Red Hat Summit: Connect

New York | December 8, 2021

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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As our premier open source event of the year, Red Hat Summit: Connect brings interactive sessions, labs, and networking opportunities directly to the open source community across 20 cities.

Event Overview

Connect in New York, New York

Discover your next source of inspiration in the New York 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 activities like breakout sessions and instructor-led labs, you’ll have all the tools to help shape your future.

  • Ask the Experts sessions
  • Labs and demos
  • Partner programming 

Explore our session catalog to discover your hands-on learning opportunities with Red Hat experts.

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View what sessions, labs, and networking opportunities are in store for you at the upcoming New York event. Check out the session catalog for more details, including session and lab start times.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

All day


7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

1:1 meetings

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

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Red Hat Kiosks

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Breakfast and morning welcome

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Labs & sessions

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

DevSecOps and supply chain security: Where are we, and where should we be?

Ask the experts on DevSecOps

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Red Hat for government


9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

The definitive Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8


9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Machine learning workflows on Red Hat OpenShift Data Science


10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Assessing and addressing security at scale with Red Hat Insights and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Breakout on RHEL

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Deploying an automation strategy and implementing an infrastructure code approach with Ansible Automation Platform

Breakout on Ansible

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Labs & sessions

1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Containerizing applications: Existing and new


1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Ansible RHEL automation


2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Ansible Automation Platform: Getting up and running

Ask the experts on Ansible

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Red Hat OpenShift Application Services roadmap

Breakout on managed services

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

What's new in Podman?


3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Bringing AI and machine learning data science into operation

Ask the experts on AI/ML in practical applications

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Other programs

Developer Programs

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Luncheon & demo: DevOps, data scientists, and developers, oh my!

Developer luncheon and demo

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Hands-on workshop: Events stream processing with AI/ML

Developer demo

Partner Programs

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Luncheon & breakout: Capitalize on the next-generation partner ecosystem

Partner breakout and luncheon


9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Automated governance

FSI breakout

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Anytime, anywhere, and always-secure self-healing infrastructure

FSI lunch and breakout

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Intelligent optimization solution for complex business problems

Telco lunch and breakout

Getting to the event

Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Time: 07:00 - 18:00

Location: The Westin New York Grand Central
212 East 42nd Street, New York, New York 10017 


  • On-site parking fee: US$40 hourly, US$85 daily
  • Valet parking fee: US$85 daily
  • Fee for SUVs, oversize, and vans: US$95


From LaGuardia Airport Queens, NY 11371, head west on Central Terminal Dr, turn right toward Central Terminal Dr, walk for 217 ft, head south toward Central Terminal Dr. Turn right onto Central Terminal Dr, turn left onto 94th St, slight right toward 94th St (signs for Grand Central Pkwy).Turn left toward 94th St, turn right onto 94th St, turn right onto 23rd Ave, continue onto Grand Central Pkwy, turn right onto Astoria Blvd N. Take the pedestrian overpass, take the stairs, turn left onto 45th St, turn right onto Northern Blvd, turn right onto 41st Ave. Turn left toward Queensboro Bridge Greenway, continue straight, turn left toward Queensboro Bridge Greenway, turn right onto Queensboro Bridge Greenway. Turn left onto Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Path, turn right onto 1st Avenue, slight right to stay on 1st Avenue, slight right onto 1st Avenue/United Nations Plaza. Turn right onto E 42nd St and arrive at The Westin New York Grand Central, 212 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017.

Find a Red Hat Summit: Connect city

Take a look at what other Red Hat Summit: Connect sessions and activities are happening in other cities.

View all cities and dates

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

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