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 ====== IETF 100 Singapore - November 11-17, 2017 ====== ====== IETF 100 Singapore - November 11-17, 2017 ======
  
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 +Return to [[welcome|Welcome Page]]
 ===== Airport Transportation ===== ===== Airport Transportation =====
  
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 ===== Side Meetings ===== ===== Side Meetings =====
 +The IESG is continuing the side meeting experiment in Singapore with some slight modifications based on the comments received from the experiment in Prague. For IETF 100, two rooms are available for first-come first-served signup online. The larger of the two (Hullet) will hold approximately 40 people and will be configured with a U-shaped table. The smaller room (Butterworth) will be configured as a boardroom and will hold approximately 12 people. Both rooms will have projectors. ​
 +
 +Please note that all meetings in these rooms are subject to the [[https://​ietf.org/​meeting/​meeting-rooms-policy.html|IETF Meeting Room Policy]]. Floorplans for IETF 100 are available [[https://​datatracker.ietf.org/​meeting/​100/​floor-plan|here]].
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 +[[100sidemeetings|Reserve 40 Person Room (HULLET)]]
 +
 +[[100sidemeetings2|Reserve 12 Person Room (BUTTERWORTH)]]
 +
  
-[[100sidemeetings|Small Side Meetings]] 
  
 ===== Remote Hubs ===== ===== Remote Hubs =====
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-===== Code Lounge Sign Up (For Working Group Chairs) ​=====+===== Code Lounge Sign Up  =====
 [[100codelounge | Code Lounge Sign Up Page]] [[100codelounge | Code Lounge Sign Up Page]]
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 +The Code Lounge is in the IETF Lounge. Room: Moor/​Morrison
  
 ===== Language ===== ===== Language =====
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 ===== Electrical Plug / Outlet ===== ===== Electrical Plug / Outlet =====
  
-[[http://www.adaptelec.com/index.php?​main_page=document_general_info&​products_id=222|Electric Plug, Outlet, and Voltage Information for Singapore.]]+[[https://www.power-plugs-sockets.com/singapore/|Electric Plug, Outlet, and Voltage Information for Singapore.]]
  
 ===== Electronics ===== ===== Electronics =====
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 All 2G networks in Singapore will close from 1 April 2017. **You will not be able to call, SMS and use data if you are using a 2G phone.** To continue using mobile services, you will need to change to a 3G or 4G phone. All 2G networks in Singapore will close from 1 April 2017. **You will not be able to call, SMS and use data if you are using a 2G phone.** To continue using mobile services, you will need to change to a 3G or 4G phone.
 ===== Miscellaneous Information ===== ===== Miscellaneous Information =====
 +
 +Singapore is prone to mosquito borne diseases. The city is usually safe, but rural, forested and wet areas are a potential risk. Tropical strength (DEET) insect repellant may be recommended. Singapore is not a high malaria risk, but its not impossible given that travellers from S.E. Asia come into the country. http://​www.nea.gov.sg/​public-health/​dengue/​dengue-cases https://​www.gov.sg/​microsites/​zika
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 +There are wild otters living in the river close to the venue. http://​blog.nus.edu.sg/​sgotters/​about/​ and https://​mothership.sg/​2017/​04/​marina-otters-move-to-singapore-river-after-losing-their-original-home-to-rival-bishan-family/​ (map of specific family river regions)
 +
 +The orchid collection at the botanical gardens is worth a visit. https://​www.sbg.org.sg/​index.php?​option=com_k2&​view=item&​layout=item&​id=34&​Itemid=58
 +
 +Singapore has a complex WWII history. Changi Prison: http://​www.visitsingapore.com/​en_au/​see-do-singapore/​history/​history-museums/​changi-museum/​
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 +[[http://​www.hsa.gov.sg/​pub/​faq/​faq/​faqcategory/​bringing-personal-medication-into-singapore.aspx|Bringing personal medication into Singapore.]]
  
 [[http://​www.whototip.net/​tipping-in-singapore|Tipping in Singapore]]:​ [[http://​www.whototip.net/​tipping-in-singapore|Tipping in Singapore]]:​
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   * Do not point or nudge.   * Do not point or nudge.
   * Feet are considered dirty. Do not point with them or use them to hold open doors.   * Feet are considered dirty. Do not point with them or use them to hold open doors.
 +
 +===== Tech Shopping =====
 +
 +http://​www.thebestsingapore.com/​best-shopping/​the-best-7-places-to-buy-electronics-in-singapore/​
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 +http://​thehoneycombers.com/​singapore/​shopping-for-electronics-in-singapore-where-to-buy-laptops-cameras-mobile-phones-home-appliances-and-the-latest-gadgets/​
 +
 +http://​www.pic-control.com/​electronic-component-shops-in-singapore/​
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 ===== Supermarkets ===== ===== Supermarkets =====
  
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 +Din Tai Fung https://​goo.gl/​maps/​SYMpvnvzffK2 xiao long bau, michelin starred but almost-stree-food prices. Queueing inevitable. Also at https://​goo.gl/​maps/​nJe5MLQHpCD2 and https://​goo.gl/​maps/​e8C2d1ZhSzJ2 within short walking distance, and further afield.
  
 +The local speciality dish, if you aren't drawn to hawker street-food,​ is going to be chilli crab. This is the recommendation from regional frequent visitors to Singapore. http://​www.thebestsingapore.com/​eat-and-drink/​best-chilli-crab-in-singapore/​
  
-===== Social Event =====+East Coast Seafood https://​goo.gl/​maps/​1WxT4r3Dd2F2
  
 +Hawker Street food: Tekka Center https://​goo.gl/​maps/​3BhqEnT3CdG2 (Leif Johansson)
 +
 +Vegetarian Indian food: Nalan: Go down into the MRT station, turn right before the turnstiles, go left as soon as you can, and then right and go down the ramp to the Capitol Theatre, into the mall under the theatre where the restaurant is.  This is maybe five minutes from the venue, ten if you aren't a speed walker.
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 +Thai Food with some veg dishes: Thai Express. ​  This is down in the Raffles Marketplace food court. ​  They have a couple of Tofu dishes, which are quite good, and quite spicy. ​  Be aware that if you get takeout, everything comes in its own plastic container, so this is not a very environmentally friendly option. ​  ​Better to eat in.
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 +//There are a bunch of Indian vegetarian restaurants in Little India such
 +as Anand Bhavan (pure veg which means they don't make meat dishes as
 +well).
 +
 +Near temples such as Sri Krishna Temple on Waterloo street, there are a
 +bunch of options.. (e.g., in Fortune Centre) - Indian and Chinese
 +veg. You may have to ask locally for specific options.
 +
 +(Subway also do veg subs if you don't have any options.)// (Mukund Sivaraman)
 +
 +
 +
 +//You can get very tasty South Indian vegetarian food very close to the IETF venue. Head to Komala'​s in Peninsular Plaza, a 3 minute walk from City Hall MRT. Service during lunch hours is usually prompt.
 +https://​www.tripadvisor.com.sg/​Restaurant_Review-g294265-d1464427-Reviews-Komala_s-Singapore.html
 +
 +https://​goo.gl/​maps/​MVxRPbqveUs
 +
 +If you'd like to sample some unique Buddhist vegetarian food (prepared in chinese style), you should try a vegetarian restaurant called New Fut Kai (http://​www.newfutkai.com.sg/​)//​ (Bill Silverajan)
 +
 +
 +//You might also want to check out: http://​www.hungrygowhere.com/​
 +PS: "​Hungry go where" is in what we call Singlish - shortened phrases
 +for common questions.//​ (Harish Pillay)
 +
 +
 +===== Social Event =====
  
  
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