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Welcome to VideoLAN Dev Days 2016

The Open Multimedia Conference that frees the cone in you!

This is a technical un-conference; please bring laptops, power cords, power extensions, RJ45 cables and a good mood with you.

Schedule

Friday September 2nd

Escape Room

8 Great Houses of Westeros, only one will win!

From 13:00 to 18:30 Multiple Escape Game

Klosterstraße 62, 10179 Berlin U2 Klosterstraße S&U Alexanderplatz

Reception

19:00 Evening reception at BCC

Saturday September 3rd

Morning

Time Description Room
10:00 - 11:00 Association meeting - For non-profit members only A06
11:15 - 11:25 Welcome to the VideoLAN track! by Jean-Baptiste Kempf B09
11:25 - 11:50 Update on VPX by Alex Converse. B09
11:50 - 12:15 A VC-2 encoder by Rostislav Pehlivanov B09
12:15 - 12:30 Group picture with all the QtCon attendees! B02

Afternoon

Time Description Room
13:30 - 14:00 A VP9 encoder Ronald Bultje B09
14:00 - 14:45 VLC: State of the union by Felix Paul Kühne - Jean-Baptiste Kempf - Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen - Thomas Guillem B09
15:00 - 15:25 Daala by Timothy Terriberry B09
15:25 - 15:50 Update on X265 by Pradeep Ramachandran B09
15:50 - 16:00 VLMC by Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen B09
16:30 - 17:30 VLC technical discussion A05
16:30 - 17:30 FFmpeg technical discussion A06
16:30 - 17:30 Upipe technical discussion B95
16:30 - 17:30 Libav technical discussion B04

VideoLAN dinner

We will grab dinner at 19h00, at http://www.hofbraeu-wirtshaus.de/en/berlin-en/

The restaurant is located on Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 30 10178 Berlin, which is a few minutes away from the conference venue.

Sunday September 4th

Time Description Room
09:00 - 09:30 Breakfast B02
09:30 - 17:00 Unconference A05 & A06

Unconference schedule

Time Room A05 Room A06 Room B04 Room B95
09:30 - 10:00 tba tba FSFE Beyond Code
10:00 - 10:45 tba x264 and x265 discussion FSFE Beyond Code
10:45 - 11:30 tba avcodec discussion FSFE Let‘s talk software
11:30 - 12:15 tba Mediaconch (matroska / FFv1 EU Funding), Netflix encoding talk FSFE FSFE
Lunch
13:00 - 13:45 VLC Mobile design tba JB's secret project tba
13:45 - 14:30 VLC Mobile tech discussion tba FSFE Beyond Code
14:30 - 15:15 Roots VideoLAN Q&A, CELLAR Matroska Specifications Movie Watchers Club Discussion FSFE Beyond Code

Practical information

Emergency situation

In case of emergency, call the European emergency number 112.

Location / main venue

The meeting is happening at bcc Berlin

Alexanderstraße 11 10178 Berlin

You can find a map of the venue here

Accomodation / Hotel

Ibis Berlin Mitte

Located at Prenzlauer Allee 4, 10405 Berlin

To the conference venue

Walk the 1.4Km.

Otherwise:

  • Take the M2 tramway toward Alexanderplatz
  • Stop at Prenzlauer Allee/Metzer Straße Berlin (3 stops)

Ibis Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Located at Invalidenstraße 53, 10557 Berlin

To the conference venue

  • Take the S75 toward Westkreuz
  • Stop at Berlin Central Station (3 stops)

Payment

The local currency is the Euro.

You might want to bring cash, as it's hard to pay with credit cards in Germany.

Transportation

  • Public transport: FIXME
  • Attendees arrival & departure list: VDD16/Attendees

NOTE: VideoLAN does not refund taxi expenses nor car rentals.

Schönefeld Airport (SXF)

To the conference venue

If you're lucky enough to get the hourly train to the city:

  • Take the RE7 toward Dessau Hauptbahnhof
  • Stop at Alexanderplatz Bhf

Otherwise:

  • Take the S9 toward Pankow
  • Stop at Oskreuz (9 stops)
  • Take the S7 toward Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
  • Stop at Jannowitzbrücke (3 stops)
  • Walk to the bcc (≃7minutes)

To Ibis Mitte Berlin hotel

If you're lucky enough to get the hourly train to the city:

  • Take the RE7 toward Dessau Hauptbahnhof
  • Stop at Alexanderplatz Bhf
  • Take the M2 tramway toward Heinersdorf
  • Stop at Prenzlauer Allee/Metzer Straße

Ibis Berlin Hauptbahnhof hotel

If you're lucky enough to get the hourly train to the city:

  • Take the RE7 toward Dessau Hauptbahnhof
  • Stop at Berlin Central Station

Otherwise:

  • Take the S9 toward Pankow
  • Stop at Berlin Ostkreuz (9 stops)
  • Take the S7 toward Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
  • Stop at Berlin Central Station (7 stops)

Tegel Airport (TXL)

To the conference venue

  • Take the TXL bus toward Hauptbahnhof
  • Stop at Berlin Central Station (5 stops)
  • Take the S5 toward Hoppegarten (Mark)
  • Stop at Berlin Alexanderplatz Bahnhof (3 stops)

To Ibis Mitte Berlin hotel

  • Take the TXL bus toward Hauptbahnhof
  • Stop at S Beusseltraße (2 stops)
  • Take the S41 toward Ringbahnhof
  • Stop at S Prenzlauer Allee Berlin (5 stops)
  • Take the M2 tramway toward Alexanderplatz
  • Stop at Prenzlauer Allee/Metzer Straße Berlin (5 stops)

Ibis Berlin Hauptbahnhof hotel

  • Take the TXL bus toward Hauptbahnhof
  • Stop at Berlin Central Station (5 stops)

Berlin Airport (BER)

lol.

Other?

From the hotel to the conference

Connectivity

Power supply

Power plugs are of type CEE 7/3 socket and CEE 7/4 plug (Type F) [1]

The electrical system is 220V / 50Hz. If you come from outside Europe, please make sure your devices are compatible beforehand.

Internet

There will be WiFi at the venue.

Weather forecast

Fri Sep 2 Partly cloudy 25°C Low 16°C
Sat Sep 3 Partly cloudy 26°C Low 16°C
Sun Sep 4 Cloudy 26°C Low 15°C
Mon Sep 5 Scattered showers 22°C Low 13°C