April 26, 2017

As we near the halfway point to 2017,  take a look at just some of the events the FreeBSD team will be participating in around the world. If you’re attending, please stop by to say hello, and see what we’ve been up to!

2017 LinuxFest Northwest
May 6-7, 2017
Bellingham, WA

Stop by the FreeBSD table at LinuxFest Northwest (LFNW), taking place May 6-7, 2017, in Bellingham, WA, USA. LFNW features presentations and exhibits on various F/OSS topics, as well as Linux distributions and applications. The event has something for everyone from the novice to the professional, and the hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days.

OSCON 2017
May 8-11, 2017
Austin, TX

The O’Reilly Open Source Convention combines the experience of the open source community with ideas and strategies for using open source tools and technologies, and gives you exposure to the full stack, in all possible configurations. Attending OSCON is an excellent opportunity sharpen your skills and discover new techniques, making you better at what you do and igniting your love of all things code. Make plans now to be at OSCON May 8–11, 2017, in Austin, TX. Because we are participating, you can save 20% on your pass with discount code USRG. Register today! The FreeBSD team will be in the non-profit pavilion at table 123-3. 

Rootconf 2017
May 11-12, 2017
Bangalore, India

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to sponsor Rootconf 2017, taking place in Bangalore, India on May 11-12, 2017. Rootconf is India’s principal conference where systems and operations engineers share real world knowledge about building reliable systems.

June 2017 FreeBSD Developers Summit
June 7-9, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Join the FreeBSD Foundation at theJune 2017 FreeBSD Developers Summit held in conjunction with BSDCan 2017 in Ottawa, Canada, June 7-9, 2017.  Not only is the event a great opportunity to meet with other developers in person, it is also a very valuable venue for companies that use FreeBSD in products to interact with the developer community and coordinate projects.

BSDCan 2017
June 7-10, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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.  The Foundation is pleased to be the Tote Bag Sponsor.