FAST '24 Activities

To enhance your conference experience, several attendee events are planned throughout the week. They are open to all FAST '24 attendees. Check back here for the latest additions to the activities schedule.

FAST '24 Poster Session and Reception

Tuesday, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Mezzanine East/West

Check out the cool new ideas and the latest preliminary research on display at the Poster Session and Reception. Take part in discussions with your colleagues over complimentary food and beverages. View the complete list of accepted posters.

Futurewei Sponsor Event

Tuesday, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Cypress Room

Join Futurewei for some refreshments and networking and to learn more about research topics they are working on and research trends. More information coming soon.

FAST '24 Test of Time Award Presentation

Wednesday, 11:45 am–12:00 pm
Santa Clara Ballroom

FAST '24 Conference Luncheon

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
Terra Courtyard

FAST '24 Student Meetup

Wednesday, 5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Cypress Room

All students are invited to join the FAST '24 organizers for an informal mixer after technical sessions end on Wednesday. No sign-up is necessary. Snacks and drinks will be available.

The FAST '24 mentoring program is designed to give student attendees a chance to get to know more people at the conference, get career advice from a senior member of the community, and obtain more feedback on their research. If you are also interested in participating in this activity, either as a mentor or mentee, see the FAST '24 Mentorship Program page for details.

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)

Registered attendees may schedule Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs) and reserve meeting rooms for them via the BoFs schedule grid posted outside the badge pickup area. The Attendee Guide, which will be sent to registered attendees shortly before the event, contains more details for scheduling a BoF. Each room will be set with a projector and screen, in one-hour increments.

Tuesday, February 27

  • Central Room, 7:30 pm–10:30 pm
  • Alameda Room, 7:30 pm–10:30 pm

Wednesday, February 28

  • Central Room, 7:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Alameda Room, 7:00 pm–10:00 pm