The next New York City BSD Users Group meeting is March 4, 2015, at Stone Creek Bar & Lounge on E 27th St. The March meeting will be a special launch meeting for the recent release of “The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System.” George Neville-Neil, one of the three authors, will be speaking on DTrace, which is covered in the book. Copies of the book will be for sale and giveaway.
EuroBSDCon 2014 is happening September 26-28 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
pkgsrcCon is happening June 21-22, in London, UK, at Middlesex University, London.
BSDCan 2014 will be held on May 16-17, 2014 at the University of Ottawa, with two days of tutorials on May 14-15.
LOPSA-East is happening May 2-3, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ. Lists of scheduled talks and training schedules are available.
AsiaBSDCon is happening March 13-16 at the Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan. A conference timetable is available.
The day before AsiaBSDCon starts, there will be a one-day BhyveCon, March 12, at the SAKURA Internet Research Center, in Toyko, Japan.
The New York City BSD Users Group is meeting March 5, 2014, at Suspenders Bar in Manhattan. Amitai Schlair will be speaking about pkgsrc.
The Call for Papers is out now for EuroBSDCon 2014, happening in Sofia, Bulgaria, September 26-28, 2014. Closes May 19th.
LOPSA-East, taking place May 2-3, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ, is open for registration.
AsiaBSDCon is happening March 13-16 at the Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan. Registration is open now.
The University of Mauritius Computer Club and LUGM will be hosting a one day Linux Festival on Monday, November 25 at the University of Mauritius. This event is free to attend and runs from 10:00-15:00.
There will be a short presentation on the BSDs in general, why it is a worthwhile alternative, the main differences between GNU and BSD, and the philosophies that distinguish the BSDs. It will end with a demo of some BSDs installed. There will also be a stand where anyone bring in their pendrives and take a copy of NetBSD, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and PC-BSD.
The 12th Annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) will be held on February 21-23, 2014 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel.
This event is BSD-friendly and will include BSD project booths in the expo area and an exam room for the BSDA. Leave a comment if you would like to assist at a BSD booth.
Presentation proposals can be submitted to the SCALE CFP page and are due by December 15.
AsiaBSDCon will be held in Tokyo, Japan on March 13-16.
The Call for Papers is looking for presentations in all technical areas which relate to the BSDs, including User Applications, Novel Interfaces, Networking, Embedded Systems, Security, Device Support and systems both inside and outside of the kernel. The initial submission of your paper must be in the form of a complete paper or an extended abstract between 2 and 12 pages long (A4 paper) in English.
Presentation submissions are due by November 29.
The Manitoba UNIX User Group (MUUG) meets at 19:30 on Tuesday, October 8 at 1L08 Lockhart Hall at the University of Winnipeg. The entrance is on Ellice Ave. between Spence and Balmoral St.
This month Brad Vokey will demonstrate Xataface, an open-source, full-featured, web application framework for building front-ends to MySQL databases. Gilbert Detillieux will talk about the trap(1p) command, used for signal handling in Bourne shell scripts.
The Portland Linux/Unix Group (PLUG) meets at 19:00 on Thursday, October 3 in Room FAB 86-01 on the lower level of The Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science Building at Portland State University.
The topic this month is “FreeNAS Plugins” and the speaker is Michael Dexter.
Berkeley Unix User Group (BUUG) meets on Thursday, October 3 at 19:00 at Au Coquelet Cafe. Look for a large “BUUG” placard at their table, in the cafeteria section.
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.