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

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