Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE FOR THE CONFERENCE?

Here is a basic schedule:

October 26th
7:15 AM     Registration begins
8:30 AM     Conference begins
12:30 PM     Break for Lunch
2:00 PM     Conference resumes
5:30 PM     End of day one

October 27th
8:30 AM     Conference begins
12:30 PM     Break for Lunch
2:00 PM     Conference resumes
5:30 PM     End of day two

(A more specific schedule will be sent out a month prior to the event)

IS THERE CHILDCARE?  Unfortunately, no. Although a private space will be available for nursing mothers.

IS THE CATHEDRAL HANDYCAP ACCESSIBILE?Yes 

WILL THERE BE INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING? Yes! There is special Deaf and Hard of Hearing registration available on the registration site.

ARE THERE GROUP DISCOUNTS? Unfortunately, no.

WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE STUDENT DISCOUNT? 

You must be a full-time student to qualify for a student discount. You will be required to present your current student I.D. when you register onsite.

ARE THERE SCHOLARHIPS? Unfortunately, no.

IF I AM UNABLE TO ATTEND CAN I GET A REFUND? Unfortunately,no.

IF I AM UNABLE TO ATTEND CAN I GIVE MY TICKET AWAY OR SELL IT TO SOMEONE ELSE? Yes. In order to do this, you must forward all of your ticket information to the person to whom you are giving or selling your ticket. They must have the bar code for your ticket in order to register. If you discover you cannot attend, the Why Christian 2019 Facebook page is a good place to let people know you have an available ticket.

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION? 

To apply to be a sponsor of this event, please click on the Sponsorship tab on the website. 

DOES REGISTRATION INCLUDE HOUSING?  No. 

WHERE DO I FIND HOUSING?  

We suggest that you go to Hotels.com,Trivago,Trip Advisor,  or Airbnb. Since San Francisco is an expensive city for hotels, we would highly recommend you team up with other registrants and share an Airbnb space.

DOES REGISTRATION INCLUDE ANY MEALS? Unfortunately, no.

WHERE DO I EAT LUNCH ON THE CONFERENCE DAYS? There are numerous restaurants and places to eat within walking distance of the venue. Also, there is a beautiful park across the street from the Cathedral if you bring your lunch. We are also working on securing food trucks to be available outside the Cathedral during lunch time.

WHAT IF I’M FLYING?

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the closest airport to the venue. It is approx. 25 – 30 minutes via car or 52 minutes by local transit (fare is approximately $17 on BART).

ARE UBER/LYFT AVAILABLE AT THE SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT? 

Yes.  The rate for a one-way ride on Uber/Lyft is approximately $30 - 35. Or on Lyft line the fare is approximately $25 – 30. 

WHAT IF I’M DRIVING?

While parking is available in the area, it is expensive and limited. We would encourage you to leave your car (if you drive to San Francisco) at the hotel and Uber/Lyft to the Cathedral.

WILL CONTENT BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AFTER THE EVENT?

Yes. Videos of each main session will be available.

WILL THE EVENT BE LIVE-STREAMED? 

At this point there are no plans to live stream the event. If that changes we will notify our mailing list.

WILL THERE BE ANOTHER EVENT IN 2020?

Dates and location for Why Christian 2020 will be available by the start of our San Francisco event.