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    1: [[!meta title="Events"]]
    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: ### `Jul 2018` - Japan NetBSD Users Group annual Meeting and BoF, Tokyo, Japan
   15: 
   16: *July 14, 2018, Takeda Building, The University of Tokyo, Japan*
   17: 
   18: [Japan NetBSD User Group annual Meeting and BoF](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting20.html.en)
   19: is the 20th annual meeting organized by the
   20: [Japan NetBSD Users Group](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
   21: The meeting consists of the 20th Annual Meeting opened to all
   22: members of JNUG and the NetBSD BoF (Birds of a Feather), the casual
   23: meeting for individuals who have interests to the NetBSD operating
   24: system opened to everybody interested.
   25: 
   26: For more information please see the email on
   27: [netbsd-advocacy@](//mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/06/25/msg000776.html)
   28: mailing list.
   29: 
   30: 
   31: ### `Sep 2018` - EuroBSDCon 2018, Bucharest, Romania
   32: 
   33: *September 20 - 23, 2018, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania*
   34: 
   35: [EuroBSDCon](https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   36: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   37: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   38: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   39: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   40: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   41: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   42: 
   43: 
   44: Past Events
   45: -----------
   46: 
   47: ### `Jul 2018` - pkgsrcCon 2018, Berlin, Germany
   48: 
   49: *July 7 - 8, 2018, Berlin, Germany*
   50: 
   51: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2018/) is the annual technical
   52: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   53: over 19,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   54: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   55: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   56: 
   57: 
   58: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
   59: 
   60: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   61: 
   62: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
   63: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   64: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   65: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   66: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   67: advanced developers.
   68: 
   69: 
   70: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
   71: 
   72: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   73: 
   74: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   75: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   76: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   77: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   78: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
   79: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   80: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
   81: possible audience.
   82: 
   83: 
   84: ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
   85: 
   86: *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
   87: 
   88: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
   89: meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   90: free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
   91: Brussels.
   92: 
   93: 
   94: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
   95: 
   96: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
   97: 
   98: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
   99: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
  100: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
  101: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
  102: software developers, computer science professors, users and
  103: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
  104: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
  105: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
  106: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
  107: BSD licensed open source software.
  108: 
  109: 
  110: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
  111: 
  112: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
  113: 
  114: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
  115: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  116: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  117: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  118: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
  119: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
  120: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  121: 
  122: 
  123: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
  124: 
  125: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
  126: 
  127: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
  128: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  129: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  130: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  131: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  132: 
  133: 
  134: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
  135: 
  136: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
  137: 
  138: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
  139: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
  140: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
  141: 
  142: Please see
  143: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
  144: for details.
  145: 
  146: 
  147: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
  148: 
  149: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  150: 
  151: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  152: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  153: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  154: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  155: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  156: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  157: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  158: possible audience.
  159: 
  160: 
  161: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  162: 
  163: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  164: 
  165: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  166: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  167: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  168: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  169: at the event in Brussels.
  170: 
  171: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  172: operating systems and their talks.
  173: 
  174: Please see
  175: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  176: for details.
  177: 
  178: 
  179: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  180: 
  181: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  182: 
  183: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  184: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  185: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  186: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  187: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  188: 
  189: 
  190: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  191: 
  192: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  193: 
  194: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  195: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  196: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  197: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  198: demonstrations.
  199: 
  200: 
  201: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  202: 
  203: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  204: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  205: 
  206: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  207: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  208: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  209: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  210: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  211: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  212: 
  213: 
  214: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  215: 
  216: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  217: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  218: Japan*
  219: 
  220: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  221: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  222: for meeting information and 
  223: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  224: 
  225: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  226: 
  227: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  228: 
  229: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  230: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  231: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  232: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  233: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  234: 
  235: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  236: 
  237: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  238: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  239: Okinawa, Japan*
  240: 
  241: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  242: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  243: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  244: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  245: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  246: 
  247: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  248: 
  249: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  250: 
  251: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  252: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  253: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  254: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  255: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  256: 
  257: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  258: 
  259: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  260: 
  261: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  262: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  263: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  264: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  265: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  266: 
  267: 
  268: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  269: 
  270: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  271: 
  272: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  273: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  274: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  275: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  276: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  277: 
  278: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  279: 
  280: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  281: 
  282: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  283: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  284: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  285: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  286: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  287: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  288: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  289: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  290: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  291: 
  292: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  293: 
  294: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  295: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  296: 
  297: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  298: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  299: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  300: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  301: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  302: 
  303: 
  304: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  305: 
  306: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  307: 
  308: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  309: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  310: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  311: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  312: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  313: 
  314: 
  315: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  316: 
  317: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  318: 
  319: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  320: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  321: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  322: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  323: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  324: 
  325: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  326: 
  327: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  328: 
  329: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  330: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  331: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  332: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  333: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  334: 
  335: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  336: 
  337: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  338: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  339: 
  340: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  341: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  342: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  343: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  344: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  345: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  346: 
  347: 
  348: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  349: 
  350: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  351: 
  352: 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.
  353: 
  354: 
  355: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  356: 
  357: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  358: 
  359: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  360: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  361: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  362: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  363: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  364: 
  365: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  366: 
  367: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  368: 
  369: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  370: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  371: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  372: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  373: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  374: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  375: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  376: 
  377: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  378: 
  379: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  380: 
  381: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  382: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  383: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  384: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  385: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  386: 
  387: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  388: 
  389: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  390: 
  391: 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.
  392: 
  393: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  394: 
  395: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  396: 
  397: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  398: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  399: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  400: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  401: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  402: 
  403: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  404: 
  405: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  406: 
  407: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  408: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  409: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  410: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  411: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  412: 
  413: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  414: 
  415: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  416: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  417: 
  418: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  419: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  420: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  421: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  422: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  423: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  424: 
  425: 
  426: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  427: 
  428: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  429: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  430: Okinawa, Japan*
  431: 
  432: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  433: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  434: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  435: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  436: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  437: 
  438: 
  439: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  440: 
  441: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  442: 
  443: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  444: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  445: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  446: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  447: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  448: 
  449: 
  450: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  451: 
  452: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  453: 
  454: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  455: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  456: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  457: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  458: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  459: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  460: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  461: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  462: 
  463: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  464: 
  465: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  466: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  467: 
  468: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  469: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  470: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  471: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  472: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  473: 
  474: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  475: 
  476: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  477: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  478: 
  479: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  480: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  481: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  482: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  483: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  484: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  485: 
  486: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  487: 
  488: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  489: 
  490: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  491: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  492: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  493: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  494: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  495: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  496: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  497: 
  498: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  499: 
  500: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  501: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  502: 
  503: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  504: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  505: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  506: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  507: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  508: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  509: 
  510: 
  511: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  512: 
  513: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  514: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  515: Japan*
  516: 
  517: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  518: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  519: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  520: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  521: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  522: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  523: 
  524: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  525: 
  526: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  527: 
  528: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  529: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  530: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  531: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  532: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  533: 
  534: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  535: 
  536: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  537: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  538: 
  539: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  540: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  541: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  542: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  543: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  544: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  545: 
  546: 
  547: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  548: 
  549: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  550: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  551: Okinawa, Japan*
  552: 
  553: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  554: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  555: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  556: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  557: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  558: 
  559: 
  560: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  561: 
  562: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  563: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  564: 
  565: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  566: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  567: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  568: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  569: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  570: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  571: 
  572: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  573: 
  574: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  575: 
  576: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  577: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  578: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  579: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  580: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  581: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  582: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  583: 
  584: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  585: 
  586: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  587: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  588: 
  589: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  590: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  591: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  592: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  593: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  594: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  595: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  596: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  597: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  598: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  599: 
  600: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  601: 
  602: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  603: 
  604: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  605: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  606: 
  607: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  608: 
  609: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  610: 
  611: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  612: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  613: 
  614: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  615: 
  616: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  617: 
  618: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  619: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  620: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  621: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  622: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  623: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  624: 
  625: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  626: 
  627: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  628: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  629: 
  630: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  631: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  632: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  633: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  634: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  635: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  636: 
  637: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  638: 
  639: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  640: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  641: 
  642: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  643: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  644: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  645: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  646: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  647: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  648: 
  649: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  650: 
  651: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  652: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  653: 
  654: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  655: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  656: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  657: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  658: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  659: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  660: 
  661: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  662: 
  663: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  664: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  665: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  666: 
  667: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  668: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  669: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  670: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  671: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  672: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  673: 
  674: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  675: 
  676: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  677: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  678: 
  679: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  680: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  681: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  682: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  683: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  684: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  685: 
  686: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  687: 
  688: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  689: Campus
  690: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  691: Germany*
  692: 
  693: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  694: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  695: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  696: answering users' questions.
  697: 
  698: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  699: 
  700: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  701: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  702: 
  703: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  704: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  705: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  706: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  707: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  708: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  709: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  710: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  711: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  712: hardfloat
  713: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  714: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  715: 
  716: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  717: 
  718: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  719: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  720: 
  721: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  722: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  723: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  724: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  725: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  726: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  727: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  728: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  729: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  730: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  731: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  732: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  733: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  734: 
  735: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  736: 
  737: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  738: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  739: Japan*
  740: 
  741: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  742: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  743: for meeting information.[more detail on
  744: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  745: 
  746: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  747: 
  748: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  749: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  750: Okinawa, Japan*
  751: 
  752: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  753: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  754: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  755: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  756: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  757: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  758: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  759: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  760: 
  761: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  762: 
  763: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  764: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  765: Japan*
  766: 
  767: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  768: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  769: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  770: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  771: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  772: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  773: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  774: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  775: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  776: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  777: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  778: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  779: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  780: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  781: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  782: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  783: 
  784: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  785: 
  786: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  787: 
  788: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  789: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  790: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  791: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  792: cases or notebooks.
  793: 
  794: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  795: more information.
  796: 
  797: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  798: 
  799: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  800: 
  801: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  802: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  803: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  804: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  805: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  806: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  807: 
  808: See [the call for
  809: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  810: for details.
  811: 
  812: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  813: 
  814: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  815: 
  816: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  817: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  818: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  819: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  820: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  821: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  822: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  823: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  824: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  825: these.
  826: 
  827: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  828: 
  829: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  830: 
  831: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  832: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  833: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  834: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  835: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  836: 
  837: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  838: 
  839: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  840: 
  841: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  842: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  843: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  844: BSD related talks.
  845: 
  846: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  847: information.
  848: 
  849: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  850: 
  851: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  852: 
  853: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  854: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  855: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  856: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  857: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  858: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  859: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  860: 
  861: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  862: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  863: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  864: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  865: Japan NetBSD Users
  866: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  867: 
  868: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  869: 
  870: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  871: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  872: 
  873: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  874: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  875: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  876: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  877: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  878: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  879: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  880: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  881: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  882: 
  883: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  884: 
  885: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  886: 
  887: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  888: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  889: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  890: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  891: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  892: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  893: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  894: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  895: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  896: 
  897: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  898: 
  899: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  900: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  901: 
  902: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  903: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  904: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  905: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  906: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  907: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  908: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  909: 
  910: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  911: 
  912: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  913: 
  914: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  915: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  916: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  917: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  918: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  919: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  920: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  921: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  922: 
  923: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  924: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  925: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  926: 
  927: Please see [this
  928: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  929: for details.
  930: 
  931: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  932: 
  933: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  934: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  935: 
  936: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  937: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  938: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  939: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  940: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  941: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  942: 
  943: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  944: 
  945: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  946: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  947: 
  948: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  949: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  950: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  951: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  952: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  953: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  954: 
  955: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  956: 
  957: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  958: 
  959: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  960: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  961: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  962: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  963: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  964: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  965: 
  966: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  967: 
  968: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  969: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  970: Japan*
  971: 
  972: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  973: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  974: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  975: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  976: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  977: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  978: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  979: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  980: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  981: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  982: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  983: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  984: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  985: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  986: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  987: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  988: found at OSC booth" by
  989: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  990: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  991: 
  992: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  993: 
  994: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  995: 
  996: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  997: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
  998: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
  999: 
 1000: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
 1001: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
 1002: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
 1003: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
 1004: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
 1005: 
 1006: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
 1007: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
 1008: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
 1009: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
 1010: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
 1011: regular meeting.
 1012: 
 1013: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
 1014: 
 1015: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
 1016: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1017: Okinawa, Japan*
 1018: 
 1019: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1020: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1021: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1022: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1023: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1024: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1025: 
 1026: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1027: 
 1028: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1029: 
 1030: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1031: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
 1032: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1033: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
 1034: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
 1035: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
 1036: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
 1037: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
 1038: [NetBSD/KOBO and
 1039: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
 1040: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
 1041: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
 1042: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
 1043: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
 1044: 
 1045: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
 1046: 
 1047: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1048: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1049: 
 1050: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1051: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1052: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1053: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1054: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1055: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1056: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1057: 
 1058: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1059: 
 1060: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1061: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1062: 
 1063: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1064: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1065: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1066: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1067: demonstrations (
 1068: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1069: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1070: 
 1071: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1072: 
 1073: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1074: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1075: San Diego, California, USA*
 1076: 
 1077: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1078: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1079: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1080: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1081: on day one of the conference.
 1082: 
 1083: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1084: 
 1085: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1086: Augustin, Germany*
 1087: 
 1088: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1089: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1090: 
 1091: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1092: 
 1093: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1094: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1095: 
 1096: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1097: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1098: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1099: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1100: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1101: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1102: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1103: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1104: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1105: SHARP,X68K on
 1106: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1107: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1108: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1109: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1110: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1111: updates presetation by
 1112: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1113: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1114: 
 1115: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1116: 
 1117: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1118: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1119: 
 1120: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1121: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1122: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1123: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1124: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1125: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1126: 
 1127: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1128: 
 1129: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1130: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1131: Japan*
 1132: 
 1133: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1134: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1135: for meeting information.
 1136: 
 1137: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1138: 
 1139: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1140: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1141: 
 1142: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1143: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1144: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1145: release branch.
 1146: 
 1147: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1148: 
 1149: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1150: 
 1151: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1152: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1153: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1154: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1155: with [Building NetBSD on
 1156: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1157: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1158: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1159: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1160: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1161: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1162: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1163: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1164: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1165: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1166: 
 1167: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1168: 
 1169: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1170: 
 1171: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1172: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1173: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1174: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1175: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1176: 
 1177: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1178: more information.
 1179: 
 1180: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1181: 
 1182: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1183: 
 1184: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1185: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1186: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1187: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1188: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1189: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1190: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1191: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1192: 
 1193: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1194: 
 1195: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1196: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1197: Japan*
 1198: 
 1199: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1200: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1201: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1202: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1203: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1204: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1205: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1206: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1207: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1208: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1209: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1210: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1211: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1212: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1213: 
 1214: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1215: 
 1216: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1217: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1218: 
 1219: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1220: 
 1221: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1222: 
 1223: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1224: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1225: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1226: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1227: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1228: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1229: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1230: demonstrations.
 1231: 
 1232: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1233: 
 1234: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1235: 
 1236: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1237: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1238: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1239: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1240: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1241: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1242: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1243: 
 1244: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1245: 
 1246: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1247: 
 1248: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1249: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1250: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1251: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1252: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1253: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1254: port history by
 1255: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1256: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1257: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1258: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1259: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1260: [[ustream live
 1261: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1262: 
 1263: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1264: 
 1265: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1266: 
 1267: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1268: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1269: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1270: talks.
 1271: 
 1272: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1273: information.
 1274: 
 1275: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1276: 
 1277: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1278: 
 1279: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1280: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1281: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1282: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1283: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1284: [WZero3 live
 1285: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1286: [Zaurus live
 1287: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1288: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1289: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1290: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1291: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1292: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1293: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1294: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1295: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1296: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1297: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1298: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1299: 
 1300: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1301: 
 1302: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1303: 
 1304: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1305: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1306: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1307: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1308: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1309: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1310: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1311: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1312: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1313: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1314: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1315: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1316: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1317: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1318: i386 { [aspire
 1319: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1320: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1321: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1322: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1323: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1324: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1325: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1326: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1327: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1328: 
 1329: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1330: 
 1331: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1332: 
 1333: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1334: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1335: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1336: necessary.
 1337: 
 1338: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1339: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1340: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1341: for details.
 1342: 
 1343: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1344: 
 1345: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1346: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1347: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1348: 
 1349: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1350: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1351: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1352: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1353: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1354: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1355: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1356: 
 1357: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1358: 
 1359: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1360: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1361: 
 1362: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1363: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1364: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1365: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1366: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1367: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1368: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1369: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1370: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1371: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1372: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1373: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1374: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1375: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1376: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1377: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1378: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1379: 
 1380: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1381: 
 1382: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1383: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1384: 
 1385: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1386: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1387: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1388: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1389: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1390: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1391: 
 1392: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1393: 
 1394: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1395: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1396: 
 1397: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1398: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1399: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1400: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1401: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1402: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1403: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1404: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1405: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1406: enigmatic machines by
 1407: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1408: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1409: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1410: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1411: 
 1412: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1413: 
 1414: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1415: 
 1416: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1417: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1418: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1419: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1420: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1421: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1422: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1423: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1424: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1425: 
 1426: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1427: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1428: 
 1429: For more information please visit the website
 1430: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1431: 
 1432: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1433: 
 1434: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1435: 
 1436: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1437: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1438: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1439: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1440: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1441: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1442: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1443: 
 1444: For more information please visit the website
 1445: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1446: 
 1447: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1448: 
 1449: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1450: 
 1451: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1452: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1453: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1454: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1455: Netherlands.
 1456: 
 1457: For more information please visit the website
 1458: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1459: 
 1460: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1461: 
 1462: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1463: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1464: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1465: 
 1466: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1467: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1468: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1469: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1470: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1471: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1472: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1473: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1474: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1475: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1476: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1477: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1478: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1479: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1480: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1481: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1482: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1483: 
 1484: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1485: 
 1486: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1487: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1488: Okinawa, Japan*
 1489: 
 1490: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1491: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1492: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1493: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1494: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1495: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1496: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1497: 
 1498: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1499: 
 1500: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1501: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1502: Fukushima, Japan*
 1503: 
 1504: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1505: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1506: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1507: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1508: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1509: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1510: 
 1511: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1512: 
 1513: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1514: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1515: Japan*
 1516: 
 1517: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1518: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1519: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1520: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1521: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1522: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1523: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1524: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1525: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1526: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1527: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1528: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1529: 
 1530: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1531: 
 1532: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1533: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1534: 
 1535: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1536: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1537: 
 1538: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1539: 
 1540: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1541: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1542: 
 1543: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1544: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1545: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1546: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1547: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1548: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1549: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1550: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1551: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1552: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1553: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1554: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1555: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1556: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1557: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1558: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1559: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1560: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1561: will never die!
 1562: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1563: and
 1564: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1565: by tsutsui.
 1566: 
 1567: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1568: 
 1569: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1570: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1571: Japan*
 1572: 
 1573: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1574: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1575: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1576: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1577: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1578: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1579: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1580: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1581: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1582: keysign party by soda.
 1583: 
 1584: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1585: 
 1586: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1587: 
 1588: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1589: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1590: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1591: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1592: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1593: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1594: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1595: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1596: 
 1597: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1598: 
 1599: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1600: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1601: 
 1602: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1603: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1604: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1605: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1606: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1607: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1608: 
 1609: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1610: 
 1611: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1612: 
 1613: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1614: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1615: May 2011.
 1616: 
 1617: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1618: 
 1619: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1620: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1621: 
 1622: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1623: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , 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 [ATARI TT030 +
 1626: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1627: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1628: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1629: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1630: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1631: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1632: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1633: 
 1634: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1635: 
 1636: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1637: 
 1638: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1639: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1640: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1641: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1642: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1643: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1644: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1645: 
 1646: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1647: 
 1648: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1649: Oita, Japan*
 1650: 
 1651: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1652: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1653: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1654: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1655: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1656: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1657: 
 1658: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1659: 
 1660: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1661: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1662: 
 1663: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1664: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1665: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1666: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1667: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1668: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1669: 
 1670: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1671: 
 1672: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1673: Belgium*
 1674: 
 1675: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1676: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1677: 
 1678: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1679: in the BSD devroom
 1680: 
 1681: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1682: 
 1683: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1684: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1685: Japan*
 1686: 
 1687: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1688: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1689: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1690: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1691: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1692: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1693: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1694: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1695: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1696: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1697: 
 1698: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1699: 
 1700: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1701: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1702: 
 1703: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1704: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1705: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1706: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1707: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1708: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1709: 
 1710: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1711: 
 1712: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1713: 
 1714: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1715: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1716: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1717: focused.
 1718: 
 1719: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1720: 
 1721: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1722: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1723: 
 1724: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1725: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1726: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1727: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1728: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1729: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1730: 
 1731: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1732: 
 1733: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1734: 
 1735: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1736: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1737: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1738: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1739: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1740: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1741: 
 1742: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1743: 
 1744: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1745: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1746: 
 1747: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1748: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1749: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1750: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1751: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1752: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1753: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1754: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1755: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1756: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1757: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1758: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1759: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1760: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1761: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1762: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1763: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1764: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1765: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1766: tsutsui)
 1767: 
 1768: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1769: 
 1770: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1771: 
 1772: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1773: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1774: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1775: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1776: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1777: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1778: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1779: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1780: 
 1781: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1782: 
 1783: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1784: 
 1785: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1786: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1787: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1788: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1789: 
 1790: For more information please visit the website
 1791: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1792: 
 1793: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1794: 
 1795: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1796: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1797: Okinawa, Japan*
 1798: 
 1799: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1800: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1801: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1802: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1803: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1804: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1805: 
 1806: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1807: 
 1808: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1809: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1810: 
 1811: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1812: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1813: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1814: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1815: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1816: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1817: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1818: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1819: 
 1820: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1821: 
 1822: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1823: 
 1824: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1825: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1826: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1827: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1828: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1829: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1830: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1831: 
 1832: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1833: 
 1834: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1835: 
 1836: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1837: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1838: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1839: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1840: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1841: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1842: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1843: 
 1844: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1845: 
 1846: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1847: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1848: Japan*
 1849: 
 1850: See [this
 1851: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1852: for meeting information.
 1853: 
 1854: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1855: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1856: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1857: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1858: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1859: 
 1860: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1861: 
 1862: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1863: 
 1864: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1865: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1866: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1867: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1868: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1869: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1870: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1871: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1872: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1873: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1874: 
 1875: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1876: 
 1877: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1878: 
 1879: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1880: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1881: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1882: in a shared BSD booth.
 1883: 
 1884: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1885: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1886: 
 1887: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1888: 
 1889: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1890: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1891: 
 1892: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1893: 
 1894: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1895: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1896: 
 1897: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1898: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1899: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1900: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1901: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1902: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1903: 
 1904: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1905: 
 1906: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1907: 
 1908: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1909: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1910: 
 1911: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1912: 
 1913: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1914: 
 1915: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1916: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1917: May 2010.
 1918: 
 1919: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1920: 
 1921: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1922: 
 1923: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1924: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1925: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1926: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1927: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1928: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1929: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1930: 
 1931: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1932: 
 1933: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1934: 
 1935: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1936: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1937: 
 1938: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1939: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1940: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1941: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1942: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1943: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1944: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1945: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1946: 
 1947: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1948: 
 1949: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1950: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1951: 
 1952: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1953: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1954: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1955: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1956: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1957: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1958: 
 1959: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1960: 
 1961: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1962: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1963: 
 1964: The [February 2010
 1965: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1966: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1967: 
 1968: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1969: 
 1970: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1971: Belgium*
 1972: 
 1973: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1974: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1975: 
 1976: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1977: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1978: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1979: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1980: 
 1981: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1982: 
 1983: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1984: Oita, Japan*
 1985: 
 1986: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1987: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1988: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1989: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1990: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1991: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1992: 
 1993: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1994: 
 1995: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1996: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1997: 
 1998: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 1999: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2000: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2001: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2002: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2003: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2004: 
 2005: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 2006: 
 2007: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 2008: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 2009: 
 2010: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2011: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2012: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2013: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2014: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 2015: demonstration.
 2016: 
 2017: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 2018: 
 2019: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 2020: 
 2021: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 2022: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 2023: major BSDs.
 2024: 
 2025: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 2026: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 2027: 
 2028: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 2029: 
 2030: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2031: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2032: 
 2033: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2034: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2035: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2036: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 2037: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 2038: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 2039: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 2040: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2041: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 2042: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 2043: 
 2044: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 2045: 
 2046: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 2047: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2048: 
 2049: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2050: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2051: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2052: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2053: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2054: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2055: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2056: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2057: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2058: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2059: 
 2060: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2061: 
 2062: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2063: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2064: Okinawa, Japan*
 2065: 
 2066: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2067: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2068: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2069: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2070: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2071: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2072: 
 2073: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2074: 
 2075: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2076: 
 2077: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2078: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2079: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2080: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2081: 
 2082: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2083: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2084: 
 2085: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2086: 
 2087: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2088: 
 2089: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2090: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2091: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2092: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2093: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2094: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2095: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2096: 
 2097: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2098: 
 2099: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2100: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2101: 
 2102: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2103: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2104: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2105: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2106: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2107: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2108: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2109: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2110: 
 2111: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2112: 
 2113: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2114: 
 2115: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2116: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2117: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2118: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2119: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2120: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2121: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2122: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2123: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2124: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2125: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2126: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2127: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2128: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2129: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2130: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2131: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2132: 
 2133: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2134: 
 2135: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2136: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2137: Japan*
 2138: 
 2139: See [this
 2140: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2141: for meeting information.
 2142: 
 2143: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2144: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2145: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2146: party.
 2147: 
 2148: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2149: 
 2150: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2151: 
 2152: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2153: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2154: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2155: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2156: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2157: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2158: 
 2159: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2160: 
 2161: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2162: 
 2163: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2164: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2165: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2166: systems at the exhibition.
 2167: 
 2168: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2169: 
 2170: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2171: 
 2172: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2173: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2174: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2175: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2176: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2177: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2178: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2179: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2180: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2181: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2182: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2183: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2184: 
 2185: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2186: 
 2187: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2188: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2189: 
 2190: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2191: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2192: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2193: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2194: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2195: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2196: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2197: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2198: 
 2199: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2200: 
 2201: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2202: 
 2203: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2204: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2205: May 2009.
 2206: 
 2207: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2208: 
 2209: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2210: 
 2211: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2212: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2213: Hannover, Germany.
 2214: 
 2215: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2216: 
 2217: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2218: 
 2219: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2220: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2221: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2222: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2223: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2224: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2225: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2226: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2227: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2228: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2229: and [NetBSD
 2230: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2231: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2232: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2233: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2234: 
 2235: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2236: 
 2237: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2238: 
 2239: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2240: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2241: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2242: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2243: 
 2244: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2245: 
 2246: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2247: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2248: 
 2249: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2250: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2251: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2252: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2253: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2254: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2255: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2256: 
 2257: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2258: 
 2259: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2260: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2261: the community.
 2262: 
 2263: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2264: 
 2265: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2266: 
 2267: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2268: 
 2269: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2270: 
 2271: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2272: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2273: 
 2274: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2275: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2276: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2277: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2278: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2279: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2280: 
 2281: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2282: 
 2283: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2284: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2285: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2286: 
 2287: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2288: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2289: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2291: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2292: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2293: 
 2294: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2295: 
 2296: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2297: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2298: 
 2299: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2300: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2301: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2302: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2303: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2304: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2305: 
 2306: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2307: 
 2308: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2309: 
 2310: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2311: 
 2312: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2313: 
 2314: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2315: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2316: 
 2317: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2318: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2319: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2320: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2321: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2322: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2323: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2324: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2325: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2326: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2327: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2328: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2329: 
 2330: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2331: 
 2332: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2333: 
 2334: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2335: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2336: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2337: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2338: 
 2339: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2340: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2341: 
 2342: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2343: 
 2344: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2345: 
 2346: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2347: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2348: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2349: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2350: 
 2351: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2352: 
 2353: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2354: 
 2355: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2356: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2357: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2358: 
 2359: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2360: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2361: 
 2362: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2363: 
 2364: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2365: 
 2366: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2367: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2368: 
 2369: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2370: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2371: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2372: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2373: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2374: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2375: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2376: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2377: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2378: [Itojun Service
 2379: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2380: 
 2381: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2382: 
 2383: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2384: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2385: 
 2386: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2387: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2388: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2389: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2390: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2391: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2392: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2393: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2394: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2395: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2396: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2397: 
 2398: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2399: 
 2400: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2401: 
 2402: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2403: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2404: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2405: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2406: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2407: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2408: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2409: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2410: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2411: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2412: 
 2413: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2414: 
 2415: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2416: 
 2417: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2418: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2419: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2420: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2421: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2422: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2423: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2424: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2425: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2426: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2427: all BSD machines.
 2428: 
 2429: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2430: 
 2431: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2432: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2433: Japan*
 2434: 
 2435: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2436: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2437: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2438: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2439: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2440: 
 2441: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2442: 
 2443: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2444: 
 2445: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2446: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2447: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2448: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2449: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2450: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2451: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2452: 
 2453: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2454: 
 2455: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2456: 
 2457: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2458: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2459: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2460: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2461: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2462: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2463: 
 2464: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2465: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2466: 
 2467: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2468: 
 2469: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2470: 
 2471: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2472: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2473: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2474: novices to advanced developers.
 2475: 
 2476: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2477: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2478: 
 2479: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2480: 
 2481: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2482: Spain*
 2483: 
 2484: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2485: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2486: 
 2487: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2488: 
 2489: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2490: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2491: 
 2492: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2493: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2494: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2495: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2496: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2497: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2498: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2499: 
 2500: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2501: 
 2502: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2503: 
 2504: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2505: technologies and IT security.
 2506: 
 2507: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2508: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2509: 
 2510: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2511: 
 2512: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2513: 
 2514: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2515: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2516: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2517: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2518: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2519: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2520: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2521: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2522: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2523: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2524: 
 2525: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2526: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2527: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2528: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2529: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2530: 
 2531: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2532: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2533: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2534: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2535: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2536: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2537: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2538: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2539: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2540: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2541: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2542: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2543: 
 2544: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2545: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2546: networking and virtualisation.
 2547: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2548: 
 2549: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2550: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2551: 
 2552: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2553: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2554: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2555: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2556: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2557: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2558: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2559: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2560: 
 2561: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2562: 
 2563: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2564: 
 2565: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2566: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2567: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2568: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2569: 
 2570: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2571: 
 2572: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2573: 
 2574: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2575: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2576: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2577: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2578: 
 2579: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2580: 
 2581: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2582: 
 2583: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2584: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2585: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2586: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2587: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2588: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2589: 
 2590: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2591: 
 2592: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2593: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2594: Japan*
 2595: 
 2596: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2597: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2598: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2599: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2600: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2601: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2602: 
 2603: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2604: 
 2605: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2606: 
 2607: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2608: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2609: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2610: 
 2611: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2612: 
 2613: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2614: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2615: 
 2616: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2617: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2618: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2619: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2620: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2621: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2622: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2623: 
 2624: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2625: 
 2626: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2627: Niigata, Japan*
 2628: 
 2629: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2630: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2631: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2632: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2633: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2634: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2635: 
 2636: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2637: 
 2638: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2639: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2640: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2641: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2642: 
 2643: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2644: 
 2645: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2646: Turkey*
 2647: 
 2648: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2649: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2650: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2651: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2652: 
 2653: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2654: 
 2655: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2656: 
 2657: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2658: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2659: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2660: information, see the [event's
 2661: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2662: 
 2663: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2664: 
 2665: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2666: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2667: 
 2668: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2669: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2670: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2671: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2672: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2673: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2674: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2675: Presentation by
 2676: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2677: 
 2678: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2679: 
 2680: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2681: 
 2682: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2683: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2684: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2685: 
 2686: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2687: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2688: 
 2689: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2690: 
 2691: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2692: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2693: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2694: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2695: 
 2696: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2697: 
 2698: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2699: 
 2700: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2701: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2702: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2703: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2704: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2705: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2706: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2707: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2708: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2709: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2710: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2711: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2712: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2713: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2714: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2715: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2716: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2717: ).
 2718: 
 2719: [A report with some
 2720: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2721: available.
 2722: 
 2723: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2724: 
 2725: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2726: 
 2727: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2728: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2729: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2730: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2731: Switzerland.
 2732: 
 2733: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2734: report was posted to the
 2735: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2736: mailing list.
 2737: 
 2738: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2739: 
 2740: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2741: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2742: Japan*
 2743: 
 2744: See [this
 2745: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2746: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2747: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2748: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2749: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2750: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2751: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2752: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2753: sign party.
 2754: 
 2755: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2756: 
 2757: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2758: 
 2759: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2760: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2761: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2762: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2763: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2764: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2765: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2766: 
 2767: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2768: 
 2769: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2770: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2771: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2772: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2773: at the
 2774: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2775: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2776: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2777: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2778: 
 2779: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2780: information.
 2781: 
 2782: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2783: 
 2784: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2785: 
 2786: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2787: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2788: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2789: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2790: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2791: 
 2792: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2793: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2794: 
 2795: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2796: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2797: 
 2798: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2799: 
 2800: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2801: 
 2802: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2803: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2804: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2805: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2806: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2807: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2808: welcome to attend.
 2809: 
 2810: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2811: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2812: 
 2813: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2814: 
 2815: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2816: 
 2817: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2818: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2819: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2820: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2821: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2822: 
 2823: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2824: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2825: 
 2826: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2827: 
 2828: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2829: 
 2830: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2831: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2832: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2833: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2834: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2835: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2836: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2837: 
 2838: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2839: 
 2840: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2841: 
 2842: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2843: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2844: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2845: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2846: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2847: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2848: widest possible audience.
 2849: 
 2850: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2851: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2852: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2853: 
 2854: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2855: 
 2856: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2857: 
 2858: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2859: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2860: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2861: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2862: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2863: 
 2864: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2865: 
 2866: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2867: 
 2868: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2869: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2870: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2871: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2872: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2873: 
 2874: More information can be found at
 2875: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2876: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2877: German language article can be found at:
 2878: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2879: 
 2880: Ignatios also
 2881: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2882: his [slides (german
 2883: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2884: 
 2885: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2886: 
 2887: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2888: 
 2889: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2890: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2891: Brussels, Belgium.
 2892: 
 2893: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2894: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2895: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2896: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2897: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2898: 
 2899: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2900: 
 2901: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2902: 
 2903: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2904: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2905: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2906: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2907: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2908: and
 2909: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2910: 
 2911: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2912: 
 2913: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2914: 
 2915: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2916: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2917: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2918: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2919: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2920: 
 2921: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2922: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2923: and Solaris.
 2924: 
 2925: For more information, please [visit the
 2926: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2927: 
 2928: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2929: 
 2930: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2931: 
 2932: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2933: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2934: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2935: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2936: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2937: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2938: 
 2939: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2940: 
 2941: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2942: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2943: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2944: 
 2945: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2946: 
 2947: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2948: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2949: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2950: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2951: 
 2952: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2953: 
 2954: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2955: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2956: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2957: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2958: 
 2959: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2960: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2961: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2962: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2963: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2964: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2965:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2966: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2967:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2968: 
 2969: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2970: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2971: 
 2972: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2973: 
 2974: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2975: 
 2976: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2977: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2978: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2979: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2980: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2981: 
 2982: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2983: 
 2984: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2985: 
 2986: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2987: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2988: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2989: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2990: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2991: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2992: 
 2993: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2994: 
 2995: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2996: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2997: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 2998: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 2999: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 3000: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 3001: 
 3002: A report on the event is available
 3003: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 3004: 
 3005: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 3006: 
 3007: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 3008: 
 3009: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 3010: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 3011: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 3012: booth.
 3013: 
 3014: A report of the event can be found
 3015: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 3016: 
 3017: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 3018: 
 3019: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 3020: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 3021: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 3022: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 3023: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 3024: 
 3025: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 3026: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 3027: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 3028: information.
 3029: 
 3030: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 3031: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 3032: 
 3033: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 3034: 
 3035: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 3036: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 3037: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 3038: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 3039: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 3040: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 3041: the booth.
 3042: 
 3043: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 3044: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 3045: about the event.
 3046: 
 3047: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 3048: 
 3049: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 3050: 
 3051: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 3052: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3053: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3054: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3055: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3056: 
 3057: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3058: 
 3059: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3060: 
 3061: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3062: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3063: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3064: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3065: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3066: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3067: 
 3068: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3069: 
 3070: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3071: 
 3072: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3073: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3074: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3075: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3076: 
 3077: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3078:     FreeBSD Project
 3079: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3080:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3081:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3082:     .
 3083: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3084:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3085:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3086: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3087: 
 3088: \> See [program for
 3089: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3090: 
 3091: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3092: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3093: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3094: 
 3095: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3096: 
 3097: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3098: 
 3099: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3100: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3101: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3102: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3103: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3104: developers.
 3105: 
 3106: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3107: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3108: during May 10-14th.
 3109: 
 3110: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3111: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3112: 
 3113: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3114: 
 3115: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3116: 
 3117: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3118: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3119: conference on their campus.
 3120: 
 3121: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3122: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3123: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3124: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3125: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3126: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3127: 
 3128: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3129: presentation proposal, please visit
 3130: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3131: 
 3132: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3133: 
 3134: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3135: 
 3136: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3137: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3138: tutorials.
 3139: 
 3140: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3141: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3142: 
 3143: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3144: 
 3145: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3146: 
 3147: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3148: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3149: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3150: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3151: URL above.
 3152: 
 3153: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3154: 
 3155: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3156: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3157: 
 3158: See [this
 3159: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3160: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3161: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3162: Codeblog.
 3163: 
 3164: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3165: 
 3166: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3167: 
 3168: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3169: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3170: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3171: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3172: gmail.com).
 3173: 
 3174: For more information about this event see
 3175: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3176: 
 3177: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3178: 
 3179: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3180: 
 3181: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3182: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3183: Cons in Germany.
 3184: 
 3185: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3186: 
 3187: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3188: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3189: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3190: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3191: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3192: 
 3193: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3194: net-tex.de\>.
 3195: 
 3196: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3197: 
 3198: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3199: 
 3200: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3201: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3202: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3203: 
 3204: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3205: 
 3206: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3207: 
 3208: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3209: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3210: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3211: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3212: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3213: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3214: 
 3215: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3216: 
 3217: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3218: 
 3219: [German Unix User Group
 3220: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3221: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3222: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3223: 
 3224: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3225: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3226: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3227: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3228: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3229: 
 3230: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3231: 
 3232: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3233: 
 3234: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3235: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3236: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3237: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3238: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3239: Europe.
 3240: 
 3241: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3242: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3243: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3244: 
 3245: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3246: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3247: 
 3248: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3249: 
 3250: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3251: 
 3252: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3253: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3254: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3255: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3256: if you would like to help.
 3257: 
 3258: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3259: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3260: 
 3261: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3262: 
 3263: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3264: 
 3265: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3266: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3267: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3268: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3269: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3270: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3271: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3272: 
 3273: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3274: 
 3275: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3276: 
 3277: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3278: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3279: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3280: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3281: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3282: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3283: 
 3284: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3285: 
 3286: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3287: 
 3288: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3289: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3290: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3291: conference venue and registration. present.
 3292: 
 3293: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3294: 
 3295: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3296: 
 3297: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3298: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3299: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3300: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3301: Lockhoff.
 3302: 
 3303: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3304: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3305: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3306: 
 3307: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3308: 
 3309: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3310: 
 3311: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3312: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3313: others) will be presented.
 3314: 
 3315: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3316: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3317: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3318: 
 3319: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3320: 
 3321: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3322: especially showing NetBSD!
 3323: 
 3324: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3325: 
 3326: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3327: 
 3328: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3329: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3330: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3331: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3332: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3333: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3334: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3335: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3336: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3337: 
 3338: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3339: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3340: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3341: 
 3342: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3343: 
 3344: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3345: 
 3346: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3347: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3348: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3349: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3350: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3351: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3352: 
 3353: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3354: 
 3355: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3356: 
 3357: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3358: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3359: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3360: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3361: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3362: 
 3363: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3364: 
 3365: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3366: 
 3367: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3368: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3369: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3370: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3371: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3372: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3373: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3374: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3375: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3376: 
 3377: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3378: 
 3379: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3380: 
 3381: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3382: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3383: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3384: group page for more information.
 3385: 
 3386: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3387: 
 3388: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3389: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3390: 
 3391: See [this
 3392: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3393: meeting information.
 3394: 
 3395: A
 3396: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3397: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3398: 
 3399: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3400: 
 3401: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3402: 
 3403: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3404: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3405: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3406: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3407: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3408: organization.
 3409: 
 3410: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3411: 
 3412: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3413: 
 3414: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3415: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3416: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3417: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3418: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3419: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3420: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3421: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3422: for more details.
 3423: 
 3424: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3425: 
 3426: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3427: 
 3428: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3429: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3430: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3431: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3432: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3433: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3434: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3435: 
 3436: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3437: 
 3438: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3439: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3440: 
 3441: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3442: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3443: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3444: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3445: 
 3446: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3447: 
 3448: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3449: 
 3450: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3451: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3452: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3453: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3454: groups.
 3455: 
 3456: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3457: 
 3458: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3459: 
 3460: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3461: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3462: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3463: venue and registration.
 3464: 
 3465: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3466: 
 3467: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3468: 
 3469: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3470: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3471: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3472: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3473: 
 3474: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3475: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3476:     Live performance
 3477: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3478: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3479: 
 3480: See [program for
 3481: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3482: 
 3483: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3484: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3485: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3486: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3487: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3488: 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)).
 3489: 
 3490: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3491: 
 3492: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3493: 
 3494: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3495: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3496: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3497: 
 3498: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3499: 
 3500: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3501: 
 3502: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3503: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3504: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3505: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3506: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3507: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3508: [slides for this
 3509: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3510: 
 3511: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3512: 
 3513: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3514: 
 3515: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3516: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3517: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3518: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3519: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3520: 
 3521: More information is at
 3522: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3523: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3524: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3525: 
 3526: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3527: 
 3528: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3529: 
 3530: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3531: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3532: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3533: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3534: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3535: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3536: 
 3537: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3538: 
 3539: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3540: 
 3541: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3542: 
 3543: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3544: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3545: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3546: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3547: 
 3548: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3549: 
 3550: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3551: 
 3552: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3553: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3554: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3555: 
 3556: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3557: 
 3558: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3559: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3560: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3561: 
 3562: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3563: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3564: 
 3565: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3566: 
 3567: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3568: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3569: 
 3570: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3571: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3572: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3573: 
 3574: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3575: 
 3576: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3577: 
 3578: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3579: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3580: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3581: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3582: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3583: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3584: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3585: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3586: 
 3587: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3588: 
 3589: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3590: 
 3591: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3592: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3593: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3594: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3595: 
 3596: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3597: 
 3598: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3599: 
 3600: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3601: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3602: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3603: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3604: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3605: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3606: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3607: available.
 3608: 
 3609: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3610: 
 3611: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3612: 
 3613: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3614: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3615: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3616: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3617: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3618: 
 3619: A brief report from the conference is available
 3620: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3621: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3622: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3623: 
 3624: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3625: 
 3626: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3627: 
 3628: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3629: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3630: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3631: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3632: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3633: 
 3634: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3635: 
 3636: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3637: 
 3638: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3639: 
 3640: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3641: 
 3642: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3643: 
 3644: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3645: 
 3646: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3647: 
 3648: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3649: 
 3650: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3651: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3652: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3653: 
 3654: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3655: 
 3656: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3657: 
 3658: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3659: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3660: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3661: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3662: conference.
 3663: 
 3664: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3665: 
 3666: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3667: 
 3668: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3669: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3670: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3671: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3672: for details.
 3673: 
 3674: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3675: 
 3676: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3677: 
 3678: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3679: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3680: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3681: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3682: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3683: 
 3684: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3685: 
 3686: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3687: 
 3688: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3689: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3690: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3691: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3692: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3693: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3694: 
 3695: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3696: 
 3697: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3698: 
 3699: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3700: 
 3701: [BOF
 3702: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3703: 
 3704: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3705: 
 3706: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3707: 
 3708: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3709: 
 3710: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3711: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3712: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3713: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3714: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3715: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3716: of the BSD
 3717: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3718: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3719: conference.
 3720: 
 3721: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3722: 
 3723: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3724: 
 3725: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3726: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3727: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3728: in helping out.
 3729: 
 3730: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3731: 
 3732: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3733: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3734: 
 3735: See [this
 3736: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3737: meeting information.
 3738: 
 3739: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3740: 
 3741: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3742: 
 3743: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3744: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3745: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3746: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3747: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3748: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3749: 
 3750: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3751: 
 3752: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3753: 
 3754: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3755: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3756: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3757: NetBSD-BR.
 3758: 
 3759: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3760: 
 3761: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3762: 
 3763: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3764: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3765: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3766: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3767: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3768: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3769: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3770: 
 3771: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3772: 
 3773: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3774: 
 3775: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3776: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3777: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3778: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3779: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3780: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3781: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3782: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3783: for more information.
 3784: 
 3785: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3786: 
 3787: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3788: 
 3789: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3790: [GUUG
 3791: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3792: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3793: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3794: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3795: 
 3796: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3797: 
 3798: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3799: 
 3800: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3801: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3802: 
 3803: -   \`\`
 3804:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3805:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3806: -   \`\`
 3807:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3808:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3809: -   \`\`
 3810:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3811:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3812: 
 3813: Please see the
 3814: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3815: details. Photos are available at [this
 3816: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3817: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3818: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3819: 
 3820: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3821: 
 3822: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3823: 
 3824: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3825: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3826: France.
 3827: 
 3828: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3829: 
 3830: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3831: 
 3832: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3833: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3834: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3835: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3836: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3837: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3838: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3839: 
 3840: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3841: 
 3842: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3843: 
 3844: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3845: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3846: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3847: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3848: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3849: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3850: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3851: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3852: MailingList useful.
 3853: 
 3854: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3855: 
 3856: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3857: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3858: 
 3859: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3860: details.
 3861: 
 3862: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3863: 
 3864: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3865: 
 3866: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3867: 
 3868: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3869: 
 3870: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3871: 
 3872: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3873: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3874: administration. See
 3875: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3876: for details.
 3877: 
 3878: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3879: 
 3880: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3881: 
 3882: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3883: 
 3884: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3885: 
 3886: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3887: 
 3888: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3889: 
 3890: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3891: 
 3892: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3893: 
 3894: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3895: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3896: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3897: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3898: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3899: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3900: information.
 3901: 
 3902: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3903: 
 3904: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3905: 
 3906: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3907: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3908: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3909: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3910: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3911: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3912: is available online.
 3913: 
 3914: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3915: 
 3916: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3917: 
 3918: A lot of photos are available
 3919: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3920: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3921: 
 3922: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3923: 
 3924: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3925: 
 3926: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3927: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3928: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3929: 
 3930: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3931: Dolecek. See the [full
 3932: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3933: for details and pictures.
 3934: 
 3935: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3936: 
 3937: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3938: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3939: 
 3940: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3941: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3942: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3943: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3944: 
 3945: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3946: 
 3947: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3948: 
 3949: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3950: 
 3951: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3952: 
 3953: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3954: 
 3955: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3956: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3957: 
 3958: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3959: 
 3960: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3961: 
 3962: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3963: 
 3964: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3965: 
 3966: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3967: 
 3968: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3969: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3970: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3971: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3972: see
 3973: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3974: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3975: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3976: 
 3977: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3978: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3979: 
 3980: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3981: 
 3982: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3983: 
 3984: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3985: holding the [BSDay
 3986: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3987: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3988: for more information.
 3989: 
 3990: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3991: 
 3992: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3993: 
 3994: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3995: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3996: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3997: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 3998: 
 3999: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 4000: 
 4001: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 4002: 
 4003: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 4004: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 4005: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 4006: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 4007: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 4008: 
 4009: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 4010: 
 4011: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 4012: 
 4013: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 4014: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 4015: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 4016: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 4017: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 4018: 
 4019: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 4020: 
 4021: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 4022: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 4023: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 4024: 
 4025: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 4026: 
 4027: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 4028: 
 4029: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 4030: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 4031: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 4032: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 4033: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 4034: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 4035: 
 4036: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4037: 
 4038: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 4039: 
 4040: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4041: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4042: administration. See
 4043: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 4044: for details.
 4045: 
 4046: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4047: 
 4048: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4049: 
 4050: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4051: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 4052: events including several pictures is available online at
 4053: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 4054: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4055: from:
 4056: 
 4057: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4058:     [
 4059:     mp3
 4060:     ]
 4061: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4062:     [
 4063:     mp3
 4064:     ]
 4065: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4066:     mit NetBSD
 4067:     [
 4068:     mp3
 4069:     ]
 4070: 
 4071: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4072: 
 4073: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4074: 
 4075: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4076: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4077: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4078: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4079: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4080: 
 4081: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4082: 
 4083: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4084: 
 4085: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4086: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4087: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4088: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4089: activities will be the:
 4090: 
 4091: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4092: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4093: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4094: 
 4095: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4096: 
 4097: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4098: 
 4099: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4100: 
 4101: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4102: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4103: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4104: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4105: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4106: a [short
 4107: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4108: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4109: available online.
 4110: 
 4111: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4112: 
 4113: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4114: 
 4115: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4116: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4117: from December 27th to 29th.
 4118: 
 4119: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4120: 
 4121: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4122: 
 4123: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4124: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4125: administration.
 4126: 
 4127: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4128: 
 4129: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4130: 
 4131: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4132: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4133: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4134: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4135: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4136: for details.
 4137: 
 4138: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4139: 
 4140: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4141: 
 4142: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4143: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4144: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4145: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4146: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4147: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4148: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4149: 
 4150: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4151: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4152: Germany. See
 4153: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4154: for more information.
 4155: 
 4156: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4157: 
 4158: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4159: 
 4160: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4161: 
 4162: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4163: 
 4164: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4165: 
 4166: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4167: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4168: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4169: 
 4170: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4171: 
 4172: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4173: 
 4174: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4175: 
 4176: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4177: 
 4178: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4179: 
 4180: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4181: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4182: College.
 4183: 
 4184: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4185: 
 4186: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4187: 
 4188: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4189: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4190: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4191: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4192: rendering cluster done with
 4193: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4194: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4195: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4196: available from [Hubert's
 4197: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4198: 
 4199: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4200: 
 4201: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4202: 
 4203: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4204: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4205: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4206: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4207: online.
 4208: 
 4209: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4210: 
 4211: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4212: 
 4213: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4214: 
 4215: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4216: 
 4217: *July 22, 2002*
 4218: 
 4219: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4220: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4221: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4222: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4223: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4224: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4225: 
 4226: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4227: 
 4228: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4229: 
 4230: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4231: 
 4232: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4233: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4234: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4235: 
 4236: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4237: 
 4238: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4239: 
 4240: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4241: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4242: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4243: 
 4244: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4245: 
 4246: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4247: 
 4248: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4249: 
 4250: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4251: 
 4252: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4253: 
 4254: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4255: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4256: available.
 4257: 
 4258: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4259: 
 4260: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4261: 
 4262: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4263: 
 4264: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4265: 
 4266: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4267: 
 4268: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4269: 
 4270: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4271: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4272: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4273: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4274: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4275: 
 4276: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4277: 
 4278: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4279: 
 4280: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4281: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4282: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4283: chance to prove their value.
 4284: 
 4285: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4286: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4287: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4288: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4289: 
 4290: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4291: 
 4292: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4293: 
 4294: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4295: 
 4296: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4297: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4298: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4299: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4300: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4301: is available.
 4302: 
 4303: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4304: 
 4305: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4306: 
 4307: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4308: 
 4309: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4310: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4311: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4312: 
 4313: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4314: 
 4315: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4316: USA*
 4317: 
 4318: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4319: 
 4320: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4321: 
 4322: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4323: 
 4324: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4325: 
 4326: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4327: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4328: 
 4329: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4330: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4331: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4332: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4333: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4334: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4335: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4336: 
 4337: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4338: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4339: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4340: Emulation.
 4341: 
 4342: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4343: 
 4344: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4345: 
 4346: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4347: 
 4348: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4349: 
 4350: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4351: 
 4352: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4353: 
 4354: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4355: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4356: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4357: 
 4358: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4359: 
 4360: *September 13, 2001*
 4361: 
 4362: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4363: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4364: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4365: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4366: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4367: 
 4368: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4369: 
 4370: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4371: 
 4372: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4373: 
 4374: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4375: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4376: NetBSD booth at
 4377: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4378: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4379: from Japan.
 4380: 
 4381: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4382: 
 4383: *July 11, 2001*
 4384: 
 4385: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4386: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4387: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4388: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4389: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4390: 
 4391: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4392: 
 4393: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4394: Tokyo, Japan*
 4395: 
 4396: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4397: 
 4398: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4399: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4400: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4401: 
 4402: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4403: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4404: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4405: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4406: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4407: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4408: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4409: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4410: 
 4411: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4412: 
 4413: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4414: 
 4415: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4416: 
 4417: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4418: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4419: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4420: 
 4421: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4422: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4423: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4424: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4425: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4426: slides from this talk are available at
 4427: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4428: 
 4429: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4430: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4431: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4432: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4433: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4434: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4435: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4436: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4437: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4438: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4439: web site.
 4440: 
 4441: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4442: 
 4443: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4444: 
 4445: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4446: 
 4447: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4448: 
 4449: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4450: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4451: 
 4452: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4453: 
 4454: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4455: 
 4456: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4457: 
 4458: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4459: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4460: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4461: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4462: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4463: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4464: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4465: 
 4466: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4467: 
 4468: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4469: 
 4470: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4471: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4472: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4473: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4474: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4475: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4476: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4477: 
 4478: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4479: 
 4480: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4481: 
 4482: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4483: 
 4484: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4485: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4486: Spring is available.
 4487: 
 4488: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4489: 
 4490: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4491: 
 4492: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4493: 
 4494: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4495: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4496: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4497: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4498: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4499: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4500: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4501: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4502: 
 4503: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4504: 
 4505: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4506: 
 4507: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4508: 
 4509: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4510: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4511: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4512: other swag.
 4513: 
 4514: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4515: 
 4516: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4517: 
 4518: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4519: 
 4520: There was a [BSD BoF
 4521: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4522: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4523: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4524: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4525: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4526: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4527: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4528: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4529: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4530: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4531: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4532: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4533: BSD activity in Japan.
 4534: 
 4535: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4536: 
 4537: *December 6, 2000*
 4538: 
 4539: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4540: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4541: public.
 4542: 
 4543: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4544: 
 4545: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4546: 
 4547: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4548: 
 4549: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4550: 
 4551: *November 25, 2000*
 4552: 
 4553: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4554: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4555: announced to the public.
 4556: 
 4557: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4558: 
 4559: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4560: 
 4561: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4562: 
 4563: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4564: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4565: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4566: 
 4567: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4568: Mission.
 4569: 
 4570: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4571: 
 4572: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4573: 
 4574: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4575: 
 4576: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4577: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4578: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4579: 
 4580: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4581: David Maxwell.
 4582: 
 4583: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4584: 
 4585: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4586: 
 4587: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4588: 
 4589: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4590: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4591: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4592: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4593: 
 4594: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4595: 
 4596: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4597: 
 4598: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4599: 
 4600: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4601: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4602: 
 4603: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4604: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4605: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4606: 
 4607: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4608: is available at
 4609: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4610: 
 4611: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4612: 
 4613: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4614: 
 4615: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4616: 
 4617: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4618: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4619: fixed onsite.
 4620: 
 4621: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4622: 
 4623: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4624: 
 4625: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4626: 
 4627: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4628: 
 4629: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4630: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4631: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4632: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4633: 
 4634: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4635: 
 4636: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4637: 
 4638: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4639: 
 4640: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4641: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4642: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4643: 
 4644: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4645: 
 4646: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4647: 
 4648: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4649: 
 4650: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4651: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4652: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4653: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4654: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4655: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4656: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4657: 
 4658: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4659: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4660: 
 4661: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4662: 
 4663: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4664: 
 4665: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4666: 
 4667: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4668: followed.
 4669: 
 4670: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4671: 
 4672: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4673: 
 4674: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4675: 
 4676: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4677: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4678: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4679: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4680: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4681: giving a talk.
 4682: 
 4683: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4684: 
 4685: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4686: 
 4687: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4688: 
 4689: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4690: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4691: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4692: gave a [technical session on
 4693: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4694: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4695: session on
 4696: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4697: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4698: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4699: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4700: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4701: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4702: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4703: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4704: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4705: 
 4706: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4707: The NetBSD Mission.
 4708: 
 4709: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4710: 
 4711: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4712: 
 4713: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4714: 
 4715: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4716: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4717: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4718: 
 4719: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4720: 
 4721: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4722: 
 4723: [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)
 4724: 
 4725: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4726: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4727: \*BSD followed.
 4728: 
 4729: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4730: 
 4731: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4732: 
 4733: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4734: 
 4735: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4736: Mission.
 4737: 
 4738: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4739: 
 4740: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4741: 
 4742: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4743: 
 4744: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4745: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4746: snapshot CDs were available.
 4747: 
 4748: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4749: 
 4750: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4751: 
 4752: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4753: 
 4754: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4755: 
 4756: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4757: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4758: 
 4759: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4760: 
 4761: *March 19, 2000*
 4762: 
 4763: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4764: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4765: announced to the public.
 4766: 
 4767: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4768: 
 4769: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4770: 
 4771: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4772: 
 4773: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4774: 3rd.
 4775: 
 4776: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4777: 
 4778: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4779: 
 4780: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4781: 
 4782: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4783: 
 4784: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4785: Dec 18.
 4786: 
 4787: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4788: 
 4789: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4790: 
 4791: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4792: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4793: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4794: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4795: 
 4796: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4797: 
 4798: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4799: 
 4800: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4801: 
 4802: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4803: 
 4804: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4805: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4806: 
 4807: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4808: Mission.
 4809: 
 4810: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4811: 
 4812: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4813: 
 4814: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4815: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4816: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4817: 
 4818: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4819: 
 4820: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4821: 
 4822: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4823: 
 4824: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4825: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4826: 
 4827: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4828: 
 4829: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4830: 
 4831: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4832: 
 4833: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4834: 
 4835: *August 26, 1999*
 4836: 
 4837: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4838: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4839: announced to the public.
 4840: 
 4841: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4842: 
 4843: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4844: 
 4845: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4846: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4847: 
 4848: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4849: 
 4850: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4851: 
 4852: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4853: 
 4854: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4855: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4856: package system.
 4857: 
 4858: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4859: 
 4860: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4861: 
 4862: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4863: 
 4864: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4865: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4866: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4867: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4868: 
 4869: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4870: 
 4871: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4872: 
 4873: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4874: 
 4875: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4876: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4877: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4878: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4879: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4880: checkpointing in userspace.
 4881: 
 4882: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4883: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4884: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4885: 
 4886: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4887: 
 4888: *May 12, 1999*
 4889: 
 4890: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4891: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4892: public.
 4893: 
 4894: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4895: 
 4896: *December 23, 1998*
 4897: 
 4898: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4899: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4900: announced to the public.
 4901: 
 4902: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4903: 
 4904: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4905: 
 4906: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4907: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4908: in San Jose, CA.
 4909: 
 4910: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4911: 
 4912: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4913: 
 4914: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4915: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4916: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4917: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4918: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4919: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4920: 
 4921: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4922: 
 4923: *May 29, 1998*
 4924: 
 4925: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4926: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4927: announced to the public.
 4928: 
 4929: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4930: 
 4931: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4932: 
 4933: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4934: 
 4935: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4936: 
 4937: *March 9, 1998*
 4938: 
 4939: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4940: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4941: released.
 4942: 
 4943: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4944: 
 4945: *January 4, 1998*
 4946: 
 4947: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4948: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4949: public.
 4950: 
 4951: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4952: 
 4953: *May 20, 1997*
 4954: 
 4955: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4956: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4957: announced to the public.
 4958: 
 4959: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4960: 
 4961: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4962: 
 4963: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4964: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4965: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4966: 
 4967: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4968: 
 4969: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4970: 
 4971: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4972: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4973: 
 4974: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4975: 
 4976: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4977: 
 4978: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4979: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4980: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4981: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4982: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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