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laforge, 03/27/2017 10:06 AM

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h1. OsmoCon2017 Travel Grants
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Good News Everyone (TM)
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We are happy to announce that we have received donations to permit for travel grants!
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This means that any attendee who is otherwise not able to cover their travel to [[OsmoCon2017]] (e.g. because their interest in Osmocom is not related to their work, or because their employer doesn't pay the travel expenses) can now apply for such a travel grant.
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"sysmocom":https://sysmocom.de is handling the administrative processing of the travel grants.
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h2. Eligibility
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You are eligible for the travel grant, if
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* you use or operate Osmocom software, or are a developer/contributor to it
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* you are not otherwise able to get your travel expenses to OsmoCon2017 covered (e.g. by employer)
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* you are not a government official
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h2. Costs covered
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The travel grant exists for covering travel expenses.  Any expenses must be previously authorized by sysmocom, but typically include
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* cost of an economy-class air ticket, train ticket or bus ticket to Berlin
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* cost of accomodation in Berlin (sysmocom may help you arrange that)
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* cost of public transportation inside Berlin, as needed between hotel and OsmoCon venue
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* cost of visa processing (if required)
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h2. Application for Travel Grant
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Please send an e-mail to osmocon2017@sysmocom.de with
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* your personal details
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* some context as to why you want to attend OsmoCon
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* your location (from where you would need to travel)
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* an estimate of the required travel costs (accomodation in Berlin excluded)
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* whether you require a visa and need an invitation letter for that
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* a statement that you do not otherwise get your travel covered (e.g. by your employer).  
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We will revert back to you ASAP!
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h2. Reimbursement procedure
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If your travel grant application was approved, we will reimburse your expenses up to the amount stated in the approval.
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Only actually incurred expenses will only be reimbursed.
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Original receipts are required for all expenses covered.
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*We will not cover expenses that were not previously authorized!*