How does the selection process work ?
We always receive far more applications than seats we can offer. We do restrict size for various reasons, including venue size, but mainly we want to make sure each participant has a great experience and can have some valuable time with Googlers. Therefore we do have a tough selection process. Our selection algorithm is based on the comprehensiveness of your answers in the sign-up form. So make sure you fill it out carefully :)

Do I need a laptop for the event?
A laptop, tablet, and/or mobile phone is suggested for both days but not required.

What should I bring to the event?
A phone, tablet or laptop if you have one, and maybe pen & paper to take some notes.
If you have received a confirmation by email, a badge is waiting for you at the entrance - no need to print your confirmation email.

Will I receive additional information for the event?
As the dates get closer, we'll post more information about speakers and sessions here. If you are confirmed as an attendee, you will receive a confirmation email with details of the venue, agenda, and check in procedures.

What is the attire for the event?
Feel free to come as you are. At Google we believe you don't need a suit to be serious.

Will lunch and refreshments be served?
Yes, food and beverage will be provided free of charge throughout the day.

Where can I find copies of the presentations in case I can't make it to all the sessions?
We'll post presentations on the agenda pages online after the event, please check back here.

Are you charging for g|south africa?
No, this is a free conference but the registration process is selective.

How can I become more involved in the Google developer community?
Please visit developer.google.com and browse the pages for your favorite technologies and APIs. Many of them have forums and discussion lists that you can join. 

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