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In view of the 2019-nCoV Outbreak, APAC SKO 2020 which was scheduled to take place on March 10-12 in Singapore will be cancelled.

Sands Expo & Convention Centre

March 9, 2020 March 12, 2020

Please do not book your own hotel rooms.

Bookings will be made on your behalf after you complete registration.

Hotel confirmation will be sent to you together with the pre-event pack one week before the event.


APAC Speakers

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Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen

Red Hat
Senior Vice President & General Manager, APAC
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Frank Feldmann

Red Hat
Head of APAC Office of Technology
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Helen Kim

Red Hat
Senior Director, Marketing, APAC
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Josep Garcia

Red Hat
Vice President, Partners & Alliances, APAC

Phil Andrews

Red Hat
Vice President, Enterprise Sales and Global System Integrators, APAC
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Sajeeve Bahl

Red Hat
Vice President, Consulting Services, APAC

Corporate Speakers

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Jim Whitehurst

Red Hat
President & Chief Executive Officer
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Arun Oberoi

Red Hat
Executive Vice President, Global Sales & Services
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DeLisa Alexander

Red Hat
Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer
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Paul Cormier

Red Hat
Executive Vice President & President, Products & Technologies
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Tim Yeaton

Red Hat
Executive Vice President, Corporate Marketing

Accommodation Arrangements

APAC associates travelling to APAC SKO 2020 are required to share rooms.

There are limited single rooms available for early bird registrants.

3 nights accommodation will be provided for non-Singapore based associates at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, from 9-11 March 2020.

Request Own Room

If you prefer to have your own room, you may do so bearing the room upgrade cost of SGD 229.50 nett per room night under your own personal expense (subject to availability).

Please note that Red Hat will not reimburse this amount. For more information, please contact Genie at

Visa Information

Associates requiring visas should follow the Red Hat Business Visas process.

For more information about Singapore visa requirements, please visit the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority website here.

Visa not required

  • Australia

  • Hong Kong

  • Indonesia

  • Japan

  • Malaysia

  • New Zealand

  • Philippines

  • South Korea

  • Taiwan

  • Thailand

  • Vietnam

  • United States of America

Visa required

  • China

  • India

Frequently Asked Questions

Please use the taxi service at the airport and request a receipt for reimbursement purpose. Team members should co-share a taxi to the hotel.

Accommodation will be provided by Red Hat to non-Singapore based associates, from Monday, March 9, 2020 to Wednesday, March 11, 2020 (3 nights only). If you arrive or depart outside of these dates for approved meetings, please submit your hotel reimbursement through the expense claims process using the “APAC SKO Travel” template.

Your credit card will be required upon check-in.

All incidental charges such as laundry, mini bar etc. will be billed to your personal credit card. These charges are not reimbursable.

Non-sales, non-Singapore based associates will need to self pay their entire period of accommodation, and submit for reimbursement post event.

Hotel Check-in: 3:00 PM
Hotel Check-out: 11:00 AM

Early check in is subjected to hotel availability and may be subject to additional charges. Please contact Genie at if required.

You may choose your roommate - please ensure your roommate is agreeable as well.

Roommates will be assigned to associates who have not indicated their preferred roommate.

If you prefer to have your own room, you should indicate so when you register. You will have to bear the room upgrade cost of SGD 229.50 nett per room night under your own personal expense (subject to availability).

Your choice of whether to twin share or top up for your own single room will not affect whether you are eventually allocated to a single room.

Senior directors and above will receive single rooms.

Red Hat expects all associates to participate fully for the duration of the conference. This includes the evening events for associates to recognize the achievements of peers and build bonds between teams. Your participation will be tracked and reported. Only Red Hat associates will be admitted to all conference and social activities.

Therefore, associates are strongly discouraged from bringing their spouse or family during the period of the conference.

Meals will be provided at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre during the conference days as follows:

  • Breakfast on March 10-12
  • Conference lunch and coffee breaks from March 10-12
  • Regional dinners on March 10 evening
  • APAC Gala Party on March 11 evening

Associates will not be reimbursed for meal claims during this period. Associates with special dietary requirements should highlight this in the registration form.

Complimentary internet access is provided in the hotel room and meeting area.

Please register by Monday, January 13, 2020 (Singapore Time) with your complete information.

Please email all change requests to Genie at

Registration will be open on Tuesday, March 10 at 0730hrs on Level 5 of Sands Expo & Convention Centre.

Attire for the event is business casual. Gents should wear slacks with collared shirts. Ladies may wear slacks or skirts, sweaters and polo shirts.

Please bring a jacket if you are concerned about the room temperature.

You should receive an email confirming your registration within 5 working days. You will also receive a pre-departure pack with more information one week before the event.

If you require assistance, please contact Genie at

No, simultaneous translations will not be provided. All sessions will be conducted in English.

There are currently no plans to record any of the sessions. Due of the nature of the conference, associates should not record any of the sessions on your own. Materials from the speakers will be shared after the conference.

Associates should not submit claims for mobile data roaming. Free WiFi is available in airport, hotels and the conference venues.

Please check the agenda for the side meetings and check with the meeting owner for final confirmation.

Please complete this form to request for meeting rooms at APAC SKO 2020.

Your request will be reviewed and details of your assigned meeting room, and cost estimate will be confirmed at a later date.

It is not compulsory to book your flights with Singapore Airlines. Associates are still required to book flights according to the best available rates.

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For APAC SKO 2020 related enquiries, please contact Genie

Contact: +65 9800 1236

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