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    2: 
    3: This is an incomplete list of NetBSD-related events. If you know about
    4: some public event that fits and would like it to be listed here,
    5: [contact us.](//www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi)
    6: 
    7: For a list of NetBSD-related presentations, please check out our
    8: [presentation pages](//www.NetBSD.org/gallery/presentations/).
    9: 
   10: 
   11: Future Events
   12: -------------
   13: 
   14: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
   15: 
   16: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   17: 
   18: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   19: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   20: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   21: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   22: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   23: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   24: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   25: possible audience.
   26: 
   27: 
   28: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
   29: 
   30: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   31: 
   32: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
   33: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   34: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   35: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   36: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   37: advanced developers.
   38: 
   39: 
   40: Past Events
   41: -----------
   42: 
   43: ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
   44: 
   45: *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
   46: 
   47: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
   48: meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   49: free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
   50: Brussels.
   51: 
   52: 
   53: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
   54: 
   55: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
   56: 
   57: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
   58: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
   59: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
   60: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
   61: software developers, computer science professors, users and
   62: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
   63: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
   64: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
   65: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
   66: BSD licensed open source software.
   67: 
   68: 
   69: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
   70: 
   71: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
   72: 
   73: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
   74: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   75: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   76: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   77: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   78: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   79: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   80: 
   81: 
   82: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
   83: 
   84: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
   85: 
   86: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
   87: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   88: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   89: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   90: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   91: 
   92: 
   93: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
   94: 
   95: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
   96: 
   97: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
   98: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
   99: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
  100: 
  101: Please see
  102: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
  103: for details.
  104: 
  105: 
  106: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
  107: 
  108: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  109: 
  110: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  111: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  112: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  113: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  114: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  115: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  116: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  117: possible audience.
  118: 
  119: 
  120: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  121: 
  122: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  123: 
  124: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  125: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  126: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  127: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  128: at the event in Brussels.
  129: 
  130: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  131: operating systems and their talks.
  132: 
  133: Please see
  134: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  135: for details.
  136: 
  137: 
  138: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  139: 
  140: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  141: 
  142: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  143: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  144: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  145: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  146: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  147: 
  148: 
  149: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  150: 
  151: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  152: 
  153: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  154: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  155: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  156: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  157: demonstrations.
  158: 
  159: 
  160: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  161: 
  162: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  163: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  164: 
  165: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  166: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  167: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  168: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  169: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  170: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  171: 
  172: 
  173: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  174: 
  175: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  176: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  177: Japan*
  178: 
  179: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  180: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  181: for meeting information and 
  182: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  183: 
  184: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  185: 
  186: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  187: 
  188: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  189: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  190: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  191: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  192: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  193: 
  194: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  195: 
  196: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  197: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  198: Okinawa, Japan*
  199: 
  200: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  201: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  202: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  203: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  204: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  205: 
  206: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  207: 
  208: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  209: 
  210: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  211: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  212: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  213: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  214: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  215: 
  216: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  217: 
  218: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  219: 
  220: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  221: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  222: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  223: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  224: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  225: 
  226: 
  227: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  228: 
  229: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  230: 
  231: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  232: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  233: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  234: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  235: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  236: 
  237: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  238: 
  239: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  240: 
  241: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  242: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  243: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  244: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  245: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  246: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  247: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  248: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  249: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  250: 
  251: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  252: 
  253: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  254: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  255: 
  256: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  257: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  258: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  259: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  260: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  261: 
  262: 
  263: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  264: 
  265: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  266: 
  267: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  268: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  269: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  270: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  271: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  272: 
  273: 
  274: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  275: 
  276: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  277: 
  278: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  279: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  280: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  281: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  282: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  283: 
  284: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  285: 
  286: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  287: 
  288: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  289: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  291: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  292: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  293: 
  294: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  295: 
  296: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  297: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  298: 
  299: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  300: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  301: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  302: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  303: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  304: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  305: 
  306: 
  307: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  308: 
  309: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  310: 
  311: 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.
  312: 
  313: 
  314: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  315: 
  316: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  317: 
  318: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  319: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  320: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  321: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  322: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  323: 
  324: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  325: 
  326: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  327: 
  328: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  329: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  330: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  331: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  332: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  333: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  334: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  335: 
  336: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  337: 
  338: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  339: 
  340: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  341: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  342: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  343: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  344: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  345: 
  346: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  347: 
  348: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  349: 
  350: 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.
  351: 
  352: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  353: 
  354: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  355: 
  356: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  357: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  358: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  359: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  360: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  361: 
  362: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  363: 
  364: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  365: 
  366: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  367: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  368: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  369: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  370: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  371: 
  372: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  373: 
  374: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  375: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  376: 
  377: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  378: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  379: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  380: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  381: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  382: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  383: 
  384: 
  385: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  386: 
  387: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  388: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  389: Okinawa, Japan*
  390: 
  391: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  392: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  393: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  394: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  395: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  396: 
  397: 
  398: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  399: 
  400: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  401: 
  402: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  403: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  404: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  405: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  406: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  407: 
  408: 
  409: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  410: 
  411: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  412: 
  413: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  414: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  415: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  416: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  417: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  418: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  419: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  420: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  421: 
  422: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  423: 
  424: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  425: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  426: 
  427: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  428: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  429: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  430: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  431: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  432: 
  433: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  434: 
  435: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  436: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  437: 
  438: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  439: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  440: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  441: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  442: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  443: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  444: 
  445: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  446: 
  447: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  448: 
  449: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  450: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  451: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  452: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  453: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  454: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  455: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  456: 
  457: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  458: 
  459: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  460: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  461: 
  462: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  463: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  464: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  465: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  466: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  467: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  468: 
  469: 
  470: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  471: 
  472: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  473: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  474: Japan*
  475: 
  476: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  477: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  478: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  479: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  480: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  481: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  482: 
  483: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  484: 
  485: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  486: 
  487: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  488: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  489: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  490: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  491: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  492: 
  493: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  494: 
  495: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  496: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  497: 
  498: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  499: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  500: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  501: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  502: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  503: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  504: 
  505: 
  506: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  507: 
  508: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  509: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  510: Okinawa, Japan*
  511: 
  512: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  513: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  514: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  515: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  516: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  517: 
  518: 
  519: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  520: 
  521: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  522: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  523: 
  524: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  525: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  526: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  527: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  528: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  529: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  530: 
  531: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  532: 
  533: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  534: 
  535: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  536: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  537: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  538: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  539: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  540: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  541: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  542: 
  543: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  544: 
  545: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  546: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  547: 
  548: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  549: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  550: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  551: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  552: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  553: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  554: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  555: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  556: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  557: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  558: 
  559: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  560: 
  561: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  562: 
  563: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  564: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  565: 
  566: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  567: 
  568: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  569: 
  570: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  571: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  572: 
  573: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  574: 
  575: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  576: 
  577: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  578: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  579: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  580: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  581: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  582: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  583: 
  584: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  585: 
  586: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  587: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  588: 
  589: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  590: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  591: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  592: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  593: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  594: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  595: 
  596: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  597: 
  598: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  599: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  600: 
  601: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  602: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  603: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  604: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  605: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  606: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  607: 
  608: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  609: 
  610: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  611: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  612: 
  613: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  614: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  615: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  616: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  617: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  618: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  619: 
  620: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  621: 
  622: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  623: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  624: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  625: 
  626: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  627: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  628: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  629: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  630: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  631: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  632: 
  633: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  634: 
  635: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  636: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  637: 
  638: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  639: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  640: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  641: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  642: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  643: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  644: 
  645: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  646: 
  647: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  648: Campus
  649: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  650: Germany*
  651: 
  652: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  653: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  654: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  655: answering users' questions.
  656: 
  657: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  658: 
  659: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  660: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  661: 
  662: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  663: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  664: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  665: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  666: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  667: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  668: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  669: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  670: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  671: hardfloat
  672: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  673: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  674: 
  675: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  676: 
  677: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  678: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  679: 
  680: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  681: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  682: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  683: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  684: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  685: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  686: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  687: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  688: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  689: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  690: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  691: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  692: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  693: 
  694: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  695: 
  696: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  697: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  698: Japan*
  699: 
  700: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  701: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  702: for meeting information.[more detail on
  703: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  704: 
  705: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  706: 
  707: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  708: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  709: Okinawa, Japan*
  710: 
  711: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  712: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  713: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  714: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  715: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  716: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  717: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  718: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  719: 
  720: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  721: 
  722: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  723: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  724: Japan*
  725: 
  726: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  727: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  728: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  729: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  730: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  731: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  732: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  733: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  734: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  735: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  736: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  737: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  738: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  739: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  740: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  741: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  742: 
  743: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  744: 
  745: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  746: 
  747: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  748: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  749: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  750: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  751: cases or notebooks.
  752: 
  753: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  754: more information.
  755: 
  756: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  757: 
  758: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  759: 
  760: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  761: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  762: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  763: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  764: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  765: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  766: 
  767: See [the call for
  768: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  769: for details.
  770: 
  771: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  772: 
  773: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  774: 
  775: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  776: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  777: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  778: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  779: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  780: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  781: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  782: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  783: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  784: these.
  785: 
  786: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  787: 
  788: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  789: 
  790: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  791: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  792: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  793: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  794: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  795: 
  796: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  797: 
  798: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  799: 
  800: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  801: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  802: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  803: BSD related talks.
  804: 
  805: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  806: information.
  807: 
  808: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  809: 
  810: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  811: 
  812: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  813: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  814: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  815: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  816: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  817: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  818: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  819: 
  820: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  821: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  822: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  823: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  824: Japan NetBSD Users
  825: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  826: 
  827: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  828: 
  829: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  830: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  831: 
  832: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  833: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  834: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  835: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  836: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  837: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  838: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  839: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  840: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  841: 
  842: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  843: 
  844: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  845: 
  846: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  847: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  848: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  849: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  850: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  851: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  852: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  853: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  854: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  855: 
  856: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  857: 
  858: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  859: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  860: 
  861: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  862: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  863: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  864: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  865: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  866: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  867: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  868: 
  869: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  870: 
  871: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  872: 
  873: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  874: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  875: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  876: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  877: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  878: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  879: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  880: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  881: 
  882: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  883: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  884: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  885: 
  886: Please see [this
  887: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  888: for details.
  889: 
  890: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  891: 
  892: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  893: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  894: 
  895: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  896: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  897: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  898: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  899: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  900: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  901: 
  902: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  903: 
  904: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  905: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  906: 
  907: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  908: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  909: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  910: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  911: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  912: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  913: 
  914: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  915: 
  916: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  917: 
  918: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  919: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  920: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  921: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  922: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  923: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  924: 
  925: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  926: 
  927: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  928: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  929: Japan*
  930: 
  931: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  932: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  933: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  934: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  935: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  936: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  937: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  938: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  939: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  940: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  941: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  942: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  943: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  944: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  945: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  946: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  947: found at OSC booth" by
  948: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  949: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  950: 
  951: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  952: 
  953: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  954: 
  955: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  956: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  957: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  958: 
  959: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
  960: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
  961: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
  962: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
  963: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
  964: 
  965: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
  966: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
  967: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
  968: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
  969: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
  970: regular meeting.
  971: 
  972: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
  973: 
  974: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
  975: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  976: Okinawa, Japan*
  977: 
  978: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  979: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  980: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  981: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  982: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  983: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  984: 
  985: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
  986: 
  987: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
  988: 
  989: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  990: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  991: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  992: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  993: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
  994: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
  995: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
  996: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  997: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  998: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  999: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
 1000: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
 1001: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
 1002: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
 1003: 
 1004: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
 1005: 
 1006: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1007: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1008: 
 1009: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1010: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1011: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1012: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1013: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1014: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1015: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1016: 
 1017: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1018: 
 1019: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1020: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1021: 
 1022: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1023: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1024: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1025: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1026: demonstrations (
 1027: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1028: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1029: 
 1030: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1031: 
 1032: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1033: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1034: San Diego, California, USA*
 1035: 
 1036: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1037: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1038: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1039: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1040: on day one of the conference.
 1041: 
 1042: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1043: 
 1044: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1045: Augustin, Germany*
 1046: 
 1047: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1048: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1049: 
 1050: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1051: 
 1052: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1053: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1054: 
 1055: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1056: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1057: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1058: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1059: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1060: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1061: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1062: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1063: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1064: SHARP,X68K on
 1065: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1066: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1067: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1068: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1069: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1070: updates presetation by
 1071: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1072: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1073: 
 1074: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1075: 
 1076: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1077: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1078: 
 1079: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1080: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1081: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1082: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1083: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1084: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1085: 
 1086: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1087: 
 1088: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1089: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1090: Japan*
 1091: 
 1092: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1093: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1094: for meeting information.
 1095: 
 1096: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1097: 
 1098: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1099: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1100: 
 1101: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1102: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1103: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1104: release branch.
 1105: 
 1106: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1107: 
 1108: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1109: 
 1110: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1111: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1112: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1113: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1114: with [Building NetBSD on
 1115: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1116: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1117: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1118: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1119: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1120: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1121: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1122: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1123: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1124: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1125: 
 1126: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1127: 
 1128: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1129: 
 1130: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1131: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1132: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1133: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1134: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1135: 
 1136: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1137: more information.
 1138: 
 1139: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1140: 
 1141: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1142: 
 1143: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1144: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1145: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1146: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1147: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1148: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1149: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1150: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1151: 
 1152: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1153: 
 1154: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1155: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1156: Japan*
 1157: 
 1158: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1159: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1160: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1161: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1162: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1163: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1164: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1165: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1166: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1167: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1168: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1169: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1170: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1171: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1172: 
 1173: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1174: 
 1175: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1176: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1177: 
 1178: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1179: 
 1180: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1181: 
 1182: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1183: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1184: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1185: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1186: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1187: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1188: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1189: demonstrations.
 1190: 
 1191: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1192: 
 1193: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1194: 
 1195: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1196: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1197: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1198: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1199: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1200: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1201: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1202: 
 1203: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1204: 
 1205: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1206: 
 1207: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1208: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1209: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1210: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1211: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1212: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1213: port history by
 1214: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1215: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1216: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1217: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1218: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1219: [[ustream live
 1220: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1221: 
 1222: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1223: 
 1224: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1225: 
 1226: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1227: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1228: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1229: talks.
 1230: 
 1231: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1232: information.
 1233: 
 1234: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1235: 
 1236: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1237: 
 1238: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1239: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1240: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1241: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1242: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1243: [WZero3 live
 1244: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1245: [Zaurus live
 1246: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1247: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1248: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1249: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1250: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1251: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1252: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1253: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1254: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1255: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1256: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1257: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1258: 
 1259: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1260: 
 1261: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1262: 
 1263: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1264: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1265: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1266: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1267: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1268: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1269: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1270: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1271: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1272: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1273: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1274: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1275: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1276: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1277: i386 { [aspire
 1278: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1279: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1280: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1281: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1282: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1283: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1284: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1285: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1286: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1287: 
 1288: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1289: 
 1290: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1291: 
 1292: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1293: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1294: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1295: necessary.
 1296: 
 1297: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1298: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1299: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1300: for details.
 1301: 
 1302: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1303: 
 1304: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1305: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1306: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1307: 
 1308: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1309: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1310: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1311: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1312: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1313: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1314: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1315: 
 1316: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1317: 
 1318: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1319: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1320: 
 1321: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1322: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1323: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1324: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1325: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1326: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1327: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1328: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1329: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1330: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1331: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1332: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1333: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1334: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1335: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1336: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1337: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1338: 
 1339: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1340: 
 1341: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1342: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1343: 
 1344: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1345: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1346: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1347: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1348: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1349: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1350: 
 1351: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1352: 
 1353: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1354: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1355: 
 1356: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1357: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1358: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1359: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1360: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1361: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1362: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1363: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1364: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1365: enigmatic machines by
 1366: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1367: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1368: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1369: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1370: 
 1371: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1372: 
 1373: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1374: 
 1375: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1376: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1377: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1378: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1379: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1380: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1381: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1382: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1383: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1384: 
 1385: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1386: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1387: 
 1388: For more information please visit the website
 1389: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1390: 
 1391: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1392: 
 1393: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1394: 
 1395: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1396: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1397: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1398: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1399: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1400: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1401: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1402: 
 1403: For more information please visit the website
 1404: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1405: 
 1406: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1407: 
 1408: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1409: 
 1410: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1411: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1412: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1413: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1414: Netherlands.
 1415: 
 1416: For more information please visit the website
 1417: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1418: 
 1419: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1420: 
 1421: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1422: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1423: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1424: 
 1425: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1426: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1427: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1428: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1429: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1430: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1431: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1432: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1433: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1434: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1435: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1436: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1437: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1438: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1439: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1440: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1441: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1442: 
 1443: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1444: 
 1445: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1446: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1447: Okinawa, Japan*
 1448: 
 1449: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1450: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1451: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1452: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1453: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1454: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1455: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1456: 
 1457: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1458: 
 1459: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1460: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1461: Fukushima, Japan*
 1462: 
 1463: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1464: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1465: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1466: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1467: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1468: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1469: 
 1470: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1471: 
 1472: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1473: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1474: Japan*
 1475: 
 1476: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1477: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1478: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1479: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1480: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1481: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1482: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1483: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1484: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1485: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1486: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1487: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1488: 
 1489: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1490: 
 1491: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1492: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1493: 
 1494: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1495: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1496: 
 1497: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1498: 
 1499: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1500: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1501: 
 1502: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1503: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1504: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1505: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1506: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1507: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1508: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1509: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1510: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1511: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1512: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1513: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1514: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1515: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1516: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1517: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1518: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1519: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1520: will never die!
 1521: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1522: and
 1523: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1524: by tsutsui.
 1525: 
 1526: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1527: 
 1528: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1529: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1530: Japan*
 1531: 
 1532: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1533: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1534: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1535: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1536: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1537: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1538: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1539: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1540: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1541: keysign party by soda.
 1542: 
 1543: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1544: 
 1545: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1546: 
 1547: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1548: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1549: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1550: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1551: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1552: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1553: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1554: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1555: 
 1556: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1557: 
 1558: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1559: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1560: 
 1561: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1562: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1563: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1564: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1565: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1566: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1567: 
 1568: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1569: 
 1570: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1571: 
 1572: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1573: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1574: May 2011.
 1575: 
 1576: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1577: 
 1578: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1579: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1580: 
 1581: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1582: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1583: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1584: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1585: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1586: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1587: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1588: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1589: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1590: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1591: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1592: 
 1593: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1594: 
 1595: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1596: 
 1597: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1598: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1599: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1600: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1601: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1602: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1603: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1604: 
 1605: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1606: 
 1607: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1608: Oita, Japan*
 1609: 
 1610: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1611: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1612: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1613: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1614: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1615: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1616: 
 1617: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1618: 
 1619: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1620: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1621: 
 1622: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1623: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1624: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1625: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1626: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1627: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1628: 
 1629: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1630: 
 1631: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1632: Belgium*
 1633: 
 1634: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1635: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1636: 
 1637: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1638: in the BSD devroom
 1639: 
 1640: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1641: 
 1642: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1643: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1644: Japan*
 1645: 
 1646: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1647: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1648: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1649: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1650: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1651: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1652: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1653: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1654: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1655: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1656: 
 1657: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1658: 
 1659: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1660: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1661: 
 1662: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1663: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1664: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1665: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1666: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1667: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1668: 
 1669: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1670: 
 1671: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1672: 
 1673: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1674: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1675: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1676: focused.
 1677: 
 1678: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1679: 
 1680: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1681: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1682: 
 1683: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1684: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1685: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1686: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1687: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1688: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1689: 
 1690: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1691: 
 1692: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1693: 
 1694: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1695: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1696: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1697: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1698: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1699: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1700: 
 1701: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1702: 
 1703: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1704: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1705: 
 1706: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1707: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1708: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1709: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1710: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1711: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1712: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1713: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1714: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1715: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1716: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1717: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1718: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1719: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1720: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1721: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1722: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1723: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1724: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1725: tsutsui)
 1726: 
 1727: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1728: 
 1729: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1730: 
 1731: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1732: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1733: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1734: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1735: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1736: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1737: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1738: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1739: 
 1740: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1741: 
 1742: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1743: 
 1744: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1745: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1746: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1747: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1748: 
 1749: For more information please visit the website
 1750: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1751: 
 1752: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1753: 
 1754: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1755: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1756: Okinawa, Japan*
 1757: 
 1758: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1759: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1760: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1761: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1762: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1763: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1764: 
 1765: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1766: 
 1767: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1768: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1769: 
 1770: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1771: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1772: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1773: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1774: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1775: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1776: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1777: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1778: 
 1779: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1780: 
 1781: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1782: 
 1783: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1784: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1785: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1786: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1787: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1788: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1789: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1790: 
 1791: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1792: 
 1793: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1794: 
 1795: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1796: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1797: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1798: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1799: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1800: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1801: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1802: 
 1803: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1804: 
 1805: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1806: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1807: Japan*
 1808: 
 1809: See [this
 1810: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1811: for meeting information.
 1812: 
 1813: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1814: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1815: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1816: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1817: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1818: 
 1819: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1820: 
 1821: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1822: 
 1823: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1824: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1825: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1826: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1827: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1828: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1829: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1830: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1831: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1832: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1833: 
 1834: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1835: 
 1836: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1837: 
 1838: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1839: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1840: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1841: in a shared BSD booth.
 1842: 
 1843: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1844: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1845: 
 1846: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1847: 
 1848: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1849: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1850: 
 1851: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1852: 
 1853: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1854: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1855: 
 1856: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1857: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1858: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1859: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1860: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1861: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1862: 
 1863: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1864: 
 1865: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1866: 
 1867: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1868: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1869: 
 1870: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1871: 
 1872: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1873: 
 1874: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1875: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1876: May 2010.
 1877: 
 1878: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1879: 
 1880: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1881: 
 1882: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1883: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1884: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1885: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1886: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1887: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1888: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1889: 
 1890: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1891: 
 1892: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1893: 
 1894: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1895: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1896: 
 1897: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1898: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1899: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1900: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1901: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1902: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1903: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1904: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1905: 
 1906: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1907: 
 1908: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1909: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1910: 
 1911: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1912: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1913: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1914: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1915: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1916: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1917: 
 1918: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1919: 
 1920: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1921: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1922: 
 1923: The [February 2010
 1924: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1925: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1926: 
 1927: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1928: 
 1929: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1930: Belgium*
 1931: 
 1932: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1933: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1934: 
 1935: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1936: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1937: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1938: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1939: 
 1940: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1941: 
 1942: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1943: Oita, Japan*
 1944: 
 1945: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1946: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1947: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1948: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1949: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1950: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1951: 
 1952: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1953: 
 1954: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1955: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1956: 
 1957: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1958: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1959: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1960: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1961: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1962: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1963: 
 1964: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 1965: 
 1966: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 1967: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 1968: 
 1969: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1970: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1971: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1972: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 1973: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 1974: demonstration.
 1975: 
 1976: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 1977: 
 1978: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 1979: 
 1980: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 1981: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 1982: major BSDs.
 1983: 
 1984: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 1985: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 1986: 
 1987: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 1988: 
 1989: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1990: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1991: 
 1992: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 1993: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1994: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1995: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 1996: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 1997: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 1998: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 1999: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2000: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 2001: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 2002: 
 2003: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 2004: 
 2005: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 2006: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2007: 
 2008: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2009: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2010: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2011: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2012: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2013: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2014: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2015: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2016: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2017: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2018: 
 2019: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2020: 
 2021: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2022: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2023: Okinawa, Japan*
 2024: 
 2025: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2026: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2027: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2028: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2029: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2030: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2031: 
 2032: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2033: 
 2034: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2035: 
 2036: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2037: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2038: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2039: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2040: 
 2041: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2042: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2043: 
 2044: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2045: 
 2046: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2047: 
 2048: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2049: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2050: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2051: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2052: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2053: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2054: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2055: 
 2056: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2057: 
 2058: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2059: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2060: 
 2061: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2062: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2063: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2064: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2065: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2066: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2067: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2068: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2069: 
 2070: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2071: 
 2072: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2073: 
 2074: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2075: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2076: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2077: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2078: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2079: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2080: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2081: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2082: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2083: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2084: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2085: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2086: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2087: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2088: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2089: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2090: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2091: 
 2092: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2093: 
 2094: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2095: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2096: Japan*
 2097: 
 2098: See [this
 2099: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2100: for meeting information.
 2101: 
 2102: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2103: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2104: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2105: party.
 2106: 
 2107: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2108: 
 2109: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2110: 
 2111: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2112: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2113: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2114: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2115: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2116: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2117: 
 2118: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2119: 
 2120: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2121: 
 2122: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2123: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2124: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2125: systems at the exhibition.
 2126: 
 2127: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2128: 
 2129: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2130: 
 2131: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2132: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2133: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2134: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2135: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2136: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2137: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2138: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2139: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2140: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2141: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2142: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2143: 
 2144: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2145: 
 2146: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2147: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2148: 
 2149: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2150: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2151: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2152: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2153: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2154: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2155: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2156: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2157: 
 2158: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2159: 
 2160: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2161: 
 2162: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2163: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2164: May 2009.
 2165: 
 2166: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2167: 
 2168: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2169: 
 2170: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2171: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2172: Hannover, Germany.
 2173: 
 2174: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2175: 
 2176: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2177: 
 2178: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2179: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2180: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2181: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2182: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2183: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2184: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2185: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2186: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2187: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2188: and [NetBSD
 2189: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2190: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2191: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2192: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2193: 
 2194: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2195: 
 2196: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2197: 
 2198: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2199: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2200: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2201: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2202: 
 2203: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2204: 
 2205: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2206: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2207: 
 2208: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2209: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2210: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2211: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2212: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2213: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2214: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2215: 
 2216: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2217: 
 2218: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2219: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2220: the community.
 2221: 
 2222: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2223: 
 2224: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2225: 
 2226: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2227: 
 2228: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2229: 
 2230: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2231: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2232: 
 2233: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2234: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2235: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2236: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2237: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2238: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2239: 
 2240: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2241: 
 2242: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2243: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2244: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2245: 
 2246: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2247: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2248: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2249: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2250: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2251: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2252: 
 2253: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2254: 
 2255: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2256: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2257: 
 2258: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2259: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2260: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2261: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2262: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2263: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2264: 
 2265: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2266: 
 2267: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2268: 
 2269: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2270: 
 2271: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2272: 
 2273: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2274: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2275: 
 2276: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2277: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2278: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2279: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2280: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2281: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2282: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2283: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2284: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2285: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2286: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2287: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2288: 
 2289: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2290: 
 2291: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2292: 
 2293: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2294: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2295: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2296: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2297: 
 2298: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2299: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2300: 
 2301: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2302: 
 2303: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2304: 
 2305: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2306: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2307: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2308: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2309: 
 2310: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2311: 
 2312: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2313: 
 2314: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2315: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2316: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2317: 
 2318: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2319: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2320: 
 2321: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2322: 
 2323: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2324: 
 2325: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2326: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2327: 
 2328: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2329: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2330: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2331: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2332: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2333: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2334: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2335: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2336: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2337: [Itojun Service
 2338: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2339: 
 2340: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2341: 
 2342: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2343: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2344: 
 2345: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2346: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2347: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2348: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2349: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2350: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2351: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2352: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2353: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2354: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2355: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2356: 
 2357: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2358: 
 2359: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2360: 
 2361: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2362: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2363: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2364: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2365: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2366: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2367: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2368: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2369: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2370: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2371: 
 2372: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2373: 
 2374: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2375: 
 2376: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2377: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2378: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2379: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2380: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2381: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2382: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2383: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2384: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2385: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2386: all BSD machines.
 2387: 
 2388: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2389: 
 2390: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2391: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2392: Japan*
 2393: 
 2394: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2395: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2396: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2397: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2398: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2399: 
 2400: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2401: 
 2402: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2403: 
 2404: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2405: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2406: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2407: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2408: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2409: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2410: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2411: 
 2412: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2413: 
 2414: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2415: 
 2416: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2417: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2418: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2419: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2420: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2421: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2422: 
 2423: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2424: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2425: 
 2426: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2427: 
 2428: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2429: 
 2430: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2431: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2432: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2433: novices to advanced developers.
 2434: 
 2435: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2436: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2437: 
 2438: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2439: 
 2440: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2441: Spain*
 2442: 
 2443: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2444: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2445: 
 2446: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2447: 
 2448: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2449: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2450: 
 2451: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2452: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2453: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2454: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2455: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2456: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2457: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2458: 
 2459: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2460: 
 2461: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2462: 
 2463: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2464: technologies and IT security.
 2465: 
 2466: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2467: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2468: 
 2469: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2470: 
 2471: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2472: 
 2473: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2474: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2475: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2476: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2477: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2478: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2479: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2480: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2481: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2482: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2483: 
 2484: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2485: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2486: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2487: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2488: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2489: 
 2490: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2491: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2492: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2493: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2494: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2495: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2496: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2497: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2498: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2499: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2500: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2501: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2502: 
 2503: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2504: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2505: networking and virtualisation.
 2506: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2507: 
 2508: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2509: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2510: 
 2511: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2512: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2513: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2514: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2515: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2516: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2517: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2518: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2519: 
 2520: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2521: 
 2522: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2523: 
 2524: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2525: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2526: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2527: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2528: 
 2529: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2530: 
 2531: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2532: 
 2533: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2534: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2535: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2536: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2537: 
 2538: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2539: 
 2540: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2541: 
 2542: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2543: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2544: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2545: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2546: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2547: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2548: 
 2549: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2550: 
 2551: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2552: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2553: Japan*
 2554: 
 2555: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2556: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2557: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2558: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2559: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2560: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2561: 
 2562: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2563: 
 2564: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2565: 
 2566: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2567: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2568: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2569: 
 2570: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2571: 
 2572: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2573: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2574: 
 2575: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2576: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2577: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2578: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2579: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2580: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2581: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2582: 
 2583: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2584: 
 2585: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2586: Niigata, Japan*
 2587: 
 2588: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2589: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2590: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2591: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2592: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2593: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2594: 
 2595: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2596: 
 2597: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2598: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2599: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2600: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2601: 
 2602: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2603: 
 2604: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2605: Turkey*
 2606: 
 2607: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2608: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2609: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2610: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2611: 
 2612: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2613: 
 2614: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2615: 
 2616: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2617: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2618: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2619: information, see the [event's
 2620: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2621: 
 2622: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2623: 
 2624: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2625: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2626: 
 2627: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2628: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2629: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2630: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2631: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2632: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2633: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2634: Presentation by
 2635: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2636: 
 2637: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2638: 
 2639: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2640: 
 2641: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2642: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2643: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2644: 
 2645: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2646: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2647: 
 2648: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2649: 
 2650: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2651: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2652: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2653: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2654: 
 2655: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2656: 
 2657: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2658: 
 2659: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2660: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2661: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2662: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2663: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2664: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2665: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2666: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2667: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2668: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2669: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2670: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2671: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2672: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2673: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2674: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2675: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2676: ).
 2677: 
 2678: [A report with some
 2679: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2680: available.
 2681: 
 2682: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2683: 
 2684: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2685: 
 2686: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2687: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2688: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2689: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2690: Switzerland.
 2691: 
 2692: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2693: report was posted to the
 2694: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2695: mailing list.
 2696: 
 2697: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2698: 
 2699: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2700: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2701: Japan*
 2702: 
 2703: See [this
 2704: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2705: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2706: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2707: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2708: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2709: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2710: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2711: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2712: sign party.
 2713: 
 2714: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2715: 
 2716: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2717: 
 2718: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2719: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2720: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2721: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2722: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2723: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2724: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2725: 
 2726: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2727: 
 2728: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2729: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2730: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2731: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2732: at the
 2733: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2734: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2735: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2736: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2737: 
 2738: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2739: information.
 2740: 
 2741: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2742: 
 2743: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2744: 
 2745: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2746: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2747: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2748: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2749: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2750: 
 2751: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2752: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2753: 
 2754: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2755: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2756: 
 2757: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2758: 
 2759: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2760: 
 2761: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2762: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2763: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2764: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2765: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2766: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2767: welcome to attend.
 2768: 
 2769: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2770: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2771: 
 2772: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2773: 
 2774: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2775: 
 2776: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2777: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2778: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2779: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2780: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2781: 
 2782: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2783: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2784: 
 2785: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2786: 
 2787: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2788: 
 2789: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2790: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2791: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2792: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2793: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2794: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2795: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2796: 
 2797: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2798: 
 2799: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2800: 
 2801: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2802: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2803: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2804: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2805: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2806: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2807: widest possible audience.
 2808: 
 2809: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2810: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2811: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2812: 
 2813: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2814: 
 2815: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2816: 
 2817: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2818: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2819: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2820: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2821: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2822: 
 2823: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2824: 
 2825: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2826: 
 2827: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2828: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2829: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2830: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2831: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2832: 
 2833: More information can be found at
 2834: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2835: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2836: German language article can be found at:
 2837: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2838: 
 2839: Ignatios also
 2840: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2841: his [slides (german
 2842: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2843: 
 2844: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2845: 
 2846: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2847: 
 2848: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2849: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2850: Brussels, Belgium.
 2851: 
 2852: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2853: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2854: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2855: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2856: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2857: 
 2858: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2859: 
 2860: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2861: 
 2862: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2863: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2864: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2865: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2866: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2867: and
 2868: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2869: 
 2870: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2871: 
 2872: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2873: 
 2874: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2875: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2876: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2877: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2878: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2879: 
 2880: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2881: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2882: and Solaris.
 2883: 
 2884: For more information, please [visit the
 2885: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2886: 
 2887: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2888: 
 2889: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2890: 
 2891: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2892: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2893: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2894: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2895: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2896: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2897: 
 2898: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2899: 
 2900: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2901: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2902: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2903: 
 2904: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2905: 
 2906: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2907: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2908: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2909: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2910: 
 2911: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2912: 
 2913: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2914: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2915: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2916: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2917: 
 2918: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2919: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2920: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2921: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2922: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2923: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2924:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2925: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2926:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2927: 
 2928: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2929: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2930: 
 2931: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2932: 
 2933: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2934: 
 2935: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2936: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2937: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2938: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2939: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2940: 
 2941: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2942: 
 2943: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2944: 
 2945: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2946: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2947: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2948: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2949: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2950: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2951: 
 2952: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2953: 
 2954: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2955: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2956: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2957: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2958: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2959: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 2960: 
 2961: A report on the event is available
 2962: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 2963: 
 2964: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 2965: 
 2966: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 2967: 
 2968: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 2969: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 2970: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 2971: booth.
 2972: 
 2973: A report of the event can be found
 2974: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 2975: 
 2976: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 2977: 
 2978: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 2979: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 2980: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 2981: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 2982: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 2983: 
 2984: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 2985: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 2986: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 2987: information.
 2988: 
 2989: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 2990: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 2991: 
 2992: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 2993: 
 2994: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 2995: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 2996: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 2997: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 2998: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 2999: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 3000: the booth.
 3001: 
 3002: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 3003: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 3004: about the event.
 3005: 
 3006: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 3007: 
 3008: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 3009: 
 3010: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 3011: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3012: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3013: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3014: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3015: 
 3016: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3017: 
 3018: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3019: 
 3020: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3021: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3022: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3023: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3024: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3025: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3026: 
 3027: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3028: 
 3029: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3030: 
 3031: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3032: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3033: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3034: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3035: 
 3036: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3037:     FreeBSD Project
 3038: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3039:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3040:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3041:     .
 3042: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3043:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3044:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3045: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3046: 
 3047: \> See [program for
 3048: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3049: 
 3050: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3051: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3052: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3053: 
 3054: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3055: 
 3056: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3057: 
 3058: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3059: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3060: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3061: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3062: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3063: developers.
 3064: 
 3065: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3066: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3067: during May 10-14th.
 3068: 
 3069: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3070: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3071: 
 3072: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3073: 
 3074: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3075: 
 3076: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3077: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3078: conference on their campus.
 3079: 
 3080: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3081: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3082: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3083: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3084: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3085: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3086: 
 3087: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3088: presentation proposal, please visit
 3089: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3090: 
 3091: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3092: 
 3093: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3094: 
 3095: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3096: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3097: tutorials.
 3098: 
 3099: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3100: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3101: 
 3102: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3103: 
 3104: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3105: 
 3106: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3107: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3108: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3109: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3110: URL above.
 3111: 
 3112: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3113: 
 3114: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3115: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3116: 
 3117: See [this
 3118: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3119: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3120: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3121: Codeblog.
 3122: 
 3123: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3124: 
 3125: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3126: 
 3127: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3128: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3129: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3130: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3131: gmail.com).
 3132: 
 3133: For more information about this event see
 3134: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3135: 
 3136: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3137: 
 3138: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3139: 
 3140: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3141: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3142: Cons in Germany.
 3143: 
 3144: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3145: 
 3146: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3147: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3148: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3149: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3150: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3151: 
 3152: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3153: net-tex.de\>.
 3154: 
 3155: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3156: 
 3157: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3158: 
 3159: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3160: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3161: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3162: 
 3163: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3164: 
 3165: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3166: 
 3167: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3168: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3169: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3170: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3171: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3172: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3173: 
 3174: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3175: 
 3176: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3177: 
 3178: [German Unix User Group
 3179: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3180: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3181: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3182: 
 3183: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3184: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3185: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3186: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3187: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3188: 
 3189: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3190: 
 3191: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3192: 
 3193: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3194: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3195: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3196: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3197: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3198: Europe.
 3199: 
 3200: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3201: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3202: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3203: 
 3204: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3205: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3206: 
 3207: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3208: 
 3209: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3210: 
 3211: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3212: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3213: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3214: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3215: if you would like to help.
 3216: 
 3217: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3218: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3219: 
 3220: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3221: 
 3222: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3223: 
 3224: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3225: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3226: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3227: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3228: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3229: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3230: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3231: 
 3232: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3233: 
 3234: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3235: 
 3236: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3237: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3238: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3239: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3240: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3241: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3242: 
 3243: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3244: 
 3245: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3246: 
 3247: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3248: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3249: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3250: conference venue and registration. present.
 3251: 
 3252: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3253: 
 3254: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3255: 
 3256: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3257: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3258: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3259: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3260: Lockhoff.
 3261: 
 3262: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3263: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3264: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3265: 
 3266: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3267: 
 3268: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3269: 
 3270: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3271: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3272: others) will be presented.
 3273: 
 3274: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3275: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3276: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3277: 
 3278: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3279: 
 3280: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3281: especially showing NetBSD!
 3282: 
 3283: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3284: 
 3285: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3286: 
 3287: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3288: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3289: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3290: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3291: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3292: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3293: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3294: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3295: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3296: 
 3297: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3298: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3299: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3300: 
 3301: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3302: 
 3303: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3304: 
 3305: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3306: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3307: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3308: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3309: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3310: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3311: 
 3312: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3313: 
 3314: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3315: 
 3316: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3317: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3318: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3319: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3320: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3321: 
 3322: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3323: 
 3324: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3325: 
 3326: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3327: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3328: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3329: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3330: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3331: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3332: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3333: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3334: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3335: 
 3336: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3337: 
 3338: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3339: 
 3340: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3341: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3342: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3343: group page for more information.
 3344: 
 3345: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3346: 
 3347: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3348: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3349: 
 3350: See [this
 3351: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3352: meeting information.
 3353: 
 3354: A
 3355: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3356: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3357: 
 3358: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3359: 
 3360: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3361: 
 3362: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3363: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3364: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3365: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3366: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3367: organization.
 3368: 
 3369: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3370: 
 3371: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3372: 
 3373: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3374: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3375: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3376: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3377: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3378: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3379: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3380: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3381: for more details.
 3382: 
 3383: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3384: 
 3385: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3386: 
 3387: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3388: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3389: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3390: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3391: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3392: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3393: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3394: 
 3395: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3396: 
 3397: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3398: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3399: 
 3400: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3401: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3402: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3403: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3404: 
 3405: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3406: 
 3407: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3408: 
 3409: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3410: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3411: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3412: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3413: groups.
 3414: 
 3415: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3416: 
 3417: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3418: 
 3419: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3420: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3421: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3422: venue and registration.
 3423: 
 3424: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3425: 
 3426: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3427: 
 3428: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3429: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3430: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3431: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3432: 
 3433: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3434: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3435:     Live performance
 3436: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3437: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3438: 
 3439: See [program for
 3440: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3441: 
 3442: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3443: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3444: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3445: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3446: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3447: 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)).
 3448: 
 3449: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3450: 
 3451: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3452: 
 3453: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3454: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3455: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3456: 
 3457: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3458: 
 3459: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3460: 
 3461: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3462: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3463: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3464: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3465: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3466: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3467: [slides for this
 3468: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3469: 
 3470: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3471: 
 3472: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3473: 
 3474: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3475: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3476: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3477: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3478: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3479: 
 3480: More information is at
 3481: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3482: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3483: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3484: 
 3485: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3486: 
 3487: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3488: 
 3489: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3490: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3491: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3492: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3493: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3494: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3495: 
 3496: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3497: 
 3498: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3499: 
 3500: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3501: 
 3502: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3503: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3504: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3505: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3506: 
 3507: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3508: 
 3509: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3510: 
 3511: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3512: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3513: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3514: 
 3515: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3516: 
 3517: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3518: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3519: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3520: 
 3521: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3522: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3523: 
 3524: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3525: 
 3526: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3527: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3528: 
 3529: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3530: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3531: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3532: 
 3533: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3534: 
 3535: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3536: 
 3537: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3538: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3539: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3540: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3541: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3542: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3543: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3544: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3545: 
 3546: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3547: 
 3548: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3549: 
 3550: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3551: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3552: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3553: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3554: 
 3555: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3556: 
 3557: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3558: 
 3559: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3560: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3561: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3562: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3563: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3564: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3565: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3566: available.
 3567: 
 3568: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3569: 
 3570: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3571: 
 3572: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3573: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3574: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3575: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3576: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3577: 
 3578: A brief report from the conference is available
 3579: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3580: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3581: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3582: 
 3583: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3584: 
 3585: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3586: 
 3587: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3588: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3589: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3590: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3591: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3592: 
 3593: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3594: 
 3595: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3596: 
 3597: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3598: 
 3599: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3600: 
 3601: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3602: 
 3603: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3604: 
 3605: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3606: 
 3607: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3608: 
 3609: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3610: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3611: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3612: 
 3613: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3614: 
 3615: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3616: 
 3617: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3618: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3619: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3620: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3621: conference.
 3622: 
 3623: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3624: 
 3625: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3626: 
 3627: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3628: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3629: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3630: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3631: for details.
 3632: 
 3633: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3634: 
 3635: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3636: 
 3637: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3638: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3639: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3640: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3641: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3642: 
 3643: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3644: 
 3645: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3646: 
 3647: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3648: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3649: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3650: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3651: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3652: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3653: 
 3654: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3655: 
 3656: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3657: 
 3658: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3659: 
 3660: [BOF
 3661: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3662: 
 3663: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3664: 
 3665: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3666: 
 3667: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3668: 
 3669: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3670: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3671: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3672: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3673: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3674: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3675: of the BSD
 3676: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3677: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3678: conference.
 3679: 
 3680: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3681: 
 3682: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3683: 
 3684: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3685: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3686: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3687: in helping out.
 3688: 
 3689: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3690: 
 3691: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3692: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3693: 
 3694: See [this
 3695: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3696: meeting information.
 3697: 
 3698: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3699: 
 3700: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3701: 
 3702: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3703: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3704: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3705: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3706: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3707: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3708: 
 3709: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3710: 
 3711: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3712: 
 3713: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3714: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3715: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3716: NetBSD-BR.
 3717: 
 3718: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3719: 
 3720: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3721: 
 3722: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3723: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3724: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3725: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3726: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3727: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3728: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3729: 
 3730: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3731: 
 3732: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3733: 
 3734: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3735: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3736: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3737: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3738: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3739: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3740: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3741: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3742: for more information.
 3743: 
 3744: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3745: 
 3746: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3747: 
 3748: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3749: [GUUG
 3750: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3751: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3752: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3753: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3754: 
 3755: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3756: 
 3757: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3758: 
 3759: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3760: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3761: 
 3762: -   \`\`
 3763:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3764:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3765: -   \`\`
 3766:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3767:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3768: -   \`\`
 3769:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3770:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3771: 
 3772: Please see the
 3773: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3774: details. Photos are available at [this
 3775: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3776: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3777: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3778: 
 3779: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3780: 
 3781: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3782: 
 3783: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3784: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3785: France.
 3786: 
 3787: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3788: 
 3789: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3790: 
 3791: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3792: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3793: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3794: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3795: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3796: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3797: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3798: 
 3799: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3800: 
 3801: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3802: 
 3803: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3804: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3805: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3806: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3807: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3808: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3809: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3810: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3811: MailingList useful.
 3812: 
 3813: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3814: 
 3815: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3816: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3817: 
 3818: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3819: details.
 3820: 
 3821: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3822: 
 3823: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3824: 
 3825: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3826: 
 3827: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3828: 
 3829: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3830: 
 3831: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3832: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3833: administration. See
 3834: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3835: for details.
 3836: 
 3837: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3838: 
 3839: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3840: 
 3841: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3842: 
 3843: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3844: 
 3845: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3846: 
 3847: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3848: 
 3849: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3850: 
 3851: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3852: 
 3853: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3854: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3855: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3856: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3857: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3858: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3859: information.
 3860: 
 3861: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3862: 
 3863: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3864: 
 3865: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3866: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3867: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3868: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3869: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3870: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3871: is available online.
 3872: 
 3873: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3874: 
 3875: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3876: 
 3877: A lot of photos are available
 3878: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3879: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3880: 
 3881: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3882: 
 3883: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3884: 
 3885: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3886: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3887: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3888: 
 3889: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3890: Dolecek. See the [full
 3891: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3892: for details and pictures.
 3893: 
 3894: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3895: 
 3896: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3897: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3898: 
 3899: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3900: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3901: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3902: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3903: 
 3904: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3905: 
 3906: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3907: 
 3908: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3909: 
 3910: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3911: 
 3912: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3913: 
 3914: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3915: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3916: 
 3917: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3918: 
 3919: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3920: 
 3921: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3922: 
 3923: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3924: 
 3925: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3926: 
 3927: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3928: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3929: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3930: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3931: see
 3932: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3933: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3934: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3935: 
 3936: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3937: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3938: 
 3939: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3940: 
 3941: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3942: 
 3943: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3944: holding the [BSDay
 3945: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3946: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3947: for more information.
 3948: 
 3949: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3950: 
 3951: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3952: 
 3953: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3954: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3955: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3956: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3957: 
 3958: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 3959: 
 3960: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 3961: 
 3962: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 3963: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 3964: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 3965: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 3966: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 3967: 
 3968: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 3969: 
 3970: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 3971: 
 3972: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 3973: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 3974: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 3975: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 3976: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 3977: 
 3978: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 3979: 
 3980: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 3981: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 3982: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 3983: 
 3984: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 3985: 
 3986: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 3987: 
 3988: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 3989: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 3990: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 3991: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 3992: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 3993: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 3994: 
 3995: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3996: 
 3997: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 3998: 
 3999: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4000: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4001: administration. See
 4002: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 4003: for details.
 4004: 
 4005: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4006: 
 4007: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4008: 
 4009: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4010: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 4011: events including several pictures is available online at
 4012: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 4013: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4014: from:
 4015: 
 4016: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4017:     [
 4018:     mp3
 4019:     ]
 4020: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4021:     [
 4022:     mp3
 4023:     ]
 4024: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4025:     mit NetBSD
 4026:     [
 4027:     mp3
 4028:     ]
 4029: 
 4030: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4031: 
 4032: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4033: 
 4034: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4035: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4036: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4037: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4038: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4039: 
 4040: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4041: 
 4042: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4043: 
 4044: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4045: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4046: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4047: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4048: activities will be the:
 4049: 
 4050: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4051: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4052: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4053: 
 4054: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4055: 
 4056: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4057: 
 4058: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4059: 
 4060: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4061: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4062: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4063: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4064: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4065: a [short
 4066: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4067: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4068: available online.
 4069: 
 4070: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4071: 
 4072: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4073: 
 4074: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4075: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4076: from December 27th to 29th.
 4077: 
 4078: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4079: 
 4080: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4081: 
 4082: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4083: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4084: administration.
 4085: 
 4086: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4087: 
 4088: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4089: 
 4090: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4091: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4092: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4093: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4094: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4095: for details.
 4096: 
 4097: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4098: 
 4099: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4100: 
 4101: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4102: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4103: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4104: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4105: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4106: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4107: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4108: 
 4109: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4110: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4111: Germany. See
 4112: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4113: for more information.
 4114: 
 4115: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4116: 
 4117: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4118: 
 4119: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4120: 
 4121: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4122: 
 4123: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4124: 
 4125: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4126: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4127: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4128: 
 4129: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4130: 
 4131: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4132: 
 4133: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4134: 
 4135: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4136: 
 4137: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4138: 
 4139: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4140: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4141: College.
 4142: 
 4143: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4144: 
 4145: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4146: 
 4147: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4148: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4149: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4150: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4151: rendering cluster done with
 4152: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4153: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4154: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4155: available from [Hubert's
 4156: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4157: 
 4158: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4159: 
 4160: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4161: 
 4162: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4163: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4164: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4165: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4166: online.
 4167: 
 4168: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4169: 
 4170: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4171: 
 4172: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4173: 
 4174: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4175: 
 4176: *July 22, 2002*
 4177: 
 4178: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4179: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4180: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4181: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4182: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4183: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4184: 
 4185: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4186: 
 4187: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4188: 
 4189: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4190: 
 4191: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4192: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4193: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4194: 
 4195: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4196: 
 4197: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4198: 
 4199: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4200: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4201: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4202: 
 4203: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4204: 
 4205: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4206: 
 4207: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4208: 
 4209: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4210: 
 4211: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4212: 
 4213: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4214: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4215: available.
 4216: 
 4217: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4218: 
 4219: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4220: 
 4221: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4222: 
 4223: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4224: 
 4225: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4226: 
 4227: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4228: 
 4229: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4230: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4231: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4232: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4233: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4234: 
 4235: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4236: 
 4237: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4238: 
 4239: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4240: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4241: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4242: chance to prove their value.
 4243: 
 4244: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4245: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4246: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4247: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4248: 
 4249: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4250: 
 4251: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4252: 
 4253: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4254: 
 4255: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4256: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4257: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4258: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4259: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4260: is available.
 4261: 
 4262: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4263: 
 4264: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4265: 
 4266: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4267: 
 4268: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4269: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4270: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4271: 
 4272: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4273: 
 4274: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4275: USA*
 4276: 
 4277: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4278: 
 4279: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4280: 
 4281: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4282: 
 4283: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4284: 
 4285: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4286: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4287: 
 4288: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4289: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4290: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4291: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4292: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4293: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4294: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4295: 
 4296: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4297: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4298: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4299: Emulation.
 4300: 
 4301: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4302: 
 4303: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4304: 
 4305: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4306: 
 4307: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4308: 
 4309: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4310: 
 4311: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4312: 
 4313: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4314: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4315: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4316: 
 4317: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4318: 
 4319: *September 13, 2001*
 4320: 
 4321: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4322: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4323: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4324: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4325: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4326: 
 4327: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4328: 
 4329: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4330: 
 4331: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4332: 
 4333: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4334: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4335: NetBSD booth at
 4336: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4337: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4338: from Japan.
 4339: 
 4340: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4341: 
 4342: *July 11, 2001*
 4343: 
 4344: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4345: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4346: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4347: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4348: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4349: 
 4350: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4351: 
 4352: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4353: Tokyo, Japan*
 4354: 
 4355: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4356: 
 4357: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4358: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4359: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4360: 
 4361: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4362: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4363: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4364: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4365: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4366: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4367: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4368: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4369: 
 4370: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4371: 
 4372: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4373: 
 4374: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4375: 
 4376: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4377: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4378: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4379: 
 4380: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4381: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4382: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4383: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4384: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4385: slides from this talk are available at
 4386: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4387: 
 4388: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4389: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4390: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4391: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4392: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4393: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4394: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4395: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4396: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4397: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4398: web site.
 4399: 
 4400: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4401: 
 4402: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4403: 
 4404: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4405: 
 4406: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4407: 
 4408: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4409: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4410: 
 4411: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4412: 
 4413: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4414: 
 4415: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4416: 
 4417: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4418: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4419: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4420: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4421: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4422: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4423: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4424: 
 4425: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4426: 
 4427: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4428: 
 4429: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4430: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4431: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4432: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4433: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4434: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4435: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4436: 
 4437: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4438: 
 4439: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4440: 
 4441: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4442: 
 4443: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4444: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4445: Spring is available.
 4446: 
 4447: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4448: 
 4449: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4450: 
 4451: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4452: 
 4453: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4454: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4455: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4456: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4457: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4458: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4459: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4460: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4461: 
 4462: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4463: 
 4464: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4465: 
 4466: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4467: 
 4468: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4469: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4470: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4471: other swag.
 4472: 
 4473: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4474: 
 4475: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4476: 
 4477: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4478: 
 4479: There was a [BSD BoF
 4480: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4481: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4482: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4483: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4484: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4485: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4486: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4487: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4488: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4489: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4490: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4491: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4492: BSD activity in Japan.
 4493: 
 4494: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4495: 
 4496: *December 6, 2000*
 4497: 
 4498: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4499: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4500: public.
 4501: 
 4502: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4503: 
 4504: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4505: 
 4506: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4507: 
 4508: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4509: 
 4510: *November 25, 2000*
 4511: 
 4512: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4513: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4514: announced to the public.
 4515: 
 4516: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4517: 
 4518: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4519: 
 4520: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4521: 
 4522: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4523: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4524: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4525: 
 4526: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4527: Mission.
 4528: 
 4529: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4530: 
 4531: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4532: 
 4533: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4534: 
 4535: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4536: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4537: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4538: 
 4539: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4540: David Maxwell.
 4541: 
 4542: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4543: 
 4544: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4545: 
 4546: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4547: 
 4548: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4549: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4550: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4551: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4552: 
 4553: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4554: 
 4555: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4556: 
 4557: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4558: 
 4559: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4560: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4561: 
 4562: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4563: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4564: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4565: 
 4566: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4567: is available at
 4568: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4569: 
 4570: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4571: 
 4572: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4573: 
 4574: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4575: 
 4576: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4577: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4578: fixed onsite.
 4579: 
 4580: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4581: 
 4582: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4583: 
 4584: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4585: 
 4586: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4587: 
 4588: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4589: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4590: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4591: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4592: 
 4593: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4594: 
 4595: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4596: 
 4597: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4598: 
 4599: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4600: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4601: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4602: 
 4603: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4604: 
 4605: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4606: 
 4607: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4608: 
 4609: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4610: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4611: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4612: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4613: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4614: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4615: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4616: 
 4617: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4618: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4619: 
 4620: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4621: 
 4622: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4623: 
 4624: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4625: 
 4626: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4627: followed.
 4628: 
 4629: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4630: 
 4631: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4632: 
 4633: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4634: 
 4635: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4636: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4637: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4638: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4639: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4640: giving a talk.
 4641: 
 4642: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4643: 
 4644: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4645: 
 4646: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4647: 
 4648: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4649: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4650: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4651: gave a [technical session on
 4652: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4653: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4654: session on
 4655: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4656: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4657: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4658: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4659: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4660: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4661: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4662: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4663: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4664: 
 4665: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4666: The NetBSD Mission.
 4667: 
 4668: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4669: 
 4670: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4671: 
 4672: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4673: 
 4674: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4675: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4676: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4677: 
 4678: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4679: 
 4680: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4681: 
 4682: [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)
 4683: 
 4684: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4685: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4686: \*BSD followed.
 4687: 
 4688: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4689: 
 4690: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4691: 
 4692: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4693: 
 4694: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4695: Mission.
 4696: 
 4697: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4698: 
 4699: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4700: 
 4701: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4702: 
 4703: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4704: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4705: snapshot CDs were available.
 4706: 
 4707: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4708: 
 4709: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4710: 
 4711: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4712: 
 4713: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4714: 
 4715: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4716: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4717: 
 4718: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4719: 
 4720: *March 19, 2000*
 4721: 
 4722: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4723: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4724: announced to the public.
 4725: 
 4726: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4727: 
 4728: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4729: 
 4730: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4731: 
 4732: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4733: 3rd.
 4734: 
 4735: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4736: 
 4737: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4738: 
 4739: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4740: 
 4741: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4742: 
 4743: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4744: Dec 18.
 4745: 
 4746: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4747: 
 4748: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4749: 
 4750: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4751: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4752: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4753: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4754: 
 4755: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4756: 
 4757: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4758: 
 4759: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4760: 
 4761: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4762: 
 4763: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4764: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4765: 
 4766: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4767: Mission.
 4768: 
 4769: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4770: 
 4771: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4772: 
 4773: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4774: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4775: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4776: 
 4777: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4778: 
 4779: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4780: 
 4781: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4782: 
 4783: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4784: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4785: 
 4786: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4787: 
 4788: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4789: 
 4790: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4791: 
 4792: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4793: 
 4794: *August 26, 1999*
 4795: 
 4796: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4797: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4798: announced to the public.
 4799: 
 4800: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4801: 
 4802: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4803: 
 4804: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4805: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4806: 
 4807: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4808: 
 4809: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4810: 
 4811: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4812: 
 4813: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4814: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4815: package system.
 4816: 
 4817: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4818: 
 4819: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4820: 
 4821: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4822: 
 4823: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4824: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4825: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4826: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4827: 
 4828: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4829: 
 4830: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4831: 
 4832: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4833: 
 4834: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4835: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4836: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4837: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4838: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4839: checkpointing in userspace.
 4840: 
 4841: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4842: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4843: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4844: 
 4845: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4846: 
 4847: *May 12, 1999*
 4848: 
 4849: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4850: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4851: public.
 4852: 
 4853: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4854: 
 4855: *December 23, 1998*
 4856: 
 4857: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4858: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4859: announced to the public.
 4860: 
 4861: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4862: 
 4863: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4864: 
 4865: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4866: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4867: in San Jose, CA.
 4868: 
 4869: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4870: 
 4871: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4872: 
 4873: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4874: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4875: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4876: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4877: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4878: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4879: 
 4880: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4881: 
 4882: *May 29, 1998*
 4883: 
 4884: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4885: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4886: announced to the public.
 4887: 
 4888: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4889: 
 4890: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4891: 
 4892: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4893: 
 4894: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4895: 
 4896: *March 9, 1998*
 4897: 
 4898: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4899: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4900: released.
 4901: 
 4902: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4903: 
 4904: *January 4, 1998*
 4905: 
 4906: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4907: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4908: public.
 4909: 
 4910: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4911: 
 4912: *May 20, 1997*
 4913: 
 4914: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4915: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4916: announced to the public.
 4917: 
 4918: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4919: 
 4920: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4921: 
 4922: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4923: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4924: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4925: 
 4926: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4927: 
 4928: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4929: 
 4930: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4931: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4932: 
 4933: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4934: 
 4935: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4936: 
 4937: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4938: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4939: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4940: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4941: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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