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Strata + Hadoop World 2013 Onsite Information

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


Conference Location

New York Hilton Midtown (map)
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York, 10019

Registration / Check-in Hours

Check-in at Strata Conference + Hadoop World Registration to pick up your badge and event schedule. Registration is located on the 2nd floor, Promenade area.

  • Sunday: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Monday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 7:30am - 5:45pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:30pm

Speaker Lounge Hours

If you are speaking at the conference, please check-in and pick up your badge at the Speaker Lounge, located in Morgan (2nd floor).

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

Get the Strata + Hadoop World Conference Mobile App

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

Sponsor Pavilion Hours

Make sure to stop by the Sponsor Pavilion (3rd floor) to check out the companies displaying the latest in big data and related tools and technologies, networking events, O’Reilly author signings, and more.

Monday, October 28

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

Tuesday, October 29

  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • 5:45pm - 7:15pm (Attendee Reception)

Wednesday, October 30

  • 10:00am - 1:30pm


Make sure to join us at the networking events planned at StrataConference + Hadoop World: Big Data Camp, Ignite, Attendee Receptions, Data After Dark, Startup Showcase, Office Hours, and more.

Many of the events are also a part of NYC Data Week, and are free and open to the public. (Each NYC Data Week event may have its own sign-up page.)

Attendee Lounge Hours

The Attendee Lounge, sponsored by Cloudera, is in the Grand Ballroom Foyer. Stop by the lounge to mingle with other attendees, and check out Office Hours, where you'll have a chance to meet with Strata speakers and O'Reilly authors face-to-face.

Monday, October 28 and Tuesday, October 29

  • 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday, October 30

  • 8:00am - 2:30pm

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 StrataConference + 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, Video, and Speaker Slides

Live Streaming & Video
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.


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.

Online Attendee Directory

The Online Attendee Directory for Strata Conference + 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.

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.

Stay Connected with Hashtag - #strataconf

Stop by the O'Reilly Booth

Author book signings will be held in the O'Reilly booth on Monday evening, Tuesday, 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.


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


Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, contact Susan Stewart at

Media Partner Opportunities

For information on trade opportunities with O'Reilly conferences email mediapartners

Press & Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at

Contact Us

View a complete list of Strata + Hadoop World 2013 contacts