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What is the format of Cephalocon, and when will it take place?

Cephalocon 2023 is an in-person event that will take place on April 16-18 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. There will be a Developer Day on April 16 and the main conference begins on April 17.

What is the timezone for the event?

Cephalocon is taking place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Cephalocon will begin daily at 09:00 Central European Summer Time (CEST), UTC+2. Check out the full schedule for more details.

Will all sessions be recorded?

Yes! Once the event ends, all attendees will be able to view all sessions on-demand on the Ceph Foundation YouTube channel. Recordings will be available within two weeks of the event conclusion.

Health + Safety

Check out our Health + Safety guidelines for up-to-date details.

Do I have to be vaccinated to attend the event in-person?

No. At this time, proof of vaccine or a negative COVID test is NOT required to attend the event in person. All attendees will need to comply with all on-site health measures in accordance with our Code of Conduct. Read more about our Health + Safety Guidelines.


What is the cost for the event, and how do I register?

There are registration options fit for all!

The Corporate Registration type is for registrants whose company is paying for attendance to Cephalocon. This includes for-profit companies and government employees. You will help keep the conference affordable for everyone, especially students and those needing financial aid. The Individual Registration type is for registrants who are currently not working for a company, work for a non-profit or are attending in person at their own expense (i.e. not funded by a company). You will receive confirmation within five business days of registering if your Individual registration is approved or needs additional information. The Academic Registration type is for current full-time students and faculty members. Full-time faculty and students will need to upload a valid copy of their Faculty or Student ID when registering. Learn more and register.

If I cannot attend the event, can I substitute someone from my company to attend in my place?

Yes, you can transfer your pass to another person at your company if you are unable to attend. If you need to modify, substitute, or cancel your registration, sign into your registration using your confirmation number. You can find your confirmation number in your confirmation email or by clicking on the Cvent login page requesting to have your confirmation number emailed to you.

I’d like to attend the event, but can’t afford an in-person. Do you offer any assistance?

Yes! The Ceph Foundation is proud to offer registration scholarships to support individuals who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend. Read more and apply for scholarships here.


For all session or speaker-related questions, please contact cfp@linuxfoundation.org.


Interested in sponsoring Cephalocon? Contact sponsorships@ceph.foundation to secure your sponsorship today. Learn more.