Frequently Asked Questions
Below are our most frequently asked questions. Jump to the section you need by clicking on the applicable menu option. If you don’t see your question listed, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.
A valid government-issued identification will be required to gain access to the conference venue.
Bring your registration confirmation to the registration desk.
October 10 – 8:30am to 5:15pm
October 11 – 7:30am to 5:15pm
Name badges must be worn at all times and cannot be shared with other attendees.
Business casual attire is recommended.
There will be a coat check available at the event.
A light breakfast and AM & PM breaks will be included with your conference pass.
Keynote sessions will be livestreamed and recorded.
Speaker slides will be available during and post-event. More information coming soon!
To help us gauge the popularity of sessions, make final room assignments, and prevent overcrowding, we are asking everyone to take a moment to build your personal schedule via SCHED – link coming soon. The more participation we have among pre-event schedule builders the less chance session rooms will be standing room only.
To get started, please head to the schedule site and signup (or login if you already have an account). After logging in, peruse the schedule and when you see a session you’re interested in attending, simply click on the white circle next to the title. This will automatically add the session to your own personal schedule.
Lastly, for easy access back to your schedule on your phone, bookmark or add the mobile agenda to your home screen with this link.
Please visit the registration desk and we will do our best to accommodate any meeting requests.
For information regarding enterprise Linux Foundation membership, please email email@example.com.
For information on how to become an individual contributor, please visit https://www.linuxfoundation.org/membership/individual/.
For information on registration rate deadlines, please visit the Register page.
Onsite registration is available at the following dates/times:
October 10 – 8:30am to 5:15pm
October 11 – 7:30am to 5:15pm
Registrants who are either full-time students or faculty of an academic institution of higher education. Students and full-time faculty who register as Academic attendees will be required to show a valid student or faculty ID when collecting their badge onsite. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A registration link was shared in an email to your company’s sponsorship contact. Please speak to your company’s sponsorship contact if you need to register as a Sponsor. For further questions, please email email@example.com.
If you have a group of 10 or more people, you can receive a 10% discount on all passes. All pass types must be the same and all registrations must be processed under one group registration and paid for by the same credit card. To create a group, select “Add another Person” at the bottom of the registration form. When 10 or more people are added, the 10% discount will be automatically applied. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
If you must cancel for any reason, please notify us via email at email@example.com. Refunds will only be issued for cancellations received 3 weeks prior to the first day of the event, and may take up to 14 days to process.
There are not volunteer opportunities for this conference.
All rooms within the discounted room block are standard rooms. For questions about available suites and upgrades, contact the hotel directly. Hotel contact information is available on the Venue & Travel page.
Attendees will receive hotel room confirmations directly from the hotel. If you did not receive a confirmation, please contact the hotel directly.
For questions regarding your hotel reservation, contact the hotel directly.
To modify or cancel your hotel reservation, contact the hotel you booked with directly.
I'm having issues booking my reservation at the conference hotel(s). Is there someone at the Linux Foundation that can help?
If the hotel reservation cutoff date has not passed, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our team will be in touch shortly. If it has, you may need to secure alternative lodging. Visit the Venue & Travel [hyperlink] page for alternative hotel options.
Sponsors may view the floorplan, once available. More information coming soon!
The final floorplan will be available for attendees onsite.
For information about your booth and deadlines, visit the Information for Sponsors page and log in using the credentials provided to you. If you have not received login credentials or cannot locate them, email email@example.com.
Everyone participating in the conference should be registered. Please speak to your company’s sponsorship contact if you need to register as a sponsor. For further questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For location information, please check with registration or information desk staff onsite. If you need a refrigerator, please email email@example.com prior to the conference to make arrangements.
We are pleased to offer complimentary childcare during Open FinTech Forum 2018. Quality childcare will be offered October 10 – 11 by licensed and pre-screened providers. Childcare is only offered during conference hours only.
Please note, we are no longer accepting requests for Child Care services. Due to staffing and licensing restrictions, we are not able to accommodate on-site sign-ups. The deadline for reserving this service was Friday, September 21.
Service animals are allowed at the conference.
Yes. If you need assistance onsite locating an elevator or have other questions about accessibility, please speak to a member of the Linux Foundation event staff at any of the registration or information desks. If you have questions prior to the event, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to limited capacity at the venue, guests tickets cannot be purchased for the evening event.