Meeting Registration

The pre-meeting registration is now closed please contact help@broadband-forum.org to register for this meeting.

The meeting fee was due on or before: Monday, March 11, 2019.

Meeting Fee:

  • $450 USD for Principal and Associate Members to attend general and committee meetings.
  • $310 USD for Principal and Associate Members to attend general and committee meetings for ONE day.
  • $310 USD for Auditing Members to attend Summit, Plenary, and General Sessions Only.
(The meeting fees include lunch and are for all attendees including those staying in the hotel.)

Refund Policy:
  • Cancellations received on or before Monday, March 11: FULL REFUND
  • Cancellations received after Monday, March 11: 50% REFUND

Hotel Reservations

**Please be reminded that it is vital that you book your rooms at the hotel that the Forum has contracted with, failure to do so puts the Forum in financial jeopardy.**

It is now past the hotel reservation deadline, however there may be still rooms available.  To reserve a room at the Hilton Warsaw Hotel please contact the hotel directly by telephone at +48.22.356.5555.

Our group rate is offered from Fri. March 15 to Fri. March 22 however there are only a few room nights available for the pre and post meeting nights.  If you cannot book for your full stay please make a reservation for the dates that are available, email help@broadband-forum.org with your travel dates and we will request a reservation update on your behalf.

BBF Discounted Room Rates
:

  • Single Occupancy Room 610.00 PLN
  • Double Occupancy Room 650.00 PLN
  • Triple Occupancy Room 770.00 PLN

 The room rates does NOT include taxes; however breakfast and in-room internet access are included. 

Hilton Warsaw Hotel and Convention Centre Reservation Policy:

Individuals are responsible for all sleeping room charges and must be guaranteed by individual's credit card at the time of booking. The cost of one room night will be charged as a reservation deposit.  Reservations cancelled 24 hours prior to arrival will receive a full refund of their deposit. Any reservation cancelled after 24 hours prior to arrival or no shows will forfeit one night's room and tax revenue.

Check-In Time: 14:00  | Check-Out Time: 12:00

Please use the above method to make your reservation at the hotel. Or you may contact the hotel directly by telephone at +48.22.356.5555. In order to be honored the discounted room rate, please let them know you are with THE BROADBAND FORUM MEETING.


If you should need assistance booking a room please contact us directly at +1.510.492.4020 or via email at help@broadband-forum.org.

Note: If reservations are made with a travel agency, the Broadband Forum will not be able to assist in adjusting room rates as the hotel has special agreements with each travel agency. For the Broadband Forum to get involved, you must make your reservations as stated above.

Members Only Link

MEMBERS ONLY: Q1 Warsaw meeting details can be accessed HERE.

Meeting Location

Hilton Warsaw Hotel and Convention Center
Grzybowska 63, Warsaw, 00-844, Poland

Tel: +48.22.356.5555

View a local map with the hotel address HERE.
Please Note:  There are several Hilton hotels in the city of Warsaw, please use the above address to ensure you're referencing the correct hotel.

Important Sessions

Monday, March 18, 2019

  • 08:30 - 09:30: Tools Training
  • 10:00 - 12:30: Keynote, Annual Meeting and Opening Plenary
  • 18:00 - 19:00: Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

  • 10:00 – 10:30: NETCONF/YANG Demo by Deutsche Telekom
  • 15:30 – 16:00: NETCONF/YANG Demo by Deutsche Telekom
Thursday, March 21, 2019
  • 16:30 - 17:30: Closing Plenary
*Please note agenda is subject to change
To view the detailed agenda please go to: Q1 2019 Detailed Agenda

Contributions

The contribution site is now closed and it will reopen on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Sponsors are of course welcome at all of our meetings.  Click Here for information on a variety of meeting and event sponsorship choices or email info@broadband-forum.org.

Visa Information

Visas cannot be obtained at the border or airport. The average time to obtain a Visa is four (4) weeks, however this will vary depending on location. Please be aware that each country has different requirements as to how to apply for a Visa. Please check with your local consulate to get the most accurate information about obtaining a Visa for your specific country of residence.

Entry, Exit and Visa Requirements: Poland is a party to the Schengen Agreement. All passports should be valid for at least three months for the period of stay. To help determine if you will need a visa and see other travel requirements please see: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/poland-visa/ 

If you would like Broadband Forum visa letter please add your personal details to the Visa Letter form (members only access) and email it at help@broadband-forum.org for a signature. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact us at help@broadband-forum.org or by phone at +1.510.492.4020.

Transportation


Local Airports:

Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, more commonly referred to as Chopin Airport or Warsaw-Chopin Airport, is an international airport located in the Włochy district of Warsaw, Poland.

Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
The drive from the WAW airport to the hotel is estimated to take about 20 minutes.

A taxi from the Chopin airport to the Hilton Warsaw cost approximately 30.00 to 50.00 PLN.

Meeting Check-In

All attendees must check-in at the Broadband Forum desk in the hotel to receive meeting materials and name badge.

On-site Registration Hours at the Hilton Warsaw Hotel:

  • Monday, March 18: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 19: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 20: 8:00am - 6:00pm