Taking place June 24 2020, join Foundation Executive Director, Deb Goodkin in an LPI webinar. Deb will take you through FreeBSD’s long history while showcasing some of the features that set it apart from other operating systems. Register today as seating is limited. 

FreeBSD Day 2020 FreeBSD Day 2020 June 19, 2020 Virtual

June 19th has been declared FreeBSD Day, and we hope you’ll join us in honoring the Project’s pioneering legacy and continuing impact on technology. Check out how you can help us celebrate the birthday of your favorite operating system.

HKOSCon 2020 HKOSCon 2020 June 12-13, 2020 Hong Kong

Hong Kong Open Source Conference ( HKOSCon ) is one of the major Open Source conferences in Hong Kong since it began in 2013. The event brings together an international crowd of developers, contributors, users, IT manager, students and public. Its goal is to promote open source development in communities and encourage its application in the industry. Foundation Board Member Philip Paeps will be presenting a one-day ZFS Workshop

Open Source Summit, North America 2020 Open Source Summit, North America 2020 June 29 -July 2, 2020 Virtual

Open Source Summit is the leading conference for developers, architects and other technologists – as well as open source community and industry leaders – to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions. This year the summit will be held virtually. Don’t miss Foundation Executive Director, Deb Goodkin’s talk “FreeBSD: 27 years of Code, Community, and Collaboration”.

EuroBSDcon 2020 - Cancelled EuroBSDcon 2020 - Cancelled September 17-20, 2020 Vienna, Austria

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.

RootConf 2020 RootConf 2020 June 19-20, 2020 Bangalore, India

Rootconf is India’s most well-known conference on DevOps and IT infrastructure. Rootconf attracts systems and operations engineers, and decision-makers in IT to share real world knowledge about building reliable systems. The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor again this year.

BSDCan 2020 BSDCan 2020 June 2-6, 2020 Virtual

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.

NetConf 2020 - Postponed NetConf 2020 - Postponed March 27, 2020 Bangalore, India

Netconf is a platform for network engineers, ISPs, government representatives from telecom and IT departments, civil society groups, policy makers, providers of networking solutions, tech and law groups and activists, among others to discuss the technical, economic and social aspects of running networks and infrastructure, and access. The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor again this year.

FAST '20 FAST '20 February 24-28, 2020 Santa Clara, CA

The FreeBSD Foundation is proud to be an Industry Partner of the 18th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST ’20), which takes place on February 24–27 in Santa Clara, CA.

FreeBSD User Group Meeting FreeBSD User Group Meeting December 19, 6-8 PM 2222 14th Street, Boulder, CO

Come join us at the Foundation’s office to brainstorm ideas for a Colorado FreeBSD Summit in July/August 2020!



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