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Welcome reception

Tuesday 10 October | 6:00 pm - ­7:30 pm

Welcome to San Francisco! Kick off PuppetConf 2017 in style at our Welcome Reception. Join us for drinks, appetizers, music, and demos as we kick off this year's conference in the exhibit hall at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel. Meet fellow attendees and more than 35 exhibitors.

Puppet 5K Run + Yoga

5k Run - Wednesday 11 October | 6:30 am - ­7:30 am

Lace up your running shoes and join us for a friendly, non­-competitive group run before the conference kicks off. Walkers, joggers, and runners are all welcome. Meet in the hotel lobby at 6:30 am.

Yoga by the Pool - Wednesday 11 October | 6:45 am - ­7:35 am

Join Puppet attendees for 50 minutes of yoga by the pool. Towels will be provided to be used as your yoga mat and for your knees.

 

Puppet Party

Wednesday 11 October | 6:00 pm -­ 8:00 pm

Take part in the festivities after your first day at PuppetConf 2017 by enjoying food, drinks, and live entertainment!

The party venue will be located within walking distance of the event venue, the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel.

Women’s breakfast

Thursday 12 October | 7:45 am - 8:45 am

All women attending PuppetConf 2017 are invited to the Women's Breakfast. Join us to chat, network, and share a meal from 7:45 am-8:45 am on Thursday morning.

Puppet User Group (PUG) meet-up lunch

Thursday 12 October | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Connect with your fellow PUGs for a fun meet-up lunch. This is a casual, drop-in event; you're welcome to stay the entire time or just swing by for a bite and a chat. Grab your lunch in the exhibit hall - find the PUG meet-up reserved tables and join the fun.

Welcome to first-timers

Don’t forget to say hi to all of the attendees joining PuppetConf 2017 for the first time. Give an extra welcome to everyone wearing an amber (orange) lanyard.

LGBTQ meet-up

Wednesday 11 October | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for lunch on Wednesday in the Exhibit Hall for a social and informal meet-up for all LGBTQ PuppetConf attendees and conference friends. (Look for the tables marked "LGBTQ Meet-up") Meet old friends, make new ones, network and simply enjoy each other's company.

Blacks in Tech (BIT) meet-up

Wednesday 11 October | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us at lunch on Wednesday in the Exhibit Hall for a social and informal meet-up for black attendees and conference friends. (Look for the tables marked "Blacks in Tech Meet-up") Meet old friends, make new ones, network and simply enjoy each other's company.

Why PuppetConf 2017?
Learn from and connect with expert speakers, your peers, and the Puppet team - and much more.