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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely - we take our Code of Conduct very seriously! You can read in full here. All conference participants are expected to be respectful towards other attendees, speakers, organizers, and staff, in-person and online. 

You can find reporting and enforcement processes at the link above. For reporting concerns at the event itself, the LeadDev team can be identified by pink t-shirts with ‘Organizer’ printed on the back.

Your safety and that of everyone at the event is of paramount importance and we want everyone to feel safe and secure. Whilst there are no longer general social distancing requirements in place, we do have a dedicated quiet room available, which offers space away from crowds. We also have a badge customisation system where you can let other attendees know your preferred level of social distancing through a traffic light system; red, amber and green.

The conference takes place at the Javits Center, New York City.

Address: 429 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10001, United States

Directions (opens in Google Maps)

Visit the venue's website

Registration for LeadDev New York will open around 8.00 am on September 4 and then 8.30 am on September 5.

The first session for each conference will start between 9.00 am and 9.30 am.

Don't worry if you are running late. Our staff will stay at the registration desk for most of the morning. We’ll let you slip into the auditorium quietly once we've given you your name badge.

Yes! A lunch is provided, plus tea, coffee and snacks throughout the day. Tea, coffee, and light breakfast refreshments will be available in the morning before the first session. Catering will be served in line with current COVID guidelines and there will be additional spaces to sit and eat.

Yes! There will be a vegan option available during lunch. If you have any allergies or other requirements (e.g. gluten-free, Halal, Kosher) just let us know by emailing [email protected]. During the conference, if you have requested a special meal other than vegan, please speak to a member of staff who will be able to help you.

The venue is wheelchair accessible and we’ll be providing real-time audio captioning for all talks. Please do let us know about any access requirements that you have, if you haven’t already, by emailing [email protected]. It’s no trouble at all, we just need some advance notice to make sure we offer you the best experience.

Just show your ticket containing your QR code either printed or on your smartphone to our registration staff and they’ll provide you with your conference pass.

Absolutely, you can find details on your conference badge.

Yes! We’re recording all the talks and we’ll send you the links to the videos soon after the conference, once they’ve been edited. You can also find presentation slides in the conference attendee video hub if they have been made available by the speaker. 

Our photographer will be capturing moments throughout the conference. If you don't want to be included in published photographs, please pick up a yellow lanyard at registration.

Check out the schedule for up-to-date timings.

We are holding a limited number of rooms at the hotels listed below. You can get our special rates using the booking links. Rates are subject to availability. If you require help booking a room after August 7, 2024 please email: [email protected]

Crowne Plaza HY 36 Midtown Manhattan
302 West 36th Street
New York 10018 

$339 (room only per night plus taxes)

Even Hotel Times Square South
321 West 35th Street
New York 10001

$329 (room only per night plus taxes)

Holiday Inn New York Times Square
585 8th Avenue
New York 10018

$289 (room only per night plus taxes)

Holiday Inn Express Chelsea
232 West 29th Street
New York 10001

$269 (room per night and continental breakfast plus taxes)

Yotel Times Square
570 10th Avenue
New York 10036

$229 (room only per night plus taxes)

Yes, there will be a happy hour held in the conference venue. Timings to be confirmed. Check out the agenda for more details.


At the conference, you'll notice there’s a barcode on your delegate badge. Our sponsors may request your permission to scan your badge so they can get in touch with you after the conference to discuss their products and services. 

If you agree, the sponsor will receive the following information (if provided when registering your conference ticket): your name, email address, job role, company, company sector, company size and country. By allowing our sponsor to scan your badge, you are giving them permission to request this information from us. Please note, we will not give your details to a sponsor unless you approve the request. You can unsubscribe from any communications you receive.

Office hours sessions will run during the breaks and happy hour to give you an opportunity to meet the speakers and get answers to your questions. Check the schedule for timings and other hallway track activities.

Nursing room

We have a dedicated private, lockable room at the event venue for anyone requiring a place to express or feed during the event. Please just ask a member of staff in a pink T-shirt for directions. 

Is there a space to pray at the venue? 

We have a prayer room on site for anyone who wishes to pray or meditate during the conference. Please ask a member of staff in a pink t-shirt for more information and location. 

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