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

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