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Dust off the events page a little bit.

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

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