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Strata 2014 Onsite Information

We're looking forward to another great Strata Conference. Below is information to help you get the most out of your time at Strata.


Conference Location

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Registration / Check-in Hours

Check-in at Strata Conference Registration to pick up your badge and event schedule. Registration is located on Level 1 of the Santa Clara Convention Center.

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

Speaker Lounge Hours

If you are speaking at Strata Conference, please check-in and pick up your badge at the Speaker Lounge, located in Room 210, on the second floor of the Convention Center.

  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:40pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 5:40pm

Expo Hall Hours

Make sure to visit the sponsors and exhibitors in the Expo Hall. They'll be showcasing the latest in big data tools and services.

Tuesday, February 11

  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm - Opening Reception

Wednesday, February 12

  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm - Booth Crawl

Thursday, February 13

  • 10:00am - 4:00pm

Get an advance look at the exhibitor line-up.


Make sure to join us at the networking events planned at Strata, including Startup Showcase, Expo Hall Reception, and more.

Office Hours

Office Hours gives you a chance to meet face-to-face with some of our speakers. Sign-ups are encouraged, but are not required. Just stop by the Office Hours area in the Expo Hall for an open discussion, feedback about their sessions, or to ask questions. See the current list of participating speakers.

Lunchtime Birds of a Feather (BoF) Roundtables

Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions are casual discussion tables happening during lunch on Wednesday and Thursday. Visit the BoF board near Registration to check out the topics or create your own.

Download the Strata Event App

Want Strata info to go? Download our mobile event app packed with schedules, networking features, and other essentials.

Online Attendee Directory

The Online Attendee Directory for Strata is now open. See who else will be at Strata this year, set up your personal profile, message other attendees, and manage your contacts. You will need to make sure you are opted-in to the Attendee Directory to begin using it.

Set Up Your Personal Schedule

Create your own Strata agenda using the personal scheduler function. Mark the presentations and events you want to attend by clicking on the calendar icon next to each listing on the website. 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.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet will be available throughout the conference area. There is no password required to access the Strata wireless network. Keep in mind that you're sharing the network with your fellow Strata 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.

Live Streaming, Video, and Speaker Slides

Live Streaming
We'll be live streaming all of the keynote presentations and a few selected sessions, as well as interviews, news reports, and other live coverage from the event. View the live stream schedule.

Video Recordings
All workshops, sessions, and keynotes at Strata Conference are being recorded. The Strata Complete Video Compilation will be available for purchase about three weeks after the conference. Note: If you have an All-Access Pass, the video compilation is already included with your pass.

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.

Stay Connected

Blogging, tweeting, or posting photos? Be sure to tag them with: #strataconf.

Stop by the O'Reilly Booth - Author Book Signing Schedule

Author book signings will be held in the O'Reilly booth on Tuesday evening and Wednesday. This is a great opportunity for you to meet O'Reilly authors and to get a free copy of their book. Complimentary copies will be provided for the first 25 attendees. Limit one free book per attendee.

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 Strata mobile app. Just click on the set of stars on the session description page to submit your rating.

Code of Conduct

We expect all participants to support 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.

Questions or Feedback

If you have a question about Strata or feedback you want to share, let us know:

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