First Time Attendee Guide: 2022 OCP Global Summit

New to the OCP Global Summit? Here's what you can expect!

We look forward to seeing you October 18th to the 20th at the San Jose Convention Center for the 2022 OCP Global Summit! If you are attending the OCP Global Summit for the first time, here are some helpful tips for navigating and networking with the OCP Community. Click here to view a highlight reel from a previous Summit.


Our Expo Hall is packed with the latest open hardware and solutions. Exhibitors will be featuring their latest and greatest, and many have new product announcements that they will be featuring. Don’t be shy, get your hands dirty!

Click here (and scroll down) to see our list of exhibitors who will be in attendance.

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Explore


Whether it’s large keynote sessions, or more intimate technical breakouts, we’ve got the content and collaboration you’re looking for! Click here to browse the detailed schedule. Once you register, you can build your own schedule for easy reference.

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Educate

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Educate


Our Open Community has created a culture that’s friendly and welcoming. We are inclusive, open to all, and encourage idea-sharing and collaboration. Check out our OCP Summit Experience Center and our Future Technologies Symposium.

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Engage

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Engage

Dress Code

The OCP Summit doesn’t have a strict dress code. But the typical attendee ranges from "smart casual" to business casual.

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Dress Code


Check our Health & Safety page for the latest updates when it comes to any current guidelines or requirements for meetings. OCP cares about the safety of our attendees, and will be taking any and all safety precautions to ensure a secure and successful experience.

The closest airports to the San Jose Convention Center are Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). SJC is only 5 miles away and SFO is about 35 miles northwest.

OCP has contracted rooms at several nearby hotels and they typically sell out. Check here to make a reservation and take advantage of our discounted rates!

Quick and Easy Registration

Register online here. The earlier you do, the bigger the savings! When you arrive onsite, visit the registration area to pick up your badge, conference materials and t-shirt.

Tip: Stop by registration on Monday (October 17 from 1-6pm) to avoid the lines and be ready to go for keynotes on Day 1 (October 18)!

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Registrations

Food & Beverage

The OCP Global Summit provides the following for all our attendees daily: breakfast, coffee, lunch, afternoon snack. There is also an Opening Night Happy Hour and the OCP Block Party on the evening of Day Two, which includes hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine and soft drinks. All meals are included in your registration fee. Contact if you have any questions or dietary concerns.

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Food

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Engage

Attendee-Friendly Venues

The San Jose Convention Center and San Jose Marriott are easy to navigate with clear, helpful signage throughout. Your attendee badge will include a map so you can easily find your way! Should you have any questions, stop by registration or the OCP Basecamp, where you can meet the staff and learn more about how to get involved!

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Venue

OCP Global Summit 2022 - Venue

Should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. You can email us at We look forward to seeing you in San Jose!