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Move AsiaBSDCon 2017 to past events

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

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