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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: See also the NetBSD [[developer summits|summits]].
   11: 
   12: 
   13: Future Events
   14: -------------
   15: 
   16: ### `Mar 2019` - AsiaBSDCon 2019, Tokyo, Japan
   17: 
   18: *March 21 - 24, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   19: 
   20: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   21: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   22: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   23: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   24: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   25: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   26: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   27: possible audience.
   28: 
   29: 
   30: Past Events
   31: -----------
   32: 
   33: ### `Oct 2018` - MeetBSDCA 2018, Santa Clara, US
   34: 
   35: *October 19 - 20, 2018, Intel Santa Clara Campus, California, US*
   36: 
   37: [MeetBSD California](https://www.meetbsd.com/) is a biennial BSD
   38: Unix conference that takes place in Silicon Valley. The first
   39: MeetBSD California took place in 2008 and in 2018 it will take
   40: place at the Intel Santa Clara Campus.
   41: 
   42: 
   43: ### `Sep 2018` - EuroBSDCon 2018, Bucharest, Romania
   44: 
   45: *September 20 - 23, 2018, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania*
   46: 
   47: [EuroBSDCon](https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   48: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   49: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   50: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   51: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   52: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   53: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   54: 
   55: 
   56: ### `Jul 2018` - Japan NetBSD Users Group annual Meeting and BoF, Tokyo, Japan
   57: 
   58: *July 14, 2018, Takeda Building, The University of Tokyo, Japan*
   59: 
   60: [Japan NetBSD User Group annual Meeting and BoF](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting20.html.en)
   61: is the 20th annual meeting organized by the
   62: [Japan NetBSD Users Group](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
   63: The meeting consists of the 20th Annual Meeting opened to all
   64: members of JNUG and the NetBSD BoF (Birds of a Feather), the casual
   65: meeting for individuals who have interests to the NetBSD operating
   66: system opened to everybody interested.
   67: 
   68: For more information please see the report on
   69: [netbsd-advocacy@](//mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/07/17/msg000778.html)
   70: mailing list.
   71: 
   72: 
   73: ### `Jul 2018` - pkgsrcCon 2018, Berlin, Germany
   74: 
   75: *July 7 - 8, 2018, Berlin, Germany*
   76: 
   77: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2018/) is the annual technical
   78: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   79: over 19,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
   80: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
   81: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
   82: 
   83: 
   84: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
   85: 
   86: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   87: 
   88: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
   89: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   90: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   91: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   92: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   93: advanced developers.
   94: 
   95: 
   96: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
   97: 
   98: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   99: 
  100: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  101: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  102: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  103: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  104: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  105: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  106: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  107: possible audience.
  108: 
  109: 
  110: ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
  111: 
  112: *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
  113: 
  114: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
  115: meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  116: free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
  117: Brussels.
  118: 
  119: 
  120: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
  121: 
  122: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
  123: 
  124: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
  125: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
  126: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
  127: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
  128: software developers, computer science professors, users and
  129: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
  130: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
  131: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
  132: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
  133: BSD licensed open source software.
  134: 
  135: 
  136: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
  137: 
  138: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
  139: 
  140: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
  141: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  142: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  143: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  144: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
  145: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
  146: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  147: 
  148: 
  149: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
  150: 
  151: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
  152: 
  153: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
  154: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  155: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  156: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  157: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  158: 
  159: 
  160: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
  161: 
  162: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
  163: 
  164: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
  165: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
  166: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
  167: 
  168: Please see
  169: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
  170: for details.
  171: 
  172: 
  173: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
  174: 
  175: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  176: 
  177: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  178: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  179: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  180: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  181: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  182: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  183: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  184: possible audience.
  185: 
  186: 
  187: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  188: 
  189: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  190: 
  191: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  192: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  193: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  194: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  195: at the event in Brussels.
  196: 
  197: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  198: operating systems and their talks.
  199: 
  200: Please see
  201: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  202: for details.
  203: 
  204: 
  205: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  206: 
  207: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  208: 
  209: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  210: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  211: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  212: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  213: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  214: 
  215: 
  216: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  217: 
  218: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  219: 
  220: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  221: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  222: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  223: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  224: demonstrations.
  225: 
  226: 
  227: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  228: 
  229: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  230: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  231: 
  232: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  233: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  234: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  235: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  236: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  237: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  238: 
  239: 
  240: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  241: 
  242: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  243: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  244: Japan*
  245: 
  246: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  247: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  248: for meeting information and 
  249: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  250: 
  251: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  252: 
  253: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  254: 
  255: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  256: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  257: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  258: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  259: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  260: 
  261: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  262: 
  263: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  264: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  265: Okinawa, Japan*
  266: 
  267: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  268: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  269: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  270: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  271: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  272: 
  273: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  274: 
  275: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  276: 
  277: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  278: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  279: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  280: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  281: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  282: 
  283: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  284: 
  285: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  286: 
  287: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  288: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  289: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  291: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  292: 
  293: 
  294: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  295: 
  296: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  297: 
  298: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  299: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  300: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  301: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  302: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  303: 
  304: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  305: 
  306: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  307: 
  308: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  309: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  310: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  311: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  312: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  313: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  314: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  315: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  316: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  317: 
  318: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  319: 
  320: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  321: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  322: 
  323: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  324: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  325: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  326: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  327: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  328: 
  329: 
  330: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  331: 
  332: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  333: 
  334: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  335: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  336: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  337: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  338: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  339: 
  340: 
  341: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  342: 
  343: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  344: 
  345: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  346: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  347: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  348: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  349: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  350: 
  351: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  352: 
  353: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  354: 
  355: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), 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://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  359: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  360: 
  361: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  362: 
  363: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  364: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  365: 
  366: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  367: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  368: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  369: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  370: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  371: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  372: 
  373: 
  374: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  375: 
  376: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  377: 
  378: 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.
  379: 
  380: 
  381: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  382: 
  383: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  384: 
  385: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  386: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  387: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  388: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  389: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  390: 
  391: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  392: 
  393: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  394: 
  395: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  396: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  397: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  398: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  399: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  400: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  401: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  402: 
  403: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  404: 
  405: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  406: 
  407: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  408: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  409: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  410: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  411: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  412: 
  413: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  414: 
  415: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  416: 
  417: 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.
  418: 
  419: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  420: 
  421: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  422: 
  423: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  424: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  425: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  426: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  427: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  428: 
  429: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  430: 
  431: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  432: 
  433: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  434: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  435: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  436: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  437: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  438: 
  439: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  440: 
  441: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  442: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  443: 
  444: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  445: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  446: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  447: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  448: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  449: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  450: 
  451: 
  452: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  453: 
  454: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  455: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  456: Okinawa, Japan*
  457: 
  458: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  459: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  460: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  461: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  462: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  463: 
  464: 
  465: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  466: 
  467: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  468: 
  469: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  470: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  471: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  472: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  473: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  474: 
  475: 
  476: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  477: 
  478: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  479: 
  480: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  481: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  482: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  483: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  484: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  485: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  486: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  487: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  488: 
  489: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  490: 
  491: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  492: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  493: 
  494: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  495: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  496: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  497: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  498: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  499: 
  500: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  501: 
  502: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  503: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  504: 
  505: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  506: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  507: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  508: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  509: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  510: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  511: 
  512: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  513: 
  514: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  515: 
  516: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  517: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  518: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  519: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  520: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  521: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  522: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  523: 
  524: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  525: 
  526: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  527: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  528: 
  529: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  530: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  531: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  532: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  533: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  534: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  535: 
  536: 
  537: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  538: 
  539: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  540: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  541: Japan*
  542: 
  543: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  544: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  545: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  546: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  547: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  548: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  549: 
  550: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  551: 
  552: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  553: 
  554: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  555: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  556: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  557: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  558: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  559: 
  560: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  561: 
  562: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  563: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  564: 
  565: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  566: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  567: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  568: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  569: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  570: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  571: 
  572: 
  573: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  574: 
  575: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  576: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  577: Okinawa, Japan*
  578: 
  579: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  580: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  581: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  582: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  583: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  584: 
  585: 
  586: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  587: 
  588: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  589: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  590: 
  591: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  592: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  593: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  594: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  595: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  596: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  597: 
  598: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  599: 
  600: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  601: 
  602: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  603: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  604: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  605: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  606: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  607: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  608: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  609: 
  610: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  611: 
  612: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  613: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  614: 
  615: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  616: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  617: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  618: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  619: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  620: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  621: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  622: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  623: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  624: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  625: 
  626: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  627: 
  628: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  629: 
  630: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  631: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  632: 
  633: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  634: 
  635: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  636: 
  637: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  638: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  639: 
  640: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  641: 
  642: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  643: 
  644: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  645: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  646: 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` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  652: 
  653: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  654: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  655: 
  656: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  657: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  658: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  659: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  660: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  661: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  662: 
  663: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  664: 
  665: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  666: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  667: 
  668: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  669: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  670: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  671: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  672: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  673: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  674: 
  675: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  676: 
  677: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  678: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  679: 
  680: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  681: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  682: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  683: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  684: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  685: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  686: 
  687: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  688: 
  689: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  690: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  691: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  692: 
  693: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  694: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  695: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  696: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  697: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  698: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  699: 
  700: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  701: 
  702: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  703: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  704: 
  705: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  706: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  707: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  708: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  709: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  710: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  711: 
  712: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  713: 
  714: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  715: Campus
  716: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  717: Germany*
  718: 
  719: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  720: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  721: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  722: answering users' questions.
  723: 
  724: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  725: 
  726: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  727: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  728: 
  729: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  730: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  731: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  732: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  733: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  734: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  735: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  736: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  737: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  738: hardfloat
  739: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  740: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  741: 
  742: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  743: 
  744: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  745: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  746: 
  747: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  748: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  749: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  750: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  751: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  752: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  753: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  754: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  755: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  756: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  757: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  758: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  759: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  760: 
  761: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  762: 
  763: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  764: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  765: Japan*
  766: 
  767: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  768: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  769: for meeting information.[more detail on
  770: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  771: 
  772: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  773: 
  774: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  775: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  776: Okinawa, Japan*
  777: 
  778: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  779: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  780: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  781: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  782: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  783: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  784: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  785: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  786: 
  787: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  788: 
  789: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  790: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  791: Japan*
  792: 
  793: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  794: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  795: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  796: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  797: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  798: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  799: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  800: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  801: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  802: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  803: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  804: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  805: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  806: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  807: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  808: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  809: 
  810: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  811: 
  812: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  813: 
  814: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  815: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  816: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  817: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  818: cases or notebooks.
  819: 
  820: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  821: more information.
  822: 
  823: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  824: 
  825: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  826: 
  827: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  828: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  829: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  830: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  831: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  832: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  833: 
  834: See [the call for
  835: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  836: for details.
  837: 
  838: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  839: 
  840: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  841: 
  842: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  843: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  844: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  845: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  846: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  847: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  848: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  849: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  850: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  851: these.
  852: 
  853: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  854: 
  855: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  856: 
  857: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  858: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  859: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  860: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  861: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  862: 
  863: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  864: 
  865: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  866: 
  867: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  868: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  869: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  870: BSD related talks.
  871: 
  872: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  873: information.
  874: 
  875: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  876: 
  877: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  878: 
  879: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  880: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  881: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  882: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  883: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  884: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  885: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  886: 
  887: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  888: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  889: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
  890: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
  891: Japan NetBSD Users
  892: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
  893: 
  894: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
  895: 
  896: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
  897: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
  898: 
  899: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  900: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
  901: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  902: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  903: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
  904: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
  905: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
  906: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
  907: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
  908: 
  909: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
  910: 
  911: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
  912: 
  913: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  914: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  915: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  916: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
  917: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
  918: [NetBSD/KOBO and
  919: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
  920: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
  921: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
  922: 
  923: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
  924: 
  925: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  926: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  927: 
  928: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  929: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
  930: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  931: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  932: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  933: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
  934: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
  935: 
  936: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
  937: 
  938: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
  939: 
  940: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
  941: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
  942: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
  943: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
  944: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
  945: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
  946: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
  947: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
  948: 
  949: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
  950: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
  951: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
  952: 
  953: Please see [this
  954: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
  955: for details.
  956: 
  957: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
  958: 
  959: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
  960: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  961: 
  962: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  963: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , 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: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
  970: 
  971: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
  972: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
  973: 
  974: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  975: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  976: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  977: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  978: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  979: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  980: 
  981: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
  982: 
  983: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
  984: 
  985: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  986: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
  987: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  988: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  989: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  990: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  991: 
  992: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
  993: 
  994: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
  995: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
  996: Japan*
  997: 
  998: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
  999: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1000: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1001: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
 1002: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
 1003: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
 1004: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
 1005: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
 1006: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
 1007: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
 1008: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
 1009: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
 1010: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
 1011: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
 1012: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
 1013: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
 1014: found at OSC booth" by
 1015: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
 1016: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
 1017: 
 1018: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
 1019: 
 1020: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
 1021: 
 1022: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
 1023: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
 1024: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
 1025: 
 1026: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
 1027: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
 1028: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
 1029: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
 1030: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
 1031: 
 1032: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
 1033: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
 1034: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
 1035: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
 1036: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
 1037: regular meeting.
 1038: 
 1039: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
 1040: 
 1041: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
 1042: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1043: Okinawa, Japan*
 1044: 
 1045: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1046: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1047: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1048: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1049: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1050: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1051: 
 1052: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1053: 
 1054: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1055: 
 1056: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1057: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
 1058: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1059: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
 1060: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
 1061: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
 1062: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
 1063: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
 1064: [NetBSD/KOBO and
 1065: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
 1066: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
 1067: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
 1068: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
 1069: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
 1070: 
 1071: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
 1072: 
 1073: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1074: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1075: 
 1076: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1077: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1078: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1079: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1080: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1081: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1082: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1083: 
 1084: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1085: 
 1086: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1087: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1088: 
 1089: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1090: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1091: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1092: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1093: demonstrations (
 1094: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1095: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1096: 
 1097: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1098: 
 1099: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1100: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1101: San Diego, California, USA*
 1102: 
 1103: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1104: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1105: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1106: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1107: on day one of the conference.
 1108: 
 1109: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1110: 
 1111: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1112: Augustin, Germany*
 1113: 
 1114: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1115: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1116: 
 1117: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1118: 
 1119: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1120: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1121: 
 1122: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1123: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1124: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1125: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1126: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1127: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1128: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1129: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1130: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1131: SHARP,X68K on
 1132: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1133: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1134: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1135: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1136: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1137: updates presetation by
 1138: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1139: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1140: 
 1141: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1142: 
 1143: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1144: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1145: 
 1146: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1147: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1148: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1149: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1150: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1151: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1152: 
 1153: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1154: 
 1155: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1156: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1157: Japan*
 1158: 
 1159: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1160: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1161: for meeting information.
 1162: 
 1163: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1164: 
 1165: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1166: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1167: 
 1168: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1169: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1170: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1171: release branch.
 1172: 
 1173: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1174: 
 1175: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1176: 
 1177: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1178: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1179: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1180: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1181: with [Building NetBSD on
 1182: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1183: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1184: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1185: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1186: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1187: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1188: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1189: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1190: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1191: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1192: 
 1193: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1194: 
 1195: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1196: 
 1197: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1198: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1199: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1200: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1201: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1202: 
 1203: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1204: more information.
 1205: 
 1206: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1207: 
 1208: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1209: 
 1210: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1211: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1212: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1213: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1214: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1215: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1216: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1217: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1218: 
 1219: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1220: 
 1221: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1222: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1223: Japan*
 1224: 
 1225: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1226: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1227: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1228: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1229: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1230: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1231: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1232: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1233: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1234: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1235: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1236: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1237: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1238: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1239: 
 1240: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1241: 
 1242: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1243: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1244: 
 1245: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1246: 
 1247: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1248: 
 1249: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1250: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1251: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1252: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1253: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1254: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1255: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1256: demonstrations.
 1257: 
 1258: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1259: 
 1260: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1261: 
 1262: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1263: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1264: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1265: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1266: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1267: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1268: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1269: 
 1270: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1271: 
 1272: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1273: 
 1274: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1275: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1276: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1277: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1278: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1279: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1280: port history by
 1281: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1282: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1283: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1284: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1285: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1286: [[ustream live
 1287: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1288: 
 1289: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1290: 
 1291: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1292: 
 1293: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1294: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1295: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1296: talks.
 1297: 
 1298: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1299: information.
 1300: 
 1301: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1302: 
 1303: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1304: 
 1305: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1306: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1307: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1308: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1309: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1310: [WZero3 live
 1311: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1312: [Zaurus live
 1313: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1314: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1315: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1316: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1317: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1318: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1319: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1320: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1321: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1322: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1323: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1324: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1325: 
 1326: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1327: 
 1328: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1329: 
 1330: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1331: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1332: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1333: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1334: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1335: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1336: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1337: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1338: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1339: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1340: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1341: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1342: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1343: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1344: i386 { [aspire
 1345: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1346: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1347: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1348: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1349: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1350: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1351: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1352: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1353: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1354: 
 1355: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1356: 
 1357: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1358: 
 1359: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1360: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1361: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1362: necessary.
 1363: 
 1364: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1365: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1366: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1367: for details.
 1368: 
 1369: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1370: 
 1371: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1372: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1373: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1374: 
 1375: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1376: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1377: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1378: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1379: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1380: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1381: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1382: 
 1383: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1384: 
 1385: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1386: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1387: 
 1388: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1389: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1390: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1391: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1392: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1393: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1394: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1395: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1396: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1397: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1398: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1399: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1400: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1401: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1402: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1403: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1404: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1405: 
 1406: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1407: 
 1408: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1409: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1410: 
 1411: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1412: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1413: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1414: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1415: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1416: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1417: 
 1418: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1419: 
 1420: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1421: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1422: 
 1423: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1424: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1425: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1426: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1427: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1428: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1429: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1430: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1431: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1432: enigmatic machines by
 1433: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1434: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1435: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1436: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1437: 
 1438: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1439: 
 1440: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1441: 
 1442: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1443: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1444: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1445: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1446: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1447: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1448: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1449: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1450: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1451: 
 1452: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1453: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1454: 
 1455: For more information please visit the website
 1456: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1457: 
 1458: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1459: 
 1460: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1461: 
 1462: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1463: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1464: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1465: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1466: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1467: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1468: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1469: 
 1470: For more information please visit the website
 1471: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1472: 
 1473: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1474: 
 1475: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1476: 
 1477: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1478: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1479: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1480: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1481: Netherlands.
 1482: 
 1483: For more information please visit the website
 1484: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1485: 
 1486: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1487: 
 1488: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1489: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1490: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1491: 
 1492: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1493: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1494: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1495: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1496: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1497: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1498: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1499: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1500: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1501: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1502: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1503: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1504: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1505: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1506: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1507: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1508: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1509: 
 1510: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1511: 
 1512: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1513: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1514: Okinawa, Japan*
 1515: 
 1516: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1517: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1518: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1519: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1520: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1521: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1522: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1523: 
 1524: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1525: 
 1526: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1527: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1528: Fukushima, Japan*
 1529: 
 1530: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1531: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1532: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1533: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1534: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1535: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1536: 
 1537: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1538: 
 1539: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1540: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1541: Japan*
 1542: 
 1543: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1544: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1545: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1546: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1547: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1548: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1549: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1550: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1551: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1552: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1553: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1554: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1555: 
 1556: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1557: 
 1558: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1559: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1560: 
 1561: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1562: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1563: 
 1564: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1565: 
 1566: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1567: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1568: 
 1569: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1570: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1571: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1572: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1573: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1574: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1575: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1576: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1577: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1578: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1579: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1580: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1581: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1582: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1583: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1584: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1585: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1586: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1587: will never die!
 1588: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1589: and
 1590: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1591: by tsutsui.
 1592: 
 1593: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1594: 
 1595: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1596: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1597: Japan*
 1598: 
 1599: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1600: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1601: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1602: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1603: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1604: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1605: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1606: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1607: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1608: keysign party by soda.
 1609: 
 1610: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1611: 
 1612: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1613: 
 1614: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1615: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1616: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1617: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1618: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1619: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1620: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1621: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1622: 
 1623: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1624: 
 1625: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1626: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1627: 
 1628: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1629: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1630: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1631: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1632: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1633: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1634: 
 1635: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1636: 
 1637: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1638: 
 1639: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1640: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1641: May 2011.
 1642: 
 1643: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1644: 
 1645: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1646: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1647: 
 1648: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1649: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1650: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1651: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1652: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1653: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1654: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1655: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1656: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1657: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1658: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1659: 
 1660: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1661: 
 1662: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1663: 
 1664: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1665: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1666: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1667: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1668: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1669: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1670: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1671: 
 1672: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1673: 
 1674: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1675: Oita, Japan*
 1676: 
 1677: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1678: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1679: 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 demonstrations.
 1683: 
 1684: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1685: 
 1686: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1687: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1688: 
 1689: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1690: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1691: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1692: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1693: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1694: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1695: 
 1696: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1697: 
 1698: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1699: Belgium*
 1700: 
 1701: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1702: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1703: 
 1704: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1705: in the BSD devroom
 1706: 
 1707: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1708: 
 1709: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1710: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1711: Japan*
 1712: 
 1713: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1714: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1715: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1716: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1717: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1718: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1719: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1720: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1721: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1722: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1723: 
 1724: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1725: 
 1726: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1727: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1728: 
 1729: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1730: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1731: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1732: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1733: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1734: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1735: 
 1736: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1737: 
 1738: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1739: 
 1740: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1741: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1742: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1743: focused.
 1744: 
 1745: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1746: 
 1747: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1748: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1749: 
 1750: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1751: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1752: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1753: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1754: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1755: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1756: 
 1757: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1758: 
 1759: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1760: 
 1761: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1762: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1763: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1764: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1765: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1766: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1767: 
 1768: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1769: 
 1770: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1771: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1772: 
 1773: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1774: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1775: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1776: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1777: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1778: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1779: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1780: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1781: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1782: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1783: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1784: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1785: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1786: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1787: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1788: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1789: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1790: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1791: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1792: tsutsui)
 1793: 
 1794: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1795: 
 1796: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1797: 
 1798: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1799: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1800: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1801: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1802: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1803: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1804: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1805: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1806: 
 1807: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1808: 
 1809: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1810: 
 1811: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1812: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1813: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1814: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1815: 
 1816: For more information please visit the website
 1817: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1818: 
 1819: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1820: 
 1821: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1822: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1823: Okinawa, Japan*
 1824: 
 1825: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1826: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , 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 gadgets
 1829: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1830: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1831: 
 1832: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1833: 
 1834: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1835: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1836: 
 1837: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1838: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1839: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1840: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1841: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1842: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1843: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1844: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1845: 
 1846: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1847: 
 1848: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1849: 
 1850: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1851: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , 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 [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1854: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1855: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1856: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1857: 
 1858: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1859: 
 1860: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1861: 
 1862: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1863: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1864: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1865: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1866: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1867: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1868: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1869: 
 1870: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1871: 
 1872: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1873: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1874: Japan*
 1875: 
 1876: See [this
 1877: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1878: for meeting information.
 1879: 
 1880: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1881: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1882: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1883: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1884: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1885: 
 1886: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1887: 
 1888: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1889: 
 1890: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1891: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1892: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1893: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1894: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 1895: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 1896: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 1897: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 1898: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1899: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 1900: 
 1901: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 1902: 
 1903: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 1904: 
 1905: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 1906: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 1907: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 1908: in a shared BSD booth.
 1909: 
 1910: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 1911: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 1912: 
 1913: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 1914: 
 1915: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 1916: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 1917: 
 1918: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 1919: 
 1920: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 1921: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1922: 
 1923: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1924: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1925: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1926: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1927: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1928: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1929: 
 1930: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 1931: 
 1932: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 1933: 
 1934: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 1935: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 1936: 
 1937: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 1938: 
 1939: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1940: 
 1941: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 1942: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1943: May 2010.
 1944: 
 1945: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 1946: 
 1947: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1948: 
 1949: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1950: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1951: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1952: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1953: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1954: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1955: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1956: 
 1957: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 1958: 
 1959: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 1960: 
 1961: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1962: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1963: 
 1964: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1965: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1966: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1967: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1968: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 1969: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 1970: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1971: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1972: 
 1973: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 1974: 
 1975: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 1976: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1977: 
 1978: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1979: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1980: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1981: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 1982: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1983: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1984: 
 1985: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 1986: 
 1987: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 1988: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 1989: 
 1990: The [February 2010
 1991: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 1992: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 1993: 
 1994: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 1995: 
 1996: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 1997: Belgium*
 1998: 
 1999: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 2000: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 2001: 
 2002: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 2003: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 2004: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 2005: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 2006: 
 2007: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 2008: 
 2009: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 2010: Oita, Japan*
 2011: 
 2012: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2013: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be 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 demonstrations.
 2018: 
 2019: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 2020: 
 2021: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 2022: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2023: 
 2024: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2025: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , 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 many hpc{
 2028: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2029: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2030: 
 2031: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 2032: 
 2033: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 2034: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 2035: 
 2036: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2037: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2038: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2039: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2040: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 2041: demonstration.
 2042: 
 2043: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 2044: 
 2045: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 2046: 
 2047: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 2048: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 2049: major BSDs.
 2050: 
 2051: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 2052: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 2053: 
 2054: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 2055: 
 2056: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2057: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2058: 
 2059: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2060: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2061: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2062: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 2063: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 2064: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 2065: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 2066: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2067: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 2068: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 2069: 
 2070: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 2071: 
 2072: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 2073: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2074: 
 2075: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2076: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2077: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2078: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2079: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2080: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2081: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2082: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2083: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2084: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2085: 
 2086: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2087: 
 2088: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2089: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2090: Okinawa, Japan*
 2091: 
 2092: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2093: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2094: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2095: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2096: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2097: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2098: 
 2099: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2100: 
 2101: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2102: 
 2103: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2104: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2105: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2106: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2107: 
 2108: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2109: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2110: 
 2111: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2112: 
 2113: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2114: 
 2115: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2116: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2117: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2118: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2119: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2120: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2121: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2122: 
 2123: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2124: 
 2125: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2126: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2127: 
 2128: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2129: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2130: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2131: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2132: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2133: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2134: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2135: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2136: 
 2137: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2138: 
 2139: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2140: 
 2141: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2142: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2143: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2144: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2145: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2146: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2147: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2148: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2149: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2150: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2151: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2152: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2153: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2154: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2155: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2156: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2157: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2158: 
 2159: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2160: 
 2161: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2162: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2163: Japan*
 2164: 
 2165: See [this
 2166: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2167: for meeting information.
 2168: 
 2169: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2170: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2171: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2172: party.
 2173: 
 2174: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2175: 
 2176: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2177: 
 2178: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2179: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2180: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2181: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2182: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2183: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2184: 
 2185: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2186: 
 2187: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2188: 
 2189: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2190: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2191: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2192: systems at the exhibition.
 2193: 
 2194: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2195: 
 2196: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2197: 
 2198: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2199: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2200: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2201: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2202: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2203: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2204: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2205: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2206: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2207: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2208: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2209: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2210: 
 2211: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2212: 
 2213: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2214: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2215: 
 2216: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2217: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2218: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2219: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2220: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2221: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2222: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2223: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2224: 
 2225: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2226: 
 2227: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2228: 
 2229: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2230: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2231: May 2009.
 2232: 
 2233: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2234: 
 2235: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2236: 
 2237: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2238: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2239: Hannover, Germany.
 2240: 
 2241: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2242: 
 2243: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2244: 
 2245: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2246: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2247: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2248: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2249: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2250: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2251: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2252: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2253: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2254: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2255: and [NetBSD
 2256: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2257: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2258: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2259: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2260: 
 2261: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2262: 
 2263: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2264: 
 2265: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2266: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2267: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2268: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2269: 
 2270: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2271: 
 2272: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2273: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2274: 
 2275: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2276: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2277: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2278: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2279: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2280: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2281: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2282: 
 2283: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2284: 
 2285: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2286: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2287: the community.
 2288: 
 2289: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2290: 
 2291: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2292: 
 2293: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2294: 
 2295: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2296: 
 2297: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2298: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2299: 
 2300: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2301: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2302: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2303: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2304: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2305: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2306: 
 2307: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2308: 
 2309: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2310: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2311: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2312: 
 2313: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2314: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , 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 and USB Camera demonstration.
 2319: 
 2320: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2321: 
 2322: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2323: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2324: 
 2325: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2326: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2327: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2328: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2329: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2330: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2331: 
 2332: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2333: 
 2334: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2335: 
 2336: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2337: 
 2338: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2339: 
 2340: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2341: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2342: 
 2343: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2344: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2345: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2346: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2347: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2348: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2349: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2350: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2351: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2352: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2353: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2354: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2355: 
 2356: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2357: 
 2358: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2359: 
 2360: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2361: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2362: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2363: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2364: 
 2365: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2366: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2367: 
 2368: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2369: 
 2370: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2371: 
 2372: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2373: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2374: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2375: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2376: 
 2377: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2378: 
 2379: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2380: 
 2381: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2382: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2383: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2384: 
 2385: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2386: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2387: 
 2388: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2389: 
 2390: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2391: 
 2392: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2393: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2394: 
 2395: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2396: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2397: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2398: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2399: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2400: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2401: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2402: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2403: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2404: [Itojun Service
 2405: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2406: 
 2407: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2408: 
 2409: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2410: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2411: 
 2412: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2413: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2414: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2415: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2416: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2417: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2418: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2419: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2420: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2421: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2422: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2423: 
 2424: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2425: 
 2426: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2427: 
 2428: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2429: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2430: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2431: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2432: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2433: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2434: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2435: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2436: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2437: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2438: 
 2439: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2440: 
 2441: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2442: 
 2443: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2444: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2445: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2446: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2447: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2448: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2449: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2450: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2451: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2452: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2453: all BSD machines.
 2454: 
 2455: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2456: 
 2457: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2458: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2459: Japan*
 2460: 
 2461: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2462: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2463: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2464: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2465: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2466: 
 2467: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2468: 
 2469: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2470: 
 2471: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2472: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2473: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2474: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2475: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2476: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2477: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2478: 
 2479: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2480: 
 2481: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2482: 
 2483: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2484: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2485: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2486: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2487: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2488: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2489: 
 2490: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2491: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2492: 
 2493: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2494: 
 2495: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2496: 
 2497: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2498: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2499: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2500: novices to advanced developers.
 2501: 
 2502: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2503: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2504: 
 2505: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2506: 
 2507: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2508: Spain*
 2509: 
 2510: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2511: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2512: 
 2513: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2514: 
 2515: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2516: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2517: 
 2518: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2519: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2520: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2521: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2522: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2523: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2524: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2525: 
 2526: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2527: 
 2528: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2529: 
 2530: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2531: technologies and IT security.
 2532: 
 2533: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2534: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2535: 
 2536: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2537: 
 2538: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2539: 
 2540: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2541: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2542: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2543: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2544: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2545: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2546: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2547: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2548: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2549: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2550: 
 2551: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2552: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2553: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2554: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2555: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2556: 
 2557: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2558: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2559: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2560: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2561: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2562: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2563: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2564: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2565: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2566: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2567: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2568: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2569: 
 2570: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2571: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2572: networking and virtualisation.
 2573: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2574: 
 2575: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2576: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2577: 
 2578: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2579: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2580: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2581: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2582: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2583: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2584: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2585: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2586: 
 2587: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2588: 
 2589: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2590: 
 2591: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2592: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2593: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2594: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2595: 
 2596: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2597: 
 2598: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2599: 
 2600: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2601: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2602: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2603: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2604: 
 2605: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2606: 
 2607: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2608: 
 2609: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2610: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2611: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2612: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2613: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2614: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2615: 
 2616: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2617: 
 2618: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2619: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2620: Japan*
 2621: 
 2622: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2623: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2624: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2625: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2626: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2627: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2628: 
 2629: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2630: 
 2631: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2632: 
 2633: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2634: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2635: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2636: 
 2637: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2638: 
 2639: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2640: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2641: 
 2642: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2643: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2644: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2645: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2646: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2647: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2648: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2649: 
 2650: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2651: 
 2652: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2653: Niigata, Japan*
 2654: 
 2655: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2656: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2657: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2658: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2659: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2660: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2661: 
 2662: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2663: 
 2664: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2665: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2666: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2667: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2668: 
 2669: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2670: 
 2671: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2672: Turkey*
 2673: 
 2674: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2675: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2676: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2677: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2678: 
 2679: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2680: 
 2681: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2682: 
 2683: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2684: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2685: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2686: information, see the [event's
 2687: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2688: 
 2689: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2690: 
 2691: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2692: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2693: 
 2694: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2695: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2696: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2697: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2698: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2699: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2700: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2701: Presentation by
 2702: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2703: 
 2704: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2705: 
 2706: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2707: 
 2708: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2709: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2710: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2711: 
 2712: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2713: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2714: 
 2715: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2716: 
 2717: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2718: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2719: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2720: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2721: 
 2722: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2723: 
 2724: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2725: 
 2726: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2727: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2728: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2729: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2730: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2731: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2732: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2733: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2734: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2735: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2736: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2737: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2738: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2739: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2740: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2741: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2742: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2743: ).
 2744: 
 2745: [A report with some
 2746: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2747: available.
 2748: 
 2749: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2750: 
 2751: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2752: 
 2753: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2754: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2755: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2756: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2757: Switzerland.
 2758: 
 2759: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2760: report was posted to the
 2761: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2762: mailing list.
 2763: 
 2764: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2765: 
 2766: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2767: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2768: Japan*
 2769: 
 2770: See [this
 2771: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2772: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2773: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2774: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2775: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2776: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2777: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2778: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2779: sign party.
 2780: 
 2781: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2782: 
 2783: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2784: 
 2785: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2786: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2787: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2788: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2789: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2790: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2791: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2792: 
 2793: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2794: 
 2795: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2796: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2797: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2798: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2799: at the
 2800: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2801: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2802: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2803: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2804: 
 2805: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2806: information.
 2807: 
 2808: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2809: 
 2810: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2811: 
 2812: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2813: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2814: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2815: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2816: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2817: 
 2818: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2819: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2820: 
 2821: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2822: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2823: 
 2824: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2825: 
 2826: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2827: 
 2828: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2829: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2830: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2831: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2832: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2833: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2834: welcome to attend.
 2835: 
 2836: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2837: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2838: 
 2839: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2840: 
 2841: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2842: 
 2843: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2844: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2845: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2846: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2847: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2848: 
 2849: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2850: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2851: 
 2852: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2853: 
 2854: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2855: 
 2856: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2857: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2858: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2859: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2860: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2861: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2862: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2863: 
 2864: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2865: 
 2866: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2867: 
 2868: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2869: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2870: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2871: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2872: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2873: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2874: widest possible audience.
 2875: 
 2876: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2877: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2878: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2879: 
 2880: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2881: 
 2882: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2883: 
 2884: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2885: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2886: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2887: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2888: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2889: 
 2890: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 2891: 
 2892: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 2893: 
 2894: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 2895: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 2896: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 2897: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 2898: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 2899: 
 2900: More information can be found at
 2901: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 2902: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 2903: German language article can be found at:
 2904: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 2905: 
 2906: Ignatios also
 2907: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 2908: his [slides (german
 2909: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 2910: 
 2911: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 2912: 
 2913: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 2914: 
 2915: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 2916: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 2917: Brussels, Belgium.
 2918: 
 2919: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 2920: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 2921: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 2922: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 2923: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 2924: 
 2925: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 2926: 
 2927: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2928: 
 2929: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 2930: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 2931: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 2932: booth at this event; see the reports by
 2933: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 2934: and
 2935: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 2936: 
 2937: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 2938: 
 2939: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 2940: 
 2941: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 2942: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 2943: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 2944: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 2945: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 2946: 
 2947: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 2948: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 2949: and Solaris.
 2950: 
 2951: For more information, please [visit the
 2952: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 2953: 
 2954: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 2955: 
 2956: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 2957: 
 2958: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 2959: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 2960: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2961: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2962: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2963: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2964: 
 2965: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 2966: 
 2967: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 2968: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 2969: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 2970: 
 2971: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 2972: 
 2973: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 2974: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 2975: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 2976: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 2977: 
 2978: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 2979: 
 2980: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 2981: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 2982: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 2983: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 2984: 
 2985: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 2986: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 2987: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 2988: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 2989: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 2990: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 2991:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 2992: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 2993:     for BSD TCP/IP
 2994: 
 2995: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 2996: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 2997: 
 2998: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 2999: 
 3000: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 3001: 
 3002: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 3003: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 3004: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 3005: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 3006: about NetBSD-related topics.
 3007: 
 3008: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 3009: 
 3010: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3011: 
 3012: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3013: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 3014: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3015: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3016: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3017: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3018: 
 3019: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 3020: 
 3021: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 3022: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 3023: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 3024: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 3025: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 3026: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 3027: 
 3028: A report on the event is available
 3029: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 3030: 
 3031: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 3032: 
 3033: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 3034: 
 3035: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 3036: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 3037: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 3038: booth.
 3039: 
 3040: A report of the event can be found
 3041: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 3042: 
 3043: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 3044: 
 3045: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 3046: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 3047: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 3048: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 3049: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 3050: 
 3051: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 3052: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 3053: [http://www.come2linux.org/](http://www.come2linux.org/) for more
 3054: information.
 3055: 
 3056: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 3057: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 3058: 
 3059: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 3060: 
 3061: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 3062: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 3063: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 3064: [http://www.linux-kongress.org/](http://www.linux-kongress.org/) for
 3065: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 3066: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 3067: the booth.
 3068: 
 3069: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 3070: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 3071: about the event.
 3072: 
 3073: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 3074: 
 3075: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 3076: 
 3077: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 3078: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3079: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3080: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3081: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3082: 
 3083: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3084: 
 3085: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3086: 
 3087: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3088: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3089: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3090: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3091: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3092: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3093: 
 3094: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3095: 
 3096: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3097: 
 3098: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3099: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3100: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3101: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3102: 
 3103: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3104:     FreeBSD Project
 3105: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3106:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3107:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3108:     .
 3109: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3110:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3111:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3112: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3113: 
 3114: \> See [program for
 3115: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3116: 
 3117: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3118: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3119: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3120: 
 3121: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3122: 
 3123: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3124: 
 3125: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3126: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3127: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3128: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3129: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3130: developers.
 3131: 
 3132: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3133: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3134: during May 10-14th.
 3135: 
 3136: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3137: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3138: 
 3139: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3140: 
 3141: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3142: 
 3143: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3144: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3145: conference on their campus.
 3146: 
 3147: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3148: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3149: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3150: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3151: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3152: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3153: 
 3154: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3155: presentation proposal, please visit
 3156: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/).
 3157: 
 3158: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3159: 
 3160: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3161: 
 3162: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3163: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3164: tutorials.
 3165: 
 3166: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3167: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3168: 
 3169: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3170: 
 3171: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3172: 
 3173: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3174: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3175: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3176: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3177: URL above.
 3178: 
 3179: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3180: 
 3181: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3182: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3183: 
 3184: See [this
 3185: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3186: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3187: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3188: Codeblog.
 3189: 
 3190: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3191: 
 3192: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3193: 
 3194: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3195: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3196: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3197: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3198: gmail.com).
 3199: 
 3200: For more information about this event see
 3201: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3202: 
 3203: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3204: 
 3205: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3206: 
 3207: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3208: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3209: Cons in Germany.
 3210: 
 3211: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3212: 
 3213: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3214: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3215: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3216: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3217: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3218: 
 3219: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3220: net-tex.de\>.
 3221: 
 3222: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3223: 
 3224: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3225: 
 3226: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3227: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3228: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3229: 
 3230: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3231: 
 3232: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3233: 
 3234: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3235: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3236: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3237: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3238: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3239: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3240: 
 3241: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3242: 
 3243: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3244: 
 3245: [German Unix User Group
 3246: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3247: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3248: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3249: 
 3250: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3251: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3252: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3253: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3254: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3255: 
 3256: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3257: 
 3258: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3259: 
 3260: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3261: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3262: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3263: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3264: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3265: Europe.
 3266: 
 3267: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3268: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3269: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3270: 
 3271: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3272: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3273: 
 3274: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3275: 
 3276: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3277: 
 3278: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3279: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3280: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3281: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3282: if you would like to help.
 3283: 
 3284: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3285: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3286: 
 3287: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3288: 
 3289: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3290: 
 3291: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3292: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3293: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3294: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3295: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3296: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3297: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3298: 
 3299: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3300: 
 3301: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3302: 
 3303: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3304: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3305: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3306: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3307: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3308: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3309: 
 3310: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3311: 
 3312: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3313: 
 3314: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3315: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3316: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3317: conference venue and registration. present.
 3318: 
 3319: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3320: 
 3321: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3322: 
 3323: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3324: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3325: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3326: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3327: Lockhoff.
 3328: 
 3329: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3330: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3331: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3332: 
 3333: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3334: 
 3335: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3336: 
 3337: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3338: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3339: others) will be presented.
 3340: 
 3341: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3342: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3343: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3344: 
 3345: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3346: 
 3347: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3348: especially showing NetBSD!
 3349: 
 3350: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3351: 
 3352: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3353: 
 3354: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3355: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3356: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3357: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3358: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3359: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3360: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3361: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3362: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3363: 
 3364: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3365: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3366: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3367: 
 3368: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3369: 
 3370: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3371: 
 3372: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3373: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3374: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3375: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3376: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3377: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3378: 
 3379: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3380: 
 3381: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3382: 
 3383: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3384: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3385: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3386: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3387: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3388: 
 3389: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3390: 
 3391: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3392: 
 3393: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3394: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3395: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3396: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3397: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3398: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3399: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3400: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3401: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3402: 
 3403: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3404: 
 3405: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3406: 
 3407: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3408: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3409: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3410: group page for more information.
 3411: 
 3412: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3413: 
 3414: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3415: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3416: 
 3417: See [this
 3418: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3419: meeting information.
 3420: 
 3421: A
 3422: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3423: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3424: 
 3425: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3426: 
 3427: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3428: 
 3429: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3430: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3431: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3432: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3433: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3434: organization.
 3435: 
 3436: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3437: 
 3438: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3439: 
 3440: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3441: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3442: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3443: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3444: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3445: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3446: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3447: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3448: for more details.
 3449: 
 3450: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3451: 
 3452: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3453: 
 3454: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3455: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3456: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3457: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3458: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3459: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3460: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3461: 
 3462: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3463: 
 3464: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3465: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3466: 
 3467: [http://www.bsdcon.jp/](http://www.bsdcon.jp/) with 80 attendances.
 3468: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3469: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3470: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3471: 
 3472: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3473: 
 3474: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3475: 
 3476: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3477: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3478: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3479: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3480: groups.
 3481: 
 3482: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3483: 
 3484: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3485: 
 3486: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3487: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3488: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3489: venue and registration.
 3490: 
 3491: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3492: 
 3493: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3494: 
 3495: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3496: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3497: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3498: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3499: 
 3500: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3501: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3502:     Live performance
 3503: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3504: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3505: 
 3506: See [program for
 3507: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3508: 
 3509: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3510: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3511: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3512: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3513: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3514: 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)).
 3515: 
 3516: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3517: 
 3518: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3519: 
 3520: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3521: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3522: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3523: 
 3524: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3525: 
 3526: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3527: 
 3528: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3529: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3530: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3531: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3532: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3533: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3534: [slides for this
 3535: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3536: 
 3537: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3538: 
 3539: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3540: 
 3541: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3542: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3543: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3544: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3545: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3546: 
 3547: More information is at
 3548: [http://linuxnorthwest.org/](http://linuxnorthwest.org/). (If you can
 3549: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3550: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3551: 
 3552: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3553: 
 3554: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3555: 
 3556: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3557: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3558: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3559: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3560: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3561: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3562: 
 3563: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3564: 
 3565: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3566: 
 3567: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3568: 
 3569: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3570: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3571: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3572: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3573: 
 3574: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3575: 
 3576: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3577: 
 3578: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3579: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3580: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3581: 
 3582: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3583: 
 3584: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3585: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3586: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3587: 
 3588: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3589: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3590: 
 3591: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3592: 
 3593: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3594: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3595: 
 3596: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3597: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3598: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3599: 
 3600: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3601: 
 3602: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3603: 
 3604: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3605: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3606: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3607: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3608: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3609: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3610: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3611: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3612: 
 3613: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3614: 
 3615: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3616: 
 3617: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3618: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3619: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3620: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3621: 
 3622: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3623: 
 3624: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3625: 
 3626: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3627: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3628: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3629: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3630: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3631: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3632: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3633: available.
 3634: 
 3635: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3636: 
 3637: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3638: 
 3639: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3640: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3641: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3642: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3643: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3644: 
 3645: A brief report from the conference is available
 3646: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3647: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3648: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3649: 
 3650: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3651: 
 3652: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3653: 
 3654: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3655: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3656: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3657: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3658: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3659: 
 3660: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3661: 
 3662: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3663: 
 3664: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3665: 
 3666: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3667: 
 3668: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3669: 
 3670: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3671: 
 3672: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3673: 
 3674: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3675: 
 3676: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3677: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3678: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3679: 
 3680: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3681: 
 3682: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3683: 
 3684: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3685: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3686: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3687: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3688: conference.
 3689: 
 3690: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3691: 
 3692: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3693: 
 3694: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3695: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3696: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3697: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3698: for details.
 3699: 
 3700: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3701: 
 3702: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3703: 
 3704: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3705: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3706: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3707: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3708: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3709: 
 3710: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3711: 
 3712: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3713: 
 3714: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3715: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3716: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3717: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3718: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3719: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3720: 
 3721: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3722: 
 3723: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3724: 
 3725: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3726: 
 3727: [BOF
 3728: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3729: 
 3730: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3731: 
 3732: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3733: 
 3734: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3735: 
 3736: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3737: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3738: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3739: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3740: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3741: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3742: of the BSD
 3743: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3744: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3745: conference.
 3746: 
 3747: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3748: 
 3749: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3750: 
 3751: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3752: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3753: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3754: in helping out.
 3755: 
 3756: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3757: 
 3758: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3759: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3760: 
 3761: See [this
 3762: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3763: meeting information.
 3764: 
 3765: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3766: 
 3767: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3768: 
 3769: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3770: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3771: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3772: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3773: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3774: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3775: 
 3776: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3777: 
 3778: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3779: 
 3780: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3781: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3782: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3783: NetBSD-BR.
 3784: 
 3785: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3786: 
 3787: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3788: 
 3789: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3790: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3791: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3792: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3793: [http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/), and
 3794: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3795: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3796: 
 3797: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3798: 
 3799: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3800: 
 3801: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3802: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3803: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3804: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3805: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3806: [http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/](http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/) and
 3807: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3808: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3809: for more information.
 3810: 
 3811: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3812: 
 3813: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3814: 
 3815: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3816: [GUUG
 3817: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3818: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3819: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3820: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3821: 
 3822: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3823: 
 3824: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3825: 
 3826: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3827: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3828: 
 3829: -   \`\`
 3830:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3831:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3832: -   \`\`
 3833:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3834:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3835: -   \`\`
 3836:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3837:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3838: 
 3839: Please see the
 3840: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3841: details. Photos are available at [this
 3842: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3843: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3844: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3845: 
 3846: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3847: 
 3848: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3849: 
 3850: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3851: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3852: France.
 3853: 
 3854: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3855: 
 3856: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3857: 
 3858: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3859: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3860: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3861: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3862: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3863: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3864: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3865: 
 3866: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3867: 
 3868: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3869: 
 3870: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3871: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3872: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3873: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3874: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3875: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3876: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3877: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3878: MailingList useful.
 3879: 
 3880: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3881: 
 3882: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3883: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3884: 
 3885: See [http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br](http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br) for
 3886: details.
 3887: 
 3888: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3889: 
 3890: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 3891: 
 3892: [http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/)
 3893: 
 3894: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3895: 
 3896: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 3897: 
 3898: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3899: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3900: administration. See
 3901: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3902: for details.
 3903: 
 3904: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 3905: 
 3906: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3907: 
 3908: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 3909: 
 3910: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 3911: 
 3912: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 3913: 
 3914: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 3915: 
 3916: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 3917: 
 3918: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 3919: 
 3920: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 3921: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 3922: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 3923: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 3924: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 3925: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 3926: information.
 3927: 
 3928: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 3929: 
 3930: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 3931: 
 3932: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 3933: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 3934: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/).
 3935: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 3936: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 3937: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 3938: is available online.
 3939: 
 3940: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 3941: 
 3942: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 3943: 
 3944: A lot of photos are available
 3945: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 3946: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 3947: 
 3948: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 3949: 
 3950: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3951: 
 3952: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 3953: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 3954: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 3955: 
 3956: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 3957: Dolecek. See the [full
 3958: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 3959: for details and pictures.
 3960: 
 3961: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 3962: 
 3963: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 3964: [http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/](http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/)
 3965: 
 3966: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 3967: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 3968: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 3969: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 3970: 
 3971: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3972: 
 3973: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3974: 
 3975: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 3976: 
 3977: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 3978: 
 3979: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3980: 
 3981: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3982: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3983: 
 3984: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 3985: 
 3986: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 3987: 
 3988: [http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/)
 3989: 
 3990: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3991: 
 3992: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 3993: 
 3994: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 3995: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 3996: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 3997: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 3998: see
 3999: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/).
 4000: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 4001: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 4002: 
 4003: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 4004: here](events/usenix2003/).
 4005: 
 4006: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 4007: 
 4008: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 4009: 
 4010: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 4011: holding the [BSDay
 4012: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 4013: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 4014: for more information.
 4015: 
 4016: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 4017: 
 4018: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 4019: 
 4020: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 4021: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 4022: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 4023: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 4024: 
 4025: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 4026: 
 4027: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 4028: 
 4029: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 4030: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 4031: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 4032: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 4033: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 4034: 
 4035: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 4036: 
 4037: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 4038: 
 4039: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 4040: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 4041: Germany. See [http://www.mdlug.de/](http://www.mdlug.de/) for more
 4042: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 4043: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 4044: 
 4045: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 4046: 
 4047: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 4048: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 4049: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 4050: 
 4051: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 4052: 
 4053: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 4054: 
 4055: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 4056: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 4057: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 4058: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 4059: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 4060: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 4061: 
 4062: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4063: 
 4064: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 4065: 
 4066: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4067: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4068: administration. See
 4069: [http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 4070: for details.
 4071: 
 4072: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4073: 
 4074: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4075: 
 4076: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4077: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 4078: events including several pictures is available online at
 4079: [http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html).
 4080: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4081: from:
 4082: 
 4083: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4084:     [
 4085:     mp3
 4086:     ]
 4087: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4088:     [
 4089:     mp3
 4090:     ]
 4091: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4092:     mit NetBSD
 4093:     [
 4094:     mp3
 4095:     ]
 4096: 
 4097: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4098: 
 4099: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4100: 
 4101: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4102: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4103: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4104: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4105: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4106: 
 4107: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4108: 
 4109: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4110: 
 4111: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4112: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4113: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4114: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4115: activities will be the:
 4116: 
 4117: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4118: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4119: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4120: 
 4121: For details, please see [http://www.osw.ca/](http://www.osw.ca/).
 4122: 
 4123: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4124: 
 4125: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4126: 
 4127: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4128: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4129: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4130: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4131: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4132: a [short
 4133: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4134: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4135: available online.
 4136: 
 4137: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4138: 
 4139: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4140: 
 4141: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4142: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4143: from December 27th to 29th.
 4144: 
 4145: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4146: 
 4147: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4148: 
 4149: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4150: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4151: administration.
 4152: 
 4153: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4154: 
 4155: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4156: 
 4157: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4158: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4159: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4160: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4161: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm)
 4162: for details.
 4163: 
 4164: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4165: 
 4166: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4167: 
 4168: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4169: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4170: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4171: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4172: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4173: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4174: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4175: 
 4176: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4177: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4178: Germany. See
 4179: [http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html](http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html)
 4180: for more information.
 4181: 
 4182: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4183: 
 4184: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4185: 
 4186: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4187: 
 4188: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4189: 
 4190: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4191: 
 4192: [http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/](http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/). \`\`[Rumors,
 4193: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4194: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4195: 
 4196: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4197: 
 4198: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4199: 
 4200: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/)
 4201: 
 4202: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4203: 
 4204: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4205: 
 4206: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4207: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4208: College.
 4209: 
 4210: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4211: 
 4212: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4213: 
 4214: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4215: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4216: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4217: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4218: rendering cluster done with
 4219: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4220: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4221: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4222: available from [Hubert's
 4223: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4224: 
 4225: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4226: 
 4227: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4228: 
 4229: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4230: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4231: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4232: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4233: online.
 4234: 
 4235: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4236: 
 4237: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4238: 
 4239: [http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/)
 4240: 
 4241: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4242: 
 4243: *July 22, 2002*
 4244: 
 4245: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4246: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4247: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4248: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4249: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4250: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4251: 
 4252: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4253: 
 4254: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4255: 
 4256: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4257: 
 4258: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4259: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4260: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4261: 
 4262: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4263: 
 4264: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4265: 
 4266: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/).
 4267: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4268: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4269: 
 4270: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4271: 
 4272: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4273: 
 4274: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4275: 
 4276: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4277: 
 4278: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4279: 
 4280: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4281: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4282: available.
 4283: 
 4284: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4285: 
 4286: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4287: 
 4288: [http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/](http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/)
 4289: 
 4290: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4291: 
 4292: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4293: 
 4294: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html)
 4295: 
 4296: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4297: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4298: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4299: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4300: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4301: 
 4302: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4303: 
 4304: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4305: 
 4306: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4307: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4308: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4309: chance to prove their value.
 4310: 
 4311: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4312: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4313: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4314: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4315: 
 4316: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4317: 
 4318: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4319: 
 4320: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4321: 
 4322: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4323: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4324: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4325: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4326: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4327: is available.
 4328: 
 4329: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4330: 
 4331: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4332: 
 4333: [http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html)
 4334: 
 4335: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4336: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4337: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4338: 
 4339: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4340: 
 4341: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4342: USA*
 4343: 
 4344: [http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/](http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/)
 4345: 
 4346: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4347: 
 4348: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4349: 
 4350: [http://internetweek.jp/](http://internetweek.jp/)
 4351: 
 4352: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4353: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4354: 
 4355: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4356: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4357: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4358: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4359: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4360: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4361: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4362: 
 4363: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4364: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4365: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4366: Emulation.
 4367: 
 4368: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4369: 
 4370: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4371: 
 4372: [http://www.bsdconeurope.org/](http://www.bsdconeurope.org/)
 4373: 
 4374: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4375: 
 4376: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4377: 
 4378: [http://www.riscos2001.com/](http://www.riscos2001.com/)
 4379: 
 4380: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4381: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4382: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4383: 
 4384: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4385: 
 4386: *September 13, 2001*
 4387: 
 4388: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4389: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4390: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4391: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4392: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4393: 
 4394: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4395: 
 4396: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4397: 
 4398: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4399: 
 4400: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4401: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4402: NetBSD booth at
 4403: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4404: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4405: from Japan.
 4406: 
 4407: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4408: 
 4409: *July 11, 2001*
 4410: 
 4411: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4412: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4413: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4414: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4415: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4416: 
 4417: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4418: 
 4419: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4420: Tokyo, Japan*
 4421: 
 4422: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html)
 4423: 
 4424: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4425: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4426: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4427: 
 4428: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4429: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4430: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4431: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4432: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4433: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4434: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4435: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4436: 
 4437: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4438: 
 4439: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4440: 
 4441: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/)
 4442: 
 4443: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4444: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4445: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4446: 
 4447: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4448: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4449: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4450: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4451: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4452: slides from this talk are available at
 4453: [events/usenix2001/](events/usenix2001/).
 4454: 
 4455: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4456: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4457: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4458: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4459: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4460: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4461: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4462: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4463: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4464: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4465: web site.
 4466: 
 4467: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4468: 
 4469: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4470: 
 4471: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4472: 
 4473: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4474: 
 4475: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4476: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4477: 
 4478: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4479: 
 4480: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4481: 
 4482: [http://www.interop.jp/](http://www.interop.jp/)
 4483: 
 4484: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4485: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4486: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4487: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4488: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4489: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4490: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4491: 
 4492: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4493: 
 4494: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4495: 
 4496: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4497: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4498: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4499: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4500: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4501: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4502: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4503: 
 4504: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4505: 
 4506: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4507: 
 4508: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4509: 
 4510: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4511: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4512: Spring is available.
 4513: 
 4514: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4515: 
 4516: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4517: 
 4518: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4519: 
 4520: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4521: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4522: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4523: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4524: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4525: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4526: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4527: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4528: 
 4529: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4530: 
 4531: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4532: 
 4533: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4534: 
 4535: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4536: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4537: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4538: other swag.
 4539: 
 4540: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4541: 
 4542: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4543: 
 4544: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/)
 4545: 
 4546: There was a [BSD BoF
 4547: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4548: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4549: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4550: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4551: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4552: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4553: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4554: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4555: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4556: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4557: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4558: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4559: BSD activity in Japan.
 4560: 
 4561: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4562: 
 4563: *December 6, 2000*
 4564: 
 4565: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4566: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4567: public.
 4568: 
 4569: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4570: 
 4571: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4572: 
 4573: [http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/)
 4574: 
 4575: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4576: 
 4577: *November 25, 2000*
 4578: 
 4579: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4580: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4581: announced to the public.
 4582: 
 4583: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4584: 
 4585: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4586: 
 4587: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4588: 
 4589: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4590: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4591: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4592: 
 4593: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4594: Mission.
 4595: 
 4596: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4597: 
 4598: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4599: 
 4600: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4601: 
 4602: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4603: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4604: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4605: 
 4606: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4607: David Maxwell.
 4608: 
 4609: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4610: 
 4611: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4612: 
 4613: [http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/](http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/)
 4614: 
 4615: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4616: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4617: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4618: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4619: 
 4620: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4621: 
 4622: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4623: 
 4624: [http://www.bsdcon.org/](http://www.bsdcon.org/)
 4625: 
 4626: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4627: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4628: 
 4629: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4630: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4631: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4632: 
 4633: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4634: is available at
 4635: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4636: 
 4637: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4638: 
 4639: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4640: 
 4641: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/)
 4642: 
 4643: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4644: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4645: fixed onsite.
 4646: 
 4647: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4648: 
 4649: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4650: 
 4651: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4652: 
 4653: [http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/)
 4654: 
 4655: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4656: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4657: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4658: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4659: 
 4660: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4661: 
 4662: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4663: 
 4664: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4665: 
 4666: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4667: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4668: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4669: 
 4670: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4671: 
 4672: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4673: 
 4674: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4675: 
 4676: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4677: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4678: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4679: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4680: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4681: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4682: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4683: 
 4684: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4685: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4686: 
 4687: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4688: 
 4689: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4690: 
 4691: [http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html)
 4692: 
 4693: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4694: followed.
 4695: 
 4696: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4697: 
 4698: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4699: 
 4700: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4701: 
 4702: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4703: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4704: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4705: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4706: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4707: giving a talk.
 4708: 
 4709: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4710: 
 4711: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4712: 
 4713: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/)
 4714: 
 4715: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4716: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4717: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4718: gave a [technical session on
 4719: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4720: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4721: session on
 4722: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4723: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4724: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4725: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4726: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4727: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4728: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4729: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4730: Systems](http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4731: 
 4732: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4733: The NetBSD Mission.
 4734: 
 4735: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4736: 
 4737: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4738: 
 4739: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4740: 
 4741: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4742: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4743: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4744: 
 4745: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4746: 
 4747: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4748: 
 4749: [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)
 4750: 
 4751: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4752: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4753: \*BSD followed.
 4754: 
 4755: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4756: 
 4757: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4758: 
 4759: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4760: 
 4761: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4762: Mission.
 4763: 
 4764: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4765: 
 4766: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4767: 
 4768: [http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/](http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/)
 4769: 
 4770: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4771: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4772: snapshot CDs were available.
 4773: 
 4774: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4775: 
 4776: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4777: 
 4778: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4779: 
 4780: [http://www.decus.de/](http://www.decus.de/)
 4781: 
 4782: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4783: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4784: 
 4785: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4786: 
 4787: *March 19, 2000*
 4788: 
 4789: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4790: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4791: announced to the public.
 4792: 
 4793: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4794: 
 4795: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4796: 
 4797: [http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/](http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/)
 4798: 
 4799: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4800: 3rd.
 4801: 
 4802: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4803: 
 4804: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4805: 
 4806: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4807: 
 4808: [http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/](http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/)
 4809: 
 4810: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4811: Dec 18.
 4812: 
 4813: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4814: 
 4815: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4816: 
 4817: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4818: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4819: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4820: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4821: 
 4822: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4823: 
 4824: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4825: 
 4826: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4827: 
 4828: [http://www.comdex.com/](http://www.comdex.com/)
 4829: 
 4830: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4831: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4832: 
 4833: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4834: Mission.
 4835: 
 4836: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4837: 
 4838: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4839: 
 4840: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4841: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4842: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4843: 
 4844: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4845: 
 4846: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4847: 
 4848: [http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/](http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/)
 4849: 
 4850: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4851: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4852: 
 4853: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4854: 
 4855: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4856: 
 4857: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4858: 
 4859: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4860: 
 4861: *August 26, 1999*
 4862: 
 4863: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4864: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4865: announced to the public.
 4866: 
 4867: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4868: 
 4869: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4870: 
 4871: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4872: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4873: 
 4874: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4875: 
 4876: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4877: 
 4878: [http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/](http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/)
 4879: 
 4880: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4881: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4882: package system.
 4883: 
 4884: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4885: 
 4886: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4887: 
 4888: [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/)
 4889: 
 4890: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 4891: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 4892: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 4893: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 4894: 
 4895: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 4896: 
 4897: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 4898: 
 4899: [http://www.guug.de/](http://www.guug.de/)
 4900: 
 4901: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4902: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 4903: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 4904: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 4905: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 4906: checkpointing in userspace.
 4907: 
 4908: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 4909: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 4910: answered general NetBSD questions.
 4911: 
 4912: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 4913: 
 4914: *May 12, 1999*
 4915: 
 4916: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 4917: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4918: public.
 4919: 
 4920: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 4921: 
 4922: *December 23, 1998*
 4923: 
 4924: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4925: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4926: announced to the public.
 4927: 
 4928: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 4929: 
 4930: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 4931: 
 4932: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 4933: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 4934: in San Jose, CA.
 4935: 
 4936: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 4937: 
 4938: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 4939: 
 4940: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 4941: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 4942: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 4943: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 4944: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 4945: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 4946: 
 4947: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 4948: 
 4949: *May 29, 1998*
 4950: 
 4951: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4952: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4953: announced to the public.
 4954: 
 4955: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 4956: 
 4957: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 4958: 
 4959: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 4960: 
 4961: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 4962: 
 4963: *March 9, 1998*
 4964: 
 4965: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4966: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 4967: released.
 4968: 
 4969: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 4970: 
 4971: *January 4, 1998*
 4972: 
 4973: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 4974: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4975: public.
 4976: 
 4977: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 4978: 
 4979: *May 20, 1997*
 4980: 
 4981: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4982: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 4983: announced to the public.
 4984: 
 4985: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 4986: 
 4987: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 4988: 
 4989: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 4990: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 4991: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 4992: 
 4993: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 4994: 
 4995: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 4996: 
 4997: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 4998: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 4999: 
 5000: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 5001: 
 5002: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 5003: 
 5004: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 5005: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 5006: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 5007: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 5008: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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