patch The plug-fest is an opportunity to test and demonstrate device and system interoperability, and to resolve compatibility issues. Implementers are invited and encouraged to cooperate with others to demonstrate system-wide clock synchronization and operation of protocols across as wide a spectrum of devices as possible.


Prospective participants in the plug-fest should submit an email to about their intention to participate.
Please note, that each plug-fest participant also has to register for the main conference. Registrating later requires you to contact the plug-fest chairs to check available capacities. No guarantees can be given after the deadline.


Participants in the plug-fest will hold one or more phone meetings to determine plug-fest and demonstration criteria prior to the event. Registered participants will be informed by the plug-fest chair(s).

Plug-fest viewing

During a special viewing session at the end of the plug-fest, conference participants will have the opportunity to talk to the companies and engineers attending the plug-fest.

Plug-Fest Co-Chair

  • Doug Arnold
  • Jon Beckwith
  • Heiko Gerstung
  • Ken Harris
  • Ralf Knuth (Host Committee Chair)


Please send all requests concerning the organization of the plug-fest to


Deadline for plug-fest registration (by email): June 15, 2011 (EXTENDED) May 9, 2011
Plug-fest: September 12-13, 2011