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

Osmocom Developer Conference 2016 "Transgressive Infrastructuring"

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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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


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.


Who What How long When
neels from OsmoNITB to OsmoCSCN with IuCS 30min Thursday
laforge OsmoBTS update (phy_link, more bts models) 30min Thursday
kevin Paging traffic 15m Thursday
tnt AMBE update 15min Thursday
lazlo end-to-end regression testing setup with 96 modems and 16 BTSs 45min Thursday
zecke Formalizing development process, gap between hobbyists and professionals, tool support ? Thursday
jacob?/max EDGE PCU Implementation + status ?
laforge Osmo-IUH intro/update 30min
daniel OsmoSGSN with IuPS 30min
spaar, kevin Iuh Femtocell hacking status 30min
laforge, zecke Osmocom website + documentation update 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 30min
zecke SMSC and SS7 core project update 30min
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 more sdrangelove, android 20-30m
steve-m Globalstar introduction 20-30m
kevin+nico TacDB ? m

Workshop / Hacking

Who What How long
? Let's try to use srsUE ?
max? patchwork migration - let's cleanup leftover patches ?

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

Date Supplier Type of Food
April 21st Seerose Moussaka with Eggplant and Parmiggiano; Fried Vegetables; Basmati Rice; Penne with dried tomatoes, champignons, pine nuts, ruccola and Parmiggiano
April 22nd Aapka Shahi Bengan; Butter Chicken; Lamb Khumbi
April 23rd Essen statt Kochen Salads; Chicken breast with Raclette-Cheese; Pepper - Onion - fresh cheese ragout; Pasta; Rhubarb Crumble
April 24th Partyservice Rohde Various Salads, Roast Pork, Roast Beef, Potato Gratin

Lunch catering will typically arrive 12.30 to 12.45, allowing us to start lunch at about 1pm.


Three is no dinner catering so far.



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


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 for maps, fares, etc.


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.


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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