Mark your calendar for August 13–16, 2018.

We’re going big in 2018. More breakout sessions, more labs, more networking, more fun. Get the education and inspiration you need to make your apps—and business—thrive.

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Agenda at a Glance

Monday, August 13

1:00pm—5:00pm   Lab Sessions

Tuesday, August 14

7:00am—8:00am   Breakfast
8:00am—5:00pm   All-Day Labs
8:00am—12:00pm   Lab Sessions
12:00pm—1:00pm   Lunch
1:00pm—5:00pm   Lab Sessions
6:00pm—9:00pm   Geek Fest

Wednesday, August 15

8:00am—9:00am   Breakfast
9:00am—12:00pm   Opening General Session
12:00pm—1:00pm   Lunch in the Solutions Expo
1:00pm—5:30pm   Lab Sessions
1:00pm—5:30pm   Breakout Sessions
5:30pm—7:00pm   Welcome Reception in the Solutions Expo

Thursday, August 16

6:30am—8:00am   Fun Run
7:00am—8:00am   Breakfast in the Solutions Expo
8:00am—12:00pm   Lab Sessions
8:00am—12:00pm   Breakout Sessions
12:00pm—1:00pm   Lunch in the Solutions Expo
12:00pm—1:00pm   F5 Connects Women Luncheon
1:00pm—3:30pm   Lab Sessions
1:00pm—3:30pm   Breakout Sessions
3:30pm—5:00pm   Closing General Session
5:00pm—7:00pm   Solution Expo Reception
7:30pm—11:00pm   Final Night Celebration featuring DJ Splyce and Louie Bello

F5 Certified!

Prove your technical skills at Agility 2018. The full range of F5 Certified! exams – from Application Delivery Fundamentals to Certified Solution Expert in Security – will be offered each day of the event. Exams are free for Agility attendees, but space is limited; be sure to register in advance to guarantee your spot.

F5 Certified! Mobile Testing Center
Exams will take place onsite at our F5 Mobile Testing Center located at Boston Convention and Expo Center.

Testing Center Hours:
Monday, August 13:   10:00am—5:00pm
Tuesday, August 14:   8:00am—5:00pm
Wednesday, August 15:   8:00am—5:00pm
Thursday, August 16:   8:00am—5:00pm

 Go Boston 

We’re just eight minutes from Logan International Airport, in the Seaport area of Boston.


Boston Convention and Exposition Center (BCEC)
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

The BCEC is located just eight minutes from Logan International Airport, in the Seaport area of Boston.


For international and domestic travelers, we recommend flying into Logan International Airport.

Boston is also accessible by rail from a number of cities on the East Coast. The Amtrak South Station is walking distance from any of the hotels available for this conference.


This year’s Agility event will take place at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center. After you register, you will receive a link to area hotels offering an F5 Agility rate when you book online.

Westin Boston Waterfront

Westin Boston Waterfront - SOLD OUT

The Westin offers views of South Boston and the Summer Street Water Channel. Guest room reservations include complimentary WiFi, Westin Heavenly Beds, flat screen TVs, and access to Westin’s Workout Fitness Studio with a heated indoor pool.

Connected to convention center. $294.00/night, plus applicable taxes.

Aloft Boston Seaport

Aloft Boston Seaport

Aloft offers guests a contemporary hotel room, including amenities such as complimentary WiFi, mini-refrigerators, Westin Heavenly Beds, access to a fitness center, and open networking space in the lobby bar.

One block from convention center. $265.00/night, plus applicable taxes.

Element Boston Seaport

Element Boston Seaport

Element hotel rooms offer fully-equipped kitchenettes and Westin Heavenly Beds. The room rate includes WiFi, a fitness center with indoor pool, and breakfast in the hotel lobby.

One block from convention center. $275.00/night, plus applicable taxes.

Seaport Hotel

Seaport Hotel - SOLD OUT

Unwind in a stylish, newly renovated hotel room with the Seaport signature pillow top mattress and Frette linens. Room rate includes WiFi, health club with indoor pool, and bottled water delivered daily.

One block from convention center. $279.00/night, plus applicable taxes.

Renaissance Boston Waterfront

Renaissance Boston Waterfront

The Renaissance is a luxury hotel with stylish, ocean-inspired rooms, many of which feature waterfront and Seaport district views. Room rate includes WiFi, health club with indoor pool, and newspaper delivery upon request.

Four blocks from the convention center. $304.00/night, plus applicable taxes.



Inspired by first-class travel, the new Yotel brand offers smart, well-designed spaces with some of the latest technology in the hotel industry. Rooms include WiFi, fully-equipped gym access, and a unique digital experience with self-service check-in counters.

Seven blocks from the convention center. $219.00/night, plus applicable taxes.

The Langham hotel

The Langham

Formerly the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, this hotel features classic interiors with hints of its 1920s Renaissance Revival heritage. Room rates include WiFi, in-room coffee service, newspapers upon request, and twice-daily housekeeping.

15-minute walk to the convention center (shuttles provided). $285.00/night, plus applicable taxes.

Boston Park Plaza

Boston Park Plaza

This cherished Boston landmark hotel has been fully restored and reimagined while keeping its historic charm. Room rates includes WiFi, ChromeCast streaming for personalized entertainment, unlimited access to digital news and magazines via Press Reader, and access to the state-of-the-art fitness center.

20-minute walk to the convention center (shuttles provided). $259.00/night, plus applicable taxes.


How do I convince my manager that Agility will benefit my company?

If you need to convince your manager, download this letter to get you started.

What does the conference registration fee include?

All meals and entertainment are provided by F5 for the duration of the conference. Attendees are responsible for their own accommodation charges, as well as travel expenses.

How can I change information after I have submitted my registration?

Please send an email to the registration support desk at with the changes you would like to make.

How can I get a summary of my registration form?

F5 will send you a copy of the information you entered in your confirmation email. Please check it carefully and send any changes to You will also receive detailed event instructions in the week prior to the event.

What if I need to cancel my registration?

All cancellations must be submitted in writing to

Now through April 15 – Full Refund
April 15–June 30 – 50% Refund
July 1 or later – No Refund

What is the conference substitution policy?

If you can't attend the conference, a substitute from your same company can attend at no additional charge. Please submit your substitution request to

If I get an error message, what should I do?

Review the last item you entered. If the error is not apparent and can't be resolved, please copy and paste the error message into an email and send it to the registration support desk at

How do I make special requests?

Please send an email to the registration support desk at with your special request.

What is the email address for the registration support desk?

The email address for all queries is

Do I need to fill out all fields to complete and submit my registration?

Only the fields marked with an * are mandatory.

Where do I get my conference badge?

Your conference badge will be at the Boston Convention Center when you arrive. Please remember to print your registration confirmation and bring it with you. You will need to wear your badge at all times, so we know you are part of the Agility conference.

Conference badges are required to enter the final night celebration.

Is there a dress code?

The dress code for the event is business casual; neat and professional but informal.

What is the fee structure for 2018 Agility conference?

Agility 2018 Alumni
Early Bird
Through May 18
Regular Rate
May 18 - August 13
Conference Fee $495 $695 $995
Total Conference w/Labs $1,145 $1,595 $1,895

"I have enjoyed the last two Agility conferences immensely and plan on attending these each year I am able to."
– 2017 Agility Attendee

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