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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: ### `Sep 2018` - EuroBSDCon 2018, Bucharest, Romania
   15: 
   16: *September 20 - 23, 2018, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania*
   17: 
   18: [EuroBSDCon](https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   19: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   20: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   21: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   22: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   23: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   24: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   25: 
   26: 
   27: ### `Mar 2019` - AsiaBSDCon 2019, Tokyo, Japan
   28: 
   29: *March 21 - 24, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   30: 
   31: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   32: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   33: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   34: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   35: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   36: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   37: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   38: possible audience.
   39: 
   40: 
   41: Past Events
   42: -----------
   43: 
   44: ### `Jul 2018` - Japan NetBSD Users Group annual Meeting and BoF, Tokyo, Japan
   45: 
   46: *July 14, 2018, Takeda Building, The University of Tokyo, Japan*
   47: 
   48: [Japan NetBSD User Group annual Meeting and BoF](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting20.html.en)
   49: is the 20th annual meeting organized by the
   50: [Japan NetBSD Users Group](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
   51: The meeting consists of the 20th Annual Meeting opened to all
   52: members of JNUG and the NetBSD BoF (Birds of a Feather), the casual
   53: meeting for individuals who have interests to the NetBSD operating
   54: system opened to everybody interested.
   55: 
   56: For more information please see the report on
   57: [netbsd-advocacy@](//mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/07/17/msg000778.html)
   58: mailing list.
   59: 
   60: 
   61: ### `Jul 2018` - pkgsrcCon 2018, Berlin, Germany
   62: 
   63: *July 7 - 8, 2018, Berlin, Germany*
   64: 
   65: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2018/) is the annual technical
   66: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   67: over 19,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   68: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   69: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   70: 
   71: 
   72: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
   73: 
   74: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   75: 
   76: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
   77: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   78: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   79: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   80: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   81: advanced developers.
   82: 
   83: 
   84: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
   85: 
   86: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   87: 
   88: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
   89: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   90: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   91: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   92: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
   93: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   94: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
   95: possible audience.
   96: 
   97: 
   98: ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
   99: 
  100: *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
  101: 
  102: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
  103: meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  104: free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
  105: Brussels.
  106: 
  107: 
  108: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
  109: 
  110: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
  111: 
  112: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
  113: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
  114: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
  115: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
  116: software developers, computer science professors, users and
  117: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
  118: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
  119: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
  120: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
  121: BSD licensed open source software.
  122: 
  123: 
  124: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
  125: 
  126: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
  127: 
  128: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
  129: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  130: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  131: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  132: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
  133: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
  134: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  135: 
  136: 
  137: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
  138: 
  139: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
  140: 
  141: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
  142: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  143: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  144: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  145: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  146: 
  147: 
  148: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
  149: 
  150: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
  151: 
  152: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
  153: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
  154: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
  155: 
  156: Please see
  157: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
  158: for details.
  159: 
  160: 
  161: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
  162: 
  163: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  164: 
  165: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  166: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  167: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  168: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  169: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  170: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  171: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  172: possible audience.
  173: 
  174: 
  175: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  176: 
  177: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  178: 
  179: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  180: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  181: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  182: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  183: at the event in Brussels.
  184: 
  185: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  186: operating systems and their talks.
  187: 
  188: Please see
  189: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  190: for details.
  191: 
  192: 
  193: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  194: 
  195: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  196: 
  197: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  198: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  199: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  200: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  201: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  202: 
  203: 
  204: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  205: 
  206: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  207: 
  208: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  209: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  210: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  211: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  212: demonstrations.
  213: 
  214: 
  215: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  216: 
  217: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  218: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  219: 
  220: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  221: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  222: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  223: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  224: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  225: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  226: 
  227: 
  228: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  229: 
  230: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  231: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  232: Japan*
  233: 
  234: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  235: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  236: for meeting information and 
  237: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  238: 
  239: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  240: 
  241: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  242: 
  243: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  244: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  245: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  246: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  247: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  248: 
  249: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  250: 
  251: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  252: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  253: Okinawa, Japan*
  254: 
  255: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  256: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  257: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  258: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  259: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  260: 
  261: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  262: 
  263: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  264: 
  265: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  266: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  267: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  268: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  269: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  270: 
  271: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  272: 
  273: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  274: 
  275: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  276: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  277: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  278: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  279: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  280: 
  281: 
  282: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  283: 
  284: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  285: 
  286: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  287: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  288: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  289: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  290: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  291: 
  292: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  293: 
  294: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  295: 
  296: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  297: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  298: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  299: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  300: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  301: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  302: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  303: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  304: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  305: 
  306: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  307: 
  308: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  309: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  310: 
  311: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  312: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  313: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  314: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  315: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  316: 
  317: 
  318: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  319: 
  320: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  321: 
  322: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  323: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  324: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  325: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  326: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  327: 
  328: 
  329: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  330: 
  331: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  332: 
  333: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  334: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  335: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  336: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  337: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  338: 
  339: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  340: 
  341: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  342: 
  343: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), 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://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  347: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  348: 
  349: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  350: 
  351: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  352: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  353: 
  354: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  355: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  356: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  357: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  358: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  359: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  360: 
  361: 
  362: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  363: 
  364: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  365: 
  366: 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.
  367: 
  368: 
  369: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  370: 
  371: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  372: 
  373: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  374: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  375: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  376: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  377: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  378: 
  379: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  380: 
  381: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  382: 
  383: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  384: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  385: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  386: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  387: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  388: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  389: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  390: 
  391: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  392: 
  393: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  394: 
  395: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  396: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  397: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  398: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  399: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  400: 
  401: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  402: 
  403: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  404: 
  405: 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.
  406: 
  407: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  408: 
  409: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  410: 
  411: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  412: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  413: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  414: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  415: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  416: 
  417: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  418: 
  419: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  420: 
  421: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  422: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  423: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  424: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  425: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  426: 
  427: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  428: 
  429: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  430: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  431: 
  432: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  433: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  434: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  435: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  436: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  437: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  438: 
  439: 
  440: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  441: 
  442: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  443: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  444: Okinawa, Japan*
  445: 
  446: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  447: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  448: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  449: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  450: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  451: 
  452: 
  453: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  454: 
  455: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  456: 
  457: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  458: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  459: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  460: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  461: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  462: 
  463: 
  464: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  465: 
  466: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  467: 
  468: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  469: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  470: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  471: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  472: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  473: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  474: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  475: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  476: 
  477: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  478: 
  479: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  480: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  481: 
  482: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  483: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  484: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  485: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  486: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  487: 
  488: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  489: 
  490: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  491: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  492: 
  493: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  494: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  495: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  496: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  497: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  498: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  499: 
  500: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  501: 
  502: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  503: 
  504: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  505: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  506: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  507: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  508: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  509: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  510: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  511: 
  512: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  513: 
  514: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  515: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  516: 
  517: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  518: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  519: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  520: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  521: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  522: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  523: 
  524: 
  525: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  526: 
  527: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  528: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  529: Japan*
  530: 
  531: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  532: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  533: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  534: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  535: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  536: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  537: 
  538: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  539: 
  540: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  541: 
  542: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  543: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  544: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  545: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  546: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  547: 
  548: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  549: 
  550: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  551: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  552: 
  553: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  554: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  555: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  556: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  557: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  558: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  559: 
  560: 
  561: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  562: 
  563: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  564: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  565: Okinawa, Japan*
  566: 
  567: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  568: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  569: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  570: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  571: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  572: 
  573: 
  574: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  575: 
  576: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  577: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  578: 
  579: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  580: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  581: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  582: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  583: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  584: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  585: 
  586: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  587: 
  588: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  589: 
  590: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  591: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  592: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  593: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  594: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  595: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  596: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  597: 
  598: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  599: 
  600: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  601: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  602: 
  603: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  604: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  605: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  606: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  607: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  608: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  609: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  610: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  611: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  612: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  613: 
  614: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  615: 
  616: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  617: 
  618: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  619: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  620: 
  621: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  622: 
  623: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  624: 
  625: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  626: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  627: 
  628: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  629: 
  630: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  631: 
  632: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  633: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  634: 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` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  640: 
  641: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  642: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  643: 
  644: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  645: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  646: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  647: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  648: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  649: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  650: 
  651: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  652: 
  653: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  654: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  655: 
  656: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  657: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  658: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  659: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  660: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  661: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  662: 
  663: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  664: 
  665: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  666: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  667: 
  668: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  669: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  670: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  671: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  672: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  673: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  674: 
  675: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  676: 
  677: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  678: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  679: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  680: 
  681: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  682: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  683: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  684: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  685: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  686: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  687: 
  688: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  689: 
  690: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  691: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  692: 
  693: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  694: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  695: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  696: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  697: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  698: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  699: 
  700: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  701: 
  702: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  703: Campus
  704: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  705: Germany*
  706: 
  707: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  708: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  709: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  710: answering users' questions.
  711: 
  712: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  713: 
  714: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  715: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  716: 
  717: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  718: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  719: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  720: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  721: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  722: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  723: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  724: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  725: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  726: hardfloat
  727: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  728: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  729: 
  730: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  731: 
  732: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  733: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  734: 
  735: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  736: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  737: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  738: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  739: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  740: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  741: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  742: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  743: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  744: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  745: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  746: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  747: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  748: 
  749: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  750: 
  751: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  752: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  753: Japan*
  754: 
  755: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  756: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  757: for meeting information.[more detail on
  758: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  759: 
  760: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  761: 
  762: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  763: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  764: Okinawa, Japan*
  765: 
  766: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  767: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  768: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  769: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  770: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  771: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  772: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  773: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  774: 
  775: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  776: 
  777: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  778: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  779: Japan*
  780: 
  781: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  782: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  783: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  784: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  785: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  786: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  787: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  788: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  789: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  790: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  791: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  792: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  793: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  794: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  795: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  796: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  797: 
  798: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  799: 
  800: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  801: 
  802: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  803: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  804: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  805: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  806: cases or notebooks.
  807: 
  808: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  809: more information.
  810: 
  811: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  812: 
  813: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  814: 
  815: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  816: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  817: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  818: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  819: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  820: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  821: 
  822: See [the call for
  823: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  824: for details.
  825: 
  826: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  827: 
  828: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  829: 
  830: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  831: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  832: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  833: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  834: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  835: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  836: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  837: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  838: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  839: these.
  840: 
  841: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  842: 
  843: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  844: 
  845: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  846: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  847: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  848: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  849: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  850: 
  851: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  852: 
  853: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  854: 
  855: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  856: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  857: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  858: BSD related talks.
  859: 
  860: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  861: information.
  862: 
  863: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  864: 
  865: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  866: 
  867: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  868: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  869: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  870: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  871: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  872: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  873: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  874: 
  875: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  876: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  877: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  878: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  879: Japan NetBSD Users
  880: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  881: 
  882: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  883: 
  884: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  885: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  886: 
  887: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  888: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  889: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  890: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  891: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  892: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  893: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  894: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  895: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  896: 
  897: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  898: 
  899: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  900: 
  901: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  902: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  903: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  904: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  905: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  906: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  907: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  908: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  909: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  910: 
  911: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  912: 
  913: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  914: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  915: 
  916: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  917: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  918: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  919: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  920: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  921: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  922: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  923: 
  924: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  925: 
  926: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  927: 
  928: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  929: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  930: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  931: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  932: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  933: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  934: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  935: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  936: 
  937: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  938: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  939: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  940: 
  941: Please see [this
  942: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  943: for details.
  944: 
  945: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  946: 
  947: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  948: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  949: 
  950: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  951: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , 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: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  958: 
  959: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  960: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  961: 
  962: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  963: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  964: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  965: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  966: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  967: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  968: 
  969: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  970: 
  971: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  972: 
  973: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  974: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  975: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  976: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  977: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  978: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  979: 
  980: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  981: 
  982: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  983: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  984: Japan*
  985: 
  986: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  987: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
  988: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  989: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
  990: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
  991: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
  992: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
  993: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
  994: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
  995: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
  996: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
  997: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
  998: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
  999: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
 1000: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
 1001: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
 1002: found at OSC booth" by
 1003: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
 1004: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
 1005: 
 1006: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
 1007: 
 1008: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
 1009: 
 1010: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
 1011: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
 1012: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
 1013: 
 1014: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
 1015: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
 1016: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
 1017: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
 1018: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
 1019: 
 1020: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
 1021: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
 1022: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
 1023: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
 1024: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
 1025: regular meeting.
 1026: 
 1027: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
 1028: 
 1029: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
 1030: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1031: Okinawa, Japan*
 1032: 
 1033: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1034: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1035: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1036: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1037: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1038: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1039: 
 1040: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1041: 
 1042: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1043: 
 1044: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1045: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
 1046: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1047: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
 1048: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
 1049: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
 1050: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
 1051: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
 1052: [NetBSD/KOBO and
 1053: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
 1054: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
 1055: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
 1056: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
 1057: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
 1058: 
 1059: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
 1060: 
 1061: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1062: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1063: 
 1064: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1065: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1066: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1067: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1068: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1069: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1070: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1071: 
 1072: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1073: 
 1074: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1075: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1076: 
 1077: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1078: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1079: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1080: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1081: demonstrations (
 1082: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1083: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1084: 
 1085: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1086: 
 1087: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1088: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1089: San Diego, California, USA*
 1090: 
 1091: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1092: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1093: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1094: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1095: on day one of the conference.
 1096: 
 1097: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1098: 
 1099: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1100: Augustin, Germany*
 1101: 
 1102: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1103: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1104: 
 1105: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1106: 
 1107: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1108: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1109: 
 1110: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1111: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1112: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1113: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1114: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1115: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1116: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1117: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1118: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1119: SHARP,X68K on
 1120: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1121: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1122: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1123: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1124: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1125: updates presetation by
 1126: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1127: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1128: 
 1129: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1130: 
 1131: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1132: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1133: 
 1134: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1135: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1136: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1137: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1138: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1139: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1140: 
 1141: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1142: 
 1143: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1144: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1145: Japan*
 1146: 
 1147: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1148: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1149: for meeting information.
 1150: 
 1151: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1152: 
 1153: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1154: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1155: 
 1156: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1157: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1158: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1159: release branch.
 1160: 
 1161: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1162: 
 1163: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1164: 
 1165: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1166: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1167: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1168: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1169: with [Building NetBSD on
 1170: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1171: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1172: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1173: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1174: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1175: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1176: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1177: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1178: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1179: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1180: 
 1181: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1182: 
 1183: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1184: 
 1185: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1186: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1187: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1188: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1189: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1190: 
 1191: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1192: more information.
 1193: 
 1194: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1195: 
 1196: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1197: 
 1198: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1199: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1200: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1201: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1202: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1203: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1204: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1205: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1206: 
 1207: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1208: 
 1209: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1210: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1211: Japan*
 1212: 
 1213: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1214: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1215: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1216: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1217: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1218: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1219: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1220: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1221: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1222: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1223: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1224: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1225: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1226: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1227: 
 1228: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1229: 
 1230: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1231: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1232: 
 1233: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1234: 
 1235: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1236: 
 1237: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1238: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1239: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1240: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1241: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1242: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1243: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1244: demonstrations.
 1245: 
 1246: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1247: 
 1248: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1249: 
 1250: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1251: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1252: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1253: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1254: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1255: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1256: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1257: 
 1258: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1259: 
 1260: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1261: 
 1262: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1263: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1264: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1265: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1266: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1267: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1268: port history by
 1269: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1270: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1271: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1272: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1273: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1274: [[ustream live
 1275: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1276: 
 1277: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1278: 
 1279: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1280: 
 1281: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1282: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1283: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1284: talks.
 1285: 
 1286: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1287: information.
 1288: 
 1289: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1290: 
 1291: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1292: 
 1293: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1294: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1295: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1296: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1297: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1298: [WZero3 live
 1299: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1300: [Zaurus live
 1301: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1302: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1303: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1304: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1305: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1306: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1307: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1308: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1309: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1310: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1311: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1312: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1313: 
 1314: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1315: 
 1316: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1317: 
 1318: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1319: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1320: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1321: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1322: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1323: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1324: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1325: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1326: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1327: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1328: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1329: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1330: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1331: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1332: i386 { [aspire
 1333: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1334: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1335: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1336: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1337: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1338: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1339: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1340: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1341: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1342: 
 1343: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1344: 
 1345: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1346: 
 1347: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1348: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1349: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1350: necessary.
 1351: 
 1352: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1353: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1354: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1355: for details.
 1356: 
 1357: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1358: 
 1359: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1360: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1361: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1362: 
 1363: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1364: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1365: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1366: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1367: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1368: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1369: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1370: 
 1371: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1372: 
 1373: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1374: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1375: 
 1376: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1377: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1378: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1379: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1380: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1381: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1382: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1383: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1384: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1385: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1386: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1387: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1388: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1389: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1390: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1391: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1392: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1393: 
 1394: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1395: 
 1396: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1397: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1398: 
 1399: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1400: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1401: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1402: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1403: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1404: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1405: 
 1406: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1407: 
 1408: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1409: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1410: 
 1411: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1412: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1413: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1414: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1415: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1416: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1417: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1418: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1419: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1420: enigmatic machines by
 1421: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1422: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1423: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1424: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1425: 
 1426: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1427: 
 1428: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1429: 
 1430: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1431: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1432: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1433: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1434: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1435: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1436: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1437: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1438: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1439: 
 1440: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1441: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1442: 
 1443: For more information please visit the website
 1444: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1445: 
 1446: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1447: 
 1448: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1449: 
 1450: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1451: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1452: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1453: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1454: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1455: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1456: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1457: 
 1458: For more information please visit the website
 1459: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1460: 
 1461: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1462: 
 1463: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1464: 
 1465: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1466: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1467: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1468: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1469: Netherlands.
 1470: 
 1471: For more information please visit the website
 1472: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1473: 
 1474: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1475: 
 1476: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1477: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1478: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1479: 
 1480: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1481: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1482: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1483: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1484: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1485: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1486: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1487: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1488: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1489: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1490: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1491: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1492: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1493: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1494: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1495: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1496: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1497: 
 1498: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1499: 
 1500: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1501: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1502: Okinawa, Japan*
 1503: 
 1504: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1505: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1506: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1507: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1508: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1509: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1510: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1511: 
 1512: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1513: 
 1514: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1515: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1516: Fukushima, Japan*
 1517: 
 1518: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1519: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1520: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1521: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1522: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1523: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1524: 
 1525: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1526: 
 1527: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1528: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1529: Japan*
 1530: 
 1531: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1532: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1533: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1534: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1535: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1536: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1537: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1538: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1539: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1540: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1541: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1542: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1543: 
 1544: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1545: 
 1546: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1547: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1548: 
 1549: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1550: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1551: 
 1552: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1553: 
 1554: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1555: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1556: 
 1557: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1558: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1559: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1560: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1561: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1562: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1563: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1564: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1565: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1566: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1567: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1568: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1569: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1570: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1571: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1572: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1573: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1574: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1575: will never die!
 1576: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1577: and
 1578: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1579: by tsutsui.
 1580: 
 1581: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1582: 
 1583: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1584: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1585: Japan*
 1586: 
 1587: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1588: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1589: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1590: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1591: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1592: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1593: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1594: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1595: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1596: keysign party by soda.
 1597: 
 1598: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1599: 
 1600: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1601: 
 1602: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1603: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1604: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1605: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1606: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1607: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1608: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1609: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1610: 
 1611: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1612: 
 1613: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1614: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1615: 
 1616: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1617: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1618: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1619: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1620: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1621: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1622: 
 1623: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1624: 
 1625: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1626: 
 1627: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1628: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1629: May 2011.
 1630: 
 1631: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1632: 
 1633: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1634: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1635: 
 1636: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1637: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1638: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1639: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1640: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1641: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1642: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1643: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1644: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1645: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1646: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1647: 
 1648: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1649: 
 1650: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1651: 
 1652: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1653: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1654: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1655: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1656: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1657: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1658: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1659: 
 1660: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1661: 
 1662: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1663: Oita, Japan*
 1664: 
 1665: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1666: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1667: 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 demonstrations.
 1671: 
 1672: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1673: 
 1674: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1675: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1676: 
 1677: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1678: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1679: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1680: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1681: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1682: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1683: 
 1684: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1685: 
 1686: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1687: Belgium*
 1688: 
 1689: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1690: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1691: 
 1692: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1693: in the BSD devroom
 1694: 
 1695: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1696: 
 1697: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1698: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1699: Japan*
 1700: 
 1701: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1702: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1703: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1704: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1705: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1706: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1707: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1708: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1709: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1710: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1711: 
 1712: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1713: 
 1714: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1715: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1716: 
 1717: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1718: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1719: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1720: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1721: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1722: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1723: 
 1724: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1725: 
 1726: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1727: 
 1728: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1729: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1730: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1731: focused.
 1732: 
 1733: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1734: 
 1735: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1736: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1737: 
 1738: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1739: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1740: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1741: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1742: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1743: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1744: 
 1745: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1746: 
 1747: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1748: 
 1749: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1750: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1751: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1752: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1753: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1754: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1755: 
 1756: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1757: 
 1758: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1759: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1760: 
 1761: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1762: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1763: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1764: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1765: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1766: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1767: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1768: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1769: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1770: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1771: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1772: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1773: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1774: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1775: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1776: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1777: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1778: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1779: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1780: tsutsui)
 1781: 
 1782: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1783: 
 1784: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1785: 
 1786: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1787: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1788: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1789: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1790: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1791: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1792: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1793: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1794: 
 1795: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1796: 
 1797: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1798: 
 1799: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1800: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1801: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1802: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1803: 
 1804: For more information please visit the website
 1805: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1806: 
 1807: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1808: 
 1809: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1810: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1811: Okinawa, Japan*
 1812: 
 1813: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1814: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , 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 gadgets
 1817: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1818: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1819: 
 1820: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1821: 
 1822: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1823: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1824: 
 1825: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1826: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1827: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1828: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1829: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1830: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1831: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1832: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1833: 
 1834: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1835: 
 1836: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1837: 
 1838: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1839: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , 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 [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1842: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1843: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1844: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1845: 
 1846: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1847: 
 1848: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1849: 
 1850: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1851: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1852: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1853: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1854: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1855: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1856: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1857: 
 1858: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1859: 
 1860: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1861: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1862: Japan*
 1863: 
 1864: See [this
 1865: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1866: for meeting information.
 1867: 
 1868: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1869: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1870: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1871: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1872: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1873: 
 1874: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1875: 
 1876: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1877: 
 1878: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1879: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1880: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1881: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1882: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1883: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1884: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1885: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1886: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1887: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1888: 
 1889: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1890: 
 1891: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1892: 
 1893: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1894: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1895: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1896: in a shared BSD booth.
 1897: 
 1898: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1899: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1900: 
 1901: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1902: 
 1903: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1904: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1905: 
 1906: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1907: 
 1908: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1909: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1910: 
 1911: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1912: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1913: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1914: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1915: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1916: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1917: 
 1918: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1919: 
 1920: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1921: 
 1922: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1923: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1924: 
 1925: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1926: 
 1927: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1928: 
 1929: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1930: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1931: May 2010.
 1932: 
 1933: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1934: 
 1935: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1936: 
 1937: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1938: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1939: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1940: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1941: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1942: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1943: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1944: 
 1945: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1946: 
 1947: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1948: 
 1949: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1950: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1951: 
 1952: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1953: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1954: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1955: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1956: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1957: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1958: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1959: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1960: 
 1961: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1962: 
 1963: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1964: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1965: 
 1966: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1967: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1968: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1969: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1970: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1971: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1972: 
 1973: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1974: 
 1975: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1976: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1977: 
 1978: The [February 2010
 1979: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1980: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1981: 
 1982: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1983: 
 1984: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1985: Belgium*
 1986: 
 1987: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 1988: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1989: 
 1990: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 1991: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 1992: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 1993: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 1994: 
 1995: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 1996: 
 1997: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1998: Oita, Japan*
 1999: 
 2000: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2001: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be 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 demonstrations.
 2006: 
 2007: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 2008: 
 2009: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 2010: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2011: 
 2012: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2013: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , 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 many hpc{
 2016: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2017: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2018: 
 2019: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 2020: 
 2021: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 2022: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 2023: 
 2024: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2025: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2026: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2027: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2028: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 2029: demonstration.
 2030: 
 2031: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 2032: 
 2033: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 2034: 
 2035: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 2036: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 2037: major BSDs.
 2038: 
 2039: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 2040: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 2041: 
 2042: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 2043: 
 2044: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2045: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2046: 
 2047: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2048: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2049: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2050: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 2051: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 2052: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 2053: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 2054: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2055: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 2056: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 2057: 
 2058: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 2059: 
 2060: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 2061: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2062: 
 2063: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2064: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2065: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2066: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2067: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2068: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2069: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2070: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2071: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2072: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2073: 
 2074: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2075: 
 2076: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2077: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2078: Okinawa, Japan*
 2079: 
 2080: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2081: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2082: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2083: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2084: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2085: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2086: 
 2087: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2088: 
 2089: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2090: 
 2091: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2092: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2093: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2094: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2095: 
 2096: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2097: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2098: 
 2099: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2100: 
 2101: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2102: 
 2103: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2104: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2105: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2106: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2107: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2108: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2109: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2110: 
 2111: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2112: 
 2113: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2114: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2115: 
 2116: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2117: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2118: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2119: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2120: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2121: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2122: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2123: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2124: 
 2125: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2126: 
 2127: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2128: 
 2129: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2130: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2131: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2132: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2133: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2134: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2135: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2136: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2137: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2138: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2139: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2140: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2141: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2142: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2143: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2144: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2145: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2146: 
 2147: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2148: 
 2149: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2150: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2151: Japan*
 2152: 
 2153: See [this
 2154: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2155: for meeting information.
 2156: 
 2157: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2158: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2159: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2160: party.
 2161: 
 2162: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2163: 
 2164: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2165: 
 2166: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2167: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2168: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2169: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2170: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2171: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2172: 
 2173: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2174: 
 2175: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2176: 
 2177: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2178: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2179: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2180: systems at the exhibition.
 2181: 
 2182: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2183: 
 2184: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2185: 
 2186: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2187: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2188: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2189: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2190: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2191: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2192: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2193: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2194: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2195: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2196: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2197: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2198: 
 2199: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2200: 
 2201: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2202: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2203: 
 2204: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2205: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2206: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2207: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2208: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2209: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2210: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2211: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2212: 
 2213: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2214: 
 2215: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2216: 
 2217: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2218: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2219: May 2009.
 2220: 
 2221: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2222: 
 2223: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2224: 
 2225: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2226: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2227: Hannover, Germany.
 2228: 
 2229: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2230: 
 2231: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2232: 
 2233: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2234: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2235: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2236: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2237: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2238: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2239: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2240: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2241: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2242: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2243: and [NetBSD
 2244: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2245: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2246: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2247: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2248: 
 2249: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2250: 
 2251: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2252: 
 2253: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2254: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2255: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2256: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2257: 
 2258: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2259: 
 2260: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2261: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2262: 
 2263: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2264: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2265: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2266: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2267: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2268: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2269: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2270: 
 2271: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2272: 
 2273: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2274: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2275: the community.
 2276: 
 2277: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2278: 
 2279: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2280: 
 2281: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2282: 
 2283: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2284: 
 2285: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2286: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2287: 
 2288: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2289: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2290: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2291: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2292: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2293: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2294: 
 2295: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2296: 
 2297: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2298: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2299: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2300: 
 2301: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2302: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , 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 and USB Camera demonstration.
 2307: 
 2308: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2309: 
 2310: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2311: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2312: 
 2313: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2314: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2315: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2316: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2317: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2318: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2319: 
 2320: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2321: 
 2322: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2323: 
 2324: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2325: 
 2326: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2327: 
 2328: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2329: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2330: 
 2331: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2332: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2333: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2334: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2335: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2336: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2337: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2338: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2339: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2340: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2341: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2342: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2343: 
 2344: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2345: 
 2346: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2347: 
 2348: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2349: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2350: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2351: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2352: 
 2353: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2354: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2355: 
 2356: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2357: 
 2358: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2359: 
 2360: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2361: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2362: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2363: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2364: 
 2365: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2366: 
 2367: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2368: 
 2369: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2370: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2371: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2372: 
 2373: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2374: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2375: 
 2376: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2377: 
 2378: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2379: 
 2380: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2381: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2382: 
 2383: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2384: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2385: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2386: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2387: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2388: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2389: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2390: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2391: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2392: [Itojun Service
 2393: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2394: 
 2395: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2396: 
 2397: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2398: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2399: 
 2400: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2401: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2402: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2403: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2404: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2405: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2406: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2407: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2408: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2409: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2410: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2411: 
 2412: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2413: 
 2414: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2415: 
 2416: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2417: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2418: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2419: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2420: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2421: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2422: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2423: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2424: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2425: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2426: 
 2427: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2428: 
 2429: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2430: 
 2431: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2432: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2433: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2434: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2435: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2436: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2437: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2438: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2439: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2440: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2441: all BSD machines.
 2442: 
 2443: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2444: 
 2445: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2446: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2447: Japan*
 2448: 
 2449: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2450: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2451: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2452: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2453: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2454: 
 2455: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2456: 
 2457: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2458: 
 2459: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2460: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2461: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2462: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2463: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2464: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2465: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2466: 
 2467: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2468: 
 2469: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2470: 
 2471: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2472: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2473: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2474: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2475: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2476: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2477: 
 2478: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2479: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2480: 
 2481: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2482: 
 2483: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2484: 
 2485: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2486: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2487: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2488: novices to advanced developers.
 2489: 
 2490: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2491: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2492: 
 2493: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2494: 
 2495: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2496: Spain*
 2497: 
 2498: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2499: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2500: 
 2501: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2502: 
 2503: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2504: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2505: 
 2506: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2507: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2508: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2509: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2510: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2511: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2512: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2513: 
 2514: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2515: 
 2516: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2517: 
 2518: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2519: technologies and IT security.
 2520: 
 2521: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2522: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2523: 
 2524: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2525: 
 2526: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2527: 
 2528: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2529: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2530: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2531: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2532: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2533: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2534: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2535: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2536: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2537: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2538: 
 2539: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2540: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2541: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2542: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2543: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2544: 
 2545: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2546: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2547: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2548: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2549: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2550: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2551: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2552: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2553: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2554: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2555: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2556: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2557: 
 2558: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2559: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2560: networking and virtualisation.
 2561: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2562: 
 2563: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2564: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2565: 
 2566: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2567: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2568: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2569: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2570: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2571: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2572: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2573: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2574: 
 2575: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2576: 
 2577: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2578: 
 2579: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2580: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2581: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2582: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2583: 
 2584: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2585: 
 2586: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2587: 
 2588: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2589: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2590: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2591: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2592: 
 2593: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2594: 
 2595: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2596: 
 2597: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2598: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2599: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2600: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2601: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2602: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2603: 
 2604: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2605: 
 2606: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2607: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2608: Japan*
 2609: 
 2610: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2611: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2612: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2613: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2614: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2615: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2616: 
 2617: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2618: 
 2619: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2620: 
 2621: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2622: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2623: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2624: 
 2625: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2626: 
 2627: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2628: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2629: 
 2630: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2631: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2632: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2633: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2634: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2635: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2636: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2637: 
 2638: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2639: 
 2640: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2641: Niigata, Japan*
 2642: 
 2643: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2644: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2645: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2646: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2647: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2648: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2649: 
 2650: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2651: 
 2652: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2653: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2654: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2655: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2656: 
 2657: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2658: 
 2659: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2660: Turkey*
 2661: 
 2662: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2663: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2664: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2665: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2666: 
 2667: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2668: 
 2669: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2670: 
 2671: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2672: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2673: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2674: information, see the [event's
 2675: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2676: 
 2677: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2678: 
 2679: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2680: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2681: 
 2682: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2683: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2684: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2685: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2686: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2687: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2688: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2689: Presentation by
 2690: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2691: 
 2692: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2693: 
 2694: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2695: 
 2696: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2697: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2698: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2699: 
 2700: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2701: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2702: 
 2703: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2704: 
 2705: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2706: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2707: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2708: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2709: 
 2710: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2711: 
 2712: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2713: 
 2714: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2715: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2716: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2717: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2718: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2719: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2720: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2721: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2722: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2723: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2724: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2725: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2726: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2727: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2728: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2729: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2730: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2731: ).
 2732: 
 2733: [A report with some
 2734: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2735: available.
 2736: 
 2737: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2738: 
 2739: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2740: 
 2741: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2742: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2743: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2744: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2745: Switzerland.
 2746: 
 2747: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2748: report was posted to the
 2749: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2750: mailing list.
 2751: 
 2752: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2753: 
 2754: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2755: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2756: Japan*
 2757: 
 2758: See [this
 2759: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2760: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2761: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2762: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2763: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2764: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2765: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2766: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2767: sign party.
 2768: 
 2769: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2770: 
 2771: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2772: 
 2773: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2774: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2775: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2776: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2777: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2778: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2779: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2780: 
 2781: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2782: 
 2783: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2784: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2785: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2786: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2787: at the
 2788: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2789: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2790: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2791: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2792: 
 2793: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2794: information.
 2795: 
 2796: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2797: 
 2798: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2799: 
 2800: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2801: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2802: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2803: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2804: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2805: 
 2806: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2807: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2808: 
 2809: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2810: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2811: 
 2812: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2813: 
 2814: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2815: 
 2816: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2817: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2818: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2819: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2820: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2821: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2822: welcome to attend.
 2823: 
 2824: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2825: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2826: 
 2827: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2828: 
 2829: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2830: 
 2831: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2832: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2833: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2834: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2835: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2836: 
 2837: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2838: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2839: 
 2840: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2841: 
 2842: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2843: 
 2844: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2845: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2846: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2847: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2848: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2849: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2850: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2851: 
 2852: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2853: 
 2854: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2855: 
 2856: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2857: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2858: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2859: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2860: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2861: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2862: widest possible audience.
 2863: 
 2864: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2865: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2866: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2867: 
 2868: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2869: 
 2870: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2871: 
 2872: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2873: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2874: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2875: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2876: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2877: 
 2878: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2879: 
 2880: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2881: 
 2882: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2883: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2884: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2885: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2886: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2887: 
 2888: More information can be found at
 2889: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2890: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2891: German language article can be found at:
 2892: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2893: 
 2894: Ignatios also
 2895: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2896: his [slides (german
 2897: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2898: 
 2899: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2900: 
 2901: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2902: 
 2903: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2904: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2905: Brussels, Belgium.
 2906: 
 2907: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2908: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2909: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2910: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2911: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2912: 
 2913: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2914: 
 2915: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2916: 
 2917: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2918: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2919: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2920: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2921: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2922: and
 2923: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2924: 
 2925: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2926: 
 2927: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2928: 
 2929: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2930: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2931: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2932: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2933: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2934: 
 2935: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2936: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2937: and Solaris.
 2938: 
 2939: For more information, please [visit the
 2940: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2941: 
 2942: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2943: 
 2944: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2945: 
 2946: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2947: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2948: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2949: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2950: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2951: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2952: 
 2953: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2954: 
 2955: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2956: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2957: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2958: 
 2959: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2960: 
 2961: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2962: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2963: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2964: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2965: 
 2966: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2967: 
 2968: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2969: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2970: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2971: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2972: 
 2973: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2974: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2975: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2976: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2977: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2978: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2979:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2980: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2981:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2982: 
 2983: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2984: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2985: 
 2986: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2987: 
 2988: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 2989: 
 2990: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 2991: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 2992: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 2993: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 2994: about NetBSD-related topics.
 2995: 
 2996: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 2997: 
 2998: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 2999: 
 3000: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3001: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 3002: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3003: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3004: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3005: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3006: 
 3007: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 3008: 
 3009: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 3010: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 3011: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 3012: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 3013: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 3014: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 3015: 
 3016: A report on the event is available
 3017: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 3018: 
 3019: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 3020: 
 3021: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 3022: 
 3023: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 3024: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 3025: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 3026: booth.
 3027: 
 3028: A report of the event can be found
 3029: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 3030: 
 3031: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 3032: 
 3033: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 3034: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 3035: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 3036: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 3037: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 3038: 
 3039: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 3040: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 3041: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 3042: information.
 3043: 
 3044: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 3045: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 3046: 
 3047: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 3048: 
 3049: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 3050: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 3051: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 3052: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 3053: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 3054: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 3055: the booth.
 3056: 
 3057: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 3058: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 3059: about the event.
 3060: 
 3061: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 3062: 
 3063: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 3064: 
 3065: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 3066: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3067: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3068: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3069: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3070: 
 3071: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3072: 
 3073: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3074: 
 3075: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3076: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3077: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3078: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3079: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3080: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3081: 
 3082: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3083: 
 3084: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3085: 
 3086: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3087: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3088: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3089: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3090: 
 3091: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3092:     FreeBSD Project
 3093: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3094:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3095:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3096:     .
 3097: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3098:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3099:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3100: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3101: 
 3102: \> See [program for
 3103: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3104: 
 3105: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3106: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3107: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3108: 
 3109: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3110: 
 3111: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3112: 
 3113: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3114: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3115: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3116: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3117: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3118: developers.
 3119: 
 3120: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3121: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3122: during May 10-14th.
 3123: 
 3124: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3125: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3126: 
 3127: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3128: 
 3129: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3130: 
 3131: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3132: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3133: conference on their campus.
 3134: 
 3135: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3136: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3137: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3138: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3139: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3140: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3141: 
 3142: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3143: presentation proposal, please visit
 3144: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3145: 
 3146: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3147: 
 3148: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3149: 
 3150: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3151: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3152: tutorials.
 3153: 
 3154: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3155: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3156: 
 3157: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3158: 
 3159: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3160: 
 3161: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3162: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3163: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3164: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3165: URL above.
 3166: 
 3167: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3168: 
 3169: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3170: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3171: 
 3172: See [this
 3173: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3174: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3175: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3176: Codeblog.
 3177: 
 3178: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3179: 
 3180: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3181: 
 3182: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3183: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3184: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3185: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3186: gmail.com).
 3187: 
 3188: For more information about this event see
 3189: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3190: 
 3191: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3192: 
 3193: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3194: 
 3195: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3196: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3197: Cons in Germany.
 3198: 
 3199: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3200: 
 3201: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3202: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3203: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3204: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3205: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3206: 
 3207: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3208: net-tex.de\>.
 3209: 
 3210: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3211: 
 3212: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3213: 
 3214: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3215: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3216: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3217: 
 3218: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3219: 
 3220: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3221: 
 3222: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3223: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3224: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3225: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3226: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3227: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3228: 
 3229: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3230: 
 3231: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3232: 
 3233: [German Unix User Group
 3234: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3235: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3236: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3237: 
 3238: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3239: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3240: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3241: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3242: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3243: 
 3244: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3245: 
 3246: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3247: 
 3248: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3249: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3250: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3251: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3252: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3253: Europe.
 3254: 
 3255: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3256: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3257: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3258: 
 3259: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3260: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3261: 
 3262: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3263: 
 3264: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3265: 
 3266: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3267: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3268: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3269: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3270: if you would like to help.
 3271: 
 3272: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3273: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3274: 
 3275: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3276: 
 3277: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3278: 
 3279: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3280: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3281: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3282: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3283: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3284: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3285: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3286: 
 3287: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3288: 
 3289: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3290: 
 3291: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3292: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3293: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3294: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3295: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3296: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3297: 
 3298: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3299: 
 3300: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3301: 
 3302: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3303: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3304: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3305: conference venue and registration. present.
 3306: 
 3307: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3308: 
 3309: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3310: 
 3311: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3312: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3313: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3314: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3315: Lockhoff.
 3316: 
 3317: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3318: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3319: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3320: 
 3321: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3322: 
 3323: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3324: 
 3325: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3326: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3327: others) will be presented.
 3328: 
 3329: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3330: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3331: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3332: 
 3333: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3334: 
 3335: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3336: especially showing NetBSD!
 3337: 
 3338: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3339: 
 3340: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3341: 
 3342: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3343: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3344: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3345: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3346: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3347: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3348: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3349: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3350: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3351: 
 3352: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3353: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3354: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3355: 
 3356: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3357: 
 3358: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3359: 
 3360: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3361: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3362: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3363: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3364: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3365: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3366: 
 3367: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3368: 
 3369: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3370: 
 3371: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3372: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3373: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3374: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3375: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3376: 
 3377: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3378: 
 3379: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3380: 
 3381: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3382: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3383: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3384: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3385: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3386: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3387: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3388: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3389: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3390: 
 3391: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3392: 
 3393: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3394: 
 3395: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3396: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3397: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3398: group page for more information.
 3399: 
 3400: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3401: 
 3402: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3403: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3404: 
 3405: See [this
 3406: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3407: meeting information.
 3408: 
 3409: A
 3410: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3411: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3412: 
 3413: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3414: 
 3415: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3416: 
 3417: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3418: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3419: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3420: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3421: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3422: organization.
 3423: 
 3424: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3425: 
 3426: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3427: 
 3428: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3429: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3430: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3431: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3432: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3433: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3434: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3435: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3436: for more details.
 3437: 
 3438: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3439: 
 3440: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3441: 
 3442: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3443: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3444: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3445: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3446: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3447: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3448: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3449: 
 3450: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3451: 
 3452: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3453: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3454: 
 3455: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3456: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3457: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3458: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3459: 
 3460: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3461: 
 3462: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3463: 
 3464: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3465: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3466: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3467: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3468: groups.
 3469: 
 3470: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3471: 
 3472: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3473: 
 3474: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3475: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3476: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3477: venue and registration.
 3478: 
 3479: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3480: 
 3481: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3482: 
 3483: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3484: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3485: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3486: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3487: 
 3488: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3489: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3490:     Live performance
 3491: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3492: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3493: 
 3494: See [program for
 3495: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3496: 
 3497: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3498: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3499: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3500: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3501: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3502: 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)).
 3503: 
 3504: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3505: 
 3506: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3507: 
 3508: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3509: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3510: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3511: 
 3512: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3513: 
 3514: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3515: 
 3516: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3517: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3518: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3519: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3520: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3521: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3522: [slides for this
 3523: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3524: 
 3525: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3526: 
 3527: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3528: 
 3529: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3530: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3531: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3532: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3533: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3534: 
 3535: More information is at
 3536: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3537: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3538: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3539: 
 3540: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3541: 
 3542: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3543: 
 3544: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3545: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3546: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3547: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3548: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3549: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3550: 
 3551: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3552: 
 3553: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3554: 
 3555: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3556: 
 3557: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3558: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3559: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3560: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3561: 
 3562: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3563: 
 3564: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3565: 
 3566: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3567: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3568: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3569: 
 3570: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3571: 
 3572: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3573: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3574: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3575: 
 3576: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3577: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3578: 
 3579: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3580: 
 3581: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3582: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3583: 
 3584: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3585: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3586: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3587: 
 3588: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3589: 
 3590: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3591: 
 3592: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3593: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3594: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3595: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3596: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3597: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3598: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3599: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3600: 
 3601: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3602: 
 3603: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3604: 
 3605: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3606: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3607: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3608: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3609: 
 3610: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3611: 
 3612: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3613: 
 3614: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3615: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3616: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3617: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3618: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3619: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3620: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3621: available.
 3622: 
 3623: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3624: 
 3625: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3626: 
 3627: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3628: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3629: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3630: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3631: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3632: 
 3633: A brief report from the conference is available
 3634: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3635: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3636: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3637: 
 3638: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3639: 
 3640: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3641: 
 3642: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3643: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3644: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3645: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3646: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3647: 
 3648: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3649: 
 3650: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3651: 
 3652: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3653: 
 3654: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3655: 
 3656: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3657: 
 3658: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3659: 
 3660: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3661: 
 3662: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3663: 
 3664: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3665: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3666: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3667: 
 3668: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3669: 
 3670: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3671: 
 3672: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3673: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3674: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3675: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3676: conference.
 3677: 
 3678: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3679: 
 3680: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3681: 
 3682: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3683: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3684: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3685: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3686: for details.
 3687: 
 3688: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3689: 
 3690: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3691: 
 3692: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3693: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3694: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3695: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3696: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3697: 
 3698: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3699: 
 3700: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3701: 
 3702: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3703: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3704: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3705: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3706: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3707: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3708: 
 3709: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3710: 
 3711: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3712: 
 3713: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3714: 
 3715: [BOF
 3716: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3717: 
 3718: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3719: 
 3720: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3721: 
 3722: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3723: 
 3724: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3725: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3726: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3727: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3728: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3729: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3730: of the BSD
 3731: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3732: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3733: conference.
 3734: 
 3735: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3736: 
 3737: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3738: 
 3739: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3740: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3741: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3742: in helping out.
 3743: 
 3744: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3745: 
 3746: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3747: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3748: 
 3749: See [this
 3750: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3751: meeting information.
 3752: 
 3753: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3754: 
 3755: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3756: 
 3757: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3758: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3759: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3760: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3761: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3762: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3763: 
 3764: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3765: 
 3766: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3767: 
 3768: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3769: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3770: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3771: NetBSD-BR.
 3772: 
 3773: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3774: 
 3775: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3776: 
 3777: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3778: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3779: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3780: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3781: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3782: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3783: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3784: 
 3785: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3786: 
 3787: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3788: 
 3789: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3790: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3791: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3792: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3793: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3794: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3795: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3796: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3797: for more information.
 3798: 
 3799: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3800: 
 3801: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3802: 
 3803: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3804: [GUUG
 3805: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3806: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3807: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3808: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3809: 
 3810: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3811: 
 3812: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3813: 
 3814: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3815: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3816: 
 3817: -   \`\`
 3818:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3819:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3820: -   \`\`
 3821:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3822:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3823: -   \`\`
 3824:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3825:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3826: 
 3827: Please see the
 3828: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3829: details. Photos are available at [this
 3830: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3831: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3832: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3833: 
 3834: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3835: 
 3836: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3837: 
 3838: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3839: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3840: France.
 3841: 
 3842: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3843: 
 3844: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3845: 
 3846: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3847: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3848: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3849: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3850: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3851: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3852: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3853: 
 3854: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3855: 
 3856: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3857: 
 3858: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3859: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3860: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3861: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3862: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3863: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3864: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3865: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3866: MailingList useful.
 3867: 
 3868: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3869: 
 3870: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3871: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3872: 
 3873: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3874: details.
 3875: 
 3876: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3877: 
 3878: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3879: 
 3880: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3881: 
 3882: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3883: 
 3884: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3885: 
 3886: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3887: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3888: administration. See
 3889: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3890: for details.
 3891: 
 3892: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3893: 
 3894: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3895: 
 3896: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3897: 
 3898: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3899: 
 3900: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3901: 
 3902: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3903: 
 3904: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3905: 
 3906: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3907: 
 3908: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3909: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3910: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3911: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3912: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3913: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3914: information.
 3915: 
 3916: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3917: 
 3918: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3919: 
 3920: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3921: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3922: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3923: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3924: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3925: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3926: is available online.
 3927: 
 3928: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3929: 
 3930: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3931: 
 3932: A lot of photos are available
 3933: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3934: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3935: 
 3936: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3937: 
 3938: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3939: 
 3940: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3941: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3942: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3943: 
 3944: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3945: Dolecek. See the [full
 3946: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3947: for details and pictures.
 3948: 
 3949: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3950: 
 3951: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3952: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3953: 
 3954: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3955: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3956: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3957: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3958: 
 3959: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3960: 
 3961: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3962: 
 3963: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3964: 
 3965: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3966: 
 3967: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3968: 
 3969: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3970: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3971: 
 3972: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3973: 
 3974: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3975: 
 3976: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3977: 
 3978: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3979: 
 3980: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3981: 
 3982: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3983: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3984: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3985: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3986: see
 3987: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 3988: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3989: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 3990: 
 3991: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 3992: here](events/usenix2003/).
 3993: 
 3994: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 3995: 
 3996: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 3997: 
 3998: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 3999: holding the [BSDay
 4000: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 4001: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 4002: for more information.
 4003: 
 4004: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 4005: 
 4006: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 4007: 
 4008: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 4009: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 4010: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 4011: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 4012: 
 4013: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 4014: 
 4015: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 4016: 
 4017: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 4018: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 4019: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 4020: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 4021: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 4022: 
 4023: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 4024: 
 4025: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 4026: 
 4027: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 4028: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 4029: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 4030: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 4031: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 4032: 
 4033: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 4034: 
 4035: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 4036: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 4037: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 4038: 
 4039: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 4040: 
 4041: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 4042: 
 4043: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 4044: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 4045: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 4046: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 4047: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 4048: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 4049: 
 4050: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4051: 
 4052: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 4053: 
 4054: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4055: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4056: administration. See
 4057: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 4058: for details.
 4059: 
 4060: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4061: 
 4062: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4063: 
 4064: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4065: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 4066: events including several pictures is available online at
 4067: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 4068: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4069: from:
 4070: 
 4071: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4072:     [
 4073:     mp3
 4074:     ]
 4075: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4076:     [
 4077:     mp3
 4078:     ]
 4079: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4080:     mit NetBSD
 4081:     [
 4082:     mp3
 4083:     ]
 4084: 
 4085: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4086: 
 4087: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4088: 
 4089: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4090: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4091: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4092: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4093: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4094: 
 4095: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4096: 
 4097: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4098: 
 4099: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4100: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4101: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4102: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4103: activities will be the:
 4104: 
 4105: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4106: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4107: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4108: 
 4109: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4110: 
 4111: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4112: 
 4113: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4114: 
 4115: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4116: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4117: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4118: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4119: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4120: a [short
 4121: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4122: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4123: available online.
 4124: 
 4125: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4126: 
 4127: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4128: 
 4129: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4130: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4131: from December 27th to 29th.
 4132: 
 4133: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4134: 
 4135: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4136: 
 4137: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4138: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4139: administration.
 4140: 
 4141: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4142: 
 4143: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4144: 
 4145: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4146: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4147: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4148: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4149: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4150: for details.
 4151: 
 4152: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4153: 
 4154: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4155: 
 4156: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4157: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4158: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4159: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4160: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4161: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4162: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4163: 
 4164: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4165: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4166: Germany. See
 4167: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4168: for more information.
 4169: 
 4170: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4171: 
 4172: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4173: 
 4174: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4175: 
 4176: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4177: 
 4178: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4179: 
 4180: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4181: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4182: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4183: 
 4184: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4185: 
 4186: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4187: 
 4188: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4189: 
 4190: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4191: 
 4192: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4193: 
 4194: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4195: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4196: College.
 4197: 
 4198: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4199: 
 4200: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4201: 
 4202: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4203: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4204: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4205: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4206: rendering cluster done with
 4207: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4208: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4209: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4210: available from [Hubert's
 4211: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4212: 
 4213: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4214: 
 4215: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4216: 
 4217: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4218: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4219: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4220: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4221: online.
 4222: 
 4223: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4224: 
 4225: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4226: 
 4227: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4228: 
 4229: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4230: 
 4231: *July 22, 2002*
 4232: 
 4233: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4234: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4235: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4236: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4237: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4238: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4239: 
 4240: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4241: 
 4242: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4243: 
 4244: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4245: 
 4246: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4247: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4248: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4249: 
 4250: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4251: 
 4252: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4253: 
 4254: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4255: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4256: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4257: 
 4258: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4259: 
 4260: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4261: 
 4262: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4263: 
 4264: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4265: 
 4266: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4267: 
 4268: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4269: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4270: available.
 4271: 
 4272: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4273: 
 4274: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4275: 
 4276: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4277: 
 4278: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4279: 
 4280: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4281: 
 4282: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4283: 
 4284: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4285: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4286: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4287: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4288: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4289: 
 4290: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4291: 
 4292: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4293: 
 4294: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4295: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4296: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4297: chance to prove their value.
 4298: 
 4299: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4300: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4301: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4302: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4303: 
 4304: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4305: 
 4306: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4307: 
 4308: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4309: 
 4310: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4311: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4312: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4313: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4314: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4315: is available.
 4316: 
 4317: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4318: 
 4319: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4320: 
 4321: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4322: 
 4323: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4324: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4325: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4326: 
 4327: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4328: 
 4329: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4330: USA*
 4331: 
 4332: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4333: 
 4334: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4335: 
 4336: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4337: 
 4338: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4339: 
 4340: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4341: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4342: 
 4343: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4344: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4345: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4346: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4347: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4348: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4349: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4350: 
 4351: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4352: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4353: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4354: Emulation.
 4355: 
 4356: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4357: 
 4358: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4359: 
 4360: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4361: 
 4362: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4363: 
 4364: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4365: 
 4366: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4367: 
 4368: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4369: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4370: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4371: 
 4372: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4373: 
 4374: *September 13, 2001*
 4375: 
 4376: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4377: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4378: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4379: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4380: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4381: 
 4382: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4383: 
 4384: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4385: 
 4386: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4387: 
 4388: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4389: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4390: NetBSD booth at
 4391: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4392: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4393: from Japan.
 4394: 
 4395: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4396: 
 4397: *July 11, 2001*
 4398: 
 4399: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4400: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4401: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4402: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4403: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4404: 
 4405: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4406: 
 4407: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4408: Tokyo, Japan*
 4409: 
 4410: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4411: 
 4412: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4413: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4414: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4415: 
 4416: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4417: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4418: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4419: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4420: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4421: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4422: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4423: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4424: 
 4425: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4426: 
 4427: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4428: 
 4429: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4430: 
 4431: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4432: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4433: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4434: 
 4435: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4436: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4437: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4438: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4439: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4440: slides from this talk are available at
 4441: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4442: 
 4443: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4444: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4445: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4446: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4447: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4448: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4449: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4450: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4451: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4452: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4453: web site.
 4454: 
 4455: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4456: 
 4457: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4458: 
 4459: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4460: 
 4461: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4462: 
 4463: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4464: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4465: 
 4466: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4467: 
 4468: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4469: 
 4470: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4471: 
 4472: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4473: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4474: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4475: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4476: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4477: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4478: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4479: 
 4480: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4481: 
 4482: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4483: 
 4484: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4485: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4486: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4487: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4488: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4489: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4490: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4491: 
 4492: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4493: 
 4494: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4495: 
 4496: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4497: 
 4498: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4499: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4500: Spring is available.
 4501: 
 4502: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4503: 
 4504: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4505: 
 4506: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4507: 
 4508: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4509: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4510: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4511: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4512: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4513: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4514: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4515: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4516: 
 4517: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4518: 
 4519: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4520: 
 4521: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4522: 
 4523: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4524: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4525: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4526: other swag.
 4527: 
 4528: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4529: 
 4530: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4531: 
 4532: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4533: 
 4534: There was a [BSD BoF
 4535: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4536: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4537: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4538: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4539: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4540: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4541: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4542: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4543: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4544: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4545: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4546: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4547: BSD activity in Japan.
 4548: 
 4549: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4550: 
 4551: *December 6, 2000*
 4552: 
 4553: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4554: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4555: public.
 4556: 
 4557: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4558: 
 4559: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4560: 
 4561: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4562: 
 4563: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4564: 
 4565: *November 25, 2000*
 4566: 
 4567: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4568: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4569: announced to the public.
 4570: 
 4571: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4572: 
 4573: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4574: 
 4575: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4576: 
 4577: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4578: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4579: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4580: 
 4581: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4582: Mission.
 4583: 
 4584: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4585: 
 4586: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4587: 
 4588: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4589: 
 4590: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4591: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4592: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4593: 
 4594: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4595: David Maxwell.
 4596: 
 4597: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4598: 
 4599: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4600: 
 4601: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4602: 
 4603: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4604: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4605: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4606: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4607: 
 4608: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4609: 
 4610: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4611: 
 4612: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4613: 
 4614: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4615: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4616: 
 4617: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4618: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4619: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4620: 
 4621: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4622: is available at
 4623: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4624: 
 4625: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4626: 
 4627: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4628: 
 4629: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4630: 
 4631: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4632: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4633: fixed onsite.
 4634: 
 4635: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4636: 
 4637: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4638: 
 4639: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4640: 
 4641: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4642: 
 4643: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4644: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4645: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4646: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4647: 
 4648: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4649: 
 4650: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4651: 
 4652: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4653: 
 4654: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4655: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4656: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4657: 
 4658: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4659: 
 4660: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4661: 
 4662: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4663: 
 4664: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4665: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4666: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4667: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4668: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4669: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4670: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4671: 
 4672: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4673: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4674: 
 4675: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4676: 
 4677: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4678: 
 4679: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4680: 
 4681: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4682: followed.
 4683: 
 4684: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4685: 
 4686: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4687: 
 4688: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4689: 
 4690: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4691: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4692: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4693: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4694: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4695: giving a talk.
 4696: 
 4697: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4698: 
 4699: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4700: 
 4701: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4702: 
 4703: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4704: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4705: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4706: gave a [technical session on
 4707: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4708: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4709: session on
 4710: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4711: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4712: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4713: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4714: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4715: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4716: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4717: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4718: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4719: 
 4720: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4721: The NetBSD Mission.
 4722: 
 4723: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4724: 
 4725: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4726: 
 4727: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4728: 
 4729: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4730: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4731: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4732: 
 4733: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4734: 
 4735: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4736: 
 4737: [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)
 4738: 
 4739: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4740: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4741: \*BSD followed.
 4742: 
 4743: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4744: 
 4745: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4746: 
 4747: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4748: 
 4749: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4750: Mission.
 4751: 
 4752: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4753: 
 4754: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4755: 
 4756: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4757: 
 4758: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4759: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4760: snapshot CDs were available.
 4761: 
 4762: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4763: 
 4764: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4765: 
 4766: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4767: 
 4768: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4769: 
 4770: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4771: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4772: 
 4773: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4774: 
 4775: *March 19, 2000*
 4776: 
 4777: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4778: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4779: announced to the public.
 4780: 
 4781: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4782: 
 4783: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4784: 
 4785: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4786: 
 4787: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4788: 3rd.
 4789: 
 4790: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4791: 
 4792: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4793: 
 4794: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4795: 
 4796: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4797: 
 4798: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4799: Dec 18.
 4800: 
 4801: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4802: 
 4803: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4804: 
 4805: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4806: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4807: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4808: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4809: 
 4810: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4811: 
 4812: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4813: 
 4814: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4815: 
 4816: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4817: 
 4818: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4819: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4820: 
 4821: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4822: Mission.
 4823: 
 4824: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4825: 
 4826: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4827: 
 4828: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4829: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4830: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4831: 
 4832: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4833: 
 4834: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4835: 
 4836: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4837: 
 4838: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4839: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4840: 
 4841: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4842: 
 4843: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4844: 
 4845: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4846: 
 4847: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4848: 
 4849: *August 26, 1999*
 4850: 
 4851: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4852: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4853: announced to the public.
 4854: 
 4855: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4856: 
 4857: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4858: 
 4859: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4860: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4861: 
 4862: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4863: 
 4864: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4865: 
 4866: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4867: 
 4868: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4869: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4870: package system.
 4871: 
 4872: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4873: 
 4874: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4875: 
 4876: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4877: 
 4878: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4879: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4880: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4881: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4882: 
 4883: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4884: 
 4885: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4886: 
 4887: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4888: 
 4889: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4890: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4891: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4892: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4893: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4894: checkpointing in userspace.
 4895: 
 4896: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4897: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4898: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4899: 
 4900: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4901: 
 4902: *May 12, 1999*
 4903: 
 4904: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4905: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4906: public.
 4907: 
 4908: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4909: 
 4910: *December 23, 1998*
 4911: 
 4912: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4913: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4914: announced to the public.
 4915: 
 4916: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4917: 
 4918: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4919: 
 4920: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4921: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4922: in San Jose, CA.
 4923: 
 4924: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4925: 
 4926: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4927: 
 4928: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4929: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4930: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4931: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4932: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4933: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4934: 
 4935: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4936: 
 4937: *May 29, 1998*
 4938: 
 4939: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4940: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4941: announced to the public.
 4942: 
 4943: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4944: 
 4945: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4946: 
 4947: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4948: 
 4949: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4950: 
 4951: *March 9, 1998*
 4952: 
 4953: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4954: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4955: released.
 4956: 
 4957: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4958: 
 4959: *January 4, 1998*
 4960: 
 4961: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4962: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4963: public.
 4964: 
 4965: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4966: 
 4967: *May 20, 1997*
 4968: 
 4969: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4970: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4971: announced to the public.
 4972: 
 4973: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4974: 
 4975: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4976: 
 4977: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4978: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4979: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4980: 
 4981: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4982: 
 4983: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4984: 
 4985: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4986: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4987: 
 4988: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 4989: 
 4990: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 4991: 
 4992: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 4993: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 4994: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 4995: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 4996: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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