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XMPP Summit 8

The eighth XMPP Summit to be held by the XMPP Standards Foundation occured on February 5-8, 2010, in Brussels, Belgium (the same weekend as FOSDEM 2010).

Friday, February 5: XMPP Hackfest

The official XMPP Hackfest is there for people to code on XMPP, test interoperability and build or extend applications. The XMPP Hackfest will be happening at the Hotel.

The following people are likely to participate:

  1. Yuriy Blokhin (Kik)
  2. Dan Brickley
  3. Ilya Braude (Drakontas)
  4. Thiago Camargo (Nimbuzz)
  5. Cosimoc Cecchi (Collabora)
  6. Diana Cionoiu (Yate Project)
  7. Dave Cridland (Isode)
  8. Sebastiaan Deckers (Pandion)
  9. Florian Detig (ANDLabs)
  10. Laurent Eschenauer (Vodafone Group R&D)
  11. Fabio Forno (Ooros)
  12. Artur Hefczyc (Tigase)
  13. Joe Hildebrand (Cisco)
  14. Makoto Inoue (New Bamboo)
  15. Cristina Jianu (Yate Project)
  16. Tuomas Koski (Buddycloud)
  17. Petri Liimatta (Nokia)
  18. Ralph Meijer (Mediamatic Lab)
  19. Edwin Mons
  20. Marian Podgoreanu (Yate Project)
  21. Johann Prieur (TANDBERG)
  22. Mickaël Rémond (Process One)
  23. Ali Sabil (TANDBERG)
  24. Ross Savage (Buddycloud)
  25. Marco Sgrignuoli (Ooros)
  26. Sjoerd Simons (Collabora)
  27. Kevin Smith (IsodeSwift.im)
  28. Dries Staelens (Pandion)
  29. Luca Tagliaferri (Bluendo)
  30. Simon Tennant (Buddycloud)
  31. Florian Thießen (Thiessen.IM)
  32. Will Thompson (Collabora)
  33. Winfried Tilanus (HelpIM)
  34. Rene Treffer (Buddycloud)
  35. Nicolas Vérité (Process One)
  36. Ian Wild (Prosody.im)
  37. Matthew Wild (Prosody.im)
  38. Paul Witty (TANDBERG)
  39. Kurt Zeilenga (Isode)
  40. Christopher Zorn (Collecta)

Saturday, February 6: Devroom @ FOSDEM

From 13:00 until 19:00 we will have a devroom where we can host tutorials, presentations, demos, and lightning talks at FOSDEM 2010. Location: ULB Solbosh Campus (see logistic), the Building and Room will be announced soon.

If you would like to be a speaker, please contact Peter Saint-Andre. We especially want technical talks of interest to open-source geeks. No marketing fluff, please! The typical talk will be 15 minutes with 15 minutes for discussion.

The schedule is as follows (slots for lightning talks are still available, post to the summit@xmpp.org list if you are interested!).

Time Topic Speaker(s)
13:00-13:15 Intro / Logistics Peter Saint-Andre
13:15-14:00 The Extraordinary, Magical Powers and Possibilities of XMPP Remko Tronçon
14:00-14:30 Stump the XMPP Experts! Open Q&A XMPP Council and book authors
14:30-15:00 Building Federated Social Networks on XMPP Simon Tennant & Tuomas Koski
15:00-15:30 XMPP and the Social Web Laurent Eschenauer & Alard Weisscher
15:30-16:00 PubSub Gone Wild: Info Sharing at Mediamatic Ralph Meijer
16:00-16:30 Mirabeau: Creating Personal Media Networks and Bridging UPnP Devices over the Internet with XMPP Frank Scholz & Philippe Normand
16:30-17:00 You Got Your XMPP in My Website: Using Strophe.js for Fun and Profit Jack Moffitt
17:00-17:30 Lightning Talks various speakers
17:30-17:50 Jingle Nodes: An Open Alternative to Skype Thiago Camargo
17:50-18:10 Jingle in the Enterprise Diana Cionoiu
18:10-18:30 Multi-User Jingle: Voice and Video Conferencing with XMPP Sjoerd Simons & Robert McQueen
18:30-19:00 More Lightning Talks various speakers

We will also have a XMPP Stand (10am-6pm) where you’ll be able to talk to great people of the XMPP community. It’ll be the place to start off all your interesting “hallway” discussions.

Sunday, February 7: FOSDEM

Developers are free to attend the second day of the FOSDEM conference. We’ll need help manning the booth (10am-5pm) and attending talks to spread the word about XMPP. Also expect many interesting “hallway” discussions and continued hacking in the background.

Sunday, February 7: Official XSF Dinner

Note: We have reached our dinner limit of 48 people!

Depending on the amount of sponsorships / donations we receive, the price of the dinner will vary.

Please be at the Hotel reception at 18:15 so that you don’t miss the coach to the Restaurant.

Contact Florian if you would like to donate!

Sponsors / Donations:

Participants:

  1. Yuriy Blokhin (Kik)(M)
  2. Alex Borisov (M)
  3. Ilya Braude (Drakontas) (M)
  4. Thiago Camargo (Nimbuzz) (M)
  5. Cosimoc Cecchi (Collabora)
  6. Diana Cionoiu (Yate Project) (M)
  7. Dave Cridland (Isode) (M)
  8. Sebastiaan Deckers (Pandion) (M)
  9. Florian Detig (ANDLabs) (M)
  10. Laurent Eschenauer (Vodafone Group R&D) (M)
  11. Fabio Forno (Ooros) (M)
  12. Artur Hefczyc (Tigase) (M)
  13. Joe Hildebrand (Cisco) (M)
  14. Lee Hughes (M)
  15. Makoto Inoue (New Bamboo)
  16. Florian Jensen (Flosoft.biz) (M)
  17. Cristina Jianu (Yate Project) (M)
  18. Steve Kille (Isode)
  19. Tuomas Koski (Buddycloud) (M)
  20. Petri Liimatta (Nokia) (M)
  21. Kristian Luoma (Nokia)
  22. Tobias Markmann (M)
  23. Robert McQueen (Collabora)
  24. Ralph Meijer (Mediamatic Lab) (M)
  25. Alexey Melnikov (Isode) (M)
  26. Mafalda Mendes
  27. Jack Moffitt (Collecta)
  28. Edwin Mons (M)
  29. Christopher Orr (M)
  30. Marian Podgoreanu (Yate Project) (M)
  31. Johann Prieur (TANDBERG) (M)
  32. Mickaël Rémond (Process One) (M)
  33. Ali Sabil (TANDBERG) (M)
  34. Peter Saint-Andre (Cisco) (M)
  35. Marco Sgrignuoli (Ooros) (M)
  36. Ross Savage (Buddycloud) (M)
  37. Sjoerd Simons (Collabora)
  38. Kevin Smith (IsodeSwift.im) (M)
  39. Dries Staelens (Pandion) (M)
  40. Luca Tagliaferri (Bluendo) (M)
  41. Simon Tennant (Buddycloud) (M)
  42. Florian Thießen (Thiessen.IM) (M)
  43. Will Thompson (Collabora)
  44. Winfried Tilanus (HelpIM) (M)
  45. Rene Treffer (Buddycloud) (M)
  46. Remko Tronçon (Swift.im) (M)
  47. Nicolas Vérité (Process One) (M)
  48. Alard Weisscher (Vodafone Group R&D) (M)
  49. Lukasz Wiechec (NC3A)
  50. Ian Wild (Prosody.im) (M)
  51. Matthew Wild (Prosody.im) (M)
  52. Paul Witty (TANDBERG) (M)
  53. Kurt Zeilenga (Isode) (M)
  54. Christopher Zorn (Collecta) (M)

Monday, February 8: XMPP Summit

The official “XMPP Summit” itself: Intensive discussions among core XMPP developers to solve pressing problems in the XMPP protocol stack.

The Summit is not intended for people who are just interested in learning about XMPP (see the Saturday schedule), but instead for active technical contributors in the XMPP community. If you would like to participate, please say so on the summit@xmpp.org mailing list. The tentative schedule is 9:30 to 4:30. Location: Conference Room at the Hotel.

The following people will participate:

  1. Thomas Baquet
  2. Yuriy Blokhin (Kik)
  3. Alex Borisov
  4. Ilya Braude (Drakontas)
  5. Thiago Camargo (Nimbuzz)
  6. Cosimoc Cecchi (Collabora)
  7. Diana Cionoiu (Yate Project)
  8. Dave Cridland (Isode)
  9. Sebastiaan Deckers (Pandion)
  10. Florian Detig (ANDLabs)
  11. Laurent Eschenauer (Vodafone Group R&D)
  12. Fabio Forno (Ooros)
  13. Artur Hefczyc (Tigase)
  14. Joe Hildebrand (Cisco)
  15. Lee Hughes
  16. Florian Jensen (Flosoft.biz)
  17. Cristina Jianu (Yate Project)
  18. Steve Kille (Isode)
  19. Tuomas Koski (Buddycloud)
  20. Petri Liimatta (Nokia)
  21. Kristian Luoma (Nokia)
  22. Tobias Markmann
  23. Ralph Meijer (Mediamatic Lab)
  24. Alexey Melnikov (Isode)
  25. Jack Moffitt (Collecta)
  26. Edwin Mons
  27. Maciek Niedzielski (Psi)
  28. Sonny Piers
  29. Marian Podgoreanu (Yate Project)
  30. Johann Prieur (TANDBERG)
  31. Mickaël Rémond (Process One)
  32. Alex Rogers (Mondago)
  33. Ali Sabil (TANDBERG)
  34. Ross Savage (Buddycloud)
  35. Peter Saint-Andre (Cisco)
  36. Marco Sgrignuoli (Ooros)
  37. Sjoerd Simons (Collabora)
  38. Kevin Smith (IsodeSwift.im)
  39. Dries Staelens (Pandion)
  40. Neil Stratford (Voxeo)
  41. Luca Tagliaferri (Bluendo)
  42. Simon Tennant (Buddycloud)
  43. Florian Thießen (Thiessen.IM)
  44. Will Thompson (Collabora)
  45. Winfried Tilanus (HelpIM)
  46. Rene Treffer (Buddycloud)
  47. Remko Tronçon (Swift.im)
  48. Nicolas Vérité (Process One)
  49. Alard Weisscher (Vodafone Group R&D)
  50. Lukasz Wiechec (NC3A)
  51. Ian Wild (Prosody.im)
  52. Matthew Wild (Prosody.im)
  53. Paul Witty (TANDBERG)
  54. Kurt Zeilenga (Isode)
  55. Christopher Zorn (Collecta)

Mobile Dev Challenge and SIM Cards

All information about the XMPP Developer Challenge can be found here.

MobileVikings has generously given us 20 SIM cards with mobile internet access for demonstration purposes for the XMPP Stand, Devroom and Summit.

If you are interested in getting a SIM card for the 4 days, please contact Florian.

Hotel

The XMPP Summit will be held at the Best Western Premier – Carrefour de L’Europe Hotel in the heart of Brussels. It’s conveniently located next to the Brussels Central station and the Grand Place.

The XSF has a deal for a Business Room for 109€ per night for a single or a double / twin room. The rooms are on lock until the 15th of January. For the booking and information, please contact Florian Jensen.

Logistics

The FOSDEM activities (Saturday and Sunday) will take place at ULB Campus Solbosh, 50 Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1050 Brussels (detalshere).

Contact

Join the summit@xmpp.org list to discuss. If you have any questions, ping Peter Saint-Andre.
For queries about the Hotel or Dinner, please contact Florian Jensen (XMPPE-mail).