
 1505: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1506: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1507: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1508: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1509: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1510: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1511: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1512: 
 1513: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1514: 
 1515: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1516: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1517: Japan*
 1518: 
 1519: See [this
 1520: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1521: for meeting information.
 1522: 
 1523: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1524: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1525: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1526: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1527: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1528: 
 1529: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1530: 
 1531: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1532: 
 1533: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1534: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1535: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1536: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1537: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1538: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1539: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1540: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1541: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1542: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1543: 
 1544: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1545: 
 1546: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1547: 
 1548: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1549: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1550: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1551: in a shared BSD booth.
 1552: 
 1553: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1554: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1555: 
 1556: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1557: 
 1558: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1559: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1560: 
 1561: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1562: 
 1563: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1564: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1565: 
 1566: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1567: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1568: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1569: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1570: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1571: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1572: 
 1573: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1574: 
 1575: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1576: 
 1577: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1578: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1579: 
 1580: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1581: 
 1582: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1583: 
 1584: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1585: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1586: May 2010.
 1587: 
 1588: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1589: 
 1590: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1591: 
 1592: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1593: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1594: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1595: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1596: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1597: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1598: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1599: 
 1600: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1601: 
 1602: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1603: 
 1604: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1605: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1606: 
 1607: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1608: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1609: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1610: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1611: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1612: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1613: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1614: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1615: 
 1616: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1617: 
 1618: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1619: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1620: 
 1621: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1622: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1623: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1624: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1625: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1626: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1627: 
 1628: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1629: 
 1630: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1631: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1632: 
 1633: The [February 2010
 1634: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1635: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1636: 
 1637: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1638: 
 1639: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1640: Belgium*
 1641: 
 1642: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1643: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1644: 
 1645: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1646: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1647: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1648: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1649: 
 1650: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1651: 
 1652: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1653: Oita, Japan*
 1654: 
 1655: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1656: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1657: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1658: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1659: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1660: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1661: 
 1662: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1663: 
 1664: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1665: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1666: 
 1667: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1668: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1669: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1670: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1671: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1672: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1673: 
 1674: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1675: 
 1676: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1677: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1678: 
 1679: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1680: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1681: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1682: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1683: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1684: demonstration.
 1685: 
 1686: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1687: 
 1688: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1689: 
 1690: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1691: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1692: major BSDs.
 1693: 
 1694: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1695: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1696: 
 1697: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1698: 
 1699: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1700: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1701: 
 1702: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1703: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1704: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1705: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1706: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1707: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1708: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1709: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1710: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1711: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1712: 
 1713: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1714: 
 1715: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1716: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1717: 
 1718: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1719: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1720: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1721: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1722: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1723: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1724: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1725: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1726: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1727: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1728: 
 1729: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1730: 
 1731: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1732: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1733: Okinawa, Japan*
 1734: 
 1735: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1736: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1737: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1738: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1739: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1740: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1741: 
 1742: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1743: 
 1744: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1745: 
 1746: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1747: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1748: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1749: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1750: 
 1751: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1752: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1753: 
 1754: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1755: 
 1756: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1757: 
 1758: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1759: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1760: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1761: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1762: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1763: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1764: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1765: 
 1766: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 1767: 
 1768: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 1769: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 1770: 
 1771: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1772: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1773: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1774: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1775: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 1776: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1777: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1778: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1779: 
 1780: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 1781: 
 1782: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1783: 
 1784: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1785: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1786: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1787: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1788: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 1789: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 1790: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 1791: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 1792: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 1793: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1794: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1795: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1796: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 1797: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 1798: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 1799: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 1800: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 1801: 
 1802: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1803: 
 1804: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 1805: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1806: Japan*
 1807: 
 1808: See [this
 1809: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 1810: for meeting information.
 1811: 
 1812: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 1813: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 1814: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 1815: party.
 1816: 
 1817: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 1818: 
 1819: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 1820: 
 1821: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 1822: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1823: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 1824: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1825: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 1826: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 1827: 
 1828: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 1829: 
 1830: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 1831: 
 1832: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 1833: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 1834: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 1835: systems at the exhibition.
 1836: 
 1837: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 1838: 
 1839: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1840: 
 1841: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1842: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1843: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1844: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 1845: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 1846: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1847: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 1848: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 1849: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 1850: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 1851: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 1852: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 1853: 
 1854: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 1855: 
 1856: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 1857: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1858: 
 1859: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1860: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1861: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1862: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1863: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 1864: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1865: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1866: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1867: 
 1868: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 1869: 
 1870: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1871: 
 1872: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 1873: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 1874: May 2009.
 1875: 
 1876: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 1877: 
 1878: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 1879: 
 1880: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 1881: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 1882: Hannover, Germany.
 1883: 
 1884: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1885: 
 1886: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1887: 
 1888: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1889: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1890: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1891: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1892: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1893: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1894: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1895: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 1896: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 1897: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 1898: and [NetBSD
 1899: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 1900: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1901: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 1902: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 1903: 
 1904: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 1905: 
 1906: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 1907: 
 1908: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 1909: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 1910: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 1911: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 1912: 
 1913: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 1914: 
 1915: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 1916: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1917: 
 1918: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1919: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1920: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1921: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 1922: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 1923: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1924: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1925: 
 1926: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 1927: 
 1928: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 1929: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 1930: the community.
 1931: 
 1932: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 1933: 
 1934: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 1935: 
 1936: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 1937: 
 1938: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 1939: 
 1940: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 1941: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1942: 
 1943: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1944: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1945: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1946: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1947: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1948: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1949: 
 1950: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 1951: 
 1952: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 1953: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 1954: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1955: 
 1956: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1957: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1958: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1959: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1960: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1961: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 1962: 
 1963: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 1964: 
 1965: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 1966: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 1967: 
 1968: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1969: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1970: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1971: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1972: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1973: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1974: 
 1975: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 1976: 
 1977: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 1978: 
 1979: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 1980: 
 1981: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 1982: 
 1983: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1984: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1985: 
 1986: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1987: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1988: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1989: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 1990: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1991: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1992: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1993: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 1994: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 1995: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 1996: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 1997: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 1998: 
 1999: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2000: 
 2001: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2002: 
 2003: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2004: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2005: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2006: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2007: 
 2008: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2009: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2010: 
 2011: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2012: 
 2013: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2014: 
 2015: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2016: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2017: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2018: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2019: 
 2020: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2021: 
 2022: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2023: 
 2024: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2025: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2026: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2027: 
 2028: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2029: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2030: 
 2031: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2032: 
 2033: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2034: 
 2035: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2036: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2037: 
 2038: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2039: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2040: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2041: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2042: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2043: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2044: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2045: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2046: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2047: [Itojun Service
 2048: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2049: 
 2050: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2051: 
 2052: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2053: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2054: 
 2055: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2056: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2057: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2058: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2059: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2060: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2061: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2062: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2063: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2064: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2065: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2066: 
 2067: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2068: 
 2069: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2070: 
 2071: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2072: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2073: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2074: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2075: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2076: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2077: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2078: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2079: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2080: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2081: 
 2082: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2083: 
 2084: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2085: 
 2086: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2087: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2088: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2089: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2090: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2091: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2092: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2093: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2094: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2095: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2096: all BSD machines.
 2097: 
 2098: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2099: 
 2100: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2101: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2102: Japan*
 2103: 
 2104: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2105: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2106: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2107: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2108: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2109: 
 2110: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2111: 
 2112: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2113: 
 2114: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2115: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2116: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2117: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2118: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2119: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2120: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2121: 
 2122: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2123: 
 2124: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2125: 
 2126: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2127: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2128: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2129: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2130: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2131: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2132: 
 2133: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2134: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2135: 
 2136: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2137: 
 2138: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2139: 
 2140: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2141: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2142: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2143: novices to advanced developers.
 2144: 
 2145: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2146: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2147: 
 2148: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2149: 
 2150: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2151: Spain*
 2152: 
 2153: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2154: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2155: 
 2156: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2157: 
 2158: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2159: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2160: 
 2161: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2162: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2163: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2164: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2165: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2166: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2167: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2168: 
 2169: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2170: 
 2171: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2172: 
 2173: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2174: technologies and IT security.
 2175: 
 2176: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2177: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2178: 
 2179: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2180: 
 2181: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2182: 
 2183: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2184: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2185: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2186: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2187: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2188: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2189: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2190: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2191: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2192: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2193: 
 2194: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2195: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2196: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2197: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2198: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2199: 
 2200: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2201: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2202: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2203: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2204: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2205: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2206: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2207: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2208: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2209: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2210: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2211: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2212: 
 2213: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2214: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2215: networking and virtualisation.
 2216: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2217: 
 2218: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2219: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2220: 
 2221: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2222: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2223: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2224: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2225: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2226: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2227: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2228: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2229: 
 2230: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2231: 
 2232: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2233: 
 2234: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2235: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2236: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2237: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2238: 
 2239: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2240: 
 2241: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2242: 
 2243: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2244: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2245: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2246: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2247: 
 2248: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2249: 
 2250: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2251: 
 2252: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2253: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2254: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2255: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2256: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2257: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2258: 
 2259: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2260: 
 2261: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2262: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2263: Japan*
 2264: 
 2265: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2266: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2267: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2268: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2269: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2270: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2271: 
 2272: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2273: 
 2274: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2275: 
 2276: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2277: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2278: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2279: 
 2280: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2281: 
 2282: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2283: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2284: 
 2285: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2286: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2287: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2288: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2289: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2290: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2291: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2292: 
 2293: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2294: 
 2295: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2296: Niigata, Japan*
 2297: 
 2298: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2299: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2300: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2301: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2302: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2303: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2304: 
 2305: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2306: 
 2307: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2308: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2309: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2310: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2311: 
 2312: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2313: 
 2314: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2315: Turkey*
 2316: 
 2317: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2318: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2319: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2320: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2321: 
 2322: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2323: 
 2324: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2325: 
 2326: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2327: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2328: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2329: information, see the [event's
 2330: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2331: 
 2332: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2333: 
 2334: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2335: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2336: 
 2337: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2338: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2339: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2340: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2341: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2342: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2343: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2344: Presentation by
 2345: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2346: 
 2347: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2348: 
 2349: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2350: 
 2351: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2352: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2353: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2354: 
 2355: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2356: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2357: 
 2358: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2359: 
 2360: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2361: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2362: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2363: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2364: 
 2365: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2366: 
 2367: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2368: 
 2369: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2370: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2371: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2372: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2373: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2374: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2375: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2376: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2377: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2378: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2379: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2380: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2381: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2382: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2383: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2384: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2385: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2386: ).
 2387: 
 2388: [A report with some
 2389: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2390: available.
 2391: 
 2392: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2393: 
 2394: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2395: 
 2396: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2397: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2398: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2399: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2400: Switzerland.
 2401: 
 2402: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2403: report was posted to the
 2404: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2405: mailing list.
 2406: 
 2407: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2408: 
 2409: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2410: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2411: Japan*
 2412: 
 2413: See [this
 2414: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2415: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2416: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2417: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2418: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2419: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2420: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2421: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2422: sign party.
 2423: 
 2424: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2425: 
 2426: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2427: 
 2428: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2429: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2430: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2431: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2432: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2433: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2434: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2435: 
 2436: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2437: 
 2438: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2439: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2440: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2441: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2442: at the
 2443: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2444: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2445: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2446: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2447: 
 2448: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2449: information.
 2450: 
 2451: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2452: 
 2453: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2454: 
 2455: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2456: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2457: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2458: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2459: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2460: 
 2461: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2462: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2463: 
 2464: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2465: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2466: 
 2467: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2468: 
 2469: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2470: 
 2471: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2472: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2473: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2474: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2475: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2476: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2477: welcome to attend.
 2478: 
 2479: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2480: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2481: 
 2482: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2483: 
 2484: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2485: 
 2486: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2487: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2488: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2489: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2490: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2491: 
 2492: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2493: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2494: 
 2495: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2496: 
 2497: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2498: 
 2499: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2500: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2501: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2502: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2503: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2504: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2505: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2506: 
 2507: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2508: 
 2509: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2510: 
 2511: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2512: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2513: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2514: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2515: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2516: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2517: widest possible audience.
 2518: 
 2519: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2520: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2521: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2522: 
 2523: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2524: 
 2525: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2526: 
 2527: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2528: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2529: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2530: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2531: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2532: 
 2533: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2534: 
 2535: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2536: 
 2537: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2538: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2539: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2540: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2541: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2542: 
 2543: More information can be found at
 2544: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2545: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2546: German language article can be found at:
 2547: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2548: 
 2549: Ignatios also
 2550: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2551: his [slides (german
 2552: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2553: 
 2554: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2555: 
 2556: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2557: 
 2558: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2559: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2560: Brussels, Belgium.
 2561: 
 2562: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2563: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2564: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2565: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2566: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2567: 
 2568: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2569: 
 2570: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2571: 
 2572: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2573: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2574: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2575: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2576: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2577: and
 2578: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2579: 
 2580: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2581: 
 2582: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2583: 
 2584: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2585: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2586: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2587: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2588: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2589: 
 2590: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2591: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2592: and Solaris.
 2593: 
 2594: For more information, please [visit the
 2595: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2596: 
 2597: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2598: 
 2599: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2600: 
 2601: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2602: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2603: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2604: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2605: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2606: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2607: 
 2608: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2609: 
 2610: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2611: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2612: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2613: 
 2614: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2615: 
 2616: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2617: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2618: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2619: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2620: 
 2621: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2622: 
 2623: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2624: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2625: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2626: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2627: 
 2628: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2629: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2630: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2631: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2632: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2633: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2634:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2635: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2636:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2637: 
 2638: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2639: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2640: 
 2641: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2642: 
 2643: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2644: 
 2645: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2646: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2647: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2648: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2649: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2650: 
 2651: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2652: 
 2653: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2654: 
 2655: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2656: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2657: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2658: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2659: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2660: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2661: 
 2662: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2663: 
 2664: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2665: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2666: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2667: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2668: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2669: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2670: 
 2671: A report on the event is available
 2672: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2673: 
 2674: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2675: 
 2676: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2677: 
 2678: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2679: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2680: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2681: booth.
 2682: 
 2683: A report of the event can be found
 2684: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2685: 
 2686: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2687: 
 2688: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2689: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2690: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2691: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2692: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2693: 
 2694: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2695: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2696: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2697: information.
 2698: 
 2699: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2700: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2701: 
 2702: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2703: 
 2704: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2705: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2706: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2707: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2708: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2709: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2710: the booth.
 2711: 
 2712: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2713: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2714: about the event.
 2715: 
 2716: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2717: 
 2718: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2719: 
 2720: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2721: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2722: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2723: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2724: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2725: 
 2726: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2727: 
 2728: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2729: 
 2730: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2731: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2732: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2733: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2734: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2735: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2736: 
 2737: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2738: 
 2739: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2740: 
 2741: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2742: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2743: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2744: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2745: 
 2746: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2747:     FreeBSD Project
 2748: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2749:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2750:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2751:     .
 2752: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2753:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2754:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2755: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2756: 
 2757: \> See [program for
 2758: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2759: 
 2760: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2761: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2762: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2763: 
 2764: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 2765: 
 2766: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 2767: 
 2768: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 2769: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 2770: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 2771: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 2772: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 2773: developers.
 2774: 
 2775: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 2776: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 2777: during May 10-14th.
 2778: 
 2779: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 2780: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 2781: 
 2782: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 2783: 
 2784: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 2785: 
 2786: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 2787: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 2788: conference on their campus.
 2789: 
 2790: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 2791: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 2792: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2793: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 2794: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 2795: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 2796: 
 2797: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 2798: presentation proposal, please visit
 2799: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 2800: 
 2801: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 2802: 
 2803: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 2804: 
 2805: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 2806: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 2807: tutorials.
 2808: 
 2809: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 2810: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 2811: 
 2812: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 2813: 
 2814: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 2815: 
 2816: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 2817: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 2818: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 2819: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 2820: URL above.
 2821: 
 2822: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2823: 
 2824: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2825: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2826: 
 2827: See [this
 2828: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 2829: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 2830: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 2831: Codeblog.
 2832: 
 2833: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 2834: 
 2835: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 2836: 
 2837: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 2838: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 2839: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 2840: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 2841: gmail.com).
 2842: 
 2843: For more information about this event see
 2844: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 2845: 
 2846: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 2847: 
 2848: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 2849: 
 2850: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 2851: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 2852: Cons in Germany.
 2853: 
 2854: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 2855: 
 2856: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 2857: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 2858: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 2859: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 2860: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 2861: 
 2862: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 2863: net-tex.de\>.
 2864: 
 2865: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 2866: 
 2867: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 2868: 
 2869: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 2870: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 2871: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 2872: 
 2873: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 2874: 
 2875: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2876: 
 2877: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2878: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 2879: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2880: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2881: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2882: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2883: 
 2884: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 2885: 
 2886: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 2887: 
 2888: [German Unix User Group
 2889: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 2890: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 2891: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 2892: 
 2893: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 2894: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 2895: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 2896: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 2897: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 2898: 
 2899: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 2900: 
 2901: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 2902: 
 2903: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 2904: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 2905: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 2906: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 2907: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 2908: Europe.
 2909: 
 2910: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 2911: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 2912: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 2913: 
 2914: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 2915: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 2916: 
 2917: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 2918: 
 2919: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 2920: 
 2921: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 2922: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 2923: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 2924: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 2925: if you would like to help.
 2926: 
 2927: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 2928: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 2929: 
 2930: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 2931: 
 2932: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 2933: 
 2934: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 2935: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 2936: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 2937: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 2938: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 2939: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 2940: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 2941: 
 2942: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 2943: 
 2944: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 2945: 
 2946: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 2947: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2948: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2949: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2950: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2951: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2952: 
 2953: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 2954: 
 2955: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 2956: 
 2957: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 2958: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 2959: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 2960: conference venue and registration. present.
 2961: 
 2962: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 2963: 
 2964: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 2965: 
 2966: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 2967: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 2968: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 2969: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 2970: Lockhoff.
 2971: 
 2972: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 2973: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 2974: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 2975: 
 2976: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 2977: 
 2978: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 2979: 
 2980: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 2981: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 2982: others) will be presented.
 2983: 
 2984: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 2985: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 2986: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 2987: 
 2988: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 2989: 
 2990: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 2991: especially showing NetBSD!
 2992: 
 2993: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 2994: 
 2995: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 2996: 
 2997: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 2998: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2999: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3000: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3001: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3002: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3003: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3004: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3005: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3006: 
 3007: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3008: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3009: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3010: 
 3011: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3012: 
 3013: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3014: 
 3015: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3016: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3017: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3018: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3019: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3020: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3021: 
 3022: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3023: 
 3024: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3025: 
 3026: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3027: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3028: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3029: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3030: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3031: 
 3032: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3033: 
 3034: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3035: 
 3036: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3037: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3038: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3039: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3040: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3041: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3042: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3043: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3044: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3045: 
 3046: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3047: 
 3048: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3049: 
 3050: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3051: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3052: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3053: group page for more information.
 3054: 
 3055: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3056: 
 3057: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3058: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3059: 
 3060: See [this
 3061: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3062: meeting information.
 3063: 
 3064: A
 3065: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3066: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3067: 
 3068: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3069: 
 3070: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3071: 
 3072: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3073: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3074: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3075: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3076: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3077: organization.
 3078: 
 3079: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3080: 
 3081: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3082: 
 3083: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3084: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3085: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3086: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3087: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3088: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3089: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3090: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3091: for more details.
 3092: 
 3093: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3094: 
 3095: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3096: 
 3097: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3098: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3099: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3100: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3101: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3102: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3103: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3104: 
 3105: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3106: 
 3107: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3108: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3109: 
 3110: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3111: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3112: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3113: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3114: 
 3115: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3116: 
 3117: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3118: 
 3119: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3120: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3121: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3122: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3123: groups.
 3124: 
 3125: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3126: 
 3127: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3128: 
 3129: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3130: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3131: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3132: venue and registration.
 3133: 
 3134: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3135: 
 3136: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3137: 
 3138: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3139: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3140: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3141: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3142: 
 3143: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3144: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3145:     Live performance
 3146: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3147: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3148: 
 3149: See [program for
 3150: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3151: 
 3152: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3153: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3154: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3155: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3156: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3157: 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)).
 3158: 
 3159: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3160: 
 3161: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3162: 
 3163: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3164: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3165: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3166: 
 3167: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3168: 
 3169: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3170: 
 3171: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3172: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3173: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3174: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3175: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3176: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3177: [slides for this
 3178: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3179: 
 3180: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3181: 
 3182: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3183: 
 3184: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3185: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3186: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3187: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3188: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3189: 
 3190: More information is at
 3191: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3192: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3193: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3194: 
 3195: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3196: 
 3197: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3198: 
 3199: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3200: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3201: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3202: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3203: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3204: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3205: 
 3206: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3207: 
 3208: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3209: 
 3210: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3211: 
 3212: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3213: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3214: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3215: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3216: 
 3217: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3218: 
 3219: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3220: 
 3221: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3222: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3223: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3224: 
 3225: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3226: 
 3227: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3228: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3229: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3230: 
 3231: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3232: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3233: 
 3234: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3235: 
 3236: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3237: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3238: 
 3239: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3240: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3241: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3242: 
 3243: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3244: 
 3245: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3246: 
 3247: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3248: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3249: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3250: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3251: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3252: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3253: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3254: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3255: 
 3256: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3257: 
 3258: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3259: 
 3260: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3261: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3262: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3263: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3264: 
 3265: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3266: 
 3267: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3268: 
 3269: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3270: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3271: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3272: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3273: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3274: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3275: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3276: available.
 3277: 
 3278: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3279: 
 3280: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3281: 
 3282: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3283: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3284: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3285: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3286: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3287: 
 3288: A brief report from the conference is available
 3289: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3290: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3291: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3292: 
 3293: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3294: 
 3295: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3296: 
 3297: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3298: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3299: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3300: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3301: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3302: 
 3303: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3304: 
 3305: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3306: 
 3307: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3308: 
 3309: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3310: 
 3311: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3312: 
 3313: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3314: 
 3315: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3316: 
 3317: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3318: 
 3319: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3320: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3321: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3322: 
 3323: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3324: 
 3325: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3326: 
 3327: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3328: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3329: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3330: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3331: conference.
 3332: 
 3333: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3334: 
 3335: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3336: 
 3337: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3338: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3339: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3340: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3341: for details.
 3342: 
 3343: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3344: 
 3345: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3346: 
 3347: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3348: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3349: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3350: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3351: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3352: 
 3353: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3354: 
 3355: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3356: 
 3357: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3358: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3359: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3360: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3361: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3362: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3363: 
 3364: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3365: 
 3366: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3367: 
 3368: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3369: 
 3370: [BOF
 3371: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3372: 
 3373: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3374: 
 3375: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3376: 
 3377: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3378: 
 3379: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3380: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3381: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3382: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3383: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3384: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3385: of the BSD
 3386: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3387: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3388: conference.
 3389: 
 3390: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3391: 
 3392: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3393: 
 3394: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3395: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3396: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3397: in helping out.
 3398: 
 3399: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3400: 
 3401: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3402: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3403: 
 3404: See [this
 3405: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3406: meeting information.
 3407: 
 3408: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3409: 
 3410: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3411: 
 3412: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3413: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3414: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3415: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3416: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3417: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3418: 
 3419: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3420: 
 3421: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3422: 
 3423: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3424: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3425: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3426: NetBSD-BR.
 3427: 
 3428: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3429: 
 3430: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3431: 
 3432: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3433: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3434: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3435: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3436: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3437: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3438: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3439: 
 3440: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3441: 
 3442: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3443: 
 3444: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3445: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3446: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3447: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3448: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3449: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3450: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3451: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3452: for more information.
 3453: 
 3454: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3455: 
 3456: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3457: 
 3458: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3459: [GUUG
 3460: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3461: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3462: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3463: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3464: 
 3465: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3466: 
 3467: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3468: 
 3469: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3470: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3471: 
 3472: -   \`\`
 3473:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3474:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3475: -   \`\`
 3476:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3477:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3478: -   \`\`
 3479:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3480:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3481: 
 3482: Please see the
 3483: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3484: details. Photos are available at [this
 3485: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3486: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3487: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3488: 
 3489: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3490: 
 3491: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3492: 
 3493: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3494: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3495: France.
 3496: 
 3497: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3498: 
 3499: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3500: 
 3501: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3502: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3503: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3504: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3505: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3506: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3507: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3508: 
 3509: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3510: 
 3511: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3512: 
 3513: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3514: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3515: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3516: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3517: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3518: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3519: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3520: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3521: MailingList useful.
 3522: 
 3523: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3524: 
 3525: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3526: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3527: 
 3528: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3529: details.
 3530: 
 3531: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3532: 
 3533: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3534: 
 3535: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3536: 
 3537: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3538: 
 3539: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3540: 
 3541: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3542: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3543: administration. See
 3544: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3545: for details.
 3546: 
 3547: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3548: 
 3549: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3550: 
 3551: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3552: 
 3553: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3554: 
 3555: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3556: 
 3557: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3558: 
 3559: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3560: 
 3561: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3562: 
 3563: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3564: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3565: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3566: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3567: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3568: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3569: information.
 3570: 
 3571: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3572: 
 3573: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3574: 
 3575: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3576: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3577: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3578: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3579: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3580: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3581: is available online.
 3582: 
 3583: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3584: 
 3585: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3586: 
 3587: A lot of photos are available
 3588: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3589: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3590: 
 3591: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3592: 
 3593: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3594: 
 3595: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3596: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3597: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3598: 
 3599: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3600: Dolecek. See the [full
 3601: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3602: for details and pictures.
 3603: 
 3604: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3605: 
 3606: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3607: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3608: 
 3609: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3610: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3611: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3612: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3613: 
 3614: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3615: 
 3616: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3617: 
 3618: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3619: 
 3620: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3621: 
 3622: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3623: 
 3624: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3625: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3626: 
 3627: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3628: 
 3629: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3630: 
 3631: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3632: 
 3633: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3634: 
 3635: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3636: 
 3637: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3638: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3639: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3640: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3641: see
 3642: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3643: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3644: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3645: 
 3646: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3647: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3648: 
 3649: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3650: 
 3651: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3652: 
 3653: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3654: holding the [BSDay
 3655: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3656: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3657: for more information.
 3658: 
 3659: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3660: 
 3661: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3662: 
 3663: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3664: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3665: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3666: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3667: 
 3668: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3669: 
 3670: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3671: 
 3672: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3673: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3674: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3675: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3676: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3677: 
 3678: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3679: 
 3680: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3681: 
 3682: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3683: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3684: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3685: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3686: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3687: 
 3688: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3689: 
 3690: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3691: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3692: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3693: 
 3694: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3695: 
 3696: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3697: 
 3698: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3699: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3700: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3701: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3702: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3703: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3704: 
 3705: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3706: 
 3707: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3708: 
 3709: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3710: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3711: administration. See
 3712: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3713: for details.
 3714: 
 3715: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3716: 
 3717: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3718: 
 3719: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3720: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3721: events including several pictures is available online at
 3722: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3723: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3724: from:
 3725: 
 3726: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3727:     [
 3728:     mp3
 3729:     ]
 3730: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3731:     [
 3732:     mp3
 3733:     ]
 3734: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3735:     mit NetBSD
 3736:     [
 3737:     mp3
 3738:     ]
 3739: 
 3740: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3741: 
 3742: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3743: 
 3744: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3745: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3746: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3747: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3748: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3749: 
 3750: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3751: 
 3752: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3753: 
 3754: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3755: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3756: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3757: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3758: activities will be the:
 3759: 
 3760: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3761: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3762: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3763: 
 3764: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 3765: 
 3766: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 3767: 
 3768: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 3769: 
 3770: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 3771: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3772: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 3773: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 3774: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 3775: a [short
 3776: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 3777: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 3778: available online.
 3779: 
 3780: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 3781: 
 3782: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 3783: 
 3784: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 3785: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3786: from December 27th to 29th.
 3787: 
 3788: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3789: 
 3790: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 3791: 
 3792: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3793: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3794: administration.
 3795: 
 3796: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 3797: 
 3798: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3799: 
 3800: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 3801: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 3802: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 3803: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 3804: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 3805: for details.
 3806: 
 3807: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 3808: 
 3809: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 3810: 
 3811: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 3812: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 3813: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 3814: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 3815: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 3816: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 3817: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 3818: 
 3819: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 3820: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 3821: Germany. See
 3822: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 3823: for more information.
 3824: 
 3825: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 3826: 
 3827: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 3828: 
 3829: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 3830: 
 3831: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 3832: 
 3833: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 3834: 
 3835: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 3836: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 3837: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 3838: 
 3839: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 3840: 
 3841: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 3842: 
 3843: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 3844: 
 3845: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 3846: 
 3847: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 3848: 
 3849: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 3850: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 3851: College.
 3852: 
 3853: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 3854: 
 3855: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 3856: 
 3857: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 3858: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 3859: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 3860: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 3861: rendering cluster done with
 3862: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 3863: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 3864: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 3865: available from [Hubert's
 3866: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 3867: 
 3868: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 3869: 
 3870: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 3871: 
 3872: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 3873: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 3874: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 3875: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 3876: online.
 3877: 
 3878: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 3879: 
 3880: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 3881: 
 3882: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 3883: 
 3884: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 3885: 
 3886: *July 22, 2002*
 3887: 
 3888: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 3889: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 3890: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3891: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 3892: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 3893: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 3894: 
 3895: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3896: 
 3897: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 3898: 
 3899: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 3900: 
 3901: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 3902: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 3903: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 3904: 
 3905: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3906: 
 3907: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 3908: 
 3909: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 3910: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 3911: here](events/usenix2002/).
 3912: 
 3913: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 3914: 
 3915: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 3916: 
 3917: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 3918: 
 3919: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 3920: 
 3921: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3922: 
 3923: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 3924: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 3925: available.
 3926: 
 3927: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 3928: 
 3929: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 3930: 
 3931: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 3932: 
 3933: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3934: 
 3935: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 3936: 
 3937: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 3938: 
 3939: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 3940: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 3941: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 3942: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 3943: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 3944: 
 3945: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 3946: 
 3947: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 3948: 
 3949: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 3950: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 3951: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 3952: chance to prove their value.
 3953: 
 3954: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 3955: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 3956: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 3957: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 3958: 
 3959: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 3960: 
 3961: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3962: 
 3963: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 3964: 
 3965: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 3966: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 3967: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 3968: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 3969: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 3970: is available.
 3971: 
 3972: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 3973: 
 3974: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 3975: 
 3976: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 3977: 
 3978: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 3979: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 3980: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 3981: 
 3982: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 3983: 
 3984: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 3985: USA*
 3986: 
 3987: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 3988: 
 3989: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 3990: 
 3991: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 3992: 
 3993: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 3994: 
 3995: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 3996: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 3997: 
 3998: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 3999: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4000: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4001: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4002: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4003: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4004: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4005: 
 4006: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4007: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4008: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4009: Emulation.
 4010: 
 4011: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4012: 
 4013: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4014: 
 4015: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4016: 
 4017: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4018: 
 4019: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4020: 
 4021: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4022: 
 4023: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4024: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4025: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4026: 
 4027: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4028: 
 4029: *September 13, 2001*
 4030: 
 4031: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4032: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4033: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4034: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4035: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4036: 
 4037: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4038: 
 4039: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4040: 
 4041: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4042: 
 4043: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4044: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4045: NetBSD booth at
 4046: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4047: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4048: from Japan.
 4049: 
 4050: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4051: 
 4052: *July 11, 2001*
 4053: 
 4054: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4055: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4056: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4057: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4058: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4059: 
 4060: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4061: 
 4062: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4063: Tokyo, Japan*
 4064: 
 4065: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4066: 
 4067: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4068: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4069: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4070: 
 4071: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4072: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4073: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4074: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4075: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4076: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4077: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4078: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4079: 
 4080: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4081: 
 4082: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4083: 
 4084: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4085: 
 4086: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4087: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4088: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4089: 
 4090: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4091: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4092: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4093: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4094: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4095: slides from this talk are available at
 4096: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4097: 
 4098: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4099: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4100: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4101: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4102: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4103: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4104: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4105: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4106: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4107: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4108: web site.
 4109: 
 4110: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4111: 
 4112: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4113: 
 4114: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4115: 
 4116: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4117: 
 4118: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4119: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4120: 
 4121: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4122: 
 4123: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4124: 
 4125: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4126: 
 4127: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4128: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4129: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4130: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4131: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4132: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4133: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4134: 
 4135: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4136: 
 4137: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4138: 
 4139: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4140: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4141: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4142: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4143: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4144: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4145: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4146: 
 4147: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4148: 
 4149: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4150: 
 4151: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4152: 
 4153: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4154: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4155: Spring is available.
 4156: 
 4157: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4158: 
 4159: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4160: 
 4161: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4162: 
 4163: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4164: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4165: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4166: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4167: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4168: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4169: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4170: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4171: 
 4172: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4173: 
 4174: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4175: 
 4176: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4177: 
 4178: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4179: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4180: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4181: other swag.
 4182: 
 4183: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4184: 
 4185: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4186: 
 4187: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4188: 
 4189: There was a [BSD BoF
 4190: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4191: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4192: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4193: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4194: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4195: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4196: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4197: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4198: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4199: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4200: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4201: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4202: BSD activity in Japan.
 4203: 
 4204: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4205: 
 4206: *December 6, 2000*
 4207: 
 4208: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4209: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4210: public.
 4211: 
 4212: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4213: 
 4214: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4215: 
 4216: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4217: 
 4218: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4219: 
 4220: *November 25, 2000*
 4221: 
 4222: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4223: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4224: announced to the public.
 4225: 
 4226: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4227: 
 4228: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4229: 
 4230: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4231: 
 4232: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4233: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4234: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4235: 
 4236: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4237: Mission.
 4238: 
 4239: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4240: 
 4241: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4242: 
 4243: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4244: 
 4245: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4246: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4247: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4248: 
 4249: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4250: David Maxwell.
 4251: 
 4252: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4253: 
 4254: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4255: 
 4256: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4257: 
 4258: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4259: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4260: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4261: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4262: 
 4263: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4264: 
 4265: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4266: 
 4267: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4268: 
 4269: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4270: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4271: 
 4272: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4273: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4274: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4275: 
 4276: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4277: is available at
 4278: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4279: 
 4280: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4281: 
 4282: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4283: 
 4284: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4285: 
 4286: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4287: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4288: fixed onsite.
 4289: 
 4290: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4291: 
 4292: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4293: 
 4294: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4295: 
 4296: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4297: 
 4298: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4299: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4300: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4301: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4302: 
 4303: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4304: 
 4305: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4306: 
 4307: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4308: 
 4309: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4310: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4311: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4312: 
 4313: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4314: 
 4315: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4316: 
 4317: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4318: 
 4319: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4320: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4321: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4322: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4323: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4324: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4325: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4326: 
 4327: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4328: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4329: 
 4330: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4331: 
 4332: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4333: 
 4334: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4335: 
 4336: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4337: followed.
 4338: 
 4339: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4340: 
 4341: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4342: 
 4343: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4344: 
 4345: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4346: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4347: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4348: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4349: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4350: giving a talk.
 4351: 
 4352: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4353: 
 4354: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4355: 
 4356: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4357: 
 4358: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4359: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4360: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4361: gave a [technical session on
 4362: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4363: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4364: session on
 4365: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4366: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4367: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4368: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4369: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4370: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4371: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4372: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4373: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4374: 
 4375: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4376: The NetBSD Mission.
 4377: 
 4378: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4379: 
 4380: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4381: 
 4382: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4383: 
 4384: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4385: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4386: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4387: 
 4388: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4389: 
 4390: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4391: 
 4392: [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)
 4393: 
 4394: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4395: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4396: \*BSD followed.
 4397: 
 4398: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4399: 
 4400: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4401: 
 4402: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4403: 
 4404: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4405: Mission.
 4406: 
 4407: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4408: 
 4409: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4410: 
 4411: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4412: 
 4413: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4414: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4415: snapshot CDs were available.
 4416: 
 4417: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4418: 
 4419: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4420: 
 4421: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4422: 
 4423: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4424: 
 4425: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4426: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4427: 
 4428: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4429: 
 4430: *March 19, 2000*
 4431: 
 4432: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4433: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4434: announced to the public.
 4435: 
 4436: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4437: 
 4438: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4439: 
 4440: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4441: 
 4442: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4443: 3rd.
 4444: 
 4445: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4446: 
 4447: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4448: 
 4449: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4450: 
 4451: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4452: 
 4453: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4454: Dec 18.
 4455: 
 4456: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4457: 
 4458: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4459: 
 4460: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4461: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4462: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4463: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4464: 
 4465: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4466: 
 4467: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4468: 
 4469: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4470: 
 4471: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4472: 
 4473: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4474: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4475: 
 4476: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4477: Mission.
 4478: 
 4479: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4480: 
 4481: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4482: 
 4483: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4484: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4485: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4486: 
 4487: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4488: 
 4489: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4490: 
 4491: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4492: 
 4493: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4494: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4495: 
 4496: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4497: 
 4498: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4499: 
 4500: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4501: 
 4502: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4503: 
 4504: *August 26, 1999*
 4505: 
 4506: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4507: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4508: announced to the public.
 4509: 
 4510: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4511: 
 4512: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4513: 
 4514: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4515: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4516: 
 4517: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4518: 
 4519: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4520: 
 4521: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4522: 
 4523: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4524: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4525: package system.
 4526: 
 4527: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4528: 
 4529: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4530: 
 4531: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4532: 
 4533: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4534: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4535: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4536: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4537: 
 4538: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4539: 
 4540: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4541: 
 4542: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4543: 
 4544: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4545: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4546: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4547: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4548: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4549: checkpointing in userspace.
 4550: 
 4551: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4552: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4553: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4554: 
 4555: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4556: 
 4557: *May 12, 1999*
 4558: 
 4559: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4560: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4561: public.
 4562: 
 4563: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4564: 
 4565: *December 23, 1998*
 4566: 
 4567: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4568: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4569: announced to the public.
 4570: 
 4571: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4572: 
 4573: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4574: 
 4575: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4576: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4577: in San Jose, CA.
 4578: 
 4579: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4580: 
 4581: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4582: 
 4583: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4584: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4585: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4586: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4587: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4588: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4589: 
 4590: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4591: 
 4592: *May 29, 1998*
 4593: 
 4594: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4595: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4596: announced to the public.
 4597: 
 4598: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4599: 
 4600: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4601: 
 4602: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4603: 
 4604: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4605: 
 4606: *March 9, 1998*
 4607: 
 4608: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4609: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4610: released.
 4611: 
 4612: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4613: 
 4614: *January 4, 1998*
 4615: 
 4616: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4617: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4618: public.
 4619: 
 4620: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4621: 
 4622: *May 20, 1997*
 4623: 
 4624: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4625: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4626: announced to the public.
 4627: 
 4628: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4629: 
 4630: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4631: 
 4632: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4633: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4634: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4635: 
 4636: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4637: 
 4638: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4639: 
 4640: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4641: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4642: 
 4643: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4644: 
 4645: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4646: 
 4647: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4648: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4649: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4650: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4651: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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