May 26, 2017

June kicks off the summer conference season for the Foundation team. We’ll be traveling around the world to spread the word about FreeBSD.  We hope to see you at some of these upcoming  events.

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

Join the FreeBSD Foundation at the June 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. 

12th Open Source China Open Source World Summit
June 21-22, 2017
Beijing, China

Sponsored by the China Open Source Software Promotion Alliance (COPU), the 12th Open Source China Open Source World Summit takes place June 21-22, 2017 in Beijing, China.

For the past 11 years, the summit has effectively promoted the communication, sharing, cooperation and service among the open source communities, enterprises, institutions, scientific research institutions and users, and promoted exchanges and cooperation between Chinese and foreign open source communities and enterprises.

FreeBSD Foundation Executive Director, Deb Goodkin will be giving an Intro to FreeBSD presentation.

2017 Essen Hackathon
July 7-9, 2017
Essen, Germany

Join the FreeBSD Project at the Essen Hackathon and Developers Summit, taking place July 7-9, 2017, in Essen, Germany. The weekend hackathon is a great opportunity to fix bugs, commit code, tinker with devices, discuss new ideas, try out new things, and improve FreeBSD.

2017 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
July 12-14, 2017
Santa Clara, CA

Join USENIX in Santa Clara, CA, July 12–14, 2017, for the 2017 USENIX Annual Technical Conference. USENIX ATC ’17 will bring together leading systems researchers for cutting-edge systems research and unlimited opportunities to gain insight into a variety of must-know topics, including virtualization, system and network management and troubleshooting, cloud computing, security, privacy and trust, mobile and wireless, and more. The Foundation is pleased to be an Industry Partner.