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==To and from the airport==
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== Miniconf CFPs ==
  
Buses will be provided to and from Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL), and depending on numbers, also to and from Avalon airport (AVV) on Sunday 31st January and Saturday 6th February.  
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[https://linux.conf.au/programme/miniconfs Miniconf page on linux.conf.au]
  
Please ensure that you list your flight on the [[Airport_arrivals_and_departures_page|Airport arrivals and departures page]].
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Mini conferences will run on the Monday and Tuesday of LCA 2016. The call for papers for these are handled individually by the organisers of each conference.  
  
If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.
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Here's a list of the open CFPs, with close dates and links. If you are attending LCA and have a ticket, why not throw in a proposal? [https://linux.conf.au/register/info You can also buy a single miniconf ticket].  
  
* [http://gull.com.au/ Gull Bus] - goes between Geelong and Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) airport. The nearest stop is Geelong train station, which is a 10 minute walk from the conference venue. Expect to pay around $55 for a round trip.
 
* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/ Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport (AVV - Sydney only). Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
 
* [http://www.vline.com.au/ VLine regional rail to Melbourne] - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the [http://www.skybus.com.au/ Skybus] to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).
 
* public transport from [http://melbourneairport.com.au/to-from-the-airport/other-bus-services/overview.html Melbourne Tullamarine airport] (requires [https://www.mymyki.com.au/ myki card] only) - [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/7531 901 bus] to Broadmeadows station, [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/3 metropolitan train] to Southern Cross station, [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/1745 country train] to Geelong railway station
 
  
== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
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=== Open Call for Proposals ===  
  
For those staying at the [http://www.deakin.edu.au/residences Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds], we will be running shuttles to and from the conference venue at Deakin University Waterfront Campus, around 15km away.
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Multimedia - Open - Closes January 18 [http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2016_mmm/index.php/Main/CallForPapers  Multimedia Call for Papers]
  
It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!
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Documentation - Open - Closes ?? [http://lca2016docsminiconf-schwarzgeraet.rhcloud.com/ Documentation Call for Papers]
  
== Transport around Geelong ==
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Kernel - Open - Closes January 20 [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/148SieC6vmAxJZ3R5Lz5e1Mb0IM06LNSCt6WNVEwYFcs/viewform Kernel Call for Papers]
  
[http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/local-areas/view/19 Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system].
 
  
You probably want [https://ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/8633 Route 41.]
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=== Other Miniconfs ===
  
The more direct bus is the [https://ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/8765 Route 1] which will take you directly from Waurn Ponds to Waterfront with minimal stops.
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Open Cloud - Closed
  
== Taxi Companies ==
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Functional Programming - Closed
  
Geelong has one main taxi company.
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SysAdmin - Closed
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* [http://www.geelongtaxis.com.au/ Geelong Taxi Network ] - 131 008
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Taxi ranks can be found at the northern end of the Geelong Railway Station at northern.
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Open Radio - Closed
  
For those that are getting an taxi from town, go to Moorabool Street, Opposite Market Square.
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Open Source and Bio - Closed
  
Under Victorian regulations, after 10PM (or 22:00 if you prefer) Taxi Drivers have the right to ask for an estimate of the fare before the journey. If you are heading to the Deakin Student Residences in Waurn Ponds, the taxi fare will be around $25-30.
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Open Knowledge - Closed
  
== Car Parking ==
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Open Hardware - No CFP
  
Parking is available at Deakin's Waterfront Campus for around $6 per day. The easiest way to pay for parking is via the [https://paybyphone.com Pay by Phone application]. The Waterfront car park ID is Geelong Waterfront Campus - 10157.
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Community Leadership - No CFP
 
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Car parking is also available at the [http://www.carepark.com.au/find-a-care-park/cunninham-pier/ Cunningham Pier] for around $10 per day.
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Car Parking at the Residences at Waurn Ponds is usually included in the accommodation pricing, but check with Deakin Residences for more information.
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Revision as of 11:58, 7 January 2016

Miniconf CFPs

Miniconf page on linux.conf.au

Mini conferences will run on the Monday and Tuesday of LCA 2016. The call for papers for these are handled individually by the organisers of each conference.

Here's a list of the open CFPs, with close dates and links. If you are attending LCA and have a ticket, why not throw in a proposal? You can also buy a single miniconf ticket.


Open Call for Proposals

Multimedia - Open - Closes January 18 Multimedia Call for Papers

Documentation - Open - Closes ?? Documentation Call for Papers

Kernel - Open - Closes January 20 Kernel Call for Papers


Other Miniconfs

Open Cloud - Closed

Functional Programming - Closed

SysAdmin - Closed

Open Radio - Closed

Open Source and Bio - Closed

Open Knowledge - Closed

Open Hardware - No CFP

Community Leadership - No CFP