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    1: This is an incomplete list of NetBSD-related events. If you know about
    2: some public event that fits and would like it to be listed here,
    3: [contact us.](//www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi)
    4: 
    5: For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our
    6: [presentation pages](//www.NetBSD.org/gallery/presentations/).
    7: 
    8: 
    9: Future Events
   10: -------------
   11: 
   12: ### `Nov 2017 - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan`
   13: 
   14: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
   15: 
   16: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) is planned as a
   17: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
   18: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
   19: will attract over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
   20: software developers, computer science professors, users and
   21: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
   22: world. The goal of BSDTW is to exchange knowledge about the
   23: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
   24: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
   25: BSD licensed open source software.
   26: 
   27: 
   28: ### `Mar 2018 - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan`
   29: 
   30: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   31: 
   32: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   33: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   34: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   35: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   36: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   37: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   38: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   39: possible audience.
   40: 
   41: 
   42: Past Events
   43: -----------
   44: 
   45: ### `Sep 2017 - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France`
   46: 
   47: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
   48: 
   49: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
   50: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   51: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   52: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   53: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   54: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   55: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   56: 
   57: 
   58: ### `Jul 2017 - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England`
   59: 
   60: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
   61: 
   62: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
   63: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   64: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   65: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   66: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   67: 
   68: 
   69: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
   70: 
   71: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
   72: 
   73: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
   74: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
   75: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
   76: 
   77: Please see
   78: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
   79: for details.
   80: 
   81: 
   82: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
   83: 
   84: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   85: 
   86: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   87: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   88: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   89: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   90: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
   91: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   92: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
   93: possible audience.
   94: 
   95: 
   96: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
   97: 
   98: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
   99: 
  100: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  101: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  102: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  103: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  104: at the event in Brussels.
  105: 
  106: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  107: operating systems and their talks.
  108: 
  109: Please see
  110: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  111: for details.
  112: 
  113: 
  114: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  115: 
  116: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  117: 
  118: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  119: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  120: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  121: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  122: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  123: 
  124: 
  125: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  126: 
  127: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  128: 
  129: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  130: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  131: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  132: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  133: demonstrations.
  134: 
  135: 
  136: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  137: 
  138: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  139: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  140: 
  141: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  142: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  143: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  144: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  145: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  146: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  147: 
  148: 
  149: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  150: 
  151: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  152: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  153: Japan*
  154: 
  155: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  156: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  157: for meeting information and 
  158: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  159: 
  160: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  161: 
  162: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  163: 
  164: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  165: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  166: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  167: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  168: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  169: 
  170: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  171: 
  172: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  173: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  174: Okinawa, Japan*
  175: 
  176: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  177: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  178: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  179: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  180: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  181: 
  182: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  183: 
  184: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  185: 
  186: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  187: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  188: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  189: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  190: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  191: 
  192: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  193: 
  194: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  195: 
  196: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  197: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  198: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  199: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  200: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  201: 
  202: 
  203: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  204: 
  205: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  206: 
  207: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  208: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  209: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  210: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  211: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  212: 
  213: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  214: 
  215: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  216: 
  217: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  218: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  219: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  220: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  221: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  222: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  223: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  224: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  225: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  226: 
  227: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  228: 
  229: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  230: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  231: 
  232: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  233: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  234: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  235: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  236: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  237: 
  238: 
  239: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  240: 
  241: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  242: 
  243: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  244: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  245: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  246: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  247: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  248: 
  249: 
  250: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  251: 
  252: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  253: 
  254: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  255: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  256: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  257: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  258: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  259: 
  260: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  261: 
  262: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  263: 
  264: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  265: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  266: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  267: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  268: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  269: 
  270: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  271: 
  272: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  273: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  274: 
  275: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  276: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  277: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  278: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  279: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  280: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  281: 
  282: 
  283: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  284: 
  285: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  286: 
  287: 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.
  288: 
  289: 
  290: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  291: 
  292: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  293: 
  294: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  295: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  296: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  297: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  298: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  299: 
  300: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  301: 
  302: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  303: 
  304: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  305: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  306: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  307: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  308: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  309: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  310: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  311: 
  312: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  313: 
  314: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  315: 
  316: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  317: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  318: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  319: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  320: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  321: 
  322: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  323: 
  324: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  325: 
  326: 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.
  327: 
  328: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  329: 
  330: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  331: 
  332: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  333: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  334: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  335: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  336: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  337: 
  338: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  339: 
  340: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  341: 
  342: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  343: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  344: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  345: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  346: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  347: 
  348: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  349: 
  350: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  351: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  352: 
  353: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  354: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  355: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  356: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  357: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  358: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  359: 
  360: 
  361: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  362: 
  363: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  364: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  365: Okinawa, Japan*
  366: 
  367: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  368: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  369: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  370: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  371: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  372: 
  373: 
  374: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  375: 
  376: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  377: 
  378: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  379: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  380: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  381: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  382: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  383: 
  384: 
  385: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  386: 
  387: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  388: 
  389: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  390: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  391: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  392: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  393: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  394: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  395: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  396: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  397: 
  398: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  399: 
  400: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  401: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  402: 
  403: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  404: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  405: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  406: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  407: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  408: 
  409: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  410: 
  411: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  412: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  413: 
  414: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  415: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  416: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  417: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  418: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  419: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  420: 
  421: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  422: 
  423: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  424: 
  425: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  426: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  427: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  428: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  429: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  430: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  431: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  432: 
  433: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  434: 
  435: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  436: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  437: 
  438: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  439: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  440: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  441: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  442: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  443: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  444: 
  445: 
  446: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  447: 
  448: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  449: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  450: Japan*
  451: 
  452: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  453: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  454: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  455: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  456: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  457: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  458: 
  459: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  460: 
  461: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  462: 
  463: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  464: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  465: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  466: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  467: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  468: 
  469: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  470: 
  471: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  472: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  473: 
  474: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  475: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  476: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  477: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  478: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  479: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  480: 
  481: 
  482: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  483: 
  484: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  485: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  486: Okinawa, Japan*
  487: 
  488: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  489: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  490: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  491: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  492: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  493: 
  494: 
  495: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  496: 
  497: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  498: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  499: 
  500: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  501: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  502: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  503: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  504: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  505: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  506: 
  507: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  508: 
  509: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  510: 
  511: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  512: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  513: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  514: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  515: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  516: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  517: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  518: 
  519: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  520: 
  521: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  522: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  523: 
  524: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  525: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  526: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  527: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  528: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  529: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  530: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  531: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  532: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  533: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  534: 
  535: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  536: 
  537: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  538: 
  539: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  540: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  541: 
  542: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  543: 
  544: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  545: 
  546: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  547: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  548: 
  549: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  550: 
  551: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  552: 
  553: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  554: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  555: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  556: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  557: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  558: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  559: 
  560: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  561: 
  562: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  563: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  564: 
  565: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  566: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  567: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  568: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  569: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  570: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  571: 
  572: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  573: 
  574: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  575: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  576: 
  577: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  578: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  579: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  580: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  581: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  582: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  583: 
  584: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  585: 
  586: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  587: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  588: 
  589: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  590: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  591: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  592: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  593: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  594: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  595: 
  596: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  597: 
  598: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  599: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  600: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  601: 
  602: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  603: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  604: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  605: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  606: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  607: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  608: 
  609: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  610: 
  611: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  612: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  613: 
  614: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  615: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  616: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  617: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  618: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  619: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  620: 
  621: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  622: 
  623: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  624: Campus
  625: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  626: Germany*
  627: 
  628: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  629: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  630: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  631: answering users' questions.
  632: 
  633: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  634: 
  635: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  636: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  637: 
  638: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  639: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  640: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  641: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  642: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  643: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  644: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  645: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  646: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  647: hardfloat
  648: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  649: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  650: 
  651: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  652: 
  653: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  654: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  655: 
  656: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  657: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  658: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  659: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  660: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  661: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  662: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  663: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  664: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  665: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  666: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  667: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  668: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  669: 
  670: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  671: 
  672: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  673: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  674: Japan*
  675: 
  676: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  677: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  678: for meeting information.[more detail on
  679: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  680: 
  681: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  682: 
  683: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  684: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  685: Okinawa, Japan*
  686: 
  687: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  688: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  689: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  690: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  691: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  692: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  693: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  694: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  695: 
  696: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  697: 
  698: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  699: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  700: Japan*
  701: 
  702: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  703: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  704: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  705: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  706: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  707: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  708: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  709: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  710: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  711: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  712: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  713: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  714: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  715: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  716: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  717: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  718: 
  719: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  720: 
  721: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  722: 
  723: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  724: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  725: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  726: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  727: cases or notebooks.
  728: 
  729: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  730: more information.
  731: 
  732: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  733: 
  734: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  735: 
  736: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  737: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  738: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  739: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  740: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  741: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  742: 
  743: See [the call for
  744: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  745: for details.
  746: 
  747: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  748: 
  749: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  750: 
  751: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  752: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  753: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  754: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  755: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  756: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  757: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  758: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  759: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  760: these.
  761: 
  762: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  763: 
  764: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  765: 
  766: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  767: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  768: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  769: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  770: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  771: 
  772: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  773: 
  774: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  775: 
  776: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  777: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  778: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  779: BSD related talks.
  780: 
  781: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  782: information.
  783: 
  784: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  785: 
  786: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  787: 
  788: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  789: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  790: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  791: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  792: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  793: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  794: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  795: 
  796: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  797: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  798: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  799: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  800: Japan NetBSD Users
  801: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  802: 
  803: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  804: 
  805: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  806: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  807: 
  808: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  809: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  810: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  811: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  812: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  813: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  814: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  815: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  816: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  817: 
  818: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  819: 
  820: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  821: 
  822: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  823: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  824: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  825: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  826: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  827: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  828: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  829: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  830: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  831: 
  832: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  833: 
  834: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  835: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  836: 
  837: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  838: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  839: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  840: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  841: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  842: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  843: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  844: 
  845: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  846: 
  847: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  848: 
  849: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  850: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  851: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  852: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  853: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  854: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  855: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  856: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  857: 
  858: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  859: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  860: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  861: 
  862: Please see [this
  863: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  864: for details.
  865: 
  866: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  867: 
  868: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  869: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  870: 
  871: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  872: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  873: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  874: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  875: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  876: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  877: 
  878: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  879: 
  880: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  881: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  882: 
  883: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  884: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  885: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  886: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  887: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  888: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  889: 
  890: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  891: 
  892: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  893: 
  894: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  895: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  896: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  897: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  898: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  899: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  900: 
  901: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  902: 
  903: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  904: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  905: Japan*
  906: 
  907: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  908: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  909: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  910: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  911: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  912: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  913: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  914: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  915: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  916: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  917: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  918: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  919: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  920: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  921: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  922: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  923: found at OSC booth" by
  924: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  925: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  926: 
  927: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  928: 
  929: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  930: 
  931: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  932: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  933: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  934: 
  935: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  936: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  937: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  938: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  939: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  940: 
  941: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  942: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  943: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  944: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  945: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  946: regular meeting.
  947: 
  948: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  949: 
  950: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  951: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  952: Okinawa, Japan*
  953: 
  954: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  955: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  956: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  957: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  958: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  959: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  960: 
  961: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  962: 
  963: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  964: 
  965: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  966: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  967: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  968: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  969: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  970: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  971: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  972: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  973: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  974: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  975: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
  976: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
  977: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
  978: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
  979: 
  980: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
  981: 
  982: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  983: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  984: 
  985: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
  986: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  987: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  988: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
  989: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
  990: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
  991: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
  992: 
  993: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
  994: 
  995: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
  996: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  997: 
  998: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  999: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1000: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1001: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1002: demonstrations (
 1003: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1004: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1005: 
 1006: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1007: 
 1008: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1009: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1010: San Diego, California, USA*
 1011: 
 1012: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1013: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1014: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1015: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1016: on day one of the conference.
 1017: 
 1018: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1019: 
 1020: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1021: Augustin, Germany*
 1022: 
 1023: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1024: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1025: 
 1026: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1027: 
 1028: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1029: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1030: 
 1031: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1032: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1033: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1034: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1035: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1036: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1037: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1038: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1039: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1040: SHARP,X68K on
 1041: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1042: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1043: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1044: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1045: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1046: updates presetation by
 1047: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1048: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1049: 
 1050: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1051: 
 1052: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1053: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1054: 
 1055: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1056: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1057: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1058: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1059: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1060: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1061: 
 1062: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1063: 
 1064: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1065: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1066: Japan*
 1067: 
 1068: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1069: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1070: for meeting information.
 1071: 
 1072: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1073: 
 1074: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1075: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1076: 
 1077: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1078: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1079: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1080: release branch.
 1081: 
 1082: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1083: 
 1084: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1085: 
 1086: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1087: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1088: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1089: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1090: with [Building NetBSD on
 1091: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1092: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1093: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1094: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1095: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1096: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1097: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1098: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1099: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1100: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1101: 
 1102: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1103: 
 1104: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1105: 
 1106: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1107: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1108: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1109: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1110: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1111: 
 1112: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1113: more information.
 1114: 
 1115: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1116: 
 1117: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1118: 
 1119: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1120: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1121: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1122: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1123: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1124: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1125: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1126: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1127: 
 1128: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1129: 
 1130: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1131: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1132: Japan*
 1133: 
 1134: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1135: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1136: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1137: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1138: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1139: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1140: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1141: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1142: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1143: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1144: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1145: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1146: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1147: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1148: 
 1149: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1150: 
 1151: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1152: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1153: 
 1154: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1155: 
 1156: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1157: 
 1158: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1159: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1160: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1161: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1162: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1163: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1164: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1165: demonstrations.
 1166: 
 1167: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1168: 
 1169: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1170: 
 1171: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1172: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1173: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1174: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1175: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1176: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1177: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1178: 
 1179: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1180: 
 1181: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1182: 
 1183: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1184: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1185: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1186: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1187: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1188: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1189: port history by
 1190: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1191: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1192: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1193: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1194: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1195: [[ustream live
 1196: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1197: 
 1198: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1199: 
 1200: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1201: 
 1202: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1203: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1204: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1205: talks.
 1206: 
 1207: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1208: information.
 1209: 
 1210: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1211: 
 1212: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1213: 
 1214: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1215: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1216: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1217: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1218: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1219: [WZero3 live
 1220: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1221: [Zaurus live
 1222: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1223: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1224: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1225: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1226: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1227: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1228: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1229: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1230: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1231: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1232: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1233: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1234: 
 1235: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1236: 
 1237: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1238: 
 1239: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1240: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1241: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1242: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1243: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1244: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1245: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1246: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1247: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1248: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1249: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1250: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1251: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1252: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1253: i386 { [aspire
 1254: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1255: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1256: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1257: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1258: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1259: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1260: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1261: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1262: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1263: 
 1264: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1265: 
 1266: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1267: 
 1268: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1269: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1270: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1271: necessary.
 1272: 
 1273: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1274: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1275: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1276: for details.
 1277: 
 1278: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1279: 
 1280: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1281: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1282: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1283: 
 1284: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1285: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1286: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1287: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1288: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1289: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1290: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1291: 
 1292: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1293: 
 1294: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1295: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1296: 
 1297: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1298: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1299: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1300: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1301: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1302: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1303: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1304: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1305: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1306: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1307: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1308: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1309: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1310: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1311: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1312: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1313: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1314: 
 1315: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1316: 
 1317: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1318: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1319: 
 1320: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1321: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1322: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1323: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1324: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1325: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1326: 
 1327: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1328: 
 1329: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1330: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1331: 
 1332: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1333: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1334: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1335: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1336: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1337: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1338: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1339: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1340: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1341: enigmatic machines by
 1342: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1343: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1344: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1345: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1346: 
 1347: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1348: 
 1349: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1350: 
 1351: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1352: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1353: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1354: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1355: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1356: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1357: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1358: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1359: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1360: 
 1361: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1362: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1363: 
 1364: For more information please visit the website
 1365: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1366: 
 1367: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1368: 
 1369: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1370: 
 1371: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1372: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1373: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1374: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1375: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1376: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1377: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1378: 
 1379: For more information please visit the website
 1380: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1381: 
 1382: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1383: 
 1384: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1385: 
 1386: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1387: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1388: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1389: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1390: Netherlands.
 1391: 
 1392: For more information please visit the website
 1393: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1394: 
 1395: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1396: 
 1397: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1398: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1399: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1400: 
 1401: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1402: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1403: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1404: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1405: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1406: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1407: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1408: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1409: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1410: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1411: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1412: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1413: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1414: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1415: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1416: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1417: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1418: 
 1419: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1420: 
 1421: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1422: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1423: Okinawa, Japan*
 1424: 
 1425: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1426: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1427: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1428: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1429: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1430: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1431: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1432: 
 1433: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1434: 
 1435: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1436: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1437: Fukushima, Japan*
 1438: 
 1439: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1440: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1441: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1442: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1443: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1444: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1445: 
 1446: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1447: 
 1448: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1449: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1450: Japan*
 1451: 
 1452: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1453: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1454: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1455: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1456: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1457: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1458: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1459: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1460: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1461: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1462: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1463: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1464: 
 1465: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1466: 
 1467: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1468: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1469: 
 1470: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1471: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1472: 
 1473: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1474: 
 1475: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1476: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1477: 
 1478: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1479: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1480: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1481: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1482: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1483: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1484: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1485: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1486: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1487: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1488: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1489: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1490: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1491: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1492: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1493: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1494: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1495: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1496: will never die!
 1497: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1498: and
 1499: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1500: by tsutsui.
 1501: 
 1502: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1503: 
 1504: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1505: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1506: Japan*
 1507: 
 1508: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1509: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1510: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1511: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1512: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1513: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1514: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1515: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1516: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1517: keysign party by soda.
 1518: 
 1519: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1520: 
 1521: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1522: 
 1523: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1524: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1525: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1526: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1527: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1528: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1529: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1530: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1531: 
 1532: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1533: 
 1534: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1535: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1536: 
 1537: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1538: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1539: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1540: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1541: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1542: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1543: 
 1544: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1545: 
 1546: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1547: 
 1548: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1549: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1550: May 2011.
 1551: 
 1552: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1553: 
 1554: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1555: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1556: 
 1557: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1558: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1559: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1560: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1561: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1562: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1563: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1564: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1565: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1566: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1567: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1568: 
 1569: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1570: 
 1571: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1572: 
 1573: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1574: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1575: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1576: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1577: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1578: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1579: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1580: 
 1581: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1582: 
 1583: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1584: Oita, Japan*
 1585: 
 1586: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1587: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1588: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1589: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1590: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1591: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1592: 
 1593: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1594: 
 1595: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1596: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1597: 
 1598: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1599: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1600: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1601: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1602: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1603: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1604: 
 1605: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1606: 
 1607: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1608: Belgium*
 1609: 
 1610: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1611: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1612: 
 1613: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1614: in the BSD devroom
 1615: 
 1616: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1617: 
 1618: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1619: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1620: Japan*
 1621: 
 1622: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1623: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), 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
 1626: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1627: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1628: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1629: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1630: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1631: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1632: 
 1633: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1634: 
 1635: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1636: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1637: 
 1638: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1639: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1640: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1641: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1642: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1643: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1644: 
 1645: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1646: 
 1647: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1648: 
 1649: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1650: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1651: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1652: focused.
 1653: 
 1654: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1655: 
 1656: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1657: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1658: 
 1659: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1660: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1661: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1662: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1663: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1664: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1665: 
 1666: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1667: 
 1668: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1669: 
 1670: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1671: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1672: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1673: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1674: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1675: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1676: 
 1677: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1678: 
 1679: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1680: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1681: 
 1682: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1683: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1684: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1685: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1686: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1687: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1688: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1689: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1690: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1691: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1692: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1693: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1694: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1695: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1696: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1697: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1698: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1699: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1700: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1701: tsutsui)
 1702: 
 1703: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1704: 
 1705: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1706: 
 1707: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1708: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1709: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1710: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1711: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1712: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1713: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1714: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1715: 
 1716: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1717: 
 1718: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1719: 
 1720: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1721: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1722: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1723: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1724: 
 1725: For more information please visit the website
 1726: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1727: 
 1728: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1729: 
 1730: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1731: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1732: Okinawa, Japan*
 1733: 
 1734: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1735: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1736: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1737: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1738: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1739: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1740: 
 1741: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1742: 
 1743: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1744: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1745: 
 1746: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1747: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1748: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1749: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1750: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1751: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1752: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1753: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1754: 
 1755: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1756: 
 1757: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1758: 
 1759: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1760: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1761: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1762: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1763: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1764: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1765: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1766: 
 1767: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1768: 
 1769: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1770: 
 1771: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1772: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1773: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1774: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1775: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1776: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1777: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1778: 
 1779: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1780: 
 1781: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1782: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1783: Japan*
 1784: 
 1785: See [this
 1786: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1787: for meeting information.
 1788: 
 1789: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1790: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1791: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1792: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1793: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1794: 
 1795: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1796: 
 1797: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1798: 
 1799: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1800: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1801: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1802: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1803: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1804: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1805: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1806: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1807: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1808: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1809: 
 1810: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1811: 
 1812: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1813: 
 1814: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1815: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1816: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1817: in a shared BSD booth.
 1818: 
 1819: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1820: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1821: 
 1822: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1823: 
 1824: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1825: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1826: 
 1827: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1828: 
 1829: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1830: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1831: 
 1832: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1833: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1834: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1835: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1836: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1837: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1838: 
 1839: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1840: 
 1841: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1842: 
 1843: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1844: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1845: 
 1846: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1847: 
 1848: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1849: 
 1850: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1851: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1852: May 2010.
 1853: 
 1854: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1855: 
 1856: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1857: 
 1858: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1859: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1860: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1861: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1862: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1863: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1864: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1865: 
 1866: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1867: 
 1868: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1869: 
 1870: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1871: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1872: 
 1873: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1874: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1875: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1876: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1877: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1878: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1879: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1880: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1881: 
 1882: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1883: 
 1884: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1885: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1886: 
 1887: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1888: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1889: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1890: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1891: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1892: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1893: 
 1894: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1895: 
 1896: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1897: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1898: 
 1899: The [February 2010
 1900: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1901: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1902: 
 1903: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1904: 
 1905: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1906: Belgium*
 1907: 
 1908: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1909: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1910: 
 1911: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1912: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1913: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1914: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1915: 
 1916: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1917: 
 1918: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1919: Oita, Japan*
 1920: 
 1921: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1922: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1923: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1924: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1925: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1926: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1927: 
 1928: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1929: 
 1930: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1931: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1932: 
 1933: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1934: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1935: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1936: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1937: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1938: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1939: 
 1940: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1941: 
 1942: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1943: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1944: 
 1945: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1946: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1947: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1948: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1949: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1950: demonstration.
 1951: 
 1952: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1953: 
 1954: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1955: 
 1956: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1957: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1958: major BSDs.
 1959: 
 1960: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1961: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1962: 
 1963: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1964: 
 1965: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1966: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1967: 
 1968: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1969: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1970: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1971: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1972: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1973: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1974: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1975: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1976: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 1977: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 1978: 
 1979: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 1980: 
 1981: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 1982: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1983: 
 1984: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1985: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1986: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1987: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 1988: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 1989: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 1990: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 1991: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1992: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 1993: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 1994: 
 1995: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 1996: 
 1997: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 1998: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1999: Okinawa, Japan*
 2000: 
 2001: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2002: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2003: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2004: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2005: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2006: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2007: 
 2008: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2009: 
 2010: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2011: 
 2012: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2013: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2014: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2015: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2016: 
 2017: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2018: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2019: 
 2020: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2021: 
 2022: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2023: 
 2024: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2025: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2026: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2027: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2028: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2029: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2030: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2031: 
 2032: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2033: 
 2034: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2035: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2036: 
 2037: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2038: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2039: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2040: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2041: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2042: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2043: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2044: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2045: 
 2046: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2047: 
 2048: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2049: 
 2050: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2051: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2052: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2053: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2054: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2055: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2056: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2057: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2058: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2059: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2060: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2061: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2062: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2063: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2064: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2065: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2066: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2067: 
 2068: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2069: 
 2070: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2071: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2072: Japan*
 2073: 
 2074: See [this
 2075: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2076: for meeting information.
 2077: 
 2078: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2079: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2080: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2081: party.
 2082: 
 2083: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2084: 
 2085: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2086: 
 2087: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2088: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2089: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2090: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2091: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2092: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2093: 
 2094: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2095: 
 2096: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2097: 
 2098: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2099: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2100: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2101: systems at the exhibition.
 2102: 
 2103: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2104: 
 2105: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2106: 
 2107: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2108: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2109: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2110: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2111: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2112: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2113: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2114: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2115: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2116: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2117: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2118: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2119: 
 2120: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2121: 
 2122: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2123: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2124: 
 2125: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2126: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2127: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2128: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2129: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2130: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2131: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2132: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2133: 
 2134: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2135: 
 2136: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2137: 
 2138: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2139: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2140: May 2009.
 2141: 
 2142: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2143: 
 2144: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2145: 
 2146: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2147: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2148: Hannover, Germany.
 2149: 
 2150: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2151: 
 2152: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2153: 
 2154: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2155: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2156: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2157: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2158: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2159: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2160: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2161: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2162: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2163: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2164: and [NetBSD
 2165: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2166: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2167: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2168: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2169: 
 2170: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2171: 
 2172: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2173: 
 2174: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2175: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2176: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2177: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2178: 
 2179: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2180: 
 2181: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2182: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2183: 
 2184: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2185: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2186: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2187: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2188: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2189: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2190: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2191: 
 2192: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2193: 
 2194: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2195: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2196: the community.
 2197: 
 2198: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2199: 
 2200: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2201: 
 2202: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2203: 
 2204: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2205: 
 2206: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2207: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2208: 
 2209: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2210: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2211: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2212: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2213: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2214: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2215: 
 2216: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2217: 
 2218: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2219: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2220: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2221: 
 2222: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2223: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2224: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2225: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2226: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2227: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2228: 
 2229: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2230: 
 2231: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2232: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2233: 
 2234: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2235: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2236: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2237: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2238: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2239: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2240: 
 2241: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2242: 
 2243: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2244: 
 2245: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2246: 
 2247: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2248: 
 2249: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2250: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2251: 
 2252: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2253: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2254: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2255: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2256: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2257: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2258: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2259: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2260: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2261: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2262: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2263: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2264: 
 2265: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2266: 
 2267: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2268: 
 2269: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2270: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2271: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2272: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2273: 
 2274: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2275: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2276: 
 2277: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2278: 
 2279: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2280: 
 2281: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2282: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2283: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2284: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2285: 
 2286: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2287: 
 2288: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2289: 
 2290: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2291: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2292: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2293: 
 2294: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2295: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2296: 
 2297: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2298: 
 2299: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2300: 
 2301: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2302: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2303: 
 2304: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2305: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2306: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2307: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2308: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2309: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2310: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2311: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2312: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2313: [Itojun Service
 2314: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2315: 
 2316: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2317: 
 2318: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2319: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2320: 
 2321: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2322: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2323: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2324: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2325: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2326: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2327: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2328: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2329: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2330: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2331: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2332: 
 2333: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2334: 
 2335: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2336: 
 2337: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2338: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2339: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2340: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2341: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2342: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2343: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2344: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2345: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2346: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2347: 
 2348: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2349: 
 2350: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2351: 
 2352: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2353: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2354: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2355: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2356: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2357: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2358: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2359: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2360: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2361: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2362: all BSD machines.
 2363: 
 2364: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2365: 
 2366: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2367: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2368: Japan*
 2369: 
 2370: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2371: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2372: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2373: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2374: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2375: 
 2376: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2377: 
 2378: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2379: 
 2380: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2381: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2382: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2383: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2384: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2385: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2386: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2387: 
 2388: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2389: 
 2390: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2391: 
 2392: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2393: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2394: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2395: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2396: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2397: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2398: 
 2399: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2400: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2401: 
 2402: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2403: 
 2404: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2405: 
 2406: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2407: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2408: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2409: novices to advanced developers.
 2410: 
 2411: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2412: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2413: 
 2414: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2415: 
 2416: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2417: Spain*
 2418: 
 2419: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2420: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2421: 
 2422: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2423: 
 2424: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2425: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2426: 
 2427: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2428: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2429: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2430: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2431: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2432: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2433: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2434: 
 2435: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2436: 
 2437: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2438: 
 2439: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2440: technologies and IT security.
 2441: 
 2442: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2443: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2444: 
 2445: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2446: 
 2447: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2448: 
 2449: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2450: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2451: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2452: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2453: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2454: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2455: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2456: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2457: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2458: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2459: 
 2460: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2461: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2462: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2463: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2464: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2465: 
 2466: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2467: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2468: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2469: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2470: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2471: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2472: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2473: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2474: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2475: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2476: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2477: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2478: 
 2479: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2480: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2481: networking and virtualisation.
 2482: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2483: 
 2484: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2485: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2486: 
 2487: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2488: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2489: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2490: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2491: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2492: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2493: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2494: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2495: 
 2496: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2497: 
 2498: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2499: 
 2500: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2501: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2502: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2503: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2504: 
 2505: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2506: 
 2507: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2508: 
 2509: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2510: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2511: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2512: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2513: 
 2514: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2515: 
 2516: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2517: 
 2518: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2519: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2520: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2521: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2522: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2523: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2524: 
 2525: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2526: 
 2527: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2528: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2529: Japan*
 2530: 
 2531: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2532: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2533: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2534: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2535: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2536: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2537: 
 2538: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2539: 
 2540: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2541: 
 2542: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2543: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2544: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2545: 
 2546: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2547: 
 2548: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2549: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2550: 
 2551: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2552: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2553: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2554: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2555: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2556: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2557: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2558: 
 2559: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2560: 
 2561: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2562: Niigata, Japan*
 2563: 
 2564: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2565: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2566: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2567: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2568: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2569: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2570: 
 2571: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2572: 
 2573: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2574: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2575: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2576: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2577: 
 2578: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2579: 
 2580: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2581: Turkey*
 2582: 
 2583: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2584: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2585: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2586: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2587: 
 2588: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2589: 
 2590: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2591: 
 2592: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2593: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2594: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2595: information, see the [event's
 2596: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2597: 
 2598: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2599: 
 2600: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2601: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2602: 
 2603: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2604: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2605: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2606: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2607: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2608: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2609: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2610: Presentation by
 2611: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2612: 
 2613: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2614: 
 2615: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2616: 
 2617: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2618: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2619: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2620: 
 2621: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2622: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2623: 
 2624: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2625: 
 2626: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2627: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2628: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2629: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2630: 
 2631: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2632: 
 2633: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2634: 
 2635: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2636: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2637: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2638: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2639: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2640: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2641: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2642: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2643: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2644: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2645: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2646: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2647: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2648: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2649: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2650: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2651: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2652: ).
 2653: 
 2654: [A report with some
 2655: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2656: available.
 2657: 
 2658: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2659: 
 2660: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2661: 
 2662: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2663: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2664: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2665: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2666: Switzerland.
 2667: 
 2668: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2669: report was posted to the
 2670: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2671: mailing list.
 2672: 
 2673: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2674: 
 2675: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2676: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2677: Japan*
 2678: 
 2679: See [this
 2680: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2681: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2682: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2683: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2684: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2685: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2686: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2687: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2688: sign party.
 2689: 
 2690: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2691: 
 2692: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2693: 
 2694: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2695: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2696: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2697: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2698: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2699: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2700: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2701: 
 2702: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2703: 
 2704: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2705: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2706: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2707: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2708: at the
 2709: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2710: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2711: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2712: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2713: 
 2714: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2715: information.
 2716: 
 2717: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2718: 
 2719: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2720: 
 2721: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2722: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2723: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2724: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2725: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2726: 
 2727: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2728: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2729: 
 2730: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2731: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2732: 
 2733: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2734: 
 2735: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2736: 
 2737: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2738: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2739: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2740: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2741: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2742: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2743: welcome to attend.
 2744: 
 2745: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2746: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2747: 
 2748: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2749: 
 2750: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2751: 
 2752: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2753: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2754: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2755: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2756: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2757: 
 2758: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2759: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2760: 
 2761: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2762: 
 2763: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2764: 
 2765: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2766: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2767: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2768: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2769: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2770: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2771: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2772: 
 2773: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2774: 
 2775: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2776: 
 2777: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2778: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2779: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2780: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2781: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2782: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2783: widest possible audience.
 2784: 
 2785: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2786: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2787: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2788: 
 2789: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2790: 
 2791: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2792: 
 2793: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2794: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2795: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2796: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2797: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2798: 
 2799: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2800: 
 2801: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2802: 
 2803: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2804: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2805: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2806: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2807: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2808: 
 2809: More information can be found at
 2810: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2811: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2812: German language article can be found at:
 2813: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2814: 
 2815: Ignatios also
 2816: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2817: his [slides (german
 2818: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2819: 
 2820: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2821: 
 2822: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2823: 
 2824: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2825: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2826: Brussels, Belgium.
 2827: 
 2828: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2829: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2830: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2831: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2832: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2833: 
 2834: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2835: 
 2836: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2837: 
 2838: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2839: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2840: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2841: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2842: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2843: and
 2844: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2845: 
 2846: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2847: 
 2848: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2849: 
 2850: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2851: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2852: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2853: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2854: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2855: 
 2856: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2857: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2858: and Solaris.
 2859: 
 2860: For more information, please [visit the
 2861: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2862: 
 2863: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2864: 
 2865: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2866: 
 2867: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2868: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2869: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2870: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2871: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2872: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2873: 
 2874: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2875: 
 2876: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2877: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2878: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2879: 
 2880: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2881: 
 2882: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2883: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2884: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2885: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2886: 
 2887: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2888: 
 2889: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2890: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2891: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2892: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2893: 
 2894: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2895: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2896: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2897: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2898: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2899: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2900:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2901: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2902:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2903: 
 2904: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2905: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2906: 
 2907: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2908: 
 2909: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2910: 
 2911: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2912: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2913: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2914: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2915: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2916: 
 2917: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2918: 
 2919: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2920: 
 2921: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2922: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2923: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2924: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2925: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2926: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2927: 
 2928: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2929: 
 2930: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2931: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2932: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2933: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2934: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2935: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2936: 
 2937: A report on the event is available
 2938: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2939: 
 2940: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2941: 
 2942: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2943: 
 2944: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2945: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2946: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2947: booth.
 2948: 
 2949: A report of the event can be found
 2950: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2951: 
 2952: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2953: 
 2954: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2955: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2956: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2957: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2958: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2959: 
 2960: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2961: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2962: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2963: information.
 2964: 
 2965: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2966: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2967: 
 2968: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2969: 
 2970: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2971: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2972: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2973: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2974: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2975: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 2976: the booth.
 2977: 
 2978: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 2979: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 2980: about the event.
 2981: 
 2982: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 2983: 
 2984: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 2985: 
 2986: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 2987: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 2988: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2989: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2990: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2991: 
 2992: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 2993: 
 2994: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 2995: 
 2996: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2997: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2998: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2999: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3000: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3001: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3002: 
 3003: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3004: 
 3005: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3006: 
 3007: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3008: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3009: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3010: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3011: 
 3012: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3013:     FreeBSD Project
 3014: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3015:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3016:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3017:     .
 3018: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3019:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3020:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3021: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3022: 
 3023: \> See [program for
 3024: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3025: 
 3026: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3027: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3028: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3029: 
 3030: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3031: 
 3032: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3033: 
 3034: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3035: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3036: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3037: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3038: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3039: developers.
 3040: 
 3041: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3042: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3043: during May 10-14th.
 3044: 
 3045: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3046: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3047: 
 3048: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3049: 
 3050: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3051: 
 3052: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3053: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3054: conference on their campus.
 3055: 
 3056: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3057: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3058: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3059: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3060: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3061: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3062: 
 3063: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3064: presentation proposal, please visit
 3065: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3066: 
 3067: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3068: 
 3069: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3070: 
 3071: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3072: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3073: tutorials.
 3074: 
 3075: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3076: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3077: 
 3078: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3079: 
 3080: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3081: 
 3082: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3083: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3084: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3085: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3086: URL above.
 3087: 
 3088: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3089: 
 3090: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3091: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3092: 
 3093: See [this
 3094: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3095: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3096: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3097: Codeblog.
 3098: 
 3099: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3100: 
 3101: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3102: 
 3103: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3104: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3105: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3106: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3107: gmail.com).
 3108: 
 3109: For more information about this event see
 3110: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3111: 
 3112: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3113: 
 3114: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3115: 
 3116: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3117: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3118: Cons in Germany.
 3119: 
 3120: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3121: 
 3122: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3123: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3124: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3125: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3126: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3127: 
 3128: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3129: net-tex.de\>.
 3130: 
 3131: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3132: 
 3133: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3134: 
 3135: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3136: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3137: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3138: 
 3139: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3140: 
 3141: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3142: 
 3143: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3144: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3145: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3146: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3147: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3148: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3149: 
 3150: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3151: 
 3152: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3153: 
 3154: [German Unix User Group
 3155: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3156: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3157: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3158: 
 3159: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3160: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3161: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3162: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3163: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3164: 
 3165: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3166: 
 3167: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3168: 
 3169: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3170: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3171: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3172: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3173: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3174: Europe.
 3175: 
 3176: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3177: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3178: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3179: 
 3180: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3181: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3182: 
 3183: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3184: 
 3185: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3186: 
 3187: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3188: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3189: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3190: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3191: if you would like to help.
 3192: 
 3193: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3194: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3195: 
 3196: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3197: 
 3198: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3199: 
 3200: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3201: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3202: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3203: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3204: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3205: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3206: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3207: 
 3208: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3209: 
 3210: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3211: 
 3212: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3213: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3214: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3215: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3216: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3217: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3218: 
 3219: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3220: 
 3221: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3222: 
 3223: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3224: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3225: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3226: conference venue and registration. present.
 3227: 
 3228: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3229: 
 3230: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3231: 
 3232: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3233: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3234: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3235: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3236: Lockhoff.
 3237: 
 3238: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3239: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3240: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3241: 
 3242: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3243: 
 3244: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3245: 
 3246: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3247: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3248: others) will be presented.
 3249: 
 3250: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3251: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3252: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3253: 
 3254: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3255: 
 3256: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3257: especially showing NetBSD!
 3258: 
 3259: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3260: 
 3261: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3262: 
 3263: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3264: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3265: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3266: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3267: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3268: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3269: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3270: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3271: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3272: 
 3273: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3274: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3275: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3276: 
 3277: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3278: 
 3279: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3280: 
 3281: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3282: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3283: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3284: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3285: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3286: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3287: 
 3288: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3289: 
 3290: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3291: 
 3292: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3293: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3294: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3295: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3296: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3297: 
 3298: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3299: 
 3300: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3301: 
 3302: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3303: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3304: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3305: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3306: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3307: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3308: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3309: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3310: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3311: 
 3312: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3313: 
 3314: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3315: 
 3316: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3317: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3318: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3319: group page for more information.
 3320: 
 3321: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3322: 
 3323: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3324: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3325: 
 3326: See [this
 3327: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3328: meeting information.
 3329: 
 3330: A
 3331: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3332: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3333: 
 3334: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3335: 
 3336: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3337: 
 3338: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3339: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3340: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3341: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3342: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3343: organization.
 3344: 
 3345: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3346: 
 3347: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3348: 
 3349: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3350: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3351: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3352: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3353: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3354: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3355: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3356: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3357: for more details.
 3358: 
 3359: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3360: 
 3361: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3362: 
 3363: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3364: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3365: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3366: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3367: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3368: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3369: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3370: 
 3371: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3372: 
 3373: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3374: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3375: 
 3376: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3377: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3378: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3379: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3380: 
 3381: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3382: 
 3383: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3384: 
 3385: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3386: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3387: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3388: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3389: groups.
 3390: 
 3391: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3392: 
 3393: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3394: 
 3395: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3396: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3397: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3398: venue and registration.
 3399: 
 3400: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3401: 
 3402: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3403: 
 3404: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3405: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3406: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3407: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3408: 
 3409: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3410: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3411:     Live performance
 3412: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3413: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3414: 
 3415: See [program for
 3416: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3417: 
 3418: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3419: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3420: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3421: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3422: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3423: 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)).
 3424: 
 3425: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3426: 
 3427: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3428: 
 3429: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3430: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3431: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3432: 
 3433: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3434: 
 3435: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3436: 
 3437: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3438: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3439: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3440: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3441: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3442: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3443: [slides for this
 3444: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3445: 
 3446: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3447: 
 3448: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3449: 
 3450: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3451: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3452: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3453: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3454: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3455: 
 3456: More information is at
 3457: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3458: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3459: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3460: 
 3461: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3462: 
 3463: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3464: 
 3465: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3466: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3467: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3468: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3469: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3470: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3471: 
 3472: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3473: 
 3474: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3475: 
 3476: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3477: 
 3478: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3479: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3480: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3481: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3482: 
 3483: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3484: 
 3485: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3486: 
 3487: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3488: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3489: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3490: 
 3491: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3492: 
 3493: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3494: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3495: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3496: 
 3497: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3498: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3499: 
 3500: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3501: 
 3502: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3503: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3504: 
 3505: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3506: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3507: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3508: 
 3509: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3510: 
 3511: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3512: 
 3513: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3514: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3515: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3516: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3517: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3518: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3519: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3520: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3521: 
 3522: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3523: 
 3524: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3525: 
 3526: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3527: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3528: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3529: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3530: 
 3531: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3532: 
 3533: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3534: 
 3535: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3536: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3537: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3538: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3539: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3540: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3541: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3542: available.
 3543: 
 3544: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3545: 
 3546: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3547: 
 3548: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3549: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3550: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3551: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3552: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3553: 
 3554: A brief report from the conference is available
 3555: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3556: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3557: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3558: 
 3559: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3560: 
 3561: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3562: 
 3563: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3564: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3565: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3566: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3567: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3568: 
 3569: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3570: 
 3571: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3572: 
 3573: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3574: 
 3575: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3576: 
 3577: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3578: 
 3579: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3580: 
 3581: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3582: 
 3583: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3584: 
 3585: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3586: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3587: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3588: 
 3589: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3590: 
 3591: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3592: 
 3593: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3594: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3595: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3596: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3597: conference.
 3598: 
 3599: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3600: 
 3601: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3602: 
 3603: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3604: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3605: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3606: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3607: for details.
 3608: 
 3609: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3610: 
 3611: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3612: 
 3613: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3614: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3615: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3616: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3617: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3618: 
 3619: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3620: 
 3621: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3622: 
 3623: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3624: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3625: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3626: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3627: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3628: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3629: 
 3630: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3631: 
 3632: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3633: 
 3634: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3635: 
 3636: [BOF
 3637: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3638: 
 3639: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3640: 
 3641: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3642: 
 3643: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3644: 
 3645: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3646: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3647: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3648: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3649: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3650: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3651: of the BSD
 3652: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3653: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3654: conference.
 3655: 
 3656: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3657: 
 3658: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3659: 
 3660: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3661: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3662: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3663: in helping out.
 3664: 
 3665: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3666: 
 3667: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3668: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3669: 
 3670: See [this
 3671: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3672: meeting information.
 3673: 
 3674: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3675: 
 3676: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3677: 
 3678: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3679: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3680: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3681: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3682: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3683: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3684: 
 3685: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3686: 
 3687: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3688: 
 3689: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3690: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3691: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3692: NetBSD-BR.
 3693: 
 3694: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3695: 
 3696: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3697: 
 3698: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3699: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3700: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3701: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3702: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3703: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3704: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3705: 
 3706: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3707: 
 3708: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3709: 
 3710: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3711: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3712: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3713: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3714: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3715: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3716: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3717: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3718: for more information.
 3719: 
 3720: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3721: 
 3722: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3723: 
 3724: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3725: [GUUG
 3726: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3727: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3728: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3729: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3730: 
 3731: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3732: 
 3733: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3734: 
 3735: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3736: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3737: 
 3738: -   \`\`
 3739:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3740:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3741: -   \`\`
 3742:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3743:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3744: -   \`\`
 3745:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3746:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3747: 
 3748: Please see the
 3749: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3750: details. Photos are available at [this
 3751: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3752: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3753: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3754: 
 3755: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3756: 
 3757: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3758: 
 3759: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3760: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3761: France.
 3762: 
 3763: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3764: 
 3765: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3766: 
 3767: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3768: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3769: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3770: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3771: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3772: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3773: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3774: 
 3775: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3776: 
 3777: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3778: 
 3779: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3780: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3781: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3782: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3783: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3784: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3785: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3786: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3787: MailingList useful.
 3788: 
 3789: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3790: 
 3791: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3792: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3793: 
 3794: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3795: details.
 3796: 
 3797: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3798: 
 3799: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3800: 
 3801: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3802: 
 3803: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3804: 
 3805: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3806: 
 3807: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3808: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3809: administration. See
 3810: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3811: for details.
 3812: 
 3813: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3814: 
 3815: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3816: 
 3817: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3818: 
 3819: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3820: 
 3821: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3822: 
 3823: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3824: 
 3825: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3826: 
 3827: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3828: 
 3829: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3830: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3831: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3832: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3833: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3834: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3835: information.
 3836: 
 3837: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3838: 
 3839: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3840: 
 3841: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3842: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3843: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3844: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3845: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3846: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3847: is available online.
 3848: 
 3849: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3850: 
 3851: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3852: 
 3853: A lot of photos are available
 3854: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3855: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3856: 
 3857: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3858: 
 3859: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3860: 
 3861: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3862: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3863: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3864: 
 3865: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3866: Dolecek. See the [full
 3867: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3868: for details and pictures.
 3869: 
 3870: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3871: 
 3872: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3873: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3874: 
 3875: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3876: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3877: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3878: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3879: 
 3880: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3881: 
 3882: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3883: 
 3884: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3885: 
 3886: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3887: 
 3888: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3889: 
 3890: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3891: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3892: 
 3893: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3894: 
 3895: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3896: 
 3897: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3898: 
 3899: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3900: 
 3901: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3902: 
 3903: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3904: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3905: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3906: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3907: see
 3908: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3909: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3910: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3911: 
 3912: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3913: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3914: 
 3915: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3916: 
 3917: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3918: 
 3919: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3920: holding the [BSDay
 3921: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3922: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3923: for more information.
 3924: 
 3925: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3926: 
 3927: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3928: 
 3929: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3930: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3931: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3932: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3933: 
 3934: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3935: 
 3936: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3937: 
 3938: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3939: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3940: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3941: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3942: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3943: 
 3944: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3945: 
 3946: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3947: 
 3948: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3949: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3950: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3951: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3952: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3953: 
 3954: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3955: 
 3956: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3957: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3958: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3959: 
 3960: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3961: 
 3962: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3963: 
 3964: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3965: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3966: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3967: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3968: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3969: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3970: 
 3971: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3972: 
 3973: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3974: 
 3975: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3976: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3977: administration. See
 3978: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3979: for details.
 3980: 
 3981: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3982: 
 3983: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3984: 
 3985: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 3986: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 3987: events including several pictures is available online at
 3988: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 3989: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 3990: from:
 3991: 
 3992: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 3993:     [
 3994:     mp3
 3995:     ]
 3996: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 3997:     [
 3998:     mp3
 3999:     ]
 4000: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4001:     mit NetBSD
 4002:     [
 4003:     mp3
 4004:     ]
 4005: 
 4006: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4007: 
 4008: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4009: 
 4010: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4011: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4012: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4013: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4014: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4015: 
 4016: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4017: 
 4018: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4019: 
 4020: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4021: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4022: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4023: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4024: activities will be the:
 4025: 
 4026: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4027: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4028: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4029: 
 4030: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4031: 
 4032: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4033: 
 4034: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4035: 
 4036: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4037: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4038: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4039: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4040: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4041: a [short
 4042: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4043: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4044: available online.
 4045: 
 4046: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4047: 
 4048: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4049: 
 4050: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4051: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4052: from December 27th to 29th.
 4053: 
 4054: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4055: 
 4056: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4057: 
 4058: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4059: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4060: administration.
 4061: 
 4062: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4063: 
 4064: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4065: 
 4066: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4067: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4068: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4069: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4070: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4071: for details.
 4072: 
 4073: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4074: 
 4075: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4076: 
 4077: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4078: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4079: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4080: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4081: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4082: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4083: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4084: 
 4085: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4086: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4087: Germany. See
 4088: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4089: for more information.
 4090: 
 4091: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4092: 
 4093: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4094: 
 4095: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4096: 
 4097: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4098: 
 4099: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4100: 
 4101: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4102: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4103: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4104: 
 4105: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4106: 
 4107: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4108: 
 4109: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4110: 
 4111: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4112: 
 4113: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4114: 
 4115: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4116: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4117: College.
 4118: 
 4119: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4120: 
 4121: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4122: 
 4123: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4124: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4125: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4126: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4127: rendering cluster done with
 4128: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4129: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4130: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4131: available from [Hubert's
 4132: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4133: 
 4134: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4135: 
 4136: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4137: 
 4138: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4139: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4140: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4141: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4142: online.
 4143: 
 4144: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4145: 
 4146: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4147: 
 4148: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4149: 
 4150: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4151: 
 4152: *July 22, 2002*
 4153: 
 4154: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4155: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4156: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4157: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4158: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4159: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4160: 
 4161: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4162: 
 4163: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4164: 
 4165: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4166: 
 4167: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4168: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4169: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4170: 
 4171: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4172: 
 4173: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4174: 
 4175: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4176: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4177: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4178: 
 4179: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4180: 
 4181: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4182: 
 4183: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4184: 
 4185: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4186: 
 4187: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4188: 
 4189: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4190: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4191: available.
 4192: 
 4193: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4194: 
 4195: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4196: 
 4197: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4198: 
 4199: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4200: 
 4201: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4202: 
 4203: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4204: 
 4205: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4206: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4207: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4208: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4209: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4210: 
 4211: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4212: 
 4213: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4214: 
 4215: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4216: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4217: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4218: chance to prove their value.
 4219: 
 4220: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4221: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4222: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4223: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4224: 
 4225: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4226: 
 4227: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4228: 
 4229: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4230: 
 4231: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4232: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4233: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4234: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4235: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4236: is available.
 4237: 
 4238: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4239: 
 4240: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4241: 
 4242: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4243: 
 4244: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4245: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4246: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4247: 
 4248: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4249: 
 4250: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4251: USA*
 4252: 
 4253: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4254: 
 4255: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4256: 
 4257: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4258: 
 4259: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4260: 
 4261: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4262: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4263: 
 4264: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4265: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4266: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4267: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4268: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4269: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4270: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4271: 
 4272: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4273: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4274: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4275: Emulation.
 4276: 
 4277: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4278: 
 4279: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4280: 
 4281: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4282: 
 4283: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4284: 
 4285: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4286: 
 4287: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4288: 
 4289: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4290: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4291: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4292: 
 4293: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4294: 
 4295: *September 13, 2001*
 4296: 
 4297: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4298: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4299: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4300: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4301: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4302: 
 4303: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4304: 
 4305: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4306: 
 4307: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4308: 
 4309: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4310: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4311: NetBSD booth at
 4312: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4313: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4314: from Japan.
 4315: 
 4316: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4317: 
 4318: *July 11, 2001*
 4319: 
 4320: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4321: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4322: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4323: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4324: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4325: 
 4326: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4327: 
 4328: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4329: Tokyo, Japan*
 4330: 
 4331: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4332: 
 4333: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4334: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4335: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4336: 
 4337: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4338: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4339: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4340: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4341: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4342: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4343: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4344: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4345: 
 4346: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4347: 
 4348: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4349: 
 4350: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4351: 
 4352: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4353: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4354: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4355: 
 4356: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4357: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4358: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4359: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4360: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4361: slides from this talk are available at
 4362: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4363: 
 4364: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4365: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4366: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4367: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4368: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4369: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4370: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4371: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4372: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4373: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4374: web site.
 4375: 
 4376: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4377: 
 4378: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4379: 
 4380: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4381: 
 4382: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4383: 
 4384: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4385: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4386: 
 4387: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4388: 
 4389: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4390: 
 4391: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4392: 
 4393: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4394: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4395: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4396: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4397: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4398: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4399: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4400: 
 4401: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4402: 
 4403: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4404: 
 4405: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4406: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4407: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4408: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4409: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4410: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4411: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4412: 
 4413: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4414: 
 4415: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4416: 
 4417: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4418: 
 4419: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4420: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4421: Spring is available.
 4422: 
 4423: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4424: 
 4425: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4426: 
 4427: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4428: 
 4429: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4430: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4431: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4432: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4433: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4434: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4435: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4436: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4437: 
 4438: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4439: 
 4440: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4441: 
 4442: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4443: 
 4444: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4445: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4446: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4447: other swag.
 4448: 
 4449: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4450: 
 4451: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4452: 
 4453: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4454: 
 4455: There was a [BSD BoF
 4456: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4457: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4458: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4459: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4460: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4461: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4462: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4463: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4464: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4465: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4466: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4467: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4468: BSD activity in Japan.
 4469: 
 4470: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4471: 
 4472: *December 6, 2000*
 4473: 
 4474: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4475: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4476: public.
 4477: 
 4478: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4479: 
 4480: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4481: 
 4482: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4483: 
 4484: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4485: 
 4486: *November 25, 2000*
 4487: 
 4488: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4489: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4490: announced to the public.
 4491: 
 4492: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4493: 
 4494: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4495: 
 4496: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4497: 
 4498: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4499: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4500: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4501: 
 4502: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4503: Mission.
 4504: 
 4505: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4506: 
 4507: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4508: 
 4509: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4510: 
 4511: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4512: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4513: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4514: 
 4515: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4516: David Maxwell.
 4517: 
 4518: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4519: 
 4520: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4521: 
 4522: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4523: 
 4524: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4525: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4526: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4527: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4528: 
 4529: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4530: 
 4531: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4532: 
 4533: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4534: 
 4535: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4536: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4537: 
 4538: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4539: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4540: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4541: 
 4542: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4543: is available at
 4544: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4545: 
 4546: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4547: 
 4548: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4549: 
 4550: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4551: 
 4552: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4553: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4554: fixed onsite.
 4555: 
 4556: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4557: 
 4558: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4559: 
 4560: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4561: 
 4562: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4563: 
 4564: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4565: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4566: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4567: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4568: 
 4569: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4570: 
 4571: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4572: 
 4573: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4574: 
 4575: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4576: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4577: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4578: 
 4579: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4580: 
 4581: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4582: 
 4583: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4584: 
 4585: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4586: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4587: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4588: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4589: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4590: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4591: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4592: 
 4593: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4594: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4595: 
 4596: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4597: 
 4598: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4599: 
 4600: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4601: 
 4602: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4603: followed.
 4604: 
 4605: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4606: 
 4607: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4608: 
 4609: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4610: 
 4611: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4612: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4613: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4614: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4615: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4616: giving a talk.
 4617: 
 4618: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4619: 
 4620: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4621: 
 4622: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4623: 
 4624: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4625: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4626: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4627: gave a [technical session on
 4628: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4629: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4630: session on
 4631: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4632: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4633: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4634: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4635: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4636: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4637: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4638: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4639: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4640: 
 4641: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4642: The NetBSD Mission.
 4643: 
 4644: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4645: 
 4646: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4647: 
 4648: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4649: 
 4650: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4651: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4652: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4653: 
 4654: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4655: 
 4656: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4657: 
 4658: [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)
 4659: 
 4660: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4661: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4662: \*BSD followed.
 4663: 
 4664: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4665: 
 4666: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4667: 
 4668: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4669: 
 4670: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4671: Mission.
 4672: 
 4673: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4674: 
 4675: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4676: 
 4677: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4678: 
 4679: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4680: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4681: snapshot CDs were available.
 4682: 
 4683: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4684: 
 4685: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4686: 
 4687: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4688: 
 4689: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4690: 
 4691: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4692: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4693: 
 4694: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4695: 
 4696: *March 19, 2000*
 4697: 
 4698: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4699: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4700: announced to the public.
 4701: 
 4702: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4703: 
 4704: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4705: 
 4706: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4707: 
 4708: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4709: 3rd.
 4710: 
 4711: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4712: 
 4713: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4714: 
 4715: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4716: 
 4717: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4718: 
 4719: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4720: Dec 18.
 4721: 
 4722: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4723: 
 4724: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4725: 
 4726: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4727: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4728: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4729: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4730: 
 4731: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4732: 
 4733: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4734: 
 4735: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4736: 
 4737: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4738: 
 4739: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4740: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4741: 
 4742: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4743: Mission.
 4744: 
 4745: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4746: 
 4747: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4748: 
 4749: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4750: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4751: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4752: 
 4753: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4754: 
 4755: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4756: 
 4757: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4758: 
 4759: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4760: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4761: 
 4762: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4763: 
 4764: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4765: 
 4766: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4767: 
 4768: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4769: 
 4770: *August 26, 1999*
 4771: 
 4772: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4773: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4774: announced to the public.
 4775: 
 4776: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4777: 
 4778: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4779: 
 4780: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4781: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4782: 
 4783: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4784: 
 4785: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4786: 
 4787: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4788: 
 4789: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4790: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4791: package system.
 4792: 
 4793: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4794: 
 4795: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4796: 
 4797: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4798: 
 4799: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4800: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4801: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4802: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4803: 
 4804: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4805: 
 4806: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4807: 
 4808: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4809: 
 4810: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4811: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4812: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4813: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4814: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4815: checkpointing in userspace.
 4816: 
 4817: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4818: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4819: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4820: 
 4821: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4822: 
 4823: *May 12, 1999*
 4824: 
 4825: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4826: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4827: public.
 4828: 
 4829: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4830: 
 4831: *December 23, 1998*
 4832: 
 4833: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4834: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4835: announced to the public.
 4836: 
 4837: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4838: 
 4839: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4840: 
 4841: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4842: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4843: in San Jose, CA.
 4844: 
 4845: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4846: 
 4847: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4848: 
 4849: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4850: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4851: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4852: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4853: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4854: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4855: 
 4856: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4857: 
 4858: *May 29, 1998*
 4859: 
 4860: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4861: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4862: announced to the public.
 4863: 
 4864: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4865: 
 4866: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4867: 
 4868: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4869: 
 4870: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4871: 
 4872: *March 9, 1998*
 4873: 
 4874: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4875: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4876: released.
 4877: 
 4878: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4879: 
 4880: *January 4, 1998*
 4881: 
 4882: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4883: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4884: public.
 4885: 
 4886: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4887: 
 4888: *May 20, 1997*
 4889: 
 4890: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4891: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4892: announced to the public.
 4893: 
 4894: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4895: 
 4896: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4897: 
 4898: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4899: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4900: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4901: 
 4902: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4903: 
 4904: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4905: 
 4906: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4907: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4908: 
 4909: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4910: 
 4911: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4912: 
 4913: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4914: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4915: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4916: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4917: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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