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    1: [[!meta title="Events"]]
    2: 
    3: This is an incomplete list of NetBSD-related events. If you know about
    4: some public event that fits and would like it to be listed here,
    5: [contact us.](//www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi)
    6: 
    7: For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our
    8: [presentation pages](//www.NetBSD.org/gallery/presentations/).
    9: 
   10: See also the NetBSD [[developer summits|summits]].
   11: 
   12: 
   13: Future Events
   14: -------------
   15: 
   16: ### `Sep 2018` - EuroBSDCon 2018, Bucharest, Romania
   17: 
   18: *September 20 - 23, 2018, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania*
   19: 
   20: [EuroBSDCon](https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   21: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   22: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   23: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   24: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   25: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   26: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   27: 
   28: 
   29: ### `Mar 2019` - AsiaBSDCon 2019, Tokyo, Japan
   30: 
   31: *March 21 - 24, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   32: 
   33: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   34: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   35: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   36: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   37: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   38: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   39: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   40: possible audience.
   41: 
   42: 
   43: Past Events
   44: -----------
   45: 
   46: ### `Jul 2018` - Japan NetBSD Users Group annual Meeting and BoF, Tokyo, Japan
   47: 
   48: *July 14, 2018, Takeda Building, The University of Tokyo, Japan*
   49: 
   50: [Japan NetBSD User Group annual Meeting and BoF](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting20.html.en)
   51: is the 20th annual meeting organized by the
   52: [Japan NetBSD Users Group](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
   53: The meeting consists of the 20th Annual Meeting opened to all
   54: members of JNUG and the NetBSD BoF (Birds of a Feather), the casual
   55: meeting for individuals who have interests to the NetBSD operating
   56: system opened to everybody interested.
   57: 
   58: For more information please see the report on
   59: [netbsd-advocacy@](//mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/07/17/msg000778.html)
   60: mailing list.
   61: 
   62: 
   63: ### `Jul 2018` - pkgsrcCon 2018, Berlin, Germany
   64: 
   65: *July 7 - 8, 2018, Berlin, Germany*
   66: 
   67: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2018/) is the annual technical
   68: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   69: over 19,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   70: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   71: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   72: 
   73: 
   74: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
   75: 
   76: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   77: 
   78: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
   79: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   80: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   81: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   82: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   83: advanced developers.
   84: 
   85: 
   86: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
   87: 
   88: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   89: 
   90: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   91: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   92: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   93: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   94: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
   95: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   96: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
   97: possible audience.
   98: 
   99: 
  100: ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
  101: 
  102: *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
  103: 
  104: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
  105: meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  106: free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
  107: Brussels.
  108: 
  109: 
  110: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
  111: 
  112: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
  113: 
  114: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
  115: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
  116: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
  117: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
  118: software developers, computer science professors, users and
  119: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
  120: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
  121: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
  122: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
  123: BSD licensed open source software.
  124: 
  125: 
  126: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
  127: 
  128: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
  129: 
  130: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
  131: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  132: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  133: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  134: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
  135: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
  136: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  137: 
  138: 
  139: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
  140: 
  141: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
  142: 
  143: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
  144: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  145: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  146: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  147: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  148: 
  149: 
  150: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
  151: 
  152: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
  153: 
  154: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
  155: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
  156: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
  157: 
  158: Please see
  159: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
  160: for details.
  161: 
  162: 
  163: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
  164: 
  165: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  166: 
  167: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  168: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  169: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  170: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  171: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  172: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  173: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  174: possible audience.
  175: 
  176: 
  177: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  178: 
  179: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  180: 
  181: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  182: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  183: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  184: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  185: at the event in Brussels.
  186: 
  187: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  188: operating systems and their talks.
  189: 
  190: Please see
  191: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  192: for details.
  193: 
  194: 
  195: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  196: 
  197: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  198: 
  199: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  200: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  201: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  202: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  203: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  204: 
  205: 
  206: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  207: 
  208: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  209: 
  210: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  211: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  212: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  213: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  214: demonstrations.
  215: 
  216: 
  217: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  218: 
  219: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  220: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  221: 
  222: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  223: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  224: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  225: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  226: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  227: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  228: 
  229: 
  230: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  231: 
  232: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  233: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  234: Japan*
  235: 
  236: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  237: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  238: for meeting information and 
  239: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  240: 
  241: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  242: 
  243: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  244: 
  245: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  246: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  247: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  248: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  249: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  250: 
  251: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  252: 
  253: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  254: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  255: Okinawa, Japan*
  256: 
  257: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  258: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  259: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  260: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  261: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  262: 
  263: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  264: 
  265: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  266: 
  267: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  268: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  269: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  270: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  271: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  272: 
  273: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  274: 
  275: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  276: 
  277: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  278: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  279: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  280: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  281: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  282: 
  283: 
  284: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  285: 
  286: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  287: 
  288: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  289: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  290: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  291: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  292: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  293: 
  294: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  295: 
  296: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  297: 
  298: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  299: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  300: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  301: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  302: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  303: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  304: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  305: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  306: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  307: 
  308: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  309: 
  310: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  311: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  312: 
  313: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  314: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  315: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  316: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  317: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  318: 
  319: 
  320: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  321: 
  322: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  323: 
  324: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  325: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  326: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  327: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  328: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  329: 
  330: 
  331: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  332: 
  333: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  334: 
  335: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  336: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  337: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  338: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  339: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  340: 
  341: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  342: 
  343: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  344: 
  345: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  346: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  347: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  348: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  349: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  350: 
  351: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  352: 
  353: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  354: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  355: 
  356: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  357: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  358: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  359: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  360: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  361: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  362: 
  363: 
  364: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  365: 
  366: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  367: 
  368: A primeira edição da [BSDCon Brasil](http://2015.bsdcon.com.br/) ocorreu em 2003. Durante todos esses anos que se passaram, o Brasil ainda não tinha reunido sua comunidade com tanta força como agora. Todos os envolvidos na conferência terão contato direto com o mundo dos usuários, entusiastas e desenvolvedores, o que lhes permitirá melhor compreender sistemas FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonflyBSD e outros sistemas de linhagem BSD UNIX.
  369: 
  370: 
  371: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  372: 
  373: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  374: 
  375: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  376: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  377: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  378: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  379: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  380: 
  381: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  382: 
  383: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  384: 
  385: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  386: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  387: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  388: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  389: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  390: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  391: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  392: 
  393: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  394: 
  395: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  396: 
  397: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  398: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  399: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  400: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  401: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  402: 
  403: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  404: 
  405: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  406: 
  407: On September 11-13, 2015 at the Sheraton in Reston, Virginia for the second biennial [vBSDCon](http://vbsdcon.com) event. This exciting weekend will bring together members of the BSD community for a series of roundtable discussions, educational sessions, best practice conversations, and exclusive networking opportunities.
  408: 
  409: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  410: 
  411: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  412: 
  413: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  414: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  415: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  416: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  417: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  418: 
  419: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  420: 
  421: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  422: 
  423: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  424: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  425: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  426: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  427: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  428: 
  429: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  430: 
  431: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  432: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  433: 
  434: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  435: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  436: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  437: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  438: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  439: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  440: 
  441: 
  442: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  443: 
  444: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  445: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  446: Okinawa, Japan*
  447: 
  448: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  449: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  450: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  451: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  452: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  453: 
  454: 
  455: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  456: 
  457: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  458: 
  459: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  460: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  461: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  462: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  463: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  464: 
  465: 
  466: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  467: 
  468: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  469: 
  470: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  471: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  472: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  473: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  474: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  475: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  476: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  477: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  478: 
  479: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  480: 
  481: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  482: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  483: 
  484: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  485: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  486: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  487: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  488: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  489: 
  490: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  491: 
  492: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  493: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  494: 
  495: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  496: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  497: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  498: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  499: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  500: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  501: 
  502: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  503: 
  504: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  505: 
  506: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  507: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  508: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  509: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  510: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  511: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  512: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  513: 
  514: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  515: 
  516: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  517: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  518: 
  519: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  520: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  521: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  522: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  523: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  524: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  525: 
  526: 
  527: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  528: 
  529: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  530: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  531: Japan*
  532: 
  533: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  534: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  535: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  536: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  537: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  538: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  539: 
  540: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  541: 
  542: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  543: 
  544: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  545: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  546: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  547: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  548: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  549: 
  550: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  551: 
  552: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  553: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  554: 
  555: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  556: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  557: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  558: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  559: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  560: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  561: 
  562: 
  563: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  564: 
  565: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  566: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  567: Okinawa, Japan*
  568: 
  569: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  570: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  571: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  572: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  573: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  574: 
  575: 
  576: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  577: 
  578: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  579: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  580: 
  581: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  582: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  583: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  584: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  585: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  586: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  587: 
  588: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  589: 
  590: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  591: 
  592: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  593: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  594: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  595: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  596: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  597: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  598: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  599: 
  600: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  601: 
  602: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  603: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  604: 
  605: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  606: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  607: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  608: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  609: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  610: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  611: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  612: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  613: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  614: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  615: 
  616: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  617: 
  618: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  619: 
  620: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  621: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  622: 
  623: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  624: 
  625: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  626: 
  627: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  628: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  629: 
  630: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  631: 
  632: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  633: 
  634: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  635: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  636: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  637: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  638: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  639: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  640: 
  641: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  642: 
  643: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  644: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  645: 
  646: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  647: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  648: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  649: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  650: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  651: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  652: 
  653: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  654: 
  655: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  656: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  657: 
  658: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  659: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  660: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  661: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  662: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  663: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  664: 
  665: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  666: 
  667: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  668: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  669: 
  670: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  671: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  672: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  673: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  674: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  675: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  676: 
  677: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  678: 
  679: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  680: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  681: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  682: 
  683: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  684: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  685: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  686: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  687: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  688: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  689: 
  690: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  691: 
  692: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  693: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  694: 
  695: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  696: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  697: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  698: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  699: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  700: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  701: 
  702: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  703: 
  704: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  705: Campus
  706: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  707: Germany*
  708: 
  709: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  710: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  711: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  712: answering users' questions.
  713: 
  714: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  715: 
  716: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  717: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  718: 
  719: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  720: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  721: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  722: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  723: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  724: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  725: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  726: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  727: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  728: hardfloat
  729: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  730: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  731: 
  732: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  733: 
  734: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  735: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  736: 
  737: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  738: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  739: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  740: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  741: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  742: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  743: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  744: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  745: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  746: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  747: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  748: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  749: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  750: 
  751: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  752: 
  753: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  754: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  755: Japan*
  756: 
  757: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  758: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  759: for meeting information.[more detail on
  760: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  761: 
  762: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  763: 
  764: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  765: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  766: Okinawa, Japan*
  767: 
  768: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  769: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  770: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  771: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  772: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  773: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  774: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  775: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  776: 
  777: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  778: 
  779: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  780: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  781: Japan*
  782: 
  783: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  784: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  785: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  786: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  787: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  788: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  789: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  790: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  791: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  792: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  793: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  794: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  795: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  796: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  797: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  798: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  799: 
  800: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  801: 
  802: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  803: 
  804: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  805: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  806: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  807: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  808: cases or notebooks.
  809: 
  810: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  811: more information.
  812: 
  813: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  814: 
  815: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  816: 
  817: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  818: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  819: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  820: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  821: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  822: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  823: 
  824: See [the call for
  825: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  826: for details.
  827: 
  828: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  829: 
  830: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  831: 
  832: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  833: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  834: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  835: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  836: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  837: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  838: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  839: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  840: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  841: these.
  842: 
  843: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  844: 
  845: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  846: 
  847: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  848: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  849: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  850: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  851: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  852: 
  853: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  854: 
  855: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  856: 
  857: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  858: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  859: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  860: BSD related talks.
  861: 
  862: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  863: information.
  864: 
  865: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  866: 
  867: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  868: 
  869: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  870: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  871: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  872: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  873: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  874: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  875: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  876: 
  877: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  878: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  879: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  880: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  881: Japan NetBSD Users
  882: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  883: 
  884: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  885: 
  886: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  887: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  888: 
  889: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  890: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  891: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  892: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  893: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  894: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  895: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  896: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  897: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  898: 
  899: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  900: 
  901: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  902: 
  903: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  904: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  905: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  906: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  907: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  908: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  909: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  910: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  911: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  912: 
  913: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  914: 
  915: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  916: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  917: 
  918: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  919: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  920: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  921: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  922: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  923: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  924: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  925: 
  926: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  927: 
  928: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  929: 
  930: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  931: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  932: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  933: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  934: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  935: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  936: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  937: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  938: 
  939: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  940: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  941: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  942: 
  943: Please see [this
  944: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  945: for details.
  946: 
  947: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  948: 
  949: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  950: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  951: 
  952: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  953: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  954: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  955: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  956: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  957: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  958: 
  959: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  960: 
  961: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  962: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  963: 
  964: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  965: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  966: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  967: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  968: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  969: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  970: 
  971: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  972: 
  973: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  974: 
  975: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  976: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  977: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  978: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  979: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  980: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  981: 
  982: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  983: 
  984: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  985: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  986: Japan*
  987: 
  988: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  989: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  990: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  991: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  992: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  993: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  994: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  995: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  996: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  997: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  998: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  999: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
 1000: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
 1001: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
 1002: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
 1003: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
 1004: found at OSC booth" by
 1005: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
 1006: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
 1007: 
 1008: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
 1009: 
 1010: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
 1011: 
 1012: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
 1013: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
 1014: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
 1015: 
 1016: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
 1017: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
 1018: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
 1019: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
 1020: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
 1021: 
 1022: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
 1023: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
 1024: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
 1025: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
 1026: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
 1027: regular meeting.
 1028: 
 1029: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
 1030: 
 1031: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
 1032: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1033: Okinawa, Japan*
 1034: 
 1035: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1036: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1037: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1038: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1039: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1040: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1041: 
 1042: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1043: 
 1044: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1045: 
 1046: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1047: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
 1048: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1049: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
 1050: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
 1051: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
 1052: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
 1053: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
 1054: [NetBSD/KOBO and
 1055: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
 1056: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
 1057: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
 1058: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
 1059: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
 1060: 
 1061: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
 1062: 
 1063: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1064: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1065: 
 1066: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1067: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1068: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1069: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1070: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1071: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1072: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1073: 
 1074: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1075: 
 1076: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1077: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1078: 
 1079: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1080: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1081: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1082: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1083: demonstrations (
 1084: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1085: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1086: 
 1087: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1088: 
 1089: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1090: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1091: San Diego, California, USA*
 1092: 
 1093: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1094: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1095: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1096: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1097: on day one of the conference.
 1098: 
 1099: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1100: 
 1101: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1102: Augustin, Germany*
 1103: 
 1104: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1105: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1106: 
 1107: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1108: 
 1109: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1110: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1111: 
 1112: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1113: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1114: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1115: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1116: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1117: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1118: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1119: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1120: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1121: SHARP,X68K on
 1122: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1123: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1124: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1125: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1126: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1127: updates presetation by
 1128: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1129: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1130: 
 1131: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1132: 
 1133: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1134: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1135: 
 1136: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1137: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1138: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1139: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1140: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1141: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1142: 
 1143: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1144: 
 1145: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1146: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1147: Japan*
 1148: 
 1149: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1150: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1151: for meeting information.
 1152: 
 1153: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1154: 
 1155: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1156: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1157: 
 1158: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1159: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1160: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1161: release branch.
 1162: 
 1163: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1164: 
 1165: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1166: 
 1167: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1168: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1169: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1170: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1171: with [Building NetBSD on
 1172: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1173: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1174: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1175: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1176: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1177: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1178: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1179: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1180: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1181: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1182: 
 1183: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1184: 
 1185: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1186: 
 1187: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1188: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1189: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1190: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1191: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1192: 
 1193: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1194: more information.
 1195: 
 1196: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1197: 
 1198: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1199: 
 1200: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1201: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1202: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1203: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1204: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1205: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1206: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1207: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1208: 
 1209: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1210: 
 1211: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1212: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1213: Japan*
 1214: 
 1215: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1216: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1217: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1218: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1219: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1220: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1221: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1222: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1223: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1224: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1225: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1226: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1227: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1228: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1229: 
 1230: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1231: 
 1232: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1233: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1234: 
 1235: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1236: 
 1237: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1238: 
 1239: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1240: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1241: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1242: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1243: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1244: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1245: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1246: demonstrations.
 1247: 
 1248: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1249: 
 1250: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1251: 
 1252: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1253: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1254: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1255: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1256: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1257: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1258: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1259: 
 1260: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1261: 
 1262: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1263: 
 1264: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1265: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1266: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1267: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1268: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1269: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1270: port history by
 1271: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1272: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1273: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1274: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1275: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1276: [[ustream live
 1277: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1278: 
 1279: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1280: 
 1281: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1282: 
 1283: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1284: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1285: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1286: talks.
 1287: 
 1288: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1289: information.
 1290: 
 1291: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1292: 
 1293: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1294: 
 1295: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1296: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1297: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1298: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1299: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1300: [WZero3 live
 1301: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1302: [Zaurus live
 1303: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1304: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1305: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1306: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1307: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1308: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1309: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1310: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1311: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1312: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1313: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1314: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1315: 
 1316: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1317: 
 1318: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1319: 
 1320: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1321: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1322: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1323: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1324: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1325: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1326: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1327: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1328: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1329: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1330: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1331: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1332: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1333: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1334: i386 { [aspire
 1335: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1336: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1337: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1338: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1339: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1340: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1341: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1342: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1343: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1344: 
 1345: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1346: 
 1347: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1348: 
 1349: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1350: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1351: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1352: necessary.
 1353: 
 1354: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1355: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1356: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1357: for details.
 1358: 
 1359: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1360: 
 1361: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1362: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1363: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1364: 
 1365: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1366: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1367: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1368: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1369: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1370: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1371: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1372: 
 1373: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1374: 
 1375: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1376: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1377: 
 1378: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1379: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1380: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1381: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1382: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1383: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1384: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1385: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1386: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1387: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1388: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1389: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1390: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1391: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1392: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1393: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1394: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1395: 
 1396: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1397: 
 1398: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1399: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1400: 
 1401: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1402: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1403: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1404: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1405: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1406: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1407: 
 1408: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1409: 
 1410: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1411: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1412: 
 1413: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1414: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1415: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1416: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1417: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1418: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1419: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1420: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1421: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1422: enigmatic machines by
 1423: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1424: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1425: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1426: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1427: 
 1428: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1429: 
 1430: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1431: 
 1432: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1433: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1434: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1435: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1436: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1437: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1438: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1439: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1440: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1441: 
 1442: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1443: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1444: 
 1445: For more information please visit the website
 1446: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1447: 
 1448: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1449: 
 1450: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1451: 
 1452: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1453: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1454: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1455: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1456: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1457: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1458: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1459: 
 1460: For more information please visit the website
 1461: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1462: 
 1463: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1464: 
 1465: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1466: 
 1467: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1468: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1469: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1470: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1471: Netherlands.
 1472: 
 1473: For more information please visit the website
 1474: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1475: 
 1476: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1477: 
 1478: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1479: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1480: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1481: 
 1482: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1483: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1484: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1485: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1486: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1487: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1488: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1489: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1490: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1491: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1492: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1493: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1494: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1495: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1496: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1497: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1498: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1499: 
 1500: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1501: 
 1502: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1503: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1504: Okinawa, Japan*
 1505: 
 1506: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1507: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1508: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1509: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1510: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1511: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1512: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1513: 
 1514: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1515: 
 1516: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1517: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1518: Fukushima, Japan*
 1519: 
 1520: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1521: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1522: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1523: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1524: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1525: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1526: 
 1527: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1528: 
 1529: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1530: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1531: Japan*
 1532: 
 1533: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1534: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1535: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1536: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1537: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1538: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1539: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1540: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1541: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1542: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1543: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1544: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1545: 
 1546: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1547: 
 1548: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1549: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1550: 
 1551: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1552: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1553: 
 1554: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1555: 
 1556: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1557: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1558: 
 1559: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1560: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1561: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1562: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1563: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1564: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1565: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1566: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1567: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1568: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1569: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1570: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1571: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1572: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1573: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1574: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1575: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1576: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1577: will never die!
 1578: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1579: and
 1580: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1581: by tsutsui.
 1582: 
 1583: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1584: 
 1585: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1586: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1587: Japan*
 1588: 
 1589: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1590: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1591: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1592: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1593: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1594: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1595: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1596: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1597: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1598: keysign party by soda.
 1599: 
 1600: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1601: 
 1602: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1603: 
 1604: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1605: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1606: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1607: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1608: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1609: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1610: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1611: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1612: 
 1613: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1614: 
 1615: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1616: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1617: 
 1618: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1619: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1620: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1621: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1622: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1623: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1624: 
 1625: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1626: 
 1627: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1628: 
 1629: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1630: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1631: May 2011.
 1632: 
 1633: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1634: 
 1635: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1636: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1637: 
 1638: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1639: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1640: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1641: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1642: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1643: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1644: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1645: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1646: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1647: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1648: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1649: 
 1650: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1651: 
 1652: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1653: 
 1654: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1655: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1656: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1657: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1658: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1659: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1660: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1661: 
 1662: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1663: 
 1664: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1665: Oita, Japan*
 1666: 
 1667: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1668: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1669: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1670: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1671: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1672: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1673: 
 1674: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1675: 
 1676: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1677: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1678: 
 1679: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1680: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1681: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1682: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1683: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1684: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1685: 
 1686: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1687: 
 1688: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1689: Belgium*
 1690: 
 1691: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1692: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1693: 
 1694: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1695: in the BSD devroom
 1696: 
 1697: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1698: 
 1699: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1700: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1701: Japan*
 1702: 
 1703: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1704: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1705: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1706: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1707: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1708: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1709: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1710: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1711: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1712: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1713: 
 1714: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1715: 
 1716: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1717: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1718: 
 1719: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1720: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1721: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1722: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1723: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1724: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1725: 
 1726: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1727: 
 1728: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1729: 
 1730: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1731: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1732: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1733: focused.
 1734: 
 1735: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1736: 
 1737: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1738: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1739: 
 1740: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1741: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1742: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1743: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1744: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1745: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1746: 
 1747: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1748: 
 1749: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1750: 
 1751: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1752: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1753: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1754: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1755: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1756: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1757: 
 1758: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1759: 
 1760: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1761: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1762: 
 1763: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1764: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1765: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1766: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1767: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1768: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1769: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1770: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1771: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1772: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1773: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1774: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1775: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1776: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1777: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1778: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1779: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1780: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1781: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1782: tsutsui)
 1783: 
 1784: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1785: 
 1786: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1787: 
 1788: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1789: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1790: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1791: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1792: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1793: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1794: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1795: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1796: 
 1797: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1798: 
 1799: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1800: 
 1801: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1802: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1803: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1804: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1805: 
 1806: For more information please visit the website
 1807: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1808: 
 1809: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1810: 
 1811: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1812: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1813: Okinawa, Japan*
 1814: 
 1815: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1816: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1817: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1818: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1819: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1820: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1821: 
 1822: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1823: 
 1824: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1825: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1826: 
 1827: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1828: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , 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 demonstration and
 1833: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1834: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1835: 
 1836: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1837: 
 1838: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1839: 
 1840: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1841: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1842: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1843: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1844: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1845: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1846: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1847: 
 1848: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1849: 
 1850: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1851: 
 1852: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1853: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1854: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1855: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1856: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1857: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1858: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1859: 
 1860: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1861: 
 1862: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1863: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1864: Japan*
 1865: 
 1866: See [this
 1867: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1868: for meeting information.
 1869: 
 1870: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1871: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1872: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1873: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1874: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1875: 
 1876: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1877: 
 1878: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1879: 
 1880: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1881: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1882: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1883: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1884: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1885: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1886: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1887: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1888: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1889: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1890: 
 1891: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1892: 
 1893: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1894: 
 1895: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1896: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1897: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1898: in a shared BSD booth.
 1899: 
 1900: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1901: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1902: 
 1903: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1904: 
 1905: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1906: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1907: 
 1908: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1909: 
 1910: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1911: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1912: 
 1913: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1914: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1915: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1916: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1917: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1918: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1919: 
 1920: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1921: 
 1922: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1923: 
 1924: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1925: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1926: 
 1927: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1928: 
 1929: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1930: 
 1931: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1932: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1933: May 2010.
 1934: 
 1935: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1936: 
 1937: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1938: 
 1939: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1940: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1941: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1942: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1943: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1944: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1945: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1946: 
 1947: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1948: 
 1949: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1950: 
 1951: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1952: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1953: 
 1954: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1955: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1956: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1957: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1958: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1959: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1960: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1961: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1962: 
 1963: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1964: 
 1965: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1966: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1967: 
 1968: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1969: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1970: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1971: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1972: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1973: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1974: 
 1975: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1976: 
 1977: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1978: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1979: 
 1980: The [February 2010
 1981: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1982: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1983: 
 1984: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1985: 
 1986: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1987: Belgium*
 1988: 
 1989: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1990: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1991: 
 1992: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1993: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1994: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1995: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1996: 
 1997: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1998: 
 1999: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 2000: Oita, Japan*
 2001: 
 2002: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2003: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 2004: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2005: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2006: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2007: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 2008: 
 2009: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 2010: 
 2011: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 2012: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2013: 
 2014: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2015: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2016: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2017: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2018: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2019: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2020: 
 2021: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 2022: 
 2023: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 2024: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 2025: 
 2026: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2027: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2028: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2029: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2030: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 2031: demonstration.
 2032: 
 2033: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 2034: 
 2035: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 2036: 
 2037: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 2038: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 2039: major BSDs.
 2040: 
 2041: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 2042: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 2043: 
 2044: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 2045: 
 2046: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2047: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2048: 
 2049: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2050: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2051: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2052: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 2053: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 2054: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 2055: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 2056: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2057: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 2058: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 2059: 
 2060: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 2061: 
 2062: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 2063: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2064: 
 2065: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2066: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2067: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2068: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2069: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2070: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2071: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2072: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2073: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2074: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2075: 
 2076: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2077: 
 2078: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2079: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2080: Okinawa, Japan*
 2081: 
 2082: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2083: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2084: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2085: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2086: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2087: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2088: 
 2089: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2090: 
 2091: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2092: 
 2093: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2094: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2095: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2096: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2097: 
 2098: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2099: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2100: 
 2101: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2102: 
 2103: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2104: 
 2105: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2106: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2107: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2108: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2109: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2110: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2111: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2112: 
 2113: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2114: 
 2115: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2116: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2117: 
 2118: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2119: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2120: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2121: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2122: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2123: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2124: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2125: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2126: 
 2127: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2128: 
 2129: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2130: 
 2131: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2132: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2133: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2134: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2135: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2136: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2137: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2138: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2139: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2140: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2141: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2142: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2143: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2144: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2145: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2146: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2147: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2148: 
 2149: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2150: 
 2151: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2152: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2153: Japan*
 2154: 
 2155: See [this
 2156: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2157: for meeting information.
 2158: 
 2159: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2160: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2161: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2162: party.
 2163: 
 2164: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2165: 
 2166: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2167: 
 2168: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2169: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2170: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2171: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2172: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2173: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2174: 
 2175: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2176: 
 2177: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2178: 
 2179: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2180: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2181: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2182: systems at the exhibition.
 2183: 
 2184: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2185: 
 2186: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2187: 
 2188: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2189: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2190: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2191: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2192: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2193: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2194: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2195: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2196: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2197: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2198: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2199: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2200: 
 2201: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2202: 
 2203: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2204: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2205: 
 2206: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2207: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2208: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2209: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2210: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2211: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2212: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2213: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2214: 
 2215: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2216: 
 2217: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2218: 
 2219: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2220: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2221: May 2009.
 2222: 
 2223: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2224: 
 2225: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2226: 
 2227: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2228: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2229: Hannover, Germany.
 2230: 
 2231: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2232: 
 2233: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2234: 
 2235: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2236: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2237: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2238: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2239: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2240: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2241: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2242: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2243: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2244: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2245: and [NetBSD
 2246: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2247: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2248: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2249: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2250: 
 2251: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2252: 
 2253: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2254: 
 2255: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2256: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2257: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2258: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2259: 
 2260: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2261: 
 2262: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2263: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2264: 
 2265: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2266: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2267: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2268: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2269: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2270: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2271: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2272: 
 2273: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2274: 
 2275: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2276: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2277: the community.
 2278: 
 2279: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2280: 
 2281: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2282: 
 2283: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2284: 
 2285: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2286: 
 2287: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2288: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2289: 
 2290: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2291: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2292: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2293: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2294: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2295: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2296: 
 2297: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2298: 
 2299: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2300: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2301: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2302: 
 2303: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2304: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2305: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2306: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2307: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2308: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2309: 
 2310: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2311: 
 2312: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2313: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2314: 
 2315: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2316: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2317: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2318: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2319: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2320: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2321: 
 2322: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2323: 
 2324: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2325: 
 2326: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2327: 
 2328: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2329: 
 2330: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2331: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2332: 
 2333: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2334: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2335: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2336: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2337: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2338: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2339: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2340: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2341: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2342: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2343: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2344: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2345: 
 2346: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2347: 
 2348: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2349: 
 2350: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2351: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2352: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2353: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2354: 
 2355: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2356: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2357: 
 2358: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2359: 
 2360: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2361: 
 2362: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2363: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2364: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2365: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2366: 
 2367: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2368: 
 2369: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2370: 
 2371: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2372: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2373: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2374: 
 2375: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2376: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2377: 
 2378: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2379: 
 2380: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2381: 
 2382: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2383: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2384: 
 2385: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2386: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2387: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2388: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2389: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2390: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2391: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2392: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2393: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2394: [Itojun Service
 2395: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2396: 
 2397: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2398: 
 2399: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2400: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2401: 
 2402: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2403: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2404: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2405: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2406: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2407: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2408: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2409: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2410: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2411: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2412: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2413: 
 2414: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2415: 
 2416: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2417: 
 2418: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2419: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2420: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2421: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2422: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2423: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2424: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2425: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2426: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2427: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2428: 
 2429: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2430: 
 2431: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2432: 
 2433: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2434: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2435: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2436: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2437: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2438: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2439: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2440: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2441: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2442: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2443: all BSD machines.
 2444: 
 2445: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2446: 
 2447: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2448: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2449: Japan*
 2450: 
 2451: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2452: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2453: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2454: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2455: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2456: 
 2457: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2458: 
 2459: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2460: 
 2461: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2462: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2463: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2464: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2465: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2466: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2467: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2468: 
 2469: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2470: 
 2471: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2472: 
 2473: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2474: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2475: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2476: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2477: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2478: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2479: 
 2480: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2481: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2482: 
 2483: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2484: 
 2485: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2486: 
 2487: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2488: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2489: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2490: novices to advanced developers.
 2491: 
 2492: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2493: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2494: 
 2495: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2496: 
 2497: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2498: Spain*
 2499: 
 2500: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2501: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2502: 
 2503: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2504: 
 2505: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2506: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2507: 
 2508: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2509: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2510: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2511: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2512: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2513: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2514: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2515: 
 2516: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2517: 
 2518: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2519: 
 2520: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2521: technologies and IT security.
 2522: 
 2523: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2524: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2525: 
 2526: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2527: 
 2528: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2529: 
 2530: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2531: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2532: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2533: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2534: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2535: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2536: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2537: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2538: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2539: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2540: 
 2541: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2542: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2543: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2544: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2545: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2546: 
 2547: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2548: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2549: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2550: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2551: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2552: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2553: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2554: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2555: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2556: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2557: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2558: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2559: 
 2560: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2561: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2562: networking and virtualisation.
 2563: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2564: 
 2565: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2566: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2567: 
 2568: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2569: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2570: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2571: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2572: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2573: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2574: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2575: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2576: 
 2577: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2578: 
 2579: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2580: 
 2581: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2582: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2583: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2584: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2585: 
 2586: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2587: 
 2588: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2589: 
 2590: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2591: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2592: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2593: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2594: 
 2595: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2596: 
 2597: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2598: 
 2599: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2600: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2601: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2602: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2603: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2604: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2605: 
 2606: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2607: 
 2608: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2609: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2610: Japan*
 2611: 
 2612: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2613: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2614: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2615: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2616: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2617: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2618: 
 2619: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2620: 
 2621: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2622: 
 2623: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2624: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2625: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2626: 
 2627: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2628: 
 2629: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2630: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2631: 
 2632: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2633: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2634: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2635: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2636: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2637: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2638: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2639: 
 2640: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2641: 
 2642: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2643: Niigata, Japan*
 2644: 
 2645: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2646: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2647: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2648: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2649: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2650: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2651: 
 2652: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2653: 
 2654: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2655: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2656: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2657: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2658: 
 2659: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2660: 
 2661: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2662: Turkey*
 2663: 
 2664: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2665: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2666: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2667: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2668: 
 2669: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2670: 
 2671: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2672: 
 2673: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2674: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2675: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2676: information, see the [event's
 2677: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2678: 
 2679: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2680: 
 2681: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2682: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2683: 
 2684: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2685: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2686: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2687: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2688: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2689: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2690: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2691: Presentation by
 2692: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2693: 
 2694: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2695: 
 2696: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2697: 
 2698: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2699: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2700: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2701: 
 2702: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2703: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2704: 
 2705: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2706: 
 2707: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2708: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2709: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2710: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2711: 
 2712: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2713: 
 2714: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2715: 
 2716: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2717: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2718: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2719: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2720: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2721: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2722: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2723: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2724: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2725: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2726: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2727: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2728: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2729: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2730: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2731: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2732: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2733: ).
 2734: 
 2735: [A report with some
 2736: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2737: available.
 2738: 
 2739: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2740: 
 2741: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2742: 
 2743: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2744: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2745: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2746: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2747: Switzerland.
 2748: 
 2749: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2750: report was posted to the
 2751: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2752: mailing list.
 2753: 
 2754: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2755: 
 2756: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2757: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2758: Japan*
 2759: 
 2760: See [this
 2761: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2762: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2763: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2764: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2765: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2766: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2767: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2768: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2769: sign party.
 2770: 
 2771: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2772: 
 2773: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2774: 
 2775: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2776: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2777: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2778: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2779: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2780: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2781: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2782: 
 2783: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2784: 
 2785: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2786: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2787: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2788: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2789: at the
 2790: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2791: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2792: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2793: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2794: 
 2795: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2796: information.
 2797: 
 2798: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2799: 
 2800: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2801: 
 2802: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2803: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2804: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2805: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2806: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2807: 
 2808: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2809: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2810: 
 2811: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2812: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2813: 
 2814: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2815: 
 2816: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2817: 
 2818: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2819: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2820: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2821: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2822: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2823: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2824: welcome to attend.
 2825: 
 2826: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2827: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2828: 
 2829: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2830: 
 2831: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2832: 
 2833: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2834: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2835: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2836: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2837: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2838: 
 2839: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2840: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2841: 
 2842: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2843: 
 2844: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2845: 
 2846: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2847: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2848: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2849: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2850: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2851: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2852: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2853: 
 2854: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2855: 
 2856: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2857: 
 2858: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2859: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2860: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2861: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2862: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2863: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2864: widest possible audience.
 2865: 
 2866: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2867: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2868: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2869: 
 2870: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2871: 
 2872: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2873: 
 2874: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2875: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2876: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2877: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2878: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2879: 
 2880: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2881: 
 2882: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2883: 
 2884: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2885: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2886: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2887: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2888: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2889: 
 2890: More information can be found at
 2891: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2892: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2893: German language article can be found at:
 2894: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2895: 
 2896: Ignatios also
 2897: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2898: his [slides (german
 2899: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2900: 
 2901: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2902: 
 2903: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2904: 
 2905: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2906: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2907: Brussels, Belgium.
 2908: 
 2909: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2910: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2911: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2912: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2913: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2914: 
 2915: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2916: 
 2917: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2918: 
 2919: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2920: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2921: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2922: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2923: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2924: and
 2925: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2926: 
 2927: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2928: 
 2929: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2930: 
 2931: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2932: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2933: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2934: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2935: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2936: 
 2937: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2938: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2939: and Solaris.
 2940: 
 2941: For more information, please [visit the
 2942: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2943: 
 2944: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2945: 
 2946: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2947: 
 2948: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2949: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2950: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2951: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2952: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2953: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2954: 
 2955: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2956: 
 2957: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2958: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2959: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2960: 
 2961: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2962: 
 2963: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2964: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2965: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2966: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2967: 
 2968: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2969: 
 2970: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2971: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2972: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2973: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2974: 
 2975: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2976: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2977: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2978: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2979: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2980: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2981:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2982: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2983:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2984: 
 2985: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2986: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2987: 
 2988: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2989: 
 2990: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2991: 
 2992: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2993: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2994: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2995: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2996: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2997: 
 2998: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2999: 
 3000: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3001: 
 3002: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3003: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 3004: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3005: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3006: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3007: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3008: 
 3009: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 3010: 
 3011: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 3012: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 3013: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 3014: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 3015: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 3016: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 3017: 
 3018: A report on the event is available
 3019: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 3020: 
 3021: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 3022: 
 3023: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 3024: 
 3025: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 3026: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 3027: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 3028: booth.
 3029: 
 3030: A report of the event can be found
 3031: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 3032: 
 3033: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 3034: 
 3035: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 3036: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 3037: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 3038: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 3039: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 3040: 
 3041: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 3042: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 3043: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 3044: information.
 3045: 
 3046: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 3047: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 3048: 
 3049: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 3050: 
 3051: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 3052: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 3053: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 3054: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 3055: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 3056: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 3057: the booth.
 3058: 
 3059: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 3060: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 3061: about the event.
 3062: 
 3063: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 3064: 
 3065: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 3066: 
 3067: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 3068: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3069: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3070: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3071: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3072: 
 3073: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3074: 
 3075: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3076: 
 3077: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3078: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3079: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3080: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3081: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3082: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3083: 
 3084: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3085: 
 3086: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3087: 
 3088: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3089: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3090: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3091: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3092: 
 3093: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3094:     FreeBSD Project
 3095: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3096:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3097:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3098:     .
 3099: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3100:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3101:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3102: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3103: 
 3104: \> See [program for
 3105: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3106: 
 3107: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3108: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3109: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3110: 
 3111: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3112: 
 3113: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3114: 
 3115: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3116: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3117: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3118: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3119: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3120: developers.
 3121: 
 3122: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3123: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3124: during May 10-14th.
 3125: 
 3126: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3127: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3128: 
 3129: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3130: 
 3131: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3132: 
 3133: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3134: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3135: conference on their campus.
 3136: 
 3137: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3138: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3139: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3140: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3141: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3142: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3143: 
 3144: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3145: presentation proposal, please visit
 3146: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3147: 
 3148: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3149: 
 3150: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3151: 
 3152: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3153: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3154: tutorials.
 3155: 
 3156: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3157: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3158: 
 3159: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3160: 
 3161: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3162: 
 3163: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3164: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3165: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3166: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3167: URL above.
 3168: 
 3169: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3170: 
 3171: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3172: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3173: 
 3174: See [this
 3175: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3176: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3177: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3178: Codeblog.
 3179: 
 3180: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3181: 
 3182: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3183: 
 3184: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3185: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3186: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3187: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3188: gmail.com).
 3189: 
 3190: For more information about this event see
 3191: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3192: 
 3193: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3194: 
 3195: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3196: 
 3197: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3198: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3199: Cons in Germany.
 3200: 
 3201: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3202: 
 3203: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3204: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3205: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3206: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3207: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3208: 
 3209: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3210: net-tex.de\>.
 3211: 
 3212: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3213: 
 3214: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3215: 
 3216: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3217: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3218: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3219: 
 3220: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3221: 
 3222: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3223: 
 3224: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3225: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3226: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3227: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3228: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3229: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3230: 
 3231: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3232: 
 3233: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3234: 
 3235: [German Unix User Group
 3236: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3237: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3238: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3239: 
 3240: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3241: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3242: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3243: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3244: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3245: 
 3246: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3247: 
 3248: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3249: 
 3250: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3251: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3252: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3253: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3254: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3255: Europe.
 3256: 
 3257: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3258: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3259: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3260: 
 3261: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3262: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3263: 
 3264: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3265: 
 3266: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3267: 
 3268: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3269: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3270: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3271: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3272: if you would like to help.
 3273: 
 3274: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3275: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3276: 
 3277: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3278: 
 3279: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3280: 
 3281: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3282: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3283: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3284: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3285: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3286: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3287: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3288: 
 3289: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3290: 
 3291: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3292: 
 3293: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3294: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3295: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3296: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3297: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3298: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3299: 
 3300: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3301: 
 3302: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3303: 
 3304: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3305: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3306: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3307: conference venue and registration. present.
 3308: 
 3309: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3310: 
 3311: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3312: 
 3313: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3314: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3315: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3316: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3317: Lockhoff.
 3318: 
 3319: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3320: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3321: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3322: 
 3323: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3324: 
 3325: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3326: 
 3327: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3328: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3329: others) will be presented.
 3330: 
 3331: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3332: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3333: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3334: 
 3335: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3336: 
 3337: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3338: especially showing NetBSD!
 3339: 
 3340: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3341: 
 3342: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3343: 
 3344: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3345: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3346: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3347: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3348: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3349: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3350: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3351: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3352: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3353: 
 3354: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3355: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3356: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3357: 
 3358: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3359: 
 3360: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3361: 
 3362: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3363: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3364: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3365: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3366: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3367: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3368: 
 3369: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3370: 
 3371: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3372: 
 3373: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3374: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3375: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3376: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3377: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3378: 
 3379: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3380: 
 3381: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3382: 
 3383: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3384: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3385: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3386: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3387: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3388: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3389: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3390: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3391: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3392: 
 3393: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3394: 
 3395: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3396: 
 3397: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3398: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3399: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3400: group page for more information.
 3401: 
 3402: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3403: 
 3404: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3405: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3406: 
 3407: See [this
 3408: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3409: meeting information.
 3410: 
 3411: A
 3412: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3413: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3414: 
 3415: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3416: 
 3417: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3418: 
 3419: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3420: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3421: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3422: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3423: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3424: organization.
 3425: 
 3426: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3427: 
 3428: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3429: 
 3430: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3431: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3432: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3433: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3434: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3435: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3436: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3437: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3438: for more details.
 3439: 
 3440: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3441: 
 3442: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3443: 
 3444: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3445: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3446: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3447: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3448: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3449: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3450: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3451: 
 3452: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3453: 
 3454: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3455: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3456: 
 3457: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3458: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3459: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3460: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3461: 
 3462: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3463: 
 3464: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3465: 
 3466: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3467: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3468: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3469: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3470: groups.
 3471: 
 3472: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3473: 
 3474: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3475: 
 3476: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3477: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3478: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3479: venue and registration.
 3480: 
 3481: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3482: 
 3483: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3484: 
 3485: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3486: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3487: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3488: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3489: 
 3490: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3491: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3492:     Live performance
 3493: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3494: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3495: 
 3496: See [program for
 3497: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3498: 
 3499: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3500: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3501: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3502: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3503: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3504: 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)).
 3505: 
 3506: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3507: 
 3508: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3509: 
 3510: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3511: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3512: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3513: 
 3514: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3515: 
 3516: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3517: 
 3518: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3519: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3520: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3521: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3522: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3523: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3524: [slides for this
 3525: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3526: 
 3527: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3528: 
 3529: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3530: 
 3531: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3532: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3533: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3534: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3535: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3536: 
 3537: More information is at
 3538: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3539: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3540: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3541: 
 3542: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3543: 
 3544: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3545: 
 3546: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3547: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3548: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3549: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3550: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3551: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3552: 
 3553: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3554: 
 3555: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3556: 
 3557: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3558: 
 3559: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3560: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3561: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3562: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3563: 
 3564: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3565: 
 3566: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3567: 
 3568: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3569: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3570: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3571: 
 3572: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3573: 
 3574: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3575: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3576: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3577: 
 3578: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3579: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3580: 
 3581: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3582: 
 3583: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3584: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3585: 
 3586: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3587: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3588: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3589: 
 3590: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3591: 
 3592: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3593: 
 3594: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3595: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3596: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3597: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3598: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3599: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3600: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3601: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3602: 
 3603: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3604: 
 3605: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3606: 
 3607: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3608: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3609: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3610: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3611: 
 3612: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3613: 
 3614: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3615: 
 3616: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3617: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3618: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3619: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3620: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3621: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3622: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3623: available.
 3624: 
 3625: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3626: 
 3627: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3628: 
 3629: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3630: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3631: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3632: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3633: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3634: 
 3635: A brief report from the conference is available
 3636: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3637: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3638: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3639: 
 3640: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3641: 
 3642: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3643: 
 3644: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3645: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3646: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3647: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3648: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3649: 
 3650: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3651: 
 3652: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3653: 
 3654: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3655: 
 3656: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3657: 
 3658: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3659: 
 3660: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3661: 
 3662: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3663: 
 3664: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3665: 
 3666: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3667: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3668: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3669: 
 3670: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3671: 
 3672: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3673: 
 3674: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3675: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3676: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3677: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3678: conference.
 3679: 
 3680: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3681: 
 3682: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3683: 
 3684: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3685: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3686: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3687: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3688: for details.
 3689: 
 3690: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3691: 
 3692: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3693: 
 3694: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3695: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3696: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3697: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3698: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3699: 
 3700: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3701: 
 3702: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3703: 
 3704: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3705: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3706: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3707: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3708: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3709: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3710: 
 3711: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3712: 
 3713: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3714: 
 3715: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3716: 
 3717: [BOF
 3718: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3719: 
 3720: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3721: 
 3722: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3723: 
 3724: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3725: 
 3726: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3727: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3728: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3729: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3730: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3731: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3732: of the BSD
 3733: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3734: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3735: conference.
 3736: 
 3737: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3738: 
 3739: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3740: 
 3741: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3742: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3743: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3744: in helping out.
 3745: 
 3746: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3747: 
 3748: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3749: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3750: 
 3751: See [this
 3752: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3753: meeting information.
 3754: 
 3755: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3756: 
 3757: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3758: 
 3759: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3760: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3761: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3762: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3763: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3764: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3765: 
 3766: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3767: 
 3768: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3769: 
 3770: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3771: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3772: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3773: NetBSD-BR.
 3774: 
 3775: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3776: 
 3777: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3778: 
 3779: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3780: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3781: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3782: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3783: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3784: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3785: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3786: 
 3787: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3788: 
 3789: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3790: 
 3791: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3792: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3793: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3794: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3795: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3796: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3797: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3798: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3799: for more information.
 3800: 
 3801: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3802: 
 3803: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3804: 
 3805: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3806: [GUUG
 3807: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3808: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3809: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3810: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3811: 
 3812: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3813: 
 3814: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3815: 
 3816: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3817: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3818: 
 3819: -   \`\`
 3820:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3821:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3822: -   \`\`
 3823:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3824:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3825: -   \`\`
 3826:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3827:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3828: 
 3829: Please see the
 3830: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3831: details. Photos are available at [this
 3832: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3833: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3834: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3835: 
 3836: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3837: 
 3838: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3839: 
 3840: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3841: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3842: France.
 3843: 
 3844: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3845: 
 3846: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3847: 
 3848: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3849: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3850: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3851: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3852: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3853: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3854: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3855: 
 3856: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3857: 
 3858: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3859: 
 3860: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3861: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3862: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3863: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3864: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3865: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3866: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3867: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3868: MailingList useful.
 3869: 
 3870: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3871: 
 3872: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3873: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3874: 
 3875: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3876: details.
 3877: 
 3878: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3879: 
 3880: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3881: 
 3882: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3883: 
 3884: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3885: 
 3886: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3887: 
 3888: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3889: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3890: administration. See
 3891: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3892: for details.
 3893: 
 3894: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3895: 
 3896: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3897: 
 3898: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3899: 
 3900: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3901: 
 3902: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3903: 
 3904: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3905: 
 3906: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3907: 
 3908: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3909: 
 3910: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3911: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3912: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3913: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3914: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3915: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3916: information.
 3917: 
 3918: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3919: 
 3920: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3921: 
 3922: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3923: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3924: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3925: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3926: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3927: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3928: is available online.
 3929: 
 3930: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3931: 
 3932: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3933: 
 3934: A lot of photos are available
 3935: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3936: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3937: 
 3938: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3939: 
 3940: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3941: 
 3942: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3943: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3944: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3945: 
 3946: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3947: Dolecek. See the [full
 3948: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3949: for details and pictures.
 3950: 
 3951: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3952: 
 3953: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3954: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3955: 
 3956: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3957: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3958: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3959: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3960: 
 3961: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3962: 
 3963: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3964: 
 3965: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3966: 
 3967: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3968: 
 3969: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3970: 
 3971: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3972: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3973: 
 3974: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3975: 
 3976: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3977: 
 3978: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3979: 
 3980: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3981: 
 3982: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3983: 
 3984: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3985: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3986: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3987: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3988: see
 3989: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3990: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3991: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3992: 
 3993: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3994: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3995: 
 3996: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3997: 
 3998: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3999: 
 4000: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 4001: holding the [BSDay
 4002: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 4003: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 4004: for more information.
 4005: 
 4006: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 4007: 
 4008: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 4009: 
 4010: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 4011: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 4012: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 4013: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 4014: 
 4015: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 4016: 
 4017: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 4018: 
 4019: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 4020: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 4021: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 4022: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 4023: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 4024: 
 4025: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 4026: 
 4027: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 4028: 
 4029: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 4030: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 4031: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 4032: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 4033: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 4034: 
 4035: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 4036: 
 4037: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 4038: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 4039: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 4040: 
 4041: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 4042: 
 4043: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 4044: 
 4045: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 4046: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 4047: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 4048: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 4049: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 4050: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 4051: 
 4052: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4053: 
 4054: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 4055: 
 4056: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4057: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4058: administration. See
 4059: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 4060: for details.
 4061: 
 4062: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4063: 
 4064: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4065: 
 4066: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4067: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 4068: events including several pictures is available online at
 4069: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 4070: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4071: from:
 4072: 
 4073: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4074:     [
 4075:     mp3
 4076:     ]
 4077: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4078:     [
 4079:     mp3
 4080:     ]
 4081: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4082:     mit NetBSD
 4083:     [
 4084:     mp3
 4085:     ]
 4086: 
 4087: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4088: 
 4089: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4090: 
 4091: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4092: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4093: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4094: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4095: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4096: 
 4097: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4098: 
 4099: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4100: 
 4101: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4102: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4103: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4104: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4105: activities will be the:
 4106: 
 4107: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4108: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4109: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4110: 
 4111: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4112: 
 4113: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4114: 
 4115: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4116: 
 4117: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4118: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4119: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4120: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4121: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4122: a [short
 4123: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4124: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4125: available online.
 4126: 
 4127: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4128: 
 4129: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4130: 
 4131: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4132: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4133: from December 27th to 29th.
 4134: 
 4135: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4136: 
 4137: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4138: 
 4139: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4140: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4141: administration.
 4142: 
 4143: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4144: 
 4145: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4146: 
 4147: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4148: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4149: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4150: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4151: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4152: for details.
 4153: 
 4154: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4155: 
 4156: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4157: 
 4158: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4159: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4160: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4161: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4162: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4163: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4164: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4165: 
 4166: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4167: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4168: Germany. See
 4169: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4170: for more information.
 4171: 
 4172: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4173: 
 4174: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4175: 
 4176: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4177: 
 4178: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4179: 
 4180: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4181: 
 4182: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4183: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4184: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4185: 
 4186: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4187: 
 4188: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4189: 
 4190: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4191: 
 4192: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4193: 
 4194: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4195: 
 4196: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4197: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4198: College.
 4199: 
 4200: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4201: 
 4202: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4203: 
 4204: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4205: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4206: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4207: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4208: rendering cluster done with
 4209: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4210: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4211: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4212: available from [Hubert's
 4213: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4214: 
 4215: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4216: 
 4217: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4218: 
 4219: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4220: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4221: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4222: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4223: online.
 4224: 
 4225: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4226: 
 4227: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4228: 
 4229: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4230: 
 4231: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4232: 
 4233: *July 22, 2002*
 4234: 
 4235: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4236: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4237: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4238: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4239: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4240: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4241: 
 4242: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4243: 
 4244: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4245: 
 4246: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4247: 
 4248: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4249: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4250: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4251: 
 4252: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4253: 
 4254: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4255: 
 4256: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4257: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4258: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4259: 
 4260: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4261: 
 4262: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4263: 
 4264: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4265: 
 4266: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4267: 
 4268: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4269: 
 4270: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4271: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4272: available.
 4273: 
 4274: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4275: 
 4276: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4277: 
 4278: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4279: 
 4280: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4281: 
 4282: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4283: 
 4284: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4285: 
 4286: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4287: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4288: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4289: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4290: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4291: 
 4292: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4293: 
 4294: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4295: 
 4296: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4297: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4298: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4299: chance to prove their value.
 4300: 
 4301: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4302: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4303: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4304: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4305: 
 4306: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4307: 
 4308: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4309: 
 4310: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4311: 
 4312: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4313: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4314: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4315: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4316: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4317: is available.
 4318: 
 4319: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4320: 
 4321: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4322: 
 4323: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4324: 
 4325: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4326: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4327: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4328: 
 4329: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4330: 
 4331: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4332: USA*
 4333: 
 4334: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4335: 
 4336: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4337: 
 4338: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4339: 
 4340: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4341: 
 4342: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4343: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4344: 
 4345: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4346: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4347: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4348: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4349: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4350: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4351: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4352: 
 4353: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4354: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4355: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4356: Emulation.
 4357: 
 4358: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4359: 
 4360: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4361: 
 4362: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4363: 
 4364: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4365: 
 4366: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4367: 
 4368: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4369: 
 4370: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4371: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4372: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4373: 
 4374: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4375: 
 4376: *September 13, 2001*
 4377: 
 4378: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4379: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4380: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4381: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4382: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4383: 
 4384: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4385: 
 4386: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4387: 
 4388: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4389: 
 4390: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4391: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4392: NetBSD booth at
 4393: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4394: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4395: from Japan.
 4396: 
 4397: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4398: 
 4399: *July 11, 2001*
 4400: 
 4401: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4402: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4403: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4404: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4405: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4406: 
 4407: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4408: 
 4409: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4410: Tokyo, Japan*
 4411: 
 4412: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4413: 
 4414: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4415: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4416: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4417: 
 4418: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4419: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4420: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4421: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4422: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4423: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4424: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4425: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4426: 
 4427: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4428: 
 4429: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4430: 
 4431: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4432: 
 4433: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4434: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4435: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4436: 
 4437: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4438: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4439: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4440: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4441: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4442: slides from this talk are available at
 4443: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4444: 
 4445: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4446: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4447: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4448: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4449: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4450: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4451: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4452: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4453: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4454: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4455: web site.
 4456: 
 4457: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4458: 
 4459: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4460: 
 4461: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4462: 
 4463: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4464: 
 4465: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4466: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4467: 
 4468: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4469: 
 4470: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4471: 
 4472: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4473: 
 4474: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4475: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4476: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4477: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4478: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4479: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4480: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4481: 
 4482: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4483: 
 4484: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4485: 
 4486: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4487: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4488: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4489: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4490: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4491: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4492: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4493: 
 4494: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4495: 
 4496: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4497: 
 4498: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4499: 
 4500: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4501: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4502: Spring is available.
 4503: 
 4504: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4505: 
 4506: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4507: 
 4508: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4509: 
 4510: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4511: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4512: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4513: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4514: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4515: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4516: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4517: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4518: 
 4519: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4520: 
 4521: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4522: 
 4523: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4524: 
 4525: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4526: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4527: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4528: other swag.
 4529: 
 4530: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4531: 
 4532: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4533: 
 4534: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4535: 
 4536: There was a [BSD BoF
 4537: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4538: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4539: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4540: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4541: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4542: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4543: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4544: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4545: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4546: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4547: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4548: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4549: BSD activity in Japan.
 4550: 
 4551: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4552: 
 4553: *December 6, 2000*
 4554: 
 4555: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4556: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4557: public.
 4558: 
 4559: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4560: 
 4561: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4562: 
 4563: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4564: 
 4565: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4566: 
 4567: *November 25, 2000*
 4568: 
 4569: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4570: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4571: announced to the public.
 4572: 
 4573: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4574: 
 4575: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4576: 
 4577: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4578: 
 4579: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4580: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4581: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4582: 
 4583: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4584: Mission.
 4585: 
 4586: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4587: 
 4588: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4589: 
 4590: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4591: 
 4592: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4593: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4594: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4595: 
 4596: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4597: David Maxwell.
 4598: 
 4599: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4600: 
 4601: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4602: 
 4603: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4604: 
 4605: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4606: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4607: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4608: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4609: 
 4610: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4611: 
 4612: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4613: 
 4614: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4615: 
 4616: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4617: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4618: 
 4619: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4620: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4621: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4622: 
 4623: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4624: is available at
 4625: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4626: 
 4627: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4628: 
 4629: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4630: 
 4631: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4632: 
 4633: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4634: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4635: fixed onsite.
 4636: 
 4637: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4638: 
 4639: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4640: 
 4641: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4642: 
 4643: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4644: 
 4645: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4646: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4647: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4648: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4649: 
 4650: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4651: 
 4652: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4653: 
 4654: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4655: 
 4656: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4657: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4658: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4659: 
 4660: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4661: 
 4662: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4663: 
 4664: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4665: 
 4666: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4667: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4668: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4669: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4670: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4671: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4672: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4673: 
 4674: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4675: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4676: 
 4677: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4678: 
 4679: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4680: 
 4681: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4682: 
 4683: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4684: followed.
 4685: 
 4686: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4687: 
 4688: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4689: 
 4690: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4691: 
 4692: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4693: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4694: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4695: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4696: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4697: giving a talk.
 4698: 
 4699: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4700: 
 4701: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4702: 
 4703: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4704: 
 4705: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4706: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4707: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4708: gave a [technical session on
 4709: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4710: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4711: session on
 4712: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4713: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4714: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4715: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4716: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4717: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4718: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4719: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4720: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4721: 
 4722: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4723: The NetBSD Mission.
 4724: 
 4725: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4726: 
 4727: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4728: 
 4729: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4730: 
 4731: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4732: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4733: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4734: 
 4735: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4736: 
 4737: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4738: 
 4739: [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)
 4740: 
 4741: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4742: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4743: \*BSD followed.
 4744: 
 4745: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4746: 
 4747: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4748: 
 4749: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4750: 
 4751: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4752: Mission.
 4753: 
 4754: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4755: 
 4756: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4757: 
 4758: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4759: 
 4760: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4761: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4762: snapshot CDs were available.
 4763: 
 4764: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4765: 
 4766: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4767: 
 4768: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4769: 
 4770: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4771: 
 4772: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4773: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4774: 
 4775: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4776: 
 4777: *March 19, 2000*
 4778: 
 4779: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4780: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4781: announced to the public.
 4782: 
 4783: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4784: 
 4785: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4786: 
 4787: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4788: 
 4789: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4790: 3rd.
 4791: 
 4792: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4793: 
 4794: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4795: 
 4796: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4797: 
 4798: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4799: 
 4800: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4801: Dec 18.
 4802: 
 4803: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4804: 
 4805: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4806: 
 4807: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4808: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4809: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4810: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4811: 
 4812: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4813: 
 4814: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4815: 
 4816: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4817: 
 4818: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4819: 
 4820: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4821: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4822: 
 4823: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4824: Mission.
 4825: 
 4826: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4827: 
 4828: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4829: 
 4830: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4831: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4832: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4833: 
 4834: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4835: 
 4836: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4837: 
 4838: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4839: 
 4840: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4841: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4842: 
 4843: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4844: 
 4845: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4846: 
 4847: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4848: 
 4849: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4850: 
 4851: *August 26, 1999*
 4852: 
 4853: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4854: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4855: announced to the public.
 4856: 
 4857: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4858: 
 4859: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4860: 
 4861: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4862: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4863: 
 4864: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4865: 
 4866: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4867: 
 4868: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4869: 
 4870: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4871: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4872: package system.
 4873: 
 4874: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4875: 
 4876: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4877: 
 4878: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4879: 
 4880: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4881: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4882: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4883: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4884: 
 4885: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4886: 
 4887: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4888: 
 4889: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4890: 
 4891: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4892: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4893: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4894: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4895: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4896: checkpointing in userspace.
 4897: 
 4898: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4899: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4900: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4901: 
 4902: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4903: 
 4904: *May 12, 1999*
 4905: 
 4906: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4907: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4908: public.
 4909: 
 4910: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4911: 
 4912: *December 23, 1998*
 4913: 
 4914: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4915: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4916: announced to the public.
 4917: 
 4918: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4919: 
 4920: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4921: 
 4922: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4923: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4924: in San Jose, CA.
 4925: 
 4926: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4927: 
 4928: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4929: 
 4930: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4931: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4932: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4933: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4934: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4935: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4936: 
 4937: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4938: 
 4939: *May 29, 1998*
 4940: 
 4941: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4942: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4943: announced to the public.
 4944: 
 4945: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4946: 
 4947: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4948: 
 4949: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4950: 
 4951: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4952: 
 4953: *March 9, 1998*
 4954: 
 4955: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4956: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4957: released.
 4958: 
 4959: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4960: 
 4961: *January 4, 1998*
 4962: 
 4963: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4964: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4965: public.
 4966: 
 4967: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4968: 
 4969: *May 20, 1997*
 4970: 
 4971: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4972: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4973: announced to the public.
 4974: 
 4975: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4976: 
 4977: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4978: 
 4979: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4980: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4981: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4982: 
 4983: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4984: 
 4985: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4986: 
 4987: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4988: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4989: 
 4990: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4991: 
 4992: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4993: 
 4994: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4995: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4996: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4997: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4998: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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