8th get-together of the friendly Operating System for the Internet of Things

Frankfurt, Germany and online



Let's meet face to face!

About RIOT

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 years, RIOT has 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!

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 break-out sessions. 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 eighth 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 RIOT Summit: 2 days of great talks, tutorials, and demos for IoT enthusiasts.

You want to give a talk or present a demo? Please submit!


Oliver “Oleg” Hahm
Professor at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, "Ten Years of RIOT"


Marian Buschsieweke
Otto-von-Guericke-University, "The Peripheral Selftesting Shield"
Gilles Grimaud
University of Lille, "RIOT over PIP embedding secure OTA deployment"
Lasse Rosenow
HAW Hamburg, "A Runtime Configuration Registry for RIOT"
Koen Zandberg
Freie Universität Berlin, "RIOT-based power meter reader"
Martine Lenders
TU Dresden, "Evaluation of DNS over CoAP"
Sören Tempel
University of Bremen, "Automated Testing of Stateful Network Protocol Implementations in the IoT"
Leandro Lanzieri
DESY, "Client-to-Client Communication and Other Optimizations for LwM2M"
Kaspar Schleiser
Inria & FU Berlin - "RIOT-rs - A mostly-Rust configuration of RIOT OS"
Chrystel Gaber
Orange - "TinyContainer, an abstraction and resource control layer for containers on RIOT"
Zhaolan Huang
Freie Universität Berlin - "U-TOE: Universal TinyML On-board Evaluation Toolkit for Low-Power AIoT"
Christian Amsüss
Free Software Developer - "CoAP over Everything"
James Munns
CEO, OneVariable UG, "MnemOS"


Monday, September 18

08:30am (UTC+2): Registration and Coffee

09:00am - 11:30am (UTC+2): RIOT Tutorial
(room 4-110)

11:30am - 12:30pm (UTC+2): Welcome & Keynote (Welcome Slides) (Keynote Slides) (Video)
(room 4-8)

12:30pm - 1:45pm (UTC+2): Lunch

1:45pm - 3:15pm (UTC+2): Session Networking
(room 4-8, session chair: Benjamin Valentin)

3:15pm - 3:45pm (UTC+2): Coffee Break
(room 4-112)

3:45pm- 5:15pm (UTC+2): Session System
(room 4-8, session chair: José Alamos)

5:15pm- 5:45pm (UTC+2): Planning breakout sessions
(room 4-8)

6:20pm (UTC+2): Departure for Social Event

7:00pm (UTC+2): Social Event at Zum Rad

Tuesday, September 19

09:00am - 10:30am (UTC+2): General Assembly (Pad)
(room 4-8)

10:30am - 12:30pm (UTC+2): Breakout Sessions

  • Rust Breakout Session (Notes)
  • CoAP Breakout Session (Notes)
  • Documentation Breakout Session (Notes)
  • Runtime Configuratoin Breakout Session (Notes)

12:30pm - 1:30pm (UTC+2): Lunch

1:30pm - 3:00pm (UTC+2): Session Security
(room 4-8, session chair: Emmanuel Baccelli)

  • Gilles Grimaud, "RIOT over PIP embedding secure OTA deployment" (abstract) (slides) (video)

  • Sören Tempel, "Automated Testing of Stateful Network Protocol Implementations in the IoT" (abstract) (slides) (video)
  • Chrystel Gaber, "TinyContainer, an abstraction and resource control layer for containers on RIOT" (abstract) (slides) (video)

3:00pm - 3:30pm (UTC+2): Coffee Break
(room 4-112)

3:30pm - 5:00pm (UTC+2): Session Applications
(room 4-8, session chair: Christian Amsüss)

5:00pm - 5:15pm (UTC+2): Open Mic
(room 4-8)

5:15pm - 5:30pm (UTC+2): Wrap-Up
(room 4-8)

The social will be at Zum Rad

The address is Leonhardsgasse 2, 60389 Frankfurt-Seckbach.
We go there together via bus. The bus stop will be announced beforehand. Please be at the bus stop in time! To return to your hotel you can take the bus M43.

Don't forget to bring your badge!



Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Building 4, Room 8 (ground floor)
Nibelungenplatz 1
60318 Frankfurt, Germany

Venue homepage: https://frankfurt-university.de/

Location of the Summit on the campus

Lageplan Frankfurt UAS

Roomplan - Groundfloor

Roomplan Groundfloor

Roomplan - Upstairs

Roomplan Upstairs

Travel Information


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    Air travel

    Frankfurt Airport is Germany's main international airport by passenger numbers. From Frankfurt Airport, you can reach the venue in ~45 minutes using public transport: take the train S8 or S9 to Konstabler Wache and tramway 18 or bus 30 to Nibelungenplatz.

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    Train travel

    From Frankfurt Central station it is about 15 minutes to the venue of the RIOT summit at Frankfurt UAS. Check the connections at the web page of the local transport provider RMV from Hauptbahnhof to Nibelungenplatz.

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    Public transport

    The public transport is operated by RMV. The nearest station is Nibelungenplatz/Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

Nearby Accommodations


Hotel Arena Villa am Wasserpark

Mid budget.Breakfast available.

Address: Friedberger Landstraße 285, 60389 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance to venue: 800m by foot

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City Hotel Mercator Frankfurt

Low to mid budget.

Address: Mercatorstraße 3, 60316 Frankfurt am Main,Germany
Distance to venue: 1100m by foot

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Best Western Premier IB Hotel Friedberger Warte

Mid to high budget.

Address:  Homburger Landstr. 4, 60389 Frankfurt, Germany
Distance to venue: 1.3 km by foot

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The last seven RIOT Summits were a great success!

Check out the highlights from last year’s hybrid event, which more than 80 participants enjoyed.

Speakers Program & Slides Videos

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Registration start?

    When does registration start?

    Registration is open:
    you can register at https://riot-summit2023.eventbrite.de


  • Remote participation?

    Will you provide options for remote participation?

    We highly encourage all participants to join us on-site in Frankfurt. We do, however, also provide options to join the presentations remotely and to participate in the Q&As. For that please join the Zoom meeting at:

    Meeting ID: 630 9721 9727
    Passcode: 264586
  • Organizers?

    Who organizes the RIOT Summit?

    The RIOT Summit 2023 is organized by the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. You can contact the organizers via summit@riot-os.org.


  • Registration fees?

    How much does registration at the RIOT Summit costs?

    Participating at the RIOT Summit 2023 will be free of charge. However, explicit registration is mandatory for planning purposes.



Help us to make this a very successful event! The RIOT Summit 2023 offers sponsors various benefits.