Visitor Information

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.

Flink Forward SF Mobile App

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.


Venue Information

The Village (map)
969 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103
+1 415 757 0720

Check out the info on parking and how to get to the venue in their FAQ section.

Check-in Hours

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

How do I register?

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.

Your Flink Forward 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.

Dress code

There is no particular dress code at Flink Forward San Francisco. Simply be yourself and wear the clothes you feel comfortable in.

Sponsor Area

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

Catering Area

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

Flink Fest

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.

Training Preparation

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.

Wireless Internet Access

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.

Speaker Slides and Video Recordings

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.

Photography and Video

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.

Local Recommendations

Looking for a hotel or a restaurant close to the venue? Check out our suggestions here.

Stay Connected at Flink Forward San Francisco

Join the conversation on Twitter by using hashtag #flinkforward. If you want to tweet directly at us, please use the handle @dataArtisans.

Code of Conduct

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

We’re hiring!

Drop by data Artisans booth to have a chat about our job opportunities.

Got Questions and/or Feedback?

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.