Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is API Platform Con and which audience is it targeting?

The API Platform Conference offers a 2-days digest of the latest trends and best practices of API Platform’s ecosystem. This conference brings together innovative companies, project leaders and highly skilled developers. Large topics will be discussed in English but also in French: APIs, PHP, Symfony, JavaScript, Svelte, Docker… If you are a developer, a CTO or decision-maker specialized in one of these technologies: this event is made for you!

Where does the event take place and how do we get there?

The API Platform Conference takes place in Lille, meeting point of big European cities and touristic capital of the Flemish region. The conferences are held in Euratechnologies, the 1st startup incubator and accelerator in Europe. All conferences will be streamed online.

Can you help me find a place to stay?

Rooms have been pre-booked and negotiated in Lille to a special price. Take a look and book them asap (we recommend to use Google Chrome on a private browsing to do so). The Offre spéciale mention should appear on each hotel, contact us if it’s not the case.

Is there a Code of Conduct?

The API Platform Conference is dedicated to providing an inclusive experience for everyone. Take a look at our Code of Conduct page.

Is there a Nursing room at the event?

If you need to pump milk, there will be a room reserved for you with a refrigerator. If you want to bring your baby and you are breastfeeding, please contact Cécile, and she will ensure that you are welcomed with the best conditions.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are non refundable. Tickets will only be refunded if cancels the event. However, you can transfer your ticket by your own: please reach Cécile once you’ve found a buyer so that she can change the name on the badge.

Can I access to a car park?

Once you’re arrived in Lille, we invite you to use public transport. You will find all travel information on how to get to the event on this link.

The nearest metro station is Canteleu, located at 10min walking distance from the event. Lille is also a bike-friendly city and has a bike-sharing station in front of the main track. There are, however, paid car parks nearby but in limited numbers.

Is the on-site event accessible to people with reduced mobility?

Yes: the main entrance, all conference rooms, the exhibitors village and toilets are accessible to people with reduced mobility. You need a special arrangement? Email Cécile and she will come back to you asap.

I haven’t received the access to the online conference, how do I get it?

Your invitation with your personal access will be sent a couple of hours before the D-day. If you didn’t receive anything, check your spam or trash for an email from [email protected]. If you still do not find it, email us [email protected] with your order email or order ID and we will get it to you as soon as possible.

When does the event start?

The doors will open on September 21 at 08:15 AM and the opening keynote will start at 09:10 AM. After presenting a piece of ID at the reception desk, you will receive your access badge.

How do I buy my ticket? Can I buy it at the registration desk?

You can buy your ticket on our website. You can also buy tickets at our registration desk.

Can I join and leave the event at any time?

Your badge allows you to enter and exit the venue as you wish.

Is there a special price?

The API Platform Conference, whether it is the in-person or online edition, is free for students or unemployed developers. Contact us at [email protected] to get your voucher (a proof of school attendance will be asked).

Can I get lunch at the venue?

The on-site edition of the API Platform Conference gives you access to coffee and vegetarian lunch breaks provided by our caterer. Otherwise, several restaurants and food trucks are surrounding the area.

Is there wifi?

A wifi connection will be provided by Euratechnologies. Logins will be indicated on your badge.

Can I leave my belongings in a cloakroom?

There will be a cloakroom available at the venue. declines all responsibility for loss or theft.

Do I have a guaranteed seat?

Seats are not allocated: we advise you to be present a few minutes before the launch of each conference.

Can I ask questions at speakers?

During the last minutes of each conference, it would be possible to question the speakers. Raise your hand and a staff member will bring you a microphone.

Am I allowed to take pictures of the conference?

You can take pictures of the venue and of the conferences, just be careful to not disturb the speakers during their talk and do not insist on taking pictures of the participants. Note that you are likely to be photographed and to appear on our communication media.

How can I share the event through social media?

Use the hashtag #ApiPlatformCon and don’t forget to mention @apiPlatform!

Can I distribute flyers?

Unless you are a partner of the event, it is forbidden to distribute anything to the participants without the prior authorisation of the organisers.

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