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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` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
   24: 
   25: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
   26: 
   27: On September 11-13, 2015 at the Sheraton in Reston, Virginia for the second biennial [vBSDCon](http://vbsdcon.com) event. This exciting weekend will bring together members of the BSD community for a series of roundtable discussions, educational sessions, best practice conversations, and exclusive networking opportunities.
   28: 
   29: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
   30: 
   31: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Shimane, Japan*
   32: 
   33: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   34: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
   35: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   36: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   37: demonstrations.
   38: 
   39: Past Events
   40: -----------
   41: 
   42: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
   43: 
   44: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   45: 
   46: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   47: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   48: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   49: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   50: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
   51: 
   52: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
   53: 
   54: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
   55: 
   56: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
   57: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
   58: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
   59: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
   60: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
   61: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
   62: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
   63: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
   64: 
   65: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
   66: 
   67: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
   68: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   69: 
   70: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
   71: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   72: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
   73: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
   74: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
   75: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
   76: 
   77: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
   78: 
   79: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
   80: 
   81: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
   82: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
   83: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
   84: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
   85: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
   86: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
   87: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   88: 
   89: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
   90: 
   91: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
   92: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
   93: Japan*
   94: 
   95: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
   96: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
   97: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   98: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
   99: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  100: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  101: 
  102: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  103: 
  104: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  105: 
  106: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  107: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  108: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  109: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  110: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  111: 
  112: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  113: 
  114: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  115: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  116: 
  117: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  118: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  119: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  120: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  121: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  122: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  123: 
  124: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  125: 
  126: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  127: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  128: 
  129: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  130: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  131: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  132: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  133: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  134: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  135: 
  136: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  137: 
  138: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  139: 
  140: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  141: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  142: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  143: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  144: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  145: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  146: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  147: 
  148: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  149: 
  150: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  151: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  152: 
  153: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  154: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  155: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  156: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  157: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  158: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  159: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  160: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  161: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  162: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  163: 
  164: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  165: 
  166: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  167: 
  168: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  169: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  170: 
  171: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  172: 
  173: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  174: 
  175: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  176: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  177: 
  178: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  179: 
  180: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  181: 
  182: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  183: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  184: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  185: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  186: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  187: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  188: 
  189: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  190: 
  191: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  192: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  193: 
  194: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  195: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  196: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  197: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  198: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  199: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  200: 
  201: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  202: 
  203: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  204: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  205: 
  206: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  207: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  208: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  209: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  210: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  211: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  212: 
  213: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  214: 
  215: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  216: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  217: 
  218: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  219: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  220: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  221: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  222: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  223: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  224: 
  225: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  226: 
  227: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  228: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  229: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  230: 
  231: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  232: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  233: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  234: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  235: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  236: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  237: 
  238: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  239: 
  240: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  241: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  242: 
  243: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  244: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  245: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  246: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  247: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  248: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  249: 
  250: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  251: 
  252: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  253: Campus
  254: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  255: Germany*
  256: 
  257: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  258: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  259: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  260: answering users' questions.
  261: 
  262: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  263: 
  264: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  265: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  266: 
  267: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  268: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  269: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  270: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  271: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  272: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  273: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  274: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  275: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  276: hardfloat
  277: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  278: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  279: 
  280: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  281: 
  282: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  283: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  284: 
  285: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  286: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  287: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  288: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  289: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  290: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  291: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  292: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  293: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  294: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  295: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  296: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  297: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  298: 
  299: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  300: 
  301: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  302: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  303: Japan*
  304: 
  305: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  306: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  307: for meeting information.[more detail on
  308: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  309: 
  310: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  311: 
  312: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  313: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  314: Okinawa, Japan*
  315: 
  316: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  317: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  318: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  319: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  320: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  321: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  322: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  323: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  324: 
  325: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  326: 
  327: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  328: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  329: Japan*
  330: 
  331: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  332: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  333: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  334: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  335: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  336: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  337: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  338: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  339: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  340: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  341: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  342: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  343: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  344: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  345: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  346: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  347: 
  348: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  349: 
  350: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  351: 
  352: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  353: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  354: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  355: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  356: cases or notebooks.
  357: 
  358: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  359: more information.
  360: 
  361: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  362: 
  363: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  364: 
  365: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  366: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  367: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  368: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  369: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  370: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  371: 
  372: See [the call for
  373: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  374: for details.
  375: 
  376: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  377: 
  378: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  379: 
  380: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  381: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  382: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  383: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  384: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  385: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  386: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  387: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  388: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  389: these.
  390: 
  391: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  392: 
  393: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  394: 
  395: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  396: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  397: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  398: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  399: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  400: 
  401: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  402: 
  403: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  404: 
  405: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  406: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  407: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  408: BSD related talks.
  409: 
  410: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  411: information.
  412: 
  413: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  414: 
  415: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  416: 
  417: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  418: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  419: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  420: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  421: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  422: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  423: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  424: 
  425: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  426: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  427: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  428: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  429: Japan NetBSD Users
  430: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  431: 
  432: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  433: 
  434: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  435: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  436: 
  437: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  438: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  439: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  440: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  441: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  442: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  443: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  444: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  445: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  446: 
  447: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  448: 
  449: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  450: 
  451: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  452: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  453: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  454: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  455: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  456: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  457: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  458: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  459: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  460: 
  461: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  462: 
  463: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  464: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  465: 
  466: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  467: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  468: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  469: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  470: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  471: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  472: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  473: 
  474: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  475: 
  476: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  477: 
  478: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  479: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  480: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  481: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  482: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  483: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  484: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  485: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  486: 
  487: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  488: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  489: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  490: 
  491: Please see [this
  492: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  493: for details.
  494: 
  495: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  496: 
  497: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  498: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  499: 
  500: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  501: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  502: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  503: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  504: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  505: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  506: 
  507: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  508: 
  509: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  510: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  511: 
  512: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  513: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  514: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  515: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  516: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  517: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  518: 
  519: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  520: 
  521: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  522: 
  523: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  524: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  525: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  526: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  527: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  528: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  529: 
  530: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  531: 
  532: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  533: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  534: Japan*
  535: 
  536: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  537: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  538: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  539: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  540: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  541: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  542: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  543: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  544: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  545: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  546: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  547: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  548: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  549: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  550: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  551: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  552: found at OSC booth" by
  553: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  554: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  555: 
  556: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  557: 
  558: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  559: 
  560: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  561: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  562: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  563: 
  564: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  565: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  566: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  567: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  568: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  569: 
  570: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  571: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  572: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  573: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  574: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  575: regular meeting.
  576: 
  577: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  578: 
  579: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  580: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  581: Okinawa, Japan*
  582: 
  583: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  584: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  585: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  586: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  587: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  588: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  589: 
  590: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  591: 
  592: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  593: 
  594: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  595: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  596: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  597: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  598: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  599: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  600: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  601: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  602: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  603: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  604: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  605: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  606: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  607: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  608: 
  609: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  610: 
  611: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  612: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  613: 
  614: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  615: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  616: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  617: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  618: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  619: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  620: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  621: 
  622: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  623: 
  624: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  625: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  626: 
  627: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  628: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  629: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  630: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  631: demonstrations (
  632: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  633: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  634: 
  635: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  636: 
  637: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  638: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  639: San Diego, California, USA*
  640: 
  641: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  642: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  643: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  644: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  645: on day one of the conference.
  646: 
  647: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  648: 
  649: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  650: Augustin, Germany*
  651: 
  652: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  653: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  654: 
  655: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  656: 
  657: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  658: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  659: 
  660: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  661: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  662: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  663: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  664: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  665: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
  666: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
  667: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
  668: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
  669: SHARP,X68K on
  670: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
  671: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
  672: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
  673: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
  674: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
  675: updates presetation by
  676: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
  677: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
  678: 
  679: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
  680: 
  681: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
  682: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
  683: 
  684: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  685: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  686: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  687: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  688: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
  689: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
  690: 
  691: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  692: 
  693: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  694: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  695: Japan*
  696: 
  697: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
  698: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
  699: for meeting information.
  700: 
  701: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
  702: 
  703: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
  704: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
  705: 
  706: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
  707: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
  708: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
  709: release branch.
  710: 
  711: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
  712: 
  713: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
  714: 
  715: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  716: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  717: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  718: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  719: with [Building NetBSD on
  720: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
  721: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
  722: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
  723: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
  724: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
  725: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
  726: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
  727: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
  728: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
  729: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
  730: 
  731: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
  732: 
  733: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
  734: 
  735: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
  736: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
  737: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
  738: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
  739: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
  740: 
  741: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
  742: more information.
  743: 
  744: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
  745: 
  746: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
  747: 
  748: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
  749: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  750: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
  751: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  752: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
  753: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
  754: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
  755: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  756: 
  757: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
  758: 
  759: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
  760: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  761: Japan*
  762: 
  763: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  764: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  765: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  766: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  767: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  768: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
  769: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
  770: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
  771: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
  772: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
  773: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
  774: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
  775: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
  776: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
  777: 
  778: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
  779: 
  780: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
  781: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
  782: 
  783: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
  784: 
  785: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
  786: 
  787: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  788: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
  789: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
  790: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
  791: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
  792: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  793: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
  794: demonstrations.
  795: 
  796: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
  797: 
  798: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  799: 
  800: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
  801: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  802: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  803: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  804: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  805: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  806: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  807: 
  808: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
  809: 
  810: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
  811: 
  812: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  813: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  814: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  815: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
  816: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
  817: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
  818: port history by
  819: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
  820: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
  821: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
  822: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
  823: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
  824: [[ustream live
  825: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
  826: 
  827: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
  828: 
  829: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
  830: 
  831: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
  832: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
  833: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
  834: talks.
  835: 
  836: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
  837: information.
  838: 
  839: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  840: 
  841: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  842: 
  843: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  844: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
  845: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  846: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
  847: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
  848: [WZero3 live
  849: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
  850: [Zaurus live
  851: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
  852: [Translate NetBSD man with
  853: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
  854: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
  855: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
  856: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
  857: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
  858: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
  859: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
  860: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
  861: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
  862: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
  863: 
  864: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
  865: 
  866: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
  867: 
  868: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  869: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
  870: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
  871: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
  872: with hpcsh { [Persona
  873: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
  874: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
  875: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
  876: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
  877: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
  878: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
  879: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
  880: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
  881: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
  882: i386 { [aspire
  883: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
  884: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
  885: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
  886: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
  887: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
  888: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
  889: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
  890: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
  891: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
  892: 
  893: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
  894: 
  895: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
  896: 
  897: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
  898: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
  899: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
  900: necessary.
  901: 
  902: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
  903: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
  904: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
  905: for details.
  906: 
  907: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
  908: 
  909: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
  910: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
  911: Fukuoka, Japan*
  912: 
  913: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  914: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  915: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  916: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  917: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
  918: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
  919: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
  920: 
  921: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
  922: 
  923: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
  924: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
  925: 
  926: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  927: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  928: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  929: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  930: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
  931: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
  932: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
  933: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
  934: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
  935: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
  936: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
  937: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
  938: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
  939: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
  940: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
  941: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
  942: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
  943: 
  944: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
  945: 
  946: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
  947: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  948: 
  949: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  950: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  951: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  952: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  953: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  954: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
  955: 
  956: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
  957: 
  958: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  959: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  960: 
  961: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  962: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  963: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  964: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  965: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
  966: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
  967: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
  968: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
  969: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
  970: enigmatic machines by
  971: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
  972: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
  973: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
  974: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
  975: 
  976: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
  977: 
  978: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
  979: 
  980: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
  981: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
  982: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
  983: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
  984: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
  985: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
  986: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
  987: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
  988: university students to work with BSD systems.
  989: 
  990: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
  991: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
  992: 
  993: For more information please visit the website
  994: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
  995: 
  996: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
  997: 
  998: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
  999: 
 1000: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1001: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1002: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1003: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1004: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1005: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1006: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1007: 
 1008: For more information please visit the website
 1009: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1010: 
 1011: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1012: 
 1013: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1014: 
 1015: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1016: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1017: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1018: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1019: Netherlands.
 1020: 
 1021: For more information please visit the website
 1022: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1023: 
 1024: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1025: 
 1026: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1027: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1028: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1029: 
 1030: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1031: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1032: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1033: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1034: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1035: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1036: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1037: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1038: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1039: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1040: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1041: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1042: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1043: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1044: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1045: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1046: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1047: 
 1048: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1049: 
 1050: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1051: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1052: Okinawa, Japan*
 1053: 
 1054: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1055: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1056: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1057: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1058: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1059: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1060: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1061: 
 1062: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1063: 
 1064: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1065: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1066: Fukushima, Japan*
 1067: 
 1068: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1069: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1070: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1071: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1072: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1073: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1074: 
 1075: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1076: 
 1077: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1078: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1079: Japan*
 1080: 
 1081: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1082: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1083: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1084: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1085: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1086: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1087: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1088: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1089: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1090: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1091: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1092: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1093: 
 1094: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1095: 
 1096: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1097: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1098: 
 1099: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1100: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1101: 
 1102: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1103: 
 1104: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1105: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1106: 
 1107: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1108: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1109: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1110: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1111: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1112: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1113: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1114: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1115: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1116: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1117: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1118: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1119: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1120: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1121: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1122: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1123: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1124: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1125: will never die!
 1126: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1127: and
 1128: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1129: by tsutsui.
 1130: 
 1131: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1132: 
 1133: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1134: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1135: Japan*
 1136: 
 1137: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1138: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1139: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1140: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1141: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1142: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1143: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1144: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1145: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1146: keysign party by soda.
 1147: 
 1148: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1149: 
 1150: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1151: 
 1152: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1153: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1154: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1155: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1156: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1157: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1158: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1159: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1160: 
 1161: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1162: 
 1163: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1164: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1165: 
 1166: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1167: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1168: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1169: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1170: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1171: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1172: 
 1173: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1174: 
 1175: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1176: 
 1177: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1178: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1179: May 2011.
 1180: 
 1181: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1182: 
 1183: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1184: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1185: 
 1186: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1187: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1188: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1189: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1190: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1191: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1192: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1193: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1194: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1195: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1196: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1197: 
 1198: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1199: 
 1200: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1201: 
 1202: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1203: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1204: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1205: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1206: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1207: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1208: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1209: 
 1210: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1211: 
 1212: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1213: Oita, Japan*
 1214: 
 1215: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1216: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1217: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1218: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1219: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1220: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1221: 
 1222: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1223: 
 1224: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1225: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1226: 
 1227: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1228: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1229: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1230: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1231: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1232: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1233: 
 1234: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1235: 
 1236: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1237: Belgium*
 1238: 
 1239: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1240: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1241: 
 1242: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1243: in the BSD devroom
 1244: 
 1245: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1246: 
 1247: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1248: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1249: Japan*
 1250: 
 1251: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1252: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1253: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1254: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1255: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1256: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1257: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1258: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1259: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1260: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1261: 
 1262: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1263: 
 1264: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1265: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1266: 
 1267: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1268: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1269: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1270: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1271: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1272: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1273: 
 1274: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1275: 
 1276: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1277: 
 1278: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1279: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1280: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1281: focused.
 1282: 
 1283: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1284: 
 1285: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1286: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1287: 
 1288: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1289: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1290: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1291: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1292: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1293: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1294: 
 1295: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1296: 
 1297: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1298: 
 1299: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1300: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1301: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1302: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1303: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1304: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1305: 
 1306: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1307: 
 1308: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1309: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1310: 
 1311: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1312: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1313: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1314: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1315: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1316: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1317: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1318: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1319: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1320: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1321: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1322: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1323: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1324: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1325: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1326: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1327: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1328: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1329: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1330: tsutsui)
 1331: 
 1332: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1333: 
 1334: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1335: 
 1336: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1337: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1338: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1339: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1340: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1341: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1342: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1343: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1344: 
 1345: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1346: 
 1347: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1348: 
 1349: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1350: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1351: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1352: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1353: 
 1354: For more information please visit the website
 1355: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1356: 
 1357: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1358: 
 1359: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1360: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1361: Okinawa, Japan*
 1362: 
 1363: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1364: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1365: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1366: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1367: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1368: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1369: 
 1370: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1371: 
 1372: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1373: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1374: 
 1375: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1376: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1377: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1378: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1379: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1380: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1381: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1382: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1383: 
 1384: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1385: 
 1386: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1387: 
 1388: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1389: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1390: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1391: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1392: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1393: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1394: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1395: 
 1396: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1397: 
 1398: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1399: 
 1400: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1401: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1402: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1403: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1404: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1405: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1406: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1407: 
 1408: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1409: 
 1410: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1411: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1412: Japan*
 1413: 
 1414: See [this
 1415: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1416: for meeting information.
 1417: 
 1418: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1419: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1420: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1421: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1422: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1423: 
 1424: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1425: 
 1426: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1427: 
 1428: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1429: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1430: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1431: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1432: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1433: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1434: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1435: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1436: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1437: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1438: 
 1439: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1440: 
 1441: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1442: 
 1443: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1444: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1445: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1446: in a shared BSD booth.
 1447: 
 1448: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1449: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1450: 
 1451: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1452: 
 1453: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1454: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1455: 
 1456: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1457: 
 1458: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1459: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1460: 
 1461: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1462: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1463: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1464: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1465: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1466: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1467: 
 1468: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1469: 
 1470: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1471: 
 1472: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1473: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1474: 
 1475: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1476: 
 1477: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1478: 
 1479: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1480: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1481: May 2010.
 1482: 
 1483: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1484: 
 1485: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1486: 
 1487: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1488: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1489: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1490: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1491: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1492: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1493: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1494: 
 1495: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1496: 
 1497: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1498: 
 1499: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1500: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1501: 
 1502: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1503: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1504: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1505: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1506: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1507: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1508: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1509: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1510: 
 1511: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1512: 
 1513: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1514: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1515: 
 1516: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1517: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1518: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1519: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1520: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1521: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1522: 
 1523: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1524: 
 1525: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1526: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1527: 
 1528: The [February 2010
 1529: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1530: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1531: 
 1532: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1533: 
 1534: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1535: Belgium*
 1536: 
 1537: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1538: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1539: 
 1540: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1541: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1542: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1543: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1544: 
 1545: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1546: 
 1547: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1548: Oita, Japan*
 1549: 
 1550: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1551: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1552: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1553: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1554: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1555: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1556: 
 1557: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1558: 
 1559: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1560: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1561: 
 1562: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1563: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1564: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1565: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1566: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1567: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1568: 
 1569: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1570: 
 1571: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1572: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1573: 
 1574: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1575: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1576: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1577: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1578: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1579: demonstration.
 1580: 
 1581: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1582: 
 1583: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1584: 
 1585: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1586: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1587: major BSDs.
 1588: 
 1589: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1590: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1591: 
 1592: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1593: 
 1594: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1595: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1596: 
 1597: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1598: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1599: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1600: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1601: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1602: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1603: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1604: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1605: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1606: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1607: 
 1608: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1609: 
 1610: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1611: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1612: 
 1613: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1614: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1615: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1616: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1617: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1618: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1619: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1620: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1621: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1622: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1623: 
 1624: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1625: 
 1626: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1627: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1628: Okinawa, Japan*
 1629: 
 1630: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1631: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1632: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1633: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1634: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1635: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1636: 
 1637: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1638: 
 1639: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1640: 
 1641: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1642: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1643: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1644: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1645: 
 1646: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1647: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1648: 
 1649: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1650: 
 1651: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1652: 
 1653: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1654: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1655: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1656: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1657: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1658: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1659: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1660: 
 1661: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 1662: 
 1663: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 1664: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 1665: 
 1666: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1667: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1668: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1669: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1670: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 1671: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1672: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1673: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1674: 
 1675: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 1676: 
 1677: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1678: 
 1679: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1680: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1681: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1682: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1683: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 1684: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 1685: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 1686: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 1687: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 1688: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1689: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1690: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1691: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 1692: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 1693: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 1694: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 1695: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 1696: 
 1697: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1698: 
 1699: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 1700: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1701: Japan*
 1702: 
 1703: See [this
 1704: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 1705: for meeting information.
 1706: 
 1707: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 1708: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 1709: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 1710: party.
 1711: 
 1712: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 1713: 
 1714: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 1715: 
 1716: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 1717: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1718: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 1719: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1720: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 1721: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 1722: 
 1723: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 1724: 
 1725: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 1726: 
 1727: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 1728: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 1729: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 1730: systems at the exhibition.
 1731: 
 1732: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 1733: 
 1734: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1735: 
 1736: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1737: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1738: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1739: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 1740: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 1741: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1742: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 1743: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 1744: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 1745: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 1746: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 1747: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 1748: 
 1749: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 1750: 
 1751: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 1752: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1753: 
 1754: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1755: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1756: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1757: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1758: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 1759: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1760: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1761: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1762: 
 1763: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 1764: 
 1765: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1766: 
 1767: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 1768: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 1769: May 2009.
 1770: 
 1771: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 1772: 
 1773: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 1774: 
 1775: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 1776: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 1777: Hannover, Germany.
 1778: 
 1779: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1780: 
 1781: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1782: 
 1783: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1784: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1785: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1786: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1787: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1788: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1789: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1790: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 1791: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 1792: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 1793: and [NetBSD
 1794: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 1795: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1796: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 1797: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 1798: 
 1799: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 1800: 
 1801: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 1802: 
 1803: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 1804: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 1805: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 1806: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 1807: 
 1808: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 1809: 
 1810: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 1811: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1812: 
 1813: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1814: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1815: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1816: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 1817: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 1818: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1819: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1820: 
 1821: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 1822: 
 1823: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 1824: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 1825: the community.
 1826: 
 1827: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 1828: 
 1829: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 1830: 
 1831: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 1832: 
 1833: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 1834: 
 1835: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 1836: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1837: 
 1838: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1839: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1840: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1841: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1842: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1843: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1844: 
 1845: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 1846: 
 1847: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 1848: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 1849: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1850: 
 1851: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1852: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1853: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1854: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1855: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1856: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 1857: 
 1858: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 1859: 
 1860: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 1861: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 1862: 
 1863: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1864: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1865: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1866: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1867: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1868: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1869: 
 1870: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 1871: 
 1872: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 1873: 
 1874: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 1875: 
 1876: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 1877: 
 1878: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1879: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1880: 
 1881: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1882: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1883: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1884: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 1885: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1886: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1887: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1888: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 1889: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 1890: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 1891: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 1892: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 1893: 
 1894: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 1895: 
 1896: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 1897: 
 1898: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 1899: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 1900: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 1901: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 1902: 
 1903: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 1904: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1905: 
 1906: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 1907: 
 1908: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 1909: 
 1910: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 1911: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 1912: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 1913: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 1914: 
 1915: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 1916: 
 1917: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 1918: 
 1919: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 1920: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 1921: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 1922: 
 1923: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 1924: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 1925: 
 1926: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 1927: 
 1928: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 1929: 
 1930: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 1931: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1932: 
 1933: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1934: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1935: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1936: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 1937: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1938: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1939: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 1940: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 1941: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 1942: [Itojun Service
 1943: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 1944: 
 1945: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 1946: 
 1947: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 1948: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1949: 
 1950: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1951: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1952: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1953: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1954: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 1955: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1956: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1957: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1958: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 1959: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 1960: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 1961: 
 1962: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 1963: 
 1964: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1965: 
 1966: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1967: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1968: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1969: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1970: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1971: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1972: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1973: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 1974: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 1975: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 1976: 
 1977: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 1978: 
 1979: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1980: 
 1981: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1982: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1983: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1984: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 1985: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1986: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1987: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 1988: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 1989: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 1990: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 1991: all BSD machines.
 1992: 
 1993: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1994: 
 1995: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 1996: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1997: Japan*
 1998: 
 1999: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2000: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2001: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2002: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2003: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2004: 
 2005: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2006: 
 2007: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2008: 
 2009: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2010: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2011: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2012: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2013: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2014: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2015: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2016: 
 2017: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2018: 
 2019: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2020: 
 2021: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2022: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2023: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2024: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2025: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2026: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2027: 
 2028: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2029: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2030: 
 2031: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2032: 
 2033: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2034: 
 2035: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2036: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2037: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2038: novices to advanced developers.
 2039: 
 2040: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2041: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2042: 
 2043: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2044: 
 2045: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2046: Spain*
 2047: 
 2048: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2049: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2050: 
 2051: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2052: 
 2053: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2054: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2055: 
 2056: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2057: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2058: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2059: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2060: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2061: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2062: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2063: 
 2064: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2065: 
 2066: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2067: 
 2068: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2069: technologies and IT security.
 2070: 
 2071: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2072: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2073: 
 2074: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2075: 
 2076: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2077: 
 2078: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2079: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2080: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2081: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2082: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2083: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2084: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2085: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2086: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2087: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2088: 
 2089: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2090: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2091: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2092: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2093: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2094: 
 2095: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2096: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2097: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2098: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2099: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2100: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2101: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2102: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2103: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2104: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2105: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2106: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2107: 
 2108: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2109: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2110: networking and virtualisation.
 2111: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2112: 
 2113: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2114: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2115: 
 2116: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2117: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2118: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2119: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2120: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2121: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2122: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2123: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2124: 
 2125: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2126: 
 2127: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2128: 
 2129: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2130: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2131: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2132: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2133: 
 2134: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2135: 
 2136: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2137: 
 2138: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2139: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2140: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2141: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2142: 
 2143: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2144: 
 2145: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2146: 
 2147: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2148: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2149: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2150: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2151: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2152: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2153: 
 2154: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2155: 
 2156: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2157: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2158: Japan*
 2159: 
 2160: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2161: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2162: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2163: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2164: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2165: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2166: 
 2167: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2168: 
 2169: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2170: 
 2171: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2172: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2173: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2174: 
 2175: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2176: 
 2177: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2178: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2179: 
 2180: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2181: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2182: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2183: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2184: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2185: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2186: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2187: 
 2188: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2189: 
 2190: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2191: Niigata, Japan*
 2192: 
 2193: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2194: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2195: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2196: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2197: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2198: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2199: 
 2200: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2201: 
 2202: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2203: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2204: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2205: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2206: 
 2207: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2208: 
 2209: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2210: Turkey*
 2211: 
 2212: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2213: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2214: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2215: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2216: 
 2217: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2218: 
 2219: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2220: 
 2221: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2222: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2223: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2224: information, see the [event's
 2225: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2226: 
 2227: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2228: 
 2229: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2230: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2231: 
 2232: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2233: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2234: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2235: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2236: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2237: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2238: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2239: Presentation by
 2240: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2241: 
 2242: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2243: 
 2244: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2245: 
 2246: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2247: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2248: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2249: 
 2250: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2251: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2252: 
 2253: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2254: 
 2255: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2256: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2257: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2258: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2259: 
 2260: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2261: 
 2262: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2263: 
 2264: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2265: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2266: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2267: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2268: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2269: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2270: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2271: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2272: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2273: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2274: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2275: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2276: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2277: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2278: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2279: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2280: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2281: ).
 2282: 
 2283: [A report with some
 2284: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2285: available.
 2286: 
 2287: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2288: 
 2289: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2290: 
 2291: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2292: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2293: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2294: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2295: Switzerland.
 2296: 
 2297: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2298: report was posted to the
 2299: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2300: mailing list.
 2301: 
 2302: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2303: 
 2304: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2305: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2306: Japan*
 2307: 
 2308: See [this
 2309: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2310: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2311: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2312: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2313: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2314: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2315: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2316: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2317: sign party.
 2318: 
 2319: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2320: 
 2321: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2322: 
 2323: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2324: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2325: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2326: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2327: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2328: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2329: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2330: 
 2331: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2332: 
 2333: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2334: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2335: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2336: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2337: at the
 2338: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2339: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2340: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2341: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2342: 
 2343: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2344: information.
 2345: 
 2346: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2347: 
 2348: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2349: 
 2350: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2351: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2352: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2353: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2354: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2355: 
 2356: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2357: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2358: 
 2359: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2360: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2361: 
 2362: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2363: 
 2364: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2365: 
 2366: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2367: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2368: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2369: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2370: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2371: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2372: welcome to attend.
 2373: 
 2374: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2375: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2376: 
 2377: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2378: 
 2379: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2380: 
 2381: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2382: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2383: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2384: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2385: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2386: 
 2387: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2388: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2389: 
 2390: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2391: 
 2392: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2393: 
 2394: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2395: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2396: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2397: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2398: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2399: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2400: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2401: 
 2402: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2403: 
 2404: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2405: 
 2406: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2407: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2408: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2409: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2410: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2411: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2412: widest possible audience.
 2413: 
 2414: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2415: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2416: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2417: 
 2418: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2419: 
 2420: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2421: 
 2422: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2423: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2424: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2425: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2426: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2427: 
 2428: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2429: 
 2430: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2431: 
 2432: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2433: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2434: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2435: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2436: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2437: 
 2438: More information can be found at
 2439: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2440: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2441: German language article can be found at:
 2442: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2443: 
 2444: Ignatios also
 2445: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2446: his [slides (german
 2447: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2448: 
 2449: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2450: 
 2451: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2452: 
 2453: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2454: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2455: Brussels, Belgium.
 2456: 
 2457: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2458: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2459: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2460: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2461: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2462: 
 2463: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2464: 
 2465: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2466: 
 2467: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2468: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2469: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2470: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2471: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2472: and
 2473: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2474: 
 2475: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2476: 
 2477: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2478: 
 2479: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2480: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2481: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2482: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2483: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2484: 
 2485: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2486: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2487: and Solaris.
 2488: 
 2489: For more information, please [visit the
 2490: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2491: 
 2492: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2493: 
 2494: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2495: 
 2496: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2497: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2498: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2499: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2500: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2501: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2502: 
 2503: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2504: 
 2505: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2506: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2507: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2508: 
 2509: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2510: 
 2511: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2512: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2513: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2514: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2515: 
 2516: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2517: 
 2518: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2519: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2520: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2521: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2522: 
 2523: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2524: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2525: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2526: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2527: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2528: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2529:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2530: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2531:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2532: 
 2533: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2534: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2535: 
 2536: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2537: 
 2538: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2539: 
 2540: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2541: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2542: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2543: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2544: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2545: 
 2546: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2547: 
 2548: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2549: 
 2550: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2551: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2552: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2553: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2554: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2555: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2556: 
 2557: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2558: 
 2559: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2560: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2561: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2562: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2563: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2564: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2565: 
 2566: A report on the event is available
 2567: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2568: 
 2569: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2570: 
 2571: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2572: 
 2573: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2574: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2575: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2576: booth.
 2577: 
 2578: A report of the event can be found
 2579: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2580: 
 2581: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2582: 
 2583: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2584: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2585: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2586: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2587: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2588: 
 2589: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2590: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2591: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2592: information.
 2593: 
 2594: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2595: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2596: 
 2597: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2598: 
 2599: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2600: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2601: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2602: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2603: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2604: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2605: the booth.
 2606: 
 2607: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2608: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2609: about the event.
 2610: 
 2611: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2612: 
 2613: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2614: 
 2615: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2616: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2617: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2618: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2619: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2620: 
 2621: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2622: 
 2623: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2624: 
 2625: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2626: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2627: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2628: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2629: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2630: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2631: 
 2632: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2633: 
 2634: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2635: 
 2636: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2637: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2638: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2639: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2640: 
 2641: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2642:     FreeBSD Project
 2643: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2644:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2645:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2646:     .
 2647: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2648:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2649:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2650: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2651: 
 2652: \> See [program for
 2653: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2654: 
 2655: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2656: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2657: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2658: 
 2659: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 2660: 
 2661: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 2662: 
 2663: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 2664: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 2665: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 2666: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 2667: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 2668: developers.
 2669: 
 2670: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 2671: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 2672: during May 10-14th.
 2673: 
 2674: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 2675: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 2676: 
 2677: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 2678: 
 2679: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 2680: 
 2681: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 2682: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 2683: conference on their campus.
 2684: 
 2685: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 2686: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 2687: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2688: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 2689: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 2690: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 2691: 
 2692: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 2693: presentation proposal, please visit
 2694: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 2695: 
 2696: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 2697: 
 2698: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 2699: 
 2700: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 2701: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 2702: tutorials.
 2703: 
 2704: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 2705: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 2706: 
 2707: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 2708: 
 2709: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 2710: 
 2711: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 2712: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 2713: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 2714: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 2715: URL above.
 2716: 
 2717: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2718: 
 2719: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2720: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2721: 
 2722: See [this
 2723: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 2724: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 2725: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 2726: Codeblog.
 2727: 
 2728: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 2729: 
 2730: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 2731: 
 2732: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 2733: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 2734: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 2735: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 2736: gmail.com).
 2737: 
 2738: For more information about this event see
 2739: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 2740: 
 2741: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 2742: 
 2743: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 2744: 
 2745: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 2746: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 2747: Cons in Germany.
 2748: 
 2749: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 2750: 
 2751: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 2752: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 2753: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 2754: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 2755: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 2756: 
 2757: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 2758: net-tex.de\>.
 2759: 
 2760: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 2761: 
 2762: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 2763: 
 2764: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 2765: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 2766: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 2767: 
 2768: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 2769: 
 2770: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2771: 
 2772: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2773: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 2774: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2775: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2776: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2777: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2778: 
 2779: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 2780: 
 2781: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 2782: 
 2783: [German Unix User Group
 2784: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 2785: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 2786: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 2787: 
 2788: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 2789: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 2790: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 2791: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 2792: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 2793: 
 2794: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 2795: 
 2796: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 2797: 
 2798: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 2799: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 2800: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 2801: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 2802: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 2803: Europe.
 2804: 
 2805: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 2806: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 2807: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 2808: 
 2809: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 2810: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 2811: 
 2812: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 2813: 
 2814: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 2815: 
 2816: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 2817: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 2818: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 2819: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 2820: if you would like to help.
 2821: 
 2822: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 2823: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 2824: 
 2825: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 2826: 
 2827: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 2828: 
 2829: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 2830: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 2831: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 2832: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 2833: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 2834: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 2835: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 2836: 
 2837: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 2838: 
 2839: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 2840: 
 2841: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 2842: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2843: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2844: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2845: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2846: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2847: 
 2848: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 2849: 
 2850: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 2851: 
 2852: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 2853: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 2854: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 2855: conference venue and registration. present.
 2856: 
 2857: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 2858: 
 2859: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 2860: 
 2861: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 2862: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 2863: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 2864: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 2865: Lockhoff.
 2866: 
 2867: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 2868: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 2869: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 2870: 
 2871: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 2872: 
 2873: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 2874: 
 2875: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 2876: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 2877: others) will be presented.
 2878: 
 2879: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 2880: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 2881: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 2882: 
 2883: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 2884: 
 2885: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 2886: especially showing NetBSD!
 2887: 
 2888: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 2889: 
 2890: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 2891: 
 2892: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 2893: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2894: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2895: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2896: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 2897: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 2898: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 2899: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 2900: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 2901: 
 2902: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 2903: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 2904: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 2905: 
 2906: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 2907: 
 2908: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 2909: 
 2910: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 2911: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 2912: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2913: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2914: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2915: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2916: 
 2917: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 2918: 
 2919: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 2920: 
 2921: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 2922: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 2923: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 2924: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 2925: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 2926: 
 2927: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 2928: 
 2929: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 2930: 
 2931: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 2932: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 2933: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 2934: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 2935: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 2936: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 2937: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 2938: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 2939: on netbsd-advocacy.
 2940: 
 2941: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 2942: 
 2943: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 2944: 
 2945: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 2946: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 2947: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 2948: group page for more information.
 2949: 
 2950: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2951: 
 2952: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2953: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2954: 
 2955: See [this
 2956: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 2957: meeting information.
 2958: 
 2959: A
 2960: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 2961: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 2962: 
 2963: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 2964: 
 2965: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 2966: 
 2967: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 2968: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 2969: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 2970: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 2971: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 2972: organization.
 2973: 
 2974: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 2975: 
 2976: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 2977: 
 2978: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 2979: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 2980: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 2981: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 2982: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 2983: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 2984: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 2985: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 2986: for more details.
 2987: 
 2988: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 2989: 
 2990: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 2991: 
 2992: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 2993: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 2994: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 2995: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 2996: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 2997: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 2998: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 2999: 
 3000: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3001: 
 3002: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3003: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3004: 
 3005: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3006: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3007: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3008: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3009: 
 3010: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3011: 
 3012: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3013: 
 3014: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3015: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3016: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3017: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3018: groups.
 3019: 
 3020: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3021: 
 3022: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3023: 
 3024: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3025: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3026: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3027: venue and registration.
 3028: 
 3029: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3030: 
 3031: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3032: 
 3033: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3034: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3035: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3036: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3037: 
 3038: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3039: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3040:     Live performance
 3041: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3042: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3043: 
 3044: See [program for
 3045: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3046: 
 3047: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3048: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3049: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3050: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3051: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3052: 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)).
 3053: 
 3054: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3055: 
 3056: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3057: 
 3058: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3059: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3060: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3061: 
 3062: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3063: 
 3064: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3065: 
 3066: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3067: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3068: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3069: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3070: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3071: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3072: [slides for this
 3073: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3074: 
 3075: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3076: 
 3077: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3078: 
 3079: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3080: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3081: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3082: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3083: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3084: 
 3085: More information is at
 3086: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3087: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3088: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3089: 
 3090: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3091: 
 3092: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3093: 
 3094: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3095: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3096: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3097: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3098: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3099: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3100: 
 3101: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3102: 
 3103: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3104: 
 3105: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3106: 
 3107: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3108: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3109: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3110: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3111: 
 3112: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3113: 
 3114: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3115: 
 3116: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3117: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3118: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3119: 
 3120: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3121: 
 3122: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3123: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3124: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3125: 
 3126: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3127: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3128: 
 3129: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3130: 
 3131: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3132: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3133: 
 3134: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3135: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3136: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3137: 
 3138: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3139: 
 3140: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3141: 
 3142: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3143: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3144: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3145: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3146: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3147: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3148: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3149: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3150: 
 3151: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3152: 
 3153: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3154: 
 3155: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3156: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3157: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3158: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3159: 
 3160: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3161: 
 3162: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3163: 
 3164: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3165: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3166: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3167: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3168: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3169: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3170: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3171: available.
 3172: 
 3173: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3174: 
 3175: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3176: 
 3177: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3178: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3179: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3180: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3181: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3182: 
 3183: A brief report from the conference is available
 3184: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3185: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3186: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3187: 
 3188: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3189: 
 3190: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3191: 
 3192: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3193: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3194: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3195: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3196: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3197: 
 3198: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3199: 
 3200: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3201: 
 3202: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3203: 
 3204: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3205: 
 3206: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3207: 
 3208: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3209: 
 3210: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3211: 
 3212: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3213: 
 3214: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3215: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3216: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3217: 
 3218: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3219: 
 3220: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3221: 
 3222: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3223: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3224: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3225: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3226: conference.
 3227: 
 3228: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3229: 
 3230: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3231: 
 3232: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3233: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3234: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3235: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3236: for details.
 3237: 
 3238: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3239: 
 3240: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3241: 
 3242: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3243: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3244: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3245: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3246: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3247: 
 3248: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3249: 
 3250: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3251: 
 3252: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3253: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3254: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3255: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3256: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3257: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3258: 
 3259: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3260: 
 3261: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3262: 
 3263: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3264: 
 3265: [BOF
 3266: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3267: 
 3268: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3269: 
 3270: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3271: 
 3272: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3273: 
 3274: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3275: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3276: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3277: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3278: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3279: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3280: of the BSD
 3281: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3282: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3283: conference.
 3284: 
 3285: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3286: 
 3287: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3288: 
 3289: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3290: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3291: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3292: in helping out.
 3293: 
 3294: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3295: 
 3296: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3297: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3298: 
 3299: See [this
 3300: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3301: meeting information.
 3302: 
 3303: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3304: 
 3305: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3306: 
 3307: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3308: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3309: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3310: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3311: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3312: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3313: 
 3314: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3315: 
 3316: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3317: 
 3318: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3319: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3320: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3321: NetBSD-BR.
 3322: 
 3323: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3324: 
 3325: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3326: 
 3327: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3328: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3329: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3330: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3331: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3332: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3333: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3334: 
 3335: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3336: 
 3337: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3338: 
 3339: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3340: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3341: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3342: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3343: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3344: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3345: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3346: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3347: for more information.
 3348: 
 3349: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3350: 
 3351: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3352: 
 3353: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3354: [GUUG
 3355: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3356: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3357: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3358: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3359: 
 3360: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3361: 
 3362: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3363: 
 3364: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3365: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3366: 
 3367: -   \`\`
 3368:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3369:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3370: -   \`\`
 3371:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3372:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3373: -   \`\`
 3374:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3375:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3376: 
 3377: Please see the
 3378: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3379: details. Photos are available at [this
 3380: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3381: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3382: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3383: 
 3384: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3385: 
 3386: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3387: 
 3388: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3389: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3390: France.
 3391: 
 3392: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3393: 
 3394: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3395: 
 3396: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3397: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3398: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3399: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3400: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3401: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3402: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3403: 
 3404: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3405: 
 3406: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3407: 
 3408: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3409: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3410: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3411: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3412: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3413: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3414: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3415: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3416: MailingList useful.
 3417: 
 3418: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3419: 
 3420: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3421: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3422: 
 3423: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3424: details.
 3425: 
 3426: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3427: 
 3428: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3429: 
 3430: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3431: 
 3432: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3433: 
 3434: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3435: 
 3436: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3437: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3438: administration. See
 3439: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3440: for details.
 3441: 
 3442: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3443: 
 3444: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3445: 
 3446: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3447: 
 3448: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3449: 
 3450: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3451: 
 3452: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3453: 
 3454: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3455: 
 3456: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3457: 
 3458: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3459: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3460: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3461: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3462: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3463: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3464: information.
 3465: 
 3466: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3467: 
 3468: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3469: 
 3470: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3471: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3472: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3473: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3474: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3475: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3476: is available online.
 3477: 
 3478: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3479: 
 3480: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3481: 
 3482: A lot of photos are available
 3483: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3484: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3485: 
 3486: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3487: 
 3488: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3489: 
 3490: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3491: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3492: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3493: 
 3494: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3495: Dolecek. See the [full
 3496: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3497: for details and pictures.
 3498: 
 3499: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3500: 
 3501: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3502: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3503: 
 3504: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3505: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3506: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3507: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3508: 
 3509: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3510: 
 3511: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3512: 
 3513: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3514: 
 3515: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3516: 
 3517: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3518: 
 3519: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3520: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3521: 
 3522: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3523: 
 3524: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3525: 
 3526: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3527: 
 3528: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3529: 
 3530: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3531: 
 3532: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3533: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3534: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3535: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3536: see
 3537: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3538: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3539: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3540: 
 3541: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3542: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3543: 
 3544: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3545: 
 3546: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3547: 
 3548: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3549: holding the [BSDay
 3550: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3551: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3552: for more information.
 3553: 
 3554: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3555: 
 3556: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3557: 
 3558: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3559: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3560: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3561: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3562: 
 3563: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3564: 
 3565: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3566: 
 3567: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3568: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3569: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3570: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3571: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3572: 
 3573: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3574: 
 3575: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3576: 
 3577: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3578: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3579: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3580: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3581: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3582: 
 3583: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3584: 
 3585: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3586: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3587: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3588: 
 3589: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3590: 
 3591: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3592: 
 3593: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3594: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3595: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3596: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3597: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3598: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3599: 
 3600: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3601: 
 3602: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3603: 
 3604: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3605: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3606: administration. See
 3607: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3608: for details.
 3609: 
 3610: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3611: 
 3612: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3613: 
 3614: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3615: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3616: events including several pictures is available online at
 3617: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3618: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3619: from:
 3620: 
 3621: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3622:     [
 3623:     mp3
 3624:     ]
 3625: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3626:     [
 3627:     mp3
 3628:     ]
 3629: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3630:     mit NetBSD
 3631:     [
 3632:     mp3
 3633:     ]
 3634: 
 3635: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3636: 
 3637: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3638: 
 3639: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3640: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3641: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3642: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3643: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3644: 
 3645: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3646: 
 3647: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3648: 
 3649: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3650: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3651: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3652: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3653: activities will be the:
 3654: 
 3655: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3656: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3657: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3658: 
 3659: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 3660: 
 3661: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 3662: 
 3663: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 3664: 
 3665: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 3666: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3667: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 3668: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 3669: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 3670: a [short
 3671: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 3672: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 3673: available online.
 3674: 
 3675: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 3676: 
 3677: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 3678: 
 3679: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 3680: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3681: from December 27th to 29th.
 3682: 
 3683: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3684: 
 3685: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 3686: 
 3687: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3688: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3689: administration.
 3690: 
 3691: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 3692: 
 3693: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3694: 
 3695: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 3696: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 3697: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 3698: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 3699: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 3700: for details.
 3701: 
 3702: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 3703: 
 3704: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 3705: 
 3706: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 3707: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 3708: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 3709: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 3710: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 3711: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 3712: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 3713: 
 3714: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 3715: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 3716: Germany. See
 3717: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 3718: for more information.
 3719: 
 3720: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 3721: 
 3722: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 3723: 
 3724: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 3725: 
 3726: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 3727: 
 3728: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 3729: 
 3730: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 3731: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 3732: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 3733: 
 3734: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 3735: 
 3736: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 3737: 
 3738: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 3739: 
 3740: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 3741: 
 3742: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 3743: 
 3744: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 3745: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 3746: College.
 3747: 
 3748: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 3749: 
 3750: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 3751: 
 3752: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 3753: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 3754: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 3755: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 3756: rendering cluster done with
 3757: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 3758: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 3759: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 3760: available from [Hubert's
 3761: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 3762: 
 3763: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 3764: 
 3765: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 3766: 
 3767: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 3768: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 3769: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 3770: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 3771: online.
 3772: 
 3773: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 3774: 
 3775: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 3776: 
 3777: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 3778: 
 3779: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 3780: 
 3781: *July 22, 2002*
 3782: 
 3783: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 3784: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 3785: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3786: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 3787: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 3788: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 3789: 
 3790: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3791: 
 3792: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 3793: 
 3794: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 3795: 
 3796: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 3797: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 3798: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 3799: 
 3800: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3801: 
 3802: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 3803: 
 3804: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 3805: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 3806: here](events/usenix2002/).
 3807: 
 3808: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 3809: 
 3810: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 3811: 
 3812: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 3813: 
 3814: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 3815: 
 3816: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3817: 
 3818: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 3819: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 3820: available.
 3821: 
 3822: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 3823: 
 3824: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 3825: 
 3826: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 3827: 
 3828: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3829: 
 3830: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 3831: 
 3832: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 3833: 
 3834: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 3835: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 3836: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 3837: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 3838: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 3839: 
 3840: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 3841: 
 3842: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 3843: 
 3844: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 3845: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 3846: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 3847: chance to prove their value.
 3848: 
 3849: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 3850: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 3851: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 3852: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 3853: 
 3854: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 3855: 
 3856: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3857: 
 3858: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 3859: 
 3860: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 3861: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 3862: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 3863: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 3864: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 3865: is available.
 3866: 
 3867: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 3868: 
 3869: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 3870: 
 3871: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 3872: 
 3873: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 3874: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 3875: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 3876: 
 3877: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 3878: 
 3879: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 3880: USA*
 3881: 
 3882: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 3883: 
 3884: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 3885: 
 3886: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 3887: 
 3888: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 3889: 
 3890: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 3891: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 3892: 
 3893: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 3894: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 3895: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 3896: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 3897: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 3898: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 3899: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 3900: 
 3901: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 3902: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 3903: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 3904: Emulation.
 3905: 
 3906: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 3907: 
 3908: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 3909: 
 3910: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 3911: 
 3912: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 3913: 
 3914: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 3915: 
 3916: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 3917: 
 3918: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 3919: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 3920: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 3921: 
 3922: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 3923: 
 3924: *September 13, 2001*
 3925: 
 3926: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 3927: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3928: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 3929: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 3930: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 3931: 
 3932: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 3933: 
 3934: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 3935: 
 3936: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 3937: 
 3938: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 3939: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 3940: NetBSD booth at
 3941: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 3942: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 3943: from Japan.
 3944: 
 3945: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 3946: 
 3947: *July 11, 2001*
 3948: 
 3949: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 3950: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3951: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 3952: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 3953: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 3954: 
 3955: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3956: 
 3957: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 3958: Tokyo, Japan*
 3959: 
 3960: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 3961: 
 3962: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 3963: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 3964: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 3965: 
 3966: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 3967: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 3968: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 3969: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 3970: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 3971: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 3972: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 3973: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 3974: 
 3975: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3976: 
 3977: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 3978: 
 3979: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 3980: 
 3981: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 3982: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 3983: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 3984: 
 3985: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 3986: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 3987: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 3988: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 3989: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 3990: slides from this talk are available at
 3991: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 3992: 
 3993: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 3994: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 3995: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 3996: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 3997: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 3998: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 3999: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4000: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4001: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4002: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4003: web site.
 4004: 
 4005: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4006: 
 4007: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4008: 
 4009: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4010: 
 4011: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4012: 
 4013: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4014: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4015: 
 4016: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4017: 
 4018: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4019: 
 4020: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4021: 
 4022: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4023: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4024: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4025: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4026: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4027: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4028: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4029: 
 4030: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4031: 
 4032: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4033: 
 4034: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4035: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4036: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4037: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4038: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4039: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4040: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4041: 
 4042: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4043: 
 4044: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4045: 
 4046: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4047: 
 4048: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4049: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4050: Spring is available.
 4051: 
 4052: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4053: 
 4054: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4055: 
 4056: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4057: 
 4058: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4059: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4060: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4061: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4062: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4063: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4064: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4065: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4066: 
 4067: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4068: 
 4069: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4070: 
 4071: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4072: 
 4073: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4074: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4075: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4076: other swag.
 4077: 
 4078: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4079: 
 4080: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4081: 
 4082: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4083: 
 4084: There was a [BSD BoF
 4085: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4086: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4087: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4088: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4089: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4090: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4091: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4092: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4093: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4094: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4095: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4096: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4097: BSD activity in Japan.
 4098: 
 4099: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4100: 
 4101: *December 6, 2000*
 4102: 
 4103: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4104: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4105: public.
 4106: 
 4107: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4108: 
 4109: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4110: 
 4111: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4112: 
 4113: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4114: 
 4115: *November 25, 2000*
 4116: 
 4117: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4118: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4119: announced to the public.
 4120: 
 4121: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4122: 
 4123: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4124: 
 4125: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4126: 
 4127: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4128: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4129: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4130: 
 4131: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4132: Mission.
 4133: 
 4134: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4135: 
 4136: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4137: 
 4138: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4139: 
 4140: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4141: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4142: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4143: 
 4144: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4145: David Maxwell.
 4146: 
 4147: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4148: 
 4149: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4150: 
 4151: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4152: 
 4153: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4154: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4155: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4156: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4157: 
 4158: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4159: 
 4160: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4161: 
 4162: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4163: 
 4164: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4165: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4166: 
 4167: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4168: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4169: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4170: 
 4171: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4172: is available at
 4173: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4174: 
 4175: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4176: 
 4177: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4178: 
 4179: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4180: 
 4181: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4182: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4183: fixed onsite.
 4184: 
 4185: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4186: 
 4187: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4188: 
 4189: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4190: 
 4191: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4192: 
 4193: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4194: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4195: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4196: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4197: 
 4198: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4199: 
 4200: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4201: 
 4202: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4203: 
 4204: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4205: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4206: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4207: 
 4208: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4209: 
 4210: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4211: 
 4212: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4213: 
 4214: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4215: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4216: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4217: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4218: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4219: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4220: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4221: 
 4222: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4223: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4224: 
 4225: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4226: 
 4227: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4228: 
 4229: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4230: 
 4231: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4232: followed.
 4233: 
 4234: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4235: 
 4236: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4237: 
 4238: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4239: 
 4240: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4241: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4242: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4243: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4244: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4245: giving a talk.
 4246: 
 4247: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4248: 
 4249: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4250: 
 4251: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4252: 
 4253: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4254: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4255: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4256: gave a [technical session on
 4257: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4258: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4259: session on
 4260: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4261: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4262: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4263: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4264: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4265: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4266: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4267: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4268: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4269: 
 4270: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4271: The NetBSD Mission.
 4272: 
 4273: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4274: 
 4275: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4276: 
 4277: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4278: 
 4279: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4280: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4281: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4282: 
 4283: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4284: 
 4285: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4286: 
 4287: [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)
 4288: 
 4289: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4290: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4291: \*BSD followed.
 4292: 
 4293: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4294: 
 4295: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4296: 
 4297: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4298: 
 4299: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4300: Mission.
 4301: 
 4302: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4303: 
 4304: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4305: 
 4306: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4307: 
 4308: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4309: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4310: snapshot CDs were available.
 4311: 
 4312: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4313: 
 4314: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4315: 
 4316: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4317: 
 4318: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4319: 
 4320: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4321: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4322: 
 4323: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4324: 
 4325: *March 19, 2000*
 4326: 
 4327: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4328: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4329: announced to the public.
 4330: 
 4331: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4332: 
 4333: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4334: 
 4335: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4336: 
 4337: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4338: 3rd.
 4339: 
 4340: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4341: 
 4342: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4343: 
 4344: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4345: 
 4346: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4347: 
 4348: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4349: Dec 18.
 4350: 
 4351: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4352: 
 4353: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4354: 
 4355: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4356: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4357: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4358: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4359: 
 4360: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4361: 
 4362: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4363: 
 4364: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4365: 
 4366: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4367: 
 4368: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4369: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4370: 
 4371: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4372: Mission.
 4373: 
 4374: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4375: 
 4376: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4377: 
 4378: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4379: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4380: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4381: 
 4382: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4383: 
 4384: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4385: 
 4386: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4387: 
 4388: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4389: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4390: 
 4391: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4392: 
 4393: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4394: 
 4395: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4396: 
 4397: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4398: 
 4399: *August 26, 1999*
 4400: 
 4401: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4402: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4403: announced to the public.
 4404: 
 4405: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4406: 
 4407: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4408: 
 4409: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4410: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4411: 
 4412: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4413: 
 4414: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4415: 
 4416: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4417: 
 4418: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4419: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4420: package system.
 4421: 
 4422: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4423: 
 4424: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4425: 
 4426: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4427: 
 4428: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4429: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4430: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4431: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4432: 
 4433: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4434: 
 4435: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4436: 
 4437: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4438: 
 4439: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4440: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4441: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4442: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4443: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4444: checkpointing in userspace.
 4445: 
 4446: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4447: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4448: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4449: 
 4450: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4451: 
 4452: *May 12, 1999*
 4453: 
 4454: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4455: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4456: public.
 4457: 
 4458: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4459: 
 4460: *December 23, 1998*
 4461: 
 4462: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4463: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4464: announced to the public.
 4465: 
 4466: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4467: 
 4468: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4469: 
 4470: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4471: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4472: in San Jose, CA.
 4473: 
 4474: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4475: 
 4476: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4477: 
 4478: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4479: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4480: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4481: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4482: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4483: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4484: 
 4485: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4486: 
 4487: *May 29, 1998*
 4488: 
 4489: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4490: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4491: announced to the public.
 4492: 
 4493: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4494: 
 4495: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4496: 
 4497: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4498: 
 4499: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4500: 
 4501: *March 9, 1998*
 4502: 
 4503: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4504: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4505: released.
 4506: 
 4507: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4508: 
 4509: *January 4, 1998*
 4510: 
 4511: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4512: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4513: public.
 4514: 
 4515: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4516: 
 4517: *May 20, 1997*
 4518: 
 4519: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4520: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4521: announced to the public.
 4522: 
 4523: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4524: 
 4525: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4526: 
 4527: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4528: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4529: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4530: 
 4531: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4532: 
 4533: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4534: 
 4535: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4536: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4537: 
 4538: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4539: 
 4540: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4541: 
 4542: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4543: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4544: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4545: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4546: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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