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Red Hat® Summit 2021 is expanding to fit your open source journey by featuring an all-new flexible approach. Designed to be more accessible than ever before, these events will provide a mix of innovation, collaboration, and learning opportunities.

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What you can expect

On April 27–28, Red Hat Summit 2021 kicks off by sharing content convenient for attendees from North America and Latin America (NA/LATAM); Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Asia Pacific (APAC). Our no-cost sessions will be aired live, then made available as part of our on-demand options immediately afterward.


Our Red Hat thought leaders and global customers address the current climate of open source and speak on the latest technology topics.

Ask the experts

Red Hatters share their experiences and answer questions on the topics most important to attendees.


Virtual demos offer attendees more in-depth, technical explorations of Red Hat products and technology.

Customer and partner spotlights

Red Hat customers and partners share examples of how open source technology and software have helped address business challenges.

Vision sessions [NEW]

Our experts discuss the transformation of how we work as we prepare for the future of open source technology.

Fundamental sessions [NEW]

Red Hatters provide the ABCs of open source technology for those looking to expand their knowledge base.


With an interactive guest speaker, live music, and health and wellness offerings, Red Hat Summit Virtual Experience balances digital learning with fun networking opportunities.

Recommended schedules


April 27   10:00 am - 2:30 pm ET
April 28   10:00 am - 1:30 pm ET


Option 1
April 27   4:00 pm - 8:30 pm CET
April 28   2:30 pm - 5:00 pm CET

Option 2
April 28   10:00 am - 5:00 pm CET


April 28   10:30 am - 4:00 pm SGT

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Virtual Experience

April 27-28, 2021

Join us to get the latest news and announcements, ask the experts your technology questions, and learn how open source is innovating the future of the enterprise.

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Virtual Experience

June 15-16, 2021

Gain insights from breakout sessions and technical content geared toward the topics most relevant to your career. You can also interact live with Red Hat professionals.

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September–December 2021

Cap your experience by exploring labs, demos, training offerings, and networking opportunities at in-person events that will be held in several cities.

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See last year’s highlights

Red Hat Summit 2020 Virtual Experience and Red Hat Summit Virtual Experience: Open House featured keynotes, breakout sessions, and collaboration opportunities designed to inspire and engage a global audience. Our experts were on hand to discuss the latest developments in open source, hybrid cloud, cloud-native development, automation, and so much more.

You can still access our virtual conference programming on demand. As we prepare for our 2021 event, relive the moments that helped all of us move forward and unlock our potential.

Watch last year's content

Award-winning attendees

Red Hat Summit gives us the opportunity to recognize innovative individuals and companies that lead by example.

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Congratulations to Fabrice Harbulot, the 2020 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year.

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Congratulations to Megan Byrd-Sanicki and Netha Hussain, this year’s Women in Open Source Award winners.

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Congratulations to Vodafone Idea Limited, the 2020 Red Hat Innovator of the Year.