Information for Volunteers

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To register as a Volunteer

linux.conf.au is a grass-roots, community-driven event. It needs bright, enthusiastic people - like you - to make it a success!

Volunteering at linux.conf.au 2016 is a great opportunity, and can be deeply rewarding. On a more practical note, volunteering at linux.conf.au can add to your professional portfolio in many ways - making this an ideal opportunity for students or recent graduates.

  • Meeting exceptional people - many of whom are recognised experts in their field and industry luminaries
  • Great networking opportunities with people working in the free and open source community
  • Gaining practical, hands-on experience and skills in event management, customer liaison, public relations and operation of audio visual equipment - which are invaluable to future employers


The Call for Volunteers went out in early October.

For assistance if you are a Volunteer

Email volunteers@lcabythebay.org.au.

What to bring to linux.conf.au

  • Laptop, phone, camera, chargers etc - most people bring a laptop, tablet etc. Free WiFi is available. Many Delegates enjoy hacking, coding and developing together at linux.conf.au.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle - Geelong, although coastal, can have high summer temperatures. The conference venue is a block from the beach, feel free to bring swimming gear.
  • Clothes and toiletries - the conference venue is a block away from a Westfield shopping centre, so you'll be OK if you forget anything. Remember to bring any medication you may need.
  • Identification and if international, your passport - for registration purposes, we may need to see identification, and if you're a student, we'll need to see your student card. Geelong has plenty of beer, and in accordance with liquor laws, you may be asked for ID to be served alcohol.
  • Cash or card - you will likely have some incidental expenses during the conference. There's an ATM (Westpac) at the conference venue, and most nearby venues take card.
  • An appetite - Geelong has a magnificent range of eateries and restaurants all within walking distance.



ATTENDEE TYPE:

Information for Speakers | Information for Delegates | Information for Volunteers | Information for Partners and family

CONFERENCE LIFECYCLE:

Registering for linux.conf.au | Getting to linux.conf.au | Where to stay at linux.conf.au | What to expect at linux.conf.au | What to do at linux.conf.au | What happens after linux.conf.au

HANDY LINKS:

Conference Home | Miniconf_Info | Lightning_talks | Wiki Home | Register | Schedule | OpenStreetMap of Geelong

Geelong Emergency contacts

All emergency Services: 000

In Australia, 000 is the main point of call for all emergency services. 911 will not redirect to 000.

Hospital

Barwon Health Geelong Emergency Department
(03) 4215 0100

Geelong Police

(03) 5225 3100

Geelong CFA (Fire)

(03) 5240 2700, Email [1]

Waurn Ponds (Uni Res accomodation)

03 5227 1158, Web [2]

On Call Linux Conference Australia Organizer

0484 112 896

Crisis and Mental Health

Lifeline Australia - Crisis support and suicide prevention
13 11 14
Beyond Blue - Support Service and referrals
1300 22 4636