Announcing: Blender Conference 2019

WHEN: 24 - 25 - 26 October.
That is on Thursday/Friday/Saturday.  Sunday 27th is the "open house" in the new Blender HQ (no activity program).

WHERE: Compagnie Theater Amsterdam. Right in the heart of 15th century Amsterdam, allows up to 600 visitors (250 more than previously).

The venue has 3 stages. The large one (400 seats) will be for 25 minute talks (well prepared, headset, 3+ camera livestream). The small one (80 seats) is for discussions and panels (1 or 2 camera livestream). The mid size one (140 seats) is the stage for more informal presentations, Blender demos and slots for sponsors to present.

There is also space for a market, with an option of people renting a table for presenting work.

TICKETS: Get your super early bird tickets at

SUBMISSIONS: Call for presentations will be here end of May. Early August we finish the selection.

Blender Conference 2018

Was: 25 - 26 - 27 October.

Watch the videos: The full list on YouTube.

BCon Animation Festival & Suzanne Awards


Travel & Accommodation

Via Schiphol

Walk to the main exit hall, there's a railway station underneath. Take train to to Amsterdam Centraal Station (15-20 minutes). You can get tickets in vending machines or at desks.

By Train

Get out at "Centrum", walk to De Balie is about 20 minutes. You can also take tram lines.

By Car

Parking in Amsterdam is impossible or expensive! Best is to park outside the center; like in "ArenA Transferium". Cheap parking rates include metro/tram tickets.

De Balie

Blender Conference takes place at De Balie. A 19th-century courthouse in one of the most important squares in Amsterdam.

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