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== To and from the airport ==
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== Miniconf CFPs ==
  
Courtesy conference buses will be provided to and from Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL), and Avalon airport (AVV).
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[https://linux.conf.au/programme/miniconfs Miniconf page on linux.conf.au]
  
The [https://linux.conf.au/about/buses timetable is on the main website].
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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.  
  
Please ensure that you list your flight on the [[Airport_arrivals_and_departures_page|Airport arrivals and departures page]].
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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].  
  
If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.
 
  
* [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.
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=== Open Call for Proposals ===
* [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.
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* [http://www.skybus.com.au/ Skybus] runs a shuttle service between Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL) and Southern Cross Station. From there a train can be caught into Geelong.
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* 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. Then catch the train to Geelong as below.
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== To and from Melbourne ==
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Multimedia - Open - Closes January 18 [http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2016_mmm/index.php/Main/CallForPapers  Multimedia Call for Papers]
  
The [http://www.vline.com.au/ VLine regional rail] runs from Melbourne's Southern Cross station to Geelong every 20 minutes during peak hours, the journey takes approximately one hour.
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Documentation - Open - Closes ?? [http://lca2016docsminiconf-schwarzgeraet.rhcloud.com/ Documentation Call for Papers]
  
The Geelong Station is an easy ten minute walk to Deakin Waterfront Campus.
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Kernel - Open - Closes January 20 [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/148SieC6vmAxJZ3R5Lz5e1Mb0IM06LNSCt6WNVEwYFcs/viewform Kernel Call for Papers]
  
The Waurn Ponds Station is about 3km from the Deakin Student Residences, not all trains travel to Waurn Ponds Station.
 
  
* [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/1745 Timetable]
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=== Other Miniconfs ===
  
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Open Cloud - Closed
  
Driving from Melbourne's CBD to Geelong takes about an hour. Be aware that the route has a significant number of fixed speed cameras.
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Functional Programming - Closed
  
=== VLine train restrictions ===
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SysAdmin - Closed
  
This is mainly for those travelling from Melbourne to the conference by VLine...
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Open Radio - Closed
  
If you are based in Melbourne or Victoria in general, you may have heard that V/Line's VLocity  trains have been "restricted" from the Melbourne metro rail network.
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Open Source and Bio - Closed
  
Some trains are now running right into Southern Cross (aka Spencer Street) which is the Melbourne terminus for most of VLine's Melbourne train services.
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Open Knowledge - Closed
  
As a delegate, how may this affect you?
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Open Hardware - No CFP
* Those trains that are not running in and out of Melbourne will be replaced by coaches, at least for the Melbourne network section.
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* If you are wanting to be in Geelong by a particular time, please allow an extra hour for your travel time.
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* Check VLine's web site at https://www.vline.com.au/ for service updates and replacements.
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== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
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Community Leadership - No CFP
  
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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=== Miniconf Schedules ===
  
It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!
 
  
== Transport around Geelong ==  
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==== Monday 1st Feburary ====
  
[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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| 10:40||Continuous Delivery using blue-green deployments and immutable infrastructure by Ruben Rubio Rey||||10:40 - An Open Approach to Whole-House Audio (Bdale Garbee)||||10:40 - Miniconf Welcome
  
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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10:50 - TBA (Bernie Pope)
  
== Taxi Companies ==
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11:20 - TBA (Harriet Dashnow)
  
Geelong has one main taxi company.
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11:50 - TBA (Adrian Hecker)
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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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11:55 - Free Software in the Audiokinetic Laboratory (Tobias Brodel)
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For those that are getting an taxi from town, go to Moorabool Street, Opposite Market Square.
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13:30 - TBA (David Powell)
  
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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14:00 - TBA (Ken Doig)
  
Cabcharge add a surcharge (5 or 10%, accounts vary) to taxi fares paid with credit card.
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14:30 - TBA (Belinda Phipson)
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| 14:15||Assorted Security Topics in Open Cloud by Jason Cohen||||14:15 - Real Time Tuning Analysis (Jan Schmidt)
  
== Car Parking ==
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14:40 - Why no FOSS on stage right? (Hugh Blemings)
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| 15:40||TBA||||15:40 - Conference Recording 2.0: Building a Better System (Joel Addison)||||15:40 - TBA (Lavinia Gordon)
  
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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16:10 - TBA (Simon Gladman, Yousef Kowsar, and Andrew Isaac)
  
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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16:50 - TBA (Torsten Seemann)
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| 16:35||Live Migration of Linux Containers by Tycho Andersen||||16:35 - Informal jam/demo session
  
There is free parking at Eastern Park, about 15 minutes walk to Deakin. There is [http://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/parking/article/item/8cb90a3988f5454.aspx a $3 shuttle bus] which runs at the start and end of the working day.
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17:00 - Lightning talks
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Car Parking at the Residences at Waurn Ponds is NOT included in the accommodation pricing. See [[Accommodation#Car_Parking|Accommodation]] for more details. The same day pass can be used across both campuses.
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==== Tuesday 2nd Feburary ====
  
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|''''''
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Costa Hall'''
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''D4.303 Costa Theatre'''
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''D2.193 Percy Baxter'''
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''D2.211'''
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Wool Museum'''
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| 10:40|| 10:40 Is that a data-center in your pocket? by Steven Ellis
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11:10 Samba Status update by Andrew Bartlett
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11:25 5 Minute break
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11:30 A Gentle Introduction to Ceph by Tim Serong
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11:50 Keeping Pinterest Running by Joe Gordon
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10:40 Miniconf Open
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10:50 A live demo of the CubicSDR open source SDR software, Paul Warren
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11:15 All Your Modem are Belong To Us, David Rowe
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11:40 Project Horus - high altitude balloon payloads, Mark Jessop
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12:00 Lightning talks
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11:00 The Essential Tools of Open-Source: Functional Programming, Parametricity, Types by Tony Morris
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11:40 Functional programming in Python with Toolz and fn.py by Juan Nunez-Iglesias
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13:20 Site Reliability Engineering at Dropbox by Tammy Butow
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13:45 'Can you hear me now?' Networking for containers by Jay Coles
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14:05 5 Minute break
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14:10 Network Performance Tuning by Jamie Bainbridge
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14:30 Real hardware: you get to keep the pieces, but they're pretty awesome pieces by Rob N
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14:45 Pingbeat: y'know, for pings! by Joshua Rich
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13:30 Tutorial - Embedded sensor data with Lora radio modules, Andrew McDonnell
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14:10 Using the OpenRadio as RF test equipment, Kim VK5FJ
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14:40 Panel/Discussion
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13:55 The Emperor’s New Closure: FP in Javascript by Nick Moore
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14:30 Practical Functional Architecture by Jed Wesley-Smith
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15:40 The life of a sysadmin in a research environment by Eric Burgueo
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16:00 TSAR (the TimeSeries AggregatoR) - How to Count Tens of Billions of Daily Events in Real Time Using Open Source Technologies by Anirudh Todi
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16:20 5 Minute break
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16:25 Creating bespoke logging systems and dashboards with Grafana, in fifteen minutes by Andrew McDonnell
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16:35 Ergonomics of Automation by Jamie Wilkinson
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16:50 Order in the chaos: or lessons learnt on planning in operations by Peter Hall
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17:05 Sysadmins: present, past and future by  Javier Turegano
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Mini field day; hands on demo, radio orienteering and more
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16:15 Haskell is Not For Production and Other Tales by Katie Miller
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17:05 LIGHTNING TALKS and miniconf close
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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

Miniconf Schedules

Monday 1st Feburary

' Costa Hall D4.303 Costa Theatre D2.193 Percy Baxter D2.212 D2.211 Wool Museum
Open Cloud Symposium Open Hardware Miniconf Multimedia and Music Miniconf Documentation Miniconference Open Source and Bioinformatics Linux Kernel
9:00 Conference Opening Conference Opening Conference Opening Conference Opening Conference Opening Conference Opening
10:00 morning tea
10:40 Continuous Delivery using blue-green deployments and immutable infrastructure by Ruben Rubio Rey 10:40 - An Open Approach to Whole-House Audio (Bdale Garbee) 10:40 - Miniconf Welcome

10:50 - TBA (Bernie Pope)

11:20 - TBA (Harriet Dashnow)

11:50 - TBA (Adrian Hecker)

11:35 Network Virtualization 101 by Sandro Mathys 11:35 - GStreamer in the living room and in outer space (Sebastian Dröge)

11:55 - Free Software in the Audiokinetic Laboratory (Tobias Brodel)

12:20 lunch
13:20 The Twelve-Factor Container by Casey West 13:20 - Qtractor and Project Management (Klaatu) 13:20 - Message from the ABACBS President (Tony Papenfuss)

13:30 - TBA (David Powell)

14:00 - TBA (Ken Doig)

14:30 - TBA (Belinda Phipson)

14:15 Assorted Security Topics in Open Cloud by Jason Cohen 14:15 - Real Time Tuning Analysis (Jan Schmidt)

14:40 - Why no FOSS on stage right? (Hugh Blemings)

15:00 afternoon tea
15:40 TBA 15:40 - Conference Recording 2.0: Building a Better System (Joel Addison) 15:40 - TBA (Lavinia Gordon)

16:10 - TBA (Simon Gladman, Yousef Kowsar, and Andrew Isaac)

16:50 - TBA (Torsten Seemann)

16:35 Live Migration of Linux Containers by Tycho Andersen 16:35 - Informal jam/demo session

17:00 - Lightning talks

17:20
18:00 Linux Australia AGM

Tuesday 2nd Feburary

' Costa Hall D4.303 Costa Theatre D2.193 Percy Baxter D2.211 Wool Museum
Systems Administration Miniconf OpenRadio Miniconf Open Knowledge Community Leadership Summit X at LCA Functional Programming Miniconf
9:00 KeyNote KeyNote KeyNote KeyNote KeyNote
10:00 morning tea
10:40 10:40 Is that a data-center in your pocket? by Steven Ellis

11:10 Samba Status update by Andrew Bartlett

11:25 5 Minute break

11:30 A Gentle Introduction to Ceph by Tim Serong

11:50 Keeping Pinterest Running by Joe Gordon

10:40 Miniconf Open

10:50 A live demo of the CubicSDR open source SDR software, Paul Warren

11:15 All Your Modem are Belong To Us, David Rowe

11:40 Project Horus - high altitude balloon payloads, Mark Jessop

12:00 Lightning talks

(CLSx runs no schedule) 10:40 Miniconf open

11:00 The Essential Tools of Open-Source: Functional Programming, Parametricity, Types by Tony Morris

11:40 Functional programming in Python with Toolz and fn.py by Juan Nunez-Iglesias

12:20 lunch
13:30

13:20 Site Reliability Engineering at Dropbox by Tammy Butow

13:45 'Can you hear me now?' Networking for containers by Jay Coles

14:05 5 Minute break

14:10 Network Performance Tuning by Jamie Bainbridge

14:30 Real hardware: you get to keep the pieces, but they're pretty awesome pieces by Rob N

14:45 Pingbeat: y'know, for pings! by Joshua Rich

13:30 Tutorial - Embedded sensor data with Lora radio modules, Andrew McDonnell

14:10 Using the OpenRadio as RF test equipment, Kim VK5FJ

14:40 Panel/Discussion

(CLSx runs no schedule) 13:20 Data made out of functions by Ken Scambler

13:55 The Emperor’s New Closure: FP in Javascript by Nick Moore

14:30 Practical Functional Architecture by Jed Wesley-Smith

15:00 afternoon tea
15:40

15:40 The life of a sysadmin in a research environment by Eric Burgueo

16:00 TSAR (the TimeSeries AggregatoR) - How to Count Tens of Billions of Daily Events in Real Time Using Open Source Technologies by Anirudh Todi

16:20 5 Minute break

16:25 Creating bespoke logging systems and dashboards with Grafana, in fifteen minutes by Andrew McDonnell

16:35 Ergonomics of Automation by Jamie Wilkinson

16:50 Order in the chaos: or lessons learnt on planning in operations by Peter Hall

17:05 Sysadmins: present, past and future by Javier Turegano

Mini field day; hands on demo, radio orienteering and more

(CLSx runs no schedule) 15:40 Swift Functional Programming by Paris Buttfield-Addison

16:15 Haskell is Not For Production and Other Tales by Katie Miller

17:05 LIGHTNING TALKS and miniconf close

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18:00 Professional Delegates Networking Session



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