Q. As a Presenter are there any very important things I need to know in advance?
A. If you have a paper presentation or tutorial accepted you qualify for a free event registration and do not need to do anything to qualify for the pass. We will also be adding a page specifically for presenters with additional information and will notify you by email when the page is available.
Q. Is there an official conference Hotel we should book with?
A. Yes, all the hotel details are listed on our Hotel & Travel page including the Lord Elgin Hotel in which we are holding the Symposium.
Q. I am flying in from [my country], will I need to make any special arrangements such as a visitors visa?
A. As this varies by your home country we have created a Travel Documents page to help you determine any special requirements for your visit to Canada. The details for obtaining a letter of invitation in order to obtain a travel visa are included at the above page.
Q. Are there any alternatives to staying at the Official Hotel?
A. Would you like to stay with a local Linux developer in Ottawa are you an Ottawa local who would like to offer up a spare room or a couch to a visiting Linux developer for the duration of the Symposium? If you are please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll do our best to help you connect!