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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Strata + Hadoop World 2017 Onsite Information

We’re looking forward to a great Strata + Hadoop World. Below is information to help you get the most out of your time at the conference.

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Conference Location

San Jose Convention Center (map)
150 West San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95113

Registration / Check–in Hours

Check in at Strata + Hadoop World Registration to pick up your badge and event schedule.

Onsite registration hours Monday–Thursday at the San Jose Convention Center: Registration will be available on the Concourse Level. 

  • Monday: 7:30am – 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 7:30am – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:30am – 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Use Your Check–in QR Code at Registration

You’ll receive your "Strata + Hadoop World Check–in Code" email about a week before the event. This email contains your check–in QR code that you can scan to check in at the conference, either from your smartphone or a printout.

Important Information About Your Badge

Badges at Strata + Hadoop World contain a passive RFID chip to enhance your experience. No personal information is stored in the RFID badge, only an ID number. For more details or to opt out, visit the Customer Service desk at Registration after you pick up your badge. Read more.

Speaker Lounge Hours

If you are speaking at the conference, please check in and pick up your badge at the Speaker Lounge, located in the Plaza Room inside the Hilton.

  • Tuesday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Expo Hall Hours

Make sure to stop by the Expo Hall to check out the companies displaying the latest in big data and related tools and technologies, the Solutions Showcase Theater, Office Hours, and much more.


  • 5:00pm – 6:30pm (Opening Reception)


  • 10:00am – 4:50pm
  • 5:50pm – 6:50pm (Booth Crawl)


  • 10:00am – 4:20pm

Training and Tutorial Preparation—Save the WiFi!

If you're attending in–depth trainings or tutorials, please review the instructions for each session and take action on the requirements before you arrive. Some trainings and tutorials require software downloads, installations, and other "homework"—instructions can be found on the detail page for each training or tutorial.


Make sure to join us at the networking events planned at Strata + Hadoop World: Data Dash, Data After Dark, Startup Showcase, and more.

Office Hours

Strata + Hadoop World Office Hours, located in the Expo Hall, gives you a chance to meet face–to–face with some of our speakers in a small group setting to discuss the speaker’s area of expertise, give feedback about their sessions, or ask questions. Sign up now by adding it to your personal schedule. Seating is limited. Here’s the schedule.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet will be available throughout the conference area. The name of the network is StrataHadoop. No password is needed.

Keep in mind that you're sharing the network with your fellow Strata + Hadoop World attendees, so please refrain from downloading large files while on the conference network. If you need assistance getting online, please visit the customer service desk in Registration or send a message to @strataconf.

Online Attendee Directory

The Online Attendee Directory for Strata + Hadoop World is open. See who else will be at Strata + Hadoop World this year, set up your personal profile, message other attendees, and manage your contacts. You must be registered for the event and have opted–in to the Attendee Directory to begin using it.

Set Up Your Personal Schedule

Mark the presentations and events you want to attend by clicking on the calendar icon next to each listing. You can then access it by clicking on the "Personal Schedule" link in the Schedule View page.

Printed versions of the daily schedule will also be available throughout the conference area.

Speaker Slides

We’ll be posting speaker slides as we get them; however keep in mind not all speakers choose to make their slides available for download.

Video Recordings

All keynotes, sessions, and tutorials at Strata + Hadoop World are being recorded (pending speaker consent). This video compilation will be available for viewing in Safari about three weeks after the conference ends. Please note: If you have a Platinum or Gold pass, the video compilation will automatically be added to your O'Reilly Account.

Photography & video

Our goal is to capture the excitement of our conferences, and you may see photographers or videographers (including ones we've hired) documenting this event. Photos or videos taken by or on behalf of O’Reilly may be posted on one or more of our sites or used in future marketing materials and publications. We also encourage attendees to share their conference experiences through social media. It's possible that you would appear in some of these shots. We invite you to speak directly with any photographer if you have concerns about their activities. Please note that audio and video recording or broadcasting of presentations (keynotes, sessions, tutorials, workshops, and training courses) by attendees is not permitted.

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Nursing Room

If you need a private, nearby space for pumping or breastfeeding while you're onsite at the conference, please visit the Customer Service desk in the conference registration area for information and access.

Code of Conduct

All participants must follow our Code of Conduct, the core of which is this: an O’Reilly conference should be a safe and productive environment for everyone. Read more.

Rate / Comment Sessions

Have a question or comment for a speaker? Post them in the "Add New Comment" field found at the bottom of any session detail page. Please keep in mind that your comments will be public.

You can also rate any of the sessions you attend on the O’Reilly Events App. Just look for the session evaluation button on the session description page to submit your rating.

Questions / Feedback

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