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Velocity 2009 Pricing

Conference Fees Early Price through
May 11
Standard Price
May 12 – June 21
On-site Price
Conference Sessions Plus Workshops
Conference Sessions Only
Workshop Day Only

Packages – What’s Included?

Conference Sessions Plus Workshops

Access to:

  • All sessions (Tue-Wed)
  • Workshops on Monday
  • All keynote and plenary presentations
  • Exhibit Hall and all events held there
  • All on-site networking events
  • All BoF Sessions
  • Lunch (Mon-Wed)

Conference Sessions Only

Access to:

  • All sessions (Tue-Wed)
  • All keynote and plenary presentations
  • Exhibit Hall and all events held there
  • All on-site networking events
  • All BoF sessions
  • Lunch (Tue-Wed)

Workshop Day Only

Access to:

  • Workshops on Monday, June 20
  • Lunch on Monday

Discount options

Please Note — We will always provide the highest possible discount, however, we do not allow more than one discount.

Alumni Discounts
Have you been a paid attendee at a previous O’Reilly conference? If so, you are eligible for a 15% alumni discount. Please email us at with the name and year of the O’Reilly conference you attended for verification and your special discount code.

User Group Discount
User Group discounts are available. For discount information or to see if your group is eligible please email Marsee Henon for details. To sign your group up with the O’Reilly User Group Program please go to


Government Discount

15% off with proof of full-time employment with a government agency. Use discount code vel09gov, and fax proof to (707) 829-1342.


Academic Staff Discount

25% off with proof of full time academic employment status on organization letterhead. Fax to (707) 829-1342. Please use vel09as in discount field.


Non-Profit Discount

40% off with proof of full time employment at a non-profit organization and verification of non-profit status (501 c3 or equivalent). Fax to (707) 829-1342. Please use vel09np in the discount field.


Academic Instructor Discount

50% off with proof of full time academic instructor status on organization letterhead. Fax to (707) 829-1342. Please use vel09ac in the discount field.


Full Time Student Discount

65% off with proof of full-time student status: a copy of ID & class schedule demonstrating enrollment in 12 or more units per semester/quarter. Fax to (707) 829-1342. Please use vel09fts in the discount field.


Company Team Discount

15% off per person if you register 3 or more people from one company. Please use vel09team in discount field. Proof of status of employment (copy of business card) for each attendee must be faxed to (707) 829-1342. If your company plans on sending 10+ people to Velocity, your group might be eligible to receive a special discount. Please contact Patrick Dirden. for more details.

Payment information

We accept Visa, Master Card, and American Express, as well as check payment and bank wire transfer. If you wish to pay by purchase order, please email for further assistance. Payment is required in advance of the conference.

Cancellation and substitution policy

If you must cancel for any reason you must notify us in writing by May 22, 2009. Please contact us via email at Cancellations within 30 days of the event are non-refundable. You may transfer your registration to another person by June 8, 2009 by providing authorization to us at Confirmed and paid attendees who do not attend or who cancel after the deadline are liable for the entire fee. In the unlikely event of cancellation of the conference, the liability of O'Reilly Media, Inc. is limited to the return of paid registration fees.

  • Keynote Systems
  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Sharon Cordesse at

Download the Velocity Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

Media Partner Opportunities

Download the Media & Promotional Partner Brochure (PDF) for information on trade opportunities with O'Reilly conferences or contact mediapartners@

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at

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