Let's meet face to face!
RIOT is the friendly operating system for the Internet of Things. If you cannot run Linux on your device due to constrained hardware, use RIOT! RIOT explicitly implements the idea of an open Internet. It supports all relevant standards and is distributed under open source license. You find more details on www.riot-os.org.
The RIOT community consists of companies, academias, and hobbyist, distributed all around the world. RIOT aims to implement all relevant open standards supporting an Internet of Things that is connected, secure, durable & privacy-friendly.
About the RIOT Summit
Over the last four years, RIOT has been emerged as one of the agile and state of the art operating system for the IoT. The previous Summits were a big success. It’s time to meet again face-to-face!
The RIOT Summit aims for bringing together RIOTers, beginners and experts, as well as people interested in the IoT in general and decision makers who plan to deploy RIOT in the future. The event combines plenary talks, hands-on tutorials, and demos. The Summit will not only inform about latest developments, but will also help to gather feedback from the community to shape the RIOT future.
What can you expect?
This is the fourth summit of the RIOT community. We will put hell of a lot of energy to make this a special event.
- Great talks
- Lively demos and tutorials
- Social networking
- No registration fees but reservation is needed
Why should you attend?
It’s like vacation. Once a year you should come together with the members of the community to reflect on the past and push the future.
- Contact with senior and junior RIOT developers
- Latest community news
- Participation is free
Why should you sponsor?
RIOT is a community product and we want to involve as many people as possible. We don’t want to introduce fees and need your help!
- Explicit support of the RIOT community
- High visibility
- Different sponsor levels
- Connect with RIOT developers and users
The Aalto design factory is close to Helsinki which is perfectly connected via Helsinki-Vantaa airport.
From Helsinki airport you can reach the venue in approximately one hour by public transport. The journey time between the airport and city center is around 30 minutes. To get from the airport to the venue take the train to Helsinki city center, then go by metro. As you cross zones, you will have to purchase a regional ticket to the price of 5,50 EUR.
If you want to save time there are several taxi companies located at the airport, usually there is only two-three Euros to save by choosing one over the other. The trip from the airport to the venue should cost around 65 EUR, and take about 35 minutes.
There are excellent train connections to Helsinki from all major towns in Finland as well as Lapland. There is also a daily train service from St. Petersburg and Moscow in Russia.
The Central Railway Station is located in the centre of the city, and is a landmark of Helsinki in itself. Helsinki main station is roughly 25 minutes away from the venue. The easiest way is to take metro line M1 or M2 directly from the main station, get off at station Keilaniemen, and have a ten minutes walk.
There are daily ferry services to Helsinki from Tallinn, Estonia byTallink Silja Line, Viking Line, Eckerö Line and Linda Line, and Stockholm, Sweden by Tallink Silja Line and Viking Line. Helsinki can also be reached by ferry from Germany by Finnlines and Russia by St. Peter Line. All the ferry companies (except Linda Line) also offer the possibility to take a car with you. Information on the different passenger terminals can be found on the Port of Helsinki website.
All Helsinki ports are suitable for international cruise ships. Most of them are easy to reach on foot, by public transport, taxi, shuttle buses or sightseeing buses. For further details, see map of cruise quays by the Port of Helsinki.
The public transportation system in the Helsinki region is reliable and efficient. For almost any part of the region there is a public transport connection either by bus, the local train, tram or metro or by a combination of these. You can find the correct route by using the Helsinki Region Transport journey planner. Type your from and to addresses as well as the time of departure or arrival into the journey planner and the service will search the best connections for your journey.
Traveling from Kamppi takes 30 minutes, for example.
The Aalto Inn is a guest house that offers short term and entry-level accommodation in 52 different apartments, ranging from studio sized- to one bedroom apartments, conveniently located at the campus.
Address: Otaranta 4, 02150 Espoo
Distance to venue: Approximately 550 meters
Forenom has several accommodation options in the Helsinki-area, this hostel is the one closest to campus. The hostel has a variety of different rooms, most of them with shared bathroom solutions.
Address: Kivimiehentie 2, 02150 Espoo
Distance to venue: Approximately 350 meters
Radisson Blu, espoo
Radisson Blu Hotel has 209 different rooms and suites
Address: Otaranta 2, 02150 Espoo
Distance to venue: Approximately 500 meters
Hotels in Helsinki
The venue of the RIOT Summit is located in Espoo, which is part of the greater Helsinki area. In Helsinki there are plenty of accommocation options. Note that Aalto has its own metro station and all trains stop at Aalto campus, meaning that basically any accommodation close to the metro works.
You need 25 minutes from the main train station to the venue.Website
Frequently Asked Questions
When does registration start?
We will open the registration one month before the Summit starts. Stay tuned.
Who organizes the RIOT Summit?
The RIOT Summit is organized by the Internet Technologies group at Freie Universität Berlin, INRIA, and the Internet Technologies group at HAW Hamburg. All three institutions are the original founders of RIOT. Aalto University and Ericsson provide local support. You can contact the organizers via firstname.lastname@example.org.
How much does registration at the RIOT Summit costs?
Participating at the RIOT Summit 2019 will be free of charge. However, explicit registration is mandatory for planning purposes.