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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: ### `Mar 2020` - AsiaBSDCon 2020, Tokyo, Japan
   16: 
   17: *March 19 - 22, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
   18: 
   19: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
   20: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
   21: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
   22: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
   23: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
   24: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
   25: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
   26: possible audience.
   27: 
   28: 
   29: ### `Jun 2020` - BSDCan 2020, Ottawa, Canada
   30: 
   31: *June 3 - 6, 2020, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
   32: 
   33: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2020/), a BSD conference held in
   34: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
   35: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
   36: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
   37: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
   38: advanced developers.
   39: 
   40: 
   41: ### `Sep 2020` - EuroBSDcon 2020, Vienna, Austria
   42: 
   43: *September 17 - 20, 2020, The Gußhaus Campus of Vienna's Technical University, Vienna, Austria*
   44: 
   45: [EuroBSDcon](https://2020.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   46: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   47: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   48: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   49: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   50: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   51: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   52: 
   53: 
   54: Past Events
   55: -----------
   56: ### `Feb 2020` - FOSDEM 2020 Brussels, Belgium
   57: 
   58: *February 1 - 2, 2020, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
   59: 
   60: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2020/) is a
   61: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
   62: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
   63: free and open source software from all over the world gather
   64: at the event in Brussels.
   65: 
   66: There is a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
   67: operating systems and their talks.
   68: 
   69: Please see
   70: [this announcement](//mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2019/10/10/msg000816.html)
   71: for details.
   72: 
   73: 
   74: ### `Sep 2019` - EuroBSDcon 2019, Lillehammer, Norway
   75: 
   76: *September 19 - 22, 2019, Scandic Lillehammer Hotel, Lillehammer, Norway*
   77: 
   78: [EuroBSDcon](https://2019.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
   79: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
   80: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
   81: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
   82: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
   83: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
   84: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
   85: 
   86: 
   87: ### `Jul 2019` - pkgsrcCon 2019, Cambridge, United Kingdom
   88: 
   89: *July 13 - 14, 2019, Cambridge, United Kingdom*
   90: 
   91: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2019/) is the annual technical
   92: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
   93: over 19,000 open source software packages.
   94: pkgsrc is the native package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and
   95: is portable across many different operating systems including Linux and
   96: Mac OS X.
   97: 
   98: 
   99: ### `May 2019` - BSDCan 2019, Ottawa, Canada
  100: 
  101: *May 15 - 18, 2019, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
  102: 
  103: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2019/), a BSD conference held in
  104: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
  105: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
  106: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
  107: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  108: advanced developers.
  109: 
  110: 
  111: ### `Mar 2019` - AsiaBSDCon 2019, Tokyo, Japan
  112: 
  113: *March 21 - 24, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  114: 
  115: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a
  116: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  117: The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  118: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  119: AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best
  120: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  121: developments in our open source community are shared with the widest
  122: possible audience.
  123: 
  124: 
  125: ### `Feb 2019` - FOSDEM 2019 Brussels, Belgium
  126: 
  127: *February 2 - 3, 2019, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
  128: 
  129: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2019/) is a
  130: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  131: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  132: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  133: at the event in Brussels.
  134: 
  135: There is a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  136: operating systems and their talks.
  137: 
  138: Please see
  139: [this announcement](https://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/10/24/msg000787.html)
  140: for details.
  141: 
  142: 
  143: ### `Oct 2018` - MeetBSDCA 2018, Santa Clara, US
  144: 
  145: *October 19 - 20, 2018, Intel Santa Clara Campus, California, US*
  146: 
  147: [MeetBSD California](https://www.meetbsd.com/) is a biennial BSD
  148: Unix conference that takes place in Silicon Valley. The first
  149: MeetBSD California took place in 2008 and in 2018 it will take
  150: place at the Intel Santa Clara Campus.
  151: 
  152: 
  153: ### `Sep 2018` - EuroBSDCon 2018, Bucharest, Romania
  154: 
  155: *September 20 - 23, 2018, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania*
  156: 
  157: [EuroBSDCon](https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  158: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  159: about 300 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  160: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  161: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
  162: EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
  163: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  164: 
  165: 
  166: ### `Jul 2018` - Japan NetBSD Users Group annual Meeting and BoF, Tokyo, Japan
  167: 
  168: *July 14, 2018, Takeda Building, The University of Tokyo, Japan*
  169: 
  170: [Japan NetBSD User Group annual Meeting and BoF](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting20.html.en)
  171: is the 20th annual meeting organized by the
  172: [Japan NetBSD Users Group](http://www.jp.netbsd.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
  173: The meeting consists of the 20th Annual Meeting opened to all
  174: members of JNUG and the NetBSD BoF (Birds of a Feather), the casual
  175: meeting for individuals who have interests to the NetBSD operating
  176: system opened to everybody interested.
  177: 
  178: For more information please see the report on
  179: [netbsd-advocacy@](//mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2018/07/17/msg000778.html)
  180: mailing list.
  181: 
  182: 
  183: ### `Jul 2018` - pkgsrcCon 2018, Berlin, Germany
  184: 
  185: *July 7 - 8, 2018, Berlin, Germany*
  186: 
  187: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2018/) is the annual technical
  188: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  189: over 19,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  190: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  191: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  192: 
  193: 
  194: ### `Jun 2018` - BSDCan 2018, Ottawa, Canada
  195: 
  196: *June 6 - 9, 2018, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada*
  197: 
  198: [BSDCan](https://www.bsdcan.org/2018/), a BSD conference held in
  199: Ottawa, Canada, quickly established itself as the technical conference
  200: for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and
  201: related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula
  202: that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
  203: advanced developers.
  204: 
  205: 
  206: ### `Mar 2018` - AsiaBSDCon 2018, Tokyo, Japan
  207: 
  208: *March 8 - 11, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  209: 
  210: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2018.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  211: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  212: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  213: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  214: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  215: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  216: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  217: possible audience.
  218: 
  219: 
  220: ### `Feb 2018` - FOSDEM 2018, Brussels, Belgium
  221: 
  222: *February 3 - 4, 2018, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium*
  223: 
  224: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2018/) was a free event for software developers to
  225: meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  226: free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in
  227: Brussels.
  228: 
  229: 
  230: ### `Nov 2017` - BSDTW 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
  231: 
  232: *November 11 - 12, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan*
  233: 
  234: [BSDTW 2017](https://bsdtw.org/) was planned as a
  235: single track, 2 days conference with 11 presentations of 50
  236: minutes each covering the latest BSD technology. The conference
  237: attracted over 100 highly skilled engineering professionals,
  238: software developers, computer science professors, users and
  239: students from all over Asia as well as other parts of the
  240: world. The goal of BSDTW was to exchange knowledge about the
  241: BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation
  242: among users and developers and to promote business friendly
  243: BSD licensed open source software.
  244: 
  245: 
  246: ### `Sep 2017` - EuroBSDCon 2017 Paris, France
  247: 
  248: *September 21 - 24, 2017, Paris, France*
  249: 
  250: [EuroBSDCon](https://2017.eurobsdcon.org/) was the premier European
  251: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  252: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  253: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  254: from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of
  255: EuroBSDcon was to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems,
  256: facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  257: 
  258: 
  259: ### `Jul 2017` - pkgsrcCon 2017, London, England
  260: 
  261: *July 1 - 2, 2017, London, England*
  262: 
  263: [pkgsrcCon](//pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2017/) was the annual technical
  264: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  265: over 18,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  266: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  267: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  268: 
  269: 
  270: ### `Jun 2017` - BSDCAN 2017, Ottawa, Canada
  271: 
  272: *June 7 - 10, Ottawa, Canada*
  273: 
  274: BSDCan hosted talks and tutorials on a range of topics based
  275: around the BSD family of operating systems. The event was held over a
  276: four day period at the University of Ottawa.
  277: 
  278: Please see
  279: [website](https://www.bsdcan.org/2017/)
  280: for details.
  281: 
  282: 
  283: ### `Mar 2017` - AsiaBSDCon 2017
  284: 
  285: *March 9 - 12, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan*
  286: 
  287: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2017.asiabsdcon.org/) was a
  288: conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.
  289: The conference was for anyone developing, deploying and using systems
  290: based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X.
  291: AsiaBSDCon was a technical conference and aimed to collect the best
  292: technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest
  293: developments in our open source community were shared with the widest
  294: possible audience.
  295: 
  296: 
  297: ### `Feb 2017` - FOSDEM 2017 Brussels, Belgium
  298: 
  299: *February 4 - 5, Brussels, Belgium*
  300: 
  301: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2017/) was a
  302: free event for software developers to meet, share ideas
  303: and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of
  304: free and open source software from all over the world gather
  305: at the event in Brussels.
  306: 
  307: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed
  308: operating systems and their talks.
  309: 
  310: Please see
  311: [this announcement](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/10/20/msg000720.html)
  312: for details.
  313: 
  314: 
  315: ### `Sep 2016` - EuroBSDCon 2016 Belgrade, Serbia
  316: 
  317: *September 22 - 25, 2016, Belgrade Serbia*
  318: 
  319: [EuroBSDCon](https://2016.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  320: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting
  321: about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software
  322: developers, computer science students and professors, and users
  323: from all over Europe and other parts of the world.
  324: 
  325: 
  326: ### `Sep 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Shimane
  327: 
  328: *Sep. 24, 2016, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  329: 
  330: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  331: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  332: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  333: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  334: demonstrations.
  335: 
  336: 
  337: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Kyoto
  338: 
  339: *Jul. 29-30, 2016, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  340: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  341: 
  342: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  343: Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  344: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  345: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  346: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  347: [more report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/08/01/msg000712.html).
  348: 
  349: 
  350: ### `Jul 2016` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  351: 
  352: *Jul 9, 2016, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  353: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  354: Japan*
  355: 
  356: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 18th annual Meeting and BoF
  357: 2016](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting18.html.en)
  358: for meeting information and 
  359: [Report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/JNUG2016.txt).
  360: 
  361: ### `Jul 2016` - pkgsrcCon 2016, Kraków, Poland
  362: 
  363: *July 2 - 3, 2016, Kraków Poland*
  364: 
  365: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2016/) is the annual technical
  366: conference for people working on pkgsrc, a framework for building
  367: over 17,000 open source software packages. pkgsrc is the native
  368: package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across
  369: many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
  370: 
  371: ### `Jul 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Okinawa
  372: 
  373: *Jul. 2, 2016, [Okinawa Convention
  374: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  375: Okinawa, Japan*
  376: 
  377: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  378: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  379: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  380: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  381: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/07/04/msg000710.html).
  382: 
  383: ### `Jun 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hokkaido
  384: 
  385: *Jun. 17-18, 2016, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  386: 
  387: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  388: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-do/), there was a NetBSD
  389: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  390: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  391: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/06/20/msg000709.html).
  392: 
  393: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Nagoya
  394: 
  395: *May. 28, 2016, [Fukiage Hall](http://www.nipc.or.jp/fukiage/index.html), Nagoya, Japan*
  396: 
  397: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  398: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-nagoya/), there was a NetBSD
  399: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  400: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  401: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/30/msg000707.html).
  402: 
  403: 
  404: ### `May 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Gunma
  405: 
  406: *May. 14, 2016, [LABI1 Takasaki](http://www.yamadalabi.com/takasaki/access/index.html), Gunma, Japan*
  407: 
  408: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  409: Gunma](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-gunma/), there was a NetBSD
  410: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  411: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  412: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/05/16/msg000706.html).
  413: 
  414: ### `Mar 2016` - AsiaBSDCon 2016
  415: 
  416: *Mar. 10-13, 2016, Tokyo, Japan*
  417: 
  418: [AsiaBSDCon](https://www.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  419: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  420: in Tokyo, in 10-13 March, 2016. The conference is for anyone
  421: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  422: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  423: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  424: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  425: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  426: [BSD Research and Japan NetBSD Users' Group booth report](https://github.com/ebijun/osc-demo/blob/master/2016/AsiaBSDCon2016.txt)
  427: 
  428: ### `Feb 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Tokyo/Spring
  429: 
  430: *Feb. 26- 27, 2016, [MEISEI
  431: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  432: 
  433: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  434: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2016-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  435: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  436: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations. 
  437: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/02/29/msg000703.html).
  438: 
  439: 
  440: ### `Jan 2016` - Open Source Conference 2016 Hamanako
  441: 
  442: *Jan. 23, 2016, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/access.html), Shizuoka, Japan*
  443: 
  444: At the [Open Source Conference 2016
  445: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-hamanako/), there was a NetBSD
  446: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  447: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  448: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2016/01/23/msg000701.html).
  449: 
  450: 
  451: ### `Nov 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokushima
  452: 
  453: *Nov. 14, 2015, [TOKUGIN TOMONI PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp), Tokushima, Japan*
  454: 
  455: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  456: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-tokushima/), there was a NetBSD
  457: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  458: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  459: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000700.html).
  460: 
  461: ### `Nov 2015` - KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015
  462: 
  463: *Nov. 6- 7, 2015, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center](http://www.atc-co.com/guide/access.php), Osaka, Japan*
  464: 
  465: At the [KANSAI OPEN FORUM 2015](https://k-of.jp/2015/), there was a NetBSD
  466: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  467: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  468: and [BSD BOF](https://k-of.jp/2015/session/731).
  469: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/11/09/msg000699.html).
  470: 
  471: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Fall
  472: 
  473: *Oct. 24- 25, 2015, [MEISEI
  474: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  475: 
  476: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  477: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/), there was a NetBSD
  478: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  479: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations 
  480: and [BSD BOF](https://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fall/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=4).
  481: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/25/msg000698.html).
  482: 
  483: 
  484: ### `Oct 2015` - BSDCon Brasil 2015, Ceará, Brasil
  485: 
  486: *Oct. 9-10, 2015, University of Fortaleza ,Ceará, Brasil*
  487: 
  488: 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.
  489: 
  490: 
  491: ### `Oct 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Fukuoka
  492: 
  493: *Oct. 3, 2015, [KYUSHU SANGYO UNIVERSITY](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.shtml), Fukuoka, Japan*
  494: 
  495: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  496: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  497: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  498: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  499: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/10/05/msg000697.html).
  500: 
  501: ### `Oct 2015` - EuroBSDcon 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  502: 
  503: *Oct. 1-4, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden*
  504: 
  505: [EuroBSDcon](https://2015.eurobsdcon.org/) is the premier European
  506: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  507: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  508: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  509: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  510: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  511: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  512: 
  513: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hiroshima
  514: 
  515: *Sep. 19, 2015, [Satellite Campus Hiroshima](https://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/), Hiroshima, Japan*
  516: 
  517: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  518: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-Hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD and XM6i booth
  519: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  520: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/) developers with many gadget
  521: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/24/msg000696.html).
  522: 
  523: ### `Sep 2015` - vBSDCon 2015, Virginia, United States
  524: 
  525: *Sep. 11-13, 2015, Virginia, United States*
  526: 
  527: 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.
  528: 
  529: ### `Sep 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Niigata
  530: 
  531: *Sep. 5, 2015, [HON-PORT NIIGATA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY](http://www.niigatacitylib.jp/?page_id=166), Niigata, Japan*
  532: 
  533: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  534: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  535: staffed by members of [Echigo BSD Users Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) members and the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  536: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  537: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/09/05/msg000695.html).
  538: 
  539: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Shimane
  540: 
  541: *Aug. 22, 2015, [MATSUE TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  542: 
  543: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  544: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  545: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  546: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  547: demonstrations.[Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/22/msg000692.html).
  548: 
  549: ### `Aug 2015` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  550: 
  551: *Aug. 7-8, 2015, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  552: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  553: 
  554: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  555: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  556: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  557: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  558: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [Nagoya . *BSD Users' Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/).
  559: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/08/10/msg000691.html).
  560: 
  561: 
  562: ### `Jul 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Okinawa
  563: 
  564: *Jul. 4, 2015, [Okinawa Convention
  565: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  566: Okinawa, Japan*
  567: 
  568: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  569: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  570: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  571: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  572: [Report on NetBSD-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/07/04/msg000688.html).
  573: 
  574: 
  575: ### `Jun 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Hokkaido
  576: 
  577: *Jun. 12-13, 2015, [Sapporo Convention Center](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html), Sapporo, Japan*
  578: 
  579: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  580: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-do/), there was a NetBSD
  581: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  582: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  583: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/06/13/msg000687.html).
  584: 
  585: 
  586: ### `Mar 2015` - AsiaBSDCon 2015
  587: 
  588: *Mar. 12-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan*
  589: 
  590: [AsiaBSDCon](https://2015.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users
  591: and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held
  592: in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone
  593: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  594: OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
  595: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
  596: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  597: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  598: 
  599: ### `Feb 2015` - Open Source Conference 2015 Tokyo/Spring
  600: 
  601: *Feb. 27- 28, 2015, [MEISEI
  602: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  603: 
  604: At the [Open Source Conference 2015
  605: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2015-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  606: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  607: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations.
  608: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2015/02/28/msg000680.html).
  609: 
  610: ### `Nov 2014` - Kansai OpenSource 2014
  611: 
  612: *Nov. 7-8, 2014, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  613: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  614: 
  615: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2014](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  616: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  617: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  618: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  619: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  620: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  621: 
  622: ### `Sep 2014` - EuroBSDCon 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
  623: 
  624: *Sep. 25-28, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria*
  625: 
  626: [EuroBSDcon](http://2014.EuroBSDCon.org) is the premier European
  627: conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about
  628: 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers,
  629: computer science students and professors, and users from all over
  630: Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to
  631: exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate
  632: coordination and cooperation among users and developers.
  633: 
  634: ### `Aug 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto
  635: 
  636: *Aug. 1-2, 2014, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  637: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/spatial_services/convention/map/), Kyoto, Japan*
  638: 
  639: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  640: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  641: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  642: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  643: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
  644: [Report on netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2014/08/09/msg000658.html).
  645: 
  646: 
  647: ### `Jul 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Nagoya
  648: 
  649: *Jul. 4-5, 2014, [Nagoya International
  650: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  651: Japan*
  652: 
  653: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  654: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-nagoya/) , there will be a OpenBSD
  655: and NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  656: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  657: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There will be a gadget
  658: demonstration [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) and NBUG BOF.
  659: 
  660: ### `Jun 2014` - pkgsrcCon 2014, London, England
  661: 
  662: *Jun. 21-22, 2014, Middlesex University, London, England*
  663: 
  664: [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2014/) is a technical
  665: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  666: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  667: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  668: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  669: 
  670: ### `Jun 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hokkaido
  671: 
  672: *Jun. 13-14, 2014, [Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo,
  673: Japan](http://www.sapporosansin.jp/access/)*
  674: 
  675: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  676: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  677: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  678: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  679: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  680: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  681: 
  682: 
  683: ### `May 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Okinawa
  684: 
  685: *May. 6, 2014, [Okinawa Convention
  686: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  687: Okinawa, Japan*
  688: 
  689: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  690: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD
  691: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  692: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadgets demonstration.
  693: [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/671580).
  694: 
  695: 
  696: ### `Mar 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Hamanako
  697: 
  698: *Mar. 22, 2014, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
  699: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
  700: 
  701: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  702: Hamanako](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-hamanako/) , there will be a NetBSD
  703: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  704: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  705: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  706: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  707: 
  708: ### `Mar 2014` - AsiaBSDCon 2014
  709: 
  710: *Mar 13-16, 2014, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  711: 
  712: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  713: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  714: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  715: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  716: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  717: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  718: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  719: 
  720: ### `Feb 2014` - Open Source Conference 2014 Tokyo/Spring
  721: 
  722: *Feb. 28- Mar. 1, 2014, [MEISEI
  723: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  724: 
  725: At the [Open Source Conference 2014
  726: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2014-spring/), there was a NetBSD
  727: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  728: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  729: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
  730: [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/)). [2014-02-28-netbsd-raspi
  731: image](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2014/02/28/msg002243.html)).
  732: more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/635747). Japan NetBSD
  733: Users' Group got an award called "[Open Source Confernce
  734: Award](http://www.ospn.jp/press/20140218osc-award.html)".
  735: 
  736: ### `Feb 2014` - NYC\*BSD Con 2014
  737: 
  738: *Feb 8, 2014 Suspenders Bar and Restaurant*
  739: 
  740: [NYC\*BSD Con 2014](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/) NYCBSDCon is on as a
  741: day-long event with the theme of "The BSDs in Production."
  742: 
  743: ### `Nov 2013` - Linux User Group of Mauritius - LinuxFest 2013
  744: 
  745: *Nov 25, 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium University of Mauritius*
  746: 
  747: [Linux Fest 2013 in Mauritius](http://lugm.org/linuxfest/#) will feature
  748: some BSD thumb drives and other general IT and Open Source talks
  749: 
  750: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Oita
  751: 
  752: *Nov. 23, 2013, i-ness, Oita, Japan*
  753: 
  754: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  755: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-oita/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  756: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  757: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  758: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  759: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  760: 
  761: ### `Nov 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Fukuoka
  762: 
  763: *Nov. 16, 2013, [Fukuoka Soft Research
  764: Park](http://www.fukuoka-srp.co.jp/access/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
  765: 
  766: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  767: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fukuoka/) , there will be a NetBSD
  768: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  769: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  770: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  771: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
  772: 
  773: ### `Nov 2013` - Kansai OpenSource 2013
  774: 
  775: *Nov. 8-9, 2013, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
  776: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
  777: 
  778: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2013](http://www.k-of.jp/), there will be BSD
  779: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  780: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  781: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
  782: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  783: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } and BSDBOF.
  784: 
  785: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Fall
  786: 
  787: *Oct. 19-20, 2013, [MEISEI
  788: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/access/hino.html), Tokyo, Japan*
  789: 
  790: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  791: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
  792: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  793: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  794: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  795: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)) and BSDBOF.
  796: 
  797: ### `Oct 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hiroshima
  798: 
  799: *Oct. 6, 2013, [Satellite Campus
  800: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/satellite/accessmap.html)
  801: , Hiroshima, Japan*
  802: 
  803: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  804: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hiroshima/) , there will be a
  805: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  806: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations (
  807: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
  808: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  809: 
  810: ### `Sep 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hokkaido
  811: 
  812: *Sep. 14, 2013, [Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo,
  813: Japan](http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html)*
  814: 
  815: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  816: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-do/) , there will be a NetBSD booth
  817: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  818: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
  819: with NetBSD gadget demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
  820: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
  821: 
  822: ### `Aug 2013` - FrOSCon 2013
  823: 
  824: *Aug. 24–25, 2013, [Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences,
  825: Campus
  826: Sankt-Augustin](http://fhbrs.de/en/University/Addresses+and+how+to+find+us.html),
  827: Germany*
  828: 
  829: At [FrOSCon 8](http://froscon.org/en/home/) (Free and Open Source
  830: Software Conference), the NetBSD project will be present with a booth
  831: with several "showcase" machines, handing out flyers and CDs and
  832: answering users' questions.
  833: 
  834: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Shimane
  835: 
  836: *Aug. 24, 2013, [MATSUE
  837: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
  838: 
  839: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  840: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
  841: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  842: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
  843: demonstrations ( [SONY NEWS
  844: NetBSD/newsmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003059), [Java Station
  845: NetBSD/sparc](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003356), [OMRON LUNAII
  846: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003079), [XM6i
  847: NetBSD/x68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/5003189), [Raspberry PI
  848: hardfloat
  849: NetBSD/evbarmv6hf](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm/2013/08/23/msg001984.html)
  850: ). more reports on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/553529).
  851: 
  852: ### `Aug 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Kansai@Kyoto
  853: 
  854: *Aug. 2-3, 2013, [KYOTO RESEARCH
  855: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
  856: 
  857: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  858: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
  859: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  860: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
  861: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
  862: [sparc64 Genial 737s](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987247), [OMRON
  863: LUNA and LUNAII](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987331), [LUNAII and
  864: mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987913),
  865: [RaspberryPI](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4987927) ) and presentation
  866: ( [all about OMRON LUNA](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/OSC2013kyoto.pdf),
  867: [Do LUNA68K Dream of mltermic Twitter
  868: Sheep?,](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2013kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k_mlterm-fb_Twitter.html)
  869: ). more report on [togetter](http://togetter.com/li/542885).
  870: 
  871: ### `Jul 2013` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
  872: 
  873: *Jul 13, 2013, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
  874: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
  875: Japan*
  876: 
  877: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 15th annual Meeting and BoF
  878: 2013](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting15.html.en)
  879: for meeting information.[more detail on
  880: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/532926).
  881: 
  882: ### `Jul 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  883: 
  884: *Jul. 6, 2013, [Okinawa Convention
  885: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
  886: Okinawa, Japan*
  887: 
  888: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  889: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
  890: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  891: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
  892: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Raspberry-pi image for
  893: NetBSD](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/),
  894: [XM6i](http://xm6i.org/)).[more detail on
  895: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/529669).
  896: 
  897: ### `Jun 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Nagoya
  898: 
  899: *Jun. 21-22, 2013, [Nagoya International
  900: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
  901: Japan*
  902: 
  903: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
  904: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-nagoya/) , there was a OpenBSD
  905: andNetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
  906: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
  907: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
  908: [BSD booth](http://twitpic.com/czat1r) ( [OpenBSD/luna88k and
  909: NetBSD/luna68k](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959244), [NetBSD6.1 vs
  910: NetBSD6.0.2 animation viewer runnning on NetBSD/x68k with XM6i X68030
  911: emulator](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959314), [RaspberryPI NetBSD
  912: Image](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4959033) ) and NBUG
  913: BOF([OpenBSD/luna88k](http://www.nk-home.net/~aoyama/osc2013nagoya/OpenBSD-luna88k.pdf),6.1
  914: vs 6.0.2 animation on
  915: NetBSD/x68k,[NetBSD/RPI](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/jun/raspberry-pi/README-RPI.pdf)
  916: ),[CLU lang and NetBSD
  917: 2038](http://www.slideshare.net/hirofumitouhei/osc2013-nagoya). [more
  918: detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/522396).
  919: 
  920: ### May 2013 - Linuxtag Berlin
  921: 
  922: *May 22-25, 2013, Berlin, Germany.*
  923: 
  924: LinuxTag 2013 opens its doors from May 22 to May 25, 2013, at the Berlin
  925: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event features a
  926: NetBSD booth on the exhibition fair, where you can get the newest
  927: T-Shirts, talk to NetBSD developers or get stickers for your computer
  928: cases or notebooks.
  929: 
  930: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2013/en.html) for
  931: more information.
  932: 
  933: ### `May 2013` - BSDCan 2013, Ottawa, Canada
  934: 
  935: *May 17-18, 2013, Ottawa, Canada.*
  936: 
  937: [BSDCan 2013](http://www.bsdcan.org/2013) is a BSD conference held in
  938: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
  939: systems and related projects. BSDCan 2013 will be held on 17-18 May 2013
  940: at University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of tutorials
  941: on 15-16 May 2013. There were related events (of a social nature, for
  942: the most part) on the day before and after the conference.
  943: 
  944: See [the call for
  945: papers](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2012/12/09/msg000506.html)
  946: for details.
  947: 
  948: ### `Apr 2013` - Central European BSD-Day 2013, Naples, Italy
  949: 
  950: *Apr 6, 2013, Naples, Italy*
  951: 
  952: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2013) took place at he
  953: Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging in Naples, Italy on Saturday,
  954: April 6th. The format is technically a mixture of a cross-project
  955: developer summit and a workshop. We have invited developers working with
  956: BSD from different organizations, we have some dinners together, and
  957: dedicate various sessions to each of the topics based on the interests
  958: of the attending developers. The format of these sessions is quite
  959: flexible: they may include presentations or demonstration of results, or
  960: even public discussions with developers involved, or a mix of all of
  961: these.
  962: 
  963: ### `Mar 2013` - pkgsrcCon 2013, Berlin, Germany
  964: 
  965: *Mar. 23, 2013, IN-Berlin Space, Berlin, Germany*
  966: 
  967: The [pkgsrcCon](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2013/) is a technical
  968: conference for people working on the NetBSD Packages Collection
  969: (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies, research projects, and
  970: works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors,
  971: interested developers and users are all welcome to attend.
  972: 
  973: ### `Mar 2013` - Chemnitz Linux Days 2013, Chemnitz, Germany
  974: 
  975: *Mar. 16-17, 2013, Chemnitz, Germany*
  976: 
  977: The Chemnitz Linux Days is a conference that deals with Linux and Open
  978: Source Software. It is open for everyone, novices and experts alike.
  979: There will be a NetBSD booth where you can get the freshest goodies and
  980: BSD related talks.
  981: 
  982: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2013/) for more
  983: information.
  984: 
  985: ### `Mar 2013` - AsiaBSDCon 2013
  986: 
  987: *Mar 14-17, 2013, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
  988: 
  989: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/) will be a conference for users
  990: and developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
  991: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
  992: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
  993: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
  994: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
  995: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
  996: 
  997: [Time table](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html). Keynote: [64bit
  998: SMP NetBSD OS Porting for TILE-Gx VLIW Many-Core Processor by Toru
  999: Nishimura](http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#K1) [More reports
 1000: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/472002) and [AsiaBSDCon Guide by
 1001: Japan NetBSD Users
 1002: Group](http://www.soum.co.jp/~jun/asiabsdcon2013.pdf).
 1003: 
 1004: ### `Mar 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokushima
 1005: 
 1006: *Mar. 9, 2013, [TOKUGIN TOMONY
 1007: PLAZA](http://www.tokuginplaza.com/own/index.asp) , Tokushima, Japan*
 1008: 
 1009: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
 1010: Tokushima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-tokushima/) , there was be a
 1011: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1012: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1013: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [evbarm
 1014: (Netwalker,KOBO,RPI)](../ports/evbarm/), [luna68k](../ports/luna68k/))
 1015: and ["NetBSD 20 years"
 1016: presentation](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc2013tokushima-net-bsd20th)
 1017: by tsutsui@. [More reports on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/468577).
 1018: 
 1019: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Tokyo/Spring
 1020: 
 1021: *Feb. 22-23, 2013, Tokyo, Japan*
 1022: 
 1023: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
 1024: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-spring/), there was a NetBSD
 1025: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1026: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
 1027: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
 1028: [NetBSD/KOBO and
 1029: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
 1030: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), ) and [more details on
 1031: togetter](http://togetter.com/li/460484).
 1032: 
 1033: ### `Feb 2013` - Open Source Conference 2013 Hamamatsu
 1034: 
 1035: *Feb. 9, 2013, [Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo
 1036: Center](http://www.machien-hamamatsu.jp/) , Shizuoka, Japan*
 1037: 
 1038: At the [Open Source Conference 2013
 1039: Hamamatsu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2013-hamamatsu/) , there was a NetBSD
 1040: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1041: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1042: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1043: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)). [More reports on
 1044: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/452856).
 1045: 
 1046: ### `Feb 2013` - FOSDEM 2013, Brussels, Belgium
 1047: 
 1048: *Feb. 2-3, 2013, Brussels, Belgium*
 1049: 
 1050: [FOSDEM](https://fosdem.org/2013/) (Free and Open source Software
 1051: Developers' European Meeting) is a two-day free and non-commercial event
 1052: organized by the community for the community. Its goal is to provide
 1053: Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to
 1054: meet. It includes talks, presentations, booths, and a social event on
 1055: the day prior to the event. Participation and attendance is totally
 1056: free, though the organization gratefully accepts donations and
 1057: sponsorships. No registration necessary.
 1058: 
 1059: There was a special developer's room reserved for BSD licensed operating
 1060: systems and their talks, and a NetBSD booth where you can talk to
 1061: developers or get NetBSD goodies.
 1062: 
 1063: Please see [this
 1064: announcement](http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2012-November/004276.html)
 1065: for details.
 1066: 
 1067: ### `Dec 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Fukuoka
 1068: 
 1069: *Dec. 8, 2012, [Fukuoka Jyouhou
 1070: Senmon-gakkou](http://www.kcs-f.ac.jp/index.html) , Fukuoka, Japan*
 1071: 
 1072: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1073: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1074: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1075: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1076: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1077: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
 1078: 
 1079: ### `Nov 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Aizu
 1080: 
 1081: *Nov. 3, 2012, [The University of
 1082: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-index.html) , Aizu, Japan*
 1083: 
 1084: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1085: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1086: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1087: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1088: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1089: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/))
 1090: 
 1091: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita/Fall
 1092: 
 1093: *Oct. 27, 2012, Sophia hall , Oita, Japan*
 1094: 
 1095: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1096: Oita/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita-fall/) , there was a NetBSD
 1097: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1098: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1099: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1100: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1101: 
 1102: ### `Oct 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hiroshima
 1103: 
 1104: *Oct. 20, 2012, [Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin
 1105: University](http://www.hkg.ac.jp/html/about/access.html) , Hiroshima,
 1106: Japan*
 1107: 
 1108: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1109: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1110: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1111: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [four NetBSD/x68k
 1112: machines](http://twitpic.com/b6hyt7) including
 1113: [X68030](http://twitpic.com/b6h7bz)+[Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/b6i5j1),
 1114: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/b6h0gl),
 1115: [X68060](http://twitpic.com/b6hw05)
 1116: ([X68030+060turbo](http://twitpic.com/b67l7a)), [X68000
 1117: PRO](http://twitpic.com/b6gs48) with [Xellent30
 1118: accellerator](http://movapic.com/pic/201210201011355081fa47b2a4f)
 1119: [booted via recently added netboot](http://twitpic.com/b6gqeb), and
 1120: [XM6i X68030 Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on [Mac OS X with a real X68000
 1121: keyboard via USB converter](http://twitpic.com/b6i2qa). There were also
 1122: presentations ["Competitive development of XM6i and NetBSD/x68k" by
 1123: isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012hi/) and ["NetBSD 6.0 New features
 1124: found at OSC booth" by
 1125: tsutsui@](http://www.slideshare.net/tsutsuii/osc-netbsd-60). [The event
 1126: summary is available on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/392778).
 1127: 
 1128: ### `Oct 2012` - EuroBSDCon 2012, Warsaw, Poland
 1129: 
 1130: *Oct. 18-21, 2012, Warsaw, Poland*
 1131: 
 1132: [EuroBSDcon](http://2012.EuroBSDCon.org) is the European annual
 1133: technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with
 1134: 4.4BSD based operating systems family and related projects.
 1135: 
 1136: EuroBSDcon gives the exceptional opportunity to learn about latest news
 1137: from the BSD world, witness contemporary deployment case studies, and
 1138: meet personally other users and companies using BSD oriented
 1139: technologies. EuroBSDcon is also a boiler plate for ideas, discussions
 1140: and information exchange, which often turn into programming projects.
 1141: 
 1142: The conference has always attracted active programmers, administrators
 1143: and aspiring students, as well as IT companies at large, which found the
 1144: conference a convenient and quality training option for its staff. We
 1145: firmly believe that high profile education is vital to the future of
 1146: technology, and hence greatly welcome students and young people to this
 1147: regular meeting.
 1148: 
 1149: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Okinawa
 1150: 
 1151: *Sep. 22, 2012, [Okinawa Convention
 1152: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1153: Okinawa, Japan*
 1154: 
 1155: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1156: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1157: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1158: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many gadgets demonstration (
 1159: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1160: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/)).
 1161: 
 1162: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1163: 
 1164: *Sep. 7-8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1165: 
 1166: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1167: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was a NetBSD
 1168: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1169: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with NetBSD gadget demonstrations(
 1170: [NetBSD/Openblocks A6 by
 1171: kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686373), [NetBSD/Openblocks
 1172: 266,600 by kiyohara@](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4687681),
 1173: [NetBSD/Raspberry Pi](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689247),
 1174: [NetBSD/KOBO and
 1175: NetBSD/netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4688202), [mikutter on
 1176: WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4689261), [linkstation and
 1177: USL-5P](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686571), [KAME
 1178: Project](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4686706) ) and BSD BOF. [more
 1179: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/369471).
 1180: 
 1181: ### `Nov 2012` - Kansai OpenSource 2012
 1182: 
 1183: *Nov. 9-10, 2012, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1184: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1185: 
 1186: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2012](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1187: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1188: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1189: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations { WZero3
 1190: NetBSD/evbarm, ZAURUS NetBSD/zaurus, [XM6i
 1191: NetBSD/X68k](http://twitpic.com/bbvayo) } and BSDBOF (). [More reports
 1192: on Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/404573).
 1193: 
 1194: ### `Sep 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Shimane
 1195: 
 1196: *Sep. 1, 2012, [MATSUE
 1197: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1198: 
 1199: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1200: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1201: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1202: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1203: demonstrations (
 1204: [NetBSD/hpcarm,i386](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4678623), ). [more
 1205: details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/365753).
 1206: 
 1207: ### `Aug 2012` - XenSummit North America 2012
 1208: 
 1209: *Aug. 27-28, 2012, [Sheraton Hotel &
 1210: Marina](http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=127),
 1211: San Diego, California, USA*
 1212: 
 1213: [XenSummit](http://xen.org/xensummit/xs12na_talks/xensummit.html) is the
 1214: leading annual technical conference for Xen® developers and users in
 1215: North America. The event provides collaboration and education for the
 1216: Xen® community. There was a talk on NetBSD (and FreeBSD) on Xen roadmap
 1217: on day one of the conference.
 1218: 
 1219: ### `Aug 2012` - FrOSCon 2012
 1220: 
 1221: *Aug. 25-26, 2012, [Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg](http://h-brs.de/), Sankt
 1222: Augustin, Germany*
 1223: 
 1224: The [FrOSCon](http://www.froscon.de/en) (Free And Open Source
 1225: Conference) is one of the largest Open Source conferences in Germany.
 1226: 
 1227: ### `Aug 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Kansai@Kyoto
 1228: 
 1229: *Aug. 3-4, 2012, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1230: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1231: 
 1232: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1233: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD
 1234: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1235: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1236: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1237: [OMRON LUNA](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634623), [OMRON LUNA
 1238: II](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634629), [NetBSD/hpcarm (SHARP
 1239: WZERO3)](http://movapic.com/pic/20120803100715501b24433284c), [Gainer
 1240: with squeak](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634639), [Making plans for
 1241: SHARP,X68K on
 1242: XM6i,ZAURUS,Netwalker](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634777), [ZAURUS
 1243: cluster](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4634992), [the mikutter
 1244: Chronicles](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636177), [NetBSD install
 1245: service center](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4636374), [RetroBSD on
 1246: PIC32](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4635032) ) and [NetBSD luna68k
 1247: updates presetation by
 1248: tsutsuii](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2012kyoto/NetBSD-luna68k-updates.html)
 1249: [more details on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/350035).
 1250: 
 1251: ### `Jul 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Sendai
 1252: 
 1253: *Jul 14, 2012, [Tohoku Computer
 1254: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1255: 
 1256: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1257: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1258: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1259: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1260: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1261: Netwalker](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1262: 
 1263: ### `Jul 2012` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1264: 
 1265: *Jul 7, 2012, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1266: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1267: Japan*
 1268: 
 1269: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 14th annual Meeting and BoF
 1270: 2012](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting14.html.en)
 1271: for meeting information.
 1272: 
 1273: ### `Jun 2012` - 17th NetBSD Hackathon
 1274: 
 1275: *June 14 - 17, 2012, [17th NetBSD
 1276: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1277: 
 1278: The 17th NetBSD hackathon focuses on getting NetBSD 6 BETA2 ready for
 1279: the first release candidate. Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need
 1280: fixing to get NetBSD-current ready for the creation of the NetBSD 6.0
 1281: release branch.
 1282: 
 1283: ### `Jun 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Hokkaido
 1284: 
 1285: *Jun. 16, 2012, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1286: 
 1287: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1288: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1289: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/)
 1291: with [Building NetBSD on
 1292: Win7+Cygwin](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565220),
 1293: [NetBSD/Armadillo-9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565161), [Processing
 1294: on NetBSD](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565033), [NetBSD/IBM
 1295: PalmTop110](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565193), [NetBSD/X68k on
 1296: XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565208), [mikutter on NetBSD/WZERO3
 1297: and NetBSD/Zaurus](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565158), [NetBSD and
 1298: mikutter goods](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565027), [Geiger
 1299: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4565528), [Making install-image
 1300: Presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12do/NetBSD-cross-liveimage.html)
 1301: by tsutsui@. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/318806).
 1302: 
 1303: ### May 2012 - Linuxtag Berlin
 1304: 
 1305: *May 23-26, 2012, Berlin, Germany.*
 1306: 
 1307: LinuxTag 2012 opened its doors from May 23 to May 26, 2012, at the
 1308: Berlin Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event
 1309: featured talks about Open Source and there was be a NetBSD booth on the
 1310: exhibition fair where you could get advocacy material, talk to users and
 1311: developers or buy NetBSD T-Shirts.
 1312: 
 1313: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html) for
 1314: more information.
 1315: 
 1316: ### `May 2012` - BSDCan 2012
 1317: 
 1318: *May 11-12, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1319: 
 1320: [BSDCan 2012](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was a BSD conference held in
 1321: Ottawa, Canada, for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating
 1322: systems and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic
 1323: formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to
 1324: advanced developers. BSDCan 2012 was held on 11-12 May 2012 at
 1325: University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of Tutorials on
 1326: 9-10 May 2012. There were related events (of a social nature, for the
 1327: most part) on the day before and after the conference.
 1328: 
 1329: ### `May 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Nagoya
 1330: 
 1331: *May. 12, 2012, [Nagoya International
 1332: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1333: Japan*
 1334: 
 1335: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1336: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1337: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1338: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users' Group
 1339: (NBUG)](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration
 1340: [BSD booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511413) ( [Twitter time line
 1341: on NetBSD/dreamcast visual
 1342: memory](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4512178) ([slide and
 1343: paper](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/vm/index.html)),
 1344: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [W-ZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [Enjoy NetBSD
 1345: on EeePC NetBook with OpenOffice and
 1346: Mikutter](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/),
 1347: [mikutter mug and seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4511548) ) and
 1348: NBUG BOF. [more detail on togetter](http://togetter.com/li/302311).
 1349: 
 1350: ### `May 2012` - Central European BSD-Day 2012 Vienna
 1351: 
 1352: The [Central European BSD-Day](http://bsdday.eu/2012) took place at the
 1353: University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria, on saturday, may 5th.
 1354: 
 1355: ### `Apr 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Iwate
 1356: 
 1357: *Apr. 21, 2012, Iwate, Japan*
 1358: 
 1359: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1360: Iwate](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-iwate/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1361: booth](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472557) staffed by members of the
 1362: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with many {
 1363: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4472584),
 1364: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1365: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) } gadget
 1366: demonstrations.
 1367: 
 1368: ### `Mar 2012` - AsiaBSDCon 2012
 1369: 
 1370: *Mar 22-25, 2012, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1371: 
 1372: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2012.asiabsdcon.org/) was a conference for users and
 1373: developers on BSD based systems. The conference was for anyone
 1374: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1375: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon was a technical
 1376: conference and aimed to collect the best technical papers and
 1377: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1378: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1379: 
 1380: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Ehime
 1381: 
 1382: *Mar. 24, 2012, Ehime, Japan*
 1383: 
 1384: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1385: Ehime](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-ehime/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1386: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1387: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [NetBSD/x68k by
 1388: isaki@](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/NetBSD/osc12eh/page1.html),
 1389: [XM6i by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2012eh/page1.html), [NetBSD
 1390: port history by
 1391: tsutsui@](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc12eh/NetBSD-port-history.html),
 1392: [zaurus and WZERO3](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422214), [evbarm and
 1393: shark](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422260),
 1394: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422589), [XM6i on
 1395: mac](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4422798), gadget demonstrations
 1396: [[ustream live
 1397: archive](http://www.ustream.tv/channel/japan-netbsd-users-group-meeting)].
 1398: 
 1399: ### `Mar 2012` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2012
 1400: 
 1401: *Mar. 17-18, 2012, Chemnitz, Germany*
 1402: 
 1403: The "Chemnitz Linux Days" was a conference that deals with Linux, but
 1404: also with free and open source software in general. Being an event vor
 1405: novices and experts as well, there were a NetBSD booth and related
 1406: talks.
 1407: 
 1408: See the [website](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2012/) for more
 1409: information.
 1410: 
 1411: ### `Mar 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Tokyo/Spring
 1412: 
 1413: *Mar. 16-17, 2012, Tokyo, Japan*
 1414: 
 1415: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1416: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-spring/), there was be a NetBSD
 1417: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1418: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) with [teokure live
 1419: image(NetBSD5.1.2/i386,amd64+Firefox+mikutter)](http://teokurebsd.org/),
 1420: [WZero3 live
 1421: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/hpcarm)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/wzero3/),
 1422: [Zaurus live
 1423: image(NetBSD6.0BETA/zaurus)](http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tsutsui/zaurus/),
 1424: [Translate NetBSD man with
 1425: po4a](http://www.slideshare.net/master_q/netbsd-man-osc2012),
 1426: [Jornada680](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407584),
 1427: [Jornada720](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407590), [Zaurus
 1428: 760,860](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407593), [WZero3 with
 1429: pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4407661),
 1430: [OpenBlocks](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408049),
 1431: [ZBOXNANO-VD01](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409584), [Lemote yeeloong
 1432: 8089b evbmips64](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409939), [mikutter
 1433: seal](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4408149), NetBSD [gadget
 1434: demonstrations](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/4409260).
 1435: 
 1436: ### `Feb 2012` - Open Source Conference 2012 Oita
 1437: 
 1438: *Feb. 11, 2012, Oita, Japan*
 1439: 
 1440: At the [Open Source Conference 2012
 1441: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2012-oita/), there was a [NetBSD
 1442: booth](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111050584f35c982a782a), staffed by
 1443: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/)
 1444: with hpcsh { [Persona
 1445: 30](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111116074f35cf677a48b), [Jornada
 1446: 680](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111105064f35ccd26f35f), [Jornada
 1447: 690](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111036504f35c6323d7f3)}, hpcarm {
 1448: [Jornada 720](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111107354f35cd67daedf),
 1449: [WS007SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111039044f35c6b854249),
 1450: [WS011SH](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111103074f35cc5b6ea81)}, hpcmips
 1451: { [MCR520](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111124414f35d169430c3),
 1452: [Z50](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111048154f35c8dfba12d)}, zaurus {
 1453: [SLC-860+mikutter](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111112154f35ce7f6db5a)},
 1454: i386 { [aspire
 1455: one](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111121424f35d0b649525)}, x68k {
 1456: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111204074f35daa7e639a),
 1457: [XM6i](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111207584f35db8ea62fa)}, amd64 {[pen
 1458: tablet with NetBSD](http://movapic.com/pic/201202110957324f35bcfcaa63d),
 1459: [teokure live image](http://teokurebsd.org/) },
 1460: [Xnp2](http://movapic.com/pic/201202111234014f35e1a946be8),
 1461: [NetBSD/mikutter seal](http://yfrog.com/esrv5bej) gadget demonstrations
 1462: and brand new [NetBSD 5.1.2
 1463: presentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-5/NetBSD-5.1.2.html).
 1464: 
 1465: ### `Feb 2012` - FOSDEM 2012
 1466: 
 1467: *Feb. 4-5, 2012, Brussels, Belgium*
 1468: 
 1469: [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2012/) is the biggest free and
 1470: non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to
 1471: provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration
 1472: necessary.
 1473: 
 1474: There was a NetBSD booth and a special developer's room reserved for BSD
 1475: licensed operating systems and their talks. Please see [the
 1476: announcement](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2011/11/28/msg000374.html)
 1477: for details.
 1478: 
 1479: ### `Dec 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Fukuoka
 1480: 
 1481: *Dec. 3, 2011, [CHIKUSHI
 1482: JOGAKUEN](http://www-new.chikushi-u.ac.jp/english/about/index.html#Where),
 1483: Fukuoka, Japan*
 1484: 
 1485: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1486: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1487: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1488: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1489: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh(Jornada 680)](http://twitpic.com/7nhic7),
 1490: [arm(WZERO3)](http://twitpic.com/7nhfzq) } gadgets demonstration and
 1491: [Xen4 live USB -teokure- memory](http://twitpic.com/7nhl97).
 1492: 
 1493: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Fall
 1494: 
 1495: *Nov. 19-20, 2011, [MEISEI
 1496: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1497: 
 1498: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1499: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1500: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1501: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1502: demonstrations { [Teokure-Live Image
 1503: amd64](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/netbsd/liveimage/) (Thinkpad
 1504: X201, X61), [acorn26](../ports/acorn26/) ([BBC
 1505: A3000](http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e)),
 1506: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) (WS003SH, WS007SH, WS011SH, WS020SH, Jornada
 1507: 710), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/) (IBM Z50, MobileGear 530) ,
 1508: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) (Persona HPW30PA), [i386](../ports/i386/) (Acer
 1509: Aspire One with [pkgsrc/net/mikutter](http://mikutter.hachune.net/)),
 1510: [X68k](../ports/x68k/) ([XM6i](http://www.xm6i.org/)),
 1511: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/)
 1512: ([SL-C700[NEW]](http://d.hatena.ne.jp/steleto/20101201), SL-C750,
 1513: SL-C1000, SL-C3200), } and BSD BOF ([Ustream
 1514: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201) ).
 1515: 
 1516: ### `Nov 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Shimane
 1517: 
 1518: *Nov. 12, 2011, [MATSUE
 1519: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1520: 
 1521: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1522: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1523: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1524: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadget
 1525: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1526: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1527: 
 1528: ### `Nov 2011` - Kansai OpenSource 2011
 1529: 
 1530: *Nov. 11-12, 2011, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITM
 1531: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1532: 
 1533: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2011](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were two BSD
 1534: booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1535: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1536: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/). with many gadget demonstrations {
 1537: [dreamcast with fishing contoller](../ports/dreamcast/),
 1538: [Hewlett-Packard 9000/700](../ports/hp700/),
 1539: [Luna-II](../ports/luna68k/), [hpcarm and WZero3](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1540: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), pf firewall
 1541: demonstration with OpenBSD/landisk(USL-5Px2) } and BSDBOF ([Why
 1542: enigmatic machines by
 1543: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/kof2011/Why-enigmatic-machines.html),
 1544: pkgsrc by obache, [[Ustream
 1545: Recorded](http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/18441201)]). [More reports on
 1546: Togetter](http://togetter.com/li/213724).
 1547: 
 1548: ### `Nov 2011` - bsd\_day(2011)
 1549: 
 1550: *Nov. 5, 2011, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia*
 1551: 
 1552: The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central European
 1553: developers of today's open-source BSD systems, popularize their work,
 1554: and provide an interface for real-life communication. There are no
 1555: formalities, no papers, and no registration or participation fee,
 1556: however the invited developers are encouraged to give a talk on their
 1557: favorite BSD-related topic, then have a beer with the other folks around
 1558: :-) The language of this event is English, and the goal is to motivate
 1559: potential future developers and users, especially undergraduate
 1560: university students to work with BSD systems.
 1561: 
 1562: There is an additional schedule for participants and their guests on the
 1563: day prior to (November 4th) and after (November 6th) the main event.
 1564: 
 1565: For more information please visit the website
 1566: [](http://www.bsdday.eu/2011/).
 1567: 
 1568: ### `Nov 2011` - BSDday Argentina 2011
 1569: 
 1570: *Nov. 5, 2011, Buenos Aires City, Argentina*
 1571: 
 1572: BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of
 1573: BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing,
 1574: deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
 1575: DragonFlyBSD and others \*BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical
 1576: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1577: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1578: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1579: 
 1580: For more information please visit the website
 1581: [](http://www.bsdday.org.ar/).
 1582: 
 1583: ### `Oct 2011` - EuroBSDCon 2011
 1584: 
 1585: *Oct. 6-9, 2011, Maarssen, Netherlands*
 1586: 
 1587: EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on
 1588: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon
 1589: 2011 is the 10th EuroBSDcon and will take place in (in the center of)
 1590: The Netherlands 6 - 9 October 2011 at Meeting Plaza, Maarssen, The
 1591: Netherlands.
 1592: 
 1593: For more information please visit the website
 1594: [](http://2011.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1595: 
 1596: ### `Oct 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hiroshima
 1597: 
 1598: *Oct. 1, 2011, [Prefectual University of
 1599: Hiroshima](http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/05_campus/08_access/index.html)
 1600: , Hiroshima, Japan*
 1601: 
 1602: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1603: Hiroshima](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-hiroshima/) , there was a NetBSD
 1604: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1605: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1606: demonstration ( [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) (
 1607: [X68030+Neptune-X+NE2000](http://twitpic.com/6tuiik),
 1608: [X68030+Nereid](http://twitpic.com/6tvkzo),
 1609: [X68060(X68030+060turbo)](http://twitpic.com/6tu7p2)), [XM6i X68030
 1610: Emulator](http://xm6i.org/) on
 1611: ([NetBSD/i386](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011105024e86754e2efbb), [Mac
 1612: OS X](http://movapic.com/pic/201110011101544e8674925d26a)), [WZero
 1613: 3](../ports/hpcarm) ([WS011SH](http://twitpic.com/6tyvva)),
 1614: [Zaurus](../ports/zaurus) ([SL-C1000](http://twitpic.com/6tzg2z))) and
 1615: [XM6i presentation by isaki@](http://xm6i.org/event/osc2011hi/),
 1616: ["Teokure Live Image" and mikutter presentation by
 1617: tsutsui](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11hi/Teokure-Live-Image.html),
 1618: [event summary](http://togetter.com/li/195551).
 1619: 
 1620: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Okinawa
 1621: 
 1622: *Sep. 10, 2011, [Okinawa Convention
 1623: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1624: Okinawa, Japan*
 1625: 
 1626: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1627: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1628: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1629: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1630: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1631: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and PCBSD9.0
 1632: presentation by Jun YAMASHIRO.
 1633: 
 1634: ### `Sep 2011` - Open Source Small Conference 2011 Aizu
 1635: 
 1636: *Sep. 3, 2011, [University of
 1637: Aizu](http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/e-intro/e-facilities/e-campusmap.html) ,
 1638: Fukushima, Japan*
 1639: 
 1640: At the [Open Source Small Conference 2011
 1641: Aizu](http://www.ospn.jp/ossc-aizu/) , there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 1642: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1643: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1644: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1645: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1646: 
 1647: ### `Aug 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Nagoya
 1648: 
 1649: *Aug. 20, 2011, [Nagoya International
 1650: Center](http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/en/e/about-us/access-hours), Nagoya,
 1651: Japan*
 1652: 
 1653: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1654: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1655: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1656: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1657: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There was a gadget demonstration (
 1658: [Presentation Software using only wscons with Dreamcast Fishing
 1659: Controller](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3923999),
 1660: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1661: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [Amiga
 1662: 1200](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924333), [SONY NEWS
 1663: 3460](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924343), [Geiger
 1664: counter](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3924354) ).
 1665: 
 1666: ### `Aug 2011` - 15th NetBSD Hackathon
 1667: 
 1668: *Aug. 10 - 15, 2011, [15th NetBSD
 1669: Hackathon](http://wiki.NetBSD.org/hackathon)*
 1670: 
 1671: The 15th NetBSD hackathon focused on documentation. Please see the Wiki
 1672: page at the URL mentioned above for details and progress.
 1673: 
 1674: ### `Jul 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kyoto
 1675: 
 1676: *Jul. 15-16, 2011, [KYOTO RESEARCH
 1677: PARK](http://www.krp.co.jp/english/access/index.html), Kyoto, Japan*
 1678: 
 1679: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1680: Kansai@Kyoto](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kyoto/) , there was a [NetBSD
 1681: booth](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/index.html)
 1682: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1683: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1684: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1685: [Sun3/80](http://twitpic.com/5rcp11), [SONY NEWS
 1686: NWS-1750](http://twitpic.com/5rcrjj), [OMRON LUNA
 1687: SX-9100/DT](http://twitpic.com/5rcuqb), [Workstation book
 1688: colab.](http://twitpic.com/5rd4td), [SHARP WZERO3](../ports/hpcarm/), [4
 1689: BSD variants (NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and DragonFly BSD) on
 1690: NetBSD/xen](http://twitpic.com/5rl3n7), [Wsdisplay Presentation tool on
 1691: NetBSD/hpcmips](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812933),
 1692: [USL5P+OpenBSD4.9](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3813423), [Compiling
 1693: process Visualizer like teen spirit called Captain
 1694: Nadeshiko](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3812608), [Some like a BSD
 1695: Statue Joystick](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/3809140) driven by
 1696: [Gainer+Squeak](http://www.yengawa.com/squeak_gainer) ) and [NetBSD/m68k
 1697: will never die!
 1698: presentation](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kyoto/NetBSD-m68k-will-never-die.html)
 1699: and
 1700: [commit](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/07/16/msg024675.html)
 1701: by tsutsui.
 1702: 
 1703: ### `Jul 2011` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1704: 
 1705: *Jul 9, 2011, [VLSI Design and Education Center University of
 1706: Tokyo](http://www.vdec.u-tokyo.ac.jp/English/contact.html), Tokyo,
 1707: Japan*
 1708: 
 1709: See [Japan NetBSD Users Group 13th annual Meeting and BoF
 1710: 2011](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting13.html.en)
 1711: for meeting information. NetBSD BOF with 36 attendances and 153 ustream
 1712: clients: pkgsrc updates by obache, jp.NetBSD.org servers by
 1713: mef,NetBSD/[Psion netBook](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_netBook)
 1714: by kiyohara, AC Tap with USB controlled power meter by Kubota, Power
 1715: consumption and bcbench by jun, Capture Power consumption meter with
 1716: OpenCV by mita@FreeBSD, Build [Facebook page for Japan NetBSD Users'
 1717: Group](http://www.facebook.com/NetBSD.jp), 6.0 - here today by soda, PGP
 1718: keysign party by soda.
 1719: 
 1720: ### `Jun 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Hokkaido
 1721: 
 1722: *Jun. 11, 2011, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1723: 
 1724: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1725: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1726: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1727: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 1728: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with BeagleBoard, MSP430 LaunchPad,
 1729: JMBadgeBoard, Processing on NetBSD and many hpc{
 1730: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1731: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } .
 1732: 
 1733: ### `May 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Sendai
 1734: 
 1735: *May 21, 2011, [Tohoku Computer
 1736: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 1737: 
 1738: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1739: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1740: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1741: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1742: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 1743: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1744: 
 1745: ### `May 2011` - BSDCan 2011
 1746: 
 1747: *May 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.*
 1748: 
 1749: [BSDCan 2011](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2011 at the
 1750: University of Ottawa. It was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 1751: May 2011.
 1752: 
 1753: ### `Apr 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kansai@Kobe
 1754: 
 1755: *Apr. 16, 2011, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 1756: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 1757: 
 1758: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1759: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 1760: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1761: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 1762: EtherNEC , and NetBSD bus\_space
 1763: API](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc2011kobe/NetBSD-EtherNEC.html)
 1764: presentation by tsutsui, contao presentation by taca, and [ATARI
 1765: TT030](../ports/atari/), [SHARP X68030](../ports/x68k/),
 1766: [cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1767: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1768: [zaurus](../ports/zaurus/) gadgets demonstration.
 1769: 
 1770: ### `Mar 2011` - AsiaBSDCon 2011
 1771: 
 1772: *Mar 19-20, 2011, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 1773: 
 1774: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2011.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 1775: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 1776: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 1777: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 1778: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 1779: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 1780: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 1781: 
 1782: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Oita
 1783: 
 1784: *Mar. 19, 2011, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 1785: Oita, Japan*
 1786: 
 1787: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1788: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-oita/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1789: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1790: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1791: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1792: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 1793: 
 1794: ### `Mar 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Tokyo/Spring
 1795: 
 1796: *Mar. 4-5, 2011, [Wasseda University,Nishiwaseda
 1797: Campus](http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map03.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 1798: 
 1799: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1800: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 1801: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1802: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1803: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1804: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1805: 
 1806: ### `Feb 2011` - FOSDEM 2011 Brussels, Belgium
 1807: 
 1808: *Feb. 5-6, 2011, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), Brussels,
 1809: Belgium*
 1810: 
 1811: At the [FOSDEM 2011 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2011/), there was
 1812: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 1813: 
 1814: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk "Lua in BSD"
 1815: in the BSD devroom
 1816: 
 1817: ### `Feb 2011` - Open Source Conference 2011 Kagawa
 1818: 
 1819: *Feb. 5, 2011, [Sunport Hall
 1820: Takamatsu](http://www.sunport-hall.jp/shisetu/access.htm), Kagawa,
 1821: Japan*
 1822: 
 1823: At the [Open Source Conference 2011
 1824: Kagawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2011-kagawa/), there was a NetBSD booth
 1825: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1826: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [many
 1827: hp](http://twitpic.com/3xoh1i){ [hp300](../ports/hp300/),
 1828: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1829: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [NetBSD/hp300 and
 1830: wscons](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/osc11kg/netbsd-hp300.html)
 1831: presentation by tsutsui ([Event driven Commit
 1832: Log](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/source-changes/2011/02/06/msg018165.html)).
 1833: 
 1834: ### `Dec 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Fukuoka
 1835: 
 1836: *Dec. 11, 2010, [Fukuoka Institute of
 1837: Technology](http://www.fit.ac.jp/EN/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 1838: 
 1839: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1840: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1841: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1842: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1843: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1844: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 1845: 
 1846: ### `Nov 2010` - Journées Méditéranéennes du Logiciel Libre in Sophia-Antipolis.
 1847: 
 1848: *November 26-27, 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, France.*
 1849: 
 1850: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Journées Méditéranéennes du
 1851: Logiciel Libre](http://jm2l.linux-azur.org). Friday afternoon was
 1852: generally more enterprise oriented, while Saturday was more end-users
 1853: focused.
 1854: 
 1855: ### `Nov 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Shimane
 1856: 
 1857: *Nov 27, 2010, [MATSUE
 1858: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 1859: 
 1860: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1861: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1862: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1863: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There was gadget
 1864: demonstrations ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1865: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1866: 
 1867: ### `Nov 2010` - NYCBSDCon 2010
 1868: 
 1869: *November 12-14, 2010, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA*
 1870: 
 1871: [The New York City BSD Conference
 1872: (NYCBSDCon)](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2010/) is the main technical
 1873: conference on the US East Coast for the BSD community to get together to
 1874: share and gain knowledge, to network with like-minded people, and to
 1875: have fun. This event was organized by members of the New York City \*BSD
 1876: Users Group (NYC\*BUG).
 1877: 
 1878: ### `Nov 2010` - Kansai OpenSource 2010
 1879: 
 1880: *Nov. 5-6, 2010, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 1881: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 1882: 
 1883: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2010](http://www.k-of.jp/), there were three
 1884: BSD booths staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1885: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) , [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1886: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) and [NAKAMURA
 1887: Kazushi](http://www.kobe1995.jp/) with [NEC
 1888: Express5800(arc)](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898351) , [64bit
 1889: 20years {NEC Express5800(amd64), SONY NEWS NWS-5000(newsmips), Sun
 1890: Ultra60(sun4u), Sun Ultra10(sun4u), HP
 1891: ML115(amd64)}](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899650), Xen Dom0 on
 1892: NetBSD and DomU (NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonflyBSD),
 1893: OpenBSD/landisk(Firewall Redundancy with CARP and pfsync),
 1894: OpenBSD/zaurus, WZero3(hpcarm), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1895: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [NetBSD
 1896: straps](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2898808) gadgets demonstration and
 1897: BSDBOF (soda-san got [Japanese OSS Contributor
 1898: Award](http://www.ipa.go.jp/about/press/20101015_2.html), so let me
 1899: introduce [raiders of the lost ARC
 1900: tech](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899062) and [talkin' bout a
 1901: revolution with soda-san](http://movapic.com/ebijun/pic/2899023) by
 1902: tsutsui)
 1903: 
 1904: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Niigata
 1905: 
 1906: *Oct. 23, 2010, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan*
 1907: 
 1908: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1909: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-niigata/) , there was a BSD booth
 1910: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1911: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 1912: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was a gadgets demonstration (
 1913: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1914: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 1915: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 1916: 
 1917: ### `Oct 2010` - EuroBSDCon 2010
 1918: 
 1919: *Oct. 8-10, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 1920: 
 1921: EuroBSDcon 2010, the european technical conference for people working on
 1922: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Oct 8-10th 2010 in
 1923: Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day conference program (October 9 - 10) was
 1924: preceeded by a tutorial day (Oct 8).
 1925: 
 1926: For more information please visit the website
 1927: [](http://2010.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 1928: 
 1929: ### `Oct 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Okinawa
 1930: 
 1931: *Oct. 2, 2010, [Okinawa Convention
 1932: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 1933: Okinawa, Japan*
 1934: 
 1935: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1936: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1937: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1938: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many gadgets
 1939: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 1940: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1941: 
 1942: ### `Sep 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Fall
 1943: 
 1944: *Sep. 10-11, 2010, [MEISEI
 1945: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 1946: 
 1947: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1948: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1949: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1950: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 1951: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 1952: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 1953: [NetBSD/x68k](../ports/x68k/) on [XM6i X68000
 1954: emulator](http://www.pastel-flower.jp/~isaki/xm6i/).
 1955: 
 1956: ### `Aug 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Nagoya
 1957: 
 1958: *Aug. 7, 2010, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 1959: 
 1960: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1961: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1962: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1963: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 1964: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 1965: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1966: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 1967: 
 1968: ### `Jul 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai
 1969: 
 1970: *Jul. 9-10, 2010, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 1971: 
 1972: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 1973: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kyoto/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 1974: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 1975: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 1976: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There were gadgets demonstration (
 1977: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 1978: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), ).
 1979: 
 1980: ### `Jul 2010` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 1981: 
 1982: *Jul 3, 2010, [The University of
 1983: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 1984: Japan*
 1985: 
 1986: See [this
 1987: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting12.html.en)
 1988: for meeting information.
 1989: 
 1990: NetBSD BOF with 44 attendances and 55 ustream clients: OpenBlockS600 by
 1991: kiyohara, [STAR81xx/91xx](http://www.nerv.org/~ryo/bof/index1.html) by
 1992: Ryo SHIMIZU, [NetBSD goes POSIX.1-2008 and
 1993: C1X](http://www.hi-matic.org/BOF/BOF.pdf) by tnozaki, YUREX by noztos,
 1994: AsiaBSDCon by hrs, pkgsrc updates by obache.
 1995: 
 1996: ### `Jun 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Hokkaido
 1997: 
 1998: *Jun. 26, 2010, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 1999: 
 2000: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2001: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2002: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2003: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 2004: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9 +
 2005: VT220J, NetBSD/sparc on Sparcstation IPX, NetBSD/i386 on ThinkPad X200s
 2006: (VMWarePlayer) and ThinkPad X24, FreeNAS on ThinkPad X200s
 2007: (VMWarePlayer), NetBSD/landisk on USL-5P, NetBSD/evbppc on kuro-box,
 2008: NetBSD/evbmips-el on BBR-4MG, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2009: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/),WZero3 with AM/FM Radio }
 2010: 
 2011: ### `Jun 2010` - LinuxTag 2010
 2012: 
 2013: *June 9-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany*
 2014: 
 2015: [LinuxTag 2010](http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/), one of Europe's largest
 2016: Open Source Expo, took place from June 9th through 12th, 2010, in
 2017: Berlin, Germany. The NetBSD Project was being represented by volunteers
 2018: in a shared BSD booth.
 2019: 
 2020: If you are interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 2021: questions, please contact Thomas Kaepernick (mast\_1(at)gmx.net).
 2022: 
 2023: ### `May 2010` - pkgsrcCon 2010 Basel, Switzerland
 2024: 
 2025: *May. 28 -30, 2010, [Departement Informatik, University of
 2026: Basel](http://www.pkgsrc.org/pkgsrcCon/2010/), Basel, Switzerland*
 2027: 
 2028: ### `May 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Sendai
 2029: 
 2030: *May. 22, 2010, [Tohoku Computer
 2031: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2032: 
 2033: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2034: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2035: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2036: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2037: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm and
 2038: WZero3(WS011SH)](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2039: 
 2040: ### `May 2010` - Rencontres Bretonnes du Logiciel Libre in Rennes
 2041: 
 2042: *May 15-16, 2010, Rennes, France.*
 2043: 
 2044: NetBSD was present for the 2nd time at the [Rencontres Bretonnes du
 2045: Logiciel Libre](http://www.rbll.info)
 2046: 
 2047: ### `May 2010` - BSDCan 2010
 2048: 
 2049: *May 13-14, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2050: 
 2051: [BSDCan 2010](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 13-14 May 2010 at the
 2052: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 11-12
 2053: May 2010.
 2054: 
 2055: ### `Mar 2010` - AsiaBSDCon 2010
 2056: 
 2057: *Mar 11-14, 2010, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2058: 
 2059: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2010.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2060: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2061: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2062: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2063: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2064: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2065: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2066: 
 2067: A NetBSD BOF was held on March 12, 2010 14:00-16:30
 2068: 
 2069: ### `Mar 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Kansai@Kobe
 2070: 
 2071: *Mar. 13, 2010, [Kobe Industrial Promotion
 2072: Center](http://www.kobe-ipc.or.jp/access/), Kobe, Japan*
 2073: 
 2074: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2075: Kansai@Kobe](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-kobe/) , there was a NetBSD
 2076: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2077: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [ATARI TT030 +
 2078: SMC\_TT](../ports/atari/) ([Demonstration animation GIF for
 2079: TT030](http://www.ceres.dti.ne.jp/tsutsui/smc_tt/SMC_TT-OSC2010Kobe.gif))
 2080: , cobalt, many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2081: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2082: 
 2083: ### `Feb 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Tokyo/Spring
 2084: 
 2085: *Feb. 26-27, 2010, [MEISEI
 2086: UNIVERSITY](http://www.meisei-u.ac.jp/english/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2087: 
 2088: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2089: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2090: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2091: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with tadpole(sparc) and
 2092: many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2093: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2094: 
 2095: ### `Feb 2010` - Hackathon, February 2010
 2096: 
 2097: *Feb. 19-22, 2010,
 2098: [Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html)*
 2099: 
 2100: The [February 2010
 2101: Hackathon](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/hackathon.html) was focusing
 2102: on closing as many bugs and PRs as possible.
 2103: 
 2104: ### `Feb 2010` - FOSDEM 2010 Brussels, Belgium
 2105: 
 2106: *Feb. 6-7, 2010, [FOSDEM](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/), Brussels,
 2107: Belgium*
 2108: 
 2109: At the [FOSDEM 2010 Conference](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/) , there was
 2110: a joint BSD booth staffed by NetBSD and FreeBSD developers and users.
 2111: 
 2112: [Marc Balmer](http://www.vnode.ch/) (mbalmer@) gave a talk [Because the
 2113: License Matters: BSD as the Foundation for Commercial Point of Sale
 2114: Applications](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/events/bsd_license) in
 2115: the [BSD devroom](http://www.fosdem.org/2010/schedule/tracks/bsd).
 2116: 
 2117: ### `Jan 2010` - Open Source Conference 2010 Oita
 2118: 
 2119: *Jan. 23, 2010, [i-ness](http://www.pref.oita.jp/13040/index.html),
 2120: Oita, Japan*
 2121: 
 2122: At the [Open Source Conference 2010
 2123: Oita](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2010-oita/) , there was be a NetBSD booth
 2124: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2125: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2126: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2127: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstrations.
 2128: 
 2129: ### `Dec 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Fukuoka
 2130: 
 2131: *Dec. 5, 2009, [Kyushu Sangyo
 2132: University](http://www.kyusan-u.ac.jp/E/index.html), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2133: 
 2134: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2135: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2136: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2137: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2138: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2139: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2140: 
 2141: ### `Nov 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kochi
 2142: 
 2143: *Nov. 14, 2009, [Kochi City Culture-Plaze
 2144: Cul-Port.](http://www.bunkaplaza.or.jp/access/index.html), Kochi, Japan*
 2145: 
 2146: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2147: Kochi](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kochi/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2148: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2149: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2150: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), gadgets
 2151: demonstration.
 2152: 
 2153: ### `Nov 2009` - OpenRheinRuhr 2009
 2154: 
 2155: *Nov. 7-8, 2009, Saalbau, Bottrop, Germany*
 2156: 
 2157: A new event in the middle of Europe with a huge audience and an
 2158: impressive list of exhibitors. NetBSD had a booth as well as the other
 2159: major BSDs.
 2160: 
 2161: For more information about OpenRheinRuhr visit the website
 2162: [](http://www.openrheinruhr.de/) .
 2163: 
 2164: ### `Nov 2009` - Kansai OpenSource 2009
 2165: 
 2166: *Nov. 6-7, 2009, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2167: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2168: 
 2169: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2009](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2170: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2171: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2172: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with IIJ SEIL/X1(evbmips64), IIJ
 2173: SEIL/B1(evbarm), NSLU2(evbarm), dreamcast+ISA bus+IDE DiskDrive
 2174: extension, tadpole(sparc), USL-5P+USB LCD(landisk), Link
 2175: Station(sandpoint), MacLC475upgrade(mac68k),
 2176: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2177: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), BSD daemon statue gadgets demonstration and
 2178: BSDBOF (EuroBSDCon2009 report by msaitoh).
 2179: 
 2180: ### `Oct 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Fall
 2181: 
 2182: *Oct. 30-31, 2009, [Nihon Kogakuin College 12th
 2183: build.](http://www.neec.ac.jp/access/kmt.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2184: 
 2185: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2186: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2187: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2188: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [USB-LCD driver for
 2189: NetBSD](http://www.naobsd.org/udl/) on
 2190: [USL-5P](http://www.iodata.jp/product/hdd/lanhdd/usl-5p/index.htm) and
 2191: [LS-S250L](http://buffalo.jp/products/catalog/storage/ls-sl/),
 2192: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2193: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [tadpole GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) gadgets
 2194: demonstration and BSD BOF.
 2195: 
 2196: ### `Sep 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Okinawa
 2197: 
 2198: *Sep. 26, 2009, [Okinawa Convention
 2199: Center](http://www.oki-conven.jp/en/modules/tinyd7/page/page1.html) ,
 2200: Okinawa, Japan*
 2201: 
 2202: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2203: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2204: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2205: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets
 2206: demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2207: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2208: 
 2209: ### `Sep 2009` - EuroBSDCon 2009
 2210: 
 2211: *Sep. 18-20, 2009, University of Cambridge, England..*
 2212: 
 2213: EuroBSDcon 2009, the european technical conference for people working on
 2214: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on Sept 19-20th 2009
 2215: at the University of Cambridge, England. One day of Tutorials preceded
 2216: the conference on Sept 18th.
 2217: 
 2218: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2009 visit the website
 2219: [](http://2009.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2220: 
 2221: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Nagoya
 2222: 
 2223: *Aug. 22, 2009, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2224: 
 2225: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2226: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2227: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2228: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2229: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2230: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2231: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2232: 
 2233: ### `Aug 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Niigata
 2234: 
 2235: *Aug. 1, 2009, Niigata University of International and Information
 2236: Studies, Niigata, Japan*
 2237: 
 2238: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2239: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2240: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2241: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Echigo BSD Users
 2242: Group](http://www.ebug.jp/) . There was gadgets demonstration (
 2243: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2244: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) and [FuguIta - OpenBSD LiveCD with 1seg
 2245: tuner](http://kaw.ath.cx/openbsd/index.php?en%2FLiveCD). ).
 2246: 
 2247: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Kansai
 2248: 
 2249: *Jul. 10-11, 2009, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2250: 
 2251: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2252: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2253: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2254: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2255: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) . There was gadgets power consumption
 2256: demonstration ( [Atari TT030](../ports/atari/), [BeBox (stop at
 2257: bootloader:need S3 Video Card)](../ports/bebox/), [MSI Wind Notebook and
 2258: VAIO Type P](../ports/amd64/), [cobalt QUBE2 and Cache RAQ2 with
 2259: Zope](../ports/cobalt/), [gumstix music player sings OpenBSD
 2260: song](../ports/evbarm/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2261: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2262: [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2263: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [DragonFlyBSD with
 2264: hammer](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/), [IBM
 2265: PReP](../ports/prep/), CPU Load average x 16 LED Meterboard with
 2266: libFT245, bc benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy
 2267: efficiency graph with all BSD machines. ).
 2268: 
 2269: ### `Jul 2009` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2270: 
 2271: *Jul 4, 2009, [The University of
 2272: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2273: Japan*
 2274: 
 2275: See [this
 2276: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting11.html.en)
 2277: for meeting information.
 2278: 
 2279: BOF with 39 attendances: pkgsrc updates, workarounds for VAIO Type P,
 2280: AsiaBSDCon reports, eXecute In Place (XIP), gumstix, IA64 , SheevaPlug,
 2281: USB Wireless LAN drivers, NetBSD - Now, 6.0 and Future, PGP key sign
 2282: party.
 2283: 
 2284: ### `Jul 2009` - Open Source World 2009
 2285: 
 2286: *Jul. 1-2, 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan*
 2287: 
 2288: At the [Open Source World 2009](http://www.idg.co.jp/expo/osw/2009/) ,
 2289: there was a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2290: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There was gadgets power
 2291: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2292: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ) and [tadpole
 2293: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/).
 2294: 
 2295: ### `Jun 2009` - LinuxTag 2009
 2296: 
 2297: *June 24-27 2009, Berlin, Germany*
 2298: 
 2299: The annual [LinuxTag](http://www.linuxtag.org/2009/en.html) conference
 2300: took place from 24th until 27th of June 2009 at the Berlin fairground
 2301: under the radio tower. NetBSD was sharing a booth with the other BSD
 2302: systems at the exhibition.
 2303: 
 2304: ### `Jun 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Hokkaido
 2305: 
 2306: *Jun. 20, 2009, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2307: 
 2308: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2309: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2310: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2311: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Northern land BSD
 2312: Users Group](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with many hpc{
 2313: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2314: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } , [NetBSD/evbmips on
 2315: BBR-4MG](../ports/evbmips/), Twitter ticker monitor on 78K0 board via
 2316: USB Serial, [NetBSD/evbarm on Armadillo-9](../ports/evbarm/) with
 2317: VT-220J, [NetBSD/sparc on SparcStation Classic](../ports/sparc/),
 2318: [NetBSD/evbarm on BeagleBoard (working in progress,not boot
 2319: yet)](../ports/evbarm/).
 2320: 
 2321: ### `May 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Shimane
 2322: 
 2323: *May 16, 2009, [MATSUE
 2324: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2325: 
 2326: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2327: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2328: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2329: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2330: demonstrations ( [SONY VAIO type P](../ports/i386/),
 2331: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2332: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2333: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/) ).
 2334: 
 2335: ### `May 2009` - BSDCan 2009
 2336: 
 2337: *May 8-9, 2009, Ottawa, Canada.*
 2338: 
 2339: [BSDCan 2009](http://www.bsdcan.org/) was held on 8-9 May 2009 at the
 2340: University of Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of tutorials on 6-7
 2341: May 2009.
 2342: 
 2343: ### `Mar 2009` - CeBIT 2009
 2344: 
 2345: *March 3-8, 2009, Hannover, Germany*
 2346: 
 2347: The NetBSD project had a joint booth with the FreeBSD project at
 2348: [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/), the large b2b trade fair held in
 2349: Hannover, Germany.
 2350: 
 2351: ### `Mar 2009` - AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2352: 
 2353: *Mar 12-15, 2009, Tokyo University of Science,Tokyo, Japan*
 2354: 
 2355: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2356: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2357: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2358: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2359: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2360: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2361: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2362: [Antti Kantee:Environmental Independance:BSD Kernel TCP/IP in
 2363: Userspace](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A)
 2364: ([Report](http://journal.mycom.co.jp/articles/2009/03/30/asiabsdcon4/index.html)),
 2365: and [NetBSD
 2366: BoF](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-jp/2009/02/15/msg000018.html)
 2367: was held on Mar 13,2009 17:30-19:00. [AsiaBSDCon 2009
 2368: papers](http://2009.asiabsdcon.org/live/) and
 2369: [presentations](http://www.youtube.com/bsdconferences) are available.
 2370: 
 2371: ### `Feb 2009` - Southern California Linux Expo
 2372: 
 2373: *Feb 20-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA*
 2374: 
 2375: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2376: 7x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 7th annual Southern California
 2377: Linux Expo, which took place February 20-22, 2009 at The Westin Los
 2378: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2379: 
 2380: ### `Feb 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring
 2381: 
 2382: *Feb. 20-21, 2009, [Japan Electronics
 2383: College](http://www.jec.ac.jp/access/), Tokyo, Japan*
 2384: 
 2385: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2386: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2387: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2388: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [VAIO type
 2389: P](http://www.vaio.sony.co.jp/Products/P1/) with NetBSD, [tadpole
 2390: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/) and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2391: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2392: 
 2393: ### `Feb 2009` - FOSDEM 2009
 2394: 
 2395: NetBSD was present at FOSDEM on Feb 7-8 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.
 2396: FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community for
 2397: the community.
 2398: 
 2399: ### `Feb 2009` - DCBSDCon 2009
 2400: 
 2401: *Feb. 5-6, 2009, Washington, D.C.*
 2402: 
 2403: For information, visit [](http://www.dcbsdcon.org/).
 2404: 
 2405: ### `Jan 2009` - Open Source Conference 2009 Sendai
 2406: 
 2407: *Jan. 24, 2009, [Tohoku Computer
 2408: College](http://www.jc-21.ac.jp/map/index.shtml), Sendai, Japan*
 2409: 
 2410: At the [Open Source Conference 2009
 2411: Sendai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2009-sendai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2412: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2413: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2414: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2415: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2416: 
 2417: ### `Dec 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Fukuoka
 2418: 
 2419: *Dec. 13, 2008, [Humanities and Social Sciences Center,Fukuoka
 2420: University](http://www.fukuoka-u.ac.jp/unv_gide/access/cmps_map1.html),
 2421: Fukuoka, Japan*
 2422: 
 2423: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2424: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2425: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2426: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2427: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2428: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets and USB Camera demonstration.
 2429: 
 2430: ### `Nov 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Okinawa
 2431: 
 2432: *Nov. 29, 2008, [Okinawa Industory Support
 2433: Center](http://www.okinawa-sangyoushien.co.jp/), Okinawa, Japan*
 2434: 
 2435: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2436: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2437: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2438: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2439: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2440: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2441: 
 2442: ### `Nov 2008` - meetBSD California '08
 2443: 
 2444: *Nov. 15-16, 2008, Mountain View, California*
 2445: 
 2446: For information, visit [](http://www.meetbsd.com/).
 2447: 
 2448: ### `Nov 2008` - Kansai OpenSource 2008
 2449: 
 2450: *Nov. 7-8, 2008, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2451: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2452: 
 2453: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2008](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2454: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2455: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Kansai \*BSD Users
 2456: Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/) with [tadpole
 2457: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [Linkstation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2458: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2459: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2460: [LC475](../ports/mac68k/),
 2461: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html),
 2462: [DragonFlyBSD](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/), [Servo motor realtime
 2463: control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html) gadgets
 2464: demonstration and BSDBOF.
 2465: 
 2466: ### `Oct 2008` - EuroBSDCon 2008
 2467: 
 2468: *Oct. 18-19, 2008, Strasbourg, France*
 2469: 
 2470: EuroBSDcon 2008, the european technical conference for people working on
 2471: and with 4.4BSD based operating systems, was held on October 18-19th
 2472: 2008 at the University of Strasbourg in France. Two days of Tutorials
 2473: preceded the conference on Oct. 16-17th.
 2474: 
 2475: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2008 visit the website
 2476: [](http://2008.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2477: 
 2478: ### `Oct 2008` - NetBSD developers summit @ NYCBSDCon 2008
 2479: 
 2480: *Oct 10, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2481: 
 2482: A NetBSD developer's summit was held on Friday, October 10th, 2008. The
 2483: event was sponsored by and leads up to that year's NYCBSDCon and took
 2484: place at Columbia University on the island of Manhattan in New York
 2485: City, NY, USA. The event was *open to the public*.
 2486: 
 2487: ### `Oct 2008` - NYCBSDCon 2008
 2488: 
 2489: *Oct 11-12, 2008, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA*
 2490: 
 2491: The third BSD Conference organized by the [NYC BSD User
 2492: Group](http://www.nycbug.org) took place in New York City on October
 2493: 11th and 12th, 2008.
 2494: 
 2495: More information about NYCBSDCon 2008 is available at
 2496: [](http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2008/).
 2497: 
 2498: Coinciding with the conference was the 12th NetBSD Hackathon being held.
 2499: 
 2500: ### `Oct 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Fall
 2501: 
 2502: *Oct. 3-4, 2008, [Ota City Industrial
 2503: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2504: 
 2505: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2506: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2507: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2508: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [tadpole
 2509: GX3:sparc](../ports/sparc/), [LinkStation:sandpoint](../ports/evbarm/),
 2510: [PCBSD on Xen](../ports/xen/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2511: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/) gadgets
 2512: demonstration and BSD BOF(OpenBSD,NetBSD, [76th IETF
 2513: Hiroshima](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080804-IETF-e.html),
 2514: [Itojun Service
 2515: Award](http://www.wide.ad.jp/news/press/20080912-itojun-fund-j.html) ).
 2516: 
 2517: ### `Sep 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Shimane
 2518: 
 2519: *Sep. 12-13, 2008, [MATSUE
 2520: TERRSA](http://www.sanbg.com/terrsa/e/index.html), Shimane, Japan*
 2521: 
 2522: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2523: Shimane](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-shimane/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2524: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2525: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). There were gadget
 2526: demonstrations ( [dynabook/SS:amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2527: [Armadillo9:evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2528: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2529: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2530: [SL-C3200:zaurus](../ports/zaurus/),
 2531: [LaVie/G:OpenSolaris](http://www.solaris.com/), and
 2532: [chumby](http://www.chumby.com/) ).
 2533: 
 2534: ### `Aug 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Nagoya
 2535: 
 2536: *Aug. 9, 2008, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan*
 2537: 
 2538: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2539: Nagoya](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagoya/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2540: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2541: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2542: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadget demonstrations (
 2543: [RaQ2:cobalt](../ports/cobalt/), [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2544: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2545: [HP712/80:hp700](../ports/hp700/),
 2546: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.openbsd.org/zaurus.html), [Speecys Robot:
 2547: NetBSD/sh3](http://www.speecys.com/), [samtk](http://www.samtk.org/) ).
 2548: 
 2549: ### `Jul 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Kansai
 2550: 
 2551: *Jul. 18-19, 2008, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2552: 
 2553: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2554: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2555: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2556: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) . There were gadgets power
 2557: consumption demonstration ( [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/),
 2558: [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/), [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2559: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [SGI O2](../ports/sgimips/) ), Miku Hatsune
 2560: paper doll with Six servo moters controlled by USB audio, libFT245 with
 2561: USB, BeBox, Squeak on hpcmips, OneSeg TV recording with hpcmips, bc
 2562: benchmark time x electricity consumption = energy efficiency graph with
 2563: all BSD machines.
 2564: 
 2565: ### `Jul 2008` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2566: 
 2567: *Jul 5, 2008, [The University of
 2568: Tokyo](http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_03_j.html), Tokyo,
 2569: Japan*
 2570: 
 2571: BOF with 52 attendances: NetBSD/sparc64 SMP, NetBSD/BBR-4MG
 2572: evbmips(ADM5120), NetBSD/DLX - CPU implementation on FPGA, OpenRoads -
 2573: Open Robot Operation And Design Specification, AsiaBSDCon2009, pkgsrc
 2574: update, KURO-BOX/PRO MB88F5182, Toolchain and "mknative", EeePC, NetBSD
 2575: - Now, 5.0 and Future, PGP key sign party.
 2576: 
 2577: ### `Jun 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 in Hokkaido
 2578: 
 2579: *Jun. 28, 2008, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 2580: 
 2581: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2582: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2583: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2584: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2585: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2586: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, VT-220J, USL-5P with 3
 2587: one-seg TV tuners, NetBSD/BBR-4MG .
 2588: 
 2589: ### `Jun 2008` - pkgsrcCon 2008
 2590: 
 2591: *Jun 13-15, 2008, Technical University of Berlin*
 2592: 
 2593: The fifth annual pkgsrcCon convened in Berlin, Germany on June 13 to 15,
 2594: 2008. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the
 2595: [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2596: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2597: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2598: pkgsrc infrastructure.
 2599: 
 2600: More information about pkgsrcCon 2008 is available at
 2601: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2008/).
 2602: 
 2603: ### `May 2008` - BSDCan 2008
 2604: 
 2605: *May 16-17, 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada*
 2606: 
 2607: BSDCan is a BSD conference held in Ottawa, for people working on and
 2608: with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects. The organizers
 2609: have found a formula that appeals to a wide range of people from extreme
 2610: novices to advanced developers.
 2611: 
 2612: For more information about BSDCan 2008 visit
 2613: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2008/).
 2614: 
 2615: ### `Apr 2008` - BSDCon Barcelona 2008
 2616: 
 2617: *Apr 19-20, 2008, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,
 2618: Spain*
 2619: 
 2620: For more information about BSDCon Barcelona '08 visit
 2621: [](http://bcn.bsdcon.net/).
 2622: 
 2623: ### `Apr 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Nagaoka
 2624: 
 2625: *Apr. 12, 2008, [Nagaoka University of
 2626: Technology.](http://www.nagaokaut.ac.jp/j/), Niigata, Japan*
 2627: 
 2628: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2629: Nagaoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-nagaoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2630: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2631: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2632: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2633: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, NetBSD/Playstation3,
 2634: USB OneSeg TV tuner (DUS-01).
 2635: 
 2636: ### `Mar 2008` - Frühjahrsfachgespräch (FFG) of the German Unix User Group
 2637: 
 2638: *March 11-14, 2008, University of Munich, Germany*
 2639: 
 2640: The FFG is an annual meeting for professional users of Unix, networking
 2641: technologies and IT security.
 2642: 
 2643: For more information about FFG 2008 visit
 2644: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2008/)
 2645: 
 2646: ### `Mar 2008` - AsiaBSDCon 2008
 2647: 
 2648: *Mar 27-30, 2008, Tokyo, Japan*
 2649: 
 2650: [AsiaBSDCon](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/) is a conference for users and
 2651: developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone
 2652: developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD,
 2653: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical
 2654: conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and
 2655: presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our
 2656: open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.
 2657: AsiaBSDCon2008 was held with over 170 attendances. [[Paper/Slide
 2658: List](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/index.html),
 2659: [photographs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/photo/0327/index.html)]
 2660: 
 2661: [NetBSD Discussion:](http://www.NetBSD.org/~uebayasi/abc2008bof.txt)
 2662: Cherry G.Mathew:NetBSD/ia64, Hiroki Doshita and Masahiko Yasuoka: [npppd
 2663: and pipex](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/), Toshiaki Nozawa [Speecys
 2664: Corp.](http://www.speecys.com/) :NetBSD/Robots, Masao Uebayashi:MIPS N32
 2665: ABI support and OCTEON on [SEIL/X](http://www.seil.jp/download/eng/).
 2666: 
 2667: Paper Session (NetBSD-related content): Christoph Badura: [Gaols:
 2668: Implementing Jails Under the kauth
 2669: Framework](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P3A), Antti Kantee:
 2670: [Send and Recieve of File System Protocols: Userspace Approach With
 2671: puffs](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P4B), Kristaps
 2672: Džonsons: [Logical Resource Isolation in the NetBSD
 2673: Kernel](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P5A) [detail:
 2674: [mult](http://mult.bsd.lv/)] , Alistair Crooks: [A Portable iSCSI
 2675: Initiator](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P6A), Jörg
 2676: Sonnenberger and Jared D.McNeill: [Sleeping Beauty - NetBSD on Modern
 2677: Laptops](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html#P9A)
 2678: [[Presentation](./presentations/)] .
 2679: 
 2680: Mini Talk: M.Warner Losh: FreeBSD/mips, Alistair Crooks: Three roadmaps
 2681: for NetBSD development through 5.0 and 6.0 - this will cover storage,
 2682: networking and virtualisation.
 2683: ### `Feb 2008` - Open Source Conference 2008 Tokyo/Spring
 2684: 
 2685: *Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2008, [Japan Electronics
 2686: College.](http://www.jec.ac.jp/college/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2687: 
 2688: At the [Open Source Conference 2008
 2689: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2008-spring/) , there was a NetBSD
 2690: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2691: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2692: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2693: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) [NetBSD/i386 on Asus
 2694: EeePC](../ports/i386/netbook.html) } gadgets demonstration and
 2695: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2696: 
 2697: ### `Feb 2008` - FOSDEM 2008
 2698: 
 2699: *Feb 23-24, 2008, Brussels, Belgium*
 2700: 
 2701: NetBSD has had a booth at the FOSDEM on Feb 23-24 2008 in Brussels,
 2702: Belgium. FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organised by the
 2703: community for the community. The NetBSD booth was manned by Thomas
 2704: Reisky <doppelhertz@bsdgroup.de>.
 2705: 
 2706: ### `Feb 2008` - SCALE 6x
 2707: 
 2708: *Feb. 9-10, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 2709: 
 2710: The NetBSD project was represented by A.KML and A.DAVID at [SCALE
 2711: 6x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 6th annual Southern California
 2712: Linux Expo, which took place February 9-10, 2008 at The Westin Los
 2713: Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California.
 2714: 
 2715: ### `Dec 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Fukuoka
 2716: 
 2717: *Dec. 8, 2007, [ASC BUILD.](http://www.kma.ne.jp/asc/), Fukuoka, Japan*
 2718: 
 2719: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2720: Fukuoka](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fukuoka/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2721: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2722: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2723: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2724: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2725: 
 2726: ### `Nov 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Okinawa
 2727: 
 2728: *Nov. 17, 2007, [Okiden Fureai
 2729: Hall](http://www.okiden.co.jp/corporate/branch/naha.html), Okinawa,
 2730: Japan*
 2731: 
 2732: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2733: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-okinawa/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2734: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2735: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2736: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2737: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2738: 
 2739: ### Nov 2007 - come2linux: Linux-days Essen 2007
 2740: 
 2741: *November 10-11th 2007, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany*
 2742: 
 2743: NetBSD was present at *come2linux*, the Linux-days Essen 2007. There was
 2744: a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part was manned by Stefan Klose, Julian
 2745: Suschlik and Karsten Kruse.
 2746: 
 2747: ### `Nov 2007` - Kansai OpenSource 2007
 2748: 
 2749: *Nov. 9-10, 2007, [Asia and Pacific Trade Center ITC
 2750: Building](http://www.atc-co.com/), Osaka, Japan*
 2751: 
 2752: At the [Kansai OpenSource 2007](http://www.k-of.jp/), there was a NetBSD
 2753: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2754: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with [Mac LCIII+475
 2755: upgrade](../ports/mac68k/), [iBook](../ports/macppc/) with [Servo motor
 2756: realtime control via USB audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html),
 2757: [Zaurus C3200](../ports/zaurus/), many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2758: [sh](../ports/hpcsh/), [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2759: 
 2760: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Niigata
 2761: 
 2762: *Oct. 27, 2007, [NIIGATA TERRSA](http://www.n-terrsa.jp/access/),
 2763: Niigata, Japan*
 2764: 
 2765: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2766: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2767: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2768: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2769: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2770: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 2771: 
 2772: ### `Oct 2007` - Systems Munich
 2773: 
 2774: NetBSD was present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall B2, booth 110-2) at
 2775: the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in Munich,
 2776: Germany, from October 23rd to 26th. The booth is sponsored and organized
 2777: by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/).
 2778: 
 2779: ### `Oct 2007` - First Turkish Conference on BSD Systems
 2780: 
 2781: *Oct. 19-20, 2007, Sultanahmet Campus Marmara University, Istanbul,
 2782: Turkey*
 2783: 
 2784: BSDConTR was the first conference on BSD systems in Turkey. The
 2785: conference was organized in full cooperation with EnderUNIX Software
 2786: Development team, which is largely known as its ongoing support for BSD
 2787: systems in Turkey, and its open source projects and Marmara University.
 2788: 
 2789: More information on BSDConTR at [](http://www.bsdcontr.org/)
 2790: 
 2791: ### `Oct 2007` - Brandenburger Linux-Infotag
 2792: 
 2793: The Brandenburg Linux-Infotag was held on Oct 20th 2007 at the FH
 2794: Brandenburg, Germany. The NetBSD project was represented with an own
 2795: booth, and Stefan Schumacher was there to answer questions. For more
 2796: information, see the [event's
 2797: homepage](http://www.linuxinfotag-brb.de/).
 2798: 
 2799: ### `Oct 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Fall
 2800: 
 2801: *Oct. 5-6, 2007, [Ota City Industrial
 2802: Plaza](http://www.pio-ota.jp/english/access.html), Tokyo, Japan*
 2803: 
 2804: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2805: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-fall/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2806: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2807: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with
 2808: [X68030](../ports/x68k/) with [Nereid](http://xps.jp/), many hpc{
 2809: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2810: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and [IPv6 and Security
 2811: Presentation by
 2812: itojun](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-200710-ospn-tokyo/mgp00001.html).
 2813: 
 2814: ### `Sep 2007` - EuroBSDCon 2007
 2815: 
 2816: *Sep. 14-15, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 2817: 
 2818: The sixth annual European BSD Conference, EuroBSDCon 2007, was held on
 2819: September 14-15th 2007 at Symbion Science Park in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 2820: Two days of Tutorials preceeded the Conference on Sep 12-13th.
 2821: 
 2822: For more information about EuroBSDCon 2007 visit the website
 2823: [](http://2007.EuroBSDCon.org/).
 2824: 
 2825: ### Aug 2007 - Chaos Communications Camp 2007
 2826: 
 2827: The Chaos Communications Camp is the summer event of the Chaos Computer
 2828: Club. It was held from August 8th to 12th at the Airport Museum
 2829: Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany. See the event's
 2830: [homepage](http://events.ccc.de/camp/2007/) for more information.
 2831: 
 2832: ### `Jul 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Kansai
 2833: 
 2834: *Jul. 20-21, 2007, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan*
 2835: 
 2836: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2837: Kansai](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2838: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2839: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 2840: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). There were gadgets power
 2841: consumption demonstration ( [amd64](../ports/amd64/),
 2842: [alpha](../ports/alpha/), [evbarm](../ports/evbarm/),
 2843: [hpcarm](../ports/hpcarm/), [hpcmips](../ports/hpcmips/),
 2844: [hpcsh](../ports/hpcsh/), [news68k](../ports/news68k/),
 2845: [newsmips](../ports/newsmips/), [sandpoint](../ports/sandpoint/),
 2846: [sgimips](../ports/sgimips/), [xen](../ports/xen/),
 2847: [OpenBSD/zaurus](http://www.OpenBSD.org/zaurus.html) ) and [BSD
 2848: BOF](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-kansai/modules/eguide/event.php?eid=52)
 2849: ( [Servo motor realtime control via USB
 2850: audio](http://rogiken.org/daemon/works.html), [Apache
 2851: Geronimo](http://geronimo.apache.org/), [NetBSD and
 2852: Java](http://www.yagoto-urayama.jp/~oshimaya/netbsd/netbsd-java/index.html)
 2853: ).
 2854: 
 2855: [A report with some
 2856: photos](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/2007/osc2007-kansai/index.html) is
 2857: available.
 2858: 
 2859: ### Jul 2007 - Chaos Singularity (CoSin) 2007
 2860: 
 2861: *Jul. 6-8, 2007, Bremgarten AG, Switzerland*
 2862: 
 2863: The Chaos Singularity 2007 was an event organized by swiss groups which
 2864: organizationally or by content are related to the CCC (Chaos Computer
 2865: Club). This event took place from July 6th to 8th at the cultural center
 2866: of Bremgarten ([KuZeB](http://www.kuzeb.ch)) in the canton of Aargau,
 2867: Switzerland.
 2868: 
 2869: There was a BSD booth at the CoSin 2007, also representing NetBSD. A
 2870: report was posted to the
 2871: [regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/07/09/0000.html)
 2872: mailing list.
 2873: 
 2874: ### `Jul 2007` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 2875: 
 2876: *Jul 7, 2007, [The University of
 2877: Tokyo](http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/epage/public/map/e25-j.html), Tokyo,
 2878: Japan*
 2879: 
 2880: See [this
 2881: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting9.html) for
 2882: meeting information. Talking about ColdFire,
 2883: [MobileIPv6](https://op-ha.nautilus6.org/), [Type 0 Routing Header
 2884: issue](http://www.kame.net/newsletter/20070502/index.html), update
 2885: net80211 and Atheros, pkgsrc,
 2886: [NetBSD/playstation3](http://www.ki.nu/hardware/.ps3/files/20070707/),
 2887: [build status](ftp://ftp.ki.nu/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/map/index.html),
 2888: automake to BSD make converter, NetBSD - Now, 4.0 and Future, PGP key
 2889: sign party.
 2890: 
 2891: ### `Jun 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 in Hokkaido
 2892: 
 2893: *Jun. 30, 2007, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan*
 2894: 
 2895: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2896: Hokkaido](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-do/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 2897: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2898: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2899: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2900: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, Internet Radio Player
 2901: on USL-5P, NetBSD/Armadillo-9.
 2902: 
 2903: ### May 2007 - Linuxtag Berlin
 2904: 
 2905: LinuxTag 2007 opened its doors from May 30 to June 2, 2007 at the Berlin
 2906: Expo Center under the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany. The event featured
 2907: many talks about Open Source, Linux and there was a [full
 2908: BSD-track](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/en/conf/events/vp-freitag.html)
 2909: at the
 2910: [BSD-Day](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/de/community/workshops/bsd-day.html)
 2911: this year, too. Besides the talks there was a large exhibition fair, and
 2912: the NetBSD project was among the BSD projects, which had a joint booth.
 2913: BSD talks included Hubert Feyrer's NetBSD status report.
 2914: 
 2915: See the [Linuxtag homepage](http://www.linuxtag.org/2007/) for more
 2916: information.
 2917: 
 2918: ### `May 2007` - BSDCan 2007
 2919: 
 2920: *May 18-19, 2007, Ottawa, Canada*
 2921: 
 2922: In just three short years, BSDCan, a BSD conference held in Ottawa, has
 2923: quickly established itself as the technical conference for people
 2924: working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems and related projects.
 2925: The organizers have found a fantastic formula that appeals to a wide
 2926: range of people from extreme novices to advanced developers.
 2927: 
 2928: That year, BSDCan 2007 was held on 18-19 May 2007 at University of
 2929: Ottawa, and was preceded by two days of Tutorials on 16-17 May 2007.
 2930: 
 2931: For more information about BSDCan 2007 visit
 2932: [](http://www.BSDCan.org/2007/).
 2933: 
 2934: ### `Apr 2007` - pkgsrcCon 2007
 2935: 
 2936: *Apr. 27-29, 2007, Barcelona, Spain*
 2937: 
 2938: The fourth annual pkgsrcCon will convene in Barcelona, Spain on April 27
 2939: to 29, 2007. pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on
 2940: the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 2941: (pkgsrc)](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/software/packages.html), focusing
 2942: on existing technologies, research projects, and works-in-progress in
 2943: pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers, contributors, and users are all
 2944: welcome to attend.
 2945: 
 2946: More information about pkgsrcCon 2007 is available at
 2947: [](http://www.pkgsrccon.org/2007/).
 2948: 
 2949: ### `Mar 2007` - Linux-Infotag Augsburg
 2950: 
 2951: *Mar 24, 2007, Augsburg, Germany*
 2952: 
 2953: There will be a joint BSD booth at the Linux Infotag in Augsburg,
 2954: including presence of the NetBSD project. The event offers some small
 2955: expo space, and two tracks of talks, one with beginners in mind, the
 2956: other one for advanced users. See [the event's
 2957: homepage](http://www.luga.de/Aktionen/LIT-2007/) for more information.
 2958: 
 2959: P.S.: A report is available in [this
 2960: mail](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/03/26/0000.html).
 2961: 
 2962: ### `Mar 2007` - Open Source Conference 2007 Tokyo/Spring
 2963: 
 2964: *Mar. 16-17, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2965: 
 2966: At the [Open Source Conference 2007
 2967: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2007-spring/), there will be a
 2968: NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 2969: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 2970: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 2971: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration and
 2972: [Speecys](http://www.speecys.com/) Robots.
 2973: 
 2974: ### `Mar 2007` - AsiaBSDCon 2007
 2975: 
 2976: *Mar. 8-11, 2007, Tokyo, Japan*
 2977: 
 2978: AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based
 2979: systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using
 2980: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, Darwin, and
 2981: MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the
 2982: best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the
 2983: latest developments in our open source community are shared with the
 2984: widest possible audience.
 2985: 
 2986: Please contact secretary@asiabsdcon.org if you have any questions. The
 2987: AsiaBSDCon 2007 timetable is available at
 2988: [](http://2007.asiabsdcon.org/timetable.html).
 2989: 
 2990: ### `Mar 2007` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2991: 
 2992: *Mar. 3-4, 2007, Chemnitz*
 2993: 
 2994: NetBSD will have a booth and related talks at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage
 2995: (linux days) in Chemnitz, Germany. See
 2996: [](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2007/) for more information. If you
 2997: want to help out manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 2998: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> for further details.
 2999: 
 3000: ### `Feb 2007` - GUUG spring talk
 3001: 
 3002: *Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2007, Berlin, Germany*
 3003: 
 3004: The German Unix User Group will have it's annual spring talk
 3005: (Frühjahrsfachgespräch) in Berlin this year. It will take place February
 3006: 27-March 2, 2007, at the Freie Universität Berlin. There will be several
 3007: talks about Unix and Unix-related topics, and one will be held by Stefan
 3008: Schumacher on how to secure a NetBSD system using Systrace.
 3009: 
 3010: More information can be found at
 3011: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/) and
 3012: [](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2007/abstracts.html#3_7_1). The
 3013: German language article can be found at:
 3014: [](http://net-tex.dnsalias.org/~stefan/nt/netbsd/systrace.html).
 3015: 
 3016: Ignatios also
 3017: [posted](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2007/03/27/0000.html)
 3018: his [slides (german
 3019: language!)](http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~ignatios/erlgrey-guug-ffg-2007.pdf).
 3020: 
 3021: ### `Feb 2007` - FOSDEM 2007
 3022: 
 3023: *Feb 24-25, 2007, Brussels, Belgium*
 3024: 
 3025: on February 24 and 25, the Free and Open source Software Developers'
 3026: European Meeting (FOSDEM) takes place again at the Free University of
 3027: Brussels, Belgium.
 3028: 
 3029: There will be a joint \*BSD booth with flyers, CD's, T-shirts and other
 3030: merchandising, and the Xen demo machine (now upgraded to NetBSD
 3031: 4.0\_BETA2 with Xen 3.x). Furthermore there are a lot of interesting
 3032: talks, development rooms, a key signing event, etcetera. More
 3033: information is available on [](http://www.fosdem.org).
 3034: 
 3035: ### `Feb 2007` - SCALE 5x
 3036: 
 3037: *Feb. 10-11, 2007, Los Angeles, USA*
 3038: 
 3039: [SCALE 5x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 5th annual Southern
 3040: California Linux Expo, took place February 10-11, 2007, at The Westin
 3041: Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project had a
 3042: booth at this event; see the reports by
 3043: [A.KML](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/11/0000.html)
 3044: and
 3045: [A.JSCHAUMA](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2007/02/12/0000.html).
 3046: 
 3047: ### `Dec 2006` - BSDCon Chile 2006
 3048: 
 3049: *December 9, 2006, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile.*
 3050: 
 3051: This is the first BSD related conference held in Chile (Latin America).
 3052: Our main objective is to provide a place for BSD developers, users and
 3053: Sysadmins to meet in Chile to share and interchange ideas, experiences,
 3054: knowledge and in addition to socialize to construct future links to
 3055: expand knowledge of BSD systems.
 3056: 
 3057: The conference is for anyone developing, administrating and using
 3058: systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin, MacOS X
 3059: and Solaris.
 3060: 
 3061: For more information, please [visit the
 3062: website](http://www.bsd.cl/index.php/BSDCon2006).
 3063: 
 3064: ### `Dec 2006` - OpenSource Conference 2006 Okinawa
 3065: 
 3066: *December 2, 2006, Okinawa Industry Support Center,Japan*
 3067: 
 3068: At the [OpenSource Conference 2006
 3069: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3070: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3071: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3072: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3073: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3074: 
 3075: ### `Nov 2006` - Hackathon
 3076: 
 3077: NetBSD will run another hackathon, primarily dedicated to get -current
 3078: ready for the 4.0 re-branch. See the [Hackathon
 3079: page](../community/hackathon.html) for details.
 3080: 
 3081: ### `Nov 2006` - LinuxDay Dornbirn, Austria
 3082: 
 3083: NetBSD will be present as part of the OpenSource community at the
 3084: [LinuxDay in Dornbirn](http://www.linuxday.at/), Austria, on November
 3085: 18th. Please contact Raphael Langerhorst <raphael@raphael.g-system.at>
 3086: if you have any questions or want to help out.
 3087: 
 3088: ### `Nov 2006` - EuroBSDCon Milan
 3089: 
 3090: EuroBSDCon 2006, the European BSD Conference will be held November 10th
 3091: - 12th 2006 in Milan, Italy. The
 3092: [schedule](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/schedule.php) is up now, and it has
 3093: quite a bit of NetBSD-related content:
 3094: 
 3095: -   Anders "Ragge" Magnusson: How to set an internet2 Landspeed record
 3096: -   Jörg Sonnenberger: pkg\_install
 3097: -   Alistair Crooks: iSCSI - beyond the hype
 3098: -   NetBSD Security Enhancements: Elad Efrat
 3099: -   Emmanuel Dreyfus: What's new in NetBSD?
 3100: -   Brian A. Seklecki: A Scalable Framework for Compact Flash Booting
 3101:     NetBSD Network Appliances
 3102: -   Antti Kantee & Johannes Helander: Implementing Lightweight Routing
 3103:     for BSD TCP/IP
 3104: 
 3105: Registration is open now. Please [see the
 3106: website](http://www.eurobsdcon.org/) for more details!
 3107: 
 3108: ### `Oct 2006` - NYCBSDCon 2006
 3109: 
 3110: *Oct. 28-29, 2006, New York, NY, USA*
 3111: 
 3112: Building on last year's success, the [New York City \*BSD User
 3113: Group](http://www.nycbug.org/) is organizing [NYCBSDCon
 3114: 2006](http://nycbsdcon.org/). The
 3115: [schedule](http://nycbsdcon.org/schedule) shows some speakers talking
 3116: about NetBSD-related topics.
 3117: 
 3118: ### `Oct 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Fall
 3119: 
 3120: *Oct. 28, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3121: 
 3122: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3123: Tokyo/Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-fall/), there will be a NetBSD
 3124: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3125: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3126: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3127: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3128: 
 3129: ### `Oct 2006` - Systems Munich
 3130: 
 3131: NetBSD will be present at the Open Source Pavillon (hall A3, booth
 3132: A3.542) at the [Systems](http://www.systems-world.de/) Computer Fair in
 3133: Munich, Germany, from October 23rd to 27th. The booth is sponsored and
 3134: organized by [Computer- und Literaturverlag](http://www.cul.de/) - if
 3135: you want to join us in manning the booth, please contact Hubert Feyrer
 3136: <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.
 3137: 
 3138: A report on the event is available
 3139: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/30/0001.html).
 3140: 
 3141: ### `Sep 2006` - Ohio Linuxfest
 3142: 
 3143: *Sep. 30, 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA*
 3144: 
 3145: There will be a NetBSD booth at the 2006 [Ohio
 3146: Linuxfest](http://www.ohiolinux.org/) Conference and Expo. Contact A.JRF
 3147: <jrf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at the
 3148: booth.
 3149: 
 3150: A report of the event can be found
 3151: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/10/17/0000.html).
 3152: 
 3153: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-days Essen 2006: come2linux
 3154: 
 3155: NetBSD will participate in the Linux-days in Essen, dubbed "come2linux".
 3156: There will be a joint BSD booth, the NetBSD part will be manned by
 3157: Menuhin Saitov <menuhin@web.de>, feel free to contact him about helping
 3158: out at the booth or if you have any questions. A number of NetBSD CDs,
 3159: NetBSD t-shirts etc. will be available at the booth, too.
 3160: 
 3161: The event takes place on September 9th and 10th 2006 at the Glaspavillon
 3162: of the University of Duisburg-Essen. See
 3163: <http://www.come2linux.org/> for more
 3164: information.
 3165: 
 3166: A report on the event was [posted to the regional-de mailing
 3167: list](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/09/16/0000.html).
 3168: 
 3169: ### `Sep 2006` - NetBSD at Linux-kongress Nuremberg 2006
 3170: 
 3171: There will be a NetBSD booth at the Linux-Kongress in Nuremberg on
 3172: September 7th and 8th at the University of Applied Sciences
 3173: (Fachhochschule) Nuernberg. See
 3174: <http://www.linux-kongress.org/> for
 3175: more information on the event, and contact Hubert Feyrer
 3176: <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you have any questions or want to help out at
 3177: the booth.
 3178: 
 3179: A.HUBERTF wrote a short
 3180: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/09/09/0000.html)
 3181: about the event.
 3182: 
 3183: ### `Jul 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Hokkaido
 3184: 
 3185: *Jul. 15, 2006, Sapporo, Japan*
 3186: 
 3187: At the [Open Source Conference 2006 DO](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-do/)
 3188: , there will be a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD
 3189: Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3190: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3191: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3192: 
 3193: ### `Jun 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 in Niigata
 3194: 
 3195: *Jun. 17, 2006, Niigata, Japan*
 3196: 
 3197: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3198: Niigata](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006-niigata/) , there was a NetBSD booth
 3199: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3200: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3201: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3202: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration with 150 attendances.
 3203: 
 3204: ### `Jun 2006` - Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3205: 
 3206: *Jun 8, 2006, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3207: 
 3208: [Interop 2006 Tokyo BSD
 3209: BOF](https://ssl.medialive.jp/in2006fm/jp/seminar_BOF03.html) was held
 3210: in [Interop 2006 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2006/) with 129
 3211: attendances. BOF03. Room 201.
 3212: 
 3213: -   Asia BSD Con 2007 Call for Participation , George Neville-Neil /
 3214:     FreeBSD Project
 3215: -   FreeBSD: Suspend and Resume Circumstances, for Panasonic Let's Note
 3216:     CF-R4, Norikatsu Shigemura /
 3217:     Ensure Technology Ltd
 3218:     .
 3219: -   BSD Usergroup activity:
 3220:     Echigo BSD Users Group
 3221:     , T.Tamura@EBUG
 3222: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3223: 
 3224: \> See [program for
 3225: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200606/msg00000.html).
 3226: 
 3227: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (238 clients),
 3228: [xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (6 clients) ,
 3229: [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (49 clients).
 3230: 
 3231: ### `May 2006` - BSDCan 2006
 3232: 
 3233: *May 12-13 2006, Ottawa, Canada*
 3234: 
 3235: In just two years, [BSDCan](http://www.bsdcan.org/), a BSD conference
 3236: held in Ottawa, has quickly established itself as the technical
 3237: conference for people working on and with 4.4BSD based operating systems
 3238: and related projects. The organizers have found a fantastic formula that
 3239: appeals to a wide range of people from extreme novices to advanced
 3240: developers.
 3241: 
 3242: This year, BSDCan 2006 will be will be held on May 12-13 2006 at
 3243: University of Ottawa, and some other related events will be passed
 3244: during May 10-14th.
 3245: 
 3246: [Watch out](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/presentations.php) for the
 3247: [NetBSD people](http://www.bsdcan.org/2006/speaker.php) on BSDCan 2006!
 3248: 
 3249: ### `May 2006` - pkgsrcCon 2006
 3250: 
 3251: *May 5-7, Paris, France*
 3252: 
 3253: The third pkgsrc conference will be held on May 5-7, 2006 in Paris,
 3254: France. Universite Paris 7 - Denis Diderot is graciously hosting the
 3255: conference on their campus.
 3256: 
 3257: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working on the NetBSD
 3258: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3259: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure.
 3260: Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend, and to
 3261: share an excellent opportunity to gather and to discuss ideas
 3262: face-to-face on how to improve pkgsrc.
 3263: 
 3264: For more information, including how to register, and how to submit a
 3265: presentation proposal, please visit
 3266: <http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/>.
 3267: 
 3268: ### `May 2006` - LinuxTag 2006
 3269: 
 3270: *May 3-6 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany*
 3271: 
 3272: NetBSD will have a booth at [LinuxTag 2006](http://www.linuxtag.org/),
 3273: visit us at Hall 9, booth number 944. There will also be BSD talks and
 3274: tutorials.
 3275: 
 3276: If you're interested in helping out at the NetBSD booth or have any
 3277: questions, please contact Dennis Wecker <dennis@eperm.net>.
 3278: 
 3279: ### `Apr 2006` - Vintage Computer Festival Europe
 3280: 
 3281: *Apr 29th - May 1st, Munich, Germany*
 3282: 
 3283: The [Vintage Computer Festival Europe](http://www.vcfe.org/) is taking
 3284: place from April 29th to May 1st in Munich, Germany. NetBSD's A.JKUNZ
 3285: will demonstrate 2.11BSD on a PDP-11/73 and do some general NetBSD
 3286: advocacy. If you're interested, please contact A.JKUNZ and/or visit the
 3287: URL above.
 3288: 
 3289: ### `Apr 2006` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3290: 
 3291: *Apr 16, 2006, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3292: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3293: 
 3294: See [this
 3295: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting8.html) for
 3296: meeting information. Talking about NetBSD/pc98, GDB operation on Emacs,
 3297: NetBSD/dreamcast maracas controller, NetBSD/kurobako, NetBSD/Armadillo,
 3298: Codeblog.
 3299: 
 3300: ### `Apr 2006` - LinuxWorld-Boston 2006
 3301: 
 3302: *April 3-6, 2006, Boston, MA, USA*
 3303: 
 3304: This year the first of two LinuxWorld Conferences & Expo is going to
 3305: take place in Boston, MA, USA at the beginning of April. The NetBSD
 3306: Project might be represented with a [shared] booth there - if you are
 3307: interested in helping out, please contact Brian Asemi (asemisldkfj at
 3308: gmail.com).
 3309: 
 3310: For more information about this event see
 3311: [](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/04/07/0000.html).
 3312: 
 3313: ### `Mar 2006` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2006
 3314: 
 3315: *March 4-5th 2006, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3316: 
 3317: NetBSD will have a booth at the [Chemnitzer
 3318: Linux-Tage](http://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de), one of the largest Linux
 3319: Cons in Germany.
 3320: 
 3321: Additionally, several NetBSD presentations and a workshop will be held:
 3322: 
 3323: -   Karl Uwe Lockhoff: Introduction into Unix, BSD and Co.
 3324: -   Stefan Schumacher: Backup and Recovery in a NetBSD environment
 3325: -   Dennis Wecker: Verified Exec in NetBSD
 3326: -   Matthias Petermann: NetBSD Features
 3327: -   Hubert Feyrer: NetBSD example installation in QEmu (Workshop)
 3328: 
 3329: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher \<stefan (at)
 3330: net-tex.de\>.
 3331: 
 3332: ### `Mar 2006` - CeBIT 2006
 3333: 
 3334: *March 9-15 2006, Hannover, Germany*
 3335: 
 3336: The NetBSD project will have a booth at [CeBIT](http://www.cebit.de/),
 3337: the large b2b-tradefair in Hannover, Germany, from March 12-15. The
 3338: booth will be in Hall 5, number E 56 and will showcase NetBSD and Xen.
 3339: 
 3340: ### `Mar 2006` - Open Source Conference 2006 Tokyo/Spring
 3341: 
 3342: *Mar. 17-18, 2006, Tokyo, Japan*
 3343: 
 3344: At the [Open Source Conference 2006
 3345: Tokyo/Spring](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2006/), there will be a NetBSD booth
 3346: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3347: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3348: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3349: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3350: 
 3351: ### `Mar 2006` - GUUG spring talk
 3352: 
 3353: *March 21-24th 2006, Osnabrück, Germany*
 3354: 
 3355: [German Unix User Group
 3356: “Frühjahrsfachgespräch”](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/)
 3357: (spring talk) will be passed during 21.-24.3.2006 in the [University of
 3358: Osnabrück](http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/).
 3359: 
 3360: There will be at least one NetBSD-related talk, on [backup
 3361: strategies](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2006/abstracts.html#3_8_2).
 3362: Interested parties are welcome to coordinate any BOF sessions or booth
 3363: activities with Stefan Schumacher, see [his posting on
 3364: regional-de](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/regional-de/2006/01/29/0000.html).
 3365: 
 3366: ### `Feb 2006` - FOSDEM 2006
 3367: 
 3368: *February 25/26th 2006, Brussels, Belgium*
 3369: 
 3370: The sixth [Free and Open source Software Developers' European
 3371: Meeting](http://www.fosdem.org/) is a 2 days event, organized by
 3372: volunteers, to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source
 3373: software. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium FOSDEM
 3374: meetings are recognised as the best Free and Open Source events in
 3375: Europe.
 3376: 
 3377: A.PETER (<peter>) and A.GHEN (<ghen>) [will
 3378: advocate](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/21/0000.html)
 3379: the NetBSD project on this event. Hope to see you too!
 3380: 
 3381: Update: A.GHEN posted a [review of the
 3382: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/26/0000.html).
 3383: 
 3384: ### `Feb 2006` - SCALE 4x
 3385: 
 3386: *February 11-12th 2006, Los Angeles, California*
 3387: 
 3388: [SCALE 4x](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/), the 4th annual Southern
 3389: California Linux Expo, will take place February 11-12, 2006, at The
 3390: Westin Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The NetBSD Project
 3391: will have a booth at this event; please contact A.KML (<kml@NetBSD.org>)
 3392: if you would like to help.
 3393: 
 3394: A report from Kevin Lahey is
 3395: [available](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2006/02/14/0000.html).
 3396: 
 3397: ### `Dec 2005` - 22nd Chaos Communication Congress (22C3)
 3398: 
 3399: *December 27-30th 2005, Berlin, Germany*
 3400: 
 3401: [The 22nd Chaos Communication Congress
 3402: (22C3)](http://events.ccc.de/congress/2005/) is a four-day conference on
 3403: technology, society and utopia. The Congress offers lectures and
 3404: workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to)
 3405: information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and
 3406: generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the
 3407: discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
 3408: 
 3409: ### `Nov 2005` - OpenSource Conference 2005 Okinawa
 3410: 
 3411: *November 19, 2005, Okiden Fureai Hall,Japan*
 3412: 
 3413: At the [OpenSource Conference 2005
 3414: Okinawa](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-okinawa/) , there will be a NetBSD
 3415: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3416: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3417: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3418: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3419: 
 3420: ### `Nov 2005` - EuroBSDCon 2005
 3421: 
 3422: *November 25th-27th 2005, Switzerland*
 3423: 
 3424: [EuroBSDCon 2005](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) will be held at the
 3425: University of Basel, Switzerland on November 25th to 27th 2005. Check
 3426: the [website](http://2005.eurobsdcon.org/) for official program,
 3427: conference venue and registration. present.
 3428: 
 3429: ### `Oct 2005` - Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005
 3430: 
 3431: *October 29, 2005, Dresden, Germany*
 3432: 
 3433: The “Linux-Info-Tag Dresden 2005” will take place on October 29th, 2005,
 3434: in Dresden, Germany. There will be a NetBSD booth presenting NetBSD to
 3435: the public and showing its abilities on demo computers. Furthermore,
 3436: there will be a lecture entitled “Introduction to NetBSD” by Karl Uwe
 3437: Lockhoff.
 3438: 
 3439: For further information contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex
 3440: [dot] de) and see the website of the event at
 3441: [](http://www.linux-info-tag.de/).
 3442: 
 3443: ### `Oct 2005` - Systems 2005
 3444: 
 3445: *October 24th-28th, 2005, Munich, Germany*
 3446: 
 3447: There will be a BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3448: Germany from October 24th to 28th 2005, where the BSD Projects (among
 3449: others) will be presented.
 3450: 
 3451: People willing to help are welcome. It's also fine that you have only on
 3452: one or more days time to participate at the Booth. There is also a
 3453: sponsor which provides food and drinks during the event!
 3454: 
 3455: For more Information see [](http://www.systems.de/)
 3456: 
 3457: Please contact Daniel Ettle (dan at deam dot org) to help at the booth,
 3458: especially showing NetBSD!
 3459: 
 3460: ### `Oct 2005` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2005
 3461: 
 3462: *October 28-October 29, 2005, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3463: 
 3464: At the [KANSAI OpenSource 2005](http://k-of.jp/2005/kof.html) there was
 3465: a NetBSD booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3466: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3467: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3468: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration, and [DreamCast with ISA
 3469: BUS Expander](../ports/dreamcast/), [NEC EWS4800 with
 3470: NetBSD](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/port-mips/2004/06/27/0000.html),
 3471: [IO-DATA USL-5P
 3472: (NetBSD/landisk)](http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/n/landisk.html).
 3473: 
 3474: At the \*BSD Meeting in Kansai 2005, There was a BoF about Secure
 3475: Programing, embeded-NetBSD developers' Network, Devices and more about
 3476: BSD, driven by [Kansai \*BSD Users Group](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/).
 3477: 
 3478: ### `Sep 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 Fall
 3479: 
 3480: *Sep. 17, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3481: 
 3482: At the [Open Source Conference 2005
 3483: Fall](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-fall/) there was a NetBSD booth staffed
 3484: by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3485: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) with many hpc{
 3486: [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3487: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) } gadgets demonstration.
 3488: 
 3489: ### `Sep 2005` - NYC BSD Con 2005
 3490: 
 3491: *September 17th 2005, New York City, NY, USA*
 3492: 
 3493: The [NYC BSD User Group](http://www.nycbug.org) organized the first [NYC
 3494: BSD Conference](http://nycbsdcon.org/), a one day technical conference
 3495: for developers, systems administrators and end-users of the BSD
 3496: operating systems and related open source projects. Please see the
 3497: [conference website](http://nycbsdcon.org/) for details.
 3498: 
 3499: ### `Sep 2005` - Computer-Bank-Office 2005
 3500: 
 3501: *September 7th-10th 2005, Odessa, Ukraine*
 3502: 
 3503: The NetBSD Project will be presented at 10th annual international
 3504: exhibition of information technologies, [Computer-Bank-Office
 3505: 2005](http://www.expo-odessa.com/exeb.phtml?id=47&lang=en), which will
 3506: take place at Expocentre of Odessa Marine Terminal. All talks about
 3507: NetBSD and pkgsrc systems are scheduled for Sep 8th. Anyone interested
 3508: in support for and preparation of this event, please contact Mike M.
 3509: Volokhov <mishka@NetBSD.org>. See also [his
 3510: post](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/12/0000.html)
 3511: on netbsd-advocacy.
 3512: 
 3513: ### `Sep 2005` - Portuguese NetBSD Users's Group meeting
 3514: 
 3515: *September 10th 2005, Lisboa, Portugal*
 3516: 
 3517: The [Portuguese NetBSD User Group](http://www.netbsd-pt.org/) second
 3518: meeting will be held at [Parque das
 3519: Nações](http://www.parquedasnacoes.pt/) (Vasco da Gama). Please see the
 3520: group page for more information.
 3521: 
 3522: ### `Aug 2005` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3523: 
 3524: *Aug 27, 2005, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3525: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3526: 
 3527: See [this
 3528: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting7.html) for
 3529: meeting information.
 3530: 
 3531: A
 3532: [presentation](http://www.haun.org/kent/tmp/20050827-NetBSD-audio-en.pdf)
 3533: about the changes on the NetBSD audio framework is also available.
 3534: 
 3535: ### `Aug 2005` - BSDDAY São Paulo
 3536: 
 3537: *August 13th, 2005, São Paulo, Brazil*
 3538: 
 3539: The first [BSDDAY](http://www.bsdday.com.br/) in São Paulo, Brazil took
 3540: place on August 13th, 2005. Presentations regarding the main BSD
 3541: derivatives including, of course, NetBSD were given. Since the event is
 3542: also meant to promote charity, the entrance fee was 2 Kilograms of
 3543: non-perishable food, which were donated to a non-governmental
 3544: organization.
 3545: 
 3546: ### `Aug 2005` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2005
 3547: 
 3548: *August 9-11th, 2005, San Francisco, California, USA*
 3549: 
 3550: [LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 3551: 2005](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO05A/) was held
 3552: in San Francisco, California, USA from August 9th to 11th 2005. NetBSD
 3553: had a booth in the ".org Pavilion", organized by A.RIZ <riz@NetBSD.org>.
 3554: One of the main attractions here was the [NetBSD
 3555: Toaster](http://www.embeddedarm.com/news/netbsd_toaster.htm), engineered
 3556: by Technologic Systems. See A.RIZ's
 3557: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/08/13/0000.html)
 3558: for more details.
 3559: 
 3560: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD at “What the Hack” outdoor hacker conference
 3561: 
 3562: *July 28 - 31, 2005, Liempde, near Den Bosch, The Netherlands*
 3563: 
 3564: [What The Hack](http://www.whatthehack.org/) is an outdoor hacker
 3565: conference/event taking place on a large event-campground in the south
 3566: of The Netherlands from 28 until 31 July 2005. There will be a BSD
 3567: village with at least three members of the NetBSD Project present. For
 3568: more details about the \*BSD presence see Daniel Ettle's
 3569: [message](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/07/04/0000.html)
 3570: to the netbsd-advocacy mailinglist.
 3571: 
 3572: ### `Jul 2005` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2005
 3573: 
 3574: *July 23, 2005, [NADYA
 3575: Park](http://www.u-net.city.nagoya.jp/t-index/nadia.htm) Nagoya, Japan*
 3576: 
 3577: <http://www.bsdcon.jp/> with 80 attendances.
 3578: There had be a BSD booth staffed by members of the [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3579: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/). See more
 3580: [Reports](http://pcweb.mycom.co.jp/articles/2005/07/27/bsdcon/).
 3581: 
 3582: ### `Jul 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005 in Hokkaido
 3583: 
 3584: *Jul. 9, 2005, Sapporo, Japan*
 3585: 
 3586: At the Open Source Conference 2005 DO there had be a NetBSD booth
 3587: staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3588: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3589: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005-do/) with 250 attendances and 17 user
 3590: groups.
 3591: 
 3592: ### `Jun 2005` - MeetBSD 2005
 3593: 
 3594: *June 17-19th, 2005, Kraków, Poland*
 3595: 
 3596: [MeetBSD 2005](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) will be held in Kraków, Poland,
 3597: from June 17th to 19th 2005. Check the
 3598: [website](http://2005.meetbsd.org/) for the official program conference
 3599: venue and registration.
 3600: 
 3601: ### `Jun 2005` - Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3602: 
 3603: *Jun 9, 2005, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3604: 
 3605: [Interop 2005 Tokyo BSD
 3606: BOF](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html)
 3607: was held in [Interop 2005 Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/2005/) with 130
 3608: attendances. BOF01. Room 302.
 3609: 
 3610: -   \*BSD Document Internationalization
 3611: -   A Robot that runs on NetBSD
 3612:     Live performance
 3613: -   BSD Usergroup activity in Japan
 3614: -   XCAST - Explicit Multi-Unicast
 3615: 
 3616: See [program for
 3617: details](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/announce-ja/200506/msg00000.html).
 3618: 
 3619: The BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (277
 3620: clients)/[xcast](http://www.xcast.jp/) (4 clients include [Univ. of
 3621: Science Malaysia](http://nrg.cs.usm.my/), [Nagoya
 3622: University](http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/), and [Nagoya \*BSD Users'
 3623: Group](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/))/ [IRC](http://www.reicha.net/) (55
 3624: 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)).
 3625: 
 3626: ### `May 2005` - BSDCan2005
 3627: 
 3628: *May 13th - May 14th, Ottawa, Canada*
 3629: 
 3630: [BSDCan 2005](http://www.bsdcan.org/2005/) was held on May 13-14 2005 at
 3631: University of Ottawa. There were related events on the 12th and the 15th
 3632: (of a social nature, for the most part).
 3633: 
 3634: ### `May 2005` - pkgsrcCon 2005
 3635: 
 3636: *May 6th - May 8th 2005, Prague, Czech Republic*
 3637: 
 3638: [pkgsrcCon 2005](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) was held in Prague,
 3639: Czech Republic from May 6th until May 8th 2005. pkgsrcCon is a technical
 3640: conference for people working on the [NetBSD Packages Collection
 3641: (pkgsrc)](../docs/pkgsrc/), focusing on existing technologies, research
 3642: projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. Developers,
 3643: contributors, and users are all welcome to attend. You can view the
 3644: [slides for this
 3645: event](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/presentations.html) here.
 3646: 
 3647: See [](http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2005/) for details.
 3648: 
 3649: ### `Apr 2005` - Linux Fest Northwest 2005
 3650: 
 3651: LinuxFest Northwest is an annual conference providing many free lectures
 3652: and booths covering the open source Unix community. The free event was
 3653: held April 30th in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Lectures covering BSD
 3654: topics and a BSD advocacy booth were available for the fourth year.
 3655: Around 1000 people attended the past two years.
 3656: 
 3657: More information is at
 3658: <http://linuxnorthwest.org/>. (If you can
 3659: volunteer to help with NetBSD advocacy at LinuxFest, please see [this
 3660: email](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/03/25/0000.html).)
 3661: 
 3662: ### `Apr 2005` - 2005 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 3663: 
 3664: *April 10-15, 2005, Anaheim, California, USA*
 3665: 
 3666: USENIX is a place to present groundbreaking research and cutting-edge
 3667: practices in a wide variety of technologies and environments. The 2005
 3668: program included additional tutorials, more security breakthroughs, and
 3669: sessions devoted to Linux and Open Source Software. Join the community
 3670: of programmers, developers, and systems professionals in sharing
 3671: solutions and fresh ideas.
 3672: 
 3673: See [](http://www.usenix.org/usenix05/) for details.
 3674: 
 3675: ### `Mar 2005` - Open Source Conference 2005
 3676: 
 3677: *Mar. 25-26, 2005, Tokyo, Japan*
 3678: 
 3679: At the Open Source Conference 2005 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3680: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3681: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/). For more details see
 3682: [](http://www.ospn.jp/osc2005/).
 3683: 
 3684: ### `Mar 2005` - CeBIT 2005
 3685: 
 3686: *March 10-16, 2005, Hannover, Germany*
 3687: 
 3688: The NetBSD Project was presented at the [CeBIT
 3689: 2005](http://www.cebit.de/) trade show. A few pictures are available at
 3690: [this URL](http://nuxi.homeunix.org/album/messen/cebit-2005/).
 3691: 
 3692: ### `Mar 2005` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005
 3693: 
 3694: NetBSD was present Mar 5th/6th 2005 in Chemnitz, Germany. We had a fine
 3695: NetBSD booth at the Chemnitz Linuxdays Mar 5th/6th 2005, with lots of
 3696: fun going on. Please check Hubert Feyrer's BLOG for all the details:
 3697: 
 3698: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 0 and 1
 3699: -   Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2005 Day 2
 3700: 
 3701: ### `Feb 2005` - Spring Talks of the German Unix User Group
 3702: 
 3703: Feb 22nd to 25th 2005 in Munich, Germany. For some details on the event
 3704: itself and some rumours & gossips see Hubert Feyrer's BLOG entries:
 3705: 
 3706: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 1
 3707: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 2
 3708: -   GUUG Spring Talk, Day 3
 3709: 
 3710: ### `Feb 2005` - Southern California Linux Expo
 3711: 
 3712: *Feb 12th -13th, 2005, Los Angeles, California*
 3713: 
 3714: NetBSD had a booth at the [Southern California Linux
 3715: Expo](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/) at the LA Convention Center.
 3716: NetBSD's presence in booth \#34 was organized by A.KML
 3717: (<kml@NetBSD.org>). You can find an account of his experience
 3718: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2005/02/14/0008.html)
 3719: and [here](http://www.nomadlogic.org/~pete/scale.html); a picture of the
 3720: NetBSD booth also was prominently displayed
 3721: [](http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/images/pictures/scale3x_day1_6.jpg).
 3722: 
 3723: ### `Feb 2005` - Solutions Linux 2005
 3724: 
 3725: *Feb. 1-3, 2005, Paris, France*
 3726: 
 3727: NetBSD will have a booth at Solutions Linux 2005. We will be presenting
 3728: both NetBSD and pkgsrc on various hardware and software platforms, while
 3729: selling CDs and other merchandise. If you want to help, you can contact
 3730: Quentin Garnier (<cube@cubidou.net>).
 3731: 
 3732: ### `Dec 2004` - 21st Chaos Communication Congress (21c3)
 3733: 
 3734: *Dec. 27 - 29, 2004, Berlin, Germany*
 3735: 
 3736: There will be a NetBSD booth at this year's [21st Chaos Communications
 3737: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/), and you're welcome to drop
 3738: by for hacking, drinking, fun and entertainment, giving talks, promoting
 3739: NetBSD and your working areas, help man the NetBSD booth, etc. Please
 3740: contact Stefan Schumacher (stefan [at] net-tex [dot] de) if you're
 3741: interested in helping out. There are some [notes on the
 3742: event](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/12/30/0000.html)
 3743: available.
 3744: 
 3745: ### `Oct 2004` - EuroBSDCon 2004
 3746: 
 3747: *Oct. 29 - 31, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3748: 
 3749: [EuroBSDCon 2004](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) took place in Karlsruhe,
 3750: Germany. Check the [website](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/) for official
 3751: program, conference venue and registration. A
 3752: [schedule](http://2004.eurobsdcon.org/talkschedule.html) of the talks
 3753: shows that there were a number of NetBSD developers present.
 3754: 
 3755: A brief report from the conference is available
 3756: [here](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/11/02/0000.html).
 3757: A longer review was published in the [USENIX ;login:
 3758: magazine](http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2005-02/openpdfs/eurobsdcon.pdf).
 3759: 
 3760: ### `Oct 2004` - Systems 2004
 3761: 
 3762: *Oct. 18 - 22, 2004, Munich, Germany*
 3763: 
 3764: There will be a 40m² BSD booth at the Systems computer show in Munich,
 3765: Germany from October 18th to 22nd 2004, where the NetBSD project (among
 3766: others) will be presented. People willing to help are welcome; Daniel
 3767: Ettle (dan at deam org) will act as a point of contact. See
 3768: [](http://www.systems.de/) for more information on the exhibition.
 3769: 
 3770: ### `Oct 2004` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2004
 3771: 
 3772: *October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3773: 
 3774: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2004/)
 3775: 
 3776: ### `Oct 2004` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE-2004
 3777: 
 3778: *October 22-October 23, 2004, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 3779: 
 3780: [](http://k-of.jp/2004/)
 3781: 
 3782: ### `Sep 2004` - Open Source Conference 2004
 3783: 
 3784: *Sep. 4, 2004, Tokyo, Japan*
 3785: 
 3786: At the Open Source Conference 2004 there was a NetBSD booth staffed by
 3787: members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3788: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/).
 3789: 
 3790: ### `Sep 2004` - Swiss Unix Conference 2004
 3791: 
 3792: *Sep. 2 - 4, 2004, Zurich, Switzerland*
 3793: 
 3794: [SUCON '04](http://www.suug.ch/sucon/04/), the 2nd Swiss Unix
 3795: Conference, will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The NetBSD Project
 3796: was represented by Hubert Feyrer, who will gave [a
 3797: presentation](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/sucon-netbsd.pdf) at this
 3798: conference.
 3799: 
 3800: ### `Aug 2004` - NetBSD System Administration training
 3801: 
 3802: *August 10 - 13, 2004, Seattle, Washington, USA*
 3803: 
 3804: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 3805: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 3806: administration. Visit [http://www.pugetsoun
 3807: dtechnology.com/training/netbsd/](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/)
 3808: for details.
 3809: 
 3810: ### `Aug 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3811: 
 3812: *Aug. 2 - 5, 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA*
 3813: 
 3814: [LinuxWorld Conference and
 3815: Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12SFO04A) is going to
 3816: take place in San Francisco, CA, USA at the beginning of August. The
 3817: NetBSD Project might be represented with a booth there - if you are
 3818: interested in helping out, please contact <regional-sfba@NetBSD.org>.
 3819: 
 3820: ### `Jul 2004` - Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004)
 3821: 
 3822: *Jul. 24, 2004, Sapporo Business Innovation Center, Sapporo, Japan*
 3823: 
 3824: At the Get into OpenSource Hokkaido 2004 (GODo2004), there was a NetBSD
 3825: booth staffed by members of the [Japan NetBSD Users'
 3826: Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/) and
 3827: [NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/) with NetBSD/i386+IPv6 XCAST on VAIO
 3828: GT, and many hpc{ [mips](../ports/hpcmips/), [sh](../ports/hpcsh/),
 3829: [arm](../ports/hpcarm/) }
 3830: 
 3831: ### `Jun 2004` - NetWorld+Interop 2004 Tokyo BSD BOF
 3832: 
 3833: *Jun 30, 2004, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 3834: 
 3835: [](http://www.interop.jp/2004/)
 3836: 
 3837: [BOF
 3838: information](http://www.re.soum.co.jp/%7Efukaumi/ml/netbsd/200406/msg00015.html)
 3839: 
 3840: Contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org> for more information.
 3841: 
 3842: ### `Jun 2004` - USENIX 2004
 3843: 
 3844: *June 27 - July 2, 2004, Boston, MA, USA*
 3845: 
 3846: [USENIX '04](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/), the USENIX Annual
 3847: Technical Conference is going to take place in Boston, MA, USA at the
 3848: end of June. The NetBSD Project will be represented by Alistair Crooks,
 3849: who gives a talk on [The NetBSD Update
 3850: System](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#netbsd_update),
 3851: as well as Christos Zoulas, who will report on NetBSD during [The State
 3852: of the BSD
 3853: Projects](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/sigs.html#bsd_projects),
 3854: and finally by a number of NetBSD developers who will be attending the
 3855: conference.
 3856: 
 3857: ### `Jun 2004` - Linuxtag 2004
 3858: 
 3859: *June 23 - 26, 2004, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 3860: 
 3861: [Linuxtag 2004](http://www.linuxtag.org/2004/index.html) is going to
 3862: take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The NetBSD Project will be represented
 3863: with a booth - please contact <hubertf@NetBSD.org> if you are interested
 3864: in helping out.
 3865: 
 3866: ### `May 2004` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 3867: 
 3868: *May 22, 2004, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 3869: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 3870: 
 3871: See [this
 3872: page](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting6.html) for
 3873: meeting information.
 3874: 
 3875: ### `May 2004` - BSDCan 2004
 3876: 
 3877: *May 13-16, 2004, Ottawa, Canada*
 3878: 
 3879: The first BSDCan was a tremendous success. With attendance matching
 3880: BSDCon, and lower fees and accommodation costs, this looks likely to
 3881: become a popular annual conference. BSD developer Speakers and attendees
 3882: were numerous. BSDMall had NetBSD paraphanalia available for sale. See
 3883: also the [BSDCan Website](http://www.bsdcan.org/), and some [photos from
 3884: Daemonnews.](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/bsdcan_2004/)
 3885: 
 3886: ### `May 2004` - LinuxChix-Br II National Meeting
 3887: 
 3888: *May 1-2, 2004 Sao Paulo, Brazil*
 3889: 
 3890: At the [LinuxChix-Br National
 3891: Meeting](http://www.linuxchix.org.br/node.php?id=87) there will be a
 3892: presentation about pkgsrc and a NetBSD booth staffed by members of
 3893: NetBSD-BR.
 3894: 
 3895: ### `Apr 2004` - pkgsrcCon 2004
 3896: 
 3897: *April 30 - May 2, 2004, Vienna, Austria*
 3898: 
 3899: pkgsrcCon is a technical conference for people working at the NetBSD
 3900: Packages Collection (pkgsrc), focusing on existing technologies,
 3901: research projects, and works-in-progress in pkgsrc infrastructure. For
 3902: more information, including slides of the talks, please visit
 3903: <http://www.pkgsrcCon.org/2004/>, and
 3904: see Hubert Feyrer's report in the [DaemonNews
 3905: Ezine](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200405/pkgsrcCon2004.html).
 3906: 
 3907: ### `Apr 2004` - Linuxfest Northwest 2004
 3908: 
 3909: *April 17, 2004, Bellingham, Washington, USA*
 3910: 
 3911: LFNW is a showcase for what Northwest Linux users are doing with open
 3912: source software. Over 50 short (1 hour) presentations will be given
 3913: throughout the day. Among them will be introductions to BSD and pkgsrc.
 3914: There will be a BSD booth, occupied by two NetBSD developers and other
 3915: BSD enthusiasts. Admission is free. Please see
 3916: <http://www.linuxnorthwest.org/> and
 3917: [this message to the netbsd-news
 3918: mailinglist](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-news/2004/04/16/0000.html)
 3919: for more information.
 3920: 
 3921: ### `Mar 2004` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch
 3922: 
 3923: *March 9-12, 2004, Bochum, Germany*
 3924: 
 3925: The NetBSD Project will in all likeliness be represented at this year's
 3926: [GUUG
 3927: Frühjahrsfachgespräche](http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2004/), a
 3928: yearly congress for everybody interested in Unix(-like) Systems and
 3929: System Administration organized by the [German Unix User
 3930: Group](http://www.guug.de/).
 3931: 
 3932: ### `Mar 2004` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004
 3933: 
 3934: *March 6-7, 2004, Chemnitz, Germany*
 3935: 
 3936: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tag 2004 in
 3937: Chemnitz, Germany. In addition, there were three presentations:
 3938: 
 3939: -   \`\`
 3940:     Cryptographic applications under NetBSD
 3941:     '' by Stefan Schumacher
 3942: -   \`\`
 3943:     Introduction to NetBSD
 3944:     '' by Karl Uwe Lockhoff
 3945: -   \`\`
 3946:     Software Installation under NetBSD, Linux & Solaris using pkgsrc
 3947:     '' by Hubert Feyrer
 3948: 
 3949: Please see the
 3950: [website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/allgemeines/) for
 3951: details. Photos are available at [this
 3952: website](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/6clt/), more photos can be
 3953: found on the [Linux-Tag
 3954: website](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/2004/media/bilder/).
 3955: 
 3956: ### `Feb 2004` - Solutions Linux 2004
 3957: 
 3958: *February 3-5, 2004, Paris, France*
 3959: 
 3960: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Solutions Linux
 3961: 2004](http://www.solutionslinux.fr) conference and expo in Paris,
 3962: France.
 3963: 
 3964: ### `Jan 2004` - LinuxWorld 2004
 3965: 
 3966: *January 20-23, 2004, New York, New York*
 3967: 
 3968: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2004
 3969: took place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 3970: from January 20-23, 2004. While the NetBSD Project did not have their
 3971: own booth this year, we were able to hand out some flyers and sell a few
 3972: shirts through the [BSDMall](http://www.bsdmall.com) booth. See the
 3973: [report](http://daily.daemonnews.org/view_story.php3?story_id=4368) from
 3974: the local user group ([NYCBUG](http://www.nycbug.org/)) for details.
 3975: 
 3976: ### `Dec 2003` - 20th Chaos Communication Congress (20c3)
 3977: 
 3978: *December 27th to 29th, 2003, Berlin, Germany*
 3979: 
 3980: The NetBSD Project was represented at the [20th Chaos Communication
 3981: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2003/) (20c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 3982: from December 27th to 29th. See Hubert Feyrer's
 3983: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/02/0002.html)
 3984: for Details. If you're interested in the
 3985: [Blinkenlights](http://www.blinkenlights.de/) project, one of 20c3's
 3986: main attractions, you will find Lubomir Sedlacik's [post to the
 3987: netbsd-advocacy](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2004/01/03/0000.html)
 3988: MailingList useful.
 3989: 
 3990: ### `Dec 2003` - BSDCon Brasil 2003
 3991: 
 3992: *December 6 and 7, 2003, Instituto Militar de Engenharia (military
 3993: institute of engineering - IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil*
 3994: 
 3995: See <http://bsdcon.myfreebsd.com.br> for
 3996: details.
 3997: 
 3998: ### `Dec 2003` - BSD-Linux-Day 2003
 3999: 
 4000: *December 2, 2003, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4001: 
 4002: <http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day/>
 4003: 
 4004: ### `Nov 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4005: 
 4006: *November 18-21, 2003, Seattle, Washington area*
 4007: 
 4008: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4009: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4010: administration. See
 4011: <http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/>
 4012: for details.
 4013: 
 4014: ### `Oct 2003` - KANSAI-OPENSOURCE+FREEWARE-2003
 4015: 
 4016: *October 31-November 1, 2003, Osaka Sangyo Souzoukan, Japan*
 4017: 
 4018: [](http://k-of.jp/2003/)
 4019: 
 4020: ### `Oct 2003` - BSD-CONFERENCE-JAPAN 2003
 4021: 
 4022: *October 18, 2003, BIZ SHINJUKU, Japan*
 4023: 
 4024: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2003/)
 4025: 
 4026: ### `Oct 2003` - Linux-Kongress 2003
 4027: 
 4028: *October 14-16, 2003, Saarbrücken, Germany*
 4029: 
 4030: NetBSD will be present at the Linux-Kongress in Saarbrücken, Germany, an
 4031: event mostly attended by Linux developers. Presenting NetBSD in this
 4032: environment will give an interesting chance to compare open source
 4033: operating systems on a highly skilled level. There will be a joint booth
 4034: by all BSD projects offering CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other devotionalia.
 4035: See [this page](http://www.linux-kongress.org/2003/index.html) for more
 4036: information.
 4037: 
 4038: ### `Sep 2003` - BSDCon 2003
 4039: 
 4040: *September 8-12, 2003, Marriott Hotel,San Mateo, California, USA*
 4041: 
 4042: Meet the movers and shakers of the BSD community, and learn how you can
 4043: use BSD as part of your enterprise-grade solutions. For details, see
 4044: <http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon03/cfp/>.
 4045: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 4046: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org. A
 4047: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/09/13/0000.html)
 4048: is available online.
 4049: 
 4050: ### `Aug 2003` - Chaos Communication Camp 2003
 4051: 
 4052: *August 7-10, 2003, near Berlin, Germany (Old Europe).*
 4053: 
 4054: A lot of photos are available
 4055: [online](http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/steschum/ccc03/index.html), as well
 4056: as [some slides](advocacy/folienslide.pdf).
 4057: 
 4058: ### `Jul 2003` - Linuxtag Karlsruhe, Germany
 4059: 
 4060: *July 10-13, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4061: 
 4062: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Linuxtag Karlsruhe 2003,
 4063: Germany](http://www.linuxtag.org/2003/en/index.html) from July 10ths to
 4064: 13th in a booth together with other BSD-related projects.
 4065: 
 4066: The booth was organized by Hubert Feyrer, Bernd Sieker and Jaromir
 4067: Dolecek. See the [full
 4068: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0000.html)
 4069: for details and pictures.
 4070: 
 4071: ### `Jul 2003` - Libre Software Meeting in Metz
 4072: 
 4073: *July 9-12, 2003, Metz, France*
 4074: <http://www.rencontresmondiales.org/>
 4075: 
 4076: The NetBSD Project was represented at the LSM 2003 by Emmanuel Dreyfus
 4077: and Gilbert Fernandes. A
 4078: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/07/14/0002.html)
 4079: of the meeting as well as some pictures are available online.
 4080: 
 4081: ### `Jul 2003` - NetWorld+Interop 2003 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4082: 
 4083: *July 2, 2003, Makuhari-Messe, Chiba, Japan, 18:30-20:00 JST*
 4084: 
 4085: <http://www.interop.jp/>
 4086: 
 4087: Call for Presentation: contact Jun Ebihara <jun@NetBSD.org>.
 4088: 
 4089: ### `Jun 2003` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting & NetBSD BOF
 4090: 
 4091: *Jun 28, 2003, [National Olympics Memorial Youth
 4092: Center](http://nyc.niye.go.jp/e/), Tokyo, Japan*
 4093: 
 4094: ### `Jun 2003` - Open Source Meeting 2003 in Nagoya University
 4095: 
 4096: *June 7-8, 2003, Nagoya, Japan*
 4097: 
 4098: <http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2003/>
 4099: 
 4100: ### `Jun 2003` - 2003 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4101: 
 4102: *June 9-14, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, USA*
 4103: 
 4104: A six-day, multiple-track event which includes tutorials, technical
 4105: sessions composed of refereed papers, invited talks, and
 4106: Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. There will be a [Super BSD BOF
 4107: Session](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/bofs.html). For details,
 4108: see
 4109: <http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix03/>.
 4110: Contact name, address, phone, fax and/or e-mail: Conference Department,
 4111: 510-528-8649, conference@usenix.org
 4112: 
 4113: Slides of Chris Demetriou's presentation are [available
 4114: here](events/usenix2003/).
 4115: 
 4116: ### `May 2003` - BSDay 2003
 4117: 
 4118: *May 21, 2003, Warszawa-Miedzeszyn, Poland*
 4119: 
 4120: [AVET Information and Network Security](http://www.avet.com.pl/) are
 4121: holding the [BSDay
 4122: 2003](http://www.avet.com.pl/en/conferences/bsday/bsday.php) conference
 4123: on May 21, 2003, the first event of its kind in Poland. See the web site
 4124: for more information.
 4125: 
 4126: ### `May 2003` - BSDCon.it
 4127: 
 4128: *May 9-11, 2003, Padova, Italy*
 4129: 
 4130: As part of [Webbit '03](http://www.webb.it/),
 4131: [BSDCon.it](http://www.bsdcon.it/) will be held from May 9th to may 11th
 4132: in Padova, Italy. People interested in giving a talk on NetBSD should
 4133: contact <ed@bsdcon.it>.
 4134: 
 4135: ### `Apr 2003` - DECUS Munich Symposium 2003
 4136: 
 4137: *April 8th-10th, 2003, Bonn, Germany* *(updated)*
 4138: 
 4139: There was a presentation about porting NetBSD to old hardware, and the
 4140: different emulating systems that allow old software to run on new
 4141: hardware, again with NetBSD as the host OS, and one about eletronic
 4142: voting, using the procedure for the [election of the NetBSD Board of
 4143: Directors](../changes/#board-elections2002) as an in-depth example.
 4144: 
 4145: ### `Apr 2003` - Magdeburg Linuxtag
 4146: 
 4147: *April 5th, 2003, Magdeburg, Germany*
 4148: 
 4149: There was a NetBSD booth and presentation at the Magdeburg Linuxtag in
 4150: Magdeburg, Germany on April 5th 2003 at the University of Magdeburg,
 4151: Germany. See <http://www.mdlug.de/> for more
 4152: information. Contact Bernd Sieker <bsieker@freenet.de> for information
 4153: regarding representation of NetBSD at the event.
 4154: 
 4155: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD is ten years young and still going strong!
 4156: 
 4157: Several parties are being held in cities around the world to celebrate
 4158: the tenth birthday of The NetBSD Project, March 21, 2003. Check out the
 4159: [Events Gallery](events/) for more information.
 4160: 
 4161: ### `Mar 2003` - CeBIT 2003
 4162: 
 4163: *March 12-19, 2003, Hannover, Germany*
 4164: 
 4165: The [CeBIT 2003](http://www.cebit.de), the most widely known ICT trade
 4166: fair world-wide, took place in Hannover, Germany from March 12-19, 2003.
 4167: The NetBSD Project had a booth on Wednesday the 12th, and Thursday 13th,
 4168: and there was a 30 minute presentation of the NetBSD Project. Bernd
 4169: Sieker and Jaromir Dolocek manned the booth, see their
 4170: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/03/20/0001.html).
 4171: 
 4172: ### `Mar 2003` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4173: 
 4174: *March 4-6, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA area*
 4175: 
 4176: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4177: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4178: administration. See
 4179: <http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/training/netbsd/>
 4180: for details.
 4181: 
 4182: ### `Mar 2003` - Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4183: 
 4184: *March 1, 2003, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4185: 
 4186: NetBSD was represented with a booth at the [Chemnitzer Linux-Tag
 4187: (CLT5)](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt5/). A summary of the
 4188: events including several pictures is available online at
 4189: <http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/clt5.html>.
 4190: Presentations, including mp3s of the talks (in German!) are available
 4191: from:
 4192: 
 4193: -   NetBSD - eine Einführung
 4194:     [
 4195:     mp3
 4196:     ]
 4197: -   NetBSD 1.6 - Neuigkeiten und Einsatz im Embedded-Umfeld
 4198:     [
 4199:     mp3
 4200:     ]
 4201: -   Der Regensburger Marathon-Cluster - eine Video-Rendering-Anwendung
 4202:     mit NetBSD
 4203:     [
 4204:     mp3
 4205:     ]
 4206: 
 4207: ### `Feb 2003` - Solutions Linux
 4208: 
 4209: *February 4-6, 2003, CNIT - Paris La Defense, France.*
 4210: 
 4211: The Solutions Linux conference and expo (formerly known as the Linux
 4212: Expo Paris) held a NetBSD booth run by the
 4213: [GCU-Squad](http://www.gcu-squad.org/) and the [French NetBSD Users
 4214: Group](http://www.netbsd-fr.org/). A [report is available
 4215: online.](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-users/2003/02/08/0010.html)
 4216: 
 4217: ### `Jan 2003` - Ottawa Open Source Weekend
 4218: 
 4219: *January 25th, 26th, 2003, Ottawa, Canada*
 4220: 
 4221: On 2003 January 25 and 26, a coalition of computer professionals,
 4222: students, and volunteers will host an Open Source Weekend in Ottawa,
 4223: Canada. The events will be spread across the city and throughout the
 4224: weekend to showcase the dynamic world of open source software. The major
 4225: activities will be the:
 4226: 
 4227: -   Linuxfest at the University of Ottawa (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4228: -   Linuxfest at Carleton University (Sat. Jan. 25th)
 4229: -   The Business of Open Source Software conference. (Sun. Jan. 26th)
 4230: 
 4231: For details, please see <http://www.osw.ca/>.
 4232: 
 4233: ### `Jan 2003` - LinuxWorld 2003
 4234: 
 4235: *January 21-24, 2003, New York, New York*
 4236: 
 4237: The [LinuxWorld Conference and Expo](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) 2003
 4238: takes place in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
 4239: from January 21-24, 2003. See the
 4240: [website](http://www.linuxworldexpo.com) for more details and a free
 4241: registration for the expo. The NetBSD Project had a booth at LinuxWorld,
 4242: a [short
 4243: review](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2003/01/24/0000.html)
 4244: and a [handful of pictures](http://www.NetBSD.org/~jschauma/lwe03/) are
 4245: available online.
 4246: 
 4247: ### `Dec 2002` - 19th Chaos Communication Congress (19c3)
 4248: 
 4249: *December 17th to 29th, Berlin, Germany*
 4250: 
 4251: The NetBSD Project will be present at the [19th Chaos Communication
 4252: Congress](http://www.ccc.de/congress/2002/) (19c3) in Berlin, Germany,
 4253: from December 27th to 29th.
 4254: 
 4255: ### `Dec 2002` - NetBSD System Administration training
 4256: 
 4257: *December 10-12, 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA area*
 4258: 
 4259: [Puget Sound Technology](http://www.pugetsoundtechnology.com/) is
 4260: teaching a hands-on class covering the fundamentals of NetBSD system
 4261: administration.
 4262: 
 4263: ### `Dec 2002` - Internet Week 2002
 4264: 
 4265: *December 16-20, 2002, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan*
 4266: 
 4267: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) will organize a
 4268: BSD BoF on December 18th, 18:00(JST) at this years Internet Week. The
 4269: BoF was broadcasted via RealVideo (179 clients)/[xcast (3
 4270: clients)](http://www.xcast.jp/)/IRC. See
 4271: <http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2002/bof/bof04.htm>
 4272: for details.
 4273: 
 4274: ### `Nov 2002` - KNF Congress 2002
 4275: 
 4276: *November 24, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany*
 4277: 
 4278: This years KNF Congress is under the motto "Linux in allen
 4279: Lebenslagen???, ... und andere Fragen im Internet" ("Linux in all
 4280: aspects of life??? ... and other questions on the Internet"). There will
 4281: not only be Linux-oriented talks, but also a bit of talk about NetBSD,
 4282: so this might be interesting for anyone in the area of
 4283: Nuremberg/Germany. There will be a talk about NetBSD/dreamcast, a NetBSD
 4284: booth and also some NetBSD-related prices in the Tombola.
 4285: 
 4286: The congress will take place Sunday Nov 24th, 10-18h at the
 4287: Gemeinschaftshaus Langwasser, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg,
 4288: Germany. See
 4289: <http://www.franken.de/kongress/index.html>
 4290: for more information.
 4291: 
 4292: ### `Nov 2002` - BSD Conference Japan
 4293: 
 4294: *November 23, 2002, tsudahall Tokyo, Japan*
 4295: 
 4296: [](http://www.bsdcon.jp/2002/) with 172 attendances.
 4297: 
 4298: ### `Nov 2002` - BSDCon Europe 2002
 4299: 
 4300: *November 15-17, 2002, Amsterdam, Netherlands*
 4301: 
 4302: <http://2002.eurobsdcon.org/>. \`\`[Rumors,
 4303: Gossips and Facts](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/eurobsdcon2002.html)''
 4304: are available online thanks to Hubert Feyrer.
 4305: 
 4306: ### `Nov 2002` - LISA '02
 4307: 
 4308: *November 3-8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA*
 4309: 
 4310: <http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa02/>
 4311: 
 4312: ### `Nov 2002` - RISC OS S.E. Show
 4313: 
 4314: *November 2, 2002, Guildford, UK*
 4315: 
 4316: The Surrey and Sussex Acorn User Group [RISC OS South-East
 4317: Show](http://www.fillin.co.uk/seshow/), held in Guildford Technical
 4318: College.
 4319: 
 4320: ### `Oct 2002` - Linuxdays 2002
 4321: 
 4322: *October 1-3, 2002, Luxembourg*
 4323: 
 4324: The NetBSD Project was present at the [Luxembourgh
 4325: Linuxdays](http://www.linuxday.lu/), an Open Source and Free Software
 4326: Conference and Expo held in, well, Luxembourg. Hubert Feyrer gave talks
 4327: on [NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/nb2002-lu.pdf) and a [video
 4328: rendering cluster done with
 4329: NetBSD](http://www.feyrer.de/marathon-cluster/mc-slides.pdf). A
 4330: [report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/10/08/0000.html)
 4331: was sent to the netbsd-advocacy list, pictures and more information are
 4332: available from [Hubert's
 4333: website](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/#linuxday.lu).
 4334: 
 4335: ### `Sep 2002` - Linux-Kongress 2002
 4336: 
 4337: *September 4-6, 2002, Cologne, Germany*
 4338: 
 4339: The NetBSD Project will be present at [Linux-Kongress
 4340: 2002](http://www.linux-kongress.org), the 9th International Linux System
 4341: Technology Conference, held at the Physics Institutes of the University
 4342: of Cologne, Germany. A report and pictures of the BSD-booth is available
 4343: online.
 4344: 
 4345: ### `Aug 2002` - 11th USENIX Security Symposium
 4346: 
 4347: *August 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA*
 4348: 
 4349: <http://www.usenix.org/events/sec02/>
 4350: 
 4351: ### `Jul 2002` - NetBSD 1.5.3 release
 4352: 
 4353: *July 22, 2002*
 4354: 
 4355: [NetBSD 1.5.3](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html), a *[patch
 4356: release](../releases/release-map.html)* improving stability, fixing bugs
 4357: in, addressing security issues in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4358: 1.5.2](../releases/formal-1.5/), has been released with support for 20
 4359: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.3 release
 4360: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.3.html).
 4361: 
 4362: ### `Jul 2002` - NetWorld+Interop 2002 Tokyo BSD BOF
 4363: 
 4364: *July 3, 2002, Chiba, Japan*
 4365: 
 4366: http://www.interop.jp/syutten/report.html
 4367: 
 4368: [http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002\_BOF/](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/N+I2002_BOF/)
 4369: , [BSD security update - BIND,
 4370: OpenSSH](http://www.itojun.org/paper/itojun-interop2002-bsdbof/mgp00001.html).
 4371: 
 4372: ### `Jun 2002` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4373: 
 4374: *June 9-14, 2002, Montery Conference Center Monterey, California, USA*
 4375: 
 4376: <http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix02/>.
 4377: Slides of Christos Zoulas' presentation are [available
 4378: here](events/usenix2002/).
 4379: 
 4380: ### `Jun 2002` - Open Source Meeting 2002 in Nagoya University
 4381: 
 4382: *June 8-9, 2002, Nagoya, Japan*
 4383: 
 4384: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2002/)
 4385: 
 4386: ### `Jun 2002` - Linuxtag 2002 in Karlsruhe
 4387: 
 4388: *June 6-9, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany*
 4389: 
 4390: [Linuxtag](http://www.linuxtag.de) had a BSD booth. A
 4391: [report](http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/linuxtag-karlsruhe-2002.html) is
 4392: available.
 4393: 
 4394: ### `May 2002` - Wakefield 2002, The Acorn RISC OS Show
 4395: 
 4396: *May 18-19, 2002, Wakefield, UK*
 4397: 
 4398: <http://www.wrocc.org.uk/show/2002/>
 4399: 
 4400: ### `May 2002` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4401: 
 4402: *May 18, 2002, T-Zone Minami, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan*
 4403: 
 4404: <http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting4.html>
 4405: 
 4406: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 60
 4407: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 95 attendances, 210 clients via
 4408: RealVideo. Talking about Zoularis, LCD System Status monitor, devsw
 4409: again, presentation with less, citrus, ACPI, jp.netbsd servers, Upcoming
 4410: 1.6 and current, sourceforge.jp, xcast6.
 4411: 
 4412: ### `May 2002` - Annual International Free Software Forum
 4413: 
 4414: *May 2-4, 2002, Porto Alegre- RS, Brazil*
 4415: 
 4416: The Annual International Free Software Forum will take place on this May
 4417: 2th, 3th and 4th in Porto Alegre- RS , Brazil. Mainly in event about
 4418: Linux Gnu's solutions, this year The BSD's Operating Systems will have a
 4419: chance to prove their value.
 4420: 
 4421: The Session's Speakers are Edson Brandi (FreeBSD), Diego Linke (NetBSD)
 4422: and Ricardo Nascimento Ferreira (OpenBSD) and they will focus in the
 4423: general aspects of the systems: history, license, goods and bads,
 4424: technical characteristics and philosophy.
 4425: 
 4426: ### `Mar 2002` - 4th Chemnitz Linuxday 2002
 4427: 
 4428: *March 9-10, 2002, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany*
 4429: 
 4430: [www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/](http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/linux/tag/lt4/)
 4431: 
 4432: Presentations included "Migration to IPv6" mentioning NetBSD as example,
 4433: "\*BSD - Alternative to Linux" presenting BSDs and "BIND9 - Let's talk
 4434: IPv6". There was also a (Net)BSD booth manned by Andre Nicklas, Hubert
 4435: Feyrer, Karl Uwe Lockhoff. A [detailed
 4436: report](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2002/03/11/0000.html)
 4437: is available.
 4438: 
 4439: ### `Feb 2002` - GUUG Frühjahrsfachgespräch 2002
 4440: 
 4441: *February 27-March 1, 2002, Ruhr-Uni Bochum, Bochum, Germany*
 4442: 
 4443: <http://www.guug.de/veranstaltungen/ffg2002/index.html>
 4444: 
 4445: Presentations given during the spring meeting of the German Unix User
 4446: Group (GUUG) included a report about NetBSD in 2002 and details about
 4447: Rapid Deployment of IPv6 with 6to4, which covered NetBSD (among others).
 4448: 
 4449: ### `Feb 2002` - BSDCon 2002
 4450: 
 4451: *February 11-14, 2002, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California,
 4452: USA*
 4453: 
 4454: <http://www.usenix.org/events/bsdcon02/cfp/>
 4455: 
 4456: ### `Dec 2001` - Internet Week 2001
 4457: 
 4458: *December 3-7, 2001, Yokohama, Japan*
 4459: 
 4460: <http://internetweek.jp/>
 4461: 
 4462: At Internet Week 2001, there was a BSD BOF on December 6th.
 4463: Additionally, December 7th was BSD/Linux Day.
 4464: 
 4465: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.FreeBSD.org/event/iw2001/)
 4466: on Dec 7 with 197 attendances, 392 clients via [RealVideo
 4467: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,IRC chatting. Talking about The
 4468: BSD System on 1FDD, Special talk and Presentation [Perry E.
 4469: Metzger/Warner Losh], IPv6 DNS transfer Club,Catch up FreeBSD
 4470: current,talking about free software community, [BSD users group meeting
 4471: via IPv6 XCAST](http://www.mma.gr.jp/%7Etree/bsd-20011206/).
 4472: 
 4473: On Dec 8, there was a [BSD/Linux
 4474: Day](http://www.jus.or.jp/events/bsd-linux-day2001/) session talking
 4475: about BSD, Linux, Mail User Agents, Mail Transfer, Office Suite,
 4476: Emulation.
 4477: 
 4478: ### `Nov 2001` - BSDCon Europe 2001
 4479: 
 4480: *November 9-11, 2001, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK*
 4481: 
 4482: <http://www.bsdconeurope.org/>
 4483: 
 4484: ### `Oct 2001` - RISC OS 2001 Show
 4485: 
 4486: *October 20-21, 2001, Berkshire, England*
 4487: 
 4488: <http://www.riscos2001.com/>
 4489: 
 4490: NetBSD had a stand at the [RISC OS 2001
 4491: Show](http://www.riscos2001.com/). There was various NetBSD boxes on
 4492: display and NetBSD 1.5.2 CDs for sale.
 4493: 
 4494: ### `Sep 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.2 release
 4495: 
 4496: *September 13, 2001*
 4497: 
 4498: NetBSD 1.5.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4499: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4500: 1.5.1](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4501: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.2 release
 4502: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.2.html).
 4503: 
 4504: ### `Aug 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo
 4505: 
 4506: *August 26-30, 2001, San Francisco, CA*
 4507: 
 4508: <http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/>
 4509: 
 4510: The NetBSD Project had a booth at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo from
 4511: August 28-30, 2001. Jason Thorpe has written a short [summary about the
 4512: NetBSD booth at
 4513: LinuxWorld](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/netbsd-advocacy/2001/08/30/0000.html).
 4514: Also at the booth was the debut of NetBSD running on a Playstation 2
 4515: from Japan.
 4516: 
 4517: ### `Jul 2001` - NetBSD 1.5.1 release
 4518: 
 4519: *July 11, 2001*
 4520: 
 4521: NetBSD 1.5.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4522: stability, fixing bugs in, and adding some features to [NetBSD
 4523: 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), was released with support for 21
 4524: architectures. More information is available in the [1.5.1 release
 4525: announcement](../releases/formal-1.5/NetBSD-1.5.1.html).
 4526: 
 4527: ### `Jun 2001` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4528: 
 4529: *June 30, 2001, [ASCII Corporation](http://www.ascii.co.jp/info/),
 4530: Tokyo, Japan*
 4531: 
 4532: <http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting3.html>
 4533: 
 4534: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting with 52
 4535: attendances, and a NetBSD BoF with 102 attendances, 275 clients via
 4536: RealVideo G2 broadcasting.
 4537: 
 4538: Talking about jp.NetBSD.org servers, NetBSD status updates after
 4539: USENIX2001,Korea NetBSD User Group, www.NetBSD.org Logo, Chiba-BUG,
 4540: Making plan for NetBSD Book in Japan, XCAST on NetBSD, The New
 4541: Block/Character Device Switch Configration Framework, Life in PEACE, wdc
 4542: MD driver for DC IDE-HD Interface on NetBSD/dreamcast, Get into
 4543: Zoularis, PS2Linux for NetBSD, and special guest talking with Antti
 4544: Kantee from Finland. Japan NetBSD Users' Group will have a special
 4545: meeting on 54th IETF Yokohama, Japan.
 4546: 
 4547: ### `Jun 2001` - USENIX Annual Technical Conference
 4548: 
 4549: *June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA*
 4550: 
 4551: <http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/>
 4552: 
 4553: NetBSD was well represented at [Usenix
 4554: 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/), and we would like to
 4555: thank everyone involved in the BSD BoF and the NetBSD booth.
 4556: 
 4557: The NetBSD Project had a presentation at the BSD BoF which was headed by
 4558: [NetBSD Core Group](../people/core.html) members Christos Zoulas and
 4559: Luke Mewburn. A list of highlights is available in Chuck Toporek's
 4560: "[Greetings from the BSD Super
 4561: BoF](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixchuck_0601.html)" article. The
 4562: [slides from this talk](//www.netbsd.org/gallery/events/usenix2001/) are available.
 4563: 
 4564: Luke Mewburn was also a part of the scripting technical session; his
 4565: presentation was entitled, "The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD
 4566: rc.d System". In Ellen Siever's "[Usenix Technical Session
 4567: Wrap-Up](http://unix.oreilly.com/news/usenixellen_0601.html)" article,
 4568: she talks briefly about Luke's presentation. Luke's paper can be found
 4569: at the [Usenix 2001](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/) web site,
 4570: in both HTML and PDF formats, under [FREENIX Track Refereed
 4571: Papers](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix01/freenix01/mewburn.html)
 4572: (requires USENIX membership). The paper may also be found in
 4573: [PDF](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/papers/rc.d.pdf) format at Luke's own
 4574: web site.
 4575: 
 4576: Again, a thank you to all involved.
 4577: 
 4578: ### `Jun 2001` - Open Source Meeting 2001 in Nagoya University
 4579: 
 4580: *June 9-10, 2001, Nagoya, Japan*
 4581: 
 4582: [](http://tokai.opensource.jp/tsudoi/2001/)
 4583: 
 4584: On June 9-10th, 2001, several Bof about open source community in japan
 4585: were held.100+150 persons attended in person.
 4586: 
 4587: ### `Jun 2001` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo, BSD BoF
 4588: 
 4589: *June 7 2001, Chiba, Japan*
 4590: 
 4591: <http://www.interop.jp/>
 4592: 
 4593: On June 7th, 2001, a BSD BoF was held as one of the night sessions at
 4594: [NetWorld+Interop Tokyo](http://www.interop.jp/). Over 300 people
 4595: attended in person, 50-100 people attended over IRC (volunteers typed
 4596: the discussions to a couple of IRC channels), and 828 clients watched
 4597: the discussion over RealVideo transmission. Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
 4598: wrote up a [summary of the BSD BoF at NetWorld+Interop
 4599: Tokyo](events/interop-tokyo-2001.html).
 4600: 
 4601: ### `May 2001` - Wakefield 2001
 4602: 
 4603: *May 19-20, 2001, Wakefield, UK*
 4604: 
 4605: There was a NetBSD stand at the Wakefield Acorn / RiscOS show. The
 4606: Wakefield show was more of an ARM biased show, so there was a
 4607: [NetBSD/arm26](../ports/arm26/) and [NetBSD/arm32](../ports/arm32/)
 4608: slant to the NetBSD stand. The stand featured machines running NetBSD,
 4609: and CD-ROMS of the NetBSD system with some additional pre-built packages
 4610: and a copy of the NetBSD web site on them. Also at the show Chris
 4611: Gilbert gave a talk about NetBSD.
 4612: 
 4613: ### `Apr 2001` - Comdex Spring 2001
 4614: 
 4615: *April 2-5, 2001, Chicago, IL*
 4616: 
 4617: <http://www.comdex.com/>
 4618: 
 4619: NetBSD had a booth at [Comdex](http://www.comdex.com/) Spring 2001. A
 4620: [short summary](events/comdex-spring-2001.html) of NetBSD at Comdex
 4621: Spring is available.
 4622: 
 4623: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4624: 
 4625: ### `Feb 2001` - Open Source Matsuri 2001 in Akihabara
 4626: 
 4627: *February 10-11, 2001, Tokyo, Japan*
 4628: 
 4629: [Japan NetBSD Users' Group](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/) had a
 4630: [booth](http://www.voj.toda.saitama.jp/photo/OpenSource2001/) with SONY
 4631: NEWS,Sun Ultra1,DEC VAX station,Sega DreamCast,Mac SE/30, Sharp
 4632: X68030,Mac G4Qube,iBook,NEC MobileGearII,
 4633: [PEACE](http://chiharu.hauN.ORG/peace/) and [umidi/utoro
 4634: demo](http://utoro.imou.to/) with 7000 attendances. Held a Presentation
 4635: & a tutorial about NetBSD by jun@NetBSD.org. [[Reports on
 4636: jp.NetBSD.org](http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/event/20010210OSF/)]
 4637: 
 4638: ### `Jan 2001` - LinuxWorld Expo 2001
 4639: 
 4640: *January 30-February 2, 2001, New York City, USA*
 4641: 
 4642: <http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/>
 4643: 
 4644: The NetBSD Project shared a stand with [Wasabi
 4645: Systems](http://web.archive.org/web/2002/http://www.wasabisystems.com/) at LinuxWorld Expo 2001. The
 4646: stand had a variety of different platforms running NetBSD, 1.5 CDs, and
 4647: other swag.
 4648: 
 4649: ### `Dec 2000` - Internet Week 2000
 4650: 
 4651: *December 18-21, 2000, Osaka, Japan*
 4652: 
 4653: <http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw2000/>
 4654: 
 4655: There was a [BSD BoF
 4656: session](http://www.unixmagic.org/ml/netbsd/200012/msg00019.html) on Dec
 4657: 19 with 160 attendances, 94 clients via [RealVideo
 4658: G2](http://www.real.com) broadcasting,60 IRC realtime broadcasting
 4659: clients. Talking about The BSD System on 1FDD, USB maniacs from across
 4660: the [BSD magazine](http://www.ascii.co.jp/BSDmag/) editorial room,
 4661: announce from BSDi Japan Office, Users groups in
 4662: JP[[NoBUG](http://www.no.bug.gr.jp/), [OFUG](http://www.ofug.net/),
 4663: [S\*BUG](http://www.bbsbrain.ne.jp/~sbug/),
 4664: [K\*bug](http://www.kbug.gr.jp/), [NBUG](http://www.nagoya.bug.gr.jp/),
 4665: [JNUG](http://www.NetBSD.org/community/groups.html#jnug), L\*BUG],
 4666: little red [Daemon-kun](http://www.twin.ne.jp/~minamie/ost/) from The
 4667: Open Source Toys Project, BSD goods present time,and more thinking about
 4668: BSD activity in Japan.
 4669: 
 4670: ### `Dec 2000` - NetBSD 1.5 release
 4671: 
 4672: *December 6, 2000*
 4673: 
 4674: [NetBSD 1.5](../releases/formal-1.5/), the eighth [major
 4675: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 4676: public.
 4677: 
 4678: ### `Dec 2000` - Usenix Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
 4679: 
 4680: *December 3-8, 2000, New Orleans, LA*
 4681: 
 4682: <http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2000/>
 4683: 
 4684: ### `Nov 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.3 release
 4685: 
 4686: *November 25, 2000*
 4687: 
 4688: NetBSD 1.4.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4689: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4690: announced to the public.
 4691: 
 4692: ### `Nov 2000` - Comdex Fall 2000
 4693: 
 4694: *November 13-17 2000, Las Vegas, NV*
 4695: 
 4696: <http://www.comdex.com/>
 4697: 
 4698: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 2000. We demonstrated a
 4699: full desktop system running on a Macintosh G4 cube, as well as other
 4700: sundry bits. The cube also appeared on German 3Sat Neues.
 4701: 
 4702: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4703: Mission.
 4704: 
 4705: ### `Oct 2000` - Linux Expo Toronto 2000
 4706: 
 4707: *October 30-November 1 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4708: 
 4709: <http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/>
 4710: 
 4711: The NetBSD Project had a booth at displaying NetBSD i386 and mac68k -
 4712: T-shirts and 1.4.2 CDs were available. The i386 machine was running an
 4713: automated demo which will soon be available in pkgsrc.
 4714: 
 4715: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission and
 4716: David Maxwell.
 4717: 
 4718: ### `Oct 2000` - RISC OS 2000
 4719: 
 4720: *October 21-22 2000, Epsom, England*
 4721: 
 4722: <http://www.armclub.org.uk/shows/riscos/>
 4723: 
 4724: A group of NetBSD enthusiasts were one of the exhibitors at RISC OS
 4725: 2000. They had CD's, leaflets, and a mixture of hardware running NetBSD
 4726: on display. David Brownlee wrote up a report about the [NetBSD stand at
 4727: RISC OS 2000](events/riscos-2000.html).
 4728: 
 4729: ### `Oct 2000` - BSDCon 2000
 4730: 
 4731: *October 14-20 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4732: 
 4733: <http://www.bsdcon.org/>
 4734: 
 4735: NetBSD had a table at this event, and there were a couple of talks
 4736: spotlighting NetBSD.
 4737: 
 4738: Erik Berls <cyber@NetBSD.org> and Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> gave a
 4739: talk entitled "NetBSD: Platform for the Future". Slides are available at
 4740: [](http://www.mewburn.net/luke/talks/bsdcon-2000/).
 4741: 
 4742: Also, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino gave a talk on NetBSD 1.5. A transcript
 4743: is available at
 4744: [](ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/itojun-bsdcon2000-netbsd15.ps.gz).
 4745: 
 4746: ### `Oct 2000` - Atlanta Linux Showcase
 4747: 
 4748: *October 12-14 2000, Atlanta, GA*
 4749: 
 4750: <http://www.linuxshowcase.org/>
 4751: 
 4752: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at this event, showcasing NetBSD on
 4753: non-PC platforms (primarily the Mac G4 cube). Some unfortunate bugs were
 4754: fixed onsite.
 4755: 
 4756: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4757: 
 4758: ### `Aug 2000` - LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
 4759: 
 4760: *August 14-17 2000, San Jose, CA*
 4761: 
 4762: <http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/>
 4763: 
 4764: There was a BSD BoF session on Wednesday August 16th. In the September
 4765: 2000 issue, Daemon News published an
 4766: [article](http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200009/linuxworld-2000.html) on
 4767: the BSD presence at LinuxWorld 2000.
 4768: 
 4769: ### `Jul 2000` - O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000
 4770: 
 4771: *July 17-20, 2000, Monterey, CA*
 4772: 
 4773: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2000/
 4774: 
 4775: NetBSD had a table at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention 2000.
 4776: Also, there was a session called the "Future of the BSDs", presented by
 4777: a group that included Charles Hannum from NetBSD.
 4778: 
 4779: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4780: 
 4781: ### `Jul 2000` - Comdex Canada 2000
 4782: 
 4783: *July 12-14 2000, Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
 4784: 
 4785: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Canada 2000 at which T-shirts
 4786: and 1.4.2 CDs were available. There are some photos of [the screen,
 4787: showing the bktr display](../images/events/20000712-1.jpg), NetBSD
 4788: developers [David Maxwell (left) and D'Arcy Cain
 4789: (right)](../images/events/20000712-2.jpg), and helpers [Carol Cain, and
 4790: Robert Waters](../images/events/20000712-3.jpg). We also have pictures
 4791: of another [User Friendly visitor](../images/events/booth_puppy.jpg).
 4792: 
 4793: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall, The NetBSD
 4794: Mission and David Maxwell.
 4795: 
 4796: ### `Jul 2000` - Japan NetBSD Users' Group meeting
 4797: 
 4798: *July 1 2000, Tokyo Japan*
 4799: 
 4800: <http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/JNUG/announce/meeting2.html>
 4801: 
 4802: The Japan NetBSD Users' Group had their annual meeting, and a NetBSD BoF
 4803: followed.
 4804: 
 4805: ### `Jun 2000` - LinuxTag 2000
 4806: 
 4807: *June 29-July 2 2000, Stuttgart, Germany*
 4808: 
 4809: http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/
 4810: 
 4811: A group of \*BSD enthusiasts organized a \*BSD booth at [LinuxTag
 4812: 2000](http://www.linuxtag.org/2000/english/), which, among many other
 4813: things, included a variety of boxes showcasing NetBSD. Christian
 4814: Weisgerber has written a [summary](events/linuxtag-2000.html) about his
 4815: experiences at LinuxTag 2000, as one both manning the \*BSD booth and
 4816: giving a talk.
 4817: 
 4818: ### `Jun 2000` - Usenix Annual Technical Conference
 4819: 
 4820: *June 21-22 2000, San Diego, CA*
 4821: 
 4822: <http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/>
 4823: 
 4824: NetBSD had a presence at the [Usenix Annual Technical
 4825: Conference](http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix2000/) in 2000. Most
 4826: notably, Charles Hannum gave a talk about NetBSD, William Studenmund
 4827: gave a [technical session on
 4828: DMFS](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/studenmund.html)
 4829: (Data Migration File System) for NetBSD, Chuck Silvers gave a [technical
 4830: session on
 4831: UBC](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/silvers.html)
 4832: (an efficient United I/O and Memory Caching Subsystem for NetBSD), and
 4833: Jun-ichiro Hagino gave a [technical session on mbuf changes in
 4834: KAME/\*BSD IPv6
 4835: support](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix2000/freenix/hagino.html).
 4836: There was also a BSD BoF which included people kicking around beach
 4837: balls emblazoned with "NetBSD support: it's not hot air anymore" in
 4838: reference to the launch of [Wasabi
 4839: Systems](http://web.archive.org/web/2002/http://www.wasabisystems.com/).
 4840: 
 4841: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The Usenix Association and
 4842: The NetBSD Mission.
 4843: 
 4844: ### `Jun 2000` - German Unix User Group spring '00 meeting
 4845: 
 4846: *June 14-16 2000, Cologne, Germany*
 4847: 
 4848: <http://www.guug.de/>
 4849: 
 4850: NetBSD was represented at the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 4851: Group](http://www.guug.de/). Ignatios Souvatzis gave a presentation
 4852: about experiences with IPv6 using NetBSD.
 4853: 
 4854: ### `Jun 2000` - NetWorld+Interop Tokyo
 4855: 
 4856: *June 8 2000, Chiba, Japan*
 4857: 
 4858: <http://www.jp.NetBSD.org/ja/JP/ml/admin-ja/200005/msg00015.html>
 4859: 
 4860: A joint \*BSD users group BOF was held. Jordan Hubbard and Warner Losh
 4861: (of FreeBSD) joined and gave us a talk. BOF session covering various
 4862: \*BSD followed.
 4863: 
 4864: ### `Apr 2000` - Comdex Spring 2000
 4865: 
 4866: *April 17-20 2000, Chicago, IL*
 4867: 
 4868: <http://www.comdex.com/>
 4869: 
 4870: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4871: Mission.
 4872: 
 4873: ### `Apr 2000` - Linux Expo
 4874: 
 4875: *April 10-12 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada*
 4876: 
 4877: <http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/>
 4878: 
 4879: The NetBSD Project had a booth displaying NetBSD i386, hpcmips, and
 4880: mmeye at this event in Montreal, Canada. T-shirts, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and
 4881: snapshot CDs were available.
 4882: 
 4883: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4884: 
 4885: ### `Mar 2000` - DECUS Munich
 4886: 
 4887: *March 29, 2000, Munich, Germany*
 4888: 
 4889: <http://www.decus.de/>
 4890: 
 4891: Ignatios Souvatzis talked about NetBSD news and experiences with IPv6 on
 4892: NetBSD at the DECUS Munich Symposium in Bonn.
 4893: 
 4894: ### `Mar 2000` - NetBSD 1.4.2 release
 4895: 
 4896: *March 19, 2000*
 4897: 
 4898: NetBSD 1.4.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4899: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4900: announced to the public.
 4901: 
 4902: ### `Feb 2000` - Linux Expo
 4903: 
 4904: *February 1-3 2000, Paris, France*
 4905: 
 4906: <http://www.linuxexpoparis.com/>
 4907: 
 4908: There was a BSD BoF at the New York Linuxworld on Thursday, February
 4909: 3rd.
 4910: 
 4911: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4912: 
 4913: ### `Dec 1999` - Internet Week 1999
 4914: 
 4915: *December 18 1999, Yokohama, Japan*
 4916: 
 4917: <http://www.nic.ad.jp/iw99/>
 4918: 
 4919: There was a [BSD BoF session](http://www.jp.freebsd.org/event/iw99/) on
 4920: Dec 18.
 4921: 
 4922: ### `Dec 1999` - The Bazaar
 4923: 
 4924: *December 14-16 1999, New York City, NY*
 4925: 
 4926: The NetBSD Project had two kiosks at "The Bazaar" in New York City at
 4927: the Javits Center. We demoed NetBSD on several hardware platforms, and
 4928: provided live video from the show floor via a [Brains, Inc. mmEye video
 4929: server](http://www.brains.co.jp/).
 4930: 
 4931: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4932: 
 4933: ### `Nov 1999` - Comdex Fall 1999
 4934: 
 4935: *November 15-19 1999, Las Vegas, NV*
 4936: 
 4937: <http://www.comdex.com/>
 4938: 
 4939: The NetBSD Project had a booth at Comdex Fall 1999. We had 1.4.1 CD
 4940: sets, sample CDs, demo machines, and a few surprises.
 4941: 
 4942: Expenses for this event were underwritten by LinuxMall and The NetBSD
 4943: Mission.
 4944: 
 4945: ### `Nov 1999` - Open Source Matsuri99 in Akihabara
 4946: 
 4947: *November 12-13, 1999, Akihabara, Tokyo*
 4948: 
 4949: Japan NetBSD Users' Group ran a booth at Open Source Matsuri'99 in
 4950: Akihabara ("Matsuri" is Japanese word for "Festival"). We had demo
 4951: machines and short Presentation with NetBSD/hpcmips.
 4952: 
 4953: ### `Oct 1999` - Atlanta Linux Showcase 1999
 4954: 
 4955: *October 14-16, 1999, Atlanta, GA*
 4956: 
 4957: <http://www.linuxshowcase.org/1999/>
 4958: 
 4959: The NetBSD Project ran a booth at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. 1.4.1 CD
 4960: sets and T-shirts were on sale.
 4961: 
 4962: Expenses for this event were underwritten by The NetBSD Mission.
 4963: 
 4964: ### `Oct 1999` - BSD Social Event in Berlin
 4965: 
 4966: *October 9-10, 1999*
 4967: 
 4968: ### `Aug 1999` - NetBSD 1.4.1 release
 4969: 
 4970: *August 26, 1999*
 4971: 
 4972: NetBSD 1.4.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 4973: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), was
 4974: announced to the public.
 4975: 
 4976: ### `Jul 1999` - Wizards of OS \#1
 4977: 
 4978: *July 16-17, 1999, Berlin, Germany*
 4979: 
 4980: Patrick M. Hausen talked about FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD at the Free
 4981: Software Projects panel of the Wizards of OS conference.
 4982: 
 4983: ### `Jun 1999` - LinuxTag '99
 4984: 
 4985: *June 26-27, 1999, Kaiserslautern, Germany*
 4986: 
 4987: <http://www.linuxtag.org/1999/>
 4988: 
 4989: The NetBSD Project attended LinuxTag '99 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. We
 4990: exhibited a NetBSD/arm32 system running on a DNARD, and demonstrated the
 4991: package system.
 4992: 
 4993: ### `Jun 1999` - Usenix '99
 4994: 
 4995: *June 6-11, 1999, Monterey, CA*
 4996: 
 4997: <http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix99/>
 4998: 
 4999: The NetBSD foundation attended the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in
 5000: Monterey, CA. There was a Birds of a Feather session on Tuesday 8, 8pm -
 5001: 10pm, and an exhibition booth featuring many different platforms. There
 5002: is also a [full report](events/usenix1999.html) available.
 5003: 
 5004: ### `Mar 1999` - German Unix User Group spring '99 meeting
 5005: 
 5006: *March 16-19, 1999, Germany*
 5007: 
 5008: <http://www.guug.de/>
 5009: 
 5010: During the spring meeting of the [German Unix User
 5011: Group](http://www.guug.de/) (GUUG), NetBSD was mentioned in two talks
 5012: held by [Dr. Alexandre
 5013: Wennmacher](http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/geomet/geo/mitarbeiter/mitarb/aw.html).
 5014: The first described security through file flags and the second was about
 5015: checkpointing in userspace.
 5016: 
 5017: At the \*BSD BoF, Hubert Feyrer explained the changes made in the
 5018: Packages System to what was taken from FreeBSD, Christoph Badura
 5019: answered general NetBSD questions.
 5020: 
 5021: ### `May 1999` - NetBSD 1.4 release
 5022: 
 5023: *May 12, 1999*
 5024: 
 5025: [NetBSD 1.4](../releases/formal-1.4/), the seventh [major
 5026: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 5027: public.
 5028: 
 5029: ### `Dec 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.3 release
 5030: 
 5031: *December 23, 1998*
 5032: 
 5033: NetBSD 1.3.3, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 5034: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 5035: announced to the public.
 5036: 
 5037: ### `Aug 1998` - Open Source Developer Day
 5038: 
 5039: *August 21, 1998, San Jose, CA*
 5040: 
 5041: The NetBSD Project was proud to be a partner with O'Reilly and
 5042: Associates for its Open Source Developer Day, held at the Fairmont Hotel
 5043: in San Jose, CA.
 5044: 
 5045: ### `Jun 1998` - Usenix freenix track
 5046: 
 5047: *June 15-19, 1998, New Orleans, LA*
 5048: 
 5049: [FREENIX](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/freenix/),
 5050: the freely redistributable software track, was held at
 5051: [Usenix](http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix98/).
 5052: FREENIX was intended to be a showcase for the latest developments and
 5053: interesting applications in freely redistributable software including
 5054: NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, GNU and Samba.
 5055: 
 5056: ### `May 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.2 release
 5057: 
 5058: *May 29, 1998*
 5059: 
 5060: NetBSD 1.3.2, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 5061: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 5062: announced to the public.
 5063: 
 5064: ### `Apr 1998` - MTT '98 "Magic Days Trier"
 5065: 
 5066: *April 25-26, 1998, Germany*
 5067: 
 5068: The Amiga1 user group held another MTT.
 5069: 
 5070: ### `Mar 1998` - NetBSD 1.3.1 release
 5071: 
 5072: *March 9, 1998*
 5073: 
 5074: NetBSD 1.3.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 5075: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.3/), was
 5076: released.
 5077: 
 5078: ### `Jan 1998` - NetBSD 1.3 release
 5079: 
 5080: *January 4, 1998*
 5081: 
 5082: [NetBSD-1.3](../releases/formal-1.5/), the sixth [major
 5083: release](../releases/release-map.html) of NetBSD, was announced to the
 5084: public.
 5085: 
 5086: ### `May 1997` - NetBSD 1.2.1 release
 5087: 
 5088: *May 20, 1997*
 5089: 
 5090: NetBSD 1.2.1, a [patch release](../releases/release-map.html) improving
 5091: stability and fixing bugs in [NetBSD-1.2](../releases/formal-1.2/), was
 5092: announced to the public.
 5093: 
 5094: ### `Apr 1997` - MTT '97 "Magic Days Trier"
 5095: 
 5096: *April 19-20, 1997, Germany*
 5097: 
 5098: A NetBSD-1.2.1/Amiga preview, running on a DraCo and (after installing
 5099: it live over ARCnet) on an Amiga 3000, was presented by Jürgen Schmitz
 5100: and Ignatios Souvatzis at the MTT '97.
 5101: 
 5102: ### `Apr 1997` - DECUS Munich
 5103: 
 5104: *April 17, 1997, Bonn, Germany*
 5105: 
 5106: Ignatios Souvatzis presented a talk about *NetBSD on Digital Hardware*
 5107: at the [DECUS Munich](http://www.decus.de/) Symposium in Bonn.
 5108: 
 5109: ### `Jan 1997` - Anaheim Usenix Birds of a Feather
 5110: 
 5111: *January 14, 1997, Anaheim, CA*
 5112: 
 5113: NetBSD hosted a Birds of a Feather at the Usenix conference which was
 5114: held in Anaheim California. Christos Zoulas spoke about the current
 5115: state, goals and future directions of the project, while Paul
 5116: Kranenburg, Aaron Brown and Chris Demetriou answered questions about the
 5117: sparc and the alpha ports respectively.

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