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2nd Finnish-Russian Mobile Linux summit



The 2nd Finnish-Russian Mobile Linux summit will be held in Oulu, Finland, on 4-5 October 2011. The summit is organized by Center for Internet Excellence, Petrozavodsk State University and Open Innovations Framework Program FRUCT. We welcome you to download the Call for Participation in PDF plus poster1 and poster2.

The summit provides an unmatched collaboration and education forum for all matters Mobile Linux. The summit brings together the best and brightest that the Regional Mobile Linux communities have to offer, including core developers, administrators, end users, business executives, and operations experts - the best technical talent and the decision makers and industry experts who are involved in the community.

The summit is targeted to scale up cross-border cooperation between ICT experts and mobile developers from Russian and Finland, with particular focus on Oulu region and Republic of Karelia. The summit is organized by Center for Internet Excellence, Petrozavodsk State University and Open Innovations Framework Program FRUCT.

The summit starts at noon of October 4th and continue for 1.5 days. The program consists of invited lectures provided by industrial and academic experts, community presentations selected from the open call and demos on MeeGo and other Mobile Linux systems given by the regional groups, invited FRUCT teams and selected from the open call. The key priority of this summit is community development so a lot of attention will be given to creation of cozy environment and possibilities for social interaction.

We warmly welcome you to take part in the summit, use this opportunity to your research finding and development results, find new friends and partners, and help in development of the regional Mobile Linux community. Thanks to our sponsors, all participants can enjoy free registration to the event by filling in the below provided form.

This event is part of Karelia ENPI project KA179 co-funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland.




The summit leaflet is available for download. Please note that the summit presentations can be seen and downloaded by clicking the name. We would like to thank all authors and attendees of the summit. It was the great event and looking forward to see you all at the 10th FRUCT conference in Tampere.

Also we would like to challenge all participants to develop a program which can defeat three selected human players in an official Arimaa match. The prize is 10.000 USD.





Registration, welcome coffee




Welcome speech







Linux is the winning platform for smartphones - Heikki Huomo, Center for Internet Excellence, University of Oulu




N9/N950 development: how to survive with Platform Security - Timofey Turenko, FRUCT




KDE Mobile - Laszlo Papp, Symbio Sofware Oy




My Socials: Client for Social Network Services on Maemo 5 Fremantle and MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan Platforms - K.Kulakov, Petrozavodsk State University


Coffee break




Trainings and Development in Qt Framework: Experience of PetrSU FRUCT Lab - Alexander Borodin, Petrozavodsk State University




Succeeding through local involvement - Jens Wiik, Helsinki MeeGo Network




Qt-based ECG Compression Library for Mobile HealthCare - Alexander Borodin, Petrozavodsk State University


Wrap up and closing Day 1




Social Event at University of Oulu







Morning coffee




Opening Day 2







Real-time context recognition on different mobile platforms: lessons learned - Ville Könönen, VTT




Gluon: Making, Distributing and Playing Games on Mobile - Laszlo Papp, Symbio Software Oy




The Cross-Platform Implementation of Game Draughts - Valery Kirkizh, St-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation




A Message Encryption System Architecture for MeeGo Mobile OS - Vitaly Petrov, Tampere University of Technology




IEEE 802.11s Power Save Modes Support Implementation for Linux - Dmitry Yuranov, FRUCT Open Source and Linux Lab, St-Petersburg









QAsync - Asynchronous functions for Qt - Henrik Hedberg, University of Oulu




SPEAR: A secure P2P communication platform on mobile Linux - Andrei Gurtov, University of Oulu




Round Table - "FRUCT experience of cooperation between Finland and Russia, and opportunities that it brings to local business" - lead by Sergey Balandin, FRUCT




Wrap up and closing the Summit



The conference papers and abstracts will be published after the summit in proceeding of the 10th FRUCT conference. The selected papers will be selected for further improvement and then recommended for publication in IEEE journals.

Submit your full papers (up to 12 pages)  and extended abstracts (min 200 words, max 2 pages) for project in progress and poster/demo by September 12, 2011 (submission is closed). All submitted papers will be peer reviewed by the technical committee. Please follow provided paper templates: TEX, MS Word.



Make sure that you make your travel arrangments and reserve accomodation well in advance. If you travelling as a group, here you can find some budget accomodation options:

SMALL COTTAGE (for 77€/day)

  • 2 beds at downstairs and 3 matress at open upstairs
  • equipment wc and shower, cooking equipment (tableware, cooking plate, microwave owen, coffee maker, refrigerator), television and cabinet drier, bedclothes, towels

BIG COTTAGE (for 98€/day)

  • bedroomwith 2 beds, 2 beds at downstairs and 3 matress at open upstairs
  • equipment wc and shower,  cooking equipment (tableware, cooking plate, microwave owen, coffee maker, refrigerator), television and cabinet drier, bedclothes, towels

We have reserved a few cottages for the participants of the summit. To access the summit reservation you have to give the reservation code “Mobile Linux Summit”.

More accomodation options can be found here.


Practical information for participants

Oulu is located in the northern part of the Baltic Sea, about 200 km from the Arctic Circle. It has an image as an active city that is prosperous for business, and has also good public services, safe atmosphere and diverse natural environment. With an interdisciplinary university, many public and private research institutes and international corporations, Oulu is a university, science and technology city. It is the most populous city in Northern Finland (141 742 inhabitants, 2011 Jan.) and the sixth most populous city in the country. Map of Oulu

Airlines - w
hen arriving in Helsinki-Vantaa airport, 55-minute connecting flight to Oulunsalo Airport is one possibility to take. The following airlines have also several flights daily to Oulu, please visit: Norwegian, FinnairBlue1 or AirBaltic.

Train - in case of travelling by train, first you need to take a Finnair bus to Helsinki centre, leaving every 20 minutes from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport. The bus goes directly to the Helsinki railway station (cca 40 min.) From Helsinki to Oulu, there are seven trains a day (cca. 70 EUR, time: ~7 hours). For timetables, prices and tickets, please visit the website of Finnish Railways. If you have taken the train from Helsinki you will be arriving in downtown Oulu.

Bus - number 19 runs between Oulunsalo Airport and Oulu city centre. The route goes via the University of Oulu, every 20 minutes on weekdays. The distance between the city centre and the University of Oulu in Linnanmaa is cca. 5,5 km/10-15 minutes by bus. There are several bus connections during the day between the city centre and the university. Stopping  is on request at all bus stops along the way. A single ticket in the area of the city costs EUR 3,10. You can pay on the bus by cash or credit card. It is possible to change busses within 1 hour of the purchase of the ticket.
Oulu, Airport – Oulu, city centre
Oulu, city centre – Linnanmaa (University)
Linnanmaa – Oulu, city centre
Oulu, city centre – Oulu, Airport

Taxi - The trip from the airport to downtown Oulu takes about 20 minutes. From Oulu Airport to Linnanmaa (University)  is about 22 km and costs appr. 32 euros (1-2 passenger). From Linnanmaa (University) to Oulu city centre takes about 16 km and costs appr. 29 euros (1-2 passenger). Phone number: +358 600-30081, ordering taxi in advance from airport: +358 600 30087.

Map of Linnanmaa: Instructions to the campus map:

  • Number 4 - IE, Center for Internet Excellence (C-door, Faculty of Humanities, 2ndfloor)
  • Number 2 - Restaurant Snellmania
  • Number 8 - Restaurant Julinia

Visitors by car: Parking close to the entrance of the main library or the main parking lot at Erkki Koiso-Kanttila street

Lunch is provided for the participants on 5.October from 13:10-14:30 in the restaurants Snellmania and Julinia at the university (lunch ticket required).


Registration to the summit is closed