FAQ

How can I get access to the event?

Following the Covid Policy of the State of New York, we will only admit ticket holders to droidcon NYC 2021 who are fully vaccinated. 

All attendees are required to show proof that they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the FDA or WHO.

Proof of Vaccination: 
For proof of vaccination, you can use:
·      CDC Vaccination Card. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.
·      NYC Vaccination Record or other official immunization records from within or outside the U.S., including from your health care provider. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.
·      NYC COVID Safe App: Android | iOS. You can upload to this app a photo of your CDC vaccination card or other official records, along with your photo ID.
·      Excelsior Pass (or Excelsior Pass Plus). To use this app, you will need the phone number or email address associated with your NYC vaccination record. 

Distance, hygiene, and mask requirements will remain in place at droidcon New York 2021.

What requirements must I observe if I am arriving from another country or US State?
The current travel restrictions issued by US Authorities apply. Please note that depending on the area you are arriving from, additional entry restrictions may apply. You may have to present documentation of a negative test result, proof of vaccination/recovery, for example.
Please find more information about your individual situation here and check Travel Planner for the state, local, tribal, and territorial government restrictions before traveling.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 vaccines protect against COVID-19. Get safety info and more.

Can I get an invoice/receipt for my order?
Yes, please email us and we’ll send it to you.

Can I get a refund for my order?

Yes, up to 30 days before the event. Here are Eventbrite instructions on how to do that.

My promo code didn’t work, what do I do?

Please email us your order number and promo code that you used and we’ll look into that.

Can I buy a student ticket if I’m enrolled in an online course like Android Basics by Google Nanodegree Program from Udacity? If so, what proof do I need to show that I am a current student?

Please show us some kind of confirmation email from Udacity etc that confirms you’re enrolled in Android related course.

Can you send me a visa invitation letter?

Yes, we can send you a visa invitation letter after you buy a ticket. Please email us information about your ticket order, passport details, and which U.S. consulate you’ll go to.

What is CFP?

CFP is short for Call for Papers. Call for Papers is when we ask people to submit their talk proposals and then choose the best ones to go into the conference program.

Can I submit a talk for droidcon NYC?

Yes. Our CFP is open till September 30, 2021.

Who’s going to choose talks for droidcon NYC?

Content and programming are organized by Kevin Galligan, President of Touchlab working together with the Program Committee that consists of members of the Android community. The list of the Program Committee will later be published on droidcon.nyc website.

When will I know if my talk was selected?

Please allow about 2 weeks for Program Committee to vote and choose talks. Selected speakers will get an acceptance email from organizers in October latest.

When can I see the program?

The first talks will be on the conference website in October.