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== Speaker Information Pack ==
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= The Adapter Exchange =
Most questions for Speakers are answered in the
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'''''A place to for those needing adapters and those having adapters to… connect'''''
  
[[Speaker Information Pack]]
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Speakers will often need adapters to connect their devices to room projectors. Sometimes they won't have one that suits the setup at LCA.
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Delegates often bring adapters with them to LCA. Sometimes they might be able to help out speakers who don't have the one they need.
  
The key things you need to know are;
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If you've brought along (an) adapter(s) with you, please list them here along with the contact method you're most likely to be monitoring during the conference so that a speaker who needs it can contact you quickly.
  
* Your presentation should be in 16:9 ratio.
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If you're a speaker who needs an adapter, please list it here. You never know.
* Your device should output 720p (1280x720).
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* All rooms will *only* have HDMI connectors.
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We do have a limited number of VGA to HDMI converters, but they frequently cause issues. Please contact A/V if you *must* use VGA output.
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==== Don't know which adapter you need? ===
  
== Presentation template ==
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The looking at this [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WUU2sMINPfkzTkTPN2GTO8S1OIEZxjjl9zPdAyQJ6CI/edit helpful document].
You're not required at all to use this Presentation Template, but it's here if you need one (LibreOffice Impress template, .odt format)
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[[File:Speaker-template-lca2016.otp]]
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== What are the guidelines for giving a presentation at linux.conf.au? ==
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=== In-room video connections ===
Your presentation format is entirely up to you.
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All rooms will only have HDMI (input) connectors.
  
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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==== A/V Team Available Adapters ====
  
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* mDP to HDMI are available.
  
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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* HDMI to VGA converters are available on request.
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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== Adapters Needed ==
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''Please group by adapter type as you're editing''
  
''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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Example
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* '''Adapter needed: adapter_type'''
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** Needed by: name/nick
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** Contact: contact_method
  
== What facilities are there in the presentation venues? ==
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* '''Adapter needed: Displayport or VGA to HDMI'''
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** Needed by: Martin Krafft / madduck
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** Contact: IRC, or madduck@madduck.net
  
These are outlined in the [[Speaker Information Pack]].
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== Adapters Available ==
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''Please group by adapter type as you're editing''
  
If you have special requirements for your presentation, please make contact with your [[Speaker Liaison]].
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Example
 
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* '''Adapter available: adapter_type'''
== What is the Schwag Bag and what's in it? ==
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** Available from: name/nick
 
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** Contact: contact_method
[[Schwag Bag]]
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== Will the conference be recorded and streamed? ==
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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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== 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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==What's to eat?==
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See [[Food]].
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Revision as of 21:40, 27 January 2016

The Adapter Exchange

A place to for those needing adapters and those having adapters to… connect

Speakers will often need adapters to connect their devices to room projectors. Sometimes they won't have one that suits the setup at LCA. Delegates often bring adapters with them to LCA. Sometimes they might be able to help out speakers who don't have the one they need.

If you've brought along (an) adapter(s) with you, please list them here along with the contact method you're most likely to be monitoring during the conference so that a speaker who needs it can contact you quickly.

If you're a speaker who needs an adapter, please list it here. You never know.

= Don't know which adapter you need?

The looking at this helpful document.

In-room video connections

All rooms will only have HDMI (input) connectors.

A/V Team Available Adapters

  • mDP to HDMI are available.
  • HDMI to VGA converters are available on request.

Adapters Needed

Please group by adapter type as you're editing

Example

  • Adapter needed: adapter_type
    • Needed by: name/nick
    • Contact: contact_method
  • Adapter needed: Displayport or VGA to HDMI
    • Needed by: Martin Krafft / madduck
    • Contact: IRC, or madduck@madduck.net

Adapters Available

Please group by adapter type as you're editing

Example

  • Adapter available: adapter_type
    • Available from: name/nick
    • Contact: contact_method