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Past Events:

December 2004

  • 21. Chaos Communication Congress, Berliner Congress Center, Berlin, Germany
    27 - 29 December, 2004
    The Chaos Communication Congress is a three-day conference on technology, society and utopia. FreeBSD will be present with a booth. If you are interested in helping out, please contact Christian Brueffer.

  • Free Software Development and the FreeBSD Operating System, ODTU Culture and Congress Center, Ankara, Turkey
    10 - 10 December, 2004
    This conference is organized with the cooperation of the EnderUNIX Software Development Team and the Middle East Technical University Computer Center. The conference will be a one-day event and the official language for the conference is Turkish. For more information and a schedule of talks, please see the website.

October 2004

  • EuroBSDCon 2004, Queens Hotel Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    29 - 31 October, 2004
    The third annual European BSD Conference. It is oriented to developers and users of all BSD flavors, including FreeBSD of course.

  • BSDCon Japan 2004, Business Innovation Center Osaka, Osaka, Japan
    23 - 23 October, 2004
    BSD Conference Japan 2004, the third conference concerning *BSD in Japan, will be held in Osaka on October 23th, 2004. Furthermore, Kansai Open Source 2004 and Kansai Community Contest will be held in the same place also.

  • Systems 2004, New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, Germany
    18 - 22 October, 2004
    Systems is a trade fair for IT, media and communications. There will be a combined BSD booth. If you are interested in helping, please contact Daniel Ettle.

  • Italian FreeBSD User Group (GUFI) Conference 2004, , Milan, Italy
    02 - 03 October, 2004
    The Italian FreeBSD User Group (GUFI) Conference. Information available (in Italian) from the conference website.

September 2004

  • Linux Expo Shanghai, , Shanghai, China
    09 - 10 September, 2004
    Linux Expo Shanghai is the biggest Linux/Open Source conference in Shanghai this summer. Murray Stokely and members of the FreeBSD China group will have a booth there both days.

  • 2nd Swiss Unix Conference, , Zürich, Switzerland
    02 - 04 September, 2004
    SUCON is an emerging conference focused on topics related to the Unix operating system. Our goal is to bring together developers, system administrators and users in the field of Unix to foster projects, ideas and the knowledge of every individual. There will also be some speeches related to FreeBSD. If you want to join the FreeBSD booth, contact Josef El-Rayes.

  • The AUUG'2004 Annual Conference, , Melbourne, Australia
    01 - 03 September, 2004
    AUUG'2004 is the annual technical conference of AUUG, the Australian UNIX and Open Systems User Group. The conference will emphasise issues of identity and authentication on the Internet, along with issues of computer security and anonymity.

July 2004

  • 2004 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, , Boston, USA
    27 - 02 July, 2004
    The 2004 USENIX ATC will have FREENIX and general refereed paper session, along with new UseBSD Special Interest Group Sessions. There will not be a separate Usenix-sponsored BSDCon in the U.S. in 2004, so this is THE big conference of the year for BSD enthusiasts in the U.S.

June 2004

  • Linuxtag 2004, Kongresszentrum, Karlsruhe, Germany
    23 - 26 June, 2004
    The Linuxtag is one of Europe's biggest Linux and Open Source related tradeshows and conferences. As in previous years, FreeBSD will be present with a booth.

May 2004

  • Linuxwochen Wien, Museumsquartier, A-1070 Wien Museumsplatz 1, Vienna, Austria
    26 - 29 May, 2004
    Linuxwochen is an annual roadshow of open source conferences, which take place in all major cities in Austria. Vienna is the biggest event. There will be a FreeBSD speech and a booth by Josef El-Rayes.

  • BSDCan, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    13 - 15 May, 2004
    BSDCan is a developers conference with a strong focus on emerging technologies, research projects, and works in progress. It also features Userland infrastructure projects and invite contribution from both free software developers and those from commercial vendors.

March 2004

  • Asia BSDCon 2004, Academica Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (ROC)
    12 - 15 March, 2004
    The first BSDCon held in Asia, and sponsored by USENIX Association. Two days of tutorials will precede two days of technical sessions and a vendor exhibit.

  • LinuxForum 2004, Symbion, Copenhagen, Denmark
    05 - 06 March, 2004
    Annual Danish Open Source conference. The Danish BSD user group BSD-DK will present the BSD's.

February 2004

  • Fosdem 2004, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    21 - 22 February, 2004
    A 2 day event to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source software. Among the projects present at the event will be Mozilla, KDE and, of course, FreeBSD.

  • Solutions Linux 2004, CNIT, Paris, France
    03 - 05 February, 2004
    A 3 day event to promote GNU/Linux and Open Source software. French FreeBSD User Group will be present in the Association Village to promote FreeBSD of course !

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