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FreeBSD Events

If you know of any FreeBSD related events, or events that are of interest for FreeBSD users, which are not listed here, please send details to freebsd-doc@FreeBSD.org, so they can be included.

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Countries and regions displayed in dark red on the map below are hosting upcoming FreeBSD-related events. Countries that have hosted FreeBSD-related events in the past show up in yellow or orange, with darker colors representing a larger number of previous events.

Current/Upcoming Events:

January 2016

  • FreeBSD Kernel Internals: An Intensive Code Walkthrough, Hillside Club, Berkeley, United States
    21 January - 12 May, 2016
    Marshall Kirk McKusick will be teaching his course "FreeBSD Kernel Internals: An Intensive Code Walkthrough" on Thursday evenings in Berkeley California beginning January 21, 2016. The class will be held at the historic Hillside Club at 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709 just three blocks north of the Berkeley campus once per week from 6:30PM to 10:00PM starting Thursday January 21st and finishing on Thursday May 12th. You can sign up for the class at https://www.mckusick.com/courses/advclassform.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.

  • SCaLE 14x: The Southern California Linux Expo, Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, United States
    21 - 24 January, 2016
    Now celebrating its 14th year, the Southern California Linux Expo SCALE 14X is the largest Linux and Open Source Software show in North America. The four-day event -- from Jan 21-24, 2016, at the Pasadena Convention Center -- attracts top speakers and exhibitors from all over North America. Sessions and workshops range from beginner tutorials to seminars for experienced system administrators or software developers. In addition, specialty seminars prior to the weekend are conducted by various groups in the Free and Open Source Software community. While Linux is in our name, we tend to have a fair amount of BSD content including booths from the FreeBSD Foundation and the FreeBSD project. This year will also include onsite BSDA exams. For more information, or to register, visit https://www.socallinuxexpo.org.

  • Fosdem 2016, ULB Campus Solbosch, Brussels, Belgium
    30 - 31 January, 2016
    FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and attend interesting talks and presentations on various topics by project leaders and committers. The BSDs will be there, you can visit us during the two days in our booth, try to pass the BSDCG Exam on Saturday, and come to the BSD devroom on Sunday to attend talks about your favorite BSDs.

March 2016

  • AsiaBSDCon 2016, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan
    10 - 13 March, 2016
    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.

Past Events:

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