We’re looking forward to welcoming everyone to the 2020 Austin API Summit. If you’ve been to any of Nordic APIS’ conferences before, you’ll know that you can expect insightful content and a friendly atmosphere. We’ve gathered some frequently asked questions to help everyone get the most out of their time at the conference. If you can’t find an answer to your question below, please let us know!
- Do you have a Code of Conduct?
- Where is the conference held?
- Do I need to bring anything?
- What time should I arrive?
- What happens if I’m running late?
- What time does the conference finish?
- Will food be provided?
- Will you cater for my special dietary requirements?
- Can I attend a workshop?
- I would like to volunteer at the event – What do I do?
- Who organizes the conference?
- Is there a drinks reception?
- Where can I find a map of Austin?
- Are you on Twitter?
- In light of the corona virus developments, is the conference still taking place?
Do you have a code of conduct?
Yes, we do. You can read in full here. In short: all conference participants are expected to be respectful towards other attendees, speakers, organizers and staff. If you feel uncomfortable with the behavior of anyone at the conference, please let someone in the Nordic APIs team know.
Where is the conference?
The conference takes place at the JW Marriott Austin. The address is 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701. You can see it on a map here.
Do I need to bring anything?
You will need your ticket containing your QR code either printed or on your smartphone (this will be sent by text message to you prior to the event) to register at the event.
What time should I arrive?
Registration opens at 8:00 AM on Tuesday May 5th. The conference starts at 9:00 AM.
What happens if I’m running late?
Don’t worry if you are running late. Our staff will stay at the registration desk and we’ll let you slip into the auditorium quietly once we’ve given you your name badge.
What time does the conference finish?
The conference is due to wrap up in the afternoon Wednesday May 6. Keep an eye on the schedule for up-to-date timings.
Will food be provided?
A hot lunch is provided, plus tea, coffee and snacks throughout the day.
Will you cater for my special dietary requirements?
Yes. You will see a question regarding dietary requirements on the registration form. Let us know your requirements there. If you have already registered and missed to inform dietary needs, you can do so by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I attend a workshop?
We’re running half day workshops the day before the conference on May 4. You can view them here.
I would like to volunteer at the event – What do I do?
If you are interested in volunteering at the event, let us know by submitting this form.
Who organizes the conference?
The conference is organized by Nordic APIs. We also organize the Platform Summit which takes place Stockholm Sweden each October.
Is there a drinks reception?
Yes – We’re hosting a drinks reception after the last session on Tuesday 5 May. The reception will finish around 7.30pm.
I don’t find my way around Austin, do you have a map for me?
You can find maps and a lot of other useful information on the Visit Austin website.
Are you on Twitter?
Of course! Mention @nordicapis or use hashtag #AustinAPISummit to share your thoughts or ask us questions during the conference.
In light of the coronavirus developments, is the conference still taking place?
The wellbeing of our participants is an absolute priority. As it stands, we are still going ahead with the conference. We continue to monitor the situation and will take reference from authorities to take precautionary measures before and during the event.
Austin Public Health has published a COVID-19 specific FAQ.