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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: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
   12: 
   13: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
   14: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
   15: 
   16: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   17: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there will be a NetBSD
   18: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   19: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   20: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
   21: 
   22: 
   23: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
   24: 
   25: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
   26: 
   27: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   28: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   29: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   30: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   31: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
   32: 
   33: Past Events
   34: -----------
   35: 
   36: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
   37: 
   38: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
   39: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
   40: Japan*
   41: 
   42: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
   43: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
   44: for meeting information and 
   45: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
   46: 
   47: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
   48: 
   49: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
   50: 
   51: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
   52: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   53: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   54: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   55: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   56: 
   57: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
   58: 
   59: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
   60: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
   61: Okinawa, Japan*
   62: 
   63: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   64: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
   65: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   66: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
   67: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
   68: 
   69: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
   70: 
   71: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
   72: 
   73: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   74: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
   75: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   76: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   77: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
   78: 
   79: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
   80: 
   81: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
   82: 
   83: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   84: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
   85: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   86: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   87: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
   88: 
   89: 
   90: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
   91: 
   92: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
   93: 
   94: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   95: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
   96: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   97: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   98: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
   99: 
  100: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  101: 
  102: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  103: 
  104: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  105: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  106: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  107: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  108: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  109: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  110: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  111: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  112: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  113: 
  114: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  115: 
  116: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  117: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  118: 
  119: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  120: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  121: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  122: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  123: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  124: 
  125: 
  126: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  127: 
  128: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  129: 
  130: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  131: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  132: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  133: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  134: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  135: 
  136: 
  137: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  138: 
  139: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  140: 
  141: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  142: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  143: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  144: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  145: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  146: 
  147: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  148: 
  149: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  150: 
  151: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  152: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  153: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  154: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  155: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  156: 
  157: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  158: 
  159: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  160: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  161: 
  162: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  163: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  164: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  165: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  166: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  167: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  168: 
  169: 
  170: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  171: 
  172: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  173: 
  174: 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.
  175: 
  176: 
  177: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  178: 
  179: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  180: 
  181: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  182: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  183: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  184: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  185: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  186: 
  187: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  188: 
  189: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  190: 
  191: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  192: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  193: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  194: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  195: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  196: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  197: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  198: 
  199: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  200: 
  201: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  202: 
  203: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  204: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  205: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  206: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  207: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  208: 
  209: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  210: 
  211: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  212: 
  213: 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.
  214: 
  215: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  216: 
  217: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  218: 
  219: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  220: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  221: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  222: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  223: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  224: 
  225: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  226: 
  227: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  228: 
  229: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  230: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  231: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  232: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  233: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  234: 
  235: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  236: 
  237: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  238: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  239: 
  240: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  241: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  242: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  243: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  244: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  245: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  246: 
  247: 
  248: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  249: 
  250: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  251: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  252: Okinawa, Japan*
  253: 
  254: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  255: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  256: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  257: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  258: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  259: 
  260: 
  261: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  262: 
  263: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  264: 
  265: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  266: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  267: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  268: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  269: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  270: 
  271: 
  272: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  273: 
  274: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  275: 
  276: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  277: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  278: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  279: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  280: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  281: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  282: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  283: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  284: 
  285: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  286: 
  287: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  288: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  289: 
  290: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  291: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  292: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  293: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  294: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  295: 
  296: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  297: 
  298: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  299: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  300: 
  301: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  302: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  303: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  304: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  305: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  306: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  307: 
  308: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  309: 
  310: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  311: 
  312: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  313: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  314: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  315: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  316: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  317: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  318: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  319: 
  320: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  321: 
  322: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  323: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  324: 
  325: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  326: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  327: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  328: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  329: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  330: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  331: 
  332: 
  333: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  334: 
  335: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  336: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  337: Japan*
  338: 
  339: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  340: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  341: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  342: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  343: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  344: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  345: 
  346: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  347: 
  348: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  349: 
  350: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  351: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  352: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  353: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  354: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  355: 
  356: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  357: 
  358: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  359: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  360: 
  361: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  362: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-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: 
  369: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  370: 
  371: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  372: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  373: Okinawa, Japan*
  374: 
  375: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  376: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  377: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  378: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  379: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  380: 
  381: 
  382: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  383: 
  384: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  385: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  386: 
  387: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  388: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  389: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  390: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  391: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  392: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  393: 
  394: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  395: 
  396: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  397: 
  398: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  399: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  400: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  401: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  402: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  403: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  404: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  405: 
  406: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  407: 
  408: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  409: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  410: 
  411: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  412: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  413: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  414: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  415: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  416: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  417: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  418: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  419: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  420: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  421: 
  422: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  423: 
  424: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  425: 
  426: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  427: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  428: 
  429: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  430: 
  431: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  432: 
  433: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  434: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  435: 
  436: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  437: 
  438: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  439: 
  440: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  441: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  442: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  443: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  444: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  445: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  446: 
  447: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  448: 
  449: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  450: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  451: 
  452: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  453: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  454: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  455: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  456: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  457: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  458: 
  459: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  460: 
  461: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  462: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  463: 
  464: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  465: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  466: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  467: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  468: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  469: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  470: 
  471: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  472: 
  473: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  474: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  475: 
  476: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  477: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  478: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  479: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  480: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  481: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  482: 
  483: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  484: 
  485: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  486: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  487: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  488: 
  489: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  490: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  491: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  492: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  493: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  494: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  495: 
  496: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  497: 
  498: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  499: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  500: 
  501: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  502: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  503: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  504: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  505: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  506: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  507: 
  508: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  509: 
  510: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  511: Campus
  512: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  513: Germany*
  514: 
  515: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  516: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  517: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  518: answering users' questions.
  519: 
  520: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  521: 
  522: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  523: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  524: 
  525: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  526: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  527: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  528: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  529: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  530: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  531: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  532: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  533: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  534: hardfloat
  535: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  536: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  537: 
  538: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  539: 
  540: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  541: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  542: 
  543: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  544: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  545: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  546: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  547: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  548: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  549: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  550: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  551: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  552: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  553: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  554: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  555: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  556: 
  557: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  558: 
  559: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  560: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  561: Japan*
  562: 
  563: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  564: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  565: for meeting information.[more detail on
  566: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  567: 
  568: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  569: 
  570: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  571: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  572: Okinawa, Japan*
  573: 
  574: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  575: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  576: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  577: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  578: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  579: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  580: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  581: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  582: 
  583: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  584: 
  585: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  586: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  587: Japan*
  588: 
  589: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  590: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  591: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  592: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  593: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  594: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  595: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  596: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  597: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  598: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  599: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  600: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  601: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  602: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  603: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  604: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  605: 
  606: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  607: 
  608: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  609: 
  610: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  611: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  612: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  613: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  614: cases or notebooks.
  615: 
  616: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  617: more information.
  618: 
  619: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  620: 
  621: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  622: 
  623: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  624: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  625: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  626: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  627: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  628: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  629: 
  630: See [the call for
  631: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  632: for details.
  633: 
  634: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  635: 
  636: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  637: 
  638: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  639: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  640: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  641: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  642: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  643: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  644: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  645: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  646: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  647: these.
  648: 
  649: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  650: 
  651: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  652: 
  653: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  654: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  655: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  656: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  657: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  658: 
  659: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  660: 
  661: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  662: 
  663: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  664: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  665: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  666: BSD related talks.
  667: 
  668: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  669: information.
  670: 
  671: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  672: 
  673: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  674: 
  675: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  676: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  677: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  678: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  679: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  680: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  681: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  682: 
  683: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  684: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  685: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  686: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  687: Japan NetBSD Users
  688: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  689: 
  690: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  691: 
  692: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  693: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  694: 
  695: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  696: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  697: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  698: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  699: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  700: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  701: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  702: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  703: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  704: 
  705: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  706: 
  707: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  708: 
  709: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  710: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  711: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  712: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  713: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  714: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  715: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  716: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  717: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  718: 
  719: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  720: 
  721: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  722: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  723: 
  724: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  725: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  726: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  727: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  728: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  729: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  730: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  731: 
  732: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  733: 
  734: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  735: 
  736: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  737: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  738: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  739: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  740: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  741: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  742: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  743: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  744: 
  745: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  746: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  747: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  748: 
  749: Please see [this
  750: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  751: for details.
  752: 
  753: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  754: 
  755: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  756: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  757: 
  758: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  759: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  760: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  761: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  762: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  763: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  764: 
  765: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  766: 
  767: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  768: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  769: 
  770: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  771: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  772: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  773: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  774: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  775: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  776: 
  777: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  778: 
  779: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  780: 
  781: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  782: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  783: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  784: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  785: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  786: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  787: 
  788: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  789: 
  790: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  791: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  792: Japan*
  793: 
  794: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  795: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  796: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  797: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  798: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  799: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  800: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  801: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  802: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  803: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  804: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  805: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  806: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  807: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  808: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  809: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  810: found at OSC booth" by
  811: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  812: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  813: 
  814: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  815: 
  816: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  817: 
  818: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  819: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  820: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  821: 
  822: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  823: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  824: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  825: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  826: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  827: 
  828: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  829: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  830: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  831: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  832: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  833: regular meeting.
  834: 
  835: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  836: 
  837: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  838: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  839: Okinawa, Japan*
  840: 
  841: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  842: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  843: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  844: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  845: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  846: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  847: 
  848: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  849: 
  850: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  851: 
  852: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  853: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  854: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  855: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  856: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  857: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  858: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  859: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  860: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  861: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  862: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  863: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  864: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  865: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  866: 
  867: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  868: 
  869: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  870: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  871: 
  872: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  873: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  874: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  875: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  876: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  877: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  878: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  879: 
  880: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  881: 
  882: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  883: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  884: 
  885: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  886: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  887: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  888: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  889: demonstrations (
  890: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  891: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  892: 
  893: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  894: 
  895: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  896: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  897: San Diego, California, USA*
  898: 
  899: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  900: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  901: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  902: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  903: on day one of the conference.
  904: 
  905: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  906: 
  907: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  908: Augustin, Germany*
  909: 
  910: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  911: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  912: 
  913: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  914: 
  915: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  916: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  917: 
  918: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  919: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  920: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  921: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  922: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  923: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
  924: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
  925: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
  926: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
  927: SHARP,X68K on
  928: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
  929: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
  930: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
  931: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
  932: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
  933: updates presetation by
  934: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
  935: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
  936: 
  937: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
  938: 
  939: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
  940: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
  941: 
  942: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  943: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  944: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  945: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  946: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
  947: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
  948: 
  949: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  950: 
  951: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  952: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  953: Japan*
  954: 
  955: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
  956: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
  957: for meeting information.
  958: 
  959: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
  960: 
  961: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
  962: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
  963: 
  964: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
  965: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
  966: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
  967: release branch.
  968: 
  969: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
  970: 
  971: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
  972: 
  973: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  974: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  975: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  976: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  977: with [Building NetBSD on
  978: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
  979: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
  980: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
  981: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
  982: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
  983: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
  984: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
  985: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
  986: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
  987: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
  988: 
  989: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
  990: 
  991: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
  992: 
  993: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
  994: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
  995: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
  996: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
  997: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
  998: 
  999: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1000: more information.
 1001: 
 1002: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1003: 
 1004: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1005: 
 1006: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1007: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1008: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1009: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1010: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1011: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1012: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1013: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1014: 
 1015: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1016: 
 1017: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1018: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1019: Japan*
 1020: 
 1021: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1022: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1023: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1024: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1025: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1026: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1027: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1028: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1029: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1030: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1031: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1032: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1033: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1034: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1035: 
 1036: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1037: 
 1038: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1039: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1040: 
 1041: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1042: 
 1043: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1044: 
 1045: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1046: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1047: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1048: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1049: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1050: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1051: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1052: demonstrations.
 1053: 
 1054: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1055: 
 1056: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1057: 
 1058: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1059: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1060: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1061: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1062: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1063: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1064: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1065: 
 1066: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1067: 
 1068: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1069: 
 1070: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1071: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1072: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1073: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1074: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1075: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1076: port history by
 1077: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1078: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1079: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1080: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1081: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1082: [[ustream live
 1083: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1084: 
 1085: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1086: 
 1087: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1088: 
 1089: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1090: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1091: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1092: talks.
 1093: 
 1094: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1095: information.
 1096: 
 1097: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1098: 
 1099: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1100: 
 1101: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1102: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1103: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1104: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1105: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1106: [WZero3 live
 1107: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1108: [Zaurus live
 1109: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1110: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1111: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1112: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1113: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1114: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1115: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1116: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1117: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1118: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1119: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1120: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1121: 
 1122: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1123: 
 1124: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1125: 
 1126: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1127: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1128: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1129: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1130: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1131: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1132: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1133: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1134: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1135: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1136: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1137: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1138: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1139: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1140: i386 { [aspire
 1141: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1142: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1143: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1144: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1145: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1146: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1147: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1148: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1149: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1150: 
 1151: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1152: 
 1153: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1154: 
 1155: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1156: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1157: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1158: necessary.
 1159: 
 1160: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1161: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1162: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1163: for details.
 1164: 
 1165: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1166: 
 1167: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1168: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1169: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1170: 
 1171: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1172: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1173: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1174: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1175: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1176: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1177: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1178: 
 1179: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1180: 
 1181: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1182: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1183: 
 1184: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1185: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1186: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1187: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1188: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1189: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1190: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1191: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1192: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1193: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1194: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1195: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1196: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1197: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1198: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1199: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1200: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1201: 
 1202: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1203: 
 1204: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1205: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1206: 
 1207: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1208: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1209: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1210: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1211: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1212: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1213: 
 1214: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1215: 
 1216: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1217: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1218: 
 1219: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1220: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1221: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1222: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1223: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1224: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1225: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1226: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1227: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1228: enigmatic machines by
 1229: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1230: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1231: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1232: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1233: 
 1234: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1235: 
 1236: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1237: 
 1238: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1239: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1240: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1241: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1242: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1243: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1244: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1245: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1246: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1247: 
 1248: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1249: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1250: 
 1251: For more information please visit the website
 1252: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1253: 
 1254: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1255: 
 1256: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1257: 
 1258: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1259: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1260: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1261: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1262: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1263: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1264: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1265: 
 1266: For more information please visit the website
 1267: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1268: 
 1269: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1270: 
 1271: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1272: 
 1273: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1274: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1275: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1276: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1277: Netherlands.
 1278: 
 1279: For more information please visit the website
 1280: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1281: 
 1282: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1283: 
 1284: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1285: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1286: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1287: 
 1288: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1289: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1290: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1291: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1292: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1293: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1294: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1295: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1296: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1297: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1298: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1299: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1300: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1301: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1302: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1303: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1304: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1305: 
 1306: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1307: 
 1308: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1309: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1310: Okinawa, Japan*
 1311: 
 1312: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1313: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1314: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1315: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1316: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1317: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1318: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1319: 
 1320: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1321: 
 1322: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1323: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1324: Fukushima, Japan*
 1325: 
 1326: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1327: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1328: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1329: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1330: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1331: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1332: 
 1333: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1334: 
 1335: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1336: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1337: Japan*
 1338: 
 1339: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1340: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1341: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1342: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1343: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1344: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1345: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1346: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1347: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1348: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1349: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1350: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1351: 
 1352: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1353: 
 1354: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1355: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1356: 
 1357: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1358: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1359: 
 1360: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1361: 
 1362: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1363: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1364: 
 1365: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1366: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1367: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1368: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1369: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1370: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1371: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1372: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1373: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1374: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1375: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1376: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1377: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1378: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1379: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1380: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1381: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1382: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1383: will never die!
 1384: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1385: and
 1386: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1387: by tsutsui.
 1388: 
 1389: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1390: 
 1391: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1392: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1393: Japan*
 1394: 
 1395: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1396: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1397: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1398: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1399: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1400: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1401: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1402: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1403: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1404: keysign party by soda.
 1405: 
 1406: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1407: 
 1408: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1409: 
 1410: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1411: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1412: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1413: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1414: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1415: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1416: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1417: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1418: 
 1419: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1420: 
 1421: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1422: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1423: 
 1424: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1425: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1426: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1427: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1428: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1429: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1430: 
 1431: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1432: 
 1433: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1434: 
 1435: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1436: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1437: May 2011.
 1438: 
 1439: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1440: 
 1441: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1442: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1443: 
 1444: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1445: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1446: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1447: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1448: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1449: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1450: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1451: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1452: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1453: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1454: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1455: 
 1456: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1457: 
 1458: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1459: 
 1460: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1461: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1462: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1463: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1464: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1465: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1466: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1467: 
 1468: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1469: 
 1470: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1471: Oita, Japan*
 1472: 
 1473: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1474: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1475: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1476: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1477: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1478: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1479: 
 1480: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1481: 
 1482: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1483: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1484: 
 1485: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1486: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1487: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1488: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1489: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1490: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1491: 
 1492: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1493: 
 1494: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1495: Belgium*
 1496: 
 1497: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1498: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1499: 
 1500: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1501: in the BSD devroom
 1502: 
 1503: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1504: 
 1505: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1506: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1507: Japan*
 1508: 
 1509: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1510: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1511: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1512: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1513: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1514: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1515: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1516: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1517: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1518: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1519: 
 1520: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1521: 
 1522: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1523: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1524: 
 1525: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1526: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1527: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1528: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1529: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1530: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1531: 
 1532: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1533: 
 1534: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1535: 
 1536: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1537: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1538: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1539: focused.
 1540: 
 1541: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1542: 
 1543: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1544: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1545: 
 1546: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1547: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1548: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1549: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1550: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1551: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1552: 
 1553: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1554: 
 1555: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1556: 
 1557: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1558: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1559: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1560: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1561: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1562: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1563: 
 1564: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1565: 
 1566: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1567: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1568: 
 1569: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1570: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1571: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1572: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1573: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1574: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1575: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1576: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1577: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1578: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1579: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1580: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1581: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1582: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1583: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1584: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1585: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1586: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1587: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1588: tsutsui)
 1589: 
 1590: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1591: 
 1592: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1593: 
 1594: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1595: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1596: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1597: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1598: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1599: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1600: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1601: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1602: 
 1603: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1604: 
 1605: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1606: 
 1607: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1608: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1609: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1610: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1611: 
 1612: For more information please visit the website
 1613: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1614: 
 1615: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1616: 
 1617: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1618: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1619: Okinawa, Japan*
 1620: 
 1621: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1622: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1623: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1624: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1625: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1626: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1627: 
 1628: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1629: 
 1630: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1631: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1632: 
 1633: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1634: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1635: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1636: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1637: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1638: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1639: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1640: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1641: 
 1642: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1643: 
 1644: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1645: 
 1646: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1647: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1648: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1649: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1650: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1651: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1652: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1653: 
 1654: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1655: 
 1656: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1657: 
 1658: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1659: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1660: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1661: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1662: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1663: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1664: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1665: 
 1666: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1667: 
 1668: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1669: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1670: Japan*
 1671: 
 1672: See [this
 1673: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1674: for meeting information.
 1675: 
 1676: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1677: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1678: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1679: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1680: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1681: 
 1682: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1683: 
 1684: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1685: 
 1686: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1687: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1688: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1689: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1690: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1691: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1692: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1693: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1694: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1695: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1696: 
 1697: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1698: 
 1699: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1700: 
 1701: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1702: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1703: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1704: in a shared BSD booth.
 1705: 
 1706: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1707: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1708: 
 1709: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1710: 
 1711: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1712: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1713: 
 1714: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1715: 
 1716: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1717: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1718: 
 1719: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1720: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1721: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1722: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1723: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1724: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1725: 
 1726: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1727: 
 1728: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1729: 
 1730: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1731: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1732: 
 1733: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1734: 
 1735: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1736: 
 1737: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1738: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1739: May 2010.
 1740: 
 1741: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1742: 
 1743: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1744: 
 1745: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1746: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1747: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1748: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1749: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1750: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1751: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1752: 
 1753: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1754: 
 1755: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1756: 
 1757: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1758: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1759: 
 1760: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1761: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1762: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1763: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1764: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1765: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1766: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1767: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1768: 
 1769: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1770: 
 1771: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1772: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1773: 
 1774: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1775: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1776: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1777: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1778: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1779: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1780: 
 1781: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1782: 
 1783: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1784: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1785: 
 1786: The [February 2010
 1787: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1788: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1789: 
 1790: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1791: 
 1792: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1793: Belgium*
 1794: 
 1795: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1796: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1797: 
 1798: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1799: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1800: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1801: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1802: 
 1803: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1804: 
 1805: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1806: Oita, Japan*
 1807: 
 1808: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1809: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1810: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1811: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1812: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1813: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1814: 
 1815: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1816: 
 1817: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1818: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1819: 
 1820: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1821: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1822: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1823: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1824: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1825: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1826: 
 1827: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1828: 
 1829: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1830: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1831: 
 1832: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1833: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1834: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1835: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1836: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1837: demonstration.
 1838: 
 1839: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1840: 
 1841: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1842: 
 1843: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1844: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1845: major BSDs.
 1846: 
 1847: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1848: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1849: 
 1850: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1851: 
 1852: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1853: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1854: 
 1855: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1856: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1857: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1858: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1859: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1860: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1861: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1862: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1863: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1864: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1865: 
 1866: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1867: 
 1868: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1869: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1870: 
 1871: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1872: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1873: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1874: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1875: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1876: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1877: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1878: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1879: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1880: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1881: 
 1882: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1883: 
 1884: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1885: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1886: Okinawa, Japan*
 1887: 
 1888: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1889: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1890: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1891: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1892: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1893: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1894: 
 1895: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1896: 
 1897: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1898: 
 1899: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1900: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1901: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1902: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1903: 
 1904: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1905: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1906: 
 1907: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1908: 
 1909: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1910: 
 1911: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1912: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1913: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1914: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1915: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1916: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1917: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1918: 
 1919: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 1920: 
 1921: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 1922: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 1923: 
 1924: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1925: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1926: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1927: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1928: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 1929: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1930: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1931: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1932: 
 1933: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 1934: 
 1935: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1936: 
 1937: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1938: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1939: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1940: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1941: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 1942: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 1943: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 1944: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 1945: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 1946: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1947: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1948: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1949: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 1950: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 1951: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 1952: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 1953: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 1954: 
 1955: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1956: 
 1957: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 1958: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1959: Japan*
 1960: 
 1961: See [this
 1962: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 1963: for meeting information.
 1964: 
 1965: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 1966: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 1967: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 1968: party.
 1969: 
 1970: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 1971: 
 1972: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 1973: 
 1974: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 1975: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1976: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 1977: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1978: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 1979: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 1980: 
 1981: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 1982: 
 1983: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 1984: 
 1985: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 1986: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 1987: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 1988: systems at the exhibition.
 1989: 
 1990: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 1991: 
 1992: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1993: 
 1994: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1995: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1996: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1997: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 1998: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 1999: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2000: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2001: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2002: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2003: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2004: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2005: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2006: 
 2007: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2008: 
 2009: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2010: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2011: 
 2012: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2013: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2014: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2015: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2016: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2017: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2018: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2019: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2020: 
 2021: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2022: 
 2023: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2024: 
 2025: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2026: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2027: May 2009.
 2028: 
 2029: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2030: 
 2031: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2032: 
 2033: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2034: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2035: Hannover, Germany.
 2036: 
 2037: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2038: 
 2039: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2040: 
 2041: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2042: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2043: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2044: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2045: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2046: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2047: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2048: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2049: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2050: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2051: and [NetBSD
 2052: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2053: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2054: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2055: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2056: 
 2057: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2058: 
 2059: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2060: 
 2061: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2062: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2063: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2064: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2065: 
 2066: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2067: 
 2068: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2069: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2070: 
 2071: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2072: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2073: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2074: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2075: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2076: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2077: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2078: 
 2079: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2080: 
 2081: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2082: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2083: the community.
 2084: 
 2085: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2086: 
 2087: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2088: 
 2089: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2090: 
 2091: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2092: 
 2093: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2094: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2095: 
 2096: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2097: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2098: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2099: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2100: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2101: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2102: 
 2103: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2104: 
 2105: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2106: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2107: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2108: 
 2109: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2110: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2111: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2112: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2113: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2114: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2115: 
 2116: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2117: 
 2118: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2119: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2120: 
 2121: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2122: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2123: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2124: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2125: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2126: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2127: 
 2128: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2129: 
 2130: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2131: 
 2132: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2133: 
 2134: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2135: 
 2136: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2137: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2138: 
 2139: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2140: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2141: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2142: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2143: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2144: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2145: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2146: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2147: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2148: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2149: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2150: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2151: 
 2152: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2153: 
 2154: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2155: 
 2156: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2157: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2158: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2159: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2160: 
 2161: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2162: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2163: 
 2164: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2165: 
 2166: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2167: 
 2168: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2169: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2170: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2171: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2172: 
 2173: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2174: 
 2175: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2176: 
 2177: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2178: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2179: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2180: 
 2181: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2182: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2183: 
 2184: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2185: 
 2186: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2187: 
 2188: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2189: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2190: 
 2191: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2192: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2193: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2194: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2195: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2196: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2197: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2198: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2199: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2200: [Itojun Service
 2201: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2202: 
 2203: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2204: 
 2205: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2206: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2207: 
 2208: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2209: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2210: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2211: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2212: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2213: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2214: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2215: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2216: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2217: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2218: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2219: 
 2220: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2221: 
 2222: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2223: 
 2224: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2225: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2226: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2227: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2228: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2229: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2230: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2231: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2232: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2233: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2234: 
 2235: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2236: 
 2237: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2238: 
 2239: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2240: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2241: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2242: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2243: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2244: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2245: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2246: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2247: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2248: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2249: all BSD machines.
 2250: 
 2251: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2252: 
 2253: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2254: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2255: Japan*
 2256: 
 2257: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2258: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2259: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2260: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2261: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2262: 
 2263: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2264: 
 2265: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2266: 
 2267: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2268: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2269: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2270: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2271: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2272: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2273: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2274: 
 2275: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2276: 
 2277: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2278: 
 2279: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2280: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2281: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2282: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2283: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2284: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2285: 
 2286: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2287: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2288: 
 2289: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2290: 
 2291: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2292: 
 2293: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2294: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2295: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2296: novices to advanced developers.
 2297: 
 2298: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2299: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2300: 
 2301: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2302: 
 2303: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2304: Spain*
 2305: 
 2306: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2307: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2308: 
 2309: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2310: 
 2311: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2312: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2313: 
 2314: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2315: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2316: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2317: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2318: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2319: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2320: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2321: 
 2322: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2323: 
 2324: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2325: 
 2326: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2327: technologies and IT security.
 2328: 
 2329: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2330: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2331: 
 2332: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2333: 
 2334: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2335: 
 2336: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2337: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2338: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2339: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2340: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2341: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2342: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2343: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2344: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2345: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2346: 
 2347: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2348: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2349: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2350: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2351: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2352: 
 2353: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2354: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2355: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2356: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2357: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2358: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2359: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2360: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2361: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2362: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2363: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2364: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2365: 
 2366: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2367: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2368: networking and virtualisation.
 2369: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2370: 
 2371: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2372: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2373: 
 2374: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2375: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2376: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2377: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2378: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2379: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2380: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2381: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2382: 
 2383: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2384: 
 2385: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2386: 
 2387: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2388: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2389: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2390: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2391: 
 2392: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2393: 
 2394: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2395: 
 2396: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2397: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2398: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2399: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2400: 
 2401: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2402: 
 2403: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2404: 
 2405: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2406: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2407: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2408: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2409: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2410: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2411: 
 2412: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2413: 
 2414: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2415: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2416: Japan*
 2417: 
 2418: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2419: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2420: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2421: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2422: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2423: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2424: 
 2425: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2426: 
 2427: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2428: 
 2429: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2430: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2431: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2432: 
 2433: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2434: 
 2435: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2436: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2437: 
 2438: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2439: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2440: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2441: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2442: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2443: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2444: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2445: 
 2446: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2447: 
 2448: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2449: Niigata, Japan*
 2450: 
 2451: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2452: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2453: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2454: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2455: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2456: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2457: 
 2458: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2459: 
 2460: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2461: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2462: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2463: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2464: 
 2465: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2466: 
 2467: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2468: Turkey*
 2469: 
 2470: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2471: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2472: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2473: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2474: 
 2475: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2476: 
 2477: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2478: 
 2479: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2480: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2481: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2482: information, see the [event's
 2483: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2484: 
 2485: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2486: 
 2487: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2488: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2489: 
 2490: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2491: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2492: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2493: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2494: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2495: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2496: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2497: Presentation by
 2498: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2499: 
 2500: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2501: 
 2502: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2503: 
 2504: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2505: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2506: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2507: 
 2508: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2509: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2510: 
 2511: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2512: 
 2513: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2514: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2515: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2516: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2517: 
 2518: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2519: 
 2520: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2521: 
 2522: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2523: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2524: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2525: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2526: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2527: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2528: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2529: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2530: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2531: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2532: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2533: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2534: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2535: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2536: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2537: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2538: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2539: ).
 2540: 
 2541: [A report with some
 2542: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2543: available.
 2544: 
 2545: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2546: 
 2547: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2548: 
 2549: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2550: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2551: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2552: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2553: Switzerland.
 2554: 
 2555: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2556: report was posted to the
 2557: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2558: mailing list.
 2559: 
 2560: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2561: 
 2562: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2563: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2564: Japan*
 2565: 
 2566: See [this
 2567: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2568: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2569: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2570: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2571: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2572: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2573: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2574: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2575: sign party.
 2576: 
 2577: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2578: 
 2579: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2580: 
 2581: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2582: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2583: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2584: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2585: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2586: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2587: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2588: 
 2589: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2590: 
 2591: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2592: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2593: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2594: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2595: at the
 2596: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2597: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2598: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2599: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2600: 
 2601: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2602: information.
 2603: 
 2604: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2605: 
 2606: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2607: 
 2608: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2609: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2610: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2611: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2612: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2613: 
 2614: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2615: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2616: 
 2617: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2618: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2619: 
 2620: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2621: 
 2622: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2623: 
 2624: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2625: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2626: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2627: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2628: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2629: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2630: welcome to attend.
 2631: 
 2632: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2633: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2634: 
 2635: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2636: 
 2637: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2638: 
 2639: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2640: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2641: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2642: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2643: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2644: 
 2645: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2646: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2647: 
 2648: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2649: 
 2650: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2651: 
 2652: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2653: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2654: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2655: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2656: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2657: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2658: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2659: 
 2660: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2661: 
 2662: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2663: 
 2664: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2665: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2666: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2667: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2668: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2669: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2670: widest possible audience.
 2671: 
 2672: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2673: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2674: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2675: 
 2676: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2677: 
 2678: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2679: 
 2680: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2681: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2682: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2683: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2684: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2685: 
 2686: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2687: 
 2688: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2689: 
 2690: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2691: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2692: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2693: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2694: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2695: 
 2696: More information can be found at
 2697: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2698: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2699: German language article can be found at:
 2700: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2701: 
 2702: Ignatios also
 2703: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2704: his [slides (german
 2705: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2706: 
 2707: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2708: 
 2709: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2710: 
 2711: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2712: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2713: Brussels, Belgium.
 2714: 
 2715: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2716: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2717: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2718: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2719: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2720: 
 2721: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2722: 
 2723: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2724: 
 2725: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2726: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2727: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2728: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2729: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2730: and
 2731: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2732: 
 2733: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2734: 
 2735: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2736: 
 2737: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2738: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2739: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2740: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2741: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2742: 
 2743: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2744: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2745: and Solaris.
 2746: 
 2747: For more information, please [visit the
 2748: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2749: 
 2750: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2751: 
 2752: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2753: 
 2754: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2755: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2756: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2757: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2758: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2759: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2760: 
 2761: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2762: 
 2763: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2764: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2765: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2766: 
 2767: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2768: 
 2769: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2770: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2771: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2772: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2773: 
 2774: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2775: 
 2776: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2777: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2778: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2779: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2780: 
 2781: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2782: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2783: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2784: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2785: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2786: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2787:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2788: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2789:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2790: 
 2791: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2792: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2793: 
 2794: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2795: 
 2796: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2797: 
 2798: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2799: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2800: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2801: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2802: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2803: 
 2804: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2805: 
 2806: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2807: 
 2808: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2809: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2810: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2811: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2812: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2813: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2814: 
 2815: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2816: 
 2817: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2818: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2819: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2820: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2821: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2822: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2823: 
 2824: A report on the event is available
 2825: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2826: 
 2827: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2828: 
 2829: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2830: 
 2831: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2832: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2833: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2834: booth.
 2835: 
 2836: A report of the event can be found
 2837: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2838: 
 2839: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2840: 
 2841: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2842: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2843: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2844: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2845: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2846: 
 2847: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2848: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2849: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2850: information.
 2851: 
 2852: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2853: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2854: 
 2855: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2856: 
 2857: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2858: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2859: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2860: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2861: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2862: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2863: the booth.
 2864: 
 2865: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2866: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2867: about the event.
 2868: 
 2869: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2870: 
 2871: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2872: 
 2873: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2874: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2875: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2876: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2877: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2878: 
 2879: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2880: 
 2881: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2882: 
 2883: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2884: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2885: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2886: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2887: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2888: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2889: 
 2890: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2891: 
 2892: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2893: 
 2894: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2895: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2896: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2897: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2898: 
 2899: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2900:     FreeBSD Project
 2901: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2902:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2903:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2904:     .
 2905: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2906:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2907:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2908: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2909: 
 2910: \> See [program for
 2911: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2912: 
 2913: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2914: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2915: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2916: 
 2917: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 2918: 
 2919: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 2920: 
 2921: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 2922: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 2923: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 2924: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 2925: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 2926: developers.
 2927: 
 2928: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 2929: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 2930: during May 10-14th.
 2931: 
 2932: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 2933: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 2934: 
 2935: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 2936: 
 2937: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 2938: 
 2939: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 2940: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 2941: conference on their campus.
 2942: 
 2943: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 2944: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 2945: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2946: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 2947: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 2948: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 2949: 
 2950: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 2951: presentation proposal, please visit
 2952: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 2953: 
 2954: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 2955: 
 2956: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 2957: 
 2958: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 2959: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 2960: tutorials.
 2961: 
 2962: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 2963: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 2964: 
 2965: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 2966: 
 2967: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 2968: 
 2969: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 2970: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 2971: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 2972: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 2973: URL above.
 2974: 
 2975: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2976: 
 2977: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2978: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2979: 
 2980: See [this
 2981: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 2982: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 2983: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 2984: Codeblog.
 2985: 
 2986: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 2987: 
 2988: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 2989: 
 2990: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 2991: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 2992: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 2993: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 2994: gmail.com).
 2995: 
 2996: For more information about this event see
 2997: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 2998: 
 2999: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3000: 
 3001: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3002: 
 3003: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3004: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3005: Cons in Germany.
 3006: 
 3007: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3008: 
 3009: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3010: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3011: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3012: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3013: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3014: 
 3015: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3016: net-tex.de\>.
 3017: 
 3018: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3019: 
 3020: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3021: 
 3022: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3023: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3024: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3025: 
 3026: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3027: 
 3028: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3029: 
 3030: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3031: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3032: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3033: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3034: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3035: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3036: 
 3037: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3038: 
 3039: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3040: 
 3041: [German Unix User Group
 3042: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3043: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3044: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3045: 
 3046: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3047: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3048: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3049: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3050: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3051: 
 3052: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3053: 
 3054: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3055: 
 3056: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3057: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3058: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3059: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3060: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3061: Europe.
 3062: 
 3063: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3064: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3065: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3066: 
 3067: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3068: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3069: 
 3070: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3071: 
 3072: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3073: 
 3074: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3075: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3076: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3077: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3078: if you would like to help.
 3079: 
 3080: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3081: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3082: 
 3083: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3084: 
 3085: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3086: 
 3087: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3088: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3089: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3090: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3091: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3092: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3093: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3094: 
 3095: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3096: 
 3097: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3098: 
 3099: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3100: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3101: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3102: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3103: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3104: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3105: 
 3106: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3107: 
 3108: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3109: 
 3110: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3111: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3112: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3113: conference venue and registration. present.
 3114: 
 3115: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3116: 
 3117: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3118: 
 3119: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3120: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3121: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3122: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3123: Lockhoff.
 3124: 
 3125: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3126: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3127: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3128: 
 3129: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3130: 
 3131: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3132: 
 3133: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3134: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3135: others) will be presented.
 3136: 
 3137: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3138: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3139: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3140: 
 3141: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3142: 
 3143: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3144: especially showing NetBSD!
 3145: 
 3146: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3147: 
 3148: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3149: 
 3150: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3151: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3152: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3153: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3154: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3155: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3156: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3157: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3158: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3159: 
 3160: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3161: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3162: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3163: 
 3164: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3165: 
 3166: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3167: 
 3168: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3169: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3170: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3171: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3172: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3173: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3174: 
 3175: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3176: 
 3177: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3178: 
 3179: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3180: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3181: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3182: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3183: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3184: 
 3185: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3186: 
 3187: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3188: 
 3189: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3190: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3191: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3192: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3193: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3194: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3195: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3196: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3197: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3198: 
 3199: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3200: 
 3201: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3202: 
 3203: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3204: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3205: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3206: group page for more information.
 3207: 
 3208: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3209: 
 3210: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3211: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3212: 
 3213: See [this
 3214: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3215: meeting information.
 3216: 
 3217: A
 3218: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3219: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3220: 
 3221: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3222: 
 3223: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3224: 
 3225: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3226: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3227: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3228: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3229: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3230: organization.
 3231: 
 3232: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3233: 
 3234: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3235: 
 3236: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3237: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3238: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3239: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3240: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3241: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3242: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3243: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3244: for more details.
 3245: 
 3246: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3247: 
 3248: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3249: 
 3250: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3251: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3252: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3253: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3254: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3255: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3256: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3257: 
 3258: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3259: 
 3260: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3261: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3262: 
 3263: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3264: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3265: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3266: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3267: 
 3268: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3269: 
 3270: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3271: 
 3272: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3273: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3274: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3275: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3276: groups.
 3277: 
 3278: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3279: 
 3280: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3281: 
 3282: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3283: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3284: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3285: venue and registration.
 3286: 
 3287: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3288: 
 3289: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3290: 
 3291: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3292: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3293: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3294: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3295: 
 3296: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3297: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3298:     Live performance
 3299: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3300: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3301: 
 3302: See [program for
 3303: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3304: 
 3305: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3306: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3307: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3308: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3309: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3310: 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)).
 3311: 
 3312: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3313: 
 3314: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3315: 
 3316: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3317: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3318: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3319: 
 3320: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3321: 
 3322: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3323: 
 3324: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3325: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3326: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3327: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3328: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3329: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3330: [slides for this
 3331: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3332: 
 3333: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3334: 
 3335: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3336: 
 3337: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3338: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3339: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3340: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3341: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3342: 
 3343: More information is at
 3344: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3345: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3346: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3347: 
 3348: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3349: 
 3350: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3351: 
 3352: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3353: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3354: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3355: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3356: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3357: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3358: 
 3359: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3360: 
 3361: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3362: 
 3363: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3364: 
 3365: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3366: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3367: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3368: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3369: 
 3370: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3371: 
 3372: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3373: 
 3374: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3375: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3376: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3377: 
 3378: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3379: 
 3380: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3381: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3382: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3383: 
 3384: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3385: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3386: 
 3387: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3388: 
 3389: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3390: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3391: 
 3392: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3393: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3394: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3395: 
 3396: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3397: 
 3398: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3399: 
 3400: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3401: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3402: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3403: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3404: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3405: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3406: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3407: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3408: 
 3409: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3410: 
 3411: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3412: 
 3413: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3414: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3415: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3416: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3417: 
 3418: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3419: 
 3420: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3421: 
 3422: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3423: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3424: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3425: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3426: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3427: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3428: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3429: available.
 3430: 
 3431: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3432: 
 3433: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3434: 
 3435: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3436: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3437: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3438: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3439: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3440: 
 3441: A brief report from the conference is available
 3442: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3443: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3444: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3445: 
 3446: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3447: 
 3448: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3449: 
 3450: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3451: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3452: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3453: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3454: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3455: 
 3456: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3457: 
 3458: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3459: 
 3460: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3461: 
 3462: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3463: 
 3464: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3465: 
 3466: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3467: 
 3468: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3469: 
 3470: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3471: 
 3472: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3473: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3474: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3475: 
 3476: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3477: 
 3478: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3479: 
 3480: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3481: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3482: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3483: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3484: conference.
 3485: 
 3486: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3487: 
 3488: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3489: 
 3490: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3491: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3492: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3493: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3494: for details.
 3495: 
 3496: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3497: 
 3498: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3499: 
 3500: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3501: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3502: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3503: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3504: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3505: 
 3506: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3507: 
 3508: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3509: 
 3510: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3511: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3512: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3513: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3514: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3515: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3516: 
 3517: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3518: 
 3519: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3520: 
 3521: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3522: 
 3523: [BOF
 3524: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3525: 
 3526: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3527: 
 3528: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3529: 
 3530: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3531: 
 3532: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3533: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3534: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3535: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3536: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3537: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3538: of the BSD
 3539: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3540: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3541: conference.
 3542: 
 3543: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3544: 
 3545: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3546: 
 3547: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3548: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3549: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3550: in helping out.
 3551: 
 3552: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3553: 
 3554: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3555: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3556: 
 3557: See [this
 3558: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3559: meeting information.
 3560: 
 3561: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3562: 
 3563: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3564: 
 3565: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3566: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3567: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3568: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3569: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3570: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3571: 
 3572: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3573: 
 3574: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3575: 
 3576: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3577: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3578: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3579: NetBSD-BR.
 3580: 
 3581: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3582: 
 3583: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3584: 
 3585: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3586: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3587: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3588: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3589: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3590: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3591: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3592: 
 3593: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3594: 
 3595: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3596: 
 3597: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3598: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3599: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3600: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3601: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3602: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3603: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3604: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3605: for more information.
 3606: 
 3607: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3608: 
 3609: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3610: 
 3611: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3612: [GUUG
 3613: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3614: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3615: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3616: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3617: 
 3618: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3619: 
 3620: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3621: 
 3622: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3623: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3624: 
 3625: -   \`\`
 3626:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3627:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3628: -   \`\`
 3629:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3630:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3631: -   \`\`
 3632:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3633:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3634: 
 3635: Please see the
 3636: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3637: details. Photos are available at [this
 3638: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3639: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3640: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3641: 
 3642: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3643: 
 3644: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3645: 
 3646: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3647: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3648: France.
 3649: 
 3650: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3651: 
 3652: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3653: 
 3654: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3655: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3656: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3657: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3658: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3659: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3660: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3661: 
 3662: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3663: 
 3664: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3665: 
 3666: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3667: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3668: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3669: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3670: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3671: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3672: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3673: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3674: MailingList useful.
 3675: 
 3676: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3677: 
 3678: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3679: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3680: 
 3681: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3682: details.
 3683: 
 3684: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3685: 
 3686: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3687: 
 3688: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3689: 
 3690: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3691: 
 3692: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3693: 
 3694: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3695: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3696: administration. See
 3697: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3698: for details.
 3699: 
 3700: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3701: 
 3702: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3703: 
 3704: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3705: 
 3706: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3707: 
 3708: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3709: 
 3710: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3711: 
 3712: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3713: 
 3714: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3715: 
 3716: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3717: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3718: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3719: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3720: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3721: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3722: information.
 3723: 
 3724: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3725: 
 3726: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3727: 
 3728: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3729: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3730: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3731: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3732: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3733: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3734: is available online.
 3735: 
 3736: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3737: 
 3738: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3739: 
 3740: A lot of photos are available
 3741: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3742: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3743: 
 3744: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3745: 
 3746: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3747: 
 3748: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3749: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3750: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3751: 
 3752: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3753: Dolecek. See the [full
 3754: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3755: for details and pictures.
 3756: 
 3757: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3758: 
 3759: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3760: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3761: 
 3762: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3763: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3764: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3765: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3766: 
 3767: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3768: 
 3769: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3770: 
 3771: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3772: 
 3773: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3774: 
 3775: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3776: 
 3777: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3778: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3779: 
 3780: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3781: 
 3782: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3783: 
 3784: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3785: 
 3786: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3787: 
 3788: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3789: 
 3790: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3791: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3792: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3793: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3794: see
 3795: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3796: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3797: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3798: 
 3799: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3800: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3801: 
 3802: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3803: 
 3804: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3805: 
 3806: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3807: holding the [BSDay
 3808: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3809: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3810: for more information.
 3811: 
 3812: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3813: 
 3814: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3815: 
 3816: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3817: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3818: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3819: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3820: 
 3821: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3822: 
 3823: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3824: 
 3825: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3826: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3827: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3828: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3829: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3830: 
 3831: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3832: 
 3833: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3834: 
 3835: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3836: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3837: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3838: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3839: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3840: 
 3841: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3842: 
 3843: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3844: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3845: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3846: 
 3847: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3848: 
 3849: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3850: 
 3851: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3852: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3853: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3854: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3855: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3856: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3857: 
 3858: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3859: 
 3860: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3861: 
 3862: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3863: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3864: administration. See
 3865: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3866: for details.
 3867: 
 3868: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3869: 
 3870: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3871: 
 3872: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3873: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3874: events including several pictures is available online at
 3875: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3876: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3877: from:
 3878: 
 3879: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3880:     [
 3881:     mp3
 3882:     ]
 3883: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3884:     [
 3885:     mp3
 3886:     ]
 3887: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3888:     mit NetBSD
 3889:     [
 3890:     mp3
 3891:     ]
 3892: 
 3893: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3894: 
 3895: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3896: 
 3897: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3898: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3899: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3900: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3901: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3902: 
 3903: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3904: 
 3905: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3906: 
 3907: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3908: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3909: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3910: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3911: activities will be the:
 3912: 
 3913: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3914: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3915: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3916: 
 3917: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 3918: 
 3919: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 3920: 
 3921: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 3922: 
 3923: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 3924: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3925: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 3926: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 3927: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 3928: a [short
 3929: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 3930: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 3931: available online.
 3932: 
 3933: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 3934: 
 3935: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 3936: 
 3937: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 3938: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3939: from December 27th to 29th.
 3940: 
 3941: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3942: 
 3943: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 3944: 
 3945: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3946: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3947: administration.
 3948: 
 3949: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 3950: 
 3951: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3952: 
 3953: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 3954: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 3955: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 3956: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 3957: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 3958: for details.
 3959: 
 3960: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 3961: 
 3962: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 3963: 
 3964: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 3965: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 3966: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 3967: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 3968: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 3969: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 3970: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 3971: 
 3972: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 3973: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 3974: Germany. See
 3975: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 3976: for more information.
 3977: 
 3978: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 3979: 
 3980: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 3981: 
 3982: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 3983: 
 3984: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 3985: 
 3986: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 3987: 
 3988: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 3989: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 3990: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 3991: 
 3992: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 3993: 
 3994: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 3995: 
 3996: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 3997: 
 3998: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 3999: 
 4000: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4001: 
 4002: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4003: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4004: College.
 4005: 
 4006: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4007: 
 4008: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4009: 
 4010: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4011: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4012: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4013: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4014: rendering cluster done with
 4015: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4016: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4017: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4018: available from [Hubert's
 4019: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4020: 
 4021: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4022: 
 4023: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4024: 
 4025: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4026: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4027: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4028: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4029: online.
 4030: 
 4031: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4032: 
 4033: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4034: 
 4035: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4036: 
 4037: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4038: 
 4039: *July 22, 2002*
 4040: 
 4041: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4042: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4043: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4044: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4045: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4046: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4047: 
 4048: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4049: 
 4050: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4051: 
 4052: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4053: 
 4054: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4055: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4056: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4057: 
 4058: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4059: 
 4060: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4061: 
 4062: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4063: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4064: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4065: 
 4066: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4067: 
 4068: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4069: 
 4070: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4071: 
 4072: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4073: 
 4074: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4075: 
 4076: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4077: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4078: available.
 4079: 
 4080: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4081: 
 4082: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4083: 
 4084: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4085: 
 4086: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4087: 
 4088: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4089: 
 4090: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4091: 
 4092: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4093: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4094: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4095: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4096: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4097: 
 4098: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4099: 
 4100: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4101: 
 4102: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4103: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4104: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4105: chance to prove their value.
 4106: 
 4107: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4108: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4109: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4110: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4111: 
 4112: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4113: 
 4114: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4115: 
 4116: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4117: 
 4118: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4119: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4120: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4121: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4122: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4123: is available.
 4124: 
 4125: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4126: 
 4127: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4128: 
 4129: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4130: 
 4131: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4132: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4133: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4134: 
 4135: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4136: 
 4137: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4138: USA*
 4139: 
 4140: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4141: 
 4142: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4143: 
 4144: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4145: 
 4146: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4147: 
 4148: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4149: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4150: 
 4151: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4152: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4153: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4154: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4155: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4156: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4157: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4158: 
 4159: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4160: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4161: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4162: Emulation.
 4163: 
 4164: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4165: 
 4166: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4167: 
 4168: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4169: 
 4170: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4171: 
 4172: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4173: 
 4174: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4175: 
 4176: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4177: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4178: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4179: 
 4180: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4181: 
 4182: *September 13, 2001*
 4183: 
 4184: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4185: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4186: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4187: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4188: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4189: 
 4190: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4191: 
 4192: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4193: 
 4194: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4195: 
 4196: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4197: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4198: NetBSD booth at
 4199: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4200: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4201: from Japan.
 4202: 
 4203: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4204: 
 4205: *July 11, 2001*
 4206: 
 4207: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4208: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4209: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4210: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4211: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4212: 
 4213: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4214: 
 4215: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4216: Tokyo, Japan*
 4217: 
 4218: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4219: 
 4220: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4221: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4222: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4223: 
 4224: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4225: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4226: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4227: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4228: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4229: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4230: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4231: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4232: 
 4233: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4234: 
 4235: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4236: 
 4237: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4238: 
 4239: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4240: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4241: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4242: 
 4243: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4244: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4245: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4246: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4247: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4248: slides from this talk are available at
 4249: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4250: 
 4251: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4252: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4253: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4254: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4255: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4256: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4257: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4258: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4259: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4260: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4261: web site.
 4262: 
 4263: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4264: 
 4265: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4266: 
 4267: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4268: 
 4269: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4270: 
 4271: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4272: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4273: 
 4274: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4275: 
 4276: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4277: 
 4278: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4279: 
 4280: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4281: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4282: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4283: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4284: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4285: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4286: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4287: 
 4288: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4289: 
 4290: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4291: 
 4292: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4293: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4294: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4295: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4296: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4297: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4298: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4299: 
 4300: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4301: 
 4302: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4303: 
 4304: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4305: 
 4306: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4307: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4308: Spring is available.
 4309: 
 4310: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4311: 
 4312: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4313: 
 4314: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4315: 
 4316: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4317: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4318: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4319: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4320: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4321: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4322: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4323: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4324: 
 4325: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4326: 
 4327: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4328: 
 4329: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4330: 
 4331: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4332: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4333: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4334: other swag.
 4335: 
 4336: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4337: 
 4338: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4339: 
 4340: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4341: 
 4342: There was a [BSD BoF
 4343: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4344: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4345: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4346: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4347: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4348: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4349: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4350: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4351: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4352: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4353: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4354: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4355: BSD activity in Japan.
 4356: 
 4357: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4358: 
 4359: *December 6, 2000*
 4360: 
 4361: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4362: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4363: public.
 4364: 
 4365: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4366: 
 4367: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4368: 
 4369: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4370: 
 4371: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4372: 
 4373: *November 25, 2000*
 4374: 
 4375: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4376: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4377: announced to the public.
 4378: 
 4379: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4380: 
 4381: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4382: 
 4383: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4384: 
 4385: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4386: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4387: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4388: 
 4389: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4390: Mission.
 4391: 
 4392: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4393: 
 4394: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4395: 
 4396: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4397: 
 4398: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4399: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4400: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4401: 
 4402: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4403: David Maxwell.
 4404: 
 4405: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4406: 
 4407: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4408: 
 4409: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4410: 
 4411: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4412: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4413: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4414: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4415: 
 4416: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4417: 
 4418: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4419: 
 4420: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4421: 
 4422: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4423: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4424: 
 4425: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4426: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4427: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4428: 
 4429: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4430: is available at
 4431: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4432: 
 4433: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4434: 
 4435: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4436: 
 4437: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4438: 
 4439: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4440: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4441: fixed onsite.
 4442: 
 4443: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4444: 
 4445: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4446: 
 4447: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4448: 
 4449: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4450: 
 4451: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4452: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4453: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4454: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4455: 
 4456: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4457: 
 4458: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4459: 
 4460: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4461: 
 4462: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4463: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4464: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4465: 
 4466: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4467: 
 4468: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4469: 
 4470: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4471: 
 4472: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4473: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4474: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4475: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4476: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4477: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4478: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4479: 
 4480: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4481: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4482: 
 4483: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4484: 
 4485: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4486: 
 4487: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4488: 
 4489: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4490: followed.
 4491: 
 4492: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4493: 
 4494: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4495: 
 4496: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4497: 
 4498: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4499: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4500: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4501: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4502: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4503: giving a talk.
 4504: 
 4505: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4506: 
 4507: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4508: 
 4509: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4510: 
 4511: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4512: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4513: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4514: gave a [technical session on
 4515: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4516: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4517: session on
 4518: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4519: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4520: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4521: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4522: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4523: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4524: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4525: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4526: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4527: 
 4528: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4529: The NetBSD Mission.
 4530: 
 4531: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4532: 
 4533: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4534: 
 4535: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4536: 
 4537: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4538: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4539: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4540: 
 4541: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4542: 
 4543: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4544: 
 4545: [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)
 4546: 
 4547: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4548: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4549: \*BSD followed.
 4550: 
 4551: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4552: 
 4553: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4554: 
 4555: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4556: 
 4557: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4558: Mission.
 4559: 
 4560: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4561: 
 4562: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4563: 
 4564: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4565: 
 4566: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4567: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4568: snapshot CDs were available.
 4569: 
 4570: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4571: 
 4572: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4573: 
 4574: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4575: 
 4576: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4577: 
 4578: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4579: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4580: 
 4581: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4582: 
 4583: *March 19, 2000*
 4584: 
 4585: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4586: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4587: announced to the public.
 4588: 
 4589: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4590: 
 4591: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4592: 
 4593: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4594: 
 4595: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4596: 3rd.
 4597: 
 4598: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4599: 
 4600: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4601: 
 4602: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4603: 
 4604: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4605: 
 4606: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4607: Dec 18.
 4608: 
 4609: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4610: 
 4611: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4612: 
 4613: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4614: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4615: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4616: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4617: 
 4618: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4619: 
 4620: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4621: 
 4622: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4623: 
 4624: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4625: 
 4626: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4627: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4628: 
 4629: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4630: Mission.
 4631: 
 4632: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4633: 
 4634: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4635: 
 4636: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4637: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4638: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4639: 
 4640: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4641: 
 4642: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4643: 
 4644: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4645: 
 4646: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4647: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4648: 
 4649: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4650: 
 4651: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4652: 
 4653: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4654: 
 4655: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4656: 
 4657: *August 26, 1999*
 4658: 
 4659: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4660: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4661: announced to the public.
 4662: 
 4663: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4664: 
 4665: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4666: 
 4667: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4668: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4669: 
 4670: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4671: 
 4672: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4673: 
 4674: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4675: 
 4676: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4677: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4678: package system.
 4679: 
 4680: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4681: 
 4682: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4683: 
 4684: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4685: 
 4686: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4687: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4688: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4689: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4690: 
 4691: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4692: 
 4693: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4694: 
 4695: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4696: 
 4697: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4698: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4699: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4700: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4701: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4702: checkpointing in userspace.
 4703: 
 4704: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4705: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4706: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4707: 
 4708: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4709: 
 4710: *May 12, 1999*
 4711: 
 4712: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4713: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4714: public.
 4715: 
 4716: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4717: 
 4718: *December 23, 1998*
 4719: 
 4720: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4721: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4722: announced to the public.
 4723: 
 4724: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4725: 
 4726: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4727: 
 4728: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4729: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4730: in San Jose, CA.
 4731: 
 4732: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4733: 
 4734: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4735: 
 4736: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4737: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4738: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4739: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4740: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4741: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4742: 
 4743: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4744: 
 4745: *May 29, 1998*
 4746: 
 4747: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4748: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4749: announced to the public.
 4750: 
 4751: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4752: 
 4753: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4754: 
 4755: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4756: 
 4757: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4758: 
 4759: *March 9, 1998*
 4760: 
 4761: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4762: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4763: released.
 4764: 
 4765: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4766: 
 4767: *January 4, 1998*
 4768: 
 4769: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4770: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4771: public.
 4772: 
 4773: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4774: 
 4775: *May 20, 1997*
 4776: 
 4777: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4778: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4779: announced to the public.
 4780: 
 4781: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4782: 
 4783: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4784: 
 4785: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4786: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4787: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4788: 
 4789: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4790: 
 4791: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4792: 
 4793: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4794: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4795: 
 4796: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4797: 
 4798: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4799: 
 4800: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4801: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4802: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4803: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4804: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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