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== Speaker Information Pack ==
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==To and from the airport==
Most questions for Speakers are answered in the
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[[Speaker Information Pack]]
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Buses will be provided to and from Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL), and depending on numbers, also to and from Avalon airport (AVV) on Sunday 31st January and Saturday 6th February.
  
== What are the guidelines for giving a presentation at linux.conf.au? ==
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Please ensure that you list your flight on the [[Airport_arrivals_and_departures_page|Airport arrivals and departures page]].
Your presentation format is entirely up to you.
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We expect that you'll be presenting from your own laptop, but if this is an issuebplease get in touch with your Speaker Liaison and we can make alternate arrangements. We usually ask for presentation material after the conference so that it can be made available.
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If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.
  
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* [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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* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/ Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
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* [http://www.vline.com.au/maps-stations-stops/lineinfo/travelupdates/geelong.html VLine regional rail to Melbourne] - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the [http://www.skybus.com.au/ Skybus] to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).
  
Each presentation slot is 50 minutes, except tutorials which have a double slot of one hour and 40 minutes. It is expected that your talk will go for approximately 40 minutes, with 10 minutes for questions, unless you prefer to take questions during your presentation. For tutorials, it is assumed that questions will be asked during the tutorial rather than at the end. Room monitors will be stationed in each conference room and will help guide you
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== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
with timing and identifying questions from the audience. You will need to have practiced beforehand however to ensure that you don't go significantly over or under time.
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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.
  
''NOTE: When answering questions, we request that you repeat the question for the benefit of the recording and for the audience.''
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It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!
  
== What facilities are there in the presentation venues? ==
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== Transport around Geelong ==  
  
These are outlined in the [[Speaker Information Pack]].
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[http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/local-areas/view/19|(Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system].
  
If you have special requirements for your presentation, please make contact with your [[Speaker Liaison]].
 
  
== What is the Schwag Bag and what's in it? ==
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[[Schwag Bag]]
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== What events are on at linux.conf.au? ==
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* [[Penguin Dinner]]
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* [[Professional Delegates Networking Session (PDNS)]]
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* [[Speakers' Dinner]]
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* [[Birds of a Feather sessions (BoFs)]]
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== What are the visa requirements for Australia? ==
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Under Australia's universal visa system, all visitors to Australia must have a valid
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visa to travel to and enter Australia (other than New Zealand passport holders who
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will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival, provided they meet
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health and character requirements; and permanent residents of Norfolk Island who
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may be granted a Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island visa on arrival).
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There are many visa options available to people wishing to visit Australia. Your
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[[Speaker Liaison]] has further information on visa options and can provide fact sheets
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and guidance. Should you require a Letter of Invitation for your visa application,
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your Speaker Liaison will also be able to assist.
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== Will the conference be recorded and streamed? ==
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Yes. All sessions in the conference are recorded and streamed, unless you declined permission for recording during Registration. If you have any concerns about streaming and recording, please contact your [[Speaker Liaison]].
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== Will I be picked up at the airport? ==
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Yes, if you arrive on 31st January at Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) or Avalon (AVV).
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We need to know who's arriving when so please make sure your details are entered on the [[Airport arrivals and departures page]].
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Revision as of 15:56, 12 October 2015

To and from the airport

Buses will be provided to and from Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL), and depending on numbers, also to and from Avalon airport (AVV) on Sunday 31st January and Saturday 6th February.

Please ensure that you list your flight on the Airport arrivals and departures page.

If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.

  • 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.
  • Avalon Airport Shuttle - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
  • VLine regional rail to Melbourne - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the Skybus to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).

To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds

For those staying at the Student Residences at Waurn Ponds, we will be running shuttles to and from the conference venue at Deakin University Waterfront Campus, around 15km away.

It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!

Transport around Geelong

is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system.



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