Strata in London 2012 Onsite Information

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

Conference Location

The Hilton London Metropole
225 Edgware Road
London W2 1JU, UK
+44 (0)20 7402 4141
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Registration/Check-in Hours

Stop by Registration to pick up your badge and other materials. Registration is located in the West Wing - Conference 7 Group Desk.

  • Monday, 1 October: 7:30 - 17:30
  • Tuesday, 2 October: 7:30 - 17:30

Speaker Lounge Hours

If you are speaking at Strata in London, please check-in and pick up your badge at the Speaker Lounge, located in Hilton Meeting Room 13 - 15 on the 3rd Floor Tower Wing.

  • Monday, 1 October: 8:00 - 17:30
  • Tuesday, 2 October: 8:00 - 17:30

Get the Strata in London Mobile App

Want Strata in London info to go? Download our mobile event app packed with schedule and other essential data.

Sponsor Pavilion Hours

Make sure to stop by the Sponsor Pavilion to check out the sponsors and exhibitors displaying the latest in big data and related tools and technologies, visit with speakers, and other activities.

Monday, 1 October

  • 10:30 - 16:00
  • 17:30 - 18:30 (Attendee Reception)

Tuesday, 2 October

  • 10:45 - 16:00


Make sure to join us at one (or all) of the networking events planned at Strata in London, including Ignite, Attendee Reception, and Startup Showcase.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet will be available throughout the conference area. Please check your daily snapshot email for the network password.

Please keep in mind that you're sharing the network with your fellow Strata in London 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, Speaker Slides, and Video Recordings

Live Streaming

We will be live streaming all of the keynote presentations and a handful of sessions, as well as interviews, news reports, and other live coverage from the event. (view the live stream schedule.) These presentations will also be available for viewing on the O'Reilly YouTube channel after the conference.

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.

Online Attendee Directory

The Online Attendee Directory for Strata in London is open. See who else will be at Strata in London 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 in order to begin using it.

Set Up Your Personal Schedule

Create your own Strata in London 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.

Rate or Comment on the Tutorials and Sessions You Attend

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

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

Meet O'Reilly authors and get a free autographed copy of their books if you're one of the first 20 people in line at the O'Reilly Booth in the Sponsor Pavilion.

Monday 1, October

10:30 Alasdair Allan, Basic Sensors in iOS, iOS Sensor Apps with Arduino
14:55 MC Brown, Getting Started with Couchbase Server
17:30 Liliana Bounegru, The Data Journalism Handbook
17:30 Tom White, Hadoop: The Definitive Guide

Tuesday 2 , October

10:45 John Graham-Cumming, The Geek Atlas

You can also sign up for our newsletter and enter for a chance to win $500 in O'Reilly products.

There will be plenty of books for sale and we will be giving away discount coupons good for 40% off print and 40% off ebooks. Stop by the booth and pick one up.


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

  1. Message us on Twitter @strataconf
  2. Stop by our customer service desk in the Registration area
  3. Send us an email at


Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, contact Susan Stewart at or +1 (707) 827-7148

Media Partner Opportunities

For information on trade opportunities contact Kathy Yu at mediapartners

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at

Contact Us

View a complete list of Strata contacts.