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Red Hat Adriatic Partner Forum II

  • September 13, 2017 to September 15, 2017
  • Opatija, Croatia
  • Grand Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijeta

The second edition of our Red Hat Partners Adriatic Forum is coming!

Red Hat Partners Adriatic Forum is number one premier conference for open innovation technologies. It is a great opportunity to experience the amazing spirit of collaboration and deep connection that makes the Red Hat partner community unique in the industry! Of all the industry events out there, this really is one you cannot afford to miss. It offers endless opportunities to build new connections, expand your technology network, and uncover new opportunities to partner with Red Hat and our ecosystem.

Red Hat Central and Eastern Europe means channel partners

Why? We do ALL of our business with and through our valued business partners. We understand our role: the technology vendor and Your role - the client's trusted advisor, system integrator, software developer, reseller, service provider or ... Distributor! The event will be held together with the Red Hat distributor, Veracomp Adriatics. It will be the right opportunity, time and place to establish relationships that are crucial for every Red Hat business partner. The event will consist of sessions and opportunities to learn and discuss the critical elements of being a successful Red Hat business partner.

What can you expect / some of the event's highlights:

  • Keynote sessions
  • Executive insight on the partner ecosystem and where we’re headed
  • Collaborative breakout discussions focused on opportunities for enhanced, partnership and engagement
  • Network with partner peers, Red Hat and Veracomp Adriatics executives and learn how Red Hat and partners are creating joint solutions to increase new addressable market
  • Opportunity to discuss open source projects
  • Meeting with technical experts & innovators

Would you like to attend and didn't receive an invitation yet? Please send an e-mail to Please register as soon as you receive your invitation.


We have proven to be the brand to build your growth strategy for the future, for good!

We have extended an unprecedented quarter over quarter story of growth, already sixty of them in row!

We would be pleased to offer You opportunity to meet executives from Red Hat EMEA, make relationships and find advice, food for thoughts for your strategy, enhanced technical content and sessions, separate from business presentations, have fun together, enjoy time in the Red Hat family!

We would like to help you to discover the secrets of how to grow your business with Red Hat.


All current Premier, Advanced and Ready business partners are more than welcome. You will find opportunities to learn and discuss vital processes connected with doing successful business with Red Hat.

All IT companies considering or interested in becoming Red Hat business partners will hear about benefits from partnership as well as the way to develop their skills and align with proven Red Hat business practices.

Attendance to the Forum is by invitation only. If you have not received invitation, please send an e-mail to Please register as soon as you receive your invitation.

If you prefer to meet the Red Hat Adriatic region representative before or after the event, please contact us to make an appointment at


DAY 1 - WEDNESDAY, Sep 13th, 2017

12:30 - 13:30 Registration & welcome coffee
13:30 - 14:15 Making business successfully, what is at your disposal and how to get it.
Jana Petrović, Veracomp & Filip Dalek, Red Hat & Miroslaw Pawlowski, Red Hat
14:15 - 15:00 Partner programs update: run through existing programs, new project
Denis Shalupenko, Red Hat
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00 Heatmap of current offering portfolio
Hubert Schweinesbein, Red Hat
16:00 - 16:40 Management and Automation for multivendor environments
Alfred Bach, Red Hat
16:40 - 17:30 Break, wear your tennis dress and walk to the tennis court
17:30 - 20:00 Some sports entertainment, networking opportunities and free time
20:00 - 23:00 Dinner

DAY 2 - THURSDAY, Sep 14th, 2017 - MORNING


09:00 - 10:30 Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure - an introduction to the architectural foundation of a modern, hybrid IT infrastructure
Alfred Bach, Red Hat
10:30 - 11:00 The evolution of Linux – From containers to OpenShift PaaS & how to get started
Kristijan Walter, Veracomp
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 - 12:00 Red Hat Mobile Application Platform - a flavor of digital transformation
Robert Buljevic, Veracomp
12:00 - 12:40 Technology Trends by Red Hat - Containers and application infrastructure
Morten Rohlfes, Red Hat
12:40 - 13:40 Lunch


09:00 - 09:40 Solution Provider partner program. Benefits and requirements.
Denis Shalupenko, Red Hat
09:40 - 10:20 Value of RH subscription (deep dive)
Filip Dalek, Red Hat & Andrzej Kowalczyk, Red Hat
10:20 - 11:00 Deal Registration program
Denis Shalupenko, Red Hat
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 - 12:00 Red Hat - Your partner to jointly drive digital transformation at Your clients
Morten Rohlfes, Red Hat
12:00 - 12:40 Leverage Red Hat sales conversations - talk strategic about digital transformation challenges to your customers
Hubert Schweinesbein, Red Hat
12:40 - 13:40 Lunch

DAY 2 - THURSDAY, Sep 14th, 2017 - AFTERNOON

12:30 - 13:40 Registration for later arrivers, lunch
13:40 - 14:10 Welcome address
Petra Heinrich, Red Hat & Chris Rocki, Red Hat & Saša Obajdin, Veracomp
14:10 - 14:30 Red Hat business thrives with partners. As promised. World-wide, in EMEA, CEE, Adriatics. Business plan for FY18. Why to bet on Red Hat.
Miroslaw Pawlowski/Red Hat
14:30 - 14:45 Veracomp developing Red Hat market in Adriatics
Ivan Ostojić, Veracomp
14:45 - 15:00 Algebra Red Hat Training. Key to successful solution business
Dragutin Zivkovic, Algebra
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00 Red Hat enablement and go to market offerings around trending technologies
Hubert Schweinesbein, Red Hat
16:00 - 17:00 Ask the executives or they will ask you
17:00 - 18:00 Free time
18:80 - 22:00 Dinner & entertainment

DAY 3 - FRIDAY, Sep 15th, 2017

09:30 - 11:00 HANDS-ON WORKSHOP - Create & manage APIs on JBoss Fuse and JBoss 3scale AMP and use it on OpenShift (Part 1)
Andrzej Kowalczyk, Red Hat
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 HANDS-ON WORKSHOP - Create & manage APIs on JBoss Fuse and JBoss 3scale AMP and use it on OpenShift (part 2)
Andrzej Kowalczyk, Red Hat
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Attendance to the Forum is by invitation only. Please follow the registration link within the email you have received.

If you have not received invitation, please send an e-mail to . Please register as soon as you receive your invitation.

The registration fee of 700 HRK (95€) includes accommodation for 1 or 2 nights and all the entertainment activities and catering during the event. The registration fee will be refunded in case of cancelling registration or registering a substitute from your organization no later than on September 10th, 2017.

Travel Information

Date: 13.09.2017

Time: 12:30

Location: Grand Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijeta
Ul. Viktora cara Emina 6, 51410
Opatija, Croatia

If you have any questions, send us an email.