Frequently Asked Questions
General Conference Information
What is Live! 360 DEV?
Live! 360 DEV is a 5-day, multi-conference event for the developer community that features the most up-to-date and comprehensive training and knowledge sharing available. The co-located and topic-specific events feature multiple educational tracks created by well-respected advisory boards, and include workshops, sessions and networking events. Attendees can choose to attend any session from any event track, all for one price.
Who is Live! 360 for?
Live! 360 DEV and its five co-located conferences (Visual Studio Live!, SharePoint Live!, Modern Apps Live!, Web Dev Live!, and SQL Server Live!) are for.NET developers, application developers, software architects, technology leaders, designers, and consultants who will benefit from the most knowledgeable speakers, the latest research, and the best training for one low price.
When is Live! 360 DEV Las Vegas?
Live! 360 DEV Las Vegas takes place March 10-14, 2014.
Where is Live! 360 DEV Las Vegas?
Live! 360 DEV Las Vegas will be held at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. For more information about the conference location, please visit the Live! 360 Las Vegas Travel Page.
What's covered in the conference fee?
Your Live! 360 DEV Las Vegas conference registration (5-Day, 3-Day or Workshop Pass) grants you access to all sessions, meals, exhibits, events and activities on the days your package covers at the five co-located Live! 360 DEV events: Visual Studio Live!, SharePoint Live!, Modern Apps Live!, SQL Server Live!, and Web Dev Live!
Who can attend?
The conference is open to the public.
What meals are included with registration?
For all paid Live! 360 Las Vegas attendees, morning coffee and pastries and lunch are provided on all days they attend sessions or workshops at the conference.
Will I be able to request special meals (i.e. kosher, vegetarian)?
Yes, you will be prompted for special meal requirements during the registration process.
How can I request assistance with special needs (i.e. hearing impaired)?
You will be prompted to tell us about your special needs during registration. We will make every effort to accommodate your request.
Where can I find information about Sponsorship opportunities?
If you are interested in exhibit or sponsorship opportunities at Live! 360 DEV Las Vegas, please contact Navid Davani at 949.265.1512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I bring my spouse or companion to the conference?
Due to the business focused atmosphere of the conference, we respectfully request that, as a conference attendee, you do not bring your spouse or any companion to the conference sessions. Your hotel concierge would be happy to provide information on local attractions and related visitor materials about Las Vegas and the surrounding areas. Thank you for your understanding.
Where can I find things to do in the Las Vegas area?
Visit www.visitlasvegas.com for information on places to visit and things to do in the Las Vegas area.
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino does not provide airport transportation, but there are several options:
Taxi - One way fares from McCarran International Airport (LAS) average $14.00.
Shuttle – Shuttles can cost less than $10 for Strip/Downtown from McCarran International Airport (LAS).
Will there be opportunities for small group discussions?
We have scheduled evening events and other networking opportunities allowing you to learn and share in smaller group settings. We also encourage attendees to network during meals and breaks.
How can I network with peers who have similar interests?
Be a part of pre-conference networking with paid attendees by checking the "Attendee Networking" box when you register. Prior to the conference you have an opportunity to introduce yourself to other attendees and arrange to meet and network for lunch, dinner or during other break times. You can also connect with other Live! 360 DEV attendees at:
Do you accept Purchase Orders?
If you would like to use a Purchase Order you may do so when registering online. If you have any questions about using a purchase order please contact our registration department at 541.346.3537. All payment must be received on or before Monday, February 24 or the registration will be canceled.
Where may I obtain your federal tax ID information for my accounting department?
Please contact the registration office and they will fax or mail a completed W9 form to you. Live! 360 Federal Tax I.D. Number is 20-4583700.
Where can I request a receipt?
You will receive an official receipt on your badge when you check in at the conference. However, if you need a receipt before arriving onsite, you may request one by writing or by calling the registration office at 541.346.3537. Receipts are processed weekly.
How may I make changes to my registration?
You may request changes to your registration by writing email@example.com or by calling 541.346.3537.
What if I need to cancel my registration?
All requests for cancellation must be sent in writing to the registration office. Requests must be received by the cancellation deadline of February 12, 2014 to qualify for a refund. A cancellation-processing fee of $250 will be charged for each cancellation request. No refunds will be given after February 12, 2014.
If I cancel my conference registration will my hotel room cancelled as well?
No, these are handled separately. Please contact your hotel directly to cancel your room reservation.
If you have purchased the Live! 360 5-Day Complete Conference & Hotel Package and need to cancel your conference registration, Live! 360 will also cancel your hotel reservation at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. If you cancel after the cancellation deadline of February 12, 2014, certain hotel cancellation fees may apply.
May I send someone in my place if I cannot attend?
Yes, you may transfer your registration to another person at any time. Requests must be made in writing and may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 541.346.3545, or bring the request with you onsite.
Will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Yes, if you include your email address you will receive an email acknowledgement of your registration being received in the conference database.
Do you offer any student discounts?
We offer full-time college students from accredited universities a discount off of the full priced conference registration fees. To qualify for this discount, please contact the registration office at 541.346.3537 and be prepared to provide a copy of your student identification card.
Will there be computers with Internet access at the conference?
Yes, the Internet Café and Power Station is available onsite for all attendees. Wi-Fi is also available on the conference floor sponsored by CodeProject.
Will printers be available for attendee use?
Yes, a printer will be available as a part of the Internet Café.
Where do I get the notes for each conference session?
All Live! 360 DEV attendees will receive the Live! 360 DEV Conference Proceedings CD that includes session slides from each of the five co-located events.