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Schedule for Both Days

Party on Monday Night

Finding McCaw Hall

McCaw Hall is at 321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109. The building itself is huge and hard to miss, but the entrance is at the northwest corner. Parking is available at the 5th Ave N. Garage or the Mercer St Garage. The entrance and both parking options are shown below.

Outdoor Map

Getting Around Inside

The venue this year is much bigger than last year's, but the layout is pretty simple. You enter on the ground floor, where you'll find registration, coat check, and the maternity room. The theater is on the second floor, as are the restrooms (including individual gender-neutral restrooms on both sides). The quiet room is on the third floor. That's all!

Quiet Room

The quiet room is on the third floor. Please don't make noise in the quiet room! There's plenty of non-quiet hallway space for conversations and phone calls.

Code of Conduct

All attendees are bound by the Code of Conduct. If you need help with any code of conduct issue, you can contact the organizers at 206-420-5027. Someone will be available at this number at all times during conference hours and the party on Monday night.

Accessibility

McCaw Hall is fully ADA accessible. Any member of McCaw Hall venue staff can provide directions to elevators, accessible seats, etc. If you have any accessibility problems, feel free to use the code of contact number above; it's the highest-priority way to reach the organizers.

Closed Captioning

We've hired a remote real-time captioner for the entire event. If you experience any problems with the captions, please contact us at the code of contact number above for the fastest response.

View live closed-captioning here! (It won't show anything until the conference has started.)

(FAQ: Why don't we have captions projected on a screen? Answer: Many attendees find themselves reading the captions simply because they're there, which is fine. But sometimes, the captioner makes a mistake and the audience laughs. This can seriously derail a talk: the speaker might be making a serious point, and suddenly people are laughing and they don't know why. We want to avoid this danger entirely, so we're using live-streamed captions instead.)

Maternity Room

We have a room dedicated to mothers who need privacy, with a refrigerator that you can use if needed. It's next to the coat check, so you can follow any sign pointing toward that. Any member of staff can also direct you to it. If you have any problems, feel free to use the code of conduct number above to get a hold of us quickly.