[announce] Some NYC*BUG News

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Wed Sep 11 14:10:44 EDT 2013


We had the first meeting to organize the new incarnation of NYCBSDCon.

You can sign up at:


We are aiming for something around February 1, and look forward to
having a lot of people engaged in organizing and building the day-long

Discussion is already buzzing, so it's high time to join the list if you
want to be involved.


First, a number of us will be attending vBSDCon in Dulles Virginia
October 25-27.  If you're interested in carpooling, sharing a suite,
etc., please use talk@ for coordinating.

The full announcement for vBSDCon from Rick:

With approximately six (6) weeks until the event, Registrations for
vBSDcon 2013 remain open until October 23rd, 2013.  Register now for
this BSD conference scheduled to take place at the Dulles Hyatt in
Herndon, VA from October 25 – 27, 2013.

Users and developers from across the BSD communities are encouraged to
attend the event intended bring together members of the BSD community
for a series of roundtable discussions, educational sessions, best
practice conversations, and exclusive networking opportunities.  Those
interested in such an opportunity to learn, experience, and meet others
involved in the BSD communities should plan to attend vBSDcon 2013.

vBSDcon is proud to bring such prolific speakers such as:

  *   David Chisnall, a member of FreeBSD's Core Team, speaking on the
migration from GCC to LLVM/CLANG within the FreeBSD project.
  *   Luigi Rizzo, FreeBSD source committer and project developer for
netmap, speaking on the Evolution of the Netmaps Framework
  *   Baptiste Daroussin, FreeBSD source committer and project developer
for PkgNG, speaking on the topic of PkgNG
  *   Henning Brauer & Reyk Floeter, OpenBSD developers, speaking on
deep packet inspection with OpenBSD and PF
  *   Scott Long, FreeBSD source committer, speaking on "Disspelling the
Stigma of the "Dot-oh" Release
  *   Devin Teske, FreeBSD source committer, with "A Comprehensive Look
at bsdconfig"
  *   Kris Moore, PC-BSD Director of Development, speaking on automating
deployment of FreeBSD and PC-BSD systems
  *   John Hixson, of iXsystems, speaking on the topic of FreeNAS plugins

vBSDcon is being hosted at the Dulles Hyatt in Herndon, VA making it
extremely convenient for attendees who book their room at the venue.
The venue is also just minutes from Dulles International Airport with
regular shuttles to/from the hotel and airport terminal during the day.
 Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided on-site by the hotel's on
premise restaurant.

The schedule includes a reception dinner at the Dulles Hyatt on the
evening of October 25th provided by Verisign and a mid-conference social
the following evening celebrating 20 years of FreeBSD.  Space for off
hours hacker lounges and doc sprints will be available in the conference
facilities with complimentary wireless internet access.  The BSD
Certification Group will also be hosting a BSDA certification exam on
Saturday evening following the completion of conference activities for
the day.

All are invited to take part in this event and are encouraged to
register at the vBSDcon web site at
http://www.vbsdcon.com<http://www.vbsdcon.com/>/.  Simply click the
"Register now" button to begin your registration!  We look forward to
meeting you all there!

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