Red Hat Summit: Connect

San Francisco, CA | September 28-29, 2022

The future of open technology starts with you. Join our in-person event as we learn, share, and contribute to the open source conversation.

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Event Overview

Connect in San Francisco, California

Discover your next source of inspiration in the San Francisco open source community at Red Hat® Summit: Connect. Whether you’re looking to engage with Red Hat thought leaders, technologies, and solutions or participate in labs and demos, you’ll find options that fit your needs.

  • High-level roadmap and deep-dive technical sessions
  • 1:1 meetings and networking opportunities
  • Access to experts and insights at Red Hat and sponsor kiosks
  • Developer hackathon

Explore our session catalog to browse learning opportunities with Red Hat experts.

Hands-on lab options

Save your seat for our instructor-led labs

Join one of our popular, limited-space labs to find out more about specific products or solutions. Led by our knowledgeable instructors and powered by Intel, these labs provide all the tools you need to learn and embrace the future of innovation.

*You can also browse our list of self-paced labs to find technology topics you can explore at one of our Red Hat kiosks.

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See what’s happening in your city

View what sessions, labs, and networking opportunities are in store for you at the upcoming San Francisco event. Our exclusive presentations will not be recorded or shared afterward, so check out the session catalog for all the details you need to make sure you take advantage of these learning opportunities.

San Francisco, California

September 28- Evening

Welcome reception and developer hackathon

Kick off your Red Hat Summit: Connect experience by networking over appetizers and beverages with industry peers from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. You can also join our limited-space Developer Console customization hackathon from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM to show how you can set your team up for development success.

September 29

Sponsor kiosks and 1:1 meetings

From 7:30 AM to 6 PM, opportunities to connect with Red Hatters and fellow attendees, engage in demos, and visit sponsored kiosks will be available throughout your event. From face-to-face meetings about technology challenges to partner conversations about how to support customer needs, you’ll have a number of networking choices.


8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Welcome message & live demo

Find your new normal with Red Hat

9:30 AM -10:30 AM: Sessions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Architecting an open hybrid cloud environment

Red Hat Cloud Services introduction for developers

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Sessions

Performance analysis and tuning of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

OpenShift roadmap

Microservices with Quarkus

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Labs

The definitive Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 hands-on lab

Red Hat field solution architects will lead you through a mix of self-paced and proctored exercises covering the core and updated capabilities of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.

Ansible: Ansible automation controller for advanced users

This workshop is geared for experienced Ansible users, offering insights into the capabilities of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and Ansible automation controller.

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch & networking


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Sessions

Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Services roadmap

Ansible Automation Platform roadmap

Developer products roadmap

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Sessions

Container development on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Scaling Ansible Automation Platform

Open source security

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Labs

OpenShift + cloud services: Using Red Hat Cloud Services to rapidly deliver cloud-native applications

Learn about the Red Hat Cloud Services portfolio and how to build data-driven applications using these services.

OpenShift + developer: Create your apps the cloud-native way with OpenShift developer tools

Walk through a complete e-shop implementation -- from code to deploy -- using OpenShift's ecosystem of tools and frameworks.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Sessions

Edge computing

Automate infrastructure optimization

Red Hat OpenShift Dev Spaces

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Closing reception

Getting to the event

LocationHilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Special group rate (available until 8/26/22): US$279 per night, plus taxes and fees, for a standard room.

Parking rate: Attendees discounted rate of US$35 + 14% tax per day

Cancellation Policy: All hotel room reservations canceled within 96 hours of check-in will incur a cancellation fee equal to one night's room and tax from the hotel to your card on file. Please contact the housing team at if you need to change or cancel your hotel reservation. Changes will be subject to availability.

How to get here:

  • From San Francisco Airport - Take Highway 101 heading north toward the Bay Bridge. Use the 7th Street exit, staying in the 2 right-hand lanes down the offramp to Bryant Street. Go 2 blocks on Bryant Street to 5th Street and turn left onto 5th Street. Proceed up 5th Street for 4 blocks and 1 block past Market Street. Turn left onto Ellis Street and go 1 block to Mason Street. The hotel and garage entrance will be on your right.
  • From the East Bay - From Highways 80, 880, 580, or 24, take the Bay Bridge to "The City" and stay to the left. Use the 5th Street exit (on the left) and stay in the 2 right-hand lanes down the offramp. Proceed up 5th Street for 4 blocks and go 1 block past Market Street. Turn left onto Ellis Street and go 1 block to Mason Street. The hotel and garage area will be on your right. 
  • From the North Bay - Take Highway 101 South and go across the Golden Gate Bridge. Use the Lombard Street exit and proceed approximately 2 miles. Turn right onto Van Ness and proceed roughly 3 to 4 miles. Turn left onto O'Farrell Street and drive to the 300 block of O'Farrell. The hotel cross streets are Mason and Taylor, and the hotel will be on the right.

Visit the hotel web site for more information on parking, amenities, and health and safety policies.



Pursue conversations and experiences with our sponsors

Connect with our sponsor companies in person. You can also power up your learning opportunities using tools provided by our exclusive equipment sponsor, Intel.

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Health & safety guidance

Review the requirements for in-person attendance

In addition to having no present symptoms of COVID-19, Red Hat expects all attendees attending the event to be one or more of the following: fully vaccinated against COVID-19, recently recovered from COVID-19 or have a negative COVID-19 test result within 24 hours prior to attending the event. Masks are encouraged but optional.

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Red Hat Summit: Connect

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