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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: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
   24: 
   25: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Shimane, Japan*
   26: 
   27: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   28: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there will be 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: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
   37: 
   38: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   39: 
   40: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   41: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   42: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   43: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   44: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
   45: 
   46: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
   47: 
   48: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
   49: 
   50: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
   51: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
   52: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
   53: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
   54: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
   55: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
   56: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
   57: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
   58: 
   59: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
   60: 
   61: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
   62: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   63: 
   64: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
   65: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   66: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   67: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
   68: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   69: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
   70: 
   71: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
   72: 
   73: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
   74: 
   75: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
   76: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
   77: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
   78: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
   79: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
   80: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
   81: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   82: 
   83: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
   84: 
   85: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
   86: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
   87: Japan*
   88: 
   89: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
   90: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
   91: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   92: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
   93: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
   94: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
   95: 
   96: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
   97: 
   98: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
   99: 
  100: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  101: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  102: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  103: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  104: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  105: 
  106: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  107: 
  108: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  109: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  110: 
  111: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  112: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  113: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  114: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  115: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  116: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  117: 
  118: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  119: 
  120: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  121: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  122: 
  123: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  124: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  125: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  126: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  127: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  128: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  129: 
  130: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  131: 
  132: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  133: 
  134: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  135: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  136: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  137: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  138: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  139: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  140: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  141: 
  142: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  143: 
  144: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  145: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  146: 
  147: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  148: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  149: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  150: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  151: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  152: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  153: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  154: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  155: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  156: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  157: 
  158: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  159: 
  160: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  161: 
  162: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  163: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  164: 
  165: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  166: 
  167: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  168: 
  169: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  170: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  171: 
  172: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  173: 
  174: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  175: 
  176: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  177: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  178: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  179: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  180: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  181: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  182: 
  183: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  184: 
  185: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  186: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  187: 
  188: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  189: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  190: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  191: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  192: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  193: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  194: 
  195: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  196: 
  197: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  198: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  199: 
  200: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  201: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  202: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  203: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  204: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  205: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  206: 
  207: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  208: 
  209: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  210: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  211: 
  212: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  213: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  214: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  215: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  216: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  217: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  218: 
  219: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  220: 
  221: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  222: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  223: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  224: 
  225: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  226: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  227: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  228: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  229: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  230: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  231: 
  232: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  233: 
  234: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  235: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  236: 
  237: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  238: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  239: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  240: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  241: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  242: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  243: 
  244: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  245: 
  246: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  247: Campus
  248: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  249: Germany*
  250: 
  251: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  252: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  253: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  254: answering users' questions.
  255: 
  256: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  257: 
  258: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  259: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  260: 
  261: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  262: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  263: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  264: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  265: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  266: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  267: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  268: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  269: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  270: hardfloat
  271: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  272: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  273: 
  274: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  275: 
  276: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  277: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  278: 
  279: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  280: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  281: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  282: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  283: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  284: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  285: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  286: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  287: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  288: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  289: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  290: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  291: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  292: 
  293: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  294: 
  295: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  296: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  297: Japan*
  298: 
  299: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  300: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  301: for meeting information.[more detail on
  302: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  303: 
  304: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  305: 
  306: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  307: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  308: Okinawa, Japan*
  309: 
  310: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  311: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  312: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  313: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  314: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  315: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  316: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  317: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  318: 
  319: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  320: 
  321: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  322: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  323: Japan*
  324: 
  325: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  326: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  327: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  328: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  329: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  330: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  331: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  332: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  333: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  334: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  335: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  336: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  337: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  338: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  339: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  340: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  341: 
  342: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  343: 
  344: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  345: 
  346: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  347: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  348: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  349: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  350: cases or notebooks.
  351: 
  352: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  353: more information.
  354: 
  355: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  356: 
  357: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  358: 
  359: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  360: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  361: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  362: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  363: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  364: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  365: 
  366: See [the call for
  367: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  368: for details.
  369: 
  370: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  371: 
  372: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  373: 
  374: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  375: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  376: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  377: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  378: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  379: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  380: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  381: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  382: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  383: these.
  384: 
  385: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  386: 
  387: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  388: 
  389: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  390: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  391: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  392: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  393: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  394: 
  395: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  396: 
  397: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  398: 
  399: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  400: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  401: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  402: BSD related talks.
  403: 
  404: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  405: information.
  406: 
  407: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  408: 
  409: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  410: 
  411: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  412: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  413: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  414: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  415: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  416: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  417: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  418: 
  419: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  420: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  421: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  422: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  423: Japan NetBSD Users
  424: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  425: 
  426: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  427: 
  428: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  429: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  430: 
  431: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  432: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  433: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  434: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  435: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  436: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  437: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  438: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  439: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  440: 
  441: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  442: 
  443: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  444: 
  445: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  446: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  447: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  448: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  449: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  450: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  451: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  452: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  453: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  454: 
  455: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  456: 
  457: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  458: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  459: 
  460: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  461: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  462: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  463: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  464: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  465: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  466: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  467: 
  468: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  469: 
  470: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  471: 
  472: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  473: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  474: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  475: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  476: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  477: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  478: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  479: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  480: 
  481: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  482: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  483: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  484: 
  485: Please see [this
  486: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  487: for details.
  488: 
  489: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  490: 
  491: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  492: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  493: 
  494: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  495: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  496: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  497: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  498: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  499: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  500: 
  501: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  502: 
  503: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  504: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  505: 
  506: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  507: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  508: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  509: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  510: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  511: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  512: 
  513: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  514: 
  515: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  516: 
  517: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  518: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  519: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  520: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  521: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  522: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  523: 
  524: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  525: 
  526: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  527: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  528: Japan*
  529: 
  530: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  531: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  532: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  533: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  534: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  535: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  536: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  537: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  538: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  539: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  540: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  541: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  542: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  543: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  544: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  545: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  546: found at OSC booth" by
  547: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  548: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  549: 
  550: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  551: 
  552: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  553: 
  554: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  555: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  556: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  557: 
  558: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  559: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  560: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  561: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  562: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  563: 
  564: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  565: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  566: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  567: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  568: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  569: regular meeting.
  570: 
  571: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  572: 
  573: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  574: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  575: Okinawa, Japan*
  576: 
  577: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  578: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  579: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  580: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  581: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  582: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  583: 
  584: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  585: 
  586: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  587: 
  588: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  589: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  590: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  591: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  592: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  593: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  594: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  595: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  596: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  597: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  598: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  599: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  600: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  601: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  602: 
  603: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  604: 
  605: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  606: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  607: 
  608: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  609: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  610: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  611: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  612: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  613: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  614: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  615: 
  616: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  617: 
  618: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  619: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  620: 
  621: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  622: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  623: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  624: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  625: demonstrations (
  626: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  627: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  628: 
  629: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  630: 
  631: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  632: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  633: San Diego, California, USA*
  634: 
  635: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  636: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  637: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  638: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  639: on day one of the conference.
  640: 
  641: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  642: 
  643: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  644: Augustin, Germany*
  645: 
  646: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  647: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  648: 
  649: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  650: 
  651: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  652: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  653: 
  654: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  655: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  656: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  657: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  658: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  659: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
  660: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
  661: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
  662: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
  663: SHARP,X68K on
  664: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
  665: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
  666: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
  667: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
  668: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
  669: updates presetation by
  670: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
  671: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
  672: 
  673: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
  674: 
  675: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
  676: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
  677: 
  678: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  679: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  680: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  681: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  682: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
  683: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
  684: 
  685: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  686: 
  687: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  688: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  689: Japan*
  690: 
  691: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
  692: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
  693: for meeting information.
  694: 
  695: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
  696: 
  697: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
  698: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
  699: 
  700: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
  701: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
  702: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
  703: release branch.
  704: 
  705: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
  706: 
  707: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
  708: 
  709: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  710: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  711: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  712: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  713: with [Building NetBSD on
  714: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
  715: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
  716: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
  717: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
  718: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
  719: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
  720: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
  721: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
  722: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
  723: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
  724: 
  725: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
  726: 
  727: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
  728: 
  729: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
  730: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
  731: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
  732: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
  733: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
  734: 
  735: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
  736: more information.
  737: 
  738: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
  739: 
  740: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
  741: 
  742: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
  743: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  744: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
  745: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  746: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
  747: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
  748: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
  749: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  750: 
  751: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
  752: 
  753: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
  754: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  755: Japan*
  756: 
  757: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  758: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  759: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  760: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  761: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  762: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
  763: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
  764: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
  765: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
  766: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
  767: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
  768: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
  769: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
  770: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
  771: 
  772: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
  773: 
  774: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
  775: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
  776: 
  777: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
  778: 
  779: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
  780: 
  781: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  782: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
  783: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
  784: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
  785: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
  786: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  787: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
  788: demonstrations.
  789: 
  790: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
  791: 
  792: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  793: 
  794: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
  795: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  796: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  797: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  798: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  799: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  800: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  801: 
  802: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
  803: 
  804: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
  805: 
  806: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  807: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  808: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  809: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
  810: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
  811: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
  812: port history by
  813: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
  814: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
  815: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
  816: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
  817: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
  818: [[ustream live
  819: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
  820: 
  821: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
  822: 
  823: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
  824: 
  825: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
  826: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
  827: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
  828: talks.
  829: 
  830: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
  831: information.
  832: 
  833: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  834: 
  835: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  836: 
  837: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  838: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
  839: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  840: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
  841: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
  842: [WZero3 live
  843: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
  844: [Zaurus live
  845: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
  846: [Translate NetBSD man with
  847: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
  848: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
  849: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
  850: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
  851: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
  852: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
  853: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
  854: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
  855: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
  856: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
  857: 
  858: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
  859: 
  860: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
  861: 
  862: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  863: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
  864: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
  865: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
  866: with hpcsh { [Persona
  867: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
  868: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
  869: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
  870: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
  871: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
  872: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
  873: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
  874: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
  875: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
  876: i386 { [aspire
  877: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
  878: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
  879: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
  880: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
  881: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
  882: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
  883: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
  884: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
  885: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
  886: 
  887: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
  888: 
  889: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
  890: 
  891: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
  892: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
  893: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
  894: necessary.
  895: 
  896: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
  897: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
  898: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
  899: for details.
  900: 
  901: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
  902: 
  903: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
  904: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
  905: Fukuoka, Japan*
  906: 
  907: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  908: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  909: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  910: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  911: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
  912: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
  913: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
  914: 
  915: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
  916: 
  917: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
  918: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
  919: 
  920: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  921: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  922: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  923: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  924: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
  925: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
  926: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
  927: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
  928: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
  929: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
  930: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
  931: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
  932: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
  933: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
  934: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
  935: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
  936: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
  937: 
  938: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
  939: 
  940: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
  941: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  942: 
  943: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  944: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  945: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  946: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  947: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  948: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
  949: 
  950: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
  951: 
  952: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  953: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  954: 
  955: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  956: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  957: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  958: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  959: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
  960: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
  961: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
  962: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
  963: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
  964: enigmatic machines by
  965: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
  966: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
  967: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
  968: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
  969: 
  970: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
  971: 
  972: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
  973: 
  974: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
  975: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
  976: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
  977: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
  978: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
  979: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
  980: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
  981: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
  982: university students to work with BSD systems.
  983: 
  984: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
  985: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
  986: 
  987: For more information please visit the website
  988: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
  989: 
  990: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
  991: 
  992: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
  993: 
  994: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
  995: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
  996: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
  997: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
  998: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  999: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1000: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1001: 
 1002: For more information please visit the website
 1003: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1004: 
 1005: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1006: 
 1007: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1008: 
 1009: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1010: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1011: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1012: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1013: Netherlands.
 1014: 
 1015: For more information please visit the website
 1016: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1017: 
 1018: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1019: 
 1020: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1021: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1022: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1023: 
 1024: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1025: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1026: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1027: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1028: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1029: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1030: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1031: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1032: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1033: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1034: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1035: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1036: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1037: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1038: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1039: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1040: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1041: 
 1042: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1043: 
 1044: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1045: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1046: Okinawa, Japan*
 1047: 
 1048: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1049: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1050: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1051: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1052: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1053: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1054: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1055: 
 1056: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1057: 
 1058: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1059: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1060: Fukushima, Japan*
 1061: 
 1062: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1063: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1064: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1065: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1066: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1067: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1068: 
 1069: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1070: 
 1071: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1072: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1073: Japan*
 1074: 
 1075: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1076: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1077: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1078: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1079: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1080: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1081: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1082: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1083: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1084: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1085: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1086: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1087: 
 1088: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1089: 
 1090: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1091: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1092: 
 1093: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1094: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1095: 
 1096: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1097: 
 1098: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1099: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1100: 
 1101: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1102: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1103: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1104: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1105: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1106: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1107: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1108: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1109: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1110: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1111: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1112: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1113: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1114: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1115: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1116: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1117: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1118: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1119: will never die!
 1120: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1121: and
 1122: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1123: by tsutsui.
 1124: 
 1125: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1126: 
 1127: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1128: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1129: Japan*
 1130: 
 1131: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1132: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1133: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1134: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1135: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1136: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1137: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1138: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1139: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1140: keysign party by soda.
 1141: 
 1142: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1143: 
 1144: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1145: 
 1146: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1147: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1148: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1149: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1150: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1151: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1152: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1153: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1154: 
 1155: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1156: 
 1157: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1158: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1159: 
 1160: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1161: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1162: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1163: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1164: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1165: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1166: 
 1167: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1168: 
 1169: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1170: 
 1171: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1172: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1173: May 2011.
 1174: 
 1175: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1176: 
 1177: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1178: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1179: 
 1180: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1181: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1182: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1183: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1184: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1185: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1186: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1187: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1188: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1189: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1190: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1191: 
 1192: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1193: 
 1194: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1195: 
 1196: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1197: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1198: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1199: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1200: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1201: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1202: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1203: 
 1204: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1205: 
 1206: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1207: Oita, Japan*
 1208: 
 1209: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1210: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1211: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1212: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1213: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1214: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1215: 
 1216: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1217: 
 1218: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1219: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1220: 
 1221: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1222: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1223: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1224: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1225: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1226: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1227: 
 1228: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1229: 
 1230: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1231: Belgium*
 1232: 
 1233: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1234: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1235: 
 1236: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1237: in the BSD devroom
 1238: 
 1239: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1240: 
 1241: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1242: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1243: Japan*
 1244: 
 1245: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1246: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1247: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1248: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1249: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1250: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1251: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1252: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1253: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1254: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1255: 
 1256: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1257: 
 1258: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1259: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1260: 
 1261: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1262: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1263: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1264: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1265: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1266: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1267: 
 1268: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1269: 
 1270: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1271: 
 1272: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1273: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1274: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1275: focused.
 1276: 
 1277: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1278: 
 1279: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1280: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1281: 
 1282: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1283: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1284: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1285: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1286: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1287: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1288: 
 1289: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1290: 
 1291: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1292: 
 1293: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1294: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1295: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1296: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1297: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1298: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1299: 
 1300: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1301: 
 1302: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1303: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1304: 
 1305: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1306: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1307: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1308: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1309: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1310: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1311: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1312: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1313: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1314: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1315: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1316: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1317: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1318: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1319: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1320: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1321: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1322: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1323: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1324: tsutsui)
 1325: 
 1326: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1327: 
 1328: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1329: 
 1330: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1331: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1332: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1333: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1334: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1335: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1336: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1337: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1338: 
 1339: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1340: 
 1341: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1342: 
 1343: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1344: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1345: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1346: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1347: 
 1348: For more information please visit the website
 1349: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1350: 
 1351: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1352: 
 1353: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1354: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1355: Okinawa, Japan*
 1356: 
 1357: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1358: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1359: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1360: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1361: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1362: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1363: 
 1364: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1365: 
 1366: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1367: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1368: 
 1369: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1370: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1371: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1372: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1373: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1374: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1375: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1376: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1377: 
 1378: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1379: 
 1380: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1381: 
 1382: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1383: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1384: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1385: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1386: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1387: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1388: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1389: 
 1390: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1391: 
 1392: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1393: 
 1394: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1395: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1396: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1397: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1398: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1399: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1400: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1401: 
 1402: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1403: 
 1404: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1405: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1406: Japan*
 1407: 
 1408: See [this
 1409: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1410: for meeting information.
 1411: 
 1412: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1413: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1414: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1415: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1416: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1417: 
 1418: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1419: 
 1420: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1421: 
 1422: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1423: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1424: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1425: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1426: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1427: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1428: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1429: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1430: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1431: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1432: 
 1433: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1434: 
 1435: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1436: 
 1437: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1438: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1439: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1440: in a shared BSD booth.
 1441: 
 1442: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1443: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1444: 
 1445: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1446: 
 1447: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1448: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1449: 
 1450: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1451: 
 1452: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1453: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1454: 
 1455: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1456: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1457: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1458: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1459: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1460: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1461: 
 1462: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1463: 
 1464: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1465: 
 1466: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1467: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1468: 
 1469: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1470: 
 1471: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1472: 
 1473: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1474: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1475: May 2010.
 1476: 
 1477: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1478: 
 1479: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1480: 
 1481: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1482: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1483: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1484: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1485: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1486: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1487: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1488: 
 1489: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1490: 
 1491: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1492: 
 1493: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1494: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1495: 
 1496: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1497: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1498: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1499: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1500: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1501: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1502: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1503: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1504: 
 1505: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1506: 
 1507: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1508: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1509: 
 1510: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1511: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1512: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1513: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1514: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1515: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1516: 
 1517: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1518: 
 1519: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1520: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1521: 
 1522: The [February 2010
 1523: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1524: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1525: 
 1526: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1527: 
 1528: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1529: Belgium*
 1530: 
 1531: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1532: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1533: 
 1534: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1535: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1536: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1537: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1538: 
 1539: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1540: 
 1541: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1542: Oita, Japan*
 1543: 
 1544: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1545: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1546: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1547: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1548: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1549: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1550: 
 1551: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1552: 
 1553: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1554: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1555: 
 1556: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1557: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1558: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1559: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1560: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1561: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1562: 
 1563: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1564: 
 1565: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1566: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1567: 
 1568: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1569: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1570: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1571: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1572: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1573: demonstration.
 1574: 
 1575: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1576: 
 1577: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1578: 
 1579: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1580: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1581: major BSDs.
 1582: 
 1583: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1584: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1585: 
 1586: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1587: 
 1588: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1589: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1590: 
 1591: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1592: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1593: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1594: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1595: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1596: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1597: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1598: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1599: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1600: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1601: 
 1602: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1603: 
 1604: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1605: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1606: 
 1607: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1608: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1609: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1610: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1611: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1612: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1613: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1614: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1615: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1616: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1617: 
 1618: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1619: 
 1620: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1621: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1622: Okinawa, Japan*
 1623: 
 1624: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1625: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1626: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1627: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1628: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1629: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1630: 
 1631: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1632: 
 1633: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1634: 
 1635: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1636: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1637: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1638: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1639: 
 1640: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1641: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1642: 
 1643: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1644: 
 1645: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1646: 
 1647: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1648: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1649: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1650: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1651: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1652: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1653: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1654: 
 1655: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 1656: 
 1657: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 1658: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 1659: 
 1660: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1661: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1662: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1663: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1664: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 1665: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1666: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1667: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1668: 
 1669: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 1670: 
 1671: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1672: 
 1673: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1674: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1675: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1676: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1677: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 1678: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 1679: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 1680: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 1681: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 1682: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1683: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1684: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1685: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 1686: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 1687: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 1688: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 1689: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 1690: 
 1691: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1692: 
 1693: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 1694: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1695: Japan*
 1696: 
 1697: See [this
 1698: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 1699: for meeting information.
 1700: 
 1701: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 1702: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 1703: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 1704: party.
 1705: 
 1706: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 1707: 
 1708: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 1709: 
 1710: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 1711: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1712: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 1713: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1714: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 1715: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 1716: 
 1717: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 1718: 
 1719: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 1720: 
 1721: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 1722: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 1723: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 1724: systems at the exhibition.
 1725: 
 1726: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 1727: 
 1728: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1729: 
 1730: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1731: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1732: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1733: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 1734: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 1735: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1736: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 1737: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 1738: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 1739: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 1740: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 1741: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 1742: 
 1743: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 1744: 
 1745: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 1746: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1747: 
 1748: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1749: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1750: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1751: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1752: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 1753: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1754: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1755: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1756: 
 1757: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 1758: 
 1759: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1760: 
 1761: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 1762: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 1763: May 2009.
 1764: 
 1765: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 1766: 
 1767: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 1768: 
 1769: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 1770: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 1771: Hannover, Germany.
 1772: 
 1773: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1774: 
 1775: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1776: 
 1777: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1778: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1779: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1780: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1781: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1782: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1783: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1784: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 1785: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 1786: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 1787: and [NetBSD
 1788: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 1789: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1790: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 1791: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 1792: 
 1793: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 1794: 
 1795: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 1796: 
 1797: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 1798: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 1799: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 1800: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 1801: 
 1802: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 1803: 
 1804: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 1805: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1806: 
 1807: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1808: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1809: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1810: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 1811: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 1812: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1813: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1814: 
 1815: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 1816: 
 1817: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 1818: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 1819: the community.
 1820: 
 1821: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 1822: 
 1823: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 1824: 
 1825: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 1826: 
 1827: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 1828: 
 1829: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 1830: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1831: 
 1832: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1833: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1834: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1835: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1836: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1837: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1838: 
 1839: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 1840: 
 1841: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 1842: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 1843: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1844: 
 1845: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1846: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1847: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1848: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1849: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1850: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 1851: 
 1852: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 1853: 
 1854: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 1855: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 1856: 
 1857: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1858: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1859: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1860: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1861: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1862: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1863: 
 1864: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 1865: 
 1866: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 1867: 
 1868: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 1869: 
 1870: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 1871: 
 1872: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1873: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1874: 
 1875: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1876: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1877: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1878: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 1879: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1880: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1881: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1882: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 1883: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 1884: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 1885: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 1886: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 1887: 
 1888: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 1889: 
 1890: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 1891: 
 1892: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 1893: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 1894: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 1895: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 1896: 
 1897: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 1898: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1899: 
 1900: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 1901: 
 1902: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 1903: 
 1904: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 1905: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 1906: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 1907: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 1908: 
 1909: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 1910: 
 1911: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 1912: 
 1913: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 1914: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 1915: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 1916: 
 1917: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 1918: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 1919: 
 1920: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 1921: 
 1922: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 1923: 
 1924: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 1925: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1926: 
 1927: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1928: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1929: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1930: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 1931: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1932: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1933: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 1934: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 1935: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 1936: [Itojun Service
 1937: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 1938: 
 1939: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 1940: 
 1941: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 1942: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1943: 
 1944: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1945: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1946: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1947: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1948: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 1949: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1950: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1951: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1952: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 1953: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 1954: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 1955: 
 1956: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 1957: 
 1958: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1959: 
 1960: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1961: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1962: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1963: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1964: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1965: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1966: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1967: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 1968: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 1969: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 1970: 
 1971: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 1972: 
 1973: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1974: 
 1975: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1976: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1977: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1978: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 1979: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1980: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1981: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 1982: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 1983: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 1984: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 1985: all BSD machines.
 1986: 
 1987: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1988: 
 1989: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 1990: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1991: Japan*
 1992: 
 1993: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 1994: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 1995: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 1996: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 1997: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 1998: 
 1999: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2000: 
 2001: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2002: 
 2003: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2004: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2005: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2006: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2007: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2008: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2009: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2010: 
 2011: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2012: 
 2013: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2014: 
 2015: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2016: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2017: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2018: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2019: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2020: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2021: 
 2022: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2023: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2024: 
 2025: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2026: 
 2027: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2028: 
 2029: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2030: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2031: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2032: novices to advanced developers.
 2033: 
 2034: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2035: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2036: 
 2037: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2038: 
 2039: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2040: Spain*
 2041: 
 2042: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2043: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2044: 
 2045: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2046: 
 2047: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2048: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2049: 
 2050: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2051: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2052: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2053: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2054: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2055: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2056: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2057: 
 2058: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2059: 
 2060: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2061: 
 2062: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2063: technologies and IT security.
 2064: 
 2065: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2066: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2067: 
 2068: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2069: 
 2070: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2071: 
 2072: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2073: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2074: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2075: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2076: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2077: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2078: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2079: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2080: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2081: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2082: 
 2083: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2084: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2085: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2086: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2087: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2088: 
 2089: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2090: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2091: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2092: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2093: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2094: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2095: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2096: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2097: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2098: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2099: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2100: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2101: 
 2102: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2103: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2104: networking and virtualisation.
 2105: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2106: 
 2107: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2108: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2109: 
 2110: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2111: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2112: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2113: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2114: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2115: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2116: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2117: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2118: 
 2119: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2120: 
 2121: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2122: 
 2123: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2124: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2125: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2126: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2127: 
 2128: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2129: 
 2130: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2131: 
 2132: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2133: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2134: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2135: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2136: 
 2137: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2138: 
 2139: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2140: 
 2141: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2142: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2143: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2144: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2145: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2146: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2147: 
 2148: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2149: 
 2150: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2151: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2152: Japan*
 2153: 
 2154: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2155: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2156: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2157: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2158: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2159: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2160: 
 2161: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2162: 
 2163: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2164: 
 2165: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2166: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2167: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2168: 
 2169: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2170: 
 2171: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2172: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2173: 
 2174: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2175: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2176: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2177: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2178: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2179: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2180: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2181: 
 2182: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2183: 
 2184: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2185: Niigata, Japan*
 2186: 
 2187: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2188: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2189: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2190: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2191: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2192: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2193: 
 2194: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2195: 
 2196: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2197: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2198: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2199: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2200: 
 2201: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2202: 
 2203: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2204: Turkey*
 2205: 
 2206: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2207: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2208: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2209: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2210: 
 2211: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2212: 
 2213: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2214: 
 2215: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2216: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2217: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2218: information, see the [event's
 2219: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2220: 
 2221: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2222: 
 2223: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2224: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2225: 
 2226: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2227: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2228: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2229: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2230: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2231: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2232: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2233: Presentation by
 2234: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2235: 
 2236: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2237: 
 2238: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2239: 
 2240: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2241: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2242: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2243: 
 2244: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2245: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2246: 
 2247: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2248: 
 2249: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2250: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2251: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2252: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2253: 
 2254: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2255: 
 2256: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2257: 
 2258: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2259: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2260: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2261: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2262: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2263: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2264: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2265: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2266: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2267: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2268: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2269: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2270: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2271: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2272: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2273: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2274: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2275: ).
 2276: 
 2277: [A report with some
 2278: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2279: available.
 2280: 
 2281: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2282: 
 2283: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2284: 
 2285: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2286: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2287: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2288: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2289: Switzerland.
 2290: 
 2291: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2292: report was posted to the
 2293: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2294: mailing list.
 2295: 
 2296: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2297: 
 2298: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2299: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2300: Japan*
 2301: 
 2302: See [this
 2303: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2304: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2305: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2306: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2307: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2308: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2309: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2310: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2311: sign party.
 2312: 
 2313: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2314: 
 2315: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2316: 
 2317: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2318: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2319: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2320: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2321: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2322: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2323: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2324: 
 2325: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2326: 
 2327: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2328: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2329: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2330: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2331: at the
 2332: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2333: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2334: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2335: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2336: 
 2337: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2338: information.
 2339: 
 2340: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2341: 
 2342: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2343: 
 2344: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2345: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2346: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2347: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2348: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2349: 
 2350: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2351: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2352: 
 2353: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2354: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2355: 
 2356: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2357: 
 2358: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2359: 
 2360: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2361: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2362: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2363: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2364: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2365: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2366: welcome to attend.
 2367: 
 2368: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2369: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2370: 
 2371: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2372: 
 2373: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2374: 
 2375: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2376: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2377: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2378: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2379: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2380: 
 2381: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2382: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2383: 
 2384: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2385: 
 2386: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2387: 
 2388: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2389: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2390: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2391: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2392: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2393: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2394: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2395: 
 2396: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2397: 
 2398: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2399: 
 2400: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2401: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2402: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2403: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2404: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2405: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2406: widest possible audience.
 2407: 
 2408: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2409: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2410: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2411: 
 2412: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2413: 
 2414: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2415: 
 2416: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2417: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2418: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2419: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2420: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2421: 
 2422: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2423: 
 2424: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2425: 
 2426: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2427: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2428: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2429: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2430: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2431: 
 2432: More information can be found at
 2433: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2434: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2435: German language article can be found at:
 2436: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2437: 
 2438: Ignatios also
 2439: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2440: his [slides (german
 2441: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2442: 
 2443: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2444: 
 2445: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2446: 
 2447: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2448: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2449: Brussels, Belgium.
 2450: 
 2451: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2452: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2453: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2454: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2455: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2456: 
 2457: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2458: 
 2459: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2460: 
 2461: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2462: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2463: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2464: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2465: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2466: and
 2467: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2468: 
 2469: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2470: 
 2471: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2472: 
 2473: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2474: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2475: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2476: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2477: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2478: 
 2479: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2480: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2481: and Solaris.
 2482: 
 2483: For more information, please [visit the
 2484: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2485: 
 2486: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2487: 
 2488: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2489: 
 2490: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2491: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2492: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2493: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2494: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2495: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2496: 
 2497: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2498: 
 2499: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2500: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2501: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2502: 
 2503: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2504: 
 2505: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2506: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2507: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2508: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2509: 
 2510: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2511: 
 2512: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2513: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2514: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2515: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2516: 
 2517: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2518: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2519: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2520: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2521: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2522: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2523:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2524: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2525:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2526: 
 2527: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2528: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2529: 
 2530: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2531: 
 2532: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2533: 
 2534: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2535: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2536: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2537: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2538: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2539: 
 2540: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2541: 
 2542: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2543: 
 2544: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2545: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2546: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2547: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2548: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2549: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2550: 
 2551: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2552: 
 2553: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2554: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2555: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2556: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2557: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2558: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2559: 
 2560: A report on the event is available
 2561: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2562: 
 2563: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2564: 
 2565: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2566: 
 2567: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2568: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2569: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2570: booth.
 2571: 
 2572: A report of the event can be found
 2573: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2574: 
 2575: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2576: 
 2577: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2578: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2579: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2580: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2581: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2582: 
 2583: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2584: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2585: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2586: information.
 2587: 
 2588: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2589: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2590: 
 2591: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2592: 
 2593: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2594: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2595: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2596: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2597: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2598: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2599: the booth.
 2600: 
 2601: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2602: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2603: about the event.
 2604: 
 2605: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2606: 
 2607: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2608: 
 2609: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2610: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2611: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2612: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2613: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2614: 
 2615: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2616: 
 2617: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2618: 
 2619: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2620: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2621: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2622: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2623: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2624: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2625: 
 2626: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2627: 
 2628: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2629: 
 2630: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2631: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2632: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2633: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2634: 
 2635: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2636:     FreeBSD Project
 2637: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2638:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2639:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2640:     .
 2641: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2642:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2643:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2644: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2645: 
 2646: \> See [program for
 2647: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2648: 
 2649: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2650: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2651: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2652: 
 2653: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 2654: 
 2655: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 2656: 
 2657: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 2658: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 2659: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 2660: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 2661: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 2662: developers.
 2663: 
 2664: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 2665: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 2666: during May 10-14th.
 2667: 
 2668: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 2669: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 2670: 
 2671: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 2672: 
 2673: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 2674: 
 2675: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 2676: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 2677: conference on their campus.
 2678: 
 2679: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 2680: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 2681: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2682: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 2683: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 2684: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 2685: 
 2686: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 2687: presentation proposal, please visit
 2688: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 2689: 
 2690: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 2691: 
 2692: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 2693: 
 2694: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 2695: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 2696: tutorials.
 2697: 
 2698: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 2699: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 2700: 
 2701: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 2702: 
 2703: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 2704: 
 2705: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 2706: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 2707: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 2708: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 2709: URL above.
 2710: 
 2711: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2712: 
 2713: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2714: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2715: 
 2716: See [this
 2717: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 2718: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 2719: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 2720: Codeblog.
 2721: 
 2722: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 2723: 
 2724: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 2725: 
 2726: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 2727: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 2728: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 2729: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 2730: gmail.com).
 2731: 
 2732: For more information about this event see
 2733: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 2734: 
 2735: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 2736: 
 2737: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 2738: 
 2739: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 2740: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 2741: Cons in Germany.
 2742: 
 2743: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 2744: 
 2745: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 2746: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 2747: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 2748: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 2749: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 2750: 
 2751: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 2752: net-tex.de\>.
 2753: 
 2754: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 2755: 
 2756: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 2757: 
 2758: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 2759: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 2760: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 2761: 
 2762: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 2763: 
 2764: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2765: 
 2766: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2767: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 2768: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2769: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2770: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2771: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2772: 
 2773: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 2774: 
 2775: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 2776: 
 2777: [German Unix User Group
 2778: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 2779: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 2780: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 2781: 
 2782: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 2783: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 2784: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 2785: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 2786: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 2787: 
 2788: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 2789: 
 2790: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 2791: 
 2792: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 2793: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 2794: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 2795: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 2796: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 2797: Europe.
 2798: 
 2799: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 2800: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 2801: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 2802: 
 2803: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 2804: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 2805: 
 2806: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 2807: 
 2808: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 2809: 
 2810: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 2811: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 2812: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 2813: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 2814: if you would like to help.
 2815: 
 2816: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 2817: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 2818: 
 2819: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 2820: 
 2821: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 2822: 
 2823: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 2824: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 2825: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 2826: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 2827: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 2828: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 2829: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 2830: 
 2831: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 2832: 
 2833: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 2834: 
 2835: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 2836: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2837: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2838: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2839: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2840: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2841: 
 2842: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 2843: 
 2844: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 2845: 
 2846: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 2847: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 2848: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 2849: conference venue and registration. present.
 2850: 
 2851: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 2852: 
 2853: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 2854: 
 2855: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 2856: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 2857: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 2858: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 2859: Lockhoff.
 2860: 
 2861: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 2862: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 2863: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 2864: 
 2865: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 2866: 
 2867: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 2868: 
 2869: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 2870: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 2871: others) will be presented.
 2872: 
 2873: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 2874: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 2875: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 2876: 
 2877: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 2878: 
 2879: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 2880: especially showing NetBSD!
 2881: 
 2882: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 2883: 
 2884: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 2885: 
 2886: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 2887: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2888: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2889: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2890: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 2891: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 2892: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 2893: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 2894: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 2895: 
 2896: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 2897: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 2898: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 2899: 
 2900: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 2901: 
 2902: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 2903: 
 2904: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 2905: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 2906: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2907: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2908: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2909: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2910: 
 2911: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 2912: 
 2913: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 2914: 
 2915: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 2916: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 2917: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 2918: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 2919: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 2920: 
 2921: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 2922: 
 2923: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 2924: 
 2925: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 2926: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 2927: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 2928: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 2929: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 2930: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 2931: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 2932: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 2933: on netbsd-advocacy.
 2934: 
 2935: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 2936: 
 2937: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 2938: 
 2939: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 2940: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 2941: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 2942: group page for more information.
 2943: 
 2944: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2945: 
 2946: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2947: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2948: 
 2949: See [this
 2950: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 2951: meeting information.
 2952: 
 2953: A
 2954: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 2955: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 2956: 
 2957: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 2958: 
 2959: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 2960: 
 2961: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 2962: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 2963: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 2964: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 2965: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 2966: organization.
 2967: 
 2968: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 2969: 
 2970: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 2971: 
 2972: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 2973: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 2974: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 2975: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 2976: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 2977: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 2978: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 2979: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 2980: for more details.
 2981: 
 2982: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 2983: 
 2984: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 2985: 
 2986: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 2987: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 2988: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 2989: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 2990: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 2991: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 2992: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 2993: 
 2994: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 2995: 
 2996: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 2997: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 2998: 
 2999: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3000: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3001: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3002: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3003: 
 3004: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3005: 
 3006: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3007: 
 3008: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3009: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3010: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3011: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3012: groups.
 3013: 
 3014: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3015: 
 3016: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3017: 
 3018: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3019: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3020: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3021: venue and registration.
 3022: 
 3023: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3024: 
 3025: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3026: 
 3027: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3028: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3029: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3030: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3031: 
 3032: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3033: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3034:     Live performance
 3035: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3036: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3037: 
 3038: See [program for
 3039: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3040: 
 3041: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3042: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3043: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3044: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3045: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3046: 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)).
 3047: 
 3048: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3049: 
 3050: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3051: 
 3052: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3053: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3054: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3055: 
 3056: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3057: 
 3058: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3059: 
 3060: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3061: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3062: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3063: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3064: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3065: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3066: [slides for this
 3067: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3068: 
 3069: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3070: 
 3071: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3072: 
 3073: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3074: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3075: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3076: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3077: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3078: 
 3079: More information is at
 3080: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3081: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3082: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3083: 
 3084: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3085: 
 3086: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3087: 
 3088: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3089: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3090: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3091: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3092: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3093: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3094: 
 3095: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3096: 
 3097: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3098: 
 3099: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3100: 
 3101: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3102: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3103: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3104: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3105: 
 3106: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3107: 
 3108: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3109: 
 3110: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3111: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3112: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3113: 
 3114: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3115: 
 3116: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3117: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3118: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3119: 
 3120: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3121: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3122: 
 3123: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3124: 
 3125: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3126: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3127: 
 3128: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3129: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3130: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3131: 
 3132: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3133: 
 3134: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3135: 
 3136: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3137: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3138: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3139: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3140: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3141: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3142: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3143: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3144: 
 3145: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3146: 
 3147: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3148: 
 3149: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3150: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3151: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3152: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3153: 
 3154: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3155: 
 3156: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3157: 
 3158: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3159: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3160: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3161: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3162: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3163: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3164: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3165: available.
 3166: 
 3167: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3168: 
 3169: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3170: 
 3171: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3172: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3173: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3174: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3175: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3176: 
 3177: A brief report from the conference is available
 3178: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3179: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3180: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3181: 
 3182: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3183: 
 3184: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3185: 
 3186: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3187: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3188: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3189: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3190: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3191: 
 3192: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3193: 
 3194: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3195: 
 3196: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3197: 
 3198: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3199: 
 3200: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3201: 
 3202: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3203: 
 3204: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3205: 
 3206: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3207: 
 3208: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3209: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3210: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3211: 
 3212: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3213: 
 3214: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3215: 
 3216: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3217: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3218: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3219: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3220: conference.
 3221: 
 3222: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3223: 
 3224: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3225: 
 3226: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3227: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3228: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3229: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3230: for details.
 3231: 
 3232: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3233: 
 3234: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3235: 
 3236: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3237: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3238: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3239: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3240: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3241: 
 3242: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3243: 
 3244: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3245: 
 3246: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3247: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3248: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3249: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3250: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3251: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3252: 
 3253: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3254: 
 3255: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3256: 
 3257: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3258: 
 3259: [BOF
 3260: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3261: 
 3262: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3263: 
 3264: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3265: 
 3266: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3267: 
 3268: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3269: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3270: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3271: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3272: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3273: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3274: of the BSD
 3275: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3276: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3277: conference.
 3278: 
 3279: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3280: 
 3281: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3282: 
 3283: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3284: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3285: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3286: in helping out.
 3287: 
 3288: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3289: 
 3290: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3291: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3292: 
 3293: See [this
 3294: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3295: meeting information.
 3296: 
 3297: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3298: 
 3299: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3300: 
 3301: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3302: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3303: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3304: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3305: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3306: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3307: 
 3308: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3309: 
 3310: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3311: 
 3312: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3313: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3314: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3315: NetBSD-BR.
 3316: 
 3317: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3318: 
 3319: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3320: 
 3321: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3322: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3323: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3324: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3325: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3326: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3327: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3328: 
 3329: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3330: 
 3331: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3332: 
 3333: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3334: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3335: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3336: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3337: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3338: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3339: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3340: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3341: for more information.
 3342: 
 3343: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3344: 
 3345: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3346: 
 3347: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3348: [GUUG
 3349: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3350: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3351: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3352: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3353: 
 3354: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3355: 
 3356: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3357: 
 3358: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3359: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3360: 
 3361: -   \`\`
 3362:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3363:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3364: -   \`\`
 3365:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3366:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3367: -   \`\`
 3368:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3369:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3370: 
 3371: Please see the
 3372: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3373: details. Photos are available at [this
 3374: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3375: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3376: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3377: 
 3378: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3379: 
 3380: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3381: 
 3382: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3383: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3384: France.
 3385: 
 3386: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3387: 
 3388: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3389: 
 3390: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3391: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3392: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3393: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3394: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3395: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3396: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3397: 
 3398: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3399: 
 3400: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3401: 
 3402: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3403: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3404: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3405: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3406: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3407: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3408: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3409: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3410: MailingList useful.
 3411: 
 3412: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3413: 
 3414: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3415: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3416: 
 3417: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3418: details.
 3419: 
 3420: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3421: 
 3422: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3423: 
 3424: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3425: 
 3426: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3427: 
 3428: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3429: 
 3430: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3431: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3432: administration. See
 3433: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3434: for details.
 3435: 
 3436: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3437: 
 3438: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3439: 
 3440: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3441: 
 3442: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3443: 
 3444: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3445: 
 3446: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3447: 
 3448: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3449: 
 3450: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3451: 
 3452: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3453: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3454: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3455: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3456: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3457: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3458: information.
 3459: 
 3460: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3461: 
 3462: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3463: 
 3464: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3465: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3466: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3467: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3468: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3469: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3470: is available online.
 3471: 
 3472: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3473: 
 3474: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3475: 
 3476: A lot of photos are available
 3477: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3478: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3479: 
 3480: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3481: 
 3482: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3483: 
 3484: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3485: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3486: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3487: 
 3488: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3489: Dolecek. See the [full
 3490: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3491: for details and pictures.
 3492: 
 3493: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3494: 
 3495: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3496: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3497: 
 3498: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3499: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3500: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3501: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3502: 
 3503: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3504: 
 3505: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3506: 
 3507: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3508: 
 3509: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3510: 
 3511: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3512: 
 3513: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3514: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3515: 
 3516: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3517: 
 3518: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3519: 
 3520: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3521: 
 3522: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3523: 
 3524: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3525: 
 3526: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3527: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3528: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3529: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3530: see
 3531: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3532: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3533: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3534: 
 3535: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3536: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3537: 
 3538: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3539: 
 3540: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3541: 
 3542: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3543: holding the [BSDay
 3544: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3545: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3546: for more information.
 3547: 
 3548: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3549: 
 3550: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3551: 
 3552: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3553: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3554: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3555: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3556: 
 3557: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3558: 
 3559: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3560: 
 3561: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3562: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3563: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3564: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3565: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3566: 
 3567: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3568: 
 3569: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3570: 
 3571: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3572: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3573: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3574: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3575: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3576: 
 3577: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3578: 
 3579: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3580: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3581: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3582: 
 3583: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3584: 
 3585: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3586: 
 3587: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3588: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3589: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3590: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3591: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3592: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3593: 
 3594: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3595: 
 3596: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3597: 
 3598: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3599: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3600: administration. See
 3601: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3602: for details.
 3603: 
 3604: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3605: 
 3606: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3607: 
 3608: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3609: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3610: events including several pictures is available online at
 3611: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3612: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3613: from:
 3614: 
 3615: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3616:     [
 3617:     mp3
 3618:     ]
 3619: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3620:     [
 3621:     mp3
 3622:     ]
 3623: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3624:     mit NetBSD
 3625:     [
 3626:     mp3
 3627:     ]
 3628: 
 3629: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3630: 
 3631: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3632: 
 3633: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3634: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3635: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3636: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3637: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3638: 
 3639: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3640: 
 3641: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3642: 
 3643: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3644: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3645: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3646: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3647: activities will be the:
 3648: 
 3649: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3650: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3651: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3652: 
 3653: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 3654: 
 3655: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 3656: 
 3657: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 3658: 
 3659: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 3660: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3661: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 3662: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 3663: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 3664: a [short
 3665: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 3666: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 3667: available online.
 3668: 
 3669: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 3670: 
 3671: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 3672: 
 3673: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 3674: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3675: from December 27th to 29th.
 3676: 
 3677: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3678: 
 3679: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 3680: 
 3681: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3682: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3683: administration.
 3684: 
 3685: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 3686: 
 3687: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3688: 
 3689: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 3690: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 3691: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 3692: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 3693: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 3694: for details.
 3695: 
 3696: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 3697: 
 3698: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 3699: 
 3700: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 3701: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 3702: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 3703: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 3704: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 3705: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 3706: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 3707: 
 3708: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 3709: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 3710: Germany. See
 3711: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 3712: for more information.
 3713: 
 3714: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 3715: 
 3716: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 3717: 
 3718: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 3719: 
 3720: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 3721: 
 3722: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 3723: 
 3724: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 3725: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 3726: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 3727: 
 3728: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 3729: 
 3730: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 3731: 
 3732: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 3733: 
 3734: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 3735: 
 3736: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 3737: 
 3738: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 3739: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 3740: College.
 3741: 
 3742: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 3743: 
 3744: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 3745: 
 3746: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 3747: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 3748: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 3749: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 3750: rendering cluster done with
 3751: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 3752: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 3753: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 3754: available from [Hubert's
 3755: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 3756: 
 3757: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 3758: 
 3759: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 3760: 
 3761: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 3762: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 3763: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 3764: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 3765: online.
 3766: 
 3767: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 3768: 
 3769: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 3770: 
 3771: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 3772: 
 3773: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 3774: 
 3775: *July 22, 2002*
 3776: 
 3777: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 3778: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 3779: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3780: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 3781: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 3782: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 3783: 
 3784: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3785: 
 3786: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 3787: 
 3788: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 3789: 
 3790: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 3791: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 3792: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 3793: 
 3794: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3795: 
 3796: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 3797: 
 3798: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 3799: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 3800: here](events/usenix2002/).
 3801: 
 3802: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 3803: 
 3804: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 3805: 
 3806: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 3807: 
 3808: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 3809: 
 3810: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3811: 
 3812: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 3813: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 3814: available.
 3815: 
 3816: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 3817: 
 3818: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 3819: 
 3820: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 3821: 
 3822: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3823: 
 3824: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 3825: 
 3826: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 3827: 
 3828: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 3829: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 3830: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 3831: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 3832: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 3833: 
 3834: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 3835: 
 3836: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 3837: 
 3838: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 3839: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 3840: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 3841: chance to prove their value.
 3842: 
 3843: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 3844: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 3845: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 3846: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 3847: 
 3848: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 3849: 
 3850: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3851: 
 3852: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 3853: 
 3854: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 3855: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 3856: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 3857: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 3858: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 3859: is available.
 3860: 
 3861: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 3862: 
 3863: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 3864: 
 3865: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 3866: 
 3867: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 3868: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 3869: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 3870: 
 3871: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 3872: 
 3873: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 3874: USA*
 3875: 
 3876: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 3877: 
 3878: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 3879: 
 3880: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 3881: 
 3882: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 3883: 
 3884: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 3885: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 3886: 
 3887: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 3888: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 3889: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 3890: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 3891: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 3892: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 3893: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 3894: 
 3895: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 3896: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 3897: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 3898: Emulation.
 3899: 
 3900: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 3901: 
 3902: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 3903: 
 3904: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 3905: 
 3906: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 3907: 
 3908: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 3909: 
 3910: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 3911: 
 3912: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 3913: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 3914: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 3915: 
 3916: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 3917: 
 3918: *September 13, 2001*
 3919: 
 3920: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 3921: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3922: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 3923: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 3924: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 3925: 
 3926: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 3927: 
 3928: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 3929: 
 3930: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 3931: 
 3932: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 3933: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 3934: NetBSD booth at
 3935: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 3936: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 3937: from Japan.
 3938: 
 3939: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 3940: 
 3941: *July 11, 2001*
 3942: 
 3943: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 3944: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3945: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 3946: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 3947: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 3948: 
 3949: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3950: 
 3951: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 3952: Tokyo, Japan*
 3953: 
 3954: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 3955: 
 3956: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 3957: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 3958: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 3959: 
 3960: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 3961: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 3962: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 3963: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 3964: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 3965: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 3966: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 3967: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 3968: 
 3969: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3970: 
 3971: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 3972: 
 3973: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 3974: 
 3975: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 3976: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 3977: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 3978: 
 3979: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 3980: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 3981: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 3982: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 3983: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 3984: slides from this talk are available at
 3985: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 3986: 
 3987: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 3988: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 3989: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 3990: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 3991: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 3992: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 3993: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 3994: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 3995: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 3996: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 3997: web site.
 3998: 
 3999: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4000: 
 4001: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4002: 
 4003: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4004: 
 4005: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4006: 
 4007: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4008: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4009: 
 4010: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4011: 
 4012: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4013: 
 4014: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4015: 
 4016: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4017: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4018: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4019: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4020: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4021: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4022: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4023: 
 4024: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4025: 
 4026: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4027: 
 4028: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4029: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4030: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4031: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4032: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4033: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4034: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4035: 
 4036: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4037: 
 4038: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4039: 
 4040: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4041: 
 4042: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4043: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4044: Spring is available.
 4045: 
 4046: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4047: 
 4048: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4049: 
 4050: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4051: 
 4052: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4053: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4054: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4055: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4056: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4057: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4058: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4059: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4060: 
 4061: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4062: 
 4063: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4064: 
 4065: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4066: 
 4067: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4068: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4069: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4070: other swag.
 4071: 
 4072: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4073: 
 4074: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4075: 
 4076: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4077: 
 4078: There was a [BSD BoF
 4079: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4080: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4081: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4082: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4083: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4084: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4085: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4086: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4087: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4088: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4089: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4090: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4091: BSD activity in Japan.
 4092: 
 4093: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4094: 
 4095: *December 6, 2000*
 4096: 
 4097: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4098: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4099: public.
 4100: 
 4101: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4102: 
 4103: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4104: 
 4105: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4106: 
 4107: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4108: 
 4109: *November 25, 2000*
 4110: 
 4111: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4112: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4113: announced to the public.
 4114: 
 4115: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4116: 
 4117: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4118: 
 4119: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4120: 
 4121: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4122: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4123: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4124: 
 4125: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4126: Mission.
 4127: 
 4128: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4129: 
 4130: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4131: 
 4132: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4133: 
 4134: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4135: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4136: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4137: 
 4138: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4139: David Maxwell.
 4140: 
 4141: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4142: 
 4143: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4144: 
 4145: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4146: 
 4147: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4148: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4149: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4150: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4151: 
 4152: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4153: 
 4154: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4155: 
 4156: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4157: 
 4158: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4159: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4160: 
 4161: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4162: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4163: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4164: 
 4165: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4166: is available at
 4167: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4168: 
 4169: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4170: 
 4171: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4172: 
 4173: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4174: 
 4175: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4176: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4177: fixed onsite.
 4178: 
 4179: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4180: 
 4181: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4182: 
 4183: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4184: 
 4185: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4186: 
 4187: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4188: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4189: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4190: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4191: 
 4192: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4193: 
 4194: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4195: 
 4196: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4197: 
 4198: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4199: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4200: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4201: 
 4202: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4203: 
 4204: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4205: 
 4206: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4207: 
 4208: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4209: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4210: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4211: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4212: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4213: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4214: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4215: 
 4216: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4217: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4218: 
 4219: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4220: 
 4221: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4222: 
 4223: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4224: 
 4225: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4226: followed.
 4227: 
 4228: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4229: 
 4230: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4231: 
 4232: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4233: 
 4234: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4235: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4236: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4237: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4238: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4239: giving a talk.
 4240: 
 4241: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4242: 
 4243: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4244: 
 4245: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4246: 
 4247: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4248: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4249: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4250: gave a [technical session on
 4251: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4252: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4253: session on
 4254: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4255: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4256: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4257: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4258: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4259: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4260: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4261: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4262: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4263: 
 4264: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4265: The NetBSD Mission.
 4266: 
 4267: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4268: 
 4269: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4270: 
 4271: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4272: 
 4273: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4274: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4275: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4276: 
 4277: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4278: 
 4279: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4280: 
 4281: [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)
 4282: 
 4283: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4284: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4285: \*BSD followed.
 4286: 
 4287: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4288: 
 4289: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4290: 
 4291: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4292: 
 4293: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4294: Mission.
 4295: 
 4296: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4297: 
 4298: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4299: 
 4300: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4301: 
 4302: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4303: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4304: snapshot CDs were available.
 4305: 
 4306: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4307: 
 4308: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4309: 
 4310: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4311: 
 4312: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4313: 
 4314: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4315: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4316: 
 4317: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4318: 
 4319: *March 19, 2000*
 4320: 
 4321: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4322: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4323: announced to the public.
 4324: 
 4325: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4326: 
 4327: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4328: 
 4329: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4330: 
 4331: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4332: 3rd.
 4333: 
 4334: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4335: 
 4336: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4337: 
 4338: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4339: 
 4340: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4341: 
 4342: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4343: Dec 18.
 4344: 
 4345: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4346: 
 4347: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4348: 
 4349: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4350: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4351: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4352: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4353: 
 4354: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4355: 
 4356: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4357: 
 4358: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4359: 
 4360: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4361: 
 4362: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4363: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4364: 
 4365: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4366: Mission.
 4367: 
 4368: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4369: 
 4370: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4371: 
 4372: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4373: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4374: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4375: 
 4376: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4377: 
 4378: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4379: 
 4380: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4381: 
 4382: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4383: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4384: 
 4385: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4386: 
 4387: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4388: 
 4389: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4390: 
 4391: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4392: 
 4393: *August 26, 1999*
 4394: 
 4395: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4396: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4397: announced to the public.
 4398: 
 4399: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4400: 
 4401: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4402: 
 4403: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4404: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4405: 
 4406: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4407: 
 4408: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4409: 
 4410: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4411: 
 4412: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4413: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4414: package system.
 4415: 
 4416: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4417: 
 4418: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4419: 
 4420: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4421: 
 4422: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4423: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4424: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4425: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4426: 
 4427: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4428: 
 4429: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4430: 
 4431: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4432: 
 4433: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4434: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4435: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4436: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4437: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4438: checkpointing in userspace.
 4439: 
 4440: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4441: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4442: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4443: 
 4444: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4445: 
 4446: *May 12, 1999*
 4447: 
 4448: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4449: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4450: public.
 4451: 
 4452: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4453: 
 4454: *December 23, 1998*
 4455: 
 4456: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4457: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4458: announced to the public.
 4459: 
 4460: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4461: 
 4462: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4463: 
 4464: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4465: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4466: in San Jose, CA.
 4467: 
 4468: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4469: 
 4470: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4471: 
 4472: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4473: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4474: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4475: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4476: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4477: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4478: 
 4479: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4480: 
 4481: *May 29, 1998*
 4482: 
 4483: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4484: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4485: announced to the public.
 4486: 
 4487: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4488: 
 4489: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4490: 
 4491: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4492: 
 4493: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4494: 
 4495: *March 9, 1998*
 4496: 
 4497: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4498: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4499: released.
 4500: 
 4501: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4502: 
 4503: *January 4, 1998*
 4504: 
 4505: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4506: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4507: public.
 4508: 
 4509: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4510: 
 4511: *May 20, 1997*
 4512: 
 4513: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4514: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4515: announced to the public.
 4516: 
 4517: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4518: 
 4519: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4520: 
 4521: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4522: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4523: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4524: 
 4525: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4526: 
 4527: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4528: 
 4529: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4530: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4531: 
 4532: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4533: 
 4534: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4535: 
 4536: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4537: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4538: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4539: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4540: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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