Where to go, when, what you need – for training classes *and* the main talk days.

Dear attendees: thank you for coming, some of you from very far off places! 


We hope that this page answers questions you will have as you arrive, attend training classes (truly worth going to), make your way to our various training, keynote, talk locations, and dinner party, participate in our three main talk days, and join us for our sprint days.

The sprints are welcoming, friendly, and respectful of any contributions and feedback you have been wanting to do something about or have been mulling over.

Code of Conduct

The conference is held on behalf of and by members of the Plone Foundation, and so falls under the Plone Code of Conduct.

If you are subjected to or witness a violation of this code, please immediately contact the Code of Conduct response team at [email protected] 


In case of life endangering emergency, please call 112 on any telephone.

Contacting the Organizers

The conference organizing team is reachable in many ways:

Individual contacts:

Social Media Sharing

Please consider tweeting and Facebook sharing your attendance at the conference to let as many others as possible know, and, hopefully, encourage more last minute registrations.

All About the Conference

The locations, things to do, our dinner party, getting around, housing: https://2017.ploneconf.org/about

Arriving in Barcelona

If you’re arriving this Sunday, October 15th, we will be hanging out at a dinner location (to be announced) starting at about 6 pm. Look for #ploneconf2017 tweets and join us there! 

Getting Around Barcelona

We strongly recommend you use public transportation.

Please refer to https://2017.ploneconf.org/about/getting-there-public-transport

The Full Schedule

See the entire week's scheduled activities at https://2017.ploneconf.org/schedule/

Getting to Training Classes on Mon./Tues. (Oct. 16 and 17)

On Monday and Tuesday our training classes will be at the same location, the UPC Vertex Building. 

Classes will start at 9 am and 2 pm. 

All training information, including the schedule and room locations, is available at https://2017.ploneconf.org/training/ 

Follow the signs once you arrive at the venue. The reception desk is in the basement S2 of the Vertex Building by the stairs on the left. You will not need your conference badges; simply show up and we’ll welcome you with open (source) arms and give you proper directions! You will receive your conference badges at registration beginning Wednesday.

Registration and talks on Wed./Thurs./Fri. (Oct. 18, 19, 20)

Please refer to https://2017.ploneconf.org/schedule/talks-schedule for all schedules Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Registration will be at the UPC Vertex Building Auditori, Plaça d'Eusebi Güell, 6, 08034 Barcelona, on Wednesday starting at 8 am.

To get there, take the subway to the L3 Palau Reial stop on the Red Line and walk to the Vertex Building. See the map for walking directions, which shows the location of the Palau Reial stop, the Vertex Building and the routes connecting them.

You will receive your conference badge and a goodie bag at the reception desk. It will be located at the North entrance of the Vertex Building at the entrance of the Auditorium. Please register there as soon as possible to avoid any delay of the conference start, which will begin promptly at 9 am.

There will be coffee at the hall entrance on Wednesday at 8 am while you are waiting in line to register.

No food or drink is allowed in any room where we are having our keynotes and talks, so plan accordingly.

The registration desk will be open each day, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8 am - 9 am, at the Auditorium entrance hall, but if you have received your badge and bag of goodies, you do not need to come back to the registration desk.