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

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