Google Cloud Next 2023: The Complete Guide

For the past few years, Google Cloud Next has been held virtually – but for 2023, it's back in person! Google Cloud Next 2023, the annual developer and partner conference, will be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from August 29-31.

Visit Splunk at Google Cloud Next 2023! 

  • Experience Splunk at Booth #1447
  • Join Splunk on Tuesday Aug 29th 7-9PM at Shelby's Rooftop Lounge for jazz, cocktails, and networking - register here for free!

Google Cloud Next is an annual conference hosted by Google Cloud. It serves as a platform for Google Cloud to showcase its latest products, technologies, and innovations to developers, IT professionals, and businesses. The event includes keynote presentations, technical sessions, hands-on labs, and opportunities for networking and collaboration.

This blog post will provide details on the upcoming 2023 event and summarize some of the big announcements and highlights from the 2022 edition of this event. This post will also include hotel recommendations and transportation tips to help you navigate the San Francisco area!

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Google Cloud Next 2023

Registration for Google Cloud Next 2023 opened on March 15. You can sign up on the official website.

For those who are unable to attend in-person, some of the Next 2023 sessions will be available virtually and on-demand after the event.

At Google Cloud Next 2023, attendees can:

  • Hear about the most recent Google innovations in AI, productivity, security, data, and more
  • Participate in training, breakout sessions, demos, hands-on labs, and attend keynotes that are led and taught by professionals
  • Learn about the roadmaps for popular Google products
  • Learn how to model your data in order to optimize business insights by using analytics
  • Database professionals will explore tools and devices for developing and managing data-driven applications that can help you to solve real-world problems
  • For more information on all that is offered, check out the official website


Daily Schedule


Tuesday August 29th
Wednesday August 30th Thursday August 31st
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Registration open
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Registration open
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Registration open
9:00 AM
Keynote Day 1
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Sponsor Expo open
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sponsor Expo, Google Showcase and Innovators Hive open
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sponsor Expo, Google Showcase, and Innovators Hive open
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Google Showcase and Innovators Hive open
10:30 AM
Keynote Day 2
2:00 PM
Show is over!
11:00 AM - 4:45 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Next ‘23 Party
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Expo Happy Hour
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tech, Tunes, and Tastings

Hotel Recommendations

When traveling to a new city, it can be difficult to find the right accommodations! Here is a short list of recommended hotels in San Francisco for you during your stay that are in close proximity to the Moscone Center!

  • W - San Francisco
  • San Francisco Marriott Marquis
  • InterContinental San Francisco, an IHG Hotel
  • Hilton San Francisco Union Square
  • San Francisco Marriott Union Square
  • The Marker San Francisco
  • The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square


In addition to navigating a place to stay in a new city, you also need to figure out how to actually get around a new city! Below are some good options for your stay in San Francisco.

  • On foot
  • Uber/Lyft
  • Car Service
  • Public transportation.

There are numerous busses, streetcars, and cable car routes on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s “Muni” system. Information about the Muni and where to purchase tickets can be found on this website.

Sign up for Google Cloud Next 2023 by visiting https://cloud.withgoogle.com/next

Hope you enjoy Google Next ‘23 and your trip to the Bay Area!

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Samantha Dunn is a summer intern for the growth marketing team at Splunk. Samantha is pursuing a degree from North Carolina State University in Business Administration and is interested in the ways IT will change in the coming years and how it will impact our lives.