The Dallas Ft. Worth UNIX Users Group (DFWUUG) meets on Thursday, October 3 at 19:00 at the IBM Innovation Center, 1177 South Beltline Road, Coppell.
The topic this month is “tor” and the speaker is Josh Scott. Pizza will follow the presentation.
The New York City *BSD User Group (NYCBUG) meets on Wednesday, October 2. The topic this month is ” A Year After Sandy” and the speaker is Boris Kochergin from NYI. The meeting starts at 18:45 in the back room of Suspenders, 111 Broadway at Thames Street in lower Manhattan, just one block north of Wall Street and Trinity Church.
HUMBUG meets on Saturday, September 28 in Building 82F, Room 101 at the University of Queensland from 15:00 to midnight.
EuroBSDcon is the European annual technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with 4.4BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) based operating systems family and related projects. This year’s conference takes place at the Hilton Conference Centre in St Julian’s, Malta.
Tutorials on the Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Kernel, FreeBSD Storage Setup Options, pf, IPv6, HAST, SSH, pfSense, and BGP/OSPF take place on September 26-27. A FreeBSD DevSummit also occurs on those days.
The conference proper and expo area take place September 28-29. The conference schedule is here.
The BSDA exam will be available during lunch time on September 27 at 14:00. You can register and pay for the exam here.
Registration is required for the tutorials and for the conference.
KyivBSD will be held on Saturday September 21 in room 217 of the Kyiv-Mohylanska Academy, Ilyinska str. 4, in Kyiv, Ukraine. The presentations will be in Russian.
The BSDA certification exam will also be available, in English. You can pre-register for the exam at this registration website. The cost of the exam is $75USD.
Berkeley Unix User Group (BUUG) meets on Thursday, September 19 at 19:00 at Au Coquelet Cafe. Look for a large “BUUG” placard at their table, in the cafeteria section.
The Greater Toronto Area BSD Users Group (GTABUG) meets on Wednesday, September 18 at 19:00 at Olympia 76 Pizza. Anyone interested in BSD is welcome to attend.
There will be a FreeBSD booth in the expo area of LinuxCon, to be held at the Hyatt New Orleans from September 16-18. Expo hours are from 9:00-19:30 on September 16 and 9:00-16:00 on September 17. As usual, we’ll be giving out cool swag, PC-BSD DVDs, and FreeNAS CDs, as well as accepting donations to the FreeBSD Foundation. If you are attending the conference, be sure to drop by and say hi!
Note that this conference is not free to attend and requires registration. There is a discount for students and a limited number of scholarships are available for active members of an open source community.
We’re also excited that Matt Ahrens, co-founder of ZFS, will be presenting Open ZFS on Linux: How the Linux, FreeBSD, and Illumos Communities are Joining Forces to Continue Improving Open-Source ZFS on September 17 at 15:10.
Ohio LinuxFest will be held in Columbus, OH from September 13-15. Registration is required to attend Ohio LinuxFest, but registration is free.
We’re excited that Kirk McKusick will be delivering the closing keynote on Saturday, September 14. The topic of the keynote will be Building and Running and Open-Source Community: The FreeBSD Project.
Ken Moore will present “PC-BSD: Ports, Packages, and PBIs” at 11:00 on Saturday and Dru Lavigne will present “ZFS 101″ at 15:00 on Saturday.
There will also be a FreeBSD booth in the expo area on Saturday, September 14 where we’ll be giving out cool swag as well as PC-BSD DVDs and FreeNAS CDs. Donations to the FreeBSD Foundation will be accepted at the booth. If you’re at the conference, drop by and say hi!
The BSDA certification exam will be held at 11:00 on Sunday, September 14. The cost of the exam is $75 and you can register for the exam here.
FrOSCon takes place at the computer science department of the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg from 09:00-18:30 on August 24 and 25. The cost for a weekend ticket is 5€.
There will be both a FreeBSD booth and a NetBSD booth in the expo area. If you are in the area, drop by and say hi.
The Greater Toronto Area BSD Users Group (GTABUG) meets on Wednesday, August 21 at 19:00 at Olympia 76 Pizza. Anyone interested in BSD is welcome to attend.
Free Thursday meets on Thursday, August 8 at 18:00 at the One Pint Pub. Anyone interested in free software / open source software is welcome to attend.
The Reno Linux Users Group (RLUG) meets at 18:00 on Thursday, August 8 at Great Basin Internet Services, Suite 340. Anyone interested in Linux (or other Unix platforms) is welcome to attend.
The Bay Area FreeBSD Users Group (BAFUG) meets for pizza and conversation on Thursday, August 8 at 19:00 in the “Classroom” of Hacker Dojo.