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1. Where is the event located?

The event is located at the San Mateo Marriott.

2. Is there a registration deadline?

There is not a registration deadline but we encourage you to register early so you do not miss important information that will be emailed to all attendees.

3. What is your cancellation policy?

If you must cancel for any reason, please notify us via email. Refunds will only be issued for cancellations received at least three (3) days prior to the first day of the event and may take up to 14 days to process. Please note that all refunds are subject to a 3% processing fee.

4. Is this event open to anyone to attend?

Yes, this conference is open to all who are interested in attending.

5. May I substitute someone else if I am unable to attend?

If you are unable to attend, you can substitute another attendee in lieu of cancellation. To substitute an attendee, you may return to the registration form and click "View or Change Your Existing Registration." Once you've entered your email address and password, you may edit your registration with the new attendee's information. Utilizing this feature will also allow you to reissue yourself a receipt and/or confirmation should you need it. 

6. How can I get my company to send me to the OpenDaylight Developer Design Forum 2016?

You can tell them that the education available at the conference will advance your knowledge without costing them much money. This is the best and most cost effective way to learn about OpenDaylight through top notch speaking talent, innovative and abundant program content and connecting with peers.

7. How can I retrieve a copy of my receipt?

A link will be on your confirmation email; in the email click on the section that reads "View Your Invoice." Next, under "Actions" you can select either: "Print Receipt" or "Email Receipt." If you do not have your confirmation email any longer, you can also access your registration details by returning to the registration form and clicking "View or Change Your Existing Registration." Once you login and access your registration details, simply click on "Print Receipt" located under "Documents."

8. Where should I stay?

Please refer to our Hotel & Travel page for more information on how to book your room.

9. When do you recommend I arrive and depart?

If you are coming from out of town, we recommend you plan to arrive by Sunday, February 28 so you don't miss any of the sessions that start on Monday morning. Sessions will end at approximately 5:00pm on Tuesday, March 1.

10. What can I expect in terms of the weather in San Mateo and how should I plan for attire?

San Mateo in February is fairly warm, with average high temperatures around 80 degrees Fahrenheit and average lows around 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Check out for the most up-to-date information.

The attire for the event is business casual. Plan to dress in layers to ensure you are warm or cool enough for the weather/meeting rooms.

11. Are meals included?

Continental breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch are included on all conference days.

12. Does The Linux Foundation have an anti-harassment/anti-discrimination policy for their events?

Yes, it is important to us that people feel welcome. Please read and abide by our simple yet friendly policy

13. How can I sponsor the OpenDaylight Developer Design Forum 2016?

We welcome any company interested in supporting OpenDaylight and/or increasing their brand awareness within the community to sponsor the OpenDaylight Developer Design Forum. Please view our Sponsor page for more information.

14. Do you provided visa invitation letters for this event?

Absolutely! After you have registered for the OpenDaylight Developer Design Forum 2016, please compete the visa invitation letter request form. Once the form has been completed, we will email you a PDF copy of your visa invitation letter within 24 hours.

15. I need funding to attend the OpenDaylight Developer Design Forum 2016 - are you able to help with this?

If you are an OpenDaylight member who can not get funding from your employer and need to pay for your own travel to attend this conference, please fill out the Travel Fund request form. Once the form has been completed, we will review your request and will let you know within 10 business days if your request has been approved. 

16. Any more questions that were not answered here?

Please contact us