Unlock what inspires you

Discover the different session topics and types you can participate in with our speakers. We will announce specific selections in February.

Engage with experts

Speakers at the event will include customers, partners, Red Hat associates, and members of the open source community. We'll announce our specific speaker lineup as we move closer to Red Hat Summit and AnsibleFest.

Session types

We offer a variety of session types to engage different audiences and accommodate learning preferences. Whether you’re looking for a casual chat, a quick tech overview, or a hands-on experience for your audience—there’s a format that fits. Discover more specifics when the session catalog is published in late February.


45 minute presentations with slides or other visual aids, up to 3 presenters, and time for Q&A.


45 minute, interview-style conversations with a moderator and up to 3 panelists.

Roundtable discussions

45 minute group discussions with audience participation and 1-2 facilitators. Questions prepared in advance or solicited from the audience.

Lightning talks

Shortened versions of breakout sessions with a single presenter, held in the expo hall.


90 minute hands-on technical sessions.


Speakers at Red Hat Summit 2024 will share knowledge and experiences on the following topics:

Red Hat product details

Learn how to use and customize technologies such as Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, Red Hat OpenShift®, and Red Hat Ansible® Automation Platform.

Customer and partner stories

Gain insights from industries such as financial services, transportation, telecommunications, media, and entertainment.

Emerging tech

Discover how to implement open-source solutions in emerging or specialized technology areas, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and far-edge computing.

Community stories

Find new open-source concepts and updates on evolving strategies, such as event-driven automation and developer portals.

Development and developers

Study contemporary methods, tools, and processes for application development.

Selection timeline

October 4, 2023

Open call for proposals (CFP)

November 17, 2023

Last day to submit your proposal (5 PM ET, 22:00 UTC)

December 2023 - January 2024

Review and selection

February 2024

CFP submitters notified of acceptance status