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=Activities=
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=TBA:=
  
This LCA is shaping up to be full of astronomical goodness, and we're very near a bunch™ of very cool radio astronomy facilities.
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# [[Emacs BoF]]
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# [[HAM Radio BoF]]
  
To complement the Astronomy Miniconf, we're aiming to organise at least one site visit to an operational astronomy facility - most likely the [http://www.ivec.org/ivec-projects/pawsey/ Pawsey Centre], a new supercomputing facility that will be part of the SKA project.
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=BoFs Recurring on Multiple Days=
  
==Proposed BoF activities==
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== Running BoF ==
  
* Visit to the [http://www.ivec.org/ivec-projects/pawsey/ Pawsey Centre]
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6am conference mornings from the front of Trinity College.
* Astronomy BoF lunch
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Please suggest any other activities below...
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Conference mornings, Perth has no Daylight saving and it will be hot in January, we will be keen to get a morning run out of the way early.
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In past years we have met up at 6am to head out for a run, anyone keen to join in is welcome. There are a large number of options in the Kings park area to really enjoy a morning run.
  
==Confirmed BoF activities==
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My initial suggestion is meet out the front of Trinity College each morning and we can find runs to do into Kings Park and along the river. I have done some runs in both areas in the past and it really is worthwhile. There ares ome interesting features such as Jacobs Ladder, a set of stairs many runners test themselves out on at the end of Cliff St at the other end of the park. Good trails through the park and some great scenery along the river for easier runs.
  
===Perth Observatory Stargazing Night===
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Also possibly of interest to anyone arriving early (there in time for Saturday morning 4th of Jan or still around the following Saturday morning 11th Jan) there are free timed weekly 5km runs all around Australia called Parkrun. They started in the UK and there a re a huge number over there. In Perth there are 3 on and the closest to the campus is Claisebrook Cove. http://www.parkrun.com.au/claisebrookcove/
  
We've had very strong interest from delegates on the LCA2014 chat list in attending the Perth Observatory for a night-time stargazing tour. Everyone needs to make their own booking, and bookings need to be made soon as spots will fill up quickly. The observatory doesn't have an online booking/payment system, so you'll need to call them with your credit card details to reserve your spot.
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I (Steven Hanley) will be competing in both of them as an out of state tourist. To compete and get a time you need to register and bring a printed barcode to the event.
  
Bookings can be made by phoning (08) 9293 8255 between 8.30am and 3.30pm (AWST, 3 hours behind AEDT), Monday to Friday. Tickets are $38 for adults, $28 for children/concession card holders.
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=Monday afternoon/evening=
  
'''The night we're booking for is Monday 6th January.'''
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== [[Astronomy BoF]] - Stargazing at Perth Observatory (8:30pm - 10:30pm) ==
  
Once you've made your booking, please add your name below so that I can keep track of those attending.
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Visit the Astronomy BoF page for details on:
  
====Observatory tour attendees====
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* Tour to Perth Observatory [confirmed]
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* Astronomy BoF Lunch [TBC]
  
* Jessica Smith
 
* Sharon Harnett
 
* Elizabeta Sørensen
 
* Daniel Hall
 
* Andrew Buckeridge
 
* Sarah Allard
 
* John McCabe-Danstead
 
* Nick Bannon
 
* Eyal Lebedinsky
 
* Daniel Bryan
 
* Susannah Jack
 
* Steve Boak
 
* Alan Langley
 
* Ian Kent
 
* [https://lca2014.linux.org.au/wiki/User:Joel_Wir%C4%81mu_Pauling Joel Wirāmu Pauling]
 
* [[Arjen Lentz]] ([https://twitter.com/arjenlentz @arjenlentz], arjenAU on freenode)
 
* [[Max Reeler]] (with Arjen)
 
  
====Transportation====
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==BoFs Following on from Monday Miniconfs==
  
The logistics of getting everyone to the observatory is possibly going to be tricky. Getting there by public bus would take a little over 2 hours, which almost certainly rules that out. The only viable options would seem to be car-pooling (locals and/or sharing hire cars and/or sharing cabs). The observatory is 38km from UWA. If enough people book for the observatory ~and~ if we can coordinate things well enough, it may be possible to book (a) mini-bus(ses) for the evening if we can find people with the appropriate licence amongst delegates, or we may be able to book a charter bus if we get 40+ people going. But that all takes organisation and (most importantly) the ability to collect money in advance - which usually proves difficult, at best.
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===17:40 - 18:40 Monday ===
  
To get a feel for how doable car-pooling is, if you're a Perth local (or will have a hire car on the Monday evening) and are able to assist with transport, please put your name and number of spare seats available below.
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https://lca2014.linux.org.au/programme/schedule/monday
  
=====Available rides=====
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{| class="wikitable"
'''Name'''                    '''Available seats'''
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!GEO:WOOLNOUGH
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!GGL:GENTILLI
Andrew Buckeridge      2
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!GGL:WEBB
Ian Kent                4
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!ENG:LT1
John McCabe-Dansted    4
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!ENG:LT2
Nick Bannon            4
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|-
Sarah Allard            4
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|
Steve Boak              2
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|
EditName                EditSeats
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|
EditName                EditSeats
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| OpenStack CI
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|
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|}
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=Tuesday morning/afternoon=
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==BoFs before Tuesday's Miniconfs==
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# [[Martial Arts Bof]]
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==BoFs Following on from Tuesday Miniconfs==
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== 17:40 - 18:40 ==
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https://lca2014.linux.org.au/programme/schedule/tuesday
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{| class="wikitable"
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!GEO:WOOLNOUGH
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!GGL:GENTILLI
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!GGL:WEBB
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!ENG:LT1
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!ENG:LT2
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|-
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| BlueHackers http://bluehackers.org
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| Google Summer of Code
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|
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| [[Pi_BoF|Raspberry Pi BOF]]
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|
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|}
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# OSIA http://www.osia.com.au
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# OpenRadio
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== 18:40 - 19:40 ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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!GEO:WOOLNOUGH
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!GGL:GENTILLI
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!GGL:WEBB
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!ENG:LT1
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!ENG:LT2
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|-
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|}
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=Saturday 11th =
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[[Castledare Miniature Railway Bof]]

Revision as of 17:28, 3 January 2014

Contents

TBA:

  1. Emacs BoF
  2. HAM Radio BoF

BoFs Recurring on Multiple Days

Running BoF

6am conference mornings from the front of Trinity College.

Conference mornings, Perth has no Daylight saving and it will be hot in January, we will be keen to get a morning run out of the way early. In past years we have met up at 6am to head out for a run, anyone keen to join in is welcome. There are a large number of options in the Kings park area to really enjoy a morning run.

My initial suggestion is meet out the front of Trinity College each morning and we can find runs to do into Kings Park and along the river. I have done some runs in both areas in the past and it really is worthwhile. There ares ome interesting features such as Jacobs Ladder, a set of stairs many runners test themselves out on at the end of Cliff St at the other end of the park. Good trails through the park and some great scenery along the river for easier runs.

Also possibly of interest to anyone arriving early (there in time for Saturday morning 4th of Jan or still around the following Saturday morning 11th Jan) there are free timed weekly 5km runs all around Australia called Parkrun. They started in the UK and there a re a huge number over there. In Perth there are 3 on and the closest to the campus is Claisebrook Cove. http://www.parkrun.com.au/claisebrookcove/

I (Steven Hanley) will be competing in both of them as an out of state tourist. To compete and get a time you need to register and bring a printed barcode to the event.

Monday afternoon/evening

Astronomy BoF - Stargazing at Perth Observatory (8:30pm - 10:30pm)

Visit the Astronomy BoF page for details on:

  • Tour to Perth Observatory [confirmed]
  • Astronomy BoF Lunch [TBC]


BoFs Following on from Monday Miniconfs

17:40 - 18:40 Monday

https://lca2014.linux.org.au/programme/schedule/monday

GEO:WOOLNOUGH GGL:GENTILLI GGL:WEBB ENG:LT1 ENG:LT2
OpenStack CI

Tuesday morning/afternoon

BoFs before Tuesday's Miniconfs

  1. Martial Arts Bof

BoFs Following on from Tuesday Miniconfs

17:40 - 18:40

https://lca2014.linux.org.au/programme/schedule/tuesday

GEO:WOOLNOUGH GGL:GENTILLI GGL:WEBB ENG:LT1 ENG:LT2
BlueHackers http://bluehackers.org Google Summer of Code Raspberry Pi BOF
  1. OSIA http://www.osia.com.au
  2. OpenRadio

18:40 - 19:40

GEO:WOOLNOUGH GGL:GENTILLI GGL:WEBB ENG:LT1 ENG:LT2

Saturday 11th

Castledare Miniature Railway Bof