Mesh/07 February 2017

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Workshop Theme: "Build Your Own Internet"

When: March 04th 2017 2PM-5PM

Where: Omni Ballroom


  • 2:00PM-2:30PM Presentations
  • 2:30PM


Why Build a Mesh Network - Lindsey

  • History of tyrannical governments shutting down internet - Arab spring, etc.
  • Emergency preparedness - natural disasters, etc.
  • Digital divide

How A Mesh Network Works - Jehan

History of Mesh Networks and - Will

  • Other mesh networks:, Wlan Slovenija, Freifunk
  • History of
  • How works


Table 1: Crimping Station

  • How to put up extender nodes on your roof

Table 2: Mesh Node Flashing Station

  • How to flash a new node

Table 2: Community Outreach

Ideas for future events:

  • Sunday node mounts
  • Door-to-door meet the neighbors and hand out nodes

Table 3: EFF Table

  • Surveillance Self-Defense