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Frequently Asked Questions about the conference
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* [http://smokefree.org.nz/ Smokefree NZ website]
  
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* University of Auckland's [https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/smokefree-2010.html Smoke Free page]
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** '''From 2010 The University of Auckland will be smoke free with smoking banned on all campuses and outdoor spaces including previously designated smoking areas.'''
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** pdf documents of [http://policies.auckland.ac.nz/policies/Policies/policy-display-register/smoke-free-policy-from-1-january-2010.pdf Smoke Free Policy] and [https://cdn.auckland.ac.nz/assets/central/documents/2010-02-smokefree-faqs.pdf FAQ]
  
=General Questions about the conference=
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== Auckland Smoke-Free policy ==
==Is there a Code of Conduct?==
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Yes, the short version is "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.
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==Can I get a one day ticket?==
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Source: http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/planspoliciesprojects/councilpolicies/pages/smokefreepolicy.aspx
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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Check the FAQ (pdf document) linked to on the page above.
  
==What are Miniconfs?==
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Smoke free areas include:
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.
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==I'm not a programmer, should I attend?==
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* all regional parks
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.
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* many local parks and playgrounds
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* Mt Smart Stadium
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* Eden Park Stadium and
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* Auckland Zoo.  
  
== Can I get assistance with my VISA application ==
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Effective from July 2013 and includes outdoor facilities such as:
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.
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=The Schedule=
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* stadiums
==Is the schedule final==
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* swimming pools
With LCA the schedule is always somewhat fluid so bookmark the on-line schedule on your smart phone or tablet.
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* playgrounds
 
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* skate parks
==Can I get an iCAL or similar of the schedule?==
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* sports fields and parks and reserves
There is an experimental ical feed at http://linux.conf.au/schedule/ical
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* public outdoor areas associated with the council, including service centres, local board offices, libraries, community facilities and halls, museums, leisure, recreation and arts centres; and
 
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* train stations and platforms, bus stations and shelters and ferry terminals.
=The Venue=
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==What parking options are there at the Venue?==
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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.
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=Stuff at the conference=
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== What do the Symbols on my Badge mean? ==
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TODO: We should copy this page - http://www.lca2010.org.nz/wiki/BadgeDefinitions
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Latest revision as of 15:40, 5 January 2015

< Main Page < About < New Zealand

  • University of Auckland's Smoke Free page
    • From 2010 The University of Auckland will be smoke free with smoking banned on all campuses and outdoor spaces including previously designated smoking areas.
    • pdf documents of Smoke Free Policy and FAQ

Auckland Smoke-Free policy

Source: http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/planspoliciesprojects/councilpolicies/pages/smokefreepolicy.aspx Check the FAQ (pdf document) linked to on the page above.

Smoke free areas include:

  • all regional parks
  • many local parks and playgrounds
  • Mt Smart Stadium
  • Eden Park Stadium and
  • Auckland Zoo.

Effective from July 2013 and includes outdoor facilities such as:

  • stadiums
  • swimming pools
  • playgrounds
  • skate parks
  • sports fields and parks and reserves
  • public outdoor areas associated with the council, including service centres, local board offices, libraries, community facilities and halls, museums, leisure, recreation and arts centres; and
  • train stations and platforms, bus stations and shelters and ferry terminals.