A:  The early-bird registration fee is $995 + VAT. All conference activities will be held in the CCIB, Barcelona International Convention Center. 
A: Your conference pass gives you access to all keynotes and sessions, Fast Track Workshops, and the Tech Expo. You'll also have access to the evening networking events, including the Welcome Reception and Closing Party. All breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included on main conference days.
A:  The Pre-Conference Workshops, held on 15 and 16 February, are available to all conference attendees at an additional cost of $850.00 + VAT.
A: Yes! Buy four (4) full conference passes, get one (1) free*!

* Exclusions apply. Please contact acceleratebarcelona@garnishevent.com with questions.
A:  Cancellations made prior to 30 November 2019, will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made between 1 December 2019, and 19 January 2020, will receive a 50% refund. No refund will be provided for any cancellations received after 19 January 2019. Registrations are transferable to another colleague in your organization at any time. All cancellation or substitution requests must be sent directly to acceleratebarcelona@garnishevent.com. Please be aware that all credit card charges will appear on your statement as being charged by "Garnish Events LLC"

Please Note: Fortinet reserves the right to cancel or refuse any registration. You will be notified if your registration is not accepted and is canceled. In the event this happens, you will receive a full refund for your registration.

A: Fortinet has contracted special discount rates at a selection of nearby hotels. Click here to book your hotel reservation today!

Please note, the hotel reservation form is provided by our third-party partner bnetwork. You should read their relevant privacy policy before providing your information for hotel reservations. If you have any questions please contact acceleratebarcelonahotels@bnetwork.com.

A: Attendees who will travel by air should book travel into Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN). Transportation from the airport to the Barcelona International Convention Centre, or other nearby hotels is not provided.
A: There are multiple types of public and private transportation available at Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN), visit our Destination page to learn more.
A:  At a high-level, Accelerate will begin on 17 February with registration and a Welcome Reception with our Sponsors and Fortinet experts. 18 February will begin with keynote addresses from key Fortinet executives and invited guests. The afternoon will offer engaging and transformational sessions, networking time in the Tech Expo. 19 February will follow the same pattern, but with a closing party you won't want to miss. We'll say goodbye until next year with departures on 20 February.
A: In addition to the Fast Track Workshops, sessions will be provided by the Fortinet Product Management team, Product Marketing team, and Partner Team. You will also find sessions specific to Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Cloud, Service Providers, Operational Technologies, IoT, SLED, and Federal customers.  

Click here to learn more.
A:  Yes, you can purchase a Guest Pass during the registration process. A guest pass costs only $400.00 + VAT and includes access to the evening events only and is for guests aged 18 or older.

A: As in previous years, you will have the opportunity to take an NSE exam at our on-site testing center. 

The exam will be administered on a BYOD-basis. To participate you must bring your own laptop (Windows or Mac). Tablets and Linux devices cannot be used.

If you agree, and you meet the system requirements, you must download a secure browser (Fortinet.exe) app to your desktop. Visit https://home.pearsonvue.com/fortinet/client-proctored/test-takers for system requirements.

A:  You will need to have an activate Pearson VUE account and provide ID with photo, name and signature. Visit https://home.pearsonvue.com/fortinet for account and ID information. More information and instructions for taking an exam at Accelerate will follow.

A: You will select and register your exam at the event, at least 24 hours before your test. At this time, you will have to confirm that you can launch the browser locker without technical issues, that your Pearson Vue account is active, and that you are able to authenticate (you cannot create or recover your user account in the exam room). Come see us at the NSE Exam Registration Desk to reserve your exam seat.

Do not register for the exam you plan to take at Accelerate prior to Accelerate.

All the necessary information for registering and taking your test will be provided at the event.

Ensure that you have an active Pearson Vue account prior to arrival, it may take up to 3 days to create the account.

A: Because you will be using your own laptop to take the exam at Accelerate you will need to download the Pearson Vue browser lock. The browser lock is a small executable that will create a secure connection to the Pearson VUE test administration system, while temporarily disabling other computer functions during your exam. You will have to confirm proper functionality at the Registration Desk prior to registering for your exam.

A: All NSE exams currently available at Pearson VUE test centers will be available at the event. An exam list will be available at the Exam Registration Desk also. For Fortinet certification information visit the Fortinet NSE Program page.

A. Exams will be administered on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:30 PM to 6 PM. Visit the NSE Exam Registration Desk to select your preferred day and time at least 24 hours beforehand. Remember to bring valid picture ID, your laptop and your NSE Voucher Card when registering for your exam.

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A:  Accelerate is the perfect setting for Fortinet Customers and Partners to learn more about network and cyber security trends. Network and cyber security engineers, system administrators, systems architects, and technical decision makers will find answers to pressing questions, tips and tricks to strengthen their network’s defense and avoid unwanted attacks.
A: Please contact events@fortinet.com for a prospectus.
A: The dress code at Accelerate is business casual.
A:  Yes, please use the hashtag: #accelerate20
A:  Our menus do cater to food allergies and aversions that impact a great portion of the population. Should your diet be more restricted, such as halal or kosher, or if you are looking for a wider variety of gluten-free, vegetarian, or vegan offerings, please indicate your needs during the registration process.
A:  Send your inquiries to acceleratebarcelona@garnishevent.com.