[Battlemesh] Call for Presentations for Wireless Battle of the Mesh #10
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# Call for Talks/Presentation
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 BattleMeshV10 in
The interface for submitters is available at:
## 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 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 Wireless Battlemesh (WBM) 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 LEDE/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
This year's Battlemesh will take place between June 5 and 11 in Vienna,
## 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 screening. 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/BattleMeshV9/Agenda,
## Lightning talks
Lightning 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 lightning talk will be 7 minutes long
followed by 3 minutes of questions. Projector slides should be submitted
before in PDF format to: submissions at battlemesh.org
To allow an efficient handling of your proposal we are using frab as
conference management software. Please create an account under
https://cfp.battlemesh.org/en/wbm10/cfp/session/new and enter your
presentation. If you have any problems contact submissions at battlemesh.org.
The best is to have the following points at hand when entering your
* 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
* The duration 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, network, ….
The deadline for proposals is May 08, 2017.
For general questions, please use the Battlemesh mailing list:
For questions to this year's organizers, use v10 at battlemesh.org
Please forward this message any groups or individuals who might be
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