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Countdown to F8 2018

April 26, 2018ByIme Archibong

F8, our annual developer conference, is less than a week away on May 1 and 2 in San Jose, California. We're excited to gather with more than 5,000 members of our global community to share Facebook's new breakthrough technology and explore more ways to bring the world closer together.

Our complete session schedule is now live. And, F8 wouldn't be complete without a major guest performance at the F8 After Party on May 1. This year we're excited to announce that Grammy-nominated artist Logic will perform.

Attending in Person?

Chat with the F8 Bot: We've expanded the bot this year so that it can assist you with even more event details — from registration and session info, to important notifications and FAQs. Chat now at! If you don't have Messenger installed already, download for iOS or Android.

Arrive early to the McEnery Convention Center: Plan ahead with the Getting Here section of our website. Everyone will have a seat for the keynotes but seating will be pre-assigned on a first-come, first-served basis at badge pick-up. You can pick up your badge early on Monday, April 30 between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Badge pick-up will re-open at 8:00 AM on May 1 and 2. Please remember you'll need a valid government-issued photo ID to verify your identity at the event. Allow time for security bag check upon entering the convention center and to grab some breakfast before the keynotes start at 10 AM PST both days.

Can't make it to San Jose, California?

Join an F8 Meetup: This year, Developer Circles will be hosting F8 Meetups around the globe, bringing local developers together to watch the keynote, build community and experience the excitement of F8. Find a Meetup in your area.

Watch F8 Online: We're livestreaming the F8 keynotes so you can watch from anywhere in the world. In addition, all videos of our sessions will be available on our website. Sign up to stream here.

Visit for the latest event information. We'll see you on May 1!