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This page is used to plan and coordinate regarding the Osmocom Developer Conference 2017
Osmocom Developer Conference 2017¶
Contrary to OsmoCon2017, the Osmocom Developer Conference 2017 (OsmoDevCon2017) 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.
April 22 through April 24, 2017
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.
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 January 31st, 2017):
[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 Saturday, and finish around 3pm on Monday.
|laforge/dieter||OBSAI/CPRI/ORAI, Remote Radio Heads and C-RAN||30min||?|
|laforge||TTCN-3 and Eclipse Titan for protocol testing||45min||?|
|laforge||libosmo-sigtran for M3UA, SUA and SCCP||60min||?|
|achemeris||xTRX status update (the technical version)||30min||?|
|nhofmeyr||HLR outside of NITB: libvlr, GSUP & cu||45min||?|
|all||OpenBSC 2.0 aka the death of the NITB||45min||?|
|BastusIII||Virtual Um for OsmocomBB + OsmoBTS||30min||?|
|Max||crypto-good random for Osmo*||15min?||?|
|laforge||simtrace 2.x firmware + card formwarding||30min||?|
|all||Unification of vty/ctrl/conf||30min?||?|
|dieter||Measuring the load of a TETRA cell||15min||?|
|dieter||Smart Signal Boosters||15min||?|
|dieter||Radio Ripple Control||30min?||?|
|dieter||Status of the Globalstar signal analysis||30min?||?|
|dieter||Getting "real" eNodeBs to run||20min||?|
|laforge||osmo-gsm-tester hardware setup||20min||?|
|neels||osmo-gsm-tester software update||20min||?|
Workshop / Hacking¶
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.
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|
|2017-04-22||-||sandwiches, salads, cold cuts|
|2017-04-23||-||sandwiches, salads, cold cuts|
|2017-04-24||Aapka||Indian: Paneer Butter Masala, Chicken Curry with coconut; Mutton champignon curry|
Dinner catering will be brought into IN-Berlin every night. Sponsoring is TBD.
|Date||Supplier||Type of Food|
|2017-04-22||Partyservice A.Rohde||chickenbreast; mediterranean vegetable stew; potatoes|
|2017-04-23||Seerose||Salads, Vegetables in mustard sauce; fried eggplant; spinach lasagne (all-veg)|
Travel funding is available as part of the OsmoCon2017_TravelGrants.
Berlin still has two active airports during OsmoDevCon2017: 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.
Check http://www.bvg.de/ 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?¶
|-||Coffee, Coffee Filters||laforge|
|-||Milk (for coffee)||laforge|
|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||12V power supply for Dieter's Cinterion module||laforge|
|>=1||sysmoBTS (any model)||laforge|