OPEN FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Where and when will OPEN take place?

OPEN will take place in-person March 18-20, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla in San Diego, California.

How do I register for OPEN?

Registration is now live. Register early for significant savings on your conference ticket!

What are the registration fees for OPEN 2024? Can you tell me more about each type of pass?

In an effort to make OPEN accessible to the widest audience possible, we are reducing the registration price from last year, as well as offering multiple registration options, including group, individual, presenter, and student tickets. Register early to save!

OPEN 2024 Pricing chart. November 14 - December 15, 2023 Super Early Bird: 
Attendee Price $700, Group Price* $2,800 ($560 per person), Student Price $400
$400. December 16, 2023 - January 31, 2024 Early Bird: Attendee Price $800,
Group Price* $3,200 ($640 per person), Student Price $500. February 1 - March 13, 2024 Standard: Attendee Price $900, Group Price* $3,600 ($720 per person), Student Price $600. March 14 - March 20, 2024 Onsite: Attendee Price $1,000, Group Price* $4,000 ($800 per person), Student Price $700.
*We encourage you to bring your innovation & entrepreneurship team. Group pricing includes five full conference attendee tickets for only the price of four! Meeting space can be reserved, first come, first served, for team retreats.

*We encourage you to bring your team. Group pricing includes five full conference attendee tickets for only the price of four! Meeting space is also available for team retreats (limited availability).

Where can I view the OPEN 2024 schedule?

Details about the schedule can be found here.

What OPEN 2024 sponsorship opportunities are available?

Sponsors of OPEN 2024 engage with an influential group of campus leaders who are supporting the next generation of student innovators. As a sponsor of this year’s conference, you will engage with a driven, dynamic, and diverse group of educators and leaders who are fostering the next generation of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

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I have a great idea for a session! How can I submit a proposal and what’s the deadline?

The Call for Proposals is now closed.

Do you offer any scholarships?

We are committed to increasing accessibility to the OPEN conference. Please take a moment to fill out this scholarship application, and a team member will contact you with more information.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel your registration, please reach out to OPEN@venturewell.org. If you cancel on or before March 1, 2024, you will receive a refund minus a $100 processing fee. We’re sorry, but we cannot provide refunds after March 1.

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Key Dates

  • Standard Registration Closes: March 13, 2024
  • OPEN 2024: March 18-20, 2024

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