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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` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
   12: 
   13: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
   14: 
   15: A primeira edição da [BSDCon Brasil](http://2015.bsdcon.com.br/) ocorreu em 2003. Durante todos esses anos que se passaram, o Brasil ainda não tinha reunido sua comunidade com tanta força como agora. Todos os envolvidos na conferência terão contato direto com o mundo dos usuários, entusiastas e desenvolvedores, o que lhes permitirá melhor compreender sistemas FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonflyBSD e outros sistemas de linhagem BSD UNIX.
   16: 
   17: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
   18: 
   19: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
   20: 
   21: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   22: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
   23: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   24: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   25: demonstrations.
   26: 
   27: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
   28: 
   29: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
   30: 
   31: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   32: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
   33: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
   34: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
   35: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
   36: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
   37: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   38: 
   39: 
   40: 
   41: Past Events
   42: -----------
   43: 
   44: 
   45: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
   46: 
   47: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
   48: 
   49: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   50: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
   51: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   52: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
   53: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
   54: 
   55: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
   56: 
   57: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
   58: 
   59: 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.
   60: 
   61: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
   62: 
   63: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
   64: 
   65: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   66: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   67: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   68: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   69: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
   70: 
   71: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
   72: 
   73: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   74: 
   75: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   76: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   77: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   78: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   79: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
   80: 
   81: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
   82: 
   83: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
   84: 
   85: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
   86: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
   87: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
   88: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
   89: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
   90: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
   91: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
   92: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
   93: 
   94: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
   95: 
   96: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
   97: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
   98: 
   99: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  100: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  101: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  102: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  103: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  104: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  105: 
  106: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  107: 
  108: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  109: 
  110: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  111: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  112: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  113: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  114: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  115: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  116: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  117: 
  118: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  119: 
  120: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  121: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  122: Japan*
  123: 
  124: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  125: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  126: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  127: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  128: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  129: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  130: 
  131: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  132: 
  133: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  134: 
  135: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  136: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  137: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  138: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  139: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  140: 
  141: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  142: 
  143: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  144: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  145: 
  146: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  147: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  148: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  149: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  150: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  151: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  152: 
  153: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  154: 
  155: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  156: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  157: 
  158: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  159: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  160: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  161: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  162: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  163: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  164: 
  165: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  166: 
  167: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  168: 
  169: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  170: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  171: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  172: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  173: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  174: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  175: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  176: 
  177: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  178: 
  179: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  180: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  181: 
  182: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  183: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  184: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  185: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  186: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  187: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  188: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  189: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  190: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  191: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  192: 
  193: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  194: 
  195: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  196: 
  197: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  198: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  199: 
  200: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  201: 
  202: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  203: 
  204: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  205: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  206: 
  207: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  208: 
  209: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  210: 
  211: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  212: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  213: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  214: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  215: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  216: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  217: 
  218: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  219: 
  220: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  221: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  222: 
  223: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  224: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  225: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  226: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  227: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  228: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  229: 
  230: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  231: 
  232: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  233: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  234: 
  235: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  236: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  237: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  238: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  239: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  240: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  241: 
  242: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  243: 
  244: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  245: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  246: 
  247: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  248: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  249: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  250: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  251: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  252: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  253: 
  254: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  255: 
  256: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  257: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  258: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  259: 
  260: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  261: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  262: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  263: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  264: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  265: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  266: 
  267: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  268: 
  269: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  270: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  271: 
  272: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  273: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  274: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  275: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  276: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  277: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  278: 
  279: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  280: 
  281: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  282: Campus
  283: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  284: Germany*
  285: 
  286: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  287: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  288: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  289: answering users' questions.
  290: 
  291: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  292: 
  293: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  294: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  295: 
  296: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  297: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  298: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  299: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  300: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  301: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  302: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  303: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  304: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  305: hardfloat
  306: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  307: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  308: 
  309: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  310: 
  311: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  312: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  313: 
  314: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  315: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  316: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  317: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  318: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  319: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  320: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  321: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  322: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  323: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  324: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  325: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  326: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  327: 
  328: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  329: 
  330: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  331: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  332: Japan*
  333: 
  334: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  335: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  336: for meeting information.[more detail on
  337: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  338: 
  339: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  340: 
  341: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  342: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  343: Okinawa, Japan*
  344: 
  345: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  346: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  347: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  348: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  349: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  350: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  351: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  352: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  353: 
  354: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  355: 
  356: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  357: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  358: Japan*
  359: 
  360: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  361: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  362: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  363: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  364: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  365: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  366: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  367: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  368: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  369: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  370: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  371: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  372: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  373: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  374: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  375: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  376: 
  377: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  378: 
  379: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  380: 
  381: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  382: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  383: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  384: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  385: cases or notebooks.
  386: 
  387: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  388: more information.
  389: 
  390: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  391: 
  392: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  393: 
  394: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  395: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  396: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  397: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  398: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  399: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  400: 
  401: See [the call for
  402: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  403: for details.
  404: 
  405: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  406: 
  407: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  408: 
  409: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  410: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  411: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  412: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  413: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  414: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  415: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  416: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  417: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  418: these.
  419: 
  420: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  421: 
  422: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  423: 
  424: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  425: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  426: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  427: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  428: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  429: 
  430: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  431: 
  432: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  433: 
  434: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  435: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  436: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  437: BSD related talks.
  438: 
  439: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  440: information.
  441: 
  442: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  443: 
  444: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  445: 
  446: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  447: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  448: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  449: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  450: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  451: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  452: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  453: 
  454: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  455: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  456: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  457: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  458: Japan NetBSD Users
  459: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  460: 
  461: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  462: 
  463: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  464: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  465: 
  466: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  467: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  468: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  469: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  470: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  471: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  472: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  473: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  474: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  475: 
  476: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  477: 
  478: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  479: 
  480: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  481: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  482: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  483: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  484: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  485: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  486: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  487: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  488: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  489: 
  490: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  491: 
  492: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  493: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  494: 
  495: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  496: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  497: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  498: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  499: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  500: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  501: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  502: 
  503: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  504: 
  505: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  506: 
  507: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  508: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  509: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  510: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  511: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  512: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  513: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  514: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  515: 
  516: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  517: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  518: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  519: 
  520: Please see [this
  521: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  522: for details.
  523: 
  524: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  525: 
  526: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  527: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  528: 
  529: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  530: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  531: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  532: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  533: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  534: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  535: 
  536: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  537: 
  538: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  539: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  540: 
  541: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  542: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  543: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  544: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  545: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  546: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  547: 
  548: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  549: 
  550: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  551: 
  552: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  553: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  554: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  555: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  556: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  557: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  558: 
  559: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  560: 
  561: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  562: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  563: Japan*
  564: 
  565: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  566: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  567: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  568: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  569: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  570: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  571: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  572: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  573: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  574: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  575: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  576: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  577: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  578: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  579: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  580: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  581: found at OSC booth" by
  582: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  583: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  584: 
  585: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  586: 
  587: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  588: 
  589: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  590: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  591: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  592: 
  593: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  594: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  595: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  596: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  597: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  598: 
  599: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  600: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  601: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  602: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  603: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  604: regular meeting.
  605: 
  606: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  607: 
  608: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  609: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  610: Okinawa, Japan*
  611: 
  612: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  613: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  614: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  615: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  616: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  617: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  618: 
  619: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  620: 
  621: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  622: 
  623: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  624: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  625: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  626: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  627: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  628: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  629: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  630: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  631: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  632: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  633: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  634: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  635: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  636: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  637: 
  638: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  639: 
  640: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  641: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  642: 
  643: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  644: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  645: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  646: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  647: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  648: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  649: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  650: 
  651: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  652: 
  653: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  654: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  655: 
  656: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  657: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  658: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  659: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  660: demonstrations (
  661: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  662: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  663: 
  664: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  665: 
  666: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  667: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  668: San Diego, California, USA*
  669: 
  670: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  671: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  672: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  673: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  674: on day one of the conference.
  675: 
  676: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  677: 
  678: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  679: Augustin, Germany*
  680: 
  681: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  682: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  683: 
  684: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  685: 
  686: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  687: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  688: 
  689: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  690: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  691: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  692: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  693: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  694: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
  695: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
  696: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
  697: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
  698: SHARP,X68K on
  699: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
  700: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
  701: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
  702: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
  703: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
  704: updates presetation by
  705: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
  706: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
  707: 
  708: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
  709: 
  710: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
  711: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
  712: 
  713: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  714: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  715: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  716: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  717: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
  718: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
  719: 
  720: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  721: 
  722: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  723: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  724: Japan*
  725: 
  726: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
  727: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
  728: for meeting information.
  729: 
  730: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
  731: 
  732: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
  733: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
  734: 
  735: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
  736: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
  737: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
  738: release branch.
  739: 
  740: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
  741: 
  742: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
  743: 
  744: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  745: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  746: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  747: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  748: with [Building NetBSD on
  749: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
  750: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
  751: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
  752: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
  753: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
  754: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
  755: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
  756: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
  757: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
  758: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
  759: 
  760: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
  761: 
  762: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
  763: 
  764: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
  765: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
  766: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
  767: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
  768: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
  769: 
  770: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
  771: more information.
  772: 
  773: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
  774: 
  775: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
  776: 
  777: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
  778: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  779: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
  780: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  781: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
  782: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
  783: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
  784: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  785: 
  786: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
  787: 
  788: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
  789: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  790: Japan*
  791: 
  792: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  793: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  794: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  795: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  796: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  797: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
  798: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
  799: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
  800: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
  801: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
  802: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
  803: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
  804: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
  805: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
  806: 
  807: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
  808: 
  809: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
  810: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
  811: 
  812: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
  813: 
  814: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
  815: 
  816: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  817: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
  818: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
  819: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
  820: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
  821: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  822: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
  823: demonstrations.
  824: 
  825: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
  826: 
  827: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  828: 
  829: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
  830: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  831: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  832: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  833: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  834: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  835: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  836: 
  837: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
  838: 
  839: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
  840: 
  841: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  842: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  843: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  844: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
  845: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
  846: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
  847: port history by
  848: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
  849: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
  850: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
  851: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
  852: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
  853: [[ustream live
  854: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
  855: 
  856: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
  857: 
  858: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
  859: 
  860: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
  861: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
  862: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
  863: talks.
  864: 
  865: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
  866: information.
  867: 
  868: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  869: 
  870: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  871: 
  872: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  873: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
  874: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  875: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
  876: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
  877: [WZero3 live
  878: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
  879: [Zaurus live
  880: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
  881: [Translate NetBSD man with
  882: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
  883: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
  884: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
  885: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
  886: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
  887: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
  888: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
  889: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
  890: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
  891: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
  892: 
  893: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
  894: 
  895: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
  896: 
  897: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  898: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
  899: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
  900: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
  901: with hpcsh { [Persona
  902: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
  903: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
  904: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
  905: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
  906: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
  907: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
  908: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
  909: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
  910: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
  911: i386 { [aspire
  912: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
  913: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
  914: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
  915: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
  916: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
  917: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
  918: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
  919: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
  920: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
  921: 
  922: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
  923: 
  924: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
  925: 
  926: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
  927: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
  928: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
  929: necessary.
  930: 
  931: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
  932: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
  933: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
  934: for details.
  935: 
  936: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
  937: 
  938: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
  939: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
  940: Fukuoka, Japan*
  941: 
  942: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  943: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  944: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  945: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  946: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
  947: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
  948: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
  949: 
  950: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
  951: 
  952: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
  953: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
  954: 
  955: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  956: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  957: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  958: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  959: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
  960: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
  961: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
  962: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
  963: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
  964: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
  965: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
  966: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
  967: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
  968: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
  969: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
  970: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
  971: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
  972: 
  973: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
  974: 
  975: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
  976: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  977: 
  978: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
  979: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  980: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  981: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  982: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  983: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
  984: 
  985: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
  986: 
  987: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  988: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  989: 
  990: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  991: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  992: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  993: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  994: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
  995: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
  996: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
  997: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
  998: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
  999: enigmatic machines by
 1000: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1001: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1002: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1003: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1004: 
 1005: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1006: 
 1007: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1008: 
 1009: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1010: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1011: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1012: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1013: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1014: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1015: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1016: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1017: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1018: 
 1019: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1020: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1021: 
 1022: For more information please visit the website
 1023: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1024: 
 1025: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1026: 
 1027: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1028: 
 1029: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1030: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1031: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1032: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1033: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1034: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1035: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1036: 
 1037: For more information please visit the website
 1038: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1039: 
 1040: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1041: 
 1042: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1043: 
 1044: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1045: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1046: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1047: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1048: Netherlands.
 1049: 
 1050: For more information please visit the website
 1051: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1052: 
 1053: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1054: 
 1055: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1056: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1057: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1058: 
 1059: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1060: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1061: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1062: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1063: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1064: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1065: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1066: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1067: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1068: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1069: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1070: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1071: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1072: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1073: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1074: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1075: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1076: 
 1077: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1078: 
 1079: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1080: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1081: Okinawa, Japan*
 1082: 
 1083: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1084: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1085: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1086: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1087: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1088: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1089: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1090: 
 1091: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1092: 
 1093: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1094: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1095: Fukushima, Japan*
 1096: 
 1097: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1098: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1099: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1100: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1101: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1102: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1103: 
 1104: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1105: 
 1106: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1107: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1108: Japan*
 1109: 
 1110: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1111: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1112: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1113: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1114: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1115: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1116: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1117: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1118: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1119: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1120: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1121: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1122: 
 1123: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1124: 
 1125: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1126: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1127: 
 1128: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1129: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1130: 
 1131: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1132: 
 1133: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1134: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1135: 
 1136: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1137: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1138: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1139: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1140: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1141: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1142: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1143: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1144: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1145: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1146: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1147: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1148: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1149: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1150: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1151: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1152: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1153: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1154: will never die!
 1155: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1156: and
 1157: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1158: by tsutsui.
 1159: 
 1160: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1161: 
 1162: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1163: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1164: Japan*
 1165: 
 1166: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1167: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1168: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1169: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1170: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1171: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1172: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1173: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1174: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1175: keysign party by soda.
 1176: 
 1177: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1178: 
 1179: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1180: 
 1181: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1182: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1183: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1184: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1185: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1186: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1187: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1188: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1189: 
 1190: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1191: 
 1192: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1193: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1194: 
 1195: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1196: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1197: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1198: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1199: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1200: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1201: 
 1202: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1203: 
 1204: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1205: 
 1206: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1207: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1208: May 2011.
 1209: 
 1210: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1211: 
 1212: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1213: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1214: 
 1215: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1216: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1217: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1218: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1219: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1220: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1221: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1222: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1223: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1224: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1225: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1226: 
 1227: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1228: 
 1229: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1230: 
 1231: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1232: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1233: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1234: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1235: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1236: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1237: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1238: 
 1239: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1240: 
 1241: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1242: Oita, Japan*
 1243: 
 1244: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1245: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1246: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1247: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1248: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1249: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1250: 
 1251: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1252: 
 1253: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1254: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1255: 
 1256: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1257: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1258: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1259: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1260: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1261: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1262: 
 1263: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1264: 
 1265: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1266: Belgium*
 1267: 
 1268: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1269: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1270: 
 1271: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1272: in the BSD devroom
 1273: 
 1274: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1275: 
 1276: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1277: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1278: Japan*
 1279: 
 1280: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1281: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1282: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1283: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1284: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1285: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1286: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1287: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1288: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1289: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1290: 
 1291: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1292: 
 1293: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1294: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1295: 
 1296: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1297: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1298: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1299: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1300: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1301: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1302: 
 1303: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1304: 
 1305: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1306: 
 1307: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1308: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1309: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1310: focused.
 1311: 
 1312: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1313: 
 1314: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1315: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1316: 
 1317: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1318: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1319: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1320: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1321: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1322: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1323: 
 1324: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1325: 
 1326: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1327: 
 1328: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1329: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1330: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1331: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1332: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1333: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1334: 
 1335: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1336: 
 1337: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1338: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1339: 
 1340: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1341: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1342: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1343: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1344: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1345: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1346: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1347: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1348: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1349: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1350: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1351: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1352: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1353: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1354: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1355: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1356: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1357: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1358: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1359: tsutsui)
 1360: 
 1361: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1362: 
 1363: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1364: 
 1365: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1366: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1367: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1368: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1369: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1370: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1371: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1372: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1373: 
 1374: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1375: 
 1376: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1377: 
 1378: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1379: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1380: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1381: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1382: 
 1383: For more information please visit the website
 1384: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1385: 
 1386: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1387: 
 1388: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1389: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1390: Okinawa, Japan*
 1391: 
 1392: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1393: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1394: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1395: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1396: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1397: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1398: 
 1399: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1400: 
 1401: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1402: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1403: 
 1404: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1405: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1406: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1407: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1408: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1409: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1410: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1411: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1412: 
 1413: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1414: 
 1415: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1416: 
 1417: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1418: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1419: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1420: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1421: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1422: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1423: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1424: 
 1425: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1426: 
 1427: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1428: 
 1429: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1430: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1431: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1432: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1433: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1434: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1435: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1436: 
 1437: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1438: 
 1439: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1440: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1441: Japan*
 1442: 
 1443: See [this
 1444: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1445: for meeting information.
 1446: 
 1447: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1448: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1449: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1450: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1451: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1452: 
 1453: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1454: 
 1455: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1456: 
 1457: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1458: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1459: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1460: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1461: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1462: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1463: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1464: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1465: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1466: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1467: 
 1468: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1469: 
 1470: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1471: 
 1472: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1473: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1474: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1475: in a shared BSD booth.
 1476: 
 1477: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1478: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1479: 
 1480: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1481: 
 1482: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1483: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1484: 
 1485: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1486: 
 1487: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1488: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1489: 
 1490: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1491: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1492: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1493: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1494: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1495: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1496: 
 1497: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1498: 
 1499: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1500: 
 1501: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1502: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1503: 
 1504: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1505: 
 1506: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1507: 
 1508: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1509: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1510: May 2010.
 1511: 
 1512: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1513: 
 1514: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1515: 
 1516: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1517: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1518: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1519: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1520: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1521: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1522: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1523: 
 1524: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1525: 
 1526: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1527: 
 1528: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1529: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1530: 
 1531: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1532: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1533: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1534: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1535: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1536: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1537: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1538: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1539: 
 1540: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1541: 
 1542: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1543: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1544: 
 1545: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1546: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1547: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1548: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1549: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1550: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1551: 
 1552: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1553: 
 1554: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1555: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1556: 
 1557: The [February 2010
 1558: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1559: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1560: 
 1561: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1562: 
 1563: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1564: Belgium*
 1565: 
 1566: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1567: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1568: 
 1569: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1570: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1571: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1572: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1573: 
 1574: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1575: 
 1576: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1577: Oita, Japan*
 1578: 
 1579: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1580: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1581: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1582: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1583: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1584: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1585: 
 1586: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1587: 
 1588: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1589: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1590: 
 1591: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1592: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1593: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1594: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1595: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1596: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1597: 
 1598: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1599: 
 1600: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1601: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1602: 
 1603: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1604: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1605: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1606: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1607: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1608: demonstration.
 1609: 
 1610: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1611: 
 1612: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1613: 
 1614: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1615: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1616: major BSDs.
 1617: 
 1618: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1619: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1620: 
 1621: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1622: 
 1623: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1624: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1625: 
 1626: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1627: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1628: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1629: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1630: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1631: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1632: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1633: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1634: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1635: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1636: 
 1637: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1638: 
 1639: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1640: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1641: 
 1642: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1643: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1644: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1645: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1646: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1647: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1648: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1649: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1650: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1651: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1652: 
 1653: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1654: 
 1655: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1656: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1657: Okinawa, Japan*
 1658: 
 1659: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1660: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1661: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1662: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1663: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1664: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1665: 
 1666: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1667: 
 1668: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1669: 
 1670: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1671: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1672: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1673: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1674: 
 1675: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1676: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1677: 
 1678: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1679: 
 1680: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1681: 
 1682: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1683: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1684: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1685: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1686: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1687: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1688: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1689: 
 1690: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 1691: 
 1692: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 1693: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 1694: 
 1695: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1696: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1697: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1698: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1699: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 1700: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1701: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1702: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1703: 
 1704: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 1705: 
 1706: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1707: 
 1708: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1709: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1710: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1711: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1712: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 1713: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 1714: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 1715: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 1716: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 1717: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1718: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1719: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1720: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 1721: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 1722: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 1723: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 1724: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 1725: 
 1726: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1727: 
 1728: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 1729: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1730: Japan*
 1731: 
 1732: See [this
 1733: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 1734: for meeting information.
 1735: 
 1736: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 1737: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 1738: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 1739: party.
 1740: 
 1741: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 1742: 
 1743: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 1744: 
 1745: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 1746: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1747: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 1748: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1749: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 1750: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 1751: 
 1752: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 1753: 
 1754: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 1755: 
 1756: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 1757: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 1758: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 1759: systems at the exhibition.
 1760: 
 1761: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 1762: 
 1763: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1764: 
 1765: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1766: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1767: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1768: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 1769: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 1770: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1771: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 1772: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 1773: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 1774: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 1775: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 1776: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 1777: 
 1778: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 1779: 
 1780: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 1781: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1782: 
 1783: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1784: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1785: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1786: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1787: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 1788: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1789: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1790: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1791: 
 1792: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 1793: 
 1794: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1795: 
 1796: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 1797: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 1798: May 2009.
 1799: 
 1800: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 1801: 
 1802: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 1803: 
 1804: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 1805: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 1806: Hannover, Germany.
 1807: 
 1808: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1809: 
 1810: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1811: 
 1812: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1813: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1814: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1815: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1816: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1817: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1818: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1819: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 1820: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 1821: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 1822: and [NetBSD
 1823: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 1824: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1825: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 1826: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 1827: 
 1828: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 1829: 
 1830: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 1831: 
 1832: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 1833: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 1834: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 1835: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 1836: 
 1837: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 1838: 
 1839: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 1840: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1841: 
 1842: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1843: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1844: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1845: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 1846: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 1847: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1848: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1849: 
 1850: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 1851: 
 1852: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 1853: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 1854: the community.
 1855: 
 1856: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 1857: 
 1858: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 1859: 
 1860: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 1861: 
 1862: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 1863: 
 1864: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 1865: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1866: 
 1867: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1868: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1869: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1870: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1871: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1872: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1873: 
 1874: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 1875: 
 1876: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 1877: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 1878: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1879: 
 1880: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1881: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1882: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1883: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1884: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1885: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 1886: 
 1887: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 1888: 
 1889: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 1890: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 1891: 
 1892: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1893: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1894: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1895: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1896: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1897: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1898: 
 1899: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 1900: 
 1901: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 1902: 
 1903: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 1904: 
 1905: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 1906: 
 1907: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1908: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1909: 
 1910: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1911: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1912: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1913: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 1914: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1915: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1916: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1917: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 1918: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 1919: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 1920: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 1921: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 1922: 
 1923: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 1924: 
 1925: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 1926: 
 1927: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 1928: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 1929: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 1930: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 1931: 
 1932: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 1933: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1934: 
 1935: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 1936: 
 1937: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 1938: 
 1939: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 1940: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 1941: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 1942: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 1943: 
 1944: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 1945: 
 1946: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 1947: 
 1948: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 1949: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 1950: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 1951: 
 1952: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 1953: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 1954: 
 1955: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 1956: 
 1957: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 1958: 
 1959: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 1960: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1961: 
 1962: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1963: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1964: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1965: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 1966: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1967: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1968: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 1969: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 1970: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 1971: [Itojun Service
 1972: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 1973: 
 1974: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 1975: 
 1976: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 1977: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1978: 
 1979: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1980: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1981: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1982: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1983: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 1984: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1985: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1986: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1987: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 1988: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 1989: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 1990: 
 1991: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 1992: 
 1993: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1994: 
 1995: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1996: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1997: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1998: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1999: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2000: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2001: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2002: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2003: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2004: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2005: 
 2006: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2007: 
 2008: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2009: 
 2010: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2011: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2012: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2013: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2014: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2015: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2016: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2017: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2018: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2019: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2020: all BSD machines.
 2021: 
 2022: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2023: 
 2024: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2025: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2026: Japan*
 2027: 
 2028: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2029: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2030: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2031: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2032: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2033: 
 2034: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2035: 
 2036: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2037: 
 2038: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2039: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2040: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2041: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2042: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2043: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2044: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2045: 
 2046: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2047: 
 2048: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2049: 
 2050: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2051: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2052: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2053: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2054: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2055: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2056: 
 2057: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2058: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2059: 
 2060: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2061: 
 2062: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2063: 
 2064: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2065: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2066: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2067: novices to advanced developers.
 2068: 
 2069: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2070: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2071: 
 2072: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2073: 
 2074: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2075: Spain*
 2076: 
 2077: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2078: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2079: 
 2080: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2081: 
 2082: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2083: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2084: 
 2085: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2086: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2087: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2088: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2089: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2090: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2091: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2092: 
 2093: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2094: 
 2095: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2096: 
 2097: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2098: technologies and IT security.
 2099: 
 2100: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2101: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2102: 
 2103: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2104: 
 2105: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2106: 
 2107: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2108: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2109: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2110: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2111: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2112: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2113: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2114: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2115: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2116: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2117: 
 2118: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2119: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2120: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2121: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2122: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2123: 
 2124: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2125: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2126: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2127: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2128: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2129: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2130: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2131: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2132: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2133: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2134: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2135: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2136: 
 2137: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2138: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2139: networking and virtualisation.
 2140: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2141: 
 2142: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2143: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2144: 
 2145: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2146: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2147: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2148: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2149: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2150: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2151: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2152: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2153: 
 2154: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2155: 
 2156: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2157: 
 2158: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2159: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2160: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2161: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2162: 
 2163: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2164: 
 2165: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2166: 
 2167: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2168: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2169: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2170: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2171: 
 2172: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2173: 
 2174: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2175: 
 2176: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2177: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2178: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2179: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2180: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2181: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2182: 
 2183: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2184: 
 2185: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2186: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2187: Japan*
 2188: 
 2189: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2190: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2191: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2192: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2193: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2194: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2195: 
 2196: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2197: 
 2198: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2199: 
 2200: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2201: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2202: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2203: 
 2204: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2205: 
 2206: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2207: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2208: 
 2209: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2210: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2211: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2212: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2213: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2214: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2215: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2216: 
 2217: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2218: 
 2219: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2220: Niigata, Japan*
 2221: 
 2222: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2223: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2224: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2225: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2226: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2227: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2228: 
 2229: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2230: 
 2231: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2232: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2233: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2234: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2235: 
 2236: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2237: 
 2238: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2239: Turkey*
 2240: 
 2241: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2242: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2243: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2244: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2245: 
 2246: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2247: 
 2248: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2249: 
 2250: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2251: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2252: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2253: information, see the [event's
 2254: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2255: 
 2256: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2257: 
 2258: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2259: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2260: 
 2261: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2262: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2263: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2264: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2265: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2266: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2267: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2268: Presentation by
 2269: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2270: 
 2271: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2272: 
 2273: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2274: 
 2275: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2276: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2277: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2278: 
 2279: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2280: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2281: 
 2282: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2283: 
 2284: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2285: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2286: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2287: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2288: 
 2289: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2290: 
 2291: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2292: 
 2293: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2294: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2295: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2296: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2297: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2298: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2299: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2300: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2301: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2302: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2303: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2304: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2305: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2306: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2307: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2308: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2309: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2310: ).
 2311: 
 2312: [A report with some
 2313: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2314: available.
 2315: 
 2316: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2317: 
 2318: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2319: 
 2320: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2321: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2322: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2323: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2324: Switzerland.
 2325: 
 2326: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2327: report was posted to the
 2328: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2329: mailing list.
 2330: 
 2331: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2332: 
 2333: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2334: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2335: Japan*
 2336: 
 2337: See [this
 2338: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2339: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2340: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2341: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2342: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2343: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2344: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2345: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2346: sign party.
 2347: 
 2348: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2349: 
 2350: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2351: 
 2352: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2353: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2354: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2355: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2356: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2357: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2358: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2359: 
 2360: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2361: 
 2362: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2363: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2364: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2365: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2366: at the
 2367: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2368: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2369: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2370: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2371: 
 2372: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2373: information.
 2374: 
 2375: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2376: 
 2377: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2378: 
 2379: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2380: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2381: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2382: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2383: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2384: 
 2385: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2386: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2387: 
 2388: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2389: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2390: 
 2391: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2392: 
 2393: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2394: 
 2395: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2396: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2397: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2398: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2399: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2400: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2401: welcome to attend.
 2402: 
 2403: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2404: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2405: 
 2406: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2407: 
 2408: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2409: 
 2410: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2411: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2412: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2413: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2414: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2415: 
 2416: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2417: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2418: 
 2419: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2420: 
 2421: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2422: 
 2423: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2424: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2425: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2426: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2427: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2428: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2429: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2430: 
 2431: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2432: 
 2433: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2434: 
 2435: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2436: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2437: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2438: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2439: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2440: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2441: widest possible audience.
 2442: 
 2443: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2444: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2445: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2446: 
 2447: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2448: 
 2449: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2450: 
 2451: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2452: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2453: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2454: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2455: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2456: 
 2457: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2458: 
 2459: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2460: 
 2461: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2462: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2463: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2464: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2465: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2466: 
 2467: More information can be found at
 2468: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2469: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2470: German language article can be found at:
 2471: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2472: 
 2473: Ignatios also
 2474: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2475: his [slides (german
 2476: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2477: 
 2478: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2479: 
 2480: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2481: 
 2482: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2483: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2484: Brussels, Belgium.
 2485: 
 2486: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2487: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2488: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2489: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2490: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2491: 
 2492: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2493: 
 2494: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2495: 
 2496: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2497: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2498: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2499: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2500: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2501: and
 2502: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2503: 
 2504: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2505: 
 2506: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2507: 
 2508: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2509: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2510: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2511: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2512: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2513: 
 2514: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2515: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2516: and Solaris.
 2517: 
 2518: For more information, please [visit the
 2519: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2520: 
 2521: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2522: 
 2523: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2524: 
 2525: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2526: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2527: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2528: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2529: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2530: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2531: 
 2532: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2533: 
 2534: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2535: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2536: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2537: 
 2538: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2539: 
 2540: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2541: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2542: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2543: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2544: 
 2545: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2546: 
 2547: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2548: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2549: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2550: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2551: 
 2552: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2553: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2554: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2555: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2556: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2557: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2558:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2559: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2560:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2561: 
 2562: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2563: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2564: 
 2565: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2566: 
 2567: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2568: 
 2569: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2570: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2571: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2572: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2573: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2574: 
 2575: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2576: 
 2577: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2578: 
 2579: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2580: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2581: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2582: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2583: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2584: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2585: 
 2586: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2587: 
 2588: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2589: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2590: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2591: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2592: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2593: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2594: 
 2595: A report on the event is available
 2596: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2597: 
 2598: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2599: 
 2600: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2601: 
 2602: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2603: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2604: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2605: booth.
 2606: 
 2607: A report of the event can be found
 2608: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2609: 
 2610: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2611: 
 2612: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2613: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2614: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2615: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2616: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2617: 
 2618: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2619: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2620: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2621: information.
 2622: 
 2623: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2624: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2625: 
 2626: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2627: 
 2628: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2629: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2630: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2631: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2632: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2633: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2634: the booth.
 2635: 
 2636: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2637: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2638: about the event.
 2639: 
 2640: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2641: 
 2642: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2643: 
 2644: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2645: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2646: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2647: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2648: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2649: 
 2650: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2651: 
 2652: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2653: 
 2654: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2655: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2656: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2657: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2658: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2659: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2660: 
 2661: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2662: 
 2663: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2664: 
 2665: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2666: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2667: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2668: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2669: 
 2670: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2671:     FreeBSD Project
 2672: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2673:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2674:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2675:     .
 2676: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2677:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2678:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2679: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2680: 
 2681: \> See [program for
 2682: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2683: 
 2684: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2685: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2686: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2687: 
 2688: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 2689: 
 2690: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 2691: 
 2692: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 2693: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 2694: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 2695: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 2696: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 2697: developers.
 2698: 
 2699: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 2700: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 2701: during May 10-14th.
 2702: 
 2703: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 2704: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 2705: 
 2706: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 2707: 
 2708: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 2709: 
 2710: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 2711: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 2712: conference on their campus.
 2713: 
 2714: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 2715: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 2716: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2717: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 2718: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 2719: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 2720: 
 2721: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 2722: presentation proposal, please visit
 2723: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 2724: 
 2725: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 2726: 
 2727: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 2728: 
 2729: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 2730: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 2731: tutorials.
 2732: 
 2733: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 2734: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 2735: 
 2736: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 2737: 
 2738: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 2739: 
 2740: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 2741: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 2742: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 2743: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 2744: URL above.
 2745: 
 2746: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2747: 
 2748: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2749: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2750: 
 2751: See [this
 2752: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 2753: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 2754: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 2755: Codeblog.
 2756: 
 2757: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 2758: 
 2759: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 2760: 
 2761: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 2762: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 2763: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 2764: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 2765: gmail.com).
 2766: 
 2767: For more information about this event see
 2768: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 2769: 
 2770: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 2771: 
 2772: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 2773: 
 2774: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 2775: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 2776: Cons in Germany.
 2777: 
 2778: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 2779: 
 2780: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 2781: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 2782: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 2783: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 2784: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 2785: 
 2786: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 2787: net-tex.de\>.
 2788: 
 2789: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 2790: 
 2791: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 2792: 
 2793: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 2794: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 2795: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 2796: 
 2797: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 2798: 
 2799: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2800: 
 2801: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2802: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 2803: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2804: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2805: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2806: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2807: 
 2808: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 2809: 
 2810: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 2811: 
 2812: [German Unix User Group
 2813: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 2814: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 2815: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 2816: 
 2817: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 2818: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 2819: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 2820: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 2821: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 2822: 
 2823: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 2824: 
 2825: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 2826: 
 2827: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 2828: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 2829: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 2830: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 2831: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 2832: Europe.
 2833: 
 2834: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 2835: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 2836: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 2837: 
 2838: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 2839: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 2840: 
 2841: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 2842: 
 2843: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 2844: 
 2845: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 2846: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 2847: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 2848: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 2849: if you would like to help.
 2850: 
 2851: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 2852: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 2853: 
 2854: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 2855: 
 2856: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 2857: 
 2858: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 2859: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 2860: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 2861: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 2862: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 2863: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 2864: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 2865: 
 2866: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 2867: 
 2868: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 2869: 
 2870: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 2871: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2872: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2873: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2874: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2875: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2876: 
 2877: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 2878: 
 2879: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 2880: 
 2881: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 2882: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 2883: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 2884: conference venue and registration. present.
 2885: 
 2886: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 2887: 
 2888: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 2889: 
 2890: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 2891: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 2892: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 2893: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 2894: Lockhoff.
 2895: 
 2896: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 2897: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 2898: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 2899: 
 2900: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 2901: 
 2902: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 2903: 
 2904: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 2905: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 2906: others) will be presented.
 2907: 
 2908: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 2909: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 2910: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 2911: 
 2912: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 2913: 
 2914: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 2915: especially showing NetBSD!
 2916: 
 2917: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 2918: 
 2919: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 2920: 
 2921: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 2922: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2923: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2924: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2925: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 2926: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 2927: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 2928: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 2929: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 2930: 
 2931: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 2932: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 2933: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 2934: 
 2935: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 2936: 
 2937: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 2938: 
 2939: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 2940: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 2941: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2942: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2943: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2944: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2945: 
 2946: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 2947: 
 2948: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 2949: 
 2950: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 2951: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 2952: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 2953: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 2954: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 2955: 
 2956: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 2957: 
 2958: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 2959: 
 2960: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 2961: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 2962: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 2963: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 2964: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 2965: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 2966: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 2967: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 2968: on netbsd-advocacy.
 2969: 
 2970: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 2971: 
 2972: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 2973: 
 2974: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 2975: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 2976: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 2977: group page for more information.
 2978: 
 2979: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2980: 
 2981: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2982: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2983: 
 2984: See [this
 2985: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 2986: meeting information.
 2987: 
 2988: A
 2989: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 2990: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 2991: 
 2992: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 2993: 
 2994: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 2995: 
 2996: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 2997: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 2998: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 2999: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3000: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3001: organization.
 3002: 
 3003: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3004: 
 3005: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3006: 
 3007: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3008: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3009: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3010: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3011: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3012: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3013: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3014: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3015: for more details.
 3016: 
 3017: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3018: 
 3019: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3020: 
 3021: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3022: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3023: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3024: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3025: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3026: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3027: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3028: 
 3029: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3030: 
 3031: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3032: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3033: 
 3034: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3035: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3036: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3037: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3038: 
 3039: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3040: 
 3041: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3042: 
 3043: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3044: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3045: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3046: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3047: groups.
 3048: 
 3049: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3050: 
 3051: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3052: 
 3053: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3054: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3055: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3056: venue and registration.
 3057: 
 3058: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3059: 
 3060: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3061: 
 3062: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3063: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3064: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3065: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3066: 
 3067: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3068: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3069:     Live performance
 3070: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3071: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3072: 
 3073: See [program for
 3074: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3075: 
 3076: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3077: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3078: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3079: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3080: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3081: 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)).
 3082: 
 3083: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3084: 
 3085: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3086: 
 3087: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3088: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3089: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3090: 
 3091: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3092: 
 3093: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3094: 
 3095: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3096: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3097: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3098: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3099: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3100: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3101: [slides for this
 3102: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3103: 
 3104: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3105: 
 3106: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3107: 
 3108: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3109: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3110: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3111: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3112: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3113: 
 3114: More information is at
 3115: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3116: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3117: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3118: 
 3119: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3120: 
 3121: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3122: 
 3123: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3124: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3125: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3126: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3127: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3128: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3129: 
 3130: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3131: 
 3132: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3133: 
 3134: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3135: 
 3136: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3137: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3138: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3139: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3140: 
 3141: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3142: 
 3143: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3144: 
 3145: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3146: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3147: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3148: 
 3149: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3150: 
 3151: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3152: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3153: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3154: 
 3155: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3156: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3157: 
 3158: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3159: 
 3160: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3161: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3162: 
 3163: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3164: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3165: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3166: 
 3167: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3168: 
 3169: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3170: 
 3171: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3172: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3173: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3174: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3175: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3176: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3177: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3178: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3179: 
 3180: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3181: 
 3182: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3183: 
 3184: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3185: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3186: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3187: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3188: 
 3189: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3190: 
 3191: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3192: 
 3193: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3194: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3195: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3196: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3197: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3198: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3199: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3200: available.
 3201: 
 3202: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3203: 
 3204: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3205: 
 3206: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3207: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3208: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3209: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3210: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3211: 
 3212: A brief report from the conference is available
 3213: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3214: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3215: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3216: 
 3217: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3218: 
 3219: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3220: 
 3221: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3222: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3223: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3224: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3225: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3226: 
 3227: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3228: 
 3229: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3230: 
 3231: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3232: 
 3233: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3234: 
 3235: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3236: 
 3237: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3238: 
 3239: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3240: 
 3241: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3242: 
 3243: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3244: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3245: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3246: 
 3247: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3248: 
 3249: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3250: 
 3251: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3252: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3253: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3254: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3255: conference.
 3256: 
 3257: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3258: 
 3259: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3260: 
 3261: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3262: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3263: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3264: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3265: for details.
 3266: 
 3267: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3268: 
 3269: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3270: 
 3271: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3272: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3273: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3274: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3275: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3276: 
 3277: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3278: 
 3279: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3280: 
 3281: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3282: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3283: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3284: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3285: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3286: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3287: 
 3288: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3289: 
 3290: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3291: 
 3292: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3293: 
 3294: [BOF
 3295: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3296: 
 3297: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3298: 
 3299: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3300: 
 3301: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3302: 
 3303: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3304: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3305: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3306: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3307: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3308: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3309: of the BSD
 3310: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3311: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3312: conference.
 3313: 
 3314: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3315: 
 3316: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3317: 
 3318: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3319: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3320: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3321: in helping out.
 3322: 
 3323: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3324: 
 3325: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3326: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3327: 
 3328: See [this
 3329: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3330: meeting information.
 3331: 
 3332: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3333: 
 3334: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3335: 
 3336: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3337: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3338: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3339: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3340: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3341: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3342: 
 3343: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3344: 
 3345: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3346: 
 3347: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3348: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3349: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3350: NetBSD-BR.
 3351: 
 3352: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3353: 
 3354: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3355: 
 3356: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3357: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3358: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3359: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3360: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3361: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3362: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3363: 
 3364: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3365: 
 3366: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3367: 
 3368: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3369: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3370: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3371: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3372: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3373: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3374: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3375: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3376: for more information.
 3377: 
 3378: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3379: 
 3380: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3381: 
 3382: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3383: [GUUG
 3384: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3385: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3386: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3387: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3388: 
 3389: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3390: 
 3391: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3392: 
 3393: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3394: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3395: 
 3396: -   \`\`
 3397:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3398:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3399: -   \`\`
 3400:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3401:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3402: -   \`\`
 3403:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3404:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3405: 
 3406: Please see the
 3407: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3408: details. Photos are available at [this
 3409: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3410: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3411: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3412: 
 3413: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3414: 
 3415: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3416: 
 3417: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3418: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3419: France.
 3420: 
 3421: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3422: 
 3423: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3424: 
 3425: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3426: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3427: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3428: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3429: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3430: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3431: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3432: 
 3433: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3434: 
 3435: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3436: 
 3437: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3438: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3439: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3440: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3441: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3442: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3443: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3444: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3445: MailingList useful.
 3446: 
 3447: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3448: 
 3449: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3450: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3451: 
 3452: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3453: details.
 3454: 
 3455: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3456: 
 3457: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3458: 
 3459: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3460: 
 3461: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3462: 
 3463: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3464: 
 3465: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3466: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3467: administration. See
 3468: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3469: for details.
 3470: 
 3471: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3472: 
 3473: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3474: 
 3475: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3476: 
 3477: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3478: 
 3479: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3480: 
 3481: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3482: 
 3483: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3484: 
 3485: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3486: 
 3487: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3488: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3489: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3490: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3491: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3492: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3493: information.
 3494: 
 3495: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3496: 
 3497: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3498: 
 3499: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3500: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3501: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3502: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3503: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3504: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3505: is available online.
 3506: 
 3507: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3508: 
 3509: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3510: 
 3511: A lot of photos are available
 3512: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3513: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3514: 
 3515: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3516: 
 3517: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3518: 
 3519: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3520: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3521: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3522: 
 3523: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3524: Dolecek. See the [full
 3525: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3526: for details and pictures.
 3527: 
 3528: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3529: 
 3530: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3531: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3532: 
 3533: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3534: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3535: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3536: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3537: 
 3538: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3539: 
 3540: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3541: 
 3542: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3543: 
 3544: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3545: 
 3546: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3547: 
 3548: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3549: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3550: 
 3551: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3552: 
 3553: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3554: 
 3555: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3556: 
 3557: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3558: 
 3559: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3560: 
 3561: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3562: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3563: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3564: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3565: see
 3566: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3567: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3568: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3569: 
 3570: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3571: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3572: 
 3573: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3574: 
 3575: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3576: 
 3577: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3578: holding the [BSDay
 3579: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3580: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3581: for more information.
 3582: 
 3583: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3584: 
 3585: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3586: 
 3587: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3588: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3589: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3590: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3591: 
 3592: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3593: 
 3594: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3595: 
 3596: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3597: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3598: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3599: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3600: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3601: 
 3602: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3603: 
 3604: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3605: 
 3606: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3607: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3608: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3609: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3610: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3611: 
 3612: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3613: 
 3614: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3615: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3616: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3617: 
 3618: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3619: 
 3620: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3621: 
 3622: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3623: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3624: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3625: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3626: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3627: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3628: 
 3629: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3630: 
 3631: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3632: 
 3633: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3634: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3635: administration. See
 3636: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3637: for details.
 3638: 
 3639: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3640: 
 3641: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3642: 
 3643: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3644: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3645: events including several pictures is available online at
 3646: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3647: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3648: from:
 3649: 
 3650: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3651:     [
 3652:     mp3
 3653:     ]
 3654: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3655:     [
 3656:     mp3
 3657:     ]
 3658: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3659:     mit NetBSD
 3660:     [
 3661:     mp3
 3662:     ]
 3663: 
 3664: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3665: 
 3666: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3667: 
 3668: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3669: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3670: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3671: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3672: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3673: 
 3674: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3675: 
 3676: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3677: 
 3678: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3679: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3680: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3681: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3682: activities will be the:
 3683: 
 3684: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3685: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3686: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3687: 
 3688: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 3689: 
 3690: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 3691: 
 3692: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 3693: 
 3694: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 3695: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3696: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 3697: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 3698: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 3699: a [short
 3700: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 3701: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 3702: available online.
 3703: 
 3704: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 3705: 
 3706: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 3707: 
 3708: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 3709: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3710: from December 27th to 29th.
 3711: 
 3712: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3713: 
 3714: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 3715: 
 3716: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3717: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3718: administration.
 3719: 
 3720: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 3721: 
 3722: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3723: 
 3724: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 3725: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 3726: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 3727: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 3728: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 3729: for details.
 3730: 
 3731: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 3732: 
 3733: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 3734: 
 3735: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 3736: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 3737: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 3738: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 3739: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 3740: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 3741: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 3742: 
 3743: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 3744: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 3745: Germany. See
 3746: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 3747: for more information.
 3748: 
 3749: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 3750: 
 3751: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 3752: 
 3753: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 3754: 
 3755: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 3756: 
 3757: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 3758: 
 3759: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 3760: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 3761: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 3762: 
 3763: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 3764: 
 3765: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 3766: 
 3767: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 3768: 
 3769: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 3770: 
 3771: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 3772: 
 3773: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 3774: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 3775: College.
 3776: 
 3777: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 3778: 
 3779: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 3780: 
 3781: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 3782: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 3783: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 3784: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 3785: rendering cluster done with
 3786: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 3787: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 3788: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 3789: available from [Hubert's
 3790: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 3791: 
 3792: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 3793: 
 3794: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 3795: 
 3796: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 3797: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 3798: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 3799: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 3800: online.
 3801: 
 3802: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 3803: 
 3804: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 3805: 
 3806: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 3807: 
 3808: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 3809: 
 3810: *July 22, 2002*
 3811: 
 3812: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 3813: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 3814: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3815: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 3816: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 3817: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 3818: 
 3819: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3820: 
 3821: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 3822: 
 3823: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 3824: 
 3825: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 3826: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 3827: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 3828: 
 3829: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3830: 
 3831: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 3832: 
 3833: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 3834: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 3835: here](events/usenix2002/).
 3836: 
 3837: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 3838: 
 3839: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 3840: 
 3841: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 3842: 
 3843: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 3844: 
 3845: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3846: 
 3847: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 3848: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 3849: available.
 3850: 
 3851: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 3852: 
 3853: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 3854: 
 3855: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 3856: 
 3857: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3858: 
 3859: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 3860: 
 3861: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 3862: 
 3863: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 3864: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 3865: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 3866: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 3867: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 3868: 
 3869: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 3870: 
 3871: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 3872: 
 3873: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 3874: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 3875: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 3876: chance to prove their value.
 3877: 
 3878: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 3879: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 3880: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 3881: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 3882: 
 3883: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 3884: 
 3885: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3886: 
 3887: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 3888: 
 3889: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 3890: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 3891: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 3892: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 3893: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 3894: is available.
 3895: 
 3896: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 3897: 
 3898: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 3899: 
 3900: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 3901: 
 3902: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 3903: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 3904: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 3905: 
 3906: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 3907: 
 3908: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 3909: USA*
 3910: 
 3911: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 3912: 
 3913: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 3914: 
 3915: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 3916: 
 3917: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 3918: 
 3919: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 3920: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 3921: 
 3922: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 3923: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 3924: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 3925: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 3926: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 3927: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 3928: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 3929: 
 3930: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 3931: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 3932: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 3933: Emulation.
 3934: 
 3935: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 3936: 
 3937: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 3938: 
 3939: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 3940: 
 3941: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 3942: 
 3943: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 3944: 
 3945: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 3946: 
 3947: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 3948: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 3949: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 3950: 
 3951: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 3952: 
 3953: *September 13, 2001*
 3954: 
 3955: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 3956: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3957: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 3958: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 3959: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 3960: 
 3961: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 3962: 
 3963: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 3964: 
 3965: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 3966: 
 3967: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 3968: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 3969: NetBSD booth at
 3970: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 3971: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 3972: from Japan.
 3973: 
 3974: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 3975: 
 3976: *July 11, 2001*
 3977: 
 3978: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 3979: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3980: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 3981: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 3982: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 3983: 
 3984: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3985: 
 3986: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 3987: Tokyo, Japan*
 3988: 
 3989: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 3990: 
 3991: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 3992: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 3993: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 3994: 
 3995: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 3996: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 3997: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 3998: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 3999: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4000: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4001: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4002: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4003: 
 4004: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4005: 
 4006: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4007: 
 4008: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4009: 
 4010: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4011: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4012: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4013: 
 4014: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4015: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4016: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4017: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4018: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4019: slides from this talk are available at
 4020: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4021: 
 4022: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4023: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4024: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4025: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4026: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4027: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4028: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4029: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4030: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4031: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4032: web site.
 4033: 
 4034: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4035: 
 4036: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4037: 
 4038: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4039: 
 4040: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4041: 
 4042: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4043: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4044: 
 4045: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4046: 
 4047: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4048: 
 4049: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4050: 
 4051: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4052: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4053: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4054: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4055: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4056: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4057: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4058: 
 4059: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4060: 
 4061: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4062: 
 4063: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4064: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4065: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4066: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4067: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4068: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4069: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4070: 
 4071: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4072: 
 4073: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4074: 
 4075: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4076: 
 4077: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4078: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4079: Spring is available.
 4080: 
 4081: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4082: 
 4083: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4084: 
 4085: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4086: 
 4087: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4088: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4089: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4090: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4091: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4092: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4093: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4094: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4095: 
 4096: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4097: 
 4098: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4099: 
 4100: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4101: 
 4102: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4103: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4104: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4105: other swag.
 4106: 
 4107: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4108: 
 4109: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4110: 
 4111: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4112: 
 4113: There was a [BSD BoF
 4114: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4115: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4116: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4117: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4118: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4119: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4120: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4121: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4122: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4123: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4124: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4125: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4126: BSD activity in Japan.
 4127: 
 4128: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4129: 
 4130: *December 6, 2000*
 4131: 
 4132: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4133: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4134: public.
 4135: 
 4136: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4137: 
 4138: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4139: 
 4140: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4141: 
 4142: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4143: 
 4144: *November 25, 2000*
 4145: 
 4146: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4147: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4148: announced to the public.
 4149: 
 4150: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4151: 
 4152: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4153: 
 4154: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4155: 
 4156: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4157: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4158: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4159: 
 4160: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4161: Mission.
 4162: 
 4163: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4164: 
 4165: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4166: 
 4167: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4168: 
 4169: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4170: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4171: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4172: 
 4173: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4174: David Maxwell.
 4175: 
 4176: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4177: 
 4178: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4179: 
 4180: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4181: 
 4182: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4183: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4184: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4185: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4186: 
 4187: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4188: 
 4189: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4190: 
 4191: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4192: 
 4193: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4194: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4195: 
 4196: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4197: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4198: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4199: 
 4200: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4201: is available at
 4202: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4203: 
 4204: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4205: 
 4206: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4207: 
 4208: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4209: 
 4210: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4211: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4212: fixed onsite.
 4213: 
 4214: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4215: 
 4216: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4217: 
 4218: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4219: 
 4220: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4221: 
 4222: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4223: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4224: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4225: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4226: 
 4227: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4228: 
 4229: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4230: 
 4231: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4232: 
 4233: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4234: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4235: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4236: 
 4237: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4238: 
 4239: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4240: 
 4241: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4242: 
 4243: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4244: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4245: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4246: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4247: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4248: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4249: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4250: 
 4251: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4252: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4253: 
 4254: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4255: 
 4256: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4257: 
 4258: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4259: 
 4260: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4261: followed.
 4262: 
 4263: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4264: 
 4265: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4266: 
 4267: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4268: 
 4269: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4270: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4271: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4272: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4273: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4274: giving a talk.
 4275: 
 4276: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4277: 
 4278: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4279: 
 4280: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4281: 
 4282: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4283: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4284: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4285: gave a [technical session on
 4286: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4287: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4288: session on
 4289: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4290: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4291: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4292: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4293: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4294: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4295: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4296: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4297: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4298: 
 4299: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4300: The NetBSD Mission.
 4301: 
 4302: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4303: 
 4304: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4305: 
 4306: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4307: 
 4308: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4309: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4310: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4311: 
 4312: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4313: 
 4314: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4315: 
 4316: [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)
 4317: 
 4318: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4319: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4320: \*BSD followed.
 4321: 
 4322: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4323: 
 4324: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4325: 
 4326: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4327: 
 4328: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4329: Mission.
 4330: 
 4331: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4332: 
 4333: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4334: 
 4335: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4336: 
 4337: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4338: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4339: snapshot CDs were available.
 4340: 
 4341: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4342: 
 4343: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4344: 
 4345: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4346: 
 4347: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4348: 
 4349: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4350: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4351: 
 4352: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4353: 
 4354: *March 19, 2000*
 4355: 
 4356: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4357: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4358: announced to the public.
 4359: 
 4360: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4361: 
 4362: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4363: 
 4364: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4365: 
 4366: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4367: 3rd.
 4368: 
 4369: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4370: 
 4371: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4372: 
 4373: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4374: 
 4375: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4376: 
 4377: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4378: Dec 18.
 4379: 
 4380: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4381: 
 4382: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4383: 
 4384: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4385: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4386: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4387: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4388: 
 4389: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4390: 
 4391: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4392: 
 4393: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4394: 
 4395: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4396: 
 4397: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4398: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4399: 
 4400: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4401: Mission.
 4402: 
 4403: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4404: 
 4405: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4406: 
 4407: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4408: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4409: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4410: 
 4411: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4412: 
 4413: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4414: 
 4415: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4416: 
 4417: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4418: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4419: 
 4420: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4421: 
 4422: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4423: 
 4424: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4425: 
 4426: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4427: 
 4428: *August 26, 1999*
 4429: 
 4430: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4431: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4432: announced to the public.
 4433: 
 4434: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4435: 
 4436: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4437: 
 4438: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4439: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4440: 
 4441: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4442: 
 4443: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4444: 
 4445: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4446: 
 4447: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4448: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4449: package system.
 4450: 
 4451: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4452: 
 4453: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4454: 
 4455: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4456: 
 4457: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4458: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4459: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4460: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4461: 
 4462: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4463: 
 4464: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4465: 
 4466: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4467: 
 4468: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4469: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4470: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4471: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4472: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4473: checkpointing in userspace.
 4474: 
 4475: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4476: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4477: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4478: 
 4479: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4480: 
 4481: *May 12, 1999*
 4482: 
 4483: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4484: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4485: public.
 4486: 
 4487: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4488: 
 4489: *December 23, 1998*
 4490: 
 4491: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4492: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4493: announced to the public.
 4494: 
 4495: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4496: 
 4497: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4498: 
 4499: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4500: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4501: in San Jose, CA.
 4502: 
 4503: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4504: 
 4505: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4506: 
 4507: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4508: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4509: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4510: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4511: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4512: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4513: 
 4514: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4515: 
 4516: *May 29, 1998*
 4517: 
 4518: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4519: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4520: announced to the public.
 4521: 
 4522: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4523: 
 4524: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4525: 
 4526: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4527: 
 4528: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4529: 
 4530: *March 9, 1998*
 4531: 
 4532: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4533: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4534: released.
 4535: 
 4536: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4537: 
 4538: *January 4, 1998*
 4539: 
 4540: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4541: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4542: public.
 4543: 
 4544: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4545: 
 4546: *May 20, 1997*
 4547: 
 4548: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4549: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4550: announced to the public.
 4551: 
 4552: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4553: 
 4554: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4555: 
 4556: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4557: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4558: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4559: 
 4560: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4561: 
 4562: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4563: 
 4564: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4565: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4566: 
 4567: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4568: 
 4569: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4570: 
 4571: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4572: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4573: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4574: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4575: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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