RALEIGH, N.C. - —
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the company is accepting speaking proposals for Red Hat Summit 2017, taking place May 2-4, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Red Hat Summit is the premier open source technology event to showcase the latest innovative IT solutions that power the enterprise.
As Red Hat Summit moves into its 13th year, open source has become more mainstream. Open source is an innovation engine for the technology industry and a backbone of digital transformation efforts resulting in modern hybrid cloud infrastructure and cloud-native applications. Open source methodologies are changing how work gets done and inspiring new forms of collaboration. Red Hat Summit has become a top industry event focused on these advancements, with customers, partners, and open source industry leaders from around the world coming together for a high-energy week of innovation, education, and collaboration.
Red Hat Summit 2016 was the biggest Red Hat Summit to date with more than 5,500 attendees. General sessions were attended by thought leaders from across the IT industry, highlighting how open source can transform enterprise IT.
Red Hat is currently accepting speaking submissions for Red Hat Summit 2017 in the following categories:
Cloud and hybrid IT
Internet of Things
Open source community
The deadline to submit speaking proposals for Red Hat Summit 2017 is Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Selected speakers will be notified in January 2017, and registration is scheduled to open in January 2017.