Google’s Vic Gundotra has confirmed that Google I/O sold out in just 20 minutes earlier this morning. Gundotra says that the servers were being hit with 6,250 queries every second at 7:01, a minute after the tickets went on sale. Gundotra goes on to state that “while we’re overwhelmed with the interest and enthusiasm around Google I/O, we know it can be very disappointing and frustrating when an event sells out this quickly.”
For those who could not be there, Google will be doing a series of things:
- Keynote will be streamed live
- All key sessions will be streamed live
- All session videos will be available after 24 hours
- Google I/O Extended viewing parties will be happening all over the world
If you do not know what this event is all about, Google every year hold up a developer conference for Android developer, this year’s three-day developer conference will be going to held at San Francisco will now run over the course of three days, from June 27th to 29th. The complete details are available on Google IO’s website but we’ve gathered some major points for you:
- Google IO 2012 takes place June 27–29, 2012 at the Moscone West Convention Center (San Francisco, CA)
- The hours of the event are as follows: June 27 from 9:00 am–5:15 pm, with the After Hours evening event from 6:30 pm–10:30 pm, June 28 from 8:30 am–5:45 pm, June 29 9:00 am–5:00 pm
- An individual can only purchase one ticket.
- Tickets may be transferred at Google’s sole discretion
- In order to register, users must have a Google Account and access to Google+
- General attendee tickets are $900
- A limited number of Academia tickets are $300
- Registration payments may only be made using Google Wallet through the online registration form.