LPC 2014 Attendee Information and Logistics

We look forward to welcoming you to Linux Plumbers Conference next week, October 15th-17th at the Congress Centre Düsseldorf South (CCD SÜD), in Düsseldorf, Germany. Below, please find all logistical details you may need for your arrival.

CCD Congress Center Düsseldorf Süd
Please enter the CCD at the Süd (South) Entrance
Stockumer Kirchstraße 61
Dusseldorf, Germany 40474
+49 211 45608407

Registration is located on the Ground Floor of the Congress Center Düsseldorf (in the Süd building entrance).
Please bring your confirmation ID with you to check-in onsite in order to expedite the process.
Registration Hours:
Monday, October 13th – Thursday, October 16th: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday, October 17th : 8:30am – 2:00pm

Please refer to the Linux Plumbers Conference website for up to date information and venues maps:
Directions & Transportation

We are pleased to offer a complimentary transportation pass to each attendee for use on the Düsseldorf public transport system. The pass is printed on each badge. Please present your badge together with a valid ID to bus drivers and subway attendants. If upon your arrival, you need to travel from the airport to the hotel and to the congress center to pick up your badge, you can still take advantage of the free pass, by printing the necessary one-trip pass that was emailed directly to you and presenting it to gain access to the public transport. Please see our website for more details. Transportation Passes

Shuttle buses will loop between the CCD SÜD and the closest U-bahn stop. In addition shuttles will run between some of the hotels and the CCD SÜD. Please make sure you take note of the days and hours of operation, listed here

To view the full schedule of events for Linux Plumbers Conference, http://www.linuxplumbersconf.org/2014/ocw/events/LPC2014/schedule

Continental breakfast and coffee breaks are included for all LPC 2014 attendees and will be served outside the meeting rooms; lunch is also included and will be located daily in the Wintergarten restaurant onsite.

We welcome attendees to any of our co-located events and workshops. To register for any of the events below if you have not already done so, edit your registration form to include your additional choices. Or you can register via the separate registration forms where necessary.

Tracing Summit
Date: Monday, October 13th – 9:00am-5:20pm
Cost: $100 (Free to those who added LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe attendance to their registration)
For more information, http://tracingsummit.org/wiki/TracingSummit2014

KVM Forum
Date: Tuesday, October 14th-Thursday, October 16th
Cost: US$500
To register, https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=143138

GStreamer Conference
Date: Thursday, October 16th & Friday, October 17th – 9:00am-6:00pm
Cost: Fees start at US$100
To register, https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1573273


All-Attendee Reception at Nachtresidenz (sponsored by Qualcomm)
Bahnstraße 13, 40212
Wednesday, October 15 – 7:00pm-10:00pm

Open to all attendees of LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe, KVM Forum, and Linux Plumbers Conference. Join us at Nachtresidenz, an architecturally unique venue in Old Town Düsseldorf. Home to the 100-year old Residence Theatre, you will feel as if you’ve stepped back in time as soon as you arrive. Dinner, drinks and special entertainment are all included.

We will provide looping shuttle service between the Hilton Düsseldorf, Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel and Nachtresidenz starting at 6:30pm through 10:00pm. There will also be a looping shuttle that will go directly from the CCD to Nachtresidnez starting at 6:30pm through 10:00pm.

We also recommend taking public transportation using the U-Bahn system from the CCD SÜD or your hotel. Please follow the public transportation directions here.

Closing Party at Restaurant Hausbar (sponsored by Facebook)
Bolkerstraße 14-20, 40213 Düsseldorf
Friday, October 17, 7:00pm-10:00pm

The traditional LPC Closing Party will be held at 7pm at Restaurant Hausbar. The evening will feature a dinner buffet and will host a full bar. No shuttle transport will be provided. Attendees can use their free transportation pass to reach the venue in the city center. Note that this event is only for LPC attendees.
Please follow the public transportation directions here.

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If you need any assistance or have any questions, please do not hesitate to visit the Registration Desk onsite or contact the Linux Plumbers Planning Committee at contact@lists.linuxplumbersconf.org prior to the events. You can also look for the LPC Planning Committee in person – they will be wearing bright green lanyards instead of the normal white and blue Linux Foundation ones. Please don’t hesitate to ask us questions!

We look forward to seeing you in Düsseldorf!

Best regards,
The Linux Plumbers Planning Committee

The LPC Planning Team would like to extend our thanks to our sponsors, whose support makes Linux Plumbers Conference possible. Thank you!

Platinum Sponsors: Facebook, IBM, Intel
Gold Sponsors: Google, Qualcomm, RedHat, Samsung
Silver Sponsors: Cumulus Networks, Hewlett Packard, Linaro, NetApp
Evening Event Sponsors: Facebook, Qualcomm
T-Shirt Sponsor: Amazon
Media Partner: LWN.net

Special thanks go to The Linux Foundation for all their help with planning and logistics!