- OsmoCon 2017
- Tickets / Pricing
- Travel Grants
- Organizational Support
- Venue / Travel Information
- Conference Code of Conduct
- Video Recordings
OsmoCon (Osmocom Conference) 2017 is the first technical conference for Osmocom users, operators and developers!
For the first time ever, the Osmocom Conference brings together users, operators and developers of the Osmocom Open Source cellular infrastructure projects, such as OsmoBTS, OsmoBSC, OsmoSGSN, OpenGGSN and others.
OsmoCon 2017 is your opportunity to deepen your understanding of Osmocom technology and to meet other people in and around the Osmocom Ecosystem.
Join us for a day of presentations and discussions with the main developers behind Open Source Mobile Communications, as well as commercial and non-profit users of the Osmocom cellular infrastructure software.
Save the Date: OsmoCon 2017 is scheduled on April 21st, 2017
The event is expected to start at 9:00 am and sessions will continue until about 6:00 pm. We will conclude the day with a social event at night, so please make sure you stay the night in Berlin and leave only on the 22nd.
Short abstracts about the programma are available at OsmoCon2017_Programme. For the schedule overview, see below:
NOTE: C3VOC Video Recordings sometimes experience server issues, in case of doubt use Youtube mirror at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_IxoDz1Nq2Yi6n6mdMN5MQFdrfQ-ANOd instead!
|09:00||09:15||Welcome / Introduction / Osmocom Project 101||Harald Welte||Video||welcome.pdf|
|09:15||10:00||Running a basic circuit-switched Osmocom GSM network||Harald Welte||Video||running_gsm.pdf|
|10:30||11:00||Configuring + running GPRS/EDGE data services with OsmoPCU, OsmoSGSN and OpenGGSN||Daniel Willmann||Video||running_gprs.pdf|
|11:00||11:30||Interfacing with VoIP using osmo-sip-connector||Philipp Maier||Video||osmo-sip-connector.pdf|
|11:30||12:00||Setting up a 3G network using osmo-iuh and a femto/small cell||Neels Hofmeyr||Video|
|12:00||12:30||Using the Osmocom control interface||Max Suraev||Video||ctrl_osmocom17.pdf|
|12:30||13:30||Lunch Break (complimentary Lunch at venue restaurant)||-||-|
|13:30||14:00||Osmocom Roadmap||Harald Welte||Video||roadmap.pdf|
|14:00||14:30||Reporting and investigating issues in Osmocom||Daniel Willmann||Video||investigating_issues.pdf|
|14:30||15:00||Osmocom Project Infrastructure (redmine, mailman, git, gerrit, jenkins)||Neels Hofmeyr||Video|
|15:00||15:30||Fundamental GSM radio frequency planning||Harald Welte||Video||path_loss_link_budget.pdf|
|16:00||16:30||Showcase: Running a commercial cellular network with OsmoBTS/OsmoPCU/OsmoBSC & co||Roch-Alexandre Nomine||Video||commercial_network_osmocom.pdf|
|16:30||17:00||Supported Base Station Hardware||Alexander Chemeris + Harald Welte||Video||bts_hardware_part1.pdf / SDR based BTS.pdf|
|17:00||17:30||OpenCellular: Open Source Wireless Access Platform||Emily McMilin + Kashif Ali||Video|
|17:30||18:00||Community Cellular Manager||Omar Ramadan||Video|
|18:00||18:30||Panel Discussion / Open Q&A session||Mod: Stephan Skrodzki||Video|
From 19:30 till night: OsmoCon2017_SocialEvent
Jugendgaestehaus Hauptbahnhof Seydlitzstrasse 20 10557 Berlin GERMANY
The venue is in immediate vicinity of the Berlin Central Station (Berlin Hauptbahnhof)
Tickets / Pricing¶Tickets include
- access to all presentations
- complimentary snacks, coffee/tea and beverages during the morning and afternoon break
- lunch at the venue cafeteria
- social event in the evening, including buffet food and beverages
Tickets are priced at 180 EUR (incl. 19% German VAT) and are available for purchase here. (This price basically covers the expenses on venue, catering and event management.)
If you are a community contributor to one of the Osmocom projects (or related Open Source projects) and attending unrelated to your professional job, you can apply for a complimentary ticket. Please contact email@example.com and identify your affiliation with the project. We also expect to have travel sponsorship available, please let us know if you are a community attendee and require funding of your travel expenses.
Event organization and planning is provided by sysmocom
Venue / Travel Information¶
Getting to the venue¶
The venue is within walking distance of Berlin Central Station (Berlin Hauptbahnhof)
The TXL bus takes you directly from the Berlin TXL airport to the central station (Berlin Hauptbahnhof).
Coming from SXF airport, probably best take the S9 and change at Ostkreuz to S5 (->Spandau), S7 (->Potsdam Hbf) or S75 (->Westkreuz), which takes you to directly to Berlin's Hauptbahnhof.
Local train services map: PDF from bvg.de
Please e-mail us in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require parking. We may be able to arrange for parking reservation at the venue (TBC).
Hotels in the vicinity of the venue¶
There are several hotels in the immediate vicinity of the OsmoCon venue. For your convenience, we have listed some below.
Motel One Berlin Hauptbahnhof¶
Your low budget hotel Motel One Berlin-Central, very close to the conference venue.
ibis Berlin Hauptbahnhof¶
Meininger Hotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof¶
Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt¶
Right outside of the main train station, in sight of the Federal Chancellery, you will find the Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt
Conference Code of Conduct¶
All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the Code_of_Conduct. Organisers will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.
Thanks to the help of the C3VOC (CCC Video Operation Center), we will have video recordings of the OsmoCon2017 talks.
The recordings are linked from the above schedule table, but can also all be found at https://media.ccc.de/c/osmocon17