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The intent of this page is to allow conf organisers to know who's expected at the airport when.
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Frequently Asked Questions about the conference
  
You might also be able to use the info below to connect up with people who are on the same flight as you, arrange taxi shares, and so on, so '''leave some contact info''' in the entries that you create.
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===Arrivals===  
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=General Questions about the conference=
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==Is there a Code of Conduct?==
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Yes, the short version is "Be Awesome". Refer [https://linux.conf.au/cor/code_of_conduct Code of Conduct on the Conference Website]. All attendees are expected to adhere to the code of conduct, with the goal being that all attendees will enjoy themselves.
  
Order the entries below by scheduled '''time of arrival''' in Auckland. ''Please use 24 hour clock format (hh:mm)'' and ''Auckland time!''
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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".
  
==== Friday 9 Jan ====
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==What are Miniconfs?==
* 06:30 NZ 176 (from Perth)
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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.
** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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** Delan Azabani
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** Brock York
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** Josh Batchelor
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** Luke Mercuri
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** Clayton Johnson
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** Matthew Pen
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* 15:30 NZ 5 (LAX to AKL)
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** [http://alasdairallan.com Alasdair Allan]
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* 20:50 VA7445 (SYD to AKL)
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** James 'Ender' Brown
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* 22:45 VA7434 (BNE to AKL)
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** Clinton Roy
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==== Saturday 10 Jan ====
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==I'm not a programmer, should I attend?==
* 14:35 EK434 (BNE to AKL)
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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.
** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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* 17:15 NZ124 (MEL to AKL)
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** [[User:Christopher Neugebauer|Christopher Neugebauer]]
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* 17:30 NZ136 (BNE to AKL)
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** [https://twitter.com/bradleymarshall Brad Marshall]
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* 20:50 VA7418 (PER to AKL)
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** Byron Jones (glob)
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==== Sunday 11 Jan ====
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== Can I get assistance with my VISA application ==
* 00:45 VA160 (BNE to AKL)
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As a volunteer run conference linux.conf.au in unable to offer a letter of invitation to our speakers. Under NZ immigration rules as speakers are not being paid to attend a professional conference you should be able to attend under a visitors visa.
** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar] (from VA1393 departing ADL)
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** Michael Wheeler (from VA1712 departing GLT)
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* 08:00 QF111 (PER to AKL)
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** [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]]
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* 13:05 NZ4994 (HKG to AKL)
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** Jussi Pakkanen (from LH730 departing MUC)
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* 13:45 QF8762 (MEL to AKL)
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** George Patterson
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* 14:15 NZ454 (WLG to AKL)
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** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
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* 14:50 NZ102 (SYD to AKL)
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** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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* 14:55 QF143 (SYD to AKL)
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** Mike Carden
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* 15:25 VA148 (MEL to AKL)
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** [https://twitter.com/fukawi2 Phillip Smith]
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** [https://twitter.com/smarthall Daniel Hall]
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** [[User:Tim Serong|Tim Serong]] ([https://twitter.com/tserong @tserong])
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* 17:15 NZ124 (MEL to AKL)
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** Mark Jessop (@darksidelemm - from VA206 departing ADL)
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* 17:30 JQ213 (MEL to AKL)
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** David Bell (@dtbell91)
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** Matthew Cengia (@mattcen)
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** Mike Abrahall (@mijofa1)
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** Josh Mesilane (@zindello)
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* 17:30 VA7436 (BNE to AKL)
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** Ryan Stuart (@rstuart85) - have a free entry pass to the Virgin Lounge for anyone else on this flight. Contact me for details.
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* 18:20 VA7452/NZ972 (ADL to AKL)
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** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
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** Thomas Sprinkmeier
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* 20:30 NZ476 (WLG to AKL)
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** Douglas Bagnall
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* 20:50 NZ118 (SYD to AKL)
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** [[User:Paul Warren|Paul Warren]]
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===Departures===
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=The Schedule=
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==Is the schedule final==
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With LCA the schedule is always somewhat fluid so bookmark the on-line schedule on your smart phone or tablet.
  
Order the entries below by scheduled '''time of departure''' from Auckland. ''Please use 24 hour clock format (hh:mm)'' and ''Auckland time!''
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==Can I get an iCAL or similar of the schedule?==
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There is an experimental ical feed at http://linux.conf.au/schedule/ical
  
==== Friday 16 Jan ====
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=The Venue=
* 20:30 JQ214 (AKL to MEL)
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==What parking options are there at the Venue?==
** [https://twitter.com/fukawi2 Phillip Smith] (Changing to EK407 on Saturday)
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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.
  
==== Saturday 17 Jan ====
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=Stuff at the conference=
* 07:00 NZ101 (AKL to SYD)
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== What do the Symbols on my Badge mean? ==
** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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TODO: We should copy this page - http://www.lca2010.org.nz/wiki/BadgeDefinitions
* 09:00 VA7403 (AKL to SYD)
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** [[User:Tim Serong|Tim Serong]] ([https://twitter.com/tserong @tserong])
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* 09:30 NZ135 (AKL to BNE)
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** [https://twitter.com/bradleymarshall Brad Marshall]
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* 10:00 NZ721 (AKL to MEL)
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** Thomas Sprinkmeier
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* 10:40 NZ4 (AKL to LAX)
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** [http://alasdairallan.com Alasdair Allan]
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* 10:50 QF112 (AKL to PER)
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** [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]]
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* 11:00 QF182 (AKL to SYD)
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** Mike Carden
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* 13:00 VA7419 (AKL to SYD)
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** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
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** Mark Jessop (@darksidelemm - then onto ADL on VA436)
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* 13:00 NZ119 (AKL to SYD) (Possibly same plane as previous)
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** [[User:Paul Warren|Paul Warren]]
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* 13:00 NZ439 (AKL to WLG)
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** Douglas Bagnall
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* 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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** Byron Jones (glob)
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* 14:30 NZ4995 (AKL to HKG)
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** Jussi Pakkanen
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* 14:45 VA7439 (AKL to BNE)
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** Ryan Stuart (@rstuart85) - have a free entry pass to the Virgin Lounge for anyone else on this flight. Contact me for details.
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* 15:25 VA7425 (AKL to MEL)
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** [https://twitter.com/smarthall Daniel Hall]
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* 18:10 EK435 (AKL to BNE)
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** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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* 18:30 EK413 (AKL to SYD)
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** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
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* 18:50 EK407 (AKL to MEL)
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** Kathy Reid (@kathyreid) and Sue Reid
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* 20:30 JQ214 (AKL to MEL)
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** David Bell (@dtbell91)
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** Matthew Cengia (@mattcen)
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** Mike Abrahall (@mijofa1)
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** Josh Mesilane (@zindello)
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==== Sunday 18 Jan ====
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* 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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** James 'Ender' Brown
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* 16:00 VA7434 (WLG to BNE)
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** Clinton Roy
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==== Monday 19 Jan ====
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* 14:25 NZ175 (AKL to PER)
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** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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** Delan Azabani
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** Brock York
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** Josh Batchelor
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** Luke Mercuri
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** Clayton Johnson
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** Matthew Pen
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==== Sunday 25 Jan ====
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* 08:20 VA7453 (AKL to ADL)
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** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar]
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* 09:30 VA7435 (AKL to BNE)
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** Michael Wheeler
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Revision as of 13:23, 5 January 2015

Frequently Asked Questions about the conference

General Questions about the conference

Is there a Code of Conduct?

Yes, the short version is "Be Awesome". Refer Code of Conduct on the Conference Website. All attendees are expected to adhere to the code of conduct, with the goal being that all attendees will enjoy themselves.

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.

Can I get assistance with my VISA application

As a volunteer run conference linux.conf.au in unable to offer a letter of invitation to our speakers. Under NZ immigration rules as speakers are not being paid to attend a professional conference you should be able to attend under a visitors visa.

The Schedule

Is the schedule final

With LCA the schedule is always somewhat fluid so bookmark the on-line schedule on your smart phone or tablet.

Can I get an iCAL or similar of the schedule?

There is an experimental ical feed at http://linux.conf.au/schedule/ical

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