Where can I follow updates?
on Twitter for updates.
Is there a group chat?
Slack. There are two dedicated channels for the
conference. Say hi, meet other attendees, and ask
Will talks be recorded?
YES! Talks will be available on YouTube a few weeks after the conference.
There may be one or two exceptions for specific speakers who have requested a modicum of secrecy. :)
Is this a Zig conference? Do I need to know Zig?
Not at all! While TigerBeetle might be Zig's biggest fan and
while we've got Loris and Andrew from the Zig Software
Foundation as speakers, the true emphasis of the conference is
on systems. No talks will assume you are an expert in Zig and
few will even touch on Zig at all. But we encourage you to try
out Zig if it sounds interesting to you!
Code of Conduct
Or as Jamie puts it: "Can we behave like idiots?". 😁
We'll quote him:
We expect everyone
themselves like the professionals you are. Also: be curious
and constructive rather than cynical and dismissive, stay on
topic and avoid digressions that are likely to start fights.
Travel and Lodging
How do you suggest getting to Cape Town from North America?
There is a direct flight from Newark, NJ to Cape Town every
two days by United Airlines.
There is also a direct flight from Atlanta to Cape Town by
Delta on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
How should I plan to get around Cape Town?
Everything in the Waterfront neighborhood is within
walking distance. For everything else, such as getting to
and from the airport, you can catch an Uber. Be careful
where you walk at night and take an Uber if you’re not
Any recommendations for coffee or food?
There are many good spots for
coffee! Rosetta, Giovanni's,
are a few you might like.
Any recommendations for groceries or pharmacies?
Woolworths is great for groceries and Clicks is a great pharmacy.
The following restaurants are great, but should be booked
in advance to secure the table. Neighborhood is in
Tipping is around 10-15%.
What electrical outlet can I use in South Africa?
You will want an adapter
M. If you forget to buy an adapter beforehand, you can
buy one at pharmacies (such as Clicks or Dis-Chem) near
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