SaltConf16 FAQ

What are the dates of the conference?

SaltConf16 Pre-Conference Training is held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The SaltConf16 main conference runs from Wednesday, April 20 through Thursday, April 21, 2016.

What SaltConf16 deals and discounts are available?

Group discounts are still available for companies looking to send teams of four or more to SaltConf16. Details are provided on the SaltConf16 registration page.

Where will the conference be held?

SaltConf16 will be held at the most luxurious hotel in Salt Lake City, The Grand America Hotel, located at 555 S Main St.  in Salt Lake City, UT 84111. SaltConf16 attendees can stay at the hotel for the discounted rate of $239 per night plus tax.

When is the last day that I can register?

Registrations will be accepted until April 19, 2016, but we fully expect the conference to sell out before this date. Also, to take advantage of SaltConf16 deals and discounts before they expire please register as soon as possible.

Can I attend the pre-conference training and not the rest of SaltConf16?

No. SaltConf16 Pre-Conference Training is reserved for SaltConf16 attendees only. Many pre-conference training courses are nearing capacity.

How much does SaltStack training usually cost?

SaltConf16 Pre-Conference Training offers a more-targeted and flexible training experience at a substantially reduced rate ($500) compared to any other SaltStack training offering. Attendees also receive one complimentary sitting for the SaltStack Certified Engineer exam. By comparison, SaltStack virtual, instructor-led training costs $2,195. One sitting for the SaltStack Certified Engineer Training exam costs an additional $350.

When can I take the SaltStack Certified Engineer exam?

One sitting for the SaltStack Certified Engineer Training exam is offered to SaltConf16 Pre-Conference Training attendees. Attendees can take the timed exam from 4:00-6:00PM on Tuesday, or from 1:45-2:45PM on Wednesday or Thursday. Visit the SaltConf16 registration and information desk on-site for more detail or to register to take the exam.

Whom should I contact if I have difficulty registering online or need assistance?

Please contact the SaltConf16 registration team at 303-996-6155 or

How do I know if I submitted my registration correctly?

Once your registration is submitted, you will receive an on-screen confirmation as well as an email confirmation including your confirmation number. If you need assistance with registration, please contact the SaltConf16 registration team at 303-996-6155 or  

How do I make changes to my registration?

If you need to make changes to your registration, log back into the SaltConf16 registration portal by using the email address you originally used to register and your SaltConf16 registration confirmation number. If you still need help, please contact the SaltConf16 registration team at 303-996-6155 or

What is the cancellation policy if I can no longer attend?
  • All cancellations received on or before Thursday, December 31, 2015 will incur a $150 cancellation fee.
  • All cancellations received between Friday, January 1 – Thursday, January 31, 2016 will incur 50% of the registration fee.
  • All cancellations received between Monday, February 1 – Thursday, April 21, 2016 will incur 100% of the registration fee.
  • Cancellations must be received in writing at
  • Substitutions are allowed up until 2 weeks before the conference – Tuesday, April 5, 2016.
What is the meeting attire?

The attire is business casual, but Salty trucker hats and t-shirts are also acceptable.

Is there a SaltConf16 group discount?

Yes. Register three people, and get one SaltConf16 full conference pass free. Register your group at the same time to utilize this discount. At the end of the registration process for the first attendee, click the “Add Person” button.

If you have already completed an individual registration and would still like to invite others to attend, please contact the SaltConf16 registration team at 303-996-6155 or

Is a student discount available for SaltConf16 registration?

Yes, but you will need to verify your status as a student with the SaltConf16 registration team (we are not extending the discount to “students of life” at this time). Please contact us at 303-996-6155 or and we will be in touch with discount details and next steps.

What will the temperature be in Salt Lake City?

The April monthly average high temperature is 50 degrees and the low is 30 degrees Fahrenheit.