Announcing the Wireless Battle Mesh v6
(15th of April - 21st of April 2013, Aalborg, Denmark)
The next 'Wireless Battle of the Mesh' will take place from
Mon 15th till Sun 21st of April at the University of Aalborg,
Denmark. The event aims to bring together people from across
the globe to test the performance of different routing
protocols for ad-hoc networks, like Babel, B.A.T.M.A.N., BMX,
OLSR, and 802.11s. Of course, new protocols (working on
OpenWRT) are always welcome!
It is not required to be active within the mentioned
protocols, so if you are a mesh networking enthusiast,
community networking activist, or have an interest in mesh
networks in general, you have to check this out!
Information about the event is gathered at:
The event takes place at the University of Aalborg, Denmark.
There will be room for hacking with software and hardware,
talks and presentations, as well as informal discussions
Participant Registration and Fee
The event itself is free of charge and open for all, so to
register without hotel and food supply, simply add your name
to the participant table.
If you wish low cost cost accomodation and low cost food supply,
several special group bookings have been arranged. Payment
in advance is required to get the full benefit of the
discount. Therefore, this year's edition features an "early
bird low cost" registration program: A bed in a nearby hotel
from Monday till Sunday plus breakfast and dinner for the
entire week are available for 1500 DKK (~201€) if the
payment is made before February 15th, 2013. The price goes
up to 1900 DKK (~255€) for all payments made after February
15th. These late arrangements are subject to availability.
Of course, this package is not compulsory. You can also
find your own bed and food supply yourself during the event
if you wish to do so.
Credit card payments for accomodation and food can be carried
out here: https://www.erap.aau.dk/event/index.php/bmv6
As with Wireless BattleMesh V5 in Athens, we would like to
arrange a warm up event in the preceeding weekend. So far, we
have explored options like Djurslands Net and Net4Samsø, but
nothing is final yet. Suggestions and ideas for this is more
Spread the Word
Feel free to spread the word by forwarding this mail to all
lists / people that might be interested in it. Blogging
about the event is more than welcome, and if you do so,
please add a ping-back to the wiki page:
* Web: http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV6
* Email: http://ml.ninux.org/mailman/listinfo/battlemesh
* IRC: irc.freenode.net