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A whole new world of opportunity exists in your data. Whether you're looking to improve customer experience or service delivery, rapidly deliver business insights or secure your organization, .conf2014 has the experts, content and customer success examples to help you achieve your goals.

  • 3 days of awesome conference keynotes, sessions and networking
  • 3 days of pre-conference training at Splunk University (optional; additional fees apply)
  • 160+ Sessions
  • 70+ customer speakers
  • 4000+ Splunk enthusiasts
  • 36+ hours of networking opportunity
  • Hundreds of demos, data sets and new product features

Frequently Asked Questions


How much does it cost to attend?
  • The registration fee for .conf2014 is $1,695. BONUS! If you attended last year, we're offering an alumni rate of $995. Register with the email you used last year and you'll automatically receive the alumni discount. If you have a new email but are a .conf alumni, contact conf2014@splunk.com to verify your attendance and get the discount code.
  • All certified customers and partners get $100 off the regular conference pass.
  • Cost to attend one day of pre-conference training is $800.
  • Cost to attend two days of pre-conference training is $1,200.
  • Cost to attend three days of pre-conference training is $1,500.
  • Paying by PO? Enter the PO number during registration to pay!

The special Splunk University pricing is only available when you also register for .conf2014.

See our pricing page for more information.

What does the .conf2014 fee include?

The .conf2014 fee includes:

  • Admission to the keynote session and all general and breakout sessions
  • Chalk Talks and the Partner Pavilion Soiree on Monday, October 6, 2014
  • Breakfast, lunch, breaks and refreshments on October 7, 8 and 9
  • Search Party! on October 7, 2014
  • Access to the Splunk Community Lounge, Splunk Apps Showcase, Hackathon and Partner Pavilion
  • All conference materials
  • Complimentary wireless access in both the conference area and your hotel room
Is Splunk University included in the price of admission?

No. Additional fees apply for Splunk University.

What does the Splunk University price include?

The Splunk University fee includes:

  • Access to either the 1-day, 2-day or 3-day hands-on training classes, held from October 4-6, 2014
  • Continental breakfast, lunch and break refreshments
  • Training materials for selected sessions
What is the cancellation and substitution policy?

Unfortunately we cannot process cancellations. However if you cannot attend .conf2014, you are welcome to send someone in your place. If you need to do this, please send an email to conf2014@splunk.com with the details of the person that will be attending for you. If you are not sending a replacement, it is still important to notify conf2014@splunk.com that you will not be attending to ensure your hotel room is canceled.


Who should attend .conf2014?

Everyone who likes data! Operations, security and compliance professionals, architects, developers, engineers and marketers—if IT data is interesting to you, register for .conf2014 and learn new ways to get more from your data and systems.

  • Already using Splunk and a data pro? Great, come and swap ideas with other power users. Get up to speed on the latest Splunk products and apps. Plus take the time to give roadmap feedback to our product management and engineering teams. This is your chance to help craft the product you want to use.
  • Intermediate level Splunk user and looking to ramp up your instance? Come check out sessions presented by your peers that showcase how they're using Splunk to solve problems and align IT with business goals.
  • New to Splunk or just getting your feet wet? Come for pre-conference "Accelerated Using, Searching, and Reporting with Splunk" and start the immersion process. You'll walk away armed with serious Splunk knowledge to take your implementation to the next level.
  • In healthcare? Financial services? Higher education or the public sector? Join us to network with your peers in your industry and attend the sessions and other events dedicated to your industry or area of expertise! From happy hours, to breakout sessions to Ask the Experts panels - we are offering a robust program for you that you don't want to miss.
  • Want to write an app for Splunk? Check out the pre-conference "Developing with Splunk" session.

From IT rockstars and pros to data superheroes and CIOs, there's something for everyone at .conf2014.

Can I just come to Splunk University without attending the full conference?

No. The special Splunk University pricing is only available when you also register for .conf2014.

What is the dress code for .conf2014?
  • Business casual
  • Splunk t-shirts, polos and capes are, of course, welcome. Prizes awarded for vintage shirts.

Dates and Location

When is .conf2014?

.conf2014 will be held October 6-9, 2014. Saturday, October 4 to Monday, October 6 will feature Splunk University classes. Monday, October 6 will open with Chalk Talks. The formal sessions content will begin on Tuesday, October 7, 2013.

When is Splunk University?

There are three optional days of Splunk University classes. These classes are eight hours long with a one-hour lunch break. Find all classes under Education.

Where is .conf2014 being held?

.conf2014 will be held at MGM Grand, 3799 South Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109.

Why is the conference in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas provided us with the lowest cost per attendee option (we passed this savings on to you!) while also providing the most space to host all of our fantastic content, including 12 concurrent breakout sessions, nearly 24 Splunk Apps demo stations, 20+ partner booths and more.

Other and Contact

Where will my data adventure take me?

New visibility. New time savings. More efficient processes. Better products. New promotions. Join us at .conf2014—together we'll find new places our data can take us.

How is .conf different from SplunkLive!?

SplunkLive! is primarily an introduction to Splunk .conf2014 is The Worldwide Splunk Users' Conference with three full days of content. It's the opportunity for users to roll up their sleeves and dive into the product. Attendees will learn about practical applications of Splunk across deployments of all sizes, environments, industries and use cases. The Splunk Answers Desk gives attendees an opportunity to sit down with Splunk experts to solve your problems and strategize the best way to use Splunk in your environment. The Splunk Apps Showcase demos the latest and greatest from across the Splunk Apps ecosystem. In short, .conf is a deep dive into the best ways to use Splunk to achieve your IT and business goals.

I have a great Splunk success story, can I teach a session?

Unfortunately, session submissions are now closed for .conf2014. Email conf2014@splunk.com if you have any questions.

I built an awesome app with Splunk, can I teach a session?

Unfortunately, session submissions are now closed for .conf2014. Email conf2014@splunk.com if you have any questions.

What types of classes/sessions will .conf2014 offer?

Over 140 sessions covering areas in IT operations, application management and development, security and compliance, big data, digital intelligence, and more.