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Add pkgsrcCon 2017 to next events and move BSDCan to past events.

    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: ### `Jul 2017 - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England`
   11: 
   12: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
   13: 
   14: [pkgsrcCon](://pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) is the annual technical
   15: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   16: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   17: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   18: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   19: 
   20: ### `Sep 2017 - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France`
   21: 
   22: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
   23: 
   24: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   25: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   26: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   27: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   28: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   29: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   30: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   31: 
   32: 
   33: Past Events
   34: -----------
   35: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
   36: 
   37: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
   38: 
   39: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
   40: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
   41: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
   42: 
   43: Please see
   44: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
   45: for details.
   46: 
   47: 
   48: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
   49: 
   50: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   51: 
   52: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   53: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   54: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   55: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   56: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
   57: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   58: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
   59: possible audience.
   60: 
   61: 
   62: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
   63: 
   64: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
   65: 
   66: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
   67: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
   68: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   69: free and open source software from all over the world gather
   70: at the event in Brussels.
   71: 
   72: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
   73: operating systems and their talks.
   74: 
   75: Please see
   76: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
   77: for details.
   78: 
   79: 
   80: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
   81: 
   82: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
   83: 
   84: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   85: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   86: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   87: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   88: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
   89: 
   90: 
   91: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
   92: 
   93: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   94: 
   95: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   96: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
   97: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
   98: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
   99: demonstrations.
  100: 
  101: 
  102: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  103: 
  104: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  105: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  106: 
  107: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  108: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  109: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  110: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  111: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  112: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  113: 
  114: 
  115: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  116: 
  117: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  118: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  119: Japan*
  120: 
  121: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  122: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  123: for meeting information and 
  124: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  125: 
  126: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  127: 
  128: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  129: 
  130: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  131: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  132: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  133: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  134: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  135: 
  136: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  137: 
  138: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  139: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  140: Okinawa, Japan*
  141: 
  142: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  143: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  144: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  145: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  146: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  147: 
  148: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  149: 
  150: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  151: 
  152: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  153: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  154: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  155: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  156: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  157: 
  158: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  159: 
  160: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  161: 
  162: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  163: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  164: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  165: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  166: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  167: 
  168: 
  169: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  170: 
  171: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  172: 
  173: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  174: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  175: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  176: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  177: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  178: 
  179: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  180: 
  181: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  182: 
  183: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  184: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  185: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  186: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  187: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  188: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  189: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  190: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  191: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  192: 
  193: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  194: 
  195: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  196: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  197: 
  198: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  199: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  200: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  201: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  202: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  203: 
  204: 
  205: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  206: 
  207: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  208: 
  209: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  210: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  211: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  212: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  213: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  214: 
  215: 
  216: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  217: 
  218: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  219: 
  220: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  221: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  222: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  223: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  224: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  225: 
  226: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  227: 
  228: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  229: 
  230: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  231: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  232: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  233: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  234: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  235: 
  236: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  237: 
  238: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  239: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  240: 
  241: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  242: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  243: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  244: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  245: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  246: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  247: 
  248: 
  249: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  250: 
  251: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  252: 
  253: 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.
  254: 
  255: 
  256: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  257: 
  258: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  259: 
  260: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  261: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  262: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  263: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  264: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  265: 
  266: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  267: 
  268: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  269: 
  270: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  271: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  272: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  273: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  274: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  275: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  276: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  277: 
  278: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  279: 
  280: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  281: 
  282: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  283: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  284: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  285: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  286: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  287: 
  288: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  289: 
  290: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  291: 
  292: 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.
  293: 
  294: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  295: 
  296: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  297: 
  298: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  299: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  300: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  301: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  302: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  303: 
  304: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  305: 
  306: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  307: 
  308: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  309: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  310: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  311: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  312: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  313: 
  314: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  315: 
  316: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  317: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  318: 
  319: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  320: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  321: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  322: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  323: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  324: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  325: 
  326: 
  327: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  328: 
  329: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  330: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  331: Okinawa, Japan*
  332: 
  333: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  334: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  335: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  336: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  337: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  338: 
  339: 
  340: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  341: 
  342: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  343: 
  344: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  345: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  346: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  347: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  348: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  349: 
  350: 
  351: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  352: 
  353: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  354: 
  355: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  356: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  357: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  358: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  359: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  360: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  361: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  362: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  363: 
  364: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  365: 
  366: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  367: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  368: 
  369: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  370: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  371: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  372: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  373: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  374: 
  375: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  376: 
  377: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  378: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  379: 
  380: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  381: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  382: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  383: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  384: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  385: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  386: 
  387: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  388: 
  389: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  390: 
  391: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  392: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  393: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  394: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  395: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  396: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  397: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  398: 
  399: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  400: 
  401: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  402: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  403: 
  404: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  405: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  406: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  407: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  408: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  409: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  410: 
  411: 
  412: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  413: 
  414: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  415: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  416: Japan*
  417: 
  418: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  419: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  420: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  421: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  422: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  423: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  424: 
  425: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  426: 
  427: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  428: 
  429: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  430: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  431: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  432: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  433: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  434: 
  435: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  436: 
  437: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  438: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  439: 
  440: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  441: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  442: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  443: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  444: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  445: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  446: 
  447: 
  448: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  449: 
  450: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  451: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  452: Okinawa, Japan*
  453: 
  454: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  455: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  456: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  457: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  458: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  459: 
  460: 
  461: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  462: 
  463: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  464: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  465: 
  466: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  467: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  468: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  469: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  470: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  471: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  472: 
  473: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  474: 
  475: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  476: 
  477: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  478: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  479: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  480: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  481: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  482: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  483: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  484: 
  485: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  486: 
  487: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  488: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  489: 
  490: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  491: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  492: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  493: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  494: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  495: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  496: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  497: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  498: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  499: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  500: 
  501: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  502: 
  503: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  504: 
  505: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  506: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  507: 
  508: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  509: 
  510: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  511: 
  512: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  513: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  514: 
  515: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  516: 
  517: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  518: 
  519: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  520: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  521: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  522: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  523: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  524: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  525: 
  526: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  527: 
  528: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  529: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  530: 
  531: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  532: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  533: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  534: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  535: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  536: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  537: 
  538: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  539: 
  540: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  541: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  542: 
  543: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  544: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  545: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  546: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  547: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  548: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  549: 
  550: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  551: 
  552: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  553: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  554: 
  555: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  556: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  557: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  558: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  559: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  560: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  561: 
  562: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  563: 
  564: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  565: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  566: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  567: 
  568: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  569: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  570: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  571: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  572: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  573: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  574: 
  575: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  576: 
  577: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  578: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  579: 
  580: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  581: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  582: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  583: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  584: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  585: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  586: 
  587: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  588: 
  589: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  590: Campus
  591: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  592: Germany*
  593: 
  594: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  595: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  596: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  597: answering users' questions.
  598: 
  599: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  600: 
  601: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  602: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  603: 
  604: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  605: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  606: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  607: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  608: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  609: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  610: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  611: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  612: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  613: hardfloat
  614: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  615: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  616: 
  617: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  618: 
  619: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  620: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  621: 
  622: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  623: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  624: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  625: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  626: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  627: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  628: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  629: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  630: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  631: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  632: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  633: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  634: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  635: 
  636: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  637: 
  638: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  639: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  640: Japan*
  641: 
  642: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  643: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  644: for meeting information.[more detail on
  645: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  646: 
  647: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  648: 
  649: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  650: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  651: Okinawa, Japan*
  652: 
  653: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  654: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  655: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  656: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  657: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  658: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  659: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  660: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  661: 
  662: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  663: 
  664: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  665: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  666: Japan*
  667: 
  668: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  669: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  670: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  671: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  672: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  673: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  674: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  675: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  676: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  677: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  678: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  679: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  680: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  681: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  682: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  683: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  684: 
  685: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  686: 
  687: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  688: 
  689: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  690: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  691: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  692: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  693: cases or notebooks.
  694: 
  695: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  696: more information.
  697: 
  698: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  699: 
  700: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  701: 
  702: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  703: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  704: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  705: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  706: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  707: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  708: 
  709: See [the call for
  710: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  711: for details.
  712: 
  713: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  714: 
  715: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  716: 
  717: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  718: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  719: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  720: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  721: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  722: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  723: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  724: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  725: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  726: these.
  727: 
  728: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  729: 
  730: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  731: 
  732: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  733: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  734: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  735: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  736: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  737: 
  738: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  739: 
  740: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  741: 
  742: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  743: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  744: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  745: BSD related talks.
  746: 
  747: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  748: information.
  749: 
  750: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  751: 
  752: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  753: 
  754: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  755: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  756: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  757: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  758: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  759: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  760: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  761: 
  762: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  763: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  764: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  765: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  766: Japan NetBSD Users
  767: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  768: 
  769: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  770: 
  771: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  772: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  773: 
  774: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  775: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  776: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  777: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  778: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  779: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  780: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  781: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  782: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  783: 
  784: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  785: 
  786: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  787: 
  788: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  789: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  790: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  791: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  792: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  793: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  794: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  795: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  796: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  797: 
  798: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  799: 
  800: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  801: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  802: 
  803: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  804: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  805: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  806: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  807: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  808: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  809: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  810: 
  811: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  812: 
  813: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  814: 
  815: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  816: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  817: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  818: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  819: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  820: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  821: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  822: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  823: 
  824: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  825: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  826: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  827: 
  828: Please see [this
  829: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  830: for details.
  831: 
  832: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  833: 
  834: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  835: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  836: 
  837: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  838: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  839: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  840: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  841: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  842: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  843: 
  844: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  845: 
  846: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  847: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  848: 
  849: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  850: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  851: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  852: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  853: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  854: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  855: 
  856: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  857: 
  858: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  859: 
  860: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  861: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  862: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  863: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  864: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  865: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  866: 
  867: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  868: 
  869: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  870: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  871: Japan*
  872: 
  873: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  874: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  875: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  876: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  877: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  878: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  879: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  880: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  881: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  882: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  883: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  884: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  885: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  886: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  887: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  888: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  889: found at OSC booth" by
  890: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  891: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  892: 
  893: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  894: 
  895: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  896: 
  897: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  898: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  899: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  900: 
  901: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  902: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  903: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  904: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  905: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  906: 
  907: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  908: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  909: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  910: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  911: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  912: regular meeting.
  913: 
  914: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  915: 
  916: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  917: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  918: Okinawa, Japan*
  919: 
  920: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  921: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  922: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  923: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  924: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  925: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  926: 
  927: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  928: 
  929: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  930: 
  931: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  932: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  933: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  934: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  935: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  936: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  937: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  938: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  939: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  940: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  941: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  942: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  943: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  944: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  945: 
  946: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  947: 
  948: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  949: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  950: 
  951: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  952: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  953: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  954: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  955: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  956: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  957: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  958: 
  959: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  960: 
  961: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  962: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  963: 
  964: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  965: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  966: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  967: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  968: demonstrations (
  969: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  970: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  971: 
  972: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  973: 
  974: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  975: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  976: San Diego, California, USA*
  977: 
  978: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  979: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  980: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  981: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  982: on day one of the conference.
  983: 
  984: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  985: 
  986: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  987: Augustin, Germany*
  988: 
  989: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  990: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  991: 
  992: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  993: 
  994: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  995: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  996: 
  997: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  998: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  999: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1000: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1001: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1002: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1003: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1004: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1005: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1006: SHARP,X68K on
 1007: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1008: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1009: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1010: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1011: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1012: updates presetation by
 1013: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1014: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1015: 
 1016: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1017: 
 1018: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1019: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1020: 
 1021: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1022: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1023: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1024: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1025: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1026: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1027: 
 1028: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1029: 
 1030: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1031: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1032: Japan*
 1033: 
 1034: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1035: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1036: for meeting information.
 1037: 
 1038: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1039: 
 1040: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1041: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1042: 
 1043: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1044: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1045: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1046: release branch.
 1047: 
 1048: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1049: 
 1050: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1051: 
 1052: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1053: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1054: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1055: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1056: with [Building NetBSD on
 1057: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1058: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1059: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1060: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1061: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1062: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1063: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1064: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1065: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1066: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1067: 
 1068: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1069: 
 1070: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1071: 
 1072: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1073: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1074: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1075: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1076: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1077: 
 1078: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1079: more information.
 1080: 
 1081: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1082: 
 1083: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1084: 
 1085: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1086: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1087: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1088: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1089: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1090: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1091: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1092: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1093: 
 1094: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1095: 
 1096: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1097: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1098: Japan*
 1099: 
 1100: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1101: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1102: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1103: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1104: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1105: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1106: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1107: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1108: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1109: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1110: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1111: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1112: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1113: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1114: 
 1115: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1116: 
 1117: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1118: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1119: 
 1120: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1121: 
 1122: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1123: 
 1124: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1125: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1126: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1127: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1128: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1129: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1130: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1131: demonstrations.
 1132: 
 1133: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1134: 
 1135: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1136: 
 1137: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1138: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1139: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1140: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1141: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1142: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1143: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1144: 
 1145: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1146: 
 1147: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1148: 
 1149: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1150: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1151: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1152: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1153: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1154: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1155: port history by
 1156: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1157: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1158: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1159: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1160: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1161: [[ustream live
 1162: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1163: 
 1164: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1165: 
 1166: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1167: 
 1168: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1169: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1170: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1171: talks.
 1172: 
 1173: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1174: information.
 1175: 
 1176: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1177: 
 1178: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1179: 
 1180: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1181: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1182: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1183: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1184: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1185: [WZero3 live
 1186: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1187: [Zaurus live
 1188: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1189: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1190: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1191: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1192: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1193: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1194: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1195: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1196: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1197: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1198: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1199: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1200: 
 1201: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1202: 
 1203: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1204: 
 1205: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1206: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1207: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1208: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1209: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1210: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1211: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1212: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1213: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1214: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1215: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1216: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1217: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1218: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1219: i386 { [aspire
 1220: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1221: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1222: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1223: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1224: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1225: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1226: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1227: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1228: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1229: 
 1230: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1231: 
 1232: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1233: 
 1234: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1235: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1236: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1237: necessary.
 1238: 
 1239: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1240: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1241: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1242: for details.
 1243: 
 1244: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1245: 
 1246: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1247: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1248: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1249: 
 1250: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1251: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1252: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1253: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1254: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1255: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1256: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1257: 
 1258: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1259: 
 1260: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1261: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1262: 
 1263: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1264: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1265: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1266: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1267: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1268: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1269: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1270: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1271: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1272: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1273: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1274: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1275: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1276: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1277: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1278: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1279: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1280: 
 1281: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1282: 
 1283: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1284: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1285: 
 1286: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1287: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1288: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1289: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1290: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1291: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1292: 
 1293: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1294: 
 1295: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1296: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1297: 
 1298: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1299: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1300: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1301: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1302: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1303: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1304: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1305: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1306: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1307: enigmatic machines by
 1308: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1309: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1310: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1311: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1312: 
 1313: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1314: 
 1315: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1316: 
 1317: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1318: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1319: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1320: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1321: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1322: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1323: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1324: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1325: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1326: 
 1327: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1328: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1329: 
 1330: For more information please visit the website
 1331: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1332: 
 1333: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1334: 
 1335: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1336: 
 1337: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1338: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1339: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1340: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1341: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1342: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1343: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1344: 
 1345: For more information please visit the website
 1346: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1347: 
 1348: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1349: 
 1350: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1351: 
 1352: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1353: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1354: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1355: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1356: Netherlands.
 1357: 
 1358: For more information please visit the website
 1359: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1360: 
 1361: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1362: 
 1363: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1364: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1365: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1366: 
 1367: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1368: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1369: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1370: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1371: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1372: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1373: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1374: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1375: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1376: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1377: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1378: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1379: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1380: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1381: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1382: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1383: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1384: 
 1385: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1386: 
 1387: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1388: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1389: Okinawa, Japan*
 1390: 
 1391: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1392: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1393: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1394: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1395: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1396: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1397: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1398: 
 1399: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1400: 
 1401: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1402: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1403: Fukushima, Japan*
 1404: 
 1405: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1406: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1407: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1408: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1409: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1410: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1411: 
 1412: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1413: 
 1414: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1415: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1416: Japan*
 1417: 
 1418: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1419: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1420: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1421: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1422: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1423: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1424: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1425: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1426: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1427: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1428: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1429: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1430: 
 1431: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1432: 
 1433: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1434: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1435: 
 1436: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1437: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1438: 
 1439: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1440: 
 1441: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1442: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1443: 
 1444: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1445: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1446: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1447: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1448: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1449: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1450: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1451: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1452: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1453: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1454: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1455: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1456: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1457: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1458: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1459: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1460: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1461: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1462: will never die!
 1463: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1464: and
 1465: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1466: by tsutsui.
 1467: 
 1468: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1469: 
 1470: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1471: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1472: Japan*
 1473: 
 1474: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1475: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1476: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1477: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1478: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1479: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1480: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1481: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1482: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1483: keysign party by soda.
 1484: 
 1485: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1486: 
 1487: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1488: 
 1489: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1490: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1491: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1492: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1493: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1494: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1495: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1496: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1497: 
 1498: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1499: 
 1500: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1501: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1502: 
 1503: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1504: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1505: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1506: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1507: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1508: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1509: 
 1510: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1511: 
 1512: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1513: 
 1514: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1515: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1516: May 2011.
 1517: 
 1518: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1519: 
 1520: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1521: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1522: 
 1523: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1524: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1525: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1526: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1527: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1528: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1529: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1530: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1531: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1532: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1533: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1534: 
 1535: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1536: 
 1537: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1538: 
 1539: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1540: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1541: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1542: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1543: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1544: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1545: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1546: 
 1547: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1548: 
 1549: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1550: Oita, Japan*
 1551: 
 1552: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1553: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1554: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1555: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1556: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1557: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1558: 
 1559: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1560: 
 1561: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1562: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1563: 
 1564: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1565: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1566: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1567: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1568: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1569: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1570: 
 1571: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1572: 
 1573: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1574: Belgium*
 1575: 
 1576: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1577: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1578: 
 1579: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1580: in the BSD devroom
 1581: 
 1582: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1583: 
 1584: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1585: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1586: Japan*
 1587: 
 1588: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1589: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1590: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1591: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1592: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1593: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1594: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1595: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1596: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1597: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1598: 
 1599: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1600: 
 1601: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1602: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1603: 
 1604: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1605: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1606: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1607: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1608: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1609: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1610: 
 1611: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1612: 
 1613: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1614: 
 1615: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1616: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1617: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1618: focused.
 1619: 
 1620: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1621: 
 1622: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1623: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1624: 
 1625: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1626: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1627: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1628: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1629: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1630: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1631: 
 1632: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1633: 
 1634: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1635: 
 1636: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1637: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1638: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1639: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1640: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1641: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1642: 
 1643: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1644: 
 1645: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1646: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1647: 
 1648: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1649: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1650: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1651: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1652: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1653: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1654: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1655: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1656: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1657: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1658: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1659: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1660: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1661: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1662: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1663: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1664: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1665: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1666: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1667: tsutsui)
 1668: 
 1669: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1670: 
 1671: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1672: 
 1673: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1674: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1675: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1676: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1677: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1678: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1679: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1680: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1681: 
 1682: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1683: 
 1684: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1685: 
 1686: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1687: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1688: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1689: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1690: 
 1691: For more information please visit the website
 1692: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1693: 
 1694: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1695: 
 1696: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1697: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1698: Okinawa, Japan*
 1699: 
 1700: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1701: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1702: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1703: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1704: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1705: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1706: 
 1707: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1708: 
 1709: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1710: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1711: 
 1712: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1713: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1714: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1715: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1716: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1717: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1718: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1719: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1720: 
 1721: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1722: 
 1723: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1724: 
 1725: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1726: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1727: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1728: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1729: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1730: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1731: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1732: 
 1733: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1734: 
 1735: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1736: 
 1737: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1738: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1739: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1740: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1741: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1742: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1743: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1744: 
 1745: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1746: 
 1747: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1748: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1749: Japan*
 1750: 
 1751: See [this
 1752: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1753: for meeting information.
 1754: 
 1755: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1756: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1757: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1758: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1759: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1760: 
 1761: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1762: 
 1763: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1764: 
 1765: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1766: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1767: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1768: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1769: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1770: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1771: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1772: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1773: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1774: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1775: 
 1776: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1777: 
 1778: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1779: 
 1780: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1781: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1782: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1783: in a shared BSD booth.
 1784: 
 1785: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1786: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1787: 
 1788: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1789: 
 1790: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1791: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1792: 
 1793: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1794: 
 1795: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1796: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1797: 
 1798: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1799: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1800: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1801: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1802: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1803: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1804: 
 1805: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1806: 
 1807: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1808: 
 1809: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1810: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1811: 
 1812: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1813: 
 1814: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1815: 
 1816: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1817: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1818: May 2010.
 1819: 
 1820: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1821: 
 1822: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1823: 
 1824: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1825: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1826: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1827: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1828: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1829: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1830: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1831: 
 1832: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1833: 
 1834: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1835: 
 1836: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1837: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1838: 
 1839: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1840: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1841: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1842: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1843: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1844: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1845: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1846: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1847: 
 1848: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1849: 
 1850: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1851: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1852: 
 1853: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1854: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1855: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1856: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1857: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1858: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1859: 
 1860: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1861: 
 1862: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1863: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1864: 
 1865: The [February 2010
 1866: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1867: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1868: 
 1869: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1870: 
 1871: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1872: Belgium*
 1873: 
 1874: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1875: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1876: 
 1877: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1878: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1879: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1880: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1881: 
 1882: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1883: 
 1884: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1885: Oita, Japan*
 1886: 
 1887: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1888: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1889: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1890: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1891: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1892: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1893: 
 1894: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1895: 
 1896: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1897: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1898: 
 1899: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1900: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1901: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1902: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1903: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1904: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1905: 
 1906: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1907: 
 1908: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1909: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1910: 
 1911: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1912: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1913: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1914: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1915: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1916: demonstration.
 1917: 
 1918: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1919: 
 1920: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1921: 
 1922: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1923: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1924: major BSDs.
 1925: 
 1926: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1927: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1928: 
 1929: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1930: 
 1931: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1932: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1933: 
 1934: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1935: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1936: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1937: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1938: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1939: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1940: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1941: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1942: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1943: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1944: 
 1945: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1946: 
 1947: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1948: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1949: 
 1950: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1951: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1952: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1953: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1954: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1955: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1956: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1957: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1958: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1959: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1960: 
 1961: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1962: 
 1963: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1964: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1965: Okinawa, Japan*
 1966: 
 1967: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1968: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1969: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1970: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1971: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1972: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1973: 
 1974: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1975: 
 1976: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1977: 
 1978: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1979: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1980: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1981: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1982: 
 1983: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1984: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1985: 
 1986: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1987: 
 1988: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1989: 
 1990: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1991: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1992: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1993: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1994: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1995: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1996: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1997: 
 1998: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 1999: 
 2000: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2001: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2002: 
 2003: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2004: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2005: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2006: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2007: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2008: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2009: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2010: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2011: 
 2012: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2013: 
 2014: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2015: 
 2016: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2017: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2018: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2019: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2020: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2021: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2022: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2023: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2024: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2025: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2026: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2027: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2028: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2029: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2030: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2031: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2032: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2033: 
 2034: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2035: 
 2036: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2037: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2038: Japan*
 2039: 
 2040: See [this
 2041: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2042: for meeting information.
 2043: 
 2044: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2045: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2046: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2047: party.
 2048: 
 2049: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2050: 
 2051: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2052: 
 2053: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2054: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2055: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2056: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2057: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2058: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2059: 
 2060: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2061: 
 2062: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2063: 
 2064: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2065: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2066: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2067: systems at the exhibition.
 2068: 
 2069: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2070: 
 2071: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2072: 
 2073: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2074: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2075: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2076: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2077: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2078: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2079: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2080: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2081: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2082: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2083: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2084: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2085: 
 2086: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2087: 
 2088: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2089: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2090: 
 2091: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2092: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2093: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2094: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2095: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2096: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2097: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2098: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2099: 
 2100: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2101: 
 2102: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2103: 
 2104: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2105: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2106: May 2009.
 2107: 
 2108: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2109: 
 2110: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2111: 
 2112: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2113: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2114: Hannover, Germany.
 2115: 
 2116: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2117: 
 2118: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2119: 
 2120: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2121: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2122: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2123: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2124: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2125: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2126: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2127: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2128: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2129: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2130: and [NetBSD
 2131: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2132: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2133: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2134: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2135: 
 2136: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2137: 
 2138: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2139: 
 2140: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2141: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2142: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2143: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2144: 
 2145: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2146: 
 2147: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2148: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2149: 
 2150: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2151: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2152: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2153: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2154: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2155: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2156: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2157: 
 2158: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2159: 
 2160: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2161: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2162: the community.
 2163: 
 2164: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2165: 
 2166: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2167: 
 2168: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2169: 
 2170: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2171: 
 2172: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2173: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2174: 
 2175: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2176: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2177: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2178: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2179: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2180: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2181: 
 2182: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2183: 
 2184: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2185: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2186: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2187: 
 2188: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2189: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2190: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2191: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2192: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2193: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2194: 
 2195: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2196: 
 2197: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2198: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2199: 
 2200: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2201: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2202: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2203: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2204: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2205: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2206: 
 2207: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2208: 
 2209: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2210: 
 2211: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2212: 
 2213: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2214: 
 2215: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2216: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2217: 
 2218: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2219: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2220: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2221: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2222: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2223: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2224: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2225: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2226: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2227: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2228: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2229: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2230: 
 2231: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2232: 
 2233: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2234: 
 2235: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2236: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2237: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2238: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2239: 
 2240: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2241: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2242: 
 2243: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2244: 
 2245: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2246: 
 2247: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2248: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2249: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2250: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2251: 
 2252: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2253: 
 2254: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2255: 
 2256: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2257: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2258: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2259: 
 2260: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2261: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2262: 
 2263: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2264: 
 2265: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2266: 
 2267: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2268: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2269: 
 2270: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2271: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2272: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2273: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2274: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2275: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2276: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2277: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2278: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2279: [Itojun Service
 2280: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2281: 
 2282: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2283: 
 2284: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2285: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2286: 
 2287: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2288: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2289: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2291: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2292: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2293: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2294: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2295: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2296: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2297: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2298: 
 2299: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2300: 
 2301: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2302: 
 2303: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2304: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2305: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2306: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2307: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2308: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2309: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2310: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2311: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2312: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2313: 
 2314: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2315: 
 2316: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2317: 
 2318: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2319: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2320: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2321: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2322: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2323: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2324: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2325: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2326: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2327: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2328: all BSD machines.
 2329: 
 2330: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2331: 
 2332: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2333: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2334: Japan*
 2335: 
 2336: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2337: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2338: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2339: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2340: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2341: 
 2342: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2343: 
 2344: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2345: 
 2346: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2347: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2348: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2349: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2350: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2351: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2352: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2353: 
 2354: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2355: 
 2356: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2357: 
 2358: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2359: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2360: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2361: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2362: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2363: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2364: 
 2365: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2366: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2367: 
 2368: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2369: 
 2370: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2371: 
 2372: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2373: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2374: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2375: novices to advanced developers.
 2376: 
 2377: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2378: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2379: 
 2380: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2381: 
 2382: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2383: Spain*
 2384: 
 2385: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2386: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2387: 
 2388: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2389: 
 2390: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2391: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2392: 
 2393: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2394: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2395: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2396: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2397: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2398: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2399: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2400: 
 2401: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2402: 
 2403: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2404: 
 2405: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2406: technologies and IT security.
 2407: 
 2408: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2409: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2410: 
 2411: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2412: 
 2413: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2414: 
 2415: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2416: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2417: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2418: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2419: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2420: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2421: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2422: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2423: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2424: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2425: 
 2426: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2427: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2428: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2429: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2430: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2431: 
 2432: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2433: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2434: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2435: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2436: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2437: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2438: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2439: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2440: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2441: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2442: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2443: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2444: 
 2445: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2446: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2447: networking and virtualisation.
 2448: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2449: 
 2450: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2451: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2452: 
 2453: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2454: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2455: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2456: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2457: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2458: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2459: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2460: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2461: 
 2462: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2463: 
 2464: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2465: 
 2466: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2467: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2468: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2469: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2470: 
 2471: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2472: 
 2473: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2474: 
 2475: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2476: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2477: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2478: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2479: 
 2480: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2481: 
 2482: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2483: 
 2484: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2485: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2486: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2487: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2488: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2489: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2490: 
 2491: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2492: 
 2493: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2494: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2495: Japan*
 2496: 
 2497: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2498: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2499: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2500: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2501: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2502: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2503: 
 2504: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2505: 
 2506: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2507: 
 2508: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2509: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2510: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2511: 
 2512: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2513: 
 2514: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2515: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2516: 
 2517: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2518: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2519: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2520: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2521: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2522: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2523: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2524: 
 2525: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2526: 
 2527: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2528: Niigata, Japan*
 2529: 
 2530: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2531: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2532: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2533: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2534: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2535: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2536: 
 2537: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2538: 
 2539: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2540: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2541: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2542: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2543: 
 2544: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2545: 
 2546: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2547: Turkey*
 2548: 
 2549: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2550: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2551: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2552: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2553: 
 2554: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2555: 
 2556: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2557: 
 2558: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2559: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2560: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2561: information, see the [event's
 2562: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2563: 
 2564: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2565: 
 2566: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2567: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2568: 
 2569: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2570: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2571: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2572: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2573: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2574: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2575: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2576: Presentation by
 2577: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2578: 
 2579: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2580: 
 2581: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2582: 
 2583: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2584: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2585: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2586: 
 2587: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2588: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2589: 
 2590: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2591: 
 2592: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2593: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2594: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2595: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2596: 
 2597: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2598: 
 2599: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2600: 
 2601: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2602: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2603: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2604: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2605: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2606: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2607: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2608: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2609: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2610: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2611: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2612: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2613: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2614: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2615: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2616: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2617: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2618: ).
 2619: 
 2620: [A report with some
 2621: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2622: available.
 2623: 
 2624: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2625: 
 2626: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2627: 
 2628: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2629: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2630: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2631: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2632: Switzerland.
 2633: 
 2634: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2635: report was posted to the
 2636: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2637: mailing list.
 2638: 
 2639: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2640: 
 2641: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2642: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2643: Japan*
 2644: 
 2645: See [this
 2646: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2647: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2648: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2649: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2650: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2651: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2652: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2653: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2654: sign party.
 2655: 
 2656: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2657: 
 2658: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2659: 
 2660: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2661: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2662: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2663: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2664: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2665: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2666: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2667: 
 2668: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2669: 
 2670: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2671: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2672: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2673: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2674: at the
 2675: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2676: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2677: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2678: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2679: 
 2680: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2681: information.
 2682: 
 2683: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2684: 
 2685: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2686: 
 2687: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2688: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2689: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2690: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2691: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2692: 
 2693: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2694: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2695: 
 2696: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2697: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2698: 
 2699: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2700: 
 2701: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2702: 
 2703: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2704: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2705: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2706: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2707: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2708: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2709: welcome to attend.
 2710: 
 2711: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2712: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2713: 
 2714: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2715: 
 2716: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2717: 
 2718: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2719: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2720: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2721: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2722: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2723: 
 2724: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2725: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2726: 
 2727: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2728: 
 2729: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2730: 
 2731: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2732: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2733: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2734: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2735: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2736: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2737: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2738: 
 2739: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2740: 
 2741: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2742: 
 2743: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2744: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2745: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2746: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2747: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2748: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2749: widest possible audience.
 2750: 
 2751: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2752: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2753: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2754: 
 2755: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2756: 
 2757: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2758: 
 2759: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2760: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2761: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2762: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2763: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2764: 
 2765: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2766: 
 2767: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2768: 
 2769: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2770: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2771: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2772: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2773: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2774: 
 2775: More information can be found at
 2776: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2777: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2778: German language article can be found at:
 2779: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2780: 
 2781: Ignatios also
 2782: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2783: his [slides (german
 2784: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2785: 
 2786: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2787: 
 2788: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2789: 
 2790: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2791: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2792: Brussels, Belgium.
 2793: 
 2794: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2795: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2796: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2797: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2798: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2799: 
 2800: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2801: 
 2802: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2803: 
 2804: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2805: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2806: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2807: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2808: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2809: and
 2810: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2811: 
 2812: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2813: 
 2814: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2815: 
 2816: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2817: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2818: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2819: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2820: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2821: 
 2822: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2823: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2824: and Solaris.
 2825: 
 2826: For more information, please [visit the
 2827: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2828: 
 2829: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2830: 
 2831: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2832: 
 2833: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2834: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2835: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2836: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2837: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2838: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2839: 
 2840: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2841: 
 2842: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2843: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2844: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2845: 
 2846: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2847: 
 2848: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2849: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2850: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2851: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2852: 
 2853: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2854: 
 2855: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2856: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2857: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2858: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2859: 
 2860: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2861: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2862: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2863: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2864: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2865: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2866:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2867: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2868:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2869: 
 2870: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2871: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2872: 
 2873: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2874: 
 2875: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2876: 
 2877: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2878: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2879: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2880: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2881: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2882: 
 2883: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2884: 
 2885: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2886: 
 2887: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2888: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2889: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2890: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2891: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2892: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2893: 
 2894: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2895: 
 2896: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2897: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2898: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2899: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2900: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2901: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2902: 
 2903: A report on the event is available
 2904: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2905: 
 2906: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2907: 
 2908: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2909: 
 2910: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2911: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2912: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2913: booth.
 2914: 
 2915: A report of the event can be found
 2916: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2917: 
 2918: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2919: 
 2920: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2921: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2922: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2923: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2924: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2925: 
 2926: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2927: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2928: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2929: information.
 2930: 
 2931: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2932: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2933: 
 2934: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2935: 
 2936: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2937: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2938: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2939: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2940: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2941: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2942: the booth.
 2943: 
 2944: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2945: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2946: about the event.
 2947: 
 2948: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2949: 
 2950: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2951: 
 2952: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2953: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2954: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2955: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2956: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2957: 
 2958: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2959: 
 2960: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2961: 
 2962: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2963: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2964: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2965: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2966: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2967: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2968: 
 2969: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2970: 
 2971: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2972: 
 2973: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2974: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2975: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2976: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2977: 
 2978: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2979:     FreeBSD Project
 2980: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2981:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2982:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2983:     .
 2984: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2985:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2986:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2987: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2988: 
 2989: \> See [program for
 2990: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2991: 
 2992: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2993: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2994: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2995: 
 2996: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 2997: 
 2998: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 2999: 
 3000: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3001: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3002: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3003: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3004: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3005: developers.
 3006: 
 3007: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3008: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3009: during May 10-14th.
 3010: 
 3011: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3012: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3013: 
 3014: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3015: 
 3016: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3017: 
 3018: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3019: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3020: conference on their campus.
 3021: 
 3022: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3023: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3024: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3025: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3026: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3027: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3028: 
 3029: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3030: presentation proposal, please visit
 3031: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3032: 
 3033: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3034: 
 3035: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3036: 
 3037: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3038: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3039: tutorials.
 3040: 
 3041: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3042: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3043: 
 3044: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3045: 
 3046: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3047: 
 3048: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3049: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3050: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3051: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3052: URL above.
 3053: 
 3054: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3055: 
 3056: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3057: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3058: 
 3059: See [this
 3060: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3061: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3062: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3063: Codeblog.
 3064: 
 3065: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3066: 
 3067: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3068: 
 3069: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3070: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3071: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3072: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3073: gmail.com).
 3074: 
 3075: For more information about this event see
 3076: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3077: 
 3078: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3079: 
 3080: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3081: 
 3082: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3083: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3084: Cons in Germany.
 3085: 
 3086: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3087: 
 3088: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3089: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3090: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3091: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3092: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3093: 
 3094: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3095: net-tex.de\>.
 3096: 
 3097: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3098: 
 3099: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3100: 
 3101: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3102: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3103: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3104: 
 3105: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3106: 
 3107: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3108: 
 3109: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3110: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3111: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3112: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3113: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3114: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3115: 
 3116: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3117: 
 3118: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3119: 
 3120: [German Unix User Group
 3121: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3122: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3123: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3124: 
 3125: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3126: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3127: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3128: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3129: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3130: 
 3131: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3132: 
 3133: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3134: 
 3135: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3136: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3137: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3138: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3139: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3140: Europe.
 3141: 
 3142: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3143: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3144: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3145: 
 3146: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3147: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3148: 
 3149: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3150: 
 3151: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3152: 
 3153: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3154: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3155: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3156: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3157: if you would like to help.
 3158: 
 3159: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3160: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3161: 
 3162: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3163: 
 3164: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3165: 
 3166: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3167: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3168: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3169: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3170: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3171: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3172: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3173: 
 3174: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3175: 
 3176: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3177: 
 3178: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3179: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3180: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3181: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3182: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3183: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3184: 
 3185: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3186: 
 3187: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3188: 
 3189: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3190: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3191: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3192: conference venue and registration. present.
 3193: 
 3194: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3195: 
 3196: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3197: 
 3198: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3199: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3200: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3201: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3202: Lockhoff.
 3203: 
 3204: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3205: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3206: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3207: 
 3208: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3209: 
 3210: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3211: 
 3212: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3213: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3214: others) will be presented.
 3215: 
 3216: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3217: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3218: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3219: 
 3220: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3221: 
 3222: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3223: especially showing NetBSD!
 3224: 
 3225: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3226: 
 3227: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3228: 
 3229: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3230: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3231: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3232: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3233: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3234: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3235: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3236: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3237: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3238: 
 3239: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3240: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3241: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3242: 
 3243: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3244: 
 3245: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3246: 
 3247: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3248: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3249: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3250: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3251: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3252: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3253: 
 3254: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3255: 
 3256: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3257: 
 3258: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3259: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3260: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3261: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3262: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3263: 
 3264: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3265: 
 3266: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3267: 
 3268: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3269: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3270: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3271: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3272: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3273: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3274: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3275: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3276: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3277: 
 3278: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3279: 
 3280: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3281: 
 3282: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3283: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3284: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3285: group page for more information.
 3286: 
 3287: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3288: 
 3289: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3290: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3291: 
 3292: See [this
 3293: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3294: meeting information.
 3295: 
 3296: A
 3297: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3298: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3299: 
 3300: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3301: 
 3302: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3303: 
 3304: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3305: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3306: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3307: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3308: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3309: organization.
 3310: 
 3311: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3312: 
 3313: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3314: 
 3315: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3316: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3317: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3318: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3319: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3320: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3321: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3322: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3323: for more details.
 3324: 
 3325: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3326: 
 3327: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3328: 
 3329: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3330: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3331: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3332: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3333: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3334: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3335: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3336: 
 3337: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3338: 
 3339: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3340: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3341: 
 3342: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3343: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3344: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3345: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3346: 
 3347: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3348: 
 3349: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3350: 
 3351: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3352: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3353: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3354: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3355: groups.
 3356: 
 3357: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3358: 
 3359: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3360: 
 3361: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3362: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3363: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3364: venue and registration.
 3365: 
 3366: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3367: 
 3368: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3369: 
 3370: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3371: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3372: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3373: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3374: 
 3375: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3376: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3377:     Live performance
 3378: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3379: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3380: 
 3381: See [program for
 3382: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3383: 
 3384: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3385: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3386: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3387: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3388: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3389: 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)).
 3390: 
 3391: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3392: 
 3393: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3394: 
 3395: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3396: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3397: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3398: 
 3399: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3400: 
 3401: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3402: 
 3403: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3404: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3405: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3406: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3407: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3408: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3409: [slides for this
 3410: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3411: 
 3412: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3413: 
 3414: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3415: 
 3416: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3417: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3418: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3419: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3420: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3421: 
 3422: More information is at
 3423: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3424: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3425: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3426: 
 3427: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3428: 
 3429: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3430: 
 3431: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3432: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3433: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3434: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3435: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3436: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3437: 
 3438: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3439: 
 3440: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3441: 
 3442: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3443: 
 3444: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3445: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3446: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3447: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3448: 
 3449: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3450: 
 3451: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3452: 
 3453: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3454: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3455: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3456: 
 3457: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3458: 
 3459: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3460: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3461: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3462: 
 3463: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3464: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3465: 
 3466: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3467: 
 3468: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3469: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3470: 
 3471: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3472: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3473: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3474: 
 3475: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3476: 
 3477: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3478: 
 3479: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3480: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3481: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3482: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3483: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3484: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3485: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3486: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3487: 
 3488: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3489: 
 3490: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3491: 
 3492: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3493: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3494: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3495: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3496: 
 3497: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3498: 
 3499: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3500: 
 3501: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3502: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3503: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3504: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3505: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3506: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3507: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3508: available.
 3509: 
 3510: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3511: 
 3512: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3513: 
 3514: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3515: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3516: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3517: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3518: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3519: 
 3520: A brief report from the conference is available
 3521: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3522: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3523: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3524: 
 3525: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3526: 
 3527: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3528: 
 3529: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3530: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3531: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3532: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3533: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3534: 
 3535: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3536: 
 3537: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3538: 
 3539: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3540: 
 3541: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3542: 
 3543: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3544: 
 3545: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3546: 
 3547: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3548: 
 3549: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3550: 
 3551: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3552: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3553: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3554: 
 3555: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3556: 
 3557: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3558: 
 3559: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3560: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3561: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3562: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3563: conference.
 3564: 
 3565: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3566: 
 3567: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3568: 
 3569: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3570: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3571: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3572: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3573: for details.
 3574: 
 3575: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3576: 
 3577: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3578: 
 3579: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3580: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3581: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3582: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3583: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3584: 
 3585: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3586: 
 3587: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3588: 
 3589: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3590: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3591: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3592: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3593: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3594: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3595: 
 3596: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3597: 
 3598: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3599: 
 3600: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3601: 
 3602: [BOF
 3603: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3604: 
 3605: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3606: 
 3607: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3608: 
 3609: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3610: 
 3611: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3612: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3613: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3614: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3615: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3616: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3617: of the BSD
 3618: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3619: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3620: conference.
 3621: 
 3622: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3623: 
 3624: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3625: 
 3626: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3627: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3628: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3629: in helping out.
 3630: 
 3631: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3632: 
 3633: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3634: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3635: 
 3636: See [this
 3637: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3638: meeting information.
 3639: 
 3640: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3641: 
 3642: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3643: 
 3644: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3645: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3646: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3647: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3648: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3649: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3650: 
 3651: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3652: 
 3653: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3654: 
 3655: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3656: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3657: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3658: NetBSD-BR.
 3659: 
 3660: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3661: 
 3662: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3663: 
 3664: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3665: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3666: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3667: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3668: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3669: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3670: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3671: 
 3672: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3673: 
 3674: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3675: 
 3676: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3677: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3678: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3679: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3680: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3681: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3682: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3683: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3684: for more information.
 3685: 
 3686: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3687: 
 3688: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3689: 
 3690: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3691: [GUUG
 3692: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3693: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3694: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3695: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3696: 
 3697: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3698: 
 3699: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3700: 
 3701: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3702: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3703: 
 3704: -   \`\`
 3705:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3706:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3707: -   \`\`
 3708:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3709:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3710: -   \`\`
 3711:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3712:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3713: 
 3714: Please see the
 3715: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3716: details. Photos are available at [this
 3717: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3718: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3719: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3720: 
 3721: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3722: 
 3723: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3724: 
 3725: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3726: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3727: France.
 3728: 
 3729: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3730: 
 3731: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3732: 
 3733: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3734: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3735: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3736: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3737: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3738: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3739: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3740: 
 3741: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3742: 
 3743: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3744: 
 3745: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3746: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3747: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3748: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3749: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3750: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3751: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3752: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3753: MailingList useful.
 3754: 
 3755: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3756: 
 3757: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3758: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3759: 
 3760: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3761: details.
 3762: 
 3763: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3764: 
 3765: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3766: 
 3767: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3768: 
 3769: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3770: 
 3771: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3772: 
 3773: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3774: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3775: administration. See
 3776: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3777: for details.
 3778: 
 3779: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3780: 
 3781: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3782: 
 3783: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3784: 
 3785: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3786: 
 3787: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3788: 
 3789: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3790: 
 3791: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3792: 
 3793: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3794: 
 3795: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3796: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3797: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3798: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3799: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3800: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3801: information.
 3802: 
 3803: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3804: 
 3805: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3806: 
 3807: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3808: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3809: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3810: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3811: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3812: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3813: is available online.
 3814: 
 3815: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3816: 
 3817: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3818: 
 3819: A lot of photos are available
 3820: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3821: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3822: 
 3823: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3824: 
 3825: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3826: 
 3827: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3828: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3829: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3830: 
 3831: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3832: Dolecek. See the [full
 3833: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3834: for details and pictures.
 3835: 
 3836: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3837: 
 3838: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3839: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3840: 
 3841: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3842: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3843: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3844: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3845: 
 3846: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3847: 
 3848: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3849: 
 3850: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3851: 
 3852: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3853: 
 3854: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3855: 
 3856: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3857: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3858: 
 3859: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3860: 
 3861: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3862: 
 3863: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3864: 
 3865: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3866: 
 3867: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3868: 
 3869: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3870: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3871: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3872: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3873: see
 3874: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3875: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3876: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3877: 
 3878: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3879: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3880: 
 3881: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3882: 
 3883: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3884: 
 3885: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3886: holding the [BSDay
 3887: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3888: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3889: for more information.
 3890: 
 3891: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3892: 
 3893: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3894: 
 3895: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3896: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3897: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3898: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3899: 
 3900: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3901: 
 3902: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3903: 
 3904: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3905: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3906: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3907: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3908: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3909: 
 3910: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3911: 
 3912: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3913: 
 3914: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3915: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3916: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3917: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3918: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3919: 
 3920: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3921: 
 3922: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3923: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3924: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3925: 
 3926: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3927: 
 3928: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3929: 
 3930: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3931: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3932: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3933: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3934: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3935: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3936: 
 3937: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3938: 
 3939: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3940: 
 3941: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3942: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3943: administration. See
 3944: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3945: for details.
 3946: 
 3947: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3948: 
 3949: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3950: 
 3951: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3952: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3953: events including several pictures is available online at
 3954: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3955: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3956: from:
 3957: 
 3958: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3959:     [
 3960:     mp3
 3961:     ]
 3962: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3963:     [
 3964:     mp3
 3965:     ]
 3966: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3967:     mit NetBSD
 3968:     [
 3969:     mp3
 3970:     ]
 3971: 
 3972: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3973: 
 3974: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3975: 
 3976: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3977: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3978: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3979: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3980: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3981: 
 3982: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3983: 
 3984: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3985: 
 3986: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3987: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3988: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3989: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3990: activities will be the:
 3991: 
 3992: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3993: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3994: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3995: 
 3996: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 3997: 
 3998: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 3999: 
 4000: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4001: 
 4002: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4003: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4004: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4005: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4006: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4007: a [short
 4008: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4009: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4010: available online.
 4011: 
 4012: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4013: 
 4014: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4015: 
 4016: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4017: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4018: from December 27th to 29th.
 4019: 
 4020: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4021: 
 4022: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4023: 
 4024: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4025: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4026: administration.
 4027: 
 4028: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4029: 
 4030: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4031: 
 4032: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4033: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4034: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4035: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4036: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4037: for details.
 4038: 
 4039: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4040: 
 4041: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4042: 
 4043: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4044: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4045: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4046: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4047: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4048: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4049: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4050: 
 4051: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4052: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4053: Germany. See
 4054: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4055: for more information.
 4056: 
 4057: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4058: 
 4059: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4060: 
 4061: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4062: 
 4063: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4064: 
 4065: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4066: 
 4067: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4068: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4069: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4070: 
 4071: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4072: 
 4073: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4074: 
 4075: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4076: 
 4077: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4078: 
 4079: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4080: 
 4081: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4082: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4083: College.
 4084: 
 4085: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4086: 
 4087: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4088: 
 4089: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4090: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4091: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4092: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4093: rendering cluster done with
 4094: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4095: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4096: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4097: available from [Hubert's
 4098: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4099: 
 4100: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4101: 
 4102: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4103: 
 4104: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4105: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4106: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4107: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4108: online.
 4109: 
 4110: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4111: 
 4112: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4113: 
 4114: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4115: 
 4116: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4117: 
 4118: *July 22, 2002*
 4119: 
 4120: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4121: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4122: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4123: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4124: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4125: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4126: 
 4127: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4128: 
 4129: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4130: 
 4131: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4132: 
 4133: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4134: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4135: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4136: 
 4137: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4138: 
 4139: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4140: 
 4141: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4142: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4143: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4144: 
 4145: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4146: 
 4147: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4148: 
 4149: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4150: 
 4151: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4152: 
 4153: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4154: 
 4155: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4156: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4157: available.
 4158: 
 4159: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4160: 
 4161: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4162: 
 4163: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4164: 
 4165: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4166: 
 4167: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4168: 
 4169: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4170: 
 4171: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4172: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4173: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4174: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4175: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4176: 
 4177: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4178: 
 4179: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4180: 
 4181: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4182: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4183: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4184: chance to prove their value.
 4185: 
 4186: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4187: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4188: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4189: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4190: 
 4191: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4192: 
 4193: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4194: 
 4195: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4196: 
 4197: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4198: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4199: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4200: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4201: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4202: is available.
 4203: 
 4204: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4205: 
 4206: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4207: 
 4208: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4209: 
 4210: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4211: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4212: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4213: 
 4214: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4215: 
 4216: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4217: USA*
 4218: 
 4219: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4220: 
 4221: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4222: 
 4223: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4224: 
 4225: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4226: 
 4227: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4228: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4229: 
 4230: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4231: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4232: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4233: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4234: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4235: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4236: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4237: 
 4238: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4239: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4240: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4241: Emulation.
 4242: 
 4243: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4244: 
 4245: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4246: 
 4247: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4248: 
 4249: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4250: 
 4251: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4252: 
 4253: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4254: 
 4255: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4256: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4257: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4258: 
 4259: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4260: 
 4261: *September 13, 2001*
 4262: 
 4263: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4264: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4265: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4266: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4267: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4268: 
 4269: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4270: 
 4271: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4272: 
 4273: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4274: 
 4275: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4276: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4277: NetBSD booth at
 4278: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4279: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4280: from Japan.
 4281: 
 4282: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4283: 
 4284: *July 11, 2001*
 4285: 
 4286: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4287: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4288: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4289: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4290: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4291: 
 4292: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4293: 
 4294: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4295: Tokyo, Japan*
 4296: 
 4297: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4298: 
 4299: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4300: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4301: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4302: 
 4303: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4304: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4305: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4306: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4307: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4308: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4309: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4310: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4311: 
 4312: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4313: 
 4314: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4315: 
 4316: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4317: 
 4318: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4319: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4320: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4321: 
 4322: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4323: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4324: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4325: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4326: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4327: slides from this talk are available at
 4328: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4329: 
 4330: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4331: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4332: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4333: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4334: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4335: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4336: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4337: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4338: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4339: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4340: web site.
 4341: 
 4342: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4343: 
 4344: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4345: 
 4346: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4347: 
 4348: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4349: 
 4350: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4351: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4352: 
 4353: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4354: 
 4355: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4356: 
 4357: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4358: 
 4359: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4360: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4361: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4362: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4363: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4364: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4365: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4366: 
 4367: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4368: 
 4369: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4370: 
 4371: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4372: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4373: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4374: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4375: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4376: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4377: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4378: 
 4379: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4380: 
 4381: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4382: 
 4383: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4384: 
 4385: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4386: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4387: Spring is available.
 4388: 
 4389: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4390: 
 4391: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4392: 
 4393: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4394: 
 4395: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4396: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4397: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4398: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4399: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4400: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4401: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4402: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4403: 
 4404: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4405: 
 4406: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4407: 
 4408: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4409: 
 4410: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4411: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4412: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4413: other swag.
 4414: 
 4415: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4416: 
 4417: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4418: 
 4419: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4420: 
 4421: There was a [BSD BoF
 4422: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4423: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4424: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4425: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4426: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4427: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4428: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4429: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4430: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4431: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4432: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4433: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4434: BSD activity in Japan.
 4435: 
 4436: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4437: 
 4438: *December 6, 2000*
 4439: 
 4440: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4441: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4442: public.
 4443: 
 4444: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4445: 
 4446: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4447: 
 4448: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4449: 
 4450: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4451: 
 4452: *November 25, 2000*
 4453: 
 4454: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4455: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4456: announced to the public.
 4457: 
 4458: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4459: 
 4460: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4461: 
 4462: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4463: 
 4464: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4465: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4466: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4467: 
 4468: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4469: Mission.
 4470: 
 4471: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4472: 
 4473: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4474: 
 4475: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4476: 
 4477: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4478: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4479: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4480: 
 4481: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4482: David Maxwell.
 4483: 
 4484: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4485: 
 4486: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4487: 
 4488: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4489: 
 4490: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4491: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4492: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4493: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4494: 
 4495: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4496: 
 4497: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4498: 
 4499: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4500: 
 4501: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4502: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4503: 
 4504: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4505: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4506: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4507: 
 4508: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4509: is available at
 4510: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4511: 
 4512: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4513: 
 4514: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4515: 
 4516: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4517: 
 4518: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4519: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4520: fixed onsite.
 4521: 
 4522: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4523: 
 4524: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4525: 
 4526: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4527: 
 4528: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4529: 
 4530: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4531: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4532: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4533: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4534: 
 4535: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4536: 
 4537: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4538: 
 4539: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4540: 
 4541: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4542: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4543: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4544: 
 4545: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4546: 
 4547: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4548: 
 4549: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4550: 
 4551: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4552: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4553: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4554: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4555: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4556: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4557: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4558: 
 4559: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4560: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4561: 
 4562: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4563: 
 4564: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4565: 
 4566: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4567: 
 4568: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4569: followed.
 4570: 
 4571: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4572: 
 4573: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4574: 
 4575: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4576: 
 4577: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4578: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4579: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4580: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4581: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4582: giving a talk.
 4583: 
 4584: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4585: 
 4586: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4587: 
 4588: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4589: 
 4590: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4591: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4592: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4593: gave a [technical session on
 4594: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4595: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4596: session on
 4597: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4598: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4599: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4600: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4601: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4602: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4603: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4604: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4605: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4606: 
 4607: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4608: The NetBSD Mission.
 4609: 
 4610: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4611: 
 4612: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4613: 
 4614: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4615: 
 4616: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4617: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4618: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4619: 
 4620: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4621: 
 4622: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4623: 
 4624: [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)
 4625: 
 4626: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4627: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4628: \*BSD followed.
 4629: 
 4630: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4631: 
 4632: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4633: 
 4634: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4635: 
 4636: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4637: Mission.
 4638: 
 4639: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4640: 
 4641: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4642: 
 4643: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4644: 
 4645: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4646: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4647: snapshot CDs were available.
 4648: 
 4649: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4650: 
 4651: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4652: 
 4653: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4654: 
 4655: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4656: 
 4657: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4658: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4659: 
 4660: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4661: 
 4662: *March 19, 2000*
 4663: 
 4664: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4665: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4666: announced to the public.
 4667: 
 4668: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4669: 
 4670: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4671: 
 4672: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4673: 
 4674: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4675: 3rd.
 4676: 
 4677: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4678: 
 4679: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4680: 
 4681: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4682: 
 4683: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4684: 
 4685: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4686: Dec 18.
 4687: 
 4688: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4689: 
 4690: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4691: 
 4692: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4693: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4694: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4695: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4696: 
 4697: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4698: 
 4699: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4700: 
 4701: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4702: 
 4703: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4704: 
 4705: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4706: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4707: 
 4708: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4709: Mission.
 4710: 
 4711: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4712: 
 4713: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4714: 
 4715: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4716: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4717: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4718: 
 4719: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4720: 
 4721: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4722: 
 4723: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4724: 
 4725: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4726: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4727: 
 4728: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4729: 
 4730: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4731: 
 4732: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4733: 
 4734: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4735: 
 4736: *August 26, 1999*
 4737: 
 4738: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4739: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4740: announced to the public.
 4741: 
 4742: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4743: 
 4744: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4745: 
 4746: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4747: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4748: 
 4749: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4750: 
 4751: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4752: 
 4753: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4754: 
 4755: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4756: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4757: package system.
 4758: 
 4759: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4760: 
 4761: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4762: 
 4763: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4764: 
 4765: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4766: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4767: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4768: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4769: 
 4770: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4771: 
 4772: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4773: 
 4774: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4775: 
 4776: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4777: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4778: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4779: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4780: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4781: checkpointing in userspace.
 4782: 
 4783: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4784: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4785: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4786: 
 4787: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4788: 
 4789: *May 12, 1999*
 4790: 
 4791: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4792: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4793: public.
 4794: 
 4795: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4796: 
 4797: *December 23, 1998*
 4798: 
 4799: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4800: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4801: announced to the public.
 4802: 
 4803: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4804: 
 4805: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4806: 
 4807: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4808: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4809: in San Jose, CA.
 4810: 
 4811: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4812: 
 4813: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4814: 
 4815: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4816: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4817: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4818: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4819: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4820: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4821: 
 4822: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4823: 
 4824: *May 29, 1998*
 4825: 
 4826: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4827: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4828: announced to the public.
 4829: 
 4830: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4831: 
 4832: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4833: 
 4834: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4835: 
 4836: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4837: 
 4838: *March 9, 1998*
 4839: 
 4840: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4841: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4842: released.
 4843: 
 4844: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4845: 
 4846: *January 4, 1998*
 4847: 
 4848: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4849: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4850: public.
 4851: 
 4852: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4853: 
 4854: *May 20, 1997*
 4855: 
 4856: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4857: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4858: announced to the public.
 4859: 
 4860: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4861: 
 4862: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4863: 
 4864: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4865: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4866: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4867: 
 4868: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4869: 
 4870: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4871: 
 4872: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4873: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4874: 
 4875: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4876: 
 4877: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4878: 
 4879: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4880: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4881: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4882: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4883: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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