FAQs

About the Conference

The dates for INK2019 are 14-17 November 2019 (Thursday to Sunday). It will be held in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
The primary venue for INK2019 is Suryagarh. However, this will be a travelling experience, with many activities and sessions taking place outside of Suryagarh, at stunning locations across Jaisalmer.
The registration fee covers entry to all sessions, workshops and experiences at INK2019. It also includes meals and beverages, as well as local transportation for the itinerary-based venues from 14th Nov to 16th Nov 2019. The INK2019 experience will conclude with a morning session on 17th Nov. Lunch and dinner for that day is not included.
No, the registration fee does not cover air travel, hotel accommodation, airport transfers.
The seats are limited, we recommended you register as early as possible. We have an early bird rate for limited number of seats, so now would be the best time to book.
You can pay for the registration fee as follows :

Credit cards/ Debit cards - Payment link is available on the registration page.
*Please note, a 3% processing fee will be charged for payment made through card.
NEFT Transfers Bank – HDFC Bank
Account no. - 50200004751866
IFSC Code - HDFC0000261
Beneficiary – Ixoraa Media Pvt. Ltd.
  • If you cancel before 30th September 2019, the registration fee will be refundable after a deduction of 25%.
  • Cancellations after 1st October 2019 will not be eligible for refund. However, you can transfer your registration to someone else.
  • Any transfers needs to be communication to registrations@inktalks.com on or before 15th October 2019. No transfer beyond this date will be entertained.
  • Carry forward of the registration to the next year is not allowed.
  • No shows will not be eligible for any refunds or transfers.
  • All cancellations must be sent in writing by e-mail to registrations@inktalks.com before the deadlines mentioned above.
This is an immersive 3 day conference. The option to register for one day is not available.
Details will be posted on our website as they are confirmed. A full conference schedule, including conference sessions, will be available on our website in September 2019.
You should plan to arrive on 14th November by 2.00 pm and depart from Jaisalmer on 17th November post breakfast.
Write to us at registrations@inktalks.com and we will support you with the same.

INK has identified three properties (looking at accessibility and facilities) to complement your experience of the 3-day gathering. These are Suryagarh, Marriott and Rang Mahal. We would strongly urge that you stay in one of them. The hotels would be open to booking at our pre-negotiated rates once you’ve paid the registration fee.

Hotel Suryagarh - Rs. 17,000 + taxes (inclusive of breakfast + WIFI) per night (single & double occupancy) - Standard room
Kanak Resort - Rs. 8,499+ taxes (inclusive of breakfast) per night (standard tent)
Jaisalmer Marriott
Resort & Spa
Rs. 12,000 + taxes (inclusive of breakfast + WIFI) per night (single & double occupancy) - Standard room
Hotel Rang Mahal - Rs. 8,000 + taxes (inclusive of breakfast + WIFI) per night (single & double occupancy) - Standard room)

Booking links/contact nos. Wll be shared once the registration process is completed. The prices quoted above are only for a standard room. For any other room requirements such as a suite room, you will need to speak to the hotel directly.

We are offering different categories of hotels. Suryagarh is a boutique hotel, Marriott is a 5-star hotel and has all facilities. Rang Mahal is a 3-star hotel.

Hotel & Travel Logistics

As a goodwill gesture, the negotiated rates will apply in all hotels only for the registered attendees to the conference.
Yes, there will be buses available to pick and drop you.
You will need to show a government-issued photo ID at the time of check-in.
INK will provide transport at designated times (which will be published) to take you to the conference venue on all days only from the 3 designated hotels. If you are staying elsewhere, you can book transfers to and from the venues with your hotels or the travel agency.
The weather during November is pleasant and breezy, and the best time to enjoy the colourful sandy terrain. Temperatures would range between a minimum of 17 deg C/63degF to a maximum of 32degC/90degF. It is recommended that you carry a light woollen (jacket / shawl) for early mornings and late evenings.
The dress code is smart casuals. It is advisable to wear comfortable footwear for the day, for some experiences will take you outside of Suryagarh, in settings spread across the sandy landscape. Do not forget to pack in a set of semi formals for the evening gatherings.
Even as the experiences are spread across, Suryagarh will always remain one of the venues to ensure that mobility does not restrict anyone from making the most of INK2019.
In case of any food restrictions and allergies, please specify the same in your registration form.
Post conference tours within Rajasthan are planned at additional cost. If interested, please write to us at registrations@inktalks.com, and we’ll send the information in your inbox.
Please write to us at registrations@inktalks.com.