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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 Feel free to add and share information here for the benefit of all delegates.
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To use this wiki, please [[Special:Userlogin|login]] using your ID from http://linux.conf.au<br/>
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=General Questions about the conference=
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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".
  
Map of College Accommodation and University https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zF52JBvjZpOU.k_aH0N3I0eE8
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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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=The Venue=
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==What parking options are there at the Venue?==
  
==About Linux.conf.au==
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=Stuff at the conference=
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== What do the Symbols on my Badge mean? ==
* LCA first timers guide. Thanks to Simon Lyall http://www.darkmere.gen.nz/2007/0129.html
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TODO: We should copy this page - http://www.lca2010.org.nz/wiki/BadgeDefinitions
 
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==Information about Auckland and New Zealand==
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<-- * [http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF&msa=0&msid=211790969438801441070.0004b532633d6ef0fcc09 Open Collaboration Google Map], for points of interest for the conference -->
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* [[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 information]]
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* [[Emergancy contacts]] - Important phone number and other contracts
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* [[Weather]] in Auckland.
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* [[Arrivals_Departures]] - Airport arrivals and departures
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==Accommodation==
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* [[Campus accommodation]] - Accomodation options
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* [[Food options for restricted diets]]
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== Social stuff ==
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* [[Events at the conference]]
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* [[Events before and after the conference]]
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* [[Local Restaurants]]
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* [[Local Wines]]
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* [[Local Beers]]
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* [[Communication]] methods.
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* [[Unprofessional Delegates Networking Session]]
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* [[Alcohol on Campus]]
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==Miniconfs==
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* [[Miniconfs]]
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==Conference Schedule Calendar==
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== Activities things to do, see and go==
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* [[Things to do, see and places to go]]
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* [[Raffle]]
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==Internet, Mobile Cellular Phones==
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* [[Internet Mobile Phones 3G and 4G]]
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==Child care==
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* [[Child care]]
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==Partners programme==
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* [[Partners programme]]
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==Social Events==
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* [[Social Events]]
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==Shops and Supplies==
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* [[Shops and Supplies]]
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==Registrations using Persona==
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* [[Registrations using Persona]]
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==Speakers Travel==
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* [[Speakers Travel Assistance]]
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==Volunteers==
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* [[Conference Volunteers]]
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==Transport==
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* [[Transport around Perth]]
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==BoFs==
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* [[BoF Sessions]]
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==Internet & Network Access==
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* [[Internet & Network Access]]
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==Maps==
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Maps of University of Western Australia conference venues
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* [[Maps]]
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==Job Board==
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* [[Job Board]]
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== Photos and Video from the conference ==
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* [http://timvideos.us Online Streaming of the conference]
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* [[Photos]]
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* [https://googledrive.com/host/0B2KTxndVFSKuSjZKTDRaTlpJcmM Audio interviews by Onno Benschop]
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* Official Videos of talks (uploaded as they become available)
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** [http://mirror.linux.org.au/pub/linux.conf.au/2014/Monday/ Videos from Monday]
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** [http://mirror.linux.org.au/pub/linux.conf.au/2014/Tuesday/ Videos from Tuesday]
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** [http://mirror.linux.org.au/pub/linux.conf.au/2014/Wednesday/ Videos from Wednesday]
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** [http://mirror.linux.org.au/pub/linux.conf.au/2014/Thursday/ Videos from Thursday]
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** [http://mirror.linux.org.au/pub/linux.conf.au/2014/Friday/ Videos from Friday]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/user/Linuxconfau2014 All conference Videos on YouTube]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=SPmiuOcBMoxjdzEQTvqwHH46VbCib-_Icd LCA TV Interviews on YouTube]
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== Lightning Talks ==
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This year the lightning talks are on Wednesday morning after the official opening.
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* See [[Lightning Talks]]
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Revision as of 17:06, 28 August 2014

Frequently Asked Questions about the conference

General Questions about the conference

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.

The Venue

What parking options are there at the Venue?

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