What is Flink Forward?

Flink Forward 2016 is a conference dedicated to Apache Flink and related data streaming technologies, bringing together the Apache Flink developer and user community.

What are the registration prices?

Reduced (Students) Talks Only*: € 75,-
Reduced (Students) Talks & Training (limited)*: € 125,-
Early Bird Talks Only: € 350,-
Early Bird Talks & Training (limited): € 500,-
Standard Talks Only: € 450,-
Standard Talks & Training (limited): € 700,-

All Prices include VAT and handling costs

*Students, individuals on social welfare, retirees and individuals with disabilities can order a reduced ticket. Please present documents at the door.

What is included in a Flink Forward registration?

Tickets include free WIFI access, food, snacks, and drinks throughout the 2 conference days on Monday and Tuesday and for the training on Wednesday.

Is there a discount for group registration?

Yes, we offer 15% discount for groups of 5 and more attendees. Get in touch with us before placing your order: hello@flink-forward.org

I’ll be taking part in the Call for Submissions. Do I have to register?

If your submission is accepted, you will get free access to the conference.

I registered as a student but will be finishing my studies in September 2016. Can I still use the student registration?

Yes. Your student ID must have been valid until September 2016.

Can I return a Flink Forward ticket?

You can cancel your registration, but the cancellation fees have to be paid by the attendees themselves.

Call for submissions: When is the deadline for applications?

The Call for Submissions ends on 30.06.2016. Proposals submitted after this date will not be taken into account.

When does the content of my session need to be ready?

It is sufficient if your session is finalised on the day of your talk. We do not need your finished presentation beforehand. However, your submitted abstract will be published online in order to give visitors an idea of the expected content of your session and promote your talk.

Do I, as a session host, get free admittance?

Of course!

Will I receive remuneration for my accepted talk?

No, unfortunately not.

Will you cover my travel and accommodation costs?

No, unfortunately not.

Can I, as a representative of a company, take part in the Call for Submissions?

Of course you can. We do not, however, accept product presentations or marketing pitches. If your company is interested in a sponsoring package, please contact us by the following mail address: hello@flink-forward.org

How long is my session going to be?

All talks are 40 minutes.

I am vegetarian/vegan/have a food allergy/on a special diet, where can I find the menu to check if the food served suits my diet?

There will be vegetarian food available. Please inform us of any allergies at the registration desk.

Which meals are included in food and drinks?

Food and drinks include breakfast, lunch, two coffee breaks and non-alcoholic beverages.

Do you have further questions that haven’t already been answered in the FAQs?

Don’t hesitate and get in touch: hello@flink-forward.org