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September 23 - 25, 2019
Flanders Meeting & Convention Center
Antwerp, Belgium
#opennetsummit

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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 events@linuxfoundation.org for further assistance.

General Information

Where is the conference located?

Open Networking Summit Europe will be held at [Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp Koningin Astridplein 20 Antwerpen, Belgium]. Visit the Venue & Travel page for more information.

How do I get to the conference?

For information about getting here, please visit the Venue & Travel page.

What is the recommended attire?

Business casual attire is recommended.

Will there be a coat or luggage check available?

Yes, coat & luggage check will be available in the back of the Atrium on Level 0 during the event.

What meals are provided with my conference registration?

All day coffee service, morning and afternoon breaks will be available during the conference. Attendees will be on their own for lunch and a lunch map will be provided. Attendee badges will allow access to the zoo during lunch hours to access the zoo meal facilities. Light reception food and drinks will be available during the onsite attendee reception.

I have a dietary restriction. Who should I contact?

In the registration form, you will be able to indicate a dietary restriction or need. You may also email events@linuxfoundation.org and reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate.

Are conference sessions being recorded or livestreamed?

Keynote sessions will be livestreamed and recorded. Instructions on how to access the livestream will be available 2 weeks prior to the event. Recordings will be posted within 2 weeks after the event.

How do I access a speaker's slides after the conference?

Session slides are posted to the event website as speakers provide them, up to one week after the event concludes.

Is there a conference app?

The Brella Networking App will be available mid-August. Visit the Networking App page for more details.

I have questions regarding Linux Foundation membership. Who should I contact?

For information regarding enterprise Linux Foundation membership, please email membership@linuxfoundation.org.

For information on how to become an individual contributor, please visit https://www.linuxfoundation.org/membership/individual/.

Registration

Do I qualify for the Academic registration type?

If you are a full-time student or faculty of an academic institution of higher education, you qualify for this registration type. You will be required to submit a copy of your student or faculty ID when registering online. If you have any questions, please email events@linuxfoundation.org.

Where do I get my speaker access code?

You should have received a registration link in your acceptance email. If you did not, please email cfp@linuxfoundation.org for more details.

Where do I get my sponsor access code?

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 events@linuxfoundation.org.

Are there media passes available?

If you are a member of the media interested in attending the conference and have not received a complimentary access code to attend, please contact events@linuxfoundation.org.

Is there a discount for groups or attendees from non-profit organizations?

GROUP DISCOUNTS
If you have a group of 5 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 5 or more people are added, the 10% discount will be automatically applied. Please contact events@linuxfoundation.org for questions.

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Professionals who work at a tax-exempt organization as defined by the IRS may receive a 20% discount on the applicable, full-event registration rate. Please email events@linuxfoundation.org for a discount code. This discount may not be combined with any additional discounts. Professionals must submit proof of employment as a tax-exempt organization before receiving this discount.

Are there day passes available?

Yes. For information on day passes, please visit the Register page.

I need a visa letter to attend this event. How do I request one?

For information about visa invitation letters, or to request one, visit the Visa Request page.

Is registration for Linux Foundation Events GDPR compliant?

If you would like to request that your data be removed from The Linux Foundation event registration system, please email gdpr@linuxfoundation.org. If you have any questions about the GDPR, you can reach us at privacy@linuxfoundation.org.

Venue & Travel

Is a hotel reservation included in my registration?

No. Visit the Venue & Travel page for more information about how to make a hotel reservation.

Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my hotel reservation?

For questions regarding your hotel reservation, contact the hotel directly.

I need to cancel my hotel reservation. What should I do?

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 housing@linuxfoundation.org and a member of our team will be in touch shortly. Please note, rooms will most likely sell out in advance of the room block close dates listed. We encourage you to book early to secure a room at the conference rate.

If the conference hotel is sold out, you may need to secure alternative lodging. Visit the Venue & Travel page for alternative hotel options.

Sponsors

I am an exhibitor - where can I find booth information and deadlines?

For information about your booth and deadlines, visit the Current Sponsor Information page and log in using the credentials provided to you. If you have not received login credentials or cannot locate them, email events@linuxfoundation.org.

I am staffing a booth in the sponsor showcase but not attending any sessions. Do I need to register?

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 events@linuxfoundation.org.

Diversity & Inclusion

Will there be a nursing room at the conference?

Yes. For location information, please check with registration or information desk staff onsite. If you need a refrigerator, please email events@linuxfoundation.org prior to the conference to make arrangements.

Will child care be provided?

Complimentary childcare is available at the conference; however, pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, visit the Child Care page.

What is the policy on animals at the event?

Service animals are allowed at the conference.

Is the conference venue accessible?

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 events@linuxfoundation.org.

Sponsors

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