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Make each moment count - with an assembled panel of industry experts and a community of your peers

There is so much to see and do at this year’s Red Hat Summit. One highlight will be the Community Day and OpenShift Commons activities in Denver, Colorado on May 6th, which will showcase broad industry participation through use case presentations across many practical business scenarios. Register here! Check out our quick intro video:

Immerse yourself in a collaborative environment

With a continual focus on end users, this year’s Community Day and OpenShift Commons Gathering carries that momentum forward by creating a space for peer-to-peer interactions. Highlighting case studies from and by end users with production deployments of OpenShift, the use cases will offer practical insights and lessons learned along the way. Our emphasis remains on community support, knowledge sharing, and fostering the adoption of OpenShift to plan success.

Topics covered include hybrid cloud infrastructure, cloud-native development, and new emerging technology initiatives.

It’s a full day of events with keynote addresses to kick things off

The Community Day and OpenShift Commons Gathering will offer a full program with Ansible Collaboration and the Linux Community. Be sure to catch the early keynote sessions featuring top Red Hat individuals:

  • Chris Wright - Red Hat, CTO and SVP of Global Engineering
  • Ashesh Bandani - Red Hat, Chief Product Officer

The excitement continues with main stage presentations including:

Community Day Opening Session: OpenShift Commons, Ansible Collaboration, Linux Community

  • Community Day: Collaboration in Action - Karena Angell (Red Hat), Walter Bentley (Red Hat), Jason Brooks (Red Hat)
  • Executive Keynote: Chris Wright (CTO and SVP Global Engineering, Red Hat) and Ashesh Badani (Chief Product Officer, Red Hat)
  • Panel: Future of Red Hat - moderated by Erin Boyd (Head of Emerging Technologies, Office of the CTO) with Kirsten Newcomer (Director, Hybrid Platforms Product Management, Security), Mairin Duffy (Senior Principal UX Engineer), Kaete Piccirilli (Director, Product Marketing, Ansible), Anna Syed (Senior Manager, Software Engineering, RHEL)
  • End User Keynote #1: Mastercard - John Zaiss (Mastercard)
  • End User Keynote #2: Triton Digital by iHeart Radio - Louis-Alexandre Bergeron (Triton Digital)

OpenShift Commons Gathering: Morning Session

  • Case Study: Commerzbank - Lutz Kaemper (Commerzbank)
  • Transforming OpenShift operations on-premises with an integrated infrastructure approach - Michael Wells Jr (Dell), Ian Pilcher (Red Hat)
  • Red Hat and Emirates NBD, a Journey to Hybrid Cloud - Puneet Sharma (ENBD), Yati Prabhakar (ENBD)
  • Platform as Product: Benefits Seen in Financial Ops - a panel discussion moderated by Ian Tewksbury (Red Hat) with Jose Manel Sillero (Sabadell), Drew Baldi (M&T Bank), Erwin Veranga (Discover) and Alisha Gryniewicz (Morgan Stanley)

OpenShift Commons Gathering: Afternoon Session

  • Case Study: Accelerating your container journey with Automation and DevSecOps - Sam Williams (ONEOK), Ernie Steagall (ONEOK)
  • Chip Manufacturing and the Value of Open Source - a panel discussion moderated by Erwan Gallen with Raghu Moorthy (Intel), Adam Tetelman (NVIDIA), Ramin Roane (AMD)
  • Case Study: Reduce your carbon footprint with dynamic workload shifting through - Time and Space on OpenShift - Lisette van Leeuwen (Ortec Financial)
  • Mission Daybreak: Suicide Early Warning System - Brian Jones (Guidehouse), Ben Cushing (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Gathering: Closing Session

  • Case Study: Leveraging Red Hat 3Scale with Red Hat OpenShift to enhance API management in Film/TV Productions - Ian Abbott (Digital Negative), Victoria Adeyeri (Digital Negative)
  • Case Study: Scaling OpenShift cluster lifecycle management at Garmin: Leveraging Jsonnet, Tekton & ArgoCD - Brett Summers (Garmin), Jonathan Regehr (Garmin)
  • Case Study: Unified Observability: How IndiGo Airlines Elevated IT and Business Analytics With an Enterprise Data Mesh - Varun Gupta (IndiGo Airlines), Vincent Caldeira (Red Hat)
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) with OpenShift PMs and Engineers - Chris Alfonso (Red Hat)
  • Closing and Opinionated Guide to Red Hat Summit - Karena Angell (Red Hat)

Rounding out the events also include breakout sessions and special interest group meetings, all of which will maximize interaction and the exchange of ideas.Take a look at the complete program of events.

Don’t miss out, become part of it! There’s still time to be included

The Community Day and OpenShift Commons Gathering events only skim the surface on the opportunities for professional development and live, in-person interactions. Red Hat Summit and AnsibleFest brings together IT professionals, customers, partners, and peers to provide tools, connections, and knowledge to support your technology goals. Register now and join us May 6-9 in Denver, Colorado, to solve difficult challenges, grow your expertise, and learn ways to meet the demands of your customers with less, not more, complexity. You’ll leave with new ideas to help you and your company excel.

  • Community Day and OpenShift Commons Gathering - May 6, 2024 - Reserve a spot for the events through our online portal or register for the complete OpenShift Commons core sessions experience by adding all four sessions through the landing page 
  • Red Hat Summit and AnsibleFest - May 6-9, 2024Register here.

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