[lime-dev] Wireless Battle of the Mesh - call for talks

Pau pau at dabax.net
Mon Feb 10 10:50:16 UTC 2014


This is the official call for talks and workshops of the Battlemesh v7.
This event is getting more and more relevancy with the past of the
years. Last WBM was partially sponsored by Intel and the University of
Aalborg (Denmark).

So I think it is a great opportunity to participate with any topic
matching the requirements.

[Battlemesh] BattleMesh v7 talk and workshop proposals now welcome!

 Do you have an idea or project related to mesh routing protocols? Are you
involved in a community networking project that uses a mesh network? Are you
aware of a related issue that you think should be discussed?

 Your workshop or presentation proposal is welcomed to BattleMeshV7 Leipzig!

 What is Battlemesh?

 The Wireless Battle of the Mesh is an event that aims at bringing
together people from across Europe and beyond to test the performance of
different routing protocols for ad-hoc networks, like Babel,
B.A.T.M.A.N., BMX, OLSR,802.11s and Static Routing.

 It is a tournament with a social character. If you are a mesh
networking enthusiast, community networking activist, or have an
interest in mesh networks you might want to check this out !

 The goal of the WirelessBattleMesh events is to set-up hands-on testbed
for each available mesh routing protocol with a standard test procedure
for the different mesh networks. During the different WBM events,
similar hardware and software configuration will be used based on the
OpenWRT BoardSupportPackage and packages for each protocol
implementation. The WBM events are also a great opportunity to develop
testing tools for PHY/MAC radio layers (drivers,scripts and PHY analyzers).

 This years Battlemesh will take place from 12 - 18 May 2014 in Leipzig,
Germany at the Sublab, Karl-Heine-Stra├če 93, 04229 Leipzig.


 Format and topic of talks

 Workshops or talks relating directly to open source mesh routing
protocols will be prioritised, but we welcome proposals of anything you
think may be of interest to mesh routing and community networking

 They may take any format, for example a presentation, talk, discussion,
debate, practical workshop, or film showing. The suggested length for
talks is one hour (40 minutes talk, 10 minutes questions and 10 minutes

 To get an idea of the kinds of talks and workshops at the previous
events, see:
http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV5/Agenda and

 Lightening talks

 Lightening talks are shorter talks which can be submitted later than
the main workshops deadline, to allow everybody to have the opportunity
to present their project/idea. Each lightening talk will be 7 minutes
long followed by 3 minutes of questions. Projector slides can be
submitted before in PDF format to: submissions at battlemesh.org


 To allow an efficient handling of your proposal, please provide the
following information and send them by email to the email to the address

  * Your name
  * What format will it take (talk/workshop/panel discussion/lightening
  * Your topic headline
  * Your topic description which can be brief (does not need to exceed a
couple of lines) but should provide a reasonable summary of your talk
  * The dates of your stay at the event and (optional) preferred day for
your slot
  * The length of the slot if you wish to do a workshop (all other slots
will be limited to one hour)
  * Any requirements you need, for example, a projector.


 The deadline for proposals is the 1st of May.


 Email your proposals or specific questions to: submissions at battlemesh.org

 For general questions, please use the Battlemesh mailing list:

 Please forward this message any groups or individuals who might be


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