FAQs

When and where is the conference taking place?

Open 2018 will take place March 22-24, 2018 in Austin, TX. More details coming soon.

What are the OPEN 2018 registration rates?

More details coming soon.

Is there an attendee list for OPEN 2018?

Yes! You will get access to the attendee list after you’ve registered for the conference. To access the list, log into your Cvent registration and click on the “Already registered?” button at the top right of the page (or at the bottom right under the Register button). Enter the email address used for registration and the confirmation number found in your confirmation email.

When will the program schedule be available?

The OPEN 2018 program schedule will be available by the end of November.

I’m a student. How do I receive the student discount?

Register for the conference as usual, then once you are on the “Submit Payment” page of the registration process, enter “Student” for the discount code and select apply.

Can I get a single invoice for all of the registrants from my university/organization?

Yes! If you need a group invoice, please contact our Finance Department at finance@venturewell.org.

How do I cancel my registration?

More details coming soon.

What’s the dress code?

The dress code for the conference is business casual. But make sure to check out the Austin weather before you pack!

What meals are included at the conference?

More details coming soon.

What is Open Minds?

Open Minds is an exhibition of our top E-Teams—student teams from schools around the country working on commercializing new technologies. The exhibition is an opportunity for the teams to demonstrate their products and receive feedback, all in a fun and festive atmosphere. Watch a PBS NewsHour video of our 2016 Open Minds event.

Where is Open Minds being held?

More details coming soon.

Can I bring a guest to Open Minds?

Yes! You can add guests for $75 each.

For any additional questions, who can I contact?

For additional questions, please contact VentureWell Event Planning Administrator Lisa Ponce.

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