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Travel and Lodging

What is the address of Innovation World 2014 conference hotel?
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113, United States
Tel: +1-888-421-1442 (toll free) or +1-504-561-1234 (outside the U.S.)

View the hotel Web page at: Hyatt New Orleans.

Is the conference held on premises at the hotel?
Conference sessions and related activities will be held at the New Orleans Hyatt Meeting Space.

How do I make a hotel reservation?
You can reserve your room online or by calling +1-888-421-1442 (toll free) or +1-504-561-1234 (outside the U.S.).

Are there special hotel rates?
Yes, the special rate for this conference is $220 per night plus tax.

Are there any considerations when making my travel arrangements?
For those attendees traveling internationally, please make sure to book a flight with at least 2-3 hour layover times in order to avoid any issues with tight connection times since you will have to go through immigration at the first landing point in the United States.

Where can I find information on New Orleans?
For information on things to do during your stay in New Orleans please visit the city's official visitors' website.


What products are represented at Innovation World 2014?
Track sessions, training courses and the innovation showcase will span the entire Software AG portfolio of products and consulting services. This portfolio includes ARIS, Alfabet, webMethods, Apama, Terracotta, Software AG Live as well as Adabas & Natural. There's something for everyone.

I would like to see the session abstracts. Where can I find them?
More details will be available soon. Please check www.innovationworld2014.com for regular agenda updates.

Will presentations be available after the conference?
Yes. Presentations will be provided in electronic format (for Innovation World 2014 attendees only). Please note that we will include as many presentations as possible, but not all presentations will be available for distribution.

How can I change my contact information in my registration?
Please email iw@leoevents.com or call +1-800-917-7110 (toll free) and +1-615-861-8947 (outside the U.S.) Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm CT to make any changes to your registration contact information.

How can I get a formal invitation letter for my visa application?
You can request this letter from Software AG by filling out the request form after you have completed your registration.

What is the cancellation policy?
Cancellations received on or before September 15 will qualify for a refund less 10%. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after September 15. Applicable refunds will be issued 30 days after Innovation World 2014. All cancellations must be made in writing to iw@leoevents.com

If I am unable to attend, can someone take my place?
Yes, substitutions within the same company are permitted at any time. Please email iw@leoevents.com or call +1-800-917-7100 (toll free) and +1-615-861-8947 (outside the U.S.) Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm CT to make arrangements.

What is the conference attire?
Business casual attire is appropriate.

Do you have an age requirement for the conference?
Attendees must be 18 years of age to attend Innovation World 2014 in New Orleans, and 21 years of age to attend the evening events.

Are meals included in the cost of registration?
Breakfast and lunch are provided to full Innovation World 2014 attendees each day Monday through Wednesday. Food is also included at the Welcome Reception and Customer Celebration evening functions.

Is there an additional cost for pre-conference product training?
Pre-conference product training courses will be offered on Sunday, October 12 and Monday, October 13 for an additional fee. Please check here for more information.

Innovation Showcase

What are the Innovation Showcase hours?
The Innovation Showcase will be open as follows:

Monday, October 13
Welcome Reception
7:00 pm -  10:00 pm
Tuesday, October 14
Conference, Day 1
10:30 am - 11:15 am
12:00 pm -  1:30 pm
 3:15 pm -  3:45 pm
 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 15
Conference, Day 2
10:30 am - 11:15 am
12:00 pm -  1:30 pm
3:15 pm -  3:45 pm

What exhibits will I find in the Innovation Showcase?
The Innovation Showcase includes exhibits for all areas of the Software AG portfolio including products, consulting services and training. Software AG partners who are sponsoring the event will be demonstrating complimentary solutions to extend the value of your Software AG investment. Click here for more information on sponsors.

Customer Innovation Awards

What are the Customer Innovation Awards?
The Customer Innovation Awards recognize outstanding customer and partner achievements in improving business processes, overcoming technology challenges and enhancing a company's bottom line by leveraging Software AG solutions. Look for more information on the awards as well as the nomination process, coming soon to www.softwareag.com.

Check out profiles of the 2013 Innovation Awards Winners here.

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