Get hands-on with open source at
Red Hat Summit: Connect

From October to December 2021, our all-new series of small-scale events give you access to Red Hat® thought leaders, experts, technologies, and solutions. Join Red Hat Summit: Connect in a city near you to share experiences, innovations, and insights.

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Health & safety guidance

Review the requirements for attendance in person

To help ensure the health, safety, and well-being of everyone within the open source community, all attendees of Red Hat Summit: Connect events will be required to show proof of full vaccination—defined as two weeks (14 days) after the final dose of a government-approved vaccine— prior to attending. All attendees will also be required to wear masks onsite.

For more information on our vaccine requirement, accepted vaccines, and mask mandate, see our health and safety guidance. You can also review our FAQs for further details about Red Hat Summit: Connect.

Locations & dates

Connect with Red Hat experts in a city near you

For more information on logistics, agendas, and other details, explore the location that you are most interested in.

Houston, TX | October 21, 2021

Raleigh, NC | October 27, 2021

Austin, TX | October 28, 2021

San Francisco, CA | November 3, 2021

Philadelphia, PA | November 4, 2021

San Jose, CA | November 4, 2021

Phoenix, AZ | November 10, 2021

Dallas, TX | November 11, 2021

Seattle, WA | November 16, 2021

Chicago, IL | November 17, 2021

Montreal, QC | November 18, 2021

Atlanta, GA | November 18, 2021 

Washington, DC | November 30, 2021

Nashville, TN | November 30, 2021

Toronto, ON | December 2, 2021

Minneapolis, MN | December 2, 2021

Jacksonville, FL | December 2, 2021

New York, NY | December 8, 2021

Agenda & Offerings

View the sessions and opportunities available to you

Whether you’re interested in labs, sessions, demos, networking, or other activities, Red Hat Summit: Connect has a range of possibilities for you. Although some offerings are only available in certain cities, you can contact your Red Hat representative to learn more about your options.

Available in all cities

Breakout sessions: Learn from our subject matter experts as they present on topics like Kubernetes, machine learning, rapid coding, and much more.

Ask the Experts sessions: Connect with Red Hatters in real time as they share their experiences and answer questions on the topics most important to you.

Hands-on labs: Walk through specific products or solutions in instructor-led labs that provide all the tools you need to learn.

Available in select cities

1:1 meetings: Get acquainted with your Red Hat sales representative, a Red Hat expert, or a fellow attendee through face-to-face meetings.

Red Hat kiosks: Sit down with a Red Hatter for a demo and conversation about IT automation and management, hybrid cloud infrastructure, cloud-native development, and a host of other topics.

Partner programming: Take part in a breakout session designed specifically for Red Hat partners, then enjoy a luncheon to share thoughts and exchange ideas with other partners.

Developer demo & Kafka lab: Join other developers for a demo with Red Hat’s Burr Sutter, Edson Yanaga, or both, then build on what you’ve learned with a follow-up Kafka lab that delves into implementation details.


Meet the sponsors who make Red Hat Summit possible

We’d like to thank the companies who have helped bring Red Hat Summit: Connect to life.


Reserve your spot at Red Hat Summit: Connect by selecting the city that is best for you.