Learn cutting-edge methods and essential skills for software architects at the 13th annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference in Denver, Colorado, on May 1–4!


Five Reasons to Attend SATURN 2017


Growing demand for software architects!
In its 2015 list of “top 100 careers with big growth, great pay and satisfying work,” CNN/Money called “software architect” the best job in America. Learn the essential skills in our Architecture Boot Camp sessions that will keep you in demand.


World-class speakers.
SATURN speakers include pioneers and innovators in software architecture. Speakers come from a wide range of geographical locations and application domains to share the knowledge they have gleaned from their experience as practicing software architects.


Career connections.
SATURN is a software architecture community. Meet like-minded professionals at social events and workshops. There are many opportunities to network with industry leaders, SATURN speakers, and peers in the field of software architecture.


Great training.
On Monday, May 1, SATURN 2017 offers three SEI courses at a discount from current course pricing: Big Data: Architectures and Technologies, Design Guidelines and Patterns for Microservices, and Secure DevOps Process and Implementation. Conference attendees can optimize their SATURN experience by attending one of these courses, conveniently adding a full day of professional development.


Information pertinent to your business needs.
As systems grow in complexity, architecture’s role becomes increasingly important at the enterprise, system, and software levels. Architecture practitioners rely on technology, research, and the experience of peers to build high-quality systems.



$1300 Early Bird
Register Through March 27, 2017

$1600 Standard

Includes three full days of presentations and working sessions.

Conference registration fee includes three full days of SATURN Conference presentations and working sessions as well as morning beverages, lunch, breaks, and social events on May 2–4.

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$600/Course Early Bird
Register Through March 27, 2017

$750/Course Standard

  • Big Data: Architectures and Technologies
  • Design Guidelines and Patterns for Microservices
  • Secure DevOps Process and Implementation

Course registration fee for one-day courses includes one full day of instruction in selected course and morning beverages, lunch, and breaks on May 1.

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Available Discounts

Only one type of discount per attendee will apply.

U.S. Government
Employees of U.S. government organizations receive a 25% discount on conference registration and courses. Eligibility is confirmed by the use of a valid email address ending in .gov or .mil during the registration process. You must present a government-issued photo ID at check-in to receive your registration materials.

Employees of universities receive a 15% discount on conference registration and courses. Eligibility is confirmed by the use of a valid email address ending in .edu during the registration process. You must present a university-issued ID at check-in to receive your registration materials.

Attendees from any organization that registers three or more people for SATURN receive a 15% discount on conference registration and course fees.

Contact to obtain a discount code to register online, or print the PDF registration form to fax multiple registrations to +1 (412) 268-6257.

Students at accredited academic institutions receive a 50% discount on conference registration and, subject to availability, registration for courses. To use this discount, you must provide proof of current enrollment with full-time status at an accredited institution, and you must present your student ID at check-in to receive your registration materials.

The full-conference passes included in SATURN sponsorship packages enable organizations that send one or more staff members to SATURN to promote their brands, products, and services for only a small additional cost. For example, the $5,000 Silver level of sponsorship includes three free registrations, a $4,800 value. For only $200 more, the sponsoring organization gets all of the brand-promotion opportunities listed in the tables on the Sponsorship page. Similar savings and opportunities are provided by other sponsorship levels.

How to Register


If you encounter problems registering online, please contact

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Via Mail or Fax

Please complete the entire form, including payment method and any applicable credit card information.

Download Registration Form

Send the completed form and any payment papers (such as a check or purchase order).

Mailing Address
Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute
PO Box 371778
Pittsburgh, PA  15251-7778

+1 (412) 268-6257

Terms & Conditions

By registering, you grant Carnegie Mellon University and/or anyone acting on its behalf (“Carnegie Mellon”) permission to photograph, film, or otherwise record and use your name, likeness, image, voice, and comments and to publish, reproduce, exhibit, distribute, broadcast, edit, and/or digitize the resulting images and materials in publications, advertising materials, or in any other form, and for any purpose without compensation.

Payment Methods

We must receive your full payment prior to the conference, or you will be expected to pay on-site in order to attend the conference. Acceptable methods of payment include credit cards, checks, and purchase orders.

Credit Cards

We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express.

Company or Personal Checks

Your check must be mailed with your registration form. Please make your check payable to SEI/CMU, and write the name of your organization on it. If you submit your registration using the PDF form via fax or mail, your registration will be processed according to the time it is received.

Completed Purchase Orders

Purchase orders are available to organizations and individuals. Please note that a purchase order for multiple conference delegates must be accompanied by a completed registration form for each person. Print out the PDF Registration Form and mail or fax one copy for each registrant with your purchase order. If you submit your registration using a purchase order, it will be processed according to the time that payment is received and confirmed.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds requested in writing by April 17, 2017, will be processed two to four weeks after the conference minus a $75 administrative fee.

No refunds will be given after April 17, 2017. Those who do not cancel by this date and do not attend will not be issued refunds.

Substitute attendees are welcome at no extra charge; please notify us of substitutions at least three weeks prior to the conference so we can prepare registration materials.