About Surge Conference
Two days of mind-blowing practitioner-oriented sessions presented by some of the most established professionals in our field.
OmniTI has a reputation for scalable web applications and architectures, and a history of sharing the knowledge we learn working on some of the most critical web infrastructure you'll find anywhere.
Surge allows us to continue this mission, bringing the best and brightest in Web Operations to the East Coast. Now in its sixth year, Surge has become the place where thought leaders in scalability and performance gather.
September 23 - 25, 2015 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in Maryland.
The Surge Conference is the place where Web Infrastructure and Scalability experts gather, advance and emerge. It is where you can access the people and ideas that matter most to your company and career.
Meet and network in the Gaylord National Resort's intimate setting with industry peers and attendees from all over the tech industry, as well as from the media and publishing sectors.
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Surge 2015 Speakers
Surge 2015 will be hosted at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, MD.
Gaylord National Resort is the cornerstone of the 300 acre, National Harbor waterfront entertainment district, located 8 miles south of Washington DC. The resort offers visitors fine dining and casual restaurants, unique shopping experiences, an indoor pool, and 20,000 square foot spa and fitness center. And, for late-night excitement, an express elevator speeds you to the two-story, rooftop, Pose Ultra-Lounge — site of 2015's Surge Party, sponsored by Carpathia.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center is now accepting hotel reservations for Surge 2015. Through their website you can book, modify, or cancel your hotel reservations at any time.
While you Are Here
Give Your Getaway Some Character with The DreamWorks Experience at Gaylord National! Grab the family and make your Surge attendance a getaway, where you can experience new and exciting interactive adventures with the beloved characters from such DreamWorks Animation films as Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar.
Find more things to do during your stay, check out Gaylord National Entertainment Guide.
Getting to Gaylord National
Gaylord National is just a 15-minute drive from Reagan National Airport (DCA) and a 45-minute drive from both Dulles (IAD) and Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airports. Shuttle and car service are available from either airport to the hotel.
Convenient to D.C., Maryland and Virginia
Gaylord National is just 15 minutes due south of Washington, D.C. — right off the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) — making it an easy drive from the surrounding Maryland and Virginia areas as well.
Friendly Space Policy
OmniTI is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. Harassment may include but is not limited to offensive verbal comments, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, unwelcome following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately; conference staff will be happy to provide escorts or otherwise assist attendees to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We expect participants to follow these rules at all conference venues and conference-related social events. Conference staff can be identified by special badges.