Red Hat Summit: Connect

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About the event

What is Red Hat Summit: Connect 2021?

Designed to bring the future of open source technology to a city near you, our all-new series of small-scale events allows you to engage with Red Hat® thought leaders and experts as well as get hands-on with interactive sessions, labs, and networking opportunities. Connect with your sales rep to learn more on how to register for Red Hat Summit: Connect in your city of choice.

*All attendees of Red Hat Summit: Connect 2021 events will be REQUIRED to show proof of full vaccination prior to attending and be REQUIRED to wear masks onsite. Full vaccination is defined as two weeks (14 days) after the final dose of a government-approved vaccine.

When and where will Red Hat Summit: Connect be in 2021?

These events will be held in person and in select North American cities from October to December. You can find the city that best fits what you’re looking for and register to attend at no cost.

How can I stay informed about Red Hat Summit: Connect 2021?

You can stay up to date on the latest information around our upcoming event by signing up to receive email updates.

Where do I go to stay up to date on all of the latest health and safety information surrounding the event?

View our health and safety guidance to find the latest information on how Red Hat is handling COVID-19 safety protocols, along with the steps we’re taking to keep all attendees safe.

Who can I contact for more information about Red Hat Summit: Connect 2021?

Contact us at and someone will respond within 24 business hours.

Information for attendees

How can I register for Red Hat Summit: Connect 2021?

To take part in Red Hat Summit: Connect 2021, register online and choose which city you would like to attend.

Where can I find on-demand programming from Red Hat Summit Virtual Experience?

Register or log in to our event platform to watch sessions and programming from the virtual events held in April and June 2021.

How do I build my agenda?

Once registered, you will be able to log into the session catalog and add sessions to your personal agenda to plan out your day. You can view the session catalog for all cities to see what sessions, labs, and other activities are available for you to attend.

Please note: Adding a session to your agenda does NOT guarantee your seat.  All sessions, excluding labs, will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis during the event.

Where can I see demos of Red Hat products and solutions?

Visit the Red Hat kiosks that will be available at the Red Hat Summit: Connect events in Raleigh, Austin, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, Toronto, and New York City.

Information for sponsors

How do I become a sponsor for Red Hat Summit: Connect 2021?

Sponsorship sales for this year's Red Hat Summit: Connect 2021 are closed.

Are sponsorship packages available for Red Hat Summit 2022?

Sponsorship opportunities for next year's Red Hat Summit are not available at this time.

Information for presenters

Will speakers share their presentations or content during the sessions?

As an attendee, you will be able to view speaker presentations during the session. Although we will not have sessions from Red Hat Summit: Connect on demand, sessions from our April and June event are available on the Red Hat Summit site. Shared content is available to download below the session description.

I’m a confirmed speaker and have questions. Who should I contact?

Contact us at and someone from our team will respond as soon as possible.

Find a Red Hat Summit: Connect city

Take a look at what other Red Hat Summit: Connect sessions and activities are happening in other cities.

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Houston, TX | October 21, 2021

Raleigh, NC | October 27, 2021

Austin, TX | October 28, 2021

San Francisco, CA | November 3, 2021

Philadelphia, PA | November 4, 2021

San Jose, CA | November 4, 2021

Phoenix, AZ | November 10, 2021

Dallas, TX | November 11, 2021

Seattle, WA | November 16, 2021

Chicago, IL | November 17, 2021

Montreal, QC | November 18, 2021

Atlanta, GA | November 18, 2021 

Washington, DC | November 30, 2021

Nashville, TN | November 30, 2021

Toronto, ON | December 2, 2021

Minneapolis, MN | December 2, 2021

Jacksonville, FL | December 2, 2021

New York, NY | December 8, 2021