OHM 2013

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OHM (Observe, Hack, Make) is the latest in the series of four-yearly Dutch hacker camps. 3000 people in a field, with power, internet, and beer. Come and join the Brit contingent! The event officially runs from July 31st - August 4th 2013, although some of us will be there earlier to help set up. Tickets are €180 (~£150), with concessions at €125 (~£100): https://tickets.ohm2013.org/

Co-ordination is happening on IRC: #emfcamp-ohm on Freenode.

We'll be joining the Electromagnetic Field village. Create a user page on the OHM wiki and set your village name to be shown on the page.

We pledged for a tent, please pay Crypt!

Definitely Going

Possibly Going



KLM seem to be the cheapest carrier, but note that they have changed baggage rules recently and no longer give you free checked luggage; hold luggage is now £12 extra each way.

User:Alecjw is flying with a non-hackspacer from LTN at 0600 on monday via easyjet so we can spend a day doing amsterdam things before the camp starts. Others are leaving bristol at 0645. We'll meet in the AMS arrivals hall at 0900 or so if anyone wants to stalk us. All of us will be leaving at 1900 on sunday.


Heerhugowaard is the train station to head for, shuttle buses run from here to the OHM site.

http://eurostar.com provides this journey for St Pancras -> Amsterdam on 31st July 2013:

15:04 London St Pancras Int'l 18:05 Bruxelles Midi 02h 01m Eurostar 9140
18:52 Bruxelles Midi 20:41 Amsterdam CS 01h 49m Thalys 9369

At the time of writing tickets were £64.50 each way.

http://www.nshispeed.nl/en/ provides this timetable for St Pancras -> Heerhugowaard on 31st July 2013.

Time Station Platform Notes
14:04 London St. Pancras International
17:05 Brux.Midi/Bruss.Zuid
17:05 Brux.Midi/Bruss.Zuid
17:22 Bruxelles-Midi
18:18 Bruxelles-Midi
20:08 Rotterdam Centraal
20:25 Rotterdam Centraal
21:05 Amsterdam Centraal
21:12 Amsterdam Centraal
21:58 Heerhugowaard