DevSummit 2021


When and where is Arm DevSummit being held in 2021?

Arm DevSummit 2021 is a virtual conference. Registrants of the Arm DevSummit 2021 virtual conference can access the conference’s virtual platform starting October 6. This is a good time to become familiar with the platform, as technical sessions will be released on-demand. The live portion of the event is from Tuesday, October 19 through Thursday, October 21.

How can I stay informed about Arm DevSummit 2021?

Register here to receive emails from Arm DevSummit 2021.

Who can I contact for more information?

Visit the ‘Support’ link within the main event navigation
  • Event Chat support is available during event hours from October 19-21.
  • Outside of event hours, you can contact us by emailing

What is Arm DevSummit?

Arm DevSummit 2021 is an immersive, three-day virtual conference for software and hardware practitioners from across the world. Held on 19–21 October, Arm DevSummit brings together the brightest and best from mobile and high-performance computing, chip design, machine learning, autonomous technology and the internet of things. It hosts more than 200 sessions from the biggest names in the business, including live interactive workshops and visionary keynote presentations.

Why is Arm DevSummit online this year?

For planning purposes, we made a decision at the end of last year to make Arm DevSummit 2021 a virtual conference. At that time, we couldn’t predict the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and focused on minimizing risks to the health and safety of participants.

What types of Arm DevSummit tracks and sessions can I expect?

Mobile and high-performance computing, chip design, machine learning, autonomous technology and the internet of things.

Will Arm DevSummit 2022 be in-person?

The value of meeting face-to-face cannot be replaced but we are still defining what the new normal will be for an in-person Arm DevSummit conference in 2022 and how to make it safe. We are optimistic that Arm DevSummit 2022 may be a Hybrid Event.

What should I do if I'm having connectivity issues?

Make sure you have the latest version of Chrome or Firefox browsers for optimal experience, resolution setting of 1600 x 1200 or above, and 20” size monitor or above. To find out if you have the most updated version of your browser, visit the links below.
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Can I use the same login credentials as Arm DevSummit 2020?

We are using a new registration system this year for Arm DevSummit, so please create an account in our system.

Does Arm DevSummit have a code of conduct?

Arm is committed to providing a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for all. Arm expects our attendees to conduct themselves professionally and respectfully. The Code of Conduct is available here

Are there Terms and Conditions for Arm DevSummit?

Yes, review the terms and conditions associated with registering and attending Arm DevSummit here

Can I share my virtual log-in information with other members of my team?

We request that all attendees create their own account within our virtual platform. General registration is complimentary for all.

Can I access and view recordings of any sessions or keynotes from the conference?

Certain technical sessions will be made available on-demand available starting October 6. Live event content will be available within 24 hours after each session. All content will be available until December 8.

Can I give my feedback?

Event surveys are available after the conference.

How can I find out when you add new speakers to the agenda?

Register here to receive event updates.

Will there be any opportunities to chat with the senior Arm leadership team?

See Campfire sessions on the agenda.

Can I sign in from my mobile phone or tablet?

Yes. Our virtual platform is compatible with both a mobile phone and tablet.

How can I contact a salesperson?

Please visit the contact page to select which sales contact is right for you.

When is the full agenda available?

The full agenda is available August 18.

There is a lot of content happening at the same time. Can I view any sessions I miss?

Yes. All sessions will be available on demand within 24 hours for registered attendees.

How soon will sessions be recorded and available on-demand?

Live sessions, excluding Campfires and Tech Sessions with Live Q&A, are available within 24 hours after the session concludes, and until December 8 for registered attendees.

How are agendas chosen for the Arm DevSummit virtual event?

From May 13 to June 4 we hold a Call for Papers submission. A committee of 50 industry experts review and choose the best papers.

What types of Arm DevSummit tracks and sessions can I expect?

You can expect to learn about AI, IoT, chip design methodology, cloud native development, infrastructure for modern computing, autonomous, and more.

Will Arm DevSummit 2021 have an in-person event along with the virtual event?

Arm DevSummit 2021 is exclusively a virtual event.

Does Arm DevSummit have social media and an official event hashtag?

You can follow Arm on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and Arm Software Developers on Twitter and YouTube. Use the hashtag #ArmDevSummit when posting on social media to join the online buzz and tell others what you’re learning.

When will sessions be available to view?

On-demand sessions are available from October 6 and live content is available from October 19 - 21. All sessions will be online until December 8.

Can I create my own agenda?

Yes. After registering for Arm DevSummit you can create your own agenda and add sessions to both your agenda and personal calendar.

Can I ask questions during the sessions? If so, how?

Certain sessions include a Q&A chat with the speaker during the live event.

Will there be multiple sessions going on at the same time?

Yes. Visit our agenda for more details.

Are sessions pre-recorded or live?

Sessions are both pre-recorded and live.

Can I view last year's sessions and keynotes?

You can view Arm DevSummit 2020 keynotes, technical content and workshops on the Arm Software Developer YouTube Channel

How can I ensure my system is compatible for the virtual conference?

Use this standard system check tool to verify your system.

Why can't I hear audio?

Try one or more of the following: check volume on internal or external speakers from your keyboard or click icon in the lower right side of task bar; click unmute; try using headphones; or change audio devices by opening sound settings and enter audio preferences. In the Output section, click Manage Sound Devices then Troubleshoot, Device Properties and/or Test. Check for Windows updates and/or update your audio driver.

What are the system settings for optimal user experience?

For optimal experience, a resolution setting of 1600 x 1200 or above, and 20” size monitor or larger.

What type of internet connection is required?

Normal download speed is between 12 Mbps and 25 Mbps. Normal upload speed is between 1.2 Mbps and 10 Mbps.

What minimal computer speed requirements do I need to participate?

You need 3 Mbps as a minimum download speed and 1 Mbps for upload.

Do I have to download any software to join the virtual event?

No, our platform can be accessed from your browser.

Do I have to download Zoom to join the virtual event?

You can use Zoom on your laptop or desktop browser. Mobile devices require the downloaded app.

Will I be asked for a Zoom password?

No, we will not ask for a Zoom password.

What browsers do you support?

Chrome, Safari, Edge Chromium, and Firefox.

How do I find my Browsers Version and OS?

To find your computer details, visit this link

How do I test my bandwidth?

Find your Internet bandwidth performance using this link

How can I participate if my company has a corporate firewall in place?

In most cases, firewalls are not a problem. You should be able to participate in the entire event even if your company has a firewall in place. There is a port checker in the system check. This allows you to see any potential issues. Run the system check here

The sessions are listed in a different time zone than mine. How can I update this?

You can change your time zone within your profile. The schedule will change across the environment to reflect your local time.

Do I have to attend the entire event?

No, you can view any sessions on-demand or live as your schedule permits.

Who can attend your virtual event?

The conference is open to everyone from software and hardware engineers to chip designers: anyone looking to use Arm technology to build the best performing, richest and most impactful next-generation experiences.

What do you do to ensure a safe environment?

Protecting the digital safety of our attendee’s, exhibitors, presenters, and staff is paramount. We monitor, deter and manage any disruptive activity. We have a security team dedicated to ensuring a secure online experience. Only registered attendees can access our virtual event. We recommend you use a private Wi-Fi network rather than a public network and up to date on antivirus software.

Can I pick the breakout sessions and campfires I want to attend?

Yes. You can create your own agenda.

Do I need a webcam for this event?

No. Attendees are not on camera during this event.

Is there a mobile app?

No, but you can easily access DevSummit from your mobile device.

Can I download the slides from the presentations?

A PDF version of all approved presentations will be posted on the Arm DevSummit website after the session release.

When will the session details be published?

The agenda will be released on August 18, 2021.

Is there a cost to participate in the online experience for Arm DevSummit 2021?

General registration for Arm DevSummit is free.

Do I need to register for each session?

Individual session registration is not required, your general event registration gives you access to all content.

Do you share my personal registration information?

Unless otherwise stated and agreed, your personal data is not shared.

What does my conference pass include?

The free conference pass includes access to the Virtual Event Platform and all sessions live and on-demand.

Can I transfer my registration to a colleague?

Yes, contact to transfer your registration. Include your full contact information as well as your colleague’s. Your colleague must complete the registration by accepting our registration Terms and Conditions, Code of Conduct and Privacy Policy.

Can I register on behalf of someone else?

Registration on behalf of someone else is not available. For additional information and support please contact us

How do I log in if I forgot my password?

After selecting the login button, click the ‘forgot password’ button and follow the instructions to reset your password.

Can I change my profile?

Yes, log into the event site and go to your profile. Select to ‘edit your profile’. From here you can edit your details and areas of interest. Your email address cannot be changed, so contact us for assistance with this change.

Is my profile visible to the public?

Your profile page is not visible to the public. Only your name and company are displayed in the 1:1 chat directory.

Can I take away information or brochures from the event site?

Presentations will be available after the session is released.

Is there a registration deadline or can I register the day of the event?

Registration can be completed at any time but is necessary to access the event content. General registration closes December 8, 2021.

Can I change my email address after my registration is complete?

No, email addresses cannot be changed after registration is complete. If an error occurred during the setup of your account, contact us

Should I use my work email address or personal email address?

We recommend using your work email address for registration. If you do not have a work email address, you can use a personal email address.

How can I get help completing my registration?

For assistance completing registration or any other questions regarding registration, contact us

Should I register as an attendee or is there a speaker registration?

Approved speakers can register through a link in the Speaker Resource Center under Tasks. Click the link listed to register as a speaker. If you have questions about your registration, contact your speaker manager or the registration team

Can approved speakers get free registration for the summit?

Registration for Arm DevSummit is free for all attendees.

As a speaker and attendee do I have two different log-in credentials or just one?

Approved speakers have two log-in credentials; one for the Speaker Resource Centre (SRC) and the other for registration. Speakers register for Arm DevSummit through their SRC portal.

Do I earn IEEE credits for the educational sessions?

You can earn IEEE credits by purchasing an IEEE certificate during the registration and watching applicable sessions live or on-demand.

Can I ask questions during the educational sessions?

Some sessions have a live chat component that allows you to ask questions live.

How do I access my certificate and credits for attending the conference?

Attendees who have purchased an IEEE certificate are sent a certificate by email directly from IEEE. Certificate information is sent to IEEE upon closure of the event platform.

Can I listen to recorded sessions and earn additional credits post-conference?

IEEE credit can be earned on all applicable sessions for as long as the content is available. On-Demand content for Arm DevSummit will be available until December 9, 2021.

I am a member of the press or industry analyst. Where can I find more information about press + analyst registration?

Press + Analyst registration will open in early July. Please check back at that time to submit a request for a press or analyst pass. If you would like to be notified once registration opens, please email

When will I get more information on press and analyst activities at Arm DevSummit / opportunities to meet with Arm?

A more detailed agenda of activities will be available later this summer, including any opportunities to meet with Arm during the virtual event.

How can I keep up with Arm DevSummit news and updates?

If you’re a member of the press or an industry analyst and would like to receive our regular news alerts, email

Will Arm DevSummit content be available post-event?

Yes. You will be able to replay certain program elements post-event. Check back on the Arm DevSummit website for additional details on accessing that content.

How can I get access to the registered press and analyst list for the Arm DevSummit event?

To receive the registered press and analyst list, you must be registered as an Event Partner.

I am an exhibitor or sponsor of Arm DevSummit 2021. When can I access the registered press and analyst list?

The registered list is available three weeks prior to the event and accessible in the Partner Resource Center. To be added to the electronic distribution list, contact

I am an exhibitor or sponsor of Arm DevSummit 2021. Can I request assistance to book virtual meetings?

Exhibitors and sponsors are asked to manage any press or analyst meetings using the video/voice conferencing platform of their choice.

What should I do if I didn't set up my registration as press?

Contact with your press credentials to receive Press/Analyst registration approval.

How do I become an Event Partner at Arm DevSummit 2021?

Contact to receive information on Event Partnerships.

What levels of Event Partnerships are available?

Contact to receive your Event Partner Prospectus, which includes Event Partnership package information.

Do any of the Event Partnerships include speaking opportunities?

Yes, for information about our partnership offerings, contact

Is there a virtual exhibition space/expo floor?

No. Each Event Partner has a dedicated page.

How do I create and/or edit my Event Partner Page?

Event Partners receive access to the Partner Resource Center, where you can upload and edit your company information and your dedicated Partner page.

How can we process payments for our Event Partner package?

You can pay by credit card, PO or wire transfer. Details on payment methods are on your invoice.

Can I network/chat with attendees interested in my company?

Yes. During the live event there is a chat function within your dedicated partner page. You can chat with attendees directly.

How do I receive leads?

Leads are shared with Event Partners at the end of the event.