Kubernetes has taken the industry by storm and become the de-facto orchestration standard throughout the commercial and government sectors. As kubernetes has evolved, so have the conversations about security, observability, serverless and gitops. The full impact these topics have on technology is still emerging. Join attendees on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the Marriott Washington Metro Center for a full-day informative sessions and collaborative discussions that will highlight these opportunities and challenges.
This premier event is the only one of its kind, produced by developers for developers. DevNation Federal brings the most respected industry experts, government officials, academic leaders and key maintainers of popular open source projects on stage to deliver a one-day, immersive conference for federal developers.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Marriott Washington Metro Center
775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
|8:00 - 9:00 a.m.||Breakfast & Registration|
|9:00 - 9:10 a.m.||Welcome|
|9:10 - 10:00 a.m.||Global Transformation Panel|
|10:00 - 10:25 a.m.||Keynote|
|10:25 - 10:45 a.m.||Break|
|10:45 - 11:10 a.m.||Keynote|
|11:10 - 11:35 a.m.||Keynote|
|11:35 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Lunch and Networking|
|12:30 - 1:00 p.m.||Breakout Sessions 1|
|1:10 - 1:40 p.m.||Breakout Sessions 2|
|1:50 - 2:20 p.m.||Breakout Sessions 3|
|2:30 - 2:55 p.m.||Keynote|
|2:55 - 3:20 p.m.||Keynote|
|3:20 - 4:00 p.m.||Lightning Talks|
|4:00 - 6:00 p.m.||Networking Reception|
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.
Sessions - Coming Soon
Chief Technology Officer, Dynanet
Peter Anih is a strategic thinker and IT leader, driven to excel through rapid consumption of new technology capabilities, continuous team motivation, and collaborative work with technical and functional stakeholders. Peter is a System Engineer by trade who has led large-scale IT system and application development and modernization programs, engineered and deployed mission critical systems for the Department of Defense, Civilian Government, and private industry organizations. He is a strong advocate for continual technology and business transformation—passionate in driving innovation, building viable business cases for modernizing applications, IT infrastructures, and practices. Peter developed technical strategies and solutions around DevSecOps, Cloud Computing, Mobile Solutions, and Big Data Analytics leveraging Agile methodologies.
Peter is currently focused on growing Dynanet’s Cloud, Microservices/Containerization, Enterprise Architecture, and DevSecOps offerings. Peter’s passion for leveraging new technologies is moving Dynanet towards the bleeding edge of the tech ecosystem.
Consulting Product Manager, Red Hat
Ecosystems Director, Stackery
Farrah Campbell is the Ecosystems Director at Stackery, a serverless workflow company, where she leads the company’s engagement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), system integrators, technology partners, and the broader community. Farrah is passionate about her work with the Serverless, DevOps, and Women in Technology communities—she participates in global industry events, user events, conferences, and user groups. She's also involved in a documentary focused on how culture changes stories for women in the technology industry.
Farrah often speaks about her efforts within the Serverless and Women In Tech communities, and how these communities have shaped her life and career. She is one of the organizers of the Portland Serverless Days, the Portland Serverless Meetup, and speaks around the world about her serverless journey and the serverless mindset. She has also been featured as a Serverless Superhero by A Cloud Guru and has shared her story in Episode 1 of the documentary series Chasing Grace. Farrah lives in Portland, Oregon, has 2 sons, loves to read and to dance, and is happy to call herself a nerd.
DevOps Security Lead, National Security Agency
Emily Fox is a DevOps enthusiast, security unicorn, and a member of Women in Technology at the National Security Agency (NSA). She promotes the cross-pollination of development and security practices and serves as NSA’s DevOps Security Lead. She has worked in security for over 10 years at NSA and is currently improving processes, policies, standards, and tools within the NSA to enable more secure development of the USA’s critical mission applications and change cultural perception of security. Her technical interests include containerization, automation, and promoting women in technology. She holds a BS in Information Systems and a MS in Cyber Security. She is also a contributor to the CNCF SIG-Security.
Developer Advocate, Google
Nathen Harvey has been active in the DevOps community for almost a decade, putting the practices of DevOps to work and helping others learn and implement those practices. As a cloud developer advocate at Google, he helps the community understand and apply DevOps and SRE principles and practices in the cloud to drive business outcomes. Prior to joining Google, Nathen led the Chef community, helping them adopt continuous automation to build, deploy, and manage applications in fast, secure ways. He also has a background in running operations and infrastructure for a diverse range of web applications. Nathen is a cohost of the Food Fight Show, a podcast about Chef and DevOps.
Principal Developer Advocate, LightStep
Austin Parker has been solving - and creating - problems with computers and technology for most of his life. He is the Principal Developer Advocate at LightStep and maintainer on the OpenTracing and OpenTelemetry projects. His professional dream is to build a world where we're able to create and run more reliable software. In addition to his professional work, he's taught college classes, spoken about all things DevOps and Distributed Tracing, and even found time to start a podcast. Austin is also the co-author of the forthcoming book Distributed Tracing in Practice, available in mid-2020 from O'Reilly Media.
CEO, Tozny, LLC
Isaac is the founder and CEO of Tozny, LLC, a privacy and security company specializing in easy to use cryptographic toolkits for developers. Isaac’s work in cybersecurity spans open source, the public sector, and commercial companies. His projects have included end-to-end encryption for privacy in human subject research, secure cross-domain collaboration, identity management, anonymous authorization, mobile password-free authentication, anti-forgery in hardware devices, and privacy-preserving authentication. He has worked with agencies including DARPA, the Navy, Air Force Research Laboratory, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Institute of Standards and Technologies, and other elements of the DoD and intelligence communities. Isaac is an active open source developer in the areas of cryptography and programming languages. Education: B.S. in computer science, M.S. in Cybersecurity.
Andrew Clay Shafer
Vice President Transformation, Red Hat
Always fascinated with the dynamics of high performing individuals and organizations, Andrew has a long history helping people deliver systems with better tools and processes. With more than 20 years experience in technology, he gravitated to Agile and Lean methods as a software developer and then applied this understanding to systems as the cofounder of Puppet. Andrew evangelized DevOps tools and practices before DevOps was a word and helped to organize DevOpsDays events since the earliest days of the movement. He’s been involved in a number of open source communities including Puppet, OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes. In addition to frequent conference presentations on related topics, Andrew also contributed ‘Agile Operations’ to the O’Reilly book Web Operations and wrote a Foreword for The Site Reliability Workbook.
"I see a lot of enterprises getting fixated on technology as a magic solution when the real opportunity comes from changing behaviors. As exciting as open source cloud-native technology can be, I’m even more excited by applying the principles of openness to organizational change. The magic is in your people." - Andrew Clay Shafer
Intergalactic DevOps Advocate & Thought Validator, PagerDuty
Matt Stratton is a long-time member of the global DevOps community, where he helps dev and ops teams advance the practice of their craft and become more operationally mature. He has over 20 years of experience in IT operations, ranging from large financial institutions such as JPMorganChase and internet firms, including Apartments.com. He is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and ITSM focused events, including ChefConf, DevOpsDays, Interop, PINK, and others worldwide. Matt is the founder and co-host of the popular Arrested DevOps podcast, as well as a global organizer of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.
He lives in Chicago and has three awesome kids, whom he loves just a little bit more than he loves Doctor Who. He is currently on a mission to discover the best phở in the world.
Mindfulness Practice Lead-NAPS, Red Hat
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