The Apache Flink® Conference
Stream Processing | Event Driven | Real Time
San Francisco April 9–10, 2018
We’re looking forward to a great time at Flink Forward San Francisco 2018! Below you find all of the necessary information to help you get the most out of the training and conference.
You can now have all of the Flink Forward San Francisco info available on the go. Download the Attendify app and search for Flink Forward San Francisco 2018 to get easy access to schedule, conference updates, session/speaker ratings and other important data.
Check out the info on parking and how to get to the venue in their FAQ section.
Check-in desk will be open during both days (Training and Conference) on the Lower Level, this can be accessed by the main entrance. There will be plenty of signage outside the venue.
Monday, April 9, Training Day:
Check-in hours are 8:30am – 9:30am
Tuesday, April 10, Conference Day:
Check-in hours are 8:00am – 9:00am
Please bring a printout or a mobile version of your ticket with the QR-code. We will scan your code, and you will receive your conference badge.
If you registered on Monday, Training Day, please keep your badge for both days! There will be no additional badge given on Conference Day.
There is no particular dress code at Flink Forward San Francisco. Simply be yourself and wear the clothes you feel comfortable in.
Make sure to stop by the Sponsor Area (Upper Floor) to get to know the companies sponsoring Flink Forward San Francisco, have a conversation with the representatives and learn about their latest developments.
Exhibition hours: Tuesday, April 10, Conference Day
8:00am – 5:40pm
You will find the Catering Areas on the Upper and Main Floors on both days.
Monday, April 9, Training Day
8:30am – 9:30am – Breakfast
11:00am – 11:15am – Coffee Break
12:45pm – 1:45pm – Lunch
3:15pm – 3:30pm – Coffee Break
Tuesday, April 10, Conference Day
8:00am – 9:00am – Breakfast
10:30am – 11:00am – Coffee Break
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Lunch
4:00pm – 4:30pm – Coffee Break
We invite you to celebrate the conference on Tuesday, April 10, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Join us for some food, drinks, interesting conversations & inspiring discussions at The Village, Upper Floor.
To make sure everyone gets the most out their time during the Training Day, we kindly ask our participants to prepare beforehand. Please review the instructions a few days before and make sure you have everything prepared. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us via training[at]flink-forward[dot]org.
There will be WiFi available throughout the entire venue on both days. You can find the name and the password of the network on your badge.
Please have consideration for your fellow attendees and abstain from downloading large files, whilst on the conference network. If you need any assistance getting online, please visit the check-in desk on the Lower Floor for help.
We’ll be posting the presentation slides of the Flink Forward San Francisco speakers as we receive them. Follow our Twitter @dataArtisans to get notified when the slides and videos are online.
Please note that some speakers might not agree to make their slides or videos available online.
Our photographer will be capturing the Flink Forward San Francisco moments on both days. The photos will be posted on the data Artisans Flickr account. If you have any concerns about being on the photos, we encourage you to speak directly to the photographer.
Looking for a hotel or a restaurant close to the venue? Check out our suggestions here.
Join the conversation on Twitter by using hashtag #flinkforward. If you want to tweet directly at us, please use the handle @dataArtisans.
All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers are required to agree with our Code of Conduct.
Flink Forward is a safe environment for all participants, regardless of race, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, national origin, ethnicity, religion, or political affiliation. Read more
Drop by data Artisans booth to have a chat about our job opportunities.
If you have a question about Flink Forward or feedback, let us know via hello[at]flink-forward[dot]org or stop by the data Artisans booth on the Upper Floor.