Apple opens registration lottery for WWDC 2017

Apple opens registration lottery for WWDC 2017

Apple on Monday announced that developers who want to attend the Worldwide Developers Conference in June can now enter a lottery for the opportunity to buy tickets. Would-be attendees have until Friday, March 31 at 10 a.m. PT to register into the lottery.

After the lottery registration closes, Apple will randomly select entries, and those selected will be notified that they can purchase tickets. The price of a single WWDC ticket is $1,599 and is for conference only—accommodations need to be booked separately.

This year’s WWDC is being held June 5-9 at the McEnery Convention Center in downtown San Jose, California. According to Apple, several hotels are offering discounted rates.

Apple also offers WWDC scholarships. To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be at least 13 years of age; enrolled in a full- or part-time course of study or be a member or alumni of a STEM organization; and you must be registered as an Apple developer or a member of a paid Apple Developer Program. Applications for scholarships will be accepted until April 2, 2017.

If you are unlucky in the lottery, don’t win a scholarship, or otherwise can’t make your way to San Jose, there’s always the internet: Apple will stream conference session online and the videos will be available to watch at your convenience after WWDC.

IDG Insider

PREVIOUS ARTICLE

«Apple wins China patent battle over iPhone 6 design

NEXT ARTICLE

Intel's next-gen hyperfast Optane SSDs for PCs to ship in April»
author_image
IDG Connect

IDG Connect tackles the tech stories that matter to you

Add Your Comment

Recommended for You

kathryn-cave

Blockchain For Dummies: What you really need to know

Kathryn Cave looks at the big trends in global tech

martin-veitch-thumbnail

What we know and don’t know about digital transformation

Martin Veitch's inside track on today’s tech trends

silhouette

Four hot IT growth areas to guarantee a big salary bump

IDG Connect tackles the tech stories that matter to you

Most Recent Comments

Our Case Studies

IDG Connect delivers full creative solutions to meet all your demand generatlon needs. These cover the full scope of options, from customized content and lead delivery through to fully integrated campaigns.

images

Our Marketing Research

Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global marketing community. These look at IT buying preferences, the latest soclal media trends and other zeitgeist topics.

images

Poll

Should companies have Bitcoins on hand in preparation for a Ransomware attack?