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Public Sector Red Hat Day Victoria

2018年 11月 28日100 Harbour Road Victoria, BC, V9A 0G1Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort
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Get Ready & Go Faster with powerful strategies and cutting-edge technologies!

Come join us, your peers, and IT industry leaders at our annual Public Sector Red Hat Day on November 28, 2018 at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort in downtown Victoria, BC.

In response to increasing competitive pressures and market conditions, governments are requiring greater agility to accelerate the delivery of applications and the flexibility to transform internal culture, processes, and architectures.

As technology rapidly evolves, staying ahead of the curve in the journey towards digital transformation can be challenging. At Red Hat Day, we’ll explore how the public sector can transform by adopting powerful strategies and cutting-edge technologies while improving the efficiency, security, and flexibility of their services.

Who should attend:

CXO’s and VP’s, Directors, IT Managers, Architects, Infrastructure Administrators, Developers

What you can expect to learn:

  • building, deploying, and managing containerized cloud-native applications with the 12 factor methodology utilizing industry-standard open source technologies
  • Building microservices architecture, modernizing legacy applications, and API integration
  • Leverage elastic databases running in containerized environments
  • Re-defining your DevOps strategy and culture to accelerate innovation using agile workflows

To conclude, we would like you to join us for a networking session where you will have the opportunity to converse with your peers and Red Hat experts on how to stay ahead of the curve.

Executive Track Agenda:

8:30am - 9:00pm

Breakfast & Registration

9:00am - 10:00am

A journey towards Digital Transformation

Mike Cardy, Chief Strategist, Red Hat Canada

10:00am - 10:15am


10:15am - 10:45am

BC Government's Journey to Transformation

Todd Wilson, Director, BC Developers Exchange

11:00am - 11:30am

Attracting & Retaining Great People in the Age of Digital Transformation

Paul Pinkney, Senior Director - Solution Architecture

11:30am - 12:00pm

From Monolithic IT to Microservices with Open Innovation Labs

Cory Vokey, Territory Services Manager, Red Hat Canada

12:00pm - 01:00pm


01:00pm - 02:00pm

Fuel in the OpenShift Engine (API Management, Integration Use Cases)

Scott Cranton, Director of Solution Architecture, Red Hat

02:00pm - 02:30pm

Q&A Round Table

Developer Track Agenda:

8:30am - 9:00am

Breakfast & Registration

9:00am - 10:00am

12 factor Methodology for Cloud Native Development

Gerald Nunn, Senior Solutions Architect, Red Hat

10:00am - 10:15am

Morning Break

10:15am - 11:15am

Microservices & OpenShift (High Level Overview)

Veer Muchandi, Principal Solution Architect, Red Hat

11:15am - 12:15pm

API's and Integration

Gerald Nunn, Senior Solutions Architect, Red Hat

12:15pm - 1:15pm


1:15pm - 2:30pm

Microservices with Istio Service Mesh

Veer Muchandi, Principal Solution Architect, Red Hat

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Afternoon Break

2:45pm - 3:45pm

The Container Ecosystem for OpenShift (Day 2 Ops, CI/CD, Primed)

Shea Stewart, Partner, Intelligent Architecture, Arctiq

3:45pm - 4:30pm

Introduction to Ansible Automation

Paul Turnbull, Senior Solutions Architect, Red Hat


Mike Cardy

Red Hat Canada

Mike Cardy

Chief Strategist, Red Hat Canada

Mike is the Chief Technology Strategist for Red Hat in Canada, responsible for evangelizing the digital transformation of business, healthcare and government through investments in open source based software that underpins contemporary major technology innovation trends. Michael brings extensive experience in building enterprise class cloud services, organizational development, technology vision, and business leadership. As the former Global CTO for OnX Enterprise Solutions, Mr. Cardy not only worked with many Fortune 500 companies to formulate IT-enabled business strategies, but also collaborated with his client's to ensure the delivery of the expected business outcomes.

Cory Vokey

Red Hat Canada

Cory Vokey

Territory Services Manager, Red Hat Canada

Cory is a technology executive with two decades of experience in Architecture, Development and IT Operations and Professional Services. In his role at Red Hat he is helping Canadian commercial and public-sector organizations with the move to agile and devops practices. Previous to joining Red Hat, Cory held executive roles within TD Bank and BlackBerry. While AVP Platform Engineering at TD Bank, Cory led a team of over 200 employees. Throughout his 8 year tenure at Blackberry, Cory held operational responsibility for Blackberry’s 60MM subscriber services.
Born and raised in Newfoundland, Cory has held roles throughout Canada, UK and the US. He now resides in Cambridge, ON. Cory is married with two sons and enjoys training in BJJ and Thai Boxing with his two boys.

Paul Turnbull

Red Hat Canada

Paul Turnbull

Senior Solutions Architect, Red Hat Canada

Paul Turnbull is a Senior Solution Architect with Red Hat focusing primarily on Public Sector and the Commercial space in Western Canada. Prior to Red Hat Paul worked as a Principal Systems Engineer with Symantec Software and prior to that Veritas Software.. collectively Paul has over 20 years of experience in DataCenter buildouts and has extensive knowledge in the Infrastructure/data management space. Paul is married with 2 children and in his spare time helps coach baseball and soccer and is also an avid long-distance runner.

Gerald Nunn

Red Hat Canada

Gerald Nunn

Senior Middleware Solutions Architect, Red Hat Canada

Gerald Nunn is a Solution Architect with Red Hat specializing in application development including the JBoss middleware portfolio as well as OpenShift. Prior to joining Red Hat last year, he spent thirteen years as a consultant helping customers architect and implement integration solutions. In his spare time, when not saving the universe in whatever video game he happens to be playing at the moment, he enjoys writing code and working on various open source projects.

Shea Stewart


Shea Stewart

Partner at Arctiq: Intelligent Architecture, Arctiq

Having spent much of my career helping to design, implement, and troubleshoot IT systems and services, I have been fortunate. Fortunate to meet new people, learn new technologies, and solve complex problems. While the technologies always change, the goal remains the same: solving for the customer.

I focus on the application of new technologies, processes, and cultural interactions that can be used to improve business results. I do this with my friends, and we work on interesting projects.

Paul Pinkney

Red Hat Canada

Paul Pinkney

Senior Director, Solution Architecture , Red Hat Canada

An accomplished public speaker and presenter, presenting at hundreds of conferences and industry events, throughout North America, with interaction with the media and at all levels within a customer’s organization.


Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort (Harbour Room)

Date: November 28 2018

Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Location:  100 Harbour Road Victoria, BC, V9A 0G1

Phone: +1 (647) 299-1990