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VideoLAN Dev Days '13

The Multimedia Conference that frees the cone in you!

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

Nota Bene

  • The hotel is the Ibis Avenue d'Italie.
  • If you expect us to refund your travel, please bring a printed copy of your tickets, one that shows the total cost. If you are not in our reimbursement database, bring a printed IBAN too.
  • On Saturday and Sunday, enter the Free HQ by the 16 Rue de la Ville-l'Évêque (map).
    • There will be a smoking area inside the building, as the entrance cannot be used once inside the building for security reasons.
  • There will be a WiFi connection.


Thursday, August 29th 2013

21h00 Meeting at the Sputnik, for the brave... NB: VideoLAN will not pay for expenses at the bar...

Sputnik bar

Friday, August 30th 2013

Asterix VLC.svg

Friday is an optional day in the Asterix amusement park to bind together our community. If you wish to attend, the meeting in front of the hotel is at 8:30. There will be a bus that will be responsible for bringing everyone to and back from the park. More details on the park are available below.


  • that bus and park entrance fees are paid by us, so there are NO costs with the exception of food and drinks
  • do not burden yourself too much with unneeded stuff and particularly don't bring your laptop!
Time Place Description
8h30 Hotel Meeting point in front of the hotel
10h00 – 18h00 Visit to Asterix park
21h00 Meeting at the Sputnik, for the brave... NB: VideoLAN will not pay for expenses at the bar...

If you cannot be present at the meeting point, you will be able to join us directly there, but you MUST tell us. For reference here are directions to the park: Take RER B3 from Paris Gare du Nord, platform 43 and get off at “Aéroport Charles De Gaulle Terminal 1, Terminal 3”. Go to the “Parcs de Loisirs” counter and board the Parc Astérix shuttle buses.

Saturday, August 31st 2013

All the meetings happen in the auditorium.


Schedule information is not currently available.

Time Description
9h30 – 10h00 Welcome, registration, coffee, juice and croissants
10h00 – 10h15 Welcome, VideoLAN, VLC
10h20 – 10h45 x265
10h50 – 11h15 VLC and DCP
11h15 – 11h30 Coffee Break
11h30 – 11h55 VLC annotations
11h55 – 12h15 VP9
12h15 – 12h30 VLC 2.1.0 and next


Individual tray meal (chicken, salmon, vegetarian or beef) with dessert and drinks.


What is an UnConference?

UnConference schedule to be published...

Time Hacking Room 1 Hacking Room 2 Hacking Room 3 Hacking Room 4 Hacking Room 5
14h00 - 16h00 libav technical discussion FFmpeg technical discussion - Open - VLC technical discussion HACKING ROOM
16h00 - 16h30 Break Break Break Break HACKING ROOM
16h30 - 18h30 libav documentation session x264 - Open - VLC mobile ports HACKING ROOM
18h30 - 19h00 Day Wrap up


Restaurant du Paradis
66 Rue du Faubourg Poissonniere
75010 Paris

Metro: Line 7, Poissonière

Starting at 20h00, dinner will consist of 2 special menus prepared by the chef. (drinks included - wine and non-alcoholic)

The menu will consist of 4 choices for starters, principal meal and deserts. There is also a vegan menu available.

Sunday, September 1st 2013

Session Proposals

  • Opus in MPEG TS design session
  • Daala video codec discussion
  • VLC Mac session
  • Building an official VLC SDK for C#/Winform that is cross platform
  • keysigning


Schedule to be posted.

Time B559 B555 B551 B549 B567 B312
11h00 - 12h00 TBD TBD HACKING ROOM N/A
12h00 - 13h00 TBD HACKING ROOM N/A


Location: Cafeteria of Free HQ (a really beautiful and spacious place!)

Sandwiches with coleslaw or crisps and choices of drinks (including Dr Pepper) + desserts (Pecan pies, Oreo pies, lemon pies, or cheese cakes).


Time B559 B555 B551 B549 B567 B312
14h00 - 15h00 TBD HACKING ROOM N/A
15h00 - 16h00 Hack TBD TBD HACKING ROOM N/A
16h00 - 17h00 Hack TBD Hack Hack HACKING ROOM N/A
17h00 - 18h00 Hack TBD Hack Hack HACKING ROOM N/A


Map and Itinerary

Here, a Google Map for all places.

Here a map with itineraries to go between the different places.

Asterix Park

60128 Plailly, France
Metro / RER: B3


Free HQ

16 Rue de la Ville-l'Évêque
75008 Paris, France (map)

Metro 8: Madeleine
Metro 12: Madeleine
Metro 14: Madeleine

From CDG airport, take:
the RER B (Paris by train) to Châtelet-les-Halles
then Metro line 14 to Madeleine.


Hotel Ibis

Hotel IBIS Paris Avenue d'Italie
15 bis Avenue d'Italie
75013 Paris (map)


  • In case of emergency, call the European emergency number 112.
  • To place a call most credit cards can be used directly in public phones.