SIGNAL Locations and Dates

Where is SIGNAL?

SIGNAL will be held at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California, USA [map].

When is SIGNAL?

Wednesday, October 17 and Thursday, October 18, 2018

What are the registration hours?

October 17, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
October 18, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


How much does SIGNAL cost?

Ticket type




Super Early Bird
Now - June 30
Early Bird
July 1 - August 31
September 1 - October 16
October 17 - 18
Students and Non-Profit
Now - October 18
Superclass Only

I have completed my registration and want to make a change. What do I do?

Contact the SIGNAL 2018 Registration Team:

SIGNAL 2018 Registration Team
Telephone: +1 415-446-7719
Toll Free: 866-446-7719
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM PST

What is the payment policy?

SIGNAL Registration and Housing accepts these methods of payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express. Should you need to remit payment via check or wire transfer, please contact the Registration Teamfor additional instructions.

What is the cancellation policy?

All cancellations must be submitted via email to the SIGNAL 2018 Registration Team by Friday, September 21st, 2018 for a refund less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations made after September 21st and no-shows are forfeit.

Are attendee substitutions permitted?

If you are unable to attend SIGNAL, you may transfer your registration to another person before September 15, 2018 by providing authorization to us at Substitutions requested after this date are subject to a $100 transaction fee.

If I cancel my registration, can I transfer my hotel reservation to another attendee?

Hotel reservations made through SIGNAL Registration and Housing are not transferable. The substituting attendee will need to complete his/her hotel reservation through the registration process and submit a new credit card to secure the reservation.

Can I bring a guest?

Unregistered guests are not permitted to attend any SIGNAL activities.

What are the hotels of record for SIGNAL?

Park Central Hotel
Rate is $309+taxes/night

How can I make a reservation at the hotel?

You can reserve a hotel room through the registration process.

Park Central San Francisco
50 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: +1 415.974.6400
Hotel Reservations: 888.627.8561
Hotel Website | Map & Directions

What is the hotel reservation change and/or cancellation policy?

Cancellations must be made by September 21, 2018, or your credit card will be charged an amount equal to one night's room and tax. Contact the the SIGNAL 2018 Registration Team to modify or cancel your reservation. Note all modification requests must be received in writing by September 21 otherwise one night room and tax will be forfeit.


Can I get a visa letter?

Visa requests will be handled on an individual basis. To make a request, please email details to

Which airports are closest to San Francisco?

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the closest major airport, located an easy 25-minute drive from downtown. Alternatively, the Oakland International Airport (OAK) is a 35-minute drive over the Bay Bridge.

How do I arrange ground transportation to and from the airport?

Taxis, as well as ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, are readily available at the San Francisco and Oakland airports, with no advance reservations required.

Public transit: BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) links to both airports, and the Civic Center/UN Plaza station is about a 5 minute walk to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

Please use the links below for additional information about ground transportation services: