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Add AsiaBSDCon 2018, move EuroBSDCon 2017 to past events.

    1: This is an incomplete list of NetBSD-related events. If you know about
    2: some public event that fits and would like it to be listed here,
    3: [contact us.](//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: 
    9: Future Events
   10: -------------
   11: 
   12: ### `Mar 2018 - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan`
   13: 
   14: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   15: 
   16: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   17: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   18: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   19: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   20: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   21: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   22: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   23: possible audience.
   24: 
   25: 
   26: Past Events
   27: -----------
   28: 
   29: ### `Sep 2017 - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France`
   30: 
   31: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
   32: 
   33: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
   34: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   35: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   36: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   37: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   38: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   39: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   40: 
   41: 
   42: ### `Jul 2017 - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England`
   43: 
   44: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
   45: 
   46: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
   47: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   48: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   49: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   50: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   51: 
   52: 
   53: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
   54: 
   55: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
   56: 
   57: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
   58: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
   59: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
   60: 
   61: Please see
   62: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
   63: for details.
   64: 
   65: 
   66: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
   67: 
   68: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   69: 
   70: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   71: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   72: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   73: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   74: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
   75: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   76: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
   77: possible audience.
   78: 
   79: 
   80: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
   81: 
   82: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
   83: 
   84: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
   85: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
   86: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   87: free and open source software from all over the world gather
   88: at the event in Brussels.
   89: 
   90: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
   91: operating systems and their talks.
   92: 
   93: Please see
   94: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
   95: for details.
   96: 
   97: 
   98: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
   99: 
  100: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  101: 
  102: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  103: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  104: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  105: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  106: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  107: 
  108: 
  109: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  110: 
  111: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  112: 
  113: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  114: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  115: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  116: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  117: demonstrations.
  118: 
  119: 
  120: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  121: 
  122: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  123: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  124: 
  125: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  126: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  127: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  128: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  129: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  130: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  131: 
  132: 
  133: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  134: 
  135: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  136: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  137: Japan*
  138: 
  139: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  140: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  141: for meeting information and 
  142: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  143: 
  144: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  145: 
  146: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  147: 
  148: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  149: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  150: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  151: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  152: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  153: 
  154: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  155: 
  156: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  157: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  158: Okinawa, Japan*
  159: 
  160: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  161: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  162: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  163: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  164: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  165: 
  166: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  167: 
  168: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  169: 
  170: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  171: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  172: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  173: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  174: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  175: 
  176: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  177: 
  178: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  179: 
  180: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  181: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  182: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  183: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  184: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  185: 
  186: 
  187: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  188: 
  189: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  190: 
  191: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  192: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  193: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  194: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  195: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  196: 
  197: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  198: 
  199: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  200: 
  201: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  202: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  203: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  204: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  205: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  206: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  207: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  208: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  209: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  210: 
  211: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  212: 
  213: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  214: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  215: 
  216: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  217: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  218: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  219: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  220: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  221: 
  222: 
  223: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  224: 
  225: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  226: 
  227: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  228: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  229: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  230: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  231: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  232: 
  233: 
  234: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  235: 
  236: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  237: 
  238: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  239: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  240: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  241: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  242: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  243: 
  244: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  245: 
  246: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  247: 
  248: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  249: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  250: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  251: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  252: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  253: 
  254: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  255: 
  256: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  257: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  258: 
  259: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  260: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  261: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  262: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  263: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  264: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  265: 
  266: 
  267: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  268: 
  269: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  270: 
  271: 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.
  272: 
  273: 
  274: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  275: 
  276: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  277: 
  278: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  279: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  280: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  281: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  282: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  283: 
  284: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  285: 
  286: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  287: 
  288: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  289: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  290: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  291: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  292: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  293: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  294: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  295: 
  296: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  297: 
  298: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  299: 
  300: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  301: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  302: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  303: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  304: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  305: 
  306: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  307: 
  308: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  309: 
  310: 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.
  311: 
  312: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  313: 
  314: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  315: 
  316: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  317: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  318: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  319: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  320: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  321: 
  322: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  323: 
  324: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  325: 
  326: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  327: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  328: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  329: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  330: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  331: 
  332: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  333: 
  334: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  335: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  336: 
  337: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  338: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  339: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  340: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  341: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  342: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  343: 
  344: 
  345: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  346: 
  347: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  348: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  349: Okinawa, Japan*
  350: 
  351: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  352: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  353: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  354: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  355: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  356: 
  357: 
  358: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  359: 
  360: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  361: 
  362: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  363: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  364: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  365: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  366: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  367: 
  368: 
  369: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  370: 
  371: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  372: 
  373: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  374: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  375: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  376: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  377: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  378: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  379: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  380: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  381: 
  382: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  383: 
  384: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  385: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  386: 
  387: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  388: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  389: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  390: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  391: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  392: 
  393: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  394: 
  395: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  396: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  397: 
  398: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  399: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  400: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  401: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  402: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  403: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  404: 
  405: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  406: 
  407: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  408: 
  409: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  410: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  411: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  412: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  413: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  414: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  415: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  416: 
  417: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  418: 
  419: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  420: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  421: 
  422: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  423: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  424: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  425: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  426: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  427: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  428: 
  429: 
  430: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  431: 
  432: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  433: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  434: Japan*
  435: 
  436: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  437: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  438: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  439: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  440: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  441: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  442: 
  443: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  444: 
  445: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  446: 
  447: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  448: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  449: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  450: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  451: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  452: 
  453: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  454: 
  455: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  456: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  457: 
  458: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  459: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  460: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  461: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  462: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  463: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  464: 
  465: 
  466: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  467: 
  468: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  469: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  470: Okinawa, Japan*
  471: 
  472: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  473: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  474: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  475: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  476: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  477: 
  478: 
  479: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  480: 
  481: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  482: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  483: 
  484: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  485: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  486: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  487: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  488: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  489: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  490: 
  491: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  492: 
  493: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  494: 
  495: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  496: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  497: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  498: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  499: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  500: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  501: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  502: 
  503: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  504: 
  505: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  506: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  507: 
  508: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  509: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  510: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  511: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  512: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  513: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  514: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  515: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  516: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  517: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  518: 
  519: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  520: 
  521: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  522: 
  523: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  524: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  525: 
  526: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  527: 
  528: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  529: 
  530: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  531: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  532: 
  533: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  534: 
  535: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  536: 
  537: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  538: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  539: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  540: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  541: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  542: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  543: 
  544: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  545: 
  546: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  547: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  548: 
  549: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  550: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  551: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  552: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  553: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  554: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  555: 
  556: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  557: 
  558: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  559: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  560: 
  561: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  562: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  563: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  564: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  565: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  566: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  567: 
  568: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  569: 
  570: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  571: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  572: 
  573: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  574: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  575: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  576: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  577: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  578: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  579: 
  580: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  581: 
  582: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  583: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  584: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  585: 
  586: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  587: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  588: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  589: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  590: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  591: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  592: 
  593: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  594: 
  595: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  596: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  597: 
  598: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  599: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  600: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  601: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  602: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  603: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  604: 
  605: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  606: 
  607: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  608: Campus
  609: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  610: Germany*
  611: 
  612: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  613: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  614: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  615: answering users' questions.
  616: 
  617: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  618: 
  619: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  620: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  621: 
  622: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  623: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  624: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  625: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  626: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  627: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  628: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  629: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  630: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  631: hardfloat
  632: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  633: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  634: 
  635: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  636: 
  637: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  638: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  639: 
  640: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  641: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  642: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  643: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  644: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  645: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  646: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  647: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  648: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  649: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  650: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  651: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  652: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  653: 
  654: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  655: 
  656: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  657: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  658: Japan*
  659: 
  660: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  661: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  662: for meeting information.[more detail on
  663: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  664: 
  665: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  666: 
  667: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  668: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  669: Okinawa, Japan*
  670: 
  671: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  672: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  673: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  674: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  675: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  676: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  677: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  678: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  679: 
  680: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  681: 
  682: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  683: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  684: Japan*
  685: 
  686: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  687: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  688: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  689: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  690: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  691: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  692: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  693: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  694: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  695: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  696: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  697: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  698: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  699: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  700: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  701: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  702: 
  703: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  704: 
  705: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  706: 
  707: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  708: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  709: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  710: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  711: cases or notebooks.
  712: 
  713: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  714: more information.
  715: 
  716: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  717: 
  718: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  719: 
  720: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  721: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  722: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  723: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  724: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  725: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  726: 
  727: See [the call for
  728: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  729: for details.
  730: 
  731: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  732: 
  733: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  734: 
  735: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  736: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  737: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  738: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  739: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  740: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  741: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  742: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  743: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  744: these.
  745: 
  746: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  747: 
  748: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  749: 
  750: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  751: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  752: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  753: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  754: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  755: 
  756: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  757: 
  758: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  759: 
  760: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  761: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  762: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  763: BSD related talks.
  764: 
  765: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  766: information.
  767: 
  768: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  769: 
  770: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  771: 
  772: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  773: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  774: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  775: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  776: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  777: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  778: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  779: 
  780: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  781: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  782: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  783: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  784: Japan NetBSD Users
  785: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  786: 
  787: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  788: 
  789: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  790: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  791: 
  792: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  793: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  794: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  795: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  796: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  797: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  798: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  799: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  800: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  801: 
  802: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  803: 
  804: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  805: 
  806: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  807: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  808: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  809: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  810: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  811: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  812: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  813: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  814: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  815: 
  816: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  817: 
  818: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  819: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  820: 
  821: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  822: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  823: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  824: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  825: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  826: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  827: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  828: 
  829: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  830: 
  831: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  832: 
  833: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  834: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  835: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  836: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  837: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  838: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  839: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  840: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  841: 
  842: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  843: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  844: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  845: 
  846: Please see [this
  847: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  848: for details.
  849: 
  850: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  851: 
  852: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  853: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  854: 
  855: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  856: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  857: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  858: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  859: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  860: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  861: 
  862: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  863: 
  864: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  865: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  866: 
  867: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  868: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  869: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  870: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  871: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  872: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  873: 
  874: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  875: 
  876: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  877: 
  878: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  879: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  880: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  881: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  882: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  883: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  884: 
  885: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  886: 
  887: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  888: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  889: Japan*
  890: 
  891: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  892: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  893: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  894: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  895: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  896: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  897: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  898: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  899: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  900: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  901: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  902: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  903: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  904: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  905: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  906: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  907: found at OSC booth" by
  908: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  909: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  910: 
  911: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  912: 
  913: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  914: 
  915: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  916: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  917: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  918: 
  919: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  920: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  921: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  922: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  923: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  924: 
  925: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  926: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  927: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  928: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  929: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  930: regular meeting.
  931: 
  932: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  933: 
  934: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  935: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  936: Okinawa, Japan*
  937: 
  938: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  939: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  940: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  941: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  942: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  943: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  944: 
  945: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  946: 
  947: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  948: 
  949: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  950: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  951: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  952: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  953: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  954: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  955: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  956: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  957: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  958: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  959: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  960: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  961: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  962: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  963: 
  964: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  965: 
  966: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  967: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  968: 
  969: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  970: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  971: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  972: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  973: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  974: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  975: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  976: 
  977: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  978: 
  979: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  980: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  981: 
  982: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  983: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  984: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  985: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  986: demonstrations (
  987: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
  988: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
  989: 
  990: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
  991: 
  992: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
  993: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
  994: San Diego, California, USA*
  995: 
  996: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
  997: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
  998: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
  999: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1000: on day one of the conference.
 1001: 
 1002: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1003: 
 1004: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1005: Augustin, Germany*
 1006: 
 1007: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1008: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1009: 
 1010: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1011: 
 1012: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1013: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1014: 
 1015: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1016: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1017: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1018: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1019: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1020: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1021: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1022: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1023: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1024: SHARP,X68K on
 1025: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1026: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1027: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1028: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1029: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1030: updates presetation by
 1031: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1032: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1033: 
 1034: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1035: 
 1036: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1037: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1038: 
 1039: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1040: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1041: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1042: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1043: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1044: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1045: 
 1046: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1047: 
 1048: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1049: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1050: Japan*
 1051: 
 1052: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1053: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1054: for meeting information.
 1055: 
 1056: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1057: 
 1058: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1059: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1060: 
 1061: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1062: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1063: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1064: release branch.
 1065: 
 1066: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1067: 
 1068: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1069: 
 1070: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1071: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1072: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1073: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1074: with [Building NetBSD on
 1075: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1076: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1077: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1078: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1079: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1080: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1081: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1082: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1083: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1084: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1085: 
 1086: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1087: 
 1088: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1089: 
 1090: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1091: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1092: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1093: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1094: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1095: 
 1096: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1097: more information.
 1098: 
 1099: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1100: 
 1101: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1102: 
 1103: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1104: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1105: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1106: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1107: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1108: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1109: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1110: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1111: 
 1112: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1113: 
 1114: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1115: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1116: Japan*
 1117: 
 1118: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1119: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1120: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1121: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1122: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1123: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1124: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1125: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1126: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1127: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1128: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1129: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1130: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1131: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1132: 
 1133: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1134: 
 1135: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1136: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1137: 
 1138: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1139: 
 1140: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1141: 
 1142: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1143: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1144: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1145: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1146: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1147: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1148: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1149: demonstrations.
 1150: 
 1151: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1152: 
 1153: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1154: 
 1155: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1156: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1157: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1158: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1159: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1160: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1161: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1162: 
 1163: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1164: 
 1165: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1166: 
 1167: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1168: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1169: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1170: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1171: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1172: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1173: port history by
 1174: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1175: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1176: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1177: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1178: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1179: [[ustream live
 1180: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1181: 
 1182: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1183: 
 1184: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1185: 
 1186: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1187: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1188: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1189: talks.
 1190: 
 1191: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1192: information.
 1193: 
 1194: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1195: 
 1196: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1197: 
 1198: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1199: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1200: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1201: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1202: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1203: [WZero3 live
 1204: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1205: [Zaurus live
 1206: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1207: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1208: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1209: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1210: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1211: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1212: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1213: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1214: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1215: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1216: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1217: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1218: 
 1219: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1220: 
 1221: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1222: 
 1223: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1224: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1225: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1226: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1227: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1228: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1229: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1230: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1231: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1232: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1233: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1234: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1235: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1236: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1237: i386 { [aspire
 1238: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1239: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1240: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1241: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1242: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1243: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1244: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1245: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1246: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1247: 
 1248: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1249: 
 1250: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1251: 
 1252: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1253: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1254: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1255: necessary.
 1256: 
 1257: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1258: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1259: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1260: for details.
 1261: 
 1262: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1263: 
 1264: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1265: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1266: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1267: 
 1268: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1269: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1270: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1271: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1272: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1273: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1274: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1275: 
 1276: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1277: 
 1278: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1279: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1280: 
 1281: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1282: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1283: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1284: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1285: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1286: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1287: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1288: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1289: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1290: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1291: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1292: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1293: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1294: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1295: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1296: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1297: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1298: 
 1299: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1300: 
 1301: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1302: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1303: 
 1304: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1305: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1306: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1307: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1308: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1309: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1310: 
 1311: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1312: 
 1313: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1314: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1315: 
 1316: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1317: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1318: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1319: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1320: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1321: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1322: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1323: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1324: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1325: enigmatic machines by
 1326: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1327: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1328: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1329: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1330: 
 1331: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1332: 
 1333: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1334: 
 1335: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1336: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1337: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1338: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1339: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1340: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1341: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1342: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1343: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1344: 
 1345: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1346: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1347: 
 1348: For more information please visit the website
 1349: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1350: 
 1351: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1352: 
 1353: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1354: 
 1355: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1356: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1357: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1358: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1359: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1360: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1361: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1362: 
 1363: For more information please visit the website
 1364: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1365: 
 1366: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1367: 
 1368: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1369: 
 1370: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1371: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1372: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1373: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1374: Netherlands.
 1375: 
 1376: For more information please visit the website
 1377: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1378: 
 1379: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1380: 
 1381: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1382: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1383: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1384: 
 1385: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1386: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1387: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1388: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1389: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1390: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1391: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1392: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1393: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1394: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1395: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1396: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1397: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1398: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1399: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1400: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1401: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1402: 
 1403: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1404: 
 1405: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1406: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1407: Okinawa, Japan*
 1408: 
 1409: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1410: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1411: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1412: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1413: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1414: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1415: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1416: 
 1417: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1418: 
 1419: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1420: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1421: Fukushima, Japan*
 1422: 
 1423: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1424: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1425: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1426: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1427: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1428: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1429: 
 1430: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1431: 
 1432: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1433: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1434: Japan*
 1435: 
 1436: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1437: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1438: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1439: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1440: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1441: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1442: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1443: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1444: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1445: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1446: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1447: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1448: 
 1449: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1450: 
 1451: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1452: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1453: 
 1454: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1455: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1456: 
 1457: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1458: 
 1459: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1460: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1461: 
 1462: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1463: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1464: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1465: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1466: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1467: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1468: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1469: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1470: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1471: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1472: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1473: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1474: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1475: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1476: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1477: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1478: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1479: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1480: will never die!
 1481: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1482: and
 1483: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1484: by tsutsui.
 1485: 
 1486: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1487: 
 1488: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1489: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1490: Japan*
 1491: 
 1492: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1493: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1494: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1495: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1496: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1497: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1498: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1499: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1500: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1501: keysign party by soda.
 1502: 
 1503: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1504: 
 1505: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1506: 
 1507: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1508: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1509: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1510: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1511: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1512: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1513: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1514: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1515: 
 1516: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1517: 
 1518: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1519: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1520: 
 1521: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1522: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1523: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1524: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1525: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1526: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1527: 
 1528: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1529: 
 1530: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1531: 
 1532: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1533: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1534: May 2011.
 1535: 
 1536: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1537: 
 1538: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1539: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1540: 
 1541: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1542: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1543: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1544: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1545: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1546: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1547: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1548: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1549: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1550: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1551: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1552: 
 1553: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1554: 
 1555: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1556: 
 1557: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1558: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1559: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1560: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1561: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1562: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1563: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1564: 
 1565: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1566: 
 1567: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1568: Oita, Japan*
 1569: 
 1570: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1571: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1572: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1573: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1574: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1575: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1576: 
 1577: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1578: 
 1579: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1580: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1581: 
 1582: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1583: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1584: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1585: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1586: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1587: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1588: 
 1589: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1590: 
 1591: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1592: Belgium*
 1593: 
 1594: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1595: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1596: 
 1597: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1598: in the BSD devroom
 1599: 
 1600: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1601: 
 1602: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1603: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1604: Japan*
 1605: 
 1606: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1607: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1608: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1609: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1610: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1611: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1612: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1613: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1614: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1615: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1616: 
 1617: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1618: 
 1619: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1620: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1621: 
 1622: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1623: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1624: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1625: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1626: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1627: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1628: 
 1629: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1630: 
 1631: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1632: 
 1633: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1634: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1635: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1636: focused.
 1637: 
 1638: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1639: 
 1640: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1641: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1642: 
 1643: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1644: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1645: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1646: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1647: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1648: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1649: 
 1650: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1651: 
 1652: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1653: 
 1654: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1655: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1656: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1657: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1658: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1659: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1660: 
 1661: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1662: 
 1663: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1664: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1665: 
 1666: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1667: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1668: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1669: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1670: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1671: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1672: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1673: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1674: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1675: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1676: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1677: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1678: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1679: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1680: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1681: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1682: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1683: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1684: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1685: tsutsui)
 1686: 
 1687: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1688: 
 1689: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1690: 
 1691: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1692: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1693: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1694: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1695: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1696: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1697: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1698: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1699: 
 1700: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1701: 
 1702: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1703: 
 1704: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1705: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1706: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1707: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1708: 
 1709: For more information please visit the website
 1710: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1711: 
 1712: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1713: 
 1714: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1715: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1716: Okinawa, Japan*
 1717: 
 1718: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1719: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1720: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1721: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1722: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1723: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1724: 
 1725: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1726: 
 1727: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1728: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1729: 
 1730: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1731: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1732: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1733: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1734: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1735: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1736: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1737: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1738: 
 1739: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1740: 
 1741: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1742: 
 1743: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1744: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1745: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1746: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1747: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1748: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1749: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1750: 
 1751: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1752: 
 1753: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1754: 
 1755: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1756: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1757: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1758: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1759: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1760: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1761: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1762: 
 1763: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1764: 
 1765: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1766: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1767: Japan*
 1768: 
 1769: See [this
 1770: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1771: for meeting information.
 1772: 
 1773: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1774: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1775: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1776: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1777: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1778: 
 1779: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1780: 
 1781: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1782: 
 1783: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1784: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1785: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1786: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1787: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1788: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1789: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1790: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1791: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1792: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1793: 
 1794: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1795: 
 1796: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1797: 
 1798: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1799: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1800: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1801: in a shared BSD booth.
 1802: 
 1803: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1804: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1805: 
 1806: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1807: 
 1808: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1809: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1810: 
 1811: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1812: 
 1813: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1814: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1815: 
 1816: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1817: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1818: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1819: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1820: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1821: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1822: 
 1823: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1824: 
 1825: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1826: 
 1827: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1828: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1829: 
 1830: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1831: 
 1832: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1833: 
 1834: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1835: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1836: May 2010.
 1837: 
 1838: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1839: 
 1840: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1841: 
 1842: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1843: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1844: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1845: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1846: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1847: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1848: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1849: 
 1850: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1851: 
 1852: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1853: 
 1854: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1855: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1856: 
 1857: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1858: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1859: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1860: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1861: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1862: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1863: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1864: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1865: 
 1866: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1867: 
 1868: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1869: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1870: 
 1871: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1872: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1873: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1874: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1875: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1876: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1877: 
 1878: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1879: 
 1880: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1881: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1882: 
 1883: The [February 2010
 1884: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1885: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1886: 
 1887: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1888: 
 1889: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1890: Belgium*
 1891: 
 1892: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1893: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1894: 
 1895: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1896: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1897: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1898: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1899: 
 1900: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1901: 
 1902: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1903: Oita, Japan*
 1904: 
 1905: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1906: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1907: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1908: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1909: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1910: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1911: 
 1912: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1913: 
 1914: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1915: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1916: 
 1917: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1918: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1919: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1920: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1921: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1922: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1923: 
 1924: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1925: 
 1926: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1927: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1928: 
 1929: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1930: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1931: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1932: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1933: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1934: demonstration.
 1935: 
 1936: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1937: 
 1938: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1939: 
 1940: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1941: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1942: major BSDs.
 1943: 
 1944: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1945: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1946: 
 1947: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1948: 
 1949: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1950: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1951: 
 1952: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1953: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1954: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1955: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1956: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1957: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1958: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1959: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1960: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1961: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1962: 
 1963: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1964: 
 1965: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1966: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1967: 
 1968: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1969: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1970: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1971: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1972: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1973: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1974: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1975: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1976: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1977: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1978: 
 1979: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1980: 
 1981: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1982: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1983: Okinawa, Japan*
 1984: 
 1985: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1986: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1987: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1988: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 1989: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1990: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1991: 
 1992: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 1993: 
 1994: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 1995: 
 1996: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 1997: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 1998: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 1999: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2000: 
 2001: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2002: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2003: 
 2004: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2005: 
 2006: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2007: 
 2008: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2009: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2010: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2011: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2012: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2013: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2014: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2015: 
 2016: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2017: 
 2018: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2019: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2020: 
 2021: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2022: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2023: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2024: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2025: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2026: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2027: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2028: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2029: 
 2030: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2031: 
 2032: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2033: 
 2034: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2035: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2036: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2037: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2038: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2039: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2040: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2041: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2042: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2043: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2044: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2045: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2046: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2047: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2048: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2049: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2050: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2051: 
 2052: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2053: 
 2054: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2055: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2056: Japan*
 2057: 
 2058: See [this
 2059: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2060: for meeting information.
 2061: 
 2062: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2063: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2064: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2065: party.
 2066: 
 2067: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2068: 
 2069: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2070: 
 2071: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2072: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2073: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2074: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2075: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2076: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2077: 
 2078: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2079: 
 2080: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2081: 
 2082: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2083: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2084: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2085: systems at the exhibition.
 2086: 
 2087: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2088: 
 2089: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2090: 
 2091: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2092: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2093: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2094: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2095: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2096: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2097: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2098: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2099: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2100: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2101: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2102: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2103: 
 2104: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2105: 
 2106: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2107: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2108: 
 2109: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2110: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2111: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2112: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2113: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2114: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2115: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2116: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2117: 
 2118: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2119: 
 2120: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2121: 
 2122: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2123: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2124: May 2009.
 2125: 
 2126: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2127: 
 2128: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2129: 
 2130: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2131: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2132: Hannover, Germany.
 2133: 
 2134: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2135: 
 2136: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2137: 
 2138: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2139: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2140: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2141: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2142: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2143: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2144: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2145: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2146: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2147: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2148: and [NetBSD
 2149: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2150: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2151: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2152: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2153: 
 2154: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2155: 
 2156: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2157: 
 2158: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2159: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2160: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2161: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2162: 
 2163: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2164: 
 2165: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2166: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2167: 
 2168: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2169: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2170: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2171: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2172: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2173: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2174: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2175: 
 2176: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2177: 
 2178: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2179: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2180: the community.
 2181: 
 2182: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2183: 
 2184: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2185: 
 2186: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2187: 
 2188: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2189: 
 2190: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2191: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2192: 
 2193: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2194: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2195: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2196: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2197: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2198: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2199: 
 2200: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2201: 
 2202: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2203: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2204: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2205: 
 2206: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2207: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2208: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2209: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2210: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2211: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2212: 
 2213: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2214: 
 2215: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2216: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2217: 
 2218: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2219: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2220: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2221: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2222: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2223: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2224: 
 2225: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2226: 
 2227: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2228: 
 2229: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2230: 
 2231: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2232: 
 2233: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2234: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2235: 
 2236: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2237: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2238: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2239: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2240: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2241: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2242: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2243: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2244: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2245: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2246: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2247: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2248: 
 2249: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2250: 
 2251: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2252: 
 2253: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2254: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2255: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2256: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2257: 
 2258: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2259: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2260: 
 2261: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2262: 
 2263: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2264: 
 2265: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2266: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2267: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2268: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2269: 
 2270: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2271: 
 2272: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2273: 
 2274: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2275: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2276: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2277: 
 2278: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2279: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2280: 
 2281: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2282: 
 2283: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2284: 
 2285: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2286: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2287: 
 2288: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2289: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2290: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2291: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2292: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2293: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2294: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2295: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2296: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2297: [Itojun Service
 2298: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2299: 
 2300: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2301: 
 2302: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2303: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2304: 
 2305: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2306: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2307: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2308: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2309: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2310: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2311: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2312: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2313: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2314: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2315: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2316: 
 2317: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2318: 
 2319: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2320: 
 2321: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2322: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2323: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2324: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2325: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2326: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2327: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2328: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2329: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2330: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2331: 
 2332: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2333: 
 2334: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2335: 
 2336: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2337: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2338: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2339: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2340: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2341: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2342: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2343: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2344: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2345: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2346: all BSD machines.
 2347: 
 2348: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2349: 
 2350: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2351: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2352: Japan*
 2353: 
 2354: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2355: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2356: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2357: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2358: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2359: 
 2360: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2361: 
 2362: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2363: 
 2364: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2365: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2366: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2367: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2368: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2369: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2370: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2371: 
 2372: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2373: 
 2374: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2375: 
 2376: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2377: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2378: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2379: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2380: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2381: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2382: 
 2383: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2384: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2385: 
 2386: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2387: 
 2388: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2389: 
 2390: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2391: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2392: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2393: novices to advanced developers.
 2394: 
 2395: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2396: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2397: 
 2398: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2399: 
 2400: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2401: Spain*
 2402: 
 2403: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2404: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2405: 
 2406: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2407: 
 2408: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2409: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2410: 
 2411: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2412: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2413: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2414: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2415: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2416: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2417: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2418: 
 2419: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2420: 
 2421: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2422: 
 2423: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2424: technologies and IT security.
 2425: 
 2426: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2427: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2428: 
 2429: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2430: 
 2431: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2432: 
 2433: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2434: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2435: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2436: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2437: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2438: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2439: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2440: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2441: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2442: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2443: 
 2444: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2445: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2446: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2447: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2448: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2449: 
 2450: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2451: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2452: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2453: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2454: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2455: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2456: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2457: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2458: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2459: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2460: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2461: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2462: 
 2463: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2464: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2465: networking and virtualisation.
 2466: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2467: 
 2468: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2469: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2470: 
 2471: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2472: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2473: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2474: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2475: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2476: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2477: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2478: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2479: 
 2480: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2481: 
 2482: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2483: 
 2484: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2485: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2486: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2487: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2488: 
 2489: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2490: 
 2491: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2492: 
 2493: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2494: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2495: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2496: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2497: 
 2498: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2499: 
 2500: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2501: 
 2502: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2503: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2504: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2505: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2506: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2507: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2508: 
 2509: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2510: 
 2511: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2512: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2513: Japan*
 2514: 
 2515: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2516: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2517: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2518: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2519: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2520: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2521: 
 2522: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2523: 
 2524: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2525: 
 2526: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2527: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2528: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2529: 
 2530: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2531: 
 2532: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2533: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2534: 
 2535: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2536: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2537: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2538: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2539: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2540: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2541: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2542: 
 2543: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2544: 
 2545: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2546: Niigata, Japan*
 2547: 
 2548: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2549: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2550: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2551: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2552: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2553: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2554: 
 2555: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2556: 
 2557: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2558: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2559: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2560: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2561: 
 2562: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2563: 
 2564: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2565: Turkey*
 2566: 
 2567: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2568: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2569: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2570: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2571: 
 2572: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2573: 
 2574: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2575: 
 2576: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2577: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2578: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2579: information, see the [event's
 2580: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2581: 
 2582: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2583: 
 2584: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2585: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2586: 
 2587: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2588: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2589: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2590: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2591: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2592: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2593: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2594: Presentation by
 2595: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2596: 
 2597: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2598: 
 2599: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2600: 
 2601: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2602: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2603: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2604: 
 2605: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2606: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2607: 
 2608: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2609: 
 2610: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2611: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2612: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2613: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2614: 
 2615: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2616: 
 2617: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2618: 
 2619: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2620: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2621: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2622: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2623: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2624: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2625: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2626: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2627: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2628: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2629: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2630: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2631: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2632: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2633: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2634: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2635: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2636: ).
 2637: 
 2638: [A report with some
 2639: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2640: available.
 2641: 
 2642: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2643: 
 2644: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2645: 
 2646: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2647: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2648: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2649: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2650: Switzerland.
 2651: 
 2652: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2653: report was posted to the
 2654: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2655: mailing list.
 2656: 
 2657: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2658: 
 2659: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2660: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2661: Japan*
 2662: 
 2663: See [this
 2664: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2665: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2666: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2667: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2668: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2669: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2670: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2671: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2672: sign party.
 2673: 
 2674: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2675: 
 2676: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2677: 
 2678: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2679: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2680: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2681: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2682: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2683: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2684: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2685: 
 2686: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2687: 
 2688: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2689: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2690: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2691: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2692: at the
 2693: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2694: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2695: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2696: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2697: 
 2698: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2699: information.
 2700: 
 2701: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2702: 
 2703: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2704: 
 2705: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2706: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2707: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2708: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2709: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2710: 
 2711: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2712: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2713: 
 2714: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2715: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2716: 
 2717: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2718: 
 2719: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2720: 
 2721: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2722: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2723: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2724: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2725: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2726: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2727: welcome to attend.
 2728: 
 2729: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2730: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2731: 
 2732: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2733: 
 2734: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2735: 
 2736: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2737: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2738: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2739: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2740: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2741: 
 2742: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2743: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2744: 
 2745: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2746: 
 2747: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2748: 
 2749: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2750: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2751: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2752: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2753: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2754: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2755: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2756: 
 2757: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2758: 
 2759: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2760: 
 2761: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2762: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2763: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2764: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2765: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2766: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2767: widest possible audience.
 2768: 
 2769: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2770: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2771: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2772: 
 2773: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2774: 
 2775: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2776: 
 2777: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2778: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2779: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2780: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2781: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2782: 
 2783: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2784: 
 2785: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2786: 
 2787: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2788: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2789: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2790: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2791: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2792: 
 2793: More information can be found at
 2794: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2795: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2796: German language article can be found at:
 2797: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2798: 
 2799: Ignatios also
 2800: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2801: his [slides (german
 2802: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2803: 
 2804: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2805: 
 2806: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2807: 
 2808: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2809: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2810: Brussels, Belgium.
 2811: 
 2812: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2813: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2814: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2815: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2816: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2817: 
 2818: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2819: 
 2820: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2821: 
 2822: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2823: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2824: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2825: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2826: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2827: and
 2828: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2829: 
 2830: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2831: 
 2832: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2833: 
 2834: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2835: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2836: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2837: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2838: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2839: 
 2840: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2841: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2842: and Solaris.
 2843: 
 2844: For more information, please [visit the
 2845: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2846: 
 2847: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2848: 
 2849: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2850: 
 2851: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2852: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2853: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2854: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2855: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2856: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2857: 
 2858: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2859: 
 2860: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2861: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2862: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2863: 
 2864: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2865: 
 2866: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2867: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2868: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2869: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2870: 
 2871: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2872: 
 2873: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2874: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2875: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2876: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2877: 
 2878: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2879: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2880: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2881: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2882: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2883: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2884:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2885: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2886:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2887: 
 2888: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2889: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2890: 
 2891: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2892: 
 2893: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2894: 
 2895: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2896: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2897: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2898: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2899: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2900: 
 2901: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2902: 
 2903: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2904: 
 2905: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2906: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2907: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2908: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2909: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2910: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2911: 
 2912: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2913: 
 2914: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2915: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2916: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2917: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2918: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2919: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2920: 
 2921: A report on the event is available
 2922: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2923: 
 2924: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2925: 
 2926: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2927: 
 2928: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2929: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2930: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2931: booth.
 2932: 
 2933: A report of the event can be found
 2934: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2935: 
 2936: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2937: 
 2938: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2939: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2940: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2941: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2942: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2943: 
 2944: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2945: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2946: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2947: information.
 2948: 
 2949: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2950: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2951: 
 2952: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2953: 
 2954: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2955: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2956: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2957: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2958: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2959: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2960: the booth.
 2961: 
 2962: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2963: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2964: about the event.
 2965: 
 2966: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2967: 
 2968: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2969: 
 2970: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2971: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2972: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2973: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2974: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2975: 
 2976: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2977: 
 2978: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2979: 
 2980: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2981: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2982: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2983: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2984: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2985: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 2986: 
 2987: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 2988: 
 2989: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 2990: 
 2991: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 2992: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 2993: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 2994: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 2995: 
 2996: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 2997:     FreeBSD Project
 2998: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 2999:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3000:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3001:     .
 3002: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3003:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3004:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3005: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3006: 
 3007: \> See [program for
 3008: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3009: 
 3010: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3011: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3012: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3013: 
 3014: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3015: 
 3016: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3017: 
 3018: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3019: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3020: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3021: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3022: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3023: developers.
 3024: 
 3025: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3026: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3027: during May 10-14th.
 3028: 
 3029: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3030: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3031: 
 3032: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3033: 
 3034: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3035: 
 3036: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3037: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3038: conference on their campus.
 3039: 
 3040: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3041: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3042: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3043: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3044: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3045: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3046: 
 3047: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3048: presentation proposal, please visit
 3049: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3050: 
 3051: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3052: 
 3053: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3054: 
 3055: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3056: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3057: tutorials.
 3058: 
 3059: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3060: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3061: 
 3062: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3063: 
 3064: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3065: 
 3066: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3067: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3068: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3069: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3070: URL above.
 3071: 
 3072: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3073: 
 3074: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3075: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3076: 
 3077: See [this
 3078: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3079: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3080: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3081: Codeblog.
 3082: 
 3083: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3084: 
 3085: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3086: 
 3087: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3088: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3089: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3090: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3091: gmail.com).
 3092: 
 3093: For more information about this event see
 3094: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3095: 
 3096: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3097: 
 3098: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3099: 
 3100: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3101: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3102: Cons in Germany.
 3103: 
 3104: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3105: 
 3106: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3107: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3108: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3109: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3110: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3111: 
 3112: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3113: net-tex.de\>.
 3114: 
 3115: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3116: 
 3117: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3118: 
 3119: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3120: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3121: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3122: 
 3123: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3124: 
 3125: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3126: 
 3127: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3128: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3129: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3130: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3131: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3132: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3133: 
 3134: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3135: 
 3136: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3137: 
 3138: [German Unix User Group
 3139: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3140: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3141: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3142: 
 3143: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3144: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3145: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3146: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3147: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3148: 
 3149: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3150: 
 3151: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3152: 
 3153: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3154: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3155: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3156: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3157: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3158: Europe.
 3159: 
 3160: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3161: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3162: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3163: 
 3164: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3165: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3166: 
 3167: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3168: 
 3169: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3170: 
 3171: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3172: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3173: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3174: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3175: if you would like to help.
 3176: 
 3177: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3178: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3179: 
 3180: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3181: 
 3182: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3183: 
 3184: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3185: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3186: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3187: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3188: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3189: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3190: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3191: 
 3192: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3193: 
 3194: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3195: 
 3196: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3197: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3198: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3199: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3200: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3201: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3202: 
 3203: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3204: 
 3205: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3206: 
 3207: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3208: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3209: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3210: conference venue and registration. present.
 3211: 
 3212: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3213: 
 3214: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3215: 
 3216: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3217: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3218: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3219: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3220: Lockhoff.
 3221: 
 3222: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3223: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3224: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3225: 
 3226: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3227: 
 3228: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3229: 
 3230: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3231: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3232: others) will be presented.
 3233: 
 3234: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3235: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3236: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3237: 
 3238: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3239: 
 3240: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3241: especially showing NetBSD!
 3242: 
 3243: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3244: 
 3245: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3246: 
 3247: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3248: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3249: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3250: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3251: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3252: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3253: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3254: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3255: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3256: 
 3257: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3258: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3259: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3260: 
 3261: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3262: 
 3263: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3264: 
 3265: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3266: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3267: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3268: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3269: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3270: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3271: 
 3272: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3273: 
 3274: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3275: 
 3276: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3277: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3278: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3279: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3280: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3281: 
 3282: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3283: 
 3284: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3285: 
 3286: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3287: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3288: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3289: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3290: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3291: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3292: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3293: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3294: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3295: 
 3296: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3297: 
 3298: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3299: 
 3300: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3301: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3302: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3303: group page for more information.
 3304: 
 3305: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3306: 
 3307: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3308: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3309: 
 3310: See [this
 3311: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3312: meeting information.
 3313: 
 3314: A
 3315: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3316: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3317: 
 3318: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3319: 
 3320: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3321: 
 3322: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3323: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3324: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3325: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3326: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3327: organization.
 3328: 
 3329: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3330: 
 3331: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3332: 
 3333: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3334: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3335: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3336: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3337: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3338: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3339: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3340: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3341: for more details.
 3342: 
 3343: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3344: 
 3345: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3346: 
 3347: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3348: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3349: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3350: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3351: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3352: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3353: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3354: 
 3355: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3356: 
 3357: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3358: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3359: 
 3360: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3361: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3362: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3363: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3364: 
 3365: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3366: 
 3367: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3368: 
 3369: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3370: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3371: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3372: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3373: groups.
 3374: 
 3375: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3376: 
 3377: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3378: 
 3379: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3380: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3381: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3382: venue and registration.
 3383: 
 3384: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3385: 
 3386: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3387: 
 3388: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3389: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3390: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3391: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3392: 
 3393: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3394: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3395:     Live performance
 3396: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3397: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3398: 
 3399: See [program for
 3400: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3401: 
 3402: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3403: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3404: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3405: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3406: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3407: 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)).
 3408: 
 3409: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3410: 
 3411: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3412: 
 3413: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3414: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3415: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3416: 
 3417: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3418: 
 3419: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3420: 
 3421: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3422: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3423: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3424: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3425: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3426: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3427: [slides for this
 3428: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3429: 
 3430: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3431: 
 3432: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3433: 
 3434: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3435: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3436: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3437: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3438: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3439: 
 3440: More information is at
 3441: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3442: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3443: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3444: 
 3445: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3446: 
 3447: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3448: 
 3449: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3450: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3451: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3452: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3453: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3454: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3455: 
 3456: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3457: 
 3458: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3459: 
 3460: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3461: 
 3462: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3463: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3464: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3465: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3466: 
 3467: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3468: 
 3469: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3470: 
 3471: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3472: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3473: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3474: 
 3475: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3476: 
 3477: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3478: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3479: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3480: 
 3481: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3482: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3483: 
 3484: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3485: 
 3486: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3487: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3488: 
 3489: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3490: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3491: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3492: 
 3493: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3494: 
 3495: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3496: 
 3497: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3498: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3499: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3500: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3501: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3502: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3503: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3504: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3505: 
 3506: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3507: 
 3508: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3509: 
 3510: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3511: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3512: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3513: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3514: 
 3515: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3516: 
 3517: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3518: 
 3519: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3520: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3521: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3522: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3523: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3524: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3525: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3526: available.
 3527: 
 3528: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3529: 
 3530: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3531: 
 3532: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3533: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3534: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3535: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3536: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3537: 
 3538: A brief report from the conference is available
 3539: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3540: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3541: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3542: 
 3543: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3544: 
 3545: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3546: 
 3547: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3548: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3549: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3550: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3551: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3552: 
 3553: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3554: 
 3555: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3556: 
 3557: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3558: 
 3559: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3560: 
 3561: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3562: 
 3563: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3564: 
 3565: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3566: 
 3567: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3568: 
 3569: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3570: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3571: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3572: 
 3573: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3574: 
 3575: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3576: 
 3577: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3578: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3579: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3580: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3581: conference.
 3582: 
 3583: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3584: 
 3585: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3586: 
 3587: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3588: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3589: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3590: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3591: for details.
 3592: 
 3593: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3594: 
 3595: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3596: 
 3597: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3598: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3599: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3600: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3601: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3602: 
 3603: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3604: 
 3605: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3606: 
 3607: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3608: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3609: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3610: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3611: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3612: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3613: 
 3614: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3615: 
 3616: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3617: 
 3618: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3619: 
 3620: [BOF
 3621: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3622: 
 3623: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3624: 
 3625: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3626: 
 3627: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3628: 
 3629: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3630: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3631: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3632: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3633: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3634: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3635: of the BSD
 3636: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3637: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3638: conference.
 3639: 
 3640: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3641: 
 3642: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3643: 
 3644: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3645: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3646: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3647: in helping out.
 3648: 
 3649: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3650: 
 3651: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3652: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3653: 
 3654: See [this
 3655: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3656: meeting information.
 3657: 
 3658: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3659: 
 3660: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3661: 
 3662: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3663: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3664: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3665: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3666: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3667: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3668: 
 3669: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3670: 
 3671: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3672: 
 3673: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3674: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3675: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3676: NetBSD-BR.
 3677: 
 3678: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3679: 
 3680: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3681: 
 3682: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3683: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3684: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3685: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3686: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3687: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3688: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3689: 
 3690: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3691: 
 3692: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3693: 
 3694: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3695: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3696: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3697: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3698: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3699: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3700: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3701: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3702: for more information.
 3703: 
 3704: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3705: 
 3706: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3707: 
 3708: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3709: [GUUG
 3710: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3711: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3712: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3713: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3714: 
 3715: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3716: 
 3717: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3718: 
 3719: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3720: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3721: 
 3722: -   \`\`
 3723:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3724:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3725: -   \`\`
 3726:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3727:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3728: -   \`\`
 3729:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3730:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3731: 
 3732: Please see the
 3733: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3734: details. Photos are available at [this
 3735: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3736: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3737: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3738: 
 3739: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3740: 
 3741: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3742: 
 3743: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3744: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3745: France.
 3746: 
 3747: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3748: 
 3749: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3750: 
 3751: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3752: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3753: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3754: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3755: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3756: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3757: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3758: 
 3759: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3760: 
 3761: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3762: 
 3763: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3764: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3765: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3766: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3767: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3768: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3769: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3770: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3771: MailingList useful.
 3772: 
 3773: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3774: 
 3775: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3776: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3777: 
 3778: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3779: details.
 3780: 
 3781: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3782: 
 3783: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3784: 
 3785: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3786: 
 3787: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3788: 
 3789: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3790: 
 3791: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3792: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3793: administration. See
 3794: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3795: for details.
 3796: 
 3797: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3798: 
 3799: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3800: 
 3801: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3802: 
 3803: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3804: 
 3805: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3806: 
 3807: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3808: 
 3809: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3810: 
 3811: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3812: 
 3813: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3814: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3815: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3816: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3817: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3818: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3819: information.
 3820: 
 3821: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3822: 
 3823: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3824: 
 3825: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3826: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3827: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3828: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3829: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3830: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3831: is available online.
 3832: 
 3833: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3834: 
 3835: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3836: 
 3837: A lot of photos are available
 3838: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3839: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3840: 
 3841: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3842: 
 3843: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3844: 
 3845: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3846: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3847: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3848: 
 3849: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3850: Dolecek. See the [full
 3851: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3852: for details and pictures.
 3853: 
 3854: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3855: 
 3856: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3857: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3858: 
 3859: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3860: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3861: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3862: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3863: 
 3864: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3865: 
 3866: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3867: 
 3868: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3869: 
 3870: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3871: 
 3872: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3873: 
 3874: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3875: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3876: 
 3877: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3878: 
 3879: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3880: 
 3881: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3882: 
 3883: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3884: 
 3885: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3886: 
 3887: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3888: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3889: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3890: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3891: see
 3892: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3893: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3894: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3895: 
 3896: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3897: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3898: 
 3899: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3900: 
 3901: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3902: 
 3903: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3904: holding the [BSDay
 3905: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3906: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3907: for more information.
 3908: 
 3909: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3910: 
 3911: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3912: 
 3913: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3914: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3915: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3916: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3917: 
 3918: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3919: 
 3920: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3921: 
 3922: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3923: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3924: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3925: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3926: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3927: 
 3928: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3929: 
 3930: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3931: 
 3932: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3933: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3934: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3935: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3936: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3937: 
 3938: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3939: 
 3940: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3941: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3942: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3943: 
 3944: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3945: 
 3946: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3947: 
 3948: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3949: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3950: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3951: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3952: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3953: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3954: 
 3955: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3956: 
 3957: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3958: 
 3959: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3960: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3961: administration. See
 3962: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3963: for details.
 3964: 
 3965: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3966: 
 3967: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3968: 
 3969: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3970: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3971: events including several pictures is available online at
 3972: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3973: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3974: from:
 3975: 
 3976: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3977:     [
 3978:     mp3
 3979:     ]
 3980: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3981:     [
 3982:     mp3
 3983:     ]
 3984: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 3985:     mit NetBSD
 3986:     [
 3987:     mp3
 3988:     ]
 3989: 
 3990: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 3991: 
 3992: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 3993: 
 3994: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 3995: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 3996: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 3997: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 3998: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 3999: 
 4000: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4001: 
 4002: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4003: 
 4004: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4005: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4006: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4007: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4008: activities will be the:
 4009: 
 4010: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4011: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4012: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4013: 
 4014: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4015: 
 4016: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4017: 
 4018: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4019: 
 4020: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4021: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4022: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4023: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4024: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4025: a [short
 4026: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4027: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4028: available online.
 4029: 
 4030: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4031: 
 4032: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4033: 
 4034: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4035: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4036: from December 27th to 29th.
 4037: 
 4038: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4039: 
 4040: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4041: 
 4042: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4043: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4044: administration.
 4045: 
 4046: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4047: 
 4048: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4049: 
 4050: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4051: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4052: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4053: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4054: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4055: for details.
 4056: 
 4057: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4058: 
 4059: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4060: 
 4061: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4062: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4063: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4064: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4065: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4066: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4067: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4068: 
 4069: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4070: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4071: Germany. See
 4072: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4073: for more information.
 4074: 
 4075: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4076: 
 4077: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4078: 
 4079: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4080: 
 4081: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4082: 
 4083: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4084: 
 4085: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4086: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4087: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4088: 
 4089: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4090: 
 4091: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4092: 
 4093: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4094: 
 4095: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4096: 
 4097: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4098: 
 4099: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4100: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4101: College.
 4102: 
 4103: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4104: 
 4105: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4106: 
 4107: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4108: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4109: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4110: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4111: rendering cluster done with
 4112: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4113: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4114: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4115: available from [Hubert's
 4116: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4117: 
 4118: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4119: 
 4120: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4121: 
 4122: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4123: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4124: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4125: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4126: online.
 4127: 
 4128: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4129: 
 4130: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4131: 
 4132: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4133: 
 4134: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4135: 
 4136: *July 22, 2002*
 4137: 
 4138: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4139: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4140: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4141: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4142: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4143: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4144: 
 4145: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4146: 
 4147: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4148: 
 4149: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4150: 
 4151: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4152: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4153: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4154: 
 4155: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4156: 
 4157: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4158: 
 4159: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4160: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4161: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4162: 
 4163: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4164: 
 4165: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4166: 
 4167: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4168: 
 4169: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4170: 
 4171: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4172: 
 4173: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4174: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4175: available.
 4176: 
 4177: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4178: 
 4179: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4180: 
 4181: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4182: 
 4183: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4184: 
 4185: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4186: 
 4187: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4188: 
 4189: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4190: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4191: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4192: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4193: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4194: 
 4195: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4196: 
 4197: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4198: 
 4199: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4200: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4201: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4202: chance to prove their value.
 4203: 
 4204: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4205: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4206: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4207: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4208: 
 4209: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4210: 
 4211: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4212: 
 4213: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4214: 
 4215: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4216: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4217: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4218: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4219: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4220: is available.
 4221: 
 4222: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4223: 
 4224: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4225: 
 4226: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4227: 
 4228: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4229: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4230: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4231: 
 4232: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4233: 
 4234: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4235: USA*
 4236: 
 4237: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4238: 
 4239: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4240: 
 4241: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4242: 
 4243: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4244: 
 4245: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4246: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4247: 
 4248: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4249: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4250: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4251: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4252: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4253: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4254: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4255: 
 4256: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4257: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4258: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4259: Emulation.
 4260: 
 4261: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4262: 
 4263: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4264: 
 4265: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4266: 
 4267: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4268: 
 4269: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4270: 
 4271: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4272: 
 4273: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4274: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4275: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4276: 
 4277: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4278: 
 4279: *September 13, 2001*
 4280: 
 4281: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4282: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4283: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4284: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4285: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4286: 
 4287: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4288: 
 4289: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4290: 
 4291: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4292: 
 4293: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4294: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4295: NetBSD booth at
 4296: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4297: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4298: from Japan.
 4299: 
 4300: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4301: 
 4302: *July 11, 2001*
 4303: 
 4304: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4305: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4306: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4307: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4308: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4309: 
 4310: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4311: 
 4312: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4313: Tokyo, Japan*
 4314: 
 4315: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4316: 
 4317: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4318: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4319: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4320: 
 4321: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4322: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4323: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4324: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4325: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4326: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4327: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4328: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4329: 
 4330: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4331: 
 4332: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4333: 
 4334: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4335: 
 4336: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4337: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4338: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4339: 
 4340: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4341: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4342: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4343: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4344: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4345: slides from this talk are available at
 4346: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4347: 
 4348: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4349: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4350: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4351: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4352: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4353: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4354: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4355: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4356: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4357: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4358: web site.
 4359: 
 4360: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4361: 
 4362: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4363: 
 4364: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4365: 
 4366: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4367: 
 4368: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4369: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4370: 
 4371: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4372: 
 4373: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4374: 
 4375: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4376: 
 4377: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4378: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4379: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4380: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4381: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4382: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4383: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4384: 
 4385: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4386: 
 4387: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4388: 
 4389: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4390: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4391: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4392: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4393: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4394: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4395: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4396: 
 4397: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4398: 
 4399: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4400: 
 4401: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4402: 
 4403: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4404: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4405: Spring is available.
 4406: 
 4407: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4408: 
 4409: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4410: 
 4411: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4412: 
 4413: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4414: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4415: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4416: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4417: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4418: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4419: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4420: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4421: 
 4422: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4423: 
 4424: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4425: 
 4426: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4427: 
 4428: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4429: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4430: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4431: other swag.
 4432: 
 4433: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4434: 
 4435: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4436: 
 4437: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4438: 
 4439: There was a [BSD BoF
 4440: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4441: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4442: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4443: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4444: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4445: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4446: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4447: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4448: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4449: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4450: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4451: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4452: BSD activity in Japan.
 4453: 
 4454: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4455: 
 4456: *December 6, 2000*
 4457: 
 4458: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4459: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4460: public.
 4461: 
 4462: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4463: 
 4464: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4465: 
 4466: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4467: 
 4468: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4469: 
 4470: *November 25, 2000*
 4471: 
 4472: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4473: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4474: announced to the public.
 4475: 
 4476: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4477: 
 4478: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4479: 
 4480: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4481: 
 4482: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4483: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4484: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4485: 
 4486: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4487: Mission.
 4488: 
 4489: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4490: 
 4491: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4492: 
 4493: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4494: 
 4495: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4496: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4497: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4498: 
 4499: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4500: David Maxwell.
 4501: 
 4502: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4503: 
 4504: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4505: 
 4506: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4507: 
 4508: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4509: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4510: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4511: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4512: 
 4513: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4514: 
 4515: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4516: 
 4517: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4518: 
 4519: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4520: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4521: 
 4522: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4523: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4524: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4525: 
 4526: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4527: is available at
 4528: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4529: 
 4530: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4531: 
 4532: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4533: 
 4534: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4535: 
 4536: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4537: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4538: fixed onsite.
 4539: 
 4540: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4541: 
 4542: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4543: 
 4544: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4545: 
 4546: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4547: 
 4548: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4549: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4550: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4551: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4552: 
 4553: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4554: 
 4555: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4556: 
 4557: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4558: 
 4559: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4560: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4561: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4562: 
 4563: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4564: 
 4565: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4566: 
 4567: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4568: 
 4569: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4570: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4571: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4572: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4573: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4574: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4575: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4576: 
 4577: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4578: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4579: 
 4580: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4581: 
 4582: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4583: 
 4584: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4585: 
 4586: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4587: followed.
 4588: 
 4589: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4590: 
 4591: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4592: 
 4593: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4594: 
 4595: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4596: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4597: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4598: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4599: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4600: giving a talk.
 4601: 
 4602: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4603: 
 4604: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4605: 
 4606: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4607: 
 4608: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4609: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4610: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4611: gave a [technical session on
 4612: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4613: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4614: session on
 4615: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4616: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4617: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4618: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4619: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4620: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4621: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4622: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4623: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4624: 
 4625: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4626: The NetBSD Mission.
 4627: 
 4628: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4629: 
 4630: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4631: 
 4632: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4633: 
 4634: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4635: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4636: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4637: 
 4638: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4639: 
 4640: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4641: 
 4642: [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)
 4643: 
 4644: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4645: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4646: \*BSD followed.
 4647: 
 4648: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4649: 
 4650: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4651: 
 4652: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4653: 
 4654: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4655: Mission.
 4656: 
 4657: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4658: 
 4659: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4660: 
 4661: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4662: 
 4663: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4664: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4665: snapshot CDs were available.
 4666: 
 4667: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4668: 
 4669: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4670: 
 4671: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4672: 
 4673: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4674: 
 4675: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4676: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4677: 
 4678: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4679: 
 4680: *March 19, 2000*
 4681: 
 4682: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4683: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4684: announced to the public.
 4685: 
 4686: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4687: 
 4688: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4689: 
 4690: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4691: 
 4692: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4693: 3rd.
 4694: 
 4695: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4696: 
 4697: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4698: 
 4699: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4700: 
 4701: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4702: 
 4703: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4704: Dec 18.
 4705: 
 4706: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4707: 
 4708: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4709: 
 4710: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4711: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4712: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4713: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4714: 
 4715: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4716: 
 4717: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4718: 
 4719: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4720: 
 4721: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4722: 
 4723: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4724: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4725: 
 4726: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4727: Mission.
 4728: 
 4729: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4730: 
 4731: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4732: 
 4733: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4734: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4735: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4736: 
 4737: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4738: 
 4739: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4740: 
 4741: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4742: 
 4743: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4744: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4745: 
 4746: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4747: 
 4748: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4749: 
 4750: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4751: 
 4752: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4753: 
 4754: *August 26, 1999*
 4755: 
 4756: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4757: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4758: announced to the public.
 4759: 
 4760: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4761: 
 4762: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4763: 
 4764: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4765: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4766: 
 4767: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4768: 
 4769: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4770: 
 4771: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4772: 
 4773: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4774: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4775: package system.
 4776: 
 4777: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4778: 
 4779: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4780: 
 4781: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4782: 
 4783: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4784: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4785: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4786: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4787: 
 4788: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4789: 
 4790: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4791: 
 4792: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4793: 
 4794: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4795: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4796: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4797: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4798: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4799: checkpointing in userspace.
 4800: 
 4801: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4802: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4803: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4804: 
 4805: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4806: 
 4807: *May 12, 1999*
 4808: 
 4809: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4810: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4811: public.
 4812: 
 4813: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4814: 
 4815: *December 23, 1998*
 4816: 
 4817: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4818: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4819: announced to the public.
 4820: 
 4821: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4822: 
 4823: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4824: 
 4825: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4826: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4827: in San Jose, CA.
 4828: 
 4829: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4830: 
 4831: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4832: 
 4833: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4834: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4835: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4836: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4837: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4838: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4839: 
 4840: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4841: 
 4842: *May 29, 1998*
 4843: 
 4844: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4845: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4846: announced to the public.
 4847: 
 4848: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4849: 
 4850: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4851: 
 4852: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4853: 
 4854: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4855: 
 4856: *March 9, 1998*
 4857: 
 4858: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4859: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4860: released.
 4861: 
 4862: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4863: 
 4864: *January 4, 1998*
 4865: 
 4866: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4867: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4868: public.
 4869: 
 4870: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4871: 
 4872: *May 20, 1997*
 4873: 
 4874: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4875: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4876: announced to the public.
 4877: 
 4878: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4879: 
 4880: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4881: 
 4882: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4883: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4884: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4885: 
 4886: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4887: 
 4888: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4889: 
 4890: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4891: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4892: 
 4893: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4894: 
 4895: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4896: 
 4897: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4898: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4899: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4900: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4901: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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