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Frequently Asked Questions about the conference
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== Description ==
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<section begin=info />* '''Where:''' Level Zero, Owen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road, ‪Auckland‬.
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* '''Hours:''' Opens at 8am Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th January 2015<section end=info />
  
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== Volunteers ==
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=General Questions about the conference=
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== Services ==
==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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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.
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==I'm not a programmer, should I attend?==
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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.
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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.
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=The Schedule=
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==Is the schedule final==
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With LCA the schedule is always somewhat fluid so bookmark the on-line schedule on your smart phone or tablet.
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==Can I get an iCAL or similar of the schedule?==
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There is an experimental ical feed at http://linux.conf.au/schedule/ical
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=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 09:26, 12 January 2015

Description

  • Where: Level Zero, Owen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road, ‪Auckland‬.
  • Hours: Opens at 8am Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th January 2015

Volunteers

Volunteers

Services

Payments
In order to attend the conference you need to have registered, purchased your ticket as well as any other addons such as accomodation/shirts/etc, and paid.
Badges
Your badge is issued to you at the Registration Desk, and contains the information that you entered about yourself when you registered to attend LCA2015, along with other important info and a random generated string value. It also has icons indicating which social events you are registered for.
Swag
The swag for LCA2015 is functional, environmentally friendly, and ethically/socially responsible. There are a range of items that you'll receive from the Registration Desk, all packed into a swag bag with a social conscience.
Lost Property
Lost Property