Universe2020

Powering Your Digital Transformation

May 19-21, San Antonio, Texas

Information

Accommodations

Hotel booking is not included in the registration fee. Please make your hotel reservations at the JW Marriott Hill Country.

Airline arrangements

Every attendee is responsible for their own airline reservations and flight costs.

Airport

The closest airport to the venue is San Antonio International (SAT). It offers international connections and is located about 30 minutes from the JW Marriott Hill Country.

Breakfast

Breakfast is included in the event registration fee and is available onsite at Micro Focus Universe on Tuesday through Thursday.

Communication

The country code for the USA is +1.

Conference fee

Your conference fee for Micro Focus Universe 2020 includes the full-conference pass, access to all sessions, workshops, the Digital Transformation Zone, Meeting Center, daily coffee and lunch breaks, and any scheduled evening activities.

Early-bird price: $599 + 3% booking fee (Before March 1, 2020)

Standard price: $749 + 3% booking fee (After March 1, 2020)

Day passes for Tuesday or Wednesday: These are available for $349 + 3% booking fee. The day passes include Tuesday or Wednesday-only access to sessions, workshops, the Digital Transformation Zone, Meeting Center, coffee and lunch break, and the scheduled evening activity for the specific night.

Conference location

The conference will take place at the JW Marriott Hill Country.

23808 Resort Parkway
San Antonio, Texas
78261
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Contact

For registration support or information about attending the conference, please contact the support team.

Credit cards

All major credit cards are accepted widely in shops, hotels, and restaurants in San Antonio. Some taxis accept credit cards, but please check payment terms with the driver first. Cash-on-card services are available from selected American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, and Visa card addresses. ATM cash machines are widely available.

Currency

The official currency in San Antonio and the USA is the dollar.

Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, post offices, and change bureaus.

Dietary restrictions

During the registration process, you will have the opportunity to advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies. Micro Focus Universe 2020 works closely with the venue to create menus that can be enjoyed by all attendees.

Dress code

The event dress code is business casual. We advise you bring a light sweater or jacket as the conference center rooms may be cool. The JW Marriott Hill Country is a world-renowned resort and spa with several pools, a water park, and two PGA golf courses on property. You may want to bring swimwear and casual clothes for leisure time. You're also welcome to wear your Western duds for the Wednesday night event celebration at the Knibbe Longhorn Cattle Ranch.

Electricity

Electric power in the USA is standardized in all 50 states. It is set at 110 volts . If traveling from outside the USA, you will need an adaptor to fit US electrical outlets.

Evening events

Evening events will take place as follows:

Tuesday, May 19, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.   Welcome reception

Taking place in the Digital Transformation Zone, the welcome reception offers drinks and appetizers, plus time to begin networking with your colleagues.

After the welcome reception, you are welcome to dine at one of the JW Marriott restaurants or visit San Antonio’s historic Riverwalk where you’ll find a variety of great restaurants. Tuesday evening dinner is not included in the event registration fee.

Wednesday, May 20, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   Event celebration

Pull on your cowboy boots and join fellow Micro Focus Universe attendees for an evening celebration Texas style! You’ll enjoy authentic Texas BBQ, drinks, live country music, armadillo racing, and a live rodeo at the historic Knibbe Longhorn Cattle Ranch. You won’t want to miss this San Antonio Texas experience and a chance to hop on a 2,000-pound longhorn steer for a rare photo opportunity. Giddy up!

Language

Conference proceedings will be conducted in English.

Local time

San Antonio, Texas is in the Central Time Zone (CT).

Lunch

Lunch is included in the event registration fee and is available onsite Tuesday-Thursday.

Luggage storage area

Luggage storage facilities for hotel guests are available at the JW Marriott.

Meals

The following meals are included in conference fees:

  • Breakfast and lunch are provided on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
  • Appetizers are provided on Tuesday during the welcome reception.
  • Dinner is provided on Wednesday at the event celebration.

If you have any dietary restrictions, please indicate those when registering for the event.

Meeting Center

Micro Focus Universe attendees may request 1:1 meetings with Micro Focus executives and product experts in our onsite Meeting Center. Please submit meeting requests to your Micro Focus sales representative after you have registered for the event.

Passports

Passports are required if traveling from countries outside of the USA. You may indicate whether you need a visa invitation letter during the registration process.

Transportation

Attendees are responsible for booking your own ground transportation.

Lyft, taxis, and Uber are widely available at the San Antonio International airport and the JW Marriott Hill Country. Travel between the airport to the JW Marriott takes approximately 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic and time of day, and will cost approximately $30-$40.

Visa

If traveling from outside of the USA, you should check the visa requirements for your nationality. A request for a visa invitation letter can be submitted during registration. Please note that the process for issuing visa invitation letters can take several working days.

Weather

In most years, San Antonio averages a daily maximum temperature for May between 84 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit (29 to 32 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 65 and 69 °F (18 to 21 °C).

Wi-fi

Wi-fi is available at the JW Marriott Hill Country and is included in the daily resort fee.

Workshops

Please note that adding a workshop to your session wish list does not guarantee you a seat. You will need to register onsite to secure your spot.