• Conference
    Jan 29–31, 2019
  • Expo
    Jan 30–31, 2019
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

Passes & Pricing

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Boot Camp
This all-in-one pass gives you access to everything below, plus DesignCon’s exclusive tutorials offering three-hour deep dives on need-to-know topics. Get two full days of in-depth training, plus access to all networking events and everything on the expo floor. Sharpen your skills, fast. Boot camps offer full-day, hands-on immersion covering crucial topics. Includes expo access. Attend three keynotes and get hours of free education at the expo, plus access to 175+ suppliers – all for free.

2018 Pass Pricing

All-Access2-DayBoot Camp*Expo
(Ends Oct. 13, 2017)
(Ends Dec. 1, 2017)
(Ends Jan. 29, 2018)
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Boot Camp topics are Signal Integrity, Differential Signaling, and Test & Measurement Techniques
** The Alumni rate cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions.


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Group Discounts

Save up to 25% when you register with a group of three or more! The more colleagues you bring, the more you save. Click here to download the group registration form.

Student/Teacher/Government Discounts

Special rates are available for students, teachers, and government employees. Send your request for discount details to [email protected]

Registration Policies

Please refer to the following commonly asked questions for further information:

If you need to cancel your conference registration, you may do so for a partial refund, minus a $150.00 cancellation fee, until Friday, December 29, 2017. Attendees who register prior to the deadline date, who do not cancel in writing by the deadline date, are liable for the pass cost and will be charged for the full registration fee. Sorry, no refunds are available for no-shows. If you are unable to attend the event, we recommend that you send a substitution in your place. Changes to registrations must be presented in written form - download the Registration Change Form. Please mail your request to:

UBM Events Registration Department
2901 28th Street, Suite 100
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Or you may email your requests to [email protected]. Written requests for a downgraded pass must be received by Friday, December 29, 2017 for a full refund on the difference of registration fees between the value of the original and downgraded pass. Sorry, requests received after Friday, December 29, 2017 cannot be accommodated. Upgrade pass requests must be submitted in writing along with payment information for the difference in value.

Due to safety concerns, no one under the age of 18 (including infants in strollers) will be permitted on the premise at any time during DesignCon.

UBM LLC, producers of DesignCon, reserves the right to make changes in the programs and speakers, or to cancel sessions if enrollment criteria are not met, or when conditions beyond its control prevail. All sessions are filled on a first-come, first-seated basis. Arrive early to ensure a seat! Recording devices and cameras, still or video, are prohibited.

If you’re moving, or if your email is addressed incorrectly, please fax your corrections to: 310-996-9499, Attn: DesignCon List Correction to make corrections on your mailing address or email address with your corrections. You may also mail any corrections to us at:

DesignCon – List Correction

UBM Events Registration Department
2901 28th Street, Suite 100
Santa Monica, CA 90405

If you require special accommodations as outlined under ADA, please contact Sara McGinness at [email protected] by Friday, December 29, 2017.

For registration related inquiries only, please contact our Registration Department at: (415) 947-6135 or toll free (888) 234-9476, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm PT. We will make every attempt to answer your questions or forward your request to the appropriate group. All requests for changes to a registration must be faxed in to: 310-996-9499, or you may mail your request to:

UBM Events Registration Department
2901 28th Street, Suite 100
Santa Monica, CA 90405