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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.


Friday September 2nd

Saturday September 3rd


Time Description Room
10:00 - 11:00 Asso meeting - For the non profit members only B09
11:00 - 11:15 Welcome to the VideoLAN track! by Jean-Baptiste Kempf B09
11:15 - 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


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 Pradeed Ramachandran B09
15:50 - 16:00 VLMC by Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen B02
16:30 - 17:30 VLC technical discussion A05
16:30 - 17:30 FFmpeg technical discussion A06
16:30 - 17:30 LibAV technical discussion B04
16:30 - 17:30 VideoLAN unconference B95

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

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

Ibis Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Located at Invalidenstraße 53, 10557 Berlin


The local currency is the Euro. Merchants are forbidden from accepting other currencies (except exchange).


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

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

Paris-CDG / Roissy airport

Gare du Nord (North railway station)

To the conference venue

To the sponsored hotel

Gare de l'Est (East railway station)

Gare de Lyon (South/East railway station)

To the conference venue

To the sponsored hotel


From the hotel to the conference


Power supply

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


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

Trip planning / sharing on VDD16/Attendees