The Must-Attend

Open Infrastructure Event

The world runs on open infrastructure. At the OpenStack Summit, you’ll learn about the mix of open technologies building the modern infrastructure stack, including OpenStack, Kubernetes, Kata Containers, Docker, Ansible, Ceph, OVS, OpenContrail, OPNFV, and more. Whether you are pursuing a private, public or multi-cloud approach, the OpenStack Summit is the place to network, skill up and plan your cloud strategy.

Vancouver, BC
May 21-24, 2018

The Must-Attend

Open Infrastructure Event

Join the movement behind the most widely deployed open source cloud platform. Whether you are pursuing a private, hybrid or multi-cloud approach, the OpenStack Summit is the place to network, skill up and plan your cloud strategy.

Vancouver, BC
May 21-24, 2018
With its urban forests, glassy downtown and energetic food scene, it’s easy to be captivated with this coastal city in British Columbia.
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The Venue

Vancouver Convention Centre East 1055 Canada Pl
Vancouver , BC V6C 0C3

Nearby Hotels

 

Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown

1128 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, CA

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Fairmont Pacific Rim

1038 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC, CA

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Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC, CA

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Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, CA

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Pan Pacific

300 - 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, CA

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Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront

1133 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, CA

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Hyatt Regency

655 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, CA

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Four Seasons

791 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, CA

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Travel Support Program

The Travel Support Program (TSP) aims to facilitate participation of key contributors to the OpenStack Summit by covering the costs for their travel and accommodations. The TSP is supported by the OpenStack Foundation and individual contributors. If you are interested in contributing to the TSP fund, you can do so on Eventbrite HERE.The total amount of the fund is to be divided among the approved key contributors. The grants will cover a combination of flights, accommodation, and access pass to the Summit. More details here.

How to Apply

All contributors to OpenStack (developers, documentation writers, organizers of user groups around the world, Ask moderators, speakers, translators, etc) are invited to submit a request. You can apply by filling out this form.

The deadline to apply for the OpenStack TSP is March 22, 2018 and approved grantees will be notified the week of April 9, 2018.

If you have questions about the Travel Support Program, please email [email protected].

How to apply for a Visa

To find out what type of VISA you require to travel to Canada, and if you require a VISA invitation letter, please visit this webpage before filling out the form. To request a visa invitation letter, please fill out this form.

Please note that all citizens from countries other than the United States (U.S.) who do not need a visa to enter Canada will need to obtain an eTA before flying to Canada.

If you have any questions regarding visas, please email [email protected].

Visa Processing Time

As a general planning guideline, if a visa is needed, a foreign traveler should apply for his or her visa as soon as possible, preferably no later than 60 days before the travel date.

Deadline to submit Visa Invitation Letter request

Requests for invitation letters must be received before May 1, 2018. We will send your visa letter to the email you provide on this form. No hard copies will be sent. Visa invitation letters will be issued within 5 - 7 business days after the request has been submitted.