Frequently Asked Questions
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Linux Kernel Summit Track at Linux Plumbers Conference will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia from Tuesday, November 13 – Thursday, November 15.
For questions on the closed door Maintainer Summit, please email Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maintainer Summit will be held October 22 in Edinburgh at the EICC. Linux Kernel Summit track at LPC will be held November 13-15 in Vancouver at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre.
Maintainer Summit –
Registration will be located outside the meeting room approximately 1 hour prior to the meeting start time.
Linux Kernel Track at LPC –
Bring your registration confirmation to the registration desk located in the Junior Ballroom Foyer of the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre.
- Monday, November 12 – If you are attending Linux Kernel Summit Track at Linux Plumbers Conference, pre-registration will open at 3:00 pm.
- Tuesday, November 13 – Thursday, November 15 – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Name badges must be worn at all times and cannot be shared with other attendees.
Business casual attire is recommended.
If you are staying at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, luggage check is available through either of the hotel check-in desks. There is no coat check available.
If you are attending the Linux Kernel Summit Track at Linux Plumbers Conference, the following meals are provided:
- Daily Breakfast Buffet
- Daily Morning & Afternoon Breaks
- (2) Evening Receptions
If you are attending the closed-door Maintainer Summit and have questions about meals, please email Megan at email@example.com.
Linux Plumbers Conference sessions will be recorded in 2018.
The closed-door Maintainer Summit will not be recorded.
For information regarding enterprise Linux Foundation membership, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on how to become an individual contributor, please visit https://www.linuxfoundtion.org/membership/individual/.
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.
If you are unable to attend, you can substitute another attend in lieu of cancellation. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to process your substitution request.
This does not apply to registration for the closed-door Maintainer Summit. If you can’t attend Maintainer Summit anymore, please email Megan at email@example.com.
No, conference registration is for three full days.
No, there are not volunteer opportunities for this event.
If you are a member of the media interested in attending this conference and have not received a complimentary access code to attend, please contact our Senior Public Relations Manager, Dan Brown, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note, this does not apply for the closed-door Maintainer Summit.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Service animals are allowed at the conference.
Yes. It is a physical space where conversation and interaction are not allowed, where attendees can go if for any reason they can’t or don’t want to interact with other attendees at that time.
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.