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<strong>Welcome to the Linux.conf.au 2015 wiki</strong>
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Frequently Asked Questions about the conference
  
This wiki is provided for those attending linux.conf.au 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand to add information that would be useful for other attendees.
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If you are attending LCA2015 the feel free to add and share information here for the benefit of all delegates.  
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=General Questions about the conference=
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==Is there a Code of Conduct?==
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Yes. Be Awesome. Refer [https://linux.conf.au/cor/code_of_conduct Code of Conduct on the Conference Website]. All attendees are expected to adhere to the code of conduct, with the goal being that all attendees will enjoy themselves.
  
To use this wiki, please [[Special:Userlogin|login]] using your ID from http://linux.conf.au<br/>
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==Can I get a one day ticket?==
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No. Tickets are only sold for the entire five days of conference. We strongly encourage people to attend all days to not miss out of talks, social events and the "hallway track".
  
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==What are Miniconfs?==
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The first 2 days of the conference (Monday and Tuesday) are devoted to Miniconfs. They are each devoted to a specific topic and run by organisers (rather than the main conference) for a whole day in one of the lecture theaters. Except for those that require special equipment you can attended and of them as part of your registration and switch between them during the days. Schedules and more details of each Miniconf is published on the website.
  
==About Linux.conf.au==  
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==I'm not a programmer, should I attend?==
* [http://www.darkmere.gen.nz/2007/0129.html LCA first timers guide ]
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Yes. The majority of the attendees are not fulltime programmers. Each session at the conference has 5-6 talks and these are arranged so that there should be something for everyone in each session. If you are unsure what to attend the talks that are predicted to be the most popular will be sceduled towards the left of the programme in the largest rooms.
* [[LCA FAQ]] - Frequently asked Questions about the conference
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* [[Payment Info]]
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==Information about Auckland and New Zealand==
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== Can I get assistance with my VISA application ==
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As a volunteer run conference linux.conf.au in unable to offer a letter of invitation to our speakers. Under NZ immigration rules as speakers are not being paid to attend a professional conference you should be able to attend under a visitors visa.
* [[Getting to Auckland]] - Flights, VISAs
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* [[Transport|Transport around Auckland]] - Getting from the Airport to the conference and around Auckland
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* [[Location]] - Conference location and area
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* [[Phone and mobile data]]
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* [[Emergency contacts]] - Emergency Services, Hospitals, etc
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* [[Weather]] in Auckland - ☀ ☃ ☂ ☔ ☼
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* [[Arrivals Departures]] - Airport arrivals and departures
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==Before and after the conference==
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=The Venue=
* [[Events before and after the conference]]
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==What parking options are there at the Venue?==
* [[Attractions]] - Tourist attractions around Auckland
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The building we are using at the University of Auckland (OGGB) has a 5 level 1000 park carpark in the basement. General [https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/the-university/how-university-works/campuses-locations-transport/campus-parking-options.html parking rates] apply.
* [[Local Restaurants]]
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==Accommodation==
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=Stuff at the conference=
* [[Campus accommodation]] - Accommodation options for conference attendees
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== What do the Symbols on my Badge mean? ==
* [[Accommodation]] - Accommodation for those who wish stay elsewhere.
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TODO: We should copy this page - http://www.lca2010.org.nz/wiki/BadgeDefinitions
* [[Food options for restricted diets]]
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* [[Internet & Network Access]]
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==At the Conference==
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* [[Communication]] methods. - Keeping up with what is happening
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* [[Tutorials]] - 100 minutes on instruction, check what you need before you attend
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* [[Miniconfs]]
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* [[Child care]]
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* [[Partners programme]]
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* [[Shops and Supplies]] - Food and other shops near the venue
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* [[Conference Volunteers]]
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* [[BoF Sessions]] - Arrange a meet with people about a topic
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* [[Internet & Network Access]]
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* [[Lightning talks]] -
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== Social stuff ==
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* [[Events at the conference]]
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* [[Unprofessional Delegates Networking Session]]
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==Other stuff==
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* [[Maps]]
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* [[Job Board]]
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== Photos and Video from the conference ==
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* Online Streaming of the conference
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* [[Photos]]
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* Official Videos of talks (uploaded as they become available)
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Revision as of 14:04, 14 December 2014

Frequently Asked Questions about the conference

General Questions about the conference

Is there a Code of Conduct?

Yes. Be Awesome. Refer Code of Conduct on the Conference Website. All attendees are expected to adhere to the code of conduct, with the goal being that all attendees will enjoy themselves.

Can I get a one day ticket?

No. Tickets are only sold for the entire five days of conference. We strongly encourage people to attend all days to not miss out of talks, social events and the "hallway track".

What are Miniconfs?

The first 2 days of the conference (Monday and Tuesday) are devoted to Miniconfs. They are each devoted to a specific topic and run by organisers (rather than the main conference) for a whole day in one of the lecture theaters. Except for those that require special equipment you can attended and of them as part of your registration and switch between them during the days. Schedules and more details of each Miniconf is published on the website.

I'm not a programmer, should I attend?

Yes. The majority of the attendees are not fulltime programmers. Each session at the conference has 5-6 talks and these are arranged so that there should be something for everyone in each session. If you are unsure what to attend the talks that are predicted to be the most popular will be sceduled towards the left of the programme in the largest rooms.

Can I get assistance with my VISA application

As a volunteer run conference linux.conf.au in unable to offer a letter of invitation to our speakers. Under NZ immigration rules as speakers are not being paid to attend a professional conference you should be able to attend under a visitors visa.

The Venue

What parking options are there at the Venue?

The building we are using at the University of Auckland (OGGB) has a 5 level 1000 park carpark in the basement. General parking rates apply.

Stuff at the conference

What do the Symbols on my Badge mean?

TODO: We should copy this page - http://www.lca2010.org.nz/wiki/BadgeDefinitions