C3 Festival 2024 Attendee Welcome Guide

C3 Festival 2024 Attendee Welcome Guide

Welcome to C3 Fest 2024! We are so excited to have you! Use this guide, so you know all the important info & policies that will ensure you have a safe and productive and amazing conference!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: [email protected].

June 14 & 15

Main Info

Conference Agenda

June 14
C3 Fest Day 1 - Workshops - Start at 10:00 CEST Other activities at Lowlander - Start at 15:30 Pre-party - Start at 19:30 CEST
June 15
C3 Fest Day 2 - Start at 10:00 CEST Evening Party - Start at 19:30 CEST Night Party - Start at 23:00 CEST
June 19
Remote TechLead Discussion Rooms. Start at 16:00 CEST

🛍 Online Shop

Check out our awesome conference merch! Get it online before the event.


💬 Discord

All the main communication will be on Discord and it's also a quick way to contact the org team at the conference.

Conf Channels (click to learn more)

general information channel
all announcements of speakers talks, discussion rooms, and many more
chatting room

How to join Discord:

2. After joining the server you’ll get a welcome message as in the image on the right. 3. You need to go to #🎭pick-your-role channel and pick your event by clicking on relevant emoji ☀️. 4. After clicking the relevant emoji you will get access to React Summit channels.


💻 Day 1 - Workshops & Other Activities

We will hold workshops on June 14. Start time: 10:00 CEST To take part in the workshop please register separately via the GitNation portal.



The conference does not provide free lunch options, but we can recommend the closest restaurant to the venue location and food truck area: 1. Lowlander Botanical Bar & Restaurant - Located on the waterfront, Gedempt Hamerkanaal 201, 1021 KP Amsterdam, Netherlands with special festival combo meal deals 2. Food Truck area - Nieuwendammerham, 1011 VL Amsterdam, Netherlands: The Butcher: variety of burgers + soft drinks / beer / wine Indian truck: Indian food + soft drinks / beer / wine L'Aubergine: Vegan: Falafel Wraps, Meat: Burger Brioche Pulled pork or Chicken Wrap. Drinks Spa blauw / Spa rood / Cola / Fanta / beer

Other activities

The following activities will be held in the Lowlander Botanical Bar & Restaurant - Located on the waterfront, Gedempt Hamerkanaal 201, 1021 KP Amsterdam, Netherlands after lunch. Please check the schedule here:


Panel Discussion: JS Frameworks

Game Tournament

Party from 21:00 to 01:00 CEST

Speed Networking/Pub Quiz

Networking at Lowlander


🎊 Pre-Party 19:30-22:30 CEST / June 14

Join us at the venue from 19:30 - 22:30 CEST! What's in store for you:

Linalab's algorave perfomance


Silent disco with 3 different music streams


📅 Day 2 - What Will Happen

Registration / Start at 8:00 CEST

Prior to the conference, you will receive an email with information about the time window in which you will be able to register as a conference participant. We kindly ask you to show up at the venue at the designated time, otherwise, we will not be able to register you before the first talk, which will cause missing it.


We will have 2 tracks: Path Track & Insights Track. Each track will have a different speaker in parallel.


Discussion Room

On June 15 we’ll have discussion rooms:

  • AI vs Your Career - Career Growth During This Weird Techscession
  • Maintaining Professional Growth
  • Bridging The Gap Between Tech & Business

Find the exact schedule on the conference website. Location: 2 floor – look for Discussion room signs and arrows. !!! The discussion rooms will be hybrid as well, meaning that remote attendees will also be able to join via ZOOM (link to ZOOM can be found on the watch page).


🏢 Venue

the Kromhouthal - Gedempt Hamerkanaal 231, 1021 KP Amsterdam, Netherlands

Parking at the venue

The Kromhouthal has 80 private parking spots right in front of the door. In addition, there’s ample public parking in the vicinity. There is paid parking in the area.


Alternative ways of getting to the venue (click to learn more)

By metro Metro 52 takes you from South-Amsterdam to the new station Noorderpark in under 15 minutes. Metro 52 also departs from Central Station. It runs 10 times per hour.

Uber / Bolt Uber/ Bolt works perfectly in Amsterdam. You can download the app via App Store or Google Play.

By ferry (public transport) There are free ferries to North Amsterdam departing from Central Station. Take the most eastern ferry to IJplein to get as close to the Kromhouthal as possible. The ferry goes four times per hour and eight times during rush hour. After departing the ferry, follow the bike path to the right and turn right after supermarket Dirk van den Broek.

Other info

Wi-Fi: This year, there won't be WiFi available at the venue. Given the large number of people, the wifi has been always unstable. Therefore, we've devised an alternative solution: you can buy Esim with 15% discount using promo code GITNATION15 at Airalo.

Lost & found: If you find an item that is on its own (bag, laptop, phone, etc), please do the right thing and bring it to the organizers or volunteers at the registration desk, they will find the owner of the item.

Wheelchair access: The majority of the area you will need to access is paved. There are wheelchair-accessible tables in the venue and elevator to get to the discussion room.

Filming & Photography: A professional crew will be taking photos and videos at the event for future promotion of the event. If you don’t want to appear in the photos or videos, ask for a black lanyard at the reception desk. The stage talks will be photographed, recorded, and streamed live on the Watch page. Talk recordings will be provided to full-access attendees within 1-2 weeks after the conference.

Other assistance: If you require any other assistance, please email the organizer at [email protected].


😋 Food & Beverage

Food at the venue

At the festival we provide water, coffee, tea and some snacks at the venue

Lunch areas

We recommend to grab a meal at these places during breaks and lunch.

Lowlander Botanical Bar & Restaurant (click to learn more)
Food trucks area (click to learn more)

Outside the building will be various food trucks:

The Butcher: variety of burgers + soft drinks / beer / wine

Indian truck: Indian food + soft drinks / beer / wine

L'Aubergine: 1. Vegan: Falafel Wraps (freshly made Babaganoush, cole sla, tahini saus, organic falafel) 2. Meat: Burger Brioche Pulled pork or Chicken Wrap 3. Drinks Spa blauw / Spa rood / Cola / Fanta / beer


🪩 Party / June 15

Break before the party / 18:00-19:30 CEST

What you can do during the break - Have dinner at Lowlander Botanical Bar & Restaurant - Grab some food and beer/wine/soft drink in the food truck area - Go to the Oedipus Brewing

Evening-party / 19:30-23:00 CEST

Join us at the venue from 19:30 - 22:30 CEST! What will happen at the party:

Night-party / from 23:00 CEST

Location: Noordwaards - Gedempt Hamerkanaal 86, 1021 KR Amsterdam, Netherlands

Who will be there

23:00 - 00:30 - Deep Gosh

00:30 - 01:30 - Wowa Effect

01:30 - 03:00 - Adana Twins

03:00 - 04:00 - Biskuwi


🗺 Custom City Map

We’ve created a custom city map with our favorite restaurants, bars, and cafes that are within walking or public transport distance! See the full custom map here. To find a company for a walk please join a Discord channel #🏙activities-around-conf🇳🇱


📅 Remote Discussion Rooms / June 19

Discussion Rooms

During June 19 we’ll have discussion rooms. Find the exact schedule on the conference website. Place: Zoom – the link can be found on the watch page under the stream player



Final Notes

If you didn’t find an answer to your question here, please send your request to [email protected] or check out FAQ on the conference website. We really hope that C3 Festival will not only be really useful but also a lot of fun for you. We hope, you will enjoy your time with us, gaining new skills and knowledge, meeting new people, and making new friends. See you soon in Amsterdam 😉