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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