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== Speaker Information Pack ==
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== Miniconf CFPs ==
Most questions for Speakers are answered in the
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[[Speaker Information Pack]]
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[https://linux.conf.au/programme/miniconfs Miniconf page on linux.conf.au]
  
== What are the guidelines for giving a presentation at linux.conf.au? ==
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Mini conferences will run on the Monday and Tuesday of LCA 2016. The call for papers for these are handled individually by the organisers of each conference.  
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 issue please 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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Here's a list of the open CFPs, with close dates and links. If you are attending LCA and have a ticket, why not throw in a proposal? [https://linux.conf.au/register/info You can also buy a single miniconf ticket].  
  
  
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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=== Open Call for Proposals ===
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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Multimedia - Open - Closes January 18 [http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2016_mmm/index.php/Main/CallForPapers  Multimedia Call for Papers]
  
''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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Documentation - Open - Closes ?? [http://lca2016docsminiconf-schwarzgeraet.rhcloud.com/ Documentation Call for Papers]
  
== What facilities are there in the presentation venues? ==
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Kernel - Open - Closes January 20 [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/148SieC6vmAxJZ3R5Lz5e1Mb0IM06LNSCt6WNVEwYFcs/viewform Kernel Call for Papers]
  
These are outlined in the [[Speaker Information Pack]].
 
  
If you have special requirements for your presentation, please make contact with your [[Speaker Liaison]].
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=== Other Miniconfs ===
  
== What is the Schwag Bag and what's in it? ==
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Open Cloud - Closed
  
[[Schwag Bag]]
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Functional Programming - Closed
  
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SysAdmin - Closed
  
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Open Radio - Closed
  
== What are the visa requirements for Australia? ==
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Open Source and Bio - Closed
  
Under Australia's universal visa system, all visitors to Australia must have a valid
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Open Knowledge - Closed
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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Open Hardware - No CFP
[[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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Community Leadership - No CFP
  
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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=== Miniconf Schedules ===
 
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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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Also see [[Transport]].
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Revision as of 10:59, 7 January 2016

Miniconf CFPs

Miniconf page on linux.conf.au

Mini conferences will run on the Monday and Tuesday of LCA 2016. The call for papers for these are handled individually by the organisers of each conference.

Here's a list of the open CFPs, with close dates and links. If you are attending LCA and have a ticket, why not throw in a proposal? You can also buy a single miniconf ticket.


Open Call for Proposals

Multimedia - Open - Closes January 18 Multimedia Call for Papers

Documentation - Open - Closes ?? Documentation Call for Papers

Kernel - Open - Closes January 20 Kernel Call for Papers


Other Miniconfs

Open Cloud - Closed

Functional Programming - Closed

SysAdmin - Closed

Open Radio - Closed

Open Source and Bio - Closed

Open Knowledge - Closed

Open Hardware - No CFP

Community Leadership - No CFP

Miniconf Schedules