Velocity 2010 Onsite Information

Attending O'Reilly Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference? Below are all the important onsite details about checking in and planning your time at the conference in Santa Clara.

Venue Information

The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Where do I find...

  • Registration: Level 1, Ballroom DE Foyer
  • Speaker Lounge: Level 1, Magnolia Room
  • VIP Meeting Room: Level 1, Napa III Room
  • Sessions, Keynotes, and Workshops: Level 1, Ballrooms A-D; Level 2, Rooms 209-210
  • Exhibit Hall: Level 1, Ballroom EF


Online Attendee Directory

Use the online Attendee Directory to quickly and easily contact, meet, and network with other attendees before, during, and after the event.

Set Your Personal Schedule

Create your own Velocity 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 "personal schedule" link on your Attendee Directory dashboard or in the Schedule View page.

Rate Sessions and Leave Comments

Rate the sessions, workshops, and keynotes you attended by going to any session description page and clicking on the set of stars in the upper right-hand corner. Only registered attendees may rate and comment on sessions, so if you aren't already logged in, you'll be asked to do so. Your username/email and password are the same ones you used to register for Velocity.

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 (see an example). Please keep in mind that your comments will be public.

Networking Events

Make sure you block off your evenings to mingle with hundreds of other attendees at our networking events.

Velocity Career Zone

Join participating sponsors and exhibitors at the Velocity Career Zone as they present open positions from their respective companies. View the list of participating companies.


  • Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Ballroom A-D Foyer

Exhibit Hall Hours

Meet face-to-face with over 20 exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall. They'll be showcasing and demoing the latest tools and solutions to help you streamline your business and make smarter choices.


  • Wednesday: 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (reception)
  • Thursday: 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Power-Up Areas

Need to power up your laptop, iPad, phone, etc? Power strips are available throughout Ballrooms A-D and in Rooms 209/210. Once you've powered up, please share with your neighbors and unplug if necessary.

Learn more about the Velocity Passport Program

Velocity Passport

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the Velocity Passport Program! Pick up a Passport at Registration before the Exhibit Hall opens on Wednesday, June 23. Visit our sponsors, fill your passport up with stamps, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win some really cool prizes.

Get your official Velocity T-Shirt

Be sure to get your official Velocity 2010 T-Shirt. Pick up a coupon at registration to redeem for a t-shirt, near the Exhibit Hall during these hours:

  • Wednesday: 3:10 p.m. - 3:50 p.m & 6:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m (during Exhibit Hall Reception)
  • Thursday: 9:55 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

Speaker Slides, Video, and Live Streaming Info

During the conference, all keynotes will be streamed live. After the conference, session files will be available for download and select video will be available for viewing. Look for links on the Velocity home page.


Blogging, tweeting, or posting photos on the web? Tag 'em with #velocityconf or #velocityconf10.

For Velocity China sponsorship information for companies outside China, contact Yvonne Romaine at

  • Google
  • Strangeloop
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Dyn Inc.
  • Facebook
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Tilera
  • AlertSite
  • AppDynamics
  • Aptimize
  • CDNetworks
  • Circonus
  • Cloudscaling
  • Clustrix
  • Coradiant
  • Dell
  • DTO Solutions
  • MaxiScale
  • Neustar
  • Nokia
  • NorthScale, Inc.
  • Shopzilla
  • Splunk
  • Virident
  • Zoompf
  • Neustar

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Yvonne Romaine at

Download the Velocity Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

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

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at

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