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This page is used to plan and coordinate regarding the Osmocom Developer Conference 2016

Osmocom Developer Conference 2016

Ths Osmocom Developer Conference 2016 (OsmoDevCon2016) is an event by project members for project members.
As such, the primary audience is people who have been contributing to the project.

It is not targetted at users.

Attendance requires registration (see below) and notification of acceptance. There number of participants
is limited to about 20.

When

April 21 through April 24, 2016

Time: We will start at 10am in the morning, will take lunch break from 1pm to 3pm and have an open
end at night. We have a key to IN-Berlin to come and go as we please.

Where

In the rooms of IN-Berlin e.V., Lehrter Str. 53, 10557 Berlin, Germany, the Universe.

The meeting / seminar / conference room at IN-Berlin is located on ground floor and has windows facing east.
In front of those windows is a road + sidewalk which is directly in north-south direction,
i.e. it may be possible to set up some (GPS, Thuraya, etc.) antennas on the sidewalk, if required.
Some kind of pole+stand is required, though.

Format

The format of this workshop is not primarily formal lectures/talks. It's more like "guided discussions", i.e. there are
topics and each topic will get an "owner" who should introduce the topic and lead the discussion related to it.

Who

(if you want to attend, please add your name below ASAP, no later than February 28, 2016):

Confirmed

  1. laforge
  2. kevin
  3. chemeris
  4. kostanbaev
  5. kluchnikov
  6. steve-m
  7. Hoernchen
  8. horizon
  9. Dieter
  10. tnt
  11. nion
  12. zecke
  13. daniel
  14. jacob
  15. sec
  16. schneider
  17. ismagom
  18. neels
  19. msuraev
  20. pablo

Requested

[please add your name if you would like to request attending the event]

Schedule

TBD. We will get two keys to the rooms and will be permitted access 24 hours per day.

We intend to start at 10am on Thursday, and finish around 3pm on Sunday.

Talks/Discussions

Who What How long
jacob?/max EDGE PCU Implementation + status ?
laforge Osmo-IUH intro/update 30min
daniel OsmoSGSN with IuPS 30min
neels from OsmoNITB to OsmoCSCN with IuCS 30min
spaar, kevin Iuh Femtocell hacking status 30min
laforge, zecke Osmocom website + documentation update 30min
laforge OsmoBTS update (phy_link, more bts models) 30min
laforge OsmoNITB async HLR/VLR (finally!) 30min
sec,schneider Iridium decoding update ?
chemeris,kluchnikov,kostanbaev Adding external interfaces for LUR/SS/USSD/SMS to OsmoNITB ?
chemeris,kostanbaev Introducing UmTRXv3 - new SDR hardware for 2G/3G/4G 15min
tnt OsmocomGMR update 45min
zecke SMSC and SS7 core project update 30min
zecke Formalizing development process, gap between hobbyists and professionals, tool support ?
? end-to-end regression testing setup with 96 modems and 16 BTSs 45min
laforge? LTE network architecture + protocol stacks ovewview 60min
laforge? Using asciidoc + mscgen + graphviz + packetdiag toolchain for writing documentation 30min
? re-starting the use of doxygen in (at least) libosmo* 15min
ismagom srsUE + srsLTE internals ?
hoernchen machine learning-something, maybe? 30-45m
steve-m Globalstar introduction 20-30m

Workshop / Hacking

Who What How long
? Let's try to use srsUE ?

Avoiding dehydration during the day

IN-Berlin has a fridge with a selection of cold beverages (lemonades, club mate, water, beers) available to be purchased
at extremely low prices (about 1 EUR / bottle). There are tea and coffee-making facilities. They also carry some candy-bar
type snacks. There are several supermarkets within walking distance from the venue, if you'd like to bring your own.

Lunch

Lunch catering will be brought into IN-Berlin every day. Sponsoring for this will be provided by sysmocom GmbH.

FIXME

Dinner

Dinner catering will be brought into IN-Berlin every day. Sponsoring for this will be provided by FIXME:Volunteers.

FIXME

Travel

Airports

Berlin still has two active airports during OsmoDevCon2016: Tegel (TXL) and Schoenefeld (SXF). TXL is closer to the venue.

Train

You can take long distance trains to Berlin Hauptbahnhof (main station), which is only 15mins walking (or 3 bus stops) from the venue.

Public Transport

Check http://www.bvg.de/ for maps, fares, etc.

Car

There is some public parking in Lehrter Str., where IN-Berlin is located, but it is quite crowded. Parking your car might
not be easy.

Accomodation

Berlin has tons of options, from very cheap to plush and expensive. Pick your favourite.

The closest low-end option in walking distance (about 7 mins) is the A&O Hostel Berlin-Hauptbahnhof.

A more expensive alternative within 15 minutes of walking is Motel One Berlin-Hauptbahnhof

Who brings what kind of equipment/supplies?

Qty Description Who
- Coffee, Coffee Filters laforge
- Milk (for coffee) laforge

Technical Equipment

Qty Description Who
3 power strips with 10 outlets laforge
1 Fan-less 16-port Ethernet switch for main table laforge
plenty Ethernet cabling in various length laforge
1 Duct Tape laforge
? Various RF/SDR gear on request tnt
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