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Move BSDTW 2017 to Past Events.

    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.](//www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi)
    4: 
    5: For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our
    6: [presentation pages](//www.NetBSD.org/gallery/presentations/).
    7: 
    8: 
    9: Future Events
   10: -------------
   11: 
   12: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
   13: 
   14: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   15: 
   16: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   17: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   18: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   19: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   20: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   21: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   22: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   23: possible audience.
   24: 
   25: 
   26: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
   27: 
   28: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   29: 
   30: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
   31: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   32: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   33: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   34: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   35: advanced developers.
   36: 
   37: 
   38: Past Events
   39: -----------
   40: 
   41: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
   42: 
   43: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
   44: 
   45: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
   46: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
   47: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
   48: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
   49: software developers, computer science professors, users and
   50: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
   51: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
   52: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
   53: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
   54: BSD licensed open source software.
   55: 
   56: 
   57: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
   58: 
   59: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
   60: 
   61: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
   62: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   63: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   64: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   65: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   66: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   67: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   68: 
   69: 
   70: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
   71: 
   72: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
   73: 
   74: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
   75: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   76: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   77: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   78: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   79: 
   80: 
   81: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
   82: 
   83: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
   84: 
   85: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
   86: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
   87: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
   88: 
   89: Please see
   90: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
   91: for details.
   92: 
   93: 
   94: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
   95: 
   96: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   97: 
   98: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   99: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  100: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  101: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  102: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  103: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  104: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  105: possible audience.
  106: 
  107: 
  108: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  109: 
  110: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  111: 
  112: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  113: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  114: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  115: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  116: at the event in Brussels.
  117: 
  118: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  119: operating systems and their talks.
  120: 
  121: Please see
  122: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  123: for details.
  124: 
  125: 
  126: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  127: 
  128: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  129: 
  130: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  131: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  132: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  133: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  134: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  135: 
  136: 
  137: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  138: 
  139: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  140: 
  141: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  142: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  143: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  144: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  145: demonstrations.
  146: 
  147: 
  148: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  149: 
  150: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  151: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  152: 
  153: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  154: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  155: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  156: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  157: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  158: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  159: 
  160: 
  161: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  162: 
  163: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  164: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  165: Japan*
  166: 
  167: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  168: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  169: for meeting information and 
  170: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  171: 
  172: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  173: 
  174: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  175: 
  176: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  177: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  178: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  179: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  180: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  181: 
  182: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  183: 
  184: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  185: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  186: Okinawa, Japan*
  187: 
  188: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  189: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  190: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  191: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  192: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  193: 
  194: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  195: 
  196: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  197: 
  198: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  199: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  200: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  201: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  202: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  203: 
  204: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  205: 
  206: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  207: 
  208: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  209: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  210: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  211: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  212: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  213: 
  214: 
  215: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  216: 
  217: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  218: 
  219: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  220: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  221: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  222: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  223: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  224: 
  225: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  226: 
  227: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  228: 
  229: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  230: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  231: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  232: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  233: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  234: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  235: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  236: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  237: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  238: 
  239: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  240: 
  241: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  242: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  243: 
  244: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  245: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  246: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  247: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  248: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  249: 
  250: 
  251: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  252: 
  253: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  254: 
  255: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  256: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  257: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  258: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  259: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  260: 
  261: 
  262: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  263: 
  264: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  265: 
  266: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  267: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  268: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  269: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  270: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  271: 
  272: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  273: 
  274: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  275: 
  276: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  277: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  278: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  279: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  280: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  281: 
  282: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  283: 
  284: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  285: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  286: 
  287: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  288: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  289: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  291: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  292: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  293: 
  294: 
  295: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  296: 
  297: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  298: 
  299: 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.
  300: 
  301: 
  302: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  303: 
  304: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  305: 
  306: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  307: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  308: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  309: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  310: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  311: 
  312: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  313: 
  314: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  315: 
  316: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  317: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  318: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  319: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  320: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  321: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  322: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  323: 
  324: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  325: 
  326: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  327: 
  328: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  329: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  330: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  331: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  332: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  333: 
  334: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  335: 
  336: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  337: 
  338: 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.
  339: 
  340: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  341: 
  342: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  343: 
  344: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  345: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  346: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  347: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  348: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  349: 
  350: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  351: 
  352: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  353: 
  354: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  355: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  356: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  357: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  358: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  359: 
  360: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  361: 
  362: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  363: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  364: 
  365: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  366: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  367: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  368: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  369: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  370: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  371: 
  372: 
  373: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  374: 
  375: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  376: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  377: Okinawa, Japan*
  378: 
  379: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  380: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  381: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  382: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  383: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  384: 
  385: 
  386: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  387: 
  388: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  389: 
  390: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  391: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  392: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  393: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  394: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  395: 
  396: 
  397: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  398: 
  399: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  400: 
  401: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  402: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  403: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  404: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  405: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  406: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  407: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  408: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  409: 
  410: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  411: 
  412: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  413: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  414: 
  415: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  416: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  417: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  418: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  419: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  420: 
  421: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  422: 
  423: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  424: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  425: 
  426: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  427: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  428: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  429: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  430: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  431: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  432: 
  433: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  434: 
  435: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  436: 
  437: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  438: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  439: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  440: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  441: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  442: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  443: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  444: 
  445: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  446: 
  447: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  448: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  449: 
  450: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  451: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  452: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  453: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  454: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  455: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  456: 
  457: 
  458: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  459: 
  460: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  461: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  462: Japan*
  463: 
  464: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  465: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  466: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  467: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  468: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  469: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  470: 
  471: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  472: 
  473: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  474: 
  475: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  476: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  477: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  478: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  479: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  480: 
  481: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  482: 
  483: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  484: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  485: 
  486: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  487: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  488: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  489: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  490: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  491: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  492: 
  493: 
  494: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  495: 
  496: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  497: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  498: Okinawa, Japan*
  499: 
  500: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  501: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  502: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  503: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  504: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  505: 
  506: 
  507: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  508: 
  509: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  510: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  511: 
  512: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  513: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  514: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  515: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  516: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  517: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  518: 
  519: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  520: 
  521: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  522: 
  523: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  524: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  525: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  526: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  527: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  528: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  529: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  530: 
  531: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  532: 
  533: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  534: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  535: 
  536: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  537: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  538: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  539: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  540: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  541: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  542: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  543: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  544: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  545: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  546: 
  547: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  548: 
  549: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  550: 
  551: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  552: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  553: 
  554: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  555: 
  556: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  557: 
  558: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  559: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  560: 
  561: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  562: 
  563: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  564: 
  565: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  566: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  567: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  568: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  569: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  570: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  571: 
  572: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  573: 
  574: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  575: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  576: 
  577: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  578: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  579: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  580: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  581: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  582: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  583: 
  584: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  585: 
  586: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  587: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  588: 
  589: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  590: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  591: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  592: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  593: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  594: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  595: 
  596: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  597: 
  598: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  599: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  600: 
  601: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  602: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  603: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  604: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  605: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  606: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  607: 
  608: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  609: 
  610: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  611: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  612: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  613: 
  614: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  615: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  616: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  617: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  618: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  619: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  620: 
  621: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  622: 
  623: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  624: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  625: 
  626: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  627: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  628: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  629: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  630: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  631: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  632: 
  633: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  634: 
  635: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  636: Campus
  637: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  638: Germany*
  639: 
  640: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  641: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  642: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  643: answering users' questions.
  644: 
  645: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  646: 
  647: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  648: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  649: 
  650: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  651: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  652: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  653: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  654: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  655: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  656: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  657: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  658: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  659: hardfloat
  660: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  661: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  662: 
  663: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  664: 
  665: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  666: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  667: 
  668: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  669: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  670: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  671: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  672: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  673: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  674: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  675: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  676: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  677: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  678: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  679: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  680: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  681: 
  682: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  683: 
  684: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  685: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  686: Japan*
  687: 
  688: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  689: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  690: for meeting information.[more detail on
  691: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  692: 
  693: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  694: 
  695: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  696: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  697: Okinawa, Japan*
  698: 
  699: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  700: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  701: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  702: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  703: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  704: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  705: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  706: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  707: 
  708: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  709: 
  710: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  711: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  712: Japan*
  713: 
  714: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  715: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  716: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  717: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  718: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  719: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  720: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  721: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  722: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  723: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  724: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  725: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  726: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  727: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  728: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  729: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  730: 
  731: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  732: 
  733: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  734: 
  735: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  736: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  737: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  738: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  739: cases or notebooks.
  740: 
  741: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  742: more information.
  743: 
  744: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  745: 
  746: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  747: 
  748: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  749: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  750: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  751: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  752: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  753: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  754: 
  755: See [the call for
  756: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  757: for details.
  758: 
  759: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  760: 
  761: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  762: 
  763: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  764: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  765: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  766: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  767: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  768: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  769: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  770: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  771: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  772: these.
  773: 
  774: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  775: 
  776: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  777: 
  778: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  779: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  780: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  781: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  782: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  783: 
  784: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  785: 
  786: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  787: 
  788: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  789: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  790: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  791: BSD related talks.
  792: 
  793: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  794: information.
  795: 
  796: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  797: 
  798: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  799: 
  800: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  801: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  802: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  803: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  804: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  805: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  806: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  807: 
  808: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  809: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  810: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  811: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  812: Japan NetBSD Users
  813: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  814: 
  815: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  816: 
  817: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  818: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  819: 
  820: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  821: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  822: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  823: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  824: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  825: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  826: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  827: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  828: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  829: 
  830: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  831: 
  832: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  833: 
  834: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  835: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  836: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  837: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  838: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  839: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  840: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  841: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  842: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  843: 
  844: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  845: 
  846: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  847: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  848: 
  849: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  850: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  851: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  852: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  853: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  854: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  855: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  856: 
  857: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  858: 
  859: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  860: 
  861: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  862: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  863: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  864: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  865: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  866: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  867: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  868: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  869: 
  870: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  871: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  872: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  873: 
  874: Please see [this
  875: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  876: for details.
  877: 
  878: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  879: 
  880: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  881: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  882: 
  883: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  884: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  885: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  886: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  887: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  888: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  889: 
  890: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  891: 
  892: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  893: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  894: 
  895: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  896: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  897: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  898: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  899: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  900: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  901: 
  902: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  903: 
  904: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  905: 
  906: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  907: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  908: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  909: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  910: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  911: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  912: 
  913: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  914: 
  915: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  916: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  917: Japan*
  918: 
  919: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  920: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  921: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  922: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  923: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  924: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  925: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  926: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  927: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  928: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  929: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  930: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  931: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  932: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  933: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  934: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  935: found at OSC booth" by
  936: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  937: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  938: 
  939: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  940: 
  941: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  942: 
  943: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  944: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  945: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  946: 
  947: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  948: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  949: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  950: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  951: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  952: 
  953: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  954: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  955: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  956: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  957: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  958: regular meeting.
  959: 
  960: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  961: 
  962: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  963: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  964: Okinawa, Japan*
  965: 
  966: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  967: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  968: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  969: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  970: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  971: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  972: 
  973: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  974: 
  975: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  976: 
  977: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  978: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  979: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  980: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  981: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  982: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  983: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  984: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  985: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  986: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  987: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  988: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  989: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  990: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  991: 
  992: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  993: 
  994: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  995: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  996: 
  997: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  998: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  999: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1000: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1001: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1002: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1003: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1004: 
 1005: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1006: 
 1007: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1008: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1009: 
 1010: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1011: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1012: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1013: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1014: demonstrations (
 1015: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1016: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1017: 
 1018: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1019: 
 1020: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1021: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1022: San Diego, California, USA*
 1023: 
 1024: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1025: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1026: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1027: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1028: on day one of the conference.
 1029: 
 1030: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1031: 
 1032: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1033: Augustin, Germany*
 1034: 
 1035: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1036: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1037: 
 1038: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1039: 
 1040: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1041: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1042: 
 1043: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1044: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1045: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1046: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1047: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1048: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1049: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1050: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1051: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1052: SHARP,X68K on
 1053: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1054: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1055: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1056: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1057: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1058: updates presetation by
 1059: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1060: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1061: 
 1062: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1063: 
 1064: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1065: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1066: 
 1067: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1068: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1069: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1070: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1071: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1072: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1073: 
 1074: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1075: 
 1076: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1077: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1078: Japan*
 1079: 
 1080: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1081: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1082: for meeting information.
 1083: 
 1084: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1085: 
 1086: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1087: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1088: 
 1089: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1090: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1091: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1092: release branch.
 1093: 
 1094: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1095: 
 1096: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1097: 
 1098: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1099: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1100: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1101: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1102: with [Building NetBSD on
 1103: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1104: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1105: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1106: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1107: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1108: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1109: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1110: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1111: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1112: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1113: 
 1114: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1115: 
 1116: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1117: 
 1118: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1119: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1120: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1121: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1122: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1123: 
 1124: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1125: more information.
 1126: 
 1127: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1128: 
 1129: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1130: 
 1131: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1132: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1133: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1134: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1135: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1136: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1137: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1138: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1139: 
 1140: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1141: 
 1142: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1143: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1144: Japan*
 1145: 
 1146: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1147: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1148: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1149: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1150: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1151: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1152: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1153: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1154: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1155: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1156: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1157: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1158: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1159: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1160: 
 1161: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1162: 
 1163: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1164: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1165: 
 1166: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1167: 
 1168: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1169: 
 1170: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1171: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1172: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1173: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1174: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1175: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1176: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1177: demonstrations.
 1178: 
 1179: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1180: 
 1181: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1182: 
 1183: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1184: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1185: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1186: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1187: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1188: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1189: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1190: 
 1191: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1192: 
 1193: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1194: 
 1195: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1196: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1197: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1198: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1199: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1200: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1201: port history by
 1202: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1203: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1204: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1205: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1206: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1207: [[ustream live
 1208: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1209: 
 1210: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1211: 
 1212: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1213: 
 1214: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1215: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1216: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1217: talks.
 1218: 
 1219: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1220: information.
 1221: 
 1222: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1223: 
 1224: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1225: 
 1226: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1227: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1228: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1229: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1230: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1231: [WZero3 live
 1232: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1233: [Zaurus live
 1234: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1235: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1236: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1237: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1238: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1239: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1240: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1241: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1242: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1243: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1244: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1245: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1246: 
 1247: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1248: 
 1249: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1250: 
 1251: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1252: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1253: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1254: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1255: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1256: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1257: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1258: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1259: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1260: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1261: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1262: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1263: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1264: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1265: i386 { [aspire
 1266: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1267: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1268: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1269: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1270: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1271: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1272: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1273: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1274: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1275: 
 1276: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1277: 
 1278: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1279: 
 1280: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1281: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1282: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1283: necessary.
 1284: 
 1285: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1286: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1287: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1288: for details.
 1289: 
 1290: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1291: 
 1292: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1293: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1294: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1295: 
 1296: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1297: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1298: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1299: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1300: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1301: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1302: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1303: 
 1304: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1305: 
 1306: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1307: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1308: 
 1309: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1310: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1311: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1312: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1313: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1314: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1315: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1316: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1317: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1318: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1319: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1320: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1321: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1322: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1323: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1324: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1325: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1326: 
 1327: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1328: 
 1329: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1330: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1331: 
 1332: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1333: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1334: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1335: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1336: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1337: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1338: 
 1339: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1340: 
 1341: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1342: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1343: 
 1344: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1345: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1346: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1347: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1348: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1349: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1350: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1351: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1352: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1353: enigmatic machines by
 1354: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1355: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1356: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1357: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1358: 
 1359: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1360: 
 1361: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1362: 
 1363: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1364: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1365: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1366: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1367: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1368: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1369: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1370: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1371: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1372: 
 1373: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1374: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1375: 
 1376: For more information please visit the website
 1377: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1378: 
 1379: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1380: 
 1381: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1382: 
 1383: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1384: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1385: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1386: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1387: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1388: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1389: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1390: 
 1391: For more information please visit the website
 1392: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1393: 
 1394: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1395: 
 1396: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1397: 
 1398: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1399: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1400: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1401: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1402: Netherlands.
 1403: 
 1404: For more information please visit the website
 1405: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1406: 
 1407: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1408: 
 1409: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1410: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1411: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1412: 
 1413: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1414: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1415: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1416: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1417: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1418: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1419: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1420: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1421: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1422: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1423: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1424: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1425: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1426: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1427: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1428: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1429: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1430: 
 1431: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1432: 
 1433: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1434: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1435: Okinawa, Japan*
 1436: 
 1437: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1438: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1439: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1440: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1441: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1442: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1443: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1444: 
 1445: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1446: 
 1447: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1448: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1449: Fukushima, Japan*
 1450: 
 1451: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1452: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1453: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1454: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1455: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1456: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1457: 
 1458: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1459: 
 1460: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1461: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1462: Japan*
 1463: 
 1464: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1465: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1466: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1467: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1468: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1469: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1470: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1471: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1472: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1473: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1474: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1475: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1476: 
 1477: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1478: 
 1479: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1480: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1481: 
 1482: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1483: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1484: 
 1485: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1486: 
 1487: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1488: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1489: 
 1490: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1491: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1492: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1493: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1494: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1495: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1496: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1497: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1498: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1499: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1500: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1501: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1502: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1503: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1504: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1505: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1506: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1507: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1508: will never die!
 1509: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1510: and
 1511: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1512: by tsutsui.
 1513: 
 1514: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1515: 
 1516: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1517: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1518: Japan*
 1519: 
 1520: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1521: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1522: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1523: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1524: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1525: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1526: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1527: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1528: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1529: keysign party by soda.
 1530: 
 1531: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1532: 
 1533: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1534: 
 1535: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1536: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1537: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1538: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1539: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1540: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1541: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1542: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1543: 
 1544: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1545: 
 1546: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1547: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1548: 
 1549: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1550: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1551: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1552: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1553: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1554: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1555: 
 1556: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1557: 
 1558: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1559: 
 1560: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1561: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1562: May 2011.
 1563: 
 1564: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1565: 
 1566: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1567: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1568: 
 1569: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1570: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1571: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1572: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1573: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1574: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1575: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1576: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1577: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1578: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1579: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1580: 
 1581: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1582: 
 1583: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1584: 
 1585: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1586: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1587: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1588: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1589: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1590: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1591: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1592: 
 1593: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1594: 
 1595: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1596: Oita, Japan*
 1597: 
 1598: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1599: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1600: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1601: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1602: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1603: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1604: 
 1605: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1606: 
 1607: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1608: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1609: 
 1610: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1611: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1612: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1613: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1614: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1615: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1616: 
 1617: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1618: 
 1619: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1620: Belgium*
 1621: 
 1622: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1623: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1624: 
 1625: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1626: in the BSD devroom
 1627: 
 1628: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1629: 
 1630: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1631: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1632: Japan*
 1633: 
 1634: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1635: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1636: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1637: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1638: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1639: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1640: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1641: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1642: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1643: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1644: 
 1645: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1646: 
 1647: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1648: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1649: 
 1650: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1651: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1652: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1653: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1654: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1655: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1656: 
 1657: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1658: 
 1659: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1660: 
 1661: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1662: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1663: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1664: focused.
 1665: 
 1666: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1667: 
 1668: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1669: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1670: 
 1671: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1672: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1673: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1674: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1675: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1676: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1677: 
 1678: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1679: 
 1680: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1681: 
 1682: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1683: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1684: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1685: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1686: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1687: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1688: 
 1689: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1690: 
 1691: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1692: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1693: 
 1694: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1695: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1696: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1697: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1698: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1699: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1700: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1701: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1702: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1703: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1704: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1705: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1706: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1707: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1708: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1709: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1710: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1711: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1712: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1713: tsutsui)
 1714: 
 1715: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1716: 
 1717: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1718: 
 1719: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1720: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1721: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1722: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1723: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1724: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1725: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1726: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1727: 
 1728: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1729: 
 1730: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1731: 
 1732: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1733: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1734: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1735: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1736: 
 1737: For more information please visit the website
 1738: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1739: 
 1740: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1741: 
 1742: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1743: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1744: Okinawa, Japan*
 1745: 
 1746: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1747: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1748: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1749: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1750: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1751: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1752: 
 1753: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1754: 
 1755: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1756: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1757: 
 1758: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1759: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1760: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1761: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1762: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1763: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1764: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1765: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1766: 
 1767: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1768: 
 1769: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1770: 
 1771: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1772: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1773: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1774: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1775: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1776: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1777: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1778: 
 1779: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1780: 
 1781: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1782: 
 1783: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1784: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1785: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1786: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1787: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1788: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1789: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1790: 
 1791: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1792: 
 1793: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1794: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1795: Japan*
 1796: 
 1797: See [this
 1798: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1799: for meeting information.
 1800: 
 1801: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1802: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1803: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1804: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1805: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1806: 
 1807: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1808: 
 1809: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1810: 
 1811: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1812: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1813: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1814: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1815: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1816: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1817: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1818: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1819: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1820: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1821: 
 1822: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1823: 
 1824: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1825: 
 1826: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1827: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1828: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1829: in a shared BSD booth.
 1830: 
 1831: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1832: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1833: 
 1834: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1835: 
 1836: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1837: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1838: 
 1839: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1840: 
 1841: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1842: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1843: 
 1844: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1845: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1846: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1847: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1848: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1849: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1850: 
 1851: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1852: 
 1853: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1854: 
 1855: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1856: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1857: 
 1858: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1859: 
 1860: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1861: 
 1862: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1863: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1864: May 2010.
 1865: 
 1866: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1867: 
 1868: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1869: 
 1870: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1871: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1872: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1873: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1874: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1875: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1876: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1877: 
 1878: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1879: 
 1880: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1881: 
 1882: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1883: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1884: 
 1885: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1886: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1887: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1888: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1889: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1890: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1891: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1892: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1893: 
 1894: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1895: 
 1896: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1897: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1898: 
 1899: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1900: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1901: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1902: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1903: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1904: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1905: 
 1906: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1907: 
 1908: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1909: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1910: 
 1911: The [February 2010
 1912: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1913: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1914: 
 1915: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1916: 
 1917: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1918: Belgium*
 1919: 
 1920: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1921: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1922: 
 1923: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1924: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1925: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1926: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1927: 
 1928: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1929: 
 1930: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1931: Oita, Japan*
 1932: 
 1933: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1934: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1935: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1936: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1937: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1938: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1939: 
 1940: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1941: 
 1942: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1943: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1944: 
 1945: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1946: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1947: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1948: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1949: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1950: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1951: 
 1952: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1953: 
 1954: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1955: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1956: 
 1957: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1958: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1959: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1960: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1961: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1962: demonstration.
 1963: 
 1964: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1965: 
 1966: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1967: 
 1968: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1969: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1970: major BSDs.
 1971: 
 1972: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1973: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1974: 
 1975: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1976: 
 1977: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1978: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1979: 
 1980: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1981: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1982: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1983: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1984: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1985: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1986: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1987: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1988: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1989: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1990: 
 1991: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1992: 
 1993: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1994: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1995: 
 1996: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1997: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1998: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1999: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2000: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2001: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2002: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2003: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2004: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2005: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2006: 
 2007: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2008: 
 2009: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2010: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2011: Okinawa, Japan*
 2012: 
 2013: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2014: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2015: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2016: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2017: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2018: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2019: 
 2020: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2021: 
 2022: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2023: 
 2024: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2025: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2026: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2027: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2028: 
 2029: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2030: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2031: 
 2032: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2033: 
 2034: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2035: 
 2036: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2037: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2038: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2039: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2040: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2041: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2042: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2043: 
 2044: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2045: 
 2046: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2047: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2048: 
 2049: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2050: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2051: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2052: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2053: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2054: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2055: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2056: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2057: 
 2058: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2059: 
 2060: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2061: 
 2062: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2063: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2064: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2065: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2066: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2067: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2068: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2069: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2070: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2071: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2072: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2073: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2074: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2075: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2076: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2077: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2078: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2079: 
 2080: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2081: 
 2082: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2083: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2084: Japan*
 2085: 
 2086: See [this
 2087: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2088: for meeting information.
 2089: 
 2090: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2091: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2092: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2093: party.
 2094: 
 2095: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2096: 
 2097: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2098: 
 2099: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2100: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2101: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2102: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2103: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2104: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2105: 
 2106: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2107: 
 2108: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2109: 
 2110: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2111: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2112: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2113: systems at the exhibition.
 2114: 
 2115: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2116: 
 2117: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2118: 
 2119: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2120: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2121: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2122: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2123: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2124: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2125: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2126: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2127: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2128: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2129: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2130: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2131: 
 2132: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2133: 
 2134: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2135: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2136: 
 2137: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2138: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2139: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2140: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2141: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2142: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2143: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2144: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2145: 
 2146: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2147: 
 2148: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2149: 
 2150: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2151: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2152: May 2009.
 2153: 
 2154: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2155: 
 2156: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2157: 
 2158: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2159: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2160: Hannover, Germany.
 2161: 
 2162: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2163: 
 2164: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2165: 
 2166: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2167: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2168: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2169: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2170: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2171: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2172: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2173: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2174: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2175: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2176: and [NetBSD
 2177: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2178: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2179: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2180: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2181: 
 2182: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2183: 
 2184: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2185: 
 2186: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2187: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2188: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2189: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2190: 
 2191: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2192: 
 2193: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2194: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2195: 
 2196: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2197: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2198: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2199: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2200: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2201: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2202: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2203: 
 2204: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2205: 
 2206: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2207: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2208: the community.
 2209: 
 2210: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2211: 
 2212: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2213: 
 2214: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2215: 
 2216: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2217: 
 2218: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2219: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2220: 
 2221: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2222: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2223: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2224: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2225: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2226: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2227: 
 2228: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2229: 
 2230: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2231: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2232: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2233: 
 2234: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2235: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2236: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2237: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2238: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2239: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2240: 
 2241: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2242: 
 2243: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2244: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2245: 
 2246: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2247: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2248: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2249: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2250: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2251: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2252: 
 2253: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2254: 
 2255: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2256: 
 2257: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2258: 
 2259: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2260: 
 2261: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2262: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2263: 
 2264: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2265: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2266: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2267: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2268: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2269: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2270: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2271: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2272: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2273: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2274: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2275: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2276: 
 2277: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2278: 
 2279: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2280: 
 2281: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2282: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2283: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2284: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2285: 
 2286: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2287: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2288: 
 2289: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2290: 
 2291: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2292: 
 2293: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2294: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2295: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2296: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2297: 
 2298: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2299: 
 2300: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2301: 
 2302: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2303: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2304: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2305: 
 2306: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2307: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2308: 
 2309: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2310: 
 2311: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2312: 
 2313: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2314: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2315: 
 2316: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2317: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2318: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2319: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2320: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2321: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2322: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2323: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2324: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2325: [Itojun Service
 2326: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2327: 
 2328: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2329: 
 2330: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2331: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2332: 
 2333: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2334: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2335: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2336: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2337: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2338: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2339: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2340: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2341: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2342: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2343: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2344: 
 2345: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2346: 
 2347: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2348: 
 2349: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2350: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2351: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2352: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2353: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2354: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2355: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2356: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2357: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2358: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2359: 
 2360: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2361: 
 2362: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2363: 
 2364: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2365: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2366: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2367: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2368: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2369: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2370: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2371: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2372: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2373: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2374: all BSD machines.
 2375: 
 2376: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2377: 
 2378: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2379: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2380: Japan*
 2381: 
 2382: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2383: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2384: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2385: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2386: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2387: 
 2388: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2389: 
 2390: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2391: 
 2392: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2393: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2394: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2395: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2396: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2397: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2398: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2399: 
 2400: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2401: 
 2402: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2403: 
 2404: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2405: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2406: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2407: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2408: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2409: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2410: 
 2411: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2412: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2413: 
 2414: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2415: 
 2416: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2417: 
 2418: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2419: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2420: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2421: novices to advanced developers.
 2422: 
 2423: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2424: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2425: 
 2426: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2427: 
 2428: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2429: Spain*
 2430: 
 2431: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2432: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2433: 
 2434: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2435: 
 2436: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2437: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2438: 
 2439: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2440: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2441: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2442: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2443: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2444: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2445: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2446: 
 2447: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2448: 
 2449: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2450: 
 2451: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2452: technologies and IT security.
 2453: 
 2454: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2455: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2456: 
 2457: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2458: 
 2459: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2460: 
 2461: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2462: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2463: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2464: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2465: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2466: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2467: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2468: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2469: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2470: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2471: 
 2472: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2473: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2474: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2475: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2476: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2477: 
 2478: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2479: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2480: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2481: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2482: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2483: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2484: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2485: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2486: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2487: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2488: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2489: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2490: 
 2491: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2492: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2493: networking and virtualisation.
 2494: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2495: 
 2496: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2497: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2498: 
 2499: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2500: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2501: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2502: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2503: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2504: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2505: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2506: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2507: 
 2508: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2509: 
 2510: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2511: 
 2512: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2513: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2514: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2515: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2516: 
 2517: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2518: 
 2519: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2520: 
 2521: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2522: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2523: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2524: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2525: 
 2526: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2527: 
 2528: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2529: 
 2530: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2531: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2532: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2533: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2534: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2535: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2536: 
 2537: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2538: 
 2539: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2540: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2541: Japan*
 2542: 
 2543: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2544: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2545: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2546: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2547: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2548: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2549: 
 2550: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2551: 
 2552: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2553: 
 2554: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2555: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2556: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2557: 
 2558: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2559: 
 2560: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2561: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2562: 
 2563: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2564: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2565: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2566: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2567: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2568: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2569: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2570: 
 2571: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2572: 
 2573: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2574: Niigata, Japan*
 2575: 
 2576: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2577: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2578: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2579: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2580: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2581: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2582: 
 2583: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2584: 
 2585: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2586: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2587: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2588: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2589: 
 2590: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2591: 
 2592: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2593: Turkey*
 2594: 
 2595: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2596: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2597: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2598: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2599: 
 2600: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2601: 
 2602: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2603: 
 2604: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2605: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2606: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2607: information, see the [event's
 2608: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2609: 
 2610: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2611: 
 2612: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2613: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2614: 
 2615: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2616: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2617: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2618: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2619: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2620: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2621: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2622: Presentation by
 2623: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2624: 
 2625: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2626: 
 2627: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2628: 
 2629: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2630: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2631: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2632: 
 2633: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2634: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2635: 
 2636: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2637: 
 2638: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2639: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2640: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2641: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2642: 
 2643: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2644: 
 2645: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2646: 
 2647: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2648: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2649: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2650: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2651: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2652: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2653: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2654: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2655: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2656: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2657: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2658: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2659: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2660: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2661: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2662: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2663: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2664: ).
 2665: 
 2666: [A report with some
 2667: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2668: available.
 2669: 
 2670: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2671: 
 2672: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2673: 
 2674: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2675: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2676: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2677: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2678: Switzerland.
 2679: 
 2680: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2681: report was posted to the
 2682: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2683: mailing list.
 2684: 
 2685: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2686: 
 2687: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2688: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2689: Japan*
 2690: 
 2691: See [this
 2692: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2693: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2694: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2695: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2696: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2697: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2698: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2699: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2700: sign party.
 2701: 
 2702: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2703: 
 2704: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2705: 
 2706: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2707: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2708: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2709: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2710: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2711: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2712: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2713: 
 2714: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2715: 
 2716: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2717: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2718: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2719: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2720: at the
 2721: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2722: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2723: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2724: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2725: 
 2726: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2727: information.
 2728: 
 2729: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2730: 
 2731: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2732: 
 2733: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2734: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2735: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2736: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2737: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2738: 
 2739: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2740: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2741: 
 2742: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2743: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2744: 
 2745: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2746: 
 2747: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2748: 
 2749: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2750: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2751: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2752: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2753: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2754: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2755: welcome to attend.
 2756: 
 2757: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2758: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2759: 
 2760: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2761: 
 2762: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2763: 
 2764: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2765: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2766: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2767: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2768: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2769: 
 2770: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2771: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2772: 
 2773: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2774: 
 2775: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2776: 
 2777: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2778: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2779: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2780: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2781: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2782: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2783: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2784: 
 2785: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2786: 
 2787: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2788: 
 2789: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2790: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2791: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2792: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2793: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2794: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2795: widest possible audience.
 2796: 
 2797: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2798: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2799: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2800: 
 2801: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2802: 
 2803: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2804: 
 2805: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2806: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2807: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2808: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2809: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2810: 
 2811: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2812: 
 2813: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2814: 
 2815: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2816: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2817: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2818: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2819: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2820: 
 2821: More information can be found at
 2822: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2823: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2824: German language article can be found at:
 2825: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2826: 
 2827: Ignatios also
 2828: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2829: his [slides (german
 2830: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2831: 
 2832: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2833: 
 2834: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2835: 
 2836: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2837: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2838: Brussels, Belgium.
 2839: 
 2840: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2841: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2842: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2843: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2844: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2845: 
 2846: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2847: 
 2848: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2849: 
 2850: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2851: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2852: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2853: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2854: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2855: and
 2856: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2857: 
 2858: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2859: 
 2860: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2861: 
 2862: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2863: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2864: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2865: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2866: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2867: 
 2868: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2869: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2870: and Solaris.
 2871: 
 2872: For more information, please [visit the
 2873: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2874: 
 2875: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2876: 
 2877: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2878: 
 2879: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2880: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2881: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2882: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2883: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2884: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2885: 
 2886: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2887: 
 2888: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2889: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2890: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2891: 
 2892: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2893: 
 2894: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2895: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2896: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2897: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2898: 
 2899: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2900: 
 2901: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2902: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2903: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2904: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2905: 
 2906: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2907: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2908: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2909: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2910: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2911: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2912:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2913: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2914:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2915: 
 2916: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2917: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2918: 
 2919: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2920: 
 2921: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2922: 
 2923: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2924: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2925: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2926: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2927: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2928: 
 2929: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2930: 
 2931: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2932: 
 2933: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2934: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2935: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2936: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2937: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2938: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2939: 
 2940: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2941: 
 2942: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2943: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2944: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2945: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2946: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2947: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2948: 
 2949: A report on the event is available
 2950: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2951: 
 2952: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2953: 
 2954: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2955: 
 2956: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2957: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2958: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2959: booth.
 2960: 
 2961: A report of the event can be found
 2962: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2963: 
 2964: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2965: 
 2966: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2967: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2968: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2969: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2970: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2971: 
 2972: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2973: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2974: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2975: information.
 2976: 
 2977: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2978: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2979: 
 2980: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2981: 
 2982: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2983: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2984: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2985: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2986: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2987: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2988: the booth.
 2989: 
 2990: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2991: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2992: about the event.
 2993: 
 2994: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2995: 
 2996: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2997: 
 2998: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2999: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3000: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3001: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3002: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3003: 
 3004: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3005: 
 3006: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3007: 
 3008: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3009: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3010: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3011: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3012: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3013: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3014: 
 3015: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3016: 
 3017: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3018: 
 3019: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3020: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3021: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3022: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3023: 
 3024: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3025:     FreeBSD Project
 3026: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3027:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3028:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3029:     .
 3030: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3031:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3032:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3033: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3034: 
 3035: \> See [program for
 3036: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3037: 
 3038: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3039: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3040: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3041: 
 3042: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3043: 
 3044: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3045: 
 3046: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3047: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3048: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3049: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3050: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3051: developers.
 3052: 
 3053: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3054: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3055: during May 10-14th.
 3056: 
 3057: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3058: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3059: 
 3060: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3061: 
 3062: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3063: 
 3064: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3065: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3066: conference on their campus.
 3067: 
 3068: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3069: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3070: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3071: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3072: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3073: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3074: 
 3075: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3076: presentation proposal, please visit
 3077: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3078: 
 3079: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3080: 
 3081: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3082: 
 3083: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3084: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3085: tutorials.
 3086: 
 3087: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3088: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3089: 
 3090: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3091: 
 3092: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3093: 
 3094: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3095: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3096: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3097: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3098: URL above.
 3099: 
 3100: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3101: 
 3102: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3103: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3104: 
 3105: See [this
 3106: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3107: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3108: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3109: Codeblog.
 3110: 
 3111: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3112: 
 3113: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3114: 
 3115: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3116: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3117: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3118: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3119: gmail.com).
 3120: 
 3121: For more information about this event see
 3122: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3123: 
 3124: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3125: 
 3126: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3127: 
 3128: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3129: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3130: Cons in Germany.
 3131: 
 3132: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3133: 
 3134: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3135: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3136: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3137: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3138: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3139: 
 3140: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3141: net-tex.de\>.
 3142: 
 3143: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3144: 
 3145: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3146: 
 3147: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3148: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3149: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3150: 
 3151: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3152: 
 3153: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3154: 
 3155: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3156: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3157: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3158: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3159: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3160: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3161: 
 3162: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3163: 
 3164: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3165: 
 3166: [German Unix User Group
 3167: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3168: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3169: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3170: 
 3171: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3172: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3173: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3174: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3175: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3176: 
 3177: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3178: 
 3179: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3180: 
 3181: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3182: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3183: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3184: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3185: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3186: Europe.
 3187: 
 3188: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3189: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3190: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3191: 
 3192: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3193: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3194: 
 3195: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3196: 
 3197: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3198: 
 3199: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3200: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3201: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3202: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3203: if you would like to help.
 3204: 
 3205: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3206: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3207: 
 3208: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3209: 
 3210: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3211: 
 3212: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3213: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3214: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3215: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3216: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3217: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3218: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3219: 
 3220: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3221: 
 3222: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3223: 
 3224: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3225: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3226: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3227: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3228: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3229: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3230: 
 3231: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3232: 
 3233: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3234: 
 3235: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3236: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3237: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3238: conference venue and registration. present.
 3239: 
 3240: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3241: 
 3242: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3243: 
 3244: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3245: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3246: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3247: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3248: Lockhoff.
 3249: 
 3250: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3251: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3252: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3253: 
 3254: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3255: 
 3256: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3257: 
 3258: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3259: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3260: others) will be presented.
 3261: 
 3262: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3263: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3264: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3265: 
 3266: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3267: 
 3268: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3269: especially showing NetBSD!
 3270: 
 3271: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3272: 
 3273: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3274: 
 3275: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3276: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3277: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3278: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3279: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3280: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3281: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3282: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3283: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3284: 
 3285: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3286: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3287: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3288: 
 3289: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3290: 
 3291: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3292: 
 3293: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3294: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3295: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3296: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3297: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3298: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3299: 
 3300: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3301: 
 3302: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3303: 
 3304: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3305: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3306: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3307: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3308: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3309: 
 3310: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3311: 
 3312: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3313: 
 3314: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3315: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3316: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3317: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3318: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3319: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3320: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3321: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3322: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3323: 
 3324: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3325: 
 3326: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3327: 
 3328: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3329: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3330: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3331: group page for more information.
 3332: 
 3333: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3334: 
 3335: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3336: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3337: 
 3338: See [this
 3339: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3340: meeting information.
 3341: 
 3342: A
 3343: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3344: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3345: 
 3346: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3347: 
 3348: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3349: 
 3350: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3351: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3352: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3353: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3354: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3355: organization.
 3356: 
 3357: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3358: 
 3359: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3360: 
 3361: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3362: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3363: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3364: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3365: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3366: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3367: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3368: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3369: for more details.
 3370: 
 3371: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3372: 
 3373: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3374: 
 3375: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3376: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3377: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3378: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3379: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3380: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3381: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3382: 
 3383: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3384: 
 3385: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3386: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3387: 
 3388: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3389: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3390: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3391: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3392: 
 3393: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3394: 
 3395: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3396: 
 3397: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3398: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3399: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3400: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3401: groups.
 3402: 
 3403: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3404: 
 3405: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3406: 
 3407: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3408: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3409: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3410: venue and registration.
 3411: 
 3412: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3413: 
 3414: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3415: 
 3416: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3417: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3418: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3419: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3420: 
 3421: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3422: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3423:     Live performance
 3424: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3425: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3426: 
 3427: See [program for
 3428: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3429: 
 3430: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3431: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3432: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3433: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3434: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3435: 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)).
 3436: 
 3437: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3438: 
 3439: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3440: 
 3441: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3442: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3443: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3444: 
 3445: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3446: 
 3447: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3448: 
 3449: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3450: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3451: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3452: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3453: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3454: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3455: [slides for this
 3456: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3457: 
 3458: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3459: 
 3460: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3461: 
 3462: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3463: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3464: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3465: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3466: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3467: 
 3468: More information is at
 3469: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3470: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3471: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3472: 
 3473: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3474: 
 3475: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3476: 
 3477: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3478: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3479: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3480: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3481: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3482: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3483: 
 3484: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3485: 
 3486: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3487: 
 3488: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3489: 
 3490: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3491: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3492: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3493: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3494: 
 3495: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3496: 
 3497: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3498: 
 3499: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3500: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3501: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3502: 
 3503: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3504: 
 3505: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3506: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3507: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3508: 
 3509: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3510: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3511: 
 3512: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3513: 
 3514: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3515: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3516: 
 3517: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3518: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3519: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3520: 
 3521: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3522: 
 3523: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3524: 
 3525: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3526: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3527: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3528: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3529: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3530: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3531: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3532: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3533: 
 3534: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3535: 
 3536: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3537: 
 3538: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3539: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3540: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3541: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3542: 
 3543: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3544: 
 3545: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3546: 
 3547: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3548: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3549: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3550: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3551: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3552: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3553: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3554: available.
 3555: 
 3556: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3557: 
 3558: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3559: 
 3560: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3561: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3562: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3563: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3564: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3565: 
 3566: A brief report from the conference is available
 3567: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3568: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3569: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3570: 
 3571: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3572: 
 3573: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3574: 
 3575: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3576: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3577: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3578: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3579: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3580: 
 3581: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3582: 
 3583: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3584: 
 3585: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3586: 
 3587: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3588: 
 3589: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3590: 
 3591: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3592: 
 3593: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3594: 
 3595: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3596: 
 3597: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3598: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3599: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3600: 
 3601: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3602: 
 3603: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3604: 
 3605: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3606: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3607: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3608: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3609: conference.
 3610: 
 3611: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3612: 
 3613: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3614: 
 3615: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3616: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3617: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3618: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3619: for details.
 3620: 
 3621: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3622: 
 3623: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3624: 
 3625: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3626: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3627: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3628: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3629: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3630: 
 3631: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3632: 
 3633: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3634: 
 3635: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3636: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3637: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3638: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3639: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3640: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3641: 
 3642: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3643: 
 3644: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3645: 
 3646: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3647: 
 3648: [BOF
 3649: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3650: 
 3651: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3652: 
 3653: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3654: 
 3655: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3656: 
 3657: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3658: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3659: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3660: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3661: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3662: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3663: of the BSD
 3664: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3665: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3666: conference.
 3667: 
 3668: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3669: 
 3670: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3671: 
 3672: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3673: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3674: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3675: in helping out.
 3676: 
 3677: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3678: 
 3679: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3680: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3681: 
 3682: See [this
 3683: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3684: meeting information.
 3685: 
 3686: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3687: 
 3688: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3689: 
 3690: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3691: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3692: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3693: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3694: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3695: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3696: 
 3697: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3698: 
 3699: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3700: 
 3701: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3702: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3703: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3704: NetBSD-BR.
 3705: 
 3706: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3707: 
 3708: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3709: 
 3710: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3711: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3712: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3713: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3714: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3715: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3716: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3717: 
 3718: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3719: 
 3720: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3721: 
 3722: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3723: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3724: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3725: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3726: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3727: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3728: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3729: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3730: for more information.
 3731: 
 3732: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3733: 
 3734: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3735: 
 3736: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3737: [GUUG
 3738: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3739: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3740: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3741: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3742: 
 3743: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3744: 
 3745: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3746: 
 3747: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3748: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3749: 
 3750: -   \`\`
 3751:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3752:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3753: -   \`\`
 3754:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3755:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3756: -   \`\`
 3757:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3758:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3759: 
 3760: Please see the
 3761: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3762: details. Photos are available at [this
 3763: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3764: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3765: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3766: 
 3767: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3768: 
 3769: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3770: 
 3771: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3772: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3773: France.
 3774: 
 3775: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3776: 
 3777: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3778: 
 3779: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3780: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3781: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3782: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3783: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3784: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3785: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3786: 
 3787: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3788: 
 3789: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3790: 
 3791: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3792: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3793: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3794: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3795: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3796: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3797: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3798: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3799: MailingList useful.
 3800: 
 3801: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3802: 
 3803: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3804: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3805: 
 3806: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3807: details.
 3808: 
 3809: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3810: 
 3811: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3812: 
 3813: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3814: 
 3815: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3816: 
 3817: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3818: 
 3819: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3820: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3821: administration. See
 3822: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3823: for details.
 3824: 
 3825: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3826: 
 3827: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3828: 
 3829: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3830: 
 3831: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3832: 
 3833: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3834: 
 3835: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3836: 
 3837: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3838: 
 3839: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3840: 
 3841: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3842: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3843: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3844: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3845: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3846: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3847: information.
 3848: 
 3849: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3850: 
 3851: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3852: 
 3853: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3854: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3855: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3856: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3857: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3858: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3859: is available online.
 3860: 
 3861: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3862: 
 3863: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3864: 
 3865: A lot of photos are available
 3866: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3867: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3868: 
 3869: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3870: 
 3871: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3872: 
 3873: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3874: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3875: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3876: 
 3877: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3878: Dolecek. See the [full
 3879: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3880: for details and pictures.
 3881: 
 3882: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3883: 
 3884: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3885: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3886: 
 3887: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3888: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3889: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3890: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3891: 
 3892: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3893: 
 3894: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3895: 
 3896: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3897: 
 3898: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3899: 
 3900: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3901: 
 3902: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3903: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3904: 
 3905: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3906: 
 3907: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3908: 
 3909: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3910: 
 3911: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3912: 
 3913: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3914: 
 3915: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3916: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3917: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3918: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3919: see
 3920: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3921: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3922: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3923: 
 3924: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3925: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3926: 
 3927: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3928: 
 3929: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3930: 
 3931: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3932: holding the [BSDay
 3933: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3934: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3935: for more information.
 3936: 
 3937: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3938: 
 3939: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3940: 
 3941: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3942: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3943: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3944: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3945: 
 3946: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3947: 
 3948: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3949: 
 3950: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3951: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3952: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3953: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3954: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3955: 
 3956: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3957: 
 3958: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3959: 
 3960: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3961: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3962: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3963: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3964: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3965: 
 3966: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3967: 
 3968: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3969: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3970: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3971: 
 3972: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3973: 
 3974: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3975: 
 3976: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3977: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3978: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3979: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3980: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3981: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3982: 
 3983: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3984: 
 3985: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3986: 
 3987: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3988: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3989: administration. See
 3990: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3991: for details.
 3992: 
 3993: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3994: 
 3995: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3996: 
 3997: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3998: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3999: events including several pictures is available online at
 4000: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 4001: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4002: from:
 4003: 
 4004: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4005:     [
 4006:     mp3
 4007:     ]
 4008: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4009:     [
 4010:     mp3
 4011:     ]
 4012: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4013:     mit NetBSD
 4014:     [
 4015:     mp3
 4016:     ]
 4017: 
 4018: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4019: 
 4020: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4021: 
 4022: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4023: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4024: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4025: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4026: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4027: 
 4028: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4029: 
 4030: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4031: 
 4032: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4033: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4034: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4035: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4036: activities will be the:
 4037: 
 4038: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4039: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4040: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4041: 
 4042: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4043: 
 4044: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4045: 
 4046: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4047: 
 4048: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4049: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4050: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4051: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4052: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4053: a [short
 4054: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4055: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4056: available online.
 4057: 
 4058: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4059: 
 4060: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4061: 
 4062: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4063: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4064: from December 27th to 29th.
 4065: 
 4066: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4067: 
 4068: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4069: 
 4070: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4071: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4072: administration.
 4073: 
 4074: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4075: 
 4076: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4077: 
 4078: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4079: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4080: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4081: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4082: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4083: for details.
 4084: 
 4085: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4086: 
 4087: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4088: 
 4089: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4090: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4091: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4092: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4093: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4094: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4095: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4096: 
 4097: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4098: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4099: Germany. See
 4100: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4101: for more information.
 4102: 
 4103: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4104: 
 4105: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4106: 
 4107: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4108: 
 4109: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4110: 
 4111: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4112: 
 4113: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4114: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4115: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4116: 
 4117: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4118: 
 4119: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4120: 
 4121: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4122: 
 4123: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4124: 
 4125: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4126: 
 4127: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4128: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4129: College.
 4130: 
 4131: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4132: 
 4133: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4134: 
 4135: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4136: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4137: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4138: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4139: rendering cluster done with
 4140: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4141: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4142: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4143: available from [Hubert's
 4144: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4145: 
 4146: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4147: 
 4148: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4149: 
 4150: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4151: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4152: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4153: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4154: online.
 4155: 
 4156: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4157: 
 4158: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4159: 
 4160: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4161: 
 4162: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4163: 
 4164: *July 22, 2002*
 4165: 
 4166: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4167: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4168: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4169: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4170: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4171: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4172: 
 4173: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4174: 
 4175: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4176: 
 4177: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4178: 
 4179: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4180: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4181: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4182: 
 4183: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4184: 
 4185: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4186: 
 4187: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4188: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4189: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4190: 
 4191: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4192: 
 4193: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4194: 
 4195: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4196: 
 4197: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4198: 
 4199: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4200: 
 4201: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4202: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4203: available.
 4204: 
 4205: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4206: 
 4207: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4208: 
 4209: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4210: 
 4211: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4212: 
 4213: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4214: 
 4215: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4216: 
 4217: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4218: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4219: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4220: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4221: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4222: 
 4223: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4224: 
 4225: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4226: 
 4227: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4228: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4229: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4230: chance to prove their value.
 4231: 
 4232: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4233: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4234: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4235: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4236: 
 4237: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4238: 
 4239: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4240: 
 4241: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4242: 
 4243: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4244: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4245: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4246: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4247: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4248: is available.
 4249: 
 4250: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4251: 
 4252: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4253: 
 4254: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4255: 
 4256: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4257: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4258: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4259: 
 4260: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4261: 
 4262: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4263: USA*
 4264: 
 4265: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4266: 
 4267: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4268: 
 4269: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4270: 
 4271: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4272: 
 4273: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4274: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4275: 
 4276: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4277: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4278: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4279: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4280: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4281: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4282: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4283: 
 4284: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4285: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4286: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4287: Emulation.
 4288: 
 4289: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4290: 
 4291: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4292: 
 4293: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4294: 
 4295: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4296: 
 4297: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4298: 
 4299: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4300: 
 4301: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4302: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4303: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4304: 
 4305: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4306: 
 4307: *September 13, 2001*
 4308: 
 4309: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4310: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4311: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4312: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4313: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4314: 
 4315: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4316: 
 4317: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4318: 
 4319: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4320: 
 4321: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4322: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4323: NetBSD booth at
 4324: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4325: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4326: from Japan.
 4327: 
 4328: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4329: 
 4330: *July 11, 2001*
 4331: 
 4332: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4333: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4334: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4335: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4336: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4337: 
 4338: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4339: 
 4340: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4341: Tokyo, Japan*
 4342: 
 4343: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4344: 
 4345: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4346: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4347: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4348: 
 4349: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4350: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4351: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4352: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4353: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4354: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4355: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4356: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4357: 
 4358: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4359: 
 4360: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4361: 
 4362: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4363: 
 4364: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4365: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4366: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4367: 
 4368: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4369: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4370: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4371: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4372: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4373: slides from this talk are available at
 4374: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4375: 
 4376: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4377: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4378: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4379: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4380: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4381: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4382: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4383: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4384: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4385: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4386: web site.
 4387: 
 4388: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4389: 
 4390: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4391: 
 4392: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4393: 
 4394: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4395: 
 4396: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4397: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4398: 
 4399: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4400: 
 4401: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4402: 
 4403: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4404: 
 4405: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4406: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4407: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4408: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4409: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4410: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4411: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4412: 
 4413: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4414: 
 4415: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4416: 
 4417: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4418: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4419: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4420: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4421: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4422: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4423: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4424: 
 4425: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4426: 
 4427: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4428: 
 4429: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4430: 
 4431: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4432: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4433: Spring is available.
 4434: 
 4435: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4436: 
 4437: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4438: 
 4439: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4440: 
 4441: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4442: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4443: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4444: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4445: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4446: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4447: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4448: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4449: 
 4450: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4451: 
 4452: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4453: 
 4454: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4455: 
 4456: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4457: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4458: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4459: other swag.
 4460: 
 4461: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4462: 
 4463: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4464: 
 4465: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4466: 
 4467: There was a [BSD BoF
 4468: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4469: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4470: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4471: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4472: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4473: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4474: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4475: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4476: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4477: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4478: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4479: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4480: BSD activity in Japan.
 4481: 
 4482: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4483: 
 4484: *December 6, 2000*
 4485: 
 4486: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4487: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4488: public.
 4489: 
 4490: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4491: 
 4492: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4493: 
 4494: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4495: 
 4496: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4497: 
 4498: *November 25, 2000*
 4499: 
 4500: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4501: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4502: announced to the public.
 4503: 
 4504: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4505: 
 4506: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4507: 
 4508: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4509: 
 4510: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4511: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4512: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4513: 
 4514: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4515: Mission.
 4516: 
 4517: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4518: 
 4519: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4520: 
 4521: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4522: 
 4523: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4524: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4525: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4526: 
 4527: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4528: David Maxwell.
 4529: 
 4530: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4531: 
 4532: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4533: 
 4534: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4535: 
 4536: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4537: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4538: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4539: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4540: 
 4541: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4542: 
 4543: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4544: 
 4545: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4546: 
 4547: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4548: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4549: 
 4550: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4551: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4552: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4553: 
 4554: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4555: is available at
 4556: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4557: 
 4558: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4559: 
 4560: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4561: 
 4562: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4563: 
 4564: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4565: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4566: fixed onsite.
 4567: 
 4568: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4569: 
 4570: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4571: 
 4572: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4573: 
 4574: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4575: 
 4576: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4577: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4578: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4579: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4580: 
 4581: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4582: 
 4583: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4584: 
 4585: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4586: 
 4587: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4588: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4589: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4590: 
 4591: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4592: 
 4593: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4594: 
 4595: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4596: 
 4597: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4598: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4599: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4600: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4601: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4602: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4603: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4604: 
 4605: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4606: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4607: 
 4608: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4609: 
 4610: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4611: 
 4612: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4613: 
 4614: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4615: followed.
 4616: 
 4617: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4618: 
 4619: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4620: 
 4621: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4622: 
 4623: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4624: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4625: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4626: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4627: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4628: giving a talk.
 4629: 
 4630: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4631: 
 4632: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4633: 
 4634: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4635: 
 4636: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4637: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4638: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4639: gave a [technical session on
 4640: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4641: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4642: session on
 4643: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4644: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4645: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4646: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4647: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4648: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4649: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4650: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4651: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4652: 
 4653: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4654: The NetBSD Mission.
 4655: 
 4656: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4657: 
 4658: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4659: 
 4660: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4661: 
 4662: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4663: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4664: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4665: 
 4666: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4667: 
 4668: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4669: 
 4670: [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)
 4671: 
 4672: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4673: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4674: \*BSD followed.
 4675: 
 4676: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4677: 
 4678: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4679: 
 4680: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4681: 
 4682: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4683: Mission.
 4684: 
 4685: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4686: 
 4687: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4688: 
 4689: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4690: 
 4691: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4692: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4693: snapshot CDs were available.
 4694: 
 4695: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4696: 
 4697: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4698: 
 4699: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4700: 
 4701: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4702: 
 4703: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4704: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4705: 
 4706: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4707: 
 4708: *March 19, 2000*
 4709: 
 4710: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4711: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4712: announced to the public.
 4713: 
 4714: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4715: 
 4716: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4717: 
 4718: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4719: 
 4720: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4721: 3rd.
 4722: 
 4723: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4724: 
 4725: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4726: 
 4727: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4728: 
 4729: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4730: 
 4731: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4732: Dec 18.
 4733: 
 4734: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4735: 
 4736: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4737: 
 4738: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4739: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4740: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4741: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4742: 
 4743: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4744: 
 4745: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4746: 
 4747: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4748: 
 4749: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4750: 
 4751: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4752: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4753: 
 4754: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4755: Mission.
 4756: 
 4757: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4758: 
 4759: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4760: 
 4761: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4762: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4763: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4764: 
 4765: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4766: 
 4767: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4768: 
 4769: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4770: 
 4771: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4772: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4773: 
 4774: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4775: 
 4776: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4777: 
 4778: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4779: 
 4780: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4781: 
 4782: *August 26, 1999*
 4783: 
 4784: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4785: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4786: announced to the public.
 4787: 
 4788: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4789: 
 4790: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4791: 
 4792: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4793: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4794: 
 4795: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4796: 
 4797: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4798: 
 4799: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4800: 
 4801: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4802: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4803: package system.
 4804: 
 4805: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4806: 
 4807: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4808: 
 4809: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4810: 
 4811: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4812: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4813: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4814: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4815: 
 4816: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4817: 
 4818: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4819: 
 4820: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4821: 
 4822: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4823: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4824: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4825: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4826: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4827: checkpointing in userspace.
 4828: 
 4829: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4830: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4831: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4832: 
 4833: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4834: 
 4835: *May 12, 1999*
 4836: 
 4837: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4838: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4839: public.
 4840: 
 4841: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4842: 
 4843: *December 23, 1998*
 4844: 
 4845: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4846: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4847: announced to the public.
 4848: 
 4849: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4850: 
 4851: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4852: 
 4853: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4854: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4855: in San Jose, CA.
 4856: 
 4857: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4858: 
 4859: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4860: 
 4861: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4862: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4863: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4864: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4865: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4866: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4867: 
 4868: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4869: 
 4870: *May 29, 1998*
 4871: 
 4872: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4873: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4874: announced to the public.
 4875: 
 4876: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4877: 
 4878: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4879: 
 4880: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4881: 
 4882: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4883: 
 4884: *March 9, 1998*
 4885: 
 4886: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4887: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4888: released.
 4889: 
 4890: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4891: 
 4892: *January 4, 1998*
 4893: 
 4894: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4895: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4896: public.
 4897: 
 4898: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4899: 
 4900: *May 20, 1997*
 4901: 
 4902: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4903: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4904: announced to the public.
 4905: 
 4906: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4907: 
 4908: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4909: 
 4910: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4911: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4912: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4913: 
 4914: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4915: 
 4916: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4917: 
 4918: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4919: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4920: 
 4921: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4922: 
 4923: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4924: 
 4925: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4926: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4927: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4928: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4929: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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