[FreeBSD-Announce] vBSDcon Registrations Remain Open!

Rick Miller vmiller at hostileadmin.com
Thu Sep 19 12:33:23 UTC 2013

Hi all,

As many of you are aware, the social aspect of BSD-related conferences is
very important and offers opportunities to meet and socialize with one
another.  Maintaining that tradition, Verisign's vBSDcon will feature a
mid-conference social, brought to you exclusively by Juniper, and will be
celebrating 20 years of FreeBSD.  We encourage all attendees to join
Verisign and Juniper to celebrate this milestone for the FreeBSD project.

Conference activities start on October 25, 2013 at 6:00PM Eastern with a
reception dinner hosted by Verisign at the Dulles Hyatt.  General
conference activities start the following morning with a presentation by
David Chisnall, FreeBSD Core Team member, on the migration from GCC to
LLVM/Clang within FreeBSD.  David Chisnall is a Research Associate at the
University of Cambridge, where he works on the interface between languages,
operating systems, and hardware. He is also a member of the FreeBSD Core
Team and an LLVM/Clang committer. He is the author of several books,
including the Definitive Guide to the Xen Hypervisor. He created the
current GNUstep implementation of Objective-C and has maintained it for
some years, and is now mostly responsible for the C++ stack in FreeBSD,
having implemented the ABI library and ported the STL implementation.

We are in high gear planning for vBSDcon 2013 hosted by Verisign at the
Dulles Hyatt in Herndon, VA and we are drawing closer by the week with 5
weeks left to register.  Registrations are being accepted on the conference
web site at http://www.vbsdcon.com/ through October 23, 2013 after which
registrations will only be taken in person at the event.

Take care
Rick Miller

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