Red Hat Tech Exchange
Hsinchu, Taiwan. SEP 10-14 2018

THE POWER OF OPEN

Share. Solve. Create.
 

We are pleased to announce the Red Hat Tech Exchange will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Hshinchu, Taiwan, from September 10 to 14 2018.

The 2018 Tech Exchange APAC enables our technical business audience by showcasing the latest developments in enterprise technology. It’s a platform where Red Hat associates and partners can exchange technology knowledge, experience and skills to create transformative business solutions with technology at its core. The theme for this year is: “Share. Solve. Create.”

To share

Knowledge and build upon each other's discoveries.

To solve

Complex problems by bringing passionate people together.

To create

Communities where everyone is supported and contributes.

At this year’s summit, we will share with our customers and partners our transformation strategy towards open hybrid cloud and how it can help transform our partners’ and customers’ businesses.

 

Conference Fees

Early Bird Special – Register by July 6th, 2018 for SAVINGS of US$200!

Fees (in USD)Conference feeEarly Bird
(until 6 July 2018)
Red Hat Internal1,2881,088
Red Hat Partners1,2881,088
Red Hat Partners based in Taiwan (no hotel needed)888688

 

Registration by invitation only
Please send your questions about the event to Tess at rhte@circusmax.com

What's included?


4 Nights Deluxe Twin Share accommodation at Sheraton Hotel on September 10 – 13.

Breakfast for 2 people on September 11 – 14th

Complimentary internet connection in the room.

Conference package for 4 days. Lunch and 2 tea breaks on September 11 – 13.

Airport transfers for arrivals on September 10th, departures on September 14th.

Date & location

Date: September 10-14, 2018

Location: Sheraton Hsinchu Hotel, Taiwan
No.265, Dong Sec. 1, Guangming 6th Rd., Zhubei City, Hsinchu County 302, Taiwan
Learn more about the hotel & venue at the bottom of this page.

Phone: (886)(3) 620 6000

Please read the travel information

Automation & Management

TOPIC ABSTRACT DETAILS
The Automation and Management Story Join members of the product teams to understand how our solutions help customers grow and transform digitally.
Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure vision and overview
Relationship to sales conversations and use cases
Relationship to Services solutions
How the products create the solution, why they work together
Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Automation & Management in the Real World In this session, we'll look at some of the most interesting use cases in the field with our customers today, and give you some insight into how they achieved their technical and digital successes as well as lessons learned. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
What's New in Automation & Management In this session, we'll share an overview of Red Hat’s roadmap as it relates to Automation & Management. You'll learn about Red Hat’s product strategy for addressing key customer use cases and solving problems of their industry. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Ask the Experts about Automation & Management Join Red Hat's engineering / product management, and expert field technologists to discuss a variety of topics related to Automation & Management, including best practices for adoption, advice and roadmap plans. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Automate Your Network with Ansible Participants will be able to automate cloud infrastructure deployments
Participants will be able to use Jinja Templates, Dynamic inventory and Ansible Cloud Modules
Participants will have a practical and generic cluster automation resource that can use in the field.
Participants will be aware and review different repositories of knowledge (and examples) used by the community of RH consultants and partners.
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-On
Level: Foundation
Cloud Agnostic Openshift Deployment using Ansible Participants will be able to automate cloud infrastructure deployments.
Order AWS based environment from CloudForms.
Create Ansible Playbooks that automate.
Generate Dynamic Inventory based Ansible Inventory file for OpenShift Deployment.
OpenShift cluster pre-install configuration.
Running the OpenShift Installer.
OpenShift common post install steps (Storage, Security, Tweaks).
Post install OpenShift Cluster validation.
Pull all the components together.
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-On
Level: Foundation

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

TOPIC ABSTRACT DETAILS
The Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Story Join members of the product teams to understand how our solutions help customers grow and transform digitally.
• Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure vision and overview
• Relationship to sales conversations and use cases
• Relationship to Services solutions
• How the products create the solution, why they work together.
Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure in the Real World In this session, we'll look at some of the most interesting use cases in the field with our customers today, and give you some insight into how they achieved their technical and digital successes as well as lessons learned. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
What's New in Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure In this session, we'll share an overview of Red Hat’s roadmap as it relates to Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure. You'll learn about Red Hat’s product strategy for addressing key customer use cases and solving problems of their industry. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Ask the Experts about Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Join Red Hat's engineering / product management, and expert field technologists to discuss a variety of topics related to Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, including best practices for adoption, advice and roadmap plans. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Using OpenStack director to provision OpenShift on bare metal Ability to explain and demonstrate how to install OpenShift on bare metal using OpenStack director.
Perform lab to Use OpenStack director to deploy OpenShift onto a bare metal environment
Note this lab will be restricted to 16 students at a time (due to use of SoftLayer bare metal lab environment. We could expand the SoftLayer environment from Sept 1 - Oct 15. We can also run multiple sessions of the lab.
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Foundation
OpenStack and OpenShift network integration using Kuryr Ability to explain and demonstrate how Kuryr can be used to integrate OpenStack and OpenShift networks. Perform lab to
• Set up OpenStack Networking
• Set up OpenShift Networking with Kuryr
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Experienced
Working with a multi-cloud container platform (on AWS, Azure, and / or OpenStack) Ability to explain and demonstrate how to move workloads between OpenShift clusters deployed on different underlying clouds.
Perform lab to
Move workloads between OpenShift clusters deployed on various clouds.
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Foundation
OpenStack Day 2 Operations Ability to design, implement, and use day 2 operational tools for OpenStack cloud.
Perform lab to build monitoring and log collection solution using recommended open source tools:
collectd. Prometheus. Alertmanager. Grafana. Enterprise Common Logging
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Foundation
OpenDaylight Ability to explain and demonstrate how OpenDaylight can be used to within OpenStack. Perform lab to Set up OpenStack Networking using OpenDaylight Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Foundation

Cloud Native Application Platform

TOPIC ABSTRACT DETAILS
The Cloud Native Application Platform Story Join members of the product teams to understand how our solutions help customers grow and transform digitally.
• Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure vision and overview
• Relationship to sales conversations and use cases
• Relationship to Services solutions
• How the products create the solution, why they work together
Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Cloud Native Application Platform in the Real World In this session, we'll look at some of the most interesting use cases in the field with our customers today, and give you some insight into how they achieved their technical and digital successes as well as lessons learned. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
What's New in Cloud Native Application Platform In this session, we'll share an overview of Red Hat’s roadmap as it relates to Cloud Native Application Platform. You'll learn about Red Hat’s product strategy for addressing key customer use cases and solving problems of their industry. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Ask the Experts about Cloud Native Application Platform Join Red Hat's engineering / product management, and expert field technologists to discuss a variety of topics related to Cloud Native Application Platform, including best practices for adoption, advice and roadmap plans. Duration: 50 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
APIs as a Business - 3scale + Red Hat Fuse + RH-SSO Ability to explain and demonstrate how 3Scale API Management can be used in conjunction with Red Hat Fuse.
• Understand the role of integration within APIs
• Implement an API Mgmt Sign-Up flow as an API provider in a multi-tenant 3scale environment
• Secure an API using OIDC and RH-SSO.
Perform lab to
• Create integrations and RESTful services in OCP using Red Hat Fuse 7 and Fuse Ignite
• Expose rest APIs through 3Scale
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Foundation
Brownfield Migration - RHAMT +RHOAR + 3scale + RHSSO Generate level of effort migration report using RHAMT on a legacy application
• Secure and manage migrated APIs using 3scale.
• Generate level of effort migration report using RHAMT on a legacy application
• Secure and manage migrated APIs using 3scale.
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Foundation
Microservices and Service Mesh - RHOAR + Istio Given an MSA application, apply traffic control, service resiliency, tracing and chaos testing using Istio. Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Experienced
API Management with 3scale + Istio Microservices Ability to explain and demonstrate how and when to use 3scale API management and Istio API management capabilities.
Compare and contrast the use cases for API Management and an MSA service mesh. Istio API Management (Security) to internal CoolStore services 3scale API management (rate limiting) to external service"
Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Experienced
Microservices Orchestration - AMQ + PAM + RHOAR + Fuse Ability to implement microservices using RHOAR runtimes and compose them using Red Hat Process Automation Manager. Lab: AMQ message starts business process in PAM which orchestrates microservices implemented in RHOAR and Fuse Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Experienced
Operational Intelligence - AMQ Streaming (Apache Kafka) + Apache Spark + Decision Manager Ability to implement microservices using RHOAR runtimes and compose them using Red Hat Process Automation Manager. Lab: AMQ message populates Apache Spark database. Batch of data creates PMML rules for predictive modeling. PMML model imported into Red Hat Decision Manager to execute rule Duration: 240 mins
Type: Hands-on
Level: Foundation

Other topics

TOPIC ABSTRACT DETAILS
Tech Talk with Chris Wright and Matt Hicks Get inspired with the future in emerging technologies. Chris Wright and Matt Hicks will provide insights into Red Hat’s research, innovation efforts, stance, and direction related to emerging technologies, such as serverless, artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, blockchain, and more. Duration: 75 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Embracing our Open Culture Embracing and enacting open culture that are more agile, accountable and innovative. Understand how to use the open source model in our day to day lives. Doing things the open source way. Duration: 40 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
AOT Portfolio Tech Demo Duration: 80 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Platinum Sponsor Keynote To be confirmed Duration: 40 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Introduction to Agile Agile is becoming increasingly popular throughout the APAC region; and an important method used in Red HAt's Open Innovation Labs practice globally.
This session is a highly interactive, non-business, non-technical, and hopefully fun, way to be exposed to and understand Agile practices and terminology.
In the session, we will cover: Priority sliders, Focussing questions, The ""Three Cs"", Writing stories, Prioritisation, Release planning, Showcase, Retrospectives
Duration: 120 mins
Type: Workshop
Level: Foundation
Deliver a Great Demo! "Create crisp, compelling delivery of content from start to finish, ""Do the last thing first"" concept for the demo and gain an understanding of customer's business issues & objectives.
Introduce a framework to create & deliver improved demos; to significantly improve success levels in mktg, sales, & deployment of RH software"
Duration: 60 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Skill up: Discovery Session Duration: 120 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Telco NFV Roadmap Duration: 60 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Telco Experience sharing Duration: 60 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Telco Network Automation Duration: 60 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation
Telco Software Define Network Duration: 60 mins
Type: Presentation
Level: Foundation

Part I: Countries eligible for Visa-exempt entry:
The nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program, which permits a duration of stay up to 90 days: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K. , and Vatican City State.

The nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program, which permits a duration of stay up to 30 days: Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, USA.

Requirements
a passport with validity of at least six months upon entry . Visa-exempt entry only applies to foreign visitors holding formal passports (i.e. ordinary, official/service and diplomatic passports), not including those holding emergency, temporary, other informal passports or travel documents. a confirmed return air/sea ticket or an air/sea ticket and a visa for the next destination, and a confirmed seat reservation for departure. non-criminal record and not prohibited by the local authorities to enter the R.O.C.

Duration of stay:
Max. 90 days. (Please check the entry stamp immediately after you get it from the immigration officer) The duration of stay starts from the next day of arrival and is not extendable. Foreign visitors must depart by the end of the said duration. Visa-exempt entry cannot be converted to other types of visas

Part II: Countries that require visa / entry permit

Citizens of Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, and Laos are permitted a 30 day visa-free stay if holding a residency or valid visa (including electronic) for USA, Canada, Schengen States (Europe), UK, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, or Australia. Old visas may also be used, as long as the visa has expired less than 10 years prior to the date of arrival in Taiwan. Work permits are not allowed.

After completing application documents online, print out the ROC Travel Authorization Certificate and bring to Taiwan with passport.

The certificate is valid for 90 days, with 30 days each stay, multiple entry. After 30 days, the user may leave Taiwan and re-enter with the same certificate for another 30 days. To extend the duration of the certificate, apply for another one more than 7 days before the expiration of the current certificate.

Due to the political situation between Taiwan and the PRC, HK and Macau passports will not be stamped and visitors are required to apply for an Exit & Entry Permit. HK BNO passports are treated the same as HK SAR passports. For more info, please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs website. 

PRC, Hong Kong and Macau passports are allowed a 30 day entry after application of Exit & Entry Permit either at the airport after landing or in advance online.

The ROC government recommends that HK/Macau/PRC residents that hold a secondary passport use that passport to enter Taiwan. Dual nationals with previous visits to Taiwan on the secondary passport will be denied entry on the HK/Macau/PRC passport.

For more information on visa, pls access: https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw

Arrival Airport:
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Sheraton Hsinchu Hotel
Address: No.265, Dong Sec. 1, Guangming 6th Rd., Zhubei City, Hsinchu County 302, Taiwan
Phone: (886)(3) 620 6000

Airport transfers will only be provided on 10 Sept 2018 (arrival date) and 14 Sept 2018 (departure date).

Accommodation will be provided at Sheraton Hsinchu Hotel for the following dates:

  • Room Nights from 10 to 14 September 2018 (4 nights only)
  • Hotel Check-in - 3:00 pm
  • Hotel Check-out - 12:00 noon

If you prefer an early check-in, you may do so at your own expense.
Room rates include daily breakfast for two person(s) per room and Internet connection (in the room).
Do note that you will be responsible for all incidental expenses such as laundry, mini bar, etc.

5. Do I have to pay for my meals during the stay in the hotel?

Meals will be provided during the conference days as follows:

  • Daily breakfast for per person on the mornings of 11, 12, 13 and 14 Sept 2018
  • Meeting package: 11, 12 and 13 Sept 2018 2 tea breaks and 1 lunch each day.
  • 14 September 2018: AM tea break

You may request a single room but 50% of the room rate will be chargeable to your personal account.
50% Rate: USD75.50nett per room per night
Please email your request to Tessa at rhte@circusmax.com

Complimentary Internet connection is provided in the room.

Venue

Hotel & conference centre

Hotel

Sheraton Hsinchu Hotel is a 5-minute drive from Hsinchu Science Park, also known as the Silicon Valley of Taiwan. It is a 10-minute drive from Hsinchu High Speed Railway Station and the City of God Temple Night Market. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) is a 45-minute drive away.

Address: No.265, Dong Sec. 1, Guangming 6th Rd., Zhubei City, Hsinchu County 302, Taiwan
Phone: (886)(3) 620 6000
Website: https://www.sheraton-hsinchu.com
Guest Rooms: Deluxe Twin Share room

Transportation

Complimentary 2-way airport transfers have been arranged for you on September 10 2018 (arrival) and September 14 2018 (departure) to and from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE).

Please look out for our airport representatives holding the RHTE sign as you exit Immigration & Customs, and identify yourself to them.

Questions?

Contact rhte@circusmax.com