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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, so they can be included.

Users with organisational software that understands the iCalendar format can subscribe to the FreeBSD events calendar which contains all of the events listed here.

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:

Past Events:

October 2015

  • BSDCon Brazil 2015, Fortaleza, Brazil
    9 - 10 October, 2015
    BSDCon Brazil is the Brazilian BSD powered and flavored conference. The first edition was in 2005 and it brought together a great mix of *BSD developers and users for a nice blend of both developer-centric and user-centric presentations, and activities.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • EuroBSDCon 2015, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    1 - 4 October, 2015
    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 2015 in Stockholm have been set to October 1-2nd for tutorials and October 3-4th for the main conference.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

September 2015

  • vBSDCon 2015, Sheraton Reston Hotel, Reston, United States
    11 - 13 September, 2015
    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.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

June 2015

  • BSDCan 2015, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    10 - 13 June, 2015
    BSDCan is a technical conference for people working on and with BSD operating systems and related projects. It is a developers conference with a strong focus on emerging technologies, research projects, and works in progress. It also features Userland infrastructure projects and invites contributions from both free software developers and those from commercial vendors. BSDCan is followed immediately by PGCon at the same location.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

May 2015

  • Solutions Linux'15, 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 led by BSD France will be there to promote BSD solutions.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

March 2015

  • AsiaBSDCon 2015, 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.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search, YouTube.

January 2015

  • FOSDEM '15, ULB Campus Solbosh, Brussels, Belgium
    31 January - 1 February, 2015
    FOSDEM '15 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. A BSD devroom is organized to host talks about all BSD systems, to participate follow the CFP . Several FreeBSD developers will be present.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Kernel Class, 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 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

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

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