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About

Over the two days, Chrome product and engineering teams as well as the wider community gather to envision and build the future of the web. Both in-person and livestream attendees will hear about platform updates, architectural guidance, developer tooling, case-studies, and opportunities for increased reach and engagement with Chrome and Google at large.


When and Where is Chrome Dev Summit 2019?

Chrome Dev Summit 2019 will be held 11-12 November, 2019 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts at 700 Howard St, San Francisco, CA.


Will the sessions be livestreamed? What if I can’t follow the event in real time?

If you cannot attend this event in person, then watch the livestream of the keynote and all sessions on the Chrome Dev Summit 2019 website throughout the event. Sessions will be recorded and available after the event on the Chrome Developers YouTube Channel and on the website.


How can I stay Informed?

For the latest information about sessions, speakers, and activities, please visit the Chrome Dev Summit 2019 website, follow us on Twitter, and sign up for event updates. You can also follow and join the social conversation about the event using the official #ChromeDevSummit hashtag. In addition, we'll be emailing important information to all accepted applicants, along with check-in instructions prior to the event.


Is there a Code of Conduct for the event?

Attendees, please review our Community Guidelines to ensure that Chrome Dev Summit 2019 is a harassment-free and inclusive event experience for everyone. At Chrome Dev Summit, we take our Community Guidelines seriously, and all attendees, speakers, and staff at our event are required to agree to these guidelines. If you have any questions, please contact chrome-dev-summit-community@google.com.


What can I expect?

Throughout the event, in-person attendees can participate by attending sessions, viewing demos, visiting the sandbox, getting hands-on experience with codelabs, and chatting with the Chrome team and community.

  • Engaging Sessions in the YBCA Theatre: Learn directly from the Chrome product engineering teams about the latest innovations and updates through deep technical sessions, demos, and fun interactive experiences. Day 1 sessions will focus on innovations for the modern web. Day 2 sessions show Chrome’s vision and investment in the future of the web.
  • Hands-on Learning in the Sandbox: Actively explore the latest Chrome tools and technologies via interactive demos, hands-on learning, and one-on-one office hours with Chrome experts. Chrome staff will also be on hand to lend guidance and tips on your specific projects.
  • Community Partners: We’ll also have representatives from our browser friends joining us to talk about their vision for their respective products and discuss how we’re working together to move the web forward and make it easier for developers to build on.

Registration Details

Registration

Registration has closed and we are no longer accepting applications.


How much does it cost to attend Chrome Dev Summit 2019?

Tickets to Chrome Dev Summit are offered at no charge!


Where is my ticket?

You should have received an email with your confirmation code. We will have your badge ready for you at the registration desk when you arrive. At check-in, we must see your government-issued photo ID prior to assigning you an event badge.

Note: If you apply for an invitation to attend Chrome Dev Summit and do not receive a confirmation email, then you will be added to the waiting list. You will receive a confirmation email if a spot opens up.


Can I edit my registration after I’ve submitted it?

Yes. Attendees can edit their info by going directly to the registration website until the registration is closed. You can also edit your registration form after you’ve submitted it using the link in your confirmation email.


I am a confirmed attendee to the summit, but now I am unable to attend. Should I cancel my registration?

Yes. If you can no longer attend, please update your RSVP here. Login, click Manage your registration & details, and cancel your registration. Doing so opens your spot to others on the waitlist. Remember that you can still join us on the livestream via the Chrome Dev Summit website!


What are the registration terms & conditions?

  • Each individual may reserve only one ticket, which allows admission to both days of the event.
  • You may not register on behalf of anyone else.
  • You may register under only one name and use only one email address. Your registration name must exactly match your government-issued ID.
  • Chrome Dev Summit tickets must be used by the original registrant and are non transferable.
  • By registering and accepting any discounts, gifts, or items of value related to Chrome Dev Summit, you certify that you are able to do so in compliance with applicable laws and your own organization’s code of conduct.
  • Tickets may not be sold, bartered, auctioned, or transferred in any way and doing so may result in Google rendering the ticket null and void, without any responsibility to Google.
  • At check-in, we’ll check your photo ID prior to assigning your event badge. We're OK with government issued licenses, passports, and other forms of identification. If you don’t have proper identification, you won’t receive a badge or gain admittance to the event.
  • Attendees must be at least 15 years of age to attend Chrome Dev Summit 2019 unaccompanied. All attendees under 18 years of age must return a signed parental/guardian consent form in advance of the event. Please contact chrome-dev-summit@google.com to obtain and submit a consent form prior to attending the event.
  • Attendees cannot bring guests to Chrome Dev Summit or to the Social Hour. If you have someone traveling with you, then they must apply to attend themselves and, if accepted, have their own attendee ticket.
  • Photographs and/or video taken at Chrome Dev Summit by Google, or others on behalf of Google, may include your image or likeness. You agree that Google may use such photographs and/or video for any purpose without compensation to you.
  • All information entered into the registration form must be correct and accurate to the best of your knowledge. All information must be entered in English. Some of the information provided (such as name and company), may be included on Chrome Dev Summit badge.
  • By applying for a ticket you acknowledge that your information will be used in accordance with Google's Privacy Policy & Terms of Service and Community Guidelines.
  • Badges may contain NFC, BLE, or other RFID technologies to help us serve attendees and determine participation in various sessions and activities.
  • All applicants agree to allow Google to contact them regarding their application and attendance at the event. By applying for a ticket, you agree to allow Google to communicate with you via email to send information regarding the event.
  • Attendance is not allowed by the following: residents of embargoed countries; individuals ordinarily resident in embargoed countries; or individuals otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs.
  • You agree to be solely responsible for your own safety, belongings and well-being while participating in Chrome Dev Summit. Google LLC and its affiliates won't be liable for your participation in this event.
  • Applicants and attendees can request the deletion of their registration data after the event ends by emailing chrome-dev-summit@google.com.

More registration details

  • Please make sure the name you use on your application matches the government-issued photo ID you’ll be presenting when you check in to the event.
  • Registration for this event includes access to all sessions, product demos, admission to the Social Hour, and attendance at the keynotes. We also provide complimentary breakfast, lunch, and snacks. In addition, attendees receive an event badge and may be offered additional gifts. If you aren’t sure whether the professional guidelines for your school, university, organization, or agency allows you to accept these items, please check with your local ethics officer before the event. The food and gifts are optional, so it might be possible to attend the event even if you cannot accept any giveaways.
  • If you aren’t a resident of the United States, then check with your local government to determine the required documents and arrangements needed for your travel. Google cannot contact an embassy on your behalf.

I require a visa support letter. How can I get one?

We can provide visa support letters to confirmed attendees. If you are confirmed to attend, then please follow up with us by emailing chrome-dev-summit@google.com and we will be happy to provide you with a visa support letter at that time.

Logistics


What hotels are near the venue?

St. Regis San Francisco

Address: 125 3rd St, San Francisco
Number: 415-284-4000
Distance to YBCA: .1 Miles
Directions, click here

W San Francisco

Address: 181 3rd Street, San Francisco
Number: 415-777-2000
Distance to YBCA: 433 Feet
Directions, click here

Four Seasons Hotel

Address: 757 Market Street, San Francisco
Number: 415-633-3000
Distance to SF Jazz: .3 Miles
Directions, click here


How do I get to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts?

Public Transportation

Ridesharing


Where can I park my car?

These parking lots are near Yerba Buena Center for the Arts:


Can I get help paying for my travel and hotel?

Chrome Dev Summit 2019 is a free event, and we will be providing breakfast and lunch during both days of the event. However, you are responsible for any costs associated with traveling to the event venue in San Francisco, CA as well as any hotel expenses.


Is a trip scholarship or a travel grant available?

Unfortunately, there are no travel grants or scholarships available at this time for Chrome Dev Summit attendees. Tickets to Chrome Dev Summit are complementary and attendees are responsible for making arrangements and covering any costs associated with traveling to the event venue in San Francisco, CA, as well as any hotel expenses. If you find that you are unable to attend in person, please join us via the livestream on the Chrome Dev Summit website. Be sure to sign up here for event and livestream updates.

Attending Details

Please come to the Howard Street entrance to register. Staff will be on hand at the help desk to assist you with questions throughout the event.

Make sure to bring your government-issued photo ID along with your registration confirmation email, as we’ll need to verify it prior to assigning your badge for this event. We’re OK with government issued licenses, passports, and other forms of identification. If you don’t have proper identification, you won’t receive an attendee badge and won’t be admitted into the summit.


Can I reserve seats ahead of the event?

No. Seats to the keynote and sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis. So make sure to arrive early at the event!


Can a friend or coworker use my badge?

You may not share, give, or otherwise provide your event badge to anyone. Attendee badges aren’t replaceable, so don't lose yours or you won’t be readmitted to the conference. You must wear your badge to gain admission to this event, including the sessions, codelabs, and after hours. If requested by security, please display or provide additional identification. Badges may include your name and company or organization (if provided).


Can I bring someone else with me to the conference?

Attendees cannot bring guests to Chrome Dev Summit or to the after-hours party. If you have someone traveling with you, then they must apply to attend themselves and, if accepted, have their own attendee ticket.


Will sessions be in English?

All presentations are in English and will be live captioned.


Will food be served?

Attendees are offered complimentary breakfast, lunch and snacks during both days of the conference. Food and drinks will also be available on Day 1 during the Social Hour. All meals will be served in YBCA East Garden and B Restaurant on both days. If you have any special dietary requirements or allergies, please let us know before 10 October by choosing options upon registration.

Food Allergy Note: All food is produced in a commercial commissary kitchen that processes eggs, dairy, tree nuts and other allergens. We take allergies very seriously and trace amounts of these ingredients may occur. Those with food allergies should provide their own meals.


The Social Hour on Day 1 sounds like fun. Should I go?

All registered attendees are invited to the Social Hour on the evening of 11 November at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Your attendee badge is required for entrance. Please join us for food, drinks, music, and more. Alcoholic beverages will be available for those 21 years of age and over. An evening you don’t want to miss!


What should I wear?

The event will be held indoors. It’s a developer event with no enforced dress code, so please be comfortable and casual. There will be a free coat check available near registration for your convenience.


Can I promote my business or cause at the summit?

No promotion, soliciting for any cause, lobbying, or selling of items or services is allowed at this event. Any attendee conducting these activities may be removed from the event.


If I lose something on site, where can I find it?

For any lost and found items, please report to the information desk located near the entrance of the event.


Do you support parents attending Chrome Dev Summit?

A mothers room will be provided, located in the YBCA Forum building on the second floor. Please ask a member of staff at the registration or help desk for the location of the room.


Is on-site childcare available?

We do not offer childcare on site. However, we are offering a limited amount of reimbursement for childcare for those attendees that may require it. Childcare requests must be made in advance of 1 November to qualify for reimbursement. If you are interested in childcare reimbursement and haven't already indicated this in your registration form then contact us at chrome-dev-summit@google.com.


Can minors attend Chrome Dev Summit?

Attendees must be at least 15 years of age to attend Chrome Dev Summit 2019 unaccompanied. All attendees under 18 years of age must return a signed parental/guardian consent form in advance of the event. Please contact chrome-dev-summit@google.com to obtain and submit a consent form prior to attending the event.


Is there a multifaith contemplation room available on site?

A multifaith contemplation room will be provided, located in the YBCA Forum. If you need help locating the multifaith contemplation room, please ask any staff member wearing an Event Staff shirt to escort you.


Is there a coat check room? Can I also check my luggage?

Coat check is available and located on the first level of YBCA Theatre, off the main entrance foyer. After receiving your badge and SWAG at registration, the event staff will direct you to coat check. Coat checks are designated for coats, jackets and small bags. Large items such as luggage and suitcases are not allowed in the coat check area.


Will there be photography at Chrome Dev Summit?

Yes. Photographs and video taken at Chrome Dev Summit by Google, or others on behalf of Google, may include your image or likeness. By attending Chrome Dev Summit, you agree that Google may use such photographs and/or video for any purpose without compensation to you.

Accessibility

  • The Theatre and Forum at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is an accessible venue.
  • There is one elevator that allows disabled access to the second level of the building. For access to the elevator, please find a staff member to escort you.
  • In accordance with ADA regulations, specifically designated wheelchair accessible seating in the main auditorium that is reserved for those needing it.

Who can I contact for more information about accessibility?

We encourage participants with disabilities and/or special needs to provide details in the registration form or by emailing us at chrome-dev-summit@google.com. This information will be kept private and distributed only to the individuals who need it to complete attendee requests. When you are on site at the summit and need assistance or have questions about accessibility, please ask a staff member at the help desk.

YouTube

Can’t attend? No worries.

The whole event will stream from YouTube and also be available to watch after the event ends 👍

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