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Building on this year’s model, Red Hat® Summit 2021 is expanding to fit your open source journey. Next year’s version will feature an all-new flexible approach—designed to be more accessible than ever before—to provide a mix of innovation, collaboration, and learning opportunities.

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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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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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Starts September 2021

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

Submit a session

Every year, Red Hat Summit brings together the brightest minds in open source—customers, partners, and community members—to exchange ideas about the future of IT. To create another unique and immersive experience in 2021, we want to hear from you.

Check out our submission guidelines for important dates, session requirements, and topics. Submit your abstract by December 7, 2020, to be considered for inclusion in the second part of Red Hat Summit, to be held June 15-16, 2021. After submitting, watch your inbox for notifications from our event team in February 2021.

Register or sign in to our speaker portal to find more information.

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Companies from across the world use Red Hat Summit to share their message and drive brand awareness among IT decision makers and industry leaders.

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See this year’s highlights

Red Hat Summit 2020 Virtual Experience featured engaging content that resonated with attendees. View some of the memorable moments from our event to help you learn which sessions speak to your unique challenges, then register or sign in to access the on-demand content.

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Shape your path forward with new insights, skills, and connections

Red Hat Summit 2020 Virtual Experience and Red Hat Summit Virtual Experience: Open House featured the keynotes, breakout sessions, and collaboration opportunities that you’ve come to expect from Red Hat Summit. This programming was designed to inspire and engage a global audience, and it can still do so even after these events.

You can get on-demand access to the experts behind the code as you learn about the latest in open hybrid cloud, automation, cloud-native development, and so, so much more. Explore this platform to learn, network, and plot the next steps in your career as you find ways to unlock your potential.

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Award-winning attendees

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

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We honor individuals who use Red Hat certifications to address complex business challenges. Learn about the award, past winners, and how to nominate yourself or another outstanding professional.

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Each year, we recognize two women for their contributions to open source communities, and celebrate their work in inspiring a diverse, inclusive future in the technology space.

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Whether they are making strides within their respective markets and industries, or changing how the world interacts with technology, our customers play a huge role in fostering open culture and invention.