While 2020 might feel light years away, the end of the year is approaching more quickly than you think. Then, it’s just a sleigh ride to RSA Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, February 24-28. So, before the Early Bird registration closes on November 8, take a few moments to decide which of our passes best suits your needs.

The good news is: You have options. With a five-day conference, there’s a lot to offer, and we understand that attendees need some flexibility when it comes to investing in our offerings. We’ve made some changes to help meet the scheduling and budgeting needs of all our attendees.

While the Full Conference and Full Conference 1 Day Pass prices remain the same this year, we have changed the names and access levels of our other passes. While a Full Conference Pass is still the only pass that provides access to all keynotes and track sessions, here’s a quick look at some new ways to create the best RSAC 2020 experience for you.

Expo Plus: The New ‘Discover Pass’

If you took advantage of the Discover Pass in past years, you’ll find that the new Expo Plus Pass is a great alternative. In addition to the lower cost of the pass, attendees will have access to the Tuesday keynote on South Stage as well as the West and South Stage keynotes Wednesday through Friday. As with the Full Conference Pass, attendees holding an Expo Plus Pass will also be able to access all of the Innovation Programs, including the Innovation Sandbox Contest, Early Stage Expo, the Sandbox, the How-to for Innovators and Entrepreneurs seminar, CyBEER Ops and RSAC Launch Pad.

Pricing for the Expo Plus Pass starts at $250 during Early Bird and goes up to $495 thereafter. Another perk of the Expo Plus Pass is that attendees will still have access to all of the Monday seminars, which not only includes RSAC seminars but also the Partner seminars.

Expo Pass

These passes are not provided by RSAC but granted to recipients by exhibitors, sponsors and partners. Being able to navigate the Expo floor is not the only perk of this free pass. With the Expo Pass, attendees will have access to the Expo floor Monday through Thursday, with some additional bonuses such as networking events. Keep in mind, though, that the only way you can get access to this FREE Expo Pass is to receive a free registration code from exhibitors or partners.

Attendees who opt for the Expo Pass can attend the Welcome Reception, the Women’s Networking Reception and the Expo Pub Crawl. Expo Pass holders will also have the ability to fill their days with plenty of content. They can gain admittance to the Sponsor and Association Special Topics Tracks, running Tuesday through Thursday, as well as the Briefing Center Sessions. Expo Pass holders will also have access to the Partner and All Access Seminars. 

Discount Dates to Remember

As always, RSAC offers discounted passes to current full-time students and employees of US federal, state and local government agencies as well as international governmental agencies. And for those who have been lucky enough to attend RSA Conference five times or more, there’s a special Loyalty Plus discount available.

In order to receive the best rate on your pass, take advantage of the Early Bird Discount by selecting and purchasing your pass by November 8, 2019.

The general Discount period will run from November 9, 2019, through January 24, 2020. After that, you can still purchase passes during the Standard pricing period, which runs from January 25 through February 21, 2020. If you miss any of those deadlines, don’t fret. You’ll still be able to purchase passes on-site at Conference between February 22-28, 2020.