Strata + Hadoop World in Barcelona 2014 Onsite Information

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

 

Conference Location

Centre Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB)
Placa de Willy Brandt, 11-14
08019 Barcelona, Spain
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Transportation

Upon arrival in Barcelona, there are many convenient options for you to get into the city and to the CCIB:

  • By taxi (which will cost about 30-35 euros to get to the Forum area)
  • Aerobus (approx. 6 euros) to Plaza Cataluña in about 20-25 minutes, which is the city center, and then just cross the street to get a cab to the Forum area (about 8 -10 euros) or take the subway
  • Train - Departs from Terminal 2 at the airport (please note International flights arrive in Terminal 1)
  • See Public transport - Barcelona-El Prat Airport - Aena Aeropuertos for more information regarding transportation
  • For more information about Barcelona, visit barcelonaturisme.com

Hotels and Location

Tryp Condal Mar Hotel
Cristobal de Moura, 138, 08019 (map)
Barcelona SPAIN HB-004378
Map from Tryp Hotel to CCIB

Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona
Passeig Del Taulat 262-264 (map)
Barcelona, 08019, Spain
Map from Hilton Diagonal to CCIB

The Princess Hotel
Diagonal 1 (map)
Barcelona, 08019, Spain
Map from The Princess Hotel to CCIB

Registration / Check-in Hours

Pick up your badge and materials at Registration, located on the Ground Floor of the Barcelona International Convention Center in the Lobby.

  • Wednesday: 8:00 - 19:00
  • Thursday: 8:00 - 20:00
  • Friday: 8:30 - 18:30

Speaker Lounge Hours

If you are speaking at Strata + Hadoop World Barcelona, please check-in and pick up your badge at the Speaker Lounge, located in Room M211 on the second floor of the CCIB.

  • Wednesday: 8:30 - 17:30
  • Thursday: 8:00 - 18:30
  • Friday: 8:30 - 18:30

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, networking events, O’Reilly author signings, and more.

Thursday, 20 November

  • 10:45 - 18:25
  • 18:30 - 20:00 Attendee Reception

Friday, 21 November

  • 10:45 - 16:15
 

Tutorial Preparation—Save the WiFi!

If you're attending tutorials, please review the instructions for each tutorial and take action on the requirements before you arrive. Some tutorials require software downloads, installations, and other "homework." Instructions can be found on the detail page for each tutorial.

Events

Make sure to join us at the networking events planned at Strata + Hadoop World: Data Science in the Gothic Quarter, Attendee Reception, Birds of a Feather, Office Hours, and more.

Strata + Hadoop World Office Hours

Strata + Hadoop World Office Hours, located in the Sponsor Pavilion, gives you a chance to meet face-to-face with some of our speakers 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.

Author Book Signings

Author book signings are being held in the O'Reilly booth on Thursday and Friday. The first 20 attendees will receive a complimentary autographed copy of each book. Limit 1 book per attendee.

Strata + Hadoop World Mobile App

Want Strata + Hadoop World info to go? Download our mobile event app packed with schedule and other essential data.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet will be available throughout the conference area. The name of the network is Strata-Hadoop. 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.

Live Streaming

We'll be live streaming all of the keynote presentations on the video page. All presentations that are live streamed will also be available for viewing on the Strata + Hadoop World 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.

Video Recordings

All tutorials, sessions, and keynotes at Strata + Hadoop World in Barcelona are being recorded. This video compilation will be available for purchase about three weeks after the conference ends. Please note: If you have an All-Access Pass, the complete video compilation is already included with your pass. There is no need to purchase it separately.

Online Attendee Directory

The Online Attendee Directory for Strata + Hadoop World will be available approximately one month before the event begins. 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 in order to begin using it.

Set Up Your Personal Schedule

Create your own Strata + Hadoop World in Barcelona 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 + Hadoop World mobile app. Just click on the set of stars on the session description page to submit your rating.

Media

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. It's possible that you would appear in some of these shots. We also encourage attendees to share their conference experiences through social media. We invite you to speak directly with any photographer if you have concerns about their activities. 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.

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. We invite you to help us make Strata + Hadoop World a place that is welcoming and respectful to all participants, so everyone can focus on the the great networking and community richness that happens when we get together in person. We will not tolerate offensive behavior or harassment of any conference participants in any form—in person or online. Read more.

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Questions / Feedback

If you have a question about Strata + Hadoop World 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 conf-admin@oreilly.com

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