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    1: [[!meta title="Events"]]
    2: 
    3: This is an incomplete list of NetBSD-related events. If you know about
    4: some public event that fits and would like it to be listed here,
    5: [contact us.](//www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi)
    6: 
    7: For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our
    8: [presentation pages](//www.NetBSD.org/gallery/presentations/).
    9: 
   10: See also the NetBSD [[developer summits|summits]].
   11: 
   12: 
   13: Future Events
   14: -------------
   15: 
   16: ### `May 2019` - BSDCan 2019, Ottawa, Canada
   17: 
   18: *May 15 - 18, 2019, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   19: 
   20: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2019/), a BSD conference held in
   21: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   22: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   23: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   24: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   25: advanced developers.
   26: 
   27: 
   28: ### `Sep 2019` - EuroBSDcon 2019, Lillehammer, Norway
   29: 
   30: *September 19 - 22, 2019, Scandic Lillehammer Hotel, Lillehammer, Norway*
   31: 
   32: [EuroBSDcon](https://2019.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   33: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   34: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   35: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   36: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   37: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   38: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   39: 
   40: 
   41: Past Events
   42: -----------
   43: 
   44: ### `Mar 2019` - AsiaBSDCon 2019, Tokyo, Japan
   45: 
   46: *March 21 - 24, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   47: 
   48: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   49: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   50: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   51: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   52: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   53: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   54: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   55: possible audience.
   56: 
   57: 
   58: 
   59: ### `Feb 2019` - FOSDEM 2019 Brussels, Belgium
   60: 
   61: *February 2 - 3, 2019, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
   62: 
   63: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2019/) is a
   64: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
   65: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   66: free and open source software from all over the world gather
   67: at the event in Brussels.
   68: 
   69: There is a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
   70: operating systems and their talks.
   71: 
   72: Please see
   73: [this announcement](https://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/10/24/msg000787.html)
   74: for details.
   75: 
   76: 
   77: ### `Oct 2018` - MeetBSDCA 2018, Santa Clara, US
   78: 
   79: *October 19 - 20, 2018, Intel Santa Clara Campus, California, US*
   80: 
   81: [MeetBSD California](https://www.meetbsd.com/) is a biennial BSD
   82: Unix conference that takes place in Silicon Valley. The first
   83: MeetBSD California took place in 2008 and in 2018 it will take
   84: place at the Intel Santa Clara Campus.
   85: 
   86: 
   87: ### `Sep 2018` - EuroBSDCon 2018, Bucharest, Romania
   88: 
   89: *September 20 - 23, 2018, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania*
   90: 
   91: [EuroBSDCon](https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   92: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   93: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   94: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   95: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   96: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   97: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   98: 
   99: 
  100: ### `Jul 2018` - Japan NetBSD Users Group annual Meeting and BoF, Tokyo, Japan
  101: 
  102: *July 14, 2018, Takeda Building, The University of Tokyo, Japan*
  103: 
  104: [Japan NetBSD User Group annual Meeting and BoF](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting20.html.en)
  105: is the 20th annual meeting organized by the
  106: [Japan NetBSD Users Group](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
  107: The meeting consists of the 20th Annual Meeting opened to all
  108: members of JNUG and the NetBSD BoF (Birds of a Feather), the casual
  109: meeting for individuals who have interests to the NetBSD operating
  110: system opened to everybody interested.
  111: 
  112: For more information please see the report on
  113: [netbsd-advocacy@](//mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/07/17/msg000778.html)
  114: mailing list.
  115: 
  116: 
  117: ### `Jul 2018` - pkgsrcCon 2018, Berlin, Germany
  118: 
  119: *July 7 - 8, 2018, Berlin, Germany*
  120: 
  121: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2018/) is the annual technical
  122: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  123: over 19,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  124: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  125: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  126: 
  127: 
  128: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
  129: 
  130: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
  131: 
  132: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
  133: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
  134: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
  135: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
  136: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  137: advanced developers.
  138: 
  139: 
  140: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
  141: 
  142: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  143: 
  144: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  145: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  146: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  147: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  148: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  149: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  150: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  151: possible audience.
  152: 
  153: 
  154: ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
  155: 
  156: *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
  157: 
  158: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
  159: meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  160: free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
  161: Brussels.
  162: 
  163: 
  164: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
  165: 
  166: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
  167: 
  168: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
  169: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
  170: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
  171: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
  172: software developers, computer science professors, users and
  173: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
  174: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
  175: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
  176: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
  177: BSD licensed open source software.
  178: 
  179: 
  180: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
  181: 
  182: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
  183: 
  184: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
  185: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  186: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  187: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  188: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
  189: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
  190: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  191: 
  192: 
  193: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
  194: 
  195: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
  196: 
  197: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
  198: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  199: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  200: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  201: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  202: 
  203: 
  204: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
  205: 
  206: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
  207: 
  208: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
  209: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
  210: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
  211: 
  212: Please see
  213: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
  214: for details.
  215: 
  216: 
  217: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
  218: 
  219: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  220: 
  221: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  222: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  223: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  224: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  225: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  226: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  227: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  228: possible audience.
  229: 
  230: 
  231: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  232: 
  233: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  234: 
  235: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  236: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  237: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  238: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  239: at the event in Brussels.
  240: 
  241: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  242: operating systems and their talks.
  243: 
  244: Please see
  245: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  246: for details.
  247: 
  248: 
  249: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  250: 
  251: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  252: 
  253: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  254: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  255: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  256: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  257: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  258: 
  259: 
  260: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  261: 
  262: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  263: 
  264: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  265: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  266: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  267: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  268: demonstrations.
  269: 
  270: 
  271: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  272: 
  273: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  274: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  275: 
  276: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  277: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  278: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  279: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  280: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  281: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  282: 
  283: 
  284: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  285: 
  286: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  287: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  288: Japan*
  289: 
  290: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  291: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  292: for meeting information and 
  293: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  294: 
  295: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  296: 
  297: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  298: 
  299: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  300: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  301: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  302: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  303: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  304: 
  305: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  306: 
  307: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  308: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  309: Okinawa, Japan*
  310: 
  311: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  312: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  313: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  314: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  315: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  316: 
  317: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  318: 
  319: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  320: 
  321: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  322: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  323: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  324: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  325: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  326: 
  327: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  328: 
  329: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  330: 
  331: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  332: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  333: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  334: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  335: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  336: 
  337: 
  338: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  339: 
  340: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  341: 
  342: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  343: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  344: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  345: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  346: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  347: 
  348: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  349: 
  350: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  351: 
  352: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  353: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  354: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  355: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  356: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  357: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  358: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  359: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  360: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  361: 
  362: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  363: 
  364: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  365: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  366: 
  367: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  368: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  369: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  370: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  371: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  372: 
  373: 
  374: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  375: 
  376: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  377: 
  378: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  379: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  380: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  381: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  382: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  383: 
  384: 
  385: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  386: 
  387: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  388: 
  389: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  390: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  391: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  392: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  393: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  394: 
  395: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  396: 
  397: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  398: 
  399: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  400: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  401: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  402: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  403: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  404: 
  405: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  406: 
  407: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  408: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  409: 
  410: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  411: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  412: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  413: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  414: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  415: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  416: 
  417: 
  418: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  419: 
  420: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  421: 
  422: A primeira edição da [BSDCon Brasil](http://2015.bsdcon.com.br/) ocorreu em 2003. Durante todos esses anos que se passaram, o Brasil ainda não tinha reunido sua comunidade com tanta força como agora. Todos os envolvidos na conferência terão contato direto com o mundo dos usuários, entusiastas e desenvolvedores, o que lhes permitirá melhor compreender sistemas FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonflyBSD e outros sistemas de linhagem BSD UNIX.
  423: 
  424: 
  425: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  426: 
  427: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  428: 
  429: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  430: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  431: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  432: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  433: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  434: 
  435: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  436: 
  437: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  438: 
  439: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  440: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  441: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  442: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  443: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  444: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  445: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  446: 
  447: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  448: 
  449: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  450: 
  451: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  452: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  453: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  454: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  455: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  456: 
  457: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  458: 
  459: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  460: 
  461: On September 11-13, 2015 at the Sheraton in Reston, Virginia for the second biennial [vBSDCon](http://vbsdcon.com) event. This exciting weekend will bring together members of the BSD community for a series of roundtable discussions, educational sessions, best practice conversations, and exclusive networking opportunities.
  462: 
  463: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  464: 
  465: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  466: 
  467: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  468: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  469: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  470: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  471: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  472: 
  473: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  474: 
  475: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  476: 
  477: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  478: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  479: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  480: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  481: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  482: 
  483: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  484: 
  485: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  486: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  487: 
  488: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  489: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  490: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  491: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  492: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  493: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  494: 
  495: 
  496: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  497: 
  498: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  499: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  500: Okinawa, Japan*
  501: 
  502: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  503: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  504: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  505: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  506: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  507: 
  508: 
  509: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  510: 
  511: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  512: 
  513: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  514: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  515: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  516: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  517: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  518: 
  519: 
  520: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  521: 
  522: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  523: 
  524: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  525: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  526: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  527: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  528: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  529: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  530: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  531: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  532: 
  533: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  534: 
  535: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  536: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  537: 
  538: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  539: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  540: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  541: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  542: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  543: 
  544: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  545: 
  546: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  547: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  548: 
  549: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  550: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  551: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  552: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  553: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  554: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  555: 
  556: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  557: 
  558: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  559: 
  560: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  561: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  562: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  563: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  564: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  565: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  566: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  567: 
  568: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  569: 
  570: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  571: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  572: 
  573: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  574: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  575: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  576: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  577: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  578: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  579: 
  580: 
  581: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  582: 
  583: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  584: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  585: Japan*
  586: 
  587: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  588: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  589: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  590: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  591: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  592: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  593: 
  594: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  595: 
  596: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  597: 
  598: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  599: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  600: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  601: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  602: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  603: 
  604: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  605: 
  606: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  607: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  608: 
  609: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  610: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  611: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  612: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  613: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  614: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  615: 
  616: 
  617: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  618: 
  619: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  620: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  621: Okinawa, Japan*
  622: 
  623: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  624: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  625: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  626: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  627: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  628: 
  629: 
  630: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  631: 
  632: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  633: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  634: 
  635: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  636: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  637: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  638: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  639: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  640: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  641: 
  642: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  643: 
  644: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  645: 
  646: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  647: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  648: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  649: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  650: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  651: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  652: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  653: 
  654: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  655: 
  656: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  657: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  658: 
  659: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  660: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  661: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  662: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  663: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  664: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  665: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  666: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  667: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  668: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  669: 
  670: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  671: 
  672: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  673: 
  674: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  675: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  676: 
  677: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  678: 
  679: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  680: 
  681: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  682: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  683: 
  684: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  685: 
  686: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  687: 
  688: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  689: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  690: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  691: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  692: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  693: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  694: 
  695: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  696: 
  697: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  698: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  699: 
  700: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  701: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  702: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  703: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  704: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  705: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  706: 
  707: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  708: 
  709: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  710: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  711: 
  712: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  713: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  714: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  715: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  716: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  717: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  718: 
  719: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  720: 
  721: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  722: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  723: 
  724: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  725: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  726: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  727: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  728: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  729: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  730: 
  731: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  732: 
  733: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  734: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  735: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  736: 
  737: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  738: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  739: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  740: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  741: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  742: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  743: 
  744: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  745: 
  746: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  747: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  748: 
  749: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  750: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  751: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  752: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  753: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  754: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  755: 
  756: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  757: 
  758: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  759: Campus
  760: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  761: Germany*
  762: 
  763: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  764: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  765: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  766: answering users' questions.
  767: 
  768: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  769: 
  770: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  771: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  772: 
  773: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  774: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  775: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  776: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  777: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  778: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  779: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  780: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  781: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  782: hardfloat
  783: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  784: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  785: 
  786: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  787: 
  788: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  789: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  790: 
  791: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  792: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  793: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  794: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  795: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  796: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  797: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  798: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  799: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  800: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  801: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  802: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  803: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  804: 
  805: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  806: 
  807: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  808: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  809: Japan*
  810: 
  811: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  812: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  813: for meeting information.[more detail on
  814: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  815: 
  816: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  817: 
  818: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  819: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  820: Okinawa, Japan*
  821: 
  822: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  823: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  824: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  825: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  826: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  827: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  828: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  829: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  830: 
  831: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  832: 
  833: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  834: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  835: Japan*
  836: 
  837: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  838: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  839: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  840: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  841: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  842: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  843: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  844: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  845: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  846: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  847: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  848: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  849: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  850: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  851: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  852: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  853: 
  854: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  855: 
  856: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  857: 
  858: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  859: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  860: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  861: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  862: cases or notebooks.
  863: 
  864: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  865: more information.
  866: 
  867: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  868: 
  869: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  870: 
  871: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  872: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  873: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  874: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  875: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  876: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  877: 
  878: See [the call for
  879: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  880: for details.
  881: 
  882: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  883: 
  884: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  885: 
  886: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  887: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  888: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  889: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  890: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  891: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  892: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  893: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  894: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  895: these.
  896: 
  897: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  898: 
  899: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  900: 
  901: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  902: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  903: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  904: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  905: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  906: 
  907: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  908: 
  909: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  910: 
  911: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  912: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  913: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  914: BSD related talks.
  915: 
  916: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  917: information.
  918: 
  919: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  920: 
  921: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  922: 
  923: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  924: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  925: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  926: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  927: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  928: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  929: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  930: 
  931: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  932: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  933: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  934: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  935: Japan NetBSD Users
  936: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  937: 
  938: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  939: 
  940: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  941: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  942: 
  943: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  944: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  945: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  946: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  947: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  948: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  949: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  950: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  951: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  952: 
  953: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  954: 
  955: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  956: 
  957: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  958: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  959: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  960: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  961: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  962: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  963: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  964: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  965: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  966: 
  967: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  968: 
  969: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  970: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  971: 
  972: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  973: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  974: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  975: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  976: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  977: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  978: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  979: 
  980: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  981: 
  982: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  983: 
  984: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  985: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  986: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  987: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  988: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  989: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  990: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  991: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  992: 
  993: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  994: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  995: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  996: 
  997: Please see [this
  998: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  999: for details.
 1000: 
 1001: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
 1002: 
 1003: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
 1004: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
 1005: 
 1006: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1007: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1008: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1009: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1010: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1011: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
 1012: 
 1013: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
 1014: 
 1015: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
 1016: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
 1017: 
 1018: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1019: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1020: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1021: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1022: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1023: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
 1024: 
 1025: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
 1026: 
 1027: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
 1028: 
 1029: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1030: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
 1031: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1032: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1033: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1034: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1035: 
 1036: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
 1037: 
 1038: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
 1039: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
 1040: Japan*
 1041: 
 1042: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1043: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1044: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1045: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
 1046: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
 1047: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
 1048: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
 1049: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
 1050: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
 1051: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
 1052: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
 1053: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
 1054: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
 1055: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
 1056: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
 1057: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
 1058: found at OSC booth" by
 1059: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
 1060: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
 1061: 
 1062: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
 1063: 
 1064: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
 1065: 
 1066: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
 1067: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
 1068: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
 1069: 
 1070: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
 1071: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
 1072: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
 1073: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
 1074: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
 1075: 
 1076: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
 1077: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
 1078: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
 1079: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
 1080: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
 1081: regular meeting.
 1082: 
 1083: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
 1084: 
 1085: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
 1086: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1087: Okinawa, Japan*
 1088: 
 1089: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1090: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1091: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1092: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1093: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1094: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1095: 
 1096: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1097: 
 1098: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1099: 
 1100: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1101: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
 1102: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1103: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
 1104: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
 1105: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
 1106: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
 1107: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
 1108: [NetBSD/KOBO and
 1109: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
 1110: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
 1111: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
 1112: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
 1113: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
 1114: 
 1115: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
 1116: 
 1117: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1118: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1119: 
 1120: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1121: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1122: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1123: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1124: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1125: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1126: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1127: 
 1128: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1129: 
 1130: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1131: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1132: 
 1133: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1134: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1135: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1136: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1137: demonstrations (
 1138: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1139: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1140: 
 1141: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1142: 
 1143: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1144: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1145: San Diego, California, USA*
 1146: 
 1147: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1148: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1149: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1150: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1151: on day one of the conference.
 1152: 
 1153: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1154: 
 1155: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1156: Augustin, Germany*
 1157: 
 1158: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1159: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1160: 
 1161: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1162: 
 1163: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1164: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1165: 
 1166: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1167: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1168: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1169: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1170: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1171: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1172: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1173: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1174: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1175: SHARP,X68K on
 1176: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1177: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1178: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1179: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1180: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1181: updates presetation by
 1182: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1183: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1184: 
 1185: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1186: 
 1187: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1188: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1189: 
 1190: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1191: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1192: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1193: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1194: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1195: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1196: 
 1197: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1198: 
 1199: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1200: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1201: Japan*
 1202: 
 1203: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1204: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1205: for meeting information.
 1206: 
 1207: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1208: 
 1209: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1210: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1211: 
 1212: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1213: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1214: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1215: release branch.
 1216: 
 1217: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1218: 
 1219: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1220: 
 1221: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1222: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1223: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1224: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1225: with [Building NetBSD on
 1226: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1227: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1228: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1229: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1230: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1231: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1232: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1233: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1234: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1235: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1236: 
 1237: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1238: 
 1239: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1240: 
 1241: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1242: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1243: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1244: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1245: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1246: 
 1247: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1248: more information.
 1249: 
 1250: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1251: 
 1252: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1253: 
 1254: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1255: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1256: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1257: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1258: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1259: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1260: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1261: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1262: 
 1263: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1264: 
 1265: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1266: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1267: Japan*
 1268: 
 1269: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1270: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1271: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1272: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1273: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1274: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1275: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1276: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1277: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1278: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1279: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1280: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1281: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1282: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1283: 
 1284: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1285: 
 1286: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1287: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1288: 
 1289: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1290: 
 1291: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1292: 
 1293: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1294: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1295: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1296: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1297: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1298: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1299: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1300: demonstrations.
 1301: 
 1302: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1303: 
 1304: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1305: 
 1306: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1307: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1308: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1309: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1310: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1311: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1312: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1313: 
 1314: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1315: 
 1316: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1317: 
 1318: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1319: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1320: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1321: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1322: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1323: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1324: port history by
 1325: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1326: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1327: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1328: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1329: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1330: [[ustream live
 1331: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1332: 
 1333: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1334: 
 1335: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1336: 
 1337: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1338: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1339: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1340: talks.
 1341: 
 1342: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1343: information.
 1344: 
 1345: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1346: 
 1347: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1348: 
 1349: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1350: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1351: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1352: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1353: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1354: [WZero3 live
 1355: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1356: [Zaurus live
 1357: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1358: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1359: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1360: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1361: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1362: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1363: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1364: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1365: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1366: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1367: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1368: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1369: 
 1370: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1371: 
 1372: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1373: 
 1374: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1375: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1376: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1377: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1378: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1379: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1380: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1381: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1382: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1383: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1384: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1385: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1386: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1387: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1388: i386 { [aspire
 1389: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1390: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1391: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1392: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1393: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1394: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1395: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1396: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1397: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1398: 
 1399: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1400: 
 1401: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1402: 
 1403: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1404: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1405: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1406: necessary.
 1407: 
 1408: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1409: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1410: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1411: for details.
 1412: 
 1413: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1414: 
 1415: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1416: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1417: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1418: 
 1419: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1420: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1421: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1422: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1423: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1424: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1425: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1426: 
 1427: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1428: 
 1429: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1430: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1431: 
 1432: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1433: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1434: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1435: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1436: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1437: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1438: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1439: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1440: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1441: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1442: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1443: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1444: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1445: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1446: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1447: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1448: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1449: 
 1450: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1451: 
 1452: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1453: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1454: 
 1455: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1456: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1457: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1458: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1459: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1460: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1461: 
 1462: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1463: 
 1464: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1465: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1466: 
 1467: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1468: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1469: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1470: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1471: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1472: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1473: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1474: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1475: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1476: enigmatic machines by
 1477: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1478: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1479: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1480: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1481: 
 1482: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1483: 
 1484: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1485: 
 1486: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1487: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1488: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1489: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1490: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1491: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1492: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1493: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1494: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1495: 
 1496: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1497: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1498: 
 1499: For more information please visit the website
 1500: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1501: 
 1502: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1503: 
 1504: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1505: 
 1506: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1507: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1508: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1509: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1510: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1511: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1512: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1513: 
 1514: For more information please visit the website
 1515: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1516: 
 1517: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1518: 
 1519: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1520: 
 1521: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1522: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1523: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1524: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1525: Netherlands.
 1526: 
 1527: For more information please visit the website
 1528: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1529: 
 1530: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1531: 
 1532: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1533: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1534: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1535: 
 1536: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1537: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1538: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1539: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1540: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1541: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1542: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1543: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1544: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1545: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1546: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1547: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1548: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1549: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1550: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1551: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1552: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1553: 
 1554: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1555: 
 1556: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1557: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1558: Okinawa, Japan*
 1559: 
 1560: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1561: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1562: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1563: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1564: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1565: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1566: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1567: 
 1568: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1569: 
 1570: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1571: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1572: Fukushima, Japan*
 1573: 
 1574: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1575: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1576: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1577: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1578: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1579: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1580: 
 1581: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1582: 
 1583: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1584: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1585: Japan*
 1586: 
 1587: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1588: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1589: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1590: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1591: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1592: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1593: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1594: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1595: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1596: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1597: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1598: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1599: 
 1600: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1601: 
 1602: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1603: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1604: 
 1605: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1606: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1607: 
 1608: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1609: 
 1610: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1611: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1612: 
 1613: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1614: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1615: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1616: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1617: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1618: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1619: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1620: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1621: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1622: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1623: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1624: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1625: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1626: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1627: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1628: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1629: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1630: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1631: will never die!
 1632: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1633: and
 1634: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1635: by tsutsui.
 1636: 
 1637: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1638: 
 1639: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1640: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1641: Japan*
 1642: 
 1643: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1644: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1645: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1646: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1647: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1648: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1649: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1650: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1651: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1652: keysign party by soda.
 1653: 
 1654: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1655: 
 1656: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1657: 
 1658: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1659: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1660: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1661: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1662: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1663: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1664: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1665: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1666: 
 1667: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1668: 
 1669: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1670: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1671: 
 1672: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1673: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1674: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1675: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1676: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1677: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1678: 
 1679: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1680: 
 1681: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1682: 
 1683: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1684: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1685: May 2011.
 1686: 
 1687: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1688: 
 1689: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1690: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1691: 
 1692: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1693: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1694: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1695: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1696: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1697: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1698: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1699: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1700: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1701: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1702: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1703: 
 1704: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1705: 
 1706: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1707: 
 1708: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1709: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1710: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1711: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1712: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1713: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1714: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1715: 
 1716: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1717: 
 1718: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1719: Oita, Japan*
 1720: 
 1721: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1722: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1723: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1724: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1725: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1726: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1727: 
 1728: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1729: 
 1730: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1731: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1732: 
 1733: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1734: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1735: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1736: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1737: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1738: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1739: 
 1740: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1741: 
 1742: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1743: Belgium*
 1744: 
 1745: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1746: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1747: 
 1748: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1749: in the BSD devroom
 1750: 
 1751: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1752: 
 1753: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1754: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1755: Japan*
 1756: 
 1757: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1758: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1759: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1760: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1761: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1762: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1763: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1764: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1765: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1766: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1767: 
 1768: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1769: 
 1770: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1771: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1772: 
 1773: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1774: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1775: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1776: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1777: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1778: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1779: 
 1780: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1781: 
 1782: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1783: 
 1784: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1785: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1786: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1787: focused.
 1788: 
 1789: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1790: 
 1791: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1792: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1793: 
 1794: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1795: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1796: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1797: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1798: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1799: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1800: 
 1801: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1802: 
 1803: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1804: 
 1805: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1806: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1807: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1808: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1809: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1810: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1811: 
 1812: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1813: 
 1814: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1815: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1816: 
 1817: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1818: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1819: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1820: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1821: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1822: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1823: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1824: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1825: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1826: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1827: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1828: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1829: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1830: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1831: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1832: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1833: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1834: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1835: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1836: tsutsui)
 1837: 
 1838: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1839: 
 1840: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1841: 
 1842: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1843: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1844: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1845: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1846: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1847: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1848: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1849: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1850: 
 1851: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1852: 
 1853: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1854: 
 1855: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1856: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1857: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1858: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1859: 
 1860: For more information please visit the website
 1861: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1862: 
 1863: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1864: 
 1865: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1866: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1867: Okinawa, Japan*
 1868: 
 1869: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1870: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1871: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1872: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1873: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1874: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1875: 
 1876: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1877: 
 1878: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1879: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1880: 
 1881: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1882: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1883: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1884: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1885: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1886: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1887: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1888: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1889: 
 1890: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1891: 
 1892: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1893: 
 1894: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1895: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1896: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1897: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1898: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1899: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1900: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1901: 
 1902: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1903: 
 1904: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1905: 
 1906: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1907: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1908: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1909: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1910: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1911: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1912: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1913: 
 1914: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1915: 
 1916: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1917: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1918: Japan*
 1919: 
 1920: See [this
 1921: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1922: for meeting information.
 1923: 
 1924: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1925: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1926: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1927: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1928: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1929: 
 1930: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1931: 
 1932: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1933: 
 1934: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1935: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1936: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1937: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1938: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1939: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1940: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1941: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1942: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1943: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1944: 
 1945: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1946: 
 1947: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1948: 
 1949: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1950: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1951: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1952: in a shared BSD booth.
 1953: 
 1954: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1955: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1956: 
 1957: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1958: 
 1959: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1960: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1961: 
 1962: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1963: 
 1964: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1965: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1966: 
 1967: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1968: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1969: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1970: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1971: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1972: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1973: 
 1974: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1975: 
 1976: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1977: 
 1978: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1979: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1980: 
 1981: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1982: 
 1983: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1984: 
 1985: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1986: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1987: May 2010.
 1988: 
 1989: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1990: 
 1991: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1992: 
 1993: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1994: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1995: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1996: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1997: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1998: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1999: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2000: 
 2001: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 2002: 
 2003: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 2004: 
 2005: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 2006: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 2007: 
 2008: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2009: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 2010: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2011: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 2012: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 2013: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 2014: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2015: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2016: 
 2017: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 2018: 
 2019: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 2020: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2021: 
 2022: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2023: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2024: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2025: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 2026: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2027: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2028: 
 2029: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 2030: 
 2031: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 2032: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 2033: 
 2034: The [February 2010
 2035: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 2036: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 2037: 
 2038: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 2039: 
 2040: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 2041: Belgium*
 2042: 
 2043: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 2044: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 2045: 
 2046: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 2047: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 2048: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 2049: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 2050: 
 2051: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 2052: 
 2053: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 2054: Oita, Japan*
 2055: 
 2056: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2057: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 2058: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2059: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2060: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2061: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 2062: 
 2063: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 2064: 
 2065: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 2066: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2067: 
 2068: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2069: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2070: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2071: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2072: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2073: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2074: 
 2075: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 2076: 
 2077: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 2078: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 2079: 
 2080: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2081: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2082: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2083: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2084: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 2085: demonstration.
 2086: 
 2087: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 2088: 
 2089: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 2090: 
 2091: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 2092: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 2093: major BSDs.
 2094: 
 2095: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 2096: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 2097: 
 2098: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 2099: 
 2100: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2101: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2102: 
 2103: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2104: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2105: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2106: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 2107: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 2108: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 2109: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 2110: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2111: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 2112: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 2113: 
 2114: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 2115: 
 2116: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 2117: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2118: 
 2119: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2120: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2121: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2122: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2123: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2124: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2125: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2126: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2127: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2128: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2129: 
 2130: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2131: 
 2132: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2133: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2134: Okinawa, Japan*
 2135: 
 2136: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2137: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2138: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2139: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2140: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2141: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2142: 
 2143: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2144: 
 2145: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2146: 
 2147: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2148: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2149: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2150: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2151: 
 2152: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2153: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2154: 
 2155: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2156: 
 2157: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2158: 
 2159: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2160: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2161: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2162: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2163: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2164: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2165: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2166: 
 2167: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2168: 
 2169: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2170: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2171: 
 2172: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2173: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2174: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2175: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2176: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2177: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2178: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2179: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2180: 
 2181: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2182: 
 2183: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2184: 
 2185: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2186: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2187: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2188: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2189: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2190: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2191: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2192: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2193: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2194: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2195: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2196: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2197: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2198: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2199: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2200: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2201: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2202: 
 2203: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2204: 
 2205: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2206: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2207: Japan*
 2208: 
 2209: See [this
 2210: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2211: for meeting information.
 2212: 
 2213: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2214: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2215: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2216: party.
 2217: 
 2218: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2219: 
 2220: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2221: 
 2222: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2223: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2224: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2225: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2226: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2227: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2228: 
 2229: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2230: 
 2231: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2232: 
 2233: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2234: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2235: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2236: systems at the exhibition.
 2237: 
 2238: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2239: 
 2240: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2241: 
 2242: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2243: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2244: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2245: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2246: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2247: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2248: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2249: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2250: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2251: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2252: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2253: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2254: 
 2255: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2256: 
 2257: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2258: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2259: 
 2260: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2261: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2262: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2263: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2264: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2265: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2266: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2267: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2268: 
 2269: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2270: 
 2271: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2272: 
 2273: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2274: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2275: May 2009.
 2276: 
 2277: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2278: 
 2279: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2280: 
 2281: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2282: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2283: Hannover, Germany.
 2284: 
 2285: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2286: 
 2287: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2288: 
 2289: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2290: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2291: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2292: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2293: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2294: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2295: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2296: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2297: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2298: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2299: and [NetBSD
 2300: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2301: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2302: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2303: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2304: 
 2305: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2306: 
 2307: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2308: 
 2309: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2310: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2311: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2312: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2313: 
 2314: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2315: 
 2316: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2317: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2318: 
 2319: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2320: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2321: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2322: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2323: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2324: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2325: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2326: 
 2327: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2328: 
 2329: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2330: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2331: the community.
 2332: 
 2333: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2334: 
 2335: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2336: 
 2337: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2338: 
 2339: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2340: 
 2341: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2342: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2343: 
 2344: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2345: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2346: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2347: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2348: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2349: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2350: 
 2351: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2352: 
 2353: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2354: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2355: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2356: 
 2357: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2358: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2359: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2360: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2361: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2362: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2363: 
 2364: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2365: 
 2366: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2367: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2368: 
 2369: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2370: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2371: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2372: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2373: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2374: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2375: 
 2376: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2377: 
 2378: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2379: 
 2380: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2381: 
 2382: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2383: 
 2384: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2385: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2386: 
 2387: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2388: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2389: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2390: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2391: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2392: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2393: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2394: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2395: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2396: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2397: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2398: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2399: 
 2400: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2401: 
 2402: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2403: 
 2404: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2405: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2406: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2407: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2408: 
 2409: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2410: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2411: 
 2412: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2413: 
 2414: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2415: 
 2416: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2417: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2418: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2419: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2420: 
 2421: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2422: 
 2423: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2424: 
 2425: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2426: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2427: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2428: 
 2429: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2430: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2431: 
 2432: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2433: 
 2434: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2435: 
 2436: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2437: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2438: 
 2439: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2440: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2441: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2442: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2443: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2444: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2445: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2446: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2447: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2448: [Itojun Service
 2449: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2450: 
 2451: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2452: 
 2453: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2454: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2455: 
 2456: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2457: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2458: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2459: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2460: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2461: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2462: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2463: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2464: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2465: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2466: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2467: 
 2468: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2469: 
 2470: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2471: 
 2472: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2473: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2474: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2475: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2476: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2477: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2478: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2479: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2480: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2481: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2482: 
 2483: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2484: 
 2485: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2486: 
 2487: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2488: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2489: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2490: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2491: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2492: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2493: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2494: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2495: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2496: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2497: all BSD machines.
 2498: 
 2499: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2500: 
 2501: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2502: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2503: Japan*
 2504: 
 2505: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2506: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2507: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2508: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2509: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2510: 
 2511: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2512: 
 2513: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2514: 
 2515: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2516: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2517: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2518: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2519: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2520: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2521: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2522: 
 2523: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2524: 
 2525: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2526: 
 2527: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2528: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2529: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2530: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2531: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2532: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2533: 
 2534: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2535: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2536: 
 2537: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2538: 
 2539: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2540: 
 2541: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2542: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2543: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2544: novices to advanced developers.
 2545: 
 2546: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2547: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2548: 
 2549: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2550: 
 2551: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2552: Spain*
 2553: 
 2554: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2555: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2556: 
 2557: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2558: 
 2559: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2560: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2561: 
 2562: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2563: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2564: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2565: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2566: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2567: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2568: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2569: 
 2570: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2571: 
 2572: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2573: 
 2574: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2575: technologies and IT security.
 2576: 
 2577: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2578: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2579: 
 2580: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2581: 
 2582: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2583: 
 2584: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2585: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2586: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2587: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2588: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2589: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2590: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2591: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2592: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2593: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2594: 
 2595: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2596: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2597: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2598: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2599: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2600: 
 2601: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2602: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2603: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2604: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2605: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2606: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2607: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2608: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2609: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2610: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2611: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2612: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2613: 
 2614: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2615: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2616: networking and virtualisation.
 2617: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2618: 
 2619: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2620: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2621: 
 2622: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2623: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2624: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2625: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2626: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2627: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2628: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2629: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2630: 
 2631: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2632: 
 2633: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2634: 
 2635: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2636: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2637: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2638: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2639: 
 2640: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2641: 
 2642: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2643: 
 2644: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2645: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2646: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2647: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2648: 
 2649: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2650: 
 2651: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2652: 
 2653: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2654: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2655: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2656: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2657: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2658: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2659: 
 2660: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2661: 
 2662: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2663: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2664: Japan*
 2665: 
 2666: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2667: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2668: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2669: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2670: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2671: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2672: 
 2673: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2674: 
 2675: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2676: 
 2677: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2678: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2679: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2680: 
 2681: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2682: 
 2683: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2684: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2685: 
 2686: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2687: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2688: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2689: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2690: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2691: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2692: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2693: 
 2694: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2695: 
 2696: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2697: Niigata, Japan*
 2698: 
 2699: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2700: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2701: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2702: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2703: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2704: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2705: 
 2706: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2707: 
 2708: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2709: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2710: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2711: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2712: 
 2713: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2714: 
 2715: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2716: Turkey*
 2717: 
 2718: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2719: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2720: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2721: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2722: 
 2723: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2724: 
 2725: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2726: 
 2727: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2728: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2729: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2730: information, see the [event's
 2731: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2732: 
 2733: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2734: 
 2735: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2736: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2737: 
 2738: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2739: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2740: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2741: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2742: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2743: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2744: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2745: Presentation by
 2746: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2747: 
 2748: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2749: 
 2750: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2751: 
 2752: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2753: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2754: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2755: 
 2756: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2757: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2758: 
 2759: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2760: 
 2761: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2762: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2763: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2764: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2765: 
 2766: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2767: 
 2768: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2769: 
 2770: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2771: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2772: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2773: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2774: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2775: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2776: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2777: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2778: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2779: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2780: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2781: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2782: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2783: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2784: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2785: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2786: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2787: ).
 2788: 
 2789: [A report with some
 2790: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2791: available.
 2792: 
 2793: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2794: 
 2795: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2796: 
 2797: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2798: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2799: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2800: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2801: Switzerland.
 2802: 
 2803: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2804: report was posted to the
 2805: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2806: mailing list.
 2807: 
 2808: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2809: 
 2810: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2811: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2812: Japan*
 2813: 
 2814: See [this
 2815: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2816: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2817: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2818: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2819: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2820: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2821: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2822: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2823: sign party.
 2824: 
 2825: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2826: 
 2827: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2828: 
 2829: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2830: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2831: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2832: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2833: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2834: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2835: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2836: 
 2837: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2838: 
 2839: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2840: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2841: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2842: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2843: at the
 2844: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2845: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2846: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2847: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2848: 
 2849: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2850: information.
 2851: 
 2852: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2853: 
 2854: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2855: 
 2856: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2857: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2858: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2859: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2860: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2861: 
 2862: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2863: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2864: 
 2865: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2866: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2867: 
 2868: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2869: 
 2870: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2871: 
 2872: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2873: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2874: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2875: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2876: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2877: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2878: welcome to attend.
 2879: 
 2880: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2881: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2882: 
 2883: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2884: 
 2885: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2886: 
 2887: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2888: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2889: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2890: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2891: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2892: 
 2893: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2894: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2895: 
 2896: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2897: 
 2898: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2899: 
 2900: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2901: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2902: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2903: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2904: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2905: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2906: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2907: 
 2908: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2909: 
 2910: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2911: 
 2912: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2913: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2914: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2915: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2916: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2917: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2918: widest possible audience.
 2919: 
 2920: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2921: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2922: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2923: 
 2924: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2925: 
 2926: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2927: 
 2928: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2929: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2930: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2931: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2932: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2933: 
 2934: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2935: 
 2936: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2937: 
 2938: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2939: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2940: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2941: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2942: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2943: 
 2944: More information can be found at
 2945: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2946: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2947: German language article can be found at:
 2948: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2949: 
 2950: Ignatios also
 2951: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2952: his [slides (german
 2953: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2954: 
 2955: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2956: 
 2957: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2958: 
 2959: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2960: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2961: Brussels, Belgium.
 2962: 
 2963: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2964: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2965: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2966: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2967: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2968: 
 2969: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2970: 
 2971: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2972: 
 2973: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2974: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2975: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2976: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2977: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2978: and
 2979: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2980: 
 2981: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2982: 
 2983: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2984: 
 2985: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2986: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2987: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2988: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2989: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2990: 
 2991: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2992: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2993: and Solaris.
 2994: 
 2995: For more information, please [visit the
 2996: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2997: 
 2998: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2999: 
 3000: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 3001: 
 3002: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 3003: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3004: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3005: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3006: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3007: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3008: 
 3009: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 3010: 
 3011: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 3012: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 3013: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 3014: 
 3015: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 3016: 
 3017: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 3018: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 3019: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 3020: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 3021: 
 3022: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 3023: 
 3024: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 3025: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 3026: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 3027: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 3028: 
 3029: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 3030: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 3031: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 3032: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 3033: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 3034: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 3035:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 3036: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 3037:     for BSD TCP/IP
 3038: 
 3039: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 3040: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 3041: 
 3042: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 3043: 
 3044: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 3045: 
 3046: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 3047: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 3048: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 3049: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 3050: about NetBSD-related topics.
 3051: 
 3052: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 3053: 
 3054: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3055: 
 3056: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3057: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 3058: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3059: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3060: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3061: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3062: 
 3063: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 3064: 
 3065: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 3066: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 3067: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 3068: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 3069: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 3070: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 3071: 
 3072: A report on the event is available
 3073: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 3074: 
 3075: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 3076: 
 3077: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 3078: 
 3079: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 3080: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 3081: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 3082: booth.
 3083: 
 3084: A report of the event can be found
 3085: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 3086: 
 3087: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 3088: 
 3089: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 3090: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 3091: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 3092: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 3093: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 3094: 
 3095: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 3096: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 3097: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 3098: information.
 3099: 
 3100: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 3101: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 3102: 
 3103: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 3104: 
 3105: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 3106: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 3107: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 3108: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 3109: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 3110: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 3111: the booth.
 3112: 
 3113: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 3114: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 3115: about the event.
 3116: 
 3117: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 3118: 
 3119: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 3120: 
 3121: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 3122: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3123: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3124: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3125: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3126: 
 3127: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3128: 
 3129: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3130: 
 3131: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3132: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3133: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3134: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3135: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3136: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3137: 
 3138: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3139: 
 3140: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3141: 
 3142: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3143: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3144: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3145: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3146: 
 3147: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3148:     FreeBSD Project
 3149: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3150:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3151:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3152:     .
 3153: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3154:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3155:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3156: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3157: 
 3158: \> See [program for
 3159: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3160: 
 3161: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3162: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3163: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3164: 
 3165: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3166: 
 3167: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3168: 
 3169: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3170: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3171: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3172: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3173: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3174: developers.
 3175: 
 3176: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3177: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3178: during May 10-14th.
 3179: 
 3180: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3181: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3182: 
 3183: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3184: 
 3185: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3186: 
 3187: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3188: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3189: conference on their campus.
 3190: 
 3191: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3192: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3193: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3194: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3195: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3196: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3197: 
 3198: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3199: presentation proposal, please visit
 3200: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3201: 
 3202: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3203: 
 3204: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3205: 
 3206: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3207: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3208: tutorials.
 3209: 
 3210: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3211: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3212: 
 3213: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3214: 
 3215: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3216: 
 3217: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3218: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3219: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3220: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3221: URL above.
 3222: 
 3223: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3224: 
 3225: *Apr 16, 2006, [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/meeting8.html) for
 3230: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3231: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3232: Codeblog.
 3233: 
 3234: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3235: 
 3236: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3237: 
 3238: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3239: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3240: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3241: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3242: gmail.com).
 3243: 
 3244: For more information about this event see
 3245: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3246: 
 3247: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3248: 
 3249: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3250: 
 3251: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3252: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3253: Cons in Germany.
 3254: 
 3255: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3256: 
 3257: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3258: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3259: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3260: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3261: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3262: 
 3263: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3264: net-tex.de\>.
 3265: 
 3266: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3267: 
 3268: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3269: 
 3270: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3271: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3272: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3273: 
 3274: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3275: 
 3276: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3277: 
 3278: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3279: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3280: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3281: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3282: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3283: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3284: 
 3285: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3286: 
 3287: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3288: 
 3289: [German Unix User Group
 3290: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3291: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3292: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3293: 
 3294: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3295: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3296: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3297: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3298: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3299: 
 3300: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3301: 
 3302: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3303: 
 3304: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3305: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3306: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3307: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3308: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3309: Europe.
 3310: 
 3311: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3312: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3313: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3314: 
 3315: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3316: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3317: 
 3318: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3319: 
 3320: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3321: 
 3322: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3323: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3324: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3325: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3326: if you would like to help.
 3327: 
 3328: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3329: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3330: 
 3331: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3332: 
 3333: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3334: 
 3335: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3336: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3337: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3338: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3339: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3340: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3341: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3342: 
 3343: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3344: 
 3345: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3346: 
 3347: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3348: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3349: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3350: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3351: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3352: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3353: 
 3354: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3355: 
 3356: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3357: 
 3358: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3359: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3360: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3361: conference venue and registration. present.
 3362: 
 3363: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3364: 
 3365: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3366: 
 3367: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3368: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3369: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3370: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3371: Lockhoff.
 3372: 
 3373: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3374: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3375: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3376: 
 3377: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3378: 
 3379: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3380: 
 3381: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3382: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3383: others) will be presented.
 3384: 
 3385: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3386: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3387: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3388: 
 3389: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3390: 
 3391: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3392: especially showing NetBSD!
 3393: 
 3394: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3395: 
 3396: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3397: 
 3398: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3399: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3400: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3401: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3402: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3403: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3404: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3405: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3406: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3407: 
 3408: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3409: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3410: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3411: 
 3412: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3413: 
 3414: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3415: 
 3416: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3417: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3418: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3419: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3420: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3421: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3422: 
 3423: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3424: 
 3425: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3426: 
 3427: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3428: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3429: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3430: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3431: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3432: 
 3433: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3434: 
 3435: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3436: 
 3437: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3438: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3439: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3440: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3441: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3442: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3443: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3444: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3445: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3446: 
 3447: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3448: 
 3449: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3450: 
 3451: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3452: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3453: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3454: group page for more information.
 3455: 
 3456: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3457: 
 3458: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3459: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3460: 
 3461: See [this
 3462: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3463: meeting information.
 3464: 
 3465: A
 3466: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3467: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3468: 
 3469: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3470: 
 3471: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3472: 
 3473: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3474: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3475: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3476: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3477: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3478: organization.
 3479: 
 3480: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3481: 
 3482: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3483: 
 3484: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3485: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3486: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3487: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3488: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3489: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3490: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3491: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3492: for more details.
 3493: 
 3494: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3495: 
 3496: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3497: 
 3498: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3499: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3500: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3501: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3502: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3503: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3504: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3505: 
 3506: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3507: 
 3508: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3509: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3510: 
 3511: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3512: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3513: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3514: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3515: 
 3516: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3517: 
 3518: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3519: 
 3520: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3521: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3522: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3523: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3524: groups.
 3525: 
 3526: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3527: 
 3528: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3529: 
 3530: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3531: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3532: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3533: venue and registration.
 3534: 
 3535: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3536: 
 3537: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3538: 
 3539: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3540: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3541: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3542: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3543: 
 3544: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3545: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3546:     Live performance
 3547: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3548: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3549: 
 3550: See [program for
 3551: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3552: 
 3553: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3554: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3555: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3556: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3557: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3558: 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)).
 3559: 
 3560: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3561: 
 3562: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3563: 
 3564: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3565: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3566: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3567: 
 3568: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3569: 
 3570: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3571: 
 3572: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3573: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3574: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3575: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3576: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3577: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3578: [slides for this
 3579: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3580: 
 3581: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3582: 
 3583: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3584: 
 3585: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3586: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3587: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3588: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3589: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3590: 
 3591: More information is at
 3592: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3593: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3594: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3595: 
 3596: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3597: 
 3598: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3599: 
 3600: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3601: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3602: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3603: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3604: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3605: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3606: 
 3607: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3608: 
 3609: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3610: 
 3611: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3612: 
 3613: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3614: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3615: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3616: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3617: 
 3618: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3619: 
 3620: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3621: 
 3622: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3623: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3624: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3625: 
 3626: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3627: 
 3628: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3629: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3630: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3631: 
 3632: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3633: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3634: 
 3635: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3636: 
 3637: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3638: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3639: 
 3640: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3641: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3642: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3643: 
 3644: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3645: 
 3646: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3647: 
 3648: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3649: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3650: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3651: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3652: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3653: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3654: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3655: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3656: 
 3657: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3658: 
 3659: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3660: 
 3661: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3662: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3663: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3664: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3665: 
 3666: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3667: 
 3668: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3669: 
 3670: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3671: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3672: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3673: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3674: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3675: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3676: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3677: available.
 3678: 
 3679: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3680: 
 3681: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3682: 
 3683: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3684: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3685: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3686: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3687: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3688: 
 3689: A brief report from the conference is available
 3690: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3691: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3692: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3693: 
 3694: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3695: 
 3696: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3697: 
 3698: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3699: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3700: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3701: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3702: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3703: 
 3704: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3705: 
 3706: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3707: 
 3708: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3709: 
 3710: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3711: 
 3712: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3713: 
 3714: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3715: 
 3716: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3717: 
 3718: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3719: 
 3720: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3721: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3722: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3723: 
 3724: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3725: 
 3726: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3727: 
 3728: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3729: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3730: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3731: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3732: conference.
 3733: 
 3734: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3735: 
 3736: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3737: 
 3738: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3739: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3740: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3741: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3742: for details.
 3743: 
 3744: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3745: 
 3746: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3747: 
 3748: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3749: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3750: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3751: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3752: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3753: 
 3754: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3755: 
 3756: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3757: 
 3758: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3759: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3760: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3761: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3762: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3763: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3764: 
 3765: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3766: 
 3767: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3768: 
 3769: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3770: 
 3771: [BOF
 3772: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3773: 
 3774: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3775: 
 3776: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3777: 
 3778: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3779: 
 3780: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3781: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3782: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3783: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3784: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3785: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3786: of the BSD
 3787: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3788: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3789: conference.
 3790: 
 3791: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3792: 
 3793: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3794: 
 3795: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3796: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3797: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3798: in helping out.
 3799: 
 3800: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3801: 
 3802: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3803: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3804: 
 3805: See [this
 3806: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3807: meeting information.
 3808: 
 3809: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3810: 
 3811: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3812: 
 3813: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3814: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3815: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3816: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3817: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3818: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3819: 
 3820: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3821: 
 3822: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3823: 
 3824: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3825: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3826: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3827: NetBSD-BR.
 3828: 
 3829: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3830: 
 3831: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3832: 
 3833: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3834: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3835: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3836: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3837: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3838: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3839: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3840: 
 3841: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3842: 
 3843: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3844: 
 3845: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3846: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3847: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3848: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3849: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3850: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3851: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3852: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3853: for more information.
 3854: 
 3855: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3856: 
 3857: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3858: 
 3859: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3860: [GUUG
 3861: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3862: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3863: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3864: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3865: 
 3866: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3867: 
 3868: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3869: 
 3870: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3871: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3872: 
 3873: -   \`\`
 3874:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3875:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3876: -   \`\`
 3877:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3878:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3879: -   \`\`
 3880:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3881:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3882: 
 3883: Please see the
 3884: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3885: details. Photos are available at [this
 3886: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3887: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3888: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3889: 
 3890: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3891: 
 3892: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3893: 
 3894: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3895: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3896: France.
 3897: 
 3898: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3899: 
 3900: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3901: 
 3902: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3903: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3904: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3905: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3906: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3907: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3908: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3909: 
 3910: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3911: 
 3912: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3913: 
 3914: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3915: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3916: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3917: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3918: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3919: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3920: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3921: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3922: MailingList useful.
 3923: 
 3924: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3925: 
 3926: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3927: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3928: 
 3929: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3930: details.
 3931: 
 3932: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3933: 
 3934: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3935: 
 3936: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3937: 
 3938: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3939: 
 3940: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3941: 
 3942: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3943: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3944: administration. See
 3945: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3946: for details.
 3947: 
 3948: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3949: 
 3950: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3951: 
 3952: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3953: 
 3954: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3955: 
 3956: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3957: 
 3958: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3959: 
 3960: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3961: 
 3962: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3963: 
 3964: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3965: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3966: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3967: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3968: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3969: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3970: information.
 3971: 
 3972: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3973: 
 3974: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3975: 
 3976: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3977: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3978: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3979: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3980: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3981: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3982: is available online.
 3983: 
 3984: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3985: 
 3986: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3987: 
 3988: A lot of photos are available
 3989: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3990: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3991: 
 3992: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3993: 
 3994: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3995: 
 3996: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3997: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3998: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3999: 
 4000: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 4001: Dolecek. See the [full
 4002: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 4003: for details and pictures.
 4004: 
 4005: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 4006: 
 4007: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 4008: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 4009: 
 4010: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 4011: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 4012: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 4013: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 4014: 
 4015: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4016: 
 4017: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 4018: 
 4019: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4020: 
 4021: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 4022: 
 4023: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 4024: 
 4025: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 4026: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 4027: 
 4028: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 4029: 
 4030: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 4031: 
 4032: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 4033: 
 4034: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4035: 
 4036: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 4037: 
 4038: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 4039: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 4040: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 4041: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 4042: see
 4043: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 4044: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 4045: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 4046: 
 4047: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 4048: here](events/usenix2003/).
 4049: 
 4050: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 4051: 
 4052: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 4053: 
 4054: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 4055: holding the [BSDay
 4056: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 4057: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 4058: for more information.
 4059: 
 4060: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 4061: 
 4062: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 4063: 
 4064: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 4065: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 4066: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 4067: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 4068: 
 4069: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 4070: 
 4071: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 4072: 
 4073: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 4074: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 4075: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 4076: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 4077: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 4078: 
 4079: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 4080: 
 4081: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 4082: 
 4083: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 4084: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 4085: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 4086: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 4087: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 4088: 
 4089: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 4090: 
 4091: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 4092: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 4093: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 4094: 
 4095: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 4096: 
 4097: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 4098: 
 4099: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 4100: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 4101: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 4102: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 4103: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 4104: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 4105: 
 4106: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4107: 
 4108: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 4109: 
 4110: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4111: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4112: administration. See
 4113: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 4114: for details.
 4115: 
 4116: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4117: 
 4118: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4119: 
 4120: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4121: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 4122: events including several pictures is available online at
 4123: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 4124: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4125: from:
 4126: 
 4127: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4128:     [
 4129:     mp3
 4130:     ]
 4131: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4132:     [
 4133:     mp3
 4134:     ]
 4135: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4136:     mit NetBSD
 4137:     [
 4138:     mp3
 4139:     ]
 4140: 
 4141: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4142: 
 4143: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4144: 
 4145: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4146: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4147: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4148: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4149: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4150: 
 4151: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4152: 
 4153: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4154: 
 4155: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4156: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4157: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4158: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4159: activities will be the:
 4160: 
 4161: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4162: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4163: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4164: 
 4165: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4166: 
 4167: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4168: 
 4169: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4170: 
 4171: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4172: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4173: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4174: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4175: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4176: a [short
 4177: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4178: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4179: available online.
 4180: 
 4181: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4182: 
 4183: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4184: 
 4185: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4186: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4187: from December 27th to 29th.
 4188: 
 4189: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4190: 
 4191: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4192: 
 4193: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4194: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4195: administration.
 4196: 
 4197: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4198: 
 4199: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4200: 
 4201: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4202: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4203: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4204: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4205: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4206: for details.
 4207: 
 4208: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4209: 
 4210: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4211: 
 4212: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4213: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4214: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4215: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4216: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4217: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4218: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4219: 
 4220: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4221: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4222: Germany. See
 4223: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4224: for more information.
 4225: 
 4226: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4227: 
 4228: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4229: 
 4230: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4231: 
 4232: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4233: 
 4234: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4235: 
 4236: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4237: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4238: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4239: 
 4240: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4241: 
 4242: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4243: 
 4244: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4245: 
 4246: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4247: 
 4248: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4249: 
 4250: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4251: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4252: College.
 4253: 
 4254: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4255: 
 4256: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4257: 
 4258: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4259: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4260: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4261: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4262: rendering cluster done with
 4263: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4264: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4265: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4266: available from [Hubert's
 4267: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4268: 
 4269: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4270: 
 4271: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4272: 
 4273: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4274: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4275: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4276: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4277: online.
 4278: 
 4279: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4280: 
 4281: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4282: 
 4283: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4284: 
 4285: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4286: 
 4287: *July 22, 2002*
 4288: 
 4289: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4290: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4291: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4292: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4293: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4294: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4295: 
 4296: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4297: 
 4298: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4299: 
 4300: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4301: 
 4302: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4303: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4304: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4305: 
 4306: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4307: 
 4308: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4309: 
 4310: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4311: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4312: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4313: 
 4314: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4315: 
 4316: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4317: 
 4318: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4319: 
 4320: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4321: 
 4322: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4323: 
 4324: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4325: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4326: available.
 4327: 
 4328: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4329: 
 4330: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4331: 
 4332: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4333: 
 4334: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4335: 
 4336: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4337: 
 4338: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4339: 
 4340: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4341: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4342: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4343: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4344: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4345: 
 4346: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4347: 
 4348: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4349: 
 4350: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4351: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4352: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4353: chance to prove their value.
 4354: 
 4355: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4356: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4357: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4358: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4359: 
 4360: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4361: 
 4362: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4363: 
 4364: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4365: 
 4366: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4367: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4368: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4369: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4370: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4371: is available.
 4372: 
 4373: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4374: 
 4375: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4376: 
 4377: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4378: 
 4379: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4380: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4381: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4382: 
 4383: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4384: 
 4385: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4386: USA*
 4387: 
 4388: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4389: 
 4390: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4391: 
 4392: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4393: 
 4394: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4395: 
 4396: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4397: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4398: 
 4399: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4400: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4401: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4402: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4403: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4404: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4405: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4406: 
 4407: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4408: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4409: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4410: Emulation.
 4411: 
 4412: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4413: 
 4414: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4415: 
 4416: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4417: 
 4418: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4419: 
 4420: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4421: 
 4422: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4423: 
 4424: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4425: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4426: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4427: 
 4428: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4429: 
 4430: *September 13, 2001*
 4431: 
 4432: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4433: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4434: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4435: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4436: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4437: 
 4438: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4439: 
 4440: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4441: 
 4442: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4443: 
 4444: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4445: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4446: NetBSD booth at
 4447: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4448: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4449: from Japan.
 4450: 
 4451: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4452: 
 4453: *July 11, 2001*
 4454: 
 4455: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4456: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4457: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4458: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4459: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4460: 
 4461: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4462: 
 4463: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4464: Tokyo, Japan*
 4465: 
 4466: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4467: 
 4468: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4469: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4470: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4471: 
 4472: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4473: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4474: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4475: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4476: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4477: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4478: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4479: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4480: 
 4481: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4482: 
 4483: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4484: 
 4485: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4486: 
 4487: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4488: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4489: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4490: 
 4491: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4492: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4493: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4494: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4495: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4496: slides from this talk are available at
 4497: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4498: 
 4499: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4500: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4501: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4502: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4503: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4504: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4505: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4506: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4507: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4508: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4509: web site.
 4510: 
 4511: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4512: 
 4513: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4514: 
 4515: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4516: 
 4517: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4518: 
 4519: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4520: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4521: 
 4522: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4523: 
 4524: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4525: 
 4526: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4527: 
 4528: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4529: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4530: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4531: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4532: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4533: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4534: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4535: 
 4536: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4537: 
 4538: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4539: 
 4540: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4541: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4542: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4543: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4544: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4545: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4546: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4547: 
 4548: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4549: 
 4550: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4551: 
 4552: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4553: 
 4554: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4555: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4556: Spring is available.
 4557: 
 4558: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4559: 
 4560: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4561: 
 4562: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4563: 
 4564: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4565: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4566: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4567: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4568: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4569: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4570: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4571: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4572: 
 4573: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4574: 
 4575: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4576: 
 4577: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4578: 
 4579: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4580: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4581: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4582: other swag.
 4583: 
 4584: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4585: 
 4586: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4587: 
 4588: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4589: 
 4590: There was a [BSD BoF
 4591: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4592: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4593: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4594: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4595: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4596: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4597: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4598: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4599: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4600: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4601: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4602: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4603: BSD activity in Japan.
 4604: 
 4605: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4606: 
 4607: *December 6, 2000*
 4608: 
 4609: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4610: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4611: public.
 4612: 
 4613: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4614: 
 4615: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4616: 
 4617: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4618: 
 4619: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4620: 
 4621: *November 25, 2000*
 4622: 
 4623: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4624: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4625: announced to the public.
 4626: 
 4627: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4628: 
 4629: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4630: 
 4631: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4632: 
 4633: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4634: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4635: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4636: 
 4637: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4638: Mission.
 4639: 
 4640: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4641: 
 4642: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4643: 
 4644: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4645: 
 4646: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4647: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4648: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4649: 
 4650: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4651: David Maxwell.
 4652: 
 4653: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4654: 
 4655: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4656: 
 4657: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4658: 
 4659: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4660: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4661: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4662: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4663: 
 4664: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4665: 
 4666: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4667: 
 4668: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4669: 
 4670: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4671: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4672: 
 4673: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4674: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4675: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4676: 
 4677: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4678: is available at
 4679: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4680: 
 4681: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4682: 
 4683: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4684: 
 4685: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4686: 
 4687: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4688: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4689: fixed onsite.
 4690: 
 4691: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4692: 
 4693: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4694: 
 4695: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4696: 
 4697: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4698: 
 4699: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4700: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4701: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4702: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4703: 
 4704: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4705: 
 4706: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4707: 
 4708: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4709: 
 4710: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4711: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4712: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4713: 
 4714: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4715: 
 4716: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4717: 
 4718: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4719: 
 4720: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4721: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4722: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4723: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4724: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4725: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4726: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4727: 
 4728: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4729: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4730: 
 4731: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4732: 
 4733: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4734: 
 4735: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4736: 
 4737: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4738: followed.
 4739: 
 4740: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4741: 
 4742: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4743: 
 4744: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4745: 
 4746: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4747: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4748: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4749: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4750: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4751: giving a talk.
 4752: 
 4753: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4754: 
 4755: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4756: 
 4757: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4758: 
 4759: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4760: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4761: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4762: gave a [technical session on
 4763: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4764: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4765: session on
 4766: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4767: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4768: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4769: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4770: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4771: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4772: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4773: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4774: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4775: 
 4776: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4777: The NetBSD Mission.
 4778: 
 4779: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4780: 
 4781: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4782: 
 4783: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4784: 
 4785: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4786: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4787: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4788: 
 4789: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4790: 
 4791: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4792: 
 4793: [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)
 4794: 
 4795: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4796: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4797: \*BSD followed.
 4798: 
 4799: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4800: 
 4801: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4802: 
 4803: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4804: 
 4805: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4806: Mission.
 4807: 
 4808: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4809: 
 4810: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4811: 
 4812: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4813: 
 4814: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4815: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4816: snapshot CDs were available.
 4817: 
 4818: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4819: 
 4820: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4821: 
 4822: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4823: 
 4824: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4825: 
 4826: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4827: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4828: 
 4829: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4830: 
 4831: *March 19, 2000*
 4832: 
 4833: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4834: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4835: announced to the public.
 4836: 
 4837: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4838: 
 4839: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4840: 
 4841: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4842: 
 4843: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4844: 3rd.
 4845: 
 4846: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4847: 
 4848: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4849: 
 4850: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4851: 
 4852: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4853: 
 4854: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4855: Dec 18.
 4856: 
 4857: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4858: 
 4859: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4860: 
 4861: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4862: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4863: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4864: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4865: 
 4866: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4867: 
 4868: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4869: 
 4870: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4871: 
 4872: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4873: 
 4874: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4875: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4876: 
 4877: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4878: Mission.
 4879: 
 4880: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4881: 
 4882: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4883: 
 4884: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4885: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4886: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4887: 
 4888: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4889: 
 4890: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4891: 
 4892: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4893: 
 4894: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4895: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4896: 
 4897: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4898: 
 4899: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4900: 
 4901: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4902: 
 4903: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4904: 
 4905: *August 26, 1999*
 4906: 
 4907: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4908: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4909: announced to the public.
 4910: 
 4911: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4912: 
 4913: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4914: 
 4915: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4916: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4917: 
 4918: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4919: 
 4920: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4921: 
 4922: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4923: 
 4924: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4925: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4926: package system.
 4927: 
 4928: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4929: 
 4930: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4931: 
 4932: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4933: 
 4934: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4935: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4936: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4937: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4938: 
 4939: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4940: 
 4941: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4942: 
 4943: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4944: 
 4945: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4946: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4947: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4948: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4949: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4950: checkpointing in userspace.
 4951: 
 4952: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4953: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4954: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4955: 
 4956: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4957: 
 4958: *May 12, 1999*
 4959: 
 4960: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4961: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4962: public.
 4963: 
 4964: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4965: 
 4966: *December 23, 1998*
 4967: 
 4968: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4969: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4970: announced to the public.
 4971: 
 4972: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4973: 
 4974: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4975: 
 4976: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4977: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4978: in San Jose, CA.
 4979: 
 4980: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4981: 
 4982: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4983: 
 4984: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4985: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4986: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4987: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4988: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4989: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4990: 
 4991: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4992: 
 4993: *May 29, 1998*
 4994: 
 4995: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4996: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4997: announced to the public.
 4998: 
 4999: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 5000: 
 5001: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 5002: 
 5003: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 5004: 
 5005: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 5006: 
 5007: *March 9, 1998*
 5008: 
 5009: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 5010: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 5011: released.
 5012: 
 5013: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 5014: 
 5015: *January 4, 1998*
 5016: 
 5017: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 5018: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 5019: public.
 5020: 
 5021: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 5022: 
 5023: *May 20, 1997*
 5024: 
 5025: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 5026: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 5027: announced to the public.
 5028: 
 5029: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 5030: 
 5031: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 5032: 
 5033: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 5034: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 5035: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 5036: 
 5037: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 5038: 
 5039: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 5040: 
 5041: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 5042: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 5043: 
 5044: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 5045: 
 5046: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 5047: 
 5048: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 5049: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 5050: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 5051: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 5052: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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