Smart Home Day

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After the huge success from last year, the Eclipse Foundation again joins efforts with the openHAB Foundation to host another Smart Home Day co-located with EclipseCon Europe in Ludwigsburg.

Smart Home Day is on the Sunday before the start of EclipseCon Europe (October 21), making it easy to attend both events without the need for any additional travel.

The Smart Home Day focuses specifically on Eclipse SmartHome-based solutions such as openHAB and QIVICON. It is an awesome opportunity for all community members to meet and exchange ideas.

There will be great talks from core project maintainers, solution providers, and other community members. The agenda has been carefully compiled to addresses developers, tech-savvy users, and other smart home enthusiasts alike.


Time Topic Speaker
9:30 Arrival and Coffee
10:00 Welcome and Introduction Kai Kreuzer, President, openHAB Foundation
10:10 Eclipse IoT: State of the Union Benjamin Cabé, Eclipse IoT Evangelist, Eclipse Foundation
10:30 Updates from the Core Framework Henning Treu, Eclipse SmartHome Committer
11:00 MQTT Integration for Eclipse SmartHome David Graeff, Eclipse SmartHome Contributor
11:30 HABot - A Chat Bot for openHAB Yannick Schaus, openHAB Maintainer
12:00 Lunch Break
13:00 Building Automation at codecentric Headquarters - A Look Behind the Scenes Christina Zenzes & Anna Backs, codecentric
13:30 SmartHome Cloud: An Open & Extensible Cloud-Native Platform for Consumer IoT Mehmet Arziman, openHAB Cloud Maintainer
14:00 Smartening a Residential Complex - The 2^5 Application! George Erhan, openHAB Community Member
14:30 Coffee Break
15:10 The Eclipse Smart Home Automation Engine – From Open Source to Production Kai Hackbarth, Evangelist, Bosch SI
15:40 Eclipse SmartHome & Bndtools Jochen Hiller, Runtime Architect, Deutsche Telekom
15:55 Eclipse SmartHome & Plain Old Maven Lukasz Dywicki, Founder, Code-House
16:10 Panel Discussion - Build Tooling for Eclipse SmartHome Candidate 1: Maven - Advocated by Lukasz Dywicki
Candidate 2: Tycho - Advocated by Kai Kreuzer
Candidate 3: Bnd - Advocated by BJ Hargrave
Moderation: Henning Treu
16:35 Build Tooling: Open Discussion and Roundup Moderation: Henning Treu
16:45 Closing Session
17:00 End of the Afternoon Event
18:00 Informal exchange & BoF discussion at a pub near the event location


For information or to sign up, please visit our registration page on Eventbrite. Note that attendance at the Smart Home Day is not included with your EclipseCon Europe registration.

Space is limited, so register soon!

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Thank you to these sponsors for making the Smart Home Day possible.

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