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FreeBSD Events

Please send details of any FreeBSD related events or events that are of interest for FreeBSD users which are not listed here to [email protected].

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.

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Current/Upcoming Events:

June 2022

  • BSDCan 2022, Online, ,
    01 - 04 June, 2022
    A four day BSD conference held online. BSDCan hosts talks and tutorials on a range of topics based around the BSD family of operating systems.

  • June 2022 FreeBSD Developer Summit, Online, ,
    16 - 17 June, 2022
    Join us for the online June 2022 FreeBSD Developer Summit. The event will consist of virtual, half day sessions, taking place June 16-17, 2022. It is free to attend, but we ask that you register with the conference system to gain access to the meeting room (more information to come). In addition to developer discussion sessions, we will also have vendor talks.

September 2022

  • EuroBSDcon 2022, The Freihaus Campus of Vienna's Technical University, Vienna, Austria
    15 - 18 September, 2022
    EuroBSDcon is the European annual technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with 4.4BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) based operating systems family and related projects.

Past Events:

March 2022

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    16 - 16 March, 2022
    On March 16th at 17:00 UTC we will hold a Q&A type "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "FreeBSD and Google Summer of Code", hosted by Ed Maste, Joseph Mingrone, Drew Gurkowski. For more information, please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

February 2022

  • FreeBSD Friday: How to Track FreeBSD Using Git, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    11 - 11 February, 2022
    On February 11th 2022 from 18:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: "How to Track FreeBSD Using Git (part 2)" by Warner Losh.

  • FOSDEM 2022, Online, ,
    05 - 06 February, 2022
    Every year, thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in Brussels. In 2022, they will gather online. Be sure to stop by the FreeBSD stand and BSD devroom to get the latest on FreeBSD.

November 2021

  • FreeBSD Vendor Summit 2021, Online, ,
    18 - 19 November, 2021
    Join us for the online November 2021 FreeBSD Vendor Summit. The event will consist of virtual, half day sessions, taking place November 18-19, 2021. It’s free to attend, but we ask that you register with the eventbrite system to gain access to the meeting room and separate hallway track. In addition to vendor talks, we will also have discussion sessions. If you have a specific topic you’d like to discuss, please contact [email protected]

October 2021

  • FreeBSD Fridays: The Writing Scholar’s Guide to FreeBSD, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    22 - 22 October, 2021
    On October 22th 2021 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: "The Writing Scholar’s Guide to FreeBSD" by Corey Stephan.

September 2021

  • EuroBSDcon 2021, Online, ,
    17 - 19 September, 2021
    EuroBSDcon is the European annual technical conference gathering users and developers working on and with 4.4BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) based operating systems family and related projects.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    13 - 13 September, 2021
    Warner Losh will be leading a discussion at our next core office hours from those people that have expressed an interest in moving to the next set of development tools. The discussion will take place on 13th September 1700 hours (UTC). We would have a limited number of panelists and there will be Q&A using the IRC. If you have any questions that you would like to be addressed you can also send the questions to [email protected] beforehand.

August 2021

  • FreeBSD Friday: How to Track FreeBSD Using Git, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    13 - 13 August, 2021
    On August 13th 2021 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: "How to Track FreeBSD Using Git" by Warner Losh.

June 2021

  • FreeBSD Friday: How to Submit a Patch to FreeBSD, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    18 - 18 June, 2021
    On June 18th 2021 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: "How to Submit a Patch to #FreeBSD" by Drew Gurkowski and Ed Maste.

  • June 2021 FreeBSD Developer Summit, Online, ,
    09 - 11 June, 2021
    Join us for the online June 2021 FreeBSD Developer Summit. The event will consist of virtual, half day sessions, taking place June 9-11, 2021. It is free to attend, but we ask that you register with the eventbrite system to gain access to the meeting room. In addition to developer discussion sessions, we will also have vendor talks.

  • FreeBSD Friday: An Introduction to BastilleBSD, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    04 - 04 June, 2021
    On June 4th 2021 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: "An Introduction to BastilleBSD" by Christer Edwards.

May 2021

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    26 - 26 May, 2021
    On May 26th at 02:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Best Practices virtual panel discussion", hosted by Warner Losh. For more information, please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    12 - 12 May, 2021
    On May 12th at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Best Practices virtual panel discussion", hosted by Warner Losh. For more information, please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

March 2021

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    31 - 31 March, 2021
    On March 31st at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Survey Results", hosted by Sean Chittenden. For more information, please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    24 - 24 March, 2021
    On March 24th at 21:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Bhyve Q&A", hosted by Peter Grehan. For more information, please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

February 2021

  • FOSDEM 2021, Online, ,
    06 - 07 February, 2021
    Every year, thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in Brussels. In 2021, they will gather online. Be sure to stop by the FreeBSD stand and BSD devroom to get the latest on FreeBSD.

January 2021

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    27 - 27 January, 2021
    On January 27th at 21:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Bhyve Q&A", hosted by Peter Grehan. For more information, please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

December 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to Documentation, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    18 - 18 December, 2020
    On December 18th 2020 from 18:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to Documentation by Sergio Carlavilla.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    16 - 16 December, 2020
    On December 16th at 21:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Bhyve", hosted by Peter Grehan and John Baldwin. For more information please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to Capsicum, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    11 - 11 December, 2020
    On December 11th 2020 from 18:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to Capsicum by Mariusz Zaborski.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    03 - 03 December, 2020
    On December 3rd at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Git Q&A." For more information please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

November 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to DTrace, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    20 - 20 November, 2020
    On November 20th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to DTrace by Mark Johnston.

  • FreeBSD Vendor Summit 2020, Online, ,
    11 - 13 November, 2020
    This event wants to bring together FreeBSD developers and vendors to talk about common goals. Talks about latest developments in companies and in FreeBSD will provide insights into future directions. The event is also a great opportunity for networking within the industry. The half day sessions are free to attend, but you will need to register to access the meeting room.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to RISC-V, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    06 - 06 November, 2020
    On November 6th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to RISC-V by Mitchell Horne.

October 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to Bhyve, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    23 - 23 October, 2020
    On October 24rd 2020 from 00:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to Bhyve by Peter Grehan.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    14 - 14 October, 2020
    On October 14th at 02:00 UTC we will hold the 4th "FreeBSD Core Team Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The detail of the topics is in the announcement. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to CheriBSD, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    09 - 09 October, 2020
    On October 9th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to CheriBSD by Dr. Robert N. M. Watson.

September 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to Jails, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    25 - 25 September, 2020
    On September 25th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to Jails by Michael W. Lucas.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    23 - 23 September, 2020
    On September 23rd at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

  • FreeBSD Bug Squash, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    19 - 19 September, 2020
    On September 19th 2020 from 1400-2100 UTC we will be running a coordinated virtual Bug Squash. FreeBSD has a Problem Report (PR) database where users and developers are encouraged to file issues and regressions they find in both the base system and ports tree. A Bug Squash is a focused session where we try to triage, process, fix and close as many reports as we can from the PR database. This September 11th Bug Squash we will focus on closing as many PRs with patches as we can. Both users and developers are invited to attend and participate via the live video stream and IRC channel.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Introduction to Hardware Hacking on Raspberry Pi, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    11 - 11 September, 2020
    On September 11th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Introduction to Hardware Hacking on Raspberry Pi by Tom Jones.

August 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to FreeBSD Security, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    28 - 28 August, 2020
    On August 28th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to FreeBSD Security by Antranig Vartanian.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    19 - 19 August, 2020
    On August 19th at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Introduction to ZFS, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    14 - 14 August, 2020
    On August 14th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Introduction to ZFS by Dan Langille.

  • FreeBSD Friday: History of BSD Fast Filesystem, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    07 - 07 August, 2020
    On August 7th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: History of BSD Fast Filesystem by Dr. Marshall Kirk McKusick.

July 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: FreeBSD Installfest Pt 2, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    31 - 31 July, 2020
    On July 31st 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: FreeBSD Installfest Pt 2 by Roller Angel.

  • FreeBSD Friday: FreeBSD Installfest Pt 1, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    24 - 24 July, 2020
    On July 24th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: FreeBSD Installfest Pt 1 by Roller Angel.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    22 - 22 July, 2020
    On July 22nd at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to FreeBSD, https://live.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/freebsdfriday/, ,
    17 - 17 July, 2020
    On July 17th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to FreeBSD by Deb Goodkin.

June 2020

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    24 - 24 June, 2020
    On June 24th at 18:00 UTC we will hold the fifth "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

  • BSDCan 2020, Online, ,
    03 - 06 June, 2020
    A four day BSD conference held in Ottawa, Canada. BSDCan hosts talks and tutorials on a range of topics based around the BSD family of operating systems.

April 2020

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org, ,
    15 - 16 April, 2020
    On April 16th at 02:00 UTC (April 15th in North America) we will hold the second "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, Google Hangout, ,
    01 - 01 April, 2020
    On April 1st at 18:00 UTC we will hold the first "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion.

February 2020

  • FOSDEM 2020, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium
    01 - 02 February, 2020
    FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in Brussels.

January 2020

  • FreeBSD mini-DevSummit FOSDEM 2020, Hotel NH Brussels Carrefour de l'Europe, Brussels, Belgium
    31 - 31 January, 2020
    Join FreeBSD Developers and Vendors for a one-day summit to be held in conjunction with FOSDEM '20 in Brussels, Belgium. The summit will consist of discussion sessions and is by-invitation only.

Events from past years:


Last modified on: January 26, 2021 by Sergio Carlavilla Delgado