[Battlemesh] Wireless Battle Mesh venue decision

Martin Hundebøll martin at hundeboll.net
Sun Jul 8 23:57:10 CEST 2012

Hi All,

I am very excited about hosting the next Battlemesh and looking forward to welcoming you all! I am sure we will have a great time, even though I cannot promise weather like the kind we are used to in southern Europe :)

// Martin

On 07/05/2012 06:54 PM, Simon Wunderlich wrote:
> Dear battlemeshers,
> in the past few weeks, we have had internal discussions in the recon team
> regarding the venue for the upcoming Wireless Battle Mesh 6.  After intensely
> investigating the very interesting proposals available, most of our 8 recon
> members eventually voted for Aalborg/Denmark to be the venue for our next
> battle. The main arguments for Denmark were:
>   * They have started proposing to host WBM since WBMv4/SBG, and were part
>     since then - they know how WBM works.
>   * We had a lot of people asking for "more serious testing", and
>     Martin Hundebøll and his Prof Frank Fitzek gave us the impression
>     that they have quite some experience in professional test setups.
>   * These guys organized quite a lot of bigger conferences, and also
>     the proposal covers nearly all questions regarding organization.
> Of course, it was not easy for us to decide, because as you certainly have
> seen, Michel also had this very good proposal to host WBMv6 in Formentera.
> We have talked to Michel and I'm glad to say that he supports our decision
> regarding the WBMv6 venue and also offered help to get this going.
> We also discussed the possibility to have an intermediate event in Formentera
> (like WBMv5.5) this year, with a specific project to be achieved by
> participants. Some ideas were:
>   * Solar (battery less) beach WiFi deployment
>   * Testbed using existing local test deployment
>   * GPL device controller
> But any proposition is welcome.
> Our next step is to go to Denmark for a reconnaissance mission in autumn
> this year. We will keep you updated!
> Cheers,
>          Simon - on behalf of the recon team
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Kind Regards
Martin Hundebøll
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8000 Aarhus C
+45 61 65 54 61
martin at hundeboll.net

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