BSDCan Trip Report: Julien Laffaye

During my trip in Ottawa, I met Baptiste Daroussin, with whom I developed the pkg_install replacement pkgng. It was nice to meet face-to-face and to discuss the future goals of pkgng development.

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BSDCan Trip Report: Simon Nielsen

My main goal of attending BSDCan 2011 and the preceding Developers Summit was “networking”, talking in person to many of the people I normally only interact with via email or IRC. Both to discuss some of the many smaller and larger outstanding issues but also just to generally meet people and talk to them in person which always help working together in the future.

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BSDCan Trip Report: Thomas Abthorpe

The first time I was privileged to attend BSDCan was in 2009, a generous sponsorship from the FreeBSD Foundation enabled me to attend. Of the many topics I could have reported on, I chose to identify the human aspect of FreeBSD, the people that make it happen, and why the Foundation sends developers to conferences.

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BSDCan Trip Report: Sergio Ligregni

The Foundation recently sponsored Sergio Ligregni to attend BSDCan 2011. Here is his trip report: The travel started at Mexico City’s International Airport, flying to Montreal and then to Ottawa.

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BSDCan Trip Report: Daichi Goto

The FreeBSD Foundation recently provided a travel grant to Daichi Goto to attend BSDCan and the FreeBSD Developer Summit. He has provided the following trip report

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FOSDEM Trip Report: Brooks Davis

Brooks Davis has provided the following trip report for FOSDEM 2011; it includes some interesting notes on clang/llvm. I attended the FOSDEM 2011 conference in Brussels, Belgium on the weekend of February 5th and 6th.

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EuroBSDCon2010 Trip Report: Lars Engels

This year’s annual EuroBSDCon took place in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany in October. As usual there was a Developer Summit the two days before the conference. Thanks to the help of the FreeBSD Foundation, who sponsored the conference fee for me, I could attend both the summit and the conference.

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EuroBSDCon 2010 Trip Report: Efstratios Karatzas

Efstratios Karatzas, the 2010 Google Summer of Code student who worked on the Audit Kernel Events project, has sent in his trip report for the EuroBSDCon DevSummit. This was his first FreeBSD conference and his first opportunity to meet other FreeBSD developers in person.

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EuroBSDCon2010 Trip Report: Brooks Davis

The Foundation sponsored several developers and summer of code students to attend last week’s EuroBSDCon. We’ll publish the trip reports as they come in. Brooks has already sent his and his report is as follows:

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BSDCan Trip Report: Ivor Prebeg

Recently, the Foundation sponsored Ivor Prebeg from the University of Zagreb to attend BSDCan and the FreeBSD Developer Summit. Ivor had this to say about his experiences at the conference:

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