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

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