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FAQ

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General information

What is Ray Summit? Who should attend?

Ray Summit is an event for software engineers, machine learning practitioners, data scientists, developers, MLOps professionals, and architects — and anyone else who wants to learn about building and deploying large-scale applications, especially in AI and machine learning. The summit brings the global Ray community together to learn the fundamentals, explore new use cases, share best practices, and discuss the future of AI.

Where in San Francisco will the conference be held?

Ray Summit will take place at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Hotel (5 Embarcadero Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94111) on August 23 and 24, 2022.

Is the conference in person or virtual??

The conference will be in person, but we will also host a virtual broadcast of keynotes as well as a selection of breakout sessions and training.

Will content be available on demand after the conference?

Yes, keynotes and select sessions will be available on demand after the conference.

How do I register?

You can register for the conference here.

Policies

Is there a code of conduct for the conference?

Yes. You can review our Code of Conduct here. All attendees must comply with the Code of Conduct listed on both the registration page and in the Attendee Portal.

Is there an age requirement to attend the in-person Ray Summit 2022?

Yes. All attendees must be 21 years or older, as alcoholic beverages will be served onsite.

What is your cancellation policy?

Cancellations submitted between April 15, 2022, and June 15, 2022, will be issued a full refund of the registration fee via the original payment method, less a 10% processing fee.

Cancellations submitted between June 15, 2022, and August 1, 2022, will be issued a 50% refund of the registration fees via the original payment method.

Cancellations submitted after August 2, 2022, are not eligible for a refund.

I can no longer attend. Can I transfer my in-person registration to someone else?

Yes. Please contact us at raysummit@anyscale.com.

Session catalog

Where can I view the session catalog?

You can review the Ray Summit 2022 Session Catalog here.

When will training sessions be available to book?

Registration for the training sessions on August 22 is now open! Learn more about each training and register here.

How do I become a sponsor?

If you are interested in sponsorships or have any questions, please visit our Ray Summit Sponsors page, or contact sponsorships@anyscale.com.

Pricing and registration

What does Ray Summit 2022 cost to attend?

In-person full conference passes are $995 USD and virtual full conference passes are free. For more information, visit the Ray Summit 2022 registration page.

What do I get with my in-person full conference pass?

The full conference pass gives you access to all keynotes and breakout sessions, Ray Meetup, the Ray Welcome Reception, Ray experts, Ray partners, meals, and more. Training sessions are an additional fee.

Are day passes available?

No, we do not offer day passes.

Is group pricing available?

Yes, anyone purchasing 5+ tickets will receive 20% off the full conference pass price. Anyone purchasing 10+ tickets will receive 30% off the full conference pass price. Training is not subject to group pricing discounts.

Do you offer a student, government or non-profit employee discount?

Yes. During the registration process, student, government, and non-profit employee discounts may be applied with a valid .MIL, .GOV, .ORG or .EDU email address.

How can I justify the expense of attending Ray Summit to my employer?

One way to justify attending Ray Summit is to write a letter to your supervisor to help them understand the return they will see on this important investment. Here's a customizable letter that you can use to get started.

Traveling to Ray Summit

How can I book a room at Ray Summit?

You will be able to book a discounted conference hotel room at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco once you have registered for the in-person conference. You can access hotel booking by clicking on the “Book Hotel” link in the Attendee Portal once it's live.

Is a credit card required to make a hotel reservation?

Yes, a credit card is required to book a hotel reservation. A confirmation email will be sent directly from the hotel to the registration email address provided. For additional information or a detail of hotel charges, refer to your reservation by logging into the attendee portal. For further questions, please reach out to raysummit@anyscale.com.

What is the nightly cost for accommodation at the Hyatt Regency for Ray Summit 2022?

The standard nightly rate starts at $299 prior to taxes.

Accessibility

Is accessible session seating available?

Yes. Accessible seating is available within each lecture-style content room, including the keynotes.

How do I request additional accessibility services?

Some additional accessibility services must be arranged in advance. Please contact raysummit@anyscale.com for more information.

Do you allow service animals?

Service animals are welcome at Ray Summit 2022. For guest hotel rooms, there are specific guidelines around service and support animals at the hotel property. Please contact your hotel’s reservation desk for more information.

Are reflection rooms available?

A reflection room, or quiet room, is available at the event and can be used when needed during general conference hours. Please check on site for exact location.

Are lactation rooms available?

A lactation room is available at the event and will provide a private, secure space for nursing parents. Please check on site for the exact location.

Are gender-neutral restrooms available on site?

Gender-neutral restrooms are available on site. Please check on site for the exact location.

Health and safety

What is the COVID vaccination policy?

Proof of vaccination is not required to attend Ray Summit.

What is the mask policy?

The State of California and the Hyatt San Francisco do not currently have a mask mandate policy. Masks can be worn at the discretion of attendees but are not required to attend the event.

Will I be required to maintain a 6-foot (2-meter) distance from other attendees?

No. You will not be required to maintain 6-foot (2-meter) distancing during the event.

I am traveling from outside the US. Are there any specific guidelines I should follow?

If you are traveling from outside the US, please visit the CDC Information for International Travel into the US webpage for the most up-to-date information and guidelines.

Contact us

How do I become a sponsor?

Please contact sponsorships@anyscale.com.

How can I contact the Ray Summit 2022 team?

If you have a question not addressed here, or general feedback, please reach out to raysummit@anyscale.com.

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