Frequently Asked Questions
.conf19 | October 21–24, 2019 | The Venetian and Sands Expo | Las Vegas
Event Information

.conf is Splunk’s premier education and thought leadership event for thousands of IT, security and business professionals looking to turn data into action.

.conf19 will be held at the Venetian Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

.conf19 will be held October 21-24, 2019, with Splunk University happening the three days prior from October 19-21, 2019.

Registration

Early bird registration, ending June 20, 2019, is $1,595. Discounts are available for alumni, partners and others. Please visit our pricing page for details or to register.

The cost to attend one day of Splunk University is $850, two days is $1,500 and three days is $2,000. The cost of attendance at Splunk University is not included in your .conf registration fee. Special Splunk University pricing is only available when you register to attend .conf. Please visit our pricing page for more details or to register.

Please contact your sales representative to initiate the process.

Unfortunately, we’re unable to process cancellations. If you'd like to transfer your registration to another individual within your company, please contact the .conf19 registration team. confregistration@splunk.com.

No, only one code may be used per attendee.

Attendance

Anyone who wants to do more with their data. Operations, security and compliance professionals, architects, developers, engineers and marketers. If data is important to you, register for .conf19 and learn how to gain new insights from your data and systems.

At .conf19, you’ll gain experiences and insights you won’t get anywhere else. Learn why you should join us at .conf19.

We recommend that you come for pre-conference Splunk University and attend the 3-day Power User Bootcamp to start the immersion process. You'll walk away armed with Splunk knowledge to take you to the next level.

Absolutely. Come check out sessions presented by your peers that showcase how they're using Splunk to solve problems and align IT with business goals.

Plenty! Come to .conf and swap ideas with other power users, get up to speed on the latest Splunk products and applications, and provide feedback to our product management and engineering teams. This is your chance to help craft the product you want to use and to influence the future of data. You can also attend the two-day Splunk for Analyics and Data Science Bootcamp at pre-conference Splunk University to unlock the power of machine learning in your deployment.

Check out the pre-conference Splunk University three-day App Developer Bootcamp. From IT rockstars to data superheroes and CIOs, there's something for everyone at .conf19.

To help your boss understand the importance of sending you to .conf19, we’ve put together a justification letter for you to use. Feel free to add or edit the letter to fit your circumstance — for example, by referring to specific issues, concerns or initiatives within your organization for which .conf19 will be especially valuable.

You’ll have the opportunity to request a visa letter during the registration process. If you require a hotel confirmation to apply for your visa, one will be emailed to you after your complete your hotel reservation booking. If you’ve already registered and didn’t request a visa, please reach out to confregistration@splunk.com.

SplunkLive! events are regional one-day meetups that serve primarily as an introduction to Splunk, while .conf19 delivers three full days of best practices, customer sessions detailing how Splunk software has helped support their organization, and expert insights into how to better understand and leverage your data.

You’ll learn about practical applications of Splunk across deployments of all sizes, environments, industries and use cases.

It's your opportunity to roll up your sleeves and dive into the product. “Ask the Experts” meetings give you the chance to sit down with Splunk experts to solve your problems and strategize the best way to use Splunk in your environment. Get hands-on demos of the latest and greatest from across the Splunkbase ecosystem in the Splunk Apps Showcase. In short, .conf is the best place to understand how to make the most of your Splunk investment.

There will be over 300 technical breakout sessions covering areas across IT operations, application management and development, security and compliance, big data, IoT, business analytics and more. We’re currently evaluating session submissions for .conf19 and anticipate publishing the list of selected sessions and an agenda builder in July.

You can also get information on the Splunk University classes being offered three days prior to .conf19.

Days One and Two keynote sessions will be live streamed, and the recordings will be available shortly after. We’ll also record audio with slides for the majority of the breakout sessions. Recordings will be available for attendees to listen to within a few weeks after the event and all recordings will be posted on conf.splunk.com.

All attendees must be +21 to participate in all aspects of the conference. No one without a badge will be allowed on event premises. If you have further questions, please email confregistration@splunk.com.

General FAQs

Yes. Complimentary high-speed wireless internet access is available throughout all .conf19 meeting space.

Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be served Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The Welcome Soiree on Monday night and Hall Crawl on Tuesday night will feature drinks and light appetizers. The Search Party! on Wednesday evening will feature heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks.

Submit your dietary needs and/or restrictions during the registration process. If we have any questions or concerns, we’ll reach out to you directly.

Casual attire is appropriate for the week. (What better place to show off your favorite Splunk T-shirt?) Remember to bring comfortable shoes and a sweater or sweatshirt in case of cool weather and air-conditioned rooms.

Find Splunk’s Event Code of Conduct here.

Yes! Sponsorship opportunities are available for .conf19. Visit our .conf sponsorship page for more information.