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    1: This is an incomplete list of NetBSD-related events. If you know about
    2: some public event that fits and would like it to be listed here,
    3: [contact us.](//www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi)
    4: 
    5: For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our
    6: [presentation pages](//www.NetBSD.org/gallery/presentations/).
    7: 
    8: Future Events
    9: -------------
   10: 
   11: ### `Sep 2017 - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France`
   12: 
   13: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
   14: 
   15: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   16: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   17: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   18: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   19: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   20: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   21: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   22: 
   23: 
   24: Past Events
   25: -----------
   26: 
   27: ### `Jul 2017 - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England`
   28: 
   29: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
   30: 
   31: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
   32: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   33: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   34: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   35: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   36: 
   37: 
   38: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
   39: 
   40: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
   41: 
   42: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
   43: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
   44: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
   45: 
   46: Please see
   47: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
   48: for details.
   49: 
   50: 
   51: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
   52: 
   53: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   54: 
   55: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   56: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   57: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   58: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   59: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
   60: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   61: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
   62: possible audience.
   63: 
   64: 
   65: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
   66: 
   67: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
   68: 
   69: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
   70: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
   71: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   72: free and open source software from all over the world gather
   73: at the event in Brussels.
   74: 
   75: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
   76: operating systems and their talks.
   77: 
   78: Please see
   79: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
   80: for details.
   81: 
   82: 
   83: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
   84: 
   85: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
   86: 
   87: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   88: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   89: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   90: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   91: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
   92: 
   93: 
   94: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
   95: 
   96: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
   97: 
   98: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
   99: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  100: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  101: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  102: demonstrations.
  103: 
  104: 
  105: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  106: 
  107: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  108: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  109: 
  110: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  111: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  112: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  113: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  114: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  115: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  116: 
  117: 
  118: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  119: 
  120: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  121: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  122: Japan*
  123: 
  124: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  125: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  126: for meeting information and 
  127: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  128: 
  129: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  130: 
  131: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  132: 
  133: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  134: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  135: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  136: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  137: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  138: 
  139: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  140: 
  141: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  142: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  143: Okinawa, Japan*
  144: 
  145: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  146: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  147: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  148: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  149: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  150: 
  151: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  152: 
  153: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  154: 
  155: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  156: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  157: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  158: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  159: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  160: 
  161: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  162: 
  163: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  164: 
  165: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  166: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  167: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  168: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  169: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  170: 
  171: 
  172: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  173: 
  174: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  175: 
  176: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  177: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  178: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  179: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  180: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  181: 
  182: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  183: 
  184: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  185: 
  186: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  187: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  188: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  189: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  190: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  191: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  192: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  193: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  194: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  195: 
  196: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  197: 
  198: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  199: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  200: 
  201: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  202: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  203: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  204: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  205: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  206: 
  207: 
  208: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  209: 
  210: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  211: 
  212: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  213: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  214: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  215: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  216: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  217: 
  218: 
  219: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  220: 
  221: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  222: 
  223: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  224: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  225: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  226: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  227: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  228: 
  229: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  230: 
  231: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  232: 
  233: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  234: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  235: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  236: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  237: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  238: 
  239: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  240: 
  241: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  242: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  243: 
  244: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  245: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  246: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  247: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  248: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  249: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  250: 
  251: 
  252: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  253: 
  254: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  255: 
  256: 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.
  257: 
  258: 
  259: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  260: 
  261: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  262: 
  263: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  264: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  265: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  266: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  267: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  268: 
  269: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  270: 
  271: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  272: 
  273: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  274: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  275: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  276: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  277: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  278: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  279: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  280: 
  281: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  282: 
  283: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  284: 
  285: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  286: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  287: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  288: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  289: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  290: 
  291: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  292: 
  293: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  294: 
  295: 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.
  296: 
  297: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  298: 
  299: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  300: 
  301: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  302: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  303: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  304: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  305: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  306: 
  307: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  308: 
  309: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  310: 
  311: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  312: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  313: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  314: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  315: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  316: 
  317: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  318: 
  319: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  320: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  321: 
  322: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  323: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  324: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  325: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  326: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  327: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  328: 
  329: 
  330: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  331: 
  332: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  333: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  334: Okinawa, Japan*
  335: 
  336: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  337: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  338: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  339: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  340: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  341: 
  342: 
  343: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  344: 
  345: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  346: 
  347: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  348: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  349: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  350: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  351: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  352: 
  353: 
  354: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  355: 
  356: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  357: 
  358: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  359: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  360: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  361: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  362: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  363: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  364: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  365: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  366: 
  367: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  368: 
  369: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  370: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  371: 
  372: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  373: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  374: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  375: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  376: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  377: 
  378: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  379: 
  380: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  381: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  382: 
  383: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  384: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  385: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  386: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  387: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  388: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  389: 
  390: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  391: 
  392: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  393: 
  394: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  395: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  396: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  397: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  398: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  399: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  400: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  401: 
  402: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  403: 
  404: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  405: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  406: 
  407: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  408: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  409: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  410: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  411: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  412: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  413: 
  414: 
  415: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  416: 
  417: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  418: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  419: Japan*
  420: 
  421: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  422: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  423: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  424: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  425: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  426: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  427: 
  428: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  429: 
  430: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  431: 
  432: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  433: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  434: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  435: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  436: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  437: 
  438: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  439: 
  440: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  441: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  442: 
  443: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  444: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  445: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  446: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  447: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  448: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  449: 
  450: 
  451: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  452: 
  453: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  454: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  455: Okinawa, Japan*
  456: 
  457: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  458: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  459: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  460: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  461: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  462: 
  463: 
  464: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  465: 
  466: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  467: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  468: 
  469: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  470: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  471: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  472: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  473: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  474: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  475: 
  476: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  477: 
  478: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  479: 
  480: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  481: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  482: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  483: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  484: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  485: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  486: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  487: 
  488: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  489: 
  490: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  491: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  492: 
  493: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  494: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  495: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  496: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  497: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  498: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  499: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  500: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  501: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  502: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  503: 
  504: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  505: 
  506: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  507: 
  508: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  509: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  510: 
  511: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  512: 
  513: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  514: 
  515: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  516: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  517: 
  518: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  519: 
  520: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  521: 
  522: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  523: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  524: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  525: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  526: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  527: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  528: 
  529: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  530: 
  531: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  532: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  533: 
  534: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  535: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  536: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  537: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  538: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  539: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  540: 
  541: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  542: 
  543: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  544: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  545: 
  546: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  547: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  548: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  549: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  550: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  551: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  552: 
  553: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  554: 
  555: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  556: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  557: 
  558: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  559: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  560: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  561: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  562: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  563: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  564: 
  565: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  566: 
  567: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  568: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  569: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  570: 
  571: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  572: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  573: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  574: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  575: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  576: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  577: 
  578: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  579: 
  580: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  581: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  582: 
  583: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  584: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  585: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  586: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  587: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  588: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  589: 
  590: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  591: 
  592: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  593: Campus
  594: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  595: Germany*
  596: 
  597: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  598: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  599: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  600: answering users' questions.
  601: 
  602: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  603: 
  604: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  605: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  606: 
  607: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  608: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  609: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  610: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  611: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  612: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  613: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  614: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  615: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  616: hardfloat
  617: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  618: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  619: 
  620: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  621: 
  622: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  623: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  624: 
  625: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  626: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  627: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  628: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  629: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  630: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  631: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  632: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  633: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  634: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  635: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  636: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  637: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  638: 
  639: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  640: 
  641: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  642: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  643: Japan*
  644: 
  645: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  646: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  647: for meeting information.[more detail on
  648: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  649: 
  650: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  651: 
  652: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  653: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  654: Okinawa, Japan*
  655: 
  656: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  657: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  658: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  659: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  660: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  661: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  662: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  663: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  664: 
  665: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  666: 
  667: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  668: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  669: Japan*
  670: 
  671: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  672: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  673: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  674: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  675: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  676: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  677: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  678: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  679: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  680: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  681: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  682: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  683: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  684: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  685: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  686: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  687: 
  688: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  689: 
  690: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  691: 
  692: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  693: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  694: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  695: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  696: cases or notebooks.
  697: 
  698: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  699: more information.
  700: 
  701: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  702: 
  703: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  704: 
  705: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  706: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  707: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  708: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  709: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  710: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  711: 
  712: See [the call for
  713: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  714: for details.
  715: 
  716: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  717: 
  718: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  719: 
  720: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  721: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  722: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  723: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  724: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  725: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  726: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  727: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  728: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  729: these.
  730: 
  731: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  732: 
  733: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  734: 
  735: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  736: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  737: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  738: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  739: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  740: 
  741: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  742: 
  743: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  744: 
  745: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  746: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  747: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  748: BSD related talks.
  749: 
  750: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  751: information.
  752: 
  753: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  754: 
  755: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  756: 
  757: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  758: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  759: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  760: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  761: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  762: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  763: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  764: 
  765: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  766: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  767: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  768: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  769: Japan NetBSD Users
  770: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  771: 
  772: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  773: 
  774: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  775: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  776: 
  777: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  778: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  779: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  780: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  781: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  782: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  783: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  784: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  785: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  786: 
  787: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  788: 
  789: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  790: 
  791: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  792: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  793: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  794: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  795: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  796: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  797: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  798: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  799: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  800: 
  801: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  802: 
  803: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  804: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  805: 
  806: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  807: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  808: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  809: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  810: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  811: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  812: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  813: 
  814: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  815: 
  816: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  817: 
  818: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  819: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  820: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  821: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  822: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  823: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  824: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  825: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  826: 
  827: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  828: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  829: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  830: 
  831: Please see [this
  832: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  833: for details.
  834: 
  835: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  836: 
  837: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  838: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  839: 
  840: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  841: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  842: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  843: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  844: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  845: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  846: 
  847: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  848: 
  849: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  850: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  851: 
  852: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  853: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  854: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  855: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  856: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  857: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  858: 
  859: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  860: 
  861: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  862: 
  863: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  864: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  865: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  866: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  867: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  868: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  869: 
  870: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  871: 
  872: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  873: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  874: Japan*
  875: 
  876: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  877: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  878: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  879: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  880: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  881: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  882: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  883: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  884: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  885: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  886: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  887: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  888: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  889: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  890: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  891: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  892: found at OSC booth" by
  893: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  894: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  895: 
  896: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  897: 
  898: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  899: 
  900: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  901: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  902: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  903: 
  904: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  905: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  906: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  907: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  908: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  909: 
  910: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  911: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  912: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  913: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  914: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  915: regular meeting.
  916: 
  917: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  918: 
  919: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  920: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  921: Okinawa, Japan*
  922: 
  923: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  924: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  925: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  926: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  927: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  928: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  929: 
  930: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  931: 
  932: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  933: 
  934: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  935: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  936: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  937: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  938: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  939: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  940: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  941: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  942: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  943: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  944: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  945: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  946: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  947: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  948: 
  949: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  950: 
  951: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  952: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  953: 
  954: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  955: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  956: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  957: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  958: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  959: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  960: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  961: 
  962: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  963: 
  964: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  965: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  966: 
  967: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  968: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  969: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  970: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  971: demonstrations (
  972: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  973: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  974: 
  975: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  976: 
  977: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  978: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  979: San Diego, California, USA*
  980: 
  981: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  982: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  983: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  984: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
  985: on day one of the conference.
  986: 
  987: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
  988: 
  989: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
  990: Augustin, Germany*
  991: 
  992: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
  993: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
  994: 
  995: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
  996: 
  997: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  998: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  999: 
 1000: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1001: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1002: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1003: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1004: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1005: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1006: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1007: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1008: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1009: SHARP,X68K on
 1010: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1011: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1012: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1013: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1014: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1015: updates presetation by
 1016: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1017: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1018: 
 1019: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1020: 
 1021: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1022: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1023: 
 1024: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1025: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1026: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1027: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1028: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1029: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1030: 
 1031: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1032: 
 1033: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1034: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1035: Japan*
 1036: 
 1037: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1038: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1039: for meeting information.
 1040: 
 1041: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1042: 
 1043: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1044: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1045: 
 1046: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1047: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1048: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1049: release branch.
 1050: 
 1051: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1052: 
 1053: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1054: 
 1055: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1056: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1057: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1058: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1059: with [Building NetBSD on
 1060: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1061: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1062: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1063: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1064: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1065: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1066: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1067: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1068: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1069: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1070: 
 1071: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1072: 
 1073: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1074: 
 1075: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1076: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1077: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1078: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1079: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1080: 
 1081: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1082: more information.
 1083: 
 1084: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1085: 
 1086: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1087: 
 1088: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1089: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1090: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1091: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1092: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1093: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1094: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1095: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1096: 
 1097: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1098: 
 1099: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1100: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1101: Japan*
 1102: 
 1103: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1104: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1105: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1106: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1107: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1108: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1109: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1110: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1111: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1112: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1113: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1114: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1115: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1116: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1117: 
 1118: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1119: 
 1120: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1121: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1122: 
 1123: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1124: 
 1125: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1126: 
 1127: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1128: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1129: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1130: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1131: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1132: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1133: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1134: demonstrations.
 1135: 
 1136: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1137: 
 1138: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1139: 
 1140: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1141: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1142: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1143: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1144: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1145: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1146: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1147: 
 1148: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1149: 
 1150: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1151: 
 1152: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1153: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1154: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1155: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1156: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1157: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1158: port history by
 1159: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1160: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1161: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1162: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1163: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1164: [[ustream live
 1165: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1166: 
 1167: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1168: 
 1169: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1170: 
 1171: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1172: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1173: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1174: talks.
 1175: 
 1176: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1177: information.
 1178: 
 1179: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1180: 
 1181: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1182: 
 1183: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1184: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1185: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1186: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1187: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1188: [WZero3 live
 1189: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1190: [Zaurus live
 1191: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1192: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1193: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1194: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1195: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1196: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1197: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1198: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1199: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1200: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1201: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1202: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1203: 
 1204: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1205: 
 1206: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1207: 
 1208: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1209: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1210: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1211: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1212: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1213: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1214: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1215: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1216: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1217: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1218: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1219: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1220: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1221: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1222: i386 { [aspire
 1223: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1224: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1225: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1226: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1227: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1228: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1229: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1230: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1231: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1232: 
 1233: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1234: 
 1235: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1236: 
 1237: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1238: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1239: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1240: necessary.
 1241: 
 1242: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1243: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1244: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1245: for details.
 1246: 
 1247: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1248: 
 1249: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1250: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1251: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1252: 
 1253: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1254: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1255: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1256: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1257: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1258: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1259: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1260: 
 1261: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1262: 
 1263: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1264: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1265: 
 1266: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1267: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1268: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1269: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1270: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1271: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1272: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1273: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1274: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1275: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1276: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1277: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1278: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1279: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1280: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1281: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1282: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1283: 
 1284: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1285: 
 1286: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1287: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1288: 
 1289: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1290: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1291: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1292: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1293: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1294: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1295: 
 1296: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1297: 
 1298: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1299: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1300: 
 1301: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1302: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1303: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1304: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1305: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1306: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1307: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1308: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1309: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1310: enigmatic machines by
 1311: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1312: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1313: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1314: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1315: 
 1316: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1317: 
 1318: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1319: 
 1320: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1321: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1322: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1323: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1324: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1325: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1326: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1327: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1328: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1329: 
 1330: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1331: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1332: 
 1333: For more information please visit the website
 1334: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1335: 
 1336: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1337: 
 1338: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1339: 
 1340: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1341: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1342: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1343: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1344: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1345: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1346: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1347: 
 1348: For more information please visit the website
 1349: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1350: 
 1351: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1352: 
 1353: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1354: 
 1355: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1356: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1357: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1358: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1359: Netherlands.
 1360: 
 1361: For more information please visit the website
 1362: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1363: 
 1364: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1365: 
 1366: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1367: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1368: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1369: 
 1370: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1371: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1372: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1373: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1374: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1375: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1376: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1377: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1378: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1379: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1380: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1381: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1382: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1383: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1384: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1385: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1386: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1387: 
 1388: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1389: 
 1390: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1391: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1392: Okinawa, Japan*
 1393: 
 1394: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1395: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1396: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1397: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1398: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1399: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1400: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1401: 
 1402: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1403: 
 1404: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1405: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1406: Fukushima, Japan*
 1407: 
 1408: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1409: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1410: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1411: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1412: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1413: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1414: 
 1415: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1416: 
 1417: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1418: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1419: Japan*
 1420: 
 1421: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1422: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1423: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1424: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1425: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1426: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1427: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1428: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1429: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1430: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1431: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1432: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1433: 
 1434: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1435: 
 1436: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1437: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1438: 
 1439: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1440: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1441: 
 1442: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1443: 
 1444: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1445: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1446: 
 1447: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1448: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1449: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1450: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1451: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1452: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1453: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1454: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1455: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1456: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1457: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1458: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1459: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1460: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1461: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1462: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1463: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1464: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1465: will never die!
 1466: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1467: and
 1468: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1469: by tsutsui.
 1470: 
 1471: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1472: 
 1473: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1474: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1475: Japan*
 1476: 
 1477: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1478: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1479: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1480: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1481: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1482: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1483: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1484: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1485: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1486: keysign party by soda.
 1487: 
 1488: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1489: 
 1490: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1491: 
 1492: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1493: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1494: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1495: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1496: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1497: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1498: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1499: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1500: 
 1501: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1502: 
 1503: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1504: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1505: 
 1506: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1507: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1508: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1509: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1510: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1511: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1512: 
 1513: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1514: 
 1515: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1516: 
 1517: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1518: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1519: May 2011.
 1520: 
 1521: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1522: 
 1523: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1524: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1525: 
 1526: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1527: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1528: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1529: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1530: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1531: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1532: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1533: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1534: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1535: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1536: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1537: 
 1538: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1539: 
 1540: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1541: 
 1542: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1543: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1544: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1545: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1546: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1547: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1548: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1549: 
 1550: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1551: 
 1552: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1553: Oita, Japan*
 1554: 
 1555: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1556: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1557: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1558: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1559: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1560: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1561: 
 1562: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1563: 
 1564: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1565: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1566: 
 1567: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1568: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1569: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1570: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1571: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1572: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1573: 
 1574: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1575: 
 1576: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1577: Belgium*
 1578: 
 1579: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1580: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1581: 
 1582: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1583: in the BSD devroom
 1584: 
 1585: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1586: 
 1587: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1588: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1589: Japan*
 1590: 
 1591: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1592: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1593: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1594: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1595: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1596: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1597: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1598: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1599: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1600: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1601: 
 1602: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1603: 
 1604: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1605: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1606: 
 1607: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1608: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1609: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1610: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1611: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1612: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1613: 
 1614: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1615: 
 1616: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1617: 
 1618: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1619: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1620: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1621: focused.
 1622: 
 1623: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1624: 
 1625: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1626: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1627: 
 1628: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1629: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1630: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1631: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1632: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1633: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1634: 
 1635: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1636: 
 1637: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1638: 
 1639: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1640: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1641: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1642: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1643: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1644: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1645: 
 1646: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1647: 
 1648: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1649: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1650: 
 1651: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1652: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1653: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1654: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1655: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1656: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1657: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1658: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1659: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1660: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1661: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1662: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1663: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1664: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1665: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1666: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1667: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1668: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1669: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1670: tsutsui)
 1671: 
 1672: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1673: 
 1674: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1675: 
 1676: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1677: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1678: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1679: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1680: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1681: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1682: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1683: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1684: 
 1685: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1686: 
 1687: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1688: 
 1689: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1690: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1691: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1692: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1693: 
 1694: For more information please visit the website
 1695: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1696: 
 1697: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1698: 
 1699: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1700: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1701: Okinawa, Japan*
 1702: 
 1703: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1704: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1705: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1706: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1707: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1708: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1709: 
 1710: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1711: 
 1712: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1713: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1714: 
 1715: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1716: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1717: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1718: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1719: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1720: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1721: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1722: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1723: 
 1724: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1725: 
 1726: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1727: 
 1728: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1729: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1730: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1731: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1732: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1733: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1734: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1735: 
 1736: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1737: 
 1738: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1739: 
 1740: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1741: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1742: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1743: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1744: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1745: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1746: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1747: 
 1748: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1749: 
 1750: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1751: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1752: Japan*
 1753: 
 1754: See [this
 1755: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1756: for meeting information.
 1757: 
 1758: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1759: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1760: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1761: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1762: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1763: 
 1764: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1765: 
 1766: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1767: 
 1768: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1769: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1770: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1771: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1772: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1773: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1774: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1775: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1776: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1777: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1778: 
 1779: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1780: 
 1781: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1782: 
 1783: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1784: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1785: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1786: in a shared BSD booth.
 1787: 
 1788: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1789: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1790: 
 1791: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1792: 
 1793: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1794: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1795: 
 1796: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1797: 
 1798: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1799: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1800: 
 1801: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1802: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1803: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1804: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1805: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1806: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1807: 
 1808: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1809: 
 1810: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1811: 
 1812: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1813: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1814: 
 1815: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1816: 
 1817: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1818: 
 1819: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1820: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1821: May 2010.
 1822: 
 1823: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1824: 
 1825: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1826: 
 1827: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1828: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1829: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1830: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1831: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1832: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1833: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1834: 
 1835: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1836: 
 1837: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1838: 
 1839: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1840: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1841: 
 1842: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1843: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1844: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1845: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1846: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1847: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1848: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1849: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1850: 
 1851: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1852: 
 1853: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1854: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1855: 
 1856: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1857: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1858: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1859: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1860: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1861: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1862: 
 1863: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1864: 
 1865: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1866: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1867: 
 1868: The [February 2010
 1869: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1870: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1871: 
 1872: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1873: 
 1874: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1875: Belgium*
 1876: 
 1877: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1878: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1879: 
 1880: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1881: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1882: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1883: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1884: 
 1885: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1886: 
 1887: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1888: Oita, Japan*
 1889: 
 1890: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1891: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1892: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1893: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1894: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1895: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1896: 
 1897: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1898: 
 1899: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1900: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1901: 
 1902: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1903: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1904: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1905: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1906: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1907: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1908: 
 1909: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1910: 
 1911: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1912: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1913: 
 1914: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1915: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1916: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1917: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1918: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1919: demonstration.
 1920: 
 1921: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1922: 
 1923: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1924: 
 1925: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1926: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1927: major BSDs.
 1928: 
 1929: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1930: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1931: 
 1932: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1933: 
 1934: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1935: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1936: 
 1937: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1938: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1939: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1940: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1941: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1942: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1943: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1944: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1945: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1946: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1947: 
 1948: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1949: 
 1950: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1951: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1952: 
 1953: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1954: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1955: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1956: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1957: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1958: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1959: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1960: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1961: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1962: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1963: 
 1964: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1965: 
 1966: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1967: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1968: Okinawa, Japan*
 1969: 
 1970: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1971: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1972: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1973: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1974: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1975: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1976: 
 1977: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1978: 
 1979: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1980: 
 1981: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1982: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1983: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1984: the conference on Sept 18th.
 1985: 
 1986: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 1987: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1988: 
 1989: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 1990: 
 1991: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1992: 
 1993: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1994: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1995: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1996: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1997: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1998: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1999: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2000: 
 2001: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2002: 
 2003: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2004: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2005: 
 2006: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2007: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2008: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2009: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2010: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2011: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2012: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2013: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2014: 
 2015: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2016: 
 2017: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2018: 
 2019: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2020: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2021: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2022: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2023: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2024: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2025: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2026: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2027: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2028: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2029: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2030: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2031: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2032: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2033: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2034: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2035: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2036: 
 2037: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2038: 
 2039: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2040: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2041: Japan*
 2042: 
 2043: See [this
 2044: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2045: for meeting information.
 2046: 
 2047: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2048: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2049: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2050: party.
 2051: 
 2052: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2053: 
 2054: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2055: 
 2056: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2057: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2058: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2059: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2060: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2061: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2062: 
 2063: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2064: 
 2065: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2066: 
 2067: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2068: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2069: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2070: systems at the exhibition.
 2071: 
 2072: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2073: 
 2074: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2075: 
 2076: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2077: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2078: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2079: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2080: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2081: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2082: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2083: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2084: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2085: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2086: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2087: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2088: 
 2089: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2090: 
 2091: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2092: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2093: 
 2094: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2095: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2096: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2097: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2098: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2099: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2100: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2101: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2102: 
 2103: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2104: 
 2105: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2106: 
 2107: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2108: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2109: May 2009.
 2110: 
 2111: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2112: 
 2113: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2114: 
 2115: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2116: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2117: Hannover, Germany.
 2118: 
 2119: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2120: 
 2121: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2122: 
 2123: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2124: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2125: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2126: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2127: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2128: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2129: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2130: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2131: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2132: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2133: and [NetBSD
 2134: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2135: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2136: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2137: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2138: 
 2139: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2140: 
 2141: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2142: 
 2143: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2144: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2145: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2146: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2147: 
 2148: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2149: 
 2150: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2151: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2152: 
 2153: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2154: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2155: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2156: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2157: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2158: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2159: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2160: 
 2161: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2162: 
 2163: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2164: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2165: the community.
 2166: 
 2167: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2168: 
 2169: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2170: 
 2171: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2172: 
 2173: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2174: 
 2175: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2176: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2177: 
 2178: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2179: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2180: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2181: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2182: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2183: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2184: 
 2185: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2186: 
 2187: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2188: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2189: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2190: 
 2191: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2192: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2193: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2194: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2195: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2196: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2197: 
 2198: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2199: 
 2200: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2201: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2202: 
 2203: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2204: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2205: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2206: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2207: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2208: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2209: 
 2210: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2211: 
 2212: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2213: 
 2214: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2215: 
 2216: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2217: 
 2218: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2219: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2220: 
 2221: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2222: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2223: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2224: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2225: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2226: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2227: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2228: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2229: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2230: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2231: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2232: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2233: 
 2234: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2235: 
 2236: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2237: 
 2238: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2239: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2240: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2241: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2242: 
 2243: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2244: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2245: 
 2246: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2247: 
 2248: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2249: 
 2250: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2251: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2252: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2253: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2254: 
 2255: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2256: 
 2257: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2258: 
 2259: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2260: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2261: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2262: 
 2263: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2264: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2265: 
 2266: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2267: 
 2268: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2269: 
 2270: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2271: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2272: 
 2273: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2274: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2275: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2276: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2277: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2278: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2279: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2280: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2281: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2282: [Itojun Service
 2283: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2284: 
 2285: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2286: 
 2287: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2288: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2289: 
 2290: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2291: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2292: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2293: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2294: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2295: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2296: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2297: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2298: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2299: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2300: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2301: 
 2302: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2303: 
 2304: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2305: 
 2306: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2307: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2308: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2309: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2310: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2311: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2312: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2313: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2314: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2315: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2316: 
 2317: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2318: 
 2319: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2320: 
 2321: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2322: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2323: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2324: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2325: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2326: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2327: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2328: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2329: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2330: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2331: all BSD machines.
 2332: 
 2333: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2334: 
 2335: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2336: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2337: Japan*
 2338: 
 2339: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2340: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2341: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2342: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2343: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2344: 
 2345: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2346: 
 2347: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2348: 
 2349: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2350: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2351: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2352: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2353: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2354: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2355: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2356: 
 2357: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2358: 
 2359: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2360: 
 2361: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2362: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2363: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2364: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2365: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2366: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2367: 
 2368: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2369: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2370: 
 2371: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2372: 
 2373: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2374: 
 2375: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2376: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2377: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2378: novices to advanced developers.
 2379: 
 2380: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2381: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2382: 
 2383: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2384: 
 2385: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2386: Spain*
 2387: 
 2388: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2389: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2390: 
 2391: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2392: 
 2393: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2394: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2395: 
 2396: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2397: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2398: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2399: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2400: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2401: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2402: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2403: 
 2404: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2405: 
 2406: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2407: 
 2408: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2409: technologies and IT security.
 2410: 
 2411: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2412: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2413: 
 2414: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2415: 
 2416: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2417: 
 2418: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2419: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2420: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2421: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2422: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2423: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2424: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2425: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2426: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2427: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2428: 
 2429: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2430: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2431: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2432: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2433: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2434: 
 2435: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2436: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2437: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2438: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2439: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2440: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2441: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2442: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2443: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2444: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2445: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2446: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2447: 
 2448: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2449: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2450: networking and virtualisation.
 2451: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2452: 
 2453: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2454: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2455: 
 2456: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2457: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2458: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2459: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2460: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2461: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2462: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2463: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2464: 
 2465: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2466: 
 2467: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2468: 
 2469: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2470: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2471: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2472: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2473: 
 2474: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2475: 
 2476: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2477: 
 2478: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2479: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2480: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2481: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2482: 
 2483: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2484: 
 2485: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2486: 
 2487: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2488: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2489: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2490: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2491: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2492: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2493: 
 2494: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2495: 
 2496: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2497: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2498: Japan*
 2499: 
 2500: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2501: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2502: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2503: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2504: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2505: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2506: 
 2507: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2508: 
 2509: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2510: 
 2511: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2512: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2513: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2514: 
 2515: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2516: 
 2517: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2518: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2519: 
 2520: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2521: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2522: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2523: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2524: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2525: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2526: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2527: 
 2528: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2529: 
 2530: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2531: Niigata, Japan*
 2532: 
 2533: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2534: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2535: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2536: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2537: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2538: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2539: 
 2540: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2541: 
 2542: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2543: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2544: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2545: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2546: 
 2547: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2548: 
 2549: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2550: Turkey*
 2551: 
 2552: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2553: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2554: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2555: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2556: 
 2557: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2558: 
 2559: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2560: 
 2561: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2562: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2563: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2564: information, see the [event's
 2565: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2566: 
 2567: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2568: 
 2569: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2570: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2571: 
 2572: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2573: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2574: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2575: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2576: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2577: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2578: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2579: Presentation by
 2580: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2581: 
 2582: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2583: 
 2584: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2585: 
 2586: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2587: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2588: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2589: 
 2590: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2591: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2592: 
 2593: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2594: 
 2595: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2596: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2597: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2598: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2599: 
 2600: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2601: 
 2602: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2603: 
 2604: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2605: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2606: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2607: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2608: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2609: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2610: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2611: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2612: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2613: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2614: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2615: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2616: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2617: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2618: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2619: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2620: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2621: ).
 2622: 
 2623: [A report with some
 2624: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2625: available.
 2626: 
 2627: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2628: 
 2629: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2630: 
 2631: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2632: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2633: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2634: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2635: Switzerland.
 2636: 
 2637: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2638: report was posted to the
 2639: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2640: mailing list.
 2641: 
 2642: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2643: 
 2644: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2645: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2646: Japan*
 2647: 
 2648: See [this
 2649: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2650: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2651: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2652: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2653: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2654: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2655: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2656: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2657: sign party.
 2658: 
 2659: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2660: 
 2661: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2662: 
 2663: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2664: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2665: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2666: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2667: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2668: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2669: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2670: 
 2671: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2672: 
 2673: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2674: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2675: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2676: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2677: at the
 2678: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2679: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2680: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2681: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2682: 
 2683: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2684: information.
 2685: 
 2686: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2687: 
 2688: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2689: 
 2690: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2691: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2692: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2693: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2694: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2695: 
 2696: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2697: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2698: 
 2699: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2700: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2701: 
 2702: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2703: 
 2704: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2705: 
 2706: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2707: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2708: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2709: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2710: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2711: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2712: welcome to attend.
 2713: 
 2714: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2715: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2716: 
 2717: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2718: 
 2719: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2720: 
 2721: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2722: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2723: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2724: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2725: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2726: 
 2727: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2728: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2729: 
 2730: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2731: 
 2732: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2733: 
 2734: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2735: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2736: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2737: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2738: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2739: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2740: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2741: 
 2742: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2743: 
 2744: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2745: 
 2746: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2747: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2748: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2749: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2750: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2751: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2752: widest possible audience.
 2753: 
 2754: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2755: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2756: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2757: 
 2758: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2759: 
 2760: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2761: 
 2762: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2763: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2764: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2765: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2766: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2767: 
 2768: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2769: 
 2770: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2771: 
 2772: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2773: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2774: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2775: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2776: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2777: 
 2778: More information can be found at
 2779: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2780: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2781: German language article can be found at:
 2782: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2783: 
 2784: Ignatios also
 2785: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2786: his [slides (german
 2787: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2788: 
 2789: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2790: 
 2791: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2792: 
 2793: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2794: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2795: Brussels, Belgium.
 2796: 
 2797: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2798: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2799: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2800: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2801: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2802: 
 2803: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2804: 
 2805: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2806: 
 2807: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2808: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2809: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2810: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2811: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2812: and
 2813: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2814: 
 2815: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2816: 
 2817: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2818: 
 2819: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2820: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2821: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2822: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2823: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2824: 
 2825: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2826: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2827: and Solaris.
 2828: 
 2829: For more information, please [visit the
 2830: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2831: 
 2832: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2833: 
 2834: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2835: 
 2836: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2837: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2838: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2839: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2840: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2841: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2842: 
 2843: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2844: 
 2845: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2846: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2847: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2848: 
 2849: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2850: 
 2851: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2852: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2853: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2854: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2855: 
 2856: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2857: 
 2858: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2859: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2860: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2861: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2862: 
 2863: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2864: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2865: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2866: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2867: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2868: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2869:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2870: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2871:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2872: 
 2873: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2874: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2875: 
 2876: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2877: 
 2878: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2879: 
 2880: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2881: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2882: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2883: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2884: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2885: 
 2886: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2887: 
 2888: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2889: 
 2890: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2891: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2892: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2893: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2894: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2895: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2896: 
 2897: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2898: 
 2899: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2900: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2901: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2902: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2903: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2904: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2905: 
 2906: A report on the event is available
 2907: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2908: 
 2909: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2910: 
 2911: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2912: 
 2913: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2914: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2915: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2916: booth.
 2917: 
 2918: A report of the event can be found
 2919: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2920: 
 2921: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2922: 
 2923: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2924: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2925: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2926: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2927: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2928: 
 2929: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2930: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2931: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2932: information.
 2933: 
 2934: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2935: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2936: 
 2937: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2938: 
 2939: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2940: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2941: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2942: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2943: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2944: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2945: the booth.
 2946: 
 2947: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2948: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2949: about the event.
 2950: 
 2951: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2952: 
 2953: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2954: 
 2955: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2956: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2957: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2958: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2959: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2960: 
 2961: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2962: 
 2963: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2964: 
 2965: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2966: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2967: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2968: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2969: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2970: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2971: 
 2972: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2973: 
 2974: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2975: 
 2976: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2977: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2978: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2979: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2980: 
 2981: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2982:     FreeBSD Project
 2983: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2984:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 2985:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 2986:     .
 2987: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 2988:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 2989:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 2990: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 2991: 
 2992: \> See [program for
 2993: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 2994: 
 2995: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 2996: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 2997: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 2998: 
 2999: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3000: 
 3001: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3002: 
 3003: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3004: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3005: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3006: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3007: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3008: developers.
 3009: 
 3010: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3011: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3012: during May 10-14th.
 3013: 
 3014: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3015: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3016: 
 3017: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3018: 
 3019: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3020: 
 3021: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3022: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3023: conference on their campus.
 3024: 
 3025: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3026: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3027: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3028: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3029: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3030: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3031: 
 3032: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3033: presentation proposal, please visit
 3034: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3035: 
 3036: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3037: 
 3038: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3039: 
 3040: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3041: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3042: tutorials.
 3043: 
 3044: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3045: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3046: 
 3047: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3048: 
 3049: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3050: 
 3051: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3052: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3053: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3054: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3055: URL above.
 3056: 
 3057: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3058: 
 3059: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3060: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3061: 
 3062: See [this
 3063: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3064: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3065: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3066: Codeblog.
 3067: 
 3068: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3069: 
 3070: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3071: 
 3072: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3073: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3074: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3075: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3076: gmail.com).
 3077: 
 3078: For more information about this event see
 3079: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3080: 
 3081: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3082: 
 3083: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3084: 
 3085: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3086: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3087: Cons in Germany.
 3088: 
 3089: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3090: 
 3091: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3092: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3093: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3094: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3095: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3096: 
 3097: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3098: net-tex.de\>.
 3099: 
 3100: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3101: 
 3102: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3103: 
 3104: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3105: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3106: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3107: 
 3108: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3109: 
 3110: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3111: 
 3112: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3113: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3114: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3115: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3116: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3117: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3118: 
 3119: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3120: 
 3121: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3122: 
 3123: [German Unix User Group
 3124: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3125: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3126: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3127: 
 3128: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3129: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3130: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3131: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3132: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3133: 
 3134: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3135: 
 3136: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3137: 
 3138: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3139: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3140: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3141: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3142: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3143: Europe.
 3144: 
 3145: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3146: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3147: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3148: 
 3149: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3150: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3151: 
 3152: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3153: 
 3154: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3155: 
 3156: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3157: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3158: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3159: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3160: if you would like to help.
 3161: 
 3162: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3163: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3164: 
 3165: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3166: 
 3167: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3168: 
 3169: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3170: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3171: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3172: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3173: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3174: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3175: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3176: 
 3177: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3178: 
 3179: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3180: 
 3181: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3182: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3183: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3184: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3185: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3186: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3187: 
 3188: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3189: 
 3190: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3191: 
 3192: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3193: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3194: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3195: conference venue and registration. present.
 3196: 
 3197: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3198: 
 3199: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3200: 
 3201: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3202: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3203: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3204: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3205: Lockhoff.
 3206: 
 3207: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3208: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3209: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3210: 
 3211: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3212: 
 3213: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3214: 
 3215: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3216: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3217: others) will be presented.
 3218: 
 3219: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3220: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3221: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3222: 
 3223: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3224: 
 3225: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3226: especially showing NetBSD!
 3227: 
 3228: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3229: 
 3230: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3231: 
 3232: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3233: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3234: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3235: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3236: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3237: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3238: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3239: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3240: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3241: 
 3242: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3243: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3244: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3245: 
 3246: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3247: 
 3248: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3249: 
 3250: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3251: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3252: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3253: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3254: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3255: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3256: 
 3257: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3258: 
 3259: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3260: 
 3261: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3262: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3263: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3264: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3265: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3266: 
 3267: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3268: 
 3269: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3270: 
 3271: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3272: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3273: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3274: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3275: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3276: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3277: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3278: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3279: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3280: 
 3281: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3282: 
 3283: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3284: 
 3285: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3286: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3287: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3288: group page for more information.
 3289: 
 3290: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3291: 
 3292: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3293: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3294: 
 3295: See [this
 3296: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3297: meeting information.
 3298: 
 3299: A
 3300: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3301: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3302: 
 3303: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3304: 
 3305: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3306: 
 3307: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3308: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3309: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3310: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3311: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3312: organization.
 3313: 
 3314: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3315: 
 3316: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3317: 
 3318: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3319: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3320: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3321: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3322: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3323: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3324: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3325: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3326: for more details.
 3327: 
 3328: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3329: 
 3330: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3331: 
 3332: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3333: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3334: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3335: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3336: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3337: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3338: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3339: 
 3340: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3341: 
 3342: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3343: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3344: 
 3345: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3346: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3347: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3348: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3349: 
 3350: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3351: 
 3352: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3353: 
 3354: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3355: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3356: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3357: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3358: groups.
 3359: 
 3360: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3361: 
 3362: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3363: 
 3364: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3365: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3366: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3367: venue and registration.
 3368: 
 3369: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3370: 
 3371: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3372: 
 3373: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3374: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3375: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3376: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3377: 
 3378: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3379: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3380:     Live performance
 3381: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3382: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3383: 
 3384: See [program for
 3385: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3386: 
 3387: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3388: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3389: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3390: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3391: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3392: 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)).
 3393: 
 3394: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3395: 
 3396: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3397: 
 3398: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3399: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3400: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3401: 
 3402: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3403: 
 3404: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3405: 
 3406: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3407: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3408: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3409: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3410: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3411: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3412: [slides for this
 3413: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3414: 
 3415: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3416: 
 3417: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3418: 
 3419: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3420: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3421: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3422: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3423: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3424: 
 3425: More information is at
 3426: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3427: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3428: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3429: 
 3430: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3431: 
 3432: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3433: 
 3434: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3435: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3436: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3437: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3438: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3439: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3440: 
 3441: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3442: 
 3443: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3444: 
 3445: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3446: 
 3447: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3448: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3449: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3450: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3451: 
 3452: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3453: 
 3454: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3455: 
 3456: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3457: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3458: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3459: 
 3460: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3461: 
 3462: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3463: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3464: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3465: 
 3466: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3467: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3468: 
 3469: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3470: 
 3471: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3472: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3473: 
 3474: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3475: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3476: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3477: 
 3478: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3479: 
 3480: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3481: 
 3482: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3483: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3484: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3485: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3486: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3487: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3488: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3489: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3490: 
 3491: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3492: 
 3493: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3494: 
 3495: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3496: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3497: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3498: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3499: 
 3500: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3501: 
 3502: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3503: 
 3504: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3505: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3506: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3507: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3508: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3509: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3510: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3511: available.
 3512: 
 3513: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3514: 
 3515: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3516: 
 3517: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3518: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3519: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3520: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3521: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3522: 
 3523: A brief report from the conference is available
 3524: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3525: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3526: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3527: 
 3528: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3529: 
 3530: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3531: 
 3532: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3533: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3534: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3535: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3536: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3537: 
 3538: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3539: 
 3540: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3541: 
 3542: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3543: 
 3544: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3545: 
 3546: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3547: 
 3548: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3549: 
 3550: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3551: 
 3552: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3553: 
 3554: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3555: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3556: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3557: 
 3558: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3559: 
 3560: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3561: 
 3562: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3563: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3564: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3565: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3566: conference.
 3567: 
 3568: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3569: 
 3570: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3571: 
 3572: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3573: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3574: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3575: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3576: for details.
 3577: 
 3578: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3579: 
 3580: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3581: 
 3582: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3583: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3584: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3585: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3586: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3587: 
 3588: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3589: 
 3590: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3591: 
 3592: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3593: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3594: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3595: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3596: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3597: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3598: 
 3599: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3600: 
 3601: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3602: 
 3603: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3604: 
 3605: [BOF
 3606: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3607: 
 3608: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3609: 
 3610: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3611: 
 3612: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3613: 
 3614: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3615: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3616: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3617: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3618: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3619: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3620: of the BSD
 3621: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3622: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3623: conference.
 3624: 
 3625: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3626: 
 3627: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3628: 
 3629: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3630: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3631: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3632: in helping out.
 3633: 
 3634: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3635: 
 3636: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3637: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3638: 
 3639: See [this
 3640: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3641: meeting information.
 3642: 
 3643: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3644: 
 3645: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3646: 
 3647: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3648: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3649: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3650: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3651: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3652: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3653: 
 3654: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3655: 
 3656: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3657: 
 3658: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3659: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3660: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3661: NetBSD-BR.
 3662: 
 3663: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3664: 
 3665: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3666: 
 3667: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3668: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3669: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3670: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3671: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3672: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3673: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3674: 
 3675: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3676: 
 3677: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3678: 
 3679: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3680: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3681: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3682: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3683: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3684: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3685: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3686: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3687: for more information.
 3688: 
 3689: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3690: 
 3691: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3692: 
 3693: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3694: [GUUG
 3695: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3696: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3697: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3698: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3699: 
 3700: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3701: 
 3702: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3703: 
 3704: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3705: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3706: 
 3707: -   \`\`
 3708:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3709:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3710: -   \`\`
 3711:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3712:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3713: -   \`\`
 3714:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3715:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3716: 
 3717: Please see the
 3718: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3719: details. Photos are available at [this
 3720: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3721: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3722: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3723: 
 3724: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3725: 
 3726: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3727: 
 3728: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3729: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3730: France.
 3731: 
 3732: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3733: 
 3734: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3735: 
 3736: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3737: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3738: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3739: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3740: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3741: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3742: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3743: 
 3744: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3745: 
 3746: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3747: 
 3748: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3749: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3750: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3751: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3752: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3753: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3754: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3755: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3756: MailingList useful.
 3757: 
 3758: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3759: 
 3760: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3761: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3762: 
 3763: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3764: details.
 3765: 
 3766: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3767: 
 3768: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3769: 
 3770: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3771: 
 3772: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3773: 
 3774: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3775: 
 3776: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3777: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3778: administration. See
 3779: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3780: for details.
 3781: 
 3782: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3783: 
 3784: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3785: 
 3786: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3787: 
 3788: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3789: 
 3790: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3791: 
 3792: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3793: 
 3794: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3795: 
 3796: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3797: 
 3798: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3799: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3800: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3801: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3802: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3803: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3804: information.
 3805: 
 3806: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3807: 
 3808: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3809: 
 3810: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3811: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3812: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3813: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3814: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3815: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3816: is available online.
 3817: 
 3818: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3819: 
 3820: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3821: 
 3822: A lot of photos are available
 3823: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3824: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3825: 
 3826: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3827: 
 3828: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3829: 
 3830: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3831: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3832: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3833: 
 3834: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3835: Dolecek. See the [full
 3836: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3837: for details and pictures.
 3838: 
 3839: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3840: 
 3841: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3842: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3843: 
 3844: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3845: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3846: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3847: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3848: 
 3849: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3850: 
 3851: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3852: 
 3853: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3854: 
 3855: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3856: 
 3857: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3858: 
 3859: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3860: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3861: 
 3862: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3863: 
 3864: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3865: 
 3866: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3867: 
 3868: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3869: 
 3870: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3871: 
 3872: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3873: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3874: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3875: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3876: see
 3877: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3878: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3879: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3880: 
 3881: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3882: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3883: 
 3884: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3885: 
 3886: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3887: 
 3888: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3889: holding the [BSDay
 3890: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3891: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3892: for more information.
 3893: 
 3894: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3895: 
 3896: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3897: 
 3898: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3899: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3900: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3901: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3902: 
 3903: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3904: 
 3905: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3906: 
 3907: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3908: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3909: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3910: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3911: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3912: 
 3913: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3914: 
 3915: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3916: 
 3917: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3918: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3919: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3920: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3921: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3922: 
 3923: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3924: 
 3925: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3926: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3927: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3928: 
 3929: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3930: 
 3931: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3932: 
 3933: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3934: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3935: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3936: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3937: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3938: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3939: 
 3940: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3941: 
 3942: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3943: 
 3944: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3945: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3946: administration. See
 3947: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3948: for details.
 3949: 
 3950: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3951: 
 3952: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3953: 
 3954: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3955: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3956: events including several pictures is available online at
 3957: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3958: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3959: from:
 3960: 
 3961: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3962:     [
 3963:     mp3
 3964:     ]
 3965: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3966:     [
 3967:     mp3
 3968:     ]
 3969: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3970:     mit NetBSD
 3971:     [
 3972:     mp3
 3973:     ]
 3974: 
 3975: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3976: 
 3977: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3978: 
 3979: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3980: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3981: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3982: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3983: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3984: 
 3985: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 3986: 
 3987: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 3988: 
 3989: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 3990: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 3991: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 3992: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 3993: activities will be the:
 3994: 
 3995: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3996: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 3997: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 3998: 
 3999: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4000: 
 4001: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4002: 
 4003: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4004: 
 4005: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4006: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4007: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4008: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4009: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4010: a [short
 4011: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4012: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4013: available online.
 4014: 
 4015: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4016: 
 4017: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4018: 
 4019: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4020: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4021: from December 27th to 29th.
 4022: 
 4023: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4024: 
 4025: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4026: 
 4027: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4028: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4029: administration.
 4030: 
 4031: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4032: 
 4033: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4034: 
 4035: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4036: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4037: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4038: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4039: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4040: for details.
 4041: 
 4042: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4043: 
 4044: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4045: 
 4046: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4047: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4048: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4049: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4050: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4051: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4052: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4053: 
 4054: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4055: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4056: Germany. See
 4057: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4058: for more information.
 4059: 
 4060: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4061: 
 4062: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4063: 
 4064: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4065: 
 4066: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4067: 
 4068: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4069: 
 4070: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4071: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4072: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4073: 
 4074: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4075: 
 4076: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4077: 
 4078: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4079: 
 4080: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4081: 
 4082: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4083: 
 4084: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4085: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4086: College.
 4087: 
 4088: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4089: 
 4090: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4091: 
 4092: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4093: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4094: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4095: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4096: rendering cluster done with
 4097: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4098: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4099: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4100: available from [Hubert's
 4101: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4102: 
 4103: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4104: 
 4105: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4106: 
 4107: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4108: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4109: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4110: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4111: online.
 4112: 
 4113: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4114: 
 4115: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4116: 
 4117: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4118: 
 4119: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4120: 
 4121: *July 22, 2002*
 4122: 
 4123: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4124: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4125: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4126: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4127: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4128: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4129: 
 4130: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4131: 
 4132: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4133: 
 4134: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4135: 
 4136: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4137: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4138: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4139: 
 4140: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4141: 
 4142: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4143: 
 4144: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4145: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4146: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4147: 
 4148: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4149: 
 4150: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4151: 
 4152: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4153: 
 4154: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4155: 
 4156: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4157: 
 4158: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4159: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4160: available.
 4161: 
 4162: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4163: 
 4164: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4165: 
 4166: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4167: 
 4168: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4169: 
 4170: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4171: 
 4172: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4173: 
 4174: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4175: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4176: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4177: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4178: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4179: 
 4180: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4181: 
 4182: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4183: 
 4184: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4185: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4186: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4187: chance to prove their value.
 4188: 
 4189: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4190: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4191: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4192: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4193: 
 4194: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4195: 
 4196: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4197: 
 4198: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4199: 
 4200: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4201: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4202: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4203: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4204: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4205: is available.
 4206: 
 4207: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4208: 
 4209: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4210: 
 4211: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4212: 
 4213: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4214: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4215: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4216: 
 4217: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4218: 
 4219: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4220: USA*
 4221: 
 4222: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4223: 
 4224: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4225: 
 4226: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4227: 
 4228: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4229: 
 4230: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4231: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4232: 
 4233: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4234: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4235: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4236: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4237: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4238: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4239: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4240: 
 4241: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4242: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4243: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4244: Emulation.
 4245: 
 4246: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4247: 
 4248: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4249: 
 4250: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4251: 
 4252: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4253: 
 4254: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4255: 
 4256: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4257: 
 4258: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4259: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4260: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4261: 
 4262: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4263: 
 4264: *September 13, 2001*
 4265: 
 4266: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4267: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4268: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4269: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4270: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4271: 
 4272: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4273: 
 4274: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4275: 
 4276: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4277: 
 4278: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4279: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4280: NetBSD booth at
 4281: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4282: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4283: from Japan.
 4284: 
 4285: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4286: 
 4287: *July 11, 2001*
 4288: 
 4289: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4290: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4291: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4292: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4293: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4294: 
 4295: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4296: 
 4297: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4298: Tokyo, Japan*
 4299: 
 4300: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4301: 
 4302: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4303: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4304: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4305: 
 4306: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4307: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4308: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4309: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4310: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4311: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4312: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4313: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4314: 
 4315: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4316: 
 4317: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4318: 
 4319: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4320: 
 4321: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4322: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4323: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4324: 
 4325: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4326: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4327: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4328: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4329: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4330: slides from this talk are available at
 4331: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4332: 
 4333: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4334: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4335: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4336: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4337: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4338: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4339: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4340: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4341: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4342: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4343: web site.
 4344: 
 4345: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4346: 
 4347: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4348: 
 4349: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4350: 
 4351: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4352: 
 4353: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4354: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4355: 
 4356: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4357: 
 4358: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4359: 
 4360: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4361: 
 4362: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4363: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4364: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4365: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4366: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4367: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4368: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4369: 
 4370: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4371: 
 4372: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4373: 
 4374: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4375: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4376: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4377: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4378: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4379: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4380: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4381: 
 4382: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4383: 
 4384: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4385: 
 4386: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4387: 
 4388: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4389: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4390: Spring is available.
 4391: 
 4392: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4393: 
 4394: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4395: 
 4396: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4397: 
 4398: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4399: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4400: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4401: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4402: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4403: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4404: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4405: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4406: 
 4407: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4408: 
 4409: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4410: 
 4411: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4412: 
 4413: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4414: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4415: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4416: other swag.
 4417: 
 4418: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4419: 
 4420: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4421: 
 4422: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4423: 
 4424: There was a [BSD BoF
 4425: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4426: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4427: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4428: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4429: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4430: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4431: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4432: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4433: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4434: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4435: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4436: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4437: BSD activity in Japan.
 4438: 
 4439: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4440: 
 4441: *December 6, 2000*
 4442: 
 4443: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4444: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4445: public.
 4446: 
 4447: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4448: 
 4449: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4450: 
 4451: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4452: 
 4453: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4454: 
 4455: *November 25, 2000*
 4456: 
 4457: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4458: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4459: announced to the public.
 4460: 
 4461: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4462: 
 4463: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4464: 
 4465: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4466: 
 4467: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4468: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4469: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4470: 
 4471: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4472: Mission.
 4473: 
 4474: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4475: 
 4476: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4477: 
 4478: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4479: 
 4480: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4481: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4482: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4483: 
 4484: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4485: David Maxwell.
 4486: 
 4487: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4488: 
 4489: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4490: 
 4491: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4492: 
 4493: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4494: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4495: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4496: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4497: 
 4498: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4499: 
 4500: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4501: 
 4502: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4503: 
 4504: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4505: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4506: 
 4507: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4508: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4509: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4510: 
 4511: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4512: is available at
 4513: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4514: 
 4515: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4516: 
 4517: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4518: 
 4519: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4520: 
 4521: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4522: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4523: fixed onsite.
 4524: 
 4525: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4526: 
 4527: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4528: 
 4529: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4530: 
 4531: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4532: 
 4533: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4534: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4535: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4536: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4537: 
 4538: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4539: 
 4540: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4541: 
 4542: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4543: 
 4544: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4545: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4546: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4547: 
 4548: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4549: 
 4550: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4551: 
 4552: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4553: 
 4554: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4555: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4556: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4557: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4558: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4559: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4560: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4561: 
 4562: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4563: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4564: 
 4565: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4566: 
 4567: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4568: 
 4569: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4570: 
 4571: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4572: followed.
 4573: 
 4574: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4575: 
 4576: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4577: 
 4578: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4579: 
 4580: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4581: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4582: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4583: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4584: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4585: giving a talk.
 4586: 
 4587: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4588: 
 4589: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4590: 
 4591: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4592: 
 4593: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4594: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4595: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4596: gave a [technical session on
 4597: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4598: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4599: session on
 4600: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4601: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4602: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4603: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4604: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4605: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4606: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4607: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4608: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4609: 
 4610: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4611: The NetBSD Mission.
 4612: 
 4613: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4614: 
 4615: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4616: 
 4617: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4618: 
 4619: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4620: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4621: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4622: 
 4623: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4624: 
 4625: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4626: 
 4627: [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)
 4628: 
 4629: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4630: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4631: \*BSD followed.
 4632: 
 4633: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4634: 
 4635: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4636: 
 4637: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4638: 
 4639: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4640: Mission.
 4641: 
 4642: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4643: 
 4644: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4645: 
 4646: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4647: 
 4648: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4649: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4650: snapshot CDs were available.
 4651: 
 4652: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4653: 
 4654: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4655: 
 4656: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4657: 
 4658: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4659: 
 4660: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4661: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4662: 
 4663: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4664: 
 4665: *March 19, 2000*
 4666: 
 4667: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4668: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4669: announced to the public.
 4670: 
 4671: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4672: 
 4673: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4674: 
 4675: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4676: 
 4677: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4678: 3rd.
 4679: 
 4680: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4681: 
 4682: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4683: 
 4684: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4685: 
 4686: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4687: 
 4688: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4689: Dec 18.
 4690: 
 4691: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4692: 
 4693: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4694: 
 4695: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4696: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4697: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4698: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4699: 
 4700: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4701: 
 4702: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4703: 
 4704: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4705: 
 4706: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4707: 
 4708: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4709: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4710: 
 4711: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4712: Mission.
 4713: 
 4714: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4715: 
 4716: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4717: 
 4718: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4719: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4720: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4721: 
 4722: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4723: 
 4724: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4725: 
 4726: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4727: 
 4728: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4729: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4730: 
 4731: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4732: 
 4733: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4734: 
 4735: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4736: 
 4737: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4738: 
 4739: *August 26, 1999*
 4740: 
 4741: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4742: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4743: announced to the public.
 4744: 
 4745: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4746: 
 4747: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4748: 
 4749: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4750: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4751: 
 4752: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4753: 
 4754: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4755: 
 4756: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4757: 
 4758: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4759: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4760: package system.
 4761: 
 4762: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4763: 
 4764: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4765: 
 4766: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4767: 
 4768: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4769: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4770: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4771: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4772: 
 4773: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4774: 
 4775: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4776: 
 4777: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4778: 
 4779: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4780: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4781: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4782: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4783: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4784: checkpointing in userspace.
 4785: 
 4786: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4787: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4788: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4789: 
 4790: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4791: 
 4792: *May 12, 1999*
 4793: 
 4794: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4795: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4796: public.
 4797: 
 4798: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4799: 
 4800: *December 23, 1998*
 4801: 
 4802: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4803: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4804: announced to the public.
 4805: 
 4806: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4807: 
 4808: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4809: 
 4810: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4811: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4812: in San Jose, CA.
 4813: 
 4814: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4815: 
 4816: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4817: 
 4818: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4819: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4820: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4821: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4822: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4823: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4824: 
 4825: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4826: 
 4827: *May 29, 1998*
 4828: 
 4829: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4830: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4831: announced to the public.
 4832: 
 4833: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4834: 
 4835: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4836: 
 4837: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4838: 
 4839: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4840: 
 4841: *March 9, 1998*
 4842: 
 4843: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4844: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4845: released.
 4846: 
 4847: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4848: 
 4849: *January 4, 1998*
 4850: 
 4851: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4852: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4853: public.
 4854: 
 4855: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4856: 
 4857: *May 20, 1997*
 4858: 
 4859: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4860: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4861: announced to the public.
 4862: 
 4863: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4864: 
 4865: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4866: 
 4867: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4868: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4869: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4870: 
 4871: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4872: 
 4873: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4874: 
 4875: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4876: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4877: 
 4878: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4879: 
 4880: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4881: 
 4882: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4883: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4884: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4885: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4886: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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