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Official announce for Wireless Battle Mesh V8

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       Announcing the Wireless Battle Mesh v8
    (3rd - 9th of August 2015, Maribor, Slovenia)
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The next 'Wireless Battle of the Mesh' will take place from Mon 3rd
till Sun 9th of August at Dom Obrambe Pekre, Maribor, Slovenia. The
event aims to bring together people from across the globe to test the
performance of different routing protocols for ad-hoc networks, like
Babel, B.A.T.M.A.N., BMX, OLSR, and 802.11s. Of course, new protocols
(working on OpenWrt) are always welcome!

It is not required to be active within the mentioned protocols, so if
you are a mesh networking enthusiast, community networking activist, or
have an interest in mesh networks in general, you have to check this out!

Information about the event is gathered at:
http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV8


Location
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The event takes place at the Dom Obrambe Pekre, Maribor, Slovenia.
It features one large dining hall with an attached smaller hall for
talks, a large lecture theater, several smaller classrooms and an
outdoor auditorium. Expect to find nice community WiFi internet
connection (open.wlan-si.net), video projectors, beverage and snack
supplies and some curious hackers.

Participant Registration and Fee
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The event itself is free of charge and open for all, so to register
without hotel and food supply, simply add your name to the participant
table.

http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV8/Participants

If you wish low cost accommodation, a special group booking has been
arranged. Payment in advance is required to get the full benefit of
the discount. Therefore, like for the previous event, this year's
edition features an "early bird low cost" registration program with two
accomodation options:

Hotel Milena:
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Hotel Milena is a family run hotel under mountain Pohorje for which
the accommodation is offered in a package. Rooms are for 2-4 people,
some rooms have a double bed only. In the case of a large number of
participants some accommodation will be in the neighbouring hotels
as well. Breakfast is included. There is a 15min walk to the
conference venue.

Early bird booking is available for 6 nights (August 3rd to 9th)
for 150 EUR if payment is received before 18th April. The price
goes up to EUR 175,00 for all later payments. These late arrangements
are subject to availability.

Camping:
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Camping Kekec is a camping place in the vicinity of Hotel Milena,
all the usual camping amnesties available. No breakfast included.
There are shops nearby, walking to the conference venue takes 18 minutes.

Early bird booking is available for 6 nights (August 3rd to 9th)
for 45 EUR if payment is received before 18th April The price
goes up to EUR 55,00 for all later payments. These late arrangements
are subject to availability.

General:
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For any additional information, requests and inquiries get in touch
with the local organization team: battlemeshv8 at wlan-si.net

Of course, this package is not compulsory. You can also find your own
bed and food supply yourself during the event if you wish to do so.

Payment information can be found be found here on the Battlemesh Wiki:

http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV8#Participant_Registration_and_Fee

Spread the Word
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Feel free to spread the word by forwarding this mail to all lists /
people that might be interested in it. Blogging about the event is more
than welcome, and if you do so, please add a ping-back to the wiki page:

http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV8

Contact
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* Web: http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV8
* Email: http://ml.ninux.org/mailman/listinfo/battlemesh
* IRC: irc.freenode.net #battlemesh

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