Attending

Make the most of the week.

Make sure your week goes smoothly with these essential details. Find out how to get to the conference, review important reminders, and more.

Getting Here

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is closest to WWDC18. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK) are nearby alternatives.

International Travel. If you’re not a U.S. resident, we recommend that you check with your local government for information on required documents and arrangements you’ll need for travel to the United States. If you need a letter to accompany your visa application that confirms your attendance at WWDC18, contact us.

Public Transportation and Parking. Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) provides light rail and bus service throughout San Jose and neighboring cities, with a station across the street from WWDC18. Convenient parking is available at the convention center garage and nearby lots. For details, visit sanjose.org.

McEnery Convention Center
150 W San Carlos Street
San Jose, CA 95113

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Staying Here

For your convenience, discounted rates have been negotiated at select hotels in San Jose for WWDC18. Attendees can make reservations through the Convention Housing Management site. To learn about the sights, shops, and restaurants of the city, visit tripplan.sanjose.org.

Childcare

Group childcare will be available free of charge for children 8 years old or younger, and will be provided by a third party. Make sure to indicate your need for childcare during ticket registration, as space is limited.

Reminders

  • Wear your badge at all times and make sure it’s visible. We don’t re-issue badges, so please take care of yours and do not share it with anyone else.
  • Attendance at sessions and labs is on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited to attendees only. All presentations will be in English.
  • You may discuss technical information about beta Apple software or services disclosed by Apple at WWDC18. However, you may not post screen shots, write public reviews, or redistribute any beta Apple software or services.
  • We’ll provide lunch daily, as well as beverages and snacks.

Code of Conduct

Apple is committed to diversity and to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. All attendees have the right to a safe and welcoming environment regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, or any other attributes. In addition to treating others respectfully, please do not bring items with disrespectful, malicious, or sexually-oriented writing, images, or audio to the conference.

Apple reserves the right to refuse admittance to, or remove any person from WWDC18 (including from any WWDC18 events) at any time in its sole discretion with no refund, including but not limited to attendees behaving in an inappropriate, disorderly, disrespectful, or dangerous manner or failing to comply with these terms and conditions. All attendees must follow safety signage, instructions, and rules. If you have an experience that violates this code of conduct, visit Attendee Services and ask for a manager.

Accessibility

Apple strives to offer a productive learning environment for everyone at WWDC18. McEnery Convention Center and venues for related conference events are accessible to wheelchair users. If you need an ASL interpreter, let us know before the conference and we will provide one for you. Attendees with accommodation requests can contact us. Any information you provide will be shared only with those who require details to accommodate your request. If you need additional assistance at the conference, visit Attendee Services.

In Case of Emergency

Medical and Other Emergencies. For emergency services (fire, medical, police), find a uniformed security guard, call 1-408-277-3500, or access the nearest house phone. These phones will automatically connect you to the in-house security team.

Fire. In case of fire, leave the building immediately by walking to the nearest safe exit. Leave all belongings. Do not use the elevators. Do not return to the building until authorities indicate that it is safe to do so.

Earthquakes. Should an earthquake occur, remain calm and take cover under a stable object. Face away from glass, unstable objects, and tall structures. Remain where you are until the shaking stops and wait for further instructions from authorities. If directed to evacuate McEnery Convention Center, walk to the nearest exit. Do not use the elevators and do not return to the building until authorities indicate that it is safe to do so.

Non-emergency Medical Assistance. A medical technician is on call throughout the conference for non-emergency medical assistance only. Visit Attendee Services on the first floor.

Security. Every precaution is taken to ensure that WWDC18 is a safe and secure learning environment for attendees. Security guards are present at all times at McEnery Convention Center and at associated WWDC18 activities.