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Registration and Pricing


Where is the 2018 Global SAFe Summit being held?

The 2018 Global SAFe Summit will be held in Washington, DC at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center.


What is the cost to attend the 2018 Global SAFe Summit?

Please refer to the Registration page for a complete breakdown of fees and discounts.


How do I make a hotel reservation under the group block at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center?

To reserve your hotel room, please click here.


Will a team discount be available?

While group discounts for teams of 5 or more are available at $1595 per person for the Global SAFe Summit Main Conference, Super Early Bird and Early Bird pricing will provide you with the best rates before July 31st.

Additional charges apply to add Partner Day, pre-conference training, or post-conference workshops.

If you are registering after July 31st, please email us for a group discount code. 


What meals are included in my registration fee?

Meals are based on your individual registration type.  You must be registered for the specified day in order to receive a meal. Meals associated for each day are as follows:

Pre-conference training

Sunday – Tuesday, September 30 – October 2 (3-day advanced class)
8am – 5pm

Breakfast and lunch provided

Monday – Tuesday, October 1-2 (2-day class)
8am – 5pm

Breakfast and lunch provided

Partner Day at the Global SAFe Summit*

Tuesday, October 2
8am – 5pm | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided

*Open to Scaled Agile Partners only

Global SAFe Summit – Main Conference

Oct. 3-4 | 8:00am – 5:00pm | 6:30am – 9pm

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided

Post-conference workshops

Oct. 5 | 8am – 2:30pm

Breakfast and lunch provided


What if I am having difficulty registering or need to make changes to my SAFe Summit registration?

If you are having difficulty or would like to make changes to your registration, please contact The SAFe Summit Registration Team.


What is your Refund/Cancellation Policy?
You may cancel your participation at any time, but please be aware of the event cancellation policy listed below:

    • If you cancel on or before August 16, 2018, you will be refunded your registration fee less a $150 administrative processing fee.
    • If you cancel on August 17, 2018 through September 12, 2018, you will be refunded your registration fee less a $200 administrative processing fee.
    • If you cancel on or after September 13, 2018, you will not be eligible for a refund, but may send someone in your place.

May I transfer my registration to someone else?

You may transfer your registration to another person at any point before September 26, 2018. If you have registered with a special discount and would like to send someone in your place, the substituted person must also present verification to qualify for the discount and may be subject to a pricing adjustment.

Please email The SAFe Summit Registration Team if you would like to transfer your registration to another party.


How do I become an Exhibitor?
Only Scaled Agile Partners are eligible to exhibit.  Please contact the SAFe Summit Registration Team or your Partner Manager for information on becoming an exhibitor

What if I want to bring a guest?
Please contact our support team at SAFe Summit Registration Team for information about bringing a guest.

Other Conference Details


How do I request a media pass?

Media passes are reserved for members of the press, including print and online journalists and editors. Media passes will not be issued to publishing, sales, marketing, advertising, public relations, or technical support staff from any organization.

You are strongly encouraged to preregister for your media pass. If you must register onsite, you will be asked to validate your credentials. Acceptable validation includes a business card listing your publication or organization and your title, along with a copy of a recent publication that contains your article or story (or a copy of a briefing you recently issued). If you are an online journalist, please send a copy of a recent article with the URL where the article can be found online.

To request your media pass, please email Regina Cleveland.


Can I earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) by attending the SAFe Summit?
Yes, for attendees who are interested in recording Professional Development Units as part of their SAFe Summit attendance, we are offering the following:

Optional Pre-conference 3-day training – (9/30 – 10/2)
21 PDUs

Optional Pre-conference 2-day training – (10/1 & 10/2)
15 PDUs

Global SAFe Summit – Day 1 (10/3)
7 PDUs

Global SAFe Summit – Day 2 (10/4)
7 PDUs

Optional Post-conference workshop (10/5)
6 PDUs

These numbers are based on attendance at all events offered during each day of the Summit.

You can claim Continuing Education PDUs for the SAFe Summit by following these steps:

  • Log into the PMI Website
  • Click on the Report PDUs tab on the left side of the page
  • Click on Course or Training
  • For the two days of attending the SAFe Summit, enter the name of the event “Global SAFe Summit” and name of the provider “Scaled Agile, Inc.” (The course and provider name will not appear in the drop-down menu. You can simply type the information and select nothing from the dropdown)
  • Enter the date started and completed, and enter the number of PDUs accordingly. Each day of the Global SAFe Summit = 7 PDUs.
  • For the Pre-conference training, enter the name of the training class you attended and the name of the provider “Scaled Agile, Inc.” (The course and provider name will not appear in the drop-down menu. You can simply type the information and select nothing from the dropdown.)
  • Enter the date started and completed, and enter the number of PDUs accordingly. A SAFe Summit Training Day = 6 PDUs.

Please contact The SAFe Summit Registration Team with questions


How can I tell you about my special physical/dietary needs?
All conference meals will be served buffet style and will include vegetarian, gluten free, and dairy-free options.  If you have additional physical or dietary needs that need to be addressed, please indicate those needs during the registration process in the physical or dietary needs notes section and we will be happy to try and accommodate your request.

What is the dress code?
Conference attire is business casual. We do recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket with you since personal preferences vary regarding room temperature.

Are there speaking opportunities available?
Stay tuned. Details coming soon!

What if I need to cancel my hotel reservation
If you need to make changes or cancel your hotel reservation, please click here and click Existing Reservations at the top right hand corner, or contact the hotel’s reservation department directly.

What airport should I fly into? And, what are the estimated taxi fares?
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Hotel direction: 8 miles West

Estimated Transportation Costs:

SuperShuttle – $18.50 one way / reservation required
Taxi – $28 one way

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Hotel direction: 35 miles West

Estimated Transportation Costs:

SuperShuttle – $45 one way / reservation required
Taxi – $80 one way

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Hotel direction: 42 miles North

Estimated Transportation Costs:

SuperShuttle – $45 one way / reservation required
Taxi – $70 one way

Rental Car Facilities:
There are several companies to choose from when renting a car at Washington, DC. Please contact the company of your choice for more information.



Additional questions/contact info: Should you have additional questions, please email The SAFe Summit Registration Team.


Still Need Help?

Registration, Conference & Payment Questions
E-mail: The SAFe Summit Registration Team

Mail: Scaled Agile Inc., Attn: SAFe Summit Registration Department, 5400 Airport Blvd, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80301

Scaled Agile’s Federal Tax ID Number is 45-3582560.