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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: 
   12: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
   13: 
   14: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
   15: 
   16: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   17: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there will be a NetBSD
   18: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   19: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   20: 
   21: Past Events
   22: -----------
   23: 
   24: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
   25: 
   26: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
   27: 
   28: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
   29: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
   30: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
   31: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
   32: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
   33: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
   34: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
   35: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
   36: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
   37: 
   38: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
   39: 
   40: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
   41: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   42: 
   43: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   44: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
   45: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   46: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   47: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
   48: 
   49: 
   50: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
   51: 
   52: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
   53: 
   54: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   55: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
   56: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   57: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   58: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
   59: 
   60: 
   61: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
   62: 
   63: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
   64: 
   65: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   66: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
   67: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   68: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   69: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
   70: 
   71: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
   72: 
   73: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
   74: 
   75: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
   76: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   77: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
   78: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
   79: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
   80: 
   81: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
   82: 
   83: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
   84: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   85: 
   86: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   87: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
   88: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   89: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
   90: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
   91: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
   92: 
   93: 
   94: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
   95: 
   96: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
   97: 
   98: 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.
   99: 
  100: 
  101: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  102: 
  103: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  104: 
  105: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  106: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  107: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  108: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  109: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  110: 
  111: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  112: 
  113: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  114: 
  115: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  116: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  117: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  118: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  119: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  120: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  121: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  122: 
  123: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  124: 
  125: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  126: 
  127: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  128: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  129: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  130: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  131: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  132: 
  133: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  134: 
  135: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  136: 
  137: 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.
  138: 
  139: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  140: 
  141: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  142: 
  143: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  144: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  145: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  146: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  147: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  148: 
  149: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  150: 
  151: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  152: 
  153: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  154: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  155: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  156: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  157: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  158: 
  159: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  160: 
  161: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  162: 
  163: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  164: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  165: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  166: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  167: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  168: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  169: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  170: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  171: 
  172: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  173: 
  174: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  175: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  176: 
  177: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  178: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  179: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  180: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  181: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  182: 
  183: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  184: 
  185: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  186: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  187: 
  188: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  189: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  190: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  191: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  192: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  193: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  194: 
  195: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  196: 
  197: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  198: 
  199: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  200: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  201: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  202: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  203: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  204: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  205: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  206: 
  207: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  208: 
  209: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  210: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  211: Japan*
  212: 
  213: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  214: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  215: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  216: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  217: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  218: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  219: 
  220: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  221: 
  222: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  223: 
  224: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  225: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  226: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  227: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  228: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  229: 
  230: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  231: 
  232: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  233: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  234: 
  235: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  236: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  237: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  238: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  239: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  240: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  241: 
  242: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  243: 
  244: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  245: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  246: 
  247: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  248: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  249: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  250: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  251: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  252: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  253: 
  254: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  255: 
  256: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  257: 
  258: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  259: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  260: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  261: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  262: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  263: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  264: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  265: 
  266: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  267: 
  268: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  269: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  270: 
  271: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  272: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  273: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  274: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  275: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  276: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  277: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  278: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  279: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  280: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  281: 
  282: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  283: 
  284: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  285: 
  286: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  287: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  288: 
  289: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  290: 
  291: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  292: 
  293: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  294: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  295: 
  296: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  297: 
  298: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  299: 
  300: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  301: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  302: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  303: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  304: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  305: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  306: 
  307: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  308: 
  309: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  310: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  311: 
  312: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  313: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  314: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  315: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  316: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  317: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  318: 
  319: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  320: 
  321: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  322: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  323: 
  324: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  325: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  326: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  327: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  328: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  329: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  330: 
  331: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  332: 
  333: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  334: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  335: 
  336: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  337: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  338: 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/)) and BSDBOF.
  342: 
  343: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  344: 
  345: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  346: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  347: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  348: 
  349: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  350: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  351: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  352: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  353: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  354: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  355: 
  356: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  357: 
  358: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  359: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  360: 
  361: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  362: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  363: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  364: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  365: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  366: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  367: 
  368: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  369: 
  370: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  371: Campus
  372: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  373: Germany*
  374: 
  375: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  376: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  377: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  378: answering users' questions.
  379: 
  380: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  381: 
  382: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  383: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  384: 
  385: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  386: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  387: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  388: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  389: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  390: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  391: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  392: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  393: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  394: hardfloat
  395: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  396: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  397: 
  398: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  399: 
  400: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  401: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  402: 
  403: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  404: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  405: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  406: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  407: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  408: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  409: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  410: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  411: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  412: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  413: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  414: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  415: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  416: 
  417: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  418: 
  419: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  420: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  421: Japan*
  422: 
  423: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  424: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  425: for meeting information.[more detail on
  426: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  427: 
  428: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  429: 
  430: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  431: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  432: Okinawa, Japan*
  433: 
  434: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  435: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  436: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  437: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  438: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  439: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  440: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  441: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  442: 
  443: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  444: 
  445: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  446: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  447: Japan*
  448: 
  449: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  450: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  451: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  452: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  453: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  454: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  455: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  456: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  457: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  458: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  459: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  460: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  461: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  462: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  463: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  464: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  465: 
  466: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  467: 
  468: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  469: 
  470: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  471: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  472: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  473: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  474: cases or notebooks.
  475: 
  476: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  477: more information.
  478: 
  479: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  480: 
  481: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  482: 
  483: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  484: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  485: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  486: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  487: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  488: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  489: 
  490: See [the call for
  491: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  492: for details.
  493: 
  494: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  495: 
  496: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  497: 
  498: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  499: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  500: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  501: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  502: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  503: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  504: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  505: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  506: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  507: these.
  508: 
  509: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  510: 
  511: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  512: 
  513: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  514: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  515: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  516: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  517: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  518: 
  519: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  520: 
  521: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  522: 
  523: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  524: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  525: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  526: BSD related talks.
  527: 
  528: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  529: information.
  530: 
  531: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  532: 
  533: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  534: 
  535: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  536: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  537: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  538: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  539: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  540: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  541: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  542: 
  543: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  544: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  545: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  546: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  547: Japan NetBSD Users
  548: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  549: 
  550: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  551: 
  552: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  553: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  554: 
  555: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  556: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  557: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  558: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  559: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  560: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  561: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  562: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  563: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  564: 
  565: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  566: 
  567: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  568: 
  569: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  570: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  571: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  572: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  573: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  574: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  575: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  576: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  577: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  578: 
  579: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  580: 
  581: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  582: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  583: 
  584: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  585: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  586: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  587: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  588: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  589: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  590: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  591: 
  592: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  593: 
  594: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  595: 
  596: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  597: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  598: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  599: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  600: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  601: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  602: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  603: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  604: 
  605: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  606: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  607: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  608: 
  609: Please see [this
  610: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  611: for details.
  612: 
  613: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  614: 
  615: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  616: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  617: 
  618: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  619: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  620: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  621: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  622: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  623: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  624: 
  625: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  626: 
  627: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  628: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  629: 
  630: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  631: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  632: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  633: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  634: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  635: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  636: 
  637: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  638: 
  639: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  640: 
  641: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  642: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  643: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  644: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  645: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  646: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  647: 
  648: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  649: 
  650: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  651: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  652: Japan*
  653: 
  654: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  655: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  656: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  657: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  658: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  659: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  660: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  661: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  662: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  663: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  664: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  665: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  666: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  667: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  668: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  669: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  670: found at OSC booth" by
  671: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  672: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  673: 
  674: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  675: 
  676: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  677: 
  678: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  679: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  680: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  681: 
  682: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  683: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  684: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  685: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  686: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  687: 
  688: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  689: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  690: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  691: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  692: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  693: regular meeting.
  694: 
  695: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  696: 
  697: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  698: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  699: Okinawa, Japan*
  700: 
  701: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  702: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  703: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  704: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  705: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  706: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  707: 
  708: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  709: 
  710: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  711: 
  712: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  713: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  714: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  715: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  716: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  717: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  718: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  719: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  720: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  721: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  722: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  723: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  724: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  725: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  726: 
  727: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  728: 
  729: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  730: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  731: 
  732: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  733: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  734: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  735: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  736: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  737: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  738: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  739: 
  740: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  741: 
  742: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  743: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  744: 
  745: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  746: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  747: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  748: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  749: demonstrations (
  750: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  751: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  752: 
  753: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  754: 
  755: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  756: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  757: San Diego, California, USA*
  758: 
  759: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  760: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  761: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  762: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  763: on day one of the conference.
  764: 
  765: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  766: 
  767: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  768: Augustin, Germany*
  769: 
  770: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  771: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  772: 
  773: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  774: 
  775: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  776: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  777: 
  778: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  779: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  780: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  781: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  782: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  783: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
  784: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
  785: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
  786: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
  787: SHARP,X68K on
  788: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
  789: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
  790: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
  791: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
  792: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
  793: updates presetation by
  794: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
  795: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
  796: 
  797: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
  798: 
  799: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
  800: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
  801: 
  802: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  803: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  804: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  805: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  806: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
  807: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
  808: 
  809: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  810: 
  811: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  812: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  813: Japan*
  814: 
  815: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
  816: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
  817: for meeting information.
  818: 
  819: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
  820: 
  821: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
  822: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
  823: 
  824: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
  825: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
  826: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
  827: release branch.
  828: 
  829: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
  830: 
  831: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
  832: 
  833: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  834: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  835: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  836: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  837: with [Building NetBSD on
  838: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
  839: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
  840: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
  841: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
  842: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
  843: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
  844: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
  845: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
  846: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
  847: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
  848: 
  849: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
  850: 
  851: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
  852: 
  853: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
  854: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
  855: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
  856: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
  857: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
  858: 
  859: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
  860: more information.
  861: 
  862: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
  863: 
  864: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
  865: 
  866: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
  867: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  868: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
  869: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  870: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
  871: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
  872: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
  873: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  874: 
  875: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
  876: 
  877: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
  878: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  879: Japan*
  880: 
  881: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  882: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  883: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  884: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  885: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  886: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
  887: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
  888: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
  889: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
  890: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
  891: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
  892: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
  893: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
  894: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
  895: 
  896: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
  897: 
  898: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
  899: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
  900: 
  901: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
  902: 
  903: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
  904: 
  905: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  906: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
  907: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
  908: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
  909: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
  910: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  911: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
  912: demonstrations.
  913: 
  914: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
  915: 
  916: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  917: 
  918: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
  919: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  920: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  921: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  922: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  923: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  924: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  925: 
  926: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
  927: 
  928: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
  929: 
  930: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  931: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  932: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  933: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
  934: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
  935: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
  936: port history by
  937: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
  938: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
  939: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
  940: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
  941: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
  942: [[ustream live
  943: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
  944: 
  945: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
  946: 
  947: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
  948: 
  949: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
  950: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
  951: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
  952: talks.
  953: 
  954: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
  955: information.
  956: 
  957: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  958: 
  959: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  960: 
  961: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  962: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
  963: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  964: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
  965: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
  966: [WZero3 live
  967: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
  968: [Zaurus live
  969: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
  970: [Translate NetBSD man with
  971: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
  972: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
  973: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
  974: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
  975: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
  976: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
  977: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
  978: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
  979: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
  980: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
  981: 
  982: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
  983: 
  984: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
  985: 
  986: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  987: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
  988: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
  989: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
  990: with hpcsh { [Persona
  991: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
  992: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
  993: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
  994: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
  995: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
  996: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
  997: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
  998: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
  999: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1000: i386 { [aspire
 1001: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1002: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1003: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1004: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1005: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1006: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1007: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1008: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1009: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1010: 
 1011: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1012: 
 1013: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1014: 
 1015: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1016: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1017: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1018: necessary.
 1019: 
 1020: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1021: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1022: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1023: for details.
 1024: 
 1025: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1026: 
 1027: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1028: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1029: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1030: 
 1031: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1032: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , 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 hpc{
 1035: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1036: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1037: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1038: 
 1039: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1040: 
 1041: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1042: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1043: 
 1044: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1045: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1046: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1047: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1048: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1049: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1050: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1051: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1052: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1053: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1054: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1055: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1056: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1057: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1058: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1059: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1060: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1061: 
 1062: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1063: 
 1064: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1065: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1066: 
 1067: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1068: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1069: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1070: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1071: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1072: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1073: 
 1074: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1075: 
 1076: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1077: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1078: 
 1079: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1080: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1081: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1082: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1083: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1084: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1085: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1086: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1087: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1088: enigmatic machines by
 1089: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1090: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1091: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1092: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1093: 
 1094: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1095: 
 1096: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1097: 
 1098: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1099: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1100: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1101: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1102: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1103: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1104: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1105: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1106: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1107: 
 1108: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1109: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1110: 
 1111: For more information please visit the website
 1112: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1113: 
 1114: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1115: 
 1116: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1117: 
 1118: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1119: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1120: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1121: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1122: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1123: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1124: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1125: 
 1126: For more information please visit the website
 1127: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1128: 
 1129: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1130: 
 1131: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1132: 
 1133: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1134: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1135: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1136: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1137: Netherlands.
 1138: 
 1139: For more information please visit the website
 1140: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1141: 
 1142: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1143: 
 1144: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1145: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1146: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1147: 
 1148: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1149: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1150: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1151: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1152: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1153: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1154: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1155: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1156: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1157: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1158: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1159: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1160: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1161: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1162: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1163: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1164: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1165: 
 1166: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1167: 
 1168: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1169: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1170: Okinawa, Japan*
 1171: 
 1172: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1173: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1174: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1175: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1176: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1177: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1178: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1179: 
 1180: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1181: 
 1182: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1183: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1184: Fukushima, Japan*
 1185: 
 1186: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1187: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1188: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1189: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1190: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1191: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1192: 
 1193: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1194: 
 1195: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1196: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1197: Japan*
 1198: 
 1199: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1200: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1201: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1202: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1203: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1204: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1205: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1206: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1207: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1208: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1209: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1210: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1211: 
 1212: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1213: 
 1214: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1215: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1216: 
 1217: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1218: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1219: 
 1220: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1221: 
 1222: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1223: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1224: 
 1225: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1226: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1227: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1228: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1229: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1230: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1231: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1232: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1233: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1234: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1235: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1236: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1237: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1238: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1239: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1240: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1241: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1242: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1243: will never die!
 1244: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1245: and
 1246: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1247: by tsutsui.
 1248: 
 1249: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1250: 
 1251: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1252: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1253: Japan*
 1254: 
 1255: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1256: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1257: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1258: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1259: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1260: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1261: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1262: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1263: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1264: keysign party by soda.
 1265: 
 1266: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1267: 
 1268: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1269: 
 1270: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1271: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1272: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1273: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1274: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1275: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1276: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1277: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1278: 
 1279: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1280: 
 1281: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1282: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1283: 
 1284: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1285: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1286: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1287: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1288: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1289: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1290: 
 1291: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1292: 
 1293: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1294: 
 1295: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1296: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1297: May 2011.
 1298: 
 1299: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1300: 
 1301: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1302: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1303: 
 1304: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1305: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1306: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1307: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1308: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1309: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1310: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1311: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1312: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1313: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1314: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1315: 
 1316: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1317: 
 1318: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1319: 
 1320: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1321: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1322: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1323: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1324: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1325: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1326: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1327: 
 1328: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1329: 
 1330: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1331: Oita, Japan*
 1332: 
 1333: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1334: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1335: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1336: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1337: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1338: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1339: 
 1340: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1341: 
 1342: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1343: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1344: 
 1345: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1346: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1347: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1348: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1349: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1350: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1351: 
 1352: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1353: 
 1354: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1355: Belgium*
 1356: 
 1357: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1358: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1359: 
 1360: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1361: in the BSD devroom
 1362: 
 1363: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1364: 
 1365: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1366: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1367: Japan*
 1368: 
 1369: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1370: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1371: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1372: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1373: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1374: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1375: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1376: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1377: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1378: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1379: 
 1380: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1381: 
 1382: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1383: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1384: 
 1385: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1386: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1387: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1388: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1389: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1390: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1391: 
 1392: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1393: 
 1394: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1395: 
 1396: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1397: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1398: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1399: focused.
 1400: 
 1401: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1402: 
 1403: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1404: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1405: 
 1406: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1407: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1408: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1409: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1410: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1411: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1412: 
 1413: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1414: 
 1415: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1416: 
 1417: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1418: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1419: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1420: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1421: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1422: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1423: 
 1424: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1425: 
 1426: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1427: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1428: 
 1429: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1430: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1431: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1432: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1433: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1434: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1435: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1436: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1437: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1438: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1439: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1440: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1441: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1442: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1443: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1444: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1445: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1446: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1447: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1448: tsutsui)
 1449: 
 1450: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1451: 
 1452: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1453: 
 1454: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1455: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1456: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1457: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1458: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1459: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1460: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1461: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1462: 
 1463: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1464: 
 1465: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1466: 
 1467: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1468: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1469: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1470: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1471: 
 1472: For more information please visit the website
 1473: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1474: 
 1475: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1476: 
 1477: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1478: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1479: Okinawa, Japan*
 1480: 
 1481: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1482: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1483: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1484: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1485: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1486: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1487: 
 1488: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1489: 
 1490: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1491: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1492: 
 1493: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1494: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1495: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1496: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1497: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1498: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1499: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1500: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1501: 
 1502: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1503: 
 1504: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1505: 
 1506: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1507: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1508: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1509: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1510: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1511: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1512: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1513: 
 1514: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1515: 
 1516: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1517: 
 1518: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1519: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1520: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1521: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1522: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1523: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1524: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1525: 
 1526: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1527: 
 1528: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1529: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1530: Japan*
 1531: 
 1532: See [this
 1533: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1534: for meeting information.
 1535: 
 1536: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1537: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1538: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1539: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1540: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1541: 
 1542: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1543: 
 1544: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1545: 
 1546: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1547: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1548: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1549: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1550: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1551: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1552: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1553: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1554: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1555: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1556: 
 1557: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1558: 
 1559: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1560: 
 1561: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1562: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1563: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1564: in a shared BSD booth.
 1565: 
 1566: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1567: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1568: 
 1569: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1570: 
 1571: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1572: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1573: 
 1574: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1575: 
 1576: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1577: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1578: 
 1579: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1580: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1581: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1582: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1583: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1584: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1585: 
 1586: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1587: 
 1588: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1589: 
 1590: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1591: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1592: 
 1593: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1594: 
 1595: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1596: 
 1597: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1598: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1599: May 2010.
 1600: 
 1601: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1602: 
 1603: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1604: 
 1605: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1606: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1607: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1608: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1609: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1610: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1611: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1612: 
 1613: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1614: 
 1615: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1616: 
 1617: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1618: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1619: 
 1620: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1621: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1622: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1623: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1624: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1625: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1626: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1627: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1628: 
 1629: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1630: 
 1631: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1632: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1633: 
 1634: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1635: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1636: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1637: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1638: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1639: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1640: 
 1641: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1642: 
 1643: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1644: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1645: 
 1646: The [February 2010
 1647: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1648: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1649: 
 1650: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1651: 
 1652: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1653: Belgium*
 1654: 
 1655: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1656: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1657: 
 1658: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1659: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1660: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1661: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1662: 
 1663: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1664: 
 1665: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1666: Oita, Japan*
 1667: 
 1668: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1669: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1670: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1671: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1672: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1673: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1674: 
 1675: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1676: 
 1677: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1678: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1679: 
 1680: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1681: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1682: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1683: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1684: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1685: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1686: 
 1687: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1688: 
 1689: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1690: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1691: 
 1692: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1693: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1694: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1695: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1696: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1697: demonstration.
 1698: 
 1699: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1700: 
 1701: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1702: 
 1703: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1704: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1705: major BSDs.
 1706: 
 1707: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1708: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1709: 
 1710: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1711: 
 1712: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1713: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1714: 
 1715: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1716: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1717: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1718: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1719: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1720: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1721: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1722: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1723: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1724: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1725: 
 1726: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1727: 
 1728: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1729: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1730: 
 1731: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1732: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1733: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1734: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1735: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1736: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1737: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1738: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1739: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1740: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1741: 
 1742: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1743: 
 1744: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1745: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1746: Okinawa, Japan*
 1747: 
 1748: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1749: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1750: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1751: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1752: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1753: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1754: 
 1755: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1756: 
 1757: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1758: 
 1759: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1760: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1761: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1762: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1763: 
 1764: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1765: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1766: 
 1767: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1768: 
 1769: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1770: 
 1771: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1772: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , 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 [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1775: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1776: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1777: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1778: 
 1779: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 1780: 
 1781: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 1782: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 1783: 
 1784: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1785: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , 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 [Echigo BSD Users
 1788: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 1789: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1790: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1791: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1792: 
 1793: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 1794: 
 1795: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1796: 
 1797: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1798: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1799: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1800: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1801: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 1802: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 1803: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 1804: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 1805: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 1806: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1807: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1808: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1809: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 1810: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 1811: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 1812: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 1813: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 1814: 
 1815: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1816: 
 1817: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 1818: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1819: Japan*
 1820: 
 1821: See [this
 1822: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 1823: for meeting information.
 1824: 
 1825: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 1826: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 1827: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 1828: party.
 1829: 
 1830: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 1831: 
 1832: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 1833: 
 1834: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 1835: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1836: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 1837: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1838: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 1839: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 1840: 
 1841: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 1842: 
 1843: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 1844: 
 1845: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 1846: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 1847: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 1848: systems at the exhibition.
 1849: 
 1850: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 1851: 
 1852: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1853: 
 1854: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1855: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1856: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1857: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 1858: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 1859: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1860: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 1861: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 1862: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 1863: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 1864: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 1865: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 1866: 
 1867: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 1868: 
 1869: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 1870: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1871: 
 1872: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1873: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1874: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1875: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1876: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 1877: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1878: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1879: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1880: 
 1881: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 1882: 
 1883: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1884: 
 1885: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 1886: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 1887: May 2009.
 1888: 
 1889: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 1890: 
 1891: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 1892: 
 1893: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 1894: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 1895: Hannover, Germany.
 1896: 
 1897: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1898: 
 1899: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1900: 
 1901: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1902: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1903: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1904: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1905: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1906: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1907: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1908: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 1909: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 1910: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 1911: and [NetBSD
 1912: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 1913: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1914: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 1915: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 1916: 
 1917: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 1918: 
 1919: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 1920: 
 1921: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 1922: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 1923: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 1924: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 1925: 
 1926: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 1927: 
 1928: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 1929: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1930: 
 1931: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1932: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1933: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1934: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 1935: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 1936: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1937: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1938: 
 1939: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 1940: 
 1941: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 1942: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 1943: the community.
 1944: 
 1945: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 1946: 
 1947: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 1948: 
 1949: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 1950: 
 1951: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 1952: 
 1953: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 1954: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1955: 
 1956: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1957: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , 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 demonstration.
 1962: 
 1963: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 1964: 
 1965: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 1966: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 1967: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1968: 
 1969: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1970: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1971: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1972: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1973: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1974: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 1975: 
 1976: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 1977: 
 1978: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 1979: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 1980: 
 1981: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1982: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1983: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1984: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1985: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1986: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1987: 
 1988: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 1989: 
 1990: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 1991: 
 1992: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 1993: 
 1994: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 1995: 
 1996: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1997: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1998: 
 1999: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2000: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2001: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2002: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2003: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2004: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2005: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2006: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2007: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2008: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2009: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2010: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2011: 
 2012: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2013: 
 2014: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2015: 
 2016: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2017: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2018: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2019: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2020: 
 2021: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2022: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2023: 
 2024: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2025: 
 2026: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2027: 
 2028: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2029: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2030: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2031: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2032: 
 2033: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2034: 
 2035: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2036: 
 2037: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2038: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2039: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2040: 
 2041: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2042: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2043: 
 2044: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2045: 
 2046: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2047: 
 2048: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2049: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2050: 
 2051: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2052: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2053: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2054: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2055: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2056: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2057: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2058: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2059: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2060: [Itojun Service
 2061: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2062: 
 2063: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2064: 
 2065: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2066: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2067: 
 2068: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2069: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2070: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2071: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2072: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2073: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2074: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2075: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2076: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2077: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2078: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2079: 
 2080: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2081: 
 2082: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2083: 
 2084: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2085: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2086: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2087: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2088: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2089: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2090: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2091: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2092: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2093: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2094: 
 2095: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2096: 
 2097: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2098: 
 2099: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2100: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2101: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2102: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2103: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2104: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2105: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2106: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2107: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2108: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2109: all BSD machines.
 2110: 
 2111: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2112: 
 2113: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2114: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2115: Japan*
 2116: 
 2117: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2118: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2119: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2120: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2121: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2122: 
 2123: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2124: 
 2125: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2126: 
 2127: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2128: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2129: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2130: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2131: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2132: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2133: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2134: 
 2135: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2136: 
 2137: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2138: 
 2139: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2140: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2141: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2142: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2143: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2144: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2145: 
 2146: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2147: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2148: 
 2149: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2150: 
 2151: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2152: 
 2153: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2154: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2155: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2156: novices to advanced developers.
 2157: 
 2158: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2159: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2160: 
 2161: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2162: 
 2163: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2164: Spain*
 2165: 
 2166: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2167: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2168: 
 2169: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2170: 
 2171: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2172: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2173: 
 2174: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2175: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2176: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2177: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2178: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2179: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2180: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2181: 
 2182: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2183: 
 2184: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2185: 
 2186: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2187: technologies and IT security.
 2188: 
 2189: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2190: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2191: 
 2192: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2193: 
 2194: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2195: 
 2196: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2197: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2198: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2199: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2200: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2201: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2202: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2203: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2204: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2205: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2206: 
 2207: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2208: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2209: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2210: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2211: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2212: 
 2213: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2214: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2215: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2216: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2217: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2218: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2219: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2220: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2221: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2222: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2223: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2224: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2225: 
 2226: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2227: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2228: networking and virtualisation.
 2229: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2230: 
 2231: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2232: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2233: 
 2234: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2235: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2236: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2237: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2238: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2239: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2240: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2241: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2242: 
 2243: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2244: 
 2245: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2246: 
 2247: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2248: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2249: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2250: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2251: 
 2252: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2253: 
 2254: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2255: 
 2256: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2257: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2258: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2259: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2260: 
 2261: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2262: 
 2263: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2264: 
 2265: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2266: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , 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` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2273: 
 2274: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2275: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2276: Japan*
 2277: 
 2278: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2279: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2280: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2281: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2282: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2283: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2284: 
 2285: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2286: 
 2287: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2288: 
 2289: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2290: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2291: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2292: 
 2293: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2294: 
 2295: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2296: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2297: 
 2298: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2299: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2300: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2301: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2302: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2303: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2304: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2305: 
 2306: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2307: 
 2308: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2309: Niigata, Japan*
 2310: 
 2311: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2312: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2313: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2314: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2315: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2316: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2317: 
 2318: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2319: 
 2320: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2321: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2322: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2323: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2324: 
 2325: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2326: 
 2327: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2328: Turkey*
 2329: 
 2330: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2331: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2332: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2333: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2334: 
 2335: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2336: 
 2337: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2338: 
 2339: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2340: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2341: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2342: information, see the [event's
 2343: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2344: 
 2345: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2346: 
 2347: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2348: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2349: 
 2350: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2351: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2352: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2353: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2354: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2355: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2356: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2357: Presentation by
 2358: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2359: 
 2360: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2361: 
 2362: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2363: 
 2364: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2365: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2366: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2367: 
 2368: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2369: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2370: 
 2371: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2372: 
 2373: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2374: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2375: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2376: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2377: 
 2378: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2379: 
 2380: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2381: 
 2382: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2383: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2384: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2385: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2386: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2387: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2388: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2389: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2390: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2391: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2392: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2393: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2394: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2395: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2396: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2397: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2398: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2399: ).
 2400: 
 2401: [A report with some
 2402: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2403: available.
 2404: 
 2405: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2406: 
 2407: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2408: 
 2409: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2410: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2411: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2412: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2413: Switzerland.
 2414: 
 2415: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2416: report was posted to the
 2417: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2418: mailing list.
 2419: 
 2420: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2421: 
 2422: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2423: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2424: Japan*
 2425: 
 2426: See [this
 2427: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2428: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2429: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2430: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2431: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2432: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2433: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2434: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2435: sign party.
 2436: 
 2437: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2438: 
 2439: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2440: 
 2441: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2442: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2443: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2444: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2445: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2446: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2447: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2448: 
 2449: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2450: 
 2451: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2452: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2453: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2454: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2455: at the
 2456: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2457: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2458: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2459: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2460: 
 2461: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2462: information.
 2463: 
 2464: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2465: 
 2466: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2467: 
 2468: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2469: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2470: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2471: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2472: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2473: 
 2474: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2475: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2476: 
 2477: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2478: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2479: 
 2480: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2481: 
 2482: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2483: 
 2484: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2485: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2486: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2487: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2488: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2489: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2490: welcome to attend.
 2491: 
 2492: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2493: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2494: 
 2495: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2496: 
 2497: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2498: 
 2499: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2500: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2501: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2502: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2503: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2504: 
 2505: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2506: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2507: 
 2508: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2509: 
 2510: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2511: 
 2512: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2513: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2514: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2515: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2516: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2517: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2518: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2519: 
 2520: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2521: 
 2522: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2523: 
 2524: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2525: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2526: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2527: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2528: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2529: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2530: widest possible audience.
 2531: 
 2532: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2533: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2534: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2535: 
 2536: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2537: 
 2538: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2539: 
 2540: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2541: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2542: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2543: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2544: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2545: 
 2546: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2547: 
 2548: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2549: 
 2550: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2551: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2552: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2553: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2554: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2555: 
 2556: More information can be found at
 2557: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2558: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2559: German language article can be found at:
 2560: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2561: 
 2562: Ignatios also
 2563: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2564: his [slides (german
 2565: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2566: 
 2567: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2568: 
 2569: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2570: 
 2571: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2572: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2573: Brussels, Belgium.
 2574: 
 2575: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2576: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2577: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2578: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2579: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2580: 
 2581: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2582: 
 2583: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2584: 
 2585: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2586: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2587: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2588: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2589: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2590: and
 2591: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2592: 
 2593: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2594: 
 2595: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2596: 
 2597: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2598: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2599: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2600: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2601: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2602: 
 2603: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2604: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2605: and Solaris.
 2606: 
 2607: For more information, please [visit the
 2608: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2609: 
 2610: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2611: 
 2612: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2613: 
 2614: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2615: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2616: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2617: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2618: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2619: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2620: 
 2621: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2622: 
 2623: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2624: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2625: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2626: 
 2627: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2628: 
 2629: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2630: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2631: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2632: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2633: 
 2634: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2635: 
 2636: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2637: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2638: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2639: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2640: 
 2641: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2642: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2643: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2644: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2645: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2646: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2647:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2648: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2649:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2650: 
 2651: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2652: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2653: 
 2654: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2655: 
 2656: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2657: 
 2658: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2659: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2660: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2661: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2662: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2663: 
 2664: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2665: 
 2666: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2667: 
 2668: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2669: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2670: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2671: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2672: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2673: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2674: 
 2675: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2676: 
 2677: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2678: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2679: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2680: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2681: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2682: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2683: 
 2684: A report on the event is available
 2685: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2686: 
 2687: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2688: 
 2689: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2690: 
 2691: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2692: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2693: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2694: booth.
 2695: 
 2696: A report of the event can be found
 2697: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2698: 
 2699: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2700: 
 2701: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2702: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2703: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2704: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2705: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2706: 
 2707: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2708: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2709: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2710: information.
 2711: 
 2712: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2713: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2714: 
 2715: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2716: 
 2717: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2718: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2719: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2720: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2721: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2722: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2723: the booth.
 2724: 
 2725: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2726: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2727: about the event.
 2728: 
 2729: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2730: 
 2731: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2732: 
 2733: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2734: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2735: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2736: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2737: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2738: 
 2739: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2740: 
 2741: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2742: 
 2743: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2744: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2745: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2746: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2747: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2748: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2749: 
 2750: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2751: 
 2752: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2753: 
 2754: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2755: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2756: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2757: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2758: 
 2759: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2760:     FreeBSD Project
 2761: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2762:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2763:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2764:     .
 2765: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2766:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2767:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2768: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2769: 
 2770: \> See [program for
 2771: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2772: 
 2773: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2774: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2775: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2776: 
 2777: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 2778: 
 2779: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 2780: 
 2781: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 2782: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 2783: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 2784: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 2785: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 2786: developers.
 2787: 
 2788: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 2789: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 2790: during May 10-14th.
 2791: 
 2792: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 2793: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 2794: 
 2795: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 2796: 
 2797: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 2798: 
 2799: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 2800: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 2801: conference on their campus.
 2802: 
 2803: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 2804: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 2805: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2806: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 2807: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 2808: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 2809: 
 2810: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 2811: presentation proposal, please visit
 2812: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 2813: 
 2814: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 2815: 
 2816: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 2817: 
 2818: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 2819: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 2820: tutorials.
 2821: 
 2822: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 2823: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 2824: 
 2825: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 2826: 
 2827: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 2828: 
 2829: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 2830: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 2831: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 2832: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 2833: URL above.
 2834: 
 2835: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2836: 
 2837: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2838: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2839: 
 2840: See [this
 2841: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 2842: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 2843: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 2844: Codeblog.
 2845: 
 2846: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 2847: 
 2848: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 2849: 
 2850: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 2851: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 2852: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 2853: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 2854: gmail.com).
 2855: 
 2856: For more information about this event see
 2857: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 2858: 
 2859: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 2860: 
 2861: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 2862: 
 2863: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 2864: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 2865: Cons in Germany.
 2866: 
 2867: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 2868: 
 2869: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 2870: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 2871: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 2872: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 2873: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 2874: 
 2875: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 2876: net-tex.de\>.
 2877: 
 2878: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 2879: 
 2880: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 2881: 
 2882: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 2883: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 2884: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 2885: 
 2886: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 2887: 
 2888: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2889: 
 2890: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2891: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 2892: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2893: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2894: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2895: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2896: 
 2897: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 2898: 
 2899: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 2900: 
 2901: [German Unix User Group
 2902: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 2903: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 2904: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 2905: 
 2906: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 2907: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 2908: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 2909: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 2910: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 2911: 
 2912: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 2913: 
 2914: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 2915: 
 2916: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 2917: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 2918: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 2919: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 2920: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 2921: Europe.
 2922: 
 2923: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 2924: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 2925: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 2926: 
 2927: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 2928: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 2929: 
 2930: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 2931: 
 2932: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 2933: 
 2934: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 2935: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 2936: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 2937: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 2938: if you would like to help.
 2939: 
 2940: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 2941: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 2942: 
 2943: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 2944: 
 2945: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 2946: 
 2947: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 2948: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 2949: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 2950: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 2951: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 2952: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 2953: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 2954: 
 2955: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 2956: 
 2957: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 2958: 
 2959: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 2960: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2961: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2962: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2963: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2964: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2965: 
 2966: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 2967: 
 2968: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 2969: 
 2970: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 2971: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 2972: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 2973: conference venue and registration. present.
 2974: 
 2975: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 2976: 
 2977: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 2978: 
 2979: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 2980: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 2981: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 2982: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 2983: Lockhoff.
 2984: 
 2985: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 2986: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 2987: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 2988: 
 2989: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 2990: 
 2991: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 2992: 
 2993: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 2994: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 2995: others) will be presented.
 2996: 
 2997: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 2998: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 2999: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3000: 
 3001: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3002: 
 3003: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3004: especially showing NetBSD!
 3005: 
 3006: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3007: 
 3008: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3009: 
 3010: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3011: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3012: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3013: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3014: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3015: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3016: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3017: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3018: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3019: 
 3020: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3021: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3022: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3023: 
 3024: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3025: 
 3026: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3027: 
 3028: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3029: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3030: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3031: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3032: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3033: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3034: 
 3035: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3036: 
 3037: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3038: 
 3039: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3040: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3041: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3042: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3043: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3044: 
 3045: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3046: 
 3047: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3048: 
 3049: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3050: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3051: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3052: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3053: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3054: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3055: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3056: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3057: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3058: 
 3059: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3060: 
 3061: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3062: 
 3063: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3064: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3065: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3066: group page for more information.
 3067: 
 3068: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3069: 
 3070: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3071: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3072: 
 3073: See [this
 3074: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3075: meeting information.
 3076: 
 3077: A
 3078: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3079: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3080: 
 3081: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3082: 
 3083: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3084: 
 3085: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3086: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3087: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3088: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3089: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3090: organization.
 3091: 
 3092: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3093: 
 3094: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3095: 
 3096: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3097: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3098: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3099: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3100: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3101: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3102: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3103: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3104: for more details.
 3105: 
 3106: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3107: 
 3108: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3109: 
 3110: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3111: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3112: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3113: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3114: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3115: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3116: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3117: 
 3118: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3119: 
 3120: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3121: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3122: 
 3123: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3124: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3125: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3126: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3127: 
 3128: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3129: 
 3130: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3131: 
 3132: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3133: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3134: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3135: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3136: groups.
 3137: 
 3138: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3139: 
 3140: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3141: 
 3142: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3143: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3144: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3145: venue and registration.
 3146: 
 3147: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3148: 
 3149: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3150: 
 3151: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3152: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3153: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3154: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3155: 
 3156: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3157: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3158:     Live performance
 3159: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3160: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3161: 
 3162: See [program for
 3163: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3164: 
 3165: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3166: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3167: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3168: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3169: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3170: 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)).
 3171: 
 3172: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3173: 
 3174: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3175: 
 3176: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3177: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3178: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3179: 
 3180: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3181: 
 3182: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3183: 
 3184: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3185: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3186: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3187: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3188: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3189: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3190: [slides for this
 3191: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3192: 
 3193: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3194: 
 3195: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3196: 
 3197: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3198: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3199: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3200: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3201: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3202: 
 3203: More information is at
 3204: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3205: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3206: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3207: 
 3208: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3209: 
 3210: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3211: 
 3212: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3213: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3214: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3215: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3216: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3217: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3218: 
 3219: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3220: 
 3221: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3222: 
 3223: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3224: 
 3225: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3226: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3227: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3228: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3229: 
 3230: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3231: 
 3232: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3233: 
 3234: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3235: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3236: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3237: 
 3238: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3239: 
 3240: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3241: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3242: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3243: 
 3244: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3245: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3246: 
 3247: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3248: 
 3249: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3250: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3251: 
 3252: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3253: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3254: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3255: 
 3256: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3257: 
 3258: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3259: 
 3260: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3261: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3262: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3263: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3264: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3265: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3266: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3267: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3268: 
 3269: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3270: 
 3271: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3272: 
 3273: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3274: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3275: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3276: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3277: 
 3278: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3279: 
 3280: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3281: 
 3282: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3283: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3284: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3285: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3286: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3287: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3288: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3289: available.
 3290: 
 3291: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3292: 
 3293: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3294: 
 3295: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3296: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3297: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3298: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3299: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3300: 
 3301: A brief report from the conference is available
 3302: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3303: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3304: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3305: 
 3306: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3307: 
 3308: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3309: 
 3310: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3311: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3312: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3313: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3314: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3315: 
 3316: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3317: 
 3318: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3319: 
 3320: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3321: 
 3322: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3323: 
 3324: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3325: 
 3326: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3327: 
 3328: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3329: 
 3330: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3331: 
 3332: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3333: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3334: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3335: 
 3336: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3337: 
 3338: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3339: 
 3340: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3341: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3342: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3343: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3344: conference.
 3345: 
 3346: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3347: 
 3348: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3349: 
 3350: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3351: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3352: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3353: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3354: for details.
 3355: 
 3356: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3357: 
 3358: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3359: 
 3360: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3361: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3362: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3363: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3364: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3365: 
 3366: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3367: 
 3368: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3369: 
 3370: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3371: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3372: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3373: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3374: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3375: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3376: 
 3377: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3378: 
 3379: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3380: 
 3381: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3382: 
 3383: [BOF
 3384: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3385: 
 3386: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3387: 
 3388: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3389: 
 3390: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3391: 
 3392: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3393: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3394: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3395: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3396: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3397: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3398: of the BSD
 3399: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3400: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3401: conference.
 3402: 
 3403: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3404: 
 3405: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3406: 
 3407: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3408: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3409: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3410: in helping out.
 3411: 
 3412: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3413: 
 3414: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3415: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3416: 
 3417: See [this
 3418: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3419: meeting information.
 3420: 
 3421: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3422: 
 3423: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3424: 
 3425: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3426: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3427: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3428: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3429: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3430: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3431: 
 3432: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3433: 
 3434: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3435: 
 3436: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3437: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3438: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3439: NetBSD-BR.
 3440: 
 3441: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3442: 
 3443: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3444: 
 3445: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3446: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3447: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3448: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3449: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3450: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3451: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3452: 
 3453: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3454: 
 3455: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3456: 
 3457: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3458: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3459: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3460: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3461: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3462: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3463: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3464: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3465: for more information.
 3466: 
 3467: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3468: 
 3469: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3470: 
 3471: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3472: [GUUG
 3473: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3474: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3475: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3476: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3477: 
 3478: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3479: 
 3480: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3481: 
 3482: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3483: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3484: 
 3485: -   \`\`
 3486:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3487:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3488: -   \`\`
 3489:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3490:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3491: -   \`\`
 3492:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3493:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3494: 
 3495: Please see the
 3496: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3497: details. Photos are available at [this
 3498: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3499: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3500: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3501: 
 3502: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3503: 
 3504: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3505: 
 3506: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3507: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3508: France.
 3509: 
 3510: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3511: 
 3512: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3513: 
 3514: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3515: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3516: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3517: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3518: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3519: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3520: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3521: 
 3522: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3523: 
 3524: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3525: 
 3526: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3527: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3528: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3529: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3530: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3531: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3532: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3533: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3534: MailingList useful.
 3535: 
 3536: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3537: 
 3538: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3539: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3540: 
 3541: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3542: details.
 3543: 
 3544: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3545: 
 3546: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3547: 
 3548: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3549: 
 3550: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3551: 
 3552: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3553: 
 3554: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3555: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3556: administration. See
 3557: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3558: for details.
 3559: 
 3560: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3561: 
 3562: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3563: 
 3564: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3565: 
 3566: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3567: 
 3568: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3569: 
 3570: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3571: 
 3572: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3573: 
 3574: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3575: 
 3576: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3577: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3578: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3579: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3580: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3581: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3582: information.
 3583: 
 3584: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3585: 
 3586: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3587: 
 3588: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3589: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3590: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3591: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3592: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3593: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3594: is available online.
 3595: 
 3596: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3597: 
 3598: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3599: 
 3600: A lot of photos are available
 3601: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3602: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3603: 
 3604: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3605: 
 3606: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3607: 
 3608: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3609: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3610: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3611: 
 3612: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3613: Dolecek. See the [full
 3614: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3615: for details and pictures.
 3616: 
 3617: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3618: 
 3619: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3620: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3621: 
 3622: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3623: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3624: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3625: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3626: 
 3627: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3628: 
 3629: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3630: 
 3631: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3632: 
 3633: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3634: 
 3635: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3636: 
 3637: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3638: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3639: 
 3640: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3641: 
 3642: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3643: 
 3644: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3645: 
 3646: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3647: 
 3648: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3649: 
 3650: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3651: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3652: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3653: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3654: see
 3655: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3656: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3657: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3658: 
 3659: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3660: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3661: 
 3662: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3663: 
 3664: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3665: 
 3666: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3667: holding the [BSDay
 3668: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3669: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3670: for more information.
 3671: 
 3672: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3673: 
 3674: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3675: 
 3676: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3677: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3678: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3679: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3680: 
 3681: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3682: 
 3683: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3684: 
 3685: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3686: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3687: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3688: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3689: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3690: 
 3691: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3692: 
 3693: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3694: 
 3695: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3696: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3697: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3698: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3699: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3700: 
 3701: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3702: 
 3703: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3704: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3705: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3706: 
 3707: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3708: 
 3709: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3710: 
 3711: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3712: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3713: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3714: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3715: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3716: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3717: 
 3718: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3719: 
 3720: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3721: 
 3722: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3723: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3724: administration. See
 3725: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3726: for details.
 3727: 
 3728: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3729: 
 3730: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3731: 
 3732: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3733: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3734: events including several pictures is available online at
 3735: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3736: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3737: from:
 3738: 
 3739: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3740:     [
 3741:     mp3
 3742:     ]
 3743: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3744:     [
 3745:     mp3
 3746:     ]
 3747: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3748:     mit NetBSD
 3749:     [
 3750:     mp3
 3751:     ]
 3752: 
 3753: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3754: 
 3755: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3756: 
 3757: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3758: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3759: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3760: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3761: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3762: 
 3763: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3764: 
 3765: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3766: 
 3767: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3768: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3769: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3770: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3771: activities will be the:
 3772: 
 3773: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3774: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3775: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3776: 
 3777: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 3778: 
 3779: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 3780: 
 3781: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 3782: 
 3783: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 3784: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3785: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 3786: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 3787: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 3788: a [short
 3789: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 3790: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 3791: available online.
 3792: 
 3793: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 3794: 
 3795: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 3796: 
 3797: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 3798: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3799: from December 27th to 29th.
 3800: 
 3801: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3802: 
 3803: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 3804: 
 3805: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3806: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3807: administration.
 3808: 
 3809: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 3810: 
 3811: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3812: 
 3813: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 3814: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 3815: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 3816: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 3817: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 3818: for details.
 3819: 
 3820: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 3821: 
 3822: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 3823: 
 3824: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 3825: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 3826: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 3827: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 3828: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 3829: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 3830: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 3831: 
 3832: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 3833: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 3834: Germany. See
 3835: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 3836: for more information.
 3837: 
 3838: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 3839: 
 3840: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 3841: 
 3842: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 3843: 
 3844: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 3845: 
 3846: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 3847: 
 3848: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 3849: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 3850: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 3851: 
 3852: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 3853: 
 3854: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 3855: 
 3856: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 3857: 
 3858: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 3859: 
 3860: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 3861: 
 3862: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 3863: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 3864: College.
 3865: 
 3866: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 3867: 
 3868: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 3869: 
 3870: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 3871: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 3872: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 3873: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 3874: rendering cluster done with
 3875: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 3876: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 3877: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 3878: available from [Hubert's
 3879: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 3880: 
 3881: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 3882: 
 3883: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 3884: 
 3885: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 3886: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 3887: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 3888: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 3889: online.
 3890: 
 3891: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 3892: 
 3893: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 3894: 
 3895: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 3896: 
 3897: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 3898: 
 3899: *July 22, 2002*
 3900: 
 3901: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 3902: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 3903: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3904: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 3905: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 3906: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 3907: 
 3908: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3909: 
 3910: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 3911: 
 3912: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 3913: 
 3914: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 3915: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 3916: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 3917: 
 3918: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3919: 
 3920: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 3921: 
 3922: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 3923: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 3924: here](events/usenix2002/).
 3925: 
 3926: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 3927: 
 3928: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 3929: 
 3930: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 3931: 
 3932: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 3933: 
 3934: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3935: 
 3936: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 3937: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 3938: available.
 3939: 
 3940: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 3941: 
 3942: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 3943: 
 3944: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 3945: 
 3946: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3947: 
 3948: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 3949: 
 3950: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 3951: 
 3952: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 3953: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 3954: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 3955: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 3956: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 3957: 
 3958: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 3959: 
 3960: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 3961: 
 3962: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 3963: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 3964: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 3965: chance to prove their value.
 3966: 
 3967: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 3968: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 3969: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 3970: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 3971: 
 3972: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 3973: 
 3974: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3975: 
 3976: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 3977: 
 3978: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 3979: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 3980: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 3981: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 3982: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 3983: is available.
 3984: 
 3985: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 3986: 
 3987: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 3988: 
 3989: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 3990: 
 3991: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 3992: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 3993: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 3994: 
 3995: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 3996: 
 3997: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 3998: USA*
 3999: 
 4000: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4001: 
 4002: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4003: 
 4004: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4005: 
 4006: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4007: 
 4008: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4009: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4010: 
 4011: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4012: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4013: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4014: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4015: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4016: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4017: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4018: 
 4019: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4020: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4021: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4022: Emulation.
 4023: 
 4024: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4025: 
 4026: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4027: 
 4028: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4029: 
 4030: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4031: 
 4032: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4033: 
 4034: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4035: 
 4036: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4037: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4038: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4039: 
 4040: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4041: 
 4042: *September 13, 2001*
 4043: 
 4044: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4045: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4046: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4047: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4048: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4049: 
 4050: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4051: 
 4052: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4053: 
 4054: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4055: 
 4056: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4057: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4058: NetBSD booth at
 4059: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4060: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4061: from Japan.
 4062: 
 4063: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4064: 
 4065: *July 11, 2001*
 4066: 
 4067: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4068: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4069: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4070: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4071: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4072: 
 4073: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4074: 
 4075: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4076: Tokyo, Japan*
 4077: 
 4078: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4079: 
 4080: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4081: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4082: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4083: 
 4084: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4085: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4086: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4087: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4088: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4089: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4090: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4091: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4092: 
 4093: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4094: 
 4095: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4096: 
 4097: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4098: 
 4099: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4100: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4101: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4102: 
 4103: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4104: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4105: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4106: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4107: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4108: slides from this talk are available at
 4109: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4110: 
 4111: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4112: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4113: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4114: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4115: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4116: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4117: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4118: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4119: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4120: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4121: web site.
 4122: 
 4123: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4124: 
 4125: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4126: 
 4127: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4128: 
 4129: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4130: 
 4131: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4132: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4133: 
 4134: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4135: 
 4136: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4137: 
 4138: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4139: 
 4140: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4141: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4142: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4143: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4144: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4145: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4146: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4147: 
 4148: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4149: 
 4150: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4151: 
 4152: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4153: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4154: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4155: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4156: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4157: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4158: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4159: 
 4160: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4161: 
 4162: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4163: 
 4164: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4165: 
 4166: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4167: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4168: Spring is available.
 4169: 
 4170: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4171: 
 4172: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4173: 
 4174: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4175: 
 4176: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4177: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4178: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4179: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4180: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4181: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4182: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4183: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4184: 
 4185: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4186: 
 4187: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4188: 
 4189: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4190: 
 4191: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4192: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4193: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4194: other swag.
 4195: 
 4196: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4197: 
 4198: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4199: 
 4200: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4201: 
 4202: There was a [BSD BoF
 4203: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4204: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4205: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4206: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4207: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4208: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4209: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4210: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4211: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4212: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4213: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4214: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4215: BSD activity in Japan.
 4216: 
 4217: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4218: 
 4219: *December 6, 2000*
 4220: 
 4221: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4222: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4223: public.
 4224: 
 4225: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4226: 
 4227: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4228: 
 4229: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4230: 
 4231: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4232: 
 4233: *November 25, 2000*
 4234: 
 4235: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4236: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4237: announced to the public.
 4238: 
 4239: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4240: 
 4241: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4242: 
 4243: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4244: 
 4245: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4246: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4247: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4248: 
 4249: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4250: Mission.
 4251: 
 4252: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4253: 
 4254: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4255: 
 4256: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4257: 
 4258: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4259: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4260: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4261: 
 4262: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4263: David Maxwell.
 4264: 
 4265: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4266: 
 4267: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4268: 
 4269: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4270: 
 4271: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4272: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4273: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4274: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4275: 
 4276: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4277: 
 4278: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4279: 
 4280: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4281: 
 4282: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4283: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4284: 
 4285: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4286: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4287: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4288: 
 4289: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4290: is available at
 4291: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4292: 
 4293: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4294: 
 4295: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4296: 
 4297: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4298: 
 4299: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4300: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4301: fixed onsite.
 4302: 
 4303: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4304: 
 4305: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4306: 
 4307: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4308: 
 4309: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4310: 
 4311: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4312: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4313: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4314: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4315: 
 4316: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4317: 
 4318: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4319: 
 4320: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4321: 
 4322: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4323: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4324: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4325: 
 4326: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4327: 
 4328: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4329: 
 4330: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4331: 
 4332: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4333: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4334: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4335: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4336: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4337: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4338: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4339: 
 4340: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4341: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4342: 
 4343: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4344: 
 4345: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4346: 
 4347: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4348: 
 4349: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4350: followed.
 4351: 
 4352: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4353: 
 4354: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4355: 
 4356: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4357: 
 4358: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4359: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4360: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4361: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4362: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4363: giving a talk.
 4364: 
 4365: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4366: 
 4367: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4368: 
 4369: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4370: 
 4371: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4372: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4373: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4374: gave a [technical session on
 4375: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4376: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4377: session on
 4378: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4379: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4380: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4381: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4382: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4383: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4384: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4385: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4386: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4387: 
 4388: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4389: The NetBSD Mission.
 4390: 
 4391: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4392: 
 4393: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4394: 
 4395: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4396: 
 4397: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4398: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4399: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4400: 
 4401: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4402: 
 4403: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4404: 
 4405: [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)
 4406: 
 4407: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4408: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4409: \*BSD followed.
 4410: 
 4411: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4412: 
 4413: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4414: 
 4415: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4416: 
 4417: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4418: Mission.
 4419: 
 4420: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4421: 
 4422: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4423: 
 4424: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4425: 
 4426: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4427: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4428: snapshot CDs were available.
 4429: 
 4430: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4431: 
 4432: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4433: 
 4434: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4435: 
 4436: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4437: 
 4438: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4439: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4440: 
 4441: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4442: 
 4443: *March 19, 2000*
 4444: 
 4445: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4446: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4447: announced to the public.
 4448: 
 4449: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4450: 
 4451: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4452: 
 4453: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4454: 
 4455: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4456: 3rd.
 4457: 
 4458: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4459: 
 4460: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4461: 
 4462: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4463: 
 4464: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4465: 
 4466: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4467: Dec 18.
 4468: 
 4469: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4470: 
 4471: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4472: 
 4473: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4474: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4475: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4476: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4477: 
 4478: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4479: 
 4480: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4481: 
 4482: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4483: 
 4484: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4485: 
 4486: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4487: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4488: 
 4489: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4490: Mission.
 4491: 
 4492: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4493: 
 4494: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4495: 
 4496: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4497: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4498: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4499: 
 4500: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4501: 
 4502: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4503: 
 4504: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4505: 
 4506: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4507: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4508: 
 4509: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4510: 
 4511: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4512: 
 4513: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4514: 
 4515: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4516: 
 4517: *August 26, 1999*
 4518: 
 4519: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4520: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4521: announced to the public.
 4522: 
 4523: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4524: 
 4525: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4526: 
 4527: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4528: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4529: 
 4530: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4531: 
 4532: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4533: 
 4534: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4535: 
 4536: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4537: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4538: package system.
 4539: 
 4540: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4541: 
 4542: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4543: 
 4544: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4545: 
 4546: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4547: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4548: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4549: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4550: 
 4551: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4552: 
 4553: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4554: 
 4555: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4556: 
 4557: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4558: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4559: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4560: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4561: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4562: checkpointing in userspace.
 4563: 
 4564: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4565: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4566: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4567: 
 4568: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4569: 
 4570: *May 12, 1999*
 4571: 
 4572: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4573: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4574: public.
 4575: 
 4576: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4577: 
 4578: *December 23, 1998*
 4579: 
 4580: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4581: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4582: announced to the public.
 4583: 
 4584: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4585: 
 4586: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4587: 
 4588: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4589: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4590: in San Jose, CA.
 4591: 
 4592: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4593: 
 4594: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4595: 
 4596: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4597: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4598: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4599: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4600: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4601: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4602: 
 4603: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4604: 
 4605: *May 29, 1998*
 4606: 
 4607: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4608: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4609: announced to the public.
 4610: 
 4611: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4612: 
 4613: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4614: 
 4615: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4616: 
 4617: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4618: 
 4619: *March 9, 1998*
 4620: 
 4621: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4622: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4623: released.
 4624: 
 4625: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4626: 
 4627: *January 4, 1998*
 4628: 
 4629: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4630: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4631: public.
 4632: 
 4633: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4634: 
 4635: *May 20, 1997*
 4636: 
 4637: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4638: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4639: announced to the public.
 4640: 
 4641: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4642: 
 4643: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4644: 
 4645: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4646: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4647: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4648: 
 4649: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4650: 
 4651: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4652: 
 4653: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4654: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4655: 
 4656: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4657: 
 4658: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4659: 
 4660: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4661: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4662: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4663: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4664: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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