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May 30, 2023Copenhagen, DenmarkDGI Byen
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Red Hat Summit Connect Copenhagen 2024

This year our Nordic team are joining the Red Hat Summit Connect roadshow instead of the Open Tour. Connect with us in Copenhagen on November 29.


8:30 - 9:00

Registration & coffee

9:00 - 9:30

Welcome & Introduction of partners

Rune Stenbaek,

Country Manager, Red Hat Denmark


Intel Keynote: The Winning Partnership “Software Defined, Silicon Enhanced”

Spanning more than 25 years, together, Red Hat and Intel help customers to navigate digital transformation with solutions that provide more choice, flexibility, and innovation. Join us to hear how Red Hat and Intel provide innovative and more secure enterprise-level solutions that help you and your customers to gain a competitive advantage.

Stefan Englet,

Red Hat Partner Manager EMEA, Intel


Leading Technology Transformation  (Room A)

Panel discussion

Building a solid foundation with People & Culture at the Core of Digital Transformation.

Monica Sasso,

Financial Services & Insuance COE, Global Digital Transformation Lead & Global Chairwoman, Women's Leadership Community IBM Distinguished Industry Leader, Red Hat

Ona Juodkienė,

SVP, Co-Head of Tech Strategy & Acceleration, Danske bank

Zanda Brivule-Jansone,

Head of Nordic and Baltic region, Financial Services, Worldline Global

Anja Monrad,

Board Professional, DTU Entrepreneurship, Bunker Holding A/S, IT-Branchen & VL, The Danish Management Society

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) can help bring consistency to modern private, hybrid and public cloud based application landscapes  (Room B)

Technical session

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) can help bring consistency to modern private, hybrid and public cloud based application landscapes. This session shows a demo and gives you the foundational insight to how RHEL can help you manage your environment in a consistent manner regardless of where your application is running, when moving to the public cloud.

Michael Bang,

Senior Solutions Architect, Red Hat

Breaking-eggs-with-quarkus  (Room C)

Technical session

Fast startup and low memory usage is not just important for an efficient and economically production system. It is also a key ingredient in making Developers productive while writing the application. Come hear the recipe used to bring developer joy and how Quarkus flips around many of the assumptions there exist on how fast or slow(?) Java is.

Max Rydahl Andersen ,

Quarkus co-lead & Distinguished Engineer, Red Hat

10:40 - 11:00

Coffee & exhibition

11:00 - 11:50

Paving the Golden Path for your developers with and an Internal Development Platform (IDP)  (Room A)

Technical session

Explore the concepts of Internal Development Platforms (IDP), Golden Path and Developer Portals in detail. We will discuss how IDP can help organizations achieve faster development cycles, reduce costs, and improve software quality. We will also look at Red Hat’s project Janus. Janus is a Red Hat sponsored community for building Internal Development Platforms and Plugins with

Henrik Løvborg ,

Tech Sales Manager and Senior Specialist Solution Architect, Red Hat

Red Hat in the cloud(s) - Automation  (Room B)

Technical session

This session gives you foundational insight to how Ansible can help you when moving to public cloud. Get a demo packed briefing on how Ansible and Ansible Automation Platform can help bring consistency to modern private, hybrid and public cloud based application landscapes.

Magnus Glantz ,

Principal Solutions Architect, Red Hat

Java sustainability on Microsoft Azure  (Room C)

Partner session

Learn how modernizing Java systems and adopting Microsoft Azure can improve financial performance and sustainability goals. Our session covers economic and environmental impact, cost reduction, efficiency improvement, and sustainability target attainment. Prioritize sustainability efforts with Java modernization and Azure adoption, achieving environmental and social responsibility while improving your bottom line.

Christian Nygaard Christoffersen,

Application Innovation Lead, Financial Services, Microsoft

Kim Nielsen,

Nordic Alliance Manager, Red Hat

12:00 - 13:15

Lunch & exhibition

Lunch & Learn with Irori  (Room A)


Real-time integration with AMQ Streams (Kafka) on Red Hat Openshift

The future of integration is real-time. This session covers experiences from a customer case at a large Swedish authority where we established a middleware layer built on AMQ Streams (Kafka). We will go through the key capabilities of how to establish a Kafka platform, including self-service, observability, security, disaster recovery, and data governance.

Gustav Norbäcker,

Solution Architect, Irori

Lunch & Learn with Dynatrace  (Room B)


Observability with Dynatrace in Openshift

How Dynatrace AI detects problems automatically How Dynatrace can help you understand business impact and root cause analysis How to do observability with Kubernetes/Openshift, Azure, AWS and GCP

Ida Videcrantz,

Solutions Engineer

Lunch & Learn with ATEA  (Room C)


ATEA: Empower Your Developers and Reduce E-waste with RHEL Desktop

In this session, we will explore how to expand your developers' toolset while minimizing infrastructure costs. Additionally, we'll discuss how adopting Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) desktop can reduce e-waste by enabling device reuse.

Thomas Lind,

Consultant Atea open source

13:15 - 14:05

Recap of Boston Summit  (Room A)

Business session

Get the latest and greatest information from the biggest Open Source event this year, get a sneak peek of what’s coming, presented to you in a high summary of the most important trends and annocements within the Open Source community

Kim Borup,

Solution Architect, Red Hat Cloud Delivery Specialist, working with OpenShift, OpenStack, Ansible, Satellite 6, RHEL, Cloud, DevOps , CI/CD, Red Hat

Openshift on Google Cloud  (Room B)

Customer and Partner session

With Red Hat OpenShift 4 on Google Cloud, we now have a stable environment that we spend almost zero time maintaining.

Thomas Friis Formann,


Jacob Randlev Larsen & "Annand" (Shrutimitranand Chaturvedi),

Salling Group

Red Hat OpenShift on AWS  (Room C)

Partner session

Learn about Red Hat OpenShift on AWS (ROSA), a joint managed OpenShift service from Red Hat and AWS. How it allows you to migrate to cloud faster, and how you can integrate ROSA with other AWS services.

Aiyalu Thirumalai,

Solutions Architect, AWS

14:05 - 14:35

Coffee & exhibition

14:35 - 15:25

Getting culture right is a main differentiating factor for successful transformations - but it is also a major risk if you don't  (Room A)

Business session

This session will be based on how transformation work in practice - with a focus on where the main pain points are hidden and what can be done to reduce risk and mobilize an organization for change.

Peer Rasmussen,

EMEA Transformation Lead, Red Hat

Postnord Strålfors: How we got to production  (Room B)

We implemented OpenShift - so now what?

PostNord Strålfors is the North Western Europe Red Hat Digital Leaders Award winner 2022 in the category Application Development. They received the award for their work with OpenShift that has enabled them to massively reduce time to market for new solutions, at scale, and provide much improved service reliability for their customers.

Filip Jansson,

IT infrastructure architect, Strålfors

Fredrik All,

Product Development, Strålfors

Jonas Westlund,

Development manager, Strålfors

Low code integration with Camel and Quarkus  (Room C)

Technical session

Design your integration flows using Camel and JBang for a better developer experience, and make it easily production grade using Quarkus.

Claus Ibsen, Apache Camel lead & Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat

15:30 - 15:45

Closing words



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Date: May 30, 2023

Time: 08:00 - 18:00

Location: DGI Byen,
Tietgensgade 65,
Copenhagen, 1704,

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