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The Event

Oculus Connect 6 will be held September 25 & 26 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California. It’s our moment to think bigger, build smarter, and realize the true potential of what we’ve all created.

Join us for deep-dive sessions, first-hand feedback from Oculus employees and so much more. Check out our blog post for more info, mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates and registration announcements. We hope to see you at OC6.

Schedule

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September 25, 2019

  • Registration
    08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Breakfast
    Concourse |
    08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Keynote
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Lunch
    Lower Level |
    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • Bridge Virtual and Real Worlds with AR
    Classroom 210H |
    12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
  • Career-Connected Curriculum for Tomorrow’s AR/VR Developers
    Classroom 210F |
    12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
  • Virtual Community: Why Community Is Essential to the Success of VR
    Classroom 210F |
    12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
  • From Lightspeed to Lightsabers: The Making of Vader Immortal
    Breakout 220B |
    12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
  • Research Roundtable
    Table Talk - Demo Hall |
    12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
  • Beat Saber: Creating a Winning Rhythm
    Breakout 220B |
    01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
  • Spark AR for Places and Things
    Tech Talk - Demo Hall |
    01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  • Supercharging Your Creativity with VR
    Classroom 210H |
    01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
  • Classrooms and Case Studies: VR in Education
    Classroom 210F |
    01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
  • Research Roundtable
    Table Talk - Demo Hall |
    01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
  • Build for Reach: Get Started in Spark AR Studio
    Tech Talk - Demo Hall |
    02:15 PM - 03:00 PM
  • Oculus for Business: Scalable, Professional, Reliable
    Breakout 220C |
    02:30 PM - 03:15 PM
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Success on the Oculus Store
    Breakout 220B |
    02:30 PM - 03:15 PM
  • Creators and Consumers: Two Sides of the Same Coin
    Classroom 210H |
    02:30 PM - 03:15 PM
  • Transforming Conservation with National Geographic and Woodland Park Zoo
    Classroom 210F |
    02:30 PM - 03:15 PM
  • Research Roundtable
    Table Talk - Demo Hall |
    02:30 PM - 03:15 PM
  • From WebVR to WebXR: The Next Generation of VR Experiences on the Web
    Tech Talk - Demo Hall |
    03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  • The 3Ds of Immersive Media: Discover, Design, Distribute
    Classroom 210H |
    03:30 PM - 04:15 PM
  • From Demo to Pilot to Deployment: Getting Buy-in for Enterprise VR
    Breakout 220C |
    03:30 PM - 04:15 PM
  • Carmack App Review
    Breakout 220B |
    03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Partner Spotlight: Made for St. Jude “Hall of Heroes” VR Project
    Classroom 210F |
    03:30 PM - 04:15 PM
  • Research Roundtable
    Table Talk - Demo Hall |
    03:30 PM - 04:15 PM
  • Women in VR User Research
    Tech Talk - Demo Hall |
    04:00 PM - 04:45 PM
  • Designing for Emotion: The Space Where Storytelling and Games Meet
    Classroom 210H |
    04:30 PM - 05:15 PM
  • Transforming Corporate Training with VR
    Breakout 220C |
    04:30 PM - 05:15 PM
  • Designing Research to Measure the Impact of VR
    Classroom 210F |
    04:30 PM - 05:15 PM
  • Research Roundtable
    Table Talk - Demo Hall |
    04:30 PM - 05:15 PM
  • Opening Reception
    Concourse |
    05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Getting Here

San Jose McEnery Convention Center
408 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113

Transportation

The McEnery Convention Center is located in downtown San Jose, an easy walk from most Oculus Connect partnering hotels.
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VTA operates light rail and bus lines to the Convention Center Station that service many points in the South Bay.
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If you choose to drive, you can park in any of VTA’s free park & ride lots and take light rail to the Convention Center Station.

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If you're traveling from San Francisco or the Peninsula, the San Jose Diridon Caltrain Station has direct access to the convention center via VTA’s light rail or DASH service.

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Taxi and ride share services are available from Mineta San Jose International Airport (4 miles), San Francisco International Airport (37 miles), and Oakland International Airport (38 miles).

Hotels

Enjoy your stay
The Oculus Connect partnering hotels are now full. If you have not reserved accommodations for your trip to San Jose, California, we recommend using your preferred travel booking website. If you have already made your reservations through registration, note the nightly rate and cancellation policy your hotel below. All hotel costs and cancellation penalties (if applicable) are paid by the attendee.

International Attendees

Visa Letter Requests
Visa letters are available upon request to registered attendees with confirmed travel. Note: visa letters require 5 – 7 business days to process once your request has been submitted. Email registration@oculusconnect.com and include:
  • Full name as it appears on your passport
  • Address of residence, including country
  • Beginning and end dates of travel to the US
Travel Information
Please visit travel.state.gov for important information about international travel to the United States.

Frequently
Asked Questions

What is Oculus Connect?

Oculus Connect is our annual conference, bringing together developers, creators, and more. Now in its sixth year, Connect is the ideal time and place to collaborate and share ideas to push the AR/VR industry forward.

Who should attend?

Whether you're a passionate AR/VR enthusiast, a pioneering developer, or a person who craves tech news, Oculus Connect is the best place to get face-to-face with the bleeding edge of innovation. We’re home to inspiring tech talks and thought-provoking discussions covering everything from gaming, entertainment, and film to content, funding, and more.

When and where is Oculus Connect 6?

Oculus Connect 6 is a two-day event held on Wednesday, September 25 and Thursday, September 26 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Visit the "Schedule" and "Getting Here" sections of this website for the latest information on planning your trip.

How do I apply/register to attend?

Space is limited, so please apply to attend here.

What is the cost of a ticket?

A regular conference pass is $399. For eligible attendees, we offer $199 Developer and Student/Academic passes. Please see below for more info on how to qualify. All Connect ticket purchases are non-refundable.

How do I qualify for a Student/Academic pass?

If you’re a student or academic faculty member, you may be considered for the $199 Student/Academic Pass rate. This pass is available only to verifiable students/academics from an accredited college or university. Students must present a valid student identification and proof of enrollment in order to qualify for this pass. Academics must present proof of full-time employment status at their accredited college or university. Self-identifying as a “student” or “academic” in your application does not guarantee this reduced rate. We’ll evaluate your application to see if you qualify.

If you’re selected to attend with the special rate, you’ll be contacted by our registration team and asked to submit documentation to verify your student/academic status. If approved, you will be sent an invitation to register online and submit your payment.

How do I qualify for a Developer pass?

If you’re actively developing or creating in AR or VR, you may be eligible for a discounted rate. Please be sure to reference your work in the application. Self-identifying as a “developer” when applying does not guarantee this reduced rate. There’s no need to follow up. We’ll evaluate your application to see if you qualify and reach out if we need any additional information.

If I’m selected to attend, what’s included in my registration?

Registration includes full access to the conference including keynotes, talks, workshops, welcome reception, evening events, and select meals that may be provided during the event. Travel and hotel accommodations are not covered in your registration.

I’m a member of the press and want to attend Oculus Connect. How do I register?

If you’re interested in attending as a member of the press, please email your request to OC6media@fb.com.

Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate ticket transfers. Only registered individuals can pick up Connect badges, and your photo ID is required.

How can I print a receipt or confirmation of my registration?

You should have received an email copy of your receipt and your registration with an attached ticket. If you did not receive an email confirmation, please contact registration@oculusconnect.com.

I can no longer attend. Can I get a refund?

All Connect registration fees are non-refundable. We appreciate your understanding.

How do I book my hotel accommodations?

We’ve reserved rooms in the nearby hotels exclusively for Oculus Connect. When you register, you can also make a hotel reservation at our preferred rates. Room, tax and extra costs are the responsibility of each attendee and are subject to the cancellation policy of the hotel selected.

I‘m traveling from outside the US. Can you provide a visa letter to confirm I am attending Oculus Connect?

Please check with your local government or the US Visas website for the documents required for your travel to the US. You can also go to the Getting Here page for additional travel details.

If a visa letter is needed, you must be registered for Connect and send a request to registration@oculusconnect.com. Please note “VISA LETTER” in the subject line and be sure to complete the information detailed on the Getting Here page.

What is Oculus Connect’s Code of Conduct?

We ask all attendees to adhere to the Oculus Connect Code of Conduct. Please take a few minutes to review it, as it covers what is expected of all conference attendees.

What do I need for registration on the day of the conference?

Please bring a government-issued form of photo identification, such as a driver‘s license or passport.

When can I pick up my conference badge?

Badges will be available for pickup at the McEnery Convention Center. When the registration hours during Connect are published, they will be posted to this page and agenda on this website and on the conference app.

Please remember you will need a government-issued photo ID to verify your identity at the event.

Will meals be provided?

Yes, breakfast and lunch will be provided both days, and we’ll have snacks and beverages available throughout the conference.

What if I have a food allergy/intolerance?

Kosher, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options will be available. Additionally, please check the displayed notices at the conference or inquire with a server to identify which items contain common food allergens.

Will there be a mother's room?

Yes. This room is equipped with electrical outlets and Medela Symphony pumps for your convenience. Usage is first come, first served.