Open source, containers and orchestration are the order of the day. Kubernetes has taken the industry by storm and become the de-facto orchestration standard throughout the commercial, financial and government sectors. This premier event is the only one of its kind, DevNation Federal brings the most respected industry experts and key maintainers of popular open source projects on stage to deliver a one day immersive conference to federal developers.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
801 Wharf Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024


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DevNation Federal is ramping up and registration is now open. Register today to secure your space for the most innovative developer event DC has to see for the public sector.

This event is complimentary but space is limited!

Christian Posta

Christian Posta

Global Field CTO,

Christian Posta (@christianposta) is Global Field CTO at, former Chief Architect at Red Hat, and well known in the community for being an author (Istio in Action, Manning, Microservices for Java Developers, O’Reilly 2016), frequent blogger, speaker, open-source enthusiast and committer on various open-source projects including Istio, Kubernetes, and many others. Christian has spent time at both enterprises as well as web-scale companies and now helps companies create and deploy large-scale, cloud-native resilient, distributed architectures. He enjoys mentoring, training and leading teams to be successful with distributed systems concepts, microservices, devops, and cloud-native application design.

Daniel Walsh

Red Hat

Daniel Walsh

Senior Distinguished Engineer, Red Hat

Daniel Walsh has worked in the computer security field for over 35 years. Dan is a Senior Distinguished Engineer at Red Hat. He joined Red Hat in August 2001. Dan is the lead architect of the Red Hat Container Runtime Engineering team. Dan has been working on container technology for 15 years. Dan focusess on the CRI-O Container Runtime for Kubernets, Buildah for building container images, Podman for running and managing containers, containers/storage and containers/image. He has led the SELinux project, concentrating on the application space and policy development. Dan helped developed sVirt, Secure Virtualization as well as the SELinux Sandbox. Previously, Dan worked Netect/Bindview's on Vulnerability Assessment Products and at Digital Equipment Corporation working on the Athena Project, AltaVista Firewall/Tunnel (VPN) Products. Dan has a BA in Mathematics from the College of the Holy Cross and a MS in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Twitter: rhatdan Blog: Email:

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