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Increasing contribution and contributors in APAC.
- Venue: (Tentative, To be fully confirmed)
- UTM Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
- Date: June 2012 (either 16/17 June or 23/24 June)
- Time: TBD
About the Venue
<promo for the venue here>
FUDCon APAC has been provided a tentative budget of 15000 US Dollars as per
Cut off point: 120 attendees including crew.
|Item||Cost Per Unit (USD)||Quantity||Total (USD)|
|Misc utensils (scissors, paper, markers, etc)||50||50|
FUDPub / FUDBBQ
We are thinking on a BBQ at some lake / beach instead of FUDPub.
More details to be confirmed. Projected budget is 500-1000USD.
AirAsia (http://www.airasia.com) provides cheap flight from APAC countries into Malaysia. For most recent prices, check airasia.com.
We will be trying to get discount codes from AirAsia., not sure how that'll work out.
Flight price listed below includes return flight, (regular prices, checked on May 29 2011, for flight in on 14th June 2012, flight out on 18th June 2012). Early booking tend to be half the price cheaper under their promo price.
Flight from KLIA-LCCT to Johor might be a bit on the high side, those who are adventurous might want to travel south to Johor on train or bus.
|City||Cost to KLIA-LCCT and return|
|Gold Coast (OOL)||740USD|
|Dhaka (DAC)||Not available yet ? visit airasia.com to check|
|Phnom Penh (PNH)||170USD|
|Siem Riap (REP)||188USD|
|Cheng Du (CTU)||474USD|
|Hong Kong (HKG)||254USD|
|Banda Aceh (BTJ)||104USD|
|Palembang Airport (PLM)||82USD|
|Tokyo - Haneda (HND)||Not available yet ? visit airasia.com to check|
|Seoul - Incheon (ICN)||402USD|
|Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (SGN)||140USD|
|Chiang Mai (CNX)||166USD|
|Hat Yai (HDY)||80USD|
For other cities not available with AirAsia, please check http://www.malaysiaairlines.com for other possible routes.
Another option to come to the event would be a flight to Singapore, and a bus/taxi trip to Johor Bahru.
Cost from KL to Johor and back to KL (2 ways)
Possible accommodation partners suggested by UTM
|Company||Phone||Distance from UTM|
|Rose Cottage||07 - 521 1366||2 km|
|Pulai Spring Resort||07 - 521 2121||4 km|
|Hotel Goodhope||07 - 558 5805||6 km|
|Hotel Sofitel||07 - 599 6000||12 km|
|Hotel Sri Malaysia||07 - 221 1002||20 km|
|Hotel Mutiara||07 - 332 3800||22 km|
|Hotel Rasa Sayang||07 - 224 8600||22 km|
|Hotel Puteri Pan Pacific||07 - 223 3333||22 km|
|Hotel Grand Paragon||07 - 268 5222||25 km|
|Hotel M Suites||07 - 22 11 000||20 km|
Transport from Accommodation to Venue
- Chartered bus (42 person) would cost 200USD per day
- UTM might provide a bus for free where we'll need to cover the diesel and driver payment ourselves, but that is to be confirmed
Current Estimated Total Budget
Excluding attendee sponsorship / flight
1805 (base) + 1000 (FUDPub/BBQ) + 400 (Bus) = 3255 USD
Please add your name to the list if you will attend. Registration is free and open to everyone.
Having a solid initial attendee count early would help us in securing better deals.
|#||Name||$$$||Vegetarian||T-shirt size||Roomshare?||Comments||Hotel booked||Comments|
Feel free to submit your talks/sessions here.
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- Add your name if you are volunteering.
- Izhar Firdaus
- Akmal / Blindheart
- Syazwan / jipang_menjerit