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[[PageOutline]]
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This page is used to plan and coordinate regarding the Osmocom Developer Conference 2013
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= Osmocom Developer Conference 2013 =
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Ths Osmocom Developer Conference 2013 ([wiki:OsmoDevCon2013]) is an event '''by project members for project members'''.
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As such, the primary audience is people who have been contributing to the project.
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It is '''not targetted at users'''.
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Attendance requires registration (see below) and notification of acceptance.  There number of participants
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is limited to about 20.
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== When ==
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'''April 4 through April 7, 2013'''. This is Thursday through Sunday, to ensure people with regular day jobs
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don't have to take off four but only two days.
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Time: We will '''start at 10am''' in the morning, will take '''lunch break from 1pm to 3pm''' and have an open
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end at night.  We have a key to IN-Berlin to come and go as we please.
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== Where ==
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In the rooms of [http://www.in-berlin.de/ IN-Berlin e.V.], Lehrter Str. 53, 10557 Berlin, Germany, the Universe.
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The meeting / seminar / conference room at IN-Berlin is located on ground floor and has windows facing east.
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In front of those windows is a road + sidewalk which is directly in north-south direction,
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i.e. it may be possible to set up some (GPS, Thuraya, etc.) antennas on the sidewalk, if required.
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Some kind of pole+stand is required, though.
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== Format ==
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The format of this workshop is not formal lectures/talks.  It's more like "guided discussions", i.e. there are
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topics and each topic will get an "owner" who should introduce the topic and lead the discussion related to it.
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== Who ==
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(if you want to attend, please add your name below ASAP, no later than March 5):
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=== Confirmed ===
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 1. laforge
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 1. zecke
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 1. tnt
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 1. peter
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 1. tobias
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 1. nion (possibly not all the time)
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 1. roch (possibly just one day)
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 1. hopscotch
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 1. chemeris
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 1. kluchnikov
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 1. strebe
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 1. Max Suraev
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 1. steve-m
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 1. hoernchen
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 1. dieter
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 1. horizon
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 1. jean-samuel
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 1. dmitry
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 1. jolly
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 1. tk
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 1. pablo
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== Schedule ==
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TBD.  We will get one key to the rooms and will be permitted access 24 hours per day.
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We intend to start at 10am on Thursday, and finish around 5pm on Sunday.
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=== Talks/Discussions ===
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||osmo-pcu status/presentation (for those who haven't used it yet)||jolly?||
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||osmo-sdr hardware + misc software news / update (maybe separate)||Hopscotch, Horizon?||
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||OsmocomBB based transceiver||jolly||
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||OpenBTS/OpenBSC integration strategies||jolly/laforge||
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||openbsc subscriber management||peter||
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||Osmo-GMR: News||tnt+spaar||
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=== 15min short talks ===
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||libosmosim: SIM/USIM parsing/encoding toolkit||laforge||
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||xgoldmon: Interface Samsung X-GOLD with GSMTAP+Wireshark||tobias||
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||Qualcomm Diag to GSMTAP||spaar||
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||libosmocore logging framework changes||laforge||
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||A5/3 implementation overview||max||
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||UmTRX status update||chemeris||
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||CPRI + OBSAI Technology||spaar||
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||fosphor: quick intro||tnt||
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||Epiphany LLVM backend||Hoernchen||
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||multi-rx update||horizon||
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||Osmocom hosting / backup strategy||zecke, laforge||
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=== Workshop / Hacking ===
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 * fixing osmo-sgsn (TLLI issues, persistent MM context, msgb ownership)
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 * Brainstorming + kick-off for custom Calypso PCB
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 * make GSMTAPv3 less vaporware?
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 * OsmoCOS (card-OS) code sprint
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 * openbsc database code and schema changes
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 * OpenSMSC code sprint
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 * Osmo-GMR GmPRS signal demod
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 * GSM channel coding merge session
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=== Avoiding dehydration during the day ===
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IN-Berlin has a fridge with a selection of cold beverages (lemonades, club mate, water, beers) available to be purchased
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at extremely low prices (about 1 EUR / bottle).  There are tea and coffee-making facilities.  They also carry some candy-bar
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type snacks.  There are several supermarkets within walking distance from the venue, if you'd like to bring your own.
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=== Lunch ===
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Lunch catering will be brought into IN-Berlin every day.  Sponsoring for this will be provided by [http://sysmocom.de/ sysmocom GmbH].
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||Thursday||Baecker Schnell||Cold cuts, Salad, Pastries||
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||Friday||Indian (Aapka)||Eggplant with almonds and cashew nuts in mild sauce, grilled chicken in butter tomato sauce and mutton with fresh champignons, basmati rice, bhatura & naan bread||
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||Saturday||Seerose||Vegetarian buffet, TBD||
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||Sunday||?||TBD, most likely traaditional german food with lots of meat (sorry Andreas)||
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=== Dinner ===
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Last year there were some complaints that dinner was not organized.  Even if there is no sponsoring, it would have been useful to
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at least have some reservations.  We will take this recommendation and organize something.
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||Day||Type of food||Where (from/to)||
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||Thursday||Pizza||Pizza delivery 50m from IN-Berlin||
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||Friday||Sandwiches or Restaurant||?||
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||Saturday||Sandwiches or Restaurant||?||
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== Travel ==
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=== Airports ===
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Berlin has two active airports during OsmoDevCon2013: Tegel (TXL) and Schoenefeld (SXF).  TXL is closer to the venue.
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=== Train ===
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You can take long distance trains to ''Berlin Hauptbahnhof'' (main station), which is only 15mins walking (or 3 bus stops) from the venue.
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=== Public Transport ===
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Check http://www.bvg.de/ for maps, fares, etc.
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=== Car ===
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There is some public parking in Lehrter Str., where IN-Berlin is located, but it is quite crowded.  Parking your car might
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not be easy, but not as bad as at C-Base last year.
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== Accomodation ==
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Berlin has tons of options, from very cheap to plush and expensive.  Pick your favourite.
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The closest low-end option in walking distance (about 7 mins) is the [http://www.aohostels.com/en/berlin/berlin-hauptbahnhof/ A&O Hostel Berlin-Hauptbahnhof].
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A more expensive alternative within 15 minutes of walking is [http://www.motel-one.com/en/hotels/berlin/hotel-berlin-hauptbahnhof/#t=hotelinfo Motel One Berlin-Hauptbahnhof]
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== Spectrum License ==
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We have ARFCN 874 and 877 from the 1st to the 15th. BNetzA has been super speedy. Paid by [http://sysmocom.de/ sysmocom].
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== Minutes ==
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TBD
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== Video recordings ==
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TBD
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== Who brings what kind of equipment/supplies? ==
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||Qty||Description||Who||
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||-||Coffee, Coffee Filters||laforge||
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||-||Milk (for coffee)||laforge||
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=== Technical Equipment ===
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||Qty||Description||Who||
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||3||power strips with 10 outlets||laforge||
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||1||Fan-less 16-port Ethernet switch for main table||laforge||
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||plenty||Ethernet cabling in various length||laforge||
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||1||Duct Tape||laforge||
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||?||sysmoBTS||laforge/zecke||
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||1||16port Modem Rack||laforge||
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||?||sysmoSIM-GR1||zecke||
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||?||UmTRX||chemeris||
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== TODO ==
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 * Reservations and/or catering for Dinner
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