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This page is used to plan and coordinate regarding the Osmocom Developer Conference 2018

Osmocom Developer Conference 2018

Contrary to OsmoCon2018, the Osmocom Developer Conference 2018 (OsmoDevCon2018) is an event by project members for project members.
As such, the primary audience is people who have been contributing to at least one of the Osmocom projects.

It is not targeted at users.

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

When

April 20-23rd, 2018

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. (Map)

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 January 31st, 2018):

Confirmed

  1. laforge
  2. fixeria
  3. tnt
  4. ptrkrysik
  5. zecke
  6. kevin
  7. Hoernchen
  8. pau
  9. neels
  10. horizon
  11. pablo
  12. daniel
  13. Sec
  14. schneider
  15. keith
  16. steve-m
  17. chemeris
  18. kluchnikov
  19. kostanbaev
  20. kevin
  21. pmaier
  22. lynxis

Requested

  1. stsp (Friday 20 + Saturday 21 only)

[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 the first day, and finish around 3pm on the last day.

Talks/Discussions

Thread Who What How long When
Misc fixeria,ptrkrysik SDR PHY for OsmocomBB status update 30 min. ?
Misc fixeria FakeTRX toolkit for virtual Um-interface 15 min. ?
CellNet fixeria External USSD interface 15 min. ?
Misc ptrkrysik GSM burst transmission in GNU Radio 20 min. ?
Misc TBD Adaptive Digital Predistortion on LimeSDR 45 min ?
Misc acetcom nextepc as LTE core network 60 min ?
CellNet dexter osm-mgw: The new Osmocom Media Gateway 30 min ?
CellNet laforge state of Osmocom TTCN-3 test suites 45 min ?
CellNet pespin state of osmo-gsm-tester 40 min ?
CellNet nhofmeyr year 1 after the NITB split ? ?
CellNet laforge Adding E1/T1 to post-NITB Osmocom 30 min ?
CellNet dexter MGCP and where/how we use it in Osmocom 30 min ?
CellNet neels load-based hand-over in OsmoBSC 20 min ?
CellNet ? counters, statistics, kpi, statsd 20 min ?
Misc TBD? Software Defined E1 30 min ?
Misc laforge Ericsson RBS 6000 base stations 20 min ?
Misc laforge SIMtrace2 with SAM3 15 min ?
CellNet lynxis Review of 34C3 cellular network 30 min ?
CellNet TBD The IuUP (User Plane) Protocol 30 min ?
Misc lynxis ofono for developers 30 min ?
CellNet zecke? LUA interface in OsmocomBB 30 min ?
Misc steve-m? USB VGA dongles ? ?
CellNet all Osmocom releases 45 min ?
? TBD jenkins, gerrit, tooling ? ?

Workshop / Hacking

Who What How long
laforge TTCN-3 tutorial: Extending Osmocom tests 45 min
lynxis? ansible walkthrough?

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

This year we'll have light lunches (sandwiches, salads, cold cuts) brought to IN-Berlin every day. Cooked food will be served only for dinner. Exception is the final day (Monday).

Date Supplier Type of Food

Dinner

Dinner catering will be brought into IN-Berlin every night. Sponsoring is TBD.

Date Supplier Type of Food

Travel

Travel funding is currently not yet available from any sponsor.

Airports

Berlin still has two active airports during OsmoDevCon2018: 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 favorite.

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
>=1 sysmoBTS (any model) laforge
>=1 nano3G laforge
1 FreeCalypso FCDEV3B laforge