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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: 
   15: 
   16: ### `Sep 2018` - EuroBSDCon 2018, Bucharest, Romania
   17: 
   18: *September 20 - 23, 2018, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania*
   19: 
   20: [EuroBSDCon](https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   21: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   22: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   23: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   24: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   25: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   26: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   27: 
   28: 
   29: Past Events
   30: -----------
   31: 
   32: ### `Jul 2018` - Japan NetBSD Users Group annual Meeting and BoF, Tokyo, Japan
   33: 
   34: *July 14, 2018, Takeda Building, The University of Tokyo, Japan*
   35: 
   36: [Japan NetBSD User Group annual Meeting and BoF](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting20.html.en)
   37: is the 20th annual meeting organized by the
   38: [Japan NetBSD Users Group](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
   39: The meeting consists of the 20th Annual Meeting opened to all
   40: members of JNUG and the NetBSD BoF (Birds of a Feather), the casual
   41: meeting for individuals who have interests to the NetBSD operating
   42: system opened to everybody interested.
   43: 
   44: For more information please see the report on
   45: [netbsd-advocacy@](//mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/07/17/msg000778.html)
   46: mailing list.
   47: 
   48: 
   49: ### `Jul 2018` - pkgsrcCon 2018, Berlin, Germany
   50: 
   51: *July 7 - 8, 2018, Berlin, Germany*
   52: 
   53: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2018/) is the annual technical
   54: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   55: over 19,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   56: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   57: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   58: 
   59: 
   60: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
   61: 
   62: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   63: 
   64: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
   65: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   66: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   67: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   68: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   69: advanced developers.
   70: 
   71: 
   72: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
   73: 
   74: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   75: 
   76: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   77: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   78: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   79: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   80: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
   81: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   82: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
   83: possible audience.
   84: 
   85: 
   86: ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
   87: 
   88: *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
   89: 
   90: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
   91: meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   92: free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
   93: Brussels.
   94: 
   95: 
   96: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
   97: 
   98: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
   99: 
  100: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
  101: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
  102: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
  103: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
  104: software developers, computer science professors, users and
  105: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
  106: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
  107: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
  108: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
  109: BSD licensed open source software.
  110: 
  111: 
  112: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
  113: 
  114: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
  115: 
  116: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
  117: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  118: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  119: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  120: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
  121: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
  122: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  123: 
  124: 
  125: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
  126: 
  127: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
  128: 
  129: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
  130: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  131: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  132: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  133: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  134: 
  135: 
  136: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
  137: 
  138: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
  139: 
  140: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
  141: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
  142: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
  143: 
  144: Please see
  145: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
  146: for details.
  147: 
  148: 
  149: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
  150: 
  151: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  152: 
  153: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  154: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  155: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  156: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  157: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  158: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  159: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  160: possible audience.
  161: 
  162: 
  163: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  164: 
  165: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  166: 
  167: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  168: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  169: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  170: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  171: at the event in Brussels.
  172: 
  173: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  174: operating systems and their talks.
  175: 
  176: Please see
  177: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  178: for details.
  179: 
  180: 
  181: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  182: 
  183: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  184: 
  185: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  186: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  187: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  188: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  189: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  190: 
  191: 
  192: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  193: 
  194: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  195: 
  196: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  197: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  198: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  199: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  200: demonstrations.
  201: 
  202: 
  203: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  204: 
  205: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  206: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  207: 
  208: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  209: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  210: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  211: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  212: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  213: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  214: 
  215: 
  216: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  217: 
  218: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  219: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  220: Japan*
  221: 
  222: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  223: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  224: for meeting information and 
  225: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  226: 
  227: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  228: 
  229: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  230: 
  231: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  232: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  233: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  234: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  235: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  236: 
  237: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  238: 
  239: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  240: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  241: Okinawa, Japan*
  242: 
  243: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  244: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  245: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  246: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  247: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  248: 
  249: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  250: 
  251: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  252: 
  253: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  254: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  255: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  256: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  257: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  258: 
  259: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  260: 
  261: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  262: 
  263: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  264: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  265: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  266: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  267: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  268: 
  269: 
  270: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  271: 
  272: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  273: 
  274: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  275: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  276: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  277: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  278: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  279: 
  280: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  281: 
  282: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  283: 
  284: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  285: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  286: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  287: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  288: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  289: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  290: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  291: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  292: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  293: 
  294: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  295: 
  296: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  297: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  298: 
  299: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  300: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  301: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  302: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  303: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  304: 
  305: 
  306: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  307: 
  308: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  309: 
  310: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  311: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  312: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  313: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  314: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  315: 
  316: 
  317: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  318: 
  319: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  320: 
  321: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  322: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  323: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  324: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  325: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  326: 
  327: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  328: 
  329: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  330: 
  331: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  332: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  333: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  334: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  335: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  336: 
  337: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  338: 
  339: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  340: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  341: 
  342: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  343: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  344: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  345: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  346: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  347: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  348: 
  349: 
  350: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  351: 
  352: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  353: 
  354: 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.
  355: 
  356: 
  357: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  358: 
  359: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  360: 
  361: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  362: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  363: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  364: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  365: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  366: 
  367: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  368: 
  369: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  370: 
  371: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  372: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  373: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  374: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  375: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  376: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  377: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  378: 
  379: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  380: 
  381: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  382: 
  383: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  384: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  385: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  386: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  387: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  388: 
  389: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  390: 
  391: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  392: 
  393: 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.
  394: 
  395: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  396: 
  397: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  398: 
  399: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  400: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  401: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  402: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  403: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  404: 
  405: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  406: 
  407: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  408: 
  409: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  410: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  411: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  412: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  413: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  414: 
  415: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  416: 
  417: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  418: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  419: 
  420: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  421: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  422: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  423: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  424: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  425: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  426: 
  427: 
  428: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  429: 
  430: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  431: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  432: Okinawa, Japan*
  433: 
  434: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  435: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  436: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  437: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  438: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  439: 
  440: 
  441: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  442: 
  443: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  444: 
  445: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  446: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  447: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  448: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  449: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  450: 
  451: 
  452: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  453: 
  454: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  455: 
  456: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  457: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  458: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  459: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  460: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  461: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  462: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  463: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  464: 
  465: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  466: 
  467: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  468: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  469: 
  470: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  471: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  472: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  473: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  474: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  475: 
  476: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  477: 
  478: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  479: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  480: 
  481: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  482: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  483: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  484: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  485: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  486: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  487: 
  488: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  489: 
  490: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  491: 
  492: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  493: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  494: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  495: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  496: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  497: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  498: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  499: 
  500: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  501: 
  502: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  503: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  504: 
  505: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  506: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  507: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  508: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  509: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  510: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  511: 
  512: 
  513: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  514: 
  515: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  516: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  517: Japan*
  518: 
  519: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  520: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  521: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  522: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  523: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  524: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  525: 
  526: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  527: 
  528: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  529: 
  530: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  531: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  532: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  533: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  534: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  535: 
  536: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  537: 
  538: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  539: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  540: 
  541: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  542: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  543: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  544: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  545: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  546: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  547: 
  548: 
  549: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  550: 
  551: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  552: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  553: Okinawa, Japan*
  554: 
  555: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  556: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  557: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  558: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  559: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  560: 
  561: 
  562: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  563: 
  564: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  565: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  566: 
  567: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  568: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  569: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  570: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  571: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  572: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  573: 
  574: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  575: 
  576: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  577: 
  578: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  579: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  580: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  581: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  582: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  583: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  584: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  585: 
  586: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  587: 
  588: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  589: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  590: 
  591: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  592: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  593: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  594: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  595: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  596: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  597: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  598: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  599: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  600: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  601: 
  602: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  603: 
  604: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  605: 
  606: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  607: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  608: 
  609: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  610: 
  611: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  612: 
  613: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  614: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  615: 
  616: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  617: 
  618: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  619: 
  620: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  621: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  622: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  623: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  624: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  625: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  626: 
  627: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  628: 
  629: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  630: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  631: 
  632: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  633: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  634: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  635: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  636: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  637: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  638: 
  639: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  640: 
  641: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  642: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  643: 
  644: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  645: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  646: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  647: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  648: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  649: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  650: 
  651: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  652: 
  653: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  654: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  655: 
  656: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  657: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  658: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  659: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  660: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  661: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  662: 
  663: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  664: 
  665: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  666: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  667: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  668: 
  669: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  670: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  671: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  672: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  673: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  674: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  675: 
  676: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  677: 
  678: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  679: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  680: 
  681: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  682: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  683: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  684: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  685: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  686: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  687: 
  688: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  689: 
  690: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  691: Campus
  692: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  693: Germany*
  694: 
  695: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  696: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  697: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  698: answering users' questions.
  699: 
  700: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  701: 
  702: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  703: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  704: 
  705: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  706: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  707: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  708: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  709: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  710: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  711: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  712: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  713: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  714: hardfloat
  715: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  716: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  717: 
  718: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  719: 
  720: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  721: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  722: 
  723: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  724: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  725: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  726: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  727: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  728: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  729: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  730: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  731: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  732: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  733: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  734: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  735: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  736: 
  737: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  738: 
  739: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  740: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  741: Japan*
  742: 
  743: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  744: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  745: for meeting information.[more detail on
  746: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  747: 
  748: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  749: 
  750: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  751: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  752: Okinawa, Japan*
  753: 
  754: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  755: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  756: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  757: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  758: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  759: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  760: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  761: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  762: 
  763: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  764: 
  765: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  766: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  767: Japan*
  768: 
  769: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  770: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  771: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  772: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  773: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  774: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  775: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  776: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  777: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  778: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  779: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  780: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  781: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  782: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  783: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  784: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  785: 
  786: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  787: 
  788: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  789: 
  790: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  791: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  792: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  793: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  794: cases or notebooks.
  795: 
  796: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  797: more information.
  798: 
  799: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  800: 
  801: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  802: 
  803: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  804: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  805: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  806: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  807: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  808: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  809: 
  810: See [the call for
  811: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  812: for details.
  813: 
  814: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  815: 
  816: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  817: 
  818: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  819: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  820: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  821: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  822: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  823: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  824: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  825: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  826: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  827: these.
  828: 
  829: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  830: 
  831: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  832: 
  833: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  834: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  835: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  836: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  837: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  838: 
  839: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  840: 
  841: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  842: 
  843: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  844: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  845: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  846: BSD related talks.
  847: 
  848: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  849: information.
  850: 
  851: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  852: 
  853: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  854: 
  855: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  856: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  857: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  858: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  859: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  860: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  861: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  862: 
  863: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  864: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  865: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  866: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  867: Japan NetBSD Users
  868: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  869: 
  870: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  871: 
  872: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  873: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  874: 
  875: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  876: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  877: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  878: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  879: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  880: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  881: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  882: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  883: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  884: 
  885: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  886: 
  887: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  888: 
  889: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  890: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  891: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  892: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  893: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  894: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  895: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  896: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  897: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  898: 
  899: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  900: 
  901: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  902: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  903: 
  904: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  905: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  906: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  907: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  908: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  909: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  910: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  911: 
  912: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  913: 
  914: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  915: 
  916: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  917: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  918: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  919: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  920: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  921: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  922: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  923: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  924: 
  925: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  926: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  927: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  928: 
  929: Please see [this
  930: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  931: for details.
  932: 
  933: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  934: 
  935: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  936: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  937: 
  938: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  939: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  940: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  941: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  942: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  943: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  944: 
  945: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  946: 
  947: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  948: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  949: 
  950: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  951: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  952: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  953: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  954: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  955: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  956: 
  957: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  958: 
  959: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  960: 
  961: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  962: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  963: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  964: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  965: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  966: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  967: 
  968: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  969: 
  970: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  971: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  972: Japan*
  973: 
  974: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  975: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  976: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  977: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  978: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  979: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  980: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  981: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  982: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  983: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  984: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  985: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  986: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  987: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
  988: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
  989: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
  990: found at OSC booth" by
  991: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
  992: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
  993: 
  994: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  995: 
  996: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
  997: 
  998: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
  999: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
 1000: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
 1001: 
 1002: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
 1003: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
 1004: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
 1005: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
 1006: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
 1007: 
 1008: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
 1009: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
 1010: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
 1011: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
 1012: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
 1013: regular meeting.
 1014: 
 1015: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
 1016: 
 1017: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
 1018: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1019: Okinawa, Japan*
 1020: 
 1021: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1022: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1023: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1024: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1025: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1026: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1027: 
 1028: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1029: 
 1030: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1031: 
 1032: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1033: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
 1034: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1035: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
 1036: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
 1037: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
 1038: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
 1039: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
 1040: [NetBSD/KOBO and
 1041: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
 1042: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
 1043: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
 1044: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
 1045: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
 1046: 
 1047: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
 1048: 
 1049: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1050: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1051: 
 1052: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1053: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1054: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1055: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1056: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1057: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1058: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1059: 
 1060: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1061: 
 1062: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1063: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1064: 
 1065: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1066: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1067: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1068: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1069: demonstrations (
 1070: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1071: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1072: 
 1073: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1074: 
 1075: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1076: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1077: San Diego, California, USA*
 1078: 
 1079: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1080: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1081: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1082: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1083: on day one of the conference.
 1084: 
 1085: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1086: 
 1087: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1088: Augustin, Germany*
 1089: 
 1090: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1091: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1092: 
 1093: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1094: 
 1095: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1096: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1097: 
 1098: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1099: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1100: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1101: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1102: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1103: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1104: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1105: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1106: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1107: SHARP,X68K on
 1108: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1109: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1110: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1111: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1112: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1113: updates presetation by
 1114: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1115: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1116: 
 1117: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1118: 
 1119: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1120: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1121: 
 1122: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1123: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1124: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1125: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1126: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1127: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1128: 
 1129: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1130: 
 1131: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1132: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1133: Japan*
 1134: 
 1135: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1136: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1137: for meeting information.
 1138: 
 1139: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1140: 
 1141: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1142: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1143: 
 1144: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1145: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1146: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1147: release branch.
 1148: 
 1149: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1150: 
 1151: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1152: 
 1153: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1154: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1155: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1156: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1157: with [Building NetBSD on
 1158: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1159: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1160: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1161: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1162: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1163: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1164: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1165: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1166: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1167: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1168: 
 1169: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1170: 
 1171: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1172: 
 1173: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1174: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1175: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1176: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1177: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1178: 
 1179: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1180: more information.
 1181: 
 1182: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1183: 
 1184: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1185: 
 1186: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1187: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1188: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1189: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1190: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1191: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1192: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1193: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1194: 
 1195: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1196: 
 1197: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1198: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1199: Japan*
 1200: 
 1201: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1202: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1203: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1204: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1205: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1206: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1207: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1208: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1209: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1210: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1211: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1212: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1213: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1214: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1215: 
 1216: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1217: 
 1218: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1219: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1220: 
 1221: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1222: 
 1223: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1224: 
 1225: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1226: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1227: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1228: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1229: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1230: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1231: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1232: demonstrations.
 1233: 
 1234: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1235: 
 1236: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1237: 
 1238: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1239: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1240: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1241: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1242: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1243: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1244: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1245: 
 1246: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1247: 
 1248: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1249: 
 1250: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1251: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1252: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1253: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1254: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1255: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1256: port history by
 1257: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1258: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1259: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1260: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1261: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1262: [[ustream live
 1263: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1264: 
 1265: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1266: 
 1267: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1268: 
 1269: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1270: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1271: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1272: talks.
 1273: 
 1274: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1275: information.
 1276: 
 1277: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1278: 
 1279: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1280: 
 1281: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1282: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1283: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1284: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1285: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1286: [WZero3 live
 1287: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1288: [Zaurus live
 1289: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1290: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1291: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1292: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1293: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1294: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1295: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1296: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1297: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1298: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1299: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1300: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1301: 
 1302: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1303: 
 1304: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1305: 
 1306: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1307: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1308: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1309: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1310: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1311: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1312: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1313: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1314: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1315: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1316: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1317: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1318: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1319: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1320: i386 { [aspire
 1321: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1322: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1323: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1324: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1325: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1326: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1327: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1328: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1329: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1330: 
 1331: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1332: 
 1333: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1334: 
 1335: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1336: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1337: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1338: necessary.
 1339: 
 1340: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1341: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1342: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1343: for details.
 1344: 
 1345: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1346: 
 1347: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1348: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1349: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1350: 
 1351: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1352: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1353: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1354: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1355: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1356: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1357: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1358: 
 1359: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1360: 
 1361: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1362: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1363: 
 1364: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1365: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1366: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1367: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1368: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1369: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1370: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1371: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1372: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1373: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1374: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1375: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1376: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1377: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1378: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1379: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1380: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1381: 
 1382: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1383: 
 1384: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1385: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1386: 
 1387: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1388: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1389: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1390: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1391: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1392: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1393: 
 1394: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1395: 
 1396: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1397: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1398: 
 1399: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1400: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1401: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1402: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1403: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1404: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1405: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1406: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1407: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1408: enigmatic machines by
 1409: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1410: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1411: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1412: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1413: 
 1414: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1415: 
 1416: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1417: 
 1418: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1419: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1420: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1421: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1422: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1423: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1424: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1425: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1426: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1427: 
 1428: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1429: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1430: 
 1431: For more information please visit the website
 1432: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1433: 
 1434: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1435: 
 1436: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1437: 
 1438: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1439: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1440: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1441: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1442: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1443: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1444: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1445: 
 1446: For more information please visit the website
 1447: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1448: 
 1449: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1450: 
 1451: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1452: 
 1453: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1454: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1455: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1456: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1457: Netherlands.
 1458: 
 1459: For more information please visit the website
 1460: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1461: 
 1462: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1463: 
 1464: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1465: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1466: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1467: 
 1468: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1469: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1470: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1471: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1472: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1473: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1474: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1475: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1476: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1477: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1478: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1479: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1480: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1481: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1482: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1483: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1484: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1485: 
 1486: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1487: 
 1488: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1489: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1490: Okinawa, Japan*
 1491: 
 1492: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1493: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1494: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1495: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1496: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1497: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1498: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1499: 
 1500: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1501: 
 1502: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1503: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1504: Fukushima, Japan*
 1505: 
 1506: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1507: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1508: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1509: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1510: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1511: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1512: 
 1513: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1514: 
 1515: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1516: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1517: Japan*
 1518: 
 1519: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1520: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1521: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1522: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1523: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1524: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1525: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1526: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1527: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1528: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1529: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1530: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1531: 
 1532: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1533: 
 1534: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1535: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1536: 
 1537: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1538: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1539: 
 1540: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1541: 
 1542: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1543: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1544: 
 1545: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1546: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1547: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1548: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1549: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1550: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1551: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1552: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1553: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1554: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1555: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1556: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1557: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1558: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1559: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1560: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1561: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1562: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1563: will never die!
 1564: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1565: and
 1566: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1567: by tsutsui.
 1568: 
 1569: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1570: 
 1571: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1572: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1573: Japan*
 1574: 
 1575: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1576: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1577: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1578: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1579: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1580: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1581: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1582: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1583: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1584: keysign party by soda.
 1585: 
 1586: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1587: 
 1588: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1589: 
 1590: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1591: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1592: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1593: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1594: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1595: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1596: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1597: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1598: 
 1599: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1600: 
 1601: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1602: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1603: 
 1604: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1605: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1606: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1607: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1608: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1609: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1610: 
 1611: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1612: 
 1613: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1614: 
 1615: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1616: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1617: May 2011.
 1618: 
 1619: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1620: 
 1621: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1622: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1623: 
 1624: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1625: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1626: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1627: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1628: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1629: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1630: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1631: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1632: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1633: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1634: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1635: 
 1636: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1637: 
 1638: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1639: 
 1640: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1641: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1642: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1643: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1644: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1645: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1646: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1647: 
 1648: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1649: 
 1650: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1651: Oita, Japan*
 1652: 
 1653: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1654: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1655: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1656: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1657: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1658: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1659: 
 1660: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1661: 
 1662: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1663: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1664: 
 1665: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1666: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1667: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1668: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1669: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1670: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1671: 
 1672: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1673: 
 1674: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1675: Belgium*
 1676: 
 1677: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1678: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1679: 
 1680: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1681: in the BSD devroom
 1682: 
 1683: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1684: 
 1685: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1686: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1687: Japan*
 1688: 
 1689: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1690: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1691: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1692: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1693: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1694: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1695: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1696: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1697: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1698: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1699: 
 1700: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1701: 
 1702: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1703: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1704: 
 1705: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1706: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1707: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1708: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1709: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1710: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1711: 
 1712: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1713: 
 1714: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1715: 
 1716: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1717: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1718: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1719: focused.
 1720: 
 1721: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1722: 
 1723: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1724: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1725: 
 1726: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1727: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1728: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1729: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1730: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1731: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1732: 
 1733: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1734: 
 1735: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1736: 
 1737: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1738: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1739: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1740: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1741: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1742: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1743: 
 1744: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1745: 
 1746: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1747: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1748: 
 1749: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1750: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1751: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1752: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1753: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1754: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1755: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1756: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1757: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1758: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1759: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1760: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1761: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1762: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1763: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1764: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1765: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1766: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1767: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1768: tsutsui)
 1769: 
 1770: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1771: 
 1772: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1773: 
 1774: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1775: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1776: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1777: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1778: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1779: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1780: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1781: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1782: 
 1783: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1784: 
 1785: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1786: 
 1787: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1788: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1789: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1790: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1791: 
 1792: For more information please visit the website
 1793: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1794: 
 1795: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1796: 
 1797: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1798: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1799: Okinawa, Japan*
 1800: 
 1801: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1802: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1803: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1804: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1805: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1806: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1807: 
 1808: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1809: 
 1810: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1811: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1812: 
 1813: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1814: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1815: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1816: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1817: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1818: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1819: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1820: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1821: 
 1822: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1823: 
 1824: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1825: 
 1826: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1827: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1828: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1829: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1830: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1831: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1832: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1833: 
 1834: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1835: 
 1836: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1837: 
 1838: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1839: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1840: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1841: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1842: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1843: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1844: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1845: 
 1846: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1847: 
 1848: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1849: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1850: Japan*
 1851: 
 1852: See [this
 1853: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1854: for meeting information.
 1855: 
 1856: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1857: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1858: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1859: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1860: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1861: 
 1862: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1863: 
 1864: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1865: 
 1866: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1867: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1868: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1869: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1870: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1871: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1872: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1873: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1874: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1875: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1876: 
 1877: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1878: 
 1879: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1880: 
 1881: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1882: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1883: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1884: in a shared BSD booth.
 1885: 
 1886: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1887: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1888: 
 1889: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1890: 
 1891: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1892: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1893: 
 1894: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1895: 
 1896: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1897: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1898: 
 1899: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1900: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1901: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1902: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1903: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1904: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1905: 
 1906: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1907: 
 1908: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1909: 
 1910: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1911: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1912: 
 1913: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1914: 
 1915: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1916: 
 1917: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1918: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1919: May 2010.
 1920: 
 1921: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1922: 
 1923: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1924: 
 1925: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1926: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1927: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1928: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1929: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1930: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1931: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1932: 
 1933: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1934: 
 1935: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1936: 
 1937: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1938: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1939: 
 1940: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1941: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1942: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1943: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1944: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1945: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1946: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1947: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1948: 
 1949: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1950: 
 1951: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1952: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1953: 
 1954: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1955: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1956: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1957: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1958: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1959: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1960: 
 1961: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1962: 
 1963: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1964: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1965: 
 1966: The [February 2010
 1967: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1968: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1969: 
 1970: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1971: 
 1972: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1973: Belgium*
 1974: 
 1975: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1976: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1977: 
 1978: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1979: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1980: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1981: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1982: 
 1983: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1984: 
 1985: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1986: Oita, Japan*
 1987: 
 1988: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1989: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 1990: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1991: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1992: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1993: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1994: 
 1995: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 1996: 
 1997: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 1998: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1999: 
 2000: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2001: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2002: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2003: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2004: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2005: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2006: 
 2007: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 2008: 
 2009: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 2010: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 2011: 
 2012: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2013: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2014: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2015: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2016: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 2017: demonstration.
 2018: 
 2019: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 2020: 
 2021: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 2022: 
 2023: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 2024: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 2025: major BSDs.
 2026: 
 2027: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 2028: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 2029: 
 2030: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 2031: 
 2032: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2033: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2034: 
 2035: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2036: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2037: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2038: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 2039: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 2040: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 2041: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 2042: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2043: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 2044: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 2045: 
 2046: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 2047: 
 2048: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 2049: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2050: 
 2051: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2052: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2053: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2054: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2055: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2056: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2057: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2058: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2059: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2060: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2061: 
 2062: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2063: 
 2064: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2065: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2066: Okinawa, Japan*
 2067: 
 2068: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2069: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2070: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2071: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2072: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2073: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2074: 
 2075: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2076: 
 2077: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2078: 
 2079: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2080: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2081: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2082: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2083: 
 2084: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2085: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2086: 
 2087: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2088: 
 2089: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2090: 
 2091: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2092: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2093: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2094: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2095: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2096: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2097: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2098: 
 2099: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2100: 
 2101: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2102: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2103: 
 2104: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2105: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2106: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2107: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2108: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2109: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2110: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2111: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2112: 
 2113: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2114: 
 2115: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2116: 
 2117: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2118: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2119: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2120: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2121: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2122: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2123: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2124: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2125: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2126: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2127: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2128: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2129: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2130: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2131: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2132: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2133: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2134: 
 2135: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2136: 
 2137: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2138: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2139: Japan*
 2140: 
 2141: See [this
 2142: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2143: for meeting information.
 2144: 
 2145: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2146: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2147: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2148: party.
 2149: 
 2150: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2151: 
 2152: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2153: 
 2154: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2155: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2156: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2157: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2158: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2159: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2160: 
 2161: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2162: 
 2163: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2164: 
 2165: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2166: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2167: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2168: systems at the exhibition.
 2169: 
 2170: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2171: 
 2172: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2173: 
 2174: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2175: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2176: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2177: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2178: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2179: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2180: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2181: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2182: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2183: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2184: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2185: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2186: 
 2187: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2188: 
 2189: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2190: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2191: 
 2192: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2193: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2194: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2195: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2196: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2197: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2198: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2199: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2200: 
 2201: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2202: 
 2203: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2204: 
 2205: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2206: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2207: May 2009.
 2208: 
 2209: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2210: 
 2211: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2212: 
 2213: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2214: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2215: Hannover, Germany.
 2216: 
 2217: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2218: 
 2219: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2220: 
 2221: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2222: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2223: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2224: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2225: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2226: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2227: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2228: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2229: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2230: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2231: and [NetBSD
 2232: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2233: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2234: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2235: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2236: 
 2237: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2238: 
 2239: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2240: 
 2241: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2242: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2243: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2244: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2245: 
 2246: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2247: 
 2248: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2249: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2250: 
 2251: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2252: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2253: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2254: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2255: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2256: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2257: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2258: 
 2259: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2260: 
 2261: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2262: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2263: the community.
 2264: 
 2265: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2266: 
 2267: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2268: 
 2269: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2270: 
 2271: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2272: 
 2273: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2274: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2275: 
 2276: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2277: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2278: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2279: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2280: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2281: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2282: 
 2283: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2284: 
 2285: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2286: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2287: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2288: 
 2289: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2290: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2291: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2292: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2293: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2294: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2295: 
 2296: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2297: 
 2298: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2299: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2300: 
 2301: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2302: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2303: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2304: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2305: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2306: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2307: 
 2308: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2309: 
 2310: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2311: 
 2312: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2313: 
 2314: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2315: 
 2316: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2317: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2318: 
 2319: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2320: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2321: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2322: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2323: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2324: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2325: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2326: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2327: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2328: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2329: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2330: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2331: 
 2332: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2333: 
 2334: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2335: 
 2336: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2337: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2338: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2339: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2340: 
 2341: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2342: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2343: 
 2344: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2345: 
 2346: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2347: 
 2348: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2349: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2350: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2351: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2352: 
 2353: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2354: 
 2355: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2356: 
 2357: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2358: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2359: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2360: 
 2361: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2362: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2363: 
 2364: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2365: 
 2366: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2367: 
 2368: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2369: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2370: 
 2371: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2372: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2373: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2374: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2375: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2376: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2377: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2378: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2379: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2380: [Itojun Service
 2381: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2382: 
 2383: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2384: 
 2385: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2386: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2387: 
 2388: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2389: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2390: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2391: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2392: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2393: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2394: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2395: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2396: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2397: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2398: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2399: 
 2400: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2401: 
 2402: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2403: 
 2404: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2405: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2406: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2407: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2408: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2409: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2410: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2411: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2412: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2413: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2414: 
 2415: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2416: 
 2417: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2418: 
 2419: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2420: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2421: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2422: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2423: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2424: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2425: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2426: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2427: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2428: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2429: all BSD machines.
 2430: 
 2431: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2432: 
 2433: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2434: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2435: Japan*
 2436: 
 2437: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2438: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2439: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2440: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2441: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2442: 
 2443: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2444: 
 2445: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2446: 
 2447: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2448: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2449: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2450: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2451: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2452: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2453: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2454: 
 2455: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2456: 
 2457: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2458: 
 2459: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2460: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2461: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2462: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2463: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2464: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2465: 
 2466: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2467: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2468: 
 2469: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2470: 
 2471: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2472: 
 2473: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2474: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2475: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2476: novices to advanced developers.
 2477: 
 2478: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2479: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2480: 
 2481: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2482: 
 2483: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2484: Spain*
 2485: 
 2486: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2487: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2488: 
 2489: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2490: 
 2491: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2492: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2493: 
 2494: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2495: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2496: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2497: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2498: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2499: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2500: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2501: 
 2502: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2503: 
 2504: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2505: 
 2506: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2507: technologies and IT security.
 2508: 
 2509: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2510: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2511: 
 2512: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2513: 
 2514: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2515: 
 2516: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2517: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2518: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2519: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2520: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2521: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2522: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2523: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2524: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2525: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2526: 
 2527: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2528: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2529: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2530: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2531: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2532: 
 2533: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2534: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2535: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2536: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2537: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2538: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2539: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2540: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2541: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2542: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2543: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2544: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2545: 
 2546: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2547: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2548: networking and virtualisation.
 2549: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2550: 
 2551: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2552: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2553: 
 2554: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2555: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2556: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2557: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2558: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2559: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2560: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2561: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2562: 
 2563: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2564: 
 2565: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2566: 
 2567: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2568: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2569: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2570: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2571: 
 2572: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2573: 
 2574: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2575: 
 2576: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2577: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2578: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2579: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2580: 
 2581: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2582: 
 2583: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2584: 
 2585: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2586: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2587: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2588: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2589: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2590: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2591: 
 2592: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2593: 
 2594: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2595: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2596: Japan*
 2597: 
 2598: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2599: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2600: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2601: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2602: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2603: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2604: 
 2605: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2606: 
 2607: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2608: 
 2609: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2610: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2611: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2612: 
 2613: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2614: 
 2615: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2616: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2617: 
 2618: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2619: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2620: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2621: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2622: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2623: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2624: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2625: 
 2626: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2627: 
 2628: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2629: Niigata, Japan*
 2630: 
 2631: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2632: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2633: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2634: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2635: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2636: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2637: 
 2638: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2639: 
 2640: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2641: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2642: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2643: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2644: 
 2645: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2646: 
 2647: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2648: Turkey*
 2649: 
 2650: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2651: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2652: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2653: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2654: 
 2655: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2656: 
 2657: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2658: 
 2659: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2660: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2661: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2662: information, see the [event's
 2663: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2664: 
 2665: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2666: 
 2667: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2668: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2669: 
 2670: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2671: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2672: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2673: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2674: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2675: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2676: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2677: Presentation by
 2678: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2679: 
 2680: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2681: 
 2682: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2683: 
 2684: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2685: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2686: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2687: 
 2688: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2689: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2690: 
 2691: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2692: 
 2693: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2694: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2695: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2696: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2697: 
 2698: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2699: 
 2700: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2701: 
 2702: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2703: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2704: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2705: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2706: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2707: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2708: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2709: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2710: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2711: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2712: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2713: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2714: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2715: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2716: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2717: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2718: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2719: ).
 2720: 
 2721: [A report with some
 2722: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2723: available.
 2724: 
 2725: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2726: 
 2727: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2728: 
 2729: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2730: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2731: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2732: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2733: Switzerland.
 2734: 
 2735: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2736: report was posted to the
 2737: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2738: mailing list.
 2739: 
 2740: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2741: 
 2742: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2743: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2744: Japan*
 2745: 
 2746: See [this
 2747: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2748: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2749: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2750: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2751: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2752: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2753: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2754: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2755: sign party.
 2756: 
 2757: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2758: 
 2759: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2760: 
 2761: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2762: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2763: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2764: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2765: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2766: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2767: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2768: 
 2769: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2770: 
 2771: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2772: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2773: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2774: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2775: at the
 2776: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2777: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2778: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2779: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2780: 
 2781: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2782: information.
 2783: 
 2784: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2785: 
 2786: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2787: 
 2788: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2789: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2790: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2791: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2792: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2793: 
 2794: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2795: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2796: 
 2797: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2798: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2799: 
 2800: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2801: 
 2802: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2803: 
 2804: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2805: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2806: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2807: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2808: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2809: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2810: welcome to attend.
 2811: 
 2812: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2813: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2814: 
 2815: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2816: 
 2817: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2818: 
 2819: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2820: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2821: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2822: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2823: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2824: 
 2825: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2826: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2827: 
 2828: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2829: 
 2830: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2831: 
 2832: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2833: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2834: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2835: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2836: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2837: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2838: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2839: 
 2840: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2841: 
 2842: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2843: 
 2844: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2845: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2846: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2847: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2848: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2849: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2850: widest possible audience.
 2851: 
 2852: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2853: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2854: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2855: 
 2856: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2857: 
 2858: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2859: 
 2860: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2861: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2862: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2863: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2864: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2865: 
 2866: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2867: 
 2868: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2869: 
 2870: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2871: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2872: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2873: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2874: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2875: 
 2876: More information can be found at
 2877: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2878: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2879: German language article can be found at:
 2880: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2881: 
 2882: Ignatios also
 2883: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2884: his [slides (german
 2885: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2886: 
 2887: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2888: 
 2889: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2890: 
 2891: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2892: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2893: Brussels, Belgium.
 2894: 
 2895: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2896: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2897: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2898: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2899: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2900: 
 2901: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2902: 
 2903: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2904: 
 2905: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2906: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2907: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2908: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2909: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2910: and
 2911: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2912: 
 2913: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2914: 
 2915: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2916: 
 2917: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2918: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2919: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2920: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2921: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2922: 
 2923: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2924: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2925: and Solaris.
 2926: 
 2927: For more information, please [visit the
 2928: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2929: 
 2930: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2931: 
 2932: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2933: 
 2934: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2935: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2936: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2937: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2938: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2939: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2940: 
 2941: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2942: 
 2943: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2944: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2945: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2946: 
 2947: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2948: 
 2949: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2950: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2951: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2952: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2953: 
 2954: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2955: 
 2956: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2957: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2958: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2959: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2960: 
 2961: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2962: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2963: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2964: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2965: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2966: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2967:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2968: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2969:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2970: 
 2971: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2972: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2973: 
 2974: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2975: 
 2976: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2977: 
 2978: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2979: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2980: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2981: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2982: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2983: 
 2984: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2985: 
 2986: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2987: 
 2988: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 2989: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 2990: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2991: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2992: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2993: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2994: 
 2995: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 2996: 
 2997: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 2998: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 2999: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 3000: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 3001: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 3002: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 3003: 
 3004: A report on the event is available
 3005: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 3006: 
 3007: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 3008: 
 3009: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 3010: 
 3011: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 3012: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 3013: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 3014: booth.
 3015: 
 3016: A report of the event can be found
 3017: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 3018: 
 3019: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 3020: 
 3021: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 3022: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 3023: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 3024: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 3025: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 3026: 
 3027: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 3028: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 3029: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 3030: information.
 3031: 
 3032: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 3033: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 3034: 
 3035: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 3036: 
 3037: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 3038: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 3039: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 3040: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 3041: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 3042: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 3043: the booth.
 3044: 
 3045: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 3046: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 3047: about the event.
 3048: 
 3049: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 3050: 
 3051: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 3052: 
 3053: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 3054: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3055: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3056: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3057: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3058: 
 3059: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3060: 
 3061: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3062: 
 3063: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3064: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3065: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3066: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3067: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3068: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3069: 
 3070: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3071: 
 3072: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3073: 
 3074: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3075: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3076: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3077: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3078: 
 3079: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3080:     FreeBSD Project
 3081: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3082:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3083:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3084:     .
 3085: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3086:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3087:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3088: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3089: 
 3090: \> See [program for
 3091: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3092: 
 3093: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3094: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3095: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3096: 
 3097: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3098: 
 3099: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3100: 
 3101: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3102: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3103: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3104: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3105: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3106: developers.
 3107: 
 3108: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3109: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3110: during May 10-14th.
 3111: 
 3112: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3113: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3114: 
 3115: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3116: 
 3117: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3118: 
 3119: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3120: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3121: conference on their campus.
 3122: 
 3123: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3124: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3125: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3126: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3127: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3128: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3129: 
 3130: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3131: presentation proposal, please visit
 3132: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3133: 
 3134: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3135: 
 3136: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3137: 
 3138: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3139: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3140: tutorials.
 3141: 
 3142: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3143: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3144: 
 3145: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3146: 
 3147: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3148: 
 3149: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3150: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3151: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3152: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3153: URL above.
 3154: 
 3155: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3156: 
 3157: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3158: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3159: 
 3160: See [this
 3161: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3162: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3163: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3164: Codeblog.
 3165: 
 3166: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3167: 
 3168: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3169: 
 3170: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3171: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3172: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3173: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3174: gmail.com).
 3175: 
 3176: For more information about this event see
 3177: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3178: 
 3179: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3180: 
 3181: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3182: 
 3183: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3184: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3185: Cons in Germany.
 3186: 
 3187: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3188: 
 3189: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3190: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3191: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3192: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3193: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3194: 
 3195: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3196: net-tex.de\>.
 3197: 
 3198: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3199: 
 3200: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3201: 
 3202: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3203: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3204: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3205: 
 3206: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3207: 
 3208: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3209: 
 3210: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3211: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3212: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3213: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3214: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3215: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3216: 
 3217: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3218: 
 3219: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3220: 
 3221: [German Unix User Group
 3222: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3223: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3224: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3225: 
 3226: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3227: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3228: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3229: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3230: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3231: 
 3232: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3233: 
 3234: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3235: 
 3236: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3237: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3238: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3239: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3240: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3241: Europe.
 3242: 
 3243: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3244: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3245: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3246: 
 3247: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3248: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3249: 
 3250: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3251: 
 3252: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3253: 
 3254: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3255: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3256: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3257: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3258: if you would like to help.
 3259: 
 3260: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3261: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3262: 
 3263: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3264: 
 3265: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3266: 
 3267: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3268: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3269: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3270: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3271: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3272: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3273: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3274: 
 3275: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3276: 
 3277: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3278: 
 3279: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3280: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3281: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3282: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3283: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3284: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3285: 
 3286: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3287: 
 3288: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3289: 
 3290: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3291: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3292: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3293: conference venue and registration. present.
 3294: 
 3295: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3296: 
 3297: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3298: 
 3299: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3300: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3301: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3302: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3303: Lockhoff.
 3304: 
 3305: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3306: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3307: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3308: 
 3309: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3310: 
 3311: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3312: 
 3313: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3314: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3315: others) will be presented.
 3316: 
 3317: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3318: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3319: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3320: 
 3321: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3322: 
 3323: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3324: especially showing NetBSD!
 3325: 
 3326: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3327: 
 3328: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3329: 
 3330: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3331: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3332: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3333: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3334: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3335: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3336: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3337: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3338: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3339: 
 3340: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3341: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3342: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3343: 
 3344: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3345: 
 3346: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3347: 
 3348: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3349: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3350: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3351: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3352: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3353: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3354: 
 3355: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3356: 
 3357: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3358: 
 3359: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3360: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3361: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3362: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3363: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3364: 
 3365: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3366: 
 3367: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3368: 
 3369: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3370: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3371: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3372: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3373: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3374: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3375: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3376: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3377: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3378: 
 3379: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3380: 
 3381: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3382: 
 3383: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3384: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3385: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3386: group page for more information.
 3387: 
 3388: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3389: 
 3390: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3391: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3392: 
 3393: See [this
 3394: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3395: meeting information.
 3396: 
 3397: A
 3398: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3399: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3400: 
 3401: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3402: 
 3403: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3404: 
 3405: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3406: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3407: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3408: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3409: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3410: organization.
 3411: 
 3412: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3413: 
 3414: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3415: 
 3416: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3417: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3418: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3419: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3420: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3421: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3422: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3423: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3424: for more details.
 3425: 
 3426: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3427: 
 3428: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3429: 
 3430: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3431: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3432: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3433: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3434: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3435: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3436: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3437: 
 3438: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3439: 
 3440: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3441: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3442: 
 3443: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3444: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3445: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3446: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3447: 
 3448: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3449: 
 3450: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3451: 
 3452: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3453: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3454: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3455: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3456: groups.
 3457: 
 3458: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3459: 
 3460: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3461: 
 3462: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3463: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3464: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3465: venue and registration.
 3466: 
 3467: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3468: 
 3469: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3470: 
 3471: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3472: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3473: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3474: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3475: 
 3476: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3477: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3478:     Live performance
 3479: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3480: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3481: 
 3482: See [program for
 3483: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3484: 
 3485: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3486: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3487: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3488: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3489: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3490: 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)).
 3491: 
 3492: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3493: 
 3494: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3495: 
 3496: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3497: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3498: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3499: 
 3500: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3501: 
 3502: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3503: 
 3504: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3505: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3506: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3507: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3508: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3509: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3510: [slides for this
 3511: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3512: 
 3513: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3514: 
 3515: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3516: 
 3517: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3518: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3519: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3520: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3521: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3522: 
 3523: More information is at
 3524: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3525: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3526: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3527: 
 3528: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3529: 
 3530: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3531: 
 3532: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3533: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3534: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3535: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3536: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3537: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3538: 
 3539: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3540: 
 3541: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3542: 
 3543: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3544: 
 3545: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3546: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3547: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3548: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3549: 
 3550: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3551: 
 3552: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3553: 
 3554: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3555: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3556: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3557: 
 3558: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3559: 
 3560: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3561: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3562: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3563: 
 3564: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3565: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3566: 
 3567: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3568: 
 3569: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3570: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3571: 
 3572: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3573: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3574: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3575: 
 3576: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3577: 
 3578: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3579: 
 3580: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3581: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3582: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3583: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3584: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3585: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3586: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3587: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3588: 
 3589: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3590: 
 3591: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3592: 
 3593: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3594: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3595: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3596: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3597: 
 3598: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3599: 
 3600: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3601: 
 3602: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3603: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3604: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3605: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3606: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3607: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3608: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3609: available.
 3610: 
 3611: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3612: 
 3613: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3614: 
 3615: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3616: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3617: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3618: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3619: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3620: 
 3621: A brief report from the conference is available
 3622: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3623: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3624: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3625: 
 3626: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3627: 
 3628: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3629: 
 3630: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3631: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3632: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3633: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3634: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3635: 
 3636: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3637: 
 3638: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3639: 
 3640: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3641: 
 3642: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3643: 
 3644: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3645: 
 3646: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3647: 
 3648: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3649: 
 3650: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3651: 
 3652: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3653: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3654: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3655: 
 3656: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3657: 
 3658: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3659: 
 3660: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3661: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3662: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3663: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3664: conference.
 3665: 
 3666: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3667: 
 3668: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3669: 
 3670: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3671: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3672: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3673: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3674: for details.
 3675: 
 3676: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3677: 
 3678: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3679: 
 3680: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3681: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3682: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3683: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3684: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3685: 
 3686: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3687: 
 3688: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3689: 
 3690: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3691: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3692: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3693: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3694: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3695: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3696: 
 3697: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3698: 
 3699: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3700: 
 3701: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3702: 
 3703: [BOF
 3704: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3705: 
 3706: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3707: 
 3708: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3709: 
 3710: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3711: 
 3712: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3713: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3714: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3715: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3716: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3717: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3718: of the BSD
 3719: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3720: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3721: conference.
 3722: 
 3723: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3724: 
 3725: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3726: 
 3727: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3728: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3729: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3730: in helping out.
 3731: 
 3732: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3733: 
 3734: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3735: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3736: 
 3737: See [this
 3738: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3739: meeting information.
 3740: 
 3741: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3742: 
 3743: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3744: 
 3745: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3746: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3747: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3748: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3749: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3750: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3751: 
 3752: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3753: 
 3754: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3755: 
 3756: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3757: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3758: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3759: NetBSD-BR.
 3760: 
 3761: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3762: 
 3763: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3764: 
 3765: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3766: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3767: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3768: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3769: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3770: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3771: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3772: 
 3773: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3774: 
 3775: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3776: 
 3777: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3778: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3779: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3780: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3781: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3782: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3783: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3784: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3785: for more information.
 3786: 
 3787: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3788: 
 3789: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3790: 
 3791: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3792: [GUUG
 3793: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3794: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3795: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3796: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3797: 
 3798: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3799: 
 3800: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3801: 
 3802: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3803: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3804: 
 3805: -   \`\`
 3806:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3807:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3808: -   \`\`
 3809:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3810:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3811: -   \`\`
 3812:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3813:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3814: 
 3815: Please see the
 3816: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3817: details. Photos are available at [this
 3818: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3819: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3820: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3821: 
 3822: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3823: 
 3824: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3825: 
 3826: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3827: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3828: France.
 3829: 
 3830: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3831: 
 3832: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3833: 
 3834: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3835: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3836: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3837: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3838: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3839: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3840: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3841: 
 3842: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3843: 
 3844: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3845: 
 3846: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3847: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3848: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3849: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3850: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3851: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3852: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3853: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3854: MailingList useful.
 3855: 
 3856: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3857: 
 3858: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3859: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3860: 
 3861: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3862: details.
 3863: 
 3864: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3865: 
 3866: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3867: 
 3868: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3869: 
 3870: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3871: 
 3872: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3873: 
 3874: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3875: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3876: administration. See
 3877: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3878: for details.
 3879: 
 3880: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3881: 
 3882: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3883: 
 3884: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3885: 
 3886: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3887: 
 3888: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3889: 
 3890: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3891: 
 3892: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3893: 
 3894: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3895: 
 3896: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3897: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3898: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3899: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3900: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3901: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3902: information.
 3903: 
 3904: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3905: 
 3906: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3907: 
 3908: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3909: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3910: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3911: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3912: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3913: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3914: is available online.
 3915: 
 3916: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3917: 
 3918: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3919: 
 3920: A lot of photos are available
 3921: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3922: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3923: 
 3924: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3925: 
 3926: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3927: 
 3928: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3929: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3930: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3931: 
 3932: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3933: Dolecek. See the [full
 3934: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3935: for details and pictures.
 3936: 
 3937: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3938: 
 3939: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3940: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3941: 
 3942: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3943: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3944: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3945: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3946: 
 3947: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3948: 
 3949: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3950: 
 3951: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3952: 
 3953: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3954: 
 3955: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3956: 
 3957: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3958: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3959: 
 3960: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3961: 
 3962: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3963: 
 3964: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3965: 
 3966: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3967: 
 3968: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3969: 
 3970: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3971: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3972: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3973: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3974: see
 3975: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3976: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3977: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3978: 
 3979: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3980: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3981: 
 3982: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3983: 
 3984: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3985: 
 3986: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3987: holding the [BSDay
 3988: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 3989: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 3990: for more information.
 3991: 
 3992: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 3993: 
 3994: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 3995: 
 3996: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 3997: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 3998: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 3999: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 4000: 
 4001: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 4002: 
 4003: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 4004: 
 4005: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 4006: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 4007: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 4008: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 4009: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 4010: 
 4011: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 4012: 
 4013: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 4014: 
 4015: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 4016: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 4017: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 4018: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 4019: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 4020: 
 4021: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 4022: 
 4023: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 4024: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 4025: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 4026: 
 4027: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 4028: 
 4029: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 4030: 
 4031: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 4032: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 4033: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 4034: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 4035: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 4036: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 4037: 
 4038: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4039: 
 4040: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 4041: 
 4042: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4043: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4044: administration. See
 4045: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 4046: for details.
 4047: 
 4048: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4049: 
 4050: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4051: 
 4052: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4053: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 4054: events including several pictures is available online at
 4055: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 4056: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4057: from:
 4058: 
 4059: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4060:     [
 4061:     mp3
 4062:     ]
 4063: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4064:     [
 4065:     mp3
 4066:     ]
 4067: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4068:     mit NetBSD
 4069:     [
 4070:     mp3
 4071:     ]
 4072: 
 4073: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4074: 
 4075: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4076: 
 4077: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4078: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4079: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4080: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4081: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4082: 
 4083: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4084: 
 4085: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4086: 
 4087: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4088: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4089: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4090: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4091: activities will be the:
 4092: 
 4093: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4094: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4095: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4096: 
 4097: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4098: 
 4099: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4100: 
 4101: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4102: 
 4103: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4104: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4105: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4106: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4107: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4108: a [short
 4109: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4110: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4111: available online.
 4112: 
 4113: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4114: 
 4115: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4116: 
 4117: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4118: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4119: from December 27th to 29th.
 4120: 
 4121: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4122: 
 4123: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4124: 
 4125: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4126: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4127: administration.
 4128: 
 4129: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4130: 
 4131: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4132: 
 4133: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4134: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4135: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4136: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4137: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4138: for details.
 4139: 
 4140: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4141: 
 4142: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4143: 
 4144: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4145: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4146: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4147: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4148: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4149: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4150: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4151: 
 4152: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4153: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4154: Germany. See
 4155: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4156: for more information.
 4157: 
 4158: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4159: 
 4160: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4161: 
 4162: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4163: 
 4164: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4165: 
 4166: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4167: 
 4168: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4169: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4170: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4171: 
 4172: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4173: 
 4174: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4175: 
 4176: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4177: 
 4178: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4179: 
 4180: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4181: 
 4182: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4183: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4184: College.
 4185: 
 4186: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4187: 
 4188: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4189: 
 4190: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4191: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4192: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4193: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4194: rendering cluster done with
 4195: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4196: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4197: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4198: available from [Hubert's
 4199: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4200: 
 4201: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4202: 
 4203: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4204: 
 4205: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4206: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4207: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4208: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4209: online.
 4210: 
 4211: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4212: 
 4213: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4214: 
 4215: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4216: 
 4217: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4218: 
 4219: *July 22, 2002*
 4220: 
 4221: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4222: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4223: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4224: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4225: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4226: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4227: 
 4228: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4229: 
 4230: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4231: 
 4232: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4233: 
 4234: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4235: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4236: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4237: 
 4238: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4239: 
 4240: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4241: 
 4242: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4243: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4244: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4245: 
 4246: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4247: 
 4248: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4249: 
 4250: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4251: 
 4252: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4253: 
 4254: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4255: 
 4256: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4257: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4258: available.
 4259: 
 4260: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4261: 
 4262: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4263: 
 4264: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4265: 
 4266: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4267: 
 4268: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4269: 
 4270: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4271: 
 4272: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4273: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4274: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4275: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4276: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4277: 
 4278: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4279: 
 4280: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4281: 
 4282: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4283: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4284: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4285: chance to prove their value.
 4286: 
 4287: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4288: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4289: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4290: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4291: 
 4292: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4293: 
 4294: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4295: 
 4296: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4297: 
 4298: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4299: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4300: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4301: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4302: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4303: is available.
 4304: 
 4305: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4306: 
 4307: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4308: 
 4309: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4310: 
 4311: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4312: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4313: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4314: 
 4315: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4316: 
 4317: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4318: USA*
 4319: 
 4320: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4321: 
 4322: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4323: 
 4324: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4325: 
 4326: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4327: 
 4328: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4329: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4330: 
 4331: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4332: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4333: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4334: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4335: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4336: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4337: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4338: 
 4339: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4340: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4341: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4342: Emulation.
 4343: 
 4344: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4345: 
 4346: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4347: 
 4348: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4349: 
 4350: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4351: 
 4352: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4353: 
 4354: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4355: 
 4356: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4357: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4358: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4359: 
 4360: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4361: 
 4362: *September 13, 2001*
 4363: 
 4364: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4365: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4366: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4367: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4368: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4369: 
 4370: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4371: 
 4372: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4373: 
 4374: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4375: 
 4376: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4377: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4378: NetBSD booth at
 4379: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4380: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4381: from Japan.
 4382: 
 4383: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4384: 
 4385: *July 11, 2001*
 4386: 
 4387: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4388: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4389: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4390: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4391: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4392: 
 4393: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4394: 
 4395: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4396: Tokyo, Japan*
 4397: 
 4398: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4399: 
 4400: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4401: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4402: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4403: 
 4404: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4405: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4406: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4407: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4408: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4409: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4410: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4411: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4412: 
 4413: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4414: 
 4415: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4416: 
 4417: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4418: 
 4419: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4420: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4421: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4422: 
 4423: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4424: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4425: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4426: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4427: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4428: slides from this talk are available at
 4429: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4430: 
 4431: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4432: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4433: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4434: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4435: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4436: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4437: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4438: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4439: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4440: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4441: web site.
 4442: 
 4443: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4444: 
 4445: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4446: 
 4447: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4448: 
 4449: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4450: 
 4451: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4452: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4453: 
 4454: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4455: 
 4456: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4457: 
 4458: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4459: 
 4460: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4461: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4462: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4463: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4464: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4465: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4466: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4467: 
 4468: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4469: 
 4470: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4471: 
 4472: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4473: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4474: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4475: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4476: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4477: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4478: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4479: 
 4480: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4481: 
 4482: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4483: 
 4484: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4485: 
 4486: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4487: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4488: Spring is available.
 4489: 
 4490: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4491: 
 4492: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4493: 
 4494: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4495: 
 4496: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4497: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4498: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4499: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4500: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4501: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4502: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4503: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4504: 
 4505: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4506: 
 4507: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4508: 
 4509: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4510: 
 4511: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4512: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4513: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4514: other swag.
 4515: 
 4516: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4517: 
 4518: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4519: 
 4520: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4521: 
 4522: There was a [BSD BoF
 4523: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4524: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4525: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4526: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4527: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4528: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4529: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4530: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4531: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4532: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4533: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4534: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4535: BSD activity in Japan.
 4536: 
 4537: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4538: 
 4539: *December 6, 2000*
 4540: 
 4541: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4542: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4543: public.
 4544: 
 4545: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4546: 
 4547: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4548: 
 4549: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4550: 
 4551: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4552: 
 4553: *November 25, 2000*
 4554: 
 4555: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4556: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4557: announced to the public.
 4558: 
 4559: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4560: 
 4561: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4562: 
 4563: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4564: 
 4565: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4566: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4567: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4568: 
 4569: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4570: Mission.
 4571: 
 4572: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4573: 
 4574: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4575: 
 4576: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4577: 
 4578: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4579: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4580: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4581: 
 4582: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4583: David Maxwell.
 4584: 
 4585: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4586: 
 4587: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4588: 
 4589: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4590: 
 4591: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4592: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4593: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4594: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4595: 
 4596: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4597: 
 4598: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4599: 
 4600: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4601: 
 4602: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4603: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4604: 
 4605: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4606: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4607: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4608: 
 4609: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4610: is available at
 4611: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4612: 
 4613: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4614: 
 4615: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4616: 
 4617: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4618: 
 4619: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4620: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4621: fixed onsite.
 4622: 
 4623: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4624: 
 4625: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4626: 
 4627: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4628: 
 4629: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4630: 
 4631: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4632: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4633: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4634: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4635: 
 4636: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4637: 
 4638: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4639: 
 4640: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4641: 
 4642: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4643: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4644: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4645: 
 4646: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4647: 
 4648: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4649: 
 4650: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4651: 
 4652: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4653: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4654: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4655: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4656: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4657: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4658: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4659: 
 4660: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4661: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4662: 
 4663: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4664: 
 4665: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4666: 
 4667: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4668: 
 4669: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4670: followed.
 4671: 
 4672: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4673: 
 4674: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4675: 
 4676: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4677: 
 4678: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4679: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4680: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4681: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4682: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4683: giving a talk.
 4684: 
 4685: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4686: 
 4687: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4688: 
 4689: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4690: 
 4691: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4692: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4693: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4694: gave a [technical session on
 4695: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4696: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4697: session on
 4698: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4699: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4700: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4701: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4702: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4703: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4704: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4705: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4706: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4707: 
 4708: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4709: The NetBSD Mission.
 4710: 
 4711: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4712: 
 4713: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4714: 
 4715: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4716: 
 4717: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4718: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4719: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4720: 
 4721: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4722: 
 4723: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4724: 
 4725: [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)
 4726: 
 4727: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4728: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4729: \*BSD followed.
 4730: 
 4731: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4732: 
 4733: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4734: 
 4735: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4736: 
 4737: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4738: Mission.
 4739: 
 4740: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4741: 
 4742: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4743: 
 4744: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4745: 
 4746: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4747: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4748: snapshot CDs were available.
 4749: 
 4750: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4751: 
 4752: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4753: 
 4754: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4755: 
 4756: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4757: 
 4758: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4759: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4760: 
 4761: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4762: 
 4763: *March 19, 2000*
 4764: 
 4765: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4766: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4767: announced to the public.
 4768: 
 4769: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4770: 
 4771: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4772: 
 4773: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4774: 
 4775: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4776: 3rd.
 4777: 
 4778: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4779: 
 4780: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4781: 
 4782: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4783: 
 4784: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4785: 
 4786: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4787: Dec 18.
 4788: 
 4789: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4790: 
 4791: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4792: 
 4793: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4794: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4795: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4796: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4797: 
 4798: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4799: 
 4800: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4801: 
 4802: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4803: 
 4804: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4805: 
 4806: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4807: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4808: 
 4809: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4810: Mission.
 4811: 
 4812: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4813: 
 4814: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4815: 
 4816: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4817: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4818: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4819: 
 4820: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4821: 
 4822: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4823: 
 4824: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4825: 
 4826: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4827: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4828: 
 4829: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4830: 
 4831: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4832: 
 4833: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4834: 
 4835: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4836: 
 4837: *August 26, 1999*
 4838: 
 4839: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4840: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4841: announced to the public.
 4842: 
 4843: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4844: 
 4845: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4846: 
 4847: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4848: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4849: 
 4850: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4851: 
 4852: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4853: 
 4854: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4855: 
 4856: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4857: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4858: package system.
 4859: 
 4860: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4861: 
 4862: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4863: 
 4864: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4865: 
 4866: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4867: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4868: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4869: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4870: 
 4871: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4872: 
 4873: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4874: 
 4875: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4876: 
 4877: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4878: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4879: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4880: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4881: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4882: checkpointing in userspace.
 4883: 
 4884: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4885: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4886: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4887: 
 4888: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4889: 
 4890: *May 12, 1999*
 4891: 
 4892: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4893: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4894: public.
 4895: 
 4896: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4897: 
 4898: *December 23, 1998*
 4899: 
 4900: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4901: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4902: announced to the public.
 4903: 
 4904: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4905: 
 4906: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4907: 
 4908: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4909: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4910: in San Jose, CA.
 4911: 
 4912: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4913: 
 4914: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4915: 
 4916: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4917: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4918: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4919: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4920: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4921: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4922: 
 4923: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4924: 
 4925: *May 29, 1998*
 4926: 
 4927: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4928: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4929: announced to the public.
 4930: 
 4931: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4932: 
 4933: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4934: 
 4935: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4936: 
 4937: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4938: 
 4939: *March 9, 1998*
 4940: 
 4941: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4942: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4943: released.
 4944: 
 4945: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4946: 
 4947: *January 4, 1998*
 4948: 
 4949: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4950: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4951: public.
 4952: 
 4953: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4954: 
 4955: *May 20, 1997*
 4956: 
 4957: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4958: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4959: announced to the public.
 4960: 
 4961: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4962: 
 4963: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4964: 
 4965: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4966: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4967: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4968: 
 4969: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4970: 
 4971: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4972: 
 4973: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4974: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4975: 
 4976: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4977: 
 4978: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4979: 
 4980: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4981: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4982: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4983: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4984: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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