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= Airport to Venue =
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Frequently Asked Questions about the conference
Auckland airport has busses, shuttles and taxis available.  Note that the Auckland domestic and international airports are about 1 km apart, so ensure you take order a taxi to the correct location.
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* http://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/ToAndFromTheAirport/PublicTransport/TaxisAndShuttles.aspx
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== Airbus ==
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* Cost $16 one way
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* http://www.airbus.co.nz/
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== Shuttles ==
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=General Questions about the conference=
* Cost $33 per person, one way.
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==Can I get a one day ticket?==
* https://www.supershuttle.co.nz/Default.aspx
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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".
  
== Taxi ==
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==What are Miniconfs?==
* $75-$90
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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.
* http://taxi.co.nz (pre-paid taxi)
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= Around Auckland =
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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.
  
== Central City Busses ==
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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.
  
The [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/bus-services/link-bus-service/ LINK busses] loop around the city anti-clockwise.  There are three routes all at a reasonable price:
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=Stuff at the conference=
* City LINK - Red, $0.50, every 7-10 minutes.  This goes up and down Queen St.
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== What do the Symbols on my Badge mean? ==
* Inner LINK - Green, $2, every 10-15 minutes.  This goes around the CBD (Central Business Area) and out to New Market.
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TODO: We should copy this page - http://www.lca2010.org.nz/wiki/BadgeDefinitions
* Outer LINK - Orange, $2 to $4, every 15 minutes.  This goes up and down Queen St.
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== Busses going further ==
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There are many other busses that go out to the suburbs, see the [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/ Auckland Transport (AT) website] for more details.  '''Tip:''' Google maps directions work well with the Auckland Transport system.
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= Parking at venue =
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Link to FAQ question
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Revision as of 09:56, 11 October 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?

The building we are using at the University of Auckland (OGGB) has a 5 level 1000 park carpark in the basement. General parking rates apply.

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