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Announcing the Wireless Battle Mesh v9
(1st - 7th of May 2016, Porto, Portugal)
The next 'Wireless Battle of the Mesh' will take place from Sun 1st till Sat
7th of May at Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.
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:http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV9
The event takes place at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of
Porto, Porto, Portugal. It features one large meeting room with three distinct
areas: a working space, with tables and Internet connection, a conference
space for talks, and a small kitchen. The room is located centrally in the
campus and has a large grass area outside. The department buildings will be
used to deploy the wireless routers across the common spaces, labs and meeting
Participant Registration and Fee
The event itself is free of charge and open for all.
If you wish low cost accommodation, a special group booking has been arranged.
Payment in advance is required to get the full benefit of
the discount. Therefore, like for the previous event, this year's edition
features an "early bird low cost" registration program with two
accommodation options (6 nights with the breakfast included). Payment
instructions will be given after filling the registration form. 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.
If you want to join the event, whether with the accommodation package or
always register using the registration form:
For any additional information, requests and inquiries get in touch with the
local organization team: v9 at battlemesh.org
The following accommodation options are available:
Rivoli Cinema Hostel
Rivoli Cinema Hostel is the first Cinema themed Hostel in Portugal. It has 12
rooms available (3 beds and 4 beds room), 6 shared toilets and 6 shared
showers, a fully equipped kitchen, 1 lounge area where you can relax, have a
drink, read books and play games, and an outside 180 m2 space where you can
listen to music, barbecue, sunbath, party, or just chat with the others
guests. The breakfast and the towel is included in the price. The hostel is
right next to the main city square, and 15-20 minutes to the battlemesh venue
Porto Spot Hostel
Located in Porto’s city centre, Porto Spot Hostel offers comfortable 3 beds
and 4 beds rooms with free WiFi. It is only a 5-minute walk from the Trindade
Metro Station and 15 minutes to the battlemesh venue by metro.
Early bird booking is available for 6 nights (May 1st to 7th) for 125 EUR if
payment is received before Feb 1st. The price goes up to 150 EUR for all later
payments. Our reservations are valid until March 1st, any late arrangements
are subject to availability.
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/BattleMeshV9
* Email: http://ml.ninux.org/mailman/listinfo/battlemesh
* IRC: irc.freenode.net #battlemesh_______________________________________________
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