Author Archives: Upcoming FreeBSD Events

Solutions Linux’15

Solutions Linux'15 (http://www.solutionslinux.fr/?lg=en), CNIT, Paris - La Défense, France 20 - 21 May, 2015. Solutions Linux is one of the major corporate events in France about Linux and Open Source solutions. The event will also host an open source community 'village'. A group of BSD enthusiasts lead by BSD France will be there to promote BSD solutions.

FreeBSD Kernel Class

FreeBSD Kernel Class (https://www.mckusick.com/courses/introeveclass.html), Hillside Club, Berkeley, United States 22 January - 21 May, 2015. Marshall Kirk McKusick will be teaching his FreeBSD kernel class based on the second edition of "The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System". The class is being taught at the historic Hillside Club in Berkeley, California. The class will be taught weekly, mostly on Thursday nights from January 22nd through May 21st. Details on the class and a link to the registration page can be found at https://www.mckusick.com/courses/introeveclass.html. Those not living in the Bay Area that would like to take the class remotely can sign up for a subscription to receive the classes week-by-week as they are recorded at https://www.mckusick.com/courses/introorderform.html.

AsiaBSDCon 2015

AsiaBSDCon 2015 (http://2015.asiabsdcon.org/), Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan 12 - 15 March, 2015. AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

MeetBSD California 2014

MeetBSD California 2014 (https://www.meetbsd.com/), Western Digital Campus, San Jose, United States 1 - 2 November, 2014. MeetBSD 2014 uses a mixed unConference format featuring both scheduled talks and community-driven events such as birds-of-a-feather meetings, lightning talks, and speed geeking sessions.

BSDday

BSDday (http://bsdday.org/), University of Buenos Aires' Faculty of natural and exact sciences, Buenos Aires, Argentina 9 August, 2014. BSDday Argentina is a conference for users, sysadmins and developers of BSD software and based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD and others *BSD. BSDday Argentina is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

BSDCam 2014

BSDCam 2014 (http://bsdcam.cl.cam.ac.uk/), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom 9 - 12 July, 2014. The Cambridge FreeBSD Developers Summit is an annual invite-only event focused on bringing together developers and vendors to discuss and build the future of the FreeBSD project. This years topics will include the desired feature set of FreeBSD 11, implementing the new release strategy for the 9 and 10 branches, packaging the base system, and building the infrastructure and tools to attract more embedded vendors to FreeBSD.

EuroBSDCon 2014

EuroBSDCon 2014 (http://2014.eurobsdcon.org/), InterExpo Congress Center, Sofia, Bulgaria 25 - 28 September, 2014. EuroBSDcon is the premier European conference on the open source BSD operating systems attracting about 250 highly skilled engineering professionals, software developers, computer science students and professors, and users from all over Europe and other parts of the world. The goal of EuroBSDcon is to exchange knowledge about the BSD operating systems, facilitate coordination and cooperation among users and developers. The dates for EuroBSDCon 2014 in Sofia have been set to September 25-26th for tutorials and September 27-28th for the main conference.

bhyvecon 2014

bhyvecon 2014 (http://bhyvecon.org/), SAKURA Internet Research Center, Tokyo, Japan 12 March, 2014. See the bhyve hypervisor in action and ask a core bhyve developer your technical questions.

ruBSD 2013

ruBSD 2013 (http://tech.yandex.ru/events/yagosti/ruBSD/), St. Leo Tolstoy, Moscow, Russia 14 December, 2013. The first Russian technical conference on the BSD family of operation systems, held December 14, 2013 in the Yandex Moscow office. It is intended for system administrators and programmers. Objectives of the conference include new technologies in the BSD world, and discussion and examples of BSD-based systems. Participation is free, but registration is required. Seats are limited. If you register but cannot attend, please let us know.

NYCBSDCon 2014

NYCBSDCon 2014 (http://www.nycbsdcon.org/2014/), Suspender Bar & Restaurant, Manhattan, New York City, United States 8 February, 2014. A day-long event with a theme of "The BSDs in Production." With increased focus on the critical roles the BSDs do and can play in infrastructures, NYCBSDCon promises to be an important event for the technical community in the New York metropolitan area. Hosted by the New York City *BSD User Group.

AsiaBSDCon 2014

AsiaBSDCon 2014 (http://2014.asiabsdcon.org/), Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan 13 - 16 March, 2014. AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

FreeBSD 20th Anniversary Party

FreeBSD 20th Anniversary Party (http://rsvp.ixsystems.com/), DNA Lounge, San Francisco, United States 02 November, 2013. A one day event in honor of the users, administrators, developers, and advocates, of FreeBSD. The 20th Anniversary Celebration will feature great company, drinks, music and notable figures from the past, present and future of FreeBSD. Festivities will begin at 6 pm, will open to the public at 9 pm, and will continue into the wee hours of the morning. There will also be giveaways of books and other goodies plus the new FreeBSD 20th Anniversary T-shirt.

vBSDCon 2013

vBSDCon 2013 (http://www.vbsdcon.com/), Dulles Hyatt, Dulles, United States 25 - 27 October, 2013. 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.

KyivBSD 2013

KyivBSD 2013 (http://en.kyivbsd.org.ua/), Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine 21 September, 2013. We are glad to invite all to the fifth conference placed in Kyiv! Kyiv is both historical landmark and urbanistic city with many people interested in open source in general. It is a good choice for local and foreign developers to attend.

EuroBSDcon 2013

EuroBSDcon 2013 (http://2013.eurobsdcon.org/), Hilton Conference Centre, St. Julian's, Malta 26 - 29 September, 2013. We are happy to announce that the EuroBSDcon 2013 will be held on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of September 2013 (tutorials on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th) on Malta (St. Julian's area). The weather is great at about 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. The ocean is still warm from summer. Consider taking you family, wife, kids and spouse with you for a long weekend. The social event on Saturday evening will be a BBQ at a beautiful sandy beach. Family is invited too and children attend for free. A side program with sight seeing and a tour of the island is being organized at cost.

Central European BSD-Day 2013

Central European BSD-Day 2013 (http://bsdday.eu/2013), Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging, Naples, Italy 6 April, 2013. Watch out, another BSD-Day is rising: next April Beastie visits Naples to gather BSD people of Italy and Central Europe to meet up! This event is an excellent opportunity for BSD developers and enthusiasts to present their work to larger audiences, share their thoughts with their fellows and reach out for their potential partners. Traditionally, the event tries to avoid formalities as it does not require the speakers to submit papers or the attendees to register or pay an entry fee. However, the invited folks are encouraged to a give a brief talk on their favorite BSD topic. The goal is to motivate everybody, especially university students to see the benefits of our approach and take a chance on working with BSD systems.

AsiaBSDCon 2013

AsiaBSDCon 2013 (http://2013.asiabsdcon.org/), Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan 14 - 17 March, 2013. AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience.

KyivBSD 2012

KyivBSD 2012 (http://kyivbsd.org.ua/), Kyiv, Ukraine 29 September, 2012. The fourth KyivBSD conference will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine. The main goal of this conference: make the community grow faster, uptimes longer and users happier. This year there will be discussion about embedding BSD systems, tutorial about poudriere and pkgng, insight into mpd5, and few more technical subjects.

meetBSD California 2012

meetBSD California 2012 (http://www.meetbsd.com/), Yahoo! Inc., Sunnyvale, California, United States 3 - 4 November, 2012. MeetBSD California 2012 promises to be an experience unlike any other. MeetBSD California is no normal conference - it's a meeting of the minds from all over the BSD community. MeetBSD California 2012 will feature community-scheduled break-out sessions, discussions groups, and 5-10 minute "lightning talks," as well as longer talks from seasoned BSD experts.

EuroBSDCon 2012

EuroBSDCon 2012 (http://2012.eurobsdcon.org/), Warsaw, Poland 18 - 21 October, 2012. EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for people working on and with BSD based operating systems and related projects. EuroBSDcon 2012 is the 11th EuroBSDcon and will take place in Poland, 20-21 October 2012 (tutorials 18-19 October) in Warsaw. EuroBSDcon is a great and unique time to learn more about the powerful BSD systems we use everyday and to connect with other developers around the world.