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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".
  
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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.
  
==About Linux.conf.au==
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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.
* LCA first timers guide. Thanks to Simon Lyall http://www.darkmere.gen.nz/2007/0129.html
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==Information about Auckland and New Zealand==
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=The Venue=
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==What parking options are there at the Venue?==
* [[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]]
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* [[Emergancy contacts]] - Emergancy Services, Hospitals, etc
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* [[Weather]] in Auckland.
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* [[Arrivals_Departures]] - Airport arrivals and departures
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==Before and after the conference==
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=Stuff at the conference=
* [[Events before and after the conference]]
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== What do the Symbols on my Badge mean? ==
* [[Attaractions]] - Tourist attractions around Auckland
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TODO: We should copy this page - http://www.lca2010.org.nz/wiki/BadgeDefinitions
* [[Local Restaurants]]
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* [[Local Wines]]
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* [[Local Beers]]
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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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==At the Conference==
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* [[Miniconfs]]
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* [[Child care]]
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* [[Partners programme]]
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* [[Shops and Supplies]] - Food and other shops near the venue
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* [[Conference Volunteers]]
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* [[BoF Sessions]]
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* [[Internet & Network Access]]
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* [[Lightning talks]]
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* [[Communication]] methods.
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== Social stuff ==
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* [[Events at the conference]]
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* [[Unprofessional Delegates Networking Session]]
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* [[Alcohol on Campus]]
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==Maps==
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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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* Online Streaming of the conference
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* [[Photos]]
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* Official Videos of talks (uploaded as they become available)
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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