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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: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
   12: 
   13: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
   14: 
   15: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
   16: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
   17: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
   18: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
   19: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
   20: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
   21: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
   22: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
   23: 
   24: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
   25: 
   26: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
   27: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   28: 
   29: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   30: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there will be a NetBSD
   31: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   32: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
   33: 
   34: Past Events
   35: -----------
   36: 
   37: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
   38: 
   39: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
   40: 
   41: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   42: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
   43: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   44: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   45: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
   46: 
   47: 
   48: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
   49: 
   50: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
   51: 
   52: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   53: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
   54: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   55: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
   56: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
   57: 
   58: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
   59: 
   60: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
   61: 
   62: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
   63: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   64: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
   65: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
   66: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
   67: 
   68: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
   69: 
   70: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
   71: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
   72: 
   73: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   74: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
   75: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   76: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
   77: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
   78: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
   79: 
   80: 
   81: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
   82: 
   83: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
   84: 
   85: 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.
   86: 
   87: 
   88: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
   89: 
   90: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
   91: 
   92: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
   93: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   94: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   95: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   96: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
   97: 
   98: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
   99: 
  100: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  101: 
  102: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  103: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  104: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  105: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  106: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  107: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  108: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  109: 
  110: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  111: 
  112: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  113: 
  114: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  115: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  116: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  117: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  118: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  119: 
  120: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  121: 
  122: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  123: 
  124: 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.
  125: 
  126: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  127: 
  128: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  129: 
  130: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  131: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  132: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  133: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  134: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  135: 
  136: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  137: 
  138: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  139: 
  140: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  141: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  142: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  143: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  144: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  145: 
  146: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  147: 
  148: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  149: 
  150: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  151: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  152: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  153: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  154: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  155: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  156: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  157: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  158: 
  159: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  160: 
  161: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  162: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  163: 
  164: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  165: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  166: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  167: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  168: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  169: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  170: 
  171: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  172: 
  173: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  174: 
  175: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  176: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  177: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  178: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  179: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  180: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  181: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  182: 
  183: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  184: 
  185: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  186: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  187: Japan*
  188: 
  189: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  190: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  191: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  192: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  193: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  194: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  195: 
  196: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  197: 
  198: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  199: 
  200: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  201: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  202: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  203: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  204: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  205: 
  206: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  207: 
  208: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  209: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  210: 
  211: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  212: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  213: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  214: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  215: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  216: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  217: 
  218: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  219: 
  220: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  221: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  222: 
  223: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  224: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , 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: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  231: 
  232: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  233: 
  234: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  235: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  236: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  237: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  238: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  239: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  240: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  241: 
  242: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  243: 
  244: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  245: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  246: 
  247: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  248: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was 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/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  252: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  253: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  254: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  255: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  256: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  257: 
  258: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  259: 
  260: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  261: 
  262: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  263: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  264: 
  265: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  266: 
  267: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  268: 
  269: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  270: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  271: 
  272: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  273: 
  274: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  275: 
  276: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  277: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  278: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  279: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  280: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  281: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  282: 
  283: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  284: 
  285: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  286: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  287: 
  288: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  289: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  290: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  291: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  292: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  293: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  294: 
  295: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  296: 
  297: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  298: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  299: 
  300: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  301: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  302: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  303: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  304: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  305: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  306: 
  307: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  308: 
  309: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  310: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  311: 
  312: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  313: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  314: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  315: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  316: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  317: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  318: 
  319: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  320: 
  321: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  322: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  323: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  324: 
  325: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  326: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  327: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  328: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  329: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  330: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  331: 
  332: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  333: 
  334: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  335: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  336: 
  337: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  338: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  339: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  340: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  341: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  342: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  343: 
  344: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  345: 
  346: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  347: Campus
  348: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  349: Germany*
  350: 
  351: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  352: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  353: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  354: answering users' questions.
  355: 
  356: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  357: 
  358: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  359: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  360: 
  361: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  362: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  363: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  364: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  365: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  366: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  367: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  368: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  369: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  370: hardfloat
  371: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  372: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  373: 
  374: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  375: 
  376: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  377: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  378: 
  379: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  380: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  381: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  382: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  383: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  384: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  385: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  386: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  387: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  388: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  389: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  390: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  391: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  392: 
  393: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  394: 
  395: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  396: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  397: Japan*
  398: 
  399: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  400: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  401: for meeting information.[more detail on
  402: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  403: 
  404: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  405: 
  406: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  407: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  408: Okinawa, Japan*
  409: 
  410: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  411: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  412: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  413: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  414: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  415: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  416: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  417: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  418: 
  419: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  420: 
  421: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  422: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  423: Japan*
  424: 
  425: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  426: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  427: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  428: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  429: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  430: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  431: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  432: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  433: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  434: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  435: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  436: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  437: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  438: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  439: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  440: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  441: 
  442: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  443: 
  444: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  445: 
  446: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  447: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  448: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  449: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  450: cases or notebooks.
  451: 
  452: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  453: more information.
  454: 
  455: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  456: 
  457: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  458: 
  459: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  460: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  461: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  462: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  463: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  464: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  465: 
  466: See [the call for
  467: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  468: for details.
  469: 
  470: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  471: 
  472: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  473: 
  474: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  475: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  476: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  477: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  478: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  479: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  480: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  481: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  482: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  483: these.
  484: 
  485: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  486: 
  487: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  488: 
  489: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  490: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  491: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  492: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  493: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  494: 
  495: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  496: 
  497: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  498: 
  499: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  500: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  501: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  502: BSD related talks.
  503: 
  504: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  505: information.
  506: 
  507: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  508: 
  509: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  510: 
  511: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  512: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  513: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  514: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  515: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  516: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  517: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  518: 
  519: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  520: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  521: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  522: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  523: Japan NetBSD Users
  524: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  525: 
  526: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  527: 
  528: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  529: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  530: 
  531: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  532: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  533: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  534: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  535: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  536: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  537: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  538: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  539: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  540: 
  541: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  542: 
  543: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  544: 
  545: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  546: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  547: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  548: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  549: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  550: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  551: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  552: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  553: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  554: 
  555: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  556: 
  557: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  558: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  559: 
  560: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  561: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  562: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  563: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  564: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  565: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  566: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  567: 
  568: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  569: 
  570: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  571: 
  572: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  573: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  574: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  575: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  576: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  577: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  578: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  579: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  580: 
  581: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  582: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  583: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  584: 
  585: Please see [this
  586: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  587: for details.
  588: 
  589: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  590: 
  591: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  592: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  593: 
  594: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  595: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  596: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  597: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  598: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  599: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  600: 
  601: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  602: 
  603: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  604: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  605: 
  606: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  607: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  608: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  609: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  610: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  611: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  612: 
  613: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  614: 
  615: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  616: 
  617: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  618: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  619: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  620: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  621: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  622: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  623: 
  624: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  625: 
  626: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  627: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  628: Japan*
  629: 
  630: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  631: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  632: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  633: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  634: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  635: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  636: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  637: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  638: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  639: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  640: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  641: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  642: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  643: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  644: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  645: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  646: found at OSC booth" by
  647: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  648: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  649: 
  650: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  651: 
  652: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  653: 
  654: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  655: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  656: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  657: 
  658: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  659: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  660: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  661: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  662: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  663: 
  664: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  665: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  666: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  667: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  668: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  669: regular meeting.
  670: 
  671: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  672: 
  673: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  674: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  675: Okinawa, Japan*
  676: 
  677: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  678: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  679: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  680: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  681: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  682: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  683: 
  684: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  685: 
  686: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  687: 
  688: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  689: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  690: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  691: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  692: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  693: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  694: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  695: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  696: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  697: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  698: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  699: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  700: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  701: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  702: 
  703: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  704: 
  705: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  706: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  707: 
  708: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  709: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  710: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  711: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  712: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  713: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  714: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  715: 
  716: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  717: 
  718: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  719: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  720: 
  721: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  722: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  723: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  724: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  725: demonstrations (
  726: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  727: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  728: 
  729: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  730: 
  731: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  732: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  733: San Diego, California, USA*
  734: 
  735: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  736: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  737: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  738: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  739: on day one of the conference.
  740: 
  741: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  742: 
  743: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  744: Augustin, Germany*
  745: 
  746: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  747: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  748: 
  749: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  750: 
  751: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  752: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  753: 
  754: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  755: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  756: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  757: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  758: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  759: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
  760: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
  761: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
  762: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
  763: SHARP,X68K on
  764: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
  765: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
  766: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
  767: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
  768: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
  769: updates presetation by
  770: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
  771: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
  772: 
  773: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
  774: 
  775: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
  776: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
  777: 
  778: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  779: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  780: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  781: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
  782: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
  783: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
  784: 
  785: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  786: 
  787: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  788: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  789: Japan*
  790: 
  791: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
  792: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
  793: for meeting information.
  794: 
  795: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
  796: 
  797: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
  798: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
  799: 
  800: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
  801: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
  802: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
  803: release branch.
  804: 
  805: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
  806: 
  807: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
  808: 
  809: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  810: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  811: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  812: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  813: with [Building NetBSD on
  814: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
  815: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
  816: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
  817: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
  818: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
  819: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
  820: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
  821: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
  822: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
  823: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
  824: 
  825: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
  826: 
  827: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
  828: 
  829: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
  830: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
  831: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
  832: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
  833: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
  834: 
  835: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
  836: more information.
  837: 
  838: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
  839: 
  840: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
  841: 
  842: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
  843: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  844: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
  845: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  846: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
  847: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
  848: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
  849: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  850: 
  851: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
  852: 
  853: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
  854: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  855: Japan*
  856: 
  857: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  858: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  859: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  860: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  861: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  862: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
  863: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
  864: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
  865: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
  866: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
  867: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
  868: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
  869: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
  870: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
  871: 
  872: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
  873: 
  874: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
  875: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
  876: 
  877: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
  878: 
  879: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
  880: 
  881: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  882: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
  883: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
  884: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
  885: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
  886: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  887: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
  888: demonstrations.
  889: 
  890: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
  891: 
  892: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  893: 
  894: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
  895: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  896: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  897: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  898: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  899: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  900: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  901: 
  902: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
  903: 
  904: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
  905: 
  906: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  907: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  908: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  909: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
  910: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
  911: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
  912: port history by
  913: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
  914: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
  915: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
  916: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
  917: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
  918: [[ustream live
  919: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
  920: 
  921: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
  922: 
  923: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
  924: 
  925: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
  926: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
  927: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
  928: talks.
  929: 
  930: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
  931: information.
  932: 
  933: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  934: 
  935: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  936: 
  937: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  938: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
  939: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  940: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
  941: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
  942: [WZero3 live
  943: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
  944: [Zaurus live
  945: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
  946: [Translate NetBSD man with
  947: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
  948: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
  949: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
  950: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
  951: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
  952: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
  953: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
  954: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
  955: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
  956: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
  957: 
  958: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
  959: 
  960: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
  961: 
  962: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  963: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
  964: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
  965: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
  966: with hpcsh { [Persona
  967: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
  968: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
  969: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
  970: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
  971: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
  972: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
  973: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
  974: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
  975: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
  976: i386 { [aspire
  977: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
  978: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
  979: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
  980: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
  981: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
  982: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
  983: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
  984: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
  985: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
  986: 
  987: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
  988: 
  989: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
  990: 
  991: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
  992: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
  993: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
  994: necessary.
  995: 
  996: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
  997: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
  998: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
  999: for details.
 1000: 
 1001: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1002: 
 1003: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1004: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1005: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1006: 
 1007: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1008: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1009: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1010: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1011: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1012: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1013: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1014: 
 1015: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1016: 
 1017: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1018: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1019: 
 1020: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1021: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1022: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1023: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1024: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1025: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1026: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1027: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1028: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1029: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1030: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1031: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1032: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1033: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1034: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1035: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1036: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1037: 
 1038: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1039: 
 1040: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1041: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1042: 
 1043: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1044: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1045: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1046: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1047: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1048: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1049: 
 1050: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1051: 
 1052: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1053: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1054: 
 1055: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1056: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1057: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1058: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1059: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1060: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1061: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1062: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1063: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1064: enigmatic machines by
 1065: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1066: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1067: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1068: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1069: 
 1070: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1071: 
 1072: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1073: 
 1074: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1075: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1076: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1077: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1078: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1079: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1080: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1081: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1082: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1083: 
 1084: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1085: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1086: 
 1087: For more information please visit the website
 1088: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1089: 
 1090: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1091: 
 1092: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1093: 
 1094: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1095: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1096: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1097: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1098: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1099: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1100: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1101: 
 1102: For more information please visit the website
 1103: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1104: 
 1105: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1106: 
 1107: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1108: 
 1109: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1110: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1111: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1112: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1113: Netherlands.
 1114: 
 1115: For more information please visit the website
 1116: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1117: 
 1118: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1119: 
 1120: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1121: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1122: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1123: 
 1124: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1125: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1126: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1127: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1128: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1129: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1130: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1131: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1132: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1133: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1134: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1135: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1136: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1137: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1138: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1139: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1140: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1141: 
 1142: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1143: 
 1144: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1145: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1146: Okinawa, Japan*
 1147: 
 1148: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1149: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1150: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1151: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1152: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1153: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1154: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1155: 
 1156: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1157: 
 1158: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1159: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1160: Fukushima, Japan*
 1161: 
 1162: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1163: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1164: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1165: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1166: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1167: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1168: 
 1169: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1170: 
 1171: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1172: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1173: Japan*
 1174: 
 1175: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1176: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1177: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1178: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1179: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1180: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1181: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1182: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1183: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1184: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1185: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1186: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1187: 
 1188: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1189: 
 1190: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1191: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1192: 
 1193: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1194: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1195: 
 1196: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1197: 
 1198: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1199: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1200: 
 1201: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1202: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1203: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1204: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1205: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1206: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1207: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1208: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1209: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1210: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1211: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1212: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1213: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1214: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1215: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1216: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1217: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1218: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1219: will never die!
 1220: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1221: and
 1222: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1223: by tsutsui.
 1224: 
 1225: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1226: 
 1227: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1228: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1229: Japan*
 1230: 
 1231: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1232: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1233: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1234: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1235: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1236: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1237: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1238: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1239: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1240: keysign party by soda.
 1241: 
 1242: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1243: 
 1244: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1245: 
 1246: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1247: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1248: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1249: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1250: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1251: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1252: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1253: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1254: 
 1255: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1256: 
 1257: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1258: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1259: 
 1260: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1261: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1262: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1263: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1264: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1265: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1266: 
 1267: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1268: 
 1269: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1270: 
 1271: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1272: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1273: May 2011.
 1274: 
 1275: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1276: 
 1277: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1278: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1279: 
 1280: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1281: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1282: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1283: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1284: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1285: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1286: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1287: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1288: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1289: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1290: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1291: 
 1292: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1293: 
 1294: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1295: 
 1296: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1297: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1298: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1299: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1300: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1301: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1302: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1303: 
 1304: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1305: 
 1306: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1307: Oita, Japan*
 1308: 
 1309: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1310: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1311: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1312: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1313: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1314: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1315: 
 1316: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1317: 
 1318: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1319: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1320: 
 1321: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1322: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1323: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1324: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1325: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1326: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1327: 
 1328: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1329: 
 1330: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1331: Belgium*
 1332: 
 1333: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1334: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1335: 
 1336: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1337: in the BSD devroom
 1338: 
 1339: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1340: 
 1341: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1342: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1343: Japan*
 1344: 
 1345: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1346: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1347: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1348: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1349: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1350: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1351: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1352: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1353: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1354: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1355: 
 1356: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1357: 
 1358: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1359: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1360: 
 1361: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1362: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1363: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1364: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1365: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1366: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1367: 
 1368: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1369: 
 1370: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1371: 
 1372: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1373: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1374: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1375: focused.
 1376: 
 1377: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1378: 
 1379: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1380: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1381: 
 1382: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1383: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1384: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1385: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1386: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1387: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1388: 
 1389: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1390: 
 1391: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1392: 
 1393: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1394: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1395: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1396: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1397: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1398: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1399: 
 1400: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1401: 
 1402: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1403: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1404: 
 1405: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1406: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1407: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1408: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1409: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1410: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1411: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1412: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1413: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1414: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1415: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1416: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1417: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1418: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1419: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1420: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1421: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1422: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1423: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1424: tsutsui)
 1425: 
 1426: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1427: 
 1428: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1429: 
 1430: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1431: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1432: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1433: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1434: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1435: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1436: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1437: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1438: 
 1439: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1440: 
 1441: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1442: 
 1443: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1444: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1445: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1446: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1447: 
 1448: For more information please visit the website
 1449: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1450: 
 1451: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1452: 
 1453: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1454: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1455: Okinawa, Japan*
 1456: 
 1457: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1458: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1459: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1460: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1461: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1462: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1463: 
 1464: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1465: 
 1466: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1467: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1468: 
 1469: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1470: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1471: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1472: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1473: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1474: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1475: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1476: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1477: 
 1478: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1479: 
 1480: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1481: 
 1482: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1483: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1484: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1485: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1486: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1487: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1488: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1489: 
 1490: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1491: 
 1492: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1493: 
 1494: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1495: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1496: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1497: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1498: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1499: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1500: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1501: 
 1502: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1503: 
 1504: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1505: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1506: Japan*
 1507: 
 1508: See [this
 1509: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1510: for meeting information.
 1511: 
 1512: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1513: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1514: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1515: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1516: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1517: 
 1518: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1519: 
 1520: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1521: 
 1522: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1523: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1524: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1525: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1526: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1527: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1528: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1529: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1530: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1531: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1532: 
 1533: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1534: 
 1535: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1536: 
 1537: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1538: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1539: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1540: in a shared BSD booth.
 1541: 
 1542: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1543: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1544: 
 1545: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1546: 
 1547: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1548: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1549: 
 1550: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1551: 
 1552: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1553: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1554: 
 1555: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1556: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1557: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1558: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1559: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1560: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1561: 
 1562: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1563: 
 1564: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1565: 
 1566: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1567: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1568: 
 1569: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1570: 
 1571: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1572: 
 1573: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1574: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1575: May 2010.
 1576: 
 1577: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1578: 
 1579: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1580: 
 1581: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1582: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1583: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1584: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1585: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1586: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1587: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1588: 
 1589: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1590: 
 1591: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1592: 
 1593: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1594: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1595: 
 1596: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1597: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1598: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1599: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1600: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1601: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1602: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1603: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1604: 
 1605: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1606: 
 1607: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1608: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1609: 
 1610: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1611: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1612: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1613: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1614: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1615: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1616: 
 1617: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1618: 
 1619: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1620: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1621: 
 1622: The [February 2010
 1623: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1624: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1625: 
 1626: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1627: 
 1628: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1629: Belgium*
 1630: 
 1631: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1632: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1633: 
 1634: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1635: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1636: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1637: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1638: 
 1639: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1640: 
 1641: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1642: Oita, Japan*
 1643: 
 1644: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1645: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1646: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1647: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1648: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1649: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1650: 
 1651: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1652: 
 1653: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1654: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1655: 
 1656: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1657: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1658: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1659: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1660: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1661: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1662: 
 1663: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1664: 
 1665: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1666: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1667: 
 1668: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1669: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1670: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1671: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1672: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1673: demonstration.
 1674: 
 1675: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1676: 
 1677: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1678: 
 1679: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1680: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1681: major BSDs.
 1682: 
 1683: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1684: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1685: 
 1686: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1687: 
 1688: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1689: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1690: 
 1691: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1692: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1693: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1694: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1695: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1696: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1697: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1698: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1699: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1700: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1701: 
 1702: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1703: 
 1704: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1705: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1706: 
 1707: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1708: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1709: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1710: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1711: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1712: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1713: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1714: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1715: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1716: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1717: 
 1718: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1719: 
 1720: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1721: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1722: Okinawa, Japan*
 1723: 
 1724: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1725: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1726: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1727: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1728: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1729: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1730: 
 1731: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1732: 
 1733: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1734: 
 1735: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1736: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1737: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1738: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1739: 
 1740: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1741: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1742: 
 1743: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1744: 
 1745: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1746: 
 1747: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1748: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1749: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1750: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1751: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1752: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1753: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1754: 
 1755: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 1756: 
 1757: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 1758: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 1759: 
 1760: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1761: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1762: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1763: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1764: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 1765: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1766: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1767: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1768: 
 1769: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 1770: 
 1771: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1772: 
 1773: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1774: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1775: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1776: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1777: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 1778: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 1779: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 1780: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 1781: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 1782: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1783: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1784: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1785: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 1786: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 1787: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 1788: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 1789: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 1790: 
 1791: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1792: 
 1793: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 1794: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1795: Japan*
 1796: 
 1797: See [this
 1798: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 1799: for meeting information.
 1800: 
 1801: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 1802: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 1803: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 1804: party.
 1805: 
 1806: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 1807: 
 1808: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 1809: 
 1810: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 1811: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1812: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 1813: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1814: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 1815: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 1816: 
 1817: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 1818: 
 1819: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 1820: 
 1821: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 1822: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 1823: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 1824: systems at the exhibition.
 1825: 
 1826: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 1827: 
 1828: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1829: 
 1830: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1831: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1832: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1833: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 1834: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 1835: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1836: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 1837: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 1838: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 1839: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 1840: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 1841: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 1842: 
 1843: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 1844: 
 1845: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 1846: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1847: 
 1848: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1849: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1850: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1851: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 1852: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 1853: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 1854: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1855: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1856: 
 1857: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 1858: 
 1859: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1860: 
 1861: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 1862: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 1863: May 2009.
 1864: 
 1865: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 1866: 
 1867: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 1868: 
 1869: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 1870: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 1871: Hannover, Germany.
 1872: 
 1873: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1874: 
 1875: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1876: 
 1877: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1878: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1879: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1880: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1881: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1882: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1883: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1884: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 1885: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 1886: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 1887: and [NetBSD
 1888: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 1889: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 1890: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 1891: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 1892: 
 1893: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 1894: 
 1895: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 1896: 
 1897: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 1898: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 1899: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 1900: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 1901: 
 1902: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 1903: 
 1904: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 1905: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1906: 
 1907: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1908: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1909: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1910: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 1911: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 1912: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1913: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1914: 
 1915: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 1916: 
 1917: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 1918: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 1919: the community.
 1920: 
 1921: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 1922: 
 1923: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 1924: 
 1925: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 1926: 
 1927: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 1928: 
 1929: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 1930: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1931: 
 1932: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1933: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1934: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1935: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1936: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1937: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1938: 
 1939: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 1940: 
 1941: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 1942: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 1943: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1944: 
 1945: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1946: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1947: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1948: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1949: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1950: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 1951: 
 1952: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 1953: 
 1954: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 1955: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 1956: 
 1957: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 1958: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1959: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1960: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1961: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1962: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1963: 
 1964: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 1965: 
 1966: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 1967: 
 1968: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 1969: 
 1970: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 1971: 
 1972: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1973: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1974: 
 1975: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1976: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1977: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1978: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 1979: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 1980: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1981: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1982: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 1983: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 1984: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 1985: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 1986: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 1987: 
 1988: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 1989: 
 1990: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 1991: 
 1992: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 1993: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 1994: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 1995: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 1996: 
 1997: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 1998: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1999: 
 2000: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2001: 
 2002: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2003: 
 2004: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2005: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2006: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2007: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2008: 
 2009: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2010: 
 2011: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2012: 
 2013: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2014: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2015: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2016: 
 2017: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2018: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2019: 
 2020: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2021: 
 2022: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2023: 
 2024: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2025: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2026: 
 2027: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2028: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2029: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2030: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2031: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2032: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2033: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2034: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2035: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2036: [Itojun Service
 2037: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2038: 
 2039: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2040: 
 2041: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2042: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2043: 
 2044: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2045: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2046: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2047: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2048: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2049: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2050: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2051: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2052: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2053: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2054: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2055: 
 2056: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2057: 
 2058: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2059: 
 2060: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2061: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2062: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2063: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2064: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2065: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2066: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2067: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2068: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2069: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2070: 
 2071: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2072: 
 2073: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2074: 
 2075: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2076: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2077: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2078: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2079: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2080: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2081: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2082: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2083: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2084: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2085: all BSD machines.
 2086: 
 2087: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2088: 
 2089: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2090: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2091: Japan*
 2092: 
 2093: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2094: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2095: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2096: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2097: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2098: 
 2099: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2100: 
 2101: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2102: 
 2103: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2104: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2105: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2106: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2107: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2108: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2109: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2110: 
 2111: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2112: 
 2113: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2114: 
 2115: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2116: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2117: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2118: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2119: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2120: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2121: 
 2122: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2123: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2124: 
 2125: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2126: 
 2127: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2128: 
 2129: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2130: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2131: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2132: novices to advanced developers.
 2133: 
 2134: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2135: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2136: 
 2137: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2138: 
 2139: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2140: Spain*
 2141: 
 2142: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2143: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2144: 
 2145: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2146: 
 2147: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2148: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2149: 
 2150: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2151: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2152: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2153: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2154: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2155: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2156: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2157: 
 2158: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2159: 
 2160: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2161: 
 2162: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2163: technologies and IT security.
 2164: 
 2165: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2166: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2167: 
 2168: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2169: 
 2170: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2171: 
 2172: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2173: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2174: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2175: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2176: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2177: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2178: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2179: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2180: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2181: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2182: 
 2183: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2184: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2185: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2186: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2187: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2188: 
 2189: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2190: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2191: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2192: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2193: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2194: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2195: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2196: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2197: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2198: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2199: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2200: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2201: 
 2202: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2203: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2204: networking and virtualisation.
 2205: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2206: 
 2207: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2208: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2209: 
 2210: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2211: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2212: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2213: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2214: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2215: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2216: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2217: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2218: 
 2219: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2220: 
 2221: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2222: 
 2223: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2224: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2225: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2226: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2227: 
 2228: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2229: 
 2230: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2231: 
 2232: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2233: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2234: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2235: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2236: 
 2237: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2238: 
 2239: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2240: 
 2241: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2242: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2243: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2244: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2245: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2246: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2247: 
 2248: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2249: 
 2250: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2251: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2252: Japan*
 2253: 
 2254: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2255: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2256: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2257: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2258: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2259: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2260: 
 2261: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2262: 
 2263: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2264: 
 2265: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2266: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2267: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2268: 
 2269: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2270: 
 2271: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2272: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2273: 
 2274: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2275: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2276: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2277: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2278: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2279: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2280: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2281: 
 2282: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2283: 
 2284: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2285: Niigata, Japan*
 2286: 
 2287: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2288: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2289: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2291: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2292: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2293: 
 2294: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2295: 
 2296: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2297: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2298: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2299: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2300: 
 2301: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2302: 
 2303: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2304: Turkey*
 2305: 
 2306: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2307: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2308: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2309: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2310: 
 2311: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2312: 
 2313: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2314: 
 2315: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2316: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2317: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2318: information, see the [event's
 2319: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2320: 
 2321: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2322: 
 2323: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2324: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2325: 
 2326: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2327: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2328: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2329: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2330: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2331: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2332: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2333: Presentation by
 2334: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2335: 
 2336: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2337: 
 2338: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2339: 
 2340: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2341: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2342: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2343: 
 2344: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2345: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2346: 
 2347: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2348: 
 2349: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2350: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2351: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2352: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2353: 
 2354: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2355: 
 2356: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2357: 
 2358: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2359: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2360: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2361: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2362: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2363: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2364: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2365: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2366: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2367: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2368: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2369: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2370: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2371: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2372: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2373: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2374: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2375: ).
 2376: 
 2377: [A report with some
 2378: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2379: available.
 2380: 
 2381: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2382: 
 2383: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2384: 
 2385: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2386: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2387: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2388: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2389: Switzerland.
 2390: 
 2391: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2392: report was posted to the
 2393: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2394: mailing list.
 2395: 
 2396: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2397: 
 2398: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2399: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2400: Japan*
 2401: 
 2402: See [this
 2403: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2404: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2405: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2406: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2407: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2408: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2409: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2410: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2411: sign party.
 2412: 
 2413: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2414: 
 2415: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2416: 
 2417: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2418: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2419: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2420: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2421: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2422: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2423: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2424: 
 2425: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2426: 
 2427: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2428: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2429: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2430: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2431: at the
 2432: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2433: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2434: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2435: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2436: 
 2437: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2438: information.
 2439: 
 2440: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2441: 
 2442: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2443: 
 2444: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2445: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2446: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2447: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2448: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2449: 
 2450: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2451: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2452: 
 2453: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2454: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2455: 
 2456: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2457: 
 2458: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2459: 
 2460: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2461: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2462: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2463: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2464: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2465: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2466: welcome to attend.
 2467: 
 2468: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2469: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2470: 
 2471: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2472: 
 2473: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2474: 
 2475: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2476: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2477: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2478: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2479: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2480: 
 2481: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2482: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2483: 
 2484: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2485: 
 2486: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2487: 
 2488: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2489: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2490: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2491: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2492: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2493: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2494: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2495: 
 2496: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2497: 
 2498: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2499: 
 2500: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2501: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2502: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2503: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2504: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2505: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2506: widest possible audience.
 2507: 
 2508: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2509: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2510: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2511: 
 2512: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2513: 
 2514: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2515: 
 2516: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2517: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2518: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2519: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2520: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2521: 
 2522: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2523: 
 2524: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2525: 
 2526: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2527: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2528: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2529: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2530: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2531: 
 2532: More information can be found at
 2533: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2534: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2535: German language article can be found at:
 2536: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2537: 
 2538: Ignatios also
 2539: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2540: his [slides (german
 2541: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2542: 
 2543: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2544: 
 2545: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2546: 
 2547: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2548: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2549: Brussels, Belgium.
 2550: 
 2551: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2552: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2553: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2554: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2555: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2556: 
 2557: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2558: 
 2559: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2560: 
 2561: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2562: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2563: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2564: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2565: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2566: and
 2567: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2568: 
 2569: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2570: 
 2571: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2572: 
 2573: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2574: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2575: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2576: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2577: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2578: 
 2579: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2580: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2581: and Solaris.
 2582: 
 2583: For more information, please [visit the
 2584: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2585: 
 2586: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2587: 
 2588: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2589: 
 2590: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2591: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2592: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2593: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2594: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2595: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2596: 
 2597: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2598: 
 2599: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2600: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2601: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2602: 
 2603: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2604: 
 2605: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2606: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2607: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2608: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2609: 
 2610: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2611: 
 2612: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2613: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2614: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2615: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2616: 
 2617: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2618: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2619: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2620: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2621: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2622: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2623:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2624: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2625:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2626: 
 2627: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2628: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2629: 
 2630: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2631: 
 2632: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2633: 
 2634: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2635: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2636: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2637: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2638: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2639: 
 2640: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2641: 
 2642: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2643: 
 2644: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2645: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2646: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2647: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2648: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2649: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2650: 
 2651: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2652: 
 2653: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2654: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2655: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2656: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2657: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2658: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2659: 
 2660: A report on the event is available
 2661: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2662: 
 2663: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2664: 
 2665: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2666: 
 2667: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2668: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2669: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2670: booth.
 2671: 
 2672: A report of the event can be found
 2673: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2674: 
 2675: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2676: 
 2677: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2678: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2679: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2680: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2681: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2682: 
 2683: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2684: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2685: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2686: information.
 2687: 
 2688: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2689: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2690: 
 2691: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2692: 
 2693: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2694: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2695: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2696: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2697: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2698: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2699: the booth.
 2700: 
 2701: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2702: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2703: about the event.
 2704: 
 2705: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2706: 
 2707: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2708: 
 2709: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2710: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2711: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2712: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2713: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2714: 
 2715: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2716: 
 2717: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2718: 
 2719: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2720: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2721: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2722: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2723: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2724: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2725: 
 2726: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2727: 
 2728: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2729: 
 2730: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2731: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2732: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2733: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2734: 
 2735: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2736:     FreeBSD Project
 2737: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2738:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2739:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2740:     .
 2741: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2742:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2743:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2744: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2745: 
 2746: \> See [program for
 2747: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2748: 
 2749: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2750: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2751: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2752: 
 2753: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 2754: 
 2755: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 2756: 
 2757: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 2758: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 2759: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 2760: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 2761: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 2762: developers.
 2763: 
 2764: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 2765: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 2766: during May 10-14th.
 2767: 
 2768: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 2769: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 2770: 
 2771: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 2772: 
 2773: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 2774: 
 2775: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 2776: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 2777: conference on their campus.
 2778: 
 2779: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 2780: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 2781: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2782: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 2783: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 2784: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 2785: 
 2786: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 2787: presentation proposal, please visit
 2788: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 2789: 
 2790: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 2791: 
 2792: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 2793: 
 2794: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 2795: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 2796: tutorials.
 2797: 
 2798: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 2799: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 2800: 
 2801: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 2802: 
 2803: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 2804: 
 2805: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 2806: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 2807: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 2808: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 2809: URL above.
 2810: 
 2811: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2812: 
 2813: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 2814: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2815: 
 2816: See [this
 2817: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 2818: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 2819: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 2820: Codeblog.
 2821: 
 2822: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 2823: 
 2824: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 2825: 
 2826: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 2827: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 2828: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 2829: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 2830: gmail.com).
 2831: 
 2832: For more information about this event see
 2833: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 2834: 
 2835: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 2836: 
 2837: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 2838: 
 2839: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 2840: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 2841: Cons in Germany.
 2842: 
 2843: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 2844: 
 2845: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 2846: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 2847: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 2848: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 2849: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 2850: 
 2851: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 2852: net-tex.de\>.
 2853: 
 2854: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 2855: 
 2856: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 2857: 
 2858: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 2859: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 2860: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 2861: 
 2862: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 2863: 
 2864: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2865: 
 2866: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2867: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 2868: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2869: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2870: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2871: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2872: 
 2873: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 2874: 
 2875: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 2876: 
 2877: [German Unix User Group
 2878: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 2879: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 2880: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 2881: 
 2882: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 2883: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 2884: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 2885: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 2886: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 2887: 
 2888: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 2889: 
 2890: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 2891: 
 2892: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 2893: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 2894: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 2895: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 2896: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 2897: Europe.
 2898: 
 2899: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 2900: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 2901: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 2902: 
 2903: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 2904: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 2905: 
 2906: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 2907: 
 2908: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 2909: 
 2910: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 2911: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 2912: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 2913: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 2914: if you would like to help.
 2915: 
 2916: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 2917: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 2918: 
 2919: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 2920: 
 2921: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 2922: 
 2923: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 2924: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 2925: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 2926: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 2927: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 2928: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 2929: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 2930: 
 2931: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 2932: 
 2933: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 2934: 
 2935: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 2936: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2937: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2938: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2939: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2940: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2941: 
 2942: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 2943: 
 2944: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 2945: 
 2946: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 2947: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 2948: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 2949: conference venue and registration. present.
 2950: 
 2951: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 2952: 
 2953: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 2954: 
 2955: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 2956: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 2957: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 2958: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 2959: Lockhoff.
 2960: 
 2961: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 2962: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 2963: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 2964: 
 2965: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 2966: 
 2967: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 2968: 
 2969: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 2970: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 2971: others) will be presented.
 2972: 
 2973: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 2974: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 2975: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 2976: 
 2977: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 2978: 
 2979: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 2980: especially showing NetBSD!
 2981: 
 2982: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 2983: 
 2984: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 2985: 
 2986: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 2987: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2988: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2989: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2990: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 2991: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 2992: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 2993: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 2994: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 2995: 
 2996: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 2997: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 2998: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 2999: 
 3000: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3001: 
 3002: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3003: 
 3004: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3005: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3006: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3007: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3008: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3009: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3010: 
 3011: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3012: 
 3013: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3014: 
 3015: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3016: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3017: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3018: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3019: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3020: 
 3021: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3022: 
 3023: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3024: 
 3025: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3026: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3027: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3028: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3029: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3030: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3031: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3032: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3033: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3034: 
 3035: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3036: 
 3037: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3038: 
 3039: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3040: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3041: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3042: group page for more information.
 3043: 
 3044: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3045: 
 3046: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3047: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3048: 
 3049: See [this
 3050: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3051: meeting information.
 3052: 
 3053: A
 3054: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3055: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3056: 
 3057: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3058: 
 3059: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3060: 
 3061: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3062: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3063: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3064: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3065: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3066: organization.
 3067: 
 3068: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3069: 
 3070: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3071: 
 3072: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3073: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3074: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3075: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3076: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3077: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3078: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3079: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3080: for more details.
 3081: 
 3082: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3083: 
 3084: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3085: 
 3086: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3087: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3088: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3089: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3090: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3091: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3092: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3093: 
 3094: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3095: 
 3096: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3097: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3098: 
 3099: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3100: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3101: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3102: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3103: 
 3104: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3105: 
 3106: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3107: 
 3108: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3109: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3110: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3111: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3112: groups.
 3113: 
 3114: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3115: 
 3116: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3117: 
 3118: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3119: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3120: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3121: venue and registration.
 3122: 
 3123: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3124: 
 3125: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3126: 
 3127: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3128: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3129: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3130: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3131: 
 3132: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3133: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3134:     Live performance
 3135: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3136: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3137: 
 3138: See [program for
 3139: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3140: 
 3141: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3142: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3143: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3144: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3145: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3146: 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)).
 3147: 
 3148: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3149: 
 3150: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3151: 
 3152: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3153: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3154: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3155: 
 3156: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3157: 
 3158: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3159: 
 3160: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3161: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3162: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3163: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3164: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3165: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3166: [slides for this
 3167: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3168: 
 3169: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3170: 
 3171: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3172: 
 3173: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3174: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3175: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3176: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3177: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3178: 
 3179: More information is at
 3180: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3181: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3182: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3183: 
 3184: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3185: 
 3186: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3187: 
 3188: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3189: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3190: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3191: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3192: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3193: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3194: 
 3195: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3196: 
 3197: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3198: 
 3199: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3200: 
 3201: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3202: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3203: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3204: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3205: 
 3206: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3207: 
 3208: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3209: 
 3210: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3211: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3212: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3213: 
 3214: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3215: 
 3216: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3217: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3218: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3219: 
 3220: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3221: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3222: 
 3223: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3224: 
 3225: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3226: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3227: 
 3228: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3229: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3230: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3231: 
 3232: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3233: 
 3234: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3235: 
 3236: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3237: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3238: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3239: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3240: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3241: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3242: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3243: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3244: 
 3245: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3246: 
 3247: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3248: 
 3249: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3250: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3251: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3252: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3253: 
 3254: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3255: 
 3256: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3257: 
 3258: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3259: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3260: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3261: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3262: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3263: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3264: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3265: available.
 3266: 
 3267: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3268: 
 3269: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3270: 
 3271: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3272: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3273: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3274: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3275: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3276: 
 3277: A brief report from the conference is available
 3278: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3279: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3280: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3281: 
 3282: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3283: 
 3284: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3285: 
 3286: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3287: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3288: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3289: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3290: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3291: 
 3292: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3293: 
 3294: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3295: 
 3296: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3297: 
 3298: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3299: 
 3300: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3301: 
 3302: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3303: 
 3304: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3305: 
 3306: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3307: 
 3308: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3309: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3310: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3311: 
 3312: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3313: 
 3314: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3315: 
 3316: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3317: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3318: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3319: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3320: conference.
 3321: 
 3322: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3323: 
 3324: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3325: 
 3326: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3327: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3328: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3329: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3330: for details.
 3331: 
 3332: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3333: 
 3334: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3335: 
 3336: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3337: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3338: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3339: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3340: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3341: 
 3342: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3343: 
 3344: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3345: 
 3346: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3347: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3348: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3349: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3350: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3351: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3352: 
 3353: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3354: 
 3355: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3356: 
 3357: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3358: 
 3359: [BOF
 3360: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3361: 
 3362: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3363: 
 3364: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3365: 
 3366: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3367: 
 3368: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3369: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3370: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3371: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3372: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3373: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3374: of the BSD
 3375: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3376: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3377: conference.
 3378: 
 3379: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3380: 
 3381: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3382: 
 3383: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3384: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3385: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3386: in helping out.
 3387: 
 3388: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3389: 
 3390: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3391: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3392: 
 3393: See [this
 3394: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3395: meeting information.
 3396: 
 3397: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3398: 
 3399: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3400: 
 3401: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3402: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3403: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3404: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3405: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3406: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3407: 
 3408: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3409: 
 3410: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3411: 
 3412: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3413: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3414: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3415: NetBSD-BR.
 3416: 
 3417: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3418: 
 3419: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3420: 
 3421: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3422: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3423: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3424: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3425: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3426: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3427: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3428: 
 3429: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3430: 
 3431: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3432: 
 3433: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3434: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3435: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3436: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3437: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3438: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3439: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3440: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3441: for more information.
 3442: 
 3443: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3444: 
 3445: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3446: 
 3447: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3448: [GUUG
 3449: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3450: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3451: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3452: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3453: 
 3454: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3455: 
 3456: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3457: 
 3458: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3459: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3460: 
 3461: -   \`\`
 3462:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3463:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3464: -   \`\`
 3465:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3466:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3467: -   \`\`
 3468:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3469:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3470: 
 3471: Please see the
 3472: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3473: details. Photos are available at [this
 3474: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3475: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3476: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3477: 
 3478: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3479: 
 3480: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3481: 
 3482: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3483: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3484: France.
 3485: 
 3486: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3487: 
 3488: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3489: 
 3490: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3491: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3492: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3493: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3494: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3495: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3496: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3497: 
 3498: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3499: 
 3500: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3501: 
 3502: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3503: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3504: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3505: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3506: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3507: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3508: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3509: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3510: MailingList useful.
 3511: 
 3512: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3513: 
 3514: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3515: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3516: 
 3517: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3518: details.
 3519: 
 3520: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3521: 
 3522: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3523: 
 3524: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3525: 
 3526: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3527: 
 3528: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3529: 
 3530: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3531: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3532: administration. See
 3533: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3534: for details.
 3535: 
 3536: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3537: 
 3538: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3539: 
 3540: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3541: 
 3542: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3543: 
 3544: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3545: 
 3546: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3547: 
 3548: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3549: 
 3550: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3551: 
 3552: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3553: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3554: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3555: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3556: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3557: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3558: information.
 3559: 
 3560: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3561: 
 3562: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3563: 
 3564: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3565: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3566: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3567: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3568: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3569: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3570: is available online.
 3571: 
 3572: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3573: 
 3574: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3575: 
 3576: A lot of photos are available
 3577: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3578: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3579: 
 3580: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3581: 
 3582: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3583: 
 3584: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3585: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3586: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3587: 
 3588: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3589: Dolecek. See the [full
 3590: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3591: for details and pictures.
 3592: 
 3593: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3594: 
 3595: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3596: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3597: 
 3598: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3599: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3600: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3601: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3602: 
 3603: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3604: 
 3605: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3606: 
 3607: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3608: 
 3609: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3610: 
 3611: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3612: 
 3613: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3614: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3615: 
 3616: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3617: 
 3618: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3619: 
 3620: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3621: 
 3622: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3623: 
 3624: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3625: 
 3626: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3627: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3628: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3629: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3630: see
 3631: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3632: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3633: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3634: 
 3635: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3636: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3637: 
 3638: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3639: 
 3640: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3641: 
 3642: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3643: holding the [BSDay
 3644: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3645: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3646: for more information.
 3647: 
 3648: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3649: 
 3650: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3651: 
 3652: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3653: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3654: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3655: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3656: 
 3657: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3658: 
 3659: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3660: 
 3661: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3662: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3663: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3664: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3665: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3666: 
 3667: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3668: 
 3669: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3670: 
 3671: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3672: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3673: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3674: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3675: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3676: 
 3677: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3678: 
 3679: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3680: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3681: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3682: 
 3683: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3684: 
 3685: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3686: 
 3687: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3688: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3689: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3690: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3691: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3692: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3693: 
 3694: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3695: 
 3696: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3697: 
 3698: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3699: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3700: administration. See
 3701: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3702: for details.
 3703: 
 3704: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3705: 
 3706: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3707: 
 3708: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3709: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3710: events including several pictures is available online at
 3711: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3712: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3713: from:
 3714: 
 3715: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3716:     [
 3717:     mp3
 3718:     ]
 3719: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3720:     [
 3721:     mp3
 3722:     ]
 3723: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3724:     mit NetBSD
 3725:     [
 3726:     mp3
 3727:     ]
 3728: 
 3729: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3730: 
 3731: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3732: 
 3733: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3734: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3735: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3736: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3737: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3738: 
 3739: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3740: 
 3741: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3742: 
 3743: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3744: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3745: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3746: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3747: activities will be the:
 3748: 
 3749: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3750: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3751: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3752: 
 3753: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 3754: 
 3755: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 3756: 
 3757: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 3758: 
 3759: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 3760: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3761: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 3762: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 3763: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 3764: a [short
 3765: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 3766: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 3767: available online.
 3768: 
 3769: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 3770: 
 3771: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 3772: 
 3773: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 3774: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3775: from December 27th to 29th.
 3776: 
 3777: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3778: 
 3779: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 3780: 
 3781: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3782: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3783: administration.
 3784: 
 3785: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 3786: 
 3787: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3788: 
 3789: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 3790: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 3791: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 3792: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 3793: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 3794: for details.
 3795: 
 3796: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 3797: 
 3798: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 3799: 
 3800: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 3801: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 3802: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 3803: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 3804: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 3805: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 3806: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 3807: 
 3808: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 3809: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 3810: Germany. See
 3811: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 3812: for more information.
 3813: 
 3814: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 3815: 
 3816: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 3817: 
 3818: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 3819: 
 3820: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 3821: 
 3822: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 3823: 
 3824: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 3825: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 3826: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 3827: 
 3828: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 3829: 
 3830: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 3831: 
 3832: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 3833: 
 3834: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 3835: 
 3836: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 3837: 
 3838: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 3839: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 3840: College.
 3841: 
 3842: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 3843: 
 3844: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 3845: 
 3846: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 3847: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 3848: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 3849: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 3850: rendering cluster done with
 3851: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 3852: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 3853: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 3854: available from [Hubert's
 3855: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 3856: 
 3857: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 3858: 
 3859: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 3860: 
 3861: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 3862: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 3863: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 3864: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 3865: online.
 3866: 
 3867: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 3868: 
 3869: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 3870: 
 3871: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 3872: 
 3873: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 3874: 
 3875: *July 22, 2002*
 3876: 
 3877: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 3878: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 3879: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 3880: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 3881: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 3882: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 3883: 
 3884: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3885: 
 3886: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 3887: 
 3888: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 3889: 
 3890: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 3891: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 3892: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 3893: 
 3894: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3895: 
 3896: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 3897: 
 3898: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 3899: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 3900: here](events/usenix2002/).
 3901: 
 3902: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 3903: 
 3904: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 3905: 
 3906: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 3907: 
 3908: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 3909: 
 3910: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3911: 
 3912: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 3913: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 3914: available.
 3915: 
 3916: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 3917: 
 3918: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 3919: 
 3920: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 3921: 
 3922: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 3923: 
 3924: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 3925: 
 3926: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 3927: 
 3928: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 3929: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 3930: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 3931: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 3932: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 3933: 
 3934: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 3935: 
 3936: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 3937: 
 3938: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 3939: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 3940: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 3941: chance to prove their value.
 3942: 
 3943: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 3944: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 3945: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 3946: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 3947: 
 3948: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 3949: 
 3950: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3951: 
 3952: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 3953: 
 3954: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 3955: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 3956: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 3957: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 3958: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 3959: is available.
 3960: 
 3961: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 3962: 
 3963: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 3964: 
 3965: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 3966: 
 3967: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 3968: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 3969: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 3970: 
 3971: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 3972: 
 3973: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 3974: USA*
 3975: 
 3976: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 3977: 
 3978: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 3979: 
 3980: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 3981: 
 3982: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 3983: 
 3984: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 3985: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 3986: 
 3987: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 3988: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 3989: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 3990: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 3991: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 3992: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 3993: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 3994: 
 3995: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 3996: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 3997: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 3998: Emulation.
 3999: 
 4000: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4001: 
 4002: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4003: 
 4004: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4005: 
 4006: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4007: 
 4008: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4009: 
 4010: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4011: 
 4012: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4013: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4014: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4015: 
 4016: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4017: 
 4018: *September 13, 2001*
 4019: 
 4020: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4021: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4022: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4023: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4024: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4025: 
 4026: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4027: 
 4028: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4029: 
 4030: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4031: 
 4032: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4033: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4034: NetBSD booth at
 4035: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4036: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4037: from Japan.
 4038: 
 4039: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4040: 
 4041: *July 11, 2001*
 4042: 
 4043: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4044: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4045: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4046: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4047: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4048: 
 4049: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4050: 
 4051: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4052: Tokyo, Japan*
 4053: 
 4054: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4055: 
 4056: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4057: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4058: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4059: 
 4060: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4061: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4062: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4063: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4064: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4065: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4066: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4067: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4068: 
 4069: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4070: 
 4071: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4072: 
 4073: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4074: 
 4075: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4076: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4077: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4078: 
 4079: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4080: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4081: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4082: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4083: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4084: slides from this talk are available at
 4085: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4086: 
 4087: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4088: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4089: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4090: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4091: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4092: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4093: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4094: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4095: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4096: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4097: web site.
 4098: 
 4099: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4100: 
 4101: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4102: 
 4103: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4104: 
 4105: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4106: 
 4107: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4108: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4109: 
 4110: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4111: 
 4112: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4113: 
 4114: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4115: 
 4116: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4117: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4118: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4119: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4120: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4121: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4122: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4123: 
 4124: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4125: 
 4126: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4127: 
 4128: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4129: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4130: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4131: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4132: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4133: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4134: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4135: 
 4136: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4137: 
 4138: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4139: 
 4140: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4141: 
 4142: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4143: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4144: Spring is available.
 4145: 
 4146: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4147: 
 4148: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4149: 
 4150: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4151: 
 4152: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4153: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4154: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4155: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4156: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4157: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4158: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4159: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4160: 
 4161: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4162: 
 4163: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4164: 
 4165: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4166: 
 4167: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4168: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4169: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4170: other swag.
 4171: 
 4172: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4173: 
 4174: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4175: 
 4176: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4177: 
 4178: There was a [BSD BoF
 4179: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4180: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4181: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4182: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4183: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4184: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4185: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4186: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4187: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4188: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4189: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4190: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4191: BSD activity in Japan.
 4192: 
 4193: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4194: 
 4195: *December 6, 2000*
 4196: 
 4197: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4198: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4199: public.
 4200: 
 4201: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4202: 
 4203: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4204: 
 4205: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4206: 
 4207: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4208: 
 4209: *November 25, 2000*
 4210: 
 4211: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4212: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4213: announced to the public.
 4214: 
 4215: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4216: 
 4217: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4218: 
 4219: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4220: 
 4221: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4222: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4223: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4224: 
 4225: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4226: Mission.
 4227: 
 4228: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4229: 
 4230: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4231: 
 4232: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4233: 
 4234: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4235: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4236: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4237: 
 4238: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4239: David Maxwell.
 4240: 
 4241: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4242: 
 4243: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4244: 
 4245: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4246: 
 4247: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4248: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4249: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4250: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4251: 
 4252: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4253: 
 4254: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4255: 
 4256: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4257: 
 4258: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4259: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4260: 
 4261: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4262: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4263: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4264: 
 4265: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4266: is available at
 4267: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4268: 
 4269: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4270: 
 4271: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4272: 
 4273: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4274: 
 4275: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4276: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4277: fixed onsite.
 4278: 
 4279: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4280: 
 4281: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4282: 
 4283: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4284: 
 4285: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4286: 
 4287: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4288: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4289: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4290: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4291: 
 4292: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4293: 
 4294: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4295: 
 4296: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4297: 
 4298: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4299: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4300: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4301: 
 4302: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4303: 
 4304: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4305: 
 4306: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4307: 
 4308: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4309: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4310: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4311: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4312: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4313: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4314: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4315: 
 4316: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4317: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4318: 
 4319: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4320: 
 4321: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4322: 
 4323: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4324: 
 4325: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4326: followed.
 4327: 
 4328: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4329: 
 4330: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4331: 
 4332: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4333: 
 4334: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4335: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4336: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4337: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4338: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4339: giving a talk.
 4340: 
 4341: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4342: 
 4343: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4344: 
 4345: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4346: 
 4347: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4348: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4349: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4350: gave a [technical session on
 4351: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4352: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4353: session on
 4354: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4355: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4356: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4357: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4358: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4359: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4360: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4361: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4362: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4363: 
 4364: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4365: The NetBSD Mission.
 4366: 
 4367: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4368: 
 4369: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4370: 
 4371: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4372: 
 4373: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4374: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4375: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4376: 
 4377: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4378: 
 4379: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4380: 
 4381: [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)
 4382: 
 4383: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4384: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4385: \*BSD followed.
 4386: 
 4387: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4388: 
 4389: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4390: 
 4391: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4392: 
 4393: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4394: Mission.
 4395: 
 4396: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4397: 
 4398: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4399: 
 4400: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4401: 
 4402: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4403: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4404: snapshot CDs were available.
 4405: 
 4406: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4407: 
 4408: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4409: 
 4410: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4411: 
 4412: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4413: 
 4414: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4415: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4416: 
 4417: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4418: 
 4419: *March 19, 2000*
 4420: 
 4421: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4422: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4423: announced to the public.
 4424: 
 4425: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4426: 
 4427: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4428: 
 4429: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4430: 
 4431: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4432: 3rd.
 4433: 
 4434: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4435: 
 4436: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4437: 
 4438: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4439: 
 4440: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4441: 
 4442: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4443: Dec 18.
 4444: 
 4445: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4446: 
 4447: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4448: 
 4449: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4450: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4451: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4452: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4453: 
 4454: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4455: 
 4456: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4457: 
 4458: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4459: 
 4460: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4461: 
 4462: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4463: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4464: 
 4465: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4466: Mission.
 4467: 
 4468: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4469: 
 4470: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4471: 
 4472: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4473: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4474: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4475: 
 4476: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4477: 
 4478: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4479: 
 4480: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4481: 
 4482: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4483: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4484: 
 4485: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4486: 
 4487: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4488: 
 4489: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4490: 
 4491: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4492: 
 4493: *August 26, 1999*
 4494: 
 4495: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4496: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4497: announced to the public.
 4498: 
 4499: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4500: 
 4501: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4502: 
 4503: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4504: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4505: 
 4506: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4507: 
 4508: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4509: 
 4510: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4511: 
 4512: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4513: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4514: package system.
 4515: 
 4516: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4517: 
 4518: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4519: 
 4520: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4521: 
 4522: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4523: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4524: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4525: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4526: 
 4527: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4528: 
 4529: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4530: 
 4531: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4532: 
 4533: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4534: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4535: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4536: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4537: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4538: checkpointing in userspace.
 4539: 
 4540: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4541: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4542: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4543: 
 4544: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4545: 
 4546: *May 12, 1999*
 4547: 
 4548: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4549: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4550: public.
 4551: 
 4552: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4553: 
 4554: *December 23, 1998*
 4555: 
 4556: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4557: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4558: announced to the public.
 4559: 
 4560: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4561: 
 4562: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4563: 
 4564: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4565: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4566: in San Jose, CA.
 4567: 
 4568: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4569: 
 4570: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4571: 
 4572: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4573: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4574: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4575: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4576: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4577: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4578: 
 4579: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4580: 
 4581: *May 29, 1998*
 4582: 
 4583: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4584: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4585: announced to the public.
 4586: 
 4587: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4588: 
 4589: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4590: 
 4591: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4592: 
 4593: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4594: 
 4595: *March 9, 1998*
 4596: 
 4597: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4598: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4599: released.
 4600: 
 4601: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4602: 
 4603: *January 4, 1998*
 4604: 
 4605: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4606: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4607: public.
 4608: 
 4609: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4610: 
 4611: *May 20, 1997*
 4612: 
 4613: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4614: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4615: announced to the public.
 4616: 
 4617: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4618: 
 4619: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4620: 
 4621: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4622: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4623: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4624: 
 4625: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4626: 
 4627: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4628: 
 4629: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4630: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4631: 
 4632: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4633: 
 4634: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4635: 
 4636: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4637: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4638: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4639: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4640: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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