SDC is Where Now Meets Next, bringing together thousands of developers and creators to explore today’s tech and visualize what’s possible in the future. The two-day conference will feature exciting keynote announcements, technical sessions and valuable networking time. Plus, Samsung product teams and technology partners will showcase the latest tech advances and tools.

Samsung Developer Conference will be held from Wednesday, November 7 to Thursday, November 8 at the Moscone West Building located at 800 Howard St. San Francisco, CA 94103.

SDC is designed for Developers, Designers, Creators and Technologists – everyone who is passionate about technology!

Yes! For your convenience, we’ve arranged a private room for nursing, and we can also provide refrigeration upon request. Please contact us at

We’ll have a coat check area where you can drop off luggage — just note that we don’t recommend leaving valuables.

If you misplace something while the event is in progress, stop by our Info Desk on the second floor to check if someone dropped off your lost item. If you realize you’ve lost something once SDC18 has ended, send us a note with a description of the item to

Yes, select SDC18 content will be available online for viewing. The Opening Keynote and Spotlight Session will be live-streamed to Facebook Live. Technical sessions will be recorded and available after the conference through the SDC18 website.

Absolutely — we provide vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free food options. If you have additional dietary needs, please contact, and we’ll do our best to accommodate you!

We have a special form for members of the Press. When registering, please select “Press” from the list of categories. Our team will review submissions, and notify you once your request has been approved or declined.

SDC offers early check-in on Tuesday, November 6 from 12-8pm. No other programming will take place on this day. Be sure to bring a valid photo ID. On conference days, Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8, check-in will open at 8am. Programming begins both days at 10am. For the full conference schedule, refer to the event website.

Registration and payment

Click here to register. It’s quick and easy — you’ll create an account, tell us a bit about yourself, and then submit payment to complete your registration.

We accept these credit cards: American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

We can help with that! On the login page, please select “Click here to be emailed a reminder.” We will send you an email with your reference number, which serves as your password. If you have any trouble, let us know by emailing

The payment will show on your credit card statement as “Samsung Developer Conf” — if you don’t see the transaction, please contact

We hope you’re able to attend SDC18, but if something comes up, you can request to cancel by emailing We are not able to offer refunds, but your registration can be transferred to someone else upon request.

Check out our pricing information on the Registration page. Please note, a 3% transaction fee will be applied to the ticket price. If you’ve been given a special promo code, you can enter it when registering.

If you require a visa letter, please send a request email to and include ‘Visa Letter’ in the subject of your email. Please include your full legal name, registration ID (included in your registration confirmation email), country of citizenship, country of residence and dates of travel to the U.S. within the body of the email.  In order to receive a visa letter, you must be a registered attendee of SDC18. If you are unable to obtain the appropriate documentation prior the conference, you may reach out to SDC Support,, for a full refund.

If you would like to bring a guest to the conference, they will also need to be registered as an attendee. If you have a special request, please reach out to

Travel and Accommodations

We recommend flying into the San Francisco International Airport. You can find more info about it here.

Yes, we have arranged discounted room rates at several hotels near the venue for SDC18 attendees. Once you register, you will be prompted to book your hotel room. Check out the Accommodations page for more info!

Check out our Accommodations page for helpful transportation tips! As we won’t be providing shuttles, we recommend taking BART, Muni, Lyft or Uber.

While we recommend using public transportation, ride-sharing services or bikes to travel to SDC18, you can also check out parking options here.


Sure! We occasionally use photos taken at SDC by our photographers in promotional materials.

We understand that you may not want your photo taken, and we will be sure to respect your privacy. Please inform our Registration Team when you check in.

Yes, please refer to our Code of Conduct here.